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In 18 Years, A College Degree Could Cost About $500,000

An anonymous reader shares a report: People worried about college affordability today can at least take this to heart: it could get much, much worse. Tuition has been rising by about 6% annually, according to investment management company Vanguard. A.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotMar 20th, 2017

We launched a plaque into space 45 years ago, and a replica can now be yours

Designed by Frank Drake and Carl Sagan to serve as a “interstellar greeting card,” NASA's Pioneer plaques were shot into space 45 years ago. Now you can get a replica on Kickstarter. The post We launched a plaque into space 45 years ago, and a re.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 16 min. ago

IDC"s Worldwide Marketing and Intelligence Taxonomy, 2017

This IDC study is a reference guide for budget management and cost control. It can serve as the foundation for sales, marketing, and finance executives to better demonstrate fiscal management capabilities to C-level executives and to improve decision.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News4 hr. 32 min. ago

Fields could walk away from Ford with $57.5 million

Former Ford CEO Mark Fields, ousted by the board after the automaker's stock declined 37 percent on his watch, could walk away with about $57.5 million in compensation......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News4 hr. 32 min. ago

Study Finds Magic Mushrooms Are the Safest Recreational Drug

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Guardian: Mushrooms are the safest of all the drugs people take recreationally, according to this year's Global Drug Survey. Of the more than 12,000 people who reported taking psilocybin hallucinogenic mus.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News6 hr. 8 min. ago

30 years later, "Top Gun 2" is "definitely happening," Tom Cruise says

There's no need to speculate anymore: A Top Gun sequel is "definitely happening." Tom Cruise has confirmed the news and says the film is likely to begin shooting within the next year. The post 30 years later, 'Top Gun 2' is 'definitely.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 16 min. ago

A wormable code-execution bug has