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Most Teens Who Abuse Opioids First Got Them From a Doctor

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Live Science: Most American teenagers who abuse opioid drugs first received the drugs from a doctor, a new study finds. Researchers looked at trends in the use of prescription opioids among U.S. adolescents fr.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotMar 20th, 2017

BOE to catch up with LGD in large-size LCD panel unit shipments

China-based BOE Technology will see unit shipments of its large-size LCD panels reach nearly those shipped by LG Display in 2017, and is also likely unseat LGD to become the world's largest vendor of large-size LCD panels when its first 10.5G plant i.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News2 min. ago

Watch more than 1,000 humanoid robots dance their way to a world record

More than a 1,000 robots danced their way to a Guinness World Record in China recently, with only 31 one of them toppling over during the attempt. The star of the show was a versatile 18-inch android called Dobi. The post Watch more than 1,000 humano.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 53 min. ago

Google expands its public Wi-Fi program for emerging markets to Indonesia

 Google is launching its public Wi-Fi program, which offers free connectivity at railway stations and other locations such as universities, in Indonesia, the company announced today. The Indonesia launch is the first expansion of ‘Google.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News2 hr. 17 min. ago

Semiconductor industry capital spending to rise 20% in 2017, says IC Insights

IC Insights has revised its outlook for semiconductor industry capital spending to 20% growth in 2017. Spending for the first half of 2017 was already 48% greater than a year ago, according to IC Insights......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News4 hr. 1 min. ago

China 1H17 LED lighting exports total US$10.4 billion, says GGII

China-based LED lighting firms recorded total export value of US$10.4 billion in first-half 2017, increasing 63% on year, and the corresponding export volume of 7.9 billion units grew 46% on year, according to Shenzhen Gaogong Industry Research (GGII.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News4 hr. 1 min. ago

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chip powers Samsung Galaxy Note8

Qualcomm has announced that its premium mobile platform is powering Samsung's latest flagship smartphone for select regions. The Samsung Galaxy Note8 is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 mobile platform, which is one of the first commercial SoC.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News4 hr. 1 min. ago

Article: Got a Complaint with Brands? Take It Up on Social Media

A survey of US internet users from Sprout Social found that many aren’t afraid to call out brands when they’re being dishonest or unresponsive......»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated News4 hr. 25 min. ago

New subscription-based SkyHi flight app offers outrageously low airfares

A new startup called SkyHi wants to apply the Netflix subscription formula to air travel -- courtesy of what it claims is the world’s first subscription platform for unlimited flights. The post New subscription-based SkyHi flight app offers outrage.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News7 hr. 1 min. ago

I-Ride is a compact electric skateboard that fits in a backpack

With their unique aluminum bodies, I-Ride boards add greater durability and stability not found in most other boards. The unique design also features two distinct steps rather than a full body. This small change makes it easier to ride for beginners......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News7 hr. 1 min. ago

Hasbro, TripAdvisor bring vacations in update of the Game of Life

While the Game of Life is 60 years old, it's remained unchanged -- until now. Working with TripAdvisor, Hasbro is adding vacations to the game for the first time. Players can pick destinations, and encounter travel headaches. The post Hasbro, TripAdv.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News7 hr. 1 min. ago

A pair of medical magnets shows promise as a new tool for creating an anastomosis

An experimental device that employs a pair of magnets offers surgeons a new safe and simple alternative to standard methods for creating an anastomosis for the first time in nearly 50 years......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News7 hr. 52 min. ago

Researcher identifies a new way to treat HIV

Medical treatment that targets human proteins rather than ever-mutating viruses may one day help HIV-positive people whose bodies have built a resistance to 'cocktails' currently used to keep them healthy. Now researchers have pinpointed a protein va.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News7 hr. 52 min. ago

Apple iMac with Retina 5K Display (2017) review

Apple’s Retina 5K remains one of the most pixel-dense screens available. But can it defeat newer Windows systems with faster hardware? Read our Apple iMac with Retina 5K Display review to find out. The post Apple iMac with Retina 5K Display (2017).....»»

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

In iOS 11, Safari will strip out Google AMP links for shared stories

 Anyone haunted by annoying link cruft will be relieved to hear that iOS 11 will transform Google AMP links back into their original forms when sharing a story from Safari. MacStories Editor Federico Viticci first spotted the change, which appea.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News8 hr. 41 min. ago

"Ruiner" is not just a cyberpunk "Hotline Miami"

Ruiner might be one of the most eye-catching titles showcased at Gamescom -- something that's hard to achieve when every company is bombarding you with posters, flags and bags at every turn. The aggressive, manga-styled protagonist and.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News9 hr. 41 min. ago

FTC gives Amazon"s Whole Foods acquisition the go-ahead

Amazon just got much closer to completing its purchase of Whole Foods. The Federal Trade Commission has decided against further pursuing an investigation into the $13.7 billion deal, arguing that there's no evidence the mega-merger "su.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News9 hr. 41 min. ago

Two Fear Effect titles are coming and they won"t be PlayStation exclusives this time

After 16 years, the Fear Effect franchise is being revived. Hana, Rain, Glas, and Deke are hitting the PC and current generation consoles hard with not one, but two new games. Well, one is new; the other is a reboot of the first game which launched i.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News10 hr. 25 min. ago

Dash cam review: The Garmin Dash Cam 35 is a little bigger and better for the price

Updated August 23, 2017 to reflect a drop in price.The Garmin Dash Cam 35's price has gone down a bit since we first included it in our dash cam roundup, so it's now an even better deal. Unlike its DriveAssist 50LMT cousin, the single-channel Garm.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News10 hr. 25 min. ago

Fujifilm XF 16mm f/1.4 R WR review

With a wide angle of view, fast aperture, and weather resistance, the XF 16mm F1.4 is a venerable landscape, architecture, and environmental portrait lens. The post Fujifilm XF 16mm f/1.4 R WR review appeared first on Digital Trends......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News10 hr. 25 min. ago

SkyHi wants to do for plane tickets what Netflix does for movies

A new startup called SkyHi wants to apply the Netflix subscription formula to air travel -- courtesy of what it claims is the world’s first subscription platform for unlimited flights. The post SkyHi wants to do for plane tickets what Netflix does.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News10 hr. 25 min. ago