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 2016-10-23 11:47 

Digital Trends

NASA plans to start a garbage fire in space on purpose... +

While starting a fire in space generally doesn't seem like a recommendable course of action, it's precisely what NASA is planning on doing with its Cygnus cargo spacecraft, which was recently sent into space. The post NASA plans to start a garbage fire in...

 2016-10-23 11:18 

Digital Trends

Amazons new Fire TV user interface looks pretty different, and pretty great... +

If you were in search of just one more reason to spend your weekend glued to your computer or television screen, here it is -- Amazon has just unveiled its new Fire TV user interface, and it'll make your viewing experience all the better. The post Amazon&...

 2016-10-23 11:03 

Digital Trends

All new Samsung smartphones in India will support 4G LTE... +

In a power move that hopes to catapult the fast-growing Southeast Asian nation into the modern mobile age, Samsung has announced that it will only be launching 4G supported smartphones in the burgeoning market The post All new Samsung smartphones in India...

 2016-10-23 11:03 


Cisco says it can cut live pirate video streams... +

It's relatively easy for content providers to take down pirated videos when they're uploaded to the web, but stopping live streams is another matter. Just ask anyone who has watched a bootleg stream for a pay-per-view boxing match or the Super B...

 2016-10-23 11:01 


WarWalking With The ESP8266... +

[Steve] needed a tool to diagnose and fix his friend's and family's WiFi. A laptop would do, but WiFi modules and tiny OLED displays are cheap now. His solution was to build a War Walker, a tiny handh......

 2016-10-23 10:55 


With 9B Mouths to Feed by 2050, We Have to Get Busy Now... +

Feeding the world of tomorrow is technologically feasible with existing tools (and some creative thinking). It'll just take some work. The post With 9B Mouths to Feed by 2050, We Have to Get Busy Now appeared first on WIRED....

 2016-10-23 10:53 


Review: Ambronite... +

Unlike other meal-in-a-pouch products, Ambronite is made from real food instead of processed supplements The post Review: Ambronite appeared first on WIRED....

 2016-10-23 10:15 

Digital Trends

Awesome tech you cant buy yet: Smelly locks, holograms, a hydration wearable... +

Check out our roundup of the coolest crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the web this week. You can't buy this stuff yet, but it sure is fun to gawk! The post Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: Smelly locks, holograms, a hydration ...

 2016-10-23 08:01 


How to Make a Human Crossbow... +

Say you have a team of French engineers, a lake in the summer, a wizened old machinist, and some gigantic bungee cords. What would you build? The answer is clear, a human-launching crossbow. (Video, a......

 2016-10-23 07:00 


Weengs, a shipping service for online sellers, picks up backing from LocalGlobe, Cherry, and Seedcamp... +

Weengs, a U.K. startup that has developed a shipping service for small retailers and online sellers that takes care of the hand and leg work (quite literally).....

 2016-10-23 05:40 


Doctors relax rules on letting babies watch screens... +

Ever since 1999, many pediatricians have clung to one main recommendation about kids and gadgets: you shouldn't show screens to any child under 2 years old. However, they've just loosened that once-firm policy. The American Academy of Pediatrics...

 2016-10-23 05:00 


Hackaday Prize Entry: The Fog The Cloud At Ground Level... +

I did not coin the phrase in this article's headline. It came, I believe, from an asinine press release I read years ago. It was a stupid phrase then, and it's a stupid phrase now, but the idea behind......

 2016-10-23 03:30 


AT&T will acquire Time Warner for $85.4B in content play... +

AT&T said it will acquire Time Warner for US$85.4 billion, reflecting a continuing trend for the consolidation of communications and media companies. The deal aims to combine content from Time Warner, which has a film studio and a vast library of ente...

 2016-10-23 02:57 

Digital Trends

Stop taking down the U.S. internet, WikiLeaks implores its supporters... +

In a message sent out via Twitter (one of the many internet sites affected by the attack on Dyn), WikiLeaks implored its "supporters" to stop attacking the web at large. "Mr. Assange is still alive and WikiLeaks is still publishing." The post ‘Stop ...

 2016-10-23 02:55 


White House initiative pushes for more tiny satellites... +

Miniature satellites are increasingly a big deal, and for good reasons: they're not only less expensive and easier to deploy than the giant satellites of old, but can cover wider areas. And the White House wants to give them a helping hand. It's...

 2016-10-23 02:18 


Internet of Things gets its zombie apocalypse, and this is just the beginning... +

The Internet of Things is under attack, and it might be time for some rules....

