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 2019-02-23 21:47 

Mashable

Google Maps' Satellite view is a lie — and it was almost called 'Bird Mode'...

There's more evidence that just ignoring your eccentric boss' bad ideas is the best way to deal with them. The co-creator of Google Maps and current Salesforce president Bret Taylor decided that Feb. 23, 2019 was a perfectly good time to blow all ...

 2019-02-23 21:35 

Digital Trends

Shanghai Dragons break 42-match losing streak in Overwatch League...

The Shanghai Dragons finally won in the Overwatch League, in their 43rd try. The team went winless at 0-40 in the league's inaugural season, but returned in season two with a revamped roster led by Gamsu. The post Shanghai Dragons break 42-match losin...

 2019-02-23 21:28 

CNET

Huawei 'Mate X' foldable phone appears to be a thing at MWC 2019...

An image leaked online purports to show a billboard for the foldable being installed at Mobile World Congress....

 2019-02-23 21:22 

Mashable

Verizon launches subscription box for you to try out new gadgets...

Verizon just took a pro-tip from the fashion industry with Tech Pack , a subscription box that lets users try different tech products for up to two weeks before deciding if they want to keep them. The new service was announced Friday, in emails sent out t...

 2019-02-23 21:02 

Mashable

Magic Leap's ideas for a 'spatial internet' could be a glimpse of our 5G future...

Tech optimism can be hard to come by these days. But the idea that tech will empower us to make the world a better place abounds at Magic Leap — it just all depends on 5G . Magic Leap, the company best known for its augmented reality headsets, is un...

 2019-02-23 21:00 

Hackaday

Charging LiPos with USB Power Delivery...

DC power bricks were never a particularly nice way to run home electronics. Heavy and unwieldy, they had a tendency to fall out and block adjacent outlets from use. In recent years, more and more gadg......

 2019-02-23 21:00 

Nextgov

Why the Amazon Pushback Is Also About Immigrants...

After the HQ2 cancellation in Queens, Amazon's connections to federal immigration enforcement are drawing scrutiny and criticism in other cities, too....

 2019-02-23 20:58 

PC Perspective

Every NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti on Amazon (So Far)...

NVIDIA partners launched their new GeForce GTX 1660 Ti graphics cards yesterday, and we checked out a pair of these in our review and found these new TU116-based cards to offer excellent performance (and overclocking headroom) for the price. Looking over ...

 2019-02-23 20:58 

Engadget

BioWare outlines the next few months of 'Anthem'...

Now that Anthem is available to everyone, there's an obvious question: what comes next? Not surprisingly, BioWare is ready to shed light on the future of its shared-world shooter. The studio has published a 90-day roadmap that shows plans for both mo....

 2019-02-23 20:43 

CNET

Razzies 2019: Donald Trump, Holmes & Watson dominate bad-film awards...

Hail to the grief! The president took home worst actor and worst film combo awards for appearing in two political documentaries....

 2019-02-23 20:40 

Gizmodo

New Horizons Beams Back Its Clearest Images of Ultima Thule Yet...

Following our first good look at 2014 MU69 back in January, New Horizons has beamed back its crispest shots of the distant space object yet. The images have a resolution of resolution of roughly 110 feet per pixel, delivering on one of the mission's c...

 2019-02-23 20:31 

TechCrunch

Group of employees calls for end to Microsoft's $480M HoloLens military contract...

More than 100 Microsoft employees have signed a letter sent to CEO Satya Nadella and President Brad Smith criticizing the company's plans to build HoloLens AR tech for the military, the organizing group said Friday. The development is part of a $480 m...

 2019-02-23 20:25 

Mashable

Marvel video highlights the villainous alien Skrulls in 'Captain Marvel'...

Fans of Marvel Comics probably know a thing or two already about the Skrulls that apparently fill the role of villain in Captain Marvel . But not everyone knows about the green-skinned alien shapeshifters. In this new "Intergalactic War" featurett...

 2019-02-23 20:15 

Digital Trends

Gourmia CoolCookers refrigerate first, solving remote cooking's biggest problem...

Gourmia's CoolCookers represent a paradigm shift. The Gourmia CoolCooker GPCC1960 Pressure Cooker and GMCC1970 Multi Cooker keep ingredients fresh at 35 degrees until it's time to start cooking, saving steps for home chefs and family cooks. The po...

 2019-02-23 20:10 

VentureBeat

Can a mature market emerge from crypto's colorful past?...

Institutional investors are becoming more heavily invested in the crypto space; we could soon see the green shoots of a "crypto spring"....

 2019-02-23 20:08 

PC Perspective

TSMC Will Begin Mass Production of Enhanced 7nm Node Using EUV In March, 5nm to Follow...

