Making a wager on a new system to salvage concrete that doesn’t pollute

Making a wager on a new system to salvage concrete that doesn’t pollute

ImageConcrete blocks made by Solidia Technologies in Leighton Buzzard, England, which aims to tweak the formula for making cement to reduce carbon dioxide emissions.CreditCreditAndrew Testa for The New York TimesLEIGHTON BUZZARD, England — Just after sunrise, a concrete plant located in a muddy industrial zone north of London stirs to life. Workers in orange suits… →Read more

3 Methods You Can Utilize Digital Actuality to Boost Member Engagement in Your Fb Groups

3 Methods You Can Utilize Digital Actuality to Boost Member Engagement in Your Fb Groups

Virtual Reality Get your foot in the door early and use this technology to attract its increasing number of devotees. Image credit: GLENN CHAPMAN | AFP | Getty Images Imran Tariq Guest Writer Co-Founder and CEO of Webmetrix Group December 21, 2018 6 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Virtual reality… →Read more

Technology Does Not Receive rid of Cruelty

Technology Does Not Receive rid of Cruelty

Skip Article Header. Skip to: Start of Article. Photograph: Beate Sonnenberg/Getty Images Science fiction author Arkady Martine holds a PhD in Byzantine history, which she puts to good use in her first novel A Memory Called Empire. The story is inspired by the historical figure Petros Getadarj, who surrendered part of Armenia to the Byzantines.… →Read more

Huawei and Canada: What all americans knows concerning the corporate, the arrest and China’s reaction – The Globe and Mail

Huawei and Canada: What all americans knows concerning the corporate, the arrest and China’s reaction – The Globe and Mail

Published December 6, 2018Updated December 7, 2018 Latest news In this courtroom sketch, Meng Wanzhou, far left, the chief financial officer of Huawei Technologies, sits beside a translator during a bail hearing at B.C. Supreme Court in Vancouver, on Friday December 7, 2018. Jane Wolsak/The Canadian Press Crown prosecutors laid out U.S. allegations of fraud… →Read more

Trump, Self-Styled ‘Tariff Man,’ Disorders China a Warning

Trump, Self-Styled ‘Tariff Man,’ Disorders China a Warning

WASHINGTON — President Trump warned China on Tuesday that if President Xi Jinping failed to make good on the trade promises reached during their weekend meeting, the United States would impose additional tariffs on Chinese imports.Referring to himself as a “Tariff Man,” Mr. Trump issued a series of tweets that only further deepened the murkiness… →Read more

The View of the ‘Uncanny Valley’ Dates to 1970. The Phenomenon Is Thousands of Years Older

The View of the ‘Uncanny Valley’ Dates to 1970. The Phenomenon Is Thousands of Years Older

Most people experience an eerie sensation when they meet natural-looking artificial beings, especially humanoid robots. This is the “Uncanny Valley” effect, the psychological reaction of unease and apprehension upon encountering hyper-realistic replicas or automata. Affinity increases with verisimilitude, but positive feelings drop off steeply as the entity approaches being indistinguishable from reality. Anxiety rises when… →Read more

Notes on the Custom: Why Is Japan Aloof So Connected to Paper?

Notes on the Custom: Why Is Japan Aloof So Connected to Paper?

Notes on the CultureWashi is to the Japanese something like what wine is to the French — a national obsession and point of pride.ImageJapan’s centuries-long fascination with traditional papermaking means there’s still a robust analog culture in a country known for its embrace of the modern.CreditCreditPhotograph by Kyoko Hamada. Set Design by Arielle Casale and… →Read more

2018’s political mess is a boon for VR escapism in 2019

2018’s political mess is a boon for VR escapism in 2019

As the late screenwriting legend William Goldman famously said; “nobody knows anything” so predictions – especially about technology – always run the risk of making people look silly in the not-so-distant-future. That said, I’m going to go out on a limb and say in the next few years we’re going to see more people becoming… →Read more

The audiophile MQA structure in fact would not accept DRM, but that would not imply it be no longer on the poisonous rainbow of locked tech

The audiophile MQA structure in fact would not accept DRM, but that would not imply it be no longer on the poisonous rainbow of locked tech

After watching a CCC presentation that claimed that the MQA audiophile format has "stealth DRM," I decided to investigate, and I'm pretty sure MQA is not DRM. But MQA is proprietary in several important ways that audiophiles should consider before they invest in the tech. Its overlapping patents, combined with extreme secrecy about the terms… →Read more

How blockchain technology can — and can’t — terminate sexual assault

How blockchain technology can — and can’t — terminate sexual assault

For the ongoing series, Code Word, we’re exploring if — and how — technology can protect individuals against sexual assault and harassment, and how it can help and support survivors. This story explores how projects like LegalFling are using blockchain technology to store vital information on assaults and record consent. When many think of blockchain, they… →Read more

Plump moon patents: MIT creates beautiful vegetation and Amazon gets better drones

Plump moon patents: MIT creates beautiful vegetation and Amazon gets better drones

Ugh, the Gregorian calendar is so boring. That’s why we’re disrupting monthly series with a lunar cycle-based series about the best patents of the last synodic month, picked by the PatentYogi team. Get ready when that moon gets gibbous, y’all. This November-ish roundup lands on the beautiful Beaver Moon! Since my last post, the US patent… →Read more

What’s the Industry Case for Virtual Fact? Here’s What the Experts Scream.

What’s the Industry Case for Virtual Fact? Here’s What the Experts Scream.

