Machines
It’s now easier to find work-from-home jobs in Google Search  TechCrunch · 8 hours
Over the course of the last year or so, Google started adding more job search features to its search engine. Today, it’s expanding this program by also making... more
Are women better gamers than men? This startup’s AI-driven research says yes  TechCrunch · 9 hours
Last year the Gosu.ai startup, which has developed an AI assistant to help gamers play smarter and improve their skills, raised $1.9M. Using machine... more
Dick Barnes, pioneer behind oldest working computer, dies  BBC · 9 hours
Dick Barnes co-designed the machine used by engineers who built the world's first commercial nuclear reactor. more
Databricks open-sources Delta Lake to make data lakes more reliable  TechCrunch · 12 hours
Databricks, the company founded by the original developers of the Apache Spark big data analytics engine, today announced that it has open-sourced Delta Lake, a storage layer that... more
Comment: Apple’s in-store MacBook keyboard replacement program is a smart PR move  9to5Mac · 14 hours
Apple’s MacBook keyboard replacement program solved one problem: customers would no longer have to pay for a fix for an Apple design failure. But,... more
2019 Jaguar F-Pace SVR: A ferocious, 550-horsepower family wagon - Roadshow  CNET · 1 day
With a supercharged V8 and uprated suspension, the 2019 Jaguar F-Pace SVR is fun for the whole family. more
NASA's InSight lander has detected 1st 'marsquake,' scientists say  CBC · 1 day
NASA's robotic spacecraft InSight has detected and measured what scientists believe to be a "marsquake," marking the first... more
Tumblr – finally – enables HTTPS for all accounts  TechCrunch · 1 day
Better late than never, Tumblr has rolled out HTTPS across its entire site. In a brief post on Tumblr’s engineering page, the company said all Tumblr sites will now have... more
Get behind the wheel of one of our fav Xbox racing games  Windows Central · 1 day
Start those engines, grab the wheel, and put the pedal to the metal. We've rounded up the very best racing games for Xbox One... more
Ex-GE engineer charged with stealing trade secrets for China  ABC NEWS · 1 day
Federal prosecutors say a former General Electric engineer and his business partner in China stole the company's trade secrets from a New York plant for the Chinese government more
Apple is working to speed up repairs of its bad MacBook keyboards  THE VERGE · 1 day
Apple is now conducting repairs of MacBook, MacBook Air, and MacBook Pro keyboards on-site at its stores, and it’s promising a next-day turnaround for... more
This colorful printed patch makes you pretty much invisible to AI  THE VERGE · 1 day
The rise of AI-powered surveillance is extremely worrying. The ability of governments to track... more
N26 opens tech hub in Vienna with a focus on security  TechCrunch · 1 day
Fintech startup N26 is opening its fourth office in Vienna. Eventually, the company plans to hire 300 software engineers, product managers and IT specialists. N26 is... more
Blueshift announces $15M Series B to expand AI-fueled cross-channel marketing tool  TechCrunch · 2 days
Blueshift is startup founded by tech industry veterans, who saw first-hand how difficult cross-channel marketing was. They decided to launch a company and build a cross-channel... more
Researchers discover perfectly imperfect twist on nanowire growth  nanowerk · 2 days
For years, researchers have been trying to find ways to grow an optimal nanowire, using crystals with perfectly aligned layers all along the wire. A team of engineering researchers sees an advantage... more
How slippery surfaces allow sticky pastes and gels to slide  nanowerk · 2 days
Engineered surface treatment can reduce waste and improve efficiency in many processes. more
Could a computer ever create better art than a human?  BBC · 2 days
Music, films and works of art are increasingly made using AI. But can machines ever be truly creative? more
Could a computer ever rival Rembrandt or Beethoven?  BBC · 2 days
Music, films and works of art are increasingly made using AI. But can machines ever be truly creative? more
Defying the laws of physics? Engineers demonstrate bubbles of sand  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
A recent discovery explains a new family of gravitational instabilities in granular particles of different densities that are driven by a gas-channeling mechanism not seen in fluids. The... more
