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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…
    - 97 days ago, 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…
    - 97 days ago, 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…
    - 97 days ago, 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-…
    - 97 days ago, 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…
    - 97 days ago, 14 Dec 16, 3:00pm -

Boy Genius Report

  • newAndroid O’s first developer preview now available to download

    Android O’s first developer preview now available to download

    Following weeks of rumors and anticipation, the first developer preview for Android 8.0 (aka Android O) has arrived. On Tuesday, Google shared the latest version of its mobile operating system with developers, allowing them to explore some of the add…
    - 21 mins ago, 21 Mar 17, 1:23pm -
  • newCUJO is cuter than Wall-E, and it’s the only internet security device you’ll ever need

    CUJO is cuter than Wall-E, and it’s the only internet security device you’ll ever need

    Everything in your home that connects to the internet — and we mean EVERYTHING — is vulnerable to attack. Sure you have antivirus software on your PCs, but what about your smartphones and tablets? What about your TVs? What about your Amazon Echo,…
    - 25 mins ago, 21 Mar 17, 1:19pm -
  • new9 paid iPhone apps on sale for a limited time

    9 paid iPhone apps on sale for a limited time

    We got tons of great feedback following our list of the best paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free on Monday, and a handful of those apps are still free downloads today. Definitely go back and check them out if you missed yesterday's post. Of co…
    - 50 mins ago, 21 Mar 17, 12:54pm -
  • newHere’s every single new product Apple announced today

    Here’s every single new product Apple announced today

    It’s been an exceedingly busy morning for Apple. As anticipated, the company earlier today released a range of new devices and accessories; and while the rumored 10.5-inch iPad didn’t make an appearance, there’s still a whole a lot to like abou…
    - 1 hour ago, 21 Mar 17, 12:29pm -
  • newThese 5 iPhone cases are each like nothing you’ve ever seen before

    These 5 iPhone cases are each like nothing you’ve ever seen before

    If you want your iPhone to look exactly like every other iPhone out there then go ahead and buy one of the ridiculously overpriced leather or silicone iPhone cases sold at the Apple store. They look nice enough, they’re available in a bunch of pret…
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Mar 17, 12:04pm -

WSJ - Tech

  • newApple Helps Lift Taiwan Stocks
    Taiwan’s stock market has been on a roll the past few months, boosted by tech companies that supply the iPhone maker.
    - 26 mins ago, 21 Mar 17, 1:18pm -
  • newApple Offers Lower-Priced iPad
    Apple unveiled a lower-priced iPad starting at $329, in a move to breathe new life into a once-hot product that has struggled with declining sales.
    - 43 mins ago, 21 Mar 17, 1:01pm -
  • newMicrosoft Modifies Windows 10 for China's Government
    Microsoft has finished development of a Windows 10 version customized for Chinese government use, which could boost its China prospects after sales were hit by Beijing’s cybersecurity crackdown.
    - 1 hour ago, 21 Mar 17, 12:16pm -
  • newScientists Observe Massive Landslide on 'Ducky'-Shaped Comet
    Images taken by the Rosetta spacecraft captured comet’s landslide and the ensuing burst of dust—a first, according to new research.
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Mar 17, 11:29am -
  • newGoogle Acts to Keep Ads Away From Controversial Content
    Google announced steps to strengthen its ad policies, including removing ads from certain types of content, after an advertiser backlash over items being displayed next to fake news or terrorist videos.
    - 3 hours ago, 21 Mar 17, 11:01am -

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Uber's President Leaves Company | Crunch Report

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Doug puts disposable toothbrushes to the test

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Northeastern puts NASA’s Valkyrie space robots through its paces

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Walmart Acquires Modcloth | Crunch Report

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ShotTracker team in action at the NAIA 2017 National Championship

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Tesla's new solar facility in Hawaii is the first of its kind

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LifeHacker

  • newHow to Get Silicone Goop Out of Your Hair

    How to Get Silicone Goop Out of Your Hair

    When my hair gets frizzy, a good silicone serum is like magic. You just rub a drop on your hands, pat your hair all over, and your hair looks like a million bucks. But then you have to wash your hands afterward, which sometimes feels impossible. Sili…
    - 37 mins ago, 21 Mar 17, 1:07pm -
  • newThe Quickest Way to Remove Weights After Heavy Deadlifts

    The Quickest Way to Remove Weights After Heavy Deadlifts

    Imagine that you’ve just completed sets of heavy deadlifts. You’re tired, but now that you’re done you have to be a good gym-goer and take those weight plates off the barbell. Well, instead of trying to remove every plate individually, Omar Is…
    - 1 hour ago, 21 Mar 17, 12:30pm -
  • newYou Can Probably File Your Taxes for Free

    You Can Probably File Your Taxes for Free

    You can file federal taxes with free file software if your income is under $64,000. Most people don’t know that, though: Consumerist reports that only about three percent of eligible filers take advantage.Read more...
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Mar 17, 12:03pm -
  • newI Can't Stop Watching This Video Of Infuriating Fuck-Ups

