April 10, 2021

Audi and Disney are creating media for self-driving cars

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By Jon Fingas From engadget They’re taking advantage of the time you’d otherwise spend driving. If and when fully autonomous cars hit the road in earnest, you’re going to have a lot of free time on your hands. Audi and Disney think they can fill that void, though. In a chat with CNET‘s Roadshow, the two companies have teased that they’re […]

Scientists built a robot that hunts and kills starfish

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By Mike Wehner from BGR Australia’s Great Barrier Reef has seen better days. The massive natural wonder is dealing with the impacts of ocean warming (thanks to manmade climate change) which have pushed species away and killed off massive sections of coral, but that’s not the only problem the reef has been forced to deal […]

The Editor Speaks: LOUD!!!

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Have you noticed nearly every advert you hear on the radio is loud? You have something that I believe is music (a very poor imitation of it to be sure) playing in the background at frantic speed comprising crashing drums, cymbals, guitars, etc. and loud. Above this mess is a voice shouting so as to […]

Cayman Airways/US DOT bans all Samsung Galaxy Note7 phones from Airplanes

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WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), today announced it is issuing an emergency order to ban all Samsung Galaxy Note7 smartphone devices from air transportation in the United States. Individuals who own or possess a Samsung Galaxy Note7 […]

Gadget of the week

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Here’s a machine that turns water into synthetic gasoline By Timothy J. Seppala From engadget Even with the amount of electric vehicles we’ve seen lately, it’s likely going to be a long time until they completely replace traditional combustion engines on the road. So how are we going to get away from pricey fossil fuels […]

UFO hunter claims rare jellyfish sprite was an alien spaceship

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By Johnthomas Didymus From Inquisitr UFO hunter claims rare jellyfish sprite spotted over Caribbean Sea was an alien spaceship, accuses scientists of covering up truth about ET phenomenon An enormous mushroom- or jellyfish-shaped flash of bright light that illuminated the sky over the Caribbean Sea for a split-second on Sunday has drawn the attention of […]

Amazon’s Kindle scout give readers the choice in which authors gets published – kind of

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By Ashlee Kieler From Consumerist Amazon launched Kindle Scout, a program that allows readers to chose which up-and-coming authors get published. Despite its decidedly unfriendly-to-authors feud with a major publishing company, Amazon is touting a new program that provides an outlet for hopeful authors, while letting readers maybe, sort-of decide who’s worthy of being published. […]

Google turns in a user for allegedly possessing criminal material

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By Scott Matteson From TechRepublic Find out how Google detected illegal activity on their systems and how they responded to the discovery. The lines between good and bad don’t get much clearer than this. It was recently reported that Google alerted the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) when they detected evidence of […]

Yahoo’s Editor-In-Chief quits the company

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By Paul Szoldra    From Business Insider Yahoo’s Editor-in-Chief Jai Singh has quit the company just one day after CEO Marissa Mayer fired her COO Henrique De Castro, Kara Swisher of Re/code is reporting. “I can confirm he’s leaving Yahoo effective tomorrow,” a Yahoo spokesperson told Business Insider. “We aren’t commenting further.” Yahoo created the brand […]