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Fibre optique : l'Arcep met en ligne une carte des déploiements

En marge des résultats de son observatoire du marché des services fixes à haut et très haut débit, l'Arcep a publié cette semaine une carte de suivi …

Google fait les yeux doux aux assureurs français pour vendre ses objets connectés de la «smart home

Google France cherche à établir des partenariats entre les compagnies d'assurance et la plupart de ses services, selon une information rapportée par</i> …

Les circuits élastiques ouvrent une nouvelle ère pour l'électronique

Des chercheurs de l’EPFL ont créé des circuits électriques Polymères-Or-Gallium déformables plus d'un million de fois et étirables jusqu’à quatre …

Windows : l'écran bleu de la mort va (encore) évoluer

Parmi les hantises des utilisateurs de PC, il y a bien évidemment l'écran bleu de la mort, le redouté BSOD. Depuis de si longues années, il affichait …

L’industrie mondiale investira 907 milliards par an dans sa transformation digitale

A lire aussi<p>La transformation digitale de l'industrie B2B ça se passe comment ? La méthode de General Electric pour passer au numérique : changer …

Airbus
Google

Google's Quantum Computer Just Got a Big Upgrade

Google is upgrading its quantum computer. Known as the D-Wave, Google's machine is making the leap from 512 qubits—the fundamental building block of …

Smart Homes Need Smart Communities

Adam Fingerman Contributor<p>Adam Fingerman is co-founder and chief experience officer of ArcTouch.<p>Home automation may not be described as life-altering just yet, but it is pretty cool to be able to control your lights from a smartphone app, change your music automatically as you walk into a room and …

Home Automation

Microsoft Research’s new app turns your phone into a 3D scanner

The practice of 3D printing may soon be a lot simpler. New technology from the Microsoft Research Lab allows 3D scanning to be done from your smartphone, with no additional hardware needed.<p>Dubbed MobileFusion, the app allows you to walk around an object and scan it to your phone. It first captures …

Facebook draine plus d'audience que Google

<b>Au carrefour de la navigation Web mobile, Facebook est devenu le premier apporteur de trafic pour les sites média, selon une étude de Parse.ly,</b> …

Alphabet, le nouveau Google, moqué et salué aux Etats-Unis

Google a annoncé à la surprise générale, et à celle de la presse spécialisée en particulier, une restructuration importante.<p>« W », « T », « F » : ce …

Le paradoxe de Fermi et les extraterrestres invisibles

Le physicien Gabriel Chardin explique pourquoi aucune civilisation extraterrestre ne nous a encore rendu visite, alors que notre galaxie compte …

Astronomie

Big Bang Nixed "Our Universe Evolved from the Black Hole of a Collapsed 4-D Star"?

While the current Planck outcomes “verify that inflation is correct”, they leave open the question of how actually the inflation took place. A new …

Can We Design Trust Between Humans and Artificial Intelligence?

The successful adaptation of AI requires empathy on the part of both people and computers, says Artefact’s Patrick Mankins.<p>For many years, interacting with artificial intelligence has been the stuff of science fiction and academic projects, but as smart systems take over more and more …

Artificial Intelligence

A Modern Multiunit Prefab Prototype in Vancouver

A Vancouver architect maxes out a commercial lot to create a multiunit prefab tower that takes smart urban planning as seriously as good design.<p>Oliver Lang has always been something of a renegade. The German-born architect never settled into the idea of the high-rise condo nor of the conventional, …

Architecture

Articles about 8 modern american kitchens on Dwell.com - Dwell

Sweeping up is a crummy job, but someone’s got to do it. Luckily, these eight vacuum cleaners are here to help you eliminate even...<p>These modern gems are slated for demolition, in need of repair, or the subject of fundraising campaigns.<p>Searching high and low for your ideal table lamp? Brighter days …

American Cities
Living Rooms
Art

This Modern Stained Glass Window Doubles As A Solar Panel

What if the vast, beautiful stained glass windows of cathedrals could be used to generate energy? Dutch designer Marjan van Aubel explored this idea with her project Current Window, a modern, sustainable update on stained glass. The window is a fantastic example of a solution to a universal problem …

Stained Glass
Internet of Things

Pratique pour réduire l'exposition aux ondes du smartphone mais aussi poursuivre une conversation au volant, les oreillettes Bluetooth ont la cote depuis quelq

<b>Pratique pour réduire l’exposition aux ondes du smartphone mais aussi poursuivre une conversation au volant, les oreillettes Bluetooth ont la cote</b> …

"Le pouvoir de Google est inégalé dans l'Histoire"

<b>La commissaire européenne à la concurrence, la Danoise Margrethe Vestager, s'apprête à signifier à Google une "communication de griefs", c'est-à-dire</b> …

The Resurrection of One of Chicago's Most Endangered Landmarks

A young businessman may be the perfect savior for this ornate performance hall.<p>After years in the dark, the New Regal Theater in Chicago, Illinois, is close to reopening its doors. The architectural landmark, originally known as the Avalon Theater and designed in the Moorish Revival style by the …

Robots Can Now Understand Trust And Regret: Is Your Roomba Looking At You Funny?

Humans and robots have long worked together in factories. But how do they really feel about each other?<p>The robots, you might think, feel nothing. That’s why they’re so useful. But a researcher at Clemson University is hoping to increase the flow of feelings, giving humans more freedom to trust …

A Beautiful Blueprint-Style Map of the World

It's the work of a Philadelphia-based data scientist who, a year ago, had never made a map.<p>At this time last year, Lauren Ancona had never made a map. But halfway into 2014, with help from from the free and open source mapping community and Code for America, she successfully created her first map …

We come from the future.

Not long ago, on-demand package pickup Shyp closed its doors, saying it had failed to achieve critical mass for its explosive growth strategy and a …

San Francisco