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 2016-08-23 18:00 

TechCrunch

Third batch of Disrupt SF Hackathon tickets now available... +

Disrupt SF 2016 is right around the corner, and soon thousands of the best and brightest entrepreneurs and tech enthusiasts will make their way to San.....

 2016-08-23 18:00 

CNET

PlayStation Now brings Sony games to Windows PC this fall - CNET... +

Soon, you won't need a PlayStation to experience games like God of War or Uncharted. Also, cats and dogs are living together now....

 2016-08-23 17:55 

Digital Trends

Philip II leads Spain in Civilization VI with the help of his Conquistadors... +

Philip II, "the prudent," will lead Spain in 'Civilization VI.' A focus on religion and colonialism will make the Spanish a force to be reckoned with in the renaissance. The post Philip II leads Spain in ‘Civilization VI’ with the help of his ...

 2016-08-23 17:54 

Mashable

China's Xpider robot is inspired by the magic of Pixar films... +

If we must have spider robots, they should all be as cute as this one. ...

 2016-08-23 17:54 

Mashable

Pin it for later? Pinterest acquires Instapaper... +

Pinterest has acquired Instapaper, both companies have confirmed. ...

 2016-08-23 17:53 

Ars Technica

New report highlights WikiLeaks publication of private info... +

"If the family of my wife saw this... that could destroy people."...

 2016-08-23 17:52 

PC Magazine

The World Wide Web Turns 25 Today (Or Does It?)... +

Today is ...

 2016-08-23 17:50 

CNET

Redirecting to https://www.cnet.com/roadshow/news/watch-this-shopping-cart-get-crash-tested-at-73-mph/... +
 2016-08-23 17:49 

Help Net Security

Android 7.0 Nougat is out, with new security features... +

Google has released Android 7.0 Nougat, and the newest version of the popular mobile OS is already being rolled out to Google’s existing Nexus devices. “Today, and over the next several weeks, the Nexus 6, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Nexus 9, Nexus Pl...

 2016-08-23 17:49 

CNET

This registry hack may fix your broken Windows 10 Anniversary Update webcam - CNET... +

You may be able to fix your webcam without uninstalling the Windows 10 Anniversary Update....

 2016-08-23 17:47 

Digital Trends

Tekken 7 will launch on PC, developers show off 4K gameplay on GTX 1080... +

If you have a 4K monitor and a fancy graphics card, the upcoming port of Tekken 7 on the PC would be a great way to show them off, as it's going to support 4K resolutions at launch. Is this the most striking beat-em-up to date? The post Tekken 7 will lau...

 2016-08-23 17:47 

Techdirt

Sony Apparently Issuing Takedowns To Facebook For News Articles About PS4 Slim Leak... +

Recently, Sony had let it be known that it would soon be announcing some new offerings for its PlayStation 4 console. While most of the media coverage had focused on what is suspected to be a new, more powerful version of the console, a leak this week ins...

 2016-08-23 17:44 

CNET

North Korea debuts its own Netflix-like video-on-demand service - CNET... +

The Manbang set-top box is connected to state-controlled intranet and enables access to five TV channels showing propaganda. OK, so it's not exactly like Netflix....

 2016-08-23 17:42 

Digital Trends

Verizon reigns supreme according to the latest RootMetrics data... +

The jury's back, and the verdict favors Verizon. According to RootMetrics' most recent network performance test, Verizon was ranked the best overall network, taking top honors in reliability, speed, data, calling, and text messaging. The post Verizon reig...

 2016-08-23 17:42 

Techdirt

Daily Deal: SaferVPN Basic Subscription... +

Help protect your data online with a $49 unlimited subscription to SaferVPN Basic. You gain access to 400+ servers in 30 countries with unlimited bandwidth, data, and server switching. The simple to use app could be a perfect introduction to VPNs for the ...

 2016-08-23 17:42 

Engadget

Tesla ex-partner finds someone else to help with self-driving tech... +

Now that Tesla has kicked Mobileye's image recognition tech to the curb, what is its former partner going to do? Run into someone else's arms, of course. Mobileye has revealed that it's teaming up with Delphi on a self-driving platform that...

 2016-08-23 17:42 

PC Magazine

DHS to Visitors: Passport and Social Media Handles, Please... +

The tech industry is pushing back on a plan to require tourists on visa waivers to disclose social media info....

