CIA shuts down program using spy satellites to track climate change

For most of the past two decades, a handful of climate change scientists have had the CIA’s MEDEA (Measurement of Earth Data for Environmental Analysis) program as an ace in the hole: they could draw on classified info from spy satellites and subs to…

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DOJ lays down some privacy rules for feds flying drones

The Justice Department promises to keep a closer eye on how its agencies are using drones from now on — after all, they can be useful in nabbing suspects, but they can also be used as a tool to abuse power. In its new five-page policy guidance, the …

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Daimler and Qualcomm team up on connected car tech

Car companies aren’t usually good at wireless tech, and wireless companies aren’t great with cars — if you want to make wireless-savvy vehicles, you’ll probably need some teamwork. Accordingly, Daimler and Qualcomm have forged a partnership that sho…

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Skully debuts AR helmet app while navigating delays

Skully CEO Marcus Weller stood in front of an crowd of customers that shelled out $1,500 to be one of the first recipients of the company’s helmet with a heads up display and rear-facing camera to answer their questions. A few weeks ago Weller sent t…

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Apple Watch OS 1.0.1 Software update released

Apple has released the first ever software update for Apple Watch, Watch OS 1.0.1, which is now available for download. Apple’s first wearable went on sale April 24, and now several weeks later,… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Virtual reality’s roller coaster ride to the mainstream

In the early ’90s, four odd-looking arcade games appeared at a rented-out store in my local mall. For about seven dollars, anyone could stop in and play three minutes of a new virtual reality game called Dactyl Nightmare. I paid up, put on the massiv…

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Recommended Reading: Why do we hate CGI so much?

Recommended Reading highlights the best long-form writing on technology and more in print and on the web. Some weeks, you’ll also find short reviews of books that we think are worth your time. We hope you enjoy the read. Why VFX Is Being Vilified…

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Interactive Map of North America (Charts and Graphs)

Interactive Map of North America This is an interactive resizable vector map template built in HTML5 code and runs with javascript based on the new technique of Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG). Features: Easily customized and NO Javascript knowledge required. SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics) based, so it can be enlarged as much as you want while […]

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Ecocapsules are pint-sized solar and wind-powered micro homes

Ecocapsule is a small, egg-shaped abode that could be the perfect home for someone who wants to let it all go like Elsa and live off the grid. Its roof is decked with 600W solar cells and a built-in 750W wind turbine that store the energy they harnes…

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Romantic Background (Patterns)

cats,Cat, Umblella, Hearts,Background,in love,amorous, cute cats,painted cats,texture,cloth, fabric, material,romantic,Fabric texture,Seamless Pattern,backgrounds Download Romantic Background (Patterns)

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Business Slider V20 (Sliders & Features)

Business Slider template PSD file ready for your Corporate Services, products and company portfolio .PSD file is layered and fully organised. The package also contains a help file & Editable PSD. Please refer to help file for the information.  Size : 1500×500. It can be adjusted to any size very easily. Image is not included. […]

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Set of 3 Hand Drawen Baby Backgrounds (Patterns)

>> Set of 3 Seamless Pattern for boys and girls. Fabric texture. (Backgrounds include elements: group of Soother, Baby-Bottle, Cloud, Bow) All main elements are on the separate layers. >> Set of 3 colors: Blue, Orange, Yellow DETAILS: >> 3 high quality JPG files: 12” x 12” @300 dpi (3600×3600 pix) – seamless patterns >> […]

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Set of 5 Baby Background (Patterns)

Set of 3 Hand Drawen Baby backgrounds >> Set of 3 Seamless Pattern for boys and girls. Fabric texture. (Backgrounds include elements: group of Soother, Baby-Bottle, Cloud, Bow) All main elements are on the separate layers. >> Set of 3 colors: Blue, Orange, Yellow DETAILS: >> 3 high quality JPG files: 12” x 12” @300 […]

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