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  • This smart grid program could save millions of tons of CO2 annually

    This smart grid program could save millions of tons of CO2 annually

    Ofgem, the U.K. government’s regulator for gas and electricity, has revealed that projects trialled under the Low Carbon Networks Fund (LCNF) could save 215 tonnes of CO2. The program ran for six years, ending in 2015, with the aim of helping Dist…
    - 14 Dec 16, 10:00pm -
  • 3 benefits a smart city can gain from smart infrastructure

    3 benefits a smart city can gain from smart infrastructure

    The Internet of Things is sweeping across the globe at breakneck speeds, and before we know it, our entire lives will be facilitated by connected technology. We’re already seeing the IoT make an incredible impact on how the industrial world operat…
    - 14 Dec 16, 9:15pm -
  • PARC secures federal funding to develop peel-and-stick sensors

    PARC secures federal funding to develop peel-and-stick sensors

    PARC, the research and development arm of Xerox, announced on Tuesday that it has secured part of $19 million in federal funding from the Energy Department to develop peel-and-stick sensors for homes, businesses, and other buildings. The peel-and-st…
    - 14 Dec 16, 8:30pm -
  • Get My Parking launches smart city pilot in India

    Get My Parking launches smart city pilot in India

    Studies of traffic congestion regularly point much blame at cars circling for parking. To tackle this perennial problem, Get My Parking is joining a smart city initiative to launch a smart parking pilot in India. As reported in Firstpost, the Delhi-…
    - 14 Dec 16, 7:27pm -
  • Do fitness wearables need an affordability upgrade?

    Do fitness wearables need an affordability upgrade?

    According to a recent Gartner survey, almost a third of fitness tracker or smartwatch owners end up ditching them. The survey studied about 9,000 users from the U.S., Australia and the U.K. Reasons for the dropped tech use vary from wearables breaki…
    - 14 Dec 16, 3:00pm -

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A bad day for cybersecurity | Crunch Report

- 2 hours ago, 27 Jun 17, 7:53pm -
Token's ring uses biometrics to unlock your everyday tech

- 5 hours ago, 27 Jun 17, 4:49pm -
Caldbeck and Mazzeo leave Binary Capital | Crunch Report

- 1 day ago, 26 Jun 17, 9:27pm -
HEBI aims to make custom robots as easy as LEGO

- 1 day ago, 26 Jun 17, 3:09pm -
Amazon's Echo Show demo

- 1 day ago, 26 Jun 17, 12:01pm -
Taking a ride in MIT’s autonomous wheelchair

- 2 days ago, 25 Jun 17, 12:38pm -

Gizmodo

PC World

  • newRaspberry Pi projects: 10 insanely innovative, incredibly cool creations

    Raspberry Pi projects: 10 insanely innovative, incredibly cool creations

    A heaping helping of PiImage by Brad Chacos/IDGThe Raspberry Pi’s very existence can be chalked up to creativity. Ebon Upton and the Raspberry Pi Foundation created the $35 mini-PC to inspire students to learn computer science and enable tinkerers…
    - 6 hours ago, 27 Jun 17, 3:53pm -
  • newAmazon has knocked $50 off the price of a 1TB SSD
    The best thing you can do to improve the performance of an old PC is to swap out that spinning hard drive for an SSD. Just a few years ago that meant you’d trade speed for capacity, but that’s quickly changing. Today, Amazon’s got a deal on an…
    - 6 hours ago, 27 Jun 17, 3:27pm -
  • new10 supremely useful Microsoft OneNote add-ins and tools

