"Orcs Must Die" developers are plotting to enter eSports

Competitive online games are a rapidly growing industry, driven by the explosive popularity of eSports. Titles like League of Legends, Dota 2, Call of Duty and Overwatch dominate the professional gaming scene, and studios across the globe ar.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetDec 13th, 2016

Samsung Announces Bixby 2.0, a “Bold Reinvention” of a Platform That’s Barely 6 Months Old

Samsung announced Bixby 2.0 this morning at the Samsung Developer Conference. The announcement focuses on the future of the platform and a plan for it to be more open and accessible to developers, as well as to new device categories. In fact, Samsung.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News23 min. ago

This Brilliant Hack Gives The iPad A Whole New Button

Apple’s spare industrial design was no match for the developers at Astro. The iPad is great at switching between apps. Its home button exists just for that purpose. But what about when you’re inside an app, and you just want to pull up.....»»

Category: topSource:  fastcodesignRelated News2 hr. 30 min. ago

The GDPR and Plain Language: What You Need to Do to Comply

When the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect in May 2018, any organization doing business with EU citizens will be impacted. The regulation sets out a number of requirements which businesses must fulfill in order to comply,.....»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated News2 hr. 46 min. ago

World"s strongest man casually bends frying pan, lifts BBC presenter over his head

We imagine the world's strongest man must get asked to lift quite a lot of things. It's probably not every day he gets to lift a BBC presenter above his head, though. SEE ALSO: The Mountain from 'Game of Thrones' carries fridges like you carry shoppi.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 30 min. ago

Gmail iOS beta’s big change makes it the must-have email app

Google has launched a new beta test on iOS, and it’s giving Gmail users the ability to view non-Google accounts in their Gmail app. Android and web users have been able to do this for a while, but now Google has deemed iOS users worthy of the f.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated News3 hr. 54 min. ago

Facebook slips a screen-sharing feature into Live videos

Facebook has quietly launched a new feature for Live videos that makes sharing your screen a painless experience. Instead of downloading a third-party service, you can now simply click the "Share Screen" button that appears once you enter th.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News4 hr. 22 min. ago

How to good Apple Watch deal this Black Friday

If you’ve been looking for an excuse to get your hands on Apple’s must-have smartwatch, Black Friday is the perfect time. It’s nearly that time of year again. Everyone’s coming together to share the collective buzz of exciteme.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News7 hr. 15 min. ago

Docker to integrate Kubernetes to its Enterprise platform

Docker, the leading software containerization platform, announced at the DockerCon 2017, that it will integrate Kubernetes into its Docker Enterprise Edition. The Kubernetes support with Docker will enable developers and operators to build apps with.....»»

Category: hostingSource:  dailyhostnewsRelated News8 hr. 30 min. ago

Nanya ramping 20nm process output

Nanya Technology has started volume shipments of 20nm 4Gb DDR3 chips, and is scheduled to enter mass production of 20nm 8Gb DDR4 chips in the fourth quarter of 2017, according to the Taiwan-based DRAM chipmaker......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News9 hr. 15 min. ago

Walking Dead star teases ‘Die Hard’-level action in epic season 8

The eighth season of AMC’s The Walking Dead premieres on October 22nd, but I can’t say I’m too excited about it, after last season. However, fans should know that the action should pick up significantly in the upcoming season, at least compared.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News14 hr. 30 min. ago

Apple releases macOS 10.13.1 High Sierra beta 3 to developers

Apple this evening has quietly seeded the third beta of macOS 10.13.1 to developers. The release comes a day after the company released the third betas of iOS 11.1, watchOS 4.1, and tvOS 11.1 to developers and public beta users. more….....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated News19 hr. 14 min. ago

Puerto Rico hurricane shows islands must have renewable energy [Hardware]

Climate talks resume in Bonn next month, island states will use the devastating hurricane season to fuel calls for expanded renewables #energy #business #clean energy #climate change.....»»

Category: topSource:  planettechnewsRelated News19 hr. 22 min. ago

Google unveils first SoC, called Pixel Visual Core, for accelerating HDR+ processing, available on Pixel 2 phones; its API will be open to developers soon (Vlad Savov/The Verge)

Vlad Savov / The Verge: Google unveils first SoC, called Pixel Visual Core, for accelerating HDR+ processing, available on Pixel 2 phones; its API will be open to developers soon  —  The Pixel Visual Core is a big deal  —.....»»

Category: topSource:  techmemeRelated NewsOct 17th, 2017

A fugly ALF Christmas Sweater exists

There's a time and place for intentionally ironic sweaters and apparently it's the holidays. Enter the ALF Ugly Christmas Sweater by Add [it] to your wishlist if you're in favor of having the wisecracking Malmackian as your guest of honor.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated NewsOct 17th, 2017

Computer-generated maps imagine America redivided into equal-population areas

America votes Democrat but elects Republicans, and it's all thanks to how the country is divided up. Even if gerrymandering dies in court, Americans must still live with the the plain fact that every state gets the same number of senators. But what i.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated NewsOct 17th, 2017

Bake: fizzing Alien facehugger pudding-cups

Hellen Die admits that her recipe for Alien facehugger pudding-cups "isn't easy": you have to make egg-molds that you cover with pastry and decorate to resemble HR Giger-esque Alien eggs, then use more pastry to sculpt the facehuggers, make a custom.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated NewsOct 17th, 2017

A dormant chip in the Pixel 2 will soon let developers write better camera and AI apps

Here’s a surprise: Google’s Pixel 2 phones include a custom system-on-a-chip (SoC) that’s optimized for image processing — but it currently just sits there, doing nothing. Google says it’ll turn this chip on in the comin.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  crunchgearRelated NewsOct 17th, 2017

The Spectacular Stories Behind 7 Ancient Lost Landmarks

Architecture has been historically deployed as a tool to construct and concretize legacies. Whereas only a few built edifices have left a large enough impact on the world, or have been around long enough, to enter into the canon of arc.....»»

Category: infraSource:  archdailyRelated NewsOct 17th, 2017

Using artificial intelligence to improve early breast cancer detection

Model developed at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory could reduce false positives and unnecessary surgeries. Every year 40,000 women die from breast cancer in the U.S. alone. When cancers are found early, they can o.....»»

Category: roboticsSource:  mitRelated NewsOct 17th, 2017

Ask Slashdot: What Are Some Hard Truths IT Must Learn To Accept?

snydeq writes: "The rise of shadow IT, shortcomings in the cloud, security breaches -- IT leadership is all about navigating hurdles and deficiencies, and learning to adapt to inevitable setbacks," writes Dan Tynan in an article on six hard truths IT.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsOct 16th, 2017