Without any apparent irony, Google marks Chrome’s ‘small’ role in web ecosystem

Chrome Dev Summit also brings resolution of tabs vs. spaces fight, for now At the Chrome Developer Summit on Monday, Google finally settled the tabs vs. spaces debate and celebrated web community diversity, now at risk of becoming a monoculture thanks to Chrome’s market dominance.… …read more Source:: TheRegister


Microsoft to support 5G development efforts in Singapore

Under an agreement with Singapore’s Infocomm Media Development Authority, the US software vendor will offer 5G technical consultancy and work with local government agencies and businesses to jointly create 5G use cases. …read more Source:: ZDNet


Astroboffins capture video of Mercury passing across the Sun’s surface

Not gonna happen again before 2032 Mercury, the smallest planet in our Solar System, appeared as a tiny black dot on Monday as it crossed the Sun’s surface in between the Earth and its star.… …read more Source:: TheRegister


Astroboffins capture video of Mercury passing across the Sun’s surface

Lat chance to see before 2032 Mercury, the smallest planet in our Solar System, appeared as a tiny black dot on Monday as it crossed the Sun’s surface in between the Earth and its star.… …read more Source:: TheRegister


Honda Works On Second EV, Quits Diesel, and Puts Hydrogen On Hold

Socguy writes: In late October, at Honda’s “Electric Vision” event in Amsterdam, the company said it was “electrifying” its entire product line, which mostly means hybrids. “We will bring further battery-electric products to the market,” they said. At the same time it would seem, diesel and hydrogen are on the way out. Katsushi Inoue, Honda…


Water Flow Meter Knows Tank Level

There’s almost always more than one way to get any particular job done. Suppose for instance you have a tank you fill up from a well, and you’d like to know when the time is right to refill the tank. The obvious answer is to measure the level of the tank, and there are plenty…


Nokia and Sendai test drone use cases for tsunamis

The testers attempted to use a drone to lead people out of safety in a simulated tsunami situation. …read more Source:: ZDNet


IBM boss Ginni Rometty urges businesses to widen the hiring pool to fill skills gap

She believes that as businesses look to scale artificial intelligence, quantum computing, and blockchain, “100% of jobs will change in the future”. …read more Source:: ZDNet


Payment security backslides for second straight year, says Verizon

Compliance with PCI DSS continues to slide and that means more organizations are left open for data breaches, according to Veirzon’s Payment Security Report. …read more Source:: ZDNet


Data, Privacy, Analytics are Top Concerns for Financial Enterprises

Data, privacy, analytics and customer service are top finance priorities, says a new Protivity report. …read more Source:: SecurityMagazine