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Research papers that omit "mice" from titles receive misleading media coverage

There is increasing scrutiny around how science is communicated to the public, but what is the relationship between how scientists report their findings and how media reports it to the public? A study published in PLOS Biology by Marcia Triunfol at H.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgJun 15th, 2021

Give Amazon your palm print and receive $10 in credit

When Amazon One launched in September 2020, only two Amazon Go stores in Seattle were using this technology. Since then, the tech giant has expanded its contactless technology to multiple Amazon Go, Go Grocery, Books, 4-star, Whole Foods Market and P.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News7 hr. 0 min. ago

FandangoNOW and Vudu merge into a new streaming service with titles to rent, buy or stream free

Last year, movie ticketing and discovery business Fandango, a division of NBCUniversal, bought the on-demand video streaming service Vudu from Walmart, after the retailer had failed to capitalize on the service it had first acquired in 2010 for $100.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 0 min. ago

Facebook Researchers Hope To Bring Together Two Foes: Encryption and Ads

Facebook is bulking up a team of artificial intelligence researchers, including a key hire from Microsoft, to study ways of analyzing encrypted data without decrypting it, the company confirmed to the Information. From the report: The research could.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News8 hr. 33 min. ago

Social Media Giants Failing To Remove Most Antisemitic Posts

Five social media giants failed to remove 84% of antisemitic posts in May and June -- and Facebook performed the worst despite announcing new rules to tackle the problem, a new report finds. Axios: The Center for Countering Digital Hatred (CCDH) note.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News8 hr. 33 min. ago

HBO Max finally launches on LG smart TVs in the U.S.

LG TV owners in the U.S. are finally getting the HBO Max app added to their sets, LG and Warner Media announced today......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News10 hr. 1 min. ago

GTA V is leaving Xbox Game Pass again, but Skate is in

While heavy-hitter Grand Theft Auto V is leaving Xbox Game Pass in August, a variety of other strong titles are arriving to take its place......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 33 min. ago

Are women climate scientists judged for speaking out? Not so much, research suggests

Many scientists are likely to be invited for media appearances in the run up to COP26, the international negotiations on global heating that will take place in Glasgow in November 2021. Journalists will ask climate scientists to help place the talks.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News17 hr. 1 min. ago

China smartphone AP shipments to grow 7% in 3Q21

About 218 million smartphone application processors (APs) were shipped to China-based handset vendors in the second quarter of 2021, up about 3% sequentially, according to Digitimes Research. Shipments are forecast to register another sequential grow.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News21 hr. 1 min. ago

Indigenous fire stewardship promotes global biodiversity

The disruption of Indigenous-controlled fire use at the onset of colonization has resulted in high-severity fire activity, according to a new study by a research team at the University of Waterloo......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News21 hr. 33 min. ago

The Push For a "PBS For the Internet"

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Axios: The concept of a new media ecosystem that's non-profit, publicly funded and tech-infused is drawing interest in policy circles as a way to shift the power dynamics in today's information wars. Revamping.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Reese Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine sold to new media firm from former Disney execs

Hello Sunshine, Reese Witherspoon’s media company that has produced content for streaming services like Hulu, Apple and HBO, among others, has been sold to a yet-unnamed new media firm run by former Disney execs, Kevin Mayer and Tom Staggs, the.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Decline in CO2 cooled Earth"s climate more than 30 million years ago

New research led by the University of Bristol demonstrates that a decline in the concentration of atmospheric CO2 played a major role in driving Earth's climate from a warm greenhouse into a cold icehouse world around 34 million years ago. This trans.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

New pathway to mitigate climate change and boost progress on UN Sustainable Development Goals

A world that combats climate change while simultaneously improving on all 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is possible, a new study finds. Scientists from the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) and the German Development Insti.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Sea levels influence eruptions on volcanic island

The rise and fall of sea levels influence the likelihood of volcanic eruptions on the Greek island of Santorini, new research led by Oxford Brookes University has discovered. Analyzing the timings of eruptions over hundreds of thousands of years, the.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

First additively-manufacture thermal protection shield is going to space

A research team at Oak Ridge National Laboratory have 3D printed a thermal protection shield, or TPS, for a capsule that will launch with the Cygnus cargo spacecraft as part of the supply mission to the International Space Station. The launch will ma.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Intel Executive Posts Thunderbolt 5 Photo Then Deletes It

AnandTech: An executive visiting various research divisions across the globe isn't necessarily new, but with a focus on social media driving named individuals at each company to keep their followers sitting on the edge of their seats means that we ge.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

How people prefer to receive life-changing news, be it good or bad

When finding out life-changing news, whether good or bad, some people prefer to receive information as soon as possible. Others wish to receive and process bits of information over time or wait until the last minute to hear the news. Economists have.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

The Station: The script for Elon Musk’s Loop drivers, Redwood snags $700M and a chat with Kodiak Robotics’ co-founder

The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click The Station — to receive it every weekend in your inbox. Hello readers: Welcome to The Station, your central hub for all past, present and futur.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Russian Arctic warming leads to major ice loss

Glaciers and ice caps in two archipelagos in the Russian Arctic are losing enough meltwater to fill nearly five million Olympic-size swimming pools each year, research shows......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Mammal biodiversity shapes disease risk

To predict the spillover of pathogens from wildlife to humans and limit future pandemics, it is important to understand where wildlife disease risk is highest. A team of researchers, led by Wageningen University & Research (WUR) in The Netherlands, r.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021