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After Years Waiting For Google Fiber, KC Residents Get Cancellation Emails

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Some Kansas City residents who have been waiting years for Google Fiber to install service at their homes recently received e-mails canceling their installations, with no word on whether they'll.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotMar 20th, 2017

Four book series that are shaping the future of science fiction on television

Here are the searingly original visions that will soon set your monitors on fire. Enlarge (credit: Who Fears Death) If recent Hollywood deals are any indication, science fiction on TV is about to get even more interesting and complex. The tren.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News1 hr. 5 min. ago

"Game of Thrones" prequel writer teases future shows and we"re already stressed about it

You might feel like it's too soon to think about the Game of Thrones spinoffs HBO has in the pipeline, but consider this counterpoint: It's not.  Screenwriter Jane Goldman, who will pen at least one of the prequels planned for after Thrones.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 41 min. ago

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 News3 hr. 29 min. ago

Silk Road: Google search unmasked Dread Pirate Roberts

The man who beat the FBI to identify the mastermind of global online drugs market Silk Road......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News3 hr. 41 min. ago

Hacker Helps Family Recover Minivan After Losing One-Of-A-Kind Car Key

An anonymous reader writes: A hacker and a mechanic have helped a family regain access to their hybrid car after they've lost their one-of-a-kind car key while on vacation. The car in question is a Toyota Estima minivan, which a Canadian family bough.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News3 hr. 57 min. ago

What Obi-Wan Was Doing Between Revenge of the Sith and A New Hope

The rumored Obi-Wan Kenobi standalone Star Wars film would have to fit around these canonical activities between Episode III and Episode IV. After Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the untitled Han Solo solo film, and Episode IX, there's a question mar.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News4 hr. 4 min. ago

All the features in Apple Maps that’ll make you not hate it

Apple Maps isn't the first app most people are clamoring for when they're lost on a road trip. It's actually one of the first apps I deleted when iOS finally let you get rid of native iPhone apps.  SEE ALSO: GBoard now supports YouTube and Goog.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News4 hr. 4 min. ago

Get these 3 in-demand skill sets and switch careers

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. There's no doubt about it: tech is king when it comes to the industry with the most dynamic, innovative opportunities on the market. There's only o.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News4 hr. 4 min. ago

After bouncing around the Web, Daily Stormer lands a new CDN provider

BitMitigate founder: “I thought it would really get my service out there.” Enlarge (credit: CommScope) This article originally appeared on ProPublica on August 18, 2017. The neo-Nazi site The Daily Stormer was back online Friday with.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News4 hr. 21 min. ago

As the Laid-Off Struggle, High-Tech U.S. Plants Are Hiring

Herbie Mays is 3M proud, and it shows -- in the 3M shirt he wears; in the 3M ring he earned after three decades at the company's plant in suburban Cincinnati; in the way he shows off a card from a 3M supervisor, praising Mays as "a GREAT employee.".....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News4 hr. 29 min. ago

Eclipse FOMO got you down? Here are 8 more on their way

The day we've all been waiting for is almost upon us, the day of the great solar eclipse seen cross the country, but ... what happens if you don't see it?  Work, illness, or, worst of all, CLOUDS could prevent you from basking in the glorious sh.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News5 hr. 57 min. ago

Nidhogg 2 review: Violent, disgusting, and hilariously fun

A better game for series fans old and new, this is everything a great sequel should be. Enlarge (credit: Messhof) Of all the fighting video games I imagined might ever get sequels, Nidhogg was pretty low on my wishlist. The 2014 sword-duel g.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News6 hr. 21 min. ago

Wisconsin Lawmakers Vote To Pay Foxconn $3 Billion To Get New Factory

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: The Wisconsin Assembly voted 59-30 on Thursday to approve a bill to give incentives worth $3 billion to Taiwan-based Foxconn so that the company would open its first U.S. plant in the state. Foxc.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News6 hr. 49 min. ago

This self-driving crash truck in Colorado is designed to get into accidents

The majority of self-driving vehicles pride themselves on preventing accidents. But there's a new truck on the road that boasts the ability to do just the opposite. Meet Colorado's self-driving crash truck. The post This self-driving crash truck in C.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News7 hr. 41 min. ago

Really bad movies you shouldn"t be streaming on Netflix and Amazon Prime

This week, it's all about ninjas! Welcome to Not On My Watch, the only place to get your weekly fix of truly terrible movies that are streaming on Amazon and Netflix right now. As we are now onto our ninth edition, it felt right to do some.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News9 hr. 21 min. ago

A simple eye test could alert you of onset Alzheimer"s years before symptoms emerge

Researchers from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and other institutions have discovered that a retina scan could help diagnose Alzheimer's disease years before other symptoms start to emerge. The post A simple eye test could alert you of onset Alzheimer&.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News10 hr. 5 min. ago

Android O is probably going to be called Android Oreo

The next big update to Android is coming on Monday and there's a good chance Google has named it Oreo. Not only did Google officially reveal the launch date and time of Android O yesterday, it also dropped a pretty big hint about what it's.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News11 hr. 21 min. ago

Obi-Wan"s Timeline After ROTS

The rumored Obi-Wan Kenobi standalone Star Wars film would have to fit around these canonical activities between Episode III and Episode IV......»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News12 hr. 20 min. ago

Google and ProPublica Team Up To Build a National Hate Crime Database

In partnership with ProPublica, Google News Lab is launching a new tool to track hate crimes across America. The "Documenting Hate News Index" is being powered by machine learning to track reported hate crimes across all 50 states, collecting data fr.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News13 hr. 29 min. ago

Apple reportedly in talks to stream movie rentals shortly after theater debuts

Movie studios and other companies may cut down the time between theater and streaming... for a price. As more people find creature comforts in watching movies from home with services like Netflix and Hulu, movie studios could soon skip the wait.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News13 hr. 57 min. ago