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Internet Disruptions Can Cripple a Business

Internet disruptions result in business-damaging impacts—frequently in the form of increased customer support calls, decreased productivity and revenue losses......»»

Category: topSource:  cioinsightMar 20th, 2017

Audi"s Mexico plant getting high-end neighbor, but who will come?

A master-planned 'city for the future' rises in the fields alongside Audi's Mexico plant. Can it attract auto workers making $15 a day?.....»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News1 hr. 34 min. ago

AAA launches its own app-based car sharing service

Few companies connected to the auto industry can resist the allure of starting their own car sharing service, it seems. After a brief tease, AAA's venture wing has launched Gig, an app-centric car sharing service, in Berkeley and Oakla.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News3 hr. 49 min. ago

U.S. telecommunications adviser criticizes Canada’s approach to Internet regulations

Trump FCC transition team official Roslyn Layton says Ottawa is adding ‘regulation that deters the incentive to invest’.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News4 hr. 26 min. ago

Neowin: Microsoft"s Windows Phone Business "Is Dead"

An anonymous reader quote Neowin: If you've been expecting Microsoft to issue a press release formally announcing the end of its Windows phone business, you're probably hoping for a bit too much. But make no mistake: its phone hardware business is de.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News6 hr. 26 min. ago

Detailing Amazon’s Custom-Clothing Patent

Amazon recently received an intriguing patent for an “on demand” apparel manufacturing system, which can quickly fill online orders for suits, dresses and shirts......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News6 hr. 26 min. ago

Looking for a fun electronics project? Here’s 12 easy Arduino-based gizmos you can build

If you really want to show off your DIY skills, Arduino projects can be useful, beautiful, and downright impressive. Unfortunately, some also require some serious skill. Check out some of our current favorites. The post Looking for a fun electronics.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News10 hr. 58 min. ago

Rare 1970s DC vs. Marvel Documentary Time-Travels Back to Glory Days of Old-School Comics

“Maybe you think comics are pictures of people walking and talking and beating each other up. Well, comics are art, which means... new ideas, new innovations.” A rarely seen 1978 documentary about the comics business has shown up online for the v.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News13 hr. 42 min. ago

Why Elon Musk Doesn"t Like Flying Cars

boley1 quotes Business Insider: According to Elon Musk, the main challenges with flying cars are that they'll be noisy and generate lots of wind because of the downward force required to keep them in the air. Plus, there's an anxiety factor. "Let's.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News15 hr. 34 min. ago

Sorry kid, access denied: Our favorite, free parental control software

The Internet can be a dangerous place, especially for your loved ones. Check out our selection of the best free parental control software for Windows and Mac OS X, so you can monitor your child and block unsavory sites. The post Sorry kid, access den.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News16 hr. 50 min. ago

Your next computer could be in a data center

 Most of the apps on your phone already rely on a server component to store and process your data. When you post a video on Facebook, it gets re-encoded into multiple formats on the server so that other users can stream your video in SD, HD, etc.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News18 hr. 5 min. ago

Advertisers Are Still Boycotting YouTube Over Offensive Videos

An anonymous reader quotes the Associated Press:The fallout from the YouTube boycott is likely to be felt through the rest of this year. Skittish advertisers have curtailed their spending until they are convinced Google can prevent their brands from.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News19 hr. 34 min. ago

Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: Toilet bowl lights, Tyvek watches, tiny firestarters

Check out our roundup of the coolest crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the web this week. You can't buy this stuff yet, but it sure is fun to gawk! The post Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: Toilet bowl lights, Tyvek watche.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News19 hr. 50 min. ago

Tempow turns your dumb Bluetooth speakers into a connected sound system

 Meet Tempow, a French startup that can make your Bluetooth speakers more versatile. The company has been working on a new implementation of the Bluetooth protocol in order to let you play music from your phone on multiple speakers and headphone.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News21 hr. 25 min. ago

Tech and politics clash in Cameroon as government restores internet

 The government of Cameroon ended its internet blackout of parts of the country last week, according to news reports and confirmation from the country’s Ambassador to the U.S. The three month outage forced the hand of Africa’s larges.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News22 hr. 41 min. ago

Only a superweapon can kill superbacteria, and humanity finally found it

Antibiotic immunity is leading us into an age of unstoppable superbacteria, but one Oregon scientist has a plan to reverse the tide by rewriting bacterial DNA with a sophisticated new tool: PPMOs. The post Only a superweapon can kill superbacteria, a.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 29th, 2017

Ask Slashdot: Could We Build A Global Wireless Mesh Network?

An anonymous reader wants to start a grassroots effort to build a self-organizing global radio mesh network where every device can communicate with every other device -- and without any central authority. There is nothing in the rules of mathematics.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 29th, 2017

Are you sacrificing your privacy for cheaper internet?

The lack of ISP oversight means that customers and companies will have to rely on transparency to navigate around a catastrophic, but avoidable, breakdown in trust. The post Are you sacrificing your privacy for cheaper internet? appeared first on Dig.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 29th, 2017

The best cordless drill you can buy

In the market for a new cordless drill/driver? Here's a quick rundown of the best drills you can buy -- no matter what job you're looking to tackle The post The best cordless drill you can buy appeared first on Digital Trends......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 29th, 2017

Startups Struggle For Survival As Investors Turn "Picky"

An anonymous reader quotes The Wall Street Journal: Eighteen months ago, Beepi Inc. was rapidly expanding its online used-car business to 16 U.S. cities where people could buy cut-rate vehicles adorned with giant shiny bows. Beepi doesn't exist anymo.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 29th, 2017

What Is Net Neutrality and Why Does It Matter?

"Net neutrality" regulations, designed to prevent internet service providers like Verizon, AT&T, Comcast and Charter from favoring some sites and apps over others, are on the chopping block. The head of the Federal Communications Commission, Ajit Pai.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated NewsApr 29th, 2017