    10 supremely useful Microsoft OneNote add-ins and tools

    Microsoft OneNote can do just about anything to help you stay organized and productive. That utility doesn’t end with the core features in the desktop and mobile apps, either. OneNote also hooks into a ton of different services, so it’s easy to s…
    - 7 hours ago, 27 Jun 17, 2:34pm -
  • newWhat the Radeon Vega Frontier Edition's specs and pricing mean for PC gamers
    Editor’s note: This article was updated to reflect AMD’s official pricing for Radeon Vega Frontier Edition at launch, as early preorder prices were much more expensive. We’ve also included details from PCWorld’s Vega Frontier Edition hands-o…
    - 10 hours ago, 27 Jun 17, 11:38am -
  • newSamsung Galaxy S8: Everything you need to know, all in one place
    Updated 06/27/17: This post has been updated with information about the U.S. launch of Bixby Voice and upcoming Daydream VR support.The release of the latest Galaxy S phone is always a major event, and with good reason. Samsung’s premium flagshi…
    - 10 hours ago, 27 Jun 17, 11:30am -

LifeHacker

  • newThe No-Frills Way to Watermark Memos and Track Leaks

    The No-Frills Way to Watermark Memos and Track Leaks

    Let’s say you need to send a private message to a group of people, but you’re afraid one of them will leak the message elsewhere, and you won’t know who. Fast Forward Labs has a rough-and-ready solution that will expose anyone who publicly copi…
    - 12 hours ago, 27 Jun 17, 10:00am -
  • newHow to Store Fresh Figs So They Really Last

    How to Store Fresh Figs So They Really Last

    Fresh figs are luxury items: they’re so delicious, so expensive (in my neck of the woods, Peapod.com is selling them for $1.17 a piece) and so tragically short-lived. All too often, in my experience (Is it me? My refrigerator?) after I’ve decided…
    - 13 hours ago, 27 Jun 17, 9:00am -
  • newThe Grapevine Everything You Wanted to Know About the Migos, Joe Budden, Chris Brown Fights but Were

    The Grapevine Everything You Wanted to Know About the Migos, Joe Budden, Chris Brown Fights but Were

    The Grapevine Everything You Wanted to Know About the Migos, Joe Budden, Chris Brown Fights but Were Afraid to Ask | Deadspin 10 Years After The Chris Benoit Killings, Pro Wrestling Still Can’t Fix Itself | Jezebel The Tabloids Are Having a Hard…
    - 1 day ago, 26 Jun 17, 6:03pm -
  • newFlickr and Tumblr Users With AT&T Emails Are About to Lose Access to Their Accounts

    Flickr and Tumblr Users With AT&T Emails Are About to Lose Access to Their Accounts

    Verizon-owned social media platform Tumblr, along with a laundry list of other Yahoo services, is potentially locking users out of their accounts due to an ending partnership between Yahoo and AT&T, according to Techcrunch. If you’re a Tumblr, Flic…
    - 1 day ago, 26 Jun 17, 6:00pm -
  • newSeth Stephens-Davidowitz Talks to Us About Secrets 

    Seth Stephens-Davidowitz Talks to Us About Secrets 

    We’re living in a time of secrets. Whether it’s the health-care bill, Russia’s secret connection with our recent election, or the lies we all tell, secrets plague us all. In this episode of The Upgrade, Seth Stephens-Davidowitz, author of “Ev…
    - 1 day ago, 26 Jun 17, 5:00pm -

Engadget

  • newTarget is testing its own Prime Pantry-like delivery service

    Target is testing its own Prime Pantry-like delivery service

    Target is taking on Amazon's Prime Pantry with its own version called "Restock." The company announced a trial run of its new service today, which it tested with employees earlier this year. Like Prime Pantry, with Restock, customers can fill a box w…
    - 8 mins ago, 27 Jun 17, 9:49pm -
  • newGoogle News redesigned with a cleaner look

    Google News redesigned with a cleaner look

    If it's been a while since you've visited Google News, now may be the best time to take a peek. Google has given its News website's looks a thorough cleanup, retaining key elements and giving you more control while getting rid of anything that adds c…
    - 59 mins ago, 27 Jun 17, 8:58pm -
  • newDish knows hotel TV sucks and it wants to help

