Boston Public Schools Map Switch Aims To Amend 500 Years of Distortion

Students attending Boston public schools are now getting a more accurate depiction of the world after the school district rolled out a new standard map of the world that show North America and Europe much smaller than Africa and South America. From a.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotMar 20th, 2017

ACLU taps tech to help the public hold district attorneys accountable to criminal justice reform

 Many people don’t pay much attention to their district attorneys, let alone realize district attorneys are elected officials, says Ana Zamora, the criminal justice policy director at the ACLU of Northern California. That was the genesis f.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 20 min. ago

Aussies: Win a Switch and Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle

To celebrate the release of Mario + Rabbids Battle Kingdom, we're giving away some sweet prize packs. Enter now!.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News8 hr. 20 min. ago

Out There: A Reverie for the Voyager Probes, Humanity’s Calling Cards

Launched 40 years ago, the spacecraft have sailed beyond the solar system, artifacts of a civilization that may be gone before they’re found......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News8 hr. 21 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 News8 hr. 52 min. ago

LastPass Launches Public Beta for Android Oreo Users to Test Autofill

Oreo is the gift that keeps giving today. Announced this afternoon, LastPass has launched a public beta for its Android app, allowing anyone running the latest build of Android to test out the awesome new Autofill feature. You see, Oreo offers native.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News10 hr. 29 min. ago

Etymotic ER4 XR & SR

Etymotic's ER4 in-ears set the benchmark when they were first launched over 25 years ago. Recently, Etymotic decided to bring out two new versions of their ER4 design - namely, the XR (Extended Response) and SR (Studio Reference). These new.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News10 hr. 37 min. ago

The explosive Junkertown is the next map set to be added to ‘Overwatch’

Blizzard unveiled the new Junkertown map for Overwatch, releasing a reveal trailer showing off the stage itself, as well as an entertaining new character short featuring Roadhog and Junkrat. The post The explosive Junkertown is the next map set to be.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 37 min. ago

Gamescom 2017: Overwatch Junkertown Map Revealed

Take a trip to the former home of Junkrat and Roadhog in the newest Overwatch map. New Overwatch Escort Map, Junkertown, has been revealed at Gamescom, as well as an animated short. Former home to Junkrat and Roadhog, Overwatch’s new Junkerto.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News12 hr. 0 min. ago

Does the World Need Polymaths?

Two hundred years ago, it was still possible for one person to be a leader in several different fields of inquiry. Today that is no longer the case. So is there a role in today's world for the polymath -- someone who knows a lot about a lot of things.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News12 hr. 45 min. ago

Meeting and Hotel Booking Provider"s Data Found in Public Amazon S3 Bucket

Leaks of personal and business information from unsecured Amazon S3 buckets are piling up. From a report: The latest belongs to Groupize, a Boston-area business that sells tools to manage small group meetings as well as a booking engine that handles.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News13 hr. 29 min. ago

Guide a cub through the forest using only sound in ‘Fe,’ coming in early 2018

Fe, the wordless EA Originals title that focuses on sounds, arrives in early 2018 for PS4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC. Check out the new Gamescom trailer, which shows off the young cub's versatile movements. The post Guide a cub through the forest usin.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News13 hr. 53 min. ago

The VW Van Is Back -- But This Time It"s Electric

Barely in time for the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love, Volkswagen has announced it will bring back the most iconic vehicle of the 1960s. The VW van [pictured, left] will return sometime in the next two years, as the I.D. Buzz. But this time.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News14 hr. 12 min. ago

Struggling With MarTech? Rethink Your Agency Relationship

CMOs, marketing professionals and agencies alike say the relationship between companies and their agencies have changed over the last three years. Chiefmartec editor and ion interactive co-founder and CTO Scott Brinker listed approximately 750 too.....»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated News14 hr. 12 min. ago

Fe Release Window, Switch Version Announced

Zoink Games' stunning platformer will launch for Xbox One, PS4, Switch and PC in less than a year's time. Fe, the upcoming platformer from Swedish developer Zoink Games, will be released in early 2018, Electronic Arts announced today at Gamesco.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News14 hr. 44 min. ago

Markforged announces two 3D printers that produce items as strong as steel

 Markforged, a 3D printer manufacturer based in Boston, has just announced two new models – the X3 and the X5. Both of these printers are designed to create carbon-fiber infused objects using a standard filament printing system and both ca.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  crunchgearRelated News14 hr. 44 min. ago

Cisco buys Springpath for $320 million

Springpath has been around since 2012 and the networking giant led its Series C funding round two years ago......»»

Category: blogSource:  betweenthelinesRelated News15 hr. 28 min. ago

Cisco brings its SDN to Amazon, Microsoft and Google’s public cloud

Today Cisco announced it is developing a way to integrate its software defined networking product named Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) with public cloud infrastructure from Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform.B.....»»

Category: networkSource:  networkworldRelated News15 hr. 29 min. ago

Used-vehicle prices falling amid glut

Car sales in the U.S. have been rising for seven consecutive years now, and it's denting the value of whatever is currently parked in your garage or driveway......»»

Category: autoSource:  autonewsRelated News16 hr. 12 min. ago

"Overwatch" embarks into the Outback with new Junkertown map

The next Overwatch map sends players into the war-torn Australian Outback, the home of Junkrat and Roadhog.  Junkertown is an escort map like Dorado, Watchpoint: Gibraltar, and Route 66, and it looks like a dusty hellhole made perfectly for.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News16 hr. 12 min. ago

Celebrate 10 years of ‘BioShock’ with an amazing collector’s edition

The BioShock 10th Anniversary Collector's Edition comes with a fantastic statue, complete with audio and a motorized drill. It will be available exclusively at GameStop and the 2K store. The post Celebrate 10 years of ‘BioShock’ with an a.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News16 hr. 45 min. ago