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US Navy Testing "Universal" Operating System for Unmanned Aerial Systems

The US Navy has begun testing the software that eventually will control all of its maritime unmanned air vehicles and will initially be installed in the unmanned carrier-launched surveillance and strike (UCLASS) vehicle.US Naval AirShow More Summary

The Syrian Quagmire

Douthat considers Obama’s case for war in Syria specifically and finds it lacking: Writing in support of our initial northern Iraqi intervention, I argued that it passed tests that other Middle Eastern interventions, real and hypothetical, did not: There was a strong moral case for war and a clear near-term military objective and a tested […]

The 5 Most Disgusting Moments In Wetlands, And Why They Matter

I confess that my initial interest in seeing Wetlands was to test myself. Having grown up a tomboy, my childhood was rich with experiences of proving I could withstand things other girls thought too gross or ghastly, be it horror movies or spitting contests. Show More Summary

Facebook Testing Now-You-See-'Em, Now-You-Don't Status Updates

Call it the latest expression of Facebook's Snapchat-envy. The social network may soon let you initiate a self-destruct sequence for your updates, one you can set for up to seven days after they go live. Facebook is testing a new "ephemeral"...Show More Summary

Stabbing With Syringe in Nigeria Raises Concerns of Ebola as Weapon

4 days agoHealth : NYT: Health

The stabbing involved a federal air marshal at the airport in Lagos on Sunday. Initial tests on the substance in the syringe did not detect Ebola.

Party of six? Lyft's got you, bro

Lyft's finally making its six-seater Plus service available everywhere it operates in the US, after months of initial testing in San Francisco. Even better, it now costs just 50 percent more than typical Lyft rides, instead of twice as much like when...

Twitter Tests Buy Button w/Musictoday and Gumroad, Many Musicians Launching Soon

Today Twitter announced official testing of its new Buy button. The feature will allow for ecommerce sales on Twitter's platform which should provide a big boost due to the Buy button's official nature. Initial launch partners include...Show More Summary

Watch: Early Test Footage of an Unmade 'Who Framed Roger Rabbit?'

Before audiences saw Who Framed Roger Rabbit? in 1988, Walt Disney Productions had tried to make the film several years earlier after initially getting the rights to Gary K. Wolf's novel on which the film is based. In fact, animation...Show More Summary

SpaceX Recovers From Explosion With a Flawlessly Beautiful Launch

last weekGenres / Sci Fi : io9

SpaceX successfully launched, carrying the AsiaSat 6 satellite to a geosynchronous transfer orbit. The Falcon 9 launch was initially delayed due to concerns after the SpaceX test flight exploded in late August. The launch went perfectly, and communications are established with the satellite. Read more...

Faster, Cost-Saving FTTP Rollout Initiative Was Tested Successfully By NBN Co

Delivering a nationwide broadband network was always going to require a pretty penny. That doesn’t mean you can’t look for ways to save money — or speed the process up — without affecting the network itself. Turns out former NBN CEOShow More Summary

Texans Defensive Front Provides Ideal Initial Test for New-Look Redskins Offense

For the majority of his NFL career, Washington Redskins franchise quarterback Robert Griffin III has been running for his life. Griffin himself has to be more disciplined when it comes to throwing it away, sliding, getting out of bounds...Show More Summary

3D Pioneer Systems Launches Appaloza 3-D Model Marketplace

3D Pioneer Systems, a 3-D printing platform, printer and marketplace solution provider, has officially launched the Appaloza 3D Model Marketplace. The testing phase of Appaloza was initiated earlier this year with the goal of a broader launch by the end of 2014. Appaloza is now generally available for both designers and consumers.

MO: Metro 'Smart Card' in Testing Phase

Metro is initiating a payment method that will replace the paper daily, weekly and monthly passes sometime next year.

Google Drone Delivers Doggie Treat, Medicines are Next

Google has unveiled that it’s been testing a new drone for delivery of small packages to remote places. While the initial flights were conducted on a rancher’s land outside of Brisbane in Australia, and involved delivering a tasty snack to a hungry dog, we’re hoping the technology will find use in shipping drugs to those urgently needing them. Show More Summary

BioCryst expects to begin Ebola study in weeks

(Reuters) - BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc said it expects to initiate a study within weeks to test its antiviral in primates for use against Ebola infections The biotechnology company's stock was up about 5.4 percent in premarket trading after it also said it had received an additional $2.4 million in U.S. Show More Summary

BioCryst expects to begin Ebola study in weeks

2 weeks agoNews : The Newsroom

(Reuters) - BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc said it expects to initiate a study within weeks to test its antiviral in primates for use in Ebola, as it was awarded an additional $2.4 million in U.S. government funding. Birmingham, Alabama-based BioCryst's stock was up about 5 percent at $13.86 in trading before the bell on Friday. Show More Summary

Riot Reveals New Initiatives to Stop Toxic Behaviour in LoL - IGN News

Riot Games is currently rolling out a test system on North American League of Legends servers capable of instantly handing intentional feeders a 14-day or permanent ban, Riot's lead designer of social systems Jeffrey Lin announced today.

NYU Langone Medical Center to Lead Research to Develop Breath Test for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

NYU Langone Medical Center will lead a new clinical initiative -- funded by a $225,000 grant from The National Institutes of Health -- to determine a breath test's effectivness to identify volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in human breath that are biomarkers of chronic obstrutive pulmonary disease (COPD). Show More Summary

Denver Broncos eye Wes Welker's recovery

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- When the Denver Broncos take to the practice field Monday, wide receiver Wes Welker will not be among those players in uniform. And while the Broncos, after some testing in recent days, don't initially believe Welker's...Show More Summary

Facebook tests App Links Analytics to make mobile apps work more like web

At Facebook F8, a few months ago, Facebook launched App Links, a cross platform app deep linking system. Now, Facebook launched new Analytics feature to use App Links to access info about apps. The App Links Analytics initiative is designed … Continue reading ?

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