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Roofr wants to use satellite imagery to disrupt the roofing industry

Meet Roofr, a Y-Combinator startup that uses satellite imagery software to analyze your roof and determine whether or not you need to hire a roofing contractor for repair or replacement.  The post Roofr wants to use satellite imagery to disrupt the.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsAug 20th, 2017

DC Court of Appeals rules that warrantless use of a cell-site simulator (stingray) violated the Fourth Amendment as an unlawful search (Cyrus Farivar/Ars Technica)

Cyrus Farivar / Ars Technica: DC Court of Appeals rules that warrantless use of a cell-site simulator (stingray) violated the Fourth Amendment as an unlawful search  —  DC Court of Appeals: Even if you know the police can track you.....»»

Category: topSource:  techmemeRelated News44 min. ago

Classified US spy satellite launched from Vandeberg AFB

A spy satellite for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office has been launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California......»»

Category: aviationSource:  defensenewsRelated News52 min. ago

Can You Use Your Gaming Laptop for Video Editing?

So you're thinking about plunking down some major cash for a gaming laptop with plans to have it moonlight as a video-editing system. But you have some concerns about whether your snazzy, new PC can t........»»

Category: topSource:  laptopmagRelated News52 min. ago

Tech Startups Using AI To Disrupt the Recruitment Industry

Hiring the best talent and creating a diverse workforce is a top priority for businesses -- and is arguably one of their biggest challenges. But help is now at hand from a new generation of tech startups using artificial intelligence (AI) to give emp.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News2 hr. 0 min. ago

Who Wants To Be an Adult? Teens Taking Their Time Growing Up

Adolescents are taking longer to become adults than previous generations, according to a new study that cites the rise of smartphones, safer environments and even a declining birthrate as factors. Mid- to late-teens are delaying the classic mileston.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News2 hr. 0 min. ago

The Startup Alley from this week’s TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco

 At TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco we always have a huge and varied array of companies presenting. Here’s a taster of the Startup Alley from this year, featuring companies from many of the pavilions at the event. Enjoy! Health and BioTec.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News2 hr. 52 min. ago

Chrome now lets you browse all of the web in virtual reality

Pretty soon you'll never have to take off your VR headset again as Chrome adds support for viewing any site in virtual reality. While flying through space or shooting up zombies might sound like more fun ways to make use of VR, virtual reality.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News3 hr. 36 min. ago

The Ben Heck Show: Motor control

Stepping onto the other side of the camera, Max decides he wants to learn more about motors, from motor control to motor drivers. Luckily, Felix is on hand to play teacher as he takes Max on a comprehensive tour. Will the combination of.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News5 hr. 0 min. ago

Belgium Wants to Blacklist Pirate Sites & Hijack Their Traffic

Draft proposals from Belgium's Deputy Prime Minister could see the country taking a tougher line against pirate sites. In addition to building a blacklist of infringing sites and associated proxies, Kris Peeters envisions local ISPs diverting Interne.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated News7 hr. 59 min. ago

Mexico earthquake no match for modern auto industry

The lessons of a 1985 earthquake, which killed an estimated 10,000, laid the foundation for a nation that takes things like building codes much more seriously......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News13 hr. 8 min. ago

The Exchange / Oyler Wu Collaborative

The Exchange sits within the plaza adjacent to the Irwin Conference Center by Eero Saarinen (formerly the Irwin Union Bank) and makes use of the three existing canopies that formerly served the drive-through bank tellers. The design challeng.....»»

Category: infraSource:  archdailyRelated News16 hr. 51 min. ago

Spain"s Crackdown on Catalonia Includes Internet Censorship

Spain's autonomous Catalonia region wants to hold a referendum on independence next weekend. Spain's Constitutional Court insists that that vote is illegal, and has taken control of Catalonia's police force to try to stop the vote. They're deploying.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News18 hr. 36 min. ago

Amazon Starts Charging For Cloud Computing Resources By the Second

AmiMoJo writes: "Back in the old days, you needed to buy or lease a server if you needed access to compute power," remembers Amazon's AWS blog. "When Amazon launched EC2 back in 2006, the ability to use an instance for an hour, and to pay only for.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News19 hr. 16 min. ago

One Surprise Standout for Uber: Food Delivery

Despite a late start, the company’s foray into delivering food, a cutthroat $100 billion-plus service industry, eclipses ride hailing in some markets......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News19 hr. 16 min. ago

Five billion-dollar businesses for the driverless future

 Massive opportunities in urban transportation are emerging as the industry transitions from per-vehicle to per-mile economics Growing up, I dreamed of owning cars I would be proud to wax, polish, and cruise around my neighborhood. Today, I drea.....»»

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

Automakers accelerate their interest in startups

 It’s no secret that automakers have shown more interest in startups lately. Nor is it any secret what’s driving that surge, given the massive shifts the industry faces from the rise of electric cars, autonomous vehicles, ride-hai.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News21 hr. 52 min. ago

Marvel vs Capcom Infinte: The Best Ways to Use Infinity Stones

Find out which Infinity Stone is right for your team to use in Marvel vs Capcom Infinite......»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2017

Xbox One streamers can now use a third-party USB camera

When it comes to streaming games, both the Xbox One and PS4 can easily broadcast their gameplay to services like Twitch and YouTube. But to be a professional streamer with a large audience, gamers also need to use a camera and mic to communicate with.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2017

Trumpsters seek out Rocket Man, only to be confused or enraged by a pro-refugee video

Trump supporters are flocking to the official video for Elton John's "Rocket Man" song, to applaud Trump's use of the nickname for Kim Jong-un in tweets and on the floor of the United Nations General Assembly. However, the video itself is either.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2017

Microscopic and in motion

A quick look at some of this year’s best videos made with a microscope. Nikon, one of the leading manufacturers of microscopes, also hosts an annual microscopy competition (and you can use any company's microscopes to enter). We've share.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2017