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Augmented Reality Is Transforming Museums

New York’s Museum of Modern Art is under siege. Well, a virtual siege, at least. A group of renegade artists has co-opted the brightly-lit Jackson Pollock gallery on the museum’s fifth floor, turning it into their personal augmented reality playground. To the uninitiated, the gallery remains unchanged; Pollock’s distinctive drip paintings are as prominent and […]
by Admin / April 23, 2018 /In News

California’s Water Whiplash Is Only Going to Get Worse

In December 1861, as a California drought was wearing into its fifth year, farmers on the West Coast were all asking for one thing for Christmas: rain. And boy did they get it. For 43 days rain and snow fell across the state, causing rivers to surge their banks, turning the 300-mile long, 20-mile-wide Central […]
by Admin / April 23, 2018 /In News

Star Wars News: ‘Solo’ Isn’t Really an Origin Story

Just in case you haven’t been paying attention, two new TV spots dropped in the last couple weeks for Solo: A Star Wars Story. Remember when no one outside of Lucasfilm had seen any footage from this movie? That was just a couple of months ago! Perhaps they’re releasing new trailers and ads as soon […]
by Admin / April 23, 2018 /In News

Why mobile payments are a mess

Years after Apple Pay’s debut, we’re still fumbling with our wallets at many stores. CNET’s Bridget Carey explains the hurdles in getting mobile payments to catch on with retailers and… source
by Admin / April 23, 2018 /In News

Corals Are in Serious Trouble. This Lab Could Help Save Them

Nestled among giant fish tanks at the California Academy of Sciences, there’s a black box—just big enough to hold six aquariums and maybe five humans. What it lacks in size, though, it makes up for in preciousness: Running here is a experiment that could help save corals from annihilation. The corals in these tanks are […]
by Admin / April 23, 2018 /In News

Fitbit Versa Review: Fit and Finish

A few weeks ago, Wednesday afternoon was winding down. I changed into a pair of shorts, put on a pair of smart running shoes, and smugly informed my co-workers that I was going on a run. But one thing led to another. I had to write photo captions; I answered a couple emails. By the […]
by Admin / April 23, 2018 /In News

Apple Watch vs. Fitbit Versa

Which smartwatch is right for you? We compare the latest from Apple and Fitbit to see how they perform as fitness trackers. Read about the comparison on CNET: https://cnet.co/2HQ3oJc Subscribe… source
by Admin / April 23, 2018 /In News

What’s Not Included in Facebook’s ‘Download Your Data’

When members of Congress asked Mark Zuckerberg earlier this month who owns Facebook users’ personal data, the Facebook CEO had a convenient response. Eight times during his testimony, he cited a feature called “Download Your Data,” to show that Facebook users really are in control. “Yes, Congressman. We have a ‘download your information’ tool. We’ve […]
by Admin / April 23, 2018 /In News

Silicon Valley’s Latest Revolution: Cutting Out Wall Street

When Snap went public last year, it sold 200 million shares; none of them carried any voting rights. When Spotify went public earlier this month, it raised no money. When members of the public bought shares in Uber in 2016, by buying into a Morgan Stanley vehicle named New Riders LP, they received no information […]
by Admin / April 23, 2018 /In News

Slite raises $4.4M to create a smarter internal notes tool – TechCrunch

Slack exposed the demand for a dead-simple internal communications tool, which has inspired a wave of startups trying to pick apart the rest of a company’s daily activities — including Slite, which hopes to take on internal notes with a fresh round of new capital. Slite is more or less an attempt at a replacement […]
by Admin / April 23, 2018 /In News