Around here, we give a lot of thought to the question, "What is the business case for VR?" Last week, I had a chance to attend VRX -- an annual virtual reality (VR) industry conference and expo, where I was able to hear insights and reflections on the state of VR -- and where it's going next. On… →Read more

Microsoft expands rural broadband push to incorporate 1 million more folks – CNET

Microsoft expands rural broadband push to incorporate 1 million more folks – CNET

Many parts of rural America lack access to broadband internet speeds.  Shara Tibken/CNET A year and a half ago Microsoft launched an initiative to bridge the digital divide for rural Americans, promising to connect 2 million people in remote parts of the country within five years. On Tuesday, it expanded that program and said it… →Read more

It is 2018, and Vote casting Is the Most Technologically Tiresome Thing in My Existence

It is 2018, and Vote casting Is the Most Technologically Tiresome Thing in My Existence

Photo: Getty ImagesIt’s 2018. A storm is raging down the Eastern coast of the U.S., my smartphone can do almost anything I ask it, and yet I’m still expected to physically haul myself down to the polls.I did—despite what you might believe about millennials. I believe in swiping right on democracy. Still, while slogging through… →Read more

Samsung, OnePlus’ 5G telephones: 6 stuff you beget to know now – CNET

Samsung, OnePlus’ 5G telephones: 6 stuff you beget to know now – CNET

5G phones and networks are almost here, promising amazing feats like downloading entire TV seasons in minutes, and enabling cities full of driverless cars that talk to each other in real time. But the reality is that early 5G phones and networks won't transform the way we use our phones and other devices overnight. Your carrier's… →Read more

The all-electric Rivian R1T is a dream truck for adventurers

The all-electric Rivian R1T is a dream truck for adventurers

Photos: Rivian With a not-so-dreamy starting price of $69,000 After spending the better part of the last decade operating completely out of the spotlight, US-based automotive startup Rivian has finally debuted its first electric vehicle: a five-passenger pickup truck called the R1T. Announced on Monday at the Los Angeles Auto Show, the R1T is positioned… →Read more

UN warns over human rights impression of a “digital welfare recount”

UN warns over human rights impression of a “digital welfare recount”

The UN special rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights has raised concerns about the UK’s rush to apply digital technologies and data tools to socially re-engineer the delivery of public services at scale, warning in a statement today that the impact of a digital welfare state on vulnerable people will be “immense”. He has… →Read more

Designing emotional intelligence for order assistants

We are coming up on the new wave of technology and innovation, with the ever-present default, a screen is being replaced by voice assistants. Designing interactions till date has always been about a human interaction with a visible medium, like a phone, a screen, a tablet or even a watch. But when you remove that tangible… →Read more

Elon Musk Predicted Man made Intelligence Would Be ‘Severely Unhealthy’ by 2019. How End Is That to Actuality?

Elon Musk Predicted Man made Intelligence Would Be ‘Severely Unhealthy’ by 2019. How End Is That to Actuality?

Artificial Intelligence Whether you are worried about human-like AI or eagerly awaiting it, I believe the kind of technology we see in the movies is a century or more away. Image credit: Twentieth Century Fox November 26, 2018 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In 2014, Elon Musk posted, then… →Read more

The Tell of Digital Truth: Where We Are, and What’s to Attain in 2019

The Tell of Digital Truth: Where We Are, and What’s to Attain in 2019

Throughout 2018, I've spent a considerable amount of time thinking and writing about virtual reality (VR).  I've attended VR developer conferences, experimented with using different headsets, and have conducted research on public sentiment toward the technology. Now, with VRX -- an annual VR industry conference and expo -- in session this week, I've gotten a… →Read more

Crispr Babies, IVF, and the Ethics of Genetic Class Struggle

Crispr Babies, IVF, and the Ethics of Genetic Class Struggle

Last month, Chinese national He Jiankui flouted a vigorous scientific debate when he told a room full of scientists that he had manipulated the embryos of Chinese twins, using Crispr, and made one resistant to their father’s HIV. He announced to the group that the twins of the experiment had already been born.The big reveal… →Read more

Blockchain Huge Data Alternate choices will Change Entire Industries

Blockchain Huge Data Alternate choices will Change Entire Industries

Big data has been big news for businesses in recent years. The rapid rise in internet use and smartphone technology means we are now generating vast quantities of data every minute. According to one 2016 estimate from IBM, 90 percent of the data in the world was created within the last two years. When done… →Read more

Our Cellphones Aren’t Win

Our Cellphones Aren’t Win

Security flaws threaten our privacy and bank accounts. So why aren’t we fixing them?By Cooper QuintinMr. Quintin is a senior staff technologist at the Electronic Frontier Foundation.Dec. 26, 2018ImageCreditCreditAndrew DegraffAmerica’s cellular network is as vital to society as the highway system and power grids. Vulnerabilities in the mobile phone infrastructure threaten not only personal privacy… →Read more

Qualcomm: Every vacation 2019 flagship Android mobile phone within the US might maybe be 5G – CNET

Qualcomm: Every vacation 2019 flagship Android mobile phone within the US might maybe be 5G – CNET

Angela Lang/CNET Get ready for lots of 5G phones in time for the holidays next year. The first devices for the fast, next-generation network will hit the market in early 2019. Samsung, for one, said it will have a phone for Verizon, AT&T and other networks in the first half of the year. By the… →Read more

NYPD Deploying Drone for First Time To In finding New Year’s Party

NYPD Deploying Drone for First Time To In finding New Year’s Party

Want to read Slashdot from your mobile device? Point it at m.slashdot.org and keep reading! binspamdupenotthebestofftopicslownewsdaystalestupid freshfunnyinsightfulinterestingmaybe offtopicflamebaittrollredundantoverrated insightfulinterestinginformativefunnyunderrated descriptive typodupeerror 105377728 story NYPD Deploying Drone for First Time To Secure New Year's Party (bloomberg.com) 47 Posted by msmash on Sunday December 30, 2018 @02:02PM from the up-next dept. New York City police will deploy… →Read more

Why your telephone’s notifications are the sort they’re

Why your telephone’s notifications are the sort they’re

Few inventions affected our relationship with technology as much as push notifications have. Before modern-day notifications, most of us felt in charge of deciding when we want to use and interact with technology, but now, technology is largely making that decision for us. It’s easy to blame technology, but it’s important to note that it… →Read more

If you wish upon an algorithm: Will Sophia ever be steady?

