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This Weedseeking Airport Tractor Spells Death for Dandelions
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Weeds growing up through the cracks in airport tarmacs aren’t just unsightly, they can create traction hazards for landing aircraft. But rather than rely on a squad of human herbicide applicators, one French airport is leaving the job to a single computerized spraying system. They call it "The Weedseeker." Read more…

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Rick Osterloh To Lead Motorola Mobility Into The Lenovo-era
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It’s a time of much change at Motorola, and following the plans of acquisition by Lenovo, the company is going in for a top level management re-jig. Motorola Mobility has just announced that Rick Osterloh, a company veteran, will take over as President and COO effective immediately, replacing outgoing leader Jonathan Rosenberg.   As Rosenberg […]

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Berlin Gets First Taste of In-Store Vertical Micro-Farms
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An anonymous reader shares an article on RT: German shoppers now have the chance to buy fresh greens and herbs in supermarkets with tiny vertical farms which both grow and display the produce. The new delivery method for the freshest possible produce is being pioneered by INFARM which is currently testing its live herb gardens […]

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Disney+ won't debut any Star Wars movies for streaming     – CNET
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And even CEO Bob Iger doesn’t know how much Disney will charge for subscriptions to its Netflix rival, according to a report.

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Social, understanding the future of CRM – David Beard, Sage CRM Solutions
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Social media is definitely a hot topic with marketers today, but when it comes to CRM this isn’t anything new, they are simply an evolution of what CRM has a…

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Facebook knocks down massive spammer network     – CNET
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The social network says it had been “combating” the operation for six months.

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Boom time for London fintech | TechCityInsider.net
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London's financial technology sector is booming – but there are still challenges to overcome. Julian Skan, Accenture managing director heading the firm's FinTechInnovation Lab London, offers an overview. London is now the …

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Nintendo NX Is a Portable Console With Detachable Controllers, Says Report
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An anonymous reader writes from a report via Eurogamer.net: We now have a good idea as to what the Nintendo NX will consist of thanks to a new report from Eurogamer. According to a number of sources, Nintendo’s upcoming NX will be a portable, handheld console with detachable controllers. Eurogamer.net reports: “On the move, NX […]

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NASA shows the sharpest ever close-up photos of Pluto
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I can practically hear you groan — more Pluto photos? Well, these are kind of special: they're the sharpest pictures the New Horizons probe took during its closest flyby in July, and NASA believes these may be the best snapshots of the dwarf planet…

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