These firms made sweet 8K 360 cameras using Facebook Surround’s open source

Why did Facebook release the Surround camera as open source last year? To create even better variations like these sweet cameras. Three 8K pro-level 3D VR cameras were on display this week. The post These firms made sweet 8K 360 cameras using Faceboo.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsApr 21st, 2017

YouTube’s "Creators for Change’ premiere at Tribeca"s TV Festival

You can find almost anything on YouTube these days, but with the "Creators for Change" program, the site had a specific goal in mind: Show how its platform could be used for social good. Tonight at the first ever Tribeca TV Festival, YouTube.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News1 hr. 4 min. ago

Facebook Drops Stock Reclassification That Would Have Solidified Zuckerberg’s Control

The social network’s board withdrew a stock reclassification proposal after a shareholder suit that would have put Mr. Zuckerberg in a courtroom......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News2 hr. 4 min. ago

Hackers Using iCloud"s Find My iPhone Feature To Remotely Lock Macs, Demand Ransom Payments

AmiMoJo shares a report from Mac Rumors: Over the last day or two, several Mac users appear to have been locked out of their machines after hackers signed into their iCloud accounts and initiated a remote lock using Find My iPhone. With access to an.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News3 hr. 12 min. ago

Positive acceleration, velocity and position feedback based damping control approach for piezo-actuated nanopositioning stages

Publication date: November 2017 Source:Mechatronics, Volume 47 Author(s): Linlin Li, Chun-Xia Li, Guoying Gu, Li-Min Zhu This paper proposes a new damping control approach with positive acceleration, velocity and position fee.....»»

Category: roboticsSource:  sciencedirectRelated News3 hr. 20 min. ago

Pact fitness app settles with FTC over unfair billing accusations

Fitness app Pact wants to help users reach fitness goals by using a cash incentive…or at least it says it wants to. The app works by charging users if they don’t meet their weekly fitness goals and rewarding them with money if they do mee.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated News3 hr. 20 min. ago

How Star Wars Is Fixing Its Biggest Problems

These creative solutions have allowed the Star Wars franchise to redeem itself for its most complained-about elements. For as much as we love everything in Star Wars, we also can't seem to help ourselves from complaining about it. Whether it’.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News5 hr. 4 min. ago

Source of rare cosmic rays striking Earth found to be outside the Milky Way

Scientists have known for a long, long time that the Earth is being hit by high-energy radiation coming from space, but in the decades since that discovery we've learned surprisingly little about the source. Now, in a new paper published in Science,.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News5 hr. 12 min. ago

Card Based Steampunk RPG Trulon: The Shadow Engine Comes To PS4

Trulon: The Shadow Engine will have players using fifty different cards in battle as they work through a world afflicted by a mysterious disease. Read Card Based Steampunk RPG Trulon: The Shadow Engine Comes To PS4 on Siliconera!.....»»

Category: gameSource:  siliconeraRelated News5 hr. 20 min. ago

Fox Sports VR improves Virtual Suite experience with 360-degree Skycam

Fox Sports is teaming up with LiveLike to cover the game through the free Fox Sports VR app. This time around, Fox is adding a 360-degree Skycam view of the action between Michigan State and Notre Dame. The post Fox Sports VR improves Virtual Suite e.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News5 hr. 20 min. ago

Facebook and Microsoft"s big undersea cable is finally finished

More than 17,000 feet below the ocean's surface, there now lies the "most technologically advanced subsea cable," providing up to 160 terabits (Tbps) of data per second — beating Google's alternative, now poorly named, "Faster." The cable is th.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News5 hr. 28 min. ago

Don’t underestimate the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus

Any other year, the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus would feel, well, magical. Apple‘s two new smartphones address some long-standing complaints from iPhone owners, like including wireless charging support; they look sleek, have improved cameras, an.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated News5 hr. 56 min. ago

Everything you need to know about charging your iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus

The Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus have some pretty sweet new fast and wireless charging features -- but you won't be able to take advantage of them immediately out of the box. Here's everything you need to know about fast and wireless charging on.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 4 min. ago

Weekend Open Forum: Show off a picture of your computer desk

For many of us, our offices and bedrooms are our sanctuaries. Sure, we might have to work there, but it's also where we wind down and relax......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News6 hr. 12 min. ago

AVIC, CITIC Set Up MRO For Russian Helicopters

A center to maintain Russian-made helicopters will be set up in Tianjin under an agreement signed at the China Helicopter Exposition. read more.....»»

Category: aviationSource:  aviationweekRelated News6 hr. 20 min. ago

The $2,000 iPhone is coming

Like many, I was unsurprised and generally unmoved by the iPhone X. We can blame leaks for that. The event wasn’t exciting, and judging by the opening which brought us words from Steve Jobs’ that had never been made public, it’s clear Apple wan.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated News6 hr. 40 min. ago

Shareholders force Zuckerberg to give up plan for non-voting shares

The plan would have further cemented Zuck’s total control over Facebook. Enlarge / CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks at Facebook's 2016 "F8" conference. (credit: Facebook) Mark Zuckerberg is giving up on an audacious plan to sell most of his Faceb.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News6 hr. 40 min. ago

Corsair K65 LUX RGB Review

If you want the most potent and portable Corsair gaming keyboard experience available, this is it. Be sure to visit IGN Tech for all the latest comprehensive hands-on reviews and best-of roundups. Note that if you click on one of these links.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News6 hr. 56 min. ago

Mark Zuckerberg is gifting as much as $12.8 billion to his own foundation in 2018

Must be nice to be a billionaire.  Just a day after he somewhat apologized for somewhat undermining democracy, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg shared Friday he would be fueling his own philanthropic organization with about $12.8 billion over the ne.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News6 hr. 56 min. ago

Betsy DeVos makes fears come true by revoking Obama-era rules on campus sexual assault

Betsy DeVos, one of the most controversial Trump administration cabinet members, just made a radical change to one of the most contentiously debated Department of Education policies.  On Friday, DeVos announced that the department had revoked Ob.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News6 hr. 56 min. ago

What the Facebook/Russia controversy is actually about

Mark Zuckerberg is in damage control mode like never before because Facebook is facing the only real threat to its dominance: U.S. government regulation. Zuckerberg's video on Thursday told the story. Staring directly into the camera, the Facebook CE.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News6 hr. 56 min. ago