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 2016-05-27 20:35 

Ars Technica

Watch live: SpaceX takes another crack at launching, landing today... +

The company has addressed a "tiny glitch" with the Falcon 9's upper stage....

 2016-05-27 20:34 

Digital Trends

With Daniel Craig out of the picture, the Bond torch may be passed to Tom Hiddleston... +

After Daniel Craig turned down a mammoth, two-film offer to reprise his role as James Bond, it looks like the torch is being passed to Tom Hiddleston. The actor is reportedly in talks to step into the character's trademark tux. The post With Daniel Craig ...

 2016-05-27 20:28 

Mashable

Mark Zuckerberg is doing a Facebook Live with space station astronauts... +

Mark Zuckerberg will be broadcasting a call between him and three astronauts on the International Space Station on Facebook Live June 1....

 2016-05-27 20:24 

Digital Trends

MIT students spice up food preparation with Spyce, a new robotic kitchen... +

Spyce Kitchen is a completely autonomous mini-restaurant that boasts a refrigerator, dishwasher, stove top, and yes, a robotic chef. Using fresh ingredients, the machine master can serve an entree in less than five minutes. The post MIT students spice up ...

 2016-05-27 20:19 

CNET

Hoping for a happy adulthood for Harry Potter? Think again - CNET... +

Accio Kleenex! Fans are going to do some sobbing if they see the new play "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child," J.K. Rowling promises....

 2016-05-27 20:19 

CNET

Hoping for a happy adulthood for Harry Potter? Think again - CNET... +

Accio Kleenex! Fans are going to do some sobbing if they see the new play "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child," J.K. Rowling promises....

 2016-05-27 20:15 

Digital Trends

DJ Gold Panda loves to get physical with his music, sees little value in streaming... +

Gold Panda isnt interested in digital media, but he still uses it as a discovery tool. In our interview, find out what makes this artist tick, and how his music gets its unique sound. The post DJ Gold Panda loves to get physical with his music, sees littl...

 2016-05-27 20:15 

Digital Trends

Why isnt the digital economy making life better? Douglas Rushkoff has an answer... +

The digital economy was supposed to make us all rich, except instead, its amplifying the worst parts of our old economy? How do we fix this? Douglas Rushkoff has some ideas. The post Why isn’t the digital economy making life better? Douglas Rushkoff...

 2016-05-27 20:12 

CNET

Health experts: Time rethink Olympics due to Zika threat... +
 2016-05-27 20:12 

CNET

Zika makes Olympics too dangerous to hold now in Rio, scientists tell UN - CNET... +

More than 100 health experts and scientists call on the UN's World Health Organization to move or delay this year's summer Olympics....

 2016-05-27 20:10 

Digital Trends

Minecraft-inspired RPG Dragon Quest Builders hits US shores in October... +

Publisher Square Enix announced that its Minecraft-inspired sandbox construction game Dragon Quest Builders is headed to the PlayStation 4 and PS Vita in North America and Europe later this year. The post ‘MinecraftR17;-inspired RPG ‘Dragon...

 2016-05-27 20:09 

TechCrunch

Gillmor Gang LIVE 05.27.16... +

Gillmor Gang - Dan Farber, Keith Teare, Frank Radice, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor. LIVE recording session today, May 27 2016, starting at 1pmPT/4pmET......

 2016-05-27 20:07 

Hackaday

DIY Air Quality Meter And Emissions Tester... +

Handheld measuring devices make great DIY projects. One can learn a lot about a sensor or sensor technology by just strapping it onto a spare development board together with an LCD for displaying the ......

 2016-05-27 20:04 

Digital Trends

Samsung Pay may be coming to iOS devices and PCs in the form of a new app... +

Samsung may launch Samsung Pay Mini, a streamlined mobile payments app, for third-party Android devices, iOS phones, and computers later this year. The service could debut as soon as June 2016, rumor has it. The post Samsung Pay may be coming to iOS devic...

 2016-05-27 20:01 

CNET

Town forces asses to wear diapers - CNET... +

Technically Incorrect: Citing a need to preserve its tarmac roads, the town of Wajir in Kenya does the unthinkable and requires underwear on its donkeys....

 2016-05-27 20:00 

Digital Trends

New Windows 10 Insider Preview build turns Cortana into your personal DJ... +

Microsoft has launched Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14352 to participants of the Fast Ring. This build provides improvements to Cortana, Windows Ink, and the Game Bar. This build arrives with a long list of fixes and known issues on the PC. The post N...

 2016-05-27 20:00 

TechCrunch

Trumps wall misses the mark: We need a cyber wall, not a physical one... +

Its 2016. There isnt a wall high enough to keep out the fastest-growing threat to our national security: Cyberterrorism. It follows that our vulnerable.....

