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San Francisco attorney seeks court order to get Lyft and Uber driver data

San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera is seeking a court order. To force both Uber and Lyft to share records on driver safety. Disability access and other operations, in compliance with the city attorney’s subpoenas...

Seattle is the fastest growing market for software engineers, says LinkedIn

LinkedIn research According to new research from LinkedIn, Seattle has the fastest growing market for software engineers. The report also noted that Seattle offers a median compensation rate of $132,000, the second highest in the country,...

Neural networks for modeling audience reactions to movies

Using deep learning methods, Disney Research develops a new means of assessing complex audience reactions to movies via facial expressions. FVAEs The new method, called Factorized Variational Autoencoders (FVAEs) demonstrated a surprising ability to reliably predict a...

New Treatment Could Reduce Floaters in Your Eye

The Floaters are small thread-like strands, or squiggly lines. They move as your eyes move and seem to dart away when you try to look at them directly. They do not follow your eye...

Delta passengers can use fingerprints as boarding pass

Delta passengers can now board using just their fingerprints at Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA). Delta says the final phase of its biometric boarding pass test is due. Allow customers to also use their...

IEEE Spectrum releases 2017 top programming languages

programming languages An IEEE Spectrum's latest ranking of the hottest programming languages puts Python ahead the rest, but Apple's two-year-old Swift is now a top 10 contenders. The open source Python language climbed two places in...

Scientists notify, billion tons of plastic creating a ‘plastic earth’

plastic earth Humans have created more than 8 billion metric tons of plastic since the production of synthetic materials began in the early 1950s. It's enough to cover the entire country of Argentina, and most...

Art therapy for children with Autism

A Florida State University researcher is working with art therapists to find better ways to treat children who have Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Researchers identified standards to increase Organ donors Art therapy is ideal for addressing...

Symbiodinium: A microalgae to save our seas

Coral reefs are our most diverse marine habitat. They provide over US$30 billion to the world economy every year and directly support over 500 million people. However, they polluted with climate change impact models. microalgae A...

Microsoft unveils Azure cloud, Cortana-powered thermostat

The smart thermostat space is a product that includes Microsoft’s Cortana virtual assistant and Azure cloud services. Microsoft is partnering with Johnson Controls to build a thermostat. The new GLAS thermostat built by Johnson...