Sources: Apple is acquiring music recognition app Shazam As Spotify continues to inch towards a public listing, Apple is making a move of its own to step up its game in music services. Sources tell us that the company is close to acquiring Shazam, the popular app that lets people identify any song, TV show, film or advert in seconds, by listening to an audio clip or (in the case of, say, an ad) a visual fragment, and then takes you to content relevant to that search. TechCrunch … [Read more...] about Weekend tech reading: Apple to buy Shazam for $400m, carbon nanotube sheets claim best heatsink performance
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When choosing a treatment for lice, people should be aware that, in some areas of the United States and Europe, lice have developed resistance to some of the most common pediculicides found in both over-the- counter and prescription lice treatments. The CDC recommends consulting with a doctor or pharmacist to determine what treatments are best to use. Khoury, along with the AAP, recommends that lice should first be treated with an over-the counter medication first and move on to prescription medication if the over-the-counter treatment is ineffective or there are potential allergies. … [Read more...] about Head Lice: Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention
"We're the biggest protein deliverer in the United States, so we have trucks all over the US all the time," he said. "And we're looking for ways to refine that to reduce the throughput time, from the idea of a product to getting it on the shelf or in a restaurant." … [Read more...] about Tyson Foods taps into data at the edge to modernize protein production
Blockbuster Movies, But for Games You’ve probably watched a blockbuster movie before. Blockbusters typically have large budgets, production teams of thousands of people, big-name actors, and recognizable film studios producing them. Also, they tend to make tons of money, with more and more movies crossing the billion-dollar mark every year. AAA (or Triple-A) video games are to the gaming world what blockbusters are for the film industry. … [Read more...] about What are AAA (Triple-A) Video Games?
I can tell you why this is important to me: it's my life's work, and I don't want to have to say I came this close to finishing without getting the last piece of it right. I'm getting older, and I won't be around forever. I want this final piece solved so that I can feel confident in my retirement that the SNES has been faithfully and completely preserved through emulation. No stone was left unturned, no area left unfinished. I want to say that it's done. … [Read more...] about How SNES emulators got a few pixels from complete perfection