Month: September 2020

Researchers built a battery-free Game Boy

Most portable electronic gadgets these days ship with rechargeable batteries… and many modern smartphones and other devices support fast charging that lets you refuel quickly.

But what if you didn’t need a battery at all?

A team of researchers have developed a proof-of-concept handheld gaming device that doesn’t use a traditional battery. Instead it draws power from sunlight and from… you.

Don’t expect to see this battery-free Game Boy on store shelves anytime soon though.

Developed by researchers at Northwestern University in Illinois and the Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands, the prototype is designed to look like Nintendo’s classic handheld console, and it even plays games from Game Boy cartridges.

But unlike a battery-powered Game Boy, this device has a capacitor that holds a small charge without the use of any chemicals. One of the project’s co-leads, Josiah Hester, says that unlike a battery, capacitors have no chemicals

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L&T Technology Services, Exponential-e Partner to Jointly Offer ‘New Normal’ Workplace Transformation Solutions

Exponential-e, a UK-based leading & innovative CSP of enterprise connectivity & unified communications services, today entered into a strategic partnership with L&T Technology Services Limited (BSE: 540115, NSE: LTTS), a leading global pure-play engineering services company, to jointly offer workplace transformation solutions to customers working in the post-COVID environment.

In the “new normal” brought on by the pandemic, enterprises are ramping up operations in phases and planning to bring back their workforce, with their health and safety being the top priority. During these times, the need of the hour for companies is to retrofit the workplace with safety solutions on a fully digital foundation that can scale to intelligent buildings/campuses, smart facilities and offices.

According to the partnership, LTTS will offer its latest solution i-BEMS™ Shield, built on the company’s award-winning i-BEMS™ framework, and anchored on Exponential-e’s next-gen composite SDN carrier grade network & cloud infrastructure. The combination of

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PSYC Revamps Their Online Presence with a Relaunch of Corporate Website

LAS VEGAS, Sept. 17, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Global Trac Solutions, Inc. (OTCPink: PSYC) (“Global” “PSYC” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that the Company has completed the redevelopment and relaunch of its corporate website; www.globaltracsolutions.com with the intent of showcasing PSYC’s emergence as a digital media leader within the expanding medicinal psychedelic industry.

Earlier this year, the Company began the process of repositioning its business plan to focus on the psychedelic sector. In managements opinion, this sector, over the past two years, has demonstrated considerable growth and momentum and has been spurred along by the Federal Drug Administration (“FDA”) granting Breakthrough Therapy status to key psychedelics such as ketamine and psilocybin.

As part of its repositioning and transition, the Company, in recent months, has successfully developed and launched its two primary digital media platforms within the sector; www.psychedelicspotlight.com, and its Microdose Monthly newsletter. In addition, the Company

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Cops say they find 1,000 files of child porn on 19-year-old’s computer

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Pembroke Pines police said they found about 1,000 files of child pornography downloaded by Alexander Moncada, a Broward 19-year-old. Detectives were investigating child porn being downloaded from social media.

An investigation into child porn on social media led police to a Pembroke Pines man with more than 1,000 files of child pornography, police said.

Pembroke Pines police detectives started a child-pornography investigation into an IP address that was using social media as a means to acquire child porn, police said. Files of child porn would be downloaded and stored from social media, detectives said.

The investigation led detectives to 19-year-old Alexander Moncada. After serving a warrant, police said they found about a thousand files of child pornography on Moncada’s computer.

Police said Moncada confessed to having and transmitting the child porn.

Moncada was arrested Thursday and charged with possession of child pornography, sexual performance by a child, and

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Colorado spending $2M to provide internet access to students | Govt-and-politics

DENVER (AP) — Colorado will spend $2 million in federal pandemic relief funding to provide internet access to students who lack service as part of an overall effort to close the digital divide in both rural and urban parts of the state as the pandemic has forced many to rely on online learning.

State education commissioner Kathy Anthes announced the plan on Wednesday, joined by Gov. Jared Polis and Attorney General Phil Weiser. School districts will be able to apply for grants to pay for hotspots to provide internet access to households as well as things like mobile hotspot trucks that may work better in rural areas, she said.

