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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

Murder charges for doc who prescribed alleged “horrifyingly excessive” opioids

Law enforcement now going after doctors in bid to curb opioid epidemic. Enlarge / Pills. (credit: Getty | smartstock) An Oklahoma doctor is facing five counts of second-degree murder charges following the opioid overdose deaths of her patients.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News11 min. ago

Clever website turns Donald Trump"s bad tweets into poetry

Still can't get enough of Trump's Twitter account for some reason? Well, you are in luck, my friend. Reddit user Darby_Crash created a website called Poet in Chief that randomly generates a beautiful* poem out of the president's tweets.  SEE ALS.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 2 min. ago

F1 2017 Preorder Guide

Where to find the best deals and preorder bonuses for the upcoming F1 2017. Note that if you click on one of these links to buy the product, IGN may get a share of the sale. For more, read our Terms of Use. If you’re familiar with Codemasters.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News1 hr. 10 min. ago

Pokemon Sun and Moon: Don"t Miss These Free Mega Stones

Get the Mega Stones for the Ruby and Sapphire starters and more with this mystery gift code......»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News1 hr. 26 min. ago

The best movies of 2017 (so far)

We’re at the halfway point of 2017, so all this week Mashable entertainment will be rolling out our 8.5 (Get it, half of ’17?) picks for the best of the year – so far! – in movies, TV, music, and more. It’s our eight bes.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 26 min. ago

Angry cow crashes cricket match, probably just mad it couldn"t play

Clearly, someone gave this cow bad directions to the Running of the Bulls festival. A lost cow was spotted spectating a village cricket match between two English cricket clubs on Saturday, and for some reason, it really wanted to get involved. The Mo.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 26 min. ago

These early reviews of "Harry Potter" will make you grin

In case this article is the first thing you're seeing on the internet today, it's been 20 years since the first Harry Potter book was released. As the book (and subsequent books) grew in popularity, you'd be hard-pressed to find a negative review for.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 26 min. ago

Ringless voicemail spam won’t be exempt from anti-robocall rules

After heavy opposition, robocall company gives up attempt to avoid FCC rules. Enlarge / The FCC was asked to decide whether this ringless voicemail technology should be subject to anti-robocall rules. (credit: Stratics Networks) A petition to.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News1 hr. 34 min. ago

SpaceX Launches 10 Satellites from California Base

A SpaceX rocket carried 10 communications satellites into orbit from California on Sunday, two days after the company successfully launched a satellite from Florida. The Falcon 9 rocket blasted off through low-lying fog at 1:25 p.m. PDT from Vandenb.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News1 hr. 42 min. ago

Startups, apply to Startup Battlefield at Disrupt SF today

 We are still searching for innovative startups that want to launch on our Disrupt SF stage and aren’t afraid to get a little competitive! The winning company takes home the legendary Disrupt Cup and an equity-free check for $50,000 —.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 42 min. ago

Court Hands Internet Textbook Pirates Suspended Sentences

Three men have received conditional jail sentences for selling online access to pirate textbooks. The trio, aged between 26 and 71-years-old, scanned and made available at least 198 books without copyright holder permission in exchange for a $45 per.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated News1 hr. 54 min. ago

Scammers Pick Up NYAA Torrents Domain Name

Just a few weeks after the domain names of anime torrent site NYAA were deactivated, one of them is back in action. However, the domain no longer belongs to the old crew, but to scammers who are trying to lure estranged users into downloading. Source.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated News1 hr. 54 min. ago

Twin Peaks: "Part 8" Review

"Part 8" of the Twin Peaks revival managed to out-weird Twin Peaks. Warning: Full spoilers for the episode below. Okay, so, um… Well. Where to begin? After last week’s episode was, in many ways, the most straightforward and “classic” T.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News1 hr. 54 min. ago

War for the Planet of the Apes Review

Andy Serkis returns as Caesar, and this time it's war. But does this third film in the rebooted Apes series do the franchise justice? In one of the more unexpected Hollywood developments in recent years, 20th Century Fox’s dusty old Planet of.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News1 hr. 54 min. ago

Delhi government makes Aadhaar compulsory for those seeking subsidy on e-rickshaw registration

The registered owners of e-rickshaws in Delhi will be considered for a subsidy of Rs 30,000 after providing their Aadhaar card details. The post Delhi government makes Aadhaar compulsory for those seeking subsidy on e-rickshaw registration appeared f.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News1 hr. 54 min. ago

Amazon Echo costs just $130 right now

Amazon's smart speaker Echo is currently on sale, with the price being reduced from $179.99 to $129.99.  The promotion is valid until the end of Monday, ET time.  SEE ALSO: Get ready to see a bunch of Amazon Echo clones The discounted price.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 54 min. ago

20 of the best one-liners in "Harry Potter and the Philosopher"s Stone"

On this day 20 years ago, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone — the first of seven spell-binding novels — was finally published. You may have had an inkling somewhere along the line that there’s a few Harry Potter fans at.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 54 min. ago

How J.K. Rowling, the "Harry Potter" fandom, and technology all grew up together

For 20 years, J.K. Rowling has been forging a relationship with fans — millions and millions all over the world in a way that can feel deeply, deeply personal (who among us hasn't tweeted at her hoping for a fave?).  "The online Harry Pott.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 54 min. ago

How to create viral content: Try, try again

Benjamin Hardy was the #1 writer on Medium.com in 2016.  He has grown his email subscriber base from zero to over 200,000 people in the past two years.He attributes much of his success from a single idea he learned from Tim Ferriss: Rather than.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 54 min. ago

Nintendo fans freaking out to the "Metroid" E3 reveal is why I love video games

Nintendo's big E3 surprise was one that fans have been waiting to hear about for years: Metroid Prime 4 is coming. Most of us watched it at home, but a group of dedicated fans gathered in Nintendo's New York City retail store for a public showing.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 54 min. ago