Android through the ages: the history of Google’s smartphone OS

In the beginning there was Cupcake 2008, when pinch-to-zoom was a right reserved for iPhones and BlackBerrys were still the business, a new kind of smartphone hit the scene: the Android smartphone.  Starting at version 1.5 for public consumption, Android was launched on the HTC Dream (known as the T-Mobile G1 in the US), a … Read more

How to Follow New Horizons’ Historic Flyby of Ultima Thule

For the past 13 years, NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft has been bolting away from the sun at speeds in excess of 31,000 miles per hour, charting a course for the fringes of our solar system. In 2015, it made a close pass of Pluto, returning the highest resolution images of the erstwhile planet the world … Read more

Tesla is keeping 44 U.S. stores open until midnight in year-end Model 3 sales push

Some Tesla employees will ring in the New Year on a sales floor this year as the automaker tries to liquidate its inventory of Model 3 sedans — and even its more expensive Model S and Model X vehicles — before the federal tax credit for EVs is cut in half. In a list of updated … Read more

The Ever-Growing Reality That We Might Be Able To Live Forever

The Ever-Growing Reality That We Might Be Able To Live Forever Would you like to live forever? Sooner rather than later, this may be a question you’ll need to answer. Truly. Because it’ll be an option — for you and everyone else. December 31, 2018 at 02:30AM via Digg from Blogger via SEO … Read more

Trump EPA Says Mercury Limits On Coal Plants Too Costly, Not ‘Necessary’

Trump EPA Says Mercury Limits On Coal Plants Too Costly, Not ‘Necessary’ In another proposed reversal of an Obama-era standard, the Environmental Protection Agency Friday said limiting mercury and other toxic emissions from coal- and oil-fired power plants is not cost-effective and should not be considered “appropriate and necessary.” December 29, 2018 at 04:03PM via … Read more

Scuola, precari, sì Ponte: le priorità della deputata Ella Bucalo per il 2019

Ha votato no alla legge di bilancio "troppi tagli ed inoltre penalizza il sud", in Commissione lavoro ha presentato proposte per la sicurezza delle scuole e per i precari. Ella Bucalo, deputata dei Fratelli d'Italia si prepara ad un 2019 di battaglie … by Livio Acerbo #greengroundit #thisisnews

9 New Year’s resolutions smartphone manufacturers should make

Some of you may be working on your 2019 resolutions. Want to try being vegan for a month, start doing to the gym again or stop stealing from the stationery cupboard at work because it’s all getting a bit out of hand? Good for you. But, as we all know – hand on heart – giant companies … Read more