Xbox Series X update adds long-requested quick resume update

Microsoft is rolling out a new update for Alpha Skip-Ahead Xbox Insider members that enhances the Quick Resume feature on Xbox Series X|S consoles......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsApr 20th, 2021

Sharks Use Earth"s Magnetic Field To Navigate the Seas

A new study suggests some sharks can read Earth's field like a map and use it to navigate the open seas. ScienceMag: The result adds sharks to the long list of animals -- including birds, sea turtles, and lobsters -- that navigate with a mysterious m.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News9 hr. 50 min. ago

Windows 10 “Sun Valley” will do away with Windows 95 era icons

The results are more subtle than you might expect from a 25+ year visual update. In this image, courtesy of Windows Latest, we see new icons from a Sun Valley preview build on the left versus p.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News11 hr. 19 min. ago

Independent evolutionary origins of vertebrate dentitions

The origins of a pretty smile have long been sought in the fearsome jaws of living sharks which have been considered living fossils reflecting the ancestral condition for vertebrate tooth development and inference of its evolution. However, this view.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News12 hr. 50 min. ago

Healthy young adults who had COVID-19 may have long-term impact on blood vessels and heart health

New research highlights the possible long term health impacts of COVID-19 on young, relatively healthy adults who were not hospitalized and who only had minor symptoms due to the virus......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News12 hr. 50 min. ago

COVID-19 vaccine delivery by age may mitigate deaths and severe health impacts

Strategic vaccine delivery is critical to reducing COVID-19 transmission, mortality and long-term health impacts. A new study suggests that prioritizing vaccine delivery to older age groups and the medically vulnerable has the greatest impact in mini.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News12 hr. 50 min. ago

Archaeologists pinpoint population for the Greater Angkor region

Long-running archaeological research, boosted by airborne lidar sensing and machine-learning algorithms, finds that Cambodia's Greater Angkor region was home to 700,000-900,000 people......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News12 hr. 50 min. ago

Extra Crunch roundup: How Duolingo became an edtech leader

The pandemic has just pushed edtech mainstream, but language-learning startup Duolingo had already spent the past decade figuring out how to build a successful edtech app. In our latest installment of the EC-1 series, Natasha Mascarenhas goes deep wi.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News13 hr. 18 min. ago

Sennheiser sells off its consumer brand

Long-running German audio company Sennheiser today announced that it has found a buyer for its consumer brand. Swiss holding company Sonova — a giant in the hearing aid business — will be acquiring the brand in a deal expected to close by.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News13 hr. 50 min. ago

Google preemptively adds YouTube TV access to Roku’s YouTube app

A contractual dispute between Roku and Google has now seen the YouTube TV app pulled from Roku's online channel store......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News13 hr. 51 min. ago

Best cheap Sony headphone deals for May 2021

If you're looking for a new pair of headphones, then Sony has a great reputation for making high-quality cans which sound great and are rugged and long-lived......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News13 hr. 51 min. ago

Atlassian Adds New Features, Workplace by Facebook Hits Customer Milestone & More News

Atlassian opens up products to collaboration with customers, Workplace adds new features and more digital workplace news. Continue reading........»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated News15 hr. 50 min. ago

Mortgage giant Rocket Cos. adds auto finance to its future e-commerce platform

The site, Rocket Auto, will feature vehicle inventory and connect customers directly to auto lender offerings. Rocket Auto currently serves as a white label call center for online used-car retailer Vroom......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News15 hr. 50 min. ago

Did our ancestors kill all the island megafauna?

Study adds data to a long-running argument. The bones of a pygmy mammoth. (credit: National Park Service/Justin Tweet) Humans haven't always been great to nature. But at least our ancestors may not have killed off island megafauna in the dista.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News16 hr. 19 min. ago

Covid Killed Universal Basic Income. Long Live Guaranteed Income

Universal basic income has become a favored cause for many high-profile Silicon Valley entrepreneurs as a solution to the job losses and social conflict that would be wrought by automation and artificial intelligence -- the very technologies their ow.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News16 hr. 50 min. ago

WhatsApp, growing despite backlash, relaxes May 15 policy update deadline

It’s safe to say WhatsApp didn’t have the ideal start to 2021. Less than a week into the new year, the Facebook-owned instant messaging app had already annoyed hundreds of thousands of users with its scary worded notification about a planned poli.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News17 hr. 50 min. ago

Chiral Faraday effect breakthrough, thanks to helices made of nickel

Physicists at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) have for the first time been able to prove a long-predicted but as yet unconfirmed fundamental effect. In Faraday chiral anisotropy, the propagation characteristics of light wave.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 50 min. ago

14 great sci-fi books to read before they become TV shows

From The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy to Paper Girls, we've put together a preview of the next batch of science fiction TV series being adapted from books......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News17 hr. 51 min. ago

FTC Report Blasts Manufacturers For Restricting Product Repairs

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has published its long-awaited report on how manufacturers limit product repairs. From a report: The "Nixing the Fix" [PDF] report details a host of repair restrictions, especially those imposed by mobile phone and.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News18 hr. 50 min. ago

World"s longest pedestrian suspension bridge opens in Portugal

Portugal's Institute for Research and Technological Development for Construction, Energy, Environment and Sustainability has completed a 516-metre-long pedestrian suspension bridge named 516 Arouca in northern Portugal. Read more Portugal'.....»»

Category: infraSource:  dezeenRelated News19 hr. 50 min. ago

WordPress Builds Design Assets Library, Plone Moves Toward Plone 6 and More News

WordPress builds a design assets library, Plone moves toward Plone 6, Drupal 9.2.0 enters Alpha Phase, and TYPO3 releases a maintenance update. Continue reading........»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated News19 hr. 50 min. ago