Day: January 12, 2019

Lime halts service in Switzerland over possibly dangerous glitch

Engadget RSS Feed AP Photo/Michel Euler Don’t expect to travel around Zurich on an electric two-wheeler in the near future. Lime has halted services in Switzerland following reports of its scooters abruptly halting in mid-ride, throwing (and sometimes injuring) riders. In a message to customers, Lime said the move was temporary and that it was […]

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A skeleton’s blue teeth represent a ‘bombshell’ discovery for women’s history

Mashable Feeling blue? Just read about this ancient medieval woman! By Rachel Kraus2019-01-12 23:05:31 UTC It’s not surprising to learn that women who lived during the Middle Ages didn’t always get the credit they deserved, but tangible proof that further erodes our male-centric view of history is always welcome. A new study asserts that lapis […]

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Formlabs pushes the boundaries of what 3D-printing can do

Engadget RSS Feed When 3D-printing burst onto the scene, its mouth was writing checks its capability had almost no chance of cashing. For all of its grand promises, the results the machines produced were useful for prototyping and very little else. Fast forward a few years, however, and companies like Formlabs have found ways to […]

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NVIDIA’s new lab aims to develop robotic breakthroughs

Engadget RSS Feed NVIDIA NVIDIA has opened a new lab in Seattle, and it’s meant to serve as home for all its robotics projects. Over 50 research scientists and students from the University of Washington will work in the facility under NVIDIA’s senior director of robotics research Dieter Fox. He explained that the lab will […]

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Planet 13 aims to be the Disneyland of cannabis dispensaries

Engadget RSS Feed Las Vegas is not a town for half measures. So it’s of little surprise that when the state of Nevada legalized recreational cannabis in July of 2017, Sin City took the cannabis dispensary model and added a bit of Vegas’ over-the-top magic. The result: Planet 13, a 40,000 square foot dispensary — […]

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Rumors are swirling about Apple’s AirPower wireless charging again

Mashable Image: Apple By Rachel Kraus2019-01-12 21:18:57 UTC The Abominable Snowman of Apple products — AirPower — is resurfacing. But we’ll believe that the technological monster myth is real when we see it. The Hong Kong website ChargerLAB reported, via a “credible source,” that AirPower wireless charging mats are already in production. Separately, an app […]

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Gymnastics Club makes pitch to move into Confed arena

Timmins Daily Press Young gymnasts will soon return to the Confederation Multi-Sports Complex to hone their skills. Confederation Multi-Sports Complex Ron Grech/The Daily Press Young gymnasts will soon return to the Confederation Multi-Sports Complex to hone their skills. The only thing that remains to be decided is whether they will be athletes from the Rock […]

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R. Kelly-hosted event denied a permit for upcoming Illinois concert

Mashable Image: Scott Olson/Getty Images By Adam Rosenberg2019-01-12 21:06:29 UTC R. Kelly’s recently revived legal troubles, which stem from decades of sexual misconduct allegations, are now impacting his ability to work. Case in point: a planned “spring break” concert in Springfield, Ill. will not be allowed to happen. A permit request for the Spring Break […]

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Sunwire buys Northern Voice & Data

Sudbury Star Sunwire’s flagship product, the SolSwitch, allows for businesses to connect multiple office locations and mobile workers. It also gives the ability to customize every aspect of a telephone system, as well as monitor costs and phone activities through various reporting tools. Photo supplied Sunwire Inc. has acquired cloud and information technology firm Northern […]

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The Void’s extra-sensory VR does what home experiences can’t

Engadget RSS Feed I walked through The Void’s virtual reality center in the Las Vegas Venetian twice. The first time, armed with headset and wireless backpack, I was shuttled through Ralph Breaks VR, the company’s latest experience. I saw my own shiny animated pink hands as I touched the walls and picked up a rifle […]

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