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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

Researchers Win $100,000 For New Spear-Phishing Detection Method

An anonymous reader writes: Facebook has awarded this year's Internet Defense Prize worth $100,000 to a team of researchers from the University of California, Berkeley, who came up with a new method of detecting spear-phishing attacks in closely moni.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News15 min. ago

6 of history"s greatest minds that I could easily defeat in Mario Kart 64

Through the annals of history, there have been many historic figures that changed the world with their ingenuity. Whether they mark a scientific achievement, a military victory, or an artistic undertaking, these geniuses left their influence on the w.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 7 min. ago

Nintendo Iran Club: The community fighting for recognition in Iran

When logging on to Nintendo.com, web users are greeted with a world map and prompted to choose their country of origin from an extensive list. The gaming giant's most popular regions -- North America, Europe, Australia, and Japan -- are all accounted.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 43 min. ago

A Global Fish War is Coming, Warns US Coast Guard

schwit1 shares an article from the U.S. Naval Institute's Proceedings magazine. It includes this warning from the Coast Guard's chief of fisheries law enforcement: Nearly two decades into the 21st Century, it has become clear the world has limited re.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News3 hr. 51 min. ago

Gigabyte revenues up 26.29% on year in July

Gigabyte Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$5.852 billion (US$193.72 million) for July 2017, representing a 5.61% increase on month and 26.29% increase on year. ... [PCSTATS].....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News5 hr. 59 min. ago

Wreckage of U.S.S. Indianapolis, Lost for 72 Years, Is Found in the Pacific

A search team led by Paul G. Allen, a founder of Microsoft, found the Navy cruiser, whose sinking is among the worst disasters in American naval history......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News6 hr. 35 min. ago

The Daily Stormer was back online for a quick second

 Neo-Nazi site The Daily Stormer is running out of options to stay online. There has been a public outcry against tech companies helping websites, such as The Daily Stormer. On August 18th, the team behind The Daily Stormer found a way to put th.....»»

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

Need a current events update? You can now get it from YouTube’s Breaking News

As initially reported by Android Police, YouTube now has a "Breaking News" section that, as the name might suggest, contains a collection of videos that shares breaking news from around the world.  The post Need a current events update? You can now.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News17 hr. 27 min. ago

Paul Allen Finds Long-Lost World War II Cruiser, the USS Indianapolis

An anonymous reader quotes the US Naval Institute News: Seventy-two years after two torpedoes fired from a Japanese submarine sunk cruiser USS Indianapolis (CA-35), the ship's wreckage was found resting on the seafloor on Saturday -- more than 18,000.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News21 hr. 7 min. ago

Weekend Watch: Teenager Documents His Projects on “Make With Miles”

A young teen maker explores his world and shares his projects on YouTube. Read more on MAKE The post Weekend Watch: Teenager Documents His Projects on “Make With Miles” appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers......»»

Category: topSource:  maezineRelated News21 hr. 35 min. ago

Streaming Service iflix Buys Shows Based on Piracy Data

With five million subscribers throughout Asia and Africa, iflix is one of the leading video streaming services in emerging markets. The company is battling with other services to offer the best content and as part of this quest, it uses piracy data t.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated NewsAug 19th, 2017

How to put old photos in your social media stories

Stories started with Snapchat, then Instagram and Facebook added their own versions to try and win our loyalty.  There are crazy amounts of ways to make your story unique within each app. But you might not know that you can also post old photos.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsAug 19th, 2017

We can dream, can’t we? Here’s what our staff wants in the perfect phone

Every time a major new smartphone is released we put it through the paces. But what exactly are we looking for in our perfect phone? We asked the members of our team to find out exactly what they're looking for in a new phone. The post We can dream,.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 19th, 2017

Can’t touch this: The best bike locks to secure your bicycle

An estimated 1.5 million bikes are stolen every year and that number’s not dwindling. To fight against bike theft, you’ll want to get a hold of one of the best bike locks currently available. The post Can’t touch this: The best bike locks t.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 19th, 2017

Lele Tao: The "online goddess" who earns $450k a year

24-year-old live streamer Lele Tao has one million fans, mostly young men. The first of a three-part series......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsAug 19th, 2017

The Defenders: History of the Many Comics Teams

They're a "non-team" of misfits, but there sure have been a lot of non-teams! We take a look at all of them......»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated NewsAug 19th, 2017

This dancing Ariana Grande fan is the world"s most inspiring concertgoer

Is it cool to say "goals" anymore? Probably not, but in this case, I truly do not care. When I saw this video, my first thought was "goals." And that is just the truth. On Thursday, Ariana Grande shared the clip in question, which features a fan danc.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsAug 19th, 2017

Bits: Farhad’s and Mike’s Week in Tech: Apple’s Big Media Bet and More Uber Drama

Two Times reporters discuss the latest events of the technology world, focusing this week on Apple, Uber and how tech companies took action against neo-Nazis......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated NewsAug 19th, 2017

Nokia 8 Hopes To Outshine Apple and Samsung with the "Bothie"

Nokia has launched the most important new handset in its attempts to revitalize the once world-beating brand for the modern smartphone era dominated by Samsung, Apple and China's Huawei. The Nokia 8 [shown above] marks the culmination of efforts to.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated NewsAug 19th, 2017

A brand new musical composition will help people who are blind experience the solar eclipse

If you could hear it, what would a total solar eclipse sound like?  As the moon passes between the Earth and the sun, blotting out the star for millions on Monday, a team of scientists hopes that people around the United States will have the cha.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsAug 19th, 2017