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America"s Cars Are Suddenly Getting Faster and More Efficient

Kyle Stock and David Ingold, writing for Bloomberg: Sometime in the next couple of months, the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon and its 808 horsepower will show up in dealership windows like some kind of tiny, red, tire-melting factory. Yes, 808 horsepower.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotMay 19th, 2017

NASA’s Voyagers: 35 years of inspiration [Update: Now it’s 40]

The two Voyager probes changed how we view science and the Universe. (credit: National Geographic) This weekend, NASA's historic Voyager spacecrafts celebrate their 40th year in space. The missions have given humanity many awe-inspiring discove.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News1 hr. 3 min. ago

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. 3 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 News1 hr. 27 min. ago

Daily Deals: Last Day to Score Adventure Time, Zelda, and LotR Loot Crate

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti OC for $660, Xbox One Special Forces Covert Wireless Controller for $40, 20% off Uncharted: The Lost Legacy Welcome to IGN's Daily Deals, your source for the best deals on the stuff you actually want to buy. If you buy somet.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News1 hr. 27 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. 39 min. ago

EFF Honors Chelsea Manning, an IFEX Leader, And TechDirt"s Editor

An anonymous reader quotes the Electronic Frontier Foundation: Whistleblower and activist Chelsea Manning, Techdirt editor and open internet advocate Mike Masnick, and IFEX executive director and global freedom of expression defender Annie Game are t.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News1 hr. 55 min. ago

NBC jumping on the Snapchat train with original content

NBC will be capitalizing on Snapchat's popularity by producing original content for some of its hit programs like The Voice, SNL and The Tonight Show, exclusively for SnapChat users. It also debuted brand-new content. The post NBC jumping on the Snap.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 19 min. ago

Steven Soderbergh"s new HBO show will have a choose-your-own-adventure feel

Though it's still in preproduction, Steven Soderbergh's upcoming series Mosaic is already unlike anything HBO has ever done. In an extensive, new interview with Lincoln Center's Film Comment, Soderbergh shared more about the project and how it will t.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 hr. 27 min. ago

Oracle Now Wants To Give Java EE to an Open Source Foundation

An anonymous reader quotes InfoWorld: Oracle wants to end its leadership in the development of enterprise Java and is looking for an open source foundation to take on the role. The company said Thursday that the upcoming Java EE (Enterprise Edition).....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News2 hr. 27 min. ago

Here are the top schools among founders who raise big dollars

 You don’t need a fancy university degree to launch a startup and secure venture capital. But looking at the data on who gets funded, alumni affiliation sure seems to be a big contributing factor. Read More.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News2 hr. 47 min. ago

The best new shows and movies to stream: ‘The Defenders,’ ‘Better Things,’ more

Need something to watch this weekend? Check out our list of the best new shows and movies to stream this week. On the list: Marvel's 'The Defenders,' 'Nocturnal Animals,' and more. The post The best new shows and movies to stream: ‘The Defender.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 11 min. ago

WWE SummerSlam: 5 Matches We"re Most Excited About

Sasha vs. Alexa, Styles vs. Owens, the Fatal Fourway, and more! Plus, check out all our WWE SummerSlam match predictions. On Sunday, August 20th, WWE SummerSlam roars into the Barclays Center in Brooklyn for a stacked card of action featuring a.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News3 hr. 19 min. ago

Move over, activated charcoal. Try the matte black latte.

Activated charcoal—the trendy margarita ingredient and cleaning agent—is nothing compared to a matte black latte.  The new drink from Round K in New York City is even darker than the activated charcoal recipes that swept the internet.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 19 min. ago

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 News3 hr. 19 min. ago

Best shows on Netflix (August 2017): the 50 best Netflix series

Make sure you are getting the best out of your account with our best shows on Netflix guide. UPDATE: It's finally here! The Defenders has arrived and is one of the 50 best Netflix series, bringing together Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Ca.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News3 hr. 19 min. ago

T-Mobile and Sprint offer select LG devices for less under payment plans

T-Mobile and Sprint announced reduced pricing under their payment plans. T-Mobile is offering both models on its Equipment Installment Plan, while Sprint has cut the price on the LG G6 under its Flex plan. The post T-Mobile and Sprint offer select LG.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 27 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. 27 min. ago

Aura and artist Jonathan Adler partner to make smart frames

Aura, the smart frame company, has just named Jonathan Adler as its Creative Director in Residence, and as a result of this new collaboration, we'll soon see two limited-edition smart frames.  The post Aura and artist Jonathan Adler partner to make.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 27 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. 55 min. ago

Why the TV Talents Arms Race Has Begun

IGN examines why Robert Kirkman, Carlton Cuse, and more of TV's biggest names are becoming exclusive to services like Netflix and Amazon......»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News4 hr. 3 min. ago