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The Old Gray Lady gets younger: The NYT will have an upcoming Snapchat channel

The Old Gray Lady gets younger: The NYT will have an upcoming Snapchat channel The Old Gray Lady will try and bring in a younger audience in ways it never has before.On Thursday, The New York Times announced it will launch its first channel on Snapchat’s Discovery tab.

Airbnb’s Lottie helps fellow developers add animations to their apps

Airbnb’s Lottie helps fellow developers add animations to their apps Created by Airbnb engineers as a side project, Lottie lets developers incorporate After Effects animations in real time without the need to rewrite them.At the time of this writing, Lottie supports masks, alpha mattes, trim paths, solids, and dash patterns, with more being added “on a regular basis.

Ford built this high-tech hub in New York to prove it’s more than a car company

Ford built this high-tech hub in New York to prove it’s more than a car company All of this information is available via a plethora of online services and apps, but Ford’s display puts it all together in real-time.In front of the display is another touch-interface that lets you choose a location, such as Chelsea Market.

Who will die first in ‘Game of Thrones’ season 7? Fan poll offers predictions

Who will die first in ‘Game of Thrones’ season 7? Fan poll offers predictions It’s a safe bet to say that someone — and more likely, many, many someones — will die during Game of Thrones season 7, but calling who will be killed off first is much more difficult.Unfortunately for Theon Greyjoy (played by Alfie Allen), he looked to many fans like the likeliest target.

Audi exec to dealers: Get on board with electric vehicles or be left behind

Audi exec to dealers: Get on board with electric vehicles or be left behind Those aren’t the exact words Audi America President Scott Keogh used, but that’s the gist of his message, according to Electrek.As quoted in a report by WardsAuto, Keogh said ranges will soon reach 400 and eventually 500 miles per charge, where now the maximum closer to 200 miles.

The Objectifier is a 21st-century reboot of the classic ‘clap-on’ light switch

The Objectifier is a 21st-century reboot of the classic ‘clap-on’ light switch This is where Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design student Bjoern Karmann’s graduation project bridges that gap.Dubbed (unfortunately) as the Objectifier, Karmann’s device is a camera capable of attaching to electronic devices, thus granting owners the ability to teach it a range of behaviors.

Windows 10 took small step back among Steam gamers in January, fell below 50%

Windows 10 took small step back among Steam gamers in January, fell below 50% This time around, it’s how well-favored Windows 10 is among gamers, at least by one important measure.Measuring how many Steam users are running Windows 10 provides a good indication of how well Microsoft is doing in convincing gamers of the gaming chops of the new OS — and this month, Windows 10 took a step back, as Neowin reports.

Trends with Benefits: Hyperloop testing at Space X, The Hater dating app

Trends with Benefits: Hyperloop testing at Space X, The Hater dating app Each week, we gather a round table of tech experts from the Digital Trends staff, along with the occasional celebrity guest, to discuss all things tech.Topics range from the big tech stories of the week to predicting the future, all while maintaining a somewhat civil decorum.

Outlook for iOS gains add-ins and apps like Evernote, Translate, and more

Outlook for iOS gains add-ins and apps like Evernote, Translate, and more On Thursday, on the Outlook app’s second anniversary, it is rolling out the first few fruits of its labor.More: Microsoft’s new Outlook inherits a few of Sunrise’s most popular features Enabling them is a relatively simple affair.

The Olympus E-M1 Mark II’s awesome image stabilization could get even better

The Olympus E-M1 Mark II’s awesome image stabilization could get even better When it comes to image stabilization and autofocus performance, Olympus’ OM-D E-M1 Mark II is no slouch.The stabilization system on the E-M1 Mark II already offers up to 6.

A bounty of originals help make Netflix far more popular than its rivals, study finds

A bounty of originals help make Netflix far more popular than its rivals, study finds ” While the streaming service may have competitors in the form of Hulu and Amazon, when it comes to content, Netflix is king.That claim is backed up by a recent study by Parrot Analytics, which found that Netflix originals are eight times more popular than those from Amazon and nine times more popular than those from Hulu.

