"KAMAZ" preparing the truck-drone - Cell phones

The Russian automaker KAMAZ together with the company-developer of IT solutions Cognitive Technologies decided to make a truck that can Move without a driver. About it reports Vedomosti citing commissioners of KAMAZ.According to Director General of "KAMAZ" Sergey Kogogin, the Firm for several years had been looking at various options for the implementation of the "unmanned" machines. In the end the choice fell on Cognitive Technologies as a company with "potential".The project partners long-term - 1st "unmanned" truck they hope to release in 2025. Machine will have the opportunity to work in all weather conditions (except for defined traffic rules as rules low visibility), while recognizing pedestrians and other vehicles, road signs and traffic light signals.Similar capabilities, recall, possess a car without the driver from Google, the first working models which were released at the end of last year. This year, the organization hope to move on to testing prototypes on public roads in the United States. In addition, Google conducts dialogues on cooperation in the field of driverless cars with the world's largest automakers. Читать полностью -->

Developed zoom lens that will fit into any smartphone - Cell phones

Smartphones is not the 1st year, you can take pictures of excellent quality. That's the only (except for a few massive and cumbersome models) manufacturers have never managed to put in a slim lens with optical zoom, allowing you to zoom the objects in the frame without loss of quality.Start with the name DynaOptics wants to eliminate this disadvantage. His engineers had to invent how to make a lens with asymmetric optical zoom, which would be possible without questions to place in a slim smartphone.If the standard lenses of the lens to bring the object to move along one axis, causing the lens extends. In creating DynaOptics asymmetric lens closer to or delete an image, moving in relation to each loved one in different directions, but in the same plane.The company has unveiled a prototype of its lens last week in the framework of start-up accelerator StartX, based at Stanford University. Engineering samples of the lens will be ready for display manufacturers of smartphones in the beginning of the coming year, and in mass production they are able to do by the end of 2015.. . Читать полностью -->

In Catalonia want to introduce a ban on AirBNB - Cell phones

To spend a holiday in rented from local residents of a residential area in Barcelona or resort towns on the Costa Brava or Costa Dorada soon, maybe it will become much harder. The authorities of the Spanish province of Catalonia took up arms against the most popular tools for such rent - Airbnb.Yesterday the American organization frightened by a fine in the amount of 30,000 euros, if during the month, she will not cease to disturb the Catalan laws. In addition, the authorities stated that they consider ways to prevent local residents to put their homes on airbnb. Com, including blocking access to the site. Catalonia is the leader among Spanish regions by the number of visiting foreign tourists in 2013, the region was visited by fifteen, 6 million people.Legally adopted in 2012, each apartment or house rented to tourists, must be duly registered in the Travel registry of Catalonia, which is maintained by the Ministry of tourism. Now in this province of Spain rent housing tourists through Airbnb about 4 000 people.Authorized booming worldwide service said that Airbnb will carefully examine the decision of the Catalan government and then we will see different options of a legal nature. Читать полностью -->

Review of reviews: laptop Dell XPS 13 (2015) - Cell phones

At the exhibition CES, held in early January, the Firm Dell has provided the XPS 13 sample 2015. Novelty immediately attracted the attention of the extremely narrow bezel around the screen - 5, 2 mm, for which he was awarded the highest praise. We read the reviews of the apparatus in foreign media and found all of his strengths and weaknesses.Common to many observers opinion is that Dell maximum close to outperform the MacBook Air, has long been considered the "standard" ultrabook. According to the columnist of the wall Street Journal Jofri Fowler, 1, 2-pound model of the XPS 13, "dressed" in the case of aluminium, which was machined, and carbon fiber, effectively uses the space. The apparatus Dell is not only compact: a framework around it 13, 3-inch display is so small that it seems there are none. Notebook Apple, compares Fowler, frame three times as wide.Couldn't hide her excitement from "infinite" screen XPS 13 and the CNET editor Dan Ackerman. Читать полностью -->

