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The U.S. drops in the World Happiness rankings. Trump policies won"t cheer us up.

The United States keeps getting sadder — and things probably won't get better under the policies of President Donald Trump.  That's one of the conclusions from the latest World Happiness Report released by the United Nations, which has the.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableMar 20th, 2017

LG G6 Launched at Verizon Today, and You Can Still Free TV With Purchase

I know that world is still focused on yesterday’s big Samsung Galaxy S8 event, but the LG G6 launched today at Verizon. And we’re talking full launch, as in, you can walk into a Verizon store and buy one. Pre-orders are done, man. If the.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News53 min. ago

Oculus Founder Palmer Luckey Out at Facebook

Where in the world is Palmer Luckey? Well, he’s not at Facebook.Read more........»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News1 hr. 1 min. ago

360-Degree Video Puts 4,200 Falling Dominoes All Around You

In the world of competitive dominoes, stacking 4,200 tiny plastic bricks is, surprisingly, not even close to setting any kind of record. But YouTube’s FlippyCat might have created one of the most satisfying domino falls to watch, since the entire s.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News1 hr. 1 min. ago

Oculus cofounder Palmer Luckey leaves Facebook

Embattled creator leaves just one year after launch of Rift headset. Palmer Luckey, the person most directly associated with the rise of Oculus as a major force in the growing world of virtual reality hardware, has left parent company Facebook,.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News1 hr. 9 min. ago

Oculus Founder Palmer Luckey Out at Facebook: Report

Where in the world is Palmer Luckey? Well, he’s not at Facebook.Read more........»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News2 hr. 9 min. ago

World Vehicle Sales, February 2017

World vehicle sales by region for total vehicles and light vehicles for February 2017. read more.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News2 hr. 37 min. ago

Giving brown fat a green light

Since the discovery in 2009 that brown fat can be active in adult humans, researchers around the world have worked to unveil ways to switch on this fat. Scientists have now identified a new route to throw the switch......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News2 hr. 37 min. ago

IBM technology creates smart wingman for self-driving cars

IBM said that it has patented a machine learning technology that defines how to shift control of an autonomous vehicle between a human driver and a vehicle control processor in the event of a potential emergency.+More on Network World: IBM on the.....»»

Category: securitySource:  networkworldRelated News2 hr. 37 min. ago

IBM technology creates smart wingman for self-driving cars

IBM said that it has patented a machine learning technology that defines how to shift control of an autonomous vehicle between a human driver and a vehicle control processor in the event of a potential emergency.+More on Network World: IBM on the.....»»

Category: securitySource:  networkworldRelated News2 hr. 37 min. ago

Amazon announces AmazonFresh Pickup, a drive-in grocery service that delivers orders straight to your trunk

Amazon's tendrils are continuing to reach out from the digital world into the physical. The tech giant’s latest bricks-and-mortar retail endeavor, AmazonFresh Pickup, gives Prime members a quick and easy way of ordering and collecting their.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News2 hr. 37 min. ago

iPhone or Android? President Trump makes the switch over to a new secured iPhone

After months of concern from security experts, the White House social media director has reported that President Donald Trump has switched over to a new iPhone. He had previously been using an unsecured Android device, to the dismay of his advisers a.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News2 hr. 37 min. ago

China"s Tencent drops $1.8 billion into Tesla, takes 5%

Tencent, currently the largest internet company in China, has bought a 5% stake in Tesla Inc. China's most valuable internet company continues to diversify it's portfolio by picking up a 5% share in Tesla for $1.8 billion. The exchange has bo.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News2 hr. 37 min. ago

Ringo Is a Beatle, Hawaii Is a State--Why Isn"t Pluto a Planet?

After more than a decade of controversy, the debate over the icy world’s demotion to “dwarf planet” status shows no sign of stopping -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated News2 hr. 37 min. ago

At Disrupt NY, hear top investors talk about what to expect in 2017 and beyond

 The world’s gone topsy-turvy since President Trump was elected. How is his administration impacting the world of startups? Who will deregulation benefit the most? And how do investors feel about Jay Clayton, who has been nominated to head.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News2 hr. 37 min. ago

MRI brain scans train machines to see the world more like us

Teaching machine learning algorithms to recognise objects in a more human-like way could make it easier for us to trust them in systems like driverless cars.....»»

Category: topSource:  newscientistRelated News2 hr. 37 min. ago

Flying foxes are facing extinction on islands across the world

Despite their key role as pollinators, these fruit bats are hunted for food and to protect fruit crops, which could wipe them out on their island homes.....»»

Category: topSource:  newscientistRelated News2 hr. 37 min. ago

A week with Fujifilm"s GFX 50S medium-format mirrorless camera

Fujifilm surprised the camera world last year with the introduction of the GFX 50S, its first medium-format mirrorless. The shooter, which is now available for $6,500 body only, packs a large 51.4-megapixel CMOS sensor (43.8 x 32.9mm) in a D.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News2 hr. 37 min. ago

Dear Donald Trump: "Clean coal" doesn"t exist

"Clean coal" is an oxymoron. Even if you took a hunk of coal, doused it in bleach and scrubbed it for six hours with a soapy horsehair brush, it would still cause lung cancer and fill the air with carbon emissions when you burned it. Anyone.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News2 hr. 37 min. ago

4 ways for IT managers to keep their staff happy

Everyone knows that happy employees are better employees -- but what, exactly, is the key to employee happiness?That’s a question that recruiting company Robert Half explored in the new report, The Secrets of the Happiest Companies and Employees.....»»

Category: developmentSource:  cwRelated News2 hr. 37 min. ago

A kitten becomes Exhibit 41 in defamation suit against Buzzfeed over Trump dossier

"Six ways Buzzfeed has misled the court... and a picture of a kitten." Enlarge / Exhibit 41 in latest court filing in the defamation suit against Buzzfeed for publishing the Trump dossier. (credit: Federal court documets) When looking through.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News3 hr. 25 min. ago