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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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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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  • newHow the Russians Ran Their Election Propaganda Shop
    The alleged Russian campaign to manipulate the U.S. presidential election was orchestrated by what amounted to a propaganda startup, with finance and graphics departments, performance targets and a sophisticated social-media strategy.
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  • newHow 'Fortnite' Defied Convention and Became a Hit
    “Fortnite” wasn’t a big hit when it first came out as a $40 game. To attract players, Epic Games made an unusual decision: create a free version.
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  • newJudge Is Asked to Disallow Trump Bias Claims in AT&T Merger Trial
    The Justice Department asked a federal judge not to allow AT&T Inc.’s defense of its proposed acquisition of Time Warner Inc. to include a claim that the Trump administration improperly challenged the deal for political reasons.
    - 1 day ago, 16 Feb 18, 7:18pm -
  • newAre You a Bad Parent If You Rely On Parenting Tech?
    Anxious to raise their kids the ‘natural’ way, many parents shun innovative gadgets that might make life easier. But some tech can be your ally, argues one new mom.
    - 1 day ago, 16 Feb 18, 5:28pm -
  • newFlorida Shooter: When Social Media Foretells a Mass Shooting
    Disturbing social-media posts apparently made by Nikolas Cruz before a deadly shooting spree have rekindled questions about what responsibilities and capabilities technology companies and law-enforcement authorities have for detecting threats among t…
    - 1 day ago, 16 Feb 18, 3:30pm -

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Cloudflare is protecting the internet using groovy lava lamps

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Blinkist book summaries stay people-powered in an automated world

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Traeger Connected Grill

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SpaceX's historic Falcon Heavy launch – what it's like to be there

- 9 days ago, 9 Feb 18, 12:17pm -
Ida Tin: Female health keeps changing, and we want to automate as much as we can

- 10 days ago, 8 Feb 18, 2:16pm -
TechCrunch at SpaceX Falcon Heavy Launch

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LifeHacker

  • The 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…
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  • How 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…
    - 27 Jun 17, 9:00am -
  • 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

    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…
    - 26 Jun 17, 6:03pm -
  • Flickr 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…
    - 26 Jun 17, 6:00pm -
  • Seth 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…
    - 26 Jun 17, 5:00pm -

Engadget

  • newWebsite follows journey of Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster through space

    Website follows journey of Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster through space

    Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster may have slipped the surly bonds of Earth, but you can still follow its path through the Solar System. Satellite guru Ben Pearson's unofficial Whereisroadster.com website is tracking the EV based on NASA data and his own fl…
    - 2 hours ago, 18 Feb 18, 12:21am -
  • newPowerUp releases its phone-controlled paper airplane

    PowerUp releases its phone-controlled paper airplane

    PowerUp first previewed its smartphone-controlled paper airplane back in 2014, but now it's finally available to everyone. The startup has announced that a retail version of its Dart aircraft will ship in February, and is running a pre-order campaign…
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  • newAncient city's LiDAR scans reveal as many buildings as Manhattan

    Ancient city's LiDAR scans reveal as many buildings as Manhattan

    When researchers surveyed the ruins of a Purépecha Empire city in Mexico the old-fashioned way a decade ago, it took them two seasons to explore two square kilometres. Good thing they decided to use LiDAR, because the city called Angamuco turned out…
    - 6 hours ago, 17 Feb 18, 8:33pm -
  • newFacebook will send postcards to verify US election ad buyers

    Facebook will send postcards to verify US election ad buyers

    Facebook has a new yet very old solution to fighting Russian manipulation attempts during future US elections: conventional mail. Global policy program director Katie Harbath has revealed that the social network will send postcards to verify the ide…
    - 7 hours ago, 17 Feb 18, 6:58pm -
  • newJoel McHale's weekly Netflix show premieres this weekend

    Joel McHale's weekly Netflix show premieres this weekend

    As promised, Joel McHale's weekly Netflix show is premiering on February 18th -- and you now have a better idea of what to expect going in. The streaming service has posted a preview of The Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale that gives a feel for wha…
    - 9 hours ago, 17 Feb 18, 5:32pm -

BoingBoing

  • newIncentives matter: after back surgery, a routine urine test resulted in a $17,800 bill the patient was expected to pay

    Incentives matter: after back surgery, a routine urine test resulted in a $17,800 bill the patient was expected to pay

    At a followup visit a year after Elizabeth Moreno had a disk removed to successfully treat her crippling pain, her doctor asked her to leave a urine sample; a few months later, Sunset Labs LLC of Houston sent her a bill for $17,800. (more…)
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  • newSnake climbs a thin wire fence and then slithers along the top of it

    Snake climbs a thin wire fence and then slithers along the top of it

    I've never seen anything like this before and neither had Matt Dunbabin, the owner of the Bangor Vineyard Shed in Dunalley, Tasmania, who shot this now-viral video of a Tasmanian tiger snake slithering along the top of a wire fence. Dunbabin said…
    - 18 hours ago, 17 Feb 18, 8:43am -
  • newThis app helps you build your dream home from the ground up

    This app helps you build your dream home from the ground up

    When it comes to redesigning or renovating a living space, envisioning changes before they occur can be tricky for most. Thankfully, the web is home to tools that can remove some of the guesswork, like Live Home 3D Pro for Mac. This app lets you cre…
    - 18 hours ago, 17 Feb 18, 8:00am -
  • newWatch: A painful belly flop in slo-mo

    Watch: A painful belly flop in slo-mo

    YouTube creators Gavin and Dan, aka the Slo Mo Guys, make lots of fun slow-motion videos. In this one, Dan gets in a speedo and belly flops into a pool from a platform 15 feet in the air. To capture the painful plunge, they've got high-speed camera…
    - 18 hours ago, 17 Feb 18, 8:00am -
  • newAtari joins blockchain mania

    Atari joins blockchain mania

    Atari is launching its own cryptocurrency, because of course it is.The company’s Paris-listed stock rose as much as 111% between February 4 and February 15. The company says it is investing in a “crypto platform” that will use its own digital…
    - 1 day ago, 16 Feb 18, 8:10pm -

Tech Republic

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Hot Wheels Rocket League RC Rivals Set hands-on

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Hot Wheels City AR Demos first look

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Hot Wheels Augmoto first look

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Windows 10 is adding an Ultimate Performance mode for pros | Engadget Today

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Samsung Notebook 9 Pen

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A major bug is forcing Microsoft to rebuild Skype for Windows | Engadget Today

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