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China’s futuristic train that floats above traffic now lies deserted (Techcrunch) (ven., 09 déc. 2016)
It felt pretty awesome to witness the future of transportation unveiled this summer as China's Transit Elevated Bus Train (TEB) took to the urban streets of Qinhuangdao for testing. One would think that after such an accomplishment the vehicle would be put to use as soon as humanly possible. Unfortunately, that is not what's happening. A new report from Shanghaiist tells... Read More
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Andreessen in hot water for texts he sent Zuckerberg (Techcrunch) (ven., 09 déc. 2016)
Facebook's board was sued earlier this year, with investors alleging that their interests were not adequately represented when Zuckerberg was permitted to sell most of his shares and still retain voting control of the company. And now court filings uncovered by Bloomberg show that texts sent by board member Marc Andreessen are being used to suggest that he was protecting Zuckerberg... Read More
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Nintendo will pay you up to $20,000 to hack the 3DS (Techcrunch) (ven., 09 déc. 2016)
So you bought a Nintendo 3DS to play some Pokemon Sun... but now your Pokedex is complete and you've explored every inch of Alola. Now what? If you've got a technical background, you might consider poking around the 3DS itself. There might just be a big ol' stack of cash in it for you. Nintendo has just launched a bug bounty program by way of HackerOne. Find a bug that... Read More
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Nvidia is now clear to test self-driving vehicles on California roads (Techcrunch) (ven., 09 déc. 2016)
The California Department of Motor Vehicles posts a list of all the companies and entities cleared to test self-driving vehicles on public roads in the state, and that list has a new member: Nvidia. The graphics card-maker also builds processing units for use in autonomous driving systems, including those capable of deep learning. Nvidia is working with a number of companies on the list as... Read More
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The Libreboot C201 from Minifree is really really really ridiculously open source (Techcrunch) (ven., 09 déc. 2016)
Open source laptops – ones not running any commercial software whatsoever – have been the holy grail for free software fans for years. Now, with the introduction of libreboot, a truly open source boot firmware, the dream is close to fruition. The $730 laptop is a bog standard piece of hardware but it contains only open source software. The OS, Debian, is completely open source and... Read More
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Berkeley project tests tracking imperiled forests with 3D multispectral drone imaging (Techcrunch) (jeu., 08 déc. 2016)
Droughts, climate change, and deforestation are putting forests at risk worldwide, so studying these ecosystems closely is more important than ever — but it's a hell of a lot of work to climb every tree in the Sierra Nevada. Drones and advanced imaging, however, present an increasingly practical alternative to that, as a UC Berkeley project shows. Read More
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Une tablette e-ink sous Linux (Toolinux) (jeu., 08 déc. 2016)
ReMarkable dévoile une nouvelle liseuse grand écran disposant d'un écran de type « encre électronique » pour écrire et dessiner. - MATERIEL
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Clap de fin pour Firebug (Toolinux) (jeu., 08 déc. 2016)
L'extension pour Firefox, bien connue des développeurs web, ne sera bientôt plus maintenue. - APPS
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The NSA eavesdrops on in-flight mobile use too (Techcrunch) (jeu., 08 déc. 2016)
If you've been taking your sensitive phone calls at 30,000 feet, well, it's time to stop. Apparently, the NSA knows about your extremely elaborate privacy workaround—putting your iPhone in the freezer is so 2013—and can hear your calls at cruising altitude just the same. According to a new joint report from Le Monde and The Intercept on previously unreported content... Read More
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Un massif soutien pour l'OCF (Toolinux) (jeu., 08 déc. 2016)
Pas moins de 68 nouveaux membres rejoignent l'Open Connectivity Foundation, OCF pour les intimes. - Revue/Tribunes
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See you tomorrow in Wroclaw (Techcrunch) (jeu., 08 déc. 2016)
One more meetup in Poland! I'll see you all tomorrow in Wroclaw and it's going to be a hoot! Tomorrow's meetup is after the In-Ference conference on Friday, December 9 and it's part of the IN-FERENCE conference. We'll be talking medtech, biotech, and anything non-fintech related. You can submit an application to pitch here. Please note that unless you hear from... Read More
