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Use of biofuel could reduce aviation-related emissions

But burning biofuel still gives off a lot of soot particles. (credit: Bill Abbott) Emissions from aviation often result in jet trails, a specific type of cloud formation. These clouds can influence climate through alteration of water vapor and.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaMar 20th, 2017

Diesel woes continue as General Motors is accused of emissions cheating

A class-action lawsuit alleges General Motors employed illegal "defeat devices" to cheat on emissions tests with its Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra heavy-duty diesel pickup trucks. The post Diesel woes continue as General Motors is accused of emi.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News38 min. ago

The Bloom Foam in these Vivobarefoot sneakers is made with real algae

London-based Vivobarefoot announced a partnership with San Diego-based Bloom to create the first shoes made with algae. More precisely, the shoes use EVA foams made out of harvested algae biomass. The post The Bloom Foam in these Vivobarefoot sneaker.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News38 min. ago

Diesel can’t catch a break: Lawsuits over emissions hit GM, Fiat Chrysler

Nitrogen oxide emissions are coming back for round two. Enlarge (credit: Steve Snodgrass) Two auto manufacturers are in legal crosshairs this week because of emissions from their diesel vehicles. The US Department of Justice sued Fiat Chrysle.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News1 hr. 6 min. ago

Off-lease vehicles could send U.S. sales tumbling, analyst warns

An incoming "tsunami" of off-lease vehicles could send annual U.S. new-vehicle sales tumbling as low as 13 million by 2021, according to one Wall Street analyst......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News2 hr. 22 min. ago

Does the type of device you use affect your problem-solving skills? Study says yes

Research indicates using a smartphone instead of a computer makes us more utilitarian and less emotional in our decision-making, according to a recently published study in the journal Computers in Human Behavior. The post Does the type of device you.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 14 min. ago

Intel’s upcoming 10-core i9 chips will hit 4.5GHz without even overclocking

With 10 cores and 20 threads all running at 4.5GHz when boosted, Intel's upcoming Skylake-X i9 7900X could be a monstrously powerful CPU, upping the ante when it comes to AMD's impending Ryzen competition. The post Intel’s upcoming 10-core i9 c.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 14 min. ago

How I Use Android: Droid Life founder Kellen Barranger

Gather 'round, kiddos, 'cause it's time to travel back to the Good Ol' Days of Android.Way back when in 2009, you see, Android was a mere babe -- an infant just barely learning to crawl. It's hard to even imagine now, but at that point, most publi.....»»

Category: telecomSource:  cwRelated News4 hr. 22 min. ago

GM accused in lawsuit of using VW-like defeat devices

GM was accused of putting defeat devices in its trucks to beat emissions tests, the sixth carmaker linked to diesel cheating since 2015, when VW admitted to installing software to bypass pollution rules......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News5 hr. 14 min. ago

Intel’s 10-core Skylake X CPU to normalize a sky-high clock speed

With 10 cores and 20 threads all running at 4.5GHz when boosted, Intel's upcoming Skylake-X i9 7900X could be a monstrously powerful CPU, upping the ante when it comes to AMD's impending Ryzen competition. The post Intel’s 10-core Skylake X CPU.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 14 min. ago

Medicinal use for marijuana confirmed: CBD helps kids with rare epilepsy

Randomized, double-blind placebo-controlled trial finds cannabidiol benefits. Enlarge / Medical marijuana growing in a facility in Canada. (credit: Getty | Richard Lautens) In a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial—the.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News7 hr. 46 min. ago

Amazon"s 2-For-1 Dash Button Deal Actually Nets You Two Free Dash Buttons - Deal Alert

Right now if you buy a Dash Button, Amazon will give you one for free in honor of National Pet Week, this week. But they're still giving you the $4.99 credit after the first time you use it. So that's two Dash buttons for free, really (typically D.....»»

Category: telecomSource:  cwRelated News7 hr. 58 min. ago

Maxwell Shuffles Board Chair

an Diego-based Maxwell Technologies, which develops capacitive energy storage and other related products, said that its Chairman, David Schlotterbeck, has decided to resign. The company said Scholtterbeck resigned "for personal reasons", and the Chai.....»»

Category: topSource:  socaltechRelated News8 hr. 6 min. ago

7 Excel tips for huge spreadsheets: Split Screen, Freeze Panes, Format Painter and more

The bigger and uglier your Excel spreadsheet gets, the more you need to use certain features or tricks to keep a handle on the data. The seven features covered here will help you navigate, organize, and readjust your spreadsheet with as little has.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News10 hr. 30 min. ago

HTC rolls out AI device for medical diagnosing applications

HTC has come out with an artificial intelligence (AI)-based device and related applications for medical examination and diagnosis applications, according to Edward Chang, president of healthcare and research unit at HTC......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News10 hr. 30 min. ago

Manchester Attack Could Lead To Internet Crackdown

New submitter boundary writes: The UK government looks to be about to put the most egregious parts of the Investigative Powers Act into force "soon after the election" (which is in a couple of weeks) in the wake of the recent bombing in Manchester. ".....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News18 hr. 22 min. ago

Fields could walk away from Ford with $57.5 million

Former Ford CEO Mark Fields, ousted by the board after the automaker's stock declined 37 percent on his watch, could walk away with about $57.5 million in compensation......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News19 hr. 38 min. ago

Robot Police Officer Goes On Duty In Dubai

The first robot officer has joined the Dubai Police force tasked with patrolling the city's malls and tourist attractions. "People will be able to use it to report crimes, pay fines and get information by tapping a touchscreen on its chest," reports.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News21 hr. 58 min. ago

A wormable code-execution bug has lurked in Samba for 7 years. Patch now!

Comparisons to the Windows flaw WCry exploited are exaggerated, but only a little. Enlarge (credit: Guido Sorarù) Maintainers of the Samba networking utility just patched a critical code-execution vulnerability that could pose a severe threat.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News22 hr. 14 min. ago

Software update can fix diesel emissions, FCA lawyer says

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles believes a software update can address U.S. regulators' contention that its diesel vehicles are producing excess emissions, a lawyer for the company said at a court hearing on Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News22 hr. 22 min. ago

GM to cut jobs at international headquarters, report says

GM will slash headcount at its international headquarters in Singapore as part of efforts to reduce exposure to unprofitable and unpromising markets, Reuters reported......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 24th, 2017