Day: April 24, 2019

Give Your Solar Garden Lights A Color Changing LED Upgrade

White LEDs were the technological breakthrough that changed the world of lighting, now they are everywhere. There’s no better sign of their cost-effective ubiquity than the dollar store solar garden light: a complete unit integrating a white LED with its solar cell and battery storage. Not content with boring white lights on the ground, [Emily]…

Brave’s privacy-first browser ads arrive with promised payout for you – CNET

Now the startup just has to convince another few million of us to care more about privacy. …read more Source:: CNet

Volkswagen I.D. R is ready for its Nürburgring lap record attempt – Roadshow

The electric racer will attempt to beat the current EV record of 6 minutes, 45.9 seconds. …read more Source:: CNet

Applying For Your Next Job May Be an Automated Nightmare

merbs writes: If you think looking for a job is already daunting, anxiety-riddled, and unpleasant, just wait until the algorithms take over the hiring process. When they do, a newfangled ‘digital recruiter’ like VCV, which just received $1.7 million in early investment, hopes it will look something like this: First, a search bot will be…

Samsung to invest $115bn in logic chip biz over next 11 years as volatile memory mart cools

Plans to hire 15k heads in R&D and production, taking on TSMC in contract manufacturing Samsung Electronics will plough Won133tn (£116bn, $155bn) over the next 11 years to develop its logic chip business and boost manufacturing lines to produce those non-memory processors to order for other corporations.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

It’s an Easter Jesus miracle: MS Paint back from the dead (ish) and in Windows 10 ‘for now’

Aging awful art app to remain in May 2019 OS upgrade after its, wait for it, wait for it… brush with death For anyone upset about the fate of doomed art application Microsoft Paint, bundled with Windows for as long as we can remember, here’s something to set your mind at easel.… …read more Source::…

Galaxy Fold review: Samsung’s foldable phone lives and dies by its screen – CNET

The potential and peril of foldable phones has never been clearer. …read more Source:: CNet

Bizarre ‘chimera’ fossil reveals platypus of the crab world – CNET

Meet the oldest known swimming crab from the dinosaur era. It’s totally weird. …read more Source:: CNet

This ECG iPhone accessory now detects three irregular heart beats – CNET

AliveCor’s KardiaMobile pocket-sized ECG sensor could detect heart disease, anxiety and more. …read more Source:: CNet

Drivers Think Bikers Are Less Than Human, Survey Says

Researchers have found an explanation for why many drivers act out toward cyclists: They are actually dehumanizing people who ride bikes, according to an April study by Australian researchers in the journal Transportation Research. From a report: And this dehumanization — the belief that a group of people are less than human — correlates to…