Bill Would Create Statewide Plan For Checking If Buildings Are Earthquake-Safe

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — California lawmakers are considering a bill that would develop a new tool to keep us earthquake-safe. Supporters say it’ll help Californians know whether their buildings may still be standing when a major earthquake strikes, but critics say the legislation is structurally flawed. If the big one hits tomorrow, Kit Miyamoto says thousands…

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iOS 12 will reportedly show how much time you’re spending on your iPhone — The Verge – All Posts

Earlier this month, Google announced that Android P is being developed with a focus on “digital wellbeing.” It will include a new user-facing Dashboard meant to give people an easy way to see how much time they’re spending on a device and inside individual apps. It’ll even show how many times they’ve unlocked their smartphone…

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What Are Carbon Nanotubes and Why Should You Care? — AIVAnet

Have you heard of carbon nanotubes? Probably not. They sound like a futuristic technology that has lots of vaguely high-tech properties. And that is pretty much exactly what they are. Carbon nanotubes are made from similar materials to carbon fiber, and while the nanotubes do have structural applications like carbon fiber, they also do so, so much more. In this article, we’re going to break down the what, why, and how of carbon nanotubes so that you understand what they are, and why they actually matter to you. What Are Nanotubes?

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3 Risks Facing Bitcoin in 2018 — AIVAnet

As an electronic currency, Bitcoin is often presented as both anonymous and perfectly transparent. As an investment opportunity, it was seen as one of the largest gold mines in 2017. Still, many questions remain, namely in terms of risks, as Bitcoin becomes increasingly mainstream. Answering these questions is extremely important for all cryptocurrencies as Bitcoin is the clear pioneer and frontrunner of blockchain technology. This is what we would like to address in this article, looking at three major risk factors that Bitcoin will have to face down in 2018. For those interested in more information, they can check out ExpressVPN’s Bitcoin: Ultimate Security & Privacy ebook. Hacking & Theft Bitcoin hacks have received worldwide attention from sm

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AT&T’s Dash-like smart button doesn’t need WiFi

AT&T has launched a new product called LTE-M button, which allows users to place an order online in one click. Yes, it sounds just like Amazon Dash — in fact, it’s powered by Amazon Web Services — but since it’s connected to AT&T’s LTE-M ne… from Engadget RSS Feed https://ift.tt/2KDybsV via IFTTT

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Amazon’s, ” Just walk out technology”

Amazon’s, ” Just walk out technology.” Now in The bay area too. Amazon Go cashier-free store could be headed to SF’s Union Square.
Amazon opened its first convenience store in Seattle, billing it as the first cashier-less shop in the world. Not only aren’t their cashiers, there aren’t even checkout counters no checkout lines.
But what if we don’t want that stuff or kids put stuff in the bag without telling us.
What about the return policy.