Thursday, May 25, 2017

John Niedbala

John Niedbala
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John Niedbala is the Editor-in-Chief and writer for Fanvive. When he's not working, you'll likely find him on the tennis court or trying a new local restaurant.
Catching a ball while wearing full VR gear

Disney Research demonstrates catching a real ball in Virtual Reality

Currently, wearing a VR headset immerses you in a virtual world that can be a truly lifelike visual and audio experience. As the technology matures,...
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Facebook now explicitly prohibits using their data for surveillance

Posted to the Facebook Privacy page on Monday, Facebook described the change in language was to better clarify that developers can not use "data obtained from us...
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Wendy’s to experiment with self-serve kiosks for ordering

Companies like Amazon and Uber have embraced automation to provide their services in ways that would have been impossible before. Now fast food companies...
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Youtube TV will stream and recored live TV for $35 a month

Watching tv how, when, and where you want is still a hassle (at least according to Youtube). Announced yesterday, Youtube TV will be launching in major...
QSCR for Ubiquitous Wireless Charging

Disney Research demonstrates an ‘ubiquitous wireless’ charging room

Wireless charging of phones today consists of setting it on a charging pad or dock. While this is technically wireless, it still keeps you tethered...

Xagent malware linked to Russian hacking group steals Mac passwords

A Russian hacking group that has previously been linked to attacks on the Dutch ministry, NATO, and the Democratic National Committee (DNC) have also been linked...
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Kansas City’s Smart City provides a glimpse of a future with IoT

In December of 2015 the U.S Department of Transportation issued the Smart City Challenge to any mid size city in America. The challenge was for...
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Facebook adds hardware support for Two Factor Authentication

A post Snowden era has put the spotlight on how vulnerable online services can be. Many companies including Google and the New York Times have already...
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“Vanilla” drone breaks nonstop flight records

At New Mexico State University’s Unmanned Air Systems Flight Test Center the Vanilla Aircraft VA001 UAV drone took off for a record breaking flight. Vanilla,...
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The Turf Tank ION autonomous robot comes to a sports field near you

Autonomous technology made a huge splash last year as companies like Uber and nuTonomy tested their vehicles on the streets of major cities. Other...

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Lyrebird develops software that can mimic anyones voice

Google Deepmind announced Wavenet last year which introduced new techniques in advancing text to speech software. Using 44 hours of audio they were able to...
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Excessive diesel emissions are causing premature deaths

If you’ve ever had the misfortune of standing on the wrong side of a bus or long-haul truck as it accelerates past you, you’ll...
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Study shows the Apple Watch can detect if you are at risk for a...

A new study shows the Apple Watch can listen to your heartbeat with enough accuracy to tell if you have heart disease. Heart health...