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Ask Slashdot: How Does One Freely Use Bitcoin In the Land of the Free?

New submitter devrtm writes: It appears that Bitcoin, a currency designed with anonymity in mind, can be effectively used almost anywhere in the world, except in a few countries where it is regulated, and in one country where you can only use it if y.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotMar 20th, 2017

The death of a 17-year-old boy has put a face on the drug war in the Philippines

Kian Delos Santos, a 17-year-old high school student, was shot to death by police officers last week. He is just one of thousands that have fallen victim to the Philippines' president Rodrigo Duterte's harsh crackdown on drugs. Yet his death has spar.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News14 min. ago

Moto X4 photos and specs shared by official distributor

An almost official reveal has told us everything we need to know about the Moto X4. Just yesterday some photos gave us a clear look at a phone believed to be the Moto X4, and today we can go one better with a pair of just as clear but far more.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News14 min. ago

The timing is perfect for a new Chromebook Pixel

One thing is certain about Google’s fall event: A Pixel will steal the show. It just might not be the one that fits in your pocket.A rumor published by Android Police says Google is working on a follow-up to its discontinued 2nd-generation Chro.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News30 min. ago

After years of investigation, feds bust one of AlphaBay’s largest drug rings

Suspect got this text: “Rule 101 in drug dealing... don’t be so fucking mean to people.” Enlarge (credit: Thomas Trutschel / Getty Images News) Six Southern Californians have been arrested for being involved in one of the largest drug r.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News38 min. ago

20 Photos of Minecraft, Project Scorpio Xbox One Consoles

Close-up photos of the newest Xbox hardware, including the Minecraft limited edition Xbox One S and Project Scorpio edition Xbox One X. At Gamescom today, Microsoft showed off the newest Xbox hardware: the limited edition Minecraft Xbox One S a.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News1 hr. 5 min. ago

Americans choose eclipse and chill over Netflix

The Great American Eclipse of 2017 was a one-in-a-lifetime event that brought American people together to watch the spectacle of nature unfolding in front of their (hopefully covered) eyes. SEE ALSO: Neil deGrasse Tyson on all things Great American E.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 46 min. ago

Micromax Canvas Infinity offers "Full Vision" display at Rs 9999

Micromax today launched its one of a kind budget phone, the Canvas Infinity. It comes with the latest 18:9 aspect ration, which the company calls a 'Full Vision' display. Micromax Canvas Infinity finally makes the 18:9 Full Vision screen mains.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News1 hr. 46 min. ago

SNES Classic Hands-On: I Hope I Can Buy One

A good thing in a small package. Assuming you can actually purchase one when it launches this September 29th, the Super Nintendo Classic is a faithful, tiny tribute to Nintendo’s early ‘90s 16-bit gaming console. Sure, it’s mostly just a.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News2 hr. 37 min. ago

Facebook gives its ‘Safety Check’ feature a permanent place in its app

Facebook is making it easier to dive into Safety Check, adding a permanent tab for the feature to its app. Launched in 2014, Safety Check offers a fast way for people to contact one another during a major incident. The post Facebook gives its ‘.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 46 min. ago

Geoff Lewis has left Founders Fund to start his own fund

 Geoff Lewis has left Founders Fund, where he was partner, and is starting a venture fund of his own. This means he’ll no longer be working with Peter Thiel, directly anyway. Founders Fund will be one of his LPs. The news was first reporte.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News5 hr. 14 min. ago

What you need to consider before buying a projector

There's an allure to owning a projector, but figuring out if your home theater can accommodate one can be overwhelming. So should you buy a projector or not? There's a lot to consider, so we've put together this explainer to guide you through the pro.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News5 hr. 30 min. ago

Microsoft Describes Next Xbox SoC

Microsoft described at Hot Chips its Scorpio SoC in the upcoming Xbox One X and it decision not to use high-bandwidth memory......»»

Category: hardwareSource:  eetimesRelated News6 hr. 30 min. ago

CozynaAir Fryer lets you enjoy your favorite fried foods, cuts fat by 75%

This Air Fryer by Cozyna is a one-stop solution for all of your meals, as it also grills, roasts, and bakes. Tair fryer uses patented TurboStar technology that cooks your food to perfection and produces fried foods with 70 percent less fat. The post.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News9 hr. 14 min. ago

Should you buy a projector?

There's an allure to owning a projector, but figuring out if your home theater can accommodate one can be overwhelming. So should you buy a projector or not? There's a lot to consider, so we've put together this explainer to guide you through the pro.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News9 hr. 14 min. ago

This miniature robot arm could be the future of keyhole surgery

British engineers have developed a tiny keyhole surgery robot arm, which is one-third the size of the robots which are currently used for the task -- and significantly cheaper, too. The post This miniature robot arm could be the future of keyhole sur.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News9 hr. 46 min. ago

The unmatched, untamed ‘XE SV Project 8’ is just the beginning, says Jaguar

Special Vehicle Operations, Jaguar Land Rover’s in-house performance unit, has created the most powerful road-legal Jaguar ever. To get the full scoop on the XE SV Project 8, Digital Trends sits down with SVO executives in this exclusive interview......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News9 hr. 46 min. ago

The girl losing her mind over the eclipse is the new double rainbow

Everyone reacted differently to Monday's total solar eclipse— some people cheered, some clapped, and some (including one Chicago meteorologist) wept.  However, this Salem, Oregon girl's utter shock at the celestial phenomenon takes the cak.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News10 hr. 14 min. ago

Third Party Trackers On Web Shops Can Identify Users Behind Bitcoin Transactions

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Help Net Security: More and more shopping websites accept cryptocurrencies as a method of payment, but users should be aware that these transactions can be used to deanonymize them -- even if they are using bl.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News10 hr. 14 min. ago

Silverstone Launches TOB03 ODD: 9.5-mm CD/DVD/BD/BDXL Burner

SilverStone has introduced its first ultra-slim ODD that can read and record CD, DVD, Blu-ray and BDXL media. The drive is not a technological breakthrough, but it is going to be one of a few 9.5-mm BD/BDXL-supporting ODDs on the market. Of course,.....»»

Category: topSource:  anandtechRelated News10 hr. 14 min. ago

Fear Effect Remake Coming in 2018

The team behind the crowdfunded Fear Effect Sedna is developing the remake. A remade version of the fan favorite PlayStation action adventure title Fear Effect is coming to Xbox One, PS4, Nintendo Switch and PC in 2018. Square Enix Collective h.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News10 hr. 45 min. ago