If you wish upon an algorithm: Will Sophia ever be steady?

Once upon a time, in the faraway land of Hong Kong, there was a robot named Sophia. It longed for nothing, felt nothing, and was incapable of even the mildest human emotion. But, its creator Geppetto – er, creators David Hanson and Ben Goertzel, I mean – wanted to bring it to life anyway. So… →Read more

San Francisco Symphony Lands a Disrupter: Esa-Pekka Salonen

San Francisco Symphony Lands a Disrupter: Esa-Pekka Salonen

ImageThe visionary conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen, who long said he wanted to concentrate on composing, will be the next music director of the San Francisco Symphony.CreditCreditPeter Prato for The New York TimesSAN FRANCISCO — He never said never.For years, orchestras have courted the visionary conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen. Critics have frequently put his name at the top… →Read more

I musty facial recognition abilities on birds

I musty facial recognition abilities on birds

Home Biology Plants & Animals / Ecology December 7, 2018 December 7, 2018 by Lewis Barnett, The Conversation Do you know this downy woodpecker? Credit: Lewis Barnett, CC BY-SA As a birder, I had heard that if you paid careful attention to the head feathers on the downy woodpeckers that visited your bird feeders, you… →Read more

Why Contact-Tracing Apps Haven’t Slowed Covid-19 in the US

Why Contact-Tracing Apps Haven’t Slowed Covid-19 in the US

As Covid-19 spread across the United States this spring, Jodie Pond, the health director in Teton County, Wyoming, looked forward to deploying a new weapon against the pandemic. Technologists were racing to create apps that would quickly and quietly identify people who had been close to others who were infected. This process of “contact tracing”… →Read more

Special File: How ZTE helps Venezuela make China-vogue social administration

Caracas (Reuters) - In April 2008, former Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez dispatched Justice Ministry officials to visit counterparts in the Chinese technology hub of Shenzhen. Their mission, according to a member of the Venezuela delegation, was to learn the workings of China’s national identity card program. Chavez, a decade into his self-styled socialist revolution, wanted… →Read more

How You Can Exhaust Adobe Instrument to Fortify Accessibility on Your Designs

How You Can Exhaust Adobe Instrument to Fortify Accessibility on Your Designs

It’s important that as many people as possible are able to engage successfully with digital designs. In this article, we look at some of the ways large technology companies like Adobe are working on improving accessibility, and how you can apply these methods in your own designs.  3 December marks the International Day of Persons… →Read more

Digital pictures begins its subsequent chapter with radical changes – CNET

Digital pictures begins its subsequent chapter with radical changes – CNET

Stuart Palley, a professional wildfire photographer here standing in the Angeles National Forest, believes mirrorless cameras will replace conventional SLRs. Stuart Palley Digital photography has changed a lot over the past two decades, with clunky DSLRs giving way to sleek smartphones. Over the next 10 years, expect a similar evolution as the science behind the… →Read more

Whisper of cyber web porn tells us more about ourselves than expertise | John Naughton

Whisper of cyber web porn tells us more about ourselves than expertise | John Naughton

When the internet first entered public consciousness in the early 1990s, a prominent media entrepreneur described it as a “sit up” rather than a “lean back” medium. What she meant was that it was quite different from TV, which encouraged passive consumption by a species of human known universally as the couch potato. The internet,… →Read more

Irregular: Right here is the bendable glass that might also advance to your foldable phone – CNET

Irregular: Right here is the bendable glass that might also advance to your foldable phone – CNET

When it comes to foldable devices like the the Royole FlexPai and Samsung's unnamed foldable phone, this major question inevitably comes up: Is that screen made plastic or glass? Plastic looks cheap, but today's glass screen are more likely to break than flex when you bend them. Maybe not for long. CNET got an exclusive… →Read more

No, You Don’t Primarily See Fancy That

No, You Don’t Primarily See Fancy That

A guide to the new reality-melting technology in your phone’s camera Alexis C. Madrigal Dec 18, 2018 A screenshot from an Unbox Therapy video showing selfies taken under identical lighting conditions with different generations of Apple phonesLewis Hilsenteger When a prominent YouTuber named Lewis Hilsenteger (aka “Unbox Therapy”) was testing out this fall’s new iPhone… →Read more

It’s Showtime for Elon Musk’s Tunnel, With a Prolonged Technique to Lope

It’s Showtime for Elon Musk’s Tunnel, With a Prolonged Technique to Lope

ImageA modified Tesla Model X before an event to unveil the Boring Company’s tunnel in Hawthorne, Calif., on Tuesday. It unveiled the first mile-long stretch of the company’s underground vision of a transit system.CreditCreditPool photo by Robyn BeckHAWTHORNE, Calif. — Fed up with Southern California vehicle snarls, Elon Musk set out to solve the persistent… →Read more