According to Hexus , chip manufacturing giant TSMC will begin mass production of its enhanced 7nm process node as soon as next month. The new "CLN7FF+, N7+" mode incorporates limited use of EUV (extreme ultraviolet lithography) on four non-critica...

 2019-02-23 20:08 

Tom's Hardware

Microsoft Employees Don't Want HoloLens to Train Soldiers...

Microsoft employees demanded the cancellation of a U.S. Army contract through which the HoloLens augmented reality headset would be used to train soldiers...

 2019-02-23 20:00 

Techdirt

Game Jam Winner Spotlight: Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening to Steal Treasure...

Yesterday, we announced the winners of our public domain game jam, Gaming Like It's 1923 . We had a lot of great entries that deserve to be played, so for the next few Saturdays we're going to highlight some of the winning in the various categorie...

 2019-02-23 19:47 

CNET

A win for Wakanda: Black Panther is Best Picture at Oscars...

Marvel's billion-dollar superhero capped a remarkable year at Sunday's Academy Awards....

 2019-02-23 19:34 

BGR

Facebook: health data, personal details collected from apps...

Stop us if you've heard a version of this one before. Facebook is slurping up a trove of extremely personal data from users of almost a dozen smartphone apps — apps which send along inf......

 2019-02-23 19:31 

TechCrunch

ICANN warns of "ongoing and significant" threat to DNS infrastructure...

The internet's address book keeper has warned of an "ongoing and significant risk" to key parts of the domain name system infrastructure, following months of increased attacks. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, or ICANN,...

 2019-02-23 19:30 

The Next Web

The worrying trend of children's data being sold on the dark web...

When was the last time you got a data breach notification, a letter in the mail about a potential compromise, or an email triggering a password reset on one of your accounts? What about your kids? Hard Fork? Hard Fork. HARD FORK When it comes to data brea...

 2019-02-23 19:30 

Engadget

Recommended Reading: The smartwatch EKG...

Smartwatches are changing the purpose of the EKGAndrew Bomback and Michelle Au,The AtlanticDevices like the Apple Watch and other wearables now offer access to an EKG on your wrist. What was once reserved for a hospital or doctor's office can n......

 2019-02-23 19:12 

Digital Trends

Space tourism company Virgin Galactic sends passenger into space for first time...

Space tourism company Virgin Galactic has been working on its project to take private passengers outside of Earth's atmosphere, and this week it sent its first passenger into sub-space. The post Space tourism company Virgin Galactic sends passenger in...

 2019-02-23 19:05 

CNET

Microsoft workers call for end to HoloLens contract with US Army...

"We did not sign up to develop weapons," says the group....

 2019-02-23 19:02 

Digital Trends

Curiosity suffered a boot issue but is now back up and roving...

The NASA team has been dealing with a small hiccup in the operations of the Curiosity rover since it went into safe mode last week. Now the problem has been fixed and the rover is back underway on its mission to explore Mars. The post Curiosity suffered a...

 2019-02-23 19:00 

The Verge

Death Generator lets you put custom text in all the classic video games...

Death Generator is a tool that generates custom versions of classic video game...

 2019-02-23 18:55 

CNET

Galaxy Fold dominated the Galaxy S10. Can it top MWC 2019 too?...

Four new Galaxy S10 phones, along with earbuds and smart watches -- but all we care about is that foldable phone. Is that all anyone at MWC will care about too?...

 2019-02-23 18:30 

Engadget

Samsung Galaxy S10+: What's great and what's not (so far)...

Samsung's Galaxy S10 family was only announced a few days ago, but we got one just in time to bring along to Barcelona. It's a beautiful device, and clearly represents Samsung at the peak of its smartphone-building prowess, but there's a bigge...

 2019-02-23 18:29 

Mashable

YouTube pulls advertising from anti-vaccination videos...

YouTube said Friday that it would pull advertising from videos that espouse anti-vaccination conspiracy theories, according to BuzzFeed . The action contributes to a growing trend of social media companies taking action to combat the spread of vaccine mis...

 2019-02-23 18:28 

BGR

New Trailers: Wandering Earth, The Dirt, Rocketman, Captain Marvel...

It's that time of the year, folks, when a new How to Train Your Dragon arrives, now, with even more adorable dragons. Alita: Battle Angel topped the box office last week, and it'll probably stay on......

 2019-02-23 18:25 

VentureBeat

Data-driven vs. data-led: The important difference...

There are two clear schools of thought when it comes to embracing data, and they go together like water and oil. Make sure you know the difference....

 2019-02-23 18:22 

Mashable

PETA criticized Google's Steve Irwin art and people are not happy...