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Fading anonymous social network Yik Yak is reportedly laying off most of its employees (Techcrunch) (jeu., 08 déc. 2016)
Yik Yak, the once universally recognized anonymous social network that virally took over college campuses back in 2014, is planning to lay off a “significant” number of employees, according to The Verge. The company is said to be retaining mostly engineers as it notified its team of about 50 employees earlier this morning. Yik Yak was founded as I started college in 2013. I... Read More
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Sean Rad steps away from CEO role (again) to run Tinder’s new Swipe Ventures (Techcrunch) (jeu., 08 déc. 2016)
Today, Tinder is launching a new M&A branch of the company called Swipe Ventures, which will be led by Sean Rad. As part of the launch, Rad will step down as Tinder CEO and become Chairman of both Tinder and Swipe Ventures, with Match CEO and Chairman Greg Blatt swapping out as Tinder Chairman to become Tinder CEO. He will remain Chairman and CEO of Tinder parent company Match. Put more... Read More
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John Glenn, first American to orbit the Earth, has died at 95 (Techcrunch) (jeu., 08 déc. 2016)
John Glenn, the first American to orbit the Earth and the oldest human to travel into space, died today at 95 years old. Today, we join the world in mourning the passing of legendary astronaut, senator and Ohioan John Glenn. https://t.co/L66WmMJgHi pic.twitter.com/ny3NPpm0nk — Ohio State (@OhioState) December 8, 2016 Glenn was hospitalized over a week ago at the The James Cancer... Read More
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The Rock et Zac Efron sont dans le premier trailer de Baywatch ! (Journaldugeek) (jeu., 08 déc. 2016)
Vous vous souvenez d'Alerte à Malibu ? Voici la première bande-annonce de « Baywatch » de Seth Gordon ! La brigade californienne [...]
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Découvrez les bons plans iPhone du jeudi 08 décembre 2016 (Iphone3gsystem) (jeu., 08 déc. 2016)
Chaque jour sur AppSystem, nous vous proposons une sélection de 3 applications gratuites ou en baisse de prix disponibles sur l'App Store. Ces applications sont choisies en fonction de leur popularité et de leur originalité. N'hésitez pas à nous proposer vos [...] Cet article Découvrez les bons plans iPhone du jeudi 08 décembre 2016 est apparu en premier sur AppSystem.
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Apple Maps adds EV charging station data from ChargePoint (Techcrunch) (jeu., 08 déc. 2016)
Just in time for that cross country holiday trip, Apple's bringing so key electric vehicle charging info to its ecosystem, courtesy of ChargePoint. The partnership brings location info for 30,000 charging stations, which will pop up in Maps as badges, along with available pricing and hours of operation. Apple's AI assistant will, naturally, be getting in on the action, with the... Read More
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BuzzFeed hires Gilad Lotan as VP of data science (Techcrunch) (jeu., 08 déc. 2016)
BuzzFeed has a new vice president leading its data science team. Gilad Lotan has a long résumé in the field, having most recently served as chief data scientist at New York-based startup studio Betaworks, and before that working in data-related roles at SocialFlow, Microsoft and Endemol. Publisher Dao Nguyen told me that this is a new role at BuzzFeed — the closest equivalent being... Read More
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Petit bilan de la 1ère Fête de la VOD organisée en octobre 2016 (Numereeks) (jeu., 08 déc. 2016)
Pour célébrer le dixième anniversaire du lancement de la VOD en France, le SEVAD (Syndicat des éditeurs de vidéo à la demande) avait organisé du jeudi 6 au dimanche 9 octobre dernier "La Fête de la VOD", en partenariat avec le CNC (Centre National du Cinéma et de l'Image Animée). Au total, 13 plateformes ont participé...
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Toulouse Games Show : petit compte rendu de la 10ème édition (Pix-geeks) (jeu., 08 déc. 2016)
Comme chaque année le Toulouse Game Show a coloré encore un peu plus la ville rose, d'autant que les 26 et 27 novembre derniers se tenait la 10ème édition du salon ! 10 bougies ça se fête, alors on s'est dit qu'à défaut de vous ramener un bout de gateau on pourrait vous rapporter quelques photos. TGS : c'est quoi le Toulouse Game Show ? Le Toulouse Game Show, ou TGS, se tient tout les ans fin novembre au parc des Expositions de Toulouse. Si l'événement partage le même acronyme que le Tokyo Game [...]
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