Snake-inspired robot slithers even better than predecessor  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Researchers from the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) have developed a new and improved snake-inspired soft robot that is faster and more precise than its predecessor. more
Microsoft Starts Reminding Windows 7 Users to Upgrade, Recommends Buying a New PC  Gadgets 360 · 3 days
Microsoft has started dropping notification pop-ups for Windows 7 users, asking them to upgrade their machines to Windows 10. more
SpaceX Crew Capsule Failure Could Delay Its First Manned Flight  Gadgets 360 · 3 days
A SpaceX capsule designed to ferry NASA astronauts to the International Space Station suffered a failure during an engine test Saturday afternoon. more
Listen to Game of Thrones episode 2's haunting Florence + The Machine remix - CNET  CNET · 3 days
Jenny of Oldstones, that touching song Podrick sang before the big battle, got remixed by Florence + the... more
SpaceX capsule suffers 'anomaly,' smoke seen for miles  ABC NEWS · 4 days
Officials say SpaceX's new capsule for astronauts suffered an "anomaly" during a routine engine test firing in Florida, causing smoke to be seen for miles more
No one knows how to hire, plus brand design and African tech  TechCrunch · 4 days
Editor’s Note: No one knows how to hire Hiring is the lifeblood of the world. Few people do truly singular work; instead, nearly every... more
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Admits the Platform Makes It Easy to Abuse Others  Gadgets 360 · 5 days
Dorsey said Twitter is relying more on machine learning (ML) to identify abusive tweets as opposed to having people individually report them more
Marijuana tech is evolving video - CNET  CNET · 5 days
The marijuana industry is modernizing. With on-demand delivery from Eaze and the ultimate dabbing machine, the Switch by Dr.Dabber. Even vaporizers like the G Pen Gio and DaVinci IQ are catering to consumers' needs. more
3D-printed rocket engine fired up for the first time video - CNET  CNET · 5 days
Aerojet's RL10C-X rocket engine has a 3D-printed core, which survived the engine's first test. more
High-tech fitness equipment for your home video - CNET  CNET · 5 days
If fitness is your priority, there are several new machines that can help you build your home gym. In this Tech Minute, we round up the latest home exercise equipment. more
Sega announced another 10 games for the Genesis Mini! There's an Earthworm!  Windows Central · 6 days
There are so many games we want to see! Sega has finally done the thing we've been waiting for since the launch of the... more
Engineering researcher uses network science to understand how materials work  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Using network science -- part of a larger mathematical field called graph theory -- a professor mapped long range atomic forces onto an incredibly complex graph to simulate... more
The Porsche 911 Speedster is lighter, sexier and GT3-powered video - Roadshow  CNET · 6 days
The production Porsche Speedster packs 502 horsepower and will top 192 mph. But with a list price of almost $276,000 and just 1,948 cars... more
Industrial robotics giant Fanuc is using AI to make automation even more automated  TechCrunch · 6 days
Industrial automation is already streamlining the manufacturing process, but first those machines must be painstakingly trained by skilled engineers. Industrial robotics giant... more
2019 Mazda CX-5 Diesel finally arrives at New York Auto Show video - Roadshow  CNET · 6 days
"One of the best-driving compact crossovers just got an interesting engine -- but can it deliver the goods?" more
A more potent entry-level Ford Mustang video - Roadshow  CNET · 6 days
The High Performance Package brings in torque earlier and adds horsepower. more
Nvidia launches its Isaac SDK to help democratize AI-powered robot development  TechCrunch · 6 days
Today at TechCrunch’s TC Sessions: Robotics + AI event at UC Berkeley, Nvidia VP of Engineering Claire Delaunay announced that the company’s Isaac SDK is available... more
Get the Aukey B60 wireless sport earbuds with magnetic on-off switch for $45 - CNET  CNET · 6 days
Best. Feature. Ever! Plus: Bonus deals on phone cases for Mom, white-noise machines and microSD storage. more
Typing games are having a moment  THE VERGE · 6 days
The typing game genre was born of necessity. These games were designed to teach a new generation of computer users how to type on... more
2020 Subaru Outback is still spacious and practical in its new generation video - Roadshow  CNET · 6 days
