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The 21st Century Internet Act aims to enshrine net neutrality in law

Congress may soon vote on a new bill that would set net neutrality down as a matter of law rather than a set of rules to be changed every few years by the FCC. The “21st Century Internet Act,” introduced by Rep. Mike Coffman (R-CO), would ban blocking, throttling, paid prioritization, and …

Сан-Франциско в 1906 году

Путешествие по Маркет-стрит в Сан-Франциско, снятое в 1906 году камерой, установленной в трамвае. Запись видеорегистратора вековой давности, …

Что если бы герои «Игры престолов» носили шапки?

Герои «Игры престолов» не носят шапки. Даже зимой. Актер Кит Харингтон, играющий в сериале Джона Сноу, недавно рассказал, что ему запрещают укрывать …

AWS Lambda vs. Azure Functions vs. Google Functions

Serverless has been around for more than two years now and is not a new phenomenon. Our recent DevOps Pulse Survey showed, however, that only 30% of …

Дело о советских наркокартелях – Деньги – Коммерсантъ

151 тыс. кг опия-сырца собрали в 1956 году с маковых колхозных полей только в одной области СССР — Иссык-Кульской. Кроме того, почти каждый колхоз в …

FAZ.NET

Bad news for J.Crew: UK fast-fashion giant ASOS is making a big play for the US

ASOS, the UK’s largest online fashion retailer, is building a giant new fulfillment center in the US that will serve as a launching point for a major push into the country.<p>The US accounts for about 12% of ASOS’ total sales, but American sales jumped 50% (pdf) last year, and ASOS has already become …

J.Crew

Soziale Netzwerke: Wie Xing die US-Konkurrenz in Schach hält

<i>Xing-Logo</i><p>Das Karriere-Netzwerk legte wieder starke Zahlen vor: Rund eine Million neue Nutzer konnte das Unternehmen seit Jahresbeginn gewinnen.<p>(Foto: …

Now Hiring: Not You

Bryerson Global, the world’s leading employer of people in your chosen field, is seeking candidates with your exact skill set, but not you, to add to …

Ist unser Finanzsystem heute sicherer?

Lehren aus der Krise Ist unser Finanzsystem heute sicherer?<p>Von<p>-Aktualisiert am 26.07.2017-13:11<p>Vor zehn Jahren brach die Finanzkrise über Deutschland …

Wirtschaft

Anti-drone radio wave startup SkySafe secures $11.5M from Andreessen

Drones are a threat to both military and public safety, whether flown by a terrorist or just a reckless pilot. SkySafe’s radio wave technology can detect and stop rogue drones from entering unauthorized areas like military bases, stadiums, prisons and airports. SkySafe’s radio frequency signals are …

Drones

79-Jährige mit Tempo 238 geblitzt

Großmutter auf Speed: In Belgien ist eine 79-Jährige erwischt worden, die mit 238 km/h über die Autobahn raste. Sie begründete die nächtliche …

Google Transfer Appliance holt Daten in die Cloud

TByte-weise Daten in die Cloud zu übertragen, kann lange dauern. Wie Amazon mit seinen Snowballs bietet Google dafür Transfer Appliances. Kunden …

Digital

Cloud-native Applikationen entwickeln

Um in der digitalen Welt erfolgreich zu sein, müssen Unternehmen vor allem schnell sein. Kunden erwarten exzellente, intuitiv benutzbare Software, …

Digitale Wirtschaft

Junge Salafisten wissen wenig vom Islam

Sie berufen sich auf Allah, haben von heiligen Schriften und Ritualen aber wenig Ahnung: Eine Studie zeigt, wie sich radikale salafistische …

The weird power of the placebo effect, explained

Yes, the placebo effect is all in your mind. And it’s real.<p>Over the last several years, doctors noticed a mystifying trend: Fewer and fewer new pain drugs were getting through double-blind placebo control trials, the gold standard for testing a drug’s effectiveness.<p>In these trials, neither doctors …

Dies ist das wichtigste Detail in Ihrem XING-Profil, um Personaler, Headhunter & Co zu überzeugen

Viele Menschen fühlen sich mit der Gestaltung ihres XING- oder LinkedIn-Profils erst einmal überfordert. Die Lösung: Sie „spicken“ bei den Profilen …

Design

Gaze Upon Jupiter’s Enormity in This Amazing Fly-By Video

Jupiter is immense. The fifth planet from the sun has a diameter of 89,000 miles, and could easily envelop every other planet (and Pluto). The gas …

Using IoT to solve the problems of the freight industry

Honeywell last week announced a new “Connected Freight” solution that gives shippers and logistics companies unprecedented ability to monitor shipments of high-value and perishable goods, helping prevent costly damage and loss.<p>The new solution, developed in collaboration with Intel and third-party …

Artificial Intelligence: A Free Online Course from MIT

Today we're adding MIT's course on Artificial Intelligence to our ever-growing collection, 1,300 Free Online Courses from Top Universities. That's …

How Siemens Is Using Big Data And IoT To Build The Internet Of Trains

Trains that are never late? To someone like me living in the UK, it may sound impossibly utopian. But Siemens say that thanks to Big Data and analytics it could soon be a reality.<p>Train operators have responsibility for getting millions of people to where they want to be every day. When journeys are …

Trains

How AWS And Azure Competing Is Improving Public Cloud Adoption

• Public Cloud spending is predicted to grow at quickly, attaining 16% year-over-year growth in 2017.<br>• Cowen’s AWS segment model is predicting Revenue and EBITDA to grow 25% and 26.8% annually from 2017 to 2022.<br>• Microsoft Azure is viewed as the platform that customers would most likely purchase or renew …

Google Cloud Platform

The world’s largest floating solar power plant just went online in China

China has announced that the largest floating photovoltaic (PV) facility on earth has finally been completed and connected to the local power grid. …

This Israeli startup has a battery that can charge an electric car in 5 minutes

Israel’s StoreDot has done a lot of interesting stuff with battery technology, but what it’s demonstrating today at CUBE Tech Fair in Berlin is for the history books.<p>The company is launching its new FlashBattery technology, which promises to allow you to charge an electric car in just five …

Electric Vehicles

Simple math is why Elon Musk’s companies keep doing what others don’t even consider possible

Physicist Richard Feynman returned over and over to an idea that drove his groundbreaking discoveries. His approach was documented <b></b>by his Caltech colleague David Goodstein in the book <i>Feynman’s Lost Lecture</i> about physics classes Feynman taught in the 1960s:<p>Once, I said to him, “Dick, explain to me, …

Elon Musk

The Honda Civic Type R Pickup Is The Car You Never Knew You Wanted

We like a good car render, especially of weird and wonderful creations like this hot Civic pickup. You may never have thought about it before, but …

The great British Brexit robbery: how our democracy was hijacked

A shadowy global operation involving big data, billionaire friends of Trump and the disparate forces of the Leave campaign influenced the result of the EU referendum. As Britain heads to the polls again, is our electoral process still fit for purpose?<p><i>“The connectivity that is the heart of</i> …

Great British Bake Off