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Japan PV makers to face impact from feed-in tariff cuts, says Nikkei

The Japan government will lower feed-in tariff rates for renewable energy beginning April 2017, and for Japan-based PV makers, this is equivalent to ending favorable subsidization and consequently will bring negative impact, according to Japan-based.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesMar 20th, 2017

Darth Vader (kinda, sorta) almost played a key role in "Guardians of the Galaxy"

Star Wars and Guardians of the Galaxy may not exist in the same continuity, but Darth Vader did almost play a pivotal role in that Marvel adventure... kinda. We'll explain. SEE ALSO: Marvel's Kevin Feige says 'thank God' for 'Wonder Woman' Speaking t.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News4 min. ago

Waymo’s self-driving van hits the desert to see if it can stand the heat

 Testing self-driving cars in California is like playing a video game on the “easy” setting, because it’s nice all the time and basically temperate year-round. Autonomous vehicles face significant challenges when it comes to mo.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News40 min. ago

Just being able to see our smartphones might be draining our brain power

Let's face it — some of us are living deep in the trenches of smartphone addiction. Whether it's by constantly checking social media networks, reading push alerts, or responding to texts, we spend more time than ever on our phone. So it shouldn.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News48 min. ago

TAG Heuer CEO says you’ll get used to buying a new smartwatch every few years

We're not there yet, but a new smartwatch every couple of years will soon become the norm. The idea of buying a new smartwatch every few years is something many of us are struggling to get our heads around, however that’s set to become t.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News1 hr. 31 min. ago

Donald Trump vs. The Dictionary: Is Merriam-Webster really trolling Trump?

The dictionary publisher says it's just doing its job. We asked Kory Stamper, a lexicographer at Merriam-Webster, for the inside scoop. Read more...More about Donald Trump, President, Potus, Trolling, and Troll The dictionary publisher says it's jus.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 3 min. ago

j2 Global Completes $650M Fundraising Effort

Los Angeles-based j2 Global says it has completed its previously announced, $650M offering of senior unsecured notes, in a private placement, which nets the company $636.4M after expenses. j2 Global is using the new funds to pay off an existing credi.....»»

Category: topSource:  socaltechRelated News3 hr. 40 min. ago

Toshiba Sues Western Digital Over Unfair Competition

Irvine-based Western Digital has just been sued by Toshiba Corporation, which is seeking $1 billion in damages for what it says is violation of the Unfair Competition Prevention Act. According to Sohiba, it filed a lawsuit in the Tokyo District Court.....»»

Category: topSource:  socaltechRelated News3 hr. 40 min. ago

Intel 300-series chipsets to impact Realtek

With Intel planning to integrate Wi-Fi and USB 3.1 functions into its 300-series chipsets in 2018, Realtek Semiconductor, ASMedia and Broadcom are expected to see their orders for related chips decline, according to sources from the upstrea.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News3 hr. 47 min. ago

The MakeShift Challenge: Rescue a Hawk!

Can you figure out how to rescue an injured mother hawk and her family? Read more on MAKE The post The MakeShift Challenge: Rescue a Hawk! appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers......»»

Category: topSource:  maezineRelated News3 hr. 48 min. ago

Pandora says bye to users in Australia and New Zealand

Pandora is to exit its markets outside of the U.S. The company said it'll shutter its music streaming service in Australia and New Zealand in the next few weeks to focus on its core business in the U.S. The post Pandora says bye to users in Australia.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 56 min. ago

IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad says the ransomware attack has not yet affected India much

The government today said it has initiated proactive measures and is keeping a close vigil on the ransomware attack that has hit Europe. The post IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad says the ransomware attack has not yet affected India much appeared firs.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News5 hr. 19 min. ago

The best Windows tablets: top Windows tablets reviewed

Brace yourself for the best Windows tablets to take on the go. In 2001, Microsoft revealed its tablet PC specification to the world. It was a futuristic, pen-enabled idea contrived to encourage laptop makers to start building touchscreen device.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News5 hr. 19 min. ago

The next generational shift in enterprise infrastructure has arrived

 Cloud computing is driving growth at 3 of the 5 most valuable companies in the world. AI will impact jobs only as quickly as AI-powered business software evolves. These are just two of the ramifications of disruptions in enterprise technology p.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News5 hr. 31 min. ago

Horizon: Zero Dawn for Under £27

Pick up a phyiscal copy of Horizon: Zero Dawn from ShopTo.net for £26.86 today! Help us get to 5000 likes! Like our pages on Facebook and Twitter to get the latest deals straight to your news feed and also to find exclusive codes that we pr.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News6 hr. 11 min. ago

Facebook hits two billion-user mark, doubling in size since 2012

‘It’s an honour to be on this journey with you,’ CEO Zuckerberg says in post disclosing the milestone.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News6 hr. 56 min. ago

Starbucks is trending for a poop-related reason and Twitter says NOPE

Thinking of getting a refreshing iced coffee from Starbucks to beat the heat?  SEE ALSO: Kelly Osbourne peed her pants and is blaming Starbucks Think twice after reading this.  A BBC Watchdog investigation uncovered significant traces of fa.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News7 hr. 47 min. ago

Has Sony perfected smartphone face unlock?

3D facial recognition could be the next big smartphone security feature and it's being demonstrated soon. As good as fingerprint scanners are, they may not be the slickest way of securing your phone in future. Already companies are exploring al.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News7 hr. 47 min. ago

Philippines plans to make it illegal if you don"t sing the national anthem with sufficient "fervour"

Filipino citizens who don't sing their national anthem enthusiastically enough could face penalties. Under a new proposed bill, approved by the House of Representatives on Monday, singing to the national anthem will be "mandatory and must be done wit.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News8 hr. 3 min. ago

Marvel"s Kevin Feige says "thank God" for "Wonder Woman"

Despite the fact that superhero movies have been all the rage for the past couple of decades, female superhero movies have been a more recent phenomenon. Indeed, DC's Wonder Woman marks the first major female superhero movie since Catwoman and Elektr.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News8 hr. 11 min. ago

EMEA server spending declines 12.7% on year in 1Q17, says IDC

IDC's EMEA Server Tracker shows that in the first quarter of 2017 the EMEA server market reported an on-year decline in vendor revenues of 12.7% to EUR2.7 billion (US$3.07 billion) and an on-year decrease of 1.4% in units shipped to just over 530,000.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News8 hr. 20 min. ago