Japan is eager to become a leader in the passenger drone industry. NEC Corp nudged the nation a step closer to that goal Monday with a demo of a people-carrying quadcopter, which stayed in the air for about a minute. The company operated the flight i… from Engadget RSS Feed https://ift.tt/2GNKeVo via IFTTTWeiterlesen "NEC’s passenger drone takes a short test flight in Japan August 05, 2019 at 11:43PM"
For space tech startups and other small companies doing research, one of the biggest hurdles is actually getting to space. SpaceX is looking to change that. Today, it announced a SmallSat Rideshare Program, which will allow small satellite operators… from Engadget RSS Feed https://ift.tt/2MPz9ab via IFTTTWeiterlesen "SpaceX will let small satellites hitch a ride on its rockets August 05, 2019 at 11:14PM"
Google is facing internal criticism, yet again, after a viral memo by an employee accused the company of discriminating against pregnant women. As Motherboard reports, that worker faced retaliation after bringing up a manager's derogatory comments to… from Engadget RSS Feed https://ift.tt/2YLkenx via IFTTTWeiterlesen "Google employee claims it discriminates against pregnant women August 05, 2019 at 10:35PM"
Please enjoy this guide to the best TVs and streamers to use in a dorm room, just one part of our larger 2019 back-to-school guide. In addition to top picks in 11 categories — everything from laptops to smartphones to gaming and dorm gear — we went… from Engadget RSS Feed https://ift.tt/31kogAU via IFTTTWeiterlesen "Back to school: All the gear you need to watch TV from your dorm room August 05, 2019 at 10:02PM"
Less than an hour before this weekend's deadly mass-shooting in El Paso, Texas, the suspect appears to have posted a rambling post filled with white nationalist and racist statements on 8chan. After a day of waffling, Cloudflare announced it would cu… from Engadget RSS Feed https://ift.tt/2OG34ns via IFTTTWeiterlesen "The internet is racing to cut ties with 8chan after another deadly shooting August 05, 2019 at 09:12PM"
Es war Liebe auf den ersten Blick, als sich die Irin Romina Quail (33) und der Zürcher Simon Koblet (22) kennen lernten. from 20 Minuten | News https://ift.tt/2OEPd0J via IFTTTWeiterlesen "Romina und Simon: «Sein wahres Alter sagte er mir erst später» August 05, 2019 at 09:01PM"
HTC has stopped selling phones through its UK website while a patent issue plays out. Its handsets are all listed as out of stock, including the Exodus 1 blockchain phone, though the company is still selling them in other nations. They're also availa… from Engadget RSS Feed https://ift.tt/2YoYWwJ via IFTTTWeiterlesen "HTC stops selling phones in UK while patent dispute rumbles on August 05, 2019 at 08:45PM"
Producing realistic sound models in VR is tricky, even compared to conventional video games. You don't always know how objects will sound in a given environment or where the listener will be, and you don't have the luxury of waiting hours for conven… from Engadget RSS Feed https://ift.tt/2MDUmna via IFTTTWeiterlesen "Faster algorithm could lead to more realistic sounds in VR August 05, 2019 at 07:42PM"
Facebook knew its Libra cryptocurrency would face a regulatory gauntlet, but it might not have expected a united front. Regulators from the US, UK, EU and four other governments have asked Facebook to answer several questions about how it will prote… from Engadget RSS Feed https://ift.tt/2T5rtl2 via IFTTTWeiterlesen "US, UK regulators ask Facebook how Libra will protect personal data August 05, 2019 at 07:12PM"
Google has been making consumer hardware under its "Made by Google" brand — like its Pixel phones and Google Home Minis — for three years, and dabbled in other hardware for a few years before that. Now, it's ready to make its products more sustaina… from Engadget RSS Feed https://ift.tt/2yDHDst via IFTTTWeiterlesen "Google pledges to ‚maximize‘ recycled material in own products August 05, 2019 at 06:59PM"