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ZDNet: Linux 'Takes The World' While Windows Dominates The Desktop  

ZDNet editor-in-chief Steve Ranger writes that desktop dominance is less important with today's cloud-based apps running independent of operating system, arguing that the desktop is now "just one computing platform among many." An anonymous reader quotes his report: Linux on the desktop has about a 2% market share today and is viewed by many as complicated and obscure. Meanwhile, Windows sails on serenely, currently running on 90% of PCs in use... That's probably OK because Linux won the smartp

2017-02-20 02:34:00
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Linux Kernel 4.10 Officially Released With Virtual GPU Support  

"Linus Torvalds announced today the general availability of the Linux 4.10 kernel series, which add a great number of improvements, new security features, and support for the newest hardware components," writes Softpedia. prisoninmate quotes their report: Linux kernel 4.10 has been in development for the past seven weeks, during which it received a total of seven Release Candidate snapshots that implemented all the changes that you'll soon be able to enjoy on your favorite Linux-based operating

2017-02-20 00:34:00
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Serious Computer Glitches Can Be Caused By Cosmic Rays  

The Los Alamos National Lab wrote in 2012 that "For over 20 years the military, the commercial aerospace industry, and the computer industry have known that high-energy neutrons streaming through our atmosphere can cause computer errors." Now an anonymous reader quotes Computerworld: When your computer crashes or phone freezes, don't be so quick to blame the manufacturer. Cosmic rays -- or rather the electrically charged particles they generate -- may be your real foe. While harmless to living

2017-02-19 23:34:00
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Google Discloses An Unpatched Windows Bug (Again)  

An anonymous reader writes: "For the second time in three months, Google engineers have disclosed a bug in the Windows OS without Microsoft having released a fix before Google's announcement," reports BleepingComputer. "The bug in question affects the Windows GDI (Graphics Device Interface) (gdi32.dll)..." According to Google, the issue allows an attacker to read the content of the user's memory using malicious EMF files. The bad news is that the EMF file can be hidden in other documents, such a

2017-02-19 22:34:00
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Ultrafast camera to improve vision of self-driving cars and drones   

To avoid accidents, self-driving cars and drones need to be able to quickly take in their surroundings even in extreme road conditions and bad weather, but conventional optical cameras aren't quite up to the job. To improve the vision of such vehicles, a team of engineers at the Nanyang Technological University Singapore (NTU Singapore), led by Assistant Professor Chen Shoushun, has developed an ultrafast, high-contrast smart camera that records the changes in light intensity between

2017-02-19 21:53:28
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Pokemon Go egg chart: Every Pokemon you can hatch from Generation 2  

Can't find that one Johto-region Pokemon you've been looking for in Pokemon Go running around in the wild? Maybe you can hatch it instead. As soon as the update rolled, Pokemon Go Hub began asking its visitors to submit their findings for Generation 2 egg hatches. It could be weeks until the list is finalized, but over the weekend, the site put together a graphic with its preliminary list of hatchable Gen 2 Pokemon. Go Hub has only included Pokemon on its egg hatches list that have been ...

2017-02-19 21:37:10
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Some Recyclers Give Up On Recycling Old Monitors And TVs  

An anonymous reader writes: "In many cases, your old TV isn't recycled at all and is instead abandoned in a warehouse somewhere, left for society to deal with sometime in the future," reports Motherboard, describing the problem of old cathode-ray televisions and computer monitors with "a net negative recycling value" (since their component parts don't cover the cost of dismantling them). An estimated 705 million CRT TVs were sold in the U.S. since 1980, and many now sit in television graveyar

2017-02-19 21:12:00
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Simon Optix turns your face into a board game video - CNET  

Match the glowing colors and try to look cool: Simon has just turned into a piece of wearable tech.

2017-02-19 20:41:30
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Pity the Chicken That Laid This Egg Inside an Egg  

This isn't a miraculous occurrence or a trick. But it is very rare. Read more...

2017-02-19 20:15:21
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Join the Sous-Vide Revolution With Instant Pot's Circulator, Now Just $89  

A whole bunch of you have bought Anova's excellent sous-vide circulators over the past few years, but today, you can get Instant Pot's new take on the product category for $89, an all-time low.Read more...

2017-02-19 19:42:42
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Self-Driving Car Speed Race Ends With A Crash  

An anonymous reader writes:On a professional track in Buenos Aires, fans watched the first Formula E auto race with self-driving electric cars. "Roborace's two test vehicles battled it out on the circuit at a reasonably quick 115MPH," reports Engadget, "but one of the cars crashed after it took a turn too aggressively. The racing league was quick to tout the safety advantages of crashing autonomous cars ('no drivers were harmed'), but it's clear that the tech is still rough around the edges." El

2017-02-19 19:38:00
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DJI Mavic Pro Fly More Unboxing!  

