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Like disappearing ink, but cooler: Laser-powered invisible images demonstrated

The image is only revealed if the right color laser is shone on surface. Enlarge / In the UK, Jean Michel Jarre performs on stage at NIA Arena on May 24, 2009. (credit: Steve Thorne/Redferns/Getty Images) I think everyone is aware of the trick.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaApr 21st, 2017

Hefei Chang Xin keeps low profile but DRAM ambition remains unchanged

Hefei Chang Xin's ambition to grow its DRAM business has seen some progress though the China-based firm has now chosen to keep a low profile. The company has been quietly renamed to Rui-li (transliterated from Chinese) Integrated Circuit, and has ask.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News1 hr. 0 min. ago

New Surface Pro Unveiled By Microsoft

Microsoft has recently unveiled its new Surface Pro via an official blog post, and mentioned that the device is available for pre-ordering now, starting from today. The blog post has also included a couple of render images of the new and upgraded Sur.....»»

Category: topSource:  techtreeRelated News3 hr. 24 min. ago

Researchers Find Dozens of Genes Associated With Measures of Intelligence

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: We don't know a lot about the biological basis of our mental abilities -- we can't even consistently agree on how best to test them -- but a few things seem clear. One is that performance on a nu.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News5 hr. 40 min. ago

Two pros enter, one pro leaves: Microsoft’s Surface Pro takes on Apple’s MacBook Pro 13

The latest Surface Pro features updated hardware and a refined internal design, but how does it stack up against Apple's newest MacBook Pro? Here, we take a closer look at the hardware powering each. The post Two pros enter, one pro leaves: Microsoft.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News8 hr. 16 min. ago

Microsoft Announces The New Surface Pro: Refined with Kaby Lake

This morning in Shanghai, China, Microsoft announced the latest generation of their Surface Pro tablet. The numbering system is gone, and it’s back to just Surface Pro, but the latest generation is a long way from the original Surface Pro that.....»»

Category: topSource:  anandtechRelated News8 hr. 24 min. ago

Apple and Nokia bury the hatchet

Lawsuits get settled, but what about the companies wielding Nokia patents? Enlarge / A Nokia store in Helsinki, Finland, in 2013. (credit: Tomi Setala/Bloomberg via Getty Images) A litigation brawl between Nokia and Apple over intellectual.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News9 hr. 40 min. ago

Google will track your shopping trips to prove its ads work

First, Google followed you to the store using location data, much like Foursquare. Then its launched its Express shopping service. Now, it will track billions of credit and debit card transactions in an even bigger effort to prove its online.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News10 hr. 0 min. ago

Microsoft Announces The New Surface Pro

This morning in Shanghai, China, Microsoft announced the latest generation of their Surface Pro tablet. The numbering system is gone, and it’s back to just Surface Pro, but the latest generation is a long way from the original Surface Pro that.....»»

Category: topSource:  anandtechRelated News10 hr. 32 min. ago

IKEA"s affordable smart lights will dim with your voice

Last month, IKEA launched its own line of low-cost smart lighting, called TRÅDFRI, and up until now, users have had to rely on a remote control or a proprietary app to use the product. But no longer. Today, the Swedish retailer announ.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News11 hr. 8 min. ago

‘Injustice 2’ Review

'Injustice 2' makes subtle, but meaningful mechanical improvements, while offering an admirable cinematic story and addictive new loot system to keep you playing for the long haul. The post ‘Injustice 2’ Review appeared first on Digital T.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 8 min. ago

Fuel economy rules would decouple “miles traveled” trend from “gas used” trend

But whether those rules are enacted is in jeopardy with Trump and EPA chief Pruitt. (credit: epSos.de) If federal fuel economy rules aren’t weakened, US drivers could consume 1.2 million fewer barrels of gasoline per day in 2025 tha.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News11 hr. 16 min. ago

Fuel rules would reduce US auto gasoline consumption 12 percent by 2025

But whether those rules are enacted is in jeopardy with Trump and EPA chief Pruitt. (credit: epSos.de) If federal fuel economy rules aren’t weakened, US drivers could consume 1.2 million fewer barrels of gasoline per day in 2025 tha.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News11 hr. 24 min. ago

Score 58% off Unitek’s Wireless Stereo Portable Bluetooth Speaker

The small but powerful Unitek Aluminium Wireless Stereo Portable Bluetooth Speaker normally retails for $40, but is currently marked down to just $17 on Amazon, providing a $23 (58 percent) discount. The post Score 58% off Unitek’s Wireless Ste.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 32 min. ago

Intel-based Chromebooks fall behind when running Android apps

Many Chromebooks will eventually be able to run Android apps, but not all of them will provide the same experience. ARM-based Chromebooks might provide better Android app performance than Chromebooks based on Intel processors. The post Intel-based Ch.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 32 min. ago

10 of the most incredible vehicles James Bond has ever driven

James Bond has had the pleasure of driving countless iconic vehicles during his tenure at MI6, but some have been more wacky than classy. In honor of the late Sir Roger Moore, here is our list of 007's most outrageous rides. The post 10 of the most i.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 32 min. ago

Safari Books Online by O"Reilly Media

Safari Books Online offers hundreds of quality courses, but it's pricey and doesn't have robust support......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News11 hr. 32 min. ago

WTF is an ICO?

 A newly famous transaction type we need to understand is called the “Initial Coin Offering.” An ICO is akin to an IPO, but in temporal reverse (sort of). Although confusing, it has recently acquired prominence as a favored way to la.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News12 hr. 16 min. ago

Is Hackett an outsider or an insider?

While Jim Hackett is certainly no grizzled auto veteran, it's an oversimplification to label him an outsider just like Alan Mulally......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News12 hr. 32 min. ago

The LHC is starting another year of high-energy physics

The first stable proton beams of the year have arrived at CERN. Enlarge / The LHC's ATLAS detector while under construction. (credit: Brookhaven National Lab) Believe it or not, particle physics has a season, just like baseball. Running a mass.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News12 hr. 40 min. ago

Beekeepers think AI that targets mites can save us from the ‘beepocalypse’

A concerned team of beekeepers from Sweden has proposed a plan to save bees. They want to develop an AI-powered app called BeeScanning, which would analyze images of beehives to spot harmful mites. The post Beekeepers think AI that targets mites can.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News12 hr. 52 min. ago