First test observation of the “Multiverse”

“The theory that our universe is contained in a bubble, and many alternative universes exist within their own bubble – that constitute the” multiverse “- is being tested by physicists observationally UK , looking disc-shaped collision trends in the cosmic microwave background (CMB) radiation. Although CMB is generally considered a schmear uniform radiation extending in all directions in our universe, in fact, they say, if a multiverse exists, there should be prints, trapped in the mud, like fingerprints from which our universe banged in others. “

Replacing Political Correctness Spiderman

“In the last series of Marvel Comics’ ultimate Fallout,” Miles Morales replaces Peter Parker who was killed by the Green Goblin. Morales is half black, half-Latino youth, and the creators have not excluded that it might be gay From the article: … Marvel editor Axel Alonso Chief denied having a black Spider-Man was a publicity stunt, “What you have is a Spider-Man for the 21st Century which is a reflection of our culture and diversity as someone who grew up on a steady diet of Luke Cage, Hero for Hire and Shang-Chi, Master of Kung Fu, I am personally invested, he said. “

Get Cyber-Mercenaries Suggests Ex NSA, CIA Director

“One of the architects of U.S. foreign policy under George W. Bush, General Michael Hayden, suggested that the U.S. government should consider establishing a “Digital Blackwater” in a conversation at an event called the Security Forum of Aspen. Blackwater was the U.S. military private group founded in 1997 and was renamed Xe Services LLC, a gesture that may be related to a number of controversies that arose after the company has expanded its operations related to security in Iraq and Afghanistan. recruitment of mercenaries, Hayden suggested “could be one of those great ideas in terms of how we should conduct ourselves in this new cyber domain.”

Microsoft to pay $ 200k Prize for New Safety Tech

“In the face of mounting external pressure to start paying premiums of bugs, Microsoft is instead of launching a new program that will pay a $ 200 000 over a security researcher who develops security technology the most innovative defensive. The program is designed to “inspire researchers to focus their talents on the defensive technologies,” the company said. Known as the Blue Hat Award after the company’s regular conference-house research, the program will focus in its first year the researchers go to the design of a novel delivery technology to defend against memory security vulnerabilities. responsible for the security of Microsoft said that rather than paying for individual bugs of how to Other companies such as Google, Mozilla and others do, they wanted to encourage researchers to explore ways of overcoming whole classes of bugs. “

The epidemic of digital entertainment

“Almost no one does one thing more. The screens will not let us. And in a burst of incredible human evolution, our minds have become accustomed to monitoring multiple entries at once. Yeah, you read this post. But we are nearly three paragraphs in. So if you’re like me, this is the time to check Twitter, as additions to your Google circles more, read a handful of new incoming messages, and consistent on a couple of during IM conversations. But we pay less attention to important details? “

Samsung unveils new tab Galaxy 10.1 Accessories: Docking multimedia, HDTV adapter, case, and more

Today, Samsung Galaxy tab 10.1 event in New York was not just about software – okay, it was mainly about software, but the company also unveiled a slew of accessories Android’s slick tablet. At the top of the list is a number of new docks for the slate, including a multimedia dock $ 50, which props the device in landscape mode while charging and offering an HDMI output. The productivity tool for $ 80 Ultra, meanwhile, also accuses the unit and includes a full-size keyboard with shortcut keys Android. The Protective cover transforms the $ 150 tab in a notebook of fortune with a Bluetooth keyboard size and a hinge that allows the user to adjust the viewing angle of the tab.