The Mavic Pro is DJI's smallest drone ever, but it's packing all of the features of the Phantom 4!

2017-02-19 19:09:08
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Krebs: 'Men Who Sent SWAT Team, Heroin to My Home Sentenced'  

An anonymous reader quotes KrebsOnSecurity: On Thursday, a Ukrainian man who hatched a plan in 2013 to send heroin to my home and then call the cops when the drugs arrived was sentenced to 41 months in prison for unrelated cybercrime charges. Separately, a 19-year-old American who admitted to being part of a hacker group that sent a heavily-armed police force to my home in 2013 was sentenced to three years probation. Sergey Vovnenko, a.k.a. "Fly," "Flycracker" and "MUXACC1," pleaded guilty

2017-02-19 18:34:00
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The Most Amazing Marvel Figures Seen at Toy Fair This Year  

Hasbro revealed a ton of new Marvel toys at Toy Fair this year—covering everything from the Marvel Cinematic Universe, to comic book favorites. The thing I might be most excited by however is this A-Force six pack, but with both Monica Rambeau and Elsa Bloodstone, it might as well be the Nextwave figure set of my…Read more...

2017-02-19 18:21:13
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Hologram Barbie is your new personal assistant video - CNET  

This animated Barbie lives in a box on your nightstand, dancing to music and awaiting your commands. Mattel gives a preview at the New York Toy Fair.

2017-02-19 17:47:30
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NBA head: Player's flat Earth tease was commentary on fake news - CNET  

Commentary: Before the NBA All-Star Game, Adam Silver explains what he believes Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving was doing by suggesting the Earth is flat.

2017-02-19 17:39:48
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New Free O'Reilly Ebook: 'Open Source In Brazil'  

An anonymous reader writes: Andy Oram, who's been an editor at O'Reilly since 1992, has written a new free report about how open source software is everywhere in Brazil. The country's IT industry is booming in Brazil -- still Latin America's most vibrant economy -- with open source software popular in both startups and in cloud infrastructure. Oram attributes this partly to the government's support of open source software, which over the last 15 years has built public awareness about its power a

2017-02-19 17:34:00
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Used Cars Can Still Be Controlled By Their Previous Owners' Apps  

An IBM security researcher recently discovered something interesting about smart cars. An anonymous reader quotes CNN: Charles Henderson sold his car several years ago, but he still knows exactly where it is, and can control it from his phone... "The car is really smart, but it's not smart enough to know who its owner is, so it's not smart enough to know it's been resold," Henderson told CNNTech. "There's nothing on the dashboard that tells you 'the following people have access to the car.'" Th

2017-02-19 16:34:00
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A Source Code Typo Allowed An Attacker To Steal $592,000 In Cryptocurrency  

An anonymous reader writes: "A typo in the Zerocoin source code allowed an attacker to steal 370,000 Zerocoin, which is about $592,000 at today's price," reports BleepingComputer. According to the Zcoin team, one extra character left inside Zerocoin's source code was the cause of the bug. The hacker exploited the bugs for weeks, by initiating a transaction and receiving the money many times over. "According to the Zcoin team, the attacker (or attackers) was very sophisticated and took great

2017-02-19 15:34:00
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When less is more  

 Money doesn’t necessarily mean freedom. Yet the ability to maneuver in response to business challenges is the one thing a startup founder needs most. Some of these decisions are minor; others are existential. As grueling as it can be to make a call on the hard decisions, it’s much worse to be unable to make a key decision at all. Read More

2017-02-19 15:19:22
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Review: 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS550 – new name, same muscular SUV   

With a massive 4.6-liter V8 that outputs 449 horsepower and 516 foot pounds of torque (335 kW, 700 Nm), the 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS550 is a beast of a sport utility. Signature Mercedes good looks and sports car-like driving mark this SUV out from the rest... Continue Reading Review: 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS550 - new name, same muscular SUV Category: Automotive Tags: SUV Luxury Mercedes Mercedes-Benz Related...

