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Strategy of “inconvenience” may be the best way to boost vaccination rates

It worked in Michigan. Enlarge (credit: Sean Gallup ) No amount of objective discussion or scientific data may ever be enough to convince some people that vaccines are indeed safe and effective at wiping out a slew of hellish and deadly diseas.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaApr 13th, 2017

Inmarsat"s European short-haul wifi spacecraft launches

The UK's biggest space company takes the next step in its project to boost wifi in planes over Europe......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News25 min. ago

IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Bank Datacenter Transformation System Implementation Services 2017 Vendor Assessment

This IDC Financial Insights study uses the IDC MarketScape model to provide an assessment of service providers participating in the digital strategy consulting and agency services market with specific offers and capabilities in datacenter transformat.....»»

Category: servicesSource:  idcRelated News57 min. ago

Micron Discontinues Lexar Business, Plans to Focus on Higher-Margin Products

Micron this week announced plans to discontinue its Lexar removable media storage business as a part of the company’s strategy to shift to higher margin NAND flash-based products. The company intends to sell all or part of its Lexar business d.....»»

Category: topSource:  anandtechRelated News1 hr. 4 min. ago

Samsung Joins Ranks of Foreign Firms Adding Jobs in the U.S.

The South Korean company said it had considered opening an appliance plant for about three years, but the factory may help it stay on President Trump’s good side......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News1 hr. 4 min. ago

Future Energy: LA crystals turn cars into energy source

How California is turning its car problem into a way to make LA greener......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News1 hr. 56 min. ago

First Strike Against North Part Of South Korea’s Defense Strategy

The U.S. tends to avoid talk of a first strike against North Korea but pre-emptive action called the “Kill Chain” is part of the official... The U.S. tends to avoid talk of a first strike against North Korea but pre-emptive action cal.....»»

Category: securitySource:  defensetechRelated News1 hr. 56 min. ago

The NotPetya ransomware may not actually be ransomware at all — it could be something worse

Is ransomware still ransomware if its goal is purely to destroy? This is less if-a-tree-falls hypothetical and more sobering reality for the untold number of people across the globe whose computer systems have been infected with the NotPetya ransomwa.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 hr. 32 min. ago

Congrats to the Portland Trail Blazers, who just won sports Twitter

As far as NBA trades go, this one was a snoozer.  But the way the Portland Trail Blazers played it on Twitter was downright brilliant.  Portland traded guard Tim Quarterman and his 1.9 points per game to the Houston Rockets for "cash consid.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 hr. 32 min. ago

Crystal energy

How California is turning its car problem into a way to make LA greener......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News2 hr. 56 min. ago

The best laptops you can buy

Today, the best laptops provide excellent battery life, brilliant display quality, and outstanding performance, often at the same time. But you only need one laptop -- and we know which you should buy. The post The best laptops you can buy appeared f.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 32 min. ago

How can you tell how affluent an area is? Penny does it from space

While you may not be able to tell how much money the denizens of a neighborhood simply by walking through it, you may be able to do so by flying over said neighborhood -- that is, if you're flying in a satellite. The post How can you tell how affluen.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 32 min. ago

The 9 best computers of 2017: the best PCs ranked

Consider splashing out on one of the best PCs of 2017. Building a computer is so last year. Well, not really, but with desktop PC market share being swiped from down under, it’s becoming increasingly affordable to straight up buy your ne.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News3 hr. 56 min. ago

Here"s a way Facebook is actually fighting fake news

Facebook is cutting down on misinformation— AKA fake news—shared on the world's largest social network. SEE ALSO: In search of Facebook’s conscience A new tweak to its API (a fancy acronym for shared code) will prevent Facebook user.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News4 hr. 24 min. ago

Google Photos is making sharing pictures with friends even easier

On Wednesday, Google announced several updates to the Photos app that will make sharing selfies, your trip to Machu Picchu, and that ridiculous sign you saw on the way to work even easier. SEE ALSO: How to post Google Photos' awesome animations to In.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News4 hr. 24 min. ago

This facial recognition technology could help stop online child trafficking

Emily Kennedy spent her undergrad years reading child sex-trafficking ads.  She wanted to understand their ticks: Why was this ad formatted that way? Why did the same ads often have different phone numbers? Kennedy knew that this kind of analysi.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News4 hr. 24 min. ago

The 5 best Windows tablets: top Windows tablets reviewed

Brace yourself for the best Windows tablets to take on the go. iPads and Android tablets are fine, sure. But while they may boast tight security, that’s mainly the fault of their limited functionality. A Windows tablet, on the other hand.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News4 hr. 24 min. ago

Man drives into Ten Commandments monument in Arkansas Capitol, streams it on Facebook

Replicas of the Ten Commandments on public property always spark controversy. (video link) This is one way to break the Ten Commandments. An Arkansas man was arrested early Wednesday after police said he rammed his vehicle into a newly in.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News4 hr. 40 min. ago

Analysts think Petya ‘ransomware’ was built for targeted destruction, not profit

 The description of the Petya infections hitting computers worldwide as “ransomware” may be a misnomer, security analysts suggest. The malicious software’s code and other evidence indicate that the profit motive may have been a.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News5 hr. 16 min. ago

Genius programmer hacks Mark Hamill"s online game to make him face Darth Vader

If you follow actor Mark Hamill's entertainingly quirky Twitter feed — and really, if you clicked on this story, you probably are — you may have seen him tweeting Tuesday about an unusual game of online Yahtzee involving Darth Vader. .....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News5 hr. 24 min. ago

European brand Jack Wolfskin debuts the first fully recycled outdoor jacket

European outdoor brand Jack Wolfskin leads the way in sustainability by introducing the first-ever water and windproof shell jacket that is completely made from recycled materials. The post European brand Jack Wolfskin debuts the first fully recycled.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News5 hr. 32 min. ago