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3D-printed rocket engine fired up for the first time video - CNET  CNET · 2 days
Aerojet's RL10C-X rocket engine has a 3D-printed core, which survived the engine's first test. more
China unveils the first autonomous amphibious military landing vehicle  THE VERGE · 2 days
Earlier this month, a Chinese shipbuilder unveiled an amphibious autonomous landing vehicle that could someday be part of... more
Google’s Ivan Poupyrev shows off Jacquard, which connects his Levi’s jacket to the cloud  TechCrunch · 3 days
Ivan Poupyrev, the technical projects lead at Google’s Advanced Technology and Projects division, just gave a TED talk that was... more
Instagram hides Like counts in leaked design prototype  TechCrunch · 3 days
“We want your followers to focus on what you share, not how many likes your posts get. During this test, only the person who share a post will see the total number... more
Researchers use 3D printer to print glass  nanowerk · 3 days
3D printing of chalcogenide glass could enable low-cost manufacturing of complex optical components for telecom and sensing applications. more
Add a speedy SSD to your Lenovo ThinkPad P72 with help from our guide  Windows Central · 3 days
To match the powerful processor (CPU) and graphics (GPU) hardware options, Lenovo's ThinkPad P72 provides space for dual M.2 PCIe... more
Google Chrome is getting a reader mode on desktop  THE VERGE · 3 days
The desktop version of Google Chrome’s browser is getting a reader mode, which can be used to strip... more
3D printing complete energy storage architectures  nanowerk · 3 days
Researcher have demonstrated the first freestanding sodium-ion (full cell) battery formed entirely of components that have been fabricated via 3D printing. more
Scientists revive dead pig brains with 'artificial blood' - CNET  CNET · 4 days
Pumping an experimental solution through a pig brain was able to restore cellular activity and circulation. more
Surface Hub 2S hands-on: Cutting-edge collaboration  Windows Central · 4 days
Microsoft says the Surface Hub 2S is the ultimate office tool for teamwork Microsoft today gave the first public preview of its forthcoming Surface Hub 2S, which is now officially launching this June for $8,999. Joining... more
Genesis made a miniature mint green electric car for the urban future  THE VERGE · 4 days
Genesis is not a well-known brand in the US — only around 100 dealers feature the automaker’s cars on their lots — but the... more
Add more RAM to your Lenovo ThinkPad P72 for better performance  Windows Central · 4 days
Lenovo's line of updated P-series mobile workstations includes the ThinkPad P72, a 17-inch behemoth that brings unreal performance focused on specialized design and development. One of... more
Scientists restore pig brain function 4 hours after death with 'artificial blood' - CNET  CNET · 4 days
Pumping an experimental solution through a pig brain was able to restore cellular activity and circulation. more
Apple Releases Safari Technology Preview 80 With Bug Fixes and Performance Improvements  MacRumors · 4 days
Apple today released a new update for Safari Technology Preview, the experimental browser Apple first introduced three years ago in March 2016. Apple designed... more
2020 Hyundai Venue Prototype first drive review: Not too small, not too slow - Roadshow  CNET · 4 days
Weeks before the Hyundai Venue's New York Auto Show debut, we took a brief spin in a camouflaged... more
Network puts metallic 3D printing on track for automotive series production  nanowerk · 4 days
The partners of the IDAM project will transfer metallic 3D printing into an industrialized and highly automated series process in the automotive industry for the first... more
Twitter to Introduce New 'Hide Replies' Feature in June to Help Users Fight Online Abuse  Gadgets 360 · 4 days
Twitter will launch an experimental feature 'Hide Replies' to let users remove some replies from showing up on... more
Extra axis makes for cutting-edge fabrication  nanowerk · 4 days
A 5-axis swinging-rotating machining technique enables fabrication of ultra-precise optical microstructures up to 30 times faster. more
Nikola’s off-road EV is a high-tech speed demon  THE VERGE · 4 days
Nikola Motors is a startup that’s developing electric big rigs, but it’s also funneling some of that knowledge into a... more
What do drones and GPS owe to a 1744 shipwreck?  BBC · 5 days
When HMS Victory sank, she took with her an early prototype of the gyroscope, crucial to modern technology. more
Twitter to Launch 'Hide Replies' Feature in June  MacRumors · 5 days
Twitter today confirmed plans to begin experimenting with a "Hide Replies" feature starting in June, which will provide Twitter users... more
Logistics startup Zencargo raises $20M to take on the antiquated business of freight forwarding  TechCrunch · 5 days
Move over, Flexport. There is another player looking to make waves in the huge and messy business of freight logistics.... more
Samsung Galaxy Fold Hands-On: Make Peace With a Crease  Gadgets 360 · 5 days
Any new technology is bound to have wrinkles. On Samsung's new Galaxy Fold, a phone that opens into a tablet, they include one prominent crease. more
Here's the first 3D-printed heart made from actual human tissue - CNET  CNET · 6 days
It's around the size of a rabbit's heart, but it's still been called a breakthrough. more
Should you upgrade to the new HP Spectre x360 13t?  Windows Central · 6 days
Best answer: Yes, if you need the latest specifications, LTE support, or more privacy you should upgrade to the latest HP Spectre x360 13t. Gem-cut beauty: HP Spectre... more
3D printing MOFs with nanocellulose  nanowerk · 6 days
Researchers demonstrate a 3D printable hydrogel ink containing metal-organic frameworks (MOFs). The synthesis and printing processes take place at room temperature using water as a solvent. more
