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How to survive a "Game of Thrones" sex scene with awkward company

Warning: There might be a spoiler or two if you've never watched before or you're very behind.  It's Game of Thrones season again and you know what that means! Blood, betrayal, and buttloads of sex.  Despite (or possibly because of) all the.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableAug 13th, 2017

Snapchat"s dumb dancing hotdog is now an $80 Halloween costume

As of today, Snapchat sells three physical products: Spectacles, a charging case for the Spectacles, and a Halloween costume based on its dancing hotdog filter. The company confirmed to Engadget that, yes, it IS officially hawking the getup......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  engadgetRelated News22 min. ago

Watch: Little sled person treks Line Rider track synchronized to “In the Hall of the Mountain King”

YouTuber DoodleChaos spent over a month configuring a track in the 2006 hit game Line Rider. The result is a delightful harmonic pairing of Edvard Grieg’s “In the Hall of the Mountain King” to the originally silent flash game. The tiny sle.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated News22 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 without human input (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 without human input  —  The company's latest AlphaGo AI learned supe.....»»

Category: topSource:  techmemeRelated News22 min. ago

Blue Apron to lay off 6%, or more than 250 employees after going public earlier this year (Matthew Lynley/TechCrunch)

Matthew Lynley / TechCrunch: Blue Apron to lay off 6%, or more than 250 employees after going public earlier this year  —  As Blue Apron approaches its next earnings report in a couple of weeks, the company said Wednesday that it is.....»»

Category: topSource:  techmemeRelated News50 min. ago

The art of talking trash in esports

Trash talking isn't unique to esports, but trash-talking in esports is unique. It's a psychological tactic used at crucial moments in the game to demoralize opponents and motivate teammates. And it can be very, very funny. Read more...More about Gami.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News58 min. ago

Watch your heads: CNN allowed to fly drones over crowds

CNN will soon be the flying news network.  The company announced Wednesday that it had received a waiver form the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to fly a drone over crowds of people. SEE ALSO: Police warn people on Facebook not to fly the.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 14 min. ago

Samsung is launching a 17-lens 360-camera for VR

Samsung may now have the VR camera to beat. The company just unveiled a new 17-lens 360-degree camera for VR that can live-stream in 4K. Called the 360 Round, it will be available in the U.S. later this month. SEE ALSO: 'Neko Atsume' for PlayStation.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 30 min. ago

Snap Inc"s Latest Product Appears To Be A Giant Dancing Hot Dog Costume

Venice-based Snap Inc.'s latest product--if you believe the company's third party, Amazon store--is a giant Dancing Hot Dog Costume, being sold alongside the company's Spectacles. Snap's listing for the costume says the costume fits "people below 6'4.....»»

Category: topSource:  socaltechRelated News1 hr. 30 min. ago

Blue Apron is laying off hundreds of employees

 As Blue Apron approaches its next earnings report in a couple weeks, the company said Wednesday that it is laying off 6% of its staff as part of “a company-wide realignment of personnel to support its strategic priorities.” Blue A.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 37 min. ago

Coursera’s chief product officer just left to become a VC

 Tom Willerer, who has spent the last four years with the online education company Coursera — the last two as its chief product officer — is moving on from the outfit to become a venture capitalist. Specifically, Willerer is joining.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 37 min. ago

Accident Briefs: October 2017

ICON A5 2 Fatal Lake Berryessa, California The commercial pilot departed in the light sport, amphibious airplane during daytime visual meteorological conditions to perform a new employee familiarization flight with the passenger, who the company had.....»»

Category: aviationSource:  planeandpilotmagRelated News1 hr. 49 min. ago

Blue Apron is laying off 6% of its staff

 As Blue Apron approaches its next earnings report in a couple weeks, the company said Wednesday that it is laying off 6% of its staff as part of “a company-wide realignment of personnel to support its strategic priorities.” Blue A.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 49 min. ago

Adobe targets 20 percent revenue growth for FY 2018

The company's total addressable market will amount to about $83 billion by 2020, executives plan on telling financial analysts on Wednesday......»»

Category: blogSource:  betweenthelinesRelated News2 hr. 6 min. ago

OptiScanner 5000 Cleared in U.S. for Continuous Glucose Monitoring in ICU

OptiScan Biomedical, a company based in Hayward, California, won FDA clearance to introduce its OptiScanner 5000 in the U.S. The device is intended for use in intensive care units to continuously monitor blood plasma glucose levels, something the Opt.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  medgadgetRelated News2 hr. 13 min. ago

Google’s AlphaGo AI is now teaching itself how to be smarter than humans

AlphaGo, the board-game-playing AI built by Google's DeepMind subsidiary, just got a huge update, making it smarter — and potentially creepier — than ever before. In a paper published in Nature, the company reveals that the newest version of the.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News2 hr. 13 min. ago

Lego’s newest set celebrates the women of NASA

Most of Lego's most popular toy sets focus firmly on fantastical worlds that have nothing to do with reality — like Star Wars, Harry Potter, or Minecraft – but today the company announced the launch date for a much more real, but equally awesome.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News2 hr. 13 min. ago

Analyst: Apple Watch Series 3 could be a ‘game changer’ for Apple’s wearable

Apple last month debuted the Apple Watch Series 3, bringing support for cellular connectivity to its wearable for the first time. Despite early reviews that highlighted some since-fixed connectivity issues, a new analyst note from GBH Insights says t.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated News2 hr. 13 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 without 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 without human games  —  The company's latest AlphaGo AI learned supe.....»»

Category: topSource:  techmemeRelated News2 hr. 14 min. ago

McLaren Confirms its Next Supercar, the Most Track-Focused Yet

McLaren has confirmed its next supercar, the successor to the outrageous P1. The upcoming model will be part of the automaker’s Ultimate Series and is claimed to be the most track-focused road legal car the company has ever made. The new car is pa.....»»

Category: autoSource:  motortrendRelated News2 hr. 21 min. ago

Star Wars Pivots Away from Single-player

This week on IGN's video game talk show: EA's Star Wars, Super Mario, Doom, and more. Welcome back to Game Scoop!, IGN's weekly video game talk show. This week we're diving into the EA/Visceral/Star Wars news, Super Mario, Doom, and more. Watch.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News2 hr. 21 min. ago