Advertisements


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

E-Commerce To Evolve Next Month As Amazon Loses the 1-Click Patent

An anonymous reader shares an article: Next month e-commerce will change forever thanks to Amazon. September 12 marks 20 years since Amazon filed for their 1-Click patent. This means that the patent will expire and the technology behind it will be fr.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News7 hr. 46 min. ago

Unannounced 8th Generation Core 15W U-Series CPUs Appear on Intel’s Public Price List

More news from Intel this morning, this time published directly on their website. With the upcoming announcement of the 8th Generation Core next week to which Intel has already posted teasers to the media, it would seem that someone at Intel decided.....»»

Category: topSource:  anandtechRelated News9 hr. 59 min. ago

Hands on with Andy Rubin’s Essential Phone

 It’s a pretty captivating pitch: Andy Rubin, one of the guys who founded Android (and who lead the project within Google for 8 years!) has a new company… and he’s building an Android phone. The “Essential Phone”, as it.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News10 hr. 30 min. ago

Equity podcast: Uber’s board mess, the Angry Birds IPO, and MongoDB files to go public

 Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s running attempt to make venture capital cool, despite the best efforts of the industry in question to fight back. Each week Katie Roof, Matthew Lynley, and myself — Alex Wilhelm —.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News10 hr. 30 min. ago

Gasping for air (and good business sense) at the summit of Mount Everest

Standing at 28,000 feet, a few scant yards from successfully summiting Mount Everest without an oxygen tank to breathe from, was one of the most exhilarating moments of my life. I had dreamt about it since I was fourteen years old.   But it was.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News10 hr. 38 min. ago

Android Instant Apps now support 500 million devices

Announced back in 2016 during Google I/O, Android Instant Apps today have reached a milestone of being supported by 500 million devices. Announced back in 2016 during Google I/O, Android Instant Apps today have reached a milestone of being supp.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News10 hr. 46 min. ago

UK Daily Deals: Silver PS4 Slim With Two Controllers, Doom, Dishonored 2 and Fallout 4 for Under £250

Xbox One S with four games and Now TV for £229.99, Nintendo Switch back in stock, PS4 DualShock V2 controller for £36.85. Help us get to 5000 likes! Like our pages on Facebook and Twitter to get the latest deals straight to your news fee.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News12 hr. 22 min. ago

Seth Rogen celebrates the 10-year anniversary of "Superbad" with some hilarious trivia

We can hardly believe that it's been 10 years since Superbad first graced our screens. SEE ALSO: Seth Rogen's mom tweets about sex, gets response from Seth Rogen We have Seth Rogen to thank for the film that inspired a generation and gave a voice to.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News12 hr. 22 min. ago

Nintendo Switch deals are back in stock today - but won"t last long

Don't miss your chance to grab a Nintendo Switch deal this summer Super rare Nintendo Switch stock has been spotted in the wild at a few UK retailer websites. Nintendo Switch deals have been ridiculously hard to come by since launch and the way.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News12 hr. 22 min. ago

China market: IoT chip demand promising, says ARM CEO

Shipments of ARM-based mobile chips from China-based chipmakers have been rising rapidly along with the country's fast-growing IC design industry over the past 10 years, according to Simon Segars, CEO for the processor IP vendor. Shipments of ARM-bas.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News15 hr. 15 min. ago

New Immunotherapy Trial Cures Kids of Peanut Allergy For Up To Four Years

Using a new kind of immunotherapy treatment, Australian researchers have managed to cure a majority of the children in their study suffering from a peanut allergy. "The desensitization to peanuts persisted for up to four years after treatment," repor.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News16 hr. 46 min. ago

Travis Kalanick strikes back against Benchmark lawsuit, calling it a ‘public and personal attack’

 Uber co-founder, former CEO and current board member Travis Kalanick fired back at Benchmark Capital in legal documents filed Thursday, arguing that the venture capital firm’s lawsuit was initiated “as part of its public and persona.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News16 hr. 58 min. ago

For Uber, a Quiet Investor Becomes a Sudden Thorn

Benchmark, a venerable Silicon Valley start-up investor, is caught in a bitter public brawl with Uber’s co-founder, Travis Kalanick. It’s an unusual position for the firm......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News21 hr. 23 min. ago

T-Mobile Aims To Slay Verizon, AT&T with First 600 MHz LTE Network

Just months after paying nearly $8 billion for low-band spectrum during a historic Federal Communications Commission (FCC) auction, T-Mobile is beginning to put its acquisition to use by deploying a 600 MHz LTE network site in Cheyenne, Wyoming -- th.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated NewsAug 17th, 2017

Splatoon 2 Topped Software Sales for July 2017

Nintendo was the best-selling software and hardware manufacturer for the month. According to figures released by The NPD group, Nintendo Switch was the top-selling console for July 2017, and Splatoon 2 was the month's best selling game in the U.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsAug 17th, 2017

World of Tanks" War Stories: 9 Things You Need to Know

Wargaming is bringing single player narrative-driven missions to the console game. World of Tanks may have started on PC, but over the last three and a half years it has also gone from strength to strength on console – to the tune of 12 milli.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsAug 17th, 2017

How controversial science can make it harder to get an abortion

An abortion can be an emotional experience that raises questions about a woman's relationships, past regrets, and future. She might want to confide in someone about these feelings in the following weeks, months, or years.  Abortion opponents hav.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsAug 17th, 2017

Opinion: 2017 is the Best Looking Lineup of Android Devices to Date

It doesn’t seem like long ago when Android devices had faux leather backs with plastic faux stitching, but thankfully, we’ve come a long way since then. A few years back, if you were looking for a truly attractive Android phone, you didn&.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated NewsAug 17th, 2017

This iOS 11 feature swiftly disables Touch ID on the iPhone

Five taps on the power button let you temporarily turn off Touch ID and place an emergency call. iOS 11 public beta has been available since June, but there are still surprise features cropping up, including a newly spotted one that temporaril.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated NewsAug 17th, 2017

Solar eclipse will reveal the roiling fog of plasma we call home

The 21 August solar eclipse gives scientists and the public alike a chance to observe the sun’s corona, a ring of plasma that stretches as far as Earth.....»»

Category: topSource:  newscientistRelated NewsAug 17th, 2017