A Star Explosion Times 4: Supernova Image Quadrupled in Rare Sight

This supernova was ready for its close-up — times four!.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  livescienceApr 20th, 2017

Middle East startups are growing fast, and that’s even before the flying taxis arrive

 The flight from Tehran to Dubai is about two hours, similar to the flight from New York to Chicago. The flight from Cairo to Beirut is one hour and 15 minutes. In more peaceful times, the drive from Beirut to Damascus in Syria would take you le.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News11 hr. 6 min. ago

Star Trek Fan Forced to Surrender "ASIMIL8" License Plate for Being Offensive

A Star Trek fan in Canada has been forced to turn over his personalized license plate after people complained its message, ASIMIL8, was insulting to indigenous people.Read more........»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News11 hr. 38 min. ago

‘Mario Kart 8 Deluxe’ is the Nintendo’s first victory lap on the Switch

With the Switch an early success, Nintendo has a rare opportunity to take more ignored Wii U games on victory laps. The post ‘Mario Kart 8 Deluxe’ is the Nintendo’s first victory lap on the Switch appeared first on Digital Trends......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News13 hr. 6 min. ago

The Force Awakens Goes ElizaBB-8than with Latest Star Wars Shakespeare Cover

BB-8 is already one of the cutest parts of the new Star Wars franchise, but give him a floppy hat and flowing cape and I’m over the freaking forest moon of Endor.Read more........»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News14 hr. 22 min. ago

Merriam-Webster lists ‘sheeple’ as a word, cites Apple fanatics as examples

As a sign of the times, Merriam-Webster has added the word "sheeple" to the official list of Webster-ordained words. What are sheeple, you ask? Well, as Merriam-Webster would have you believe, they're Apple fanatics. The post Merriam-Webster lists &#.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News14 hr. 22 min. ago

Stray WiFi Signals Could Let Spies See Inside Closed Rooms

sciencehabit quotes a report from Science Magazine: Your wireless router may be giving you away in a manner you never dreamed of. For the first time, physicists have used radio waves from a Wi-Fi transmitter to encode a 3D image of a real object in a.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News18 hr. 38 min. ago

Why People Who Lie All the Times Are Mentally Sick

Why People Who Lie All the Times Are Mentally Sick.....»»

Category: opensourceSource:  lifehackRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Bosch Streamlines Invoice Processing with Top Image Systems eFLOW

This IDC Buyer Case Study looks at how a global supplier of technology and services partnered with Top Image Systems to automate and optimize its invoice processing systems. Organizations that are seeking business value by reengineering document-inte.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Former NSA director explains why the spy agency will end a controversial surveillance technique

 Earlier today, the NSA announced its intentions to limit a surveillance technique that had a nasty side effect of sweeping up communications to and from Americans. In a rare unprompted press statement, the NSA explained explained that it woul.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Washington State Orchard Owners Look To Robots As Labor Shortage Worsens

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Seattle Times: Harvesting Washington state's vast fruit orchards each year requires thousands of farmworkers, and many of them work illegally in the United States. That system eventually could change dramatica.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

New York Times Columnist Has a Few Thoughts About People Who Believe in Climate Change 

It’s time to talk about climate change. Because Bret Stephens wants to. Stephens, as you may know, is the recently hired New York Times columnist known for holding ugly, entirely unremarkable ideas (Black Lives Matter is “thuggish,” there’s.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Between the Streams: ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ debacle, Anne Rice’s vampire TV, new Indy

This week, we'll talk about the ups and downs of CBS' troubled new Star Trek series, Star Trek: Discovery, a Great Outdoors reboot with Kevin Hart, Disney's latest film slate, Anne Rice's Vampire Chronicles TV show, and more. The post Between the Str.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

NSA ends controversial collection of Americans’ emails that mention foreign targets

 Privacy advocates are finally getting (a little bit) of what they want. Friday, the New York Times reported that the NSA will end its practice of collecting texts and emails by Americans citizens sent or received by individuals abroad that ment.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Sony Returns to Black on Healthy Chip, Game, Battery Sales

Sony Corp. reported Friday a January-March profit of 27.7 billion yen ($250 million) on the back of healthy sales of image sensors, PlayStation 4 game software and batteries for mobile devices, marking a recovery from its red ink a year ago. Tokyo-b.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

A Closer Look at Donald Trump’s Magic Coke Delivery Button

It’s been 99 days since reality TV star Donald Trump was sworn in as president, and he’s really shaken things up in Washington. So far, with Republican control of Congress, he’s repealed Obamaca—ah, shit, never mind. Well, he did pass that co.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Five to Try: Star Wars: Puzzle Droids activates, and Google Classroom opens up to everyone

Need some new Android apps? We've got a few for you......»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

WASD CODE Keyboard

The CODE keyboard is a collaboration between a keyboard manufacturing company and a famous software developer, making it designed with one thing in mind - lots of typing. Offering rare Cherry MX Green and MX Clear switches, and dip switches.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

The Moon Magically Appears on the Post Office"s New Total Solar Eclipse Stamp

On August 21, millions of people across the United States, from Salem, Oregon, to Charleston, South Carolina, will be able to witness something that hasn’t been seen here since 1979: a total solar eclipse. To commemorate the rare celestial occurren.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Marvel Wants More of Sylvester Stallone"s Mysterious Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Character 

There are new rumors about The Flash movie’s potential new director. The man behind Rogue One is already kicking around another idea for a Star Wars Story movie. Steven Moffat discusses Doctor Who taking on some challenging material this season. Pl.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Kevin Hart will headline a remake of the 1980s comedy ‘The Great Outdoors’

John Hughes' 1988 comedy The Great Outdoors, which starred John Candy and Dan Aykroyd, is getting a remake from Universal Pictures set to star popular comedian and actor Kevin Hart. The post Kevin Hart will headline a remake of the 1980s comedy ̵.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 27th, 2017