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 2018-08-14 21:30 

Tom's Hardware

Ashes of the Singularity May Have Leaked Benchmarks for Nvidia's Next GPUs...

The real-time strategy game is often used to benchmark new hardware, and someone used it to put a mysterious "Nvidia Graphics Device" through its paces....

 2018-08-14 21:16 

Mashable

Bird flies through someone's window, poops on their laptop, then just croaks...

It's a common superstition that bad things come in threes. There's no scientific evidence that suggests this is true, but one Redditor's story may make a believer out of you. Redditor u/JaMollyAdams shared a their very unfortunate run in with ...

 2018-08-14 21:05 

VentureBeat

World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth wows with city of Mayan-inspired Trolls and dinos...

World of Warcraft's newest expansion, Battle for Azeroth, is finally out. That means the race is on to reach the new level cap of 120! But the world Blizzard has me questing in is so beautifu......

 2018-08-14 21:03 

Mashable

Woman says her ex-boyfriend STOLE HER TOILET after she broke up with him...

There are hundreds of break up horror stories online — tales of vindictive exes destroying property, spreading rumors, or even trying to ruin careers. But this story takes the cake. Redditor u/shelblikadoo broke up with her (now ex) boyfriend, and w...

 2018-08-14 21:02 

CNET

What the duck? Don Cheadle voices Donald Duck in DuckTales...

The pantless Disney star has never spoken this clearly before....

 2018-08-14 20:56 

Engadget

Intel discloses another set of processor vulnerabilities...

Intel disclosed another set of processor flaws today that could let attackers steal information stored on computers or third party clouds. Discovered by a number of researchers and reported to Intel in January, the vulnerability includes three variet......

 2018-08-14 20:54 

CNET

Lawsuit: Uber didn't fire a driver accused of assault -- and he did it again...

Two Tennessee women say Uber failed to protect them....

 2018-08-14 20:50 

VentureBeat

Instagram is investigating user reports of hacked accounts...

Over the past week, there's been an uptick in users reporting on Reddit and Twitter that their Instagram accounts have been hacked, with the contact information associated with the account be......

 2018-08-14 20:49 

BGR

Here's what the inside of SpaceX's Dragon crew capsule looks like...

SpaceX is just one of the companies currently racing to become the first to deliver a manned flight solution to NASA, and at its latest check-in it was just as far behind schedule as its competitor......

 2018-08-14 20:49 

Techdirt

Techdirt Podcast Episode 178: Old Tweets & Your Permanent Record...

There has long been anxiety around the "permanent record" of the internet, and recent public shamings based on old tweets have brought that fear to the forefront for many people. But the mass deletion of old tweets also means throwing out huge amo...

 2018-08-14 20:38 

TechCrunch

"Unhackable" BitFi crypto wallet has been hacked...
 2018-08-14 20:34 

Network World

What is DHCP, and why might its days may be numbered as IPv6 grows?...

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) is the standard way network administrators assign IP addresses in IPv4 networks, but eventually organizations will have to pick between two protocols created specifically for IPv6 as the use of this newer IP prot...

 2018-08-14 20:34 

Engadget

Tinder co-founders sue parent company for $2 billion over deception...

Three of Tinder's co-founders and several other current and former senior executives are suing the dating company's parent organizations, Match Group and IAC. According to a complaint published online, the lawsuit seeks billions of dollars in dama...

 2018-08-14 20:30 

VentureBeat

Researchers use AI to match patients with primary care doctors...

Researchers have developed an artificially intelligent system that matches patients with compatible primary care doctors....

 2018-08-14 20:30 

CNET

Bird, Lime stop scooter service to protest Uber, Lyft rankings...

The move comes as Santa Monica ranks the ride-hailing companies over Bird and Lime for its scooter pilot program....

 2018-08-14 20:22 

Mashable

How 'World of Warcraft' became a life-consuming addiction for me...

For a sizeable chunk of my life, I played World of Warcraft too much. Way too much. I played WoW so much and so often that some people may classify my worst years with that game as an addiction. SEE ALSO: 'World of Warcraft' is getting a new expan...

 2018-08-14 20:22 

BGR

OnePlus 6T mockups show a tiny notch that puts the iPhone X to shame...

One of the worst-kept secrets in the smartphone industry is that every OnePlus phone is basically a carbon copy of the Oppo phone that launched before it. Both the Oppo and OnePlus brands are owned......