 2016-08-23 17:39 

PCWorld

Epic Games forum hack underscores the need to install security patches... +

A recent data breach at Epic Games may have been avoided if the company had simply installed a security patch.On Monday, Epic Games reported that its internet forums had been compromised. The leaked data includes email addresses and hashed passwords taken...

 2016-08-23 17:39 

CNET

Civilization 6's Spain Civ will make you want to take to the seas quickly - CNET... +

Get the rundown on what makes sets Spain apart in Civilization VI....

 2016-08-23 17:38 

Tom's Hardware

Hands On With Mixed Reality And First 'Space Pirate Trainer' VR Experience ... +

At Gamescom we managed to make our way into a red green room, where we played Space Pirate Trainer and take home some mixed reality footage....

 2016-08-23 17:38 

CNET

Courageous couple scales crane perched atop giant skyscraper - CNET... +

Love can soar to great heights. Watch as a loving duo dare to climb 2,099 feet up China's Goldin Finance 117 to prove romance isn't dead....

 2016-08-23 17:35 

CNET

Microsoft explains Halo Wars 2, Scalebound, Crackdown 3 delays - CNET... +

Xbox marketing boss Aaron Greenberg: "As you go through that creative process, some times things happen fast, some times they take longer than you expect."...

 2016-08-23 17:34 

Digital Trends

Zenimax alleges John Carmack stole documents to help Oculus develop Rift... +

John Carmack's former employer, Bethesda parent company ZeniMax, alleges that the programmer stole copyrighted documents to develop the Oculus Rift. ZeniMax first filed a suit against Oculus more than two years ago. The post Zenimax alleges John Carmack ...

 2016-08-23 17:32 

The Register

Blizzard blighted by another DDoS storm... +

Someone like fragging servers Blizzard, the game developer behind World of Warcraft and Overwatch, was hit by another DDoS attack on Tuesday.…...

 2016-08-23 17:32 

CNET

Death Stranding: Here's why People Think Mads Mikkelsen Is in Kojima's New Game - CNET... +

Does the Star Wars and James Bond actor have a part in Kojima's next game? The evidence suggests he might....

 2016-08-23 17:31 

PCWorld

Android is switching to a regular maintenance schedule for more predictable updates... +

Minor tweaks and bug fixes arent new for Android updates, but Google wants to make the process far less haphazard. A post on the Android Developers Blog details that Google is moving to a regular maintenance schedule over the coming quarters, with an eye ...

 2016-08-23 17:27 

CNET

New Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild video shows power of runes - CNET... +

"Runes certainly can come in handy!"...

 2016-08-23 17:24 

TechCrunch

Select Lenovo Android devices will ship with Office and Skype preloaded... +

One users bloatware is anothers feature. And really, depending on where you fall on Microsoft productivity software, this could go either way, really......

 2016-08-23 17:21 

Engadget

You can buy Parrot's fixed-wing Disco drone in September... +

Parrot's beginner-friendly drone is finally ready to take to the skies, after we first saw a prototype at CES this year. The Disco eschews the more common quadcopter format for a fixed-wing system that makes taking off as easy as throwing the device....

 2016-08-23 17:19 

TechCrunch

DeepMind NHS health data-sharing deal faces further scrutiny... +

A controversial data-sharing agreement between Google-owned AI company DeepMind and the UK's National Health Service (NHS) has caught the eye of the National.....

 2016-08-23 17:15 

Wired

Maisie Williams Says Nothing Can Prepare Us for Game of Thrones Season 7... +

The actress has seen the scripts-and her expletive-laden reactions to them are perfect. The post Maisie Williams Says Nothing Can Prepare Us for Game of Thrones Season 7 appeared first on WIRED....

 2016-08-23 17:15 

Digital Trends

Pinterest nabs Instapaper to recommend you more of the articles youll love... +

Pinterest has acquired the tech and the talent behind the read-it-later platform Instapaper, which is best known for its iOS and Android apps. The move sees the social bookmarking platform continue its buying spree. The post Pinterest nabs Instapaper to r...

 2016-08-23 17:14 

The Verge

Facebook is testing videos that autoplay with sound turned on... +

Facebook is testing a change to its main mobile apps that would have videos automatically start with the sound turned on, according to Mashable. The test, which appears to be active in Australia......

 2016-08-23 17:14 

TechCrunch

Google will soon start punishing mobile sites that show hard-to-dismiss popups... +

Google today announced two major changes related to its mobile search results. The one you'll probably notice first is that Google is removing the.....