PETA is facing negative backlash ( again ), this time for calling out Google and Steve Irwin on Friday. The Google homepage featured an illustration of Irwin, the late Australian zookeeper and conservationist, holding a crocodile on what would have been h...

 2019-02-23 18:22 

ZDNet

Intel's neuro guru slams deep learning: 'it's not actually learning'...

Intel's director of its neuromorphic computing initiative, Mike Davies, chided Facebook's Yann LeCun at an industry conference for failing to appreciate the virtues of the Intel technology. He derided the deep learning approach of LeCun and others...

 2019-02-23 18:22 

TechCrunch

Patreon's future and potential exits...

Through the Extra Crunch EC-1 on Patreon, I dove into Patreon's founding story, product roadmap, business model and metrics, underlying thesis, and competitive threats. The six-year-old company last valued around $450 million and likely to soon hit $1...

 2019-02-23 18:12 

Digital Trends

Blockchain could ensure the integrity of scientific research trials...

Scientific misconduct can lead to real-world consequences when data is falsified. Now a group of researchers has proposed a way to make research data more trustworthy and less susceptible to manipulation -- by using blockchain. The post Blockchain could e...

 2019-02-23 18:05 

TechRadar

DeGale vs Eubank Jr live stream: how to watch the fight online from anywhere...

It's time for James DeGale and Chris Eubank Jr to go at it. See how to live stream the boxing from absolutely anywhere....

 2019-02-23 18:00 

Digital Trends

How to convert a PDF file into a Word document...

PDF files are great, but few document types are as malleable as those specific to Microsoft Word. Here's how to convert a PDF file into a Word document, whether you prefer to use Adobe's software suite or a freemium alternative. The post How to co...

 2019-02-23 18:00 

Digital Trends

The coolest police cars from around the world...

Not every police department opts for either a Dodge Charger or Ford Explorer. Some law enforcement agencies, including those located in Dubai and Japan, run a different kind of fleet. Here, we've gathered some of the coolest cruisers in existence. The...

 2019-02-23 18:00 

Hackaday

Ultra Tiny PC plays Snake...

[Steve Martin] used to do a comedy act about...

 2019-02-23 18:00 

The Verge

'Don't get mad, get a web page': this week in tech, 20 years ago...

A retrospective on five science and technology stories from the week of February 23rd, 1999, including articles on internet language, spy satellites, and virtual dancing....

 2019-02-23 18:00 

Engadget

A look back at Samsung's Galaxy S lineup...

Earlier this week, Samsung officially announced the Galaxy S10 (and S10+), the company's latest and greatest Android flagship. Somewhat obviously, the S10 is also the tenth-generation Galaxy S, which means it's been ten years since the very first ...

 2019-02-23 17:50 

Tech Times

FDA Proposes New Rule To Ensure Safety, Effectiveness Of Sunscreen Products...

One of the proposed changes would be to classify safe ingredients used in sunscreen products as GRASE. Only two of the 16 ingredients in sunscreens would be considered GRASE under the new proposal....

 2019-02-23 17:47 

CNET

Netflix mind-bender Altered Carbon gets Marvel actors for season 2...

Avengers' Anthony Mackie, Luke Cage's Simone Missick and Daredevil's Dina Shihabi join the sci-fi series....

 2019-02-23 17:45 

Tom's Hardware

Arctic Teases Semi-Passive, Near-Silent Threadripper Cooler...

Arctic Cooling recently demonstrated a prototype of its upcoming passive cooler for Threadripper CPUs....

 2019-02-23 17:38 

Tech Times

Hubble Telescope Spots Smoking Gun Of Newborn Star...

Hubble captures an image of the HerbigHaro objects, the so-called smoking gun of a newborn star. These objects disappear into nothingness within a few tens of thousands of years....

 2019-02-23 17:32 

Ars Technica

Google: Software is never going to be able to fix Spectre-type bugs...

Researchers also devise a Spectre-like attack with no known mitigation....

 2019-02-23 17:30 

TechCrunch

Airbnb, Automattic and Pinterest top rank of most acquisitive unicorns...

It takes a lot more than a good idea and the right timing to build a billion-dollar company. Talent, focus, operational effectiveness and a healthy dose of luck all play a part....

 2019-02-23 17:24 

Tom's Hardware

SK Hynix, Samsung Detail the DDR5 Products Arriving This Year...

SK Hynix and Samsung presented their goals for DDR5 memory at the International Solid-State Circuits Conference with plans to release the products by 4Q19....

 2019-02-23 17:05 

BGR

Avengers: Endgame theories: The real threat isn't Thanos...

We're in the final stages of the end game, and that's Avengers: Endgame. We already know from Doctor Strange that there's only one way for the Avengers to come out on top, and for that to happen al......

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