2017-02-19 15:08:32
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Alaska Gets 'Artificial Aurora' As HAARP Antenna Array Listens Again  

Freshly Exhumed quotes Hackaday: The famous HAARP antenna array is to be brought back into service for experiments by the University of Alaska. Built in the 1990s for the US Air Force's High Frequency Active Auroral Research Program, the array is a 40-acre site containing a phased array of 180 high-frequency antennas and their associated high-power transmitters. Its purpose is to conduct research on charged particles in the upper atmosphere, but that hasn't stopped an array of bizarre conspirac

2017-02-19 14:34:00
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Watch Today's Historic SpaceX Rocket Launch and First-Stage Landing [Updated]  

Update 2/19/17 10:01 a.m. : SpaceX had a smooth as silk launch this morning. The first stage of the Falcon 9 rocket successfully landed at Landing Zone 1. And the Dragon cargo capsule is on its way to the International Space Station where it will be captured by the crew on Wednesday morning. You can watch it all in…Read more...

2017-02-19 12:36:11
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Fans Choose A New Football Team's Plays With Their Smartphones  

A new arena-league football team plays on a 50-yard field and uses a mobile app that allows fans to vote on the team's next play. An anonymous reader writes: Slate describes a receiver tackled for a short gain after the audience instructed the quarterback to throw a quick pass -- as "shouts and cheers exploded from the stands, with phones raised triumphantly in the air." The quarterback is informed of the chosen plays through an earphone in his helmet, and after one touchdown, one of the play

2017-02-19 12:34:00
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Razer Blade Stealth review: The MacBook Pro that Apple should have made  

Up until last fall, the formula for Apple's MacBook Pro was well known and well loved: a 13-inch, aluminum unibody laptop with oodles of power, a great screen and enough ports for 98% of everyone who would call themselves a "pro." With the most recent update, Apple decided to go with a far more courageous design. The unibody stayed, as did the size, but a lot of other things changed. All the ports vanished, replaced with four USB-C ports and a fistful of dongles. A discrete graphics card didn't

2017-02-19 12:14:34
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Use Workflow 1.7 for iPhone to quickly save notes and images  

The latest update to automation app Workflow 1.7 latest update makes it simpler to get started and better to streamline multi-app user processes. AppleInsider walks you through setting up your first workflow, and tailoring it specifically to what you need.

2017-02-19 12:01:25
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Explosive blog post details 'abhorrent' sexism at Uber  

In a blog post published Sunday, former Uber engineer Susan Fowler Riggetti details her experiences working for the company. Sadly, given she's a female engineer working at a thrusting, big-name Silicon Valley startup, the experiences are exactly what you'd expect. In the post, Riggetti details numerous instances of overt sexist behaviour. She reportedly sent evidence, including email and chat logs to HR, but ran into a brick wall multiple times. In the end, she says that her attempts to qu

2017-02-19 11:51:46
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First Self-Driving Car Race On a Pro Track Ends With a Crash  

Those in attendance at the Formula E Buenos Aires ePrix witnessed history yesterday. Roborace debuted what's being billed as the first competitive race between self-driving cars on a professional Formula E track. How'd it go? Great! Or, it was at least great for the winning car.Read more...

2017-02-19 11:48:24
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LG Watch Style vs. Samsung Gear S3   

The LG Watch Style is a brand-new, fairly minimal wearable that's relatively small as far as smartwatches go. How does it fare next to the big, bedecked Samsung Gear S3 in a spec-by-spec comparison?.. Continue Reading LG Watch Style vs. Samsung Gear S3 Category: Smartwatches Tags: Samsung Gear S3 Product Comparison Wearable LG Watch Style Related Articles: LG Watch Style vs.

2017-02-19 10:46:42
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Falcon 9 rocket blasts off from historic launch pad   

The present and the past mixed today as SpaceX's Falcon 9 blasted off for the International Space Station (ISS) from the same launch pad used by the Apollo 11 mission. At 9:38 am EST, the CRS-10 mission lifted off from Launch Complex 39A at the Kennedy Space Center, Florida, carrying an unmanned Dragon cargo ship loaded with about 5,000 lb (2,270 kg) of supplies for the orbital laboratory. This is the second successful Falcon 9 launch since it re-entered service on January 14 after a

2017-02-19 10:45:35
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​Amazon lowers minimum for free shipping to $35 - CNET  

The retail giant matches Walmart by offering free two-day shipping to shoppers who spend more than $35. The threshold used to be $49.

2017-02-19 10:45:25
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Ex-Uber Engineer Says the Company Has a Culture of Sexual Harassment  

Uber is not known for treating its drivers particularly well, but it gets worse: According to allegations from an ex-engineer Susan J. Fowler, the ridesharing app has a culture of misogyny, and threatened to fire her after she reported sexual harassment. Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has already responded to the…Read more...

