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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

Google launches redesigned Google News with an emphasis on fact checking

Google News, Google's one-stop shop for breaking and developing news stories, has been redesigned from the ground up. It's streamlined, simplified, and a lot easier to customize than before. The post Google launches redesigned Google News with an emp.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News18 min. ago

Redspace combines tennis with guns to produce ‘Gunball’

Gunball sets out to do for tennis what Rocket League did for summer, dialling up the intensity and the fun, and making full use of the HTC Vive headset's capabilities in the process. The post Redspace combines tennis with guns to produce ‘Gunba.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News18 min. ago

Western Digital’s 96 layer 3D NAND will lead to terabit memory chips

Western Digital developed a new generation of 3D NAND storage which packs 96 layers, leading to a potential 1Tb of storage in a single chip, though we shouldn't expect commercial products to make use of it until 2018. The post Western Digital’s.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News18 min. ago

Why Is Enterprise Search so Hard?

When you need to find a corporate policy, or information about your health plan or the latest contract for one of your clients, is your enterprise search box the first place you go to look?  Or do you count on someone in your department or on.....»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated News46 min. ago

Static Site Generators vs. Flat-File CMS: What"s the Difference?

The days when a brand only needed one website to house its online presence are long gone. Today, webinars, events, pop-up shops and product promotions all require their own microsites or landing pages. When we moved into what some call the post-CMS.....»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated News46 min. ago

Painless flu jab patch for people scared of injections

The special sticking plaster delivers a pain-free "do-it-yourself" dose of the vaccine into the skin......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News46 min. ago

PlayStation Plus July 2017: these are the free games you can get this month

These are the games you’re getting for free this month on PlayStation Plus. One of the biggest perks of being a PlayStation Plus subscriber is that each month you’re given a range of free games across the PS4, PS4 Pro, PS3, and PS Vit.....»»

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

Technology Debt Can Hamper Your Business

Paying down technology debt is not a one-and-done effort: Companies need to revisit decisions periodically to ensure that tech debt doesn’t creep back up......»»

Category: topSource:  cioinsightRelated News1 hr. 17 min. ago

Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite Preorder Guide

Where to find the best deals and preorder bonuses for the upcoming Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite. 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. It would appear t.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News1 hr. 17 min. ago

PlayStation Plus July Free Games Revealed

Telltale's Game of Thrones series, Tokyo Jungle, and more will be made free next month. July's list of PlayStation Plus free games has been revealed, with Supermassive Games' Until Dawn and Telltale Games' Game of Thrones: Season 1 leading off.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News1 hr. 17 min. ago

Inside, Limbo Double Pack Coming This Fall

Along with Inside and Limbo, the combo pack also comes packaged with a special "limited run" poster and art card. An Inside and Limbo double pack is coming to retail this fall for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, developer Playdead announced today......»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News1 hr. 17 min. ago

The best Xbox One deals in June 2017

We have all the best Xbox One deals, including the best value bundles and games. There are some superb Xbox One deals and bundles around this week. Microsoft is going all out to put pressure on its rivals as the Xbox One is now the cheapest of.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News1 hr. 18 min. ago

You may soon be able to see who likes you on Tinder before you swipe

Tinder is testing out a premium subscription tier that allows users to see who likes them before they swipe. Tinder is testing out a new premium tier with additional features including one that users have been requesting for a long time, the ab.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News1 hr. 18 min. ago

Yahoo Mail gets a radical redesign and new ad-free subscription options

Yahoo Mail, a radical reimagining of the 20-year-old email service, sports a brand-new look, modern features, and new ad-free subscription options. It's available to English language users starting Wednesday. The post Yahoo Mail gets a radical redesi.....»»

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

Cyber attacks are using spam, encryption and bitcoin ransoms to paralyse services: Experts

The new wave of ransomware attacks is strikingly similar to the global WannaCry ransomware attacks in May this year. The post Cyber attacks are using spam, encryption and bitcoin ransoms to paralyse services: Experts appeared first on Tech2. A.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News1 hr. 38 min. ago

Valerian: What You Need to Know

Get caught up on the classic comic series in anticipation of the Luc Besson film. Of all the upcoming comic-book movies currently in the works, there’s one in particular that’s not just an adaptation of a legendary series but also looks lik.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News1 hr. 45 min. ago

Somebody beat Nintendo and made a mini SNES out of an old SNES cartridge

The Super NES Classic Edition is going to be a hot item this year, but one inventive creator beat Nintendo to the punch with their own SNES emulator.  SEE ALSO: Super NES Classic is real and it's out in September Yesterday, a Redditor shared a F.....»»

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

Mod turns "Counter-Strike" into a "Tekken" clone with fighting chickens

Nothing about this mod makes sense.  Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is a first-person shooter and one of the central players in the present-day esports world. This is a 2D fighting game in the style of Tekken, except the fighters are chick.....»»

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

These photos of nervous cheetahs playing with their "support dogs" will make your day

It's common knowledge that everyone on this planet — or everyone who counts, at least — loves dogs. They're fun to be around. They're a comforting presence. Just one look at their cheerfully lolling tongues and dopey, wagging tails is eno.....»»

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

Here"s how they make the "Game of Thrones" music so spine-tinglingly epic

There's a reason the music in Game of Thrones is so damn good. Obviously there are plenty of people behind the big orchestral scores, but the masterminding of the whole thing is down to one man: Ramin Djawadi. SEE ALSO: 'Game of Thrones' characte.....»»

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