Developers get open source boost for data privacy protection

[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain Google has announced that it is releasing the open-source version of a differential privacy library that helps power some of its own products. Google invested in differential privacy protection, for example, in gauging how popular a specific restaurant’s dish is on Google Maps, said Engadget. Now the tool might help […]

Unlicensed signal boosters get a boost from Amazon

[ad_1] Enlarge / You really can find anything in a stock image library: “Antennas of mobile cellular systems with Wi-Fi hot spot repeater and blue sky.” Just_One_Pic / Getty Images Cell phone signal boosters are powerful devices. Installed in a home or office, they can potentially amplify one signal bar into five. In rural areas […]

Moto G8 or G8 Plus tipped to offer solid power boost, triple cameras

[ad_1] The Motorola Moto G7 and G7 Plus are two of the better budget phones in the U.S. right now, offering a dual-camera setup and solid if unspectacular chipsets. Now, XDA-Developers may have obtained key specs for a Moto G8 series device via a source. The outlet isn’t sure if the specs are related to […]

pilgrims turn to tech to boost hajj

[ad_1] Smartphones are rapidly replacing traditional printed holy books as a means to read Koranic verses The hajj pilgrimage underway in Mecca has been accelerating the growth of digital worship and spawning a slew of religious apps, tablet Korans and faith-based gadgets. At the peak of Mount Arafat, numerous Muslim pilgrims were absorbed in Koranic […]

Lyft gets boost from improving outlook

[ad_1] Lyft said it sees an improving outlook in its ride-hailing business, which will mean more limited losses as it seeks to achieve profitability Lyft shares gained Wednesday after the US ride-hailing giant said it sees “positive momentum” that will help the company cut losses over the rest of 2019. The San Francisco-based Uber rival […]

Jet ignition technology could boost efficiency and lower emissions of combustion engines

[ad_1] Here are sequences of images showing the jet (produced from pre-chamber on the top) penetrating into the main chamber and igniting the main-chamber mixture. Credit: Purdue University The same technology used in jets soon may be powering personal cars and other automobiles. Purdue University researchers are now working to develop pre-chamber technology for automobiles […]

Pricey truck sales boost GM earnings despite lower volumes

[ad_1] General Motors reported higher second-quarter profits, with sales of pricey pickup trucks in North America making up for lower overall volumes Strong demand for pricey, high-end trucks in North America boosted General Motors’ earnings, offsetting lower car sales, especially in China, the company announced Thursday. The biggest US carmaker reported slightly higher second-quarter profits, […]

IndyCar to use hybrid technology to boost horsepower, safety

[ad_1] Will Power (12) leads Scott Dixon through a corner during the IndyCar Series auto race, Sunday, July 28, 2019, at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. (AP Photo/Tom E. Puskar) IndyCar plans to use hybrid technology to increase horsepower and improve safety. The racing series announced Thursday it will integrate a hybrid powertrain […]