What Design Can Do Teams Up with IKEA Foundation and Autodesk Foundation for Global Climate Action Challenge

On Earth Day, Amsterdam-based design platform What Design Can Do, along with the IKEA Foundation and the Autodesk Foundation, is announcing a new global design competition to help families cope with the effects of climate change The post What Design.....»»

Category: infraSource:  architecturelabApr 21st, 2017

Google Fiber building in Louisville despite lawsuit from AT&T and Charter

Google Fiber filing permit to begin construction in Louisville. Enlarge / Google Fiber equipment boxes in a Kansas City home in 2012. (credit: Google Fiber | Bloomberg) Google Fiber is getting ready to build a long-awaited network in Louisvill.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News33 min. ago

Amazon Confirms Advertising Will Become a "Meaningful" Part of Its Business

An anonymous reader shares a report: Amazon's advertising business has loomed quietly in the digital media space for some time but the online behemoth has given the clearest indication yet that it will now come to the fore. Advertisers and agencies h.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News41 min. ago

The Cinder is the Terminator’s panini maker

 Come with me if you want to sear. The Cinder, which we first looked at two years ago, is now selling on Indiegogo and I had the unique opportunity to try this clever sous vide-style meat cooker. Basically the Cinder cooks meat perfectly. You pl.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News49 min. ago

Inhaled nanoparticles can clog up our arteries, spur cardiovascular disease

Human and mouse data suggest that nanoparticles glom onto inflamed plaques. Enlarge (credit: Getty | AFP) Air pollution is a big killer. Researchers estimate that smog—particularly the tiniest particles in the mix—contributes to the early.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News57 min. ago

IDG Contributor Network: Microsoft launches a slew of IoT-related offerings

Microsoft this week announced the launch of Microsoft IoT Central, a software as a service (SaaS) designed to reduce the complexity of deploying internet of things (IoT) solutions. It is a fully managed SaaS offering for customers and partners to.....»»

Category: cloudcomputingSource:  cwRelated News1 hr. 8 min. ago

Meet four of the startups in the Founder Spotlight at TC Disrupt NY

 At Disrupt NY in May, we’re launching the Founder Spotlight, where startup founders will be able to tell the human story behind their company. We’ve already revealed a handful of those companies, and today we’re excited to tel.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 16 min. ago

Chromebooks can zip files, too, and here’s how to do it

Not sure how to create or unzip a .ZIP file on your Chromebook? Here's how, along with some advice on how to open .ZIP files, .RAR files, and those belonging to a handful of other popular file formats. The post Chromebooks can zip files, too, and her.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 24 min. ago

Asus Strix RX 580 Gaming Top OC review: Proof that size matters

AMD’s release of the new-ish Radeon RX 500 series gives us a chance to tackle a topic that isn’t covered often here at PCWorld: The effectiveness and design of custom designs by different graphics cards makers.While AMD and Nvidia create the g.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News1 hr. 32 min. ago

How to master your music metadata (Part 1)

Tired of seeing “unknown track” by “unnamed artist” on your favorite music player? We’ll show you how to automatically identify, tag, and properly rename all your mystery tracks and albums to whip your music library into shape......»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News1 hr. 32 min. ago

How to use MAME emulator to cure computer game nostalgia

Every once in a while, we get a question about those old games that were once the bleeding edge of entertainment in arcades and bars. Invariably from someone who played them and misses them—not from the current generation of cell-phone gaming ad.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News1 hr. 32 min. ago

Logitech G213 Prodigy review: An ambitious keyboard that"s oversized and overpriced

Rubber-dome keyboards are back.Sure, they’ve been around here and there. People who don’t care or don’t know about mechanical keyboards keep the market for them alive and well.But for enthusiasts, they’ve been good as dead. Virtually every.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News1 hr. 32 min. ago

Surface sales sag and Windows Phones fade, as Microsoft"s hardware business takes a hit

Four little words from Microsoft CFO Amy Hood describe the tragic state of Microsoft's mobile experiment: "negligible revenue from phones."Phone sales for the current quarter were bad, falling $730 million from the same period a year ago, Microsof.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News1 hr. 32 min. ago

Five to Try: Star Wars: Puzzle Droids activates, and Google Classroom opens up to everyone

Need some new Android apps? We've got a few for you......»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News1 hr. 32 min. ago

How to snooze your Wi-Fi in the Windows 10 Creators Update

When the siren songs of Facebook, Twitter, and [insert your favorite site here] are calling, it can be hard to focus on the task at hand. A popular way to enforce focus is to just turn off your Wi-Fi connection until that term paper, quarterly rep.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News1 hr. 32 min. ago

Intel expects CPU prices to fall now that AMD"s Ryzen is here

Intel is forecasting a “slight decline” in its premium chip prices for the remainder of the year, and AMD’s Ryzen chips could have played a part in that.Prices of Intel’s chips in both desktops and laptops went up in the first quarter. Tha.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News1 hr. 32 min. ago

French police crack down on traffic information apps over terrorism concerns

Drivers in France might be able to blame terrorists for their next speeding ticket, as police there crack down on mobile apps warning of their presence.It’s already illegal for smartphones and other GPS devices in France to warn of nearby fixed.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News1 hr. 32 min. ago

25% off NHL 17 For PS4 and Xbox One - Deal Alert

All-new game modes, new and deeper experiences in fan-favorite modes, and the best on-ice gameplay ever make NHL 17 the most exciting EA SPORTS NHL game to date......»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News1 hr. 32 min. ago

Should your next big hire be a chief A.I. officer?

As companies increasingly turn to artificial intelligence to communicate with customers, make sense of big data and find answers to vexing questions, some say it's time to think about hiring a chief A.I. officer.A chief artificial intelligence Off.....»»

Category: developmentSource:  cwRelated News1 hr. 32 min. ago

The Circle Is Not Your Scary Future, It"s Your Boring Present

The most believable part of The Circle, which opens in theaters Friday, is the tech. Sadly, the film’s arguments surrounding privacy, which are integral to the movie’s plot, are a muddled mess, portrayed in ways that lack nuance and understandin.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News1 hr. 32 min. ago

Solarcan lets you take long pinhole exposures using a $15 pop can

As the simplest form of photography, pinhole cameras are typically DIY projects, but Solarcan is a commercial, ready-to-shoot camera. The camera costs about $15 and is pre-loaded with a single piece of photographic paper. The post Solarcan lets you t.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 32 min. ago