Scientists find which exoplanets could host alien life with pioneering ‘3D chemistry’ experiment

November 11, 2019 at 08:01PM Some planets could be less habitable than we had expected Scientists find which exoplanets could host alien life with pioneering '3D chemistry' experiment … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Scientists find which exoplanets could host alien life with pioneering '3D chemistry' experiment

How do you like your beef… old-style cow or 3D-printed?

November 10, 2019 at 06:18AM Manufacturers claim their products taste like the real thing, have huge ecological benefits and could soon be in our homes After the success of the Greggs vegan sausage roll and the juicy-yet-meatless Impossible Burger, the next new food sensation is coming to a plate near you: 3D-printed steaks and chickenContinue reading “How do you like your beef… old-style cow or 3D-printed?”

Snapchat update introduces 3D selfie mode for iPhone X and iPhone 11

September 17, 2019 at 01:28PM New camera feature brings diorama-like depth to pictures Snapchat update introduces 3D selfie mode for iPhone X and iPhone 11 … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Snapchat update introduces 3D selfie mode for iPhone X and iPhone 11

Procore brings 3D construction models to iOS

August 14, 2019 at 02:00PM Today, Procore, a construction software company, announced Procore BIM (Building Information Modeling), a new tool that takes advantage of Apple hardware advances to bring the 3D construction model to iOS. Dave McCool, senior product manager at Procore, says that architects and engineers have been working with 3D models of complexContinue reading “Procore brings 3D construction models to iOS”

Matterport raises $48M to ramp up its 3D imaging platform

March 05, 2019 at 05:05PM The growth of augmented and virtual reality applications and hardware is ushering in a new age of digital media and imaging technologies, and startups that are putting themselves at the center of that are attracting interest. TechCrunch has learned and confirmed that Matterport, which started out making cameras but hasContinue reading “Matterport raises $48M to ramp up its 3D imaging platform”

Texas Man With 3D-Printed Gun And ‘Hit List’ Of Lawmakers Sentenced To 8 Years

February 14, 2019 at 12:36PM The man printed the gun after a background check stopped him from purchasing a firearm legally. His sentencing comes as lawmakers around the country are trying to expand background check requirements. Texas Man With 3D-Printed Gun And ‘Hit List’ Of Lawmakers Sentenced To 8 Years…

New iPhone: Apple’s future handset to include laser-powered camera for 3D images, claims report

January 31, 2019 at 09:44AM This year’s phone will also bring a range of camera improvements New iPhone: Apple's future handset to include laser-powered camera for 3D images, claims report … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: New iPhone: Apple's future handset to include laser-powered camera for 3D images, claims report

Worldline’s $8B acquisition of Ingenico’s $3B revenue would barely pay for Robinhood or Revolut’s valuations

by lexsokolin.com In the long take this week, I look at how spending $8 billion can either buy you $3 billion of revenue from Ingenico, or the private valuation of Robinhood and/or Revolut. Would you rather have a massive cash-flow machine, or a venture bet on a Millennial investing meme? To articulate this question inContinue reading “Worldline’s $8B acquisition of Ingenico’s $3B revenue would barely pay for Robinhood or Revolut’s valuations”

Google backs productivity startup building algorithmic inbox for Slacks, emails and texts

February 11, 2020 at 03:21PM There have been plenty of stories written about the so-called “Slack-lash” and the growing unrest among workers dealing with DM interruptions that take their attention away from the task at hand. Slack is a poster boy for the problem, but VCs have invested heavily in a number of collaboration toolsContinue reading “Google backs productivity startup building algorithmic inbox for Slacks, emails and texts”

World’s fastest phone rank snatched from the OnePlus 7 Pro – by Daniel Petrov

The OnePlus 7 Pro is insanely fast. Its powerful Snapdragon 855 chipset is coupled with polished and minimalistic Android overlay that is the quickest moving this side of Google’s own Pixel line. Not only that, but the new 90Hz display leaves an even better impression about smoothness when it is on as it helps transitionalContinue reading “World’s fastest phone rank snatched from the OnePlus 7 Pro – by Daniel Petrov”

Russia is bolstering its internet censorship powers – is it turning into China?

