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Notable News in the Life Sciences: 4Q16

This IDC Perspective is a regular quarterly review of notable news in the life sciences. It is intended to highlight signposts of both progress in ongoing industry trends and early indications of industry transformation."There are clear indicators of.....»»

Category: softwareSource:  idcMar 15th, 2017

The 5 most epic real-life battles between man and machine

It was only a matter of time before computers caught up with our intellectual capacity. Here are some of our favorite moments in which mankind went up against an artificial counterpart. The post The 5 most epic real-life battles between man and machi.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News16 hr. 0 min. ago

A 16th-century engineer whose work almost defeated an Empire

When the Ottomans laid siege to Rhodes, this smart inventor held them off for months. Enlarge / An image of the Siege of Rhodes from the Süleymannâme, a chronicle of the Sultan's life. (credit: Detail from the Süleymannâme) Suleiman the Ma.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News20 hr. 0 min. ago

Space-saving MoonBoard offers rock climbers plenty of training options

In 2005, competitive climber Ben Moon created the first MoonBoard in order to fit within the confines of a small space. Since then, it has received two notable upgrades, an LED kit and a mobile app. The post Space-saving MoonBoard offers rock climber.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 28th, 2017

Hackers Have Targeted Both the Trump Organization And Democrat Election Data

An anonymous reader writes: Two recent news stories give new prominence to politically-motivated data breaches. Friday the Wall Street Journal reported that last year Guccifer 2.0 sent 2.5 gigabytes of Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee elec.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 27th, 2017

Weekly Rewind: "Game of Thrones" is coming, "Twin Peaks" returns, Bond"s best rides

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of it. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech stories from this week. The pos.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 27th, 2017

Wormable Code-Execution Bug Lurked In Samba For 7 Years

Long-time Slashdot reader williamyf was the first to share news of "a wormable bug [that] has remained undetected for seven years in Samba verions 3.5.0 onwards." Ars Technica reports: Researchers with security firm Rapid7...said they detected 110,00.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 27th, 2017

Seven dead in India after fake news spread over WhatsApp incites mob violence

A widely shared false rumor on WhatsApp about alleged child abductions led to mob violence in two cities in India. Twenty people have been arrested on rioting and murder charges since the attacks. The post Seven dead in India after fake news spread o.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 27th, 2017

Space-saving MoonBoard offers hundreds of climbing problems to figure out

In 2005, competitive climber Ben Moon created the first MoonBoard in order to fit within the confines of a small space. Since then, it has received two notable upgrades, an LED kit and a mobile app. The post Space-saving MoonBoard offers hundreds of.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 27th, 2017

The Week in Apple News and Rumors: Free Swift training, Apple’s rumored AI chip, AirPods firmware update, and more

Apple headlines for the week ending May 26, 2017Image by AppleIt’s the Memorial Day weekend, and we hope you’re enjoying time with your friends and family. If you’re taking a break to relax, you can check out the Apple-related headlines in this.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated NewsMay 27th, 2017

Hackers Have Targetted Both the Trump Organization And Democrat Election Data

An anonymous reader writes: Two recent news stories give new prominence to politically-motivated data breaches. Friday the Wall Street Journal reported that last year Guccifer 2.0 sent 2.5 gigabytes of Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee elec.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 27th, 2017

What Bad News? Markets Surge Despite It All

The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite both hit record highs, as stocks remain impervious to blaring headlines and disappointing data......»»

Category: financeSource:  barronsRelated NewsMay 27th, 2017

Market-Shaping Developments at RAPID 2017

This IDC Market Note details the major trends identified by analyzing the news and products unveiled at RAPID 2017."3D printing technologies are making more and more inroads into real manufacturing, and some of the products and technologies unveiled.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

Weekly Rewind: ‘Game of Thrones’ is coming, ‘Twin Peaks’ returns, Bond’s best rides

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of it. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech stories from this week. The pos.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

MIT 3D-printed the shape-shifting future of pasta

A new research project from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Tangible Media Group combines 3D printing, molecular gastronomy and macaroni. According to MIT News, researchers Wen Wang and Lining Yao have engineered flat sheets.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

Sergey Brin’s secret airship will deliver aid and schlep his family

Last month, news dropped that Google co-founder Sergey Brin is building an airship on the sly -- not a traditional airplane but an honest-to-god helium-filled dirigible. While he insisted the project wasn't operating under the tech tita.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

Tech Tip: Finding Missing Notifications

The iPhone and other mobile devices can alert you to breaking news and other events, as long as the settings are correct......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

Lyft hopes to convince drivers it is better than Uber with scheduled rides

On Friday, Lyft made life easier for its drivers, allowing passengers to schedule rides in advance that drivers can accept hours or even days beforehand, essentially helping them set a schedule. The post Lyft hopes to convince drivers it is better th.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

Gionee S10, S10B, and S10C: News and release date

Chinese smartphone maker Gionee added a slew of new phones to its growing S-Series lineup -- including the quad-camera S10. Here's everything you need to know about the S10, the S10B, and the S10C. The post Gionee S10, S10B, and S10C: News and releas.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

Radio-controlled pacemakers aren’t as hard to hack as you (may) think

The four major makers aren't properly securing critical cardiac devices, report says. Enlarge (credit: US Food and Drug Administration) Pacemakers are devices that are implanted in the chest or abdomen to control life-threatening heartbeat abn.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

Insurance startup Quilt adds life insurance to its portfolio of products

 The startup insurance application processor Quilt has added a life insurance product to its portfolio and has begun pitching its digital enrollment in 37 states across the country. In partnership with Generation Life (a 50-year-old insurance c.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017