 2016-05-27 20:00 

Gizmodo

How the World's Most Glamorous Ice Bar Stays Frozen In the Middle of the Desert... +

The bar is made of 120 tons of pure Canadian ice. So are the walls, and all the furniture, along with intricately carved ice sculptures, including a replica of the Vegas skyline and an icy Iron Throne just for Game of Thrones fans. Walking into Minus 5 Ic...

 2016-05-27 19:59 

The Verge

MSI put Corsair liquid cooling on a GeForce GTX 1080... +

I'm still grateful to simply live in a world where a VR champ like the GeForce GTX 1080 exists, but if you want to get a bit more serious, you might want to look into MSI's Sea Hawk edition. Along......

 2016-05-27 19:58 

The Register

Surface Book nightmare: Microsoft won't fix 'Sleep of Death' bug... +

How a weird system crash has plagued expensive lap-slabs for months Hands-on  In its most recent quarterly earnings report, Microsoft highlighted its increasingly popular Surface line as the growth leader in its More Personal Computing line of business. S...

 2016-05-27 19:57 

Digital Trends

Revealed: The greatest Formula One driver of all time... +

Formula One racing is the most popular motorsport in the world, and the series has crowned 66 champions over the years. The legacies of its top drivers are hotly debated, but now science has given us the greatest F1 driver of all time. The post Revealed:...

 2016-05-27 19:46 

CNET

Alaska can't spell Hawaii, and this other state can't spell itself - CNET... +

In honor of the Scripps National Spelling Bee, Google Trends releases a map showing which word each state struggles to spell....

 2016-05-27 19:42 

Techdirt

The DMCA Should Not Be An All Purpose Tool For Taking Down Content; And It's Espeically Bad For Harassment... +

Remember not too long ago when some internet dude was saying that the best way to deal with harassment on the internet was to basically create a DMCA for harassment, where people could issue takedowns? And remember how we pointed out that this would make ...

 2016-05-27 19:40 

Digital Trends

15 best Nexus 6P cases to protect and style your Google phone... +

The world is filled with cracked and scuffed smartphones, but your new Nexus doesn't have to be one of them. Peruse our lineup of the best Nexus 6P cases if you're in need of a little style or protection. The post 15 best Nexus 6P cases to protect and sty...

 2016-05-27 19:40 

Gizmodo

Apple's Amazon Echo Competitor Sounds Goddamned Terrifying... +

Earlier this week The Information reported that Apple is making a smart hub to compete with the very cool Amazon Echo and recently announced Google Home. This is not shocking. Consumer technology companies new favorite thing is to get their remarkably wel...

 2016-05-27 19:39 

Digital Trends

From grillbots to solar stoves, 10 gadgets thatll crown you king of BBQ season... +

Now that grilling season is almost upon us, we took some time to round up the best BBQ tech gadgets to help you conquer your next cookout. From helping you keep your gear clean to just really awesome ways to light stuff on fire, we've got you covered. The...

 2016-05-27 19:39 

Digital Trends

HP's unannounced Omen X product is a developer kit for a backpack-based PC for VR... +

In addition to revealing new Omen products, HP is working on an Omen X product that's essentially a desktop PC you can wear on your back that supports VR headsets. There's no street date for this mobile PC, but the company plans to start offering demos ne...

 2016-05-27 19:37 

The Register

Feinstein-Burr's bonkers backdoor crypto law is dead in the water... +

US senators' bill won't make it to the floor of Congress A proposed piece of US legislation that would have required American tech companies to cripple the encryption in their products is dead in the water.…...

 2016-05-27 19:37 

CNET

Digital bootstrapping: Hyundai releases DIY update kit for Android Auto and Apple CarPlay - Roadshow... +

You can still have it done at the dealership if you're not comfortable upgrading your own car, but there will be an installation fee....

 2016-05-27 19:36 

Gizmag

Newly-discovered "red geyser" galaxies may be responsible for galactic warming ... +

An international team of scientists may have discovered the key to a phenomena known as "galactic warming," which is thought to be responsible for a dramatic drop-off in star production on galactic scales. Prior to the study, the cause of the warming was ...

 2016-05-27 19:33 

Nextgov

Video: Google's Plan to Kill the Password with a 'Trust Score'... +

No more using \...

 2016-05-27 19:32 

Gizmag

This is what it sounds like when protons collide ... +

When you think about it, the particles being slammed into each other at the Large Hadron Collider at the CERN facility in Switzerland are kind of like people in a mosh pit at a rock concert. But that's not the only thing the particle accelerator has in co...

