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Watch This Guy Catch a Virtual Reality Ball That Turns Out to Be Real

When you strap on all of the gear required for a modern, immersive, virtual reality experience, you’re all but completely blind to the real world. But interacting with real world objects can often enhance a virtual experience, so Disney’s researc.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoMar 20th, 2017

Get your new pair of Nike sneakers using augmented reality in the SNKRS app

On Friday, Nike announced that app SNKRS "can now hide the opportunity to purchase certain coveted sneakers within a select image where the sneakers can only be seen and unlocked by viewing the image via the camera function on SNKRS." The post Get y.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News7 hr. 48 min. ago

Five shows and movies to stream this week: ‘Moana,’ ‘Paterson,’ and more

Need something to watch this weekend? Check out our list of the best shows and movies coming to streaming services this week. On the list this week: 'Moana,' 'Paterson,' and season 1 of 'GLOW.' The post Five shows and movies to stream this week: R.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News7 hr. 48 min. ago

New HyperThreading Flaw Affects Intel 6th And 7th Generation Skylake and Kaby Lake-Based Processors

MojoKid writes: A new flaw has been discovered that impacts Intel 6th and 7th Generation Skylake and Kaby Lake-based processors that support HyperThreading. The issue affects all OS types and is detailed by Intel errata documentation and points out t.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News11 hr. 8 min. ago

Get the most out of your Chromebook with the best Android apps for Chrome OS

Now that Chrome OS can officially run Android apps, we went ahead and sorted through the Google Play store for the best (and most Chrome OS compatible) Android apps currently available. The post Get the most out of your Chromebook with the best Andro.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News12 hr. 24 min. ago

Watch live: SpaceX to test “significantly upgraded” grid fins Sunday

The instantaneous launch window opens at 4:24pm ET. Enlarge / The Falcon 9 rocket on the launch pad at Vandenberg Air Force Base. (credit: SpaceX) Chances are, if you're a SpaceX employee, you've had a busy weekend. On Friday, the company succ.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News12 hr. 40 min. ago

Watch SpaceX launch 10 satellites into orbit with a Falcon 9 live right here

 SpaceX is attempting its second launch in under 48 hours today at 4:25 PM EDT (1:25 PM PDT), from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The launch will be the second for client Iridium, a global telecommunications and data provider. The payl.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News14 hr. 40 min. ago

Coming out as a Slytherin

Fantasy author Cecilia Tan thought she was a Ravenclaw—then she had to face facts. Cecilia Tan is the award-winning fiction author of over 20 books and a co-writer of GEEK ACTUALLY, a fiction serial celebrating fandom, female friendsh.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News15 hr. 48 min. ago

The Uber and the frog

 How the mighty are fallen. Travis Kalanick is out, and Uber has become something of a headless horseman, with no current CEO, COO, CFO, CMO, VP of Engineering, or general counsel. Its alleged valuation has fallen by $18 billion and counting. Ho.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News18 hr. 32 min. ago

This Week in Making: Decentralize the Web, Girl Scouts Tackle Cybersecurity, and More

This week, Mozilla is trying to get makers to decentralize the web, the Girl Scouts tackle cybersecurity, board games go virtual, and more. Read more on MAKE The post This Week in Making: Decentralize the Web, Girl Scouts Tackle Cybersecurity, and&nb.....»»

Category: topSource:  maezineRelated News18 hr. 32 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 News19 hr. 8 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 News19 hr. 24 min. ago

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 News22 hr. 16 min. ago

Does US Have Right To Data On Overseas Servers? We"re About To Find Out

Long-time Slashdot reader quotes Ars Technica: The Justice Department on Friday petitioned the US Supreme Court to step into an international legal thicket, one that asks whether US search warrants extend to data stored on foreign servers. The US gov.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 25th, 2017

Houzz raises a huge $400M round at a $4B valuation

 If you ask investors in Silicon Valley about Houzz — an app where you browse ridiculously nice homes and check out interesting interior design ideas — they’ll probably quietly mutter that they’re just growing their busin.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 24th, 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

State Legislators Want Surveillance Cameras To Catch Uninsured Drivers

An anonymous reader quotes Ars Technica: A Rhode Island legislative committee has approved a bill that would greatly expand the surveillance state through the deployment of license plate readers. For the first time in the US, these devices would be a.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

Should Your Company Switch To Microservices?

Walmart Canada claims that it was microservices that allowed them to replace hardware with virtual servers, reducing costs by somewhere between 20 and 50 percent. Now Slashdot reader snydeq shares an article by a senior systems automation engineer ar.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated 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

Headstart wants to better analyze candidates to fit them with the best jobs

 Nicholas Shekerdemian has a pretty typical startup story: he dropped out of college, met up with a technical co-founder and then ended up starting a company. But Shekerdemian, who at the time was helping match English teachers with Chinese cit.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

The Best 2-in-1 PC You Can Buy

If you can’t decide if you need a tablet or a notebook, then don’t bother. The best 2-in-1 laptops are both, and they can provide all the power you need. Check out our list for the best 2-in-1s for any user. The post The Best 2-in-1 PC You Can Bu.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017