Trump tells tech CEOs that Washington needs to ‘catch up with the revolution’

June 20, 2017

At a meeting with top tech chairwomen Trump promised a conversion of outdated federal engineering, which astonishingly still includes floppy disks Donald Trump called for cleaning conversion of the federal governments engineering during the first session of the American Technology Council, to be defined by exec tell Recode . Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, for example, called on the government to are benefiting from the type of commercial engineering that Amazon…

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Asgardia: the world’s first space nation

June 20, 2017

Hong Kong (CNN)Coming soon: a nation in space for humans. Russian scientist Dr Igor Ashurbeyli announced his plans to form the world’s first independent nation that operates in outer space in October 2016. Since then, hundreds of thousands of people have signed up to be citizens.

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Hctor Morenos stoppage-time header earns Mexico draw against Portugal

June 20, 2017

Hctor Moreno headed in late to give Mexico a 2-2 draw against Portugal in their Confederations Cup Group A match, after Cdric Soares had seemed to give Portugal the win five minutes earlier Anybody seeking answers to the thorny issue of Cristiano Ronaldos future at Real Madrid would have been disappointed here, and perhaps doubly so because the Portugal captain did not produce the kind of statement performance that is…

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More must be done about extremist content online, says Google

June 19, 2017

Firm announces four measures to tackle problem, including better detection and greater counter-radicalisation efforts Google has introduced four new measures to tackle the spread of terrorist material online, saying the threat poses a serious challenge and that more immediate action needs to be taken. It has pledged better detection of extremist content and faster review, more experts, tougher standards and an expansion of counter-radicalisation work. Kent Walker, a senior vice-president…

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Amazon Said to Plan Cuts to Shed Whole Foods’ Pricey Image

June 19, 2017

When Whole Foods Market Inc ., Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos will try to keep the grocer’s stature for premium fresh meat while trimming prices to shed its “Whole Paycheck” image. Amazon expects to reduce headcount and change inventory to lower tolls and construct Whole Foods competitive with sales slump since going public in 1992. It has four “3 65 by Whole Foods Market” stores that are cheaper to build…

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How do Navy ships operate?

June 19, 2017

(CNN)Whether it’s an aircraft carrier or any other warship, a United States Navy vessel never sleeps on the open sea thanks to a complex orchestra of people and systems tracking its course. How much attention they pay to each signal depends on the situation, said CNN national security analyst John Kirby, a retired rear admiral in the US Navy. Vessels approaching shore or heavy traffic use more feedback to adjust…

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If You Haven’t Mastered These 10 Things In Your 20s, You’re Not Fully An Adult

June 19, 2017

Adulting is hard, I know. Taking care of your job, your home, and yourself is enough work as it is, but add in a social life, and maybe even a relationship, and it seems nearly impossible. Part of being an adult is knowing whats important, aka basic life skills, and prioritizing them. Unfortunately, a lot of people in their 20sdont know how to manage the basics, which are a seriously…

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Google Says It Will Do More to Suppress Terrorist Propaganda

June 19, 2017

wrote in an editorial in the antitrust in Europe. Earlier this year, advertisers plucked spend from Google’s YouTube over ads loping on offensive material, including terrorism videos. In answer, Google said it was increasing computing and staff resources to better flag the videos. Walker articulated Google is also increasing its counter-propaganda endeavors, filling technology that” reins the dominance of targets online advertising to reaching possible Isis recruits and redirects them…

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The German national team will use VR to train, and it could change soccer

June 19, 2017

The NFL has become a proponent of training in virtual realityeverybody from the Dallas Cowboys, who began using the technology in 2015, to Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer has embraced the idea of practicing in this 3D space. So have the NBAs Washington Wizards, the NHLs Chicago Blackhawks, and, most recently, Walmartassociates. Now STRIVRthe self-proclaimed world leader in training athletes by using virtual realityis expanding to European soccer, and the…

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YouTube is upping its VR video toolsand it wants to know what holds your attention

June 19, 2017

companys official Creator BlogThe basic idea is pretty simple: YouTubers who produce 360-degree videos will be able to view them with a heat map visual overlay, showing on a hot/cold color scale which parts of the video are holding viewers attentions and for how long. YouTubes heat map is far from the first time such technology has been used to try to improve virtual reality video-making, but it is the…

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