2017-02-19 10:17:52
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​This $100 Nerf Rival Nemesis MXVII-10K is a foam-ball menace - CNET  

Automatic firing, battery-powered, and absurdly unnecessary

2017-02-19 10:11:32
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Watch SpaceX's second attempt for its ISS resupply mission live right here  

 Update: Success all around for today’s SpaceX mission! Sunday seems like a fine day to launch a rocket into space. Yesterday, SpaceX rescheduled the CRS-10 mission. There was an issue with the the positioning of an engine nozzle that’s responsible for steering the rocket. At 9:39 AM ET (6:30 AM PT), SpaceX is set to launch its Falcon 9 rocket for good this time. The company just… Read More

2017-02-19 09:44:35
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Netflix’s Marvel Heroes Are Coming out in Action Figure Form  

Marvel and Netflix have been pretty successful with their collaborations so far. Daredevil, Jessica Jones, and Luke Cage were all pretty great, even with their flaws. John Bernthal was a solid Punisher in the second season […] The post Netflix’s Marvel Heroes Are Coming out in Action Figure Form appeared first on Geek.com.

2017-02-19 09:05:25
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Scientists Protest, Plan to Fight Back Against Trump in Boston  

BOSTON— American scientists share the same desires and needs as the rest of us. They're just folks whose job description includes proving hypotheses and establishing facts based on collecting evidence. After eight years of a government that respected the importance of their work, the incoming administration has proven…Read more...

2017-02-19 08:46:43
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Techdirt Asks Judge To Dismiss Another Lawsuit By That Guy Who Didn't Invent Email  

Three months ago Shiva Ayyadurai won a $750,000 settlement from Gawker (after they'd already gone bankrupt). He'd argued Gawker defamed him by mocking Ayyadurai's claim he'd invented email, and now he's also suing Techdirt founder Michael Masnick -- who is not bankrupt, and is fighting back. Long-time Slashdot reader walterbyrd quotes Ars Technica: In his motion, Masnick claims that Ayyadurai "is seeking to use the muzzle of a defamation action to silence those who question his claim to histori

2017-02-19 08:34:00
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Here's everything you need to becoming a certified ethical hacker  

Increased concern for cybersecurity means that ethical hackers are in huge demand from companies and organizations looking to improve their network's security. The Computer Hacker Professional Certification Package can help you land a high-paying job as an ethical hacker for $59. This package includes over 60 hours of content and will train you towards vaunted certification exams including, Certified Ethical Hacker, Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator, Certified Information Security Manag...

2017-02-19 08:14:28
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The renter's guide to smart-home tech - CNET  

Don't let not owning a home stop you from taking advantage of smart-home tech.

2017-02-19 08:14:14
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Why is Android Studio still such a gruesome embarrassment?  

 About twice a year, I get involved in a project that requires me to do some Android development; so, about twice a year, I re-launch Google’s so-called integrated development environment, Android Studio, with fingers crossed; …and twice a year I find myself wincing with bitter disappointment, as I rediscover that it still has all the elegant, intuitive simplicity of a Rube… Read More

2017-02-19 08:06:36
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The next iPhone could have a bigger display and more battery  

 While the iPhone 8 isn’t going to be announced until September, this week has been packed with rumors on the upcoming device. And it looks like the display is going to be the main star of the show. Rumor has it that Apple is going to announce three new devices — two new versions of the iPhone 7 and the iPhone 7 Plus, and a new high-end device that could cost more than $1,000. And… Read More

2017-02-19 07:51:45
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Bandai Makes Star Wars and Marvel so Much Cooler with Samurai  

Bandai’s best known for Power Rangers and working with Namco on video games in the West, but in Japan it’s one of the biggest names for collector’s action figures and statues. Tamashii Nations is […] The post Bandai Makes Star Wars and Marvel so Much Cooler with Samurai appeared first on Geek.com.

2017-02-19 07:45:23
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J. Jonah Jameson Cleans Up the Daily Planet in Hilarious Mash-Up Video  

Superheroes really like working for the same newspapers that cover their (mis)deeds, which is basically the worst conflict of interest since, well, insert latest NYT headline here. Luckily, we can always count on J. Jonah Jameson to maintain the fourth estate's integrity... even against the most powerful alien in the…Read more...

2017-02-19 07:40:37
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​Lego BrickHeadz Batman and Robin go for collectible superfans (unboxed) - CNET  

Lego's bigger-than-minifigure figures are focused on big characters at small scale.

2017-02-19 07:38:35
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All Hail Trypticon, Giant Dinosaur Transformer!  

Grimlock, Grimlock, Grimlock! That big dumb t-rex Transformer is all anyone thinks of when they think about Dinobots. He isn’t the biggest or strongest dinosaur Transformer by a long shot. That title goes […] The post All Hail Trypticon, Giant Dinosaur Transformer! appeared first on Geek.com.