Facebook prototypes a swipeable hybrid carousel of feed posts & Stories  TechCrunch · 6 days
Feed and Stories unite! Facebook is so eager to preempt the shift to Stories that it might even let us use the same interface of horizontally... more
Scientists Unveil 'First' 3D Printed Heart With Human Tissue, Vessels  Gadgets 360 · 6 days
Scientists in Israel unveiled a 3D print of a heart with human tissue and vessels on Monday, calling it a first and a "major medical breakthrough". more
Swap your 1TB hard drive for this 1TB SSD for just $96 - CNET  CNET · 6 days
Ten months ago, this drive sold for $250. Plus: Score four MFi-certified Lightning cables for $8. more
TED 2019: 10 years of 'ideas worth spreading'  BBC · 6 days
TED talks have become synonymous with cutting-edge ideas and are watched by millions. more
Facebook accidentally shipped VR hardware with conspiratorial messages hidden inside  TechCrunch · 1 week
In the almost weekly tradition of Facebook talking about something embarrassing they did on a Friday, the company is now fessing up to the fact that thousands of... more
Facebook accidentally shipped VR hardware with ‘Big Brother Is Watching’ inscribed on components  TechCrunch · 1 week
In the almost weekly tradition of Facebook talking about something embarrassing they did on a Friday, the company is now fessing up... more
Oculus says ‘tens of thousands’ of its new controllers include secret messages  THE VERGE · 1 week
If you’re an early buyer of the Oculus Quest or Oculus Rift S headset, you may get a hidden message in your motion controllers.... more
Heads in the cloud: Scientists predict internet of thoughts 'within decades'  nanowerk · 1 week
An international collaboration predicts that exponential progress in nanotechnology, nanomedicine, AI, and computation will lead this century to the development of a 'Human Brain/Cloud Interface', that... more
Upgrade the HDD in your ThinkPad P52 for better performance  Windows Central · 1 week
The Lenovo ThinkPad P52 is designed as a mobile workstation, and it brings plenty of space for M.2 solid-state drive (SSD) storage, as well as a spot for... more
Making Missing Link, the movie of 100,000 faces - CNET  CNET · 1 week
How do you make a big, hairy puppet more human? Laika starts by creating intricate skeletons and 3D-printed faces. more
Triboelectric nanogenerators for next-generation wearable health monitoring  nanowerk · 1 week
Dozens of nanotechnology research groups worldwide are working on the development of triboelectric nanogenerators (TENGs) for harvesting energy from mechanical vibrations. The huge interest in TENGs stems from their ability to convert ambient mechanical... more
Intel Optane Memory H10 Hybrid SSD With QLC Flash Coming to Thin and Light Laptops Soon  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
Intel has announced specifications and availability details for its hybrid Optane Memory H10 SSD which combines... more
Uber spent $457 million on self-driving and flying car R&D last year  TechCrunch · 1 week
Uber spent $457 million last year on research and development of autonomous vehicles, flying cars (known as eVTOLs) and other “technology programs” and will... more
New algorithm optimizes quantum computing problem-solving  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Researchers have developed an algorithm that enhances the ability of a quantum computer to more efficiently find the best solution for complicated problems. more
The golden path towards new two-dimensional semiconductors (w/video)  nanowerk · 1 week
Two-dimensional (2D) semiconductors are promising for quantum computing and future electronics. Now, researchers can convert metallic gold into semiconductor and customize the material atom-by-atom on boron nitride nanotubes. more
Twitter is changing how you engage with tweets in its experimental app  THE VERGE · 1 week
In a series of tweets, Twitter’s Sara Haider announced an update to the company’s prototype / experimental app twttr. First spotted by TechCrunch, some... more
InVision announces new integrations with Jira  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Today InVision announced even deeper integrations with Jira, letting users embed actual InVision prototypes right within a Jira ticket. The company also announced the Jira app for InVision Studio, letting designers in Studio see interactive Jira... more
Upgrading the SSD in your Dell XPS 15 can get you more storage  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Dell's XPS 15 features several upgradeable components, and but swapping in a new SSD could add a few years to your laptop.... more
Google Cloud announces Traffic Director, a networking management tool for service mesh  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
With each new set of technologies comes a new set of terms. In the containerized world, applications are broken down into discrete pieces or... more
Replace or add an M.2 SSD to your Lenovo ThinkPad P52 with our guide  Windows Central · 2 weeks
The Lenovo ThinkPad P52 is a beefy mobile workstation with up to an 8th Gen Intel Core i7-8850H vPro processor... more
How 3D printing aids mass production  BBC · 2 weeks
A US tech firm is using 3D printing to mass produce metal parts more quickly than ever before. more
Industrial 3D printing goes skateboarding (w/video)  nanowerk · 2 weeks
Kayak paddles, snowshoes, skateboards. Outdoor sporting goods used to be a tough market for 3D printing to break into, but fused particle fabrication (FPF) can change that. more
Add more RAM to your Lenovo ThinkPad P52 mobile workstation with our guide  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Lenovo's ThinkPad P52 is a mobile workstation available with impressive performance hardware designed for design and development software. It's a thick laptop... more
HyperX Fury RGB LED SSD Review  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
