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 2018-06-24 20:00 

Hackaday

LoRa With The ESP32...

If you are interested in deploying LoRa -- the low power long-range wireless technology -- you might enjoy [Rui Santos'] project and video about using the ESP32 with the Arduino IDE to implement LoRa.......

 2018-06-24 19:35 

Gizmodo

AT&T Employees Reportedly Encouraged to Use Unethical Sales Tactics to Drive Up DirecTV Now Subscriptions...

Former AT&T employees are blowing the whistle on the company, accusing higher-ups at the telecommunications giant of pushing its sales team to aggressively sign up customers for its streaming service DirecTV Now, leading to consumers paying for unexpected...

 2018-06-24 19:31 

Engadget

VW electric racer smashes Pikes Peak's overall record...

VW may have been overly cautious when it hoped to beat Pikes Peak's electric vehicle record with its purpose-built racer. Official lap time data has confirmed that Romain Dumas' I.D. R Pikes Peak made it up the legendary hill in just over 7 minute...

 2018-06-24 19:10 

VentureBeat

GungHo aims for broader audience with Ninjala bubble gum game...

GungHo Online Entertainment has been printing money with its Puzzle & Dragons mobile game in Japan. But the Tokyo company is trying different strategies to make its games more popular on the gl......

 2018-06-24 19:00 

CNET

World Cup 2018 memes: England wins, fans say 'it's coming home'...

Overjoyed Three Lions fans are ready to claim that trophy, while some point out England hasn't faced any tough competition....

 2018-06-24 19:00 

Techdirt

Funniest/Most Insightful Comments Of The Week At Techdirt...

This week, our first place winner on the insightful side is Thad , responding to the tired line from apologists for Trump's immigration atrocities that there would be no problem if immigrants followed the law : The families the Trump Administration ha...

 2018-06-24 18:46 

Mashable

Senegal's team easily has the best dance moves of the World Cup...

If you haven't yet landed on who to root for during the World Cup, you should seriously consider getting behind Senegal. Sure, the men of the Senegalese team have made headlines for their incredible performances during round one of the tournament. But...

 2018-06-24 18:42 

BGR

Volvo is making a true 'Autopilot' that'll let you eat, sleep, or watch movies coming in 3 years...

Self-driving cars have gone from DARPA project to roaming our streets much faster than anyone predicted, but if you bring the topic up with a grouchy truck nuts-owning uncle, the response is probab......

 2018-06-24 18:30 

Gizmodo

Rat Dies Doing What It Loved: Breaking Into an ATM and Gorging Itself on Nearly $18,000 in Cash...

There's that old adage about dogs chasing cars, not knowing what they'd do if they caught one. Well, a rat in Assam state, India knew exactly what it wanted to do when it broke into an ATM earlier this month, and that was feasting on money until i...

 2018-06-24 18:01 

Engadget

Tesla will charge for 'premium' internet on new cars starting July 1st...

Ever since Tesla started offering cellular data access in its cars, there's been the implication that it would eventually charge for service. In 2014, it indicated that would start charging in 2018. Four years later, that moment is at hand... altho......

 2018-06-24 17:57 

Mashable

'The Office' just reinvented the ABCs...

It's been five long years since The Office finale, but thankfully its supporters have ensured that the show will live on forever. Twitter user @The_life_of_ACE is the latest fan to continue the show's legacy in the best way possible: by splicing u...

 2018-06-24 17:39 

Digital Trends

Researcher claims to bypass iPhone security limits, but may have spoken too soon...

For a brief moment, it seemed as though a security researcher had found a way to get past the security limits on iPhones and iPads by entering an infinite number of passcodes in order to hack into a device. Apple has disputed that claim. The post Research...

 2018-06-24 17:31 

Digital Trends

The Purple PowerBase adjustable bed frame lets you rest and work in comfort...

While the idea of having a robot in the bedroom may seem odd, when that robot comes in the form of a powerful PowerBase for your bed, all that machination and automation really comes in handy. Meet the Purple PowerBase. The post The Purple PowerBase adjus...

 2018-06-24 17:30 

Gizmodo

Survey: Most Americans Remain Unwilling to Let a Robot Into Their Home Yet...

For decades, humans have dreamed of wasting away in their own decadence while armies of robots do everything for them. Yet it turns out that now idle daydreaming is slowly giving way to reality, people are a bit uncomfortable....

 2018-06-24 17:25 

VentureBeat

Hiring for the blockchain revolution: How to create an expert team...

As head of human resources for a rapidly-expanding company within the blockchain industry, I am constantly faced with a variety of challenges that are unlike any I've encountered in my nearly 10 ye......

 2018-06-24 17:25 

Mashable

Everything you need to know about Alison Ettel, aka 'Permit Patty'...