2017-02-19 07:18:52
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Star Wars Rebels Ended With a Bit of a Bombshell This Week  

Star Wars Rebels has never shied away from emotion—and the latest episode, Legacy of Mandalore, offers up an extra-large serving. It puts us smack in the middle of a rare Star Wars conflict, a mother versus daughter, then hits us with a very big shake-up.Read more...

2017-02-19 07:10:19
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This futuristic ATM means you'll never have to go into a bank again  

Fifty years ago, the ATM was one of the first robots to start down the long path of stealing jobs. Even the name -- Automated Teller Machine -- shows that it was explicitly designed to put bank tellers out of a job. ATMs have become far more sophisticated since their introduction, but their main function of dispensing cash hasn't really changed. So, for ATMs themselves to remain relevant as banks increasingly go online, there needs to be change. NCR, a company you likely haven't heard of b

2017-02-19 07:07:11
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Some Good News About the Worst Mass Extinction in Earth's History  

If the fact that the Earth is careening toward a sixth mass extinction event makes you uncomfortable, good news: it turns out, the biosphere may have rebounded "quickly" after the worst mass extinction in history. That, at least, is the implication of one remarkable fossil assemblage formed less than 2 million years…Read more...

2017-02-19 07:01:58
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How Previous Owners Can Potentially Still Access Their Cars Long After They've Sold Them  

As technology further integrates into the car industry, doing things from the car continues to get easier. You can have Volvo drop off packages, talk to Amazon's Alexa and all sorts of things. But technology can also allow people to access cars long after they've sold them, which is enough to leave any buyer…Read more...

2017-02-19 07:01:02
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Google is finally taking fitness seriously with Android Wear 2.0 - CNET  

It won't replace a Fitbit, but there is still a lot it does well.

2017-02-19 06:45:28
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Watch German Typhoons Intercept A Boeing 777 That Lost Contact With The Airport  

I can imagine quite a few horror scenarios onboard an airplane. Looking outside your window and seeing fighter jets is definitely at the very top of that list. That was the reality this week for passengers aboard an Indian Jet Airways flight bound for London that lost contact with air traffic controllers in Cologne,…Read more...

2017-02-19 06:42:12
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How mobile technology is transforming lives in rural India  

 Deep in a rural village in India outside the city of Jhansi, children play on dirt roads where goats and cows roam. The humble and colorful homes have mud floors, and women collect drinking water from wells. All the sights and sounds are quintessential aspects of the region, with the exception of one feature — the use of smartphones to save lives. Read More

2017-02-19 06:39:26
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Apple reportedly snaps up Israeli facial recognition company RealFace for $2 million  

Adding weight to the rumors circulating about a future iPhone boasting facial recognition, reports claim that Apple has purchased RealFace -- a machine learning company specializing in the technology.

2017-02-19 06:20:54
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Hasbro's 40th Anniversary Star Wars Figures Are an Amazing Throwback  

The very first Star Wars movie turns 40 in 2017—as are, practically, the toys that have long been intertwined with the franchise. To celebrate 40 years in the galaxy far, far away, Hasbro are breaking out the weaponized nostalgia with an homage to the classic Kenner era of Star Wars toys.Read more...

2017-02-19 06:17:34
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Behind the scenes of the most thrilling nature video of all time  

Even if you've never watched a full episode of the Planet Earth series, you've probably still seen one specific scene from an episode of Planet Earth II. Back in November of 2016, Planet Earth II hit the airwaves in the UK and brought with it a truly epic action sequence that seemed too crazy to believe. A life and death battle between a juvenile iguana and an army of snakes captivated the internet and became a viral sensation almost instantly. Now, thanks to Vox, we know the inside story of...

2017-02-19 06:03:26
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Snap ad exec Sriram Krishnan leaves, but not why you think  

 Flying from SF to LA every week sucks, and so Sriram Krishnan is leaving a big financial opportunity at Snap to ditch the commute. The former Facebook Audience Network executive spent the last year running Snap’s Ads API and platform, and now he’s leaving. The move was reported in Recode today, saying “The timing here isn’t great for Snap”. But that immediately… Read More

2017-02-19 05:49:26
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Smart City Tech Would Make Military Bases Safer  

Opinion: A retired Naval commander explains how sensors and data analysis could make military bases safer and more efficient. The post Smart City Tech Would Make Military Bases Safer appeared first on WIRED.

2017-02-19 05:45:30
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Dancing baby Groot toy is back and it's grown legs - CNET  

Meet the Big Mouth Billy Bass of 2017: Hasbro's 'Guardians of the Galaxy 2'-ready dancing toy is made to annoy your office.