China pressures US, Canada ahead of Huawei hearing

China pressures US, Canada ahead of Huawei hearing

1 / 10People hold a sign at a Vancouver, British Columbia courthouse prior to the bail hearing for Meng Wanzhou, Huawei's chief financial officer on Monday, December 10, 2018. Meng Wanzhou was detained at the request of the U.S. during a layover at the Vancouver airport on Dec. 1.(Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP)VANCOUVER, British… →Read more

Despite pause in trade battle, US and China’s economic relationship is with no break in sight modified – Washington Post

Despite pause in trade battle, US and China’s economic relationship is with no break in sight modified – Washington Post

BUENOS AIRES — The trade talks that President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping launched this weekend have raised hopes for a peaceful resolution of the trans-Pacific tariff war — but the economic relationship between the U.S. and China has been permanently altered. Over dinner following the Group of 20 summit Saturday, Trump agreed to… →Read more

‘Ralph Breaks the Net’ is an provocative and poignant examination of Net culture — right here’s what critics are asserting

‘Ralph Breaks the Net’ is an provocative and poignant examination of Net culture — right here’s what critics are asserting

Eeyore is one of the many Disney characters to appear in the reference-heavy film. Disney "Ralph Breaks the Internet," the sequel to Disney's 2012 hit, "Wreck-It Ralph," which hits theaters Wednesday, is worthy of the original according to critics. Critics are impressed with its clever examination of internet culture, saying that it "connects to our… →Read more

Weird and wonderful: U.S. to give ‘sunless field’ nuclear atomize tech to assorted worldwide locations

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Energy’s nuclear security office is developing a project to help other countries handle nuclear waste, an effort to keep the United States competitive against global rivals in disposal technology, according to two sources familiar with the matter. FILE PHOTO: A technician looks at the pool storage where spent… →Read more

5 questions for: Melissa Kramer of Live UTI Free

5 questions for: Melissa Kramer of Live UTI Free

While the notion of healthcare technology may be in the spotlight with AI, blockchain and all that, the coalface of care requires building an understanding of patient needs and responding in an appropriate way. Today, in many cases, even some of the most common conditions are subject to a dearth of information, or worse, misinformation… →Read more

How the atmosphere is linked to financial growth — and the finest device to develop both

How the atmosphere is linked to financial growth — and the finest device to develop both

Earth’s natural resources largely determine the global economy’s ebb and flow. As such, the effects of climate change continue to cause concern among economists and environmentalists alike.  In 2018, professors William Nordhaus and Paul Romer won the Nobel Prize in Economics for their work exploring how climate change affects economic stability. Ultimately, the pair’s research… →Read more

All that you just can comprise to perceive about OnePlus’ contemporary 30W Warp Price favorite

All that you just can comprise to perceive about OnePlus’ contemporary 30W Warp Price favorite

OnePlus rolled out Dash Charge back in 2016 with the OnePlus 3 and 3T, with the 22.5W charging standard allowing devices like the OnePlus 6T to go from zero to 60% charge in just 35 minutes. With the OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition, however, OnePlus is introducing a new fast charging standard called Warp Charge that… →Read more

Researchers produce cell-sucking skills

Researchers produce cell-sucking skills

Home Chemistry Analytical Chemistry December 18, 2018 December 18, 2018, Japan Science and Technology Agency Dots in the "Histogram Feature Quantities" correspond to each cell. Select and click the dots on the histogram to decide the cells for sucking. T based on the preset feature quantities range and area. Credit: Yokogawa Electric Corporation Single-cell mass… →Read more

Waymo’s lame public driverless inaugurate: Not driverless and barely public

Waymo’s lame public driverless inaugurate: Not driverless and barely public

Waymo testing needed? — After 48 hours we haven't seen any sign people are using Waymo's service. Timothy B. Lee - Dec 7, 2018 4:55 pm UTC The Wednesday rollout of Waymo One, Waymo's commercial self-driving taxi service, falls far short of expectations the company itself set earlier in the year. In late September, a… →Read more

Easy the technique to earn a coding job at Google with an art level

Easy the technique to earn a coding job at Google with an art level

"I gave my talk with [Voices of VR podcast host] Kent Bye, who is a really awesome guy," she said. The two discussed a range of topics, but one conversation in particular resonated with Pinnick. "His perspective at the time was that we're moving away from the information age to the experiential age with things… →Read more

Vizio Made Dolby Atmos Sound Affordable With Its Contemporary Soundbar Machine, and It be Unprecedented

Vizio Made Dolby Atmos Sound Affordable With Its Contemporary Soundbar Machine, and It be Unprecedented

Photo: Adam Clark Estes (Gizmodo)Since its introduction in 2012, Dolby Atmos has been a dazzling new audio technology that you could basically only experience in fancy movie theaters. But recently, high-end soundbars have started supporting the standard, which was cool if you wanted to spend north of $1,000 on a system. Vizio did what Vizio… →Read more

Mercedes opts for more monitors, fewer buttons within the 2021 S-Class

Mercedes opts for more monitors, fewer buttons within the 2021 S-Class

Teaser images and leaked photos of the 2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class suggested the automaker was moving toward a more digital-centric interior. That might have been an understatement. Mercedes-Benz revealed Monday its second-generation MBUX infotainment system, and it is loaded with new technology, including touchscreens, augmented reality heads-up display and improved voice and facial recognition. Gone are… →Read more

10 leisure treasures we miss from the 2000s

10 leisure treasures we miss from the 2000s

Welcome to 2000s Week! We're exploring the pop culture that shaped us at the turn of the millennium, and examining what the films, shows, and games from the era say about us then and now. It's a little #tbt to the days before #tbt was a thing. It's hard to think of a time before this… →Read more

