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Psychological studies can’t always be reproduced, and that’s OK

A boy takes the Rorschach inkblot test. Photo by Lewis J Merrim/Getty Images A large collaborative science initiative called the Reproducibility Project at the University of Virginia recently reran 100 psychology experiments and found that only about one in three studies could be replicated. Show More Summary

Nissan plans autonomous tech in crossovers by 2017

Nissan will introduce autonomous technology into its model line-up by 2017, according to the vice president of vehicle design and development, David Moss. Testing of the technology is under way, and while it will initially be used to enhance safety features, it will lead to a fully autonomous car that utilises the manufacturer’s electric technology. […]

Early tests show iPhone 6s is nearly two times faster than rest of the industry

The iPhone 6s is so fast, not only does it destroy the iPhone 6 in speed tests, it tops the iPad Air 2 and every other Android device on the market, according to some initial benchmarks that reveal how much faster the new device is. Apple’s engineers managed to make some huge GPU improvements on […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

County tests IoT for local farmers 

Montgomery County, Md., is using its Thingstitute to see how actionable, granular data can  help farmers improve their businesses.The agriculture data initiative is the second project for the county’s Thingstitute, an Internet of Things technology test bed for start-ups, established companies and research institutions alike. Show More Summary

Top Misconceptions of Load Testing in an Agile Environment

As a performance engineer, we wanted to arm you with a few of the common misconceptions out there, and give you some helpful ways of addressing them. That way, you can push your performance testing initiatives deeper into your Agile process, improving your application and making your end users happy.

IMAX's China Division to Test Hong Kong's IPO Waters

IMAX’s China division plans to raise up to $276 million in a Hong Kong initial public offering.

Players undergo fitness tests for Americas Combine

2 weeks agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Sixty-six players were put through a full day of skills and fitness tests at Indianapolis World Sports Park in the initial evaluation process to compete for a spot in an ICC Americas Combined squad

iOS 9 VS iOS 8.4.1 In Speed Test

A couple of days ago, iOS 9 was officially released and based on the initial adoption rate, it would seem that many users are quick to flock to Apple’s latest mobile operating system. That being said for those who are wondering how the latest iOS fares in terms of speed, then the video above might be worth watching. Show More Summary

ULA Nixes Aerojet Rocketdyne Offer | Pentagon Office Critical of Marines F-35 Tests in Leaked Memo | UK’s MoD Signs $462M Contract for ASRAAM Missiles

Americas A leaked memo has uncovered serious concerns over the Marine Corps’ operational testing of F-35B aircraft aboard USS Wasp (LHD-1) in May, undermining the aircraft’s Initial Operating Capability in July. The memo, penned by the director of the Pentagon’s Operational Test and Evaluation Office, cites a poor availability rate, a lack of realistic operational […]

Penn Team Pinpoints Immune Changes in Blood of Melanoma Patients on PD-1 Drugs That Put Potential Biomarker within Reach

A simple blood test can detect early markers of "reinvigorated" T cells and track immune responses in metastatic melanoma patients after initial treatment with the anti-PD-1 drug pembrolizumab.

This is why I send my son to private school

When the test scores came out last week, before I could really even process why, my initial mama bear response was: This is why I send my son to private school.

Project Outcome: Helping Libraries Capture Their Community Impact

Project Outcome is PLA’s latest field-driven initiative, helping libraries to capture their impact in the communities they serve. In 2013, libraries and researchers formed a task force with a mission to develop and test a simple set of outcome-based surveys for any library type to use when measuring the outcomes of their services and programs. Show More Summary

Kim Hyun Joong Court Case: Ex-Girlfriend Has Her Baby But Reports For Paternity Tests Differ

For more than a year, Kim Hyun Joong has been in the midst of an intense court case with his ex-girlfriend identified only as “Choi.” Initiating last year with allegations the famous Korean celebrity domestically abused Choi, the legal situation has evolved into a behemoth with an accusation of pregnancy. Show More Summary

Yes, It’s True: FireClean is Crisco

Initially, rumors that FIREClean was basically just Crisco started with rumors of a spectral analysis, but took off after July of this year, when member 12_gauge posted a video to YouTube of a burn-off test between FIREClean and canola oil. Show More Summary

eBay launches a new speedy-delivery membership, but only in Germany for now

Online shopping emporium eBay has officially revealed that its long-rumored speedy-delivery program, eBay Plus, is set to launch. The initiative has been tested since at least May of this year, and the company will launch the program this coming Tuesday in Germany, according to a Wall Street Journal report. The annual €19.90 ($22.50) subscription promises […]

T-Mobile introduces new Lifetime Coverage Guarantee initiative

T-Mobile has just announced a new initiative called Lifetime Coverage Guarantee that will help more users test out its service.

DHS Uses Local Law Enforcement To Shut Down Tor Access For Library Patrons

Earlier this year, the Library Freedom Project launched an initiative to test the use of Tor exit relays in local libraries as a means of helping library patrons browse the internet annonymously. As the LFP noted To begin this new project,...Show More Summary

Initial impressions of the ZUK Z1 $300 Cyanogen-powered Android smartphone

ZUK, a Lenovo subsidiary, is getting ready to launch its new Z1 smartphone and we've spent a few days testing it out. The software will be finalized in September and it's a low-cost device to consider.

FANTASY PLAYS: Watching Last-Minute Roster Moves

With fantasy drafts largely done, it's time to put a full offseason of preparation to the test in the first week of the NFL season. Week 1 marks another first for many fantasy players: Their initial foray into increasingly popular daily leagues.

Marriott Hotels teams up with Samsung to let guests order virtual reality headsets to their rooms

Marriott Hotels is ramping up its technology credentials with the trial of a new service that lets guests beckon virtual reality (VR) headsets to their rooms. Partnering with Samsung for the initiative, Marriott is testing the so-called “VRoom Service” over a two-week period at the New York Marriott Marquis, and London Marriott Park Lane hotels. […]

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