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Exposed: Soviet cover-up of nuclear fallout worse than Chernobyl

A first look at a top secret report shows that Moscow scientists studied the impacts of nuclear bomb tests on civilians, but the results were never made public.....»»

Category: topSource:  newscientistMar 20th, 2017

Are There More Developers Than We Think?

JavaScript's npm package manager reports 4 million users, doubling every year, leading to an interesting question from tech industry analyst James Governor: Just how many developers are there out there? GitHub is very well placed to know, given it's.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News1 hr. 36 min. ago

That laptop ban could be about to whole lot worse for plane passengers

A U.S. security official has suggested the government is considering extending its cabin laptop ban to all flights in and out of the U.S. The original ban came into effect in March, affecting select flights into the country. The post That laptop ban.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News7 hr. 37 min. ago

Embattled FCA denies it cheated on diesel testing

The government's civil suit over diesel compliance could cost cash-poor FCA more than $1 billion......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News8 hr. 52 min. ago

First the cloud, now AI takes on the scientific method

Cloud didn't make the scientific method irrelevant in '08—AI won't do it in '17, either. Can give this to AI—generally more visually interesting than "the cloud." (credit: Disney) Back when I was doing research, one of my advisors once jok.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News15 hr. 37 min. ago

How Stephen Cox, Farpoint’s composer, turned an old trumpet into a sci-fi drone

Making a virtual reality soundscape takes a different approach than traditional games. Composer Stephen Cox talks us through what it was like sound designing for Farpoint on the PSVR. The post How Stephen Cox, Farpoint’s composer, turned an old tru.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News19 hr. 37 min. ago

Security Analyst Concludes Windows 10 Enterprise "Tracks Too Much"

A viral Twitter rant about Windows 10 Enterprise supposedly ignoring users' privacy settings has since been clarified. "I made mistakes on my original testing and therefore saw more connections than I should have," writes IT security analyst Mark Bur.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 28th, 2017

Save more than $2,500 on this Hollywood Art Institute Photography Course & Certification

This Hollywood Art Institute Photography Course & Certification package normally retails for $2,595, but through this limited-time offer, you can get the entire package for only $20, giving you a 99 percent ($2,575) discount. The post Save more than.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 27th, 2017

Pro PlayStation 4 utilized a SATA II bus

The original, non-Pro PlayStation 4 utilized a SATA II bus, capping speeds at 3Gb/s. This was more than adequate for keeping up with the console's stock hard drive, but those who elected to take advantage of Sony's user-upgradeable storage.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated NewsMay 27th, 2017

Use your Apple Watch to unlock your Mac with a quick settings change

Your Apple Watch can do more than track your fitness activities and sleep habits, assuming you know how to properly sync it with your Mac and enable the Auto Unlock feature. Here's how. The post Use your Apple Watch to unlock your Mac with a quick se.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 27th, 2017

Two Different Studies Find Thousands of Bugs In Pacemakers, Insulin Pumps and Other Medical Devices

Two studies are warning of thousands of vulnerabilities found in pacemakers, insulin pumps and other medical devices. "One study solely on pacemakers found more than 8,000 known vulnerabilities in code inside the cardiac devices," reports BBC. "The o.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

New Pokemon Go Cheaters’ Punishment is Worse Than a Ban

New Pokemon Go Cheaters’ Punishment is Worse Than a Ban is a post by Josh Smith from Gotta Be Mobile. Pokémon Go cheaters now face a punishment worse than a ban. The new May Pokémon Go update lets cheaters keep playing the game, but removes.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  gottabemobileRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

Chipotle finds malware exposed credit card info across the US

Hackers stole credit card information from customers at Chipotle restaurants across the United States between March 24th and April 18th, the company announced today. Chipotle revealed in April that it had been the victim of an attack, and to.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

How to unlock your Mac with your Apple Watch

Your Apple Watch can do more than track your fitness activities and sleep habits, assuming you know how to properly sync it with your Mac and enable the Auto Unlock feature. Here's how. The post How to unlock your Mac with your Apple Watch appeared f.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

At $28K, the most expensive gadget we’ve ever reviewed is now … a hard drive

Solid state drives are faster and larger than ever before, but even a terabyte of space can run out quickly. OWC has a fix for that – in fact, it’s complete overkill. The post At $28K, the most expensive gadget we’ve ever reviewed is now &#.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

80% of Millennials Say They Want To Buy a Home -- But Most Have Less Than $1,000

An anonymous reader writes: Millennials aren't buying homes in the same numbers as previous and older generations, but it's not because they don't want to. The vast majority of millennials do indeed aim to buy someday, or would even like to now if th.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

Lyft hopes to convince drivers it is better than Uber with scheduled rides

On Friday, Lyft made life easier for its drivers, allowing passengers to schedule rides in advance that drivers can accept hours or even days beforehand, essentially helping them set a schedule. The post Lyft hopes to convince drivers it is better th.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

Nvidia claims its MX150 is four times faster than onboard graphics chips

A dedicated graphics chip is a great choice for gamers, but Nvidia wants content creators to know that its new MX150 can deliver as much as four times the performance in photo and video editing tasks, too. The post Nvidia claims its MX150 is four tim.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

No Juke! Sources say Nissan may kill off its funky subcompact crossover

The Nissan Juke may be killed off, a new report says. Rather than redesign it, Nissan may introduce an alternative model in other markets, and simply leave a Juke-shaped gap in its U.S. lineup. The post No Juke! Sources say Nissan may kill off its fu.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

The original ‘Prey 2’ ending sounds way more interesting than the reboot

Prey 2, Human Head's canceled sequel to the cult-hit science fiction shooter, had quite the wacky ending in the works. The game's name was eventually taken for Arkane Studios' unrelated Prey. The post The original ‘Prey 2’ ending sounds w.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

Major US Tech Firms Press Congress For Internet Surveillance Reforms

Dustin Volz, reporting for Reuters: Facebook, Amazon and more than two dozen other U.S. technology companies pressed Congress on Friday to make changes to a broad internet surveillance law, saying they were necessary to improve privacy protections an.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017