2017-02-19 05:36:24
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Your smart apartment doesn't need to piss off your landlord video - CNET  

There are plenty of ways to smarten your apartment up without losing your security deposit. We'll show you how to get started.

2017-02-19 05:20:30
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Apple's BeatsX headphones are just the right fit video - CNET  

These AirPod alternatives make great fitness companions you can comfortably wear around your neck all day.

2017-02-19 04:35:37
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Slashdot Asks: Are Remote Software Teams More Productive?  

A recruiter with 20 years of experience recently reported on the research into whether remote software teams perform better. One study of 10,000 coding sessions concluded it takes 10-15 minutes for a programmer to resume work after an interruption. Another study actually suggests unsupervised workers are more productive, and the founders of the collaboration tool Basecamp argue the bigger danger is burnout when motivated employees overwork themselves. mikeatTB shares his favorite part of the art

2017-02-19 04:34:00
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Trump refers to nonexistent Swedish incident, internet's jaw drops - CNET  

Commentary: In Sweden, they're frantically seeking a supposed major incident that happened there. No Swede knows about it, but the US president does.

2017-02-19 04:21:14
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While You Were Offline: One Trump Press Conference to Rule Them All  

A whole week's worth of news happened, but a 77-minute Trump press conference is all Twitter could talk about. The post While You Were Offline: One Trump Press Conference to Rule Them All appeared first on WIRED.

2017-02-19 04:13:09
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Who's yer daddy? James Earl Jones back as Mufasa of 'Lion King' - CNET  

Fans just can't wait for the actor with the booming voice to return to Pride Rock in the upcoming remake.

2017-02-19 04:07:57
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Review: BeatsX Wireless Headphones  

Apple's $150 wireless earbuds are as comfy as your mama's couch, but the sound could be better. The post Review: BeatsX Wireless Headphones appeared first on WIRED.

2017-02-19 03:42:50
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SpaceX successfully lands its first-stage Falcon 9 rocket at Cape Canaveral  

 Success all around for today’s SpaceX mission. The company successfully launched a Dragon spacecraft that is on its way to the International Space Station. SpaceX also successfully landed the first stage of its Falcon 9 rocket at Cape Canaveral. The weather was cloudy but it looks like it wasn’t enough to stop SpaceX from launching a rocket. At 9:39 ET, the Falcon 9 took off from… Read More

2017-02-19 03:37:35
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Dancing baby Groot toy is back and it's grown legs - CNET  

Meet the Big Mouth Billy Bass of 2017: Hasbro's Guardians of the Galaxy 2-ready dancing toy is made to annoy your office.

2017-02-19 03:15:40
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Linxup lets you track any car, anywhere in the country  

Looking for an affordable fleet tracking solution for you small business? Or maybe you just want to keep track of your kids and make sure that you can pinpoint their locations anytime at the drop of a hat. In either case, the Linxup OBD GPS Tracker with Real Time 3G GPS Tracking is the way to go. This tiny box plugs into the standard OBD port on any car, van or truck and uses a combination of GPS and cellular tracking to pinpoint a vehicle's location anywhere in the country. You can also set geo

2017-02-19 03:12:25
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This Trump mask uses voice recognition, bigly video - CNET  

Toy maker Redwood Ventures puts a high-tech spin on a costume mask of the president. The Trumpism Randomizer Mask makes its huge debut in front of New York's Trump Tower.

2017-02-19 03:11:28
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​You can go Star-Lord or Star Wars with Hasbro's new helmet gear - CNET  

Guardians of the Galaxy and Star Wars helmets arriving this fall feel like the real deal for grown-up role play.

2017-02-19 02:48:04
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Teddy Ruxpin returns with wild new eyes video - CNET  

Animated LCD screen eyes give the iconic storytelling bear new life, but he still sounds the same as he did over 30 years ago.

2017-02-19 02:47:41
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This Giant BB-8 Toy That Follows You Like a Puppy Might Be the Ideal Robotic Pet  

In March of 2014, Sony announced it would stop supporting its impressive line of AIBO robot dogs, leaving many owners heartbroken. Countless toy companies have tried to create similarly capable robot pets since AIBO's demise, but they've all been a disappointment—until now. Despite being a Star Wars toy, Spin…Read more...

2017-02-19 02:41:07
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Web Comic 'Pokey The Penguin' Celebrates Its 19th Anniversary  

It's one of the longest-running comics on the internet. (Slashdot is approaching its 20th anniversary, and in its first year ran two stories about Pokey.) Open source developer Steve Havelka of Portland, Oregon created the truly bizarre strip back in 1998 -- one legend says it was originally a parody of another comic drawn with Microsoft Paint -- and he's since sporadically cranked out 637 strips. Since 2010 he's also been publishing the cartoons in printed books, and this year launched an e

2017-02-19 02:34:00
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You can now fly a toy drone with just hand gestures - CNET  

The Aura quadcopter ditches a traditional stick controller or smartphone for a glove that lets you fly with a wave of your hand.

