Tesla is facing ‘hard times ahead’ as it cuts 7% of its workforce

Tesla is reducing its full-employee headcount by 7%, Elon Musk announced in an email sent to employees on Friday. 
The layoffs are necessary if the company plans to keep turning profit as it starts delivering cheaper variants of the Model 3, Musk wrote. The company will also retain only the “most critical” temps and contractors. 
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“Tesla will need to make these cuts while increasing the Model 3 production rate and making many manufacturing engineering improvements in the coming months. Higher volume and manufacturing design improvements are crucial for Tesla to achieve the economies…

Tesla is facing ‘hard times ahead’ as it cuts 7% of its workforce

Tips for Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Blackout – Play the Free Trial Now on Xbox One

Hello, Xbox fans! The Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Blackout Free Trial runs from Thursday, January 17 at 10 a.m. through to Thursday, January 24 at 10 a.m. PDT. Xbox Live Gold members can jump in now for free to experience Call of Duty’s fun, fresh take on the battle royale genre. In Blackout, you’ll never have the same experience twice. Each match is its own unique experience, filled with a multitude of decisions, each of which can impact the outcome of the game. Do you wingsuit into the center of the map, or attempt to play the periphery?… …

Tips for Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Blackout – Play the Free Trial Now on Xbox One

Регуляторы ограничили доступ к сайтам с информацией о продаже закиси азота

Роспотребнадзором и Роскомнадзором приняты меры по ограничению доступа к информации по продаже в Интернете «веселящего газа», сообщает Роскомнадзор.
Специалистами Роспотребнадзора выявлена розничная продажа закиси азота (химическая формула N2О) для использования в целях, явно несоответствующих истинному назначению указанного газа.
Для предотвращения противоправного распространения закиси азота территориальными управлениями Роспотребнадзора были направлены в судебные органы соответствующие заявления.
В настоящее время на основании вступивших в силу судебных решений Роскомнадзор принимает меры по ограничению доступа к информации на 73 интернет-ресурсах о продаже закиси азота для индивидуального потребления.
Запрещенная информация удалена с 35 интернет-ресурсов. Операторами связи ограничивается доступ к 27 страницам сайтов, администрация которых не выполнила требования Роскомнадзора. Владельцам и провайдерам…

Регуляторы ограничили доступ к сайтам с информацией о продаже закиси азота

What’s new in Scratch 3.0, a programming language designed for kidsWhat’s new in Scratch 3.0, a programming language designed for kids

In 2013, the MIT Media Lab started creating a new version of Scratch, a graphical, block-based programming language used by tens of millions of kids to create and share interactive stories, games and animations. We partnered with the Media Lab on this new version of the language—Scratch 3.0—and the Google Blockly team developed the programming language’s graphical coding blocks. OurCS First program, which offers kids in fourth through eighth grades Scratch coding lessons, also created new activities designed to teach Scratch’s new features.On January 2, Scratch 3.0 launched with a new look, new sprites (digital characters that perform actions in a…

What’s new in Scratch 3.0, a programming language designed for kidsWhat’s new in Scratch 3.0, a programming language designed for kids

John Deere wants to remind the world that it’s a tech company

John Deere has been to CES before. The company known for its dark green tractors with the yellow deer on them has rubbed shoulders with the smart TVs, smart light bulbs, smart cars, smart switches and smart toothbrushes for years. But 2019 was a… …

John Deere wants to remind the world that it’s a tech company

A Simple Trick To Pose Almost Anyone

One of the biggest challenges when it comes to shooting portraits is posing the subject. You might have all the lights set and the background lit, but ultimately it all comes down to posing the subject perfectly to get best results. In this video, Miguel Quiles shares an interesting trick on how to pose almost anyone.
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A Simple Trick To Pose Almost Anyone

Ну что, пекари, апгрейд? Лучшие новинки CES 2019 для геймеров

Технологическая выставка CES традиционно проводится в январе, подводя итоги ушедшего года и задавая тренды на ближайшие двенадцать месяцев. И хотя многие из представленных на мероприятии новинок ещё нельзя […]…

