Cupertino, California — Apple today announced a new set of investments to build on its commitment to support the American economy and its workforce, concentrated in three areas where Apple has had the greatest impact on job creation: direct employment by Apple, spending and investment with Apple’s domestic suppliers and manufacturers, and fueling the fast-growing […]
Stuttgart/Zurich. In a global first, online orders were delivered in Zurich between 25 September and 13 October with the aid of Vans & Drones. In partnership with Matternet and siroop.ch, Mercedes-Benz carried out a unique pilot project to test on-demand delivery of e-commerce orders – and it was a resounding success, particularly as unlike comparable […]
Artificial Muscles Give Soft Robots Superpowers & Can Lift 1,000 Times Their Weight! By Lindsay Brownell
Cambridge, MA…Soft robotics has made leaps and bounds over the last decade as researchers around the world have experimented with different materials and designs to allow once rigid, jerky machines to bend and flex in ways that mimic and can interact more naturally with living organisms. However, increased flexibility and dexterity has a trade-off of […]
Cupertino, CA…Apple today announced iPhone X, the future of the smartphone, in a gorgeous all-glass design with a beautiful 5.8-inch Super Retina display, A11 Bionic chip, wireless charging and an improved rear camera with dual optical image stabilization. iPhone X delivers an innovative and secure new way for customers to unlock, authenticate and pay using […]
Cape Canaveral, FL…SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket delivered SES-10, a commercial communications satellite for SES, to a Geostationary Transfer Orbit (GTO). SES is a world-leading satellite operator, providing reliable and secure satellite communications solutions across the globe. SpaceX launched the SES-10 from historic Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The SES-10 […]
Pasadena, CA…Miso Robotics and Cali Group today unveiled Flippy, an artificial intelligence-driven robot that will work alongside kitchen staff to grill burgers at CaliBurger restaurants. Flippy had its debut at the CaliBurger location in Pasadena, California. A video demonstration captured the robotic kitchen assistant flipping burgers and placing them on buns. Flippy will roll out […]
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Angels Camp, CA…Hstar began operations about fourteen years ago, providing not only rural broadband Internet services to the surrounding communities, but also offering a variety of technology consulting and other computer and communications related services. Since that time, Hstar has grown in reputation by not only providing exemplary services, but also by being heavily involved […]
Rail Road Flat, CA…The sixth grade students of Mr. Randall Youngblood’s class were told of a program called e-Nable in which a 3D printer was used to make a hand for a child that didn’t have one. “The e-NABLE Community is an amazing group of individuals from all over the world who are using their […]
Murphys, CA…Owners of Apple computer products are encouraged to bring their questions to the next meeting of the Sierra Macintosh Users Group (SMUG) to be held, Tuesday, March 8, from 2 to 4 p.m. in the community room of the Murphys Library, 480 Park Lane, adjacent to Murphys Park. “All of us, from time to […]
Arnold, CA…Comcast is experiencing outages across multiple markets. The latest from Comcast has full restoral time at 6pm tonight. The graphic below from a third party outage detector shows unverified results from different areas in the us.
Cupertino, CA…”The United States government has demanded that Apple take an unprecedented step which threatens the security of our customers. We oppose this order, which has implications far beyond the legal case at hand. This moment calls for public discussion, and we want our customers and people around the country to understand what is at […]
Murphys, CA…Getting the most out of your iMac or iPad will be the focus of the next meeting of the Sierra Macintosh Users Group (SMUG) to be held, Tuesday, February 9, from 2 to 4 p.m. in the community room of the Murphys Library, 480 Park Lane, adjacent to Murphys Park. Norm Milsner, one of […]
Washington DC Today, the U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division (DOJ) and the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (DOT) issued joint technical assistance, entitled “Questions and Answers: Supplement to the 2013 DOJ/DOT Joint Technical Assistance on the Title II of the Americans With Disabilities Act Requirements To Provide Curb Ramps when Streets, […]
Source: http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2015/oct/30/windows-10-automatic-download-windows-7-8-pc-computers Microsoft’s efforts to entice users to upgrade to Windows 10 will soon see it automatically downloaded on to users computers without their knowledge. The company announced that Windows 10 will become a “recommended update” starting next year, which means anyone with Windows 7 or 8 that has automatic updates activated – the default […]
San Andreas Ca. A FAA Temporary Flight Restriction is still in effect over the Butte Fire Incident that spans both Amador and Calaveras Counties. The TFR extends to 9k feet. For more information about TFR’s you can go to FAA TFR Helps to read more about this subject.
Source: Facebook Dislike Button Malware You’ve probably heard talk recently of Facebook adding a Dislike button or an ’empathize’ button. While this is certainly something that has been in the news, it is not yet a reality — and it has created a great opportunity for scammers to cash in on people’s impatience. We don’t […]
San Andreas, CA…The “Teens 4 Tech” program, sponsored by Calaveras Co. Adult Tutoring, begins its fourth year on September 8th. Open sessions are held on Tuesday afternoons 3:45 to 4:45 at the San Andreas Library. So, for those who feel like your ‘Smart Phone’ is outsmarting you, or you keep hitting the escape button on […]
Washington, DC…As part of the Department of Defense effort to partner with the private sector and academia to ensure the United States continues to lead in the new frontiers of manufacturing, Secretary of Defense Ash Carter will announce today that the Obama administration will award a Manufacturing Innovation Institute for Flexible Hybrid Electronics to a […]
Mountain View, CA… G is for Google. As Sergey and I wrote in the original founders letter 11 years ago, “Google is not a conventional company. We do not intend to become one.” As part of that, we also said that you could expect us to make “smaller bets in areas that might seem very […]
San Francisco, CA…The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), privacy company Disconnect and a coalition of Internet companies have announced a stronger “Do Not Track” (DNT) setting for Web browsing—a new policy standard that, coupled with privacy software, will better protect users from sites that try to secretly follow and record their Internet activity, and incentivize advertisers […]