2017-02-19 02:32:13
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The Former Secretary of Defense Outlines the Future of Warfare  

The former Secretary of Defense built a bridge between tech and the Pentagon. Here, he talks about its importance in an uncertain time. The post The Former Secretary of Defense Outlines the Future of Warfare appeared first on WIRED.

2017-02-19 02:23:26
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Hasbro's getting your kids to code with princess robots and puppies video - CNET  

Hasbro's new coding robot toys include Belle from "Beauty and the Beast" and a new FurReal Maker puppy. Both are app-controlled and programmable.

2017-02-19 02:20:24
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Transformers Monopoly Is a Work of Art You Can Actually Hang on a Wall  

You can find a copy of Monopoly tailored to almost any interest, hobby, or pop culture property. The most popular board game in the world has been endlessly licensed, but this magnificent Transformers version from Winning Solutions raises the bar all the way to Cybertron.Read more...

2017-02-19 02:18:15
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​Apple reportedly nabs Israeli facial recognition startup - CNET  

With RealFace's technology, users are authenticated by simply showing their mugs. Perhaps Apple will use it in an upcoming iPhone.

2017-02-19 02:02:53
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Old-Guard Archivists Keep Federal Data Safer Than You Think  

Long before Trump, open government and open data evangelists had been preserving all kinds of data collected and stored by the government. The post Old-Guard Archivists Keep Federal Data Safer Than You Think appeared first on WIRED.

2017-02-19 01:55:26
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Sony's Old-As-Dirt (But Still Great) MDRV6 Headphones Are Back On Sale  

Sony's MDRV6 Studio Monitor Headphones are some of the oldest (25 years old!) still-relevant headphones on the market, and have always been one of the best values in the space. In fact, they were one of our readers' five favorite headphones period in a Kinja Co-Op earlier this month. Read more...

2017-02-19 01:52:10
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All the coolest, craziest stuff we found at New York Toy Fair - CNET  

Want to see all the toys and games that will be on store shelves later this year? New York Toy Fair is the place to be.

2017-02-19 01:51:07
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Biologists Are Figuring Out How Cells Tell Left From Right  

"Anything that's not forbidden by the laws of physics is possible." The post Biologists Are Figuring Out How Cells Tell Left From Right appeared first on WIRED.

2017-02-19 01:43:28
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Next 'Purge' movie will be born on the Fourth of July - CNET  

The creator of the dystopian horror series has said the fourth film will explain how America came to accept the 12 hours of lawlessness.

2017-02-19 01:43:20
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Unlocking the potential of eye tracking technology  

 While the year continues to be dominated by headlines touting the universal appeal of Alexa, there’s another gives a glimpse of what the big next step in human-computer interaction will be: eye tracking. The concept of measuring and responding to human eye motion isn’t new, but the past year saw a rising interest in the technology. There have been a slew of acquisitions of eye… Read More

2017-02-19 01:34:40
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SpaceX launch heaps new history on top of old in major first - CNET  

The commercial space company is now in charge of the historic launch pad that sent astronauts to the moon and hosted the shuttle program for years.

2017-02-19 01:29:15
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Sunday's Best Deals: Sony Headphones, Overwatch, Instant Pot Sous-Vide, and More  

Classic Sony headphones, a printer you won't hate, and Instant Pot's sous-vide circulator lead off Sunday's best deals from around the web. Read more...

2017-02-19 01:18:22
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Apple's iPhone drops to fifth place in Chinese smartphone market  

Apple continued to struggle for ground in China during the December quarter, ceding fourth place in the country's smartphone market under pressure from local brands like Huawei and Xiaomi, according to new research data.

2017-02-19 01:13:44
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The best Warhammer 40,000 games for the iPhone and iPad  

There are dozens of Warhammer 40,000 games available for iOS, but which are the must-plays? AppleInsider examines them, and purges the heretical ones.

2017-02-19 01:08:27
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Should International Travelers Leave Their Phones At Home?  

