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"Dota 2" team receives Guinness World Record for $9 million win

LOS ANGELES — Team Wings received a Guinness World Record on Friday after scoring the biggest winnings for a single esports event: $9,139,002 for the Dota 2 International 2016 championship.   Winning the Seattle summer tournament secured them a.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableOct 28th, 2016

Apple"s Jonathan Ive Says Immigration Vital For UK Firms

The UK must keep its doors open to top talent from around the world if its technology firms are to thrive, Apple's chief designer has told the BBC. An anonymous reader shares the article: Sir Jonathan Ive, who has just been appointed Chancellor of th.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News1 hr. 27 min. ago

Tech makes dirty water drinkable — with a little help from carbon dioxide

A multidisciplinary team of researchers have developed a new method of making water drinkable -- by counterintuitively mixing it with carbon dioxide, which is normally considered a pollutant. The post Tech makes dirty water drinkable — with a l.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 11 min. ago

Off-lease vehicles could send U.S. sales tumbling, analyst warns

An incoming "tsunami" of off-lease vehicles could send annual U.S. new-vehicle sales tumbling as low as 13 million by 2021, according to one Wall Street analyst......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News2 hr. 19 min. ago

Polluted water can be made drinkable by blasting it with pressurized CO2

A multidisciplinary team of researchers have developed a new method of making water drinkable -- by counterintuitively mixing it with carbon dioxide, which is normally considered a pollutant. The post Polluted water can be made drinkable by blasting.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 11 min. ago

To fix its broken car, this Honda race team found an unusual source of parts

Sometimes, all it takes to win is a bit of resourcefulness. A Honda Civic Si went from wreck to race winner thanks to parts taken off a Honda employee's brand new Civic Si road car. The post To fix its broken car, this Honda race team found an unusua.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 11 min. ago

AlphaGo leads world’s best ‘Go’ player 2-0 in man-versus-machine series

Google's AlphaGo AI has taken the first two games in a series of three games against the best player in the world. 19-year-old Ke Jei even employed the AI's own tactics against it, but to no avail. The post AlphaGo leads world’s best ‘Go&.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 11 min. ago

New coins on the block

Why digital currencies are hitting record highs......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News5 hr. 11 min. ago

Tech Tip: Erasing Your Android Tracks

Google keeps a record of your searches and other activity across its sites, but you can delete the information, even with your phone or tablet......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News5 hr. 19 min. ago

‘Rime’ review

While gameplay and presentation can feel a bit out of sync, ‘Rime’ is a fun journey through a gorgeous world. The post ‘Rime’ review appeared first on Digital Trends......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 11 min. ago

Google AI AlphaGo Wins Again, Leaves Humans In the Dust

Google's AlphaGo has defeated the world's best Go player in the second out of three games, scoring an overall win for the artificial intelligence algorithm in the fiendishly complex board game. CNET adds: The human gave it his all. "Incredible," wrot.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News6 hr. 27 min. ago

Sphero’s Ultimate Lightning McQueen

If you’ve been in our office recently, you’ve seen me fiddling around with one of my newest toys – Ultimate Lightning McQueen by Sphero. It’s now available for the world. Based on what I know about robotic toys, I believe it&.....»»

Category: financeSource:  feldRelated News6 hr. 27 min. ago

Faced with a broken car, the Honda Civic SI race team pulled off a clever win

Sometimes, all it takes to win is a bit of resourcefulness. A Honda Civic Si went from wreck to race winner thanks to parts taken off a Honda employee's brand new Civic Si road car. The post Faced with a broken car, the Honda Civic SI race team pulle.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 43 min. ago

Drones and phones let scientists track — and hopefully save — big cats

Through a project called ConservationFIT, a team of wildlife conservationists from the nonprofit WildTrack are developing algorithms to analyze images of footprints and drones to monitor animal movements from the air. The post Drones and phones let s.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 43 min. ago

Bitcoin Surges 10% To All-Time High Above $2,700, Has Now Doubled in May

An anonymous reader writes: In another intraday jump of more than $200, bitcoin surged to a record Thursday on strong Asian demand overnight. Bitcoin jumped more than 10 percent to an all-time high of $2,752.07, more than twice its April 30 price of.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News7 hr. 27 min. ago

You can have more than a “Wii” bit of fun with the console’s best games

Nintendo shook up the gaming world with the Wii and its unique control scheme. Here are our picks for the best games on the console -- just don't blame us for having too many Mario titles on the list. The post You can have more than a “Wii̶.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News8 hr. 19 min. ago

Edible Innovations: Andrew Brentano Harvests Insects from a “Smart Farm”

If you look beyond the initial "ew" issue, then the world of edible insects is not only delicious, but sustainable. Read more on MAKE The post Edible Innovations: Andrew Brentano Harvests Insects from a “Smart Farm” appeared first on.....»»

Category: topSource:  maezineRelated News8 hr. 55 min. ago

Smartphone camera shootout: iPhone 7 Plus vs. Samsung Galaxy S8

Apple proudly says that the the iPhone is the most popular camera in the world. But is it the best? We put the iPhone 7 Plus to the test against the newest flagship from Samsung, the Galaxy S8. Watch the video above to see the photos side-by-side.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated News9 hr. 35 min. ago

Market Value: Angry Over Zillow’s Home Prices? You Can Win a Prize by Improving Them

The overall accuracy of Zillow’s estimates has gotten better, and it’s now announcing a $1 million award to sharpen the company’s algorithm further......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News10 hr. 3 min. ago

Global smartphone shipments grow 9.1% on year in 1Q17, says Gartner

Global shipments of smartphones grew 9.1% on year to 380 million units in the first quarter of 2017, according to Gartner......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News10 hr. 27 min. ago

China propels APeJ growth for fourth consecutive quarter as SMB stimulates increased demand for print, says IDC

According to the latest IDC Asia Pacific Quarterly Hardcopy Peripherals Tracker, the total hardcopy peripherals shipment in 2017Q1 for the Asia Pacific region excluding Japan (APeJ) was 7.27 million units. This is a 5.6% improvement compared to the s.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News10 hr. 27 min. ago