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Study says Fukushima region is safe enough for people to return

Fukushima's ill-fated nuclear power plant may still be so dangerous that it kills robots, but residents are trickling back as officials decide that radiation levels are safe in some areas. But are they safe enough that you'd never.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetMar 13th, 2017

Lost in navigation: Sat-navs switch off parts of our brain, study suggests

A new study suggests that drivers who use technology like satellite navigation (sat-nav) systems don’t benefit from memory-associated boosts to the brain because sat-navs effectively turn off parts of our hippocampus. The post Lost in navigation: S.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News40 min. ago

Congress agrees to nuke the FCC’s privacy rule but your data remains safe

The House voted to repeal privacy rules imposed by the Federal Communications Commission, but there is no cause for mass hysteria. Washington is essentially preventing two agencies from regulating the same privacy issues. The post Congress agrees to.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 31 min. ago

FCC to halt expansion of broadband subsidies for poor people

Pai won't approve new applications, drops court defense of broadband expansion. (credit: Free Press) The Federal Communications Commission is dropping its legal defense of a new system for expanding broadband subsidies for poor people, and it.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News1 hr. 39 min. ago

Playing Tetris Can Reduce Onset of PTSD After Trauma, Study Finds

Reader dryriver writes (slightly edited and condensed): CNN, citing a new study, reports that playing Tetris within hours of a traumatic event can reduce the onset of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder: After experiencing or witnessing a traumatic event,.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News2 hr. 7 min. ago

Intel says its chip production tech is still ahead of Samsung and TSMC

Intel has claimed that when its 10-nanometer Cannon Lake chips are finally ready, they will be a full generation ahead of competing products fielded by the likes of Samsung and TSMC. The post Intel says its chip production tech is still ahead of Sams.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 15 min. ago

Contrary to info on game"s box, "Lego City Undercover" requires no extra download

Lego City Undercover on Nintendo Switch will not require an additional download on Nintendo Switch, though the game's box says otherwise. Publisher Warner Bros. clarified that the full game is on the cartridge. The post Contrary to info on game'.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 31 min. ago

5 Samsung Galaxy S8 features Apple should steal for iPhone 8

Samsung just took the wraps off its new Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphones in a bid to make people forget about last year’s exploding Note 7 disaster. While the Galaxy S8 has a few things working against it—namely that it runs Android—Samsung gav.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated News4 hr. 39 min. ago

Persona 5 brings depth and complexity to its Robin Hood tale

People are more important than profit in this stylish Japanese RPG. Enlarge / The Phantom Thieves love leather. Note: Light spoilers for Persona 5 follow. You should know exactly how you feel about Persona 5's style and tone within the first.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News4 hr. 39 min. ago

Persona 5 review: Band of thieves

People are more important than profit in this stylish Japanese RPG. Enlarge / The Phantom Thieves love leather. Note: Light spoilers for Persona 5 follow. You should know exactly how you feel about Persona 5's style and tone within the first.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News4 hr. 47 min. ago

Samsung launches the Galaxy S8 with a stunning design and Bixby AI assistant

Samsung is back. After the Note7 recall stripped us of our end-of-year Galaxy fix, Samsung has officially unveiled its flagship S8 and S8+ phones, and they should be enough to make you forget all about the phablet fiasco.Packed with a slew of high.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News5 hr. 39 min. ago

25% off HotLogic Mini Personal Portable Oven - Deal Alert

Hot Logic Mini averages 4.8 out of 5 stars on Amazon from over 1,800 people (87% rate a full 5 stars: read recent reviews).  A cross between a lunch bag and an oven, this personal, portable cooker is great for the office, job site, the campsite.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News5 hr. 39 min. ago

Contrary to packaging, ‘Lego City Undercover’ includes full game on Switch cartridge

Lego City Undercover on Nintendo Switch will not require an additional download on Nintendo Switch, though the game's box says otherwise. Publisher Warner Bros. clarified that the full game is on the cartridge. The post Contrary to packaging, ‘.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News5 hr. 39 min. ago

Slashdot Asks: Windows 10 Creators Update Goes Live On April 11, Will You Upgrade?

Microsoft said today it will start rolling out Windows 10 Creators Update, the latest major update to its current desktop operating system, starting April 11. The company says Windows 10 Creators Update brings with it a range of new features. Some of.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News6 hr. 39 min. ago

Renovation trends: Homeowners prefer a ‘backyard oasis’ that’s low maintenance

What makes a backyard into an oasis? The remodeling and design platform Houzz released its 2017 U.S. Landscape Trends Study, which revealed today's outdoor home renovation trends. The post Renovation trends: Homeowners prefer a ‘backyard oasis.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 47 min. ago

Alliance Storage Technology"s NETArchive 2.0: Is it finally time for optical storage?

Optical storage has long been a niche product, neither fast enough to compete with disk nor cheap enough to compete with tape. However, with the recent major vendor pull-back from tape and its continuing decline, perhaps now is the time for optical s.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News7 hr. 31 min. ago

Flybe fined for sending 3.3 million unwanted emails

The airline is fined £70,0000 after sending more than 3.3 million marketing emails to people who did not want to receive them......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News9 hr. 47 min. ago

Deep subprime becomes norm in car loan market, analysts say

About a third of the risky car loans that are bundled into bonds are considered 'deep subprime,' a level that has surged since 2010 and is translating to higher delinquencies, Morgan Stanley says......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News9 hr. 47 min. ago

Amazon to buy Middle East online retailer Souq

The retailer makes its first move into the region after completing a deal for an undisclosed amount......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News10 hr. 23 min. ago

HTC, LG, TCL and Coolpad vying for next-generation Pixel smartphone orders, says paper

HTC is competing with LG Electronics, TCL and Coolpad for the orders of the next-generation Pixel smartphones to be released by Google in 2018, according to a Chinese-language Commercial Times report......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News13 hr. 23 min. ago

Successful People Aren’t Gifted. They Just Master Some Goal Setting Techniques

Successful People Aren’t Gifted. They Just Master Some Goal Setting Techniques.....»»

Category: opensourceSource:  lifehackRelated News15 hr. 47 min. ago