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Leatherman Jam + Style Skate Tool

What the Jam + Style from Leatherman lacks in outward aesthetic appeal, it more than makes up for in utility. The combination tool from the Portland, Oregon-based manufacturer consists of two separate tools that are cleverly designed to fit snugly and compactly together. The Jam is a purpose-built …

Skateboarding

The World’s First Fully 3D-Printed Office Building Is Opening in Dubai

In just a few days, a building that architects are heralding as the world’s first 3D-printed office building will open in Dubai.<p>Inaugurated this past …

Preparing for infrastructures of the future

Sandeepan Banerjee Contributor<p>Sandeepan Banerjee is the senior vice president of engineering at ClusterHQ.<p>There are many abstract notions about what the future of infrastructure will look like, but the truth is that the future is staring companies in the face. The adoption of hybrid cloud models, …

Netatmo launches new platform to make smart objects talk to each other

French startup Netatmo just introduced a new developer platform called Netatmo Connect so that developers can build software and hardware integrations with Netatmo products. Netatmo sells weather stations, thermostats, indoor and outdoor cameras. The startup raised $32 million in November 2015.<p>It’s …

62 percent of U.S. adults get their news from social media, says report

A new study from Pew Research claims that 62 percent of people get their news from social media, with 18 percent doing so very often.<p>As expected, the top social media news source is Facebook.<p>The study claims that two-thirds of Facebook’s user base read their news on the platform, with 59 percent of …

Pew Research Center

Wyper fancies itself the Tinder of car shopping

The new iOS and Android app Wyper brings the swipe left-swipe right matchmaking magic of Tinder to car shopping. When I spoke with creator Aaron Rosenthal, the app had only been out of beta and available nationwide for about a week and a half, and there had already been more than 100,000 swipes. …

The circle is complete: Minecraft is getting a deathmatch mode

Minecraft, a game that skyrocketed to unprecedented levels of popularity among all ages because of its open-ended gameplay, infinite worlds, and limitless possibilities for creation and collaboration, is getting an official deathmatch mode.<p>Is this it? Is this Minecraft’s shark jump (or pig jump, or …

Twitter tunes into Spotify to soundtrack its audio cards

Whistle while you tweet with the new partnership between Twitter and Spotify. Now you can listen to 30-second previews of songs in your timeline and Moments thanks to Twitter’s audio cards that now support Spotify.<p>Twitter first launched audio cards in 2014 with iTunes previews and later worked with …

ForcePhone adds pressure sensitivity to any phone using ultrasonics

Force touch may be a feature exclusive to the latest iPhones, but something like it is now possible on pretty much any phone out there, thanks to research from engineers at the University of Michigan .<p>It works not by polling sensors in the touchscreen, but through ultrasound. The phone’s speaker …

Computer Science

Une alliance pour accélérer les transferts dans les milieux hétérogènes

Une nouvelle alliance regroupant AMD, ARM, Huawei, IBM, Mellanox, Qualcomm et Xilinx a été annoncée. Elle porte le nom de CCIX pour Cache Coherence …

Qualcomm

Evaneos lève 18 millions d’euros et recrutera 120 collaborateurs d’ici 2018

Evaneos, pionnier français de la désintermédiation des offres de voyage, annonce avoir bouclé une troisième levée de 18 millions d’euros. En ligne de …

Startup