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  • newGermany bans smartwatches for kids and asks parents to destroy them
    Germany’s telecommunication agency, the Bundesnetzagentur, has banned smartwatches for kids, and is asking parents to destroy them. According to Bleeping Computer, (via Gizmodo) the regulators have deemed smartwatches targeted at kids “proh…
    - 7 hours ago, 19 Nov 17, 6:00pm -
  • newBlack Friday 2017: All the best tech deals you can already shop
    We’re five days away from Black Friday (November 24th) and the biggest shopping holiday of the year has already begun at several online retailers. Below, we’ve rounded up our favorite tech deals from Amazon, B&H, eBay, and more.Great sales…
    - 8 hours ago, 19 Nov 17, 5:00pm -
  • newIn chatlogs, celebrated hacker and activist confesses countless sexual assaults
    ‘I have drunkenly sexually assaulted or raped women — the exact number of which I am currently determining.’ Continue reading…
    - 8 hours ago, 19 Nov 17, 4:55pm -
  • newWhat should truckers call Tesla’s new Semi?
    If your idea of trucker life comes from movies like Smokey and the Bandit or Convoy, you’re living in the past. Truckers have swapped their citizen band radios for tablets, smartphones, and apps. But that doesn’t mean they’ve completely a…
    - 9 hours ago, 19 Nov 17, 4:00pm -
  • newThe strange comfort of At Home With Amy Sedaris
    Maybe winter is already taking its toll on you — have you checked? Short days, dry air, too many people in Burlington Coat Factory, all the interesting coffee flavors double in price. These things take a toll on the body. Luckily, At Home W…
    - 10 hours ago, 19 Nov 17, 3:00pm -
  • newThe perfect holiday present: a kids’ book that teaches rocket science
    To many, rocket science may seem like an impenetrable concept that’s just too difficult to understand, but a new book argues otherwise, aiming to break down the basic concepts behind spaceflight — to children. The new book is appropriately…
    - 11 hours ago, 19 Nov 17, 2:00pm -
  • newHow Amazon could create a nightmare future for filmmaking
    Earlier this week, Amazon Studios revealed it was planning a prequel series to Lord of the Rings, a timid choice that passed over fresh fantasy literature in favor of a well-established and ever-expanding franchise. My colleague Andrew Liptak p…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Nov 17, 7:00pm -
  • newForget the Roadster and the Semi — Tesla’s fate still hinges on the Model 3
    There was a lot of pomp and circumstance at SpaceX’s Hawthorne, California, headquarters for the big Tesla Semi truck unveiling. There was even a surprise cameo from the ghost of Tesla’s Christmas past: the second generation of the Roadster…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Nov 17, 6:00pm -

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  • This smart grid program could save millions of tons of CO2 annually
    Ofgem, the U.K. government’s regulator for gas and electricity, has revealed that projects trialled under the Low Carbon Networks Fund (LCNF) could save 215 tonnes of CO2. The program ran for six years, ending in 2015, with the aim of helping Dist…
    - 15 Dec 16, 3:00am -
  • 3 benefits a smart city can gain from smart infrastructure
    The Internet of Things is sweeping across the globe at breakneck speeds, and before we know it, our entire lives will be facilitated by connected technology. We’re already seeing the IoT make an incredible impact on how the industrial world operat…
    - 15 Dec 16, 2:15am -
  • PARC secures federal funding to develop peel-and-stick sensors
    PARC, the research and development arm of Xerox, announced on Tuesday that it has secured part of $19 million in federal funding from the Energy Department to develop peel-and-stick sensors for homes, businesses, and other buildings. The peel-and-st…
    - 15 Dec 16, 1:30am -
  • Get My Parking launches smart city pilot in India
    Studies of traffic congestion regularly point much blame at cars circling for parking. To tackle this perennial problem, Get My Parking is joining a smart city initiative to launch a smart parking pilot in India. As reported in Firstpost, the Delhi-…
    - 15 Dec 16, 12:27am -
  • Do fitness wearables need an affordability upgrade?
    According to a recent Gartner survey, almost a third of fitness tracker or smartwatch owners end up ditching them. The survey studied about 9,000 users from the U.S., Australia and the U.K. Reasons for the dropped tech use vary from wearables breaki…
    - 14 Dec 16, 8:00pm -
  • Using IoT to help farmers to protect livestock from fires
    An increasing number of farm fires are being caused by electrical arc faults, a high-power discharge of electricity between two or more conductors. Nare IoT Labs, a South Korean startup, has developed a cost effective solution to prevent and warn fa…
    - 14 Dec 16, 7:13pm -
  • Google’s Waymo to put big car firms in the robot car driver’s seat
    A new report says Google has spun out its self-driving unit — now called Waymo — and is undertaking a major pivot away from making its own autonomous vehicles, instead moving to become a provider of self-driving car tech for major automakers. Th…
    - 14 Dec 16, 2:30am -
  • Aye! Smart city projects squirrel away $31m in Scotland
    Scotland’s seven major cities are teaming up to develop a number of smart city projects, backed by a $31 million war chest. According to Scottish Construction Now, the seven cities will springboard off the funding to collaboratively develop themse…
    - 14 Dec 16, 1:30am -

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