    Dish knows hotel TV sucks and it wants to help

    Checking into a hotel can be like moving back in time, at least when it comes to media. We're all used to using our own devices to watch television and movies, stream music and play games, but many hotels still cling to their cable-style in-room TV s…
    - 2 hours ago, 27 Jun 17, 7:33pm -
  • newGreenpeace and iFixit slam smartphone companies over e-waste

    Greenpeace and iFixit slam smartphone companies over e-waste

    Greenpeace likes to keep tabs on tech companies, highlighting where they're going wrong when it comes to clean technology and how they can improve. Earlier this year, the organization released its report on how the IT sector consumes energy and they…
    - 3 hours ago, 27 Jun 17, 7:03pm -
  • newChampions League matches are coming to Facebook

    Champions League matches are coming to Facebook

    Facebook can add another feather to its live-sports streaming cap: UEFA Champions League soccer (football to the rest of the world) matches. Reuters reports that thanks to a partnership with Fox Sports, the 2017-18 season will be watchable on Zuckerb…
    - 4 hours ago, 27 Jun 17, 6:26pm -

BoingBoing

  • newReview: Afterliff, the new dictionary of things there should be words for

    Review: Afterliff, the new dictionary of things there should be words for

    Douglas Adams and John Lloyd's 1983 The Meaning of Liff (expanded in 1993 as The Deeper Meaning of Liff) is one of my favorite books and a seminal part of my education. So I was delighted and surprised to see I'd completely missed the 2013 publicatio…
    - 1 hour ago, 27 Jun 17, 8:40pm -
  • newA review of Cosmic Trigger, a play based on Robert Anton Wilson's autobiography

    A review of Cosmic Trigger, a play based on Robert Anton Wilson's autobiography

    What do you after you Turn On, Tune In, Drop Out? Well, you go and Find The Others. Last May 2017, I flew to London for the staging of Cosmic Trigger — The Play , a sheer delight for any Robert Anton Wilson fan, a masterpiece of high weirdness…
    - 3 hours ago, 27 Jun 17, 6:46pm -
  • newArtist Hellen Jo's badass skate deck

    Artist Hellen Jo's badass skate deck

    Check out this rad skate deck illustrated by Hellen Jo. She lives in LA and makes bad-ass comic books and zines. LA Weekly stated that “Her zines show teenage girls in everyday scenes (like chilling at the skate park) but also in more violent sett…
    - 5 hours ago, 27 Jun 17, 4:59pm -
  • newGoogle "respectfully disagrees" with €2.42 billion fine

    Google "respectfully disagrees" with €2.42 billion fine

    Google expected to be punished by the European Union for anticompetitive shenanigans, but it didn't expect a slap this hard: €2.42 billion, the largest fine on record. The company says it "respectfully disagrees" with both the ruling and the amount…
    - 5 hours ago, 27 Jun 17, 4:58pm -
  • newSean Hannity doesn't gargle piss

    Sean Hannity doesn't gargle piss

    Sean Hannity, the conservative firebrand and one of Fox News' last remaining ratings-grabbers, does not gargle piss, reports Clayton Purdom. The cable news pundit had publicly responded to a tweet saying "Sean you should drink more!!!" with "I need o…
    - 5 hours ago, 27 Jun 17, 4:37pm -

Tech Republic

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Amazon's Echo devices can act as intercoms | Engadget Today

- 6 hours ago, 27 Jun 17, 3:41pm -
Feeling the need for speed with the Sinclair C5 | Tech Hunters

- 13 hours ago, 27 Jun 17, 9:00am -
iOS 11 Beta | Hands-On

- 1 day ago, 26 Jun 17, 4:00pm -
The Super Nintendo Entertainment System relaunch is for real | Engadget Today

- 1 day ago, 26 Jun 17, 3:49pm -
Amazon Echo Show Review

- 1 day ago, 26 Jun 17, 12:00pm -
Surface Pro (2017) Review

- 4 days ago, 23 Jun 17, 3:02pm -