 2018-08-14 20:21 

VentureBeat

Job ads hint Apple is bringing health analysis processor design in-house...

Apple is reportedly developing a custom chip for health data analysis, according to CNBC. It could feature prominently in an upcoming Apple Watch....

 2018-08-14 20:20 

i24 News

Pennsylvania report lists more than 300 'predator' priests...
 2018-08-14 20:20 

Gizmodo

Nebraska Becomes First U.S. State to Execute a Prisoner With Fentanyl...

For the first time in U.S. history, a death row inmate has been killed with a lethal injection containing fentanyl, a potent drug at the heart of the ongoing opioid overdose crisis....

 2018-08-14 20:19 

TechCrunch

Bird and Lime are protesting Santa Monica's electric scooter recommendations...
 2018-08-14 20:16 

The Next Web

Bethesda won't change Sony's mind on crossplay — but gamers can...

The saga of Sony and its policy on crossplay continues. The latest party to express an opinion about the company's strict policy of no crossplay with other console makers is none other than gaming juggernaut Bethesda, who've issued a very soft, im...

 2018-08-14 20:15 

ExtremeTech

Nvidia's RTX 2080 Likely Drops Next Week...

Nvidia is almost certainly dropping a new GPU next Monday -- and a new type of gaming solution as well. The post Nvidia's RTX 2080 Likely Drops Next Week appeared first on ExtremeTech ....

 2018-08-14 20:13 

BetaNews

Android users can now view their phone content on Windows 10...

Two weeks ago, Windows Insiders got the chance to test out a new app called Your Phone. This app, for iOS and Android, lets users sync content directly from their phones to a Windows 10 PC. If you've wanted to try out the app, but you're not an In...

 2018-08-14 20:13 

Engadget

Lawmakers ask Ajit Pai about false DDoS claims...

A handful of Democratic lawmakers have some questions for FCC Chairman Ajit Pai regarding claims of a DDoS attack that the Inspector General recently concluded were false. Specifically, they want to know when Pai became aware that disruption to the a......

 2018-08-14 20:12 

Android Central

5 things we'd like to see in Fallout 76...

Fallout 76 has the potential to bring the franchise to new heights with these five opportunities.Fallout 76's massively-multiplayer online focus (MMO), as well as the fact that it's set before the rest of the Fallout games, leaves plenty of room f...

 2018-08-14 20:09 

i24 News

Nasrallah: 'Hezbollah stronger than Israeli army'...
 2018-08-14 20:07 

ZDNet

PTC courts security researchers to find IoT vulnerabilities...

PTC adopts a shared responsibility model to security as it aims to shore up its ThingWorx ecosystem and court researchers looking into IoT....

 2018-08-14 20:06 

The Register

Here's a fab idea: Get crypto libs to warn devs when they screw up...

Security is a process that requires hitting people over the head with their errors Building warnings into crypto libraries that alert developers to unsafe coding practices turns out to be an effective way to improve the security of applications.......

 2018-08-14 20:05 

Android Central

Sprint and LG are making the first 5G-capable phone in the U.S....

5G is coming sooner than you think.Motorola may have already shown off a 5G Moto Mod for its new Moto Z3, but that accessory isn't due to be released until early 2019 — and even then, it's just an add-on that attaches to the back of your pho...

 2018-08-14 20:04 

Digital Trends

'NBA 2K19' hands-on preview...

NBA 2K19 makes smart changes that force you to dig deep into your bag of tricks to succeed. This might be the most accurate virtual version of NBA basketball yet. The post 'NBA 2K19' hands-on preview appeared first on Digital Trends ....

 2018-08-14 20:04 

CNET

Tesla's board forms special committee to vet any proposal to go private...

Musk hasn't submitted any official proposals or documentation yet, but that won't keep the board from getting ready....

 2018-08-14 20:00 

Hackaday

All the Badges of DEF CON 26 (vol 1)...

Two or three years back you would see a handful of really interesting unofficial badges at DEF CON. Now, there's a deluge of clever, beautiful, and well executed badges. Last weekend I tried to see ev......

 2018-08-14 20:00 

Android Central

DVR hub for Xbox puts your console captures on your Android phone...

The Xbox app for Android doesn't let you do this. Enter a third-party developer.One key feature the Windows 10 Mobile Xbox app has over both the iOS and Android versions is that you can not only view but also download your console captures from the cl...

 2018-08-14 19:59 

BGR

The Galaxy Note 9's display is better than any other smartphone even the iPhone X...

