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Video: Intel Shooting Star Mini Drones Join 'Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes'

Electronics - Intel - Intel Shooting Star mini drones are part of the 2018 'Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes,' presented by Chase....
Sun, 18 Nov 2018 02:13:11 - #drones #newstidbits

The New York Times is using AI to help digitize millions of archival photographs

Tech - Popular Science - A collaborative project to bring the photographs stored in "the morgue" back to life.

There are...
Sun, 18 Nov 2018 00:13:05 - #ai #newstidbits

The super chill guide to buying gifts for tech bros

Tech - Mashable - It's late, and you're so very tired.
You just finished another meaningless day at your thankless job, putting in too many hours only...
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 16:38:25 - #oracle #newstidbits

A new meteorite impact crater was just found hiding under Greenland ice

Tech - BGR - We might not know a whole lot about what's going on inside Mars, the Moon, or even the deepest reaches of Earth's oceans, but scientists...
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 13:38:10 - #android #newstidbits

Before and after photos show the devastation of the California wildfires

Tech - Mashable - As wildfires continue to rage across California, a set of before and after photos brings into focus the utter devastation wrought...
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 13:37:59 - #newstidbits

AT&T is inviting DirecTV Now users to test its upcoming streaming box

Tech - The Verge - AT&T is inviting DirecTV Now users to sign up for a chance to test its upcoming streaming set-top box. The company sent an email...
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 13:37:56 - #newstidbits

Hands-on with the $350 Surface Headphones: Why is Microsoft making them, and are they any good?

Tech - GeekWire - Though the surprise announcement of Microsoft's new wireless headphones seemingly came out of nowhere, the final product was the...
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 16:13:08 - #microsoft #samsung #acquisition #newstidbits

Meural Celebrates Americana With Introduction Of Norman Rockwell Archive

Globe Newswire - Technology - Now exclusively on Meural Canvas powered by NETGEAR, 350 works by the beloved American painter join the Meural Library
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 15:33:09 - #newstidbits

Mozilla adds website breach notifications to Firefox

Tech - TechCrunch - Mozilla is adding a new security feature to its Firefox Quantum web browser that will alert users when they visit a website that...
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 15:13:23 - #bigdata #cybersecurity #gdpr #newstidbits

Welcome to the awkward future of the open office

Tech - TechCrunch - I have seen the future - in fact, I have worn it. It's big and awkward kind of digs into the top of your head with little metal...
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 15:13:21 - #wearables #newstidbits

Official Google Store Black Friday/Cyber Monday Deals on Pixelbook, Home Hub, Chromecast & More

Tech - Chrome Unboxed - The Google Store is getting in on the early Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals, sending out an email announcement that includes...
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 14:38:04 - #pixel3 #newstidbits

Your MacBook can live in the lap of luxury with this leather case

Tech - Digital Trends - Though there are several cases which we think are best for covering up MacBooks, Twelve South's Journal case is one of the newest...
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 14:13:03 - #newstidbits

Humans are getting bigger, and that means more strain on the world's food supply

Tech - BGR - Everyone knows that obesity is a major health crisis in the United States and many other countries, but humans aren't just getting fatter,...
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 13:13:24 - #android #newstidbits

Survey: Americans now check their smartphones a whopping 52 times a day

Tech - BGR - At this point, smartphone addiction is a pretty well understood phenomenon, even if we sometimes feel powerless to do much about it. Everything...
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 13:13:21 - #newstidbits

Moment debuts new 58mm telephoto lens for smartphone cameras

Tech - The Verge - Moment is announcing a refreshed telephoto lens for $99, designed to take better photos on the iPhone XS, XR, and Pixel 3. You can...
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 12:39:21 - #pixel3 #newstidbits

Unleash a dazzling world of color with Crayola Create and Play

Tech - Mashable - Over the past few years, Crayola has been pairing traditional creative experiences with digital apps.
Now, the handicraft company...
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 12:39:12 - #android #newstidbits

Microsoft connection: Capria fund previously backed by Bill Gates gets $20M from Paul Allen's Vulcan