Another month, another phone-wielding woman from Oakland gone viral. In May, the world was introduced to " BBQ Becky ," an Oakland woman who called the police on two black men grilling without a permit. Now, we've found her successor in "P...

 2018-06-24 17:12 

Digital Trends

GoFundMe debuts Team Fundraising to let groups raise money for the same cause...

GoFundMe is capitalizing on the social aspect of its cause-based fundraising platform by launching GoFundMe Team Fundraising, a new initiative that lets multiple people raise money for a single entity. The post GoFundMe debuts Team Fundraising to let grou...

 2018-06-24 17:09 

CNET

Huge fireball lights up Russian skies...

A meteor smacked into the atmosphere in the early morning hours, reminding many of a far more powerful event....

 2018-06-24 17:05 

Digital Trends

The NookDesk offers three levels of workspace and one-touch adjustments...

Standing at your desk has never felt so roomy. The recently launched NookDesk is a power-adjustable height desk with a triple-level workspace to ensure that even the busiest of desks never feel cluttered The post The NookDesk offers three levels of worksp...

 2018-06-24 17:02 

Tech Times

You Can Now Share Snap Spectacles Videos In Non-Circular Format...

New video formats arrive on Snap Inc.'s hip Spectacles, allowing users to export their content to orientations other than a plain circle. The update is slowly rolling out to both iOS and Android users....

 2018-06-24 17:00 

Hackaday

An Artsy and Functional LED Filament Lamp...

Some projects end up being more objet d'art than objet d'utile, and we're fine with that -- hacks can be beautiful too. Some hacks manage both, though, like this study in silicon and gallium under gla......

 2018-06-24 17:00 

Digital Trends

The best new music this week: Kamasi Washington, Still Corners, and more...

Are you looking for the best new music? Each week, we scour the internet to find the most compelling new songs. On tap this week: Kamasi Washington, Still Corners, and Peter Cottontale. The post The best new music this week: Kamasi Washington, Still Corne...

 2018-06-24 16:57 

AP

Iran coach lambasts World Cup use of VAR on close calls...

SARANSK, Russia (AP) — Iran coach Carlos Queiroz lambasted what he said is the overuse of video review at the World Cup to overturn close and debatable calls instead of being limited to only correc......

 2018-06-24 16:56 

Digital Trends

Tesla's software update brings Summon, Wi-Fi, and more to Model 3 vehicles...

Tesla is updating its software once again, and Model 3 owners should be particularly pleased with these latest developments. With the update 2018.24, Model 3 cars are now capable of accessing the Autopilot Summon feature and more. The post Tesla's sof...

 2018-06-24 16:51 

Fox News

Julius Caesar had 'crazy bulge' on his head new 3D reconstruction shows...

Julius Caesar, the reviled and revered Roman Emperor, has gotten a new look, thanks to a recent 3D reconstruction of his face and head....

 2018-06-24 16:48 

Tom's Hardware

Cooler Master's RGB Twin Towers: The MasterAir MA620P...

Priced near the top of the budget for CPU cooling , the MA620P offers dual RGB fans and remarkably good looks. We find out if it has the performance to match....

 2018-06-24 16:45 

Gizmodo

Best-Selling Carbon Monoxide Detector Removed From Amazon and eBay Because It's Defective...

Amazon and eBay have removed several carbon monoxide detectors from their respective marketplaces after a recent investigation found the devices consistently failed to alert users when gas is present, putting peoples' lives at risk....

 2018-06-24 16:45 

Fox News

Hezbollah reportedly claims Facebook, Twitter have disabled their main accounts...

Lebanese militia and State Department-designated terrorist group Hezbollah said on Saturday that Facebook and Twitter had terminated its main accounts, according to the Times of Israel....

 2018-06-24 16:38 

Tech Times

Tularemia Confirmed In Dead Rabbit In Colorado, What's The Threat?...

A rabbit found in Colorado was confirmed to have died from tularemia. It is the first case of the disease in the state this year, and the first case of the disease in the county since 2015....

 2018-06-24 16:34 

Mashable

'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom' made $500 million before it even hit U.S. theaters...

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom was a half-billion dollar moneymaker before its U.S. release on Friday. It has an outside chance of hitting the $1 billion milestone by the end of next weekend. Not bad for a movie series about a Disney-style theme park buil...

 2018-06-24 16:32 

CNET

Volkswagen I.D. R EV demolishes overall Pikes Peak record...

The prototype electric race car beat the previous EV/overall record by TKTKTKT...

 2018-06-24 16:30 

The Next Web

How innovative design can help you capitalize when consumers 'misuse' your product...

Recently, my team and I helped a client brainstorm a new banking application for teenagers. But when we tested it on our target group, we quickly realized that the concept had a fundamental flaw. It seems that some teenagers nowadays share access to their...

 2018-06-24 16:30 

Engadget

What's the best blender for smoothies?...

