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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

Becoming a smart city takes more than sensors and buzzwords

What makes a smart city? We asked some experts, and they all agree: No city is really there, yet, but many cities are looking to the future. The post Becoming a smart city takes more than sensors and buzzwords appeared first on Digital Trends......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News14 min. ago

Tech Fix: What’s Changing in Uber’s New App

The company has been dogged by scandal for months. One response: changes to its all-important app......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News46 min. ago

Recapping the first TechCrunch China event in Shenzhen

 Last week we hosted our first TechCrunch China event in Shenzhen, the hardware capital of the world. We were delighted to welcome thousands of attendees to the event, which included a host of top tech industry names, exciting up-and-coming star.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News4 hr. 54 min. ago

Australian Officials Want Encryption Laws To Fight "Terrorist Messaging"

An anonymous reader quotes Ars Technica: Two top Australian government officials said Sunday that they will push for "thwarting the encryption of terrorist messaging" during an upcoming meeting next week of the so-called "Five Eyes" group of English-.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News12 hr. 14 min. ago

Why So Many Top Hackers Come From Russia

Long-time Slashdot reader tsu doh nimh writes: Brian Krebs has an interesting piece this week on one reason that so many talented hackers (malicious and benign) seem to come from Russia and the former Soviet States: It's the education, stupid. Krebs'.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News13 hr. 14 min. ago

How tech companies are recognizing Pride Month

 In the month of June, tech companies celebrated Pride in the best way they know how: small, quirky product updates. With San Francisco and New York’s annual Pride event hitting this weekend, it’s a good time to reflect on just how f.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News17 hr. 46 min. ago

Why now?

 Sexism in tech (and elsewhere) has always been an open secret but it seems we’ve hit an inflection point. More women are now willing to expose that secret. Read More.....»»

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

Walmart tells some tech providers not to use Amazon Web Services if they want Walmart"s business (Wall Street Journal)

Wall Street Journal: Walmart tells some tech providers not to use Amazon Web Services if they want Walmart's business  —  Wal-Mart is telling some technology companies that if they want its business, they can't run applications for.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News21 hr. 6 min. ago

Cherry MX 6.0 Red Switch LED Review

Cherry taking the front on the quality and the design of their line of fantastic mechanical keyboards has brought the goliath of all keyboards. The Cherry MX 6.0 takes the mechanics of the Silent Red Cherry Switch series alongside a very vi.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News21 hr. 38 min. ago

The best iOS 10 widgets for your iPhone or iPad

If you haven’t been using an iOS widgets, you have been missing out on one of the best features of the operating system. Take a look at our top 10 iOS widgets, and enjoy the full power of Apple's platform. The post The best iOS 10 widgets for your.....»»

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

First DeepMind AI conquered Go. Now it’s time to stop playing games

After beating top Go player Ke Jie, DeepMind retired the AlphaGo AI, but the team is already seeking out new challenges to prove the worth of its research. The post First DeepMind AI conquered Go. Now it’s time to stop playing games appeared fi.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News22 hr. 30 min. ago

Australia wants Five Eyes to squeeze tech firms on encryption

 The political rhetoric against strong encryption continues to crank up. Reuters reports today that Australia will be pushing for greater powers for countries to tackle the use of encrypted messaging services by terrorists and criminals at an up.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 25th, 2017

Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: Programmable drums and self-making bedsheets

Check out our roundup of the coolest 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: Programmable drums and self-maki.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 25th, 2017

First, DeepMind AI conquered Go. Now it’s time to stop playing games

After beating top Go player Ke Jie, DeepMind retired the AlphaGo AI, but the team is already seeking out new challenges to prove the worth of its research. The post First, DeepMind AI conquered Go. Now it’s time to stop playing games appeared f.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

Uber is having trouble holding onto its drivers, according to recent data

The bad news just keeps rolling in for Uber. Not only has there been a shakeup at the very top of the company, but the folks who make up the base of the transportation giant also seem to be leaving. We're talking about Uber drivers. The post Uber is.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

Seek Adventure App takes the Pokémon Go concept a step further

Just like Pokémon Go, Seek Adventure App uses geo-location based gaming to engage users with their phones and the real world. Where Seek takes it a step further is by partnering with various brands and companies to offer real-world rewards throu.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

Researcher Finds Critical OpenVPN Bug Using Fuzzing

"Guido Vranken recently published 4 security vulnerabilities in OpenVPN on his personal blog," writes long-time Slashdot reader randomErr -- one of which was a critical remote execution bug. Though patches have been now released, there's a lesson to.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

5 burning questions Blue Apron’s IPO is about to answer

 Blue Apron will be going public in short order, kicking off the second big major consumer IPO of 2017. It’s nowhere near as big as Snap, but the company at the top end of its IPO pricing will be valued at around $3.2 billion as it looks t.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

Bits: Farhad’s and Mike’s Week in Tech: Uber Isn’t Everything

Uber dominated tech headlines this week, but a few other things happened in techland, too......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

The iPhone hair shirt: The weirdest of takes

The Macalope has seen a lot of iPhone takes over the last 10 years so it’s rare that he’s surprised by anything. But this one goes from standard to bizarre in 3.2 paragraphs.Writing for the LA Times, Virginia Heffernan presents a hairy argumen.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017