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After 20 years, physicists find a way to keep track of lost accelerator particles

A high-intensity accelerator beam is formed of trillions of particles that race at lightning speeds down a system of powerful magnets and high-energy superconductors. Calculating the physics of the beam is so complex that not even the fastest superco.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgFeb 23rd, 2021

Bank of America is bringing VR instruction to its 4,000 banks

As consumer VR begins to have a moment following years of heavy investment from Facebook and other tech giants, corporate America is similarly beginning to find more utility in the technology, as well. Bank of America announced today that they’.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 6 min. ago

Study: Employment rose among those in free money experiment

After getting $500 per month for two years without rules on how to spend it, 125 people in California paid off debt, got full-time jobs and had "statistically significant improvements" in emotional health, according to a study released Wednesday......»»

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

Google will not build or use alternate identifiers to track users across the web

Google reiterated that its products will use Federated Learning of Cohorts to enable advertisers to target audiences. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article......»»

Category: internetSource:  searchenginelandRelated News2 hr. 6 min. ago

The Networks That Aim to Track GPS Interference Around the World

Troubleshooting the world’s navigation systems could streamline transport and save lives When Kevin Wells’ private jet lost its GPS reception after taking off from Hayward Executive Airport in California’s Bay Area in February 2019, he wh.....»»

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Watch live: SpaceX to attempt third major Starship flight test

Musk says he is confident Starship will be ready for a lunar flight in three years. Enlarge / Starship SN10 on the pad on Wednesday, March 3, 2021. (credit: Trevor Mahlmann) SpaceX may launch its third full-scale Starship prototype—named Ser.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News2 hr. 39 min. ago

Swiss statistical systems enhanced by big data

A huge volume of digital data has been harvested, stored and shared in the last few years from sources such as social media, geolocation systems and aerial images from drones and satellites, giving researchers many new ways to study information and d.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News4 hr. 6 min. ago

Source of hazardous high-energy particles located in the Sun

The source of potentially hazardous solar particles, released from the Sun at high speed during storms in its outer atmosphere, has been located for the first time by researchers at UCL and George Mason University, Virginia, U.S......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News4 hr. 6 min. ago

Teens and Other Volunteers Help Seniors Find Scarce COVID Shots

Sign-up systems for vaccines are horribly confusing, so people across the U.S. set up Facebook pages and phone lines with hands-on help -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated News5 hr. 6 min. ago

From the ashes of nearly a billion dollars, Ample resurrects Better Place’s battery swapping business model

A little over thirteen years ago, Shai Agassi, a promising software executive who was in line to succeed the chief executive at SAP, then one of the world’s mightiest software companies, left the company he’d devoted the bulk of his profe.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News5 hr. 6 min. ago

Version 2 of Google’s Flutter toolkit adds support for desktop and web apps

At an online event, Google today announced Flutter 2, the newest version of its open-source UI toolkit for building portable apps. While Flutter started out with a focus on mobile when it first launched two years ago, it spread its wings in recent ye.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News5 hr. 6 min. ago

Will this solve the mystery of the expansion of the universe?

The universe was created by a giant bang; the Big Bang 13.8 billion years ago, and then it started to expand. The expansion is ongoing: it is still being stretched out in all directions like a balloon being inflated......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News5 hr. 6 min. ago

Scientists find strongest evidence yet of "migration gene"

A team from the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Cardiff University say they have found the strongest evidence yet of a "migration gene" in birds......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News5 hr. 6 min. ago

GM extends vehicle production cuts due to chip shortage

GM did not disclose the impact on volumes or say which supplier or parts were affected by the chip shortage, but said it intends to recover as much of the lost output as possible......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News6 hr. 7 min. ago

Privacy-first Browser Brave Now Has Its Own Google Search Rival

Two years after publicly launching a privacy-focussed browser, Brave, founded by former Mozilla executive Brendan Eich, is taking on Google's search business, too. From a report: The announcement of Brave Search puts the upstart in the rare position.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News6 hr. 39 min. ago

Google discontinues Cardboard VR viewer after nearly seven years

Oculus is widely credited with jumpstarting the modern virtual reality movement but several other companies have played an integral role in getting to where we are today......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News7 hr. 38 min. ago

Why DevOps Needs AI – 5 Reasons you Must Know

With tons of data getting generated every day, it’s impossible to get over them all the time. But with advanced AI technology and DevOps, it is possible to handle tons of data and find errors very early so that DevOps engineers can boost their prod.....»»

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Acquiring real-time visibility in manufacturing for effective track and trace

Ambitious ideas invariably lead to positive outcomes. Sometimes it may not be the targeted outcome, but the results justify the effort. This was the case with a client who is a leader in manufacturing technologically advanced two-wheeler automobiles......»»

Category: hostingSource:  dailyhostnewsRelated News8 hr. 6 min. ago

Google says it won’t adopt new tracking tech after phasing out cookies

While we’ve written about attempts to build alternatives to cookies that track users across websites, Google says it won’t be going down that route. The search giant had already announced that it will be phasing out support for third-part.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News8 hr. 6 min. ago

Mountain "tsunamis" have been taking place for 10,000 years in Chilean Patagonia

Catastrophic floods due to the emptying or rupture of glacial lakes in Chilean Patagonia have taken place cyclically since the last glacial maximum 10,000 years ago. Nevertheless, the magnitude of these mountain 'tsunamis' has declined over time, acc.....»»

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

The Large Hadron Collider"s official tally: 59 new hadrons and counting

How many new particles has the LHC discovered? The most widely known discovery is of course that of the Higgs boson. Less well known is the fact that, over the past 10 years, the LHC experiments have also found more than 50 new particles called hadro.....»»

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