February 03, 2020 at 03:48PM As a tiny Norwegian news website falls victim to the Kremlin’s blacklist, Isabelle Khurshudyan looks at how Russians are set to lose their online freedoms Russia is bolstering its internet censorship powers – is it turning into China? … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Russia is bolstering its internet censorshipContinue reading “Russia is bolstering its internet censorship powers – is it turning into China?”

Time: After Split With FOX Channels, Roku Users Will No Longer Be Able to Stream Super Bowl

January 31, 2020 at 04:16PM Roku Inc. is on pace for a more than two-month low Friday as the company began notifying customers that FOX channels will be not accessible on its platform ahead of the network’s Super Bowl broadcast this weekend. Beginning Jan. 31 “all standalone FOX channels will no longer be available onContinue reading “Time: After Split With FOX Channels, Roku Users Will No Longer Be Able to Stream Super Bowl”

What Pokémon can teach us about storytelling

January 27, 2020 at 07:00AM Since 1996, the Pokémon games have exerted a fascination for fans, telling imaginative stories and encouraging a generation of players to question everything they see “This is it? This is the game?” I am in Italy with my partner, and just like every beach holiday since 1999, I have bootedContinue reading “What Pokémon can teach us about storytelling”

Scientists release audio recreation of ancient Egyptian’s voice in breakthrough study

January 23, 2020 at 11:50AM The sound of a 3,000 year-old Egyptian mummy can finally be heard, after engineers 3D printed a version of its vocal tract. Scientists release audio recreation of ancient Egyptian's voice in breakthrough study … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Scientists release audio recreation of ancient Egyptian's voice in breakthrough study

Fullstack Python Developer in 2020?

Python developers therefore fall into the font-end +back-end camp of the full–stack spectrum. … In practice almost no developer is truly “full–stack” these days; there’s simply too much to know with Python, JavaScript, and related frameworks. According to CodingTheSmartWay.com. :Becoming a fullstack web developer requires you to cover a lot of skills. For beginners it’sContinue reading “Fullstack Python Developer in 2020?”

Time: If You Love Netflix’s The Witcher, Try the Video Game it’s Based On

January 09, 2020 at 04:53PM Netflix’s fantasy epic The Witcher is an enchanting mix of European folktales, Xena-era action/adventure, and courtly intrigue. The show is coming back for a second season in October, but that’s a long wait. If you’ve tossed a coin to your witcher, finished the show, and long for more adventures withContinue reading “Time: If You Love Netflix’s The Witcher, Try the Video Game it’s Based On”

Time: The Lenovo Fold X1 Is a Brilliant Foldable PC. But Will Anybody Want One?

January 08, 2020 at 03:29PM I can write on it. I can save all of my work in it. And I can fold it up and slip it under my arm. So far, so notebook. But this product does so much more: It sends email, plays videos, and runs full Windows — not exactly withinContinue reading “Time: The Lenovo Fold X1 Is a Brilliant Foldable PC. But Will Anybody Want One?”

Best gaming tablets in 2020

By Benjamin Abbott, Brittany Vincent January 08, 2020 Here are the best gaming tablets you can buy in 2020 – from iPads to Fire tablets to Galaxy tabs. All at the cheapest prices today   (Image credit: Apple, Samsung, Amazon) When it comes to playing mobile games on the go, the best gaming tablets definitelyContinue reading “Best gaming tablets in 2020”

‘We can’t trust Google’: former executive says company has lost its way

January 03, 2020 at 07:46PM Ross LaJeunesse, former head of international relations, says he was forced out after reporting discriminatory practices A former Google executive claims he was pushed out of the company over his advocacy of human rights, alleging in a public blogpost that the company is increasingly putting profits over people. Ross LaJeunesse,Continue reading “‘We can’t trust Google’: former executive says company has lost its way”

Time: The 10 Best Gadgets of the 2010s

December 14, 2019 at 12:47AM Making a list of the decade’s most important and influential gadgets is, in a word, illuminating — and that’s before you factor in all the LEDs. Over the last 10 years, thousands of products have been released, and while some are definitely “cooler” than others, their impact on the pastContinue reading “Time: The 10 Best Gadgets of the 2010s”