Long-time Slashdot reader Toe, The sums up what he learned from freeCodeCamp's Quincy Larson: "Before you travel internationally, wipe your phone or bring/rent/buy a clean one." Larson's article is titled "I'll never bring my phone on an international flight again. Neither should you." All the security in the world can't save you if someone has physical possession of your phone or laptop, and can intimidate you into giving up your password... Companies like Elcomsoft make 'forensic software' th

2017-02-19 00:34:00
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RSA Conference Attendees Get Hacked  

The RSA Conference "is perhaps the world's largest security event, but that doesn't mean that it's necessarily a secure event," reports eSecurityPlanet. Scanning the conference floor revealed rogue access points posing as known and trusted networks, according to security testing vendor Pwnie Express. storagedude writes: What's worse, several attendees fell for these dummy Wi-Fi services that spoof well-known brands like Starbucks. The company also found a number of access points using outdated

2017-02-18 23:34:00
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Software Goes Through Beta Testing. Should Online College Courses?  

"Testing online courses is not standard practice at traditional colleges," points out a new article at EdSurge -- though beta-testing is part of the process for other online learning sites. jyosim summarizes their report: Coursera has recruited a volunteer corp of more than 2,500 beta testers to try out MOOCs before they launch. Other free online course providers have set up systems that catch things like mistakes in tests, or just whether videos are confusing. Traditional colleges have shied a

2017-02-18 22:34:00
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German Government Tells Parents: Destroy This WiFi-Connected Doll  

It's illegal in Germany now to sell a talking doll named "My Friend Cayla," according to a story shared by Slashdot reader Bruce66423. And that's just the beginning. The Verge reports: A German government watchdog has ordered parents to "destroy" an internet-connected doll for fear it could be used as a surveillance device. According to a report from BBC News, the German Federal Network Agency said the doll (which contains a microphone and speaker) was equivalent to a "concealed transmitting

2017-02-18 21:34:00
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After Pressure, USDA Adds 'a Tiny Fraction' of Animal Abuse Records Back to Website  

In what's becoming a trend, the Trump administration is walking back another one of its controversial actions following extensive outrage from the public. This time, the USDA has begun reposting deleted documents to its publicly available database of inspection reports on facilities that use animals. But animal…Read more...

2017-02-18 20:40:30
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SAP License Fees Also Due For Indirect Users, Court Rules  

SAP's licensing fees "apply even to related applications that only offer users indirect visibility of SAP data," according to a Thursday ruling by a U.K. judge. Slashdot reader ahbond quotes Network World: The consequences could be far-reaching for businesses that have integrated their customer-facing systems with an SAP database, potentially leaving them liable for license fees for every customer that accesses their online store. "If any SAP systems are being indirectly triggered, even if inci

2017-02-18 20:34:00
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New Lotus one-off pays homage to James Bond's Esprit spy car - Roadshow  

Because who doesn't want to drive around humming the Bond theme?

2017-02-18 19:44:55
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New Kit Turns A Raspberry Pi Into A Robot Arm  

An anonymous reader writes: A new kit turns your Raspberry Pi into a robotic arm. It's controlled by an on-board joystick, or even a web browser, and "because it's connected to the Pi you can program it through any of the various programming languages that already run on the Pi," according to its creators. "There's also free software available which lets you program it through a web interface using drag and drop programming environments like Scratch and Blockly or with Python and Javascript for

2017-02-18 19:34:00
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You can now fly a toy drone with just hand gestures - CNET  

The Aura quadcopter ditches a traditional stick controller or smartphone for a glove that lets you fly with a wave of your hand.

2017-02-18 19:10:02
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Why Mine Asteroids When We Can Mine the Deep Sea?  

Asteroid mining has gained steam in the popular psyche: who doesn't love the idea of flying up to one of the giant rocks flying by and somehow harvesting it of its precious metals like platinum. But today at the 2017 meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of the Sciences, scientists considered whether…Read more...

2017-02-18 18:35:17
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SpaceX's Next Launch Carries Colonies Of A Drug-Resistant Superbug  

An anonymous reader quotes Business Insider: SpaceX is preparing to launch a lethal, antibiotic-resistant superbug into orbit...to live its days in the microgravity environment of the International Space Station. The idea is not to weaponize space with MRSA -- a bacterium that kills more Americans every year than HIV/AIDS, Parkinson's disease, emphysema, and homicide combined -- but to send its mutation rates into hyperdrive, allowing scientists to see the pathogen's next moves well before they

2017-02-18 18:34:00
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Why a cybersecurity solution for driverless cars may be found under the hood  

 Autonomous vehicles were one of the most talked about technologies in 2016. Ever since Tesla, Google and Uber put these vehicles on the consumer trend map, I’ve been daydreaming of the day I might own one. Unfortunately for me, and the auto industry, that day might not be coming too soon — if they can’t keep the cars and their drivers safe, I’ll never have one sitting in… Read More

2017-02-18 18:33:11
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