    I Can't Stop Watching This Video Of Infuriating Fuck-Ups

    You know how when you’re scrolling through Facebook, and you happen upon one of those top-down videos that shows a pair of hands creating some sort of delicious food or craft, and then you get stuck watching it for three or four minutes, not becaus…
    - 3 hours ago, 21 Mar 17, 11:02am -
  • newYou Can Now Clear Out Wasted Storage in the Twitter iPhone App

    You Can Now Clear Out Wasted Storage in the Twitter iPhone App

    iPhone: Twitter has rolled out an update for the official Twitter app that solves the pesky problem of app bloating. Now, you can manually clear out the cache in the app.Read more...
    - 3 hours ago, 21 Mar 17, 11:00am -

Engadget

  • newMarch Madness is back in VR, but it will cost you

    March Madness is back in VR, but it will cost you

    Last year, the NCAA streamed the Final Four and championship game in virtual reality for free as March Madness came to a close. For the 2017 tournament that's already in progress, the college sports governing body is teaming up with Turner Sports and…
    - 14 mins ago, 21 Mar 17, 1:30pm -
  • newUK also bans devices from cabins on flights from Middle East

    UK also bans devices from cabins on flights from Middle East

    The UK has followed the US in restricting electronic devices on flights from several countries in the Middle East and North Africa. Though not identical to the measures implemented by the US, passengers on "select flights" coming to the UK from Turke…
    - 36 mins ago, 21 Mar 17, 1:08pm -
  • newAndroid O teases big changes to save your battery

    Android O teases big changes to save your battery

    Google I/O is only a few months away -- but just like last year, we won't have to wait until then to get our first taste of what's coming to Android. Today, Google is releasing a developer preview of Android O, just over one year after first dropping…
    - 44 mins ago, 21 Mar 17, 1:00pm -
  • newNASA's origami robots can squeeze into places rovers can't

    NASA's origami robots can squeeze into places rovers can't

    Imagine a Martian rover that can send small robotic minions to crawl into crevices or climb steep slopes -- everywhere a full-sized vehicle can't go to. That's the scenario a team from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory hopes to achieve by developing s…
    - 1 hour ago, 21 Mar 17, 12:23pm -
  • newThree caught up in another embarassing data breach

    Three caught up in another embarassing data breach

    A technical issue has given some Three customers access to another person's account information, including their name, address, phone number and call history. The scale of the problem isn't clear, but it's likely to be small. Three says it's received…
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Mar 17, 12:11pm -

BoingBoing

  • newTraceroute: now on demand!

    Traceroute: now on demand!

    Johannes writes, "Finally! My award-winning nerd culture documentary TRACEROUTE (previously) can be downloaded on Vimeo On Demand. It was quite a challenge to create it, and huge thanks to all the folks who supported me... including, of course, the…
    - 3 hours ago, 21 Mar 17, 10:50am -
  • newW3C moves to finalize DRM standardization, reclassifies suing security researchers as a feature, not a bug

    W3C moves to finalize DRM standardization, reclassifies suing security researchers as a feature, not a bug

    The World Wide Web Consortium has announced that its members have until April 19 to weigh in on whether the organization should publish Encrypted Media Extensions, its DRM standard for web video, despite the fact that this would give corporations th…
    - 4 hours ago, 21 Mar 17, 9:26am -
  • newDHS bans laptops in the cabins of flights from 10 airports

    DHS bans laptops in the cabins of flights from 10 airports

    The DHS has advised some airlines that flights originating from some overseas airports will only be allowed to land in the USA if passengers are required to check any electronic device bigger than a phone (excepting medical devices) in the hold. (m…
    - 5 hours ago, 21 Mar 17, 9:08am -
  • newHow license "agreements" interfere with the right to repair

    How license "agreements" interfere with the right to repair

    States across America are considering "Right to Repair" legislation that would guarantee your right to choose who fixes your stuff (or to fix it yourself); but they're fighting stiff headwinds, from the motorcycle makers who claim that fixing your…
    - 5 hours ago, 21 Mar 17, 8:58am -
  • newMuppet with autism plays Boing Boing tag!

    Muppet with autism plays Boing Boing tag!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bNzEyDfTrYAJulia is the new muppet with autism who's joined Sesame Street and she's off to an amazing start with this delightful game of "Boing Boing tag." We love you too, Julia! (Thanks,Sam Borgeson!)
    - 5 hours ago, 21 Mar 17, 8:51am -

Tech Republic

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Stop digital hoarding | Adult Week

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CT scanning mummies and drones that land like birds | ICYMI

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How to do good online | Adult Week

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Tornado simulators and cranial cracking robo-surgeons | ICYMI

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Dave Mullins on Pixar's new film 'Lou' | SXSW 2017

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Best of SXSW 2017

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