A new $ 40 adapter HDTV 1080p tablet gives the HDMI output. The company also announced an SD card adapter for $ 40 and a USB input for easy attachment. For $ 60, owners can pick up the tab book cover Premium, a high-end event for the device that allows you to support him for typing or watching movies. And somewhere in the distance we could hear Steve Jobs audible shudder when the company unveiled a stylus to the device. The pen has an aluminum body and a silicon tip, for when you need to give your fingers a break. It will run you $ 20, and unfortunately will not include meat

E FUN aPen A3 pen scribble scanned brings Android, BlackBerry users (video)

Students heading back to school this week will launch a new stylus in their backpacks, now that E has released its FUN aPen A3 digital pen. The last company taker is essentially like Livescribe for Android and BlackBerry, allowing authors to scan and save their handwritten letters directly to their devices via Bluetooth. Compatible with Android and BlackBerry OS 4.6 and above, the tool also provides a picture drawing function that allows users to scribble on digital images stored in their smart phones, PC or Mac. If you are interested in getting your own A3 Apen, hit up the link source, where you can buy one for $ 130. If not, head after the break for a video tutorial, with the full press release.

Tech develop nuclear power for Moon and Mars

With its first bid accepted Slashdot, Zandamesh sends this excerpt from ZDNet: “On Earth, nuclear reactors are under attack because of concerns about damage caused by natural disasters in space, however, nuclear technology can get a new lease on life .. plans first nuclear power plant to generate electricity for use by the bases with or without crew on the Moon, Mars and other planets were announced at the 242nd session national exhibition of the American Chemical Society. “The reactor itself may be about 1 ½ feet wide by 2 ½ feet high, about the size of hand luggage. There are no tricks cooling. … The team plans to build a technology demonstration unit in 2012. “

The quest for EV fast charging standard

An anonymous reader writes “This article explores one of the stumbling blocks currently facing the adoption EV:” Of course, there are already charging stations in public service, and new ones are coming online daily But they generally take several hours to fully replenish a battery .. Consequently, the battery capacity is growing rapidly – by using a compatible charger Direct fast flowing, the leaves can recharge to 80 percent within 30 minutes – could become a major point of differentiation between electric models, but the availability of points rapid charge. was supported in part by the absence of an agreement between car manufacturers on a universal method for fast charging -. or even a single electrical connector “

Fujitsu to release waterproof Tab arrows F-01D on NTT DoCoMo LTE tablet?

If you have spent time in the recent rain as many of us, you recognize the value of waterproof clothing. And Fujitsu Tab F-01D flight arrows tablet it is too, packing a 10.1-inch WXGA, TI IMAP4430 1GHz dual-core processor, and Android 3.2 Honeycomb – all in a single box, waterproof. The yet-to-be-announced device is rumored to be launching on Japanese carrier NTT DoCoMo in September, and may include UMTS, HSPA and LTE connectivity with GSM and GPRS roaming compatibility abroad. There is also a pair of CMOS cameras, 16GB of onboard storage, micro-USB connector for standard headphones (with waterproof covers, we assume), and a microSD card slot. We have not received word on price right away, or whether the device can survive the deep diving or just occasional splashes, but if oddly named tab arrows is foreseen to start at Japan next month, we imagine these details are bubbling to the surface every day now.

LG 3D Game Converter adds depth to the regular 2D games

Spoiler alert! Instead of waiting to surprise people at IFA this week, LG has unveiled details of its new 3D game Converter for the 3D Optimus earlier. The software comes as part of the maintenance release in October, promising to take any OpenGL game that turns into the landscape and convert it into 3D. About 50 games will come with pre-optimized settings – you twist the rest. Open any game in the application and it will try to divide the foreground and background and recombine both in 3D. Feel your eyes of passage and a set of headaches just by thinking about playing this way? No worries, they are all still playable in 2D as well. Mouse over past the break to find the press release that without thinking, LG has released rather than 2D.

