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Paris Climate Agreement Could Bring a Huge Economic Boom

In the lead up to talks between the G20 nations that will take place over the next few months, Germany has commissioned an independent study to analyze the potential impacts of the Paris Agreement to combat climate change. The report found that the i.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoMar 20th, 2017

Apple and Comcast reportedly in talks for movie rentals right after theater debuts

Movie studios and other companies may cut down the time between theater and streaming... for a price. As more people find creature comforts in watching movies from home with services like Netflix and Hulu, movie studios could soon skip the wait.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News1 hr. 37 min. ago

This 3D-printed robotic arm is built for sign language

 While we usually see robotics applied to industrial or research applications, there are plenty of ways they could help in everyday life as well: an autonomous guide for blind people, for instance, or a kitchen bot that helps disabled folks cook.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News2 hr. 13 min. ago

Google is Going to Show You Video Previews Now in Search Results

I don’t know that video previews were something I was ever looking for when performing Google searches, but they are coming and they could be cool. Google announced this afternoon that alongside the short text snippets you see for results, you.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News2 hr. 29 min. ago

Xbox One X "Project Scorpio Edition" could be on the way

Just like the Xbox One before it, Microsoft looks to be readying a special version of its next-gen gaming machine. Microsoft might be readying a special Xbox One X Project Scorpio Edition, if leaks on two German retail websites are to be believ.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News2 hr. 29 min. ago

Waymo Patent Shows Plans To Replace Steering Wheel, Pedals With Push Button

nesaefendija shares a report from Driverless: Waymo just received approval on a patent for a push-button console that replaces not only a steering wheel in a car but the brake and gas pedals, too. This reflects Alphabet's driverless arm could remain.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News2 hr. 29 min. ago

Judge Says Waymo Can Tell Jurors That Uber Withheld Evidence

A new ruling in a bitter legal battle over the future of driverless car technology could hurt Uber when the case goes to trial......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News2 hr. 29 min. ago

A Tesla owner shows his 97-year-old Grandpa a car from the future

 Zac Carmi showed his 97-year-old grandfather his Tesla. His grandpa was pretty impressed. You can watch video of the adorable interaction below. In what could be some of the cutest footage of a lovable grandpa discovering the future ever, Carmi.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News3 hr. 20 min. ago

Trump Administration"s Science Priorities "Better Than Feared"

But the White House memo completely omits climate science and space, emphasizing military tech and basic R&D -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated News3 hr. 36 min. ago

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station launch 3D-printed satellite

NASA and other space agencies have been tinkering with 3D-printed tools to minimize launch costs. This newly launched 3D- printed satellite could very well change the future of space exploration. The post Astronauts aboard the International Space Sta.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 37 min. ago

Retina scan may detect onset of Alzheimer’s disease years before symptoms emerge

Researchers from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and other institutions have discovered that a retina scan could help diagnose Alzheimer's disease years before other symptoms start to emerge. The post Retina scan may detect onset of Alzheimer’s dis.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 37 min. ago

A new app is designed to help blind people enjoy the solar eclipse

Monday's solar eclipse will surely be an unforgettable sight for anyone bearing witness to it. And now, an app is aiming to bring the experience of the eclipse to people who can't necessarily see it in the sky. The app — developed by the Eclips.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News5 hr. 5 min. ago

97-year-old grandpa enjoys the wonders of the future in his first Tesla ride

Prepare for an absolute sweetness overload as you watch this 97-year-old grandpa ride in a Tesla for the first time. His grandson told him about the car, but he could hardly fathom all the things the electric car was capable of doing. So they dec.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News5 hr. 5 min. ago

Did you catch the huge Marvel easter egg hiding in "The Defenders" finale?

This post contains spoilers for the finale of The Defenders, so unless you've finished episode 8, make like Danny and get lost. We were honestly expecting a higher body count from The Defenders — okay, so Stick and The Hand bit it, but that's.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News5 hr. 45 min. ago

We"re at a crossroads for free speech online, and it could change the internet as we know it

After decades of operating in the shadows of the web, online racists are now the focus of deserved intense anger and sudden action by the entities that once blithely hosted them. While there's never been a tacit endorsement from the internet's gateke.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News5 hr. 45 min. ago

A "Netflix Tax"? Yes, and It"s Already a Thing in Some States

An anonymous reader shares a report: Your monthly bill for Netflix, Amazon, Hulu and other streaming entertainment services could go up soon as states such as Illinois try to find ways to offset declining sales taxes and other revenue shortfalls. Chi.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News5 hr. 45 min. ago

Microsoft could release an Xbox One X ‘Project Scorpio’ edition

Microsoft used "Project Scorpio" as the code name for the Xbox One X, its powerful new gaming console set to release on November 7th. According to a couple of leaks on German website Xbox Dynasty, the company will celebrate the launch with a.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News5 hr. 56 min. ago

This woman was asked to comment on the South Sudan refugee crisis. She responded with a poem.

When Emi Mahmoud was asked to comment on recent news — that the one-millionth South Sudanese refugee just crossed into Uganda to escape conflict, drought, and economic collapse — she decided to use her voice in a unique and.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News6 hr. 29 min. ago

The next Apple Watch will probably be super popular

Apple became the biggest wearable vendor this May thanks to a recent surge in Apple Watch sales. Now, experts are saying the Watch could continue to see explosive sales heading into 2018. A new report from Taiwanese publication Digitimes says Apple W.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News6 hr. 29 min. ago

How to: Connect to Google Home Over Bluetooth

Back at Google I/O, Google announced that Bluetooth pairing was on the way to Google Home, leading way to more flexible music control. Rather than needing Google’s built-in Chromecast support or for your favorite apps to get onboard, you could.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News6 hr. 29 min. ago

Good news, wannabe supervillains! Mind control is possible with magnetism

Scientists have demonstrated that it's possible to use magnetism to control the movement of mice. The research could help scientists better understand how the brain processes information. The post Good news, wannabe supervillains! Mind control is pos.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 57 min. ago