By Lesley StocktonThis post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here.A thick and vel......

 2018-06-24 16:30 

PC Perspective

Summer Games Done Quick 2018 Has Begun!...

The twice-annual, week-long marathon of gaming speedruns has just begun . First up is a 30-minute pre-show at 12:30pm EDT with SpikeVegeta, feasel, Protomagicalgirl, darkman78, and JHobz. This is where they go over what they feel will be the highlights of...

 2018-06-24 16:29 

AP

Mandan schools work to get all students iPads...

MANDAN, N.D. (AP) — Mandan's school district has been shifting toward putting iPads into the hands of all students, even kindergartners....

 2018-06-24 16:00 

The Verge

Sphero bought a crowdfunded music tech company to expand its unlicensed toys...

Sphero acquired Specdrums, a crowdfunded company that uses rings to make music....

 2018-06-24 15:50 

Tech Times

Cruise Ship Stops In Alaska Due To A Gastrointestinal Illness Outbreak On-Board: CDC...

A cruise ship bound for Alaska had an extended dock at Juneau because of over 70 reports of an outbreak that's causing diarrhea and vomiting among crew and guests. Is it a case of a norovirus outbreak?...

 2018-06-24 15:35 

VentureBeat

Tencent drums up an audience for its mobile esports game in the west...

For the first time, Tencent, the world's largest game company, had a big presence at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), the big game trade show recently held in Los Angeles. The Shenzhen......

 2018-06-24 15:29 

TechRadar

Poland vs Colombia live stream: how to watch today's World Cup football online...

Live stream Poland vs Colombia as we approach the business end of the World Cup group stages....

 2018-06-24 15:22 

Tech Times

Microsoft Bing Visual Search Now Lets You Point Your Smartphone Camera At Something And Find It Online...

Microsoft's answer to Google Lens is Bing visual search, and it allows users to snap a photo of something and look for it online. Here's how it works and what you can do with it....

 2018-06-24 15:14 

CNET

Tom Holland reveals the next Spider-Man movie's title...

Looks like the web head is going Far From Home....

 2018-06-24 15:09 

Tech Times

Life Is Strange 2 Episode 1 Coming This September...

The sequel to 'Life Is Strange' is coming this September in a five-episode series. Story and gameplay are unclear, although choices one makes in 'The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit,' out June 26, will somehow affect 'Life Is Stra...

 2018-06-24 15:01 

GeekWire

Week in Review: Most popular stories on GeekWire for the week of June 17, 2018...

See the technology stories that people were reading on GeekWire for the week of June 17, 2018.... Read More...

 2018-06-24 15:00 

Android Central

PopSockets vs. Spigen Style Ring vs. Ringke Ring: Which grip is best?...

Sometimes you just need to get a grip on your phone.We can white-knuckle grip our phones all day while we carry them around, but let's face it: phones get slippery. Hands get sweaty. Sometimes we just need something a little easier to hold on to. Smar...

 2018-06-24 14:52 

Mashable

The World's Ugliest Dog contest crowns its latest, absolutely PRECIOUS winner...

All dogs are good dogs. But all dogs are not beautiful dogs (on the outside, at least). The World's Ugliest Dog competition brought its annual show to the Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds in California on Saturday night. And the precious angel you see picture...

 2018-06-24 14:50 

Engadget

DNA synthesis breakthrough could lead to faster medical discoveries...

For all of the advancements in genetic research, DNA synthesis hasn't changed much in over four decades. That could make it a serious obstacle to scientists who are otherwise racing to develop a new drug or understand the human body. It might final......

 2018-06-24 14:31 

BetaNews

Rachio launches smart 'Wireless Flow Meter' to detect sprinkler leaks...

When people think of a "smart home," they usually only consider devices inside the dwelling, such as thermostats, lights, and more. A home is more than just a house, however. Most homeowners will tell you that the overall property -- including the...

 2018-06-24 14:11 

Bleeping Computer

Changes in WebAssembly Could Render Meltdown and Spectre Browser Patches Useless...

Upcoming additions to the WebAssembly standard may render useless some of the mitigations put up at the browser level against Meltdown and Spectre attacks, according to John Bergbom, a security researcher at Forcepoint. [...]...

 2018-06-24 14:00 

Hackaday

Modular Robotics That Can Make Themselves Into Anything...

The greatest challenge of robotics is autonomy. Usually, this means cars that can drive themselves, a robotic vacuum that won't drive down the stairs, or a rover on Mars that can drive on Mars. This p......

 2018-06-24 14:00 

The Next Web

Get your email inbox under control with a lifetime of CleanEmail for under $45...

CleanEmail is an email manager that takes control and actually oversees your email flow automatically. Right now, you can enlist CleanEmail's services for life for a one-time $44.99 price, an over 80 percent savings, from TNW Deals....

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