Subaru's well-loved wagon once again offers a turbo engine, as well as a bigger touchscreen infotainment system, tons... more
2020 Ford Escape debuts in New York with plug-in power - Roadshow  CNET · 6 days
Along with a traditional gas engine, the new Escape will carry both hybrid and plug-in hybrid variants. more
Google Lets Android Users Choose Browsers to Ease EU Antitrust Concerns  Gadgets 360 · 7 days
Users of Android devices will be able to choose their browsers and search engines from five options starting on Thursday, a senior Google executive said. more
Apple 'Material Recovery Lab' Uses Robots to Rip Apart Devices for Recycling Materials  Gadgets 360 · 7 days
Apple said Thursday that it will open a "Material Recovery" lab to investigate new techniques using robotics and machine learning to rip... more
Astroscreen raises $1M to detect social media manipulation with machine learning  TechCrunch · 7 days
In an era of social media manipulation and disinformation, we could sure use some help from innovative entrepreneurs. Social networks are now critical to how the... more
NASA, Blue Origin Partner on Rocket Engine Test  Gadgets 360 · 7 days
Blue Origin will upgrade and refurbish Test Stand 4670, at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Centre in Huntsville, Alabama, to support testing of its BE-3U and BE-4 rocket engines. more
Avengers: Endgame Teaser — War Machine Makes Fun of Ant-Man Outside His Suit  Gadgets 360 · 7 days
With just over a week to release, Marvel Studios has released a new 30-second TV spot for Avengers: Endgame, the highly-awaited follow-up... more
2020 Lincoln Corsair is a stylish and tech-filled luxury crossover video - Roadshow  CNET · 1 week
Lincoln's new entry-level luxury crossover features a plush interior and two turbo engines. You can also use your phone as a key. more
Google Cloud, McDonald’s big tech acquisition, and motivating an engineering team  TechCrunch · 1 week
Our live conference call on Google Cloud Next Last week at its conference in San Francisco, Google Cloud unveiled a bevy of new features, and we... more
The Aston Martin Rapide E ditches the V12 for an all-electric drive video - Roadshow  CNET · 1 week
Aston Martin will have an all-electric brand by 2020 in Lagonda, but meanwhile, the Rapide E shows what... more
Food engineering with microstructured fibers  nanowerk · 1 week
An approach based on multi-material thermal drawing for the fabrication of a variety of fully edible fibers as a novel platform for the tailoring of healthy food production. more
Smart antioxidant-containing polymer responds to body chemistry, environment  nanowerk · 1 week
Engineers have developed and tested a new drug-delivery system that senses high oxidant levels and responds by administering just the right amount of antioxidant to restore this delicate balance. more
The sticky science of underwater adhesives  nanowerk · 1 week
Mussel foot protein is sticky; engineering researchers can make it stickier. more
Can you play 4K games on Xbox One S All-Digital?  Windows Central · 1 week
Best answer: A definitive "no" for this one. The Xbox One S All-Digital edition is otherwise basically an Xbox One S, disc drive removed. It doesn't have the... more
Google expands its container service with GKE Advanced  TechCrunch · 1 week
With its Kuberntes Engine (GKE), Google Cloud Google has long offered a managed service for running containers on its platform. Kubernetes users tend to have a variety of needs, but so far,... more
Sony’s PS5 teaser offers a glimpse at the power Xbox needs to beat  Windows Central · 1 week
The PS5 is a powerful machine! A few months ago, Sony announced that it wasn't holding an E3 2019 media briefing. Instead,... more
2020 Cadillac CT5 is a right-sized, sporty luxury sedan video - Roadshow  CNET · 1 week
Cadillac’s newest sedan, the all-new 2020 CT5, will go head-to-head with the 3 Series. It packs Cadillac’s Super Cruise technology and an optional twin-turbo... more
Logistics startup Zencargo raises $20M to take on the antiquated business of freight forwarding  TechCrunch · 1 week
Move over, Flexport. There is another player looking to make waves in the huge and messy business of freight logistics.... more
Aston Martin’s first electric car is finally here  THE VERGE · 1 week
The first all-electric Aston Martin has finally been revealed, nearly four years after it was originally announced. Based on the... more
Can digital weights get you ripped? Tonal thinks so - CNET  CNET · 1 week
