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Stare into an active volcano with Google Street View

Standing next to a boiling lake of molten rock the size of two football fields has got to be awe-inspiring, but it's also pretty damn dangerous. Google partnered with two explorers to capture images of one such volcano as they rappelled.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetMar 15th, 2017

Lyft Steps into the Autonomous Car Market

Until now, Lyft was highly viewed as an alternative to ride option for Uber. Now with their new announcement, the on-demand car service takes steps to become a serious contender for autonomous vehicle throne......»»

Category: topSource:  dailytechRelated News1 hr. 20 min. ago

Why "experiental" marketing will be a massive IT challenge

In the 1989 comedy Back the Future, Part 2, Marty McFly travels into the high-tech, space-age future of 2015 where he encounters, among other dazzling wonders, a shark hologram advertising Jaws 10.That kind of advertising is called experiential ma.....»»

Category: telecomSource:  cwRelated News2 hr. 12 min. ago

Repeating GIF of a storm cloud fools millions into believing it was live

Facebook's algorithms may be working to punish fake live video, but millions tuned into a live video that was actually an old GIF. The storm itself was real -- but it actually happened back in 2015. The post Repeating GIF of a storm cloud fools milli.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 28 min. ago

Slackware, Oldest Linux Distro Still In Active Development, Turns 24

sombragris writes: July 17 marked the 24th anniversary of Slackware Linux, the oldest GNU/Linux still in active development, being created in 1993 by Patrick Volkerding, who still serves as its BDFL. Version 14.2 was launched last year, and the devel.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News7 hr. 12 min. ago

Brembo"s Bombassei inducted into Automotive Hall of Fame

Alberto Bombassei, the man behind those bright red and yellow Brembo brake calipers, joined three other legends into the Automotive Hall of Fame......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News8 hr. 36 min. ago

IDC PlanScape: Digitally Enabled Thinking Supply Chain

This IDC study continues a series of research documents on the digitally enabled "thinking" supply chain. Our initial view on the topic was published previously in The Digitally Enabled Supply Chain with Manufacturing Use Cases (IDC #US42434217, Apri.....»»

Category: softwareSource:  idcRelated News11 hr. 4 min. ago

Intel Accuses Qualcomm of Trying To Kill Mobile Chip Competition

Intel has jumped into the fray surrounding the Apple-Qualcomm patent spat by accusing the world's biggest maker of mobile phone chips of trying to use the courts to snuff out competition. From a report: The chip giant made the allegation late Thursda.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News12 hr. 12 min. ago

Pokémon: Magikarp Jump doesn"t do enough with its fun premise

Free-to-play games often look appealing, but it’s difficult to know at a glance whether the business model is insidious and fun ruining, or reasonable and worth pumping a few bucks into. With Freemium Field Test, we’ll take a recent free-to-pl.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated News12 hr. 56 min. ago

10 crazy Street View images that will make you question reality

Google Street View has been mapping areas around the globe for more than a decade. In that span, the camera-equipped vehicles have snapped some amusing and perplexing photos. Here are 10 funny things on Google Street View. The post 10 crazy Street Vi.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News13 hr. 56 min. ago

Intel sides with Apple, accuses Qualcomm of anticompetitive conduct

Intel complains that Qualcomm's request to bar the import of Intel-powered iPhones into the US would "cause significant harm to the public interest.".....»»

Category: blogSource:  betweenthelinesRelated News14 hr. 20 min. ago

Subaru turned its WRX STI into a 600-horsepower monster that eats supercars

A heavily-modified Subaru WRX STI just set a record for sedans at the Nurburgring, the German racetrack that has become a benchmark for performance cars. Its 6:57.5 lap time rivals some elite supercars. The post Subaru turned its WRX STI into a 600-h.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News14 hr. 28 min. ago

Move over, Uber: Lyft launches its own self-driving car division

Uber's venture in autonomous cars may have hit some road bumps, but Lyft is ready to give it a shot. Despite Uber's venture into autonomous cars setting a negative tone after facing suspension and a major lawsuit, another ridesharing servi.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News14 hr. 44 min. ago

Google quietly released yet another outstanding feature for Maps

Tech giant Google has quietly pushed a new update to their Maps application, and it's pretty helpful. Walking directions now provide not only a route, but an overview of the elevation changes along the way. Sweet! Read more...More about Google, Walki.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News14 hr. 56 min. ago

Playbuzz unveils a new editor for writing articles chock full of interactive content

 Playbuzz helps online publishers make their content more interactive by adding elements like polls and galleries. Until recently, those elements have taken the form of widgets that publishers can embed into their stories, but that’s chan.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News15 hr. 28 min. ago

Amazon and Whole Foods: The Payments Perspective

This IDC Perspective delves into the acquisition of Whole Foods Market Inc. by Amazon Inc. The acquisition will have broad implications across multiple sectors in the economy, including payments. It not only demonstrates many of the issues facing ret.....»»

Category: consumerSource:  idcRelated News15 hr. 44 min. ago

That viral ‘live’ storm-cloud video? It’s basically a fake and definitely a GIF

Facebook's algorithms may be working to punish fake live video, but millions tuned into a live video that was actually an old GIF. The storm itself was real -- but it actually happened back in 2015. The post That viral ‘live’ storm-cloud.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News16 hr. 20 min. ago

2017 HP Spectre x360 With Active Pen Revealed!

This is the second-generation HP Spectre x360 model, featuring a near-zero border display in a design that is 13% thinner and 11% lighter! Read all about it here!... [PCSTATS].....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News16 hr. 28 min. ago

Lyft launches a self-driving car division to take on Uber

Uber's venture in autonomous cars hit some road bumps, but Lyft is ready to give it a shot Despite Uber's venture into autonomous cars set a negative tone after facing suspension and a major lawsuit, another ridesharing service is taking a.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News16 hr. 56 min. ago

4 big lies you can"t undo at the office—so don"t ever tell them

Several years ago, I determined that it’d be a great idea to get a perm. Don’t ask me what came over me—my hair is long, coarse, and stick straight naturally. But, apparently I easily fall into the “wanting what you can’.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News17 hr. 20 min. ago

Steve the robot cop says he didn"t see a "no swimming" sign before impromptu dip

Steve the robot cop recently demonstrated that building such contraptions isn't always easy. Currently drying off after falling into a fountain, its maker is now trying to work out what exactly went wrong. The post Steve the robot cop says he didn�.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News17 hr. 28 min. ago