few years ago, an extremist in Pakistan fought to have me sentenced to death because Facebook refused to ban content about Mohammed that offended him. We stood up for this because different voices — even if they’re sometimes offensive — can make the world a better and more interesting place. Facebook has always been a place where people across the world share their views and ideas. We follow the laws in each country, but we never let one country or group of people dictate what people can share across the world.
Tegra X1 Brings Epic Games’ Stunning “Elemental” Demo to Mobile
Powerful new NVIDIA Maxwell architecture, 256 GPU cores, a 64-bit CPU, unbeatable 4K video capabilities, and more power-efficient performance than its predecessor make it perfect for even the most challenging mobile and automotive applications."
The Facebook Safety Check tool will notify your friends so that they know you're OK after a major disaster.
In times of disaster or crisis, people turn to Facebook to check on loved ones and get updates.
During a major disaster, Safety Check will help you:
Let friends and family know you’re safe
Check on others in the affected area
Mark your friends as safe
When the tool is activated after a natural disaster and if you’re in the affected area, you’ll receive a Facebook notification asking if you’re safe.
Facebook will determine your location by looking at the city you have listed in your profile, your last location if you’ve opted in to the Nearby Friends product, and the city where you are using the internet.
If you’re safe, you can select “I’m Safe” and a notification and News Feed story will be generated with your update. Your friends can also mark you as safe."
This Drone Delivery System is named as "Project Wing".
Google X has been working on this project for the last two years secretly.
Recently it tested the drone delivery system at Queensland in Australia.
The Drones successfully delivered a first aid kit, candy bars, dog treats, and water to a couple of Australian farmers
The self-flying vehicle itself consists of four electrically-driven propellers with a wingspan of about five feet; it weighs just under 19 pounds and can take off and land without a runway.
Long-term goal of the Google is to develop drones that could be used for disaster relief by delivering aid to isolated areas."
This deal came just months after numerous reports that Google had a deal to acquire Twitch.
According to the CEO ( Emmett Shear) of Twitch, Amazon plans to let Twitch operate independently, out of its offices in San Francisco. It seems Twitch decides to choose Amazon over Google because of this reason.
Twitch did not exist a little over three years ago, and it now has 55 million unique viewers a month globally.
Twitch specializes in live videos of the people playing games."
The massive rain also halted the operation of a nuclear reactor in Busan.
The Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power Co. (KHNP) manually stopped operation of the Gori-2 nuclear power plant in Busan for safety reason due to excessive water in the area.
There were no signs of a radiation leak or of any immediate risk, the KHNP said. It was the first time in history that a Korean nuclear reactor had been shut down because of rain. The Gori-2 reactor has been in operation since July 1983."
A twitter account named “Lizard Squad” is claiming responsibility for this hacking activity.
Previously they have brought down Sony’s PlayStation Network, which enables gamers to play each other online and access content.
It was hit by a so-called denial of service after it was overwhelmed by hackers driving artificially high traffic to its servers.
And, a flight carrying John Smedley, the president of Sony’s online entertainment unit was diverted for a security issue."
Via Google+ post, the Project Ara team Head Paul Eremenko says “We view this Rockchip processor as a trailblazer for our vision of a modular architecture where the processor is a node on a network with a single, universal interface--free from also serving as the network hub for all of the mobile device’s peripherals.”"
A PRO system could potentially power a coastal wastewater-treatment plant by taking in seawater and combining it with treated wastewater to produce renewable energy."
This device offers a wearable alternative for work areas where chairs or stools would take up too much floor space.
According to the makers of this device, the Chairless Chair offers better posture than a conventional chair by keeping the back straight.
Freedom of movement of the user is not reduced by this device. The users can walk, run, and climb stairs while wearing this device.
Although the focus is on production lines, the device has many other potential applications in our daily life."
The robots begin to blink at one another and then gradually arrange themselves into a five-pointed star, once after a computer scientist gave a command for forming a sea Star shape to 1,024 little bots simultaneously via an infrared light.
Just as single cells can assemble into complex multicellular organisms, the individual Kilobots can follow simple rules to autonomously assemble into predetermined shapes."
The Researchers are working on making their Hyperlapse algorithm available as a Windows app."