The Galaxy Note 9 may look a lot like last year's Note, but it's a lot better in every way. It's got the high-end specs you expect from an Android flagship smartphone this year, as well as a few ex......

 2018-08-14 19:59 

PCWorld

2 ways to control Windows 10 automatic updates...

An up-to-date PC is less vulnerable to attack, so Windows automatic updates are generally a good thing. But sometimes an update will make things worse, rendering a PC problematic, or even unusable until the problem is solved. That's why some people pr...

 2018-08-14 19:57 

TechCrunch

Smart speaker sales on pace to increase 50 percent by 2019...
 2018-08-14 19:56 

Digital Trends

Drone-powered, stork-like robot's spindly twig legs keep it from taking off...

Developed by engineers from Japan's University of Tokyo, Aerial Biped is a robot whose top half is comprised of a flying quadrotor UAV that's rooted to the ground by thin stork-like legs. The post Drone-powered, stork-like robot's spindly twig...

 2018-08-14 19:55 

CNET

Hyperloop at 5: Sci-fi transport quickly becoming more sci than fi...

Five years ago billionaire Elon Musk open-sourced his plan for a supersonic train-like thing. Today it's still a work in progress....

 2018-08-14 19:55 

Gizmodo

New York Becomes Latest State to Sue Purdue Pharma Over Opioid Marketing...

The State of New York is suing Purdue Pharma, one of the largest manufacturers and distributors of opioid painkillers, for what it says is the company's role in driving the opioid crisis. On Tuesday morning, the attorney general's office announced...

 2018-08-14 19:48 

BetaNews

Microsoft releases Windows 10 Redstone 5 Build 17738 to Insiders on the Fast ring...

Microsoft is hard at work polishing the next big feature update for Windows 10, out in the fall. It released two new Redstone 5 builds last week -- Build 17733 (with Dark Theme for File Explorer) and Build 17735. Today, the software giant pushes out Build...

 2018-08-14 19:48 

CNET

Win a chance to watch Will Smith bungee jump from a helicopter over the Grand Canyon...

The crazy stunt is looking to raise money for charity....

 2018-08-14 19:48 

Engadget

Sprint and LG hope to launch the first 5G smartphone next year...

Now that 5G has a complete standard for companies to use in rolling out new devices, Sprint and LG have announced their intentions to bring the "first 5G smartphone" to the US in the first half of 2019....

 2018-08-14 19:46 

Digital Trends

Brother's new laser printers spit out prints with just a tap thanks to NFC...

Seven new color laser printers carry the Brother name, as well as new features like NFC to easily print from mobile. The lineup sits between $200 and $400, and boasts faster print speeds and an updated design. The post Brother's new laser printers spi...

 2018-08-14 19:42 

Digital Trends

For work or for play, these are the 5 best laptop deals for college students...

Whether you're getting ready for a new school year, shopping for a special student, or just need a new computer, we've got you covered: These are the five best laptop deals going right now, from discounted MacBooks to an on-the-go gaming PC. The p...

 2018-08-14 19:37 

ZDNet

Beyond Spectre: Foreshadow, a new Intel security problem...

Researchers have broken Intel's Software Guard Extensions, System Management Mode, and x86-based virtual machines....

 2018-08-14 19:34 

The Register

Hackers manage just to turn Amazon Echo into listening device...

But it requires custom hardware, firmware and access to your Wi-Fi DEF CON Hackers have managed to hack Amazon's Echo digital assistant and effectively turn it into a listening device, albeit through a complex and hard-to-reproduce approach.......

 2018-08-14 19:31 

Mashable

Super Soaker who? The next generation of water guns is here on Kickstarter....

Historically, water guns were small and simple, with a measly reservoir for ammunition. But in 1982, U.S. Air Force and NASA engineer Lonnie Johnson invented a new generation of water gun by combining an empty soda bottle, PVC pipe, and acrylic glass. Aft...

 2018-08-14 19:31 

Digital Trends

10 common Google Pixel problems and how to deal with them...

Google's Pixel smartphone may be running the latest software, but it still has its fair share of issues. We've rounded up some of the more common Google Pixel problems, along with a few solutions for addressing them. The post 10 common Google Pixe...

 2018-08-14 19:30 

Tom's Hardware

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2 vs. Intel Skylake-X: Battle of the High-End CPUs...

We put AMD's top CPUs up against Intel's leading chips in a seven-round face-off based on performance, features, value and more....

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