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Analysis: For Honor unlocks cost $730 (or 5,200 hours)

The worst of free-to-play design is coming to full-price, pay-to-play titles. Enlarge / The spikes here represent the cost of unlocking everything in the game. The big guy is Ubisoft... At this point in the evolving history of video-game econ.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaMar 20th, 2017

How to watch this weekend’s incredible Orionid meteor shower

This weekend will be one of the best in 2017 for kicking back and watching the stars. The annual Orionid meteor shower is forecast to hit its peak in the early hours of Sunday morning; here's everything you need to know to make the most of it. The m.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News4 hr. 36 min. ago

Space Science Needs a Private-Funding Boost

Cost-effective commercial capabilities could spark new waves of discovery -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated News6 hr. 12 min. ago

Federal judge unseals source code for disputed DNA analysis software developed by New York City"s crime lab after motion by ProPublica (Lauren Kirchner/ProPublica)

Lauren Kirchner / ProPublica: Federal judge unseals source code for disputed DNA analysis software developed by New York City's crime lab after motion by ProPublica  —  A federal judge this week unsealed the source code for a softwa.....»»

Category: topSource:  techmemeRelated News6 hr. 12 min. ago

Laptop Starting Prices Are a Joke. Don't Be the Punchline

When you're researching laptops ahead of your purchase, you'll see systems that are listed with a "starting price" or that cost "from" a certain amount. Shoppers need to be wary of these entry-level c........»»

Category: topSource:  laptopmagRelated News7 hr. 44 min. ago

Porsche Design Huawei Mate 10 redefines luxurious style in smartphones

Huawei has certainly done very well for itself to be one of the major smartphone manufacturers in the world, and some of their flagship models like the Honor 9 and Mate 9 have definitely captured the attention of many. However, they have also collabo.....»»

Category: blogSource:  coolestgadgetsRelated News8 hr. 0 min. ago

Green Beret Hero Wants His MoH to Honor All Vietnam Vets

Gary Michael "Mike" Rose risked his life on multiple occasions to treat about 70 wounded soldiers during a secret mission in Laos......»»

Category: securitySource:  militaryRelated News9 hr. 11 min. ago

Former Green Beret Wants His MoH Ceremony to Honor All Vietnam Vets

Gary Michael "Mike" Rose risked his life on multiple occasions to treat about 70 wounded soldiers during a secret mission in Laos......»»

Category: securitySource:  militaryRelated News9 hr. 52 min. ago

West Star Expands East Alton Facility

West Star is expanding its East Alton, Illinois, facility with the addition of a 64,200-sq.-ft. hangar, office and shop facility. read more.....»»

Category: aviationSource:  aviationweekRelated News18 hr. 28 min. ago

Skateboard training wheels will help you avoid embarrassing wipeouts

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. The SkaterTrainer 2.0 will help you learn how to skate way better than all those hours of Tony Hawk: Pro Skater 2 ever will. These rubber stoppers.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News22 hr. 12 min. ago

Pieces of a famous comet will fall to Earth this weekend

This weekend, look up at night to see bits of Halley's Comet falling through Earth's atmosphere.  The Orionid meteor shower is set to peak in the overnight hours through the weekend, according to Sky & Telescope, and if you're in a dark part of.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News22 hr. 28 min. ago

Practice your skateboard tricks without falling on your butt

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. The SkaterTrainer 2.0 will help you learn how to skate way better than all those hours of Tony Hawk: Pro Skater 2 ever will. These rubber stoppers.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Disputed DNA analysis software’s code open for inspection after court order

 If you’re going to convict or acquit based on evidence provided by a piece of software, you’d better be damn sure that software is reliable. One such program, a DNA analysis tool used in over a thousand cases, has been called unreli.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Look up this weekend to see little bits of Halley"s Comet falling to Earth

This weekend, look up at night to see bits of Halley's Comet falling through Earth's atmosphere.  The Orionid meteor shower is set to peak in the overnight hours through the weekend, according to Sky & Telescope, and if you're in a dark part of.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Billboard"s Hot 100 and Billboard 200 charts to give more weight to subscription-based streaming services and paid tiers of hybrid services starting in 2018 (Mitchel Broussard/MacRumors)

Mitchel Broussard / MacRumors: Billboard's Hot 100 and Billboard 200 charts to give more weight to subscription-based streaming services and paid tiers of hybrid services starting in 2018  —  Billboard has announced that its Hot 100.....»»

Category: topSource:  techmemeRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Country"s prevalence of visual impairment, blindness associated with level of socioeconomic develop

In an analysis of data for 190 countries and territories, those with higher levels of socioeconomic development had a lower prevalence of visual impairment and blindness, according to a study......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Ericsson’s Struggles Continue in Q3, But Networks Biz Hints at Recovery

Company is accelerating its $10 billion cost restructuring plan. Company is accelerating its $10 billion cost restructuring plan......»»

Category: networkSource:  sdxcentralRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

The Wedding Peach Amiibo Unlocks A Wedding Dress For Mario In Super Mario Odyssey

Thanks to a recent unboxing video, the effects for the Wedding Mario and Wedding Peach amiibo in Super Mario Odyssey have been revealed. Read The Wedding Peach Amiibo Unlocks A Wedding Dress For Mario In Super Mario Odyssey on Siliconera!.....»»

Category: gameSource:  siliconeraRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Here are the 12 best deals on Apple accessories for the iPad, iPhone, and Watch

Your iDevices are nothing without the proper accessories, but shopping for add-ons can get expensive. To help offset the cost, we've picked out 12 deals on Apple accessories to complement your iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch. The post Here are the 12 b.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

NASA chooses not to tell Congress how much deep space missions cost

The key question now is: Does Congress care? How much will the second flight of the Space Launch System and Orion spacecraft cost? We don't know. (credit: NASA) This week, the US Government Accountability Office reported on progress the space.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

An early Christmas present from cable companies: Internet price hikes

We regularly do our best to try to help readers save money on their cable and internet bills. In fact, just two days ago we told you about a little $40 box that shaves anywhere from $96 to $120 off your annual cost of internet service, taking that mo.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017