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Opioid Abuse Linked to Rare Fungal Eye Infections in New England

The opioid epidemic may be leading to a rise in cases of what's normally a rare eye infection, according to a report from an eye treatment center in New England......»»

Category: scienceSource:  livescienceApr 21st, 2017

MIT Creates 3D-Printing Robot That Can Construct a Home Off-Grid In 14 Hours

Kristine Lofgren writes: Home building hasn't changed much over the years, but leave it to MIT to take things to the next level. A new technology built at MIT can construct a simple dome structure in 14 hours and it's powered by solar panels, so you.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News1 hr. 26 min. ago

Smart Campus 1.0

"IDC's Smart Campus MaturityScape should enable campus leaderships to approach digital transformation in a holistic way," says Jan Alexa, senior research analyst with IDC Government Insights. "Campuses should strive to leverage new technologies to pr.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News2 hr. 26 min. ago

EMEA Utilities Industry Quarterly Update: January-March 2017

This IDC Energy Insights Perspective provides a quick one-stop-shopping overview of the EMEA utilities industry in the first quarter of 2017, covering M&As, agreements, reorganizations, and major business developments; new financing deals; major comp.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News2 hr. 26 min. ago

Arcserve Jumps into the Archiving Software Market with Acquisition of New Email Archiving Technology

This IDC Market Note details the acquisition of FastArchiver by Arcserve and the planned release of Arcserve UDP Archiving. On April 26, Arcserve announced the acquisition of FastArchiver and its addition to the Arcserve UDP portfolio. The move marks.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News2 hr. 26 min. ago

Former NSA director explains why the spy agency will end a controversial surveillance technique

 Earlier today, the NSA announced its intentions to limit a surveillance technique that had a nasty side effect of sweeping up communications to and from Americans. In a rare unprompted press statement, the NSA explained explained that it woul.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News3 hr. 10 min. ago

Tencent to open AI research center in Seattle

 Chinese tech conglomerate Tencent will be opening a new AI research center in Seattle, according to The Information. The company has long had a core office in Palo Alto, but this will be its first major machine intelligence R&D effort in the co.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News4 hr. 26 min. ago

New York Times Columnist Has a Few Thoughts About People Who Believe in Climate Change 

It’s time to talk about climate change. Because Bret Stephens wants to. Stephens, as you may know, is the recently hired New York Times columnist known for holding ugly, entirely unremarkable ideas (Black Lives Matter is “thuggish,” there’s.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News4 hr. 38 min. ago

Detangle that desk with these mighty wireless mice

If you need a new wireless mouse for your desktop or laptop, you have a nearly unlimited selection to choose from. Here are six sure-fire options for all kinds of applications, from desktop divas to road warriors to ergonomic experts. The post Detang.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 38 min. ago

MIT built a robot that can 3D print an entire building in about 14 hours

Researchers at MIT developed a new robotic system capable of 3D printing the basic structure of an entire building. It could make construction faster, cheaper, and far more adaptable. The post MIT built a robot that can 3D print an entire building in.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 38 min. ago

How seven mesh routers deal with Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS)

The recent wave of new mesh router systems has brought with it changes besides the obvious increase in Wi-Fi range. For example, these mesh routers are more likely to insist on WPA2-AES encryption, as many have dropped support for the less secure.....»»

Category: networkingSource:  cwRelated News4 hr. 46 min. ago

Amazon"s Alexa Can Now Whisper, Bleep Out Swear Words, and Change Its Pitch

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Verge: Amazon is trying to make its Alexa voice assistant sound more humanlike. Up until now, the female-sounding voice maintained an even, monotone cadence whenever speaking, but with Amazon's new Speech.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News5 hr. 26 min. ago

Acer Adds 12-Inch Switch 3 & Switch 5 2-in-1s to Kaby Lake Laptop Lineup

Acer this week introduced its new high-end 2-in-1 hybrid PCs that will be available later this year. The Acer Switch 5 will be aimed at users who require both portability and performance, and is based on Intel’s Core i5/i7 CPU while being pair.....»»

Category: topSource:  anandtechRelated News5 hr. 26 min. ago

Amazon shows you how to use WorkSpaces on the Samsung Galaxy S8

AWS is one of the partners offering desktop virtualization services via the DeX, Samsung's new docking station......»»

Category: blogSource:  betweenthelinesRelated News5 hr. 46 min. ago

Pro-Ject spins out Beatles-themed turntables for Sgt. Pepper’s 50th

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ iconic Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band, Pro-Ject audio systems has released two new turntables modeled after the classic album. The post Pro-Ject spins out Beatles-themed turntables for Sgt. Pe.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News5 hr. 54 min. ago

Instagram (for Android)

Instagram for Android continues to pack in new functionality, including live video and Snapchat-style stories. It's close to being overstuffed, but still reigns supreme among social photo sharing apps......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News5 hr. 54 min. ago

Google"s Chrome will soon start warning you more about HTTP pages

A Google effort to push websites to implement encryption is expanding. Starting in October, the company will roll out new warnings to flag HTTP connections as insecure in its Chrome browser.For users, it means Chrome will display the words “not.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News6 hr. 18 min. ago

Stealthy Mac malware spies on encrypted browser traffic

A new malware program that targets macOS users is capable of spying on encrypted browser traffic to steal sensitive information.The new program, dubbed OSX/Dok by researchers from Check Point Software Technologies, was distributed via email phishi.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News6 hr. 18 min. ago

New World Order in the Court: A Dispatch From the Alex Jones Trial

Courtrooms are the place where we find Truth. We know that from many fine movies and television shows, such as Law and Order: Criminal Intent and Law and Order: Special Victims Unit. Over the last two weeks, the custody trial of radio provocateur Ale.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News6 hr. 18 min. ago

Parker Planners launches new app that brings iPad compatibility and more

Parker Planners is known for its paper planners, but the company just launched version 2.0 of its app -- bringing the app to the iPad. Perhaps the best new feature is integration with notes and to-dos on iOS. The post Parker Planners launches new app.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 18 min. ago

How to master the start menu in Windows 10

In Windows 10, Microsoft has combined the best of older versions of the Start Menu and Screen into a new and surprisingly flexible way to manage your computer. This guide has everything you need to master it. The post How to master the start menu in.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 18 min. ago