Environment

Oil and gas wastewater is a cheap fix for road dust but comes at a toxic cost

16 minutes ago   |   Chemical & Engineering

Treating roads with the wastewater may pollute the environment with radium and oil and gas compounds
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Ofcom CEO: It could cost up to £6m to bring 4G to all of the UK

Ofcom CEO: It could cost up to £6m to bring 4G to all of the UK

37 minutes ago   |   TechRadar

Ofcom CEO Sharon White has suggested the total cost of delivering adequate 4G coverage to the entirety of the UK landmass could cost as much as £6 billion. Speaking at...
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Microsoft To Build Better A.I. Brains Via Bonsai Acquisition

1 hour ago   |   Android Headlines

Microsoft is looking to step up its A.I. efforts with the acquisition of machine learning company Bonsai and has now officially announced the signing of an agreement to move...
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New World Atlas of Desertification shows unprecedented pressure on planet's resources

1 hour ago   |   Phys.org

On 21 June 2018, the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission published a new edition of the World Atlas of Desertification, offering a tool for decision makers to...
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Divinity: Original Sin II runs at native 4K resolution on Xbox One X

Divinity: Original Sin II runs at native 4K resolution on Xbox One X

2 hours ago   |   Windows Central   |   3 articles

Xbox One X just keeps on delivering. Divinity: Original Sin II - Definitive Edition launched on Xbox Game Preview a few weeks ago, and we were fortunate enough to play the...
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How rugged Dell PCs help Clipper Race ships sail rough seas

How rugged Dell PCs help Clipper Race ships sail rough seas

4 hours ago   |   Windows Central

Surviving the worst of Mother Nature is much easier when you have access to email - and reliable computers. Our day-to-day gadgets would never survive the Clipper Race , an...
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Throwback Thursday: Get the picture?

4 hours ago   |   Computerworld

IT director pilot fish at a daily newspaper is reworking the company's entire network. Why? "There is no security," sighs fish. "None, with about 90 users in a peer-to-peer Mac...
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Here are three ways that cities can adapt to changing climates

5 hours ago   |   Phys.org

Cape Town's "Day Zero" experience - the prospect of dam levels dropping dangerously low, taps running dry and water rations being distributed from public collection points...
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Climate change may soon hit billions of people-many cities already taking action

5 hours ago   |   Phys.org   |   2 articles

Billions of people in thousands of cities around the world will soon be at risk from climate-related heat waves, droughts, flooding, food shortages and energy blackouts by...
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India's colonial legacy almost caused Bangalore to run out of water

5 hours ago   |   Phys.org

On hot summer days in Bangalore, India, it is common to see public water taps on roadsides hissing and spurting as water struggles to come out. People crowd around the tap with...
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A Supreme Court decision is about to make your online orders more expensive

A Supreme Court decision is about to make your online orders more expensive

The Supreme Court just voted to close a loophole that has seen American consumers dodge billions in sales tax on online orders since 1992. The justices voted 5-4 to overturn a... Read more ...

Chatting with the Google Assistant just got a lot more natural

Chatting with the Google Assistant just got a lot more natural

Conversations with the Google Assistant will involve less “Hey Google” and more chat moving forward, with one of the big features previewed at I/O 2018 arriving on smart... Read more ...

Intel's CEO resigns as information about a ‘past consensual relationship'...

Intel's CEO resigns as information about a ‘past consensual relationship' surfaces

In a press release touting “another record year,” Intel dropped a a bombshell, announcing that CEO Brian Krzanich is resigning, amid revelations of a “past consensual... Read more ...

Amazon Fire TV Cube preview: Alexa still needs work as a TV guide

Amazon Fire TV Cube preview: Alexa still needs work as a TV guide

When you consider the popularity of Amazon's virtual assistant Alexa and the company's Fire TV streamers, it was really just a matter of time before the folks at the Everything... Read more ...

Intel's CEO just quit over a rule-breaking relationship

Intel's CEO just quit over a rule-breaking relationship

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich has unexpectedly resigned, after it was revealed that he had previously had a relationship with another employee. That relationship, Intel points out... Read more ...

Apple's AirPower wireless charger may not be released until September

Apple's AirPower wireless charger may not be released until September

Apple said it would release a wireless charging pad called AirPower in 2018. It hasn't been released yet. Apple is struggling with technical hurdles, including overheating... Read more ...

Get a Fire TV Cube for $82 with Trade-In

Get a Fire TV Cube for $82 with Trade-In

Here's how you can get the new Fire TV Cube at its lowest price to date. Read more ...

What didn't Microsoft deliver at Xbox E3 2018?

What didn't Microsoft deliver at Xbox E3 2018?

Microsoft had one of its best E3 showcases in years, but was it a perfect show? Microsoft's E3 2018 showcase was an incredibly impressive show, debuting over a dozen new games... Read more ...

Moto Z3 Play and Moto G6 Play get discounted through Amazon Prime Exclusive...

Moto Z3 Play and Moto G6 Play get discounted through Amazon Prime Exclusive program

Amazon has steadily been adding phones to its Prime Exclusive program, which offers unlocked Android phones at discounted prices, ever since the launch of the series. Now two... Read more ...

Nintendo and Microsoft team up to promote cross-play, while Sony remains silent

Nintendo and Microsoft team up to promote cross-play, while Sony remains silent

The Nintendo Switch version of Minecraft is getting a big update today, bringing the Bedrock Engine to Nintendo's portable console. The update enables cross-play with PC, Xbox... Read more ...