Ну что, пекари, апгрейд? Лучшие новинки CES 2019 для геймеров

Get Your Used Books While Everyone’s Kondo-ing Their Homes

I’m so sorry but we’re still talking about Marie Kondo. The popularity of her Netflix show Tidying Up caused an uptick in donations to thrift stores and used bookstores, according to CNN, the New Yorker, and Seattle’s Stranger. Not every store has seen more incoming books, but plenty have, including New York’s Housing…Read more……

Get Your Used Books While Everyone’s Kondo-ing Their Homes

Software AG: не только ARIS

Здравствуй, Хабр. Меня зовут Олег Порецкий. Я вице-президент по продажам Software AG в России и СНГ. Мы работаем в России еще с 80-х годов, и нам есть что о себе рассказать. В англоязычном сегменте мы поддерживаем собственное сообщество ИТ-специалистов (TECH Community). Теперь настало время присоединиться и к русскоязычному сообществу. Будем считать этот пост нашим знакомством. Читать дальше → …

Software AG: не только ARIS

For under £20 you can relive the ’80s and play classic games on this mini arcade machine

What does £20 get you nowadays? A ticket to the cinema and a snack maybe. That only covers your ticket though, so if you want to bring a friend they’d better be paying. And whilst seeing a film is great fun, alone or otherwise, it’s only a couple of hours of entertainment, and then what? You’ve lost your £20 and you need to find something else to do.
What if we told you that you could play 240 16-bit video games with an easy-to-use joystick, on a colourful 2.5-inch screen, with built-in speakers, all for under — yes under — £20? You…

For under £20 you can relive the ’80s and play classic games on this mini arcade machine

Seeing the Wood for the Trees: Using AI for Smarter Forest Management

Nearly 19 million acres of forests are destroyed annually, equal to 27 football pitches a minute. Forests serve as homes for thousands of animals, and for many people they’re a source of food, water, clothing, medicine and shelter. The so-called lungs of the Earth also mitigate climate change by acting as a carbon sink. And Read article >
The post Seeing the Wood for the Trees: Using AI for Smarter Forest Management appeared first on The Official NVIDIA Blog. …

Seeing the Wood for the Trees: Using AI for Smarter Forest Management

Facebook finds and kills another 512 Kremlin-linked fake accounts

Two years on from the U.S. presidential election, Facebook continues to have a major problem with Russian disinformation being megaphoned via its social tools. In a blog post today the company reveals another tranche of Kremlin-linked fake activity — saying it’s removed a total of 471 Facebook pages and accounts, as well as 41 Instagram accounts, which […] …

Facebook finds and kills another 512 Kremlin-linked fake accounts

Первое в истории растение на Луне погибло

Фактором, погубившим росток, стала лунная ночь, когда температура сильно опускается.
Сообщение Первое в истории растение на Луне погибло появились сначала на Чудо техники. …

Первое в истории растение на Луне погибло

LG rumored to offer second-screen attachment with upcoming phone

Remember LG’s ill-fated Friends modules — you know, that one camera grip thing and the other DAC add-on that never came to the US for the poorly-made G5? The company apparently didn’t learn its lesson, as CNET is now reporting that it could be unveiling a phone with a second-screen add-on at MWC next month.

According to someone close to the project, this attachment would potentially double the screen size, and it would debut alongside several other LG phones at MWC. Read MoreLG rumored to offer second-screen attachment with upcoming phone was written by the awesome team at Android Police. …

LG rumored to offer second-screen attachment with upcoming phone

Leaked Benchmarks Suggest iPhone XS Outperforms Samsung’s Upcoming Galaxy S10+

Samsung is planning to announce its new 2019 flagship smartphones on February 20, but ahead of their debut date, benchmarks of the new S10+ model were shared on Slashleaks.

According to the data, Apple’s current crop of iPhones, equipped with A12 chips, will outperform the Snapdragon 855 processor in Samsung’s smartphone.

The Galaxy S10+, which features 6GB RAM, earned a single-core Geekbench 4 score of 3413 and a multi-core score of 10256.

Comparatively, the A12 Bionic chip in the iPhone XS features a single-core Geekbench score of 4797 and a multi-core score score of 11264.

Apple’s A-series chips often outperform the…

Leaked Benchmarks Suggest iPhone XS Outperforms Samsung’s Upcoming Galaxy S10+