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Mechanical engineering students at Michigan build 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: topSource:  digitaltrendsApr 18th, 2017

As Alibaba’s Profit Surges, Its Shares Catch Up With U.S. Online Giants’

Investors are beginning to value the e-commerce giant and Tencent, its rival, on par with Facebook and Amazon as their sway in China grows......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News54 min. ago

Where’s the KB 4034661 jumbo bug fix for Win10 Anniversary Update?

Wednesday night, Microsoft claims, it issued KB 4034661 for Windows 10 Anniversary Update, bringing version 1607 up to build 14393.1613. It was supposed to go out the Automatic Update chute. But as of early Thursday morning, U.S. time, nobody’s.....»»

Category: operatingsystemsSource:  cwRelated News1 hr. 9 min. ago

Alibaba’s profit doubles to $2.1B after another huge quarter of business

 Alibaba had another blockbuster quarter of business as its profits almost doubled. The Chinese e-commerce giant reported net profit of 4.7 billion RMB ($2.1 billion) for its recent quarter that finished June 30 — that’s up 94 perce.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 17 min. ago

Chatbot helps students choose courses

A chatbot at Leeds Beckett University is helping A-level students find the right university course......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News1 hr. 25 min. ago

Sprout Social Launches Bot Builder for Facebook Messenger

Sprout Social has introduced a new capability into its social media management platform that allows brands to build a customized chatbot for Facebook Messenger. That bot's duty? Serve as a front-line assistant to marketers and customer service.....»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated News1 hr. 33 min. ago

A Silicon Valley CIO’s conundrum: With mobile apps, do you build or buy?

Ann Dunkin took over as the CIO of Santa Clara County's municipal government five months ago, and ever since she has been absorbed by reorganizing and restructuring  the county's IT functions.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, pleas.....»»

Category: telecomSource:  cwRelated News2 hr. 9 min. ago

The best educational software for students

As you prepare to start a new school year, make sure your PC gets the attention it deserves (if you’re in the market for a new PC, be sure to check out PCWorld’s best cheap laptops and best laptops of 2017 picks). The hardware is important, b.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News3 hr. 9 min. ago

Ford patent gives us a look at a steering wheel-less future

A newly surfaced Ford patent shows that the automotive giant is working on a removable steering wheel. Automotive giant Ford has received a patent for a removable steering wheel. Now in yesteryear, you could be forgiven for thinking this was to.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News3 hr. 25 min. ago

Bust Buy Student Discount on the HP Spectre x360

The Editors Choice in Best Buy now offers the HP Spectre x360 Now, Only $980 to students that have a valid .edu email address......»»

Category: topSource:  dailytechRelated News3 hr. 33 min. ago

Uber’s new head of Asia is a former Goldman exec who once climbed Mount Everest

 Regular run-ins with government regulators and battles with well-funded local rivals have made Asia challenging terrain for Uber. The challenge is such that it’s fitting that the U.S. ride-sharing giant has hired a man who once scaled the.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 53 min. ago

ASE output hit by power outage

A sudden massive blackout took place in Taiwan on August 15 which hit Advanced Semiconductor Engineering's (ASE) plants in Kaohsiung. The incident will likely result in losses of US$500,000-800,000, according to a report by Taiwan's Central News Agen.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News8 hr. 25 min. ago

Roy Lunn, father of the Ford GT40, modern SUV, dies at 92

A mechanical and aeronautical engineer who led development of the first Jeep Cherokee and Ford's original GT40, Roy Lunn helped pioneer unitized bodies for SUVs to help meet fuel-economy requirements......»»

Category: autoSource:  autonewsRelated News10 hr. 53 min. ago

T-Mobile flips the switch on the first 600MHz LTE network site

The carrier has activated a new site to take advantage of its newly acquired low-band spectrum license. 5G may still be a ways off, but mobile carriers are working hard to make the most of their 4G LTE networks, and T-Mobile is no exception.The.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News11 hr. 17 min. ago

Essential Phone Will Ship Next Week, Shortly After Breaking $1 Billion Valuation

New submitter cloud.pt writes: Andy Rubin's Essential Phone will be released next week according to 9to5Google, just shy from its initial June mark. The company has been speculated to be worth around $1.2 billion, after giant Foxconn filed yesterday.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News11 hr. 17 min. ago

Batman #28 Review

The drama continues to build in "The War of Jokes and Riddles" as Bruce Wayne tries to broker a treaty. The sheer unpredictability of Tom King's Batman saga continues to be one of this book's greatest strengths. You never quite know what to exp.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News14 hr. 53 min. ago

Roy Lunn, father of the modern SUV, dies at 92

Roy Lunn, a mechanical and aeronautical engineer who led development of the first Jeep Cherokee and Ford's original GT40, helped pioneer unitized vehicle construction to help meet fuel-economy requirements......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News15 hr. 25 min. ago

GAPA & MVPPA: Send Your Students Off Safely This Semester

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Aug. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Summer has come and gone, and it's time to send the kids back to school. There's a lot of preparation involved, with back-to-school shopping topping the to-do list. Some items jump readily to mind for.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News15 hr. 32 min. ago

Giant tortoise escapes the zoo, but doesn"t make it very far

A giant tortoise broke out of the zoo and was living life on the run, but it didn’t quite move fast enough … because, well, it’s a tortoise.   According to The Japan Times, a 35-year-old female tortoise named Abuh was found jus.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News16 hr. 1 min. ago

Nvidia invests in Chinese autonomous trucking startup TuSimple

 Nvidia has invested in TuSimple, the graphics card-maker revealed today. Its investing in a $20 million round led by Sina, the Chinese check giant behind Weibo, and it’s also providing TuSimple with Nvidia tech to power its self-driving p.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News16 hr. 25 min. ago

Google just gave Docs the major overhaul you"ve been waiting for

Google is introducing a slew of new features in an overhaul to its web-based Docs, Sheets, and Slides tools, which could make working on and editing a group project online even easier.   Users will now be able to streamline multiple rounds of ed.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News16 hr. 41 min. ago