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Archer Aviation aims to launch network of urban air taxis in Los Angeles by 2024

Archer Aviation, the electric aircraft startup that recently announced a deal to go public via a merger with a blank-check company, plans to launch a network of its urban air taxis in Los Angeles by 2024. The announcement comes two months after the f.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchFeb 23rd, 2021

Hubble successor James Webb Space Telescope is almost ready for launch

NASA's successor to the Hubble Space Telescope, the James Webb Space Telescope, is inching closer to its launch date......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 1 min. ago

Why the "Small Internet" Movement Wants to Revive Gopher

Long-time Slashdot reader lee1 shares a new article from Linux magazine: The danger and irritations of the modern web have unleashed a movement dedicated to creating a safer and simpler alternative. The old Gopher network and the new Gemini protocol.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

America"s Air Force Is Having To Reverse Engineer Parts of Its Own Stealth Bomber

Long-time Slashdot reader AmiMoJo shares a report from The Drive: In a surprising turn of events, the United States government is calling upon its country's industry to reverse engineer components for the Air Force's B-2 Spirit stealth bomber. An of.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

Visual Studio Code Now Runs Natively On M1 Macs

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Microsoft has released a new version of source-code editor Visual Studio Code that runs natively on Apple Silicon Macs like the MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, and Mac mini models with Apple M1 chips......»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

Reddit Hires CFO As It Considers IPO

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The New York Times: Reddit, the social network and online bulletin, said on Thursday that it had appointed its first chief financial officer, Drew Vollero, in a move toward tidying up the company's books befor.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

China"s "Sharp Eyes" Program Aims To Surveil 100% of Public Space

schwit1 shares a report: One of China's largest and most pervasive surveillance networks got its start in a small county about seven hours north of Shanghai. In 2013, the local government in Pingyi County began installing tens of thousands of securit.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

"Architects must defend public space" says Elizabeth Diller as she celebrates Moscow park"s al-fresco sex appeal

Architect Elizabeth Diller has revealed the "stealthy" way that Diller Scofidio + Renfro creates public spaces – and disclosed how it was accused of corrupting Russian youth after an outbreak of open-air sex in Moscow's Zaryadye Park. Read more.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Tesla has closed its forums to launch a social platform and fans are not happy

Tesla plans to shut down the forums section on its website as it launches a new social platform called the Tesla Engagement Platform, a move that’s raised the ire of a community of its most ardent supporters. Tesla first announced the new engag.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Tracking proteins in the heart of cells

The cell must provide its various organelles with all the energy elements they need, which are formed in the Golgi apparatus. But how do the proteins that carry these cargoes - the kinesins - find their way within the cell's ''road network'' to deliv.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Life"s rich pattern: Researchers use sound to shape the future of printing

Researchers in the UK have developed a way to coax microscopic particles and droplets into precise patterns by harnessing the power of sound in air. The implications for printing, especially in the fields of medicine and electronics, are far-reaching.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Rocket Report: SpaceX explains landing failure, more on New Glenn delays

"The level of detail that we get is remarkable, how good the forecast is." Enlarge / In mid-February, a Falcon 9 launch was successful, but the first stage failed to land. (credit: SpaceX) Welcome to Edition 3.35 of the Rocket Report! There is.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Scrum Ventures launches new program to connect startups with Japanese corporations

Headquartered in San Francisco and Tokyo, Scrum Ventures is known for its accelerator programs focused on sports, food and smart city tech. Today it announced the launch of a new incubator program that will help startups from business partnerships wi.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Rocket Report: SpaceX explains landing failure, More on New Glenn delays

"The level of detail that we get is remarkable, how good the forecast is." Enlarge / In mid-February a Falcon 9 launch was successful, but the first stage failed to land. (credit: SpaceX) Welcome to Edition 3.35 of the Rocket Report! There is.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

SpaceX Starlink Factory In Texas Will Speed Up Production of Dishy McFlatface

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: SpaceX says it is building a factory in Austin, Texas, to design systems that will help make satellite dishes, Wi-Fi routers, and other equipment for its Starlink satellite broadband network. The.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Senators Call on FCC To Quadruple Base High-Speed Internet Speeds

The federal government's definition of high-speed broadband has remained stagnant over the last six years, sitting at 25Mbps down and 3Mbps up since 2015. But faced with pandemic-fueled network loads and a new push for infrastructure spending, lawmak.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Programmer Got a Minecraft Server Running On His Canon DSLR

linuxwrangler shares a report from PetaPixel: A programmer who goes by the name Turtius has managed to install and run a Minecraft server on a Canon SL2 DSLR camera. Turtius was working on reverse-engineering Canon's network processor when he decided.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Honda Launches World"s First Level 3 Self-Driving Car

Honda Motor will on Friday launch a new car equipped with the world's first certified level 3 autonomous driving technology. Nikkei Asia reports: Industry experts are cautiously watching to see if the Legend, a luxury sedan that operates without driv.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

T-Mobile’s Home Office Internet service brings 5G to businesses nationwide

T-Mobile has launched a new Home Office Internet service that is built for business users and piggybacks off of T-Mobile's nationwide 5G network......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

Less inflammation with a traditional Tanzanian diet than with a Western diet

Urban Tanzanians have a more activated immune system compared to their rural counterparts. The difference in diet appears to explain this difference: in the cities, people eat a more western style diet, while in rural areas a traditional diet is more.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

Hurry! iPad Air dropped to its lowest price ever at Amazon today

A faster, more powerful iPad that's sleeker and lighter than ever, this is an iPad for a user who wants it all......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021