 2016-05-27 19:30 

Engadget

The Public Access Weekly: Time of the preacher... +

This week something happened on Game of Thrones, and I cannot tell you what that thing is because I am two seasons behind (and I don't give out spoilers). But I can tell you that a picture of Hodor did indeed appear in the elevator of the Engadget o....

 2016-05-27 19:29 

Gizmag

New cancer treatment targets sick cells only ... +

Chemotherapy is the standard treatment for cancer but it also causes strong side effects and kills not only cancer cells, but healthy ones, too. In order to mitigate the damage this type of therapy causes to a person already ravaged by illness, a team of ...

 2016-05-27 19:26 

The Verge

Jawbone reportedly wants to sell its speaker business... +

Jawbone is trying to sell its speaker business, according to Fortune. It reportedly hopes to offload its Jambox speakers to another company because it views the speaker market as small and......

 2016-05-27 19:26 

Mashable

Here's what to do if you're worried about cellphones causing cancer... +

If you're worried about the recent study that suggests cellphone radiation may increase your risk of cancer, here are some things you can do....

 2016-05-27 19:26 

Mashable

Why is inputting emoji in messaging apps such a crappy experience?... +

Finding and entering emojis on iPhone is a crappy experience, but Apple could make it better with a simple fix....

 2016-05-27 19:26 

Mashable

We really want the Motorola Razr to make a comeback... +

This week MashTalk discusses the return of flip phones, Twitter's new changes and Xiaomi's Mi Drone....

 2016-05-27 19:26 

TechCrunch

Amazon puts Alexa in the browser with Echoism.io... +

Amazon has put Alexa, the voice-powered AI software found in the Echo, Dot, and Tap, right inside the browser with the launch of Echoism.io. After logging in.....

 2016-05-27 19:26 

Engadget

Banking service SWIFT adds new security plan following hacks... +

Banks use a service to send secure messages built by the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunications (SWIFT) to send financial transaction instructions. But recently it hasn't been so secure: Hackers stole $12 million from Ecuador ba...

 2016-05-27 19:24 

CNET

Verizon reaches tentative deal to end employee strike - CNET... +

The dispute had gotten so bad the Labor Department had to step in to help with the talks....

 2016-05-27 19:22 

CNET

Intel snaps up Itseez, a startup that helps your car see better - CNET... +

The acquisition of the computer vision specialist boosts Intel's push into the world of the Internet of Things and the self-driving vehicle market....

 2016-05-27 19:20 

Gizmodo

The Future Will Be Full of Lab Grown Meat... +

In 2013, the worlds first lab-grown burger was unveiled to the world. It carried a $330,000 price tag, and apparently, it wasnt all that tasty. But the scientists behind the idea have been hard at work, and artificial meat thats both cost-effective and pa...

 2016-05-27 19:19 

Digital Trends

Footlocker app lets you skip the reservation line with new Launch Locator feature... +

Following the lead of Nike and Adidas, sportswear retailer Foot Locker has updated its app with a new feature, Launch Locator, which allows people to reserve sneakers before they are released, eliminating the need to wait in line, The post Footlocker app...

 2016-05-27 19:18 

TechCrunch

Two-year, $25M study finds positive effect of cell phone radiation on some cancers in male rats... +

A major study conducted by the National Toxicology Program has found a slight, but significant, positive correlation between radio-frequency radiation.....

 2016-05-27 19:04 

Digital Trends

Harley-Davidson introduces its first new pro flat-track bike in 44 years... +

Harleys first new pro flat track bike in 44 years is radically different than its predecessor, the XR750, which debuted in 1972. The XG750R will make its first appearance at the X Games in Austin Texas next week. The post Harley-Davidson introduces its fi...

 2016-05-27 19:01 

TechCrunch

Copyright questions remain after Googles fair use victory... +

If you didn't already know the jury's decision in Oracle's long-running lawsuit against Google, you wouldn't have been able to guess it from looking at either.....

 2016-05-27 19:00 

CNET

Google begins beta testing its Trips traveling app - CNET... +

Google's upcoming Trips app will let users organize their reservations, find places of interest and explore the best restaurants....

 2016-05-27 18:58 

Digital Trends

Apple Stores run out of some AirPort routers; is a new version on the way?... +

Some Apple customers are reporting stock shortages for the Apple AirPort Extreme and Time Capsule wireless routers. It's only a few weeks until WWDC, which doesn't feel like a coincidence. The post Apple Stores run out of some AirPort routers; is a new v...

 2016-05-27 18:54 

Digital Trends

Sony sells Vegas Pro, Movie Studio video production software to Magix... +

Sony announced it is selling off nearly all of its Sony Creative Software programs to Magix, a German software company that specializes in audio and video editing. The sale includes Vegas Pro and Movie Studio, but not the new Catalyst program. The post So...

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