News: Technology

Aston Martin's future car will 3-D scan your body for the driver's seat

Tuesday  16:06,   23 may 2017
CNBC

The sports car collaboration between Aston Martin and Red Bull won't be available until 2019."Valkyrie", due in 2019, is a collaboration between Aston Martin and Red Bull and will be made custom for its owner. For one, the driver seat will be[...]

Samsung's extra-stretchable display can survive dents

Tuesday  11:11,   23 may 2017
Engadget

Flexible displays are nothing new. However, most of them don't live up to the dreams of flexible tech -- they may only bend in a limited way. Samsung thinks it can do better. It just unveiled a 9.1-inch prototype OLED display that's stretchable [...]

Nest’s next camera might be 4K, but not for streaming

Tuesday  11:00,   23 may 2017
Engadget

It's been almost a year since Nest has released a new product and rumors are starting to trickle out that the one-time connected home darling is on the verge of a new release. As Android Police claims, Nest is launching a new, higher-resolution [...]

Toyota, tech firms explore blockchain for driverless cars

Tuesday  09:55,   23 may 2017
Reuters

<p>Toyota Research Institute, a wholly owned unit of Toyota Motor North America, said on Monday it has teamed up with MIT Media lab and five other companies to explore blockchain technology for the development of driverless cars.</p>The[...]

Stunning Close-Up of Icy Saturn Moon Enceladus Reveals Its Rough Past

Tuesday  07:21,   23 may 2017
MSN

Saturn's moon Enceladus has had a rough life — and it's got the scars to prove it. &nbsp;A recently released photo by NASA's Saturn-orbiting Cassini spacecraft shows the many craters, as well as snaking fissures and other geological[...]

Exclusive: Hackers hit Russian bank customers, planned international cyber raids

Tuesday  07:21,   23 may 2017
Reuters

Russian cyber criminals used malware planted on Android mobile devices to steal from domestic bank customers and were planning to target European lenders before their arrest , investigators and sources with knowledge of the case told Reuters.Their[...]

Galaxy S8 Active Not Coming With Infinity Display

Tuesday  06:51,   23 may 2017
International Business Times

A leak shows the ruggedized version of the Galaxy S8 won’t come with the beautiful Infinity Display.Just recently, an image of the upcoming Active-branded Android handset was submitted to Wireless Power Consortium, a website for the group of leading [...]

New telescope has already found 3 rare mystery signals

Monday  19:20,   22 may 2017
CNET

The Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder (ASKAP) is poised to make history if it helps solve the origin of the rare fast radio bursts (FRB).These radio signals are an unsolved space mystery. Not only extremely powerful, they last just[...]

NASA plans emergency space walk on International Space Station

Monday  18:46,   22 may 2017
Reuters

<p>A pair of astronauts will venture outside the International Space Station as early as Tuesday for an emergency space walk to replace a failed computer, one of two that control major U.S. systems aboard the orbiting outpost, NASA said on[...]

Snapchat leads augmented reality gains: researchers

Monday  18:33,   22 may 2017
AFP

Augmented reality is seeing strong gains among Americans thanks to social networks like Snapchat, Instagram and Facebook, a market research firm said Monday.&nbsp;A new report by eMarketer said some 40 million Americans will engage with[...]

Apple should be afraid of Google. Very afraid

Monday  18:21,   22 may 2017
CNET

Commentary: Google is crushing Siri and dominating the smart home, but Apple has a chance to strike back in June.Google revealed a cascade of exciting innovations to its Google universe this week at the annual I/O developer conference. Apple should[...]

Drones and AI help stop poaching in Africa

Monday  14:51,   22 may 2017
Engadget

Several organizations are already using drones to fight poaching, but the Lindbergh Foundation is taking it one step further. The environmental non-profit has joined forces with Neurala in order to use the company's deep learning neural network[...]

China's LeEco founder cedes control of listed unit amid cash crunch

Monday  14:51,   22 may 2017
Reuters

<p>The founder of LeEco, a Chinese Netflix-to-Tesla-like conglomerate, has stepped down as the CEO of the group's main listed unit, as the company begins to streamline and cut debt after rapid expansion led to a cash crunch.</p>Jia[...]

How to use your Android Wear watch with an iPhone

Monday  14:50,   22 may 2017
T3

Apple and Google,[...]

Bitcoin is worth more than ever, but it's losing clout

Monday  11:21,   22 may 2017
Engadget

To say that Bitcoin has had a roller coaster ride would be an understatement.&nbsp;With that said, you might not want to get too comfy if you've amassed a fortune. As our TechCrunch pals observe, Bitcoin's share of the cryptocurrency market has[...]