Report: Tencent Launches OS For Web-Connected Gadgets

Chinese company Tencent is reportedly dipping its toe into the Web of Things with an os for Web-connected devices.

According to Reuters, Tencents open OS will power devices like Televisions and watches.

Tencent Os and TOS+ puts the business in direct competition with Alibaba and Xiaomi, which are already advancing in the clever hardware market.

Comparable to Googles Android mobile OS, the new open-source system allows makers and developers to make use of the platform, as long as they agreeaccept share earnings, Reuters stated.

Call Of Responsibility: Black Ops 3 Screenshots Reveal Fancy Brand-new War Gizmos

Call of Responsibility continues its venture into military futurism with Black Ops 3, which enhances its soldiers with body implants instead of Advanced Warfare style exoskeletons. That indicates soldiers can turn their arms into weapons (noise familiar?) and even swim! DiscoverDiscover more in our Black Ops 3 hands-on preview, and see CoDs brand-new gizmos in action in the launching trailer.Its out on November 6, and these minimum system requirements will offer you a concept of what you needhave to run it.

Penn State Positions Seventh At Nationwide Airplane Design Contest

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.– A team of Penn State students took seventh location at the 19th yearly American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Design/Build/Fly competitors (DBF).

A total of 100 teams signed up for the competition this past August, 84 submitted design reports in February and 65 went to the competitors fly-off, hosted by Raytheon Missile Systems April 10 to 12 at TIMPA Field in Tucson, Arizona.

DBF obstacles student teams to develop, make and demonstrate the flight capabilities of an unmanned, electrical powered, radio-controlled airplane which can best satisfy a specified mission profile.

This years contest theme was to develop a remote sensor delivery and drop system. The teams aircrafts tried 3 flight objectives and one ground mission.

Each group was needed to submit a written report that might be no more than 60 pages in length. Penn States entry scored 89.5 mention of 100.

Total scores were tallied from written report scores, overall objective ratings and rated aircraft costs.

Penn States entry was called, The Flugmeister.

TeamEmployee consisted of aerospace engineering undergraduates Jason Cornelius, Sahil Desai, George Farah, Nate Keegan, Len Metkowski, Evan Savage and Rachel Schellberg. Chris Saunders, a 2008 aerospace engineering graduate, was the airplanes pilot.

Mark Maughmer, teacher of aerospace engineering, worked as the professors adviser, and Nick Grasser, a 2014 aerospace engineering alumnus, was the college student advisor.

The team received an AIAA design book and acknowledgment at the competitors for their performance.

Established in 1963, AIAA is the worlds largest technical society dedicated to the global aerospace occupation.

4 Places Long Beach’s New Bixby Knolls Post Office Could Go

The US Postal Service revealed 4 possible locations for a brand-new post office in Bixby Knolls.USPS closed the former area at 4580 Atlantic Ave. on Feb. 13 after the proprietor terminated the lease. It reopened at a short-term, emergency office at the North Long Beach Station, 101 E. Market St. A USPS committee has actually chosen the following four locations as possible sites for a long-term Bixby Knolls Post Office: #x 2022; 3838 Atlantic Ave. #x 2022; 4121

Atlantic Ave.

, currently Trader Joe #x 2019; s #x 2022; 4250 Long Beach Blvd.,

alongside Trader Joe #x 2019; s brand-new place #x 2022; 4462-4470 Atlantic Ave. at

45th Street, shop area alongside Marshall #x 2019; s #x 201c; We need about 9,000 square feet

of area, #x 201d; said USPS representative Richard Maher by e-mail. So if the postal service ends up selecting the existing Trader Joe #x 2019; s, it would only need a part of the store. #x 201c; Same with the new Trader Joe #x 2019; s location #x 2014; we would lease an area adjacent to the brand-new Trader Joe #x 2019; s that is being developed. #x 201d; Both of these locations would not be readily available up until January 2016, Maher stated. The other areas under factor to consider would be offered to begin build-out on almost instantly. If one of them is picked, #x 201c; We could have Bixby Station open

late summer/early fall, #x 201d; he said.Written, public comments about the suggested areas are being accepted through May 28

and can be sent by mail to: Dean Cameron Facilities #x 2013; Pacific Area United States Postal Service 1300 Evans Ave. Ste. 200 San Francisco CA 94188-8200 ___ Contact Greg Yee at 562-499-1476.