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Not today, crook! 12-year-old stalls carjacker by using minivan’s safety feature

After a Virginia mother pulled over to help victims of a car crash, the man who caused the crash attempted to steal her van. Little did he know that her daughters were still inside, and they weren’t giving up without a fight. The post Not today, cr.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsApr 21st, 2017

Taiwan April manufacturing production index down on month, up on year, says MOEA

Taiwan recorded a manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 104.11 for April 2017, decreasing 10.02% on month but increasing 0.79% on year, according to statistics released by the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) on May 23......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News1 hr. 1 min. ago

India Traditional PC Market Revives due to Strong Notebook Demand with 8.5% Growth YoY in Q1 2017

According to the latest IDC Quarterly Personal Computing Device Tracker May 2017, the overall India Traditional PC shipment for Q1 2017 stood at 2.16 million units (i.e. quarter on quarter growth of 12.5 percent over Q4 2016 and year on year growth o.....»»

Category: hardwareSource:  idcRelated News1 hr. 8 min. ago

Renewable Energy Powers Jobs For Almost 10 Million People

According to the International Renewable Energy Agency's (IRENA) annual report, the renewable energy industry employed 9.8 million people last year, which is up 1.1 percent from 2015. The strongest growth was seen in the solar photovoltaic category w.....»»

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

Why climb Mount Everest when you can run it? Spanish mountaineer sets record

Spanish endurance athlete and mountaineer Kilian Jornet has set a new speed record on Mount Everest by going from Base Camp to the summit -- without using bottled oxygen, Sherpa support, or fixed ropes -- in just 26 hours. The post Why climb Mount Ev.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 41 min. ago

New Surface Pro Unveiled By Microsoft

Microsoft has recently unveiled its new Surface Pro via an official blog post, and mentioned that the device is available for pre-ordering now, starting from today. The blog post has also included a couple of render images of the new and upgraded Sur.....»»

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

Article: Recommended Reading: May 24, 2017

eMarketer’s scan of the key developments of the day, plus data to make sense of it all. Today’s topics: Alibaba unveils smart vehicle fleet; Facebook Live adds social chat features; and more......»»

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

Cats keep jumping on your countertops? This robot will scare them off

CatNani is a robot that will tirelessly guard the tabletops in your home, scaring off any cats that jump up using an ultrasonic warning or quick burst of harmless citronella spray. The post Cats keep jumping on your countertops? This robot will scare.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News8 hr. 17 min. ago

The Ambi Climate 2 will turn your old AC unit into a smarter version of itself

Ambi Climate has plenty of smarts to go around, now that it's introduced its second model, the Ambi Climate 2. Described as an AI-enhanced air conditioning tool, this smart home device monitors more than just your home's temperature. The post The Amb.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News8 hr. 17 min. ago

Open19 Launches Open Hardware Project Targeting Edge Computing

miller60 writes: The Open19 Foundation launched today, positioning its open hardware designs as a platform for edge computing, and an alternative to the Open Compute Project and hyperscale designs. The Open19 designs were created by the data center t.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News9 hr. 8 min. ago

Google Following Your Offline Credit Card Spending To Tell Advertisers If Their Ads Work

One of the new tools Google has announced for its advertisers today promises to tie your offline credit card data together with all your online viewing to tell advertisers exactly what's working as they try to target you and your wallet. Consumerist.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News9 hr. 25 min. ago

Google will track your shopping trips to prove its ads work

First, Google followed you to the store using location data, much like Foursquare. Then its launched its Express shopping service. Now, it will track billions of credit and debit card transactions in an even bigger effort to prove its online.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News10 hr. 0 min. ago

FCC Won"t Punish Stephen Colbert For Controversial Trump Insult

Earlier this month, the FCC said it would look into complaints made against The Late Show host Stephen Colbert over a homophobic joke he made about President Donald Trump. Well, it turns out the FCC is not going to levy a fine against the comedian fo.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News10 hr. 32 min. ago

Minibrew raises $2.8 million to help you make your own beer

 The Minibrew is a little keg with a big brain. When we first met the company in 2015 they offered a whiff of high tech to the brewing process, adding a monitored brew vessel and mobile app to the age-old technique of slopping a bunch of wheat,.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News10 hr. 40 min. ago

Watch Alchemist Accelerator’s Demo Day right here

Alchemist is one of those rare programs that focuses on enterprise startups. These aren’t your parents’ enterprise companies. Pitches today will span products that help businesses with crowdfunding, wearables, sustainable farming and mana.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News10 hr. 40 min. ago

IKEA"s affordable smart lights will dim with your voice

Last month, IKEA launched its own line of low-cost smart lighting, called TRÅDFRI, and up until now, users have had to rely on a remote control or a proprietary app to use the product. But no longer. Today, the Swedish retailer announ.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News11 hr. 8 min. ago

Stomach bug can’t keep Spanish mountain runner from Everest record

Spanish endurance athlete and mountaineer Kilian Jornet has set a new speed record on Mount Everest by going from Base Camp to the summit -- without using bottled oxygen, Sherpa support, or fixed ropes -- in just 26 hours. The post Stomach bug can.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 9 min. ago

Patrolling robot uses ultrasound to scare your cat off your countertops

CatNani is a robot that will tirelessly guard the tabletops in your home, scaring off any cats that jump up using an ultrasonic warning or quick burst of harmless citronella spray. The post Patrolling robot uses ultrasound to scare your cat off your.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 33 min. ago

Intel-based Chromebooks fall behind when running Android apps

Many Chromebooks will eventually be able to run Android apps, but not all of them will provide the same experience. ARM-based Chromebooks might provide better Android app performance than Chromebooks based on Intel processors. The post Intel-based Ch.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 33 min. ago

Intuit"s Q3 boosted by 59 percent growth in QuickBooks Online users

Intuit has also raised its guidance for the fiscal year......»»

Category: blogSource:  betweenthelinesRelated News12 hr. 16 min. ago

Anker"s faster-charging 10,000mAh power bank is $27 right now

With spring’s rain (and snow...) finally clearing up, we can once again start spending time outdoors. There’s no reason to let your tiny cellphone battery hold you back from enjoying the sunshine, either—not when Amazon is offering Anker’s.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated News12 hr. 24 min. ago