“Broadband access is now an essential school supply. It’s a non negotiable,” she said at the Fort Logan Northgate School in the Sheridan School District 2 in Denver.

Weiser also announced that T-Mobile would provide up to 34,000 low-income student households

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PONSSE Opti 8 – the most modern forest machine computer in the markets

HELSINKI, Sept. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — PONSSE Opti 8 is a state-of-the-art touchscreen computer designed for PONSSE forest machines. User-friendliness, a large high-resolution display, high ergonomics in the cabin and responsiveness form the basis of the technical and visual design of the PONSSE Opti 8 computer: all factors that improve the working conditions of forest machine operators.

The new Opti 8 computer offers more power and memory than the previous version, experienced by users in faster and smoother operations. The storage capacity of the hard disk has been doubled to ensure the operation of future applications.

“The design of PONSSE Opti 8 computer focuses, above all, on its use in a demanding forest machine environment. The computer is developed by Ponsse, together with the Group’s technology company Epec. Opti 8 computers are manufactured at Epec’s production facility in Seinäjoki,” says Markku Savolainen, Ponsse Plc’s Product Manager, equipment automation.

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Web Real-Time Communication (WebRTC) Market to Reach new $USD 2.75 billion in 2019, boost website Traffic and Gain high 41.7% CAGR till 2027

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Sep 18, 2020 (PRNews Times via COMTEX) —
The global Web Real-Time Communication (WebRTC) market is anticipated to garner a revenue of $USD 2.75 billion in 2019 and grow with a 41.7 of percentage all through the forecast period 2020-2027, divulges a latest research report added by Big Market Research

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Victrola VTA-600B-ESP Review ~ September 2020

The design of the Victrola VTA-600B-ESP takes classic Bluetooth record players, combines modern technology, and creates a hybrid playback device. And with 8 ways to play music, Victrola’s motto should be “Why not?” That alone makes it one of the best record players turntables, with great sound quality to boot.

Why We Like It – Victrola VTA-600B-ESP Review

Underneath its throwback design is a record player that includes a CD cassette player, USB player, AM/FM radio, RCA, 3.5mm aux-in, Bluetooth, and even a headphone jack.

Pros

  • 8-in-1 music center
  • 3-speed turntable records to PC
  • Ideal for music lovers

Cons

  • Design isn’t for everyone

Performance

Nothing beats the sound of vinyl, and we’re glad the Victrola VTA-600B-ESP has the speakers to back up its high quality sound. Of course, that wasn’t the only way of playing music. You can switch to Bluetooth, CDs, cassettes, AM/FM radio, Aux, and even headphones. This

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MI AG warns of Apple, Microsoft tech support scam

AG Dana Nessel says scammers may be posing as employees and offering tech support for companies like Apple and Microsoft.

LANSING, Mich — Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel is warning the public about recent Apple iPhone and tech support scams. 

According to the attorney general’s office, there hasn’t been an uptick in complains as of late, but Michiganders should remain cautious. 

Nessel said that scammers may pose as employees offering tech support for major companies like Apple or Microsoft. 

A Michigan woman was reportedly contacted by a scammer who told her that her mobile device required a security update and that he could assist with the process. The woman followed the caller’s instructions and unknowingly gave him remote access to her phone, and he transferred $1,000 from her bank account.

Some tech-support scams may begin with a phone call from a real person, while others may be initiated with a

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Internet of Things Platform Market Analysis, Evolving Opportunities Studied For The Period Until 2023 | Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic

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Sep 02, 2020 (AmericaNewsHour) —
IoT is a multi-layer technology that manages, processes, and transfers information through connected devices with the help of the Internet. It can provide connectivity to various IoT-compatible hardware devices such as mobiles, laptops, wearable fitness devices, industrial control systems, automotive telematics units, and drone units. The hardware components in the environment are connected to the cloud through flexible connectivity options, data processing components, and secure network.The global Internet of Things platform market is expected to reach approximately USD 74.74 billion by 2023, registering a CAGR of 28.5% during the forecast period.

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The market has been divided into various segments based on platform, deployment, application, and end-user. By platform, the market has been segmented into connectivity/ M2M platform, IaaS backend, hardware-specific software platforms, consumer/enterprise software extensions.

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