Just when you thought it was safe to watch SyFy, ‘Sharknado 5’ comes along

Just when you thought it was safe to watch SyFy, ‘Sharknado 5’ comes along You didn’t really think we’d seen the last of the Sharknado franchise, did you?More: Panthers cornerback Charles Tillman loves Mario, Madden, and yes, Sharknado Along with confirming production on Sharknado 5 — the film’s current working title — the studio also announced that the film will bring back franchise stars Ian Ziering and Tara Reid, its veteran shark-fighting protagonists.

Like a robotic art teacher, this little projector will show your kids how to draw

Like a robotic art teacher, this little projector will show your kids how to draw “People were asking us [whether] kids can then transfer their digital work from their tablet back to paper.” The resulting hardware and software is geared toward making the experience of drawing fun for kids.

Galax introduces its own half-height Nvidia GTX 1050s for home theater PCs

Galax introduces its own half-height Nvidia GTX 1050s for home theater PCs If you’re thinking of upgrading your small home theater PC, Galax’s new line of graphics cards may have you covered.0 to keep new-generation CPUs chilly The Galax GTX 1050 OC LP and the 1050Ti OC LP are slightly clocked-up versions of Nvidia’s reference options, albeit at half the height.

Scientists use Deep Brain Stimulation to help treat heroin addiction in rats

Scientists use Deep Brain Stimulation to help treat heroin addiction in rats But new research coming out of the Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) suggests that the same approach could also be used to treat another deadly disease: Heroin addiction.“This study provides preclinical evidence that using very low intensity deep brain stimulation of a specific brain region called the subthalamic nucleus, we can decrease the motivation for for heroin in an animal model of heroin addiction.

New line of toy cars are sure to get ‘Rocket League’ players revved up

New line of toy cars are sure to get ‘Rocket League’ players revved up More: Someone built a Rocket League pitch in Halo 5 All the Rocket League Original Minis will be based on cars in the game, including the Octane, Dominus, Masamune, Hotshot, Grog, X-Devil, Merc, and Backfire models.Each Original Mini will come in a Rocket League ball and limited quantities will include a code for exclusive rocket trail and wheel decorations within the game.

With silicon wings and carbon fiber bones, this nightmarish robo-bat flies like the real thing

With silicon wings and carbon fiber bones, this nightmarish robo-bat flies like the real thing “Bats also have very complex wing motions, with more than 40 joints and very thin membrane wings.“We are not trying to promote all future drones should look like a bat or should fly like a bat,” Chung continued.

Our 5 favorite tech deals on Amazon right now

Our 5 favorite tech deals on Amazon right now Wink Connected Home Hub The Wink Hub acts as the control center of all your allows your smart home products.There are no monthly fees and the hub works with dozens of different smart home devices including blinds, lights, and locks, from major manufacturers like Nest, GE, and Schlage.

Noctua will offer three special edition CPU coolers when AMD’s Ryzen CPUs debut

Noctua will offer three special edition CPU coolers when AMD’s Ryzen CPUs debut They will be labeled as “SE-AM4,” meaning the coolers will work with processors that slip into AMD’s new AM4 socket for motherboards.More: AMD’s Ryzen CPU could launch before GDC 2017, according to conference’s website The upcoming CPU coolers target “noise-sensitive” customers who want a near-silent solution for AMD’s Ryzen processors.

Facebook photos just got smarter with new ‘autotags’ for easier searches

Facebook photos just got smarter with new ‘autotags’ for easier searches That machine learning system is behind a number of Facebook’s image-recognition features, from flagging nudity to fighting spam.Shutterstock’s app now suggests keywords using AI Today, that system is getting an upgrade with the ability to recognize actions, not just objects.