 2016-10-23 02:07 

Ars Technica

AT&T and Time Warner reveal merger to create ISP, TV, and media giant... +

$85 billion merger may face intense regulatory scrutiny at FCC and Justice Dept....

 2016-10-23 02:01 


Making A Cassette Mass Storage Interface... +

If you are of the generation who were lucky enough to use the first 8-bit home computers in your youth, you will be familiar with their use of cassette tapes as mass storage. Serial data would be conv......

 2016-10-23 01:50 


AT&T Is Buying Time Warner Because the Future is Google... +

AT&T has agreed to acquire media giant Time Warner. And one big reason is Google. The post AT&T Is Buying Time Warner Because the Future is Google appeared first on WIRED....

 2016-10-23 01:40 


Here's why AT&T bought Time Warner: Slowing phone growth... +

AT&T quietly releases its third-quarter results amid the splash of its mega-merger deal with Time Warner....

 2016-10-23 01:23 


Facebook censored a cartoon breast cancer awareness campaign... +

Facebook still has a thing or two to learn about what's considered acceptable in your timeline. The social network is catching flak after it briefly took down an ad for Cancerfonden's breast cancer awareness campaign that included cartoon repres...

 2016-10-23 01:00 


Adtech isnt dead, it just has a lot of dead weight... +

LUMAScapes map the constellations and clusters of the digital advertising universe. For many years, that universe, like our own, was ever-expanding. But also.....

 2016-10-23 00:31 

PC Magazine

AT&T to Acquire Time Warner for $85B... +

The boards of directors of both companies have approved the deal, but it must still pass muster with regulators....

 2016-10-23 00:16 


Augmented reality app to teach Australians beach safety... +

Pocket Patrol will help you spot a rip....

 2016-10-23 00:15 

Digital Trends

Everything you need to know about Ultra HD Blu-ray... +

Ultra HD Blu-ray discs and players will arrive later this year, just in time for the holidays. Here's everything you need to know to be prepared for one of the most significant advances in home entertainment we've seen in years. The post Everything you n...

 2016-10-23 00:02 


Confirmed: AT&T is buying Time Warner for $85.4B in cash and shares... +

After days of speculation, the deal is now official: AT&T is acquiring Time Warner for $85billion in a mix of cash and shares, paving the way for.....

 2016-10-22 23:51 


AT&T buys Time Warner in blockbuster $85.4B media deal... +

The telecom giant will shake up the media world buy scooping up one of the most coveted entertainment companies, home to HBO and "Game of Thrones."...

 2016-10-22 23:49 


AT&T to buy Time Warner for $85.4 billion... +

After no small amount of anticipation, it's official: AT&T has announced that it's acquiring Time Warner for the equivalent of $85.4 billion in cash and stock. The move gives one of the US' largest telecoms control over some of the ...

 2016-10-22 23:01 


Impressive Pi System Controls Large Office... +

A pile of Raspberry Pis isn't what would spring to mind for most people when building a system to control a large office, but most people aren't [Kamil Grski]. He decided to use Pis to run the offic......

 2016-10-22 22:27 


Facebook's Messenger app for Windows 10 now does calls... +

Facebook has quietly upgraded its Messenger app for Windows 10 with the ability to make voice and video calls, VentureBeat has discovered. No more leaving the app to ring up a friend through a browser. If that new-but-familiar phone or camera icon th......

 2016-10-22 22:20 


Oh Good, MIT Made an AI Nightmare Machine... +

If Elon Musk and Stephen Hawkings foreboding pronouncements about the dangers of Artificial Intelligence dont have you spooked enough, MIT has deliberately launched a project that is designed to make AI scary. Or, at least, to make scary images using deep...

 2016-10-22 22:12 

Digital Trends

Uber partners with Mexican online bank to offer debit card... +

Bank cards don't always support online payments in Mexico. Uber has therefore partnered with Bankaool, for its own Mastercard debit card. The Uber card can be used any place that accepts Mastercard and new users get their first Uber ride free. The post U...

 2016-10-22 21:55 

Digital Trends

Airbnb strikes back at prohibitive New York bill with federal lawsuit... +

With the law's official passage on Friday, owners listing on Airbnb for less than 30 days can be fined $1,000 for their first violation, $5,000 for their second, and $7,500 for the third and every violation thereafter. The post Airbnb strikes back at pro...

 2016-10-22 21:53 


AT&T to buy Time Warner in media-shaking $85.4B deal... +

The telecom giant will shake up the media world by acquiring one of the most coveted entertainment companies, home to HBO and "Game of Thrones."...