This weight machine has the strength of a bodybuilder, fits on your wall and could get you in shape faster than the gym. more
Scientists print first 3D heart using patient's biological materials  nanowerk · 1 week
Engineered heart completely matches the immunological, cellular, biochemical and anatomical properties of the patient. more
7 steps to building an engineering competency matrix  TechCrunch · 1 week
Justin Cowperthwaite Contributor Share on Twitter Justin Cowperthwaite is an Engineering Manager at CircleCI passionate about helping remote teams build collaborative delivery paradigms. Every engineer deserves a clear growth path so they... more
Stardust machine fabricates high quantities of complex nanoparticles  nanowerk · 1 week
At the heart of a new project is the 10 m-long Stardust machine, designed to mimic conditions in the outer atmospheres of red giant stars. In a series of five ultra-high-vacuum chambers,... more
World's biggest plane takes flight  CBC · 1 week
A giant six-engine aircraft with the world's longest wingspan has flown for the first time, bringing to life a dream held by the late Microsoft co-founder... more
Rivet Networks, Intel team up to bring Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650 to PCs  Windows Central · 1 week
Your Wi-Fi is about to get much faster. Wi-Fi is undergoing a significant shift this year as the new Wi-Fi 6 standard,... more
Volvo's US manufacturing operations are more human than machine - Roadshow  CNET · 1 week
As automation continues to play a greater role on the assembly line, Volvo still invests heavily in humans. more
Behemoth Stratolaunch jet completes first flight  Sky News · 2 weeks
A giant six-engine aircraft with the world's longest wingspan has carried out its first flight in California. more
Get ready for a new era of personalized entertainment  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Jarno M. Koponen Contributor Jarno M. Koponen is working on intelligent systems and human-centered personalization. He currently is product lead at Yle, one of the leading media houses in the... more
In California, giant Stratolaunch jet flies for first time  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
A giant six-engine aircraft with the world's longest wingspan completed what company officials called a superb initial flight over California's Mojave Desert more
Giant Stratolaunch aircraft lifts off from California  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
A giant six-engine aircraft with the world's longest wingspan has taken off from California on its first flight more
Did you fly a drone over Fenway Park? The FAA would like a chat  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Drones are great. But they are also flying machines that can do lots of stupid and dangerous things. Like, for... more
Is Artificial Intelligence Intelligent? How Machine Learning Has Developed  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
What makes artificial intelligence intelligent? Is it able to learn from errors or recognize, say, the letters of the alphabet in a set of random shapes like a human can? more
Israeli Spacecraft Crashes During Moon Landing: Mission Control  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
Israel's attempt at a moon landing failed at the last minute on Thursday when the craft suffered an engine failure as it prepared to land. more
This colorful printed patch makes you pretty much invisible to AI
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Listen to Game of Thrones episode 2's haunting Florence + The Machine remix - CNET
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PSA: Unshaky is a simple Mac utility that solves most MacBook keyboard problems
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Aston Martin’s first electric car is finally here
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Agazzi’s commuter backpack is over-engineering done right
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Adobe After Effects gets content-aware fill to let you remove unwanted objects from videos
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Watch a self-driving car handle hairpin turns like a race car
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Samsung shows off the Galaxy Fold’s folding skills in action
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This fully functional Nintendo Labo piano folds out of a pop-up book
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