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FBI Director Comey Confirms Investigation Into Trump Campaign

FBI Director James Comey confirmed during testimony before Congress Monday that the FBI is investigating whether the Trump campaign colluded with a covert Russian campaign to interfere with the election. From a report on Reuters: Comey told a congres.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotMar 20th, 2017

Trump Order Helps Offshore Drilling, Stops Marine Sanctuary Expansion

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: In an executive order signed on Friday, President Trump directed his secretary of the interior to review current rules on offshore drilling and exploration. This review is likely to result in a r.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Why are lenses so expensive? Watch this Swedish inventor design his own Pretzeval

Think lenses are expensive? Watch how meticulous the process is as this inventor crafts his own Pretzeval, basically from scratch. He even cuts and shapes the glass himself and turns a big piece of metal into the barrel. The post Why are lenses so ex.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Military social network wants you to hire a vet for your next tech opening

 Veteran-focused social platform Sandboxx wants to pair its community members with experts who can ease their transition back into the workforce — and hopefully even land them a job. Global firm Betts Recruiting will join the self-descri.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Arcserve Jumps into the Archiving Software Market with Acquisition of New Email Archiving Technology

This IDC Market Note details the acquisition of FastArchiver by Arcserve and the planned release of Arcserve UDP Archiving. On April 26, Arcserve announced the acquisition of FastArchiver and its addition to the Arcserve UDP portfolio. The move marks.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Watch hunks of metal and glass become a camera lens in incredible DIY video

Think lenses are expensive? Watch how meticulous the process is as this inventor crafts his own Pretzeval, basically from scratch. He even cuts and shapes the glass himself and turns a big piece of metal into the barrel. The post Watch hunks of metal.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Former NSA director explains why the spy agency will end a controversial surveillance technique

 Earlier today, the NSA announced its intentions to limit a surveillance technique that had a nasty side effect of sweeping up communications to and from Americans. In a rare unprompted press statement, the NSA explained explained that it woul.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

NSA ends spying on messages Americans send about foreign surveillance targets

FISA court narrows what NSA can collect, because NSA can't stop "incidental" collection. The NSA's "upstream" collection system taps into Internet traffic and searches for content based on "selectors" identifying targets. Now, the NSA won't chec.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Data management startup Rubrik confirms $180M round at a $1.3B valuation

 Druva, CommVault and EMCRubrik, a startup that provides data backup and recovery services for enterprises across both cloud and on-premises environments, has closed a $180 million round of funding that values the company at $1.3 billion. The ne.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Omni-Wearables’ FaceShot sunglasses feature a built-in video camera

Omni-Wearables' FaceShot active sunglasses include a built-in video camera that docks into one of the arms. The camera can be activated simply be flipping it outward to begin filming the action around you. The post Omni-Wearables’ FaceShot sung.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Rocket Science 101 (for iPad)

NASA's free Rocket Science 101 app lets kids build virtual spacecrafts and launch them into orbit, but it doesn't really teach about rocket science......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

A Tech Bro Charged Thousands for an Island Getaway That Turned Into The Hunger Games [UPDATED] 

The distance between expectation and reality makes fools of us all, but it made the well-heeled attendees of an exclusive music festival in the Bahamas look particularly moronic late Thursday night. For tickets that started at $1,200 and went as high.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Elon Musk Wants to Turn the LA Underground Into a Giant Slot Car Race

Who’s the craziest ultra-rich, would-be supervillain in the whole wide world? It’s Elon. Elon Musk.Read more........»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Watch Cherry Blossoms Suddenly Explode Into Life in This Stunning Timelapse Footage

It’s that time of year when Mother Nature puts on her best fireworks show with pink and white cherry blossoms. By now your Instagram feed is probably clogged with endless shots of cherry trees, but this spectacular drone footage captured by Jack Jo.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

How to master the start menu in Windows 10

In Windows 10, Microsoft has combined the best of older versions of the Start Menu and Screen into a new and surprisingly flexible way to manage your computer. This guide has everything you need to master it. The post How to master the start menu in.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Omni-Wearables’ FaceShot sunglasses are equipped with a built-in video camera

Omni-Wearables' FaceShot active sunglasses include a built-in video camera that docks into one of the arms. The camera can be activated simply be flipping it outward to begin filming the action around you. The post Omni-Wearables’ FaceShot sung.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Anne Rice sinks her teeth into a Vampire Chronicles TV adaptation

Anne Rice's best-selling book series The Vampire Chronicles will be adapted for TV, with Paramount and Anonymous Content optioning the rights, and Rice's son Christopher set to write the series. The post Anne Rice sinks her teeth into a Vampire Chron.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

HyperX is making a foray into yet-unexplored gaming peripheral

HyperX is making a foray into yet-unexplored gaming peripheral territory today with its Pulsefire gaming mouse, a simple and software-free rodent. We put this mouse to the mat to see whether HyperX's keep-it-simple approach plays well with.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Why is Microsoft trying to turn its Surface business into the next Nokia?

Microsoft is developing a worrying habit of neglecting its hardware products. At first glance, it's easy to mistake the Surface Pro 4 for the Surface Pro 3. Microsoft's third-quarter financial results were published yesterday, and they had ma.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Zeta Global Secures $140M to Fuel Growth, More News

Zeta Global is looking to grow, and received an influx of cash this week to do so.  Earlier this week, the New York City-based provider of multichannel campaign management announced its largest funding round to date: $115 million in equity ca.....»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Trump order helps offshore drilling, stops marine sanctuary expansion

Order seeks to reverse protections for sea ecosystems made by Obama. Enlarge / Walruses on floating ice, Chukchi Sea. (credit: Keren Su/Getty Images) In an executive order signed on Friday, President Trump directed his secretary of the interi.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017