You might already have a motherboard, graphics card, RAM, and case fans that light up, and now Kingston's HyperX division is hoping that you want to add an RGB LED SSD to the mix more
Samsung Galaxy S10 sensor duped by a 3D-printed fingerprint - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
A clever Imgur user says he 3D-printed his own fingerprint and unlocked his device in less than 15 minutes. more
Best Resin for your SLA/DLP 3D Printer  Windows Central · 2 weeks
For the last five years, we have lived and breathed 3D printing. We spend hundreds of hours printing with as many different printers, resins, and filaments as possible to give you the best choices.... more
3D technology being used to locate new Alaska oil pockets  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
New technology used to search for untapped oil pockets in an Alaska bay that has been producing the fossil fuel for decades more
Samsung’s Galaxy S10 fingerprint sensor fooled by 3D printed fingerprint  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
In recent years, smartphone manufacturers have been implementing advanced features for users to secure their devices,... more
Sunday's top deals: portable SSDs, repair kits, and more!  Windows Central · 2 weeks
The weekend is the perfect time to save money and get some stuff you need. Many of these deals have dropped to prices so low we haven't seen them before.... more
Take almost $50 off the WD My Passport 2TB portable SSD  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Covered by a three-year warranty. The WD My Passport 2TB portable solid state drive is down to $323.99 on Amazon. The SSD was selling for around... more
Space tech rockets higher  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Joanna Glasner Contributor More posts by this contributor Corporate biotech venture funding rises again 2019 US VC funds take a more boutique approach Venture investment in space technology is hitting stratospheric heights in recent quarters. But investors in the sector... more
Samsung Galaxy S10 Ultrasonic In-Display Fingerprint Sensor Fooled by 3D-Printed Fingerprint Cast: Report  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
The ultrasonic in-display fingerprint sensor of the Samsung Galaxy S10 has been caught getting fooled by a 3D-printed fingerprint cast. more
ADIFO is half flying saucer and half quad-copter video - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
ADIFO stands for All-DIrectional Flying Object. This miniature prototype could someday turn into a supersonic vehicle capable of suborbital flight as well as flying upside down! more
Twitter’s latest test focuses on making conversations easier to follow by labeling tweets  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Twitter continues to experiment with ways to make conversations on its platform easier to follow. In addition to its prototype app twttr,... more
Relativity, the 3D printed rocket manufacturer, inks multi-year contract with Telesat  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Relativity, the Los Angeles-based manufacturer fo 3D printed rockets, has signed its first public commercial contract with Telesat, the longtime vendor of satellite services for telecommunications... more
Nanotechnology fabrics that protect against chemical warfare agents  nanowerk · 2 weeks
To protect against toxic industrial chemicals and chemical warfare agents, researchers are creating textile coatings using water-stable metal-organic frameworks. more
New technology sparks hopes of a mining revival in Cornwall  Sky News · 2 weeks
Cornwall could soon be supplying key metals used in our smartphones and electric cars as part of a multimillion pound rejuvenation of the county's mining industry. more
Magnetic nanoparticles can 'burn' cancer cells  nanowerk · 2 weeks
Magnetic hyperthermia is still a highly experimental cancer treatment, but new research shows that the therapy is tunable. more
Laser focus sheds light on two sources of nanoparticle formation  nanowerk · 2 weeks
Supercomputer tells origin story of nanoparticle size distributions with large-scale ablation simulations. more
Study finds cats distinguish their own names from other sounds  CBC · 2 weeks
While the results will come as no surprise to most cat owners, Japanese scientists said Thursday... more
SpaceX Starship 'Hopper' prototype finally lights up - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
It was a modest display, but Elon Musk is aiming for this rocket to take humans to the moon and beyond in just a few years. more
SpaceX has completed the first tethered hop for the “Starhopper”  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
SpaceX has completed the first tethered jump for its Starship prototyped, Elon Musk confirmed in a tweet Wednesday evening. Called the Starhopper because it’s making limited hops to... more
Apple Releases Safari Technology Preview 79 With Bug Fixes and Performance Improvements  MacRumors · 3 weeks
Apple today released a new update for Safari Technology Preview, the experimental browser Apple first introduced three years ago in March 2016. Apple designed... more
Harnessing the spin of electrons to power tech devices  nanowerk · 3 weeks
Scientists are using principles in quantum science and engineering to build a graphene-based logic device. This new technology will improve the energy efficiency of battery-dependent devices from cell phones to... more
Right combination of crystal grains makes superior shape memory alloys  nanowerk · 3 weeks
Researchers have shown, through a supercomputer simulation, that high strength and shape memory can be realized at the same time by combining crystal grains of different sizes, a... more
Apple’s ‘90s precursor to the iPhone shown functioning in new video
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