Buyers 35-dollar Raspberry Pi 2 will receive 10 free Windows Mobile phones

The firm Raspberry Pi Foundation has released the second generation of "microcomputer" Raspberry Pi, consisting of a single Board. Is a mini-PC is the same as the previous model (B), is $ 35, but his performance was increased at least 6 times".According to the head of the organization of Eben Upton, based on single-Board PC is the processor Broadcom BCM2836 with Quad-core ARM Cortex-A7 (clock frequency of 900 MHz), which has been developed over 2 years. RAM was doubled to 1 GB.Ultrashiny computer supports OpenGL ES 2. 0 and is able to display video in Full HD at 30 frames per second. Equipped with a Raspberry Pi 2 four USB ports, HDMI and 3, 5-millimeter audio input."Naked" PC comes in the form of payment, the corps had not. External device such as a mouse or keyboard connected through the USB port. Читать полностью -->

Google has made a proposal to the brands together to build driverless cars - Cell phones

Google entered into dialogues with the world's largest automakers, including General Motors, Ford, Toyota, Daimler and Volkswagen. The goal is to convince them to make the models driverless cars by 2020 year.The current time model "guglomobiley" was created in cooperation with the firm Roush, popular development of a racing car and tuned modifications to production vehicles. However, as explained in an interview Reuters the head of the project "cars without a driver" in Google Chris Urmson, in the end, driverless cars are not required to look like that.According to him, in Google until not decided, bude whether the Firm to develop and produce its own line of Autonomous vehicle, or simply to provide a separate system and software manufacturers.Chief technology officer at General Motors John Lackner confirmed this week that the Company is ready to work together with Google on driverless cars.Urmson told Reuters that Google is cooperating in the production of systems for Autonomous vehicle with such leading manufacturers of components such as Continental AG, Robert Bosch, ZF, and LG Electronics. Model guglomobilya" shown at the end of last year, used processors from Nvidia, also installed in vehicles Mercedes-Benz, Audi and other items. Tires have a sample from Continental.Google plans in the near future to start testing a few dozen working prototypes on the roads of California. Permission from the authorities on such tests has been obtained.. Читать полностью -->

Twitter will learn remittances - Cell phones

In the near future, Twitter will allow users to send money to the tweets. The first time a new feature is only available in the French segment of the microblogging service. However, apparently, Twitter is going to implement its payment system and in other countries.Twitter for quite a long time cannot growths on a steady income by selling advertising. This has led to a decline in the shares of the organization. Together with the French Bank Groupe BPCE, the microblogging service hopes to learn a new area. Online payments - This delicious region, which actively fight major technological organization - for example, Apple with its own payment system and Facebook.Soon Twitter will enable microbloggers from France to send each other money. Читать полностью -->

Apple will pay $ 450 million for colluding with book publishers - Cell phones

The Apple company can lose $ 450 million dollars for violating the Antimonopoly law. The court of first instance found the firm guilty of collusion with the largest book publishers in the country. According to the authorized charges, the Company agreed with businessmen about fixing the price of e-books, informs Time.The scandal surrounding Apple and publishers Simon & Schuster, Harper Collins, Penguin and Macmillan broke out in April 2012. Then the U.S. justice Department has charged companies accusations of collusion. The proceedings lasted almost two years.Authorized Apple told me that they did not consider themselves guilty of violating the law, however, has tentatively agreed to pay $ 450 million fine. Читать полностью -->

The US intelligence community spying on millions of machines - Cell phones

The U.S. justice Department has built a database, which tracks the movement of cars across the country, informs the wall Street Journal. It is "intelligent" computer program that analyzes records with million surveillance cameras.The main purpose of the project is to track the movements of American citizens on the car was the fight against drug trafficking, but this system was also used to track vehicles, people suspected in the most various crimes from kidnappings to poaching.While the U.S. government kept tracking system in secret. Authorized authorities said only that they began tracking vehicles crossing the border of Mexico to fight drug trafficking. However, about the fact that for many years worked on the creation of interactive automatic database, working throughout the country, until recently, no one had suspected.The existence of such a database already caused outrage among the American public organizations and ordinary drivers who consider it to be controversial from the standpoint of ensuring the privacy of personal life. Читать полностью -->

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