From Jeopardy contestant and customer-service agent to master chef, IBM's Watson supercomputer has taken on a number of roles in the past few years.Now, IBM is partnering with United Services Automobile Association to put the world's most famous supercomputer to a new use:
Busted.One day after an official in the Russian military general staff accused NATO of publishing old satellite images that show the country’s military amassing on its border with Ukraine, the military alliance is doubling down.
For those that did not know, the Microsoft Store offers special discounts to those of you who are active duty members, reserve military personnel, and/or a military veteran. Individuals eligible to purchase from the Microsoft Store...
This week, Marines at the Experimental Forward Operating Base at Camp Pendleton, California, got to try out some prototypes of energy-generating equipment to keep combat electronics charged and ready. The verdict: back to the drawing board. Read more...
An anonymous reader writes Rising sea levels and other effects of climate change will create major problems for America's military, including more and worse natural disasters and food and water shortages that could fuel disputes around the world, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Monday.
Advocatus Diaboli (1627651) writes "For years the U.S. military has been waging a biometric war in Afghanistan, working to unravel the insurgent networks operating throughout the country by collecting the personal identifiers of large portions of the population. A restricted U.S.
American Science and Engineering (AS&E) just released a tiny new X-ray gun with some impressive capabilities. Roughly the size of a breadbox, the Mini Z Backscatter imaging system can find contraband in bags and see through car doors.
Amid allegations that it has preyed upon military personnel to obtain funding,
Pentagon leaders are finalizing plans aimed at lifting the ban on transgender individuals serving in the military, the Associated Press has learnedSee also: What it's like to come out as transgender to 2 million people via text messageSenior U.S. officials say an announcement is expected this week.
New statements from the U.S. military related to Facebook's controversial emotion-manipulation study have further muddied the origin of the News Feed experiment some have called "creepy." On Wednesday,
The chief spokesman for the U.S. Department of Defense on Wednesday mistakenly tweeted a link to the military’s version of The Onion.The tweet has since been deleted.See also: Defense Secretary Proposes Big Cuts to U.S. Military SpendingRear Adm. John Kirby,
M. Night Shyamalan's latest brings together the stories of two of his movies —2000’s Unbreakable and 2016’s Split.SEE ALSO: An 'Unbreakable' sequel? The internet is buzzing over M. Night Shyamalan's 'Glass' posterFollowing the events of Split,
WhatsApp is taking its most dramatic step yet to cut down on fake news.The app is testing a new feature that places limits on how many times a single message can be forwarded, WhatsApp announced Thursday. The update comes as Facebook scrambles to fight the messaging app's fake news epidemic,
Stop me if you've heard this one before: Facebook allows a third-party analytics company access to user data, conducts poor oversight of said company, and then is caught flat-footed when asked about the situation by a journalist. Yeah, it's happened again. And no,
It's official: For the first time since 1969, Lieutenant Spock will appear in a new Star Trek TV show.Spock appears in the second season of Star Trek Discovery, executive producer Alex Kurtzman revealed at San Diego Comic Con. Is Spock coming?
Whether you're a wide-eyed freshman or an experienced senior, moving into a residence hall is stressful. No matter how many times our parents reminded us to pack more than one towel, we still always managed to forget.
It's not everyday (or ever) that you hear a charming and wholesome diarrhea story, but one man's tale about having diarrhea in front of his 4-year-old is sure to put a smile on your face.Chris Edwards shared his unfortunate but surprisingly adorable experience on his No Idea What I'm Doing:
After winning the 2018 U.S. National Yo-Yo Contest in Chicago, Evan Nagao stopped by Mashable to show off his jaw-dropping skills and teach a few simple but awesome tricks.More information about Nagao and the yo-yos used in this video can be found on his website. Read more...More about Sports,
Los Angeles roadways are some of the country's most congested, but this mesmerizing clip imagines how the city might look without trafficFilmmaker Russell Houghten turned Los Angeles into a ghost town for his eerie and beautiful video, "Urban Isolation."See also: 10 U.S.
Amazon took its time in launching the Fire phone, and it shows. Where you might expect a device carelessly thrown together to capitalize on the popularity of the Kindle Fire tablets, you instead find a remarkably well-designed piece of technology. And it's fun to use, too.
Memo to Mark Zuckerberg: next time you launch an app aimed at making Facebook easier for celebrities, consider asking William Shatner to beta-test it first.Shatner — yes, that Shatner, the singer,
在婴儿产品领域，塑料奶瓶、防溢水杯以及微型刀具均以“不含 BPA ”为傲。双酚A（ BPA ）常见于各种塑料制品中，而以上这些婴儿产品已不再含有此类化合物。此外，从搅拌机到水壶，各类厨具用品也已经不再使用 BPA 。
Mark.JUK (1222360) writes "The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has today ruled that Google, Bing and others, acting as internet search engine operators, are responsible for the processing that they carry out of personal data which appears on web pages published by third parties.
Microsoft’s Skype messenger got a major update for iOS 8 today, which includes all-new interactive notifications that take advantage of what Apple has made possible with its latest OS update. The new notifications in Skype let you respond to various activity directly from notices as they appear,
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大家不一定会购买支持独立运作的新 Android Wear 手表，但如果现时已有一只较旧款的话则可以更新 OS，试试新功能了。Google 已低调地推出 Android Wear 1.4，重点是加入更多单手操作功能。
Even though we're still six months away from the next iPhone (which will probably be called the iPhone 7), rumors are already starting to appear about the next iPhone. You know, the one that won't be out until 2017.I love a good Apple rumor as much as the next person, but this is getting ridiculous.