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The CD Is 40, The CD Is Dead
Hackaday.com

The Compact Disc is 40 years old, and for those of us who remember its introduction it still has that sparkle of a high-tech item even as it slides into oblivion at the hands of streaming music services. If we could define a moment at which consumers moved fr… more…

Carla Diana on Embracing the Challenge of Creating a World for Both Humans and Robots
Core77.com

In many ways, the technological future is upon us, but do we really know what it will look like? Designer, author, and educator Carla Diana is working at the intersection of industrial and interaction design to explore the impact of future technologies throug… more…

Super Cali optimistic right-to-repair's negotious, even though Apple thought it was something quite atrocious
Theregister.co.uk

US state joins others mulling laws allowing folks to freely fix their kit California has joined other US states mulling granting folks a right to repair – which would allow people to freely fix their electronic devices, and require manufacturers to provide th… more…

California Becomes 20th State To Push 'Right to Repair' Legislation
Techdirt.com

A few years back, frustration at John Deere's draconian tractor DRM culminated in a grassroots tech movement. The company's crackdown on "unauthorized repairs" turned countless ordinary citizens into technology policy activists, after DRM and the company's EU… more…

Robot Archaeology: the Big Trak #Robots #ReverseEngineering
Adafruit.com

Another robot from back in the day:BIG TRAK is a programmable electric vehicle created by Milton Bradley in 1979, resembling a futuristic Sci-Fi tank / utility vehicle, possibly for use on the Moon or a Planetoid style environment. The original Big Trak was a… more…

Issue 17 — HackSpace magazine is here! @HackSpaceMag
Adafruit.com

Issue 17 — HackSpace magazine is here! This issue features Arduino and has some great Adafruit products & projects too!Arduino is more than a company; it’s an ecosystem, a movement, and a state of mind. It’s hundreds of microcontroller boards that all run the… more…

Have You Looked at Best Buy Stock Lately? You Might Want to Check It Out
Fool.com

Oppenheimer warms to the turnaround story at the big-box retailer. more…

Comcast Debuts Xfinity Flex Streaming Service For Internet-Only Customers
Deadline.com

Aiming to meet growing demand for video content by its internet-only customers, Comcast is rolling out Xfinity Flex, a new streaming service that will combine VOD, free, ad-supported live streams and access to subscription apps. Matt Strauss, EVP of Xfinity S… more…

Using Herd Immunity to Protect the Internet of Things
Forbes.com

The Internet of Things is everywhere, and it continues to grow as manufacturers add computing capacity to more and more of their products. We can all help reduce the security risk associated with IoT by adopting the concept of herd immunity. more…

Protecting IoT: It's Up to You
Forbes.com

The Internet of Things is everywhere, and it continues to grow as manufacturers add computing capacity to more and more of their products. We can all help reduce the security risk associated with IoT by adopting the concept of herd immunity. more…

Alfawise KS1 WiFi IR Control Hub - 2,4Ghz WiFi - 360° Range - Alexa / Smart Home - Timing
Mydealz.de

9,97€ - GearBest Bei TomTop bekommt ihr momentan ein IR Hub für 12,82€ inkl. Versand. Der Versand ist kostenlos und es fallen idR keine weiteren Zoll- bzw. Einfuhrkosten an. Ihr kommt auf den Preis mittels der Währung Euro. Der Hub bietet eine Reichweite von … more…

10 Chase Southwest Premier Benefits and Perks That Every Southwest Fan Should Know About
Millionmilesecrets.com

The Southwest Rapid Rewards® Premier Credit Card is an excellent option for folks that collect Southwest points or who live in an area where Southwest frequently flies. Not only does this card offer several ways to collect tons of Southwest points, but it’s i… more…

The Fed's Dimmer View Of The Economic Forecast
Seekingalpha.com

The Federal Reserve announced that interest rate hikes will probably be on hold for the rest of 2019 because they see fewer signs of strong economy. Some of the more…

Samsung’s third Showcase experience center opens in Vietnam
Sammobile.com

Samsung has opened the Samsung Showcase, an immersive technology experience center, in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. This is the third such Samsung centre in the world, following those in New York, USA, and Frankfurt, Germany. The new announcement comes just day… more…

Animation: The Biggest Tech Companies by Market Cap Over 23 Years - Visual Capitalist
Visualcapitalist.com

Animation: The Biggest Tech Companies by Market Cap Over 23 Years Visual Capitalist In business, the only constant is change - and for tech companies, this is even more true. Here are the biggest tech companies over 23 years. more…

Home Automation using NodeMCU (ESP8266) board
Electronics-lab.com

Home automation refers to the ability of your home to make its own decisions depending on... The post Home Automation using NodeMCU (ESP8266) board appeared first on Electronics-Lab. more…

Split Single Phase Energy Meter
Electronics-lab.com

Split Single Phase Energy Meter. Affordable remote energy monitoring for your entire home The Split Single... The post Split Single Phase Energy Meter appeared first on Electronics-Lab. more…

NVIDIA Announces Jetson Nano: $99 Tiny Developer Kit
Electronics-lab.com

NVIDIA today announced the Jetson Nano™, an AI computer that makes it possible to create millions... The post NVIDIA Announces Jetson Nano: $99 Tiny Developer Kit appeared first on Electronics-Lab. more…

Why sending back too much stuff may get you blacklisted
CBS News

Liberal shipping policies are creating mountains of unwanted merchandise, and causing some stores to track how much you return more…

12 Money-Saving Tricks Every Homeowner Needs to Know
Yahoo.com

A little ingenuity can save you a lot of money. more…