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Pumping 20,000 Volts Into a Watermelon Ends as Spectacularly as You"d Hope

Unlike a battery, which stores power as chemical energy that’s slowly and steadily discharged to keep your gadgets running, a capacitor can unload all of its juice in the blink of an eye. Even a small capacitor has the potential to stop your heart,.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoMar 13th, 2017

2-4-1 Disrupt Berlin tickets released this Thursday

 Alright European startup fans, we’ve got quite the deal for you — we’ll soon be releasing a batch of 50 Disrupt Berlin 2017 tickets at the deeply discounted rate of two for the price of one. Yes, you read that right. This even.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 46 min. ago

Lexus Escondido"s facility hosts retail, dining, event space

Lexus Escondido in California is the centerpiece of a 326,000-square-foot facility that includes a restaurant, art gallery and event space......»»

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

Ford"s shift of Focus shows shrinking role of small cars

Starting next year, Ford will go about a year without building a single Focus for North America #8212; and the market may not even notice. Slumping sales have turned the car into an imported afterthought......»»

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

Turn your Chromebook into a killer workstation with the best Android apps on Chrome OS

Now that Chrome OS can officially run Android apps, we went ahead and sorted through the Google Play store for the best (and most Chrome OS compatible) Android apps currently available. The post Turn your Chromebook into a killer workstation with the.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News5 hr. 30 min. ago

Roadside Cameras Infected with WannaCry Virus Invalidate 8,000 Traffic Tickets

Long-time Slashdot reader nri tipped us off to a developing story in Victoria, Australia. Yahoo News reports: Victoria Police officials announced on Saturday, June 24, they were withdrawing all speed camera infringement notices issued statewide from.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News6 hr. 38 min. ago

At this month’s WWDC, Apple unveiled refined accessibility tools

 Cover Apple for a while and you start to notice a general cadence to the company’s behavior and strategy. To name one example, consider the last several macOS releases. In 2009, , Apple announced Snow Leopard, which famously eschewed new.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News8 hr. 58 min. ago

SpaceX successfully launches and recovers second Falcon 9 in 48 hours

 SpaceX has succeeded in launching another Falcon 9 into space, this time for client Iridium, a global satellite telecommunications provider. The Iridium-2 mission on Sunday saw a Falcon 9 take off from SpaceX’s Vandenberg Air Force base i.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News11 hr. 46 min. ago

Protect your modular midranger with one of the best Moto Z2 Play cases

Whether you want to cover up your phone's mod connector or simply protect your Android device from unexpected bumps and falls, we've compiled the best Moto Z2 Play cases in existence. The post Protect your modular midranger with one of the best Moto.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News12 hr. 22 min. ago

Watch live: SpaceX to test “significantly upgraded” grid fins Sunday

The instantaneous launch window opens at 4:24pm ET. Enlarge / The Falcon 9 rocket on the launch pad at Vandenberg Air Force Base. (credit: SpaceX) Chances are, if you're a SpaceX employee, you've had a busy weekend. On Friday, the company succ.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News12 hr. 38 min. ago

There’s a better way to build your startup

 If a startup founder could peer 8 years into the future and see a company that has become the symbol for disruptive culture, one that has raised over $8 billion on a valuation of $67 billion, that has a worldwide presence in hundreds of cities,.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News14 hr. 38 min. ago

Watch SpaceX launch 10 satellites into orbit with a Falcon 9 live right here

 SpaceX is attempting its second launch in under 48 hours today at 4:25 PM EDT (1:25 PM PDT), from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The launch will be the second for client Iridium, a global telecommunications and data provider. The payl.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News14 hr. 38 min. ago

Los Angeles Tests Reflective "Cool Pavement" On Streets

mikeebbbd writes: As reported in the Los Angeles Daily News, during the current heatwave various officials swooped down on streets coated with an experimental light-gray sealer that makes the old asphalt into a "cool street" -- and it works, with ave.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News16 hr. 46 min. ago

For Sunday’s launch, SpaceX to test “significantly upgraded” grid fins

The instantaneous launch window opens at 4:24pm ET. Enlarge / The Falcon 9 rocket on the launch pad at Vandenberg Air Force Base. (credit: SpaceX) Chances are, if you're a SpaceX employee, you've had a busy weekend. On Friday, the company succ.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News17 hr. 22 min. ago

How A Contractor Exploited A Vulnerability In The FCC Website

RendonWI writes: A Wisconsin wireless contractor discovered a flaw in the FCC's Antenna Structure Registration (ASR) database, and changed the ownership of more than 40 towers from multiple carriers and tower owners into his company's name during the.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News18 hr. 22 min. ago

A pigeon-piloted bomb, odd powders, and cryptic science—Ars goes to NIST

Glimpse into the agency’s archive of scientific objects and help identify unknown ones. Enlarge / This Priest-Lange Reflectometer helps measure colors. It was inspired to help end a feud about the "yellowness" of margarine. GAITHERSBURG, Md.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News18 hr. 38 min. ago

Immortalize your display: How to take a screenshot using a Microsoft Surface

No Print Screen key? No problem. Our comprehensive walkthrough will teach you how to take screenshots on your Microsoft Surface in no time, whether you want to use Touch Cover, or the innate Snipping Tool. The post Immortalize your display: How to ta.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News19 hr. 6 min. ago

The best iOS 10 widgets for your iPhone or iPad

If you haven’t been using an iOS widgets, you have been missing out on one of the best features of the operating system. Take a look at our top 10 iOS widgets, and enjoy the full power of Apple's platform. The post The best iOS 10 widgets for your.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News19 hr. 6 min. ago

Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: Programmable drums and self-making bedsheets

Check out our roundup of the coolest crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the Web this week. You can't buy this stuff yet, but it sure is fun to gawk! The post Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: Programmable drums and self-maki.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News22 hr. 14 min. ago

Does US Have Right To Data On Overseas Servers? We"re About To Find Out

Long-time Slashdot reader quotes Ars Technica: The Justice Department on Friday petitioned the US Supreme Court to step into an international legal thicket, one that asks whether US search warrants extend to data stored on foreign servers. The US gov.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 25th, 2017

Your medical records can now be removed from Google search results

Google began to remove private medical records from results, because yes, prior to this, you could actually look that up online. Google quietly made the change with an update to its Removal Policies. The post Your medical records can now be removed f.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 25th, 2017