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AT&T Offers New DIRECTV NOW Customers a Free Year of HBO

In a move that could potentially piss off a few existing DIRECTV NOW customers, AT&T is offering new customers a free year of HBO when you sign up for a select subscription. As announced, anyone who signs up for a Go Big or Gotta Have It plan (Note:.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeMar 20th, 2017

Microsoft"s Top Execs Receive Bump in 2017 Pay

Microsoft's top executives received a tidy pay bump for the fiscal year, largely due to the company's strong financial performance. CEO Satya Nadella [pictured here] brought home a little more than $20 million in the 2017 fiscal year that ended June.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News8 min. ago

MakerBot attempts to embrace the open-source community with its new Labs platform

 The topic of open source has been a touchy one for MakerBot over the past decade. The one-time 3D-printing darling was the subject of some serious smack talk when it stopped disclosing machine design in 2012. MakerBot Labs doesn’t mark a.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News8 min. ago

This $13 accessory makes it practically impossible to lose your AirPods

Apple’s AirPods are the most popular wireless headphones in the world right now for so many reasons, from the cool cord-free design and the W1 wireless chip to the sound quality. Of course, they’re not perfect and the very same design tha.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News20 min. ago

Here is Apple"s self-driving car prototype

Here are new images of Apple's self-driving car technology (Project Titan) mounted on a Lexus RX350. That gear on the top is a rack of six LIDAR sensors that use lasers to collect spatial data about the vehicle's surroundings. Going to need more t.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated News20 min. ago

Smalltown America finds ecstasy at Dollar General

I love dollar stores, and so does rural America. Dollar General, in particular, is cleaning up in the towns so out of the way even Wal-Mart can't make business there. The Decatur store is one of 1,000 Dollar Generals opening this year as part of t.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated News20 min. ago

DeepMind"s new Go-playing AI wins 90% of time against version of AlphaGo that beat world champ, trained solely by reinforcement learning not using human games (James Vincent/The Verge)

James Vincent / The Verge: DeepMind's new Go-playing AI wins 90% of time against version of AlphaGo that beat world champ, trained solely by reinforcement learning not using human games  —  The company's latest AlphaGo AI learned su.....»»

Category: topSource:  techmemeRelated News20 min. ago

Batman #33 Review

DC's flagship Batman comic begins a key new storyline that explores the fallout of Batman's marriage proposal to Catwoman. DC has been purposely vague about the premise of this new Batman story arc, revealing little more than that it features B.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News28 min. ago

343 Details Next Round of Halo 5, Halo Wars 2 Updates

Halo 5 and Halo Wars 2 are getting updates and additional functionality for all Xbox users, and upgrades for Xbox One X. 343 Industries has shared new information regarding updates coming soon to Halo 5: Guardians, Halo Wars 2, and more. In a.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News28 min. ago

Baidu plans to put a driverless bus on Chinese roads next year and cars by 2021

Chinese search giant Baidu has some bold new targets for its self-driving auto plans.  Baidu CEO Robin Li outlined company's self-driving vehicle goals for the next few years onstage at the Wall Street Journal’s D.Live technology conferenc.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News28 min. ago

New dad straps on his baby to sing her to sleep with some multi-instrumental smooth jams

Finally, I have something in common with 2-month-old babies: we both love falling asleep to the sweet sounds of early '80s soft rock. One new dad won't let his newborn stop him from playing music, only now, he'd rather she were strapped to him wh.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News28 min. ago

Incredible microscopic footage captures the invisible movement of life itself

A team of scientists in Austria filmed a single tree root tip growing over a 17-hour period. The footage shows how organisms respond to gravity and it can help us figure out how to grow plants in space. The video is this year's winner in Nikon’.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News28 min. ago

Samsung Announces Bixby 2.0, a “Bold Reinvention” of a Platform That’s Barely 6 Months Old

Samsung announced Bixby 2.0 this morning at the Samsung Developer Conference. The announcement focuses on the future of the platform and a plan for it to be more open and accessible to developers, as well as to new device categories. In fact, Samsung.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News28 min. ago

Bixby 2.0 is Samsung"s attempt to topple Amazon"s Alexa

Samsung just announced a new version of its assistant, and it's gearing up to take on Amazon's popular Alexa AI. Do you hear an Echo? Because Samsung just announced Bixby 2.0, an update to its intelligent voice assistant, and it's moving i.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News28 min. ago

Battling flames increases firefighters" exposure to carcinogens

The threat of getting burned by roaring flames is an obvious danger of firefighting, but other health risks are more subtle. For example, firefighters have been found to develop cancer at higher rates than the general population. Now researchers have.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News35 min. ago

Newborns with trisomy 13 or 18 benefit from heart surgery, study finds

Heart surgery significantly decreases in-hospital mortality among infants with either of two genetic disorders that cause severe physical and intellectual disabilities, according to a new study......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News35 min. ago

No Heroes Allowed! VR’s Launch Trailer Explains How To Defeat Every Hero

No Heroes Allowed! VR's launch trailer goes over how this new installment, which involves an above ground diorama instead of underground dens, works. Read No Heroes Allowed! VR’s Launch Trailer Explains How To Defeat Every Hero on Siliconera!.....»»

Category: gameSource:  siliconeraRelated News35 min. ago

The Sonos One offers all that wireless speaker goodness with a side of Alexa

 There isn’t much to say about the new Sonos One that hasn’t been said about Sonos already. The company has long been the gold standard in wireless whole-home audio and their speakers, while small, are powerful and more than usable f.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News35 min. ago

"Small number" of Russian Facebook election ad accounts used Messenger

According to David Marcus, Facebook's VP of Messaging Products, a "small number" of the 470 Russia-linked accounts that attempted to influence last year's US elections also used Messenger. He said so in an interview at Wall Street.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News36 min. ago

WP Engine Opens Australian Office to Support Regional Growth

WP Engine has opened an office in Brisbane, Australia to support its fast-growing customer base in Australia and New Zealand. Read More... WP Engine has opened an office in Brisbane, Australia to support its fast-growing customer base in Australia an.....»»

Category: hostingSource:  thewhirRelated News43 min. ago

Apple claims Face ID doesn’t compromise user’s privacy

Apple responds to Sen. Al Franken’s concerns that the sample image stored in the phone’s Secure Enclave never actually leaves the phone.Apple has finally responded to the concerns of Sen. Al Franken (D-MN), allaying fears the new facial recogniti.....»»

Category: topSource:  inferseRelated News43 min. ago