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Stunning Images of a California Superbloom

Color is popping up everywhere in the California desert, thanks to a wet winter after years of drought......»»

Category: scienceSource:  livescienceMar 20th, 2017

Apple and Nokia bury the hatchet

Lawsuits get settled, but what about the companies wielding Nokia patents? Enlarge / A Nokia store in Helsinki, Finland, in 2013. (credit: Tomi Setala/Bloomberg via Getty Images) A litigation brawl between Nokia and Apple over intellectual.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News9 hr. 43 min. ago

Beekeepers think AI that targets mites can save us from the ‘beepocalypse’

A concerned team of beekeepers from Sweden has proposed a plan to save bees. They want to develop an AI-powered app called BeeScanning, which would analyze images of beehives to spot harmful mites. The post Beekeepers think AI that targets mites can.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News12 hr. 55 min. ago

Comcast vendor sent cease-and-desist to operator of anti-Comcast website

Net neutrality website stays online as Comcast agrees to take no further action. (credit: Getty Images | hidesy) A Comcast vendor sent a cease-and-desist letter to the operator of "Comcastroturf.com," a website that helps people find out if th.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News13 hr. 27 min. ago

This little device turns your iPhone into a Polaroid-like instant camera

The Pyrnt Pocket is a new iPhone grip that also spits out instant physical prints with augmented reality videos hidden inside. The printer uses inkless Zink paper for 2x3 sticker images. The post This little device turns your iPhone into a Polaroid-l.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News14 hr. 11 min. ago

Examining the FCC claim that DDoS attacks hit net neutrality comment system

Attacks came from either an unusual type of DDoS or poorly written spam bots. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Valery Brozhinsky) On May 8, when the Federal Communications Commission website failed and many people were prevented from submitting.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News14 hr. 27 min. ago

Tech Tip: Doing a 180 on Facebook 360 Photos

Facebook converts many wide-angle panorama photos to 360-degree interactive images when they are uploaded, but you can revert to the original......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News15 hr. 35 min. ago

Engineer at Boeing admits trying to sell space secrets to Russians

Seeking "relationship like on 'The Americans'," sold secrets to undercover FBI agent. Enlarge / The "high bay" at Boeing's Satellite Development Center in El Segundo, California. A Boeing employee sold documents from the plant to an FBI undercov.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News19 hr. 35 min. ago

Best websites for free stock photography right now

Wouldn't it be wonderful to freely download and use an image from the web without the looming fear of prosecution? Yes! That's why we've put together a list of the best places to download free images online. The post Best websites for free stock phot.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2017

Elon Musk says “hardware 2” Teslas will get better self-driving software in June

An upgrade's coming to HW2 cars in June, and it will make them "smooth as silk." Enlarge (credit: Yuriko Nakao/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Tesla CEO Elon Musk took to Twitter on Sunday night to let the world know that a revised version of the.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2017

Senators ask FCC why reporter was “manhandled” after net neutrality vote

Senators to FCC: Don’t roughhouse journalists who are trying to ask questions. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Atypeek) Two Democratic senators have asked Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai to explain why "FCC security pers.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2017

Lawyer who founded Prenda Law is disbarred

Twenty-one months later, an ethics complaint ends in disbarment. Enlarge / John L. Steele, photographed in Chicago in 2010. (credit: Nancy Stone/Chicago Tribune/MCT via Getty Images) John Steele, one of the masterminds behind the Prenda Law ".....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2017

Images Of Nokia 9 Prototype Surface On The Internet

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Category: topSource:  techtreeRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2017

Facebook content moderation guidelines leaked

Misogyny, bullying are generally ok, threats against Trump are not. Enlarge / A wall of user photos form a Facebook logo at the company's data center in Lulea, Sweden. (credit: JONATHAN NACKSTRAND/AFP/Getty Images) Just as the Tories—in thei.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2017

Living in a van down by the river doesn’t sound so bad in a rig from Advanture

Amid the worst housing crisis in California history, one innovative startup is offering a mobile solution. The Advanture Co. is a brand-new initiative to convert cargo vans into fully customized rolling homes The post Living in a van down by the rive.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 20th, 2017

New Evidence of a Decline In Electricity Use By U.S. Households

There's some surprising news from the Energy Institute at the University of California's business school. America's households are using less electricity than they did five years ago. So what is different? Energy-efficient lighting. Over 450 million.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 20th, 2017

Powered by Google Assistant, this robot bartender can take verbal drink orders

Google Assistant can carry out images searches, cue up your favorite Netflix shows, read you the news, and … mix you a mean cocktail? Thanks to this DIY-robot bartender project it can, at least! The post Powered by Google Assistant, this robot bart.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 20th, 2017

LAcarGuy"s racing videos strike a chord

California dealer Mike Sullivan, the self-branded LAcarGuy, has headed to the track to promote his Porsche of South Bay store......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 20th, 2017

This program recolors old photos accurately — and it only takes a minute

How do you fix an AI program that is wrong a lot? Just add human input, like this program to recolor black and white photos. Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley enhanced the tech with a way to add human input. The post This program.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 19th, 2017

Project recreates cities in rich 3D from images harvested online

 People are taking photos and videos all over major cities, all the time, from every angle. Theoretically, with enough of them, you could map every street and building — wait, did I say theoretically? I meant in practice, as the VarCity pr.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMay 19th, 2017

This AI is accurate at recoloring old photos because it uses human input

How do you fix an AI program that is wrong a lot? Just add human input, like this program to recolor black and white photos. Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley enhanced the tech with a way to add human input. The post This AI is ac.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 19th, 2017