 2016-10-22 21:34 


Microsoft drafts NFL stars to defend Surface... +

Technically Incorrect: Patriots coach Bill Belichick said he's had it with the tablet. Microsoft turns to its bench....

 2016-10-22 20:58 


Apple's October 27th event is reportedly all about laptops... +

We hope you weren't expecting a new iMac or Mac Pro at Apple's "Hello Again" event... you might be disappointed. KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo (who has a mostly good track record for Apple rumors) now expects that the October 27t...

 2016-10-22 20:33 

Digital Trends

Alpines ICE combination speaker and cooler will get the party started and keep it going... +

Answer the call to outdoor party central with the Wrangler-sized PWD-CB1 Alpine In-Cooler Entertainment system. Call it Alpine ICE for short. The cooler/speaker combo plugs into your Jeep's 12-volt power outlet or other substantial power source. The post ...

 2016-10-22 20:24 


Wesley Snipes' Twitter Is an Oasis of Good In the Desert of Bad Internet... +

The internet can be a bad and scary place. Yesterday, we were offered a moment of reprieve when many websites went down, struck by a massive DDoS attack. But the internet is back today and everything is flowing just like it always has. An alt-right troll ...

 2016-10-22 20:15 

Digital Trends

Meet the Instagram phenom making art with a Game Boy Camera from 1998... +

As Game Boy Cameraman on Instagram, London photographer Jean-Jacques Calbayrac posts photos shot with an attachment for the retro game console. We chatted with him about his process, his motivation, and finding other people's 8-bit nudes. The post Meet th...

 2016-10-22 20:07 

Digital Trends

Walmart invests $50 million in Chinese online grocery and delivery company... +

To compete with Amazon, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is investing $50 million in Chinese online grocery and delivery company New Dada, the retail giant announced Friday. With the move, Walmart embeds itself in Chinas economy. The post Walmart invests $50 million ...

 2016-10-22 20:00 


Heading for a national healthcare wallet... +

Later this year, Anthem, Cigna, Aetna and Humana will all argue their respective mergers dont run afoul of antitrust laws. Aetna also announced it was.....

 2016-10-22 20:00 


Codebender Shuts Down... + was a cloud based IDE for Arduino development. It was made for hackers by a few fellows in Greece. Unfortunately, while they saw some serious success, they were never able to convert it ......

 2016-10-22 19:46 

Digital Trends

That day when an app saved a life... +

PulsePoint, a 911 system-connected app, alerted 41 CPR-trained citizens within 330 yards to respond to a man who collapsed after getting off his bike. The app, developed by a former fire department chief, has issued alerts for 13,000 cardiac events. The ...

 2016-10-22 19:30 


Six futuristic designs that will change public transportation... +

By Cat DiStasio As the world's urban centers grow, getting around them becomes increasingly difficult. In some cities, traffic is congested all day long and rush hour can last for several hours. Fortunately, there are a number of innovations in publ...

 2016-10-22 19:02 


AT&T Reaches $80 Billion Deal to Purchase Time Warner... +

AT&T will purchase Time Warner for over $80 billion, the Wall Street Journalreports Saturday afternoon. According to people familiar with the plans, the two companies will likely announce this as soon as Saturday night. AT&T will reportedly pay between $1...

 2016-10-22 19:00 


This Week In Techdirt History: October 16th - 22nd... +

Five Years Ago This week in 2011, an interesting copyright question was raised when Warner Bros. bought the movie rights to a story written in a Reddit comment thread, and subsequently stopped the author from continuing to use Reddit, even as it wasn't ...

 2016-10-22 18:57 

Digital Trends

DARPAs space debris tracking satellite finds a new owner and home in Australia... +

You frequently read about the sale of a car or a house, but it is not too often you hear about the transfer of a million dollar telescope. That's exactly what happened last week when DARPA turned over the Space Surveillance Telescope to the Air Force. The...

 2016-10-22 18:56 


Desperate Publishers Are Paying Celebrities to Post Their Articles on Facebook... +

It seems that some publishers have found a nice little loophole to avoid violating Facebooks terms of service for sponsored content. An entire industry has popped up around paying celebrities to share articles without indicating that the content is essent...

 2016-10-22 18:47 


Ready to take your music's sound to the next level? Get a top notch digital converter... +

The Audiophiliac lends an ear to the Arcam irDAC-II, and concludes it's more than the sum of its parts....

 2016-10-22 18:46 


Doctor Stranges science consultant talks about consciousness and the multiverse... +

Why does Doctor Strange need a science consultant? The Marvel Cinematic Universe isn't exactly known for its scientific accuracy, and with his psychedelic,.....

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