Every assorted industry has a security tag. Now tech does, too

Every assorted industry has a security tag. Now tech does, too

Most connected devices are a black box. When you buy a smart toaster, you don’t know how much of your data it’s beaming up to cloud or whether its lax security has allowed it to become part of a bot network (which happened in 2016). How are you supposed to know which smart lightbulb you can… →Read more

Formulation E gears up with car batteries that would possibly perhaps well final a entire hotfoot | Giles Richards

Formulation E gears up with car batteries that would possibly perhaps well final a entire hotfoot | Giles Richards

Formula E has always enjoyed grand city centre destinations as a central tenet of the all-electric series. Beginning its fifth season on Saturday, however, there is a sense that it is in a position to deliver the drama such grand stages demand, now boasting technology, drivers and manufacturers coming together with greater coherence and credibility… →Read more

Gaze Google CEO testify forward of Congress on Dec. 5 – CNET

Gaze Google CEO testify forward of Congress on Dec. 5 – CNET

Google CEO Sundar Pichai testified before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday. Alex Wong / Getty Images Google CEO Sundar Pichai defended the search giant against criticism of political bias, concerns over its data collection policies and worries about efforts in China during a high-profile appearance on Capitol Hill on Tuesday.The leader of the world's largest search… →Read more

Take a look at Out the Unique Amazon 4-star Retail outlets — And Pick up 4 Pointers for Any Industry

Take a look at Out the Unique Amazon 4-star Retail outlets — And Pick up 4 Pointers for Any Industry

Amazon Amazon now has over 100 physical stores. Image credit: Courtesy of Nicole Leinbach Reyhle November 16, 2018 8 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Amazon recently opened two of its three Amazon 4-star stores, making its collective brick-and-mortar experiences tally up at over 100 locations between Amazon Books, Amazon Pop-Up, Amazon… →Read more

What are the IoT Applications in the Transportation Replace?

What are the IoT Applications in the Transportation Replace?

The internet of things (IoT) is a popular term these days that are used to interrelate computing devices, digital machines, and mechanical objects. IoT technology is used to transfer data over a network without any human interaction. A plenty of organizations are using IoT to improve their efficiency and to better understand their customers. This… →Read more

Echo vs. Echo Dot: What’s the distinction?

Echo vs. Echo Dot: What’s the distinction?

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Image: Amazon / Mashable CompositeBy Genevieve ScaranoMashable Deals2018-11-13 15:34:44 UTC The smart home concept is increasingly becoming the norm. Over the past few years, we’ve seen an increase in voice recognition assistants and connected devices to make our… →Read more

Stop to Healthy: 5 Causes Why Millennials Don’t appear to be As Well As They Hang

Stop to Healthy: 5 Causes Why Millennials Don’t appear to be As Well As They Hang

Millennials Millennials, the first generation expected to be less prosperous than their parents, may also be less healthy. Image credit: Westend61 | Getty Images November 9, 2018 6 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Believe it or not, millennials are getting older (and sadly, so are the rest of us). With… →Read more

Audi e-tron first force: Rapidly, contented and familiar

Audi e-tron first force: Rapidly, contented and familiar

Even after a few minutes behind the wheel, it’s easy to forget the Audi e-tron is electric. The SUV is not outrageous or radical, but rather pedestrian and effortless. Audi didn’t invent something new with the e-tron. The German car company stuck a competent electric powertrain in an SUV, and, in the process, created a… →Read more

Other persons are shopping 4G LTE laptops — and then no longer activating LTE – CNET

Other persons are shopping 4G LTE laptops — and then no longer activating LTE – CNET

Lenovo's new Yoga C630 features the Qualcomm Snapdragon 850 processor. Lenovo The best way to sell always-connected PCs is downplaying the actual connectivity part.At least, that's what Lenovo has found through the past year of selling computers powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon LTE processors, said Matt Bereda, vice president of global consumer marketing for PCs and… →Read more

Tech shares are hyped up and it’s killing innovation

Tech shares are hyped up and it’s killing innovation

We’re entering an unprecedented era of advanced technology and behemoth tech companies driving its development. Earlier this year, Apple became the first company to reach a one-trillion-dollar valuation, and Amazon followed suit, reaching a one-trillion-dollar market cap in September. Alphabet (Google’s parent company), Facebook, and Netflix are similarly dominant over the S&P 500, together providing… →Read more

The US Needs to Align Technology With a Public Motive

The US Needs to Align Technology With a Public Motive

Disruptive innovations won’t produce a better society unless we work to contain their harms and spread their benefits. Nov 25, 2018 Former U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Zuckerberg at the joint Senate Judiciary and Commerce Committees hearing on the company’s protection of user dataLeah Millis / Reuters The arc of innovative progress has reached an… →Read more

Lambda College raises $74M for its digital coding college the build you pay tuition easiest after you score a job

Lambda College raises $74M for its digital coding college the build you pay tuition easiest after you score a job

In the world of technology, online learning has been one of the bigger beneficiaries of the last several months, with people staying home and away from their normal routines because of the coronavirus pandemic and using that time to expand their knowledge, or more critically, figure out what to do next if they want to change… →Read more

Motorola’s 5G Moto Mod tempo test changed into hugely misleading

Motorola’s 5G Moto Mod tempo test changed into hugely misleading

Motorola wants you to know that it demoed a real Verizon 5G connection on a real 5G phone in Maui that over 330 journalists and analysts were able to see in person. It wants you to know that phone is capable of incredible 5Gbps speeds — enough to apparently download an entire season of your… →Read more

Discontinue of yr crypto roundup: How did IOTA develop in 2018?

