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Utilis takes top water innovation prize at Imagine H2O for tech that finds leaks underground

 An Israeli tech startup called Utilis has taken top honors at Imagine H2O this year, for technology that can detect underground leaks in underground, potable water supply systems through analysis of satellite imagery. Americans waste 1 trilli.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchMar 16th, 2017

Researchers Win $100,000 For New Spear-Phishing Detection Method

An anonymous reader writes: Facebook has awarded this year's Internet Defense Prize worth $100,000 to a team of researchers from the University of California, Berkeley, who came up with a new method of detecting spear-phishing attacks in closely moni.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News16 min. ago

Google needs to pay Apple a small fortune to remain the default search engine on iOS

 Apple and Google could be the biggest frenemies in tech. While they both compete like there’s no tomorrow, they also partner on some very specific deals. For instance, Google is paying a ton of money to remain the default search engine on.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 28 min. ago

Let’s review some of tech’s big second quarter financial stories

 Now that the second-quarter “earnings season” — when all of the biggest public tech companies spill their financial guts to the public — is over, and it was filled with a lot of weird stories that seemed a little outside.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  crunchgearRelated News3 hr. 8 min. ago

Analyzing Falkor’s Microarchitecture: A Deep Dive into Qualcomm’s Centriq 2400 for Windows Server and Linux

Developing a custom microarchitecture is difficult. Even with all the standards in place and licensing an instruction set such as ARM, the actual development takes time and the right people to put together, then the infrastructure to deploy at scale.....»»

Category: topSource:  anandtechRelated News3 hr. 52 min. ago

Asus ROG Zephyrus gaming laptop launched in India at Rs 2,99,990

The ROG Zephyrus is aimed at gaming enthusiasts with top-end specifications and the latest version of Windows 10. Asus today launched its latest gaming laptop in India. The Asus ROG Zephyrus (Republic of Gamers) was launched earlier this year a.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News4 hr. 28 min. ago

The Daily Stormer was back online for a quick second

 Neo-Nazi site The Daily Stormer is running out of options to stay online. There has been a public outcry against tech companies helping websites, such as The Daily Stormer. On August 18th, the team behind The Daily Stormer found a way to put th.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 28 min. ago

Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: Stackable grills and laser engravers

Check out our roundup of the best new crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the Web this week. You can't buy this stuff yet, but it sure is fun to gawk! The post Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: Stackable grills and laser engr.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News7 hr. 36 min. ago

After 15 Years, Maine"s Laptops-in-Schools Initiative Fails To Raise Test Scores

For years Maine has been offering laptops to high school students -- but is it doing more harm than good? An anonymous reader writes: One high school student says "We hardly ever use paper," while another student "says he couldn't imagine social stud.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News15 hr. 8 min. ago

The Ghostek NRGcamper may be the most high-tech backpack ever

The Ghostek NRGcamper backpack features everything we've come to expect from a hiking pack, plus high-tech features like a built-in solar panel and large USB battery pack to keep mobile devices charged on the go. The post The Ghostek NRGcamper may be.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News20 hr. 52 min. ago

Paul Allen Finds Long-Lost World War II Cruiser, the USS Indianapolis

An anonymous reader quotes the US Naval Institute News: Seventy-two years after two torpedoes fired from a Japanese submarine sunk cruiser USS Indianapolis (CA-35), the ship's wreckage was found resting on the seafloor on Saturday -- more than 18,000.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News21 hr. 8 min. ago

Stop spam calls with the best call- and text-blocker apps

Unwanted calls and texts on your smartphone can be a serious headache. Put a stop to them with one of the best call and text blocker apps. We have singled out our top picks for Android and iPhone. The post Stop spam calls with the best call- and text.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News22 hr. 36 min. ago

Here are the top schools among founders who raise big dollars

 You don’t need a fancy university degree to launch a startup and secure venture capital. But looking at the data on who gets funded, alumni affiliation sure seems to be a big contributing factor. Read More.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsAug 19th, 2017

The Huger Tech Racer electric skateboard proves fast doesn’t mean first place

 The pursuit of finding the best electric skateboard continues, with a startup based out of Orange County, California called Huger Tech. The board in question, named the Racer, is supposed to be the most bang for your buck, but with better perfo.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsAug 19th, 2017

Get these 3 in-demand skill sets and switch careers

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. There's no doubt about it: tech is king when it comes to the industry with the most dynamic, innovative opportunities on the market. There's only o.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsAug 19th, 2017

Resourceful golden retriever finds $85,000 of heroin in his backyard

Police dogs aren't the only ones sniffing out drugs.  A regular, untrained family golden retriever in Oregon dug up something interesting in his own backyard. The 18-month-old dog, Kenyon, came back with what his family thought was a time capsul.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsAug 19th, 2017

Bits: Farhad’s and Mike’s Week in Tech: Apple’s Big Media Bet and More Uber Drama

Two Times reporters discuss the latest events of the technology world, focusing this week on Apple, Uber and how tech companies took action against neo-Nazis......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated NewsAug 19th, 2017

Hollywood"s Cybercrime Pains Are Bigger than Movie Leaks

Piracy is a long-running and even routine issue for Hollywood, whether it's street vendors hawking bootleg DVDs on street corners or video uploaded to file-sharing sites like Pirate Bay. Now cybercriminals are also putting embarrassing chatter and ot.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated NewsAug 19th, 2017

As the Laid-Off Struggle, High-Tech U.S. Plants Are Hiring

Herbie Mays is 3M proud, and it shows -- in the 3M shirt he wears; in the 3M ring he earned after three decades at the company's plant in suburban Cincinnati; in the way he shows off a card from a 3M supervisor, praising Mays as "a GREAT employee.".....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated NewsAug 19th, 2017

How "StarCraft II" is powering a clever HD remake of "Diablo II"

"The Curse of Tristram" is the kind of inspired, over-the-top modding project that could only be hatched in the mind of a fan. The idea is straightforward enough: deliver a remastered version of Diablo II by rebuilding it inside StarCraft II. Nev.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsAug 19th, 2017

Intel Core i7 7820X Linux Benchmarks

"While the June launch of Intel's X-Series processors took the attention with the top-end Core i9 7900X Skylake-X and Core i7 7740X Kabylake-X processors, coming in several hundred dollars less than the i9-7900X is the i7-7820X, whic.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated NewsAug 19th, 2017