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Scientists use Mars rover technology to detect uranium from miles away

A team of researchers from the University of Michigan has turned a technique used by the Mars rover toward chemical weapons, using lasers to detect weapons-grade uranium at a distance. The post Scientists use Mars rover technology to detect uranium f.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsMar 10th, 2017

The Bloom Foam in these Vivobarefoot sneakers is made with real algae

London-based Vivobarefoot announced a partnership with San Diego-based Bloom to create the first shoes made with algae. More precisely, the shoes use EVA foams made out of harvested algae biomass. The post The Bloom Foam in these Vivobarefoot sneaker.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News36 min. ago

Apple"s Jonathan Ive Says Immigration Vital For UK Firms

The UK must keep its doors open to top talent from around the world if its technology firms are to thrive, Apple's chief designer has told the BBC. An anonymous reader shares the article: Sir Jonathan Ive, who has just been appointed Chancellor of th.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News1 hr. 28 min. ago

Does the type of device you use affect your problem-solving skills? Study says yes

Research indicates using a smartphone instead of a computer makes us more utilitarian and less emotional in our decision-making, according to a recently published study in the journal Computers in Human Behavior. The post Does the type of device you.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 12 min. ago

Republicans claim 1st Amendment right to send you robo-voicemails

GOP asks FCC to exempt direct-to-voicemail messages from robocall rules. Enlarge / The FCC is being asked to decide whether this ringless voicemail technology should be subject to anti-robocall rules. (credit: Stratics Networks) You might sta.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News4 hr. 4 min. ago

How I Use Android: Droid Life founder Kellen Barranger

Gather 'round, kiddos, 'cause it's time to travel back to the Good Ol' Days of Android.Way back when in 2009, you see, Android was a mere babe -- an infant just barely learning to crawl. It's hard to even imagine now, but at that point, most publi.....»»

Category: telecomSource:  cwRelated News4 hr. 20 min. ago

Wheels: What Self-Driving Cars See

Lidar, the sensing technology, is the centerpiece of an intense court fight in California between two key players on the road, Uber and Waymo......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News5 hr. 20 min. ago

Researchers create high-speed internet lane for when disaster strikes

Researchers from the Rochester Institute of Technology have developed a new internet protocol to help emergency responders communicate without disruption when it's most vital to do so. The post Researchers create high-speed internet lane for when dis.....»»

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

Drones and phones let scientists track — and hopefully save — big cats

Through a project called ConservationFIT, a team of wildlife conservationists from the nonprofit WildTrack are developing algorithms to analyze images of footprints and drones to monitor animal movements from the air. The post Drones and phones let s.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 44 min. ago

Medicinal use for marijuana confirmed: CBD helps kids with rare epilepsy

Randomized, double-blind placebo-controlled trial finds cannabidiol benefits. Enlarge / Medical marijuana growing in a facility in Canada. (credit: Getty | Richard Lautens) In a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial—the.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News7 hr. 44 min. ago

Amazon"s 2-For-1 Dash Button Deal Actually Nets You Two Free Dash Buttons - Deal Alert

Right now if you buy a Dash Button, Amazon will give you one for free in honor of National Pet Week, this week. But they're still giving you the $4.99 credit after the first time you use it. So that's two Dash buttons for free, really (typically D.....»»

Category: telecomSource:  cwRelated News7 hr. 56 min. ago

Spent too long in duty free? Airport uses AR maps so you won’t miss your flight

Airports are notoriously difficult to navigate around, but new technology installed at Gatwick in the U.K. aims to take the pain out of finding your way. The new system uses beacons and augmented reality to make getting your plane on time a breeze. T.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News9 hr. 44 min. ago

IDG Contributor Network: Network analysis can find malware before it strikes

Network traffic analysis should be used more in the fight against malware. That’s because pointers show up on the network “weeks and even months” in advance of new malicious software being uncovered, scientists from the Georgia Institute of.....»»

Category: networkSource:  networkworldRelated News9 hr. 56 min. ago

7 Excel tips for huge spreadsheets: Split Screen, Freeze Panes, Format Painter and more

The bigger and uglier your Excel spreadsheet gets, the more you need to use certain features or tricks to keep a handle on the data. The seven features covered here will help you navigate, organize, and readjust your spreadsheet with as little has.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News10 hr. 27 min. ago

Samsung Galaxy S8 Iris Scanner Can Be Easily Hacked

With technology growing each day, security seems to be the only major concern that is bogging everyone’s head. Especially, with the recent ransomware attack, it looks like, it is high time for companies to keep up with their security measures. And,.....»»

Category: topSource:  techtreeRelated News16 hr. 43 min. ago

Fields could walk away from Ford with $57.5 million

Former Ford CEO Mark Fields, ousted by the board after the automaker's stock declined 37 percent on his watch, could walk away with about $57.5 million in compensation......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News19 hr. 36 min. ago

Comparative Analysis of Central and Eastern European Countries with Respect to Offshore Outsourcing, 2014 and 2015 Data

This IDC Pivot Table, covering 13 countries in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), provides a comprehensive and detailed framework to evaluate individual countries' readiness and suitability for technology and business process outsourcing. The data in.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News20 hr. 19 min. ago

Canadian IT Forecast, 2017–2021: By Vertical Market

This IDC study outlines IDC Canada's market size and forecast for the Canadian information technology (IT) market by industry for the 2017–2021 forecast period. It updates our previous forecast published in Canadian IT Forecast, 2016–2020: By Ver.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News20 hr. 19 min. ago

Robot Police Officer Goes On Duty In Dubai

The first robot officer has joined the Dubai Police force tasked with patrolling the city's malls and tourist attractions. "People will be able to use it to report crimes, pay fines and get information by tapping a touchscreen on its chest," reports.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News21 hr. 55 min. ago

Airbnb Is Running Its Own Internal University To Teach Data Science

In an effort to fill the demand for trained data scientists, Airbnb will be running its own university-style program, complete with a custom course-numbering system. Since traditional online programs like Coursera and Udacity weren't getting the job.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 24th, 2017

74% off Omaker M4 Portable Bluetooth Shower and Outdoor Speaker with 12 Hour Playtime - Deal Alert

The M4 speaker from Omaker is IP54 rated, so its rugged splash, shock and dustproof design makes it ideal for shower and outdoor use. The latest Bluetooth 4.0 technology helps it pair quickly with your device (tap-to-pair with NFC capable device.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated NewsMay 24th, 2017