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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

This giant smartwatch prototype has a shape-deforming backplate

Dartmouth College interaction designers have developed a smartwatch that lets users feel virtual objects Smartwatches are not an easy format for interaction designers. Their tiny screens and lack of buttons make it hard to give the user smart o.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News15 min. ago

Snøhetta unveils plans for "Europe"s first underwater restaurant"

Architecture firm Snøhetta has revealed plans to build a restaurant in southern Norway that will be partly submerged in the sea to give diners a glimpse below the waves.  Read more Architecture firm Snøhetta has revealed plans to build a.....»»

Category: infraSource:  dezeenRelated News22 min. ago

This unique open-air hotel room looks like a giant bird’s nest

A unique hotel room in the middle of one of Kenya's most famous safari spots resembles a giant bird's nest and lets you sleep in the open air. But a night there doesn't come cheep (sorry, couldn't resist). The post This unique open-air hotel room loo.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News31 min. ago

Ford rolls out more upgrades as freshened Mustang nears dealers

Ford is working to generate buzz about the freshened 2018 Mustang, which goes on sale this month, with a variety of upgrades......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News47 min. ago

Cybercriminals focus on the shipping and cloud storage sectors

The Anti-Phishing Working Group’s latest report found upticks in phishing attacks against companies in the Logistics & Shipping as well Cloud Storage & File Hosting sectors, mounted by cyber gangs against the accounts of both individuals and en.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated News3 hr. 54 min. ago

SoFi held acquisition talks with Charles Schwab

 SoFi, the online lending giant, held conversations with Charles Schwab about a potential acquisition by the brokerage firm, according to a source with knowledge of the discussions. The M&A talks were first reported by the Financial Times and w.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News4 hr. 30 min. ago

Project XX: A Survey Conducted By Automotive News On Women"s Safety In The Auto Industry

DETROIT, Oct. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- One in four women working in the auto industry say they have been scared for their safety while on the job, according to a survey conducted by Automotive News called Project XX. The survey was done in partn.....»»

Category: autoSource:  wardsautoRelated News5 hr. 5 min. ago

The Factory Where Robots Build Robots

turkeydance shared Bloomberg's profile of Fanuc, a secretive Japanese company with 40,000-square-foot factories "where robots made other robots in the dark...stopping only when no storage space remains." About 80% of the company's assembly work is au.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News5 hr. 14 min. ago

Toyota marks milestone on autonomous vehicle testing

U.S.-based Toyota Research Institute demonstrates its autonomous vehicle platform, and declares it's very much in the race to build advanced safety systems and robot cars......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News5 hr. 46 min. ago

Cultural and Artistic Center in Benxi / TAOA

It is located in the south of the square of Benxi Museum. This building is both the local art gallery for cultural exhibiting purpose and the center for artists’ working and communication. The center contains 4 floors above ground and a ba.....»»

Category: infraSource:  archdailyRelated News5 hr. 53 min. ago

Google aims to share revenue with news publishers

Google isn't kidding around when it says it wants to make amends with subscription-based news outlets. The search giant's head of news, Richard Gingras, told the Financial Times that the plan is to share revenues with publishers w.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News8 hr. 30 min. ago

Tesla reportedly lands deal to build an EV factory in Shanghai

It's difficult for foreign car makers to crack the Chinese market. Unless they're willing to partner with a local brand (and thus give up both profits and technology), they have to pay for shipping vehicles and swallow a 25 percent.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News12 hr. 54 min. ago

Take a look at Apple’s first ‘Town Square,’ its most beautiful retail store yet

 This weekend, Apple took the wraps off of its first “Town Square” retail store in Chicago. The location marks Apple’s 497th retail store. The new space replaces the company’s flagship North Michigan Ave store which open.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News13 hr. 14 min. ago

Intel poised to roll out first batch of self-driving cars

Computer chipmaker Intel, which announced plans in August to build a fleet of 100 self-driving cars, is preparing to roll out its first batch of 25 units this year in California and Phoenix......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News13 hr. 14 min. ago

Google Promises To Help News Sites By Sharing Money and User Data

An anonymous reader quotes CNET: Google may have a lifeline for struggling news publishers. The web giant is planning to share a chunk of its revenue with publishers, the Financial Times reported Sunday. Google's plan is to mate its treasure trove of.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News13 hr. 22 min. ago

Physical penetration tester and infosec consultant on how she uses social engineering to gain access into high security facilities (Sophie Daniel/Motherboard)

Sophie Daniel / Motherboard: Physical penetration tester and infosec consultant on how she uses social engineering to gain access into high security facilities  —  Sophie is a physical penetration tester and information security con.....»»

Category: topSource:  techmemeRelated News15 hr. 38 min. ago

Tesla reaffirms effort to build cars in China; mum on deal report

Tesla said it is talking with the Shanghai municipal government to set up a factory in the region and expects to agree on a plan by the end of the year......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News17 hr. 14 min. ago

Canadian Government Teams With Facebook To Protect Election Integrity

An anonymous reader quotes Motherboard: There are nearly as many Canadians who use Facebook daily as there are people in this country who are registered to vote -- which is why the federal government is working with Facebook to protect its next feder.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News18 hr. 6 min. ago

Applying for a Credit Card? Please Take a Selfie

The selfie is everywhere -- Facebook, Instagram, Twitter -- and soon your bank could be asking for one in order to approve your purchase or credit card application. Payment processing giant Visa Inc. is launching a platform to allow banks to integra.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News18 hr. 22 min. ago

Tesla moves closer to deal to build cars in China

Tesla said it is talking with the Shanghai municipal government to set up a factory in the region and expects to agree on a plan by the end of the year......»»

Category: autoSource:  autonewsRelated News18 hr. 46 min. ago