NASA’s climate-monitoring space laser is the last to ride to space on a Delta II rocket

This weekend, NASA is launching a new, high-tech satellite to monitor the planet's glacier and sea ice levels — with space lasers, naturally. ICESat-2 will be a huge boon for climatologists, and it's also a bittersweet occasion: it will be the final launch aboard the trusty Delta II rocket,

Alexa skills can now offer one-time-use purchases, like in-game hints or points

Alexa skill developers will now be able to sell “consumables” within their voice apps, known as Alexa skills, Amazon announced this morning. The company says that, starting today, developers in the U.S.

You’ll now need a subscription to get the best of Microsoft Office

Microsoft released Office 2019 for Windows and macOS this week, the latest version of its regular, non-subscription productivity suite. It’s the kind of Office that, ten years ago, you would’ve bought in a shrink-wrapped package at Office Depot.

With Mulesoft in fold, Salesforce gains access to data wherever it lives

When Salesforce bought Mulesoft last spring for the tidy sum of $6.5 billion, it looked like money well spent for the CRM giant. After all, it was providing a bridge between the cloud and the on-prem data center and that was a huge missing link for a company with big ambitions like Salesforce.

Bleximo raises $1.5M for its quantum computing accelerators

Bleximo, a startup that aims to build ‘quantum accelerators’ — basically quantum-based application-specific integrated circuits — today announced that it has raised a $1.5 million seed round led by Eniac Ventures. Other investors in this round include Boost VC, Creative Ventures,

Amazon donates $1M to Wikimedia

Back in March, we asked the question “Are corporations that use Wikipedia giving back?” The answer was kind of, sort of, with one key exception, noting, “Apple, Facebook, Microsoft and Google all contributed around $50,000 by matching employee gifts. Amazon, on the other hand,

That weird nut Pokémon that showed up in Pokémon Go? It’s official now.

This past Saturday, something pretty weird happened in Pokémon Go: immediately after the monthly "Community Day" event came to a close, a strange, new, never-before-seen Pokémon showed up. Weirder yet: no one could actually catch it.

Tinder in India launches ‘My Move,’ a Bumble-like feature where women chat first

Tinder in India is now rolling out a new feature that allows women to make the first move. The setting, called “My Move,” is similar to the core feature in rival dating app Bumble, which is currently enmeshed in multiple lawsuits with Tinder parent Match Group.

Inside Planet Labs’ new satellite manufacturing site

Satellite imaging and analytics company Planet is taking the wraps off its new manufacturing space in San Francisco. Founded by ex-NASA employees, Planet is leveraging some of the $183 million in funding it’s amassed to expand.

Three years later, Let’s Encrypt now secures 75% of the web

Bon anniversaire, Let’s Encrypt! The free-to-use nonprofit was founded in 2014 in part by the Electronic Frontier Foundation and is backed by Akamai, Google, Facebook, Mozilla and more. Three years ago Friday, it issued its first certificate. Since then, the numbers have exploded. To date,

California is ‘launching our own damn satellite’ to track pollution, with help from Planet

California plans to launch a satellite to monitor pollution in the state and contribute to climate science, Governor Jerry Brown announced today.

科学和宗教也能共存

美国莱斯大学的研究显示,科学家和一般公众在宗教习俗上具有惊人的相似性,“科学和宗教无法共存”是一种阻碍人类进步的误解。

Visa、MasterCard推动芯片银行卡 欲提高交易安全性

随着现在出现了越来越多的零售商用户信用卡信息被盗事件,日前,Visa和MasterCard计划推出芯片银行卡,以此来提高交易的安全性,而美国各大零售商需在2015年的11月之前完成该新型卡片对应设备的部署工作。

移动应用动态效果设计的6个基本原则

如果想让你的移动应用更活泼更灵动,丰富的动效是不可少的,丰富的动效可以让你的应用更具活力,充满生机;丰富的动效可以让你的应用彰显效率,提升品质感;丰富的动效可以让你的应用充满魅力,引人探索;丰富的动效可以让你的应用减少焦虑,消除等待感;丰富的动效可以让你的应用充满韵味,有节奏感;丰富的动效可以让你的应用有出奇的信息组织,整洁高效。   

What we want to see from Apple’s iWatch: A fresh alternative to Android Wear

We’re hoping that the iWatch, which should be launched tomorrow, will be everything that Android Wear devices aren’t.Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/09/08/what-we-want-to-see-from-apples-iwatch-a-fresh-alternative-to-android-wear/

Adorable Dog Returns Lost Items for KLM Airlines

Losing your stuff on an airplane just got less frustratingKLM, the Royal Dutch Airlines, has been getting a little bit of help returning lost items to passengers as quickly as possible at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.The airline has enlisted the assistance of an adorable beagle,

A New Obscene Superyacht Is Getting Its Own Private IMAX Theater

How's this for obscene. Yacht-maker Ken Freivokh Design is in the process of engineering a brand new 500-foot superyacht for a client that will boast the world's first floating private IMAX theater below deck. And when it's not being used to show movies, the Nemo Room, as it's being called,

超薄iPad概念设计:透明全屏幕只属于未来

威锋网讯,来自伦敦的概念设计师 Chike Newman 设计了一款全新的 iPad 概念机型,这是一款充满了未来气息的透明平板设备,命名为 iPad Contact,从图片中我们大致可以看出这是一款有着超薄机身设计的设备。  

VR One:体验虚拟现实的新选择

Oculus Rift 重新激发了人们对虚拟现实的热情,但是,如果我们想要体验虚拟现实,就会发现没有太多可以选择的设备。

魅族刚学完苹果5C 自家MX4却被别人山寨

感谢莱客文饰的投递最近每日报小编在网上看到一款小品牌的新品手机,然后也是醉了啊。这款新品是由深圳一家小厂商里奥出品,被称为里奥MX4。熟悉的网友一眼就看出来了,这完全就是一款魅族MX4啊。

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