 2016-08-23 17:09 

Digital Trends

Dodge should worry about Fords next-gen Mustang GT500... +

Ford is in the final stages of developing the next Mustang Shelby GT500. Aimed directly at the Dodge Challenger Hellcat, the super-'Stang could use a new, twin-turbocharged 5.0-liter V8 engine tuned to provide well over 700 horsepower. The post Dodge shou...

 2016-08-23 17:08 

The Verge

Dyson's latest fan combines heating, cooling, and air purification... +

Dyson has sold fans, heaters, and air purifiers individually for some time, but now it has combined these three functions into a single device. The Dyson Pure Hot+Cool Link is much like the Pure......

 2016-08-23 17:08 

Help Net Security

Linux kernel development: How fast it’s going and who is doing it... +

The Linux Foundation analyzed the work done by over 13,500 developers over more than a decade, to provide insight into the Linux kernel development trends and methodologies used by thousands of different individuals collectively to create some of the most...

 2016-08-23 17:05 

TechCrunch

Watchable, Comcasts app for cord cutters, adds original series... +

Comcast entered the cord cutting fray last fall with the launch of its online and mobile streaming service Watchable, which offered a variety of videos from.....

 2016-08-23 17:02 

Gizmodo

Traffic Surged to aChild Porn Ring After the FBI Took Over... +

Way back in February 2015, the FBI infiltrated Playpen, a child pornography ring on the dark web. After taking control of the site, the FBI could have shut it down. But it didnt. ...

 2016-08-23 17:01 

Hackaday

RGB LEDs: How to Master Gamma and Hue for Perfect Brightness... +

You would think that there's nothing to know about RGB LEDs: just buy a (strip of) WS2812s with integrated 24-bit RGB drivers and start shuffling in your data. If you just want to make some shinies, a......

 2016-08-23 17:00 

TechCrunch

Pinterest acquires Instapaper, which will live on as a separate app... +

Pinterest said today that it would be acquiring the team behind Instapaper, which will continue operating as a separate app. The Instapaper team will both.....

 2016-08-23 17:00 

Wired

Pinterest Buys Instapaper, the Popular ‘Read Later’ App... +

More than any other social network, Pineterest embodies aspiration. Now, the company is doubling down on this idea with its acquisition of Instapaper. The post Pinterest Buys Instapaper, the Popular 'Read Later' App appeared first on WIRED....

 2016-08-23 17:00 

CNET

The CraveCast celebrates half a century of Star Trek - CNET... +

With so many galaxies to explore, it shouldn't be a surprise the USS Enterprise and the rest of Starfleet are still at it 50 years later. Our crew chats about Star Trek's past, present and future today at noon PT....

 2016-08-23 17:00 

Digital Trends

Whats inside the Microsofts HoloLens holographic processor? Now we know... +

Augmented reality is a special sort of reality, which means it needs a special sort of processor to create it. That's where Microsoft's Holographic Processing Unity comes in, delivering compact performance in a low power package. The post What’s ins...

 2016-08-23 17:00 

TechCrunch

Remind enters the payments space by letting parents pay for field trips with a credit card... +

We first covered Remind back in 2011, when it launched as a way for K-12 teachers to broadcast communications to a classroom full of parents. But.....

 2016-08-23 17:00 

The Verge

Instapaper has been acquired by Pinterest... +

Instapaper, a pioneering app for saving articles to read later, has been acquired again. The app, which was created by developer Marco Arment and sold to Betaworks in 2013, has found a new home......

 2016-08-23 17:00 

Tom's Hardware

Lost In A Jungle Full Of Dinosaurs On Island 359 (Hands-on)... +

"Island 359" will tax your ability to manage ammo effectively and challenge your navigation skill and sense of direction, all while pushing your nerves to their limits. Being hunted is scary stuff!...

 2016-08-23 17:00 

Engadget

Pinterest buys Instapaper to rule the 'save for later' market... +

Pinterest is more than just about collecting Thanksgiving recipes or selecting your dream wardrobe. You can also use the service to save articles for later reading, a feature that's been around since its inception. Well, the company just made an acqu...

 2016-08-23 16:58 

PC Magazine

Nearly 2 Years After Going Silent, NASA Spacecraft Phones Home ... +

STEREO-B is one of two NASA spacecrafts observing the sun from different vantage points....

 2016-08-23 16:54 

Ars Technica

THANKYOUpossibly the dumbest trademark dispute everhas been dropped... +

Flap between Citigroup, AT&T was about how the companies said thanks to customers....

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