Discontinue of yr crypto roundup: How did IOTA develop in 2018?

At a time when cryptocurrency was synonymous with blockchain technology, IOTA proposed a modification. IOTA, as its name would suggest, aspired to be a cryptocurrency for the future of Internet of Things (IoT). But its founders thought that the blockchain had “too sluggish transaction times and skyrocketing fees” to be able to power the world of connected… →Read more

The ‘Swiss Army knife of prehistoric tools’ stumbled on in Asia, suggests homegrown skills

The ‘Swiss Army knife of prehistoric tools’ stumbled on in Asia, suggests homegrown skills

New analysis of artifacts found at a South China archaeological site shows that sophisticated tool technology emerged in East Asia earlier than previously thought. A study by an international team of researchers, including from the University of Washington, determines that carved stone tools, also known as Levallois cores, were used in Asia 80,000 to 170,000… →Read more

The Most appealing Technology for Fighting Climate Change Is now now not a Technology

The Most appealing Technology for Fighting Climate Change Is now now not a Technology

The latest IPCC report  does not mince words about the state of our planet: we must act now to achieve global change at a scale that has “no documented historical precedent” in order to avoid the climate catastrophe that would result from a 2 degree C rise in average global temperature. Climate change already disproportionately… →Read more

Recapping the TechCrunch China Shenzhen 2018 event

Recapping the TechCrunch China Shenzhen 2018 event

This year we returned to Shenzhen, the Chinese city known as the world’s “Silicon Valley for hardware,” for an event that was packed full of future-looking discussions, innovative startups, experienced founders, VCs and more. We love Shenzhen. Sure, Beijing has Zhongguancun and Shanghai has its international and diverse entrepreneurial community. But Shenzhen has a certain… →Read more

More companies are chipping their workers love pets

More companies are chipping their workers love pets

Ah, security purposes, our favorite road to hell paved with some kind of intentions. Is it like when Facebook took people's phone numbers for security purposes and handed them to advertisers? Sorry, I'm just a little cynical right now. The report explained the purpose of corporate bosses chipping their workers like a beloved Pekinese is… →Read more

News Prognosis: Can also just silent We Contact Isolated Tribes?

News Prognosis: Can also just silent We Contact Isolated Tribes?

News AnalysisThe death of a young American missionary on a tropical island at the hands of an indigenous group has left us to wonder: Are they better off with us or without us?ImageA tribesman aims an arrow at an Indian Coast Guard helicopter flying over North Sentinel Island in December 2004, two days after an… →Read more

Russian Meddling, Markets, Opioids: Your Monday Evening Briefing

Russian Meddling, Markets, Opioids: Your Monday Evening Briefing

(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good evening. Here’s the latest.ImageCreditPool photo by Alexei Druzhinin1. Russian efforts to sway the 2016 U.S. election included an extraordinary effort to target black Americans and suppress turnout among Democratic voters, according to a new report commissioned by the Senate.The report also argued that the… →Read more

How To Stable Your IoT Devices And Why Might perhaps perhaps simply amassed You Quit It

How To Stable Your IoT Devices And Why Might perhaps perhaps simply amassed You Quit It

The IoT technology is not only taking over the industry, but it’s taking over our households, too. The number of IoT devices is rapidly increasing everyday — all with the intent for us be able to control everything at the touch of a button. No problems this far in the IoT home device plan. Everything… →Read more

Legal professionals for Detained Huawei Exec Reveal She Might well well additionally no longer Hover as Bail Resolution Hangs within the Balance

Legal professionals for Detained Huawei Exec Reveal She Might well well additionally no longer Hover as Bail Resolution Hangs within the Balance

Chinese newspapers on sale in Beijing decrying the detention of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou.Photo: Andy Wong (AP)Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Chinese tech giant Huawei (and daughter of its founder, Ren Zhengfei) detained by Canadian authorities for extradition to the U.S. this month on allegations she lied to financial institutions as part of… →Read more

The stammer villain of Netflix’s grownup thriller ‘Cam’ is broad tech

The stammer villain of Netflix’s grownup thriller ‘Cam’ is broad tech

It's night time, and webcam-performer Lola starts her erotic show in a moodily lit pink bedroom. She sits in front of a large TV that's relaying the feed from her show, as well as the live-chat window that runs alongside. She giggles into the webcam and teases the audience that she'll begin touching herself once… →Read more

A First-Timer’s Manual to Turning AR Into ROI

A First-Timer’s Manual to Turning AR Into ROI

Augmented Reality The good news for your company is that AR is widely available to nearly anyone who wants to adapt it -- using a tool which, would you believe, is on Facebook? Image credit: Busakorn Pongparnit | Getty Images Stephen Nations Guest Writer Director, Public Relations, Drive Social Media November 28, 2018 8 min… →Read more

Incapacity: A Clearer Message on Cochlear Implants

Incapacity: A Clearer Message on Cochlear Implants

DisabilityPortrayals of this technology as a “miracle” for deaf people overlook its potential downsides and challenges. By Sara NovicMs. Novic is a deaf writer and teacher who uses American Sign Language and English. Nov. 21, 2018ImageI.S.D.B. is spelled out in sign language underneath some of the conference schools at the Idaho School for the Deaf… →Read more

Electric fish in augmented fact show how animals ‘actively sense’ world round them

