VMware to Acquire Wavefront for Monitoring and Optimizing Clouds and Modern Applications

VMware has announced the intention to acquire Wavefront – a SaaS based service hosted on AWS that provides metrics monitoring for cloud and modern application environments. The acquired technology and staff will become part of VMware’s Cloud Mana.....»»

Category: softwareSource:  idcApr 14th, 2017

Speed of poop: Big or small, mammals drop a deuce in ~12 secs, study finds

Hydrodynamic model of defecation takes size, rectal pressure, and mucus into account. Enlarge (credit: Brandon Weeks) In 2015, mechanical engineers at Georgia Institute of Technology calculated that all mammals take about the same amount of ti.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News5 min. ago

How Echo Look could feed Amazon’s big data fueled fashion ambitions

 This week Amazon took the wraps off a new incarnation of its Alexa voice assistant, giving the AI an eye so it can see as well as speak and hear. The Echo Look also contains a depth sensor that’s being used, in the first instance, to crea.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News48 min. ago

How GE avoided Kodak’s fate

 George Eastman founded Kodak in 1888 in Rochester, New York. Four years later and 200 miles down the road, Thomas Edison and some pals founded General Electric. The two industrial giants chugged along for more than 100 years, but GE is still he.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 32 min. ago

Headline trauma: Making excuses for Microsoft

Anytime Microsoft has a bad quarter it’s a great time to practice your creative writing skills.Writing for the very nice people and day trading aficionados and charming contrarians and alien face-huggers at Business Insider, Matt Weinberger has.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated News1 hr. 56 min. ago

Smartphone ‘Orders’ body to treat diabetes

Scientists have used a smartphone to control the activity of the living cells inside and animal......»»

Category: topSource:  dailytechRelated News1 hr. 56 min. ago

Take to the skies with a DIY racing drone in an aerial Grand Prix

Drone racing is an exciting new hobby that combines engineering, flying, and fierce competition. Here's everything you need to know to about the burgeoning sport and first-person-view quadcopters. The post Take to the skies with a DIY racing drone in.....»»

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Amonkhet review: A gleaming Egyptian city where humans are fattened for slaughter

The latest Magic set has a dark secret that will soon arrive and kill everything. ©2017 Wizards of the Coast LLC in the USA & other countries. Illustration by Sam Burley......»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News2 hr. 40 min. ago

The Week in Apple News and Rumors: Today at Apple, iPhone 8 rumors, ‘Carpool Karaoke’ delayed, and more

Apple headlines for the week ending Apr. 28, 2017Image by ApplePlenty of important news and juicy rumors from the past week. Check out the Apple-related headlines in this week’s slideshow. Just click on the link to get more information.To read this.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated News3 hr. 12 min. ago

Surgeon Plans To "Reawaken" Cryogenically Frozen Brains, Transplant Them Into Someone Else"s Skull

Sergio Canavero, the Italian surgeon who plans to perform the world's first human head transplant within the next year, says he is preparing to reawaken cryogenically frozen brains and transplant them into someone else's skull. "In an interview with.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News5 hr. 32 min. ago

Anne Rice"s The Vampire Chronicles comes back to life as a TV series

Anne Rice's best-selling book series The Vampire Chronicles will be adapted for TV, with Paramount and Anonymous Content optioning the rights, and Rice's son Christopher set to write the series. The post Anne Rice's The Vampire Chronicles comes.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News8 hr. 12 min. ago

Profit Gains Lift Dow 1.9; Nasdaq Rises 2.3%

Strong profit reports and rising earnings forecasts are driving stocks higher. McDonald’s, Ingersoll-Rand surprise on the upside......»»

Category: financeSource:  barronsRelated News8 hr. 24 min. ago

Self-driving technology could boost market for mergers and acquisitions

The race to deploy self-driving cars could bring new life to the mergers and acquisitions market......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News8 hr. 40 min. ago

Car Dogs" have their day on screen

A new feature film about a day in the life of a car dealership resonated with some store employees who could identify with the long hours, the hypercompetitive atmosphere and the sense of camaraderie among stressed-out salespeople......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News8 hr. 40 min. ago

For Lexus sedans, it could be do or die

With car sales falling at Lexus, Toyota's top branding officer says the luxury line is contemplating sedans that are more casual and sporty - and maybe even a station wagon......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News8 hr. 40 min. ago

Politics Muddy Toshiba Bidding

As the second round of bidding for Toshiba’s coveted memory business draws near, the opaque process is exposing a deep schism of interests in Japan among politicians, bureaucrats and bankers. But did anyone ask what engineers want?.....»»

Category: hardwareSource:  eetimesRelated News9 hr. 12 min. ago

Crunch Report | Elon Musk’s Tunnel Vision Gets Rendered

Elon Musk shows off a video about his tunnel boring company, The Boring Company, a self-driving Apple test vehicle is spotted in the wild and Cloudera and Carvana each price their IPO at $15; one does well, the other not so much. All this on Crunch R.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News9 hr. 32 min. ago

Trump Order Helps Offshore Drilling, Stops Marine Sanctuary Expansion

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: In an executive order signed on Friday, President Trump directed his secretary of the interior to review current rules on offshore drilling and exploration. This review is likely to result in a r.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News9 hr. 40 min. ago

New Nintendo 2DS XL: Everything we know

The New Nintendo 2DS XL, a new revision of the budget 3DS hardware, will feature hardware upgrades to match the New Nintendo 3DS XL. Here is everything we know about it so far, including its pricing and release date. The post New Nintendo 2DS XL: Eve.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News10 hr. 24 min. ago

Why are lenses so expensive? Watch this Swedish inventor design his own Pretzeval

Think lenses are expensive? Watch how meticulous the process is as this inventor crafts his own Pretzeval, basically from scratch. He even cuts and shapes the glass himself and turns a big piece of metal into the barrel. The post Why are lenses so ex.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News10 hr. 40 min. ago

Weekly Rewind: Go karts on the high seas, security bots, and NASA probes

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of it. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech stories from this week. The pos.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News10 hr. 40 min. ago