Day: April 26, 2019

Sidewalk Labs has four design ideas that could change traffic and the way we use our streets – Roadshow

What if the streets outside your door were packed with pedestrians and cyclists, and cars were less important? …read more Source:: CNet

Turnover Hits Apple’s Famed Industrial Design Team

Apple’s famous and close-knit industrial design team that works under design chief Jony Ive is undergoing major changes, WSJ reported this week. From the report: Rico Zorkendorfer and Daniele De Iuliis, who together have more than 35 years of experience at Apple, decided to leave the company recently [Editor’s note: the link may be paywalled;…

No matter where we live, we all switch apps in similar ways

We unknowingly stick to a universal pattern when we flick between apps on their smartphones, scientists have discovered. …read more Source:: ZDNet

A Bookstore, Finally, Comes To the Bronx

In no place Barnes & Noble’s diminished fortune felt as intensely as it was in the Bronx, where gratitude for what it provided far outweighed snobbishness. From a report: Five years ago when Barnes & Noble announced that it was closing the only branch it had opened there, residents and local civic leaders were angry…

Bitcoin drops 7 per cent on allegations of $850m fraud by Bitfinex by New York Attorney General

Virtual currency exchange’s response probably tells you all you need to know The price of Bitcoin has dropped seven per cent after New York’s Attorney General accused leading exchange Bitfinex of trying to hide $850m in missing funds.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

Avengers: Endgame’s Brie Larson would direct an MCU movie – CNET

The Captain Marvel star also really wants Kamala Khan and the A-Force to get their own films. …read more Source:: CNet

Chernobyl disaster remembered in new Ukranian computer game – CNET

Now you don’t need to buy a plane ticket and a Geiger counter to see the mysterious city. …read more Source:: CNet

The best tech you can get for under $30 – CNET

Have some spare gift cards? Just looking to treat yourself? Here are some great ideas that won’t break the bank. …read more Source:: CNet

Users Urged to Disable WordPress Plugin After Unpatched Flaw Disclosed

Yet another WordPress plugin vulnerability has put thousands of websites at risk. …read more Source:: Threatpost

Northern Virginia cements spot as bit barn capital of the world with jigawatt capacity

That’s a lot of servers Northern Virginia – the bit barn capital of the world, the beating heart of our digital universe – has become the first regional market to reach 1,000MW of wholesale colocation capacity, according to real estate specialist CBRE.… …read more Source:: TheRegister