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Natural variability has boosted Arctic sea ice loss

At least half of loss due to humans, but chance weather patterns piled on. Enlarge / The 2016 summer minimum extent was the second lowest on record—compared here with the median extent between 1981 and 2010. (credit: NASA Earth Observatory).....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaMar 20th, 2017

Chinese start-up Fourier Intelligence has developed a wearable robot to help disabled people walk

A China-made wearable robot, which can help disabled people walk, is expected to enter the market in one to two years, the developer has said. The post Chinese start-up Fourier Intelligence has developed a wearable robot to help disabled people walk.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News48 min. ago

Quanta Computer confirms that its name was used in a $100 million email fraud

Taiwan-based electronics manufacturer Quanta Computer Inc has acknowledged that its name was used as part of an email fraud scheme that bilked two U.S.-based internet companies out of more than $100 million. The post Quanta Computer confirms that its.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News48 min. ago

Two Of The Oldest Video Game Torrents In The World Are Ubisoft Classics

The Pirate Bay is about to turn 13, and in honour of the site becoming a teenager, folks like Torrentfreak are checking out the oldest content that has been continuously available since its launch back in 2003.Read more........»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News57 min. ago

Samsung Reveals New ‘Over The Horizon’ Ringtone On YouTube

After dealing with every leak and speculation, Samsung is all set to launch its much awaited Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus smartphones in New York tomorrow, i.e., March 29, 2017. However, ahead of launch, the company has finally revealed the new rendi.....»»

Category: topSource:  techtreeRelated News57 min. ago

Research reveals humans and machines cannot identify real faces from morphed ones

A group of researchers has demonstrated that both humans and smartphones show a degree of error in distinguishing face morph photos from their 'real' faces. The post Research reveals humans and machines cannot identify real faces from morphed ones a.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News1 hr. 32 min. ago

Uber has resumed its self-driving program after the crash in Arizona

Uber Technologies Inc put its self-driving cars back on the road on Monday, voicing confidence in its autonomous vehicle program three days after one of its cars was involved in a crash in Tempe, Arizona. The post Uber has resumed its self-driving pr.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News1 hr. 32 min. ago

Facebook has added live-location-sharing to Messenger; lets you share location up to 60 minutes

Facebook Inc added a feature to its Messenger app on Monday to allow users to share their locations continuously for up to an hour, ramping up competition with tools offered by Apple and Google Maps. The post Facebook has added live-location-sharing.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News1 hr. 32 min. ago

Oppo’s bringing big changes to ColorOS this year

Oppo’s Android-based ColorOS is getting an upgrade across a number of its devices in 2017. Speaking to Ausdroid, an Oppo Australia representative has revealed that the company’s iOS-inspired but Android-based ColorOS interface will be.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News1 hr. 32 min. ago

Article: Does Social Media Affect Public Policy Outcomes?

Nearly eight in 10 internet users believe social media has at least some effect on public policy outcomes like immigration and trade......»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated News1 hr. 40 min. ago

Article: Tencent Dips into Live Streaming with Investment in Photo and Video App

Tencent is moving beyond messaging with an investment in Kuaishou, which has beat competitors by finding an audience outside of China’s cities......»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated News1 hr. 40 min. ago

Norway DAB Stakeholders Respond to FM Shutdown Criticism

Radio listening in Nordland has gone from 74% prior to the FM shutdowns to 64% after.....»»

Category: topSource:  radiomagonlineRelated News2 hr. 4 min. ago

Nasa has identified an impact crater created by an asteroid that probably triggered a tsunami on Mars

The researchers have identified what they think is the best candidate for the impact crater, a 120 km-wide bowl called Lomonosov. The post Nasa has identified an impact crater created by an asteroid that probably triggered a tsunami on Mars appeared.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News2 hr. 32 min. ago

Sony teases first "Dark Tower" footage: So the Man in Black has the Force?

"The war is over, gunslinger," says the Man in Black — a purrier-than-usual Matthew McConaughey in this case — and thus begins the first footage ever seen from Sony Pictures' adaptation of the Steven King saga The Dark Tower. But really,.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 hr. 32 min. ago

The leggings shaming is real and it"s not okay

United Airlines' recent leggings ban has done much more than anger the online world — it's sparked an important discussion about the ongoing struggle women face dress in regards to unfair dress codes. Though the great "should leggings be consid.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 hr. 32 min. ago

Crunch Report | Creator of Android Teases Bezel-less Smartphone

The creator of Android, Andy Rubin, teases a photo of a new smartphone his company has been working on, Facebook officially launches Town Hall for contacting government reps and Spotify buys content recommendation startup MightyTV. All this on Crunch.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News2 hr. 40 min. ago

SpaceX prepares to reuse the first rocket it landed on a barge

We might be days away from witnessing SpaceX make history. The private space corporation has conducted a static test fire (yet again) of the first rocket it landed on an ocean platform. SpaceX wants to make sure it's in tip-top shape fo.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News2 hr. 40 min. ago

Spielberg"s Ready Player One Will Feature VR Content via Vive

Warner Bros. has teamed up with HTC Vive to produce some exclusive VR content for Spielberg's flick. In keeping with the themes of Steven Spielberg's upcoming flick Ready Player One, Warner Bros. has teamed up with HTC Vive to produce some excl.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News3 hr. 32 min. ago

Snake on a plane hitches a ride to New Zealand, which has no snakes

Despite the close distance to Australia, there are no snakes in New Zealand, bar the occasional sea snake. So you can imagine the surprise when biosecurity officials at Auckland Airport found a live snake on a plane that arrived from Australia on Sun.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 32 min. ago

Airbnb now offering unique Sydney experiences with ‘Trips’

Airbnb Experiences and Place guides introduced to Sydney The industry giant of crowd-sourced accommodation, Airbnb, has officially launched its experience-based travel planning service ‘Trips’ in Sydney.Trips already exists as a g.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News3 hr. 32 min. ago

Biomarker found that could help predict the onset of Type 1 diabetes

A significant finding has been made that has the potential to contribute to the identification of biological markers that predict the development of Type 1 diabetes, a chronic autoimmune disease......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News3 hr. 56 min. ago