AT & T, Verizon and T-Mobile’s Big Bet on mobile payments

An anonymous reader writes “Bloomberg reports that AT & T, Verizon and T-Mobile USA will be dumping $ 100 million in the development of mobile payment system, Isis, in an effort to battle back against Google Wallet. “Isis aims to get ahead of his rivals by relying on its network of carrier distribution and existing customer relationships. Mobiles introduced to Isis services should be available in stores in urban transport test. … Isis carriers may preinstall software on their phones, making it easier to use. They can also push the handset manufacturers to adopt the software Isis. “

Provide medicine UAV

Buffaloaf writes “The Singularity University brilliant minds to develop an Internet of things they dub the Matternet which plans to deliver medicine and other necessities to people in small places very distant from the drone of the article. ‘This particular class of SU has focused on the problems of “the next billion people” who have no access to modern technology. Matternet addressed the problem of obtaining drugs and diagnostic equipment and test for people in rural areas of developing countries without access to roads during rainy seasons. The company has proposed building a network of robotic drones to deliver drugs quickly and very profitable – . let alone a guy on a dirt bike cost “

ICANN. XXX domain names arrived, Frankie Says Relax

Try to be reasonable about it. When one or more people love each other a lot – no, uh, let’s start again. The controversial decision to separate websites with adult area. XXX began. The process is over three months to ensure nothing untoward can happen. On September 7, 50 days “Sunrise A & B” started programs, Sunrise is a site where adults and trademark owners can claim their rightful owners such as fields, the same time, Sunrise B can not Adult sites like the weather channel to claim their domain names to prevent it being used for a very different sort of forecasts. There will then be a period of 18 Earth days Rush, where non-brand sites can register and conflicts are resolved with auctions. On December 6th, registration opens to everyone – just in time for XXXmas.

Now showing: Netflix 1.4 brings reading “all Android devices 2.2 and 2.3”

You heard right, the film aficionados – Netflix has just updated its Android application to bring a major change, major: “extended support for mobile.” Previously, the software will work on a handful of smartphones, but as of today, v1.4 brings reading to “all 2.2 and 2.3 for Android devices.” Congratulations – your weekend just got better. Follow the link for download to your source, or simply visit the market for an upgrade if you are already in the door. So much for those ” requirements of DRM hardware “we heard about the MWC, eh?

Skeleton of new discoveries in May Revamp history of human evolution

Brindafella links to a series of articles published yesterday in Science “on Australopithecus sediba, explaining that the skeletons found in the cave Malapa in the World Heritage List” Cradle of Civilization ‘delay to 1.97 million years, the oldest known means of tools, ape-like pre-humans. “As usual, the full articles are paywalled science, but summaries are interesting. (If you are a college student – or, in some cases, a club member of the old . You can have full access to journals not even realize) NPR has a nice article on the discovery well.

Sony Ericsson Walkman phone with Android Live is broken open by the FCC

Someone does not waste any time. Last month we reported on the combined musical mind Android and now what appears to be a decidedly darker version of Sony Ericsson Walkman with Live made ​​its way through the FCC and out the other end parts – literally. Since the holding did not retain much in its initial announcement, we will not make great discoveries here, but if you are dismembered in smartphones we have a gallery of the combined chips await you below.

Blogger Hit DDoS death threats

Mask.of.sanity writes “An Australian blogger blew the lid on fraud campaigns emerging domain name has been threatened with death by the crooks. His blog and domain parking company are still hit with a denial retail of service attack that included the death threats in the form of HTML links in its newspapers. Team Australia Government CERT and the U.S. Secret Service (blog servers were hosted on U.S. soil) and continuing control of botnet server control. Ten days later, the victim is still attacked and is fighting a game of cat and mouse as IP address ranges of change. ”

Waterstone UK seller delivers to enter the race e-reader

Waterstone is not exactly the biggest name in the sale of books (at least stateside), but he knows that to survive in this market, it will have to get on the train e-book. The Director General of the British company, James Daunt, told Radio 4 that it planned to enter the market with both an electronic book store and a real drive by spring 2012. Mr Daunt said he was inspired by the success of the Nook , and the challenge it poses for Amazon Kindle , only to take a stab at the British chain ushering in the 21st century. Of course, while we hate to sound harsh buzz, Waterstone has been offering e-books and e-readers since 2008 through a partnership with Sony with only minimal market impact. And we have already seen a major book seller (double the size of Waterstone) fall flat on his face as they tried to enter the digital age. But still, we want Daunt and his company all the best.