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Category: gadgetSource:  gizmodoMar 21st, 2017

This self-heating winter jacket claims to stay warm for 14 hours and charge your phone at the same time

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Winter is coming, which means most people are breaking out their winter coats that are so bulky, they're borderline ridiculous. A Kickstarter proje.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News12 min. ago

The LAPD will use drones—and people are pissed

Forget 2049. Los Angeles' Blade Runner-esque future of a world watched by robots is here.  On Tuesday, a civilian oversight panel gave the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) the OK to begin a year-long drone trial, primarily for reconnaissance.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News12 min. ago

You can now check non-Google accounts on the Gmail app

Does anyone out there still use an email other than Gmail?  Google announced today that it's testing a new feature that will allow select users to check their emails on the Gmail iOS app. It's compatible with email addresses from services such a.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News12 min. ago

In Amazon Bid, New York Brags About, Well, Everything

To land Amazon’s second headquarters, the city is playing up its tech talent pool and infrastructure, but the cost of doing business is steep......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News12 min. ago

Snapchat"s dumb dancing hotdog is now an $80 Halloween costume

As of today, Snapchat sells three physical products: Spectacles, a charging case for the Spectacles, and a Halloween costume based on its dancing hotdog filter. The company confirmed to Engadget that, yes, it IS officially hawking the getup......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  engadgetRelated News28 min. ago

CNN just got special FAA permission to fly drones over crowds

CNN has announced that it is the first of its kind to get FAA approval for operating a drone over crowds. This is made possible via the FAA’s issuance of a Part 107 waiver that authorizes the use of small unmanned aircraft systems in places whe.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated News56 min. ago

WTF is floating around Saturn?

NASA Cassini spacecraft performed its final, fateful dive into Saturn several weeks ago, destroying itself in the planet's atmosphere and ending an incredible mission that spanned nearly two full decades. Today, even though its mechanical body has be.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News56 min. ago

GM may bring its self-driving Cruise program to Uber

Remember how GM's autonomous vehicles division Cruise was planning to work with Lyft? The two companies hoped to put 300 more self-driving Chevy Bolts on the road next year. The fleet was supposed to start testing within the next year,.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  engadgetRelated News56 min. ago

Dead bodies can soon be liquified under new California law

Californians nearing the end or getting an early start choosing how they want to decay can now consider liquid cremation due to a new state law allowing the procedure by 2020. California will be the 15th state to allow the controversial option, accor.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated News56 min. ago

Blue Apron to lay off 6%, or more than 250 employees after going public earlier this year (Matthew Lynley/TechCrunch)

Matthew Lynley / TechCrunch: Blue Apron to lay off 6%, or more than 250 employees after going public earlier this year  —  As Blue Apron approaches its next earnings report in a couple of weeks, the company said Wednesday that it is.....»»

Category: topSource:  techmemeRelated News56 min. ago

CNN Gets a First-Of-Its-Kind Waiver To Fly Drones Over Crowds

The FAA has granted CNN a waiver that allows it to fly its Vantage Robotics Snap drone over open-air crowds of people at altitudes of up to 150 feet. "This is a new precedent in this kind of waiver: Previous exemptions allowed flight of drones over p.....»»

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

Project Wing’s New Drone Delivery Trials Focusing on Users

Drone-delivery viability takes next step with X’s Project Wing trials If retailers and customers need new skills to use drone delivery, the idea could have difficulty.....»»

Category: aviationSource:  aviationweekRelated News1 hr. 11 min. ago

The Week in Defense, Oct. 19-26, 2017

Northrop Grumman buys SpaceX launch for a U.S. government customer, U.S. State Department clears Greece for an FMS of F-16 upgrades, Indonesia receives Panther helicopters, and Embraer sells six Super Tucanos. read more.....»»

Category: aviationSource:  aviationweekRelated News1 hr. 11 min. ago

GE Gains Little By Grounding Its Corporate Jets

Optics win despite review of bottom-line benefits Details on the benefits of business aircraft departments were released near simultaneously to GE’s grounding of its j.....»»

Category: aviationSource:  aviationweekRelated News1 hr. 11 min. ago

Facebook’s response to Russian election interference: ‘Bad things happen’

 Facebook has come under fire for its role in influencing the U.S. presidential election, particularly when it comes to “fake news” and Russian-sponsored ads.  When asked about this at WSJ D.Live in Laguna Beach on Wednesday, Facebo.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 11 min. ago

Truffle now lets you share your food tips via iMessage

 While you’ve already got Yelp and other apps to help you figure out where to eat, Truffle is designed specifically for sharing recommendations with friends and other people you know. A new update should make that sharing even easier. The.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 11 min. ago

This app scans your dick pics, but for, you know, good reasons

It's hard out there for a sexter. Living life fast, easy, and one poorly lit pic at a time sure sounds like fun, but what happens when the hackers come a' knocking? Your unmentionables end up on the deep web, that's what.  Unless, if headline-gr.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 19 min. ago

Watch your heads: CNN allowed to fly drones over crowds

CNN will soon be the flying news network.  The company announced Wednesday that it had received a waiver form the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to fly a drone over crowds of people. SEE ALSO: Police warn people on Facebook not to fly the.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 19 min. ago

The Pixel 2 has a hidden dark mode Google isn’t telling anyone about

The Pixel 2 still hasn't been released, but reviewers are already uncovering the phone's, ahem, darkest secrets. Android Oreo has the ability to change the phone's theme to match your background image, so if you use a dark background on the Pixel 2.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News1 hr. 27 min. ago

CNN gets the first FAA waiver to fly drones over crowds

The FAA finally passed a set of rules for commercial drone aviators back in August 2016, which included a formal restriction from flying over crowds of people. Given how valuable aerial footage from UAVs is, that's been a difficult regu.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  engadgetRelated News1 hr. 27 min. ago