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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

Road-rage incident turns a California freeway into a real-life GTA game

A road rage incident caught on video in California has left authorities with more questions than answers. A biker kicked a Nissan Sentra, causing it to crash, and sped off into the distance right away. The post Road-rage incident turns a California f.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News31 min. ago

Google Will Now Hide Personal Medical Records From Search Results

Mark Wilson, writing for BetaNews: Google has updated its search policies without any sort of fanfare. The search engine now "may remove" -- in addition to existing categories of information -- "confidential, personal medical records of private peopl.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News1 hr. 11 min. ago

GlobalFoundries Details 7 nm Plans: Three Generations, 700 mm², HVM in 2018

Keeping an eye on the ever-evolving world of silicon lithography, GlobalFoundries has recently disclosed additional details about its 7 nm generation of process technologies. As announced last September, the company is going to have multiple generat.....»»

Category: topSource:  anandtechRelated News1 hr. 11 min. ago

The Saturday Profile: The Man Who Helped Turn Toronto Into a High-Tech Hotbed

Geoffrey Hinton, a scientist at the heart of artificial intelligence’s recent breakthroughs, has helped make Toronto a leading research location......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News1 hr. 11 min. ago

Cutting-edge microtech motors will change the face of future Timex watches

Timex, along with technology company SilMach, wants to change the way quartz watches are powered using microtechnology called PowerMEMS. It has the potential to allow for new designs, longer lasting batteries, and more reliability. The post Cutting-e.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 47 min. ago

Road rage incident turns a California freeway into a real-life GTA game

A road rage incident caught on video in California has left authorities with more questions than answers. A biker kicked a Nissan Sentra, causing it to crash, and sped off into the distance right away. The post Road rage incident turns a California f.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 47 min. ago

Five Talent Discovery Vendors Approach Recruiting in New Ways, Named as IDC Innovators

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., June 22, 2017 International Data Corporation (IDC ) has just released an IDC Innovators report recognizing five talent discovery vendors with revenue under $100 million......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News2 hr. 11 min. ago

Chinese Government Fabricates Social Media Posts for Strategic Distraction, not Engaged Argument

Abstract of a study: The Chinese government has long been suspected of hiring as many as 2,000,000 people to surreptitiously insert huge numbers of pseudonymous and other deceptive writings into the stream of real social media posts, as if they were.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News2 hr. 11 min. ago

TYAN Shows Two Skylake-SP-Based HPC Servers with Up to 8 Xeon Phi/Tesla Modules

At ISC 17 this sweek, TYAN has demonstrated two new HPC servers based on the latest Intel Xeon processors for high-performance computing and deep learning workloads. The new HPC machines can integrate four or eight Intel Xeon Phi co-processors or th.....»»

Category: topSource:  anandtechRelated News2 hr. 11 min. ago

Can’t see the total solar eclipse this August? Volvo has you covered

Volvo will use a fleet of its XC60 SUVs to record and broadcast August's total solar eclipse to the world. The SUVs will be dispatched to different vantage points, and will be equipped to record 360-degree video and VR footage. The post Can’t s.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 23 min. ago

Samsung Begins Production For Its First Internet of Things-optimised Exynos Processor

An anonymous reader shares a report: Samsung Electronics has launched the Exynos i T200, its first processor optimised for Internet of Things (IoT) devices, the company has announced. The South Korean tech giant said the chip has upped security and s.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News2 hr. 47 min. ago

CloudBeds Gets $9M For Hospitality Management Software

San Diego-based CloudBeds, a developer of hospitality management software, has raised $9M in a Series B funding, the company disclosed this week. The funding was led by PeakSpan Capital, and also included Nashville Capital, Cultivation Capital, Clear.....»»

Category: topSource:  socaltechRelated News2 hr. 47 min. ago

Find only the best speedruns to gawk at with Speedrun World Records

Speedrunning has long been a part of gaming culture, but getting into it can be intimidating. Even just watching can be difficult as videos make it hard to sift through. Speedrun World Records makes the process easier. The post Find only the best spe.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 3 min. ago

PlayerUnknown always knew ‘Battlegrounds’ was destined for greatness

With over 3.5 million copies sold in the first two months, PlayerUnknown's BattleGrounds has a ton of momentum and enthusiasm behind it. We sat down with PlayerUnknown himself to find out how he's keeping up the energy. The post PlayerUnknown always.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 3 min. ago

Microtechnology will change the way Timex watches look and function

Timex, along with technology company SilMach, wants to change the way quartz watches are powered using microtechnology called PowerMEMS. It has the potential to allow for new designs, longer lasting batteries, and more reliability. The post Microtech.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 3 min. ago

Microtechnology will change the way Timext watches look and function

Timex, along with technology company SilMach, wants to change the way quartz watches are powered using microtechnology called PowerMEMS. It has the potential to allow for new designs, longer lasting batteries, and more reliability. The post Microtech.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 31 min. ago

Timex is going to use micro-technology to change the way watches look and function

Timex, along with technology company SilMach, wants to change the way quartz watches are powered using micro-technology called PowerMEMS. It has the potential to allow for new designs, longer lasting batteries, and more reliability. The post Timex is.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 55 min. ago

Waymo hires ex-Tesla engineer to lead self-driving hardware

Waymo has hired Satish Jeyachandran, Tesla's former director of hardware engineering. Jeyachandran spent nearly seven years at Tesla before leaving earlier this year......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News5 hr. 11 min. ago

Panasonic sees the future of solar on car rooftops.

Panasonic sees the future of solar on car rooftops. The Japanese electronics giant has started producing a 180-watt array of solar cells that can be fixed to the roof of an automobile......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News5 hr. 11 min. ago

How Apple’s wearable tech could and should help your health

Apple talked about many things at its Worldwide Developers Conference earlier this month, but one that got relatively short shrift was the Apple Watch. Now more than two years in, the Watch has undergone a major transition from the product that wa.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated News5 hr. 39 min. ago