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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

Interactive Spy Museum Designed by Adjaye Associates to Open in New York City

Adjaye Associates has unveiled designs for SPYSCAPE, a new museum and interactive experience that illuminates the world of espionage from historical secret intelligence to modern day hacking through a collection of rare artifacts, exhilarati.....»»

Category: infraSource:  archdailyRelated News32 min. ago

Airbus notches win over rival Boeing with Bombardier deal

The European plane maker reached an unusual, no-cost deal with Canada’s Bombardier that sent Airbus shares up Tuesday......»»

Category: aviationSource:  defensenewsRelated News48 min. ago

Snapchat"s using dancing foam fingers to get fans to snap more during NBA games

Snapchat wants basketball fans to get onboard with its latest augmented reality feature. The app is rolling out a new set of AR "world lenses" that allow fans watching NBA games live in the arena to snap dancing 3D foam fingers. SEE ALSO: Snapchat's.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News56 min. ago

This powerful quote about sexual violence will change the way you talk about it

Two words: #MeToo. That's what it took to turn the world's attention to the magnitude of sexual harassment and assault. Now that we're finally talking about it, it's high time we thought about the language we use to talk about sexual assault. A quote.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 16 min. ago

A high school dance team recreated "The Wizard of Oz" for homecoming and it was stunning

There's no place like homecoming.  The PAC dance team at Walden Grove High School from Sahurita, Arizona, uploaded a video last month of a Wizard of Oz inspired homecoming assembly dance and it's actually super incredible.  SEE ALSO: Bu.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 16 min. ago

Google’s Project Wing Widens Drone Delivery Trials

Project Wing, the drone delivery service under development by Google parent Alphabet’s “moonshot factory,” has returned to Australia for wider trials of deliveries to real-world customers. read more.....»»

Category: aviationSource:  aviationweekRelated News1 hr. 31 min. ago

Air Force Academy Probes Alleged Cheating, Athlete Misconduct

Cheating by freshman Air Force Academy cadets and alleged misconduct by members of the lacrosse team were under investigation......»»

Category: securitySource:  militaryRelated News1 hr. 39 min. ago

Mechanism explains how seizures may lead to memory loss

A team of researchers reveals a mechanism that can explain how even relatively infrequent seizures can lead to long-lasting cognitive deficits in animal models......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News1 hr. 55 min. ago

Portable 3-D scanner assesses patients with elephantiasis

An estimated 120 million people worldwide are infected with lymphatic filariasis, a parasitic, mosquito-borne disease that can cause major swelling and deformity of the legs, a condition known as elephantiasis. Scientists have shown that a portable s.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News1 hr. 55 min. ago

Engadget giveaway: Win a Sense smart security router courtesy of F-Secure!

With smart home technology proliferating and cybercriminality afoot, adding data security to your home network is a wise move. F-Secure's new Sense router can help monitor your home and provide feedback on the state of your network, IoT.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News1 hr. 56 min. ago

Selena Quintanilla Google doodle celebrates Mexican-American musician & beacon for Latinx community

Selena was the first female, and youngest, Tejano artist to win a Grammy. The post Selena Quintanilla Google doodle celebrates Mexican-American musician & beacon for Latinx community appeared first on Search Engine Land. Please visit Search Engine.....»»

Category: internetSource:  searchenginelandRelated News2 hr. 7 min. ago

Allset raises $5M to help restaurants deliver a more efficient dining experience

 Allset has raised $5 million in Series A funding led by Greycroft. The startup’s goal is to eliminate most of the wait time that comes with eating out. You make a reservation through the Allset smartphone app, and when you do, you also or.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News2 hr. 8 min. ago

Chevy and GM Continue Partnership with American Cancer Society

Chevrolet and GM continue to support the American Cancer Society for the seventh consecutive year, with both entities having donated over $7.7 million since 2011. Paul Edwards, U.S. vice president of Chevrolet Marketing, articulates: “The Chevrolet.....»»

Category: autoSource:  thenewswheelRelated News2 hr. 31 min. ago

Netflix surges to nearly 110 million users on strong Q3

Netflix’s stellar year continued this week with news that it added 5.3 million subscribers to its service in the third quarter. Analysts were expecting a net addition of just 4.5 million customers......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News2 hr. 40 min. ago

Snap and NBCUniversal team up on Snapchat scripted shows

 Snapchat parent co. Snap is working with NBCUniversal on its first scripted series, with an initial effort led by the Duplass Brothers – Mark and Jay, to those in the know. The duo will create scripted programming for Snapchat through Don.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News2 hr. 40 min. ago

Coca-Cola’s Alan Boehme is taking the CTO reins at Procter & Gamble

 The former global chief technology officer of Coca-Cola, Alan Boehme, is trading the effervescent world of soda pop for the day-to-day necessities of detergents, deodorants, daily cleansers, diapers, and dental hygiene at Procter & Gamble, Tech.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News2 hr. 40 min. ago

Fluent City picks up $3 million to revolutionize language learning

 It’s a tale as old as time. Entrepreneur meets VC. VC shells out a bunch of dough. Entrepreneur operates under threat of failure to turn that cash into a profit. And the cycle repeats. But James Rohrbach, a serial founder who sold his pre.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News2 hr. 40 min. ago

Free streaming TV service Pluto TV raises $8.3M, in new round led by Samsung

 Free streaming TV service Pluto TV announced today it has received a new $5 million investment from Samsung Venture Investment Corporation, the VC arm of the Samsung Group. Combined with other investors, the full round totaled $8.3 million, the.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News2 hr. 40 min. ago

Chevy and GM Continues its Partnership with the American Cancer Society

Chevrolet and GM continue to support the American Cancer Society for its seventh consecutive year. Due to its generous contributions, both entities have donated over $7.7 million since 2011. Paul Edwards, U.S. vice president of Chevrolet Marketing, a.....»»

Category: autoSource:  thenewswheelRelated News3 hr. 16 min. ago

Apple’s universal Search feature now works with BBC America, CBC, and more

Apple has gained several new partners around the world for its universal Search feature on Apple TV. In the United States, Apple TV users can now use the Search app or Siri to find content in BBC America, Classix, and Oxygen. Search on Apple TV lets.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated News3 hr. 16 min. ago