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Stephen Hawking Will Travel To Space

Professor Stephen Hawking says he is planning to travel into space on Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic. From a report: The physicist and cosmologist, 75, said he had not expected to have the opportunity to experience space but that the Virgin boss h.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotMar 20th, 2017

Leaked image suggests a new Nest thermostat is on the way

 Alphabet-owned Nest has taken some pretty safe choices in the IoT space, building products that rely on a their Internet connectedness to function. Their most recognizable product, the Nest Learning Thermostat hasn’t gotten a cosmetic upg.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 48 min. ago

Space combat in "Star Wars: Battlefront II" looks exhilarating

There's a new trailer for Battlefront II and it's all about the "star" part of Star Wars. Starfighter Assault is the upcoming sequel's mode for people who crave dogfights and nothing but dogfights. As with the rest of the game, the mode's Battlef.....»»

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

Hollywood"s Cybercrime Pains Are Bigger than Movie Leaks

Piracy is a long-running and even routine issue for Hollywood, whether it's street vendors hawking bootleg DVDs on street corners or video uploaded to file-sharing sites like Pirate Bay. Now cybercriminals are also putting embarrassing chatter and ot.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News4 hr. 12 min. ago

Prisma shifts focus to b2b with an API for AI-powered mobile effects

 The startup behind the Prisma style transfer app is shifting focus onto the b2b space, building tools for developers that draw on its expertise using neural networks and deep learning technology to power visual effects on mobile devices. Read M.....»»

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

In a great year for space music, Quindar’s Hip Mobility most puts us in orbit

Tell Pitchfork this is one concept album that delivered and deserved better than 6.8/10. Shawn Brackbill/Courtesy of the artist It has been a great 12 monthsÂ.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News7 hr. 28 min. ago

Atlas 5 Rocket Launches $400 Million NASA Satellite Into Space

A new communications hub has been successfully deployed in space today thanks to the United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket. "TDRS is a critical national asset have because of its importance to the space station and all of our science missions, primar.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News9 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 News22 hr. 20 min. ago

Get your Sagan on with these 49 awe-inspiring photos of the final frontier

Few things instill a sense of wonder quite like the final frontier. The best space photos show off the beauty of Earth, our solar system, and the far corners of the universe. Here are our current favorites. The post Get your Sagan on with these 49 aw.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News22 hr. 20 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 News22 hr. 20 min. ago

NASA Launches Last of Its Longtime Tracking Satellites

NASA launched the last of its longtime tracking and communication satellites on Friday, a vital link to astronauts in orbit as well as the Hubble Space Telescope. The end of the era came with a morning liftoff of TDRS-M, the 13th satellite in the Tr.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Box Adds Google Cloud Vision for Image Recognition, More News

Box moved a little deeper into the digital asset management space this week with the announcement that it's adding Google Images search technology to its platform via the Google Cloud Vision API. Continue reading........»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Stephen King"s It Movie Gets Tie-in Web Game

The game has players control Georgie's paper boat while avoiding obstacles and collecting red balloons to get a high score. Stephen King's It movie has just received a free 8-bit tie-in web game. Called It: Enter the Sewer, the game is set in P.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

An app paid me $10 to wait in line and then party at Samsung"s NYC space

The line outside of Samsung's New York City event space on Thursday night stretched down the block, hundreds of people queued in a way that's common in the city's club-heavy Meatpacking District. They were ostensibly there to enjoy the band Judah & t.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Stephen Bannon, whitest White House person, is out

Stephen Bannon's no longer a part of President Donald Trump's White House crew, according to The New York Times, and confirmed by various other outlets. He was booted by his boss, President Donald Trump.  The advisor, brought into Trump's camp d.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

How to watch the solar eclipse without burning your eyes out

With the solar eclipse right around the corner, it's important to make sure you're planning to watch it safely.  Read more...More about Space, Mashable Video, Sun, How To, and Solar Eclipses With the solar eclipse right around the corner, it's.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

NASA is using Intel’s deep learning to find better landing sites on the moon

 NASA collects a lot of data. It’s one of the main things it does when it’s not landing things on other things. But actually deriving useful information from all the data it collects is another issue entirely, so the space agency has.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Hyundai Unveils New Fuel Cell SUV with Longer Travel Range

Hyundai Motor says its new hydrogen fuel cell vehicle will travel more than 580 kilometers (360 miles) between fill-ups. The South Korean company said Thursday its second-generation fuel-cell SUV will be launched early next year. If delivered as prom.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

I"ll never care about your overhyped eclipse

It's 2017, and the lamestream media is officially in the hands of big space.  For months now, I and others like me have been forced to feign enthusiasm about the upcoming solar? lunar? who gives a f*ck? eclipse. Everywhere we go, we're forced to.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Finland bloggers are on a fan mission to Instagram every "Game of Thrones" location

It's a question that's plagued Game of Thrones fans ever since the very beginning: where are those mesmerizing scenes filmed? Tiia Ohman and Satu Walden, travel bloggers from Finland, are doing exactly that. The duo run a site called Fangirl Quest. A.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

"Neil deGrasse Tyson" confesses he wants to experience the eclipse fully nude on "Weekend Update"

Monday's solar eclipse is a big deal for people who like the space and the sky, and there's perhaps no greater fan of those two things than Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson. Only, maybe we misunderstood the nature of his fandom until now.  Dr. deGras.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017