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The top 10 companies for diversity in tech, ranked by their own underrepresented employees

It's been a tough week for diversity in tech.  Former Google engineer James Damore's memo has ignited a pointless debate about whether or not women are inherently less capable of careers as software engineers. With the memo treated among many as.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableAug 12th, 2017

Everything you need to know about backup cameras

Backup and parking tech for cars is everywhere, but what do these devices and systems do, and who has the best parking tech? We break it all down for you here, and name the automakers that do it best. The post Everything you need to know about backup.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 41 min. ago

Hackers just sent us practically all of HBO"s social media passwords

The leaks just keep coming. The hackers responsible for the massive breach of HBO haven't let up, and reached out to Mashable to share their latest exploits. And while the latest data dump doesn't include any Game of Thrones spoilers, it definitely c.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 49 min. ago

Barclays put in sensors to see which bankers are at their desks

Barclays has installed devices that track how often bankers are at their desks. Managers were peppered with queries when investment bank staff in London discovered black boxes stuck to the underside of their desks in recent months, according to sever.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 12 min. ago

Fashionable and safe chickens wear little pink vests to cross the road

How did the chicken cross the road? By wearing a bright pink vest, of course! A bed and breakfast in Perthshire, Scotland, gave their hens a makeover that's both fashionable and functional — they were given high-visibility vests for protection.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 12 min. ago

HBO has the most profitable app thanks to "Game of Thrones"

HBO's app has set a new record and, of course, it's all because of Game of Thrones.  The company's streaming app, HBO Now, has been the top-grossing app in the App Store for two days in a row now, beating out Netflix, Tinder, Candy Crush, and al.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 12 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 News3 hr. 20 min. ago

‘Robotarium’ lets you remotely control a swarm of robots — with your own code

Georgia Tech is opening a new 725-square-foot “Robotarium” lab, where users from around the world can upload their own code and use it to remotely control a swarm of almost 100 robots. The post ‘Robotarium’ lets you remotely control a.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 21 min. ago

The best rooftop tents

Enjoy camping but hate the idea of sleeping on the ground? Sleep under the stars on top of your vehicle with some of the best rooftop tents. Here is a complete guide to the best soft shells and hard shells on the market. The post The best rooftop ten.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 21 min. ago

Keep an eye on Microsoft accessory battery life with the updated Surface app

Microsoft has updated its Surface app to add some nice new functionality for anyone who connects a Microsoft accessory to their Surface machine. The app now lets you easily check the battery life of connected devices. The post Keep an eye on Microsof.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 21 min. ago

U.S. charges retired UAW official in ongoing corruption probe

Virdell King, a retired UAW official, was charged in a federal information with using a credit card from a training center for Chrysler employees to buy more than $40,000 worth of personal items......»»

Category: autoSource:  autonewsRelated News4 hr. 48 min. ago

Travis Kalanick says he was "ambushed" by the investor suing him

Travis Kalanick—a vocal fighter against taxi lobbyists, government regulations, pink mustache businesses, and tech giant Google—is speaking out again. Uber's former CEO filed a 15-page response to investor Benchmark Capital's lawsuit agai.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News4 hr. 49 min. ago

Comcast Completes Xfinity Mobile Rollout in U.S.

Comcast Corp.'s new cellphone service is now available in all its U.S. markets, the company said Thursday. Comcast launched Xfinity Mobile -- which the company says can save consumers 30 percent on wireless bills -- earlier this year to its employees.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News5 hr. 13 min. ago

What Major Tech Firms Are Doing To Quash Hate Groups

Major companies such as Google, Facebook and PayPal are banishing a growing cadre of extremist groups and individuals in the wake of the deadly clash at a white-nationalist rally last weekend in Virginia. Civil rights advocates welcomed the moves, bu.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News5 hr. 13 min. ago

Delphi and LiDAR-maker Innoviz partner on self-driving tech

 Automotive supply giant Delphi, which recently shifted focus to target autonomous and high-tech solutions more specifically, has signed a new partnership with Innoviz, an Israeli tech company building LiDAR tech for autonomous driving. The team.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News5 hr. 13 min. ago

Monster brings a music-centric voice assistant to its headphone line

 Monster isn’t exactly regarded as the most innovative force in tech, but it has decided to get in on the voice assistant game by baking support for a helper called Melody directly into their headphones. Speak Music, which makes the Melody.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News5 hr. 40 min. ago

‘Marjorie Prime’ explores the limits of AI built from memories

Marjorie, 86, is dying. In her final months, she finds solace in an artificially intelligent holographic recreation of her late husband Walter, called "Walter Prime." They talk every day, recounting special moments of their life together. Bu.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News5 hr. 40 min. ago

Weekly Rewind: Tiny iPhones, injectable bandages, Bitcoin for dentists, and more

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of it. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top tech stories from this week. The post W.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News5 hr. 41 min. ago

New ‘Robotarium’ lets you remote control a swarm of robots — with your own code

Georgia Tech is opening a new 725-square-foot “Robotarium” lab, where users from around the world can upload their own code and use it to remotely control a swarm of almost 100 robots. The post New ‘Robotarium’ lets you remote control.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News5 hr. 41 min. ago

Marvel"s The Defenders: Episode 1 Review

New York's street-level heroes face their greatest challenge. Here's what we thought of the first episode of their crossover series......»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News6 hr. 12 min. ago

Mark Zuckerberg is taking two months off to spend time with his second daughter

Mark Zuckerberg runs one of the most valuable companies in the world. But he's not letting them stop him from spending time with his children. The CEO of Facebook is taking two months of paternity leave when his second daughter is born, Zuckerberg an.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News6 hr. 13 min. ago