Month: June 2019

Netflix hack lets you control its app with your eyes

As part of the company’s (mostly) biannual Hack Day, Netflix showed off a new feature called Eye Nav, an accessibility feature that lets you control its iOS app with different facial movements, using Apple’s Face ID, and built using ARKit. The “hack” lets you navigate the Netflix app, select a title and start watching all

Australians head home to face U.S. challenge at PanPacs

Two years on from a disappointing Olympic campaign, Australia’s swim team head into next month’s showdown with the United States at the Pan Pacific Championships with confidence following a record medal haul at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games. Australia’s gold medalist Cate Campbell (C) along with compatriots silver medalist Bronte Campbell (L) and bronze medalist Emma

Congress already wants to block rollout of Facebook’s cryptocurrency

That didn’t take long. Just a few hours after Facebook announced the details of its Libra cryptocurrency on Tuesday morning, lawmakers in Congress told the social media giant to pump the brakes. Politicians on both sides of the aisle expressed their skepticism about Facebook’s new cryptocurrency. Rep. Maxine Waters (D-California), chair of the House Financial

Cambodia PM Hun Sen visits deadly building collapse site

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has visited the site of a building collapse which buried dozens as they slept. Regional officials said the death toll had risen to 24 at the Chinese-owned construction site in the coastal town of Sihanoukville. A similar number are said to be injured. The seven-storey building collapsed on Saturday morning

Meetrz App Seeks to Help Small Businesses Connect Locally

There are more ways than ever to connect with people, but each successive app seems to prolong the process even more. Algorithms have removed the organic way in which people connect and made it more complicated than it has to be. Sean Whalen created the Meetrz app to get rid of loaded connection lists and

NASA Invests $45M in US Small Businesses for Space Tech Development

American businesses will help NASA land astronauts on the Moon in five years and establish a sustainable presence there, as part of the agency’s larger Moon to Mars exploration approach. NASA has selected 363 proposals from small businesses and research institutions across 41 states to help advance the types of capabilities needed for those future

Apple, Google, and Facebook Are Raiding Animal Research Labs

Neuroscientists studying birds, mice, and fish are landing seven-figure salaries to help advance artificial intelligence, self-driving cars, and more. Jaguar is a mouse. He lives at Harvard’s Rowland Institute, where, from time to time, he plays video games on a rig that looks like it belongs in A Clockwork Orange. Metal bars position him inside

If You Dream About It You Don’t Want To Wake Up

2011 BOMBARDIER CHALLENGER 300 The BOMBARDIER CHALLENGER series comprise super-midsize business jets that boast impressive endurance and range. The 300 model permits for numerous cabin configurations, which makes it a functional and comfortable business plane that well suited for long business trips. The cabin is spacious and allow for multiple passenger transport without compromising comfort and luxury.