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Six technologies that produce clean, safe drinking water

<i>By Cat DiStasio</i><p>One in 10 people worldwide lack regular access to safe drinking water. In an effort to tackle this most basic humanitarian problem, engineers around the globe have developed a wide array of devices, large and small, that generate clean water. Each year, a slew of innovations aim to …

Water

Someone is breaking into underground vaults in California to sever major internet cables

This attack is part of a series of at least 11 that stretch from the San Francisco Bay Area to Sacramento that the FBI is currently investigating, according to the report. The attacks have generally occurred in concealed locations that are unmonitored by devices like security cameras.<p>"When it …

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[詹益鑑] 創業/意,我們缺的是空間還是時間?|數位時代

作者為AppWorks 之初創投合夥人,專注於物聯網與硬體創業者的培育及投資,自許為務實的理想主義者。<p>半年裡我走訪五個國家、八個城市,感受到東西方創業者與自造者最大的差異,不是科技背景與語言文化,而是養成方式與創作心態的不同、而是對於生活與生命的本質理解完全不一樣。<p>如果說創業最重要的是資源不是資金, …

The final episode of 'Top Gear' with Jeremy Clarkson is going to break records

But first, a final episode of the show featuring the hosting trio of Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May will hit the air.<p>Sunday's final episode is comprised of previously unseen footage shot before Clarkson was dismissed from the BBC in March.<p>According to the Daily Mail's Imogen …

Top Gear

Google killing support for Eclipse Android Developer Tools

Google’s Android Studio is all the hype in the app development community. This streamlined set of tools offers everything you need for developing Android apps, and it has been an amazing integrated development environment (IDE) since it was released last December.<p>Google has stabilized the IDE they …

Android News

Apple Bans Games And Apps Featuring The Confederate Flag [Update: Some Games Being Restored]

Apple has now joined a host of merchants in removing the Confederate flag from its platform – in its case, the iTunes App Store. Several app developers are now reporting that their Civil War games, which featured imagery of the flag as part of their game’s historical context, have been pulled from …

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House of Marley Liberate XLBT Headphones

Reading Time: 4 minutes<p>I’m a fan of House of Marley gear, especially the company’s use of natural materials (yeah, I’m a sucker for the use of wood …

Pedalist velomobile hits Kickstarter

As mentioned in our previous coverage, the Pedalist is essentially a tadpole-style trike (two wheels in the front) with a full lighting system and a …

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O2O (Online To Offline) 模式,又稱離線商務模式,是指線上行銷瀚線上購買帶動線下經營和線下消費。O2O …

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Chris Rock, Isaiah Washington, and Racial Profiling: Why Black People Shouldn’t Have to ‘Adapt’

The comedian has been pulled over three times in seven weeks for, it seems, “driving while black.” Actor Isaiah Washington says Rock should “adapt” …

Create better 3D models by waving your smartphone around

Sure your smartphone makes for a passable 3D scanner, but it still can't determine the size of an item. Fortunately, Carnegie Mellon researchers are able to discover the scale of an object using a smartphone's camera and its IMU (inertial measurement unit). They just have to make sure to move the …

Augmented Reality

These 13 Shows Should Be Rebooted for Their Theme Songs Alone

From Flight of the Conchords to The Ben Stiller Show, here's a look back at some of the great theme songs competing in our weeklong TV Reboot Tournament.<p>It's TV Reboot Tournament time, kids! I'll let other, smarter people debate the merits of each show in the bracket; today I want to focus on some …

This startup wants to take on Uber and Lyft with self-flying cars

AUSTIN, Texas — Imagine a world in which you call up a plane on your smartphone as easily as you can summon cars from Uber and Lyft. Then take it to …

Flying Car

Honda’s next-generation Civic may equip 1.5-liter turbocharged engine

The 2015 Civic Type R is Honda Motor Co.’s first turbocharged vehicle in awhile, but it turns out the hot hatchback is only the tip of the spear.<p>The …

Honda

This is the best explanation we've heard for why Docker has become such a hot startup

Less than two years after its founder Solomon Hykes awkwardly previewed his creation at the PyCon conference, the biggest names in tech were on their knees asking it to be their partner: Amazon, Dell, HP, Google, IBM, Microsoft, Red Hat, VMware, etc.<p>Why? It was hard to explain. Literally.<p>Docker …

Windows 10 will deliver updates through your fellow PC users

Not fond of having to wait (and wait, and wait) while you download Windows updates from Microsoft's servers? You might not have to when Windows 10 arrives. <i>The Verge</i> has noticed that a leaked version of the operating system lets you grab updates from other computers, whether they're on your local …

Software

Bodies electric: Ex Machina twists the history of sexy robots

The complicated gender commentary of Alex Garland's sci fi chamber thriller<p>Before the premiere screening of <i>Ex Machina</i> at South by Southwest this weekend, senior programmer Jarod Neece told the audience at the Paramount Theatre in no uncertain terms, "this is one of the best films we've ever shown." …

Are Your Systems Ready For The Big Data Explosion? 3 Key Database Strategy Tips

As the amount of data collected by enterprises continues to grow at a rate of 40 percent to 60 percent per year, IT teams face challenges managing the vast amounts of information under their watch.<p>To keep up with an exploding volume, velocity and variety of data, enterprises are turning to NoSQL …

The MacBook Pro's new Force Touch Trackpad is great. Pity about the name

You don't click the trackpad, the trackpad clicks you<p>The way to impress somebody with Apple's new trackpad is to have them try to click it when the computer is off. Nothing happens, it's just an inert piece of glass with just the tiniest amount of give when you press hard on it. Then boot up the …

This Week’s Top Photos: The 2015 Geneva Motor Show Edition

The dust is finally starting to settle on the floors of the Geneva Motor Show after this year’s whirly press days. There was a boatload of exciting …

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Microsoft’s Band update puts an itty bitty keyboard on your wrist

A handy addition<p>Microsoft has been experimenting with smartwatch keyboards for Android Wear, and now the company is bringing a similar concept to its own Band hardware. In its first major update, Microsoft’s Band has become a lot more useful for Windows Phone users, thanks to a new Cortana-powered …

The Challenges of SMS on a Global Scale

Going global with anything is never an easy task. There are various legal, cultural and resourcing standpoints to consider in order to successfully scale.<p>While SMS can be straightforward on a local level, going global can be challenging for a number of reasons: various local regulations, …