Bats and dolphins emit sound waves to sense their surroundings; like a battery, electric fish generate electricity to help them detect motion while burrowed in their refuges; and humans use tiny movements of the eyes to perceive objects in their field of vision. Each is an example of "active sensing" -- a process found across… →Read more

Routine: Kushner-backed startup is going down offense after hunkering down in March

Routine: Kushner-backed startup is going down offense after hunkering down in March

New York (CNN Business)The pandemic delivered a serious scare to Ryan Williams and his technology real estate startup, Cadre.The investment platform hunkered down and braced for the worst in March, despite being backed by well-connected and well-heeled investors like Mark Cuban, George Soros and Jared Kushner. So Cadre, led by Williams, its 32-year-old co-founder and… →Read more

The Contemporary Iron Johns

The Contemporary Iron Johns

In meetings and retreats, chastened menfolk are working stuff out.ImageThis won't hurt a bit: A member of the ManKind Project is invited to explore his emotions with the help of others at a weekly meeting in Midtown Manhattan.CreditCreditCasey Kelbaugh for The New York TimesOn a Monday night in a sparsely decorated room in Midtown Manhattan,… →Read more

How I replicated an $86M mission in Fifty seven traces of code

How I replicated an $86M mission in Fifty seven traces of code

When an experiment with existing open source technology does a “good enough” jobThe Victoria Police are the primary law enforcement agency of Victoria, Australia. With over 16,000 vehicles stolen in Victoria this past year — at a cost of about $170 million — the police department is experimenting with a variety of technology-driven solutions to crackdown on car theft. They… →Read more

Dancing in the Co-Financial system: Are you Sq. Dancing or Foxtrotting?

Dancing in the Co-Financial system: Are you Sq. Dancing or Foxtrotting?

Have you ever been to a fast-moving square dance? Partners dance together, spin around a time or two, and then move onto new partners. As the dance progresses, some people return to their original partners, while others will dance once and leave the floor. If you pay attention, this resembles a fast-emerging business strategy that… →Read more

Sharing Economic system 2.0: Expertise is Casting off the Need for Single Asset Possession

Sharing Economic system 2.0: Expertise is Casting off the Need for Single Asset Possession

The definition of the sharing economy varies usually depends on who you ask — or what site you search. You will find that the definition often includes the sharing of a good or service through an online platform. The truth is, the sharing economy has existed for centuries. Communities historically shared limited resources instead of… →Read more

New York Currently: N.Y. Currently: Year of the Lady, but No longer on the Metropolis Council

New York Currently: N.Y. Currently: Year of the Lady, but No longer on the Metropolis Council

New York TodayImageWomen make up only 22 percent of New York’s City Council.CreditCreditHolly Pickett for The New York TimesWeather: Chilly and clear, high of 39. Likewise tomorrow, then a chance of flurries Thursday.Alternate-side parking: in effect till Christmas.‘Gender equity’ on the City CouncilIn politics, 2018 has been called the Year of the Woman.Nationwide, more women… →Read more

Cash is serene king and folks serene utilize banks – right here’s where technology hasn’t taken over

Cash is serene king and folks serene utilize banks – right here’s where technology hasn’t taken over

CLOSE It's going to get more expensive to open up a new credit card. USA TODAYFewer Americans are using cash in a normal week.(Photo: Getty Images)Financial innovation has changed so much that we're all paying for our favorite new smartphone apps from the comfort of our homes at 2 a.m. and using bitcoins transferred from our… →Read more

Interview: How High-Tech Glasses Price North Builds Futuristic Retail Experiences For Optimal Suits

Interview: How High-Tech Glasses Price North Builds Futuristic Retail Experiences For Optimal Suits

The Canadian technology brand is creating a new way to experience smart glasses, with high-touch retail locations in Brooklyn and Toronto that enable personalized fit and function The development and adoption of wearable technology has had an interesting trajectory. While wearables and fitness tracking technology took off, accessories like Google’s Glass and Snap’s Spectacles failed… →Read more

Sojern raises but another $120M led by TCV to elongate its walk advertising and marketing and marketing platform

Sojern raises but another $120M led by TCV to elongate its walk advertising and marketing and marketing platform

Travel continues to be one of the biggest verticals online, projected to be worth over $1 trillion by 2022, and today a startup that helps travel-related businesses connect the dots between their products and would-be customers is raising a large round of funding to capitalise on that. Sojern, a company that works with businesses in… →Read more

Abilities shapes insurance protection companies’ response to wildfires

Abilities shapes insurance protection companies’ response to wildfires

Home Earth Environment November 22, 2018 November 22, 2018 by Pat Eaton-Robb In this Friday, Nov. 16, 2018 photo, Joe Balog, a workforce management director at Travelers, examines weather, social media and other data from recent natural disasters inside the company's catastrophe response command center in Windsor, Conn. The company uses the data to determine… →Read more

How Expertise Plays a Crucial Feature in Itsy-bitsy Commercial Growth

How Expertise Plays a Crucial Feature in Itsy-bitsy Commercial Growth

Do you ever think why technology is so important in small businesses? The answer is simple. Technology saves time and labor, and it increases the security of your business. As most of the business tasks nowadays depend on the latest technology; consequently, the corporate world cannot ignore the benefits of technology to businesses. Businesses need… →Read more

Apple Releases Safari Technology Preview 108 With Worm Fixes and Efficiency Enhancements

Apple Releases Safari Technology Preview 108 With Worm Fixes and Efficiency Enhancements

