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Jeep asked to change name of its SUV by the Cherokee Nation

The Jeep Cherokee name "does not honor us," says Cherokee Nation Chief Hoskin. Enlarge / The SUV currently known as a Jeep Cherokee. (credit: Jeep) It's time for Jeep to reconsider calling its SUVs "the Cherokee" and "Grand Cherokee," says Ch.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaFeb 23rd, 2021

Can Users Poison the Data Big Tech Uses to Surveil Them?

"Algorithms are meaningless without good data. The public can exploit that to demand change," argues a new article in MIT's Technology Review (shared by long-time Slashdot reader mspohr): Data is fed into machine-learning algorithms to target you wi.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

Samsung’s 3-nm Tech Shows Nanosheet Transistor Advantage

Nanosheet devices allow tuning of memory cell design in a way FinFETs can’t The logic chip industry is heading toward a fundamental change in the structure of transistors. Today’s transistors, called FinFETs, will give way to devices variou.....»»

Category: Source:  ieeeRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

How Rani Therapeutics’ robotic pill could change subcutaneous injection treatment

A new auto-injecting pill might soon become a replacement for subcutaneous injection treatments. The idea for this so-called robotic pill came out of a research project around eight years ago from InCube Labs—a life sciences lab operated by Rani Th.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

How Rani Therapeutics’ robotic pill could change subcutaneous injection treament

A new auto-injecting pill might soon become a replacement for subcutaneous injection treatments. The idea for this so-called robotic pill came out of a research project around eight years ago from InCube Labs—a life sciences lab operated by Rani Th.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Apple says iOS 14.5 will not allow users to set a default music player after all

Last month beta testers found that Apple had added a feature to iOS 14.5 allowing users to change the default music app, Apple Music, to any other third-party app they had installed. However, this does not appear to be the case......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

"I want to ride my bicycle!" People set to change mobility choices post-lockdown

New research suggests a significant proportion of Trinity's staff and student population that formerly relied on public transport will now choose to walk or cycle to campus when it fully re-opens after lockdown......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Tantalizing signs of phase-change "turbulence" in RHIC collisions

Physicists studying collisions of gold ions at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC), a U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science user facility for nuclear physics research at DOE's Brookhaven National Laboratory, are embarking on a journey th.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Does Your Business Need a Developer Portal?

Many software vendors wonder, do I need a developer portal? While the short answer is yes, we’ve asked the experts to weigh in with their thoughts. Continue reading........»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Stellantis will increase pace of EV launches in Europe, U.S.

Stellantis, whose brands include Opel, Jeep, Ram and Maserati, plans to have full-electric or hybrid versions of all of its vehicles in Europe, as well as its light-duty vehicles in the U.S., by 2025......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

What’s latest in the Software Industry: Its Building a Product Nation and Playing Securely with Data

What’s latest in the Software Industry: It’s Building a Product Nation and Playing Securely with Data Recently NASSCOM conducted its annual flagship event NASSCOM Technology Leadership Forum (NTLF) 2021. The event empaneled eminent speakers and a.....»»

Category: hostingSource:  dailyhostnewsRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Biden lauds NASA team for giving US "dose of confidence"

President Joe Biden on Thursday congratulated the NASA team responsible for last month's successful landing of an six-wheeled rover on Mars and for giving the country a "dose of confidence" at a moment when the nation's reputation as a scientific lea.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Jeep’s new Wagoneer will be first car with Amazon Fire TV

Jeep’s upcoming Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer SUVs will offer Amazon’s Fire TV streaming platform as part of the package when the vehicles hit the road in 2022......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Oakland Bans Leaf Blowers, Trimmers and Other Lawn Equipment That Rely on Combustion Engines

Oakland has banned the use of leaf blowers, trimmers and other lawn equipment that rely on combustion engines, citing health and climate change concerns. From a report: The city says that the "significant health hazards" to users and residents from t.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

iOS 14.5 Won"t Actually Let You Change a Default Music Service

It turns out that Apple's iOS 14.5 update won't actually let you change your default music service that you use with Siri. Engadget reports: Beta users had originally noticed that it appeared as if early versions of the update might allow you to chan.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

T-Mobile is a consumer favorite. Now it"s trying to break into the business world

T-Mobile has been popular with consumers, but an underdog when it comes to serving businesses. The "Uncarrier" wants to change that with the rollout of 5G......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Tufin Announces Vulnerability-Based Change Automation App

The newest app in the Marketplace combines Tufin’s security policy automation and vulnerability management capabilities BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–$TUFN #automation—Tufin® (NYSE: TUFN), a company pioneering a policy-centric approach.....»»

Category: hostingSource:  dailyhostnewsRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

Species evolve heat tolerance more slowly than cold tolerance

Many species might be left vulnerable in the face of climate change, unable to adapt their physiologies to respond to rapid global warming. According to a team of international researchers, species evolve heat tolerance more slowly than cold toleranc.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

Meet the latest member of Hokie Nation, a newly discovered millipede that lives at Virginia Tech

Hearing the words "new species discovered" may conjure images of deep caves, uncharted rainforests, or hidden oases in the desert......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

Want to cut emissions that cause climate change? Tax carbon

Putting a price on producing carbon is the cheapest, most efficient policy change legislators can make to reduce emissions that cause climate change, new research suggests......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

How governments and companies should listen to the people on climate change

People are more engaged in reducing carbon emissions than previously thought—and governments, scientists and companies should listen to them—according to new research from the University of East Anglia and the UK Energy Research Centre......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021