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Research team investigates ride-sharing decisions

An interdisciplinary research team from TU Dresden at the Chair of Network Dynamics headed by Prof. Marc Timme has studied people's motivation to use "shared mobility" offers......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgJun 1st, 2021

Microsoft accidentally leaked almost the entire plot for Halo Infinite

Over the weekend, Halo Infinite's Creative Director Joseph Staten issued a tweet acknowledging that the development team had accidentally left files for the single-player campaign in the multiplayer beta they released last week. Data miners uncovered.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News8 hr. 48 min. ago

Lyft reaches adjusted profitability milestone despite continuing net losses

Today after the bell, U.S. ride-hailing company Lyft reported its second quarter financial performance. In aggregate the company’s performance was a rebound from the year-ago second quarter, which was heavily impacted by the onset of the COVID-.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News8 hr. 48 min. ago

Google Maps on iOS adds live location sharing in iMessage, home screen widget, dark mode

Google Maps announced today three feature updates to its iOS app. With live location sharing in the iMessage app, a traffic widget for the home screen and dark mode, Google Maps is positioning itself as a stronger competitor against iOS’ native.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News8 hr. 48 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 News10 hr. 21 min. ago

Boeing Scrubs Launch of Starliner Crew Capsule To Space Station

The launch of Boeing's Starliner crew capsule on an unpiloted test flight to the International Space Station was scrubbed Tuesday because of an undisclosed technical issue. Mission managers told the launch team to recycle for another attempt Wednesda.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News10 hr. 21 min. ago

Meet the Duo Behind Online Robotics Education Platform CodeJoy

Meet the team behind the streaming robotics-education platform, CodeJoy The post Meet the Duo Behind Online Robotics Education Platform CodeJoy appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers......»»

Category: topSource:  maezineRelated News12 hr. 49 min. ago

"Problematic" Greenland polar bear may be shot

A polar bear in Greenland may be shot dead next time it endangers people after several close encounters, including one where it bit the hand of a documentary team member, authorities said......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News13 hr. 21 min. ago

People living in dense parts of UK cities found to be more lonely

A team of researchers from the University of Hong Kong and one from Oxford University has found that people who live in the denser parts of U.K. cities tend to be lonelier than people living in more open areas. In their paper published in the journal.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News13 hr. 21 min. ago

Mott insulator exhibits a sharp response to electron injection

In a finding that will give theorists plenty to ponder, an all-RIKEN team has observed an unexpected response in an exotic material known as a Mott insulator when they injected electrons into it. This observation promises to give physicists new insig.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News13 hr. 21 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 News18 hr. 49 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 News22 hr. 49 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 NewsAug 3rd, 2021

Team uses 3D printing to optimize flow-through electrodes for electrochemical reactors

To take advantage of the growing abundance and cheaper costs of renewable energy, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) scientists and engineers are 3D printing flow-through electrodes (FTEs), core components of electrochemical reactors used.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2021

New DNA study provides critical information on conserving rainforest lizards

A study published June 16 in Biotropica by a team of researchers at the University of Washington, the UW Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, WWF Hong Kong and the University of Colombo has provided an important road map to conserving rough-n.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2021

Global team of wildlife researchers furthers study of elusive, tree-dwelling animals

The pandemic has turned many of us to technology as a way to connect with not just other people, but also nature......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

How landscapes of fear affect the songbirds in our backyards

A team of researchers headquartered at the University of Massachusetts Amherst has recently discovered that fear plays an important, unrecognized role in the underdevelopment, and increased vulnerability, of backyard songbirds......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

G-Shock’s GBX-100NS hybrid surf watch isn’t only for surfers

The Casio G-Shock GBX-100NS may have features for surfers, but this hybrid smartwatch definitely isn't only for those who ride the waves. We take a close look......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Astronomers spot light behind a black hole for the first time, reaffirming Einstein"s theory of general relativity

Led by Stanford University’s Dan Wilkins, the team focused on a black hole that is 10 million times as massive as our sun and located 1,800 million light years away in a galaxy called I Zwicky......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated 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