Apple today released a new update for Safari Technology Preview, the experimental browser Apple first introduced four years ago in March 2016. Apple designed the ‌Safari Technology Preview‌ to test features that may be introduced into future release versions of Safari. ‌Safari Technology Preview‌ release 108 includes bug fixes and performance improvements for Web Inspector,… →Read more

2019 Tech Dispositions: Customers Weigh In and Rep Predictions

2019 Tech Dispositions: Customers Weigh In and Rep Predictions

As we continue to wax nostalgic -- or something like it -- on 2018 and look ahead to the next year, we wanted to get a sense of how users feel about the past, present, and future of tech. We've covered our top news stories of 2018, and looked back on which predicted tech trends… →Read more

A Spell binding Fresh E book Explores the Eerie Connection Between Tech and the Supernatural

A Spell binding Fresh E book Explores the Eerie Connection Between Tech and the Supernatural

A page of Willem ’s Gravesande’s 1720 book Physices Elementa Mathematica with Jan van Musschenbroek’s magic lantern projecting a monster.Image: Public DomainThese days, the idea of trying to contact spirits using technology calls to mind those reality shows that send obnoxious “ghost hunters” into abandoned hospitals. But as a new book investigates, the practice has… →Read more

The Dialog: That Christmas When the Trumps Noticed Purple

The Dialog: That Christmas When the Trumps Noticed Purple

The conversationAnger can be power. But maybe it shouldn’t be. ImageTrees made from red berries line the East Colonnade during the 2018 Christmas Press Preview at the White House on Nov. 26, 2018.CreditCreditLeah Millis/ReutersBret Stephens: Gail, I was all set for us to converse about Michael Cohen and the Russians. And then the death of… →Read more

2018 become a irregular notch three hundred and sixty five days — what’s subsequent?

2018 become a irregular notch three hundred and sixty five days — what’s subsequent?

Phone design got a little eccentric this past year. Reciting a mantra of “more screen is always better” under their breath, smartphone manufacturers did their utmost to kill the bezels around their displays, with most of them opting for the notch as the primary solution. Some copied the iPhone X’s wide notch, others boasted of… →Read more

Deepak Chopra: Use skills to kind a more comely and aloof world

Deepak Chopra: Use skills to kind a more comely and aloof world

CLOSE Deepak Chopra is teaming up with Alexa to give 'Daily Reflections' to help you start your day relaxed and focused. USA TODAY 11/28/18 5:45:33 PM -- New York, NY, U.S.A -- Deepak Chopra -- Photo by Robert Deutsch, USA TODAY Staff(Photo: Robert Deutsch, USAT) If you ask Deepak Chopra what the world needs, you… →Read more

Zak Brown hopeful McLaren are on road to recovery after lean years | Giles Richards

Zak Brown hopeful McLaren are on road to recovery after lean years | Giles Richards

As Formula One heads into its final grand prix in the sunshine of Abu Dhabi, a cold, rain-sodden, windy night envelops the McLaren Technology Centre. It heralds the beginning of a winter during which the team face one of their toughest challenges. After a season of shattered hopes and disappointment left McLaren reeling, they have… →Read more

How an app can wait on fight loneliness in feeble of us at Christmas

How an app can wait on fight loneliness in feeble of us at Christmas

While loneliness is experienced by all ages, it’s especially pronounced in older people. In the UK, 51 percent of all people aged 75 and over live alone and approximately 6 percent of older adults leave their house once a week or less. An increasing proportion of these older adults live in rural areas. In an age when… →Read more

Open sourcing diagnosis, plus US, China and HQ2

Open sourcing diagnosis, plus US, China and HQ2

The big news today is that — finally — we have Amazon’s selection of cities for its dual second headquarters (Northern Virginia and NYC). Then some notes on China. But first, semiconductors and open sourcing analysis. We are experimenting with new content forms at TechCrunch. This is a rough draft of something new — provide… →Read more

The Snowden Legacy, section one: What’s modified, in actuality?

The Snowden Legacy, section one: What’s modified, in actuality?

Part 1 of 2 — In our two-part series, Ars looks at what Snowden's disclosures have wrought politically and institutionally. Sean Gallagher - Nov 21, 2018 1:00 pm UTC Enlarge / Remember this guy?Digital privacy has come a long way since June 2013. In the five years since documents provided by Edward Snowden became the… →Read more

Meet Jennifer Tejada, the secret weapon of one among Silicon Valley’s fastest-rising enterprise machine startups

Meet Jennifer Tejada, the secret weapon of one among Silicon Valley’s fastest-rising enterprise machine startups

PagerDuty, an eight-year-old, San Francisco-based company that sends companies information about their technology, doesn’t receive a fraction of the press that other fast-growing enterprise software companies receive. In fact, though it counts as customers heavyweight companies like Capital One, Spotify and Netflix; it employs 500 employees; and it has five offices around the world, it… →Read more

12 cloth-lined items that cloak how technology might maybe perhaps even be more cosy

12 cloth-lined items that cloak how technology might maybe perhaps even be more cosy

Fabric-coated tech products have slowly but surely padded into the market in 2018, suggesting a future of gentle, unobtrusive devices. Here's a look at some of the best examples. Trend forecaster Li Edelkoort first predicted the rise of cosy technology more than 20 years ago, in the seminal exhibition Softwear. Her vision was for a future… →Read more

IBM’s Watson helps tennis fans argue with every other

IBM’s Watson helps tennis fans argue with every other

New York (CNN Business)With spectators unable to fill stadiums, sports leagues have to get creative with new forms of digital engagement to keep fans entertained. During the US Open, which started Monday, the US Tennis Association is inviting fans to engage in online debates about some of the sport's most contested questions, with the help… →Read more