June 22, 2016

Bentley Uses NASA Tech To Create Mulsanne EWB GigaPixel Image [w/Video]

Bentley has accompanied the market launch of its new Mulsanne Extended Wheelbase model with an interactive photo made up of approximately 53 billion pixels.

Created using NASA technology, which was developed to enable Mars rovers to take exploratory panoramic shots, the image is 4,425 times larger than a regular smartphone photograph.

Read more... http://www.carscoops.com/2016/06/bentley-uses-nasa-tech-to-create.html?m=1

Tumblr to launch live video on Tuesday

Google has YouTube's live streaming. And Facebook has Facebook Live. Now, Tumblr is getting into live video, too. The company is preparing to launch a new live video feature on its service, beginning tomorrow, which will introduce a series of live broadcasts as well as a user-facing feature that could compete with Facebook Live, among other things.

Read more... https://techcrunch.com/2016/06/20/tumblr-to-launch-live-video-on-tuesday/?ncid=rss&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+techcrunch%2Fsocial+%28TechCrunch+%C2%BB+Social%29

Uber China Hopes To Gain Market Share By Entering Travel Industry

Uber China has launched a travel app that it hopes will help the company grab more market share in its fierce competition with Didi Chuxing.

Read more... http://www.forbes.com/sites/rebeccafeng/2016/06/22/uber-china-hopes-to-gain-market-share-by-entering-travel-industry/#1baec06e1a7e

June 18, 2016

Microsoft is working on software for the legal marijuana industry

Microsoft's next bet is on the weed business. The company announced today that it will partner with LA-based marijuana startup Kind on a system for tracking the legal growing and sale of weed.

Read more... http://www.theverge.com/2016/6/16/11955838/microsoft-weed-software-partnership-kind-startup

You'll soon be able to buy a HomeKit-powered ‘Apple House'

New homebuyers today have many things to choose from: wood floors or tile, granite or stainless steel countertops, central air or window units. But later this year, you'll be able to decide if you want to make your space a fully Apple-supported smart home, built from the ground up.

Read more... http://mashable.com/2016/06/15/apple-house-homekit/#apDRAXCNOuqN

June 4, 2016

Do computer screens hurt your eyes?

If you work in front of a computer all day, you're familiar with that irritated, fuzzy, and tired feeling your eyes have by the end of the afternoon. Everything starts to get a little blurry and sometimes your head aches. This cluster of symptoms is known as eye strain or computer vision syndrome, and it's a unique malady of our modern era, one that more than 60% of Americans experience.

Read more... http://www.businessinsider.com/do-computer-screens-hurt-your-eyes-2016-6

June 2, 2016

Europe Cautions Governments Against Banning Uber and AirBnB

Services such as ride-hailing app Uber and home-rental site Airbnb should only be banned as a last resort, the European Union executive said on Thursday, as it seeks to foster development of the "sharing economy".

Read more... http://www.businessinsider.com/r-eu-cautions-governments-against-banning-uber-airbnb-2016-6


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