Tech - GeekWire - A map of all the fund managers Capria has invested in so far. (Capria Photo)Microsoft's fingerprints are all over the Seattle and...
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 12:39:11 - #microsoft #billgates #newstidbits

The federal government is begging everyone to move more

Tech - BGR - While the debate around health insurance and "pre-existing conditions" continues to rage in political circles the U.S. government is now...
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 12:39:10 - #samsung #newstidbits

Apple selling fewer iPhone XRs than projected, but can make up for it with iPhone XS sales

Tech - BGR - Widely respected analyst Ming-Chi Kuo writes that sales of Apple's new iPhone XR are slightly below expectations, corroborating a handful...
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 12:39:09 - #samsung #newstidbits

Jeff Bezos unveils Amazon Prime Air's flying tribute to veterans: Valor

Tech - GeekWire - Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, right, pulls the wraps off Prime Air's newest 767 freighter, christened Valor in honor of veterans. He is joined...
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 12:39:07 - #boeing #bezos #newstidbits

Elon Musk and Mars take the spotlight in National Geographic TV doubleheader

Tech - GeekWire - SpaceX founder Elon Musk watches February's ascent of the Falcon Heavy rocket in a scene from National Geographic's "Mars: Inside...
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 12:39:06 - #spacex #elonmusk #newstidbits

Space photos show smoke smothering a burning California

Tech - Mashable - Fires at opposite ends of California have smothered the Golden State in smoke.
Fall may be here, but rapidly-moving flames are still...
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 12:39:03 - #nasa #newstidbits

Aura is a next-gen digital photo frame with unlimited storage and gesture controls

Tech - BGR - Remember how cool digital photo frames were when they first came out? Everyone wanted one and they were the hottest gift you could buy...
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 12:39:01 - #newstidbits

Wells Fargo Launches Second Annual Food Bank Program to Fight HungerDuring the Holidays

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Wed, 14 Nov 2018 17:13:14 - #newstidbits

Wonder kids: Make way for the science generation

Silicon Republic - Curiosity about science is a quality that should be kindled at a young age, and encouraged and fostered over a lifetime, writes John Kennedy.
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 14:13:06 - #newstidbits

Of bent time and jellyfish

Life - ESA-Hubble POW - At first glance, a bright blue crescent immediately jumps out of this NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image: is it a bird? A...
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 13:13:44 - #newstidbits

Astronaut Exploring: An Apollo 15 Panorama

Life - Astronomy Picture of the Day - What would it be like to explore the Moon?
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 13:13:43 - #newstidbits

Are Your Really Sure You Want to Share Your Life With a Dog?

Life - Psychology Today - A wish list dogs would like us to follow: They're a huge responsibility, their walk is for them, they're individuals, we need...
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 13:13:42 - #newstidbits

Do You Want to Know the Secret to Living a Fulfilling Life?

Life - Lifehack - Don't we all want to live a full, happy and satisfied life? For some of us, it need not be a long life as long as it's been a fulfilling...
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 13:13:41 - #retirement #newstidbits

Epson Congratulates the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport Team

Electronics - Epson - Epson extends its hearty congratulations to long-term partner Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport Team after the team secured its fifth...
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 12:39:03 - #newstidbits

Apple to boost its Amazon presence with listings for iPhones, iPads, and more

Tech - Digital Trends - Apple is about to start offering more of its kit on Amazon. The tech giant currently only has very limited listings on the shopping...
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 12:39:01 - #newstidbits

Michael Jackson's 'Bad' tour jacket sold at auction

Reuters: Lifestyle - Michael Jackson's iconic black "Bad" jacket, which he wore on his first solo tour, sold for $298,000 late Saturday, about three times its original...
Sun, 11 Nov 2018 23:40:31 - #newstidbits

Is 'Spring Forward' Tied to More A-Fib Admissions?

