Openreach's VR videos detail the humdrum life of a network engineer

Openreach's VR videos detail the humdrum life of a network engineer
Of all the incredible and entertaining uses of virtual reality, trust Openreach to come up with arguably the most boring content ever for the fledgling medium. BT recently agreed to spin its Openreach infrastructure business into a legally separate c…
Source: Engadget

Researchers make concrete production carbon neutral

Researchers make concrete production carbon neutral
Concrete is not just the key to our built future, but a principal reason as to why we won't live to see the utopia it creates. After all, production of the building material contributes around five percent of the planet's total CO2 emissions. Thankfu…
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Ex-Googlers Build a Neural Network to Protect Your Heart

Ex-Googlers Build a Neural Network to Protect Your Heart

Ex-Googlers Build a Neural Network to Protect Your Heart

AliveCor’s little EKG device has been around for a few years, but now it has a much smarter brain behind it. The post Ex-Googlers Build a Neural Network to Protect Your Heart appeared first on WIRED.
Source: Wired

Qualcomm's chips bring 4G connectivity to dumb phones

Qualcomm's chips bring 4G connectivity to dumb phones
In an effort to differentiate its processor lineups (and annoy tech publications), Qualcomm recently renamed its chips as "Mobile Platforms" instead of "processors." We can now see why: It just unveiled the 205 processor, er, Mobile Platform, its fir…
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Super Mario Run’s Android release date is March 23

Super Mario Run’s Android release date is March 23
 Super Mario Run is officially making its way to Android, as Nintendo promised what seems like so long ago. The company has now revealed an exact date for Mario’s Android debut: March 23. That’s this Thursday, in case you’re bad at math or don’t have a calendar handy, and it means iOS users had over three months of exclusive access to the game. Since that’s a… Read More


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SpaceX recovers Dragon capsule loaded with science and research from the ISS

SpaceX recovers Dragon capsule loaded with science and research from the ISS
 The final stage of SpaceX’s CRS-10 resupply mission for the International Space Station wrapped up Sunday, with recovery of the Dragon capsule it launched on February 19. The capsule was carrying 4,500 pounds of supplies and scientific experiment equipment when it made its way to the ISS, which was transferred over by ISS astronauts over the course of the past few weeks. Dragon made… Read More


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Wanna Be a Cop in Milan? Well, So Do 10,000 Other People

Wanna Be a Cop in Milan? Well, So Do 10,000 Other People

Wanna Be a Cop in Milan? Well, So Do 10,000 Other People

Think finding a job is hard? Try getting one in Italy, where thousands of people will turn up for one position. The post Wanna Be a Cop in Milan? Well, So Do 10,000 Other People appeared first on WIRED.
Source: Wired

Anheuser-Busch's Alexa skill lists workouts that burn off a beer

Anheuser-Busch's Alexa skill lists workouts that burn off a beer
Amazon has been expanding its Alexa "skill" plugins to broaden its uses, from streaming NPR to voice-controlling your film and music libraries. If you never expected to ask your device what workout will burn off a single beer's worth of calories…we…
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