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Mechanical engineering students at Michigan build a giant working Rubik’s Cube

Fancy a bit of fun between your mechanical engineering classes? The University of Michigan’s G.G. Brown Building is currently home to a giant working Rubik’s Cube, weighing in at 2,400 pounds. The post Mechanical engineering students at Michigan.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  digitaltrendsApr 18th, 2017

Google Assistant headphones may launch alongside the Pixel 2

Google seems to be working on a set of headphones with its own voice assistant tech built-in. Google may be prepping a set of headphones where you can have access to Google Assistant voice tech without having to touch your phone.An APK breakdow.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News1 hr. 30 min. ago

Qualcomm to extend tie-up with TSMC, says executive

Qualcomm has been working with Taiwan's semiconductor firms for years, including an almost 10-year collaboration with TSMC, said Sudeepto Roy, VP of engineering for Qualcomm Technology Licensing, at a recent event with Taiwan's media. The the tie-up.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News2 hr. 30 min. ago

Acasa is building a platform for ‘Generation Rent’ to manage their homes

 London-based startup Acasa has come a long way since late 2015. The company, then called Splittable, offered a way to manage and share household expenses with multiple house members. However, the bigger vision was to build a platform for ‘.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News3 hr. 2 min. ago

Walmart, like Amazon, considers a floating warehouse for drone delivery

Sounding no less wacky than when it was suggested by Amazon, rival Walmart is considering building a giant floating warehouse from which its drones can make deliveries to customers. The post Walmart, like Amazon, considers a floating warehouse for dr.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News5 hr. 3 min. ago

Geoff Lewis has left Founders Fund to start his own fund

 Geoff Lewis has left Founders Fund, where he was partner, and is starting a venture fund of his own. This means he’ll no longer be working with Peter Thiel, directly anyway. Founders Fund will be one of his LPs. The news was first reporte.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News5 hr. 22 min. ago

Article: Uber Gains Ground in a Giant New Market

Despite a seemingly unending wave of bad PR, Uber is making some serious strides against the homegrown competition in India......»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated News6 hr. 22 min. ago

Walton net profits jump in 1H17

Memory-IC backend specialist Walton Advanced Engineering has reported net profits for the first half of 2017 reached NT$153 million (US$5.05 million), up robustly from only NT$17 million a year earlier. EPS for the six-month period came to NT$0.32......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News6 hr. 38 min. ago

Dissolving pods mean no splashes when you add cream to your coffee

Researchers from Germany’s Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg have developed dissolving milk pods, ready to be dropped straight into your favorite hot beverage like a sugar cube. The post Dissolving pods mean no splashes when you add crea.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News7 hr. 23 min. ago

Google might take on Amazon with its own version of the Echo Dot

Google might be gearing up to launch a new "mini" version of its Google Home. The company is working on a new, smaller version of its Google Home speaker that will launch later this year, alongside two new Pixel phones and a new Pixel-branded Chromeb.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News8 hr. 54 min. ago

Elucd’s polling pushes for greater community accountability for police

 From his time working as the wunderkind pollster for Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign to the launch of his new startup, Elucd, Michael Simon has believed in the power of community feedback. At Elucd, which is graduating from the.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News10 hr. 46 min. ago

LastPass Launches Public Beta for Android Oreo Users to Test Autofill

Oreo is the gift that keeps giving today. Announced this afternoon, LastPass has launched a public beta for its Android app, allowing anyone running the latest build of Android to test out the awesome new Autofill feature. You see, Oreo offers native.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News12 hr. 30 min. ago

Facebook rolls out a dedicated Safety Check page

The social media giant is adding an entire tab dedicated to checking in after a major crisis. Facebook's Safety Check system is expanding, with the social media giant adding an entire page dedicated to its system for letting friends and fa.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News12 hr. 46 min. ago

Dissolving pods add cream to your coffee without creating waste

Researchers from Germany’s Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg have developed dissolving milk pods, ready to be dropped straight into your favorite hot beverage like a sugar cube. The post Dissolving pods add cream to your coffee without c.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News13 hr. 39 min. ago

‘Fear Effect Reinvented,’ a remake of PlayStation cult classic, due in 2018

Fear Effect Reinvented, a remake of the cult-classic PlayStation title, is currently in development at Sushee. The independent studio is also working on a turn-based strategy game within the franchise. Both games will launch in 2018. The post ‘.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News13 hr. 39 min. ago

Android 8.0 “Oreo” is Here to Bring the Sweetness

The wait is over – Android 8.0 is Oreo. With the naming ceremony out of the way, let’s dive back into what makes this build different from the rest, then recap when you can expect it on your device. As Google highlights, there are many ch.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News15 hr. 30 min. ago

GoodTime nabs $2M to match job applicants with interviewers to save time and build rapport

 Despite countless attempts and millions in venture capital, the calendar, one of the most ubiquitous work tools, has remained largely unchanged for as long as I can remember. Rather than overwrite the calendar in an effort to make it obsolete,.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News16 hr. 14 min. ago

Killer robots are coming, and Elon Musk is worried

Technology leaders warn autonomous drones could become "weapons of terror." Enlarge (credit: Carolco Pictures) Dozens of AI-focused technology executives, including Tesla CEO Elon Musk, are urging a United Nations working group to push forwa.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News17 hr. 23 min. ago

Cisco buys Springpath for $320 million

Springpath has been around since 2012 and the networking giant led its Series C funding round two years ago......»»

Category: blogSource:  betweenthelinesRelated News17 hr. 30 min. ago

‘Attack on Titan’ game sequel will cover the anime series’ second season

With the second season of the Attack on Titan show now broadcast, Omega Force is working on a sequel to its 2016 game by the same name. It will follow the events of the second season and introduce new gameplay mechanics. The post ‘Attack on Tit.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News18 hr. 47 min. ago

Render of Possible Nest Lite Hits the Web

Back in March, a report stated that Nest was working on a sub-$200 smart thermostat. Since then, we haven’t heard a peep. Last Friday, though, as we were all closing up shop, @evleaks posted what appears to be a render of Nest’s upcoming.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News19 hr. 14 min. ago