WebMD - After the start of Daylight Saving Time, 3.13 people a day were admitted to a New York hospital for atrial fibrillation, significantly more...
Sun, 11 Nov 2018 23:40:29 - #afib #newstidbits

13 Common Illnesses That Have Been Linked to Alzheimer's

Readers Digest - This common blood disorder is defined by a decline in red blood cells. These cells transport oxygen, which is why a common symptom is persistent...
Sun, 11 Nov 2018 23:40:27 - #alzheimer #newstidbits

The 7 Deadly Sins of Retirement Planning

Readers Digest - If you think you could be doing a better job of retirement planning, learn how to get back on track.
Sun, 11 Nov 2018 23:40:26 - #retirement #newstidbits

15 Things That Slow Down Alzheimer's Disease

Readers Digest - There are a number of diets being touted for helping to delay Alzheimer's or slow its progression, and what they have in common is an emphasis...
Sun, 11 Nov 2018 23:40:25 - #alzheimer #newstidbits

16 Things People with Alzheimer's Wish You Knew

Readers Digest - Memory loss can be scary, but patience, trust, and encouragement can help your loved one continue living a meaningful life.
Sun, 11 Nov 2018 23:40:24 - #alzheimer #newstidbits

The New Old Age: Dementia Is Getting Some Very Public Faces

NYT > Health - Stigma often prevents patients from acknowledging an Alzheimer's diagnosis. A series of high-profile disclosures may help change that.
Sun, 11 Nov 2018 23:40:23 - #alzheimer #newstidbits

Profit Maximization - MC=MR - This is a short video to show how I solve for the optimal quantity to reach profit maximization by hand and using the Financial calculator.
Sun, 11 Nov 2018 23:13:42 - #newstidbits

Toshiba launches early retirement programs

Media - Evertiq - Toshiba Corporation and some of its consolidated subsidiaries have decided to implement early retirement incentive programs, as part...
Sun, 11 Nov 2018 23:13:30 - #retirement #newstidbits

What to Do If Your Career Is Stalled and You Don't Know Why

Think - - A CEO whom we'll call Melissa was exasperated. Having delivered seven years of breakthrough performance and...
Sun, 11 Nov 2018 22:14:37 - #retirement #newstidbits

Want to avoid Alzheimer's? Try a darker roast.

Think - Big Think - Scientists pinpoint why coffee can ward off Alzheimer's The key compounds appear to be phenylindanes Darker roasts, even espresso,...
Sun, 11 Nov 2018 22:14:36 - #parkinsons #alzheimer #newstidbits

Is Gibson Ready for Its Encore?

Think - Knowledge@Wharton - Iconic guitar maker Gibson is about to emerge from bankruptcy -- can it recapture the magic that turned it into a music icon?
Sun, 11 Nov 2018 22:14:35 - #maker #newstidbits

Under-Management Is the Flip Side of Micromanagement - and It's a Problem Too

Think - - Micromanagement gets most of the attention, but under-management may be just as big a problem.
Sun, 11 Nov 2018 22:14:34 - #usarmy #newstidbits

What is CBD really good for?

Think - Big Think - Cannabidiol (CBD) is the most well-known of the 113 cannabinoids found in the cannabis plant. There is strong evidence that CBD might...
Sun, 11 Nov 2018 22:14:31 - #newstidbits

To Give a Great Presentation, Distill Your Message to Just 15 Words

Think - - Fearless public speaking is about more than combating nerves. It's about knowing the technique,...
Sun, 11 Nov 2018 22:14:28 - #robotics #newstidbits

U.S. Health Plans Can Save Billions by Helping Patients Navigate the System

Think - - Most people at one time or another have struggled to navigate the complexities of the U.S. health care system....
Sun, 11 Nov 2018 22:14:22 - #accenture #ai #newstidbits

How to think like a Renaissance man (or woman)

Think - Big Think - Some of the greatest scientists and artists were polymaths. Renaissance men or polymaths are people who have mastered multiple disciplines...
Sun, 11 Nov 2018 22:14:20 - #acquisition #newstidbits

Predictions 2019: Employee Experience Moves To Center Stage

Think - Forrester Blogs - Companies and executives are paying attention to employee experience as never before. There are good reasons for this attention....
Sun, 11 Nov 2018 22:14:19 - #newstidbits

A New Playbook for Diversified Companies

Think - MIT Sloan Management Review - A wave of corporate breakups has rippled through industry after industry over the past several years. This has...
Sun, 11 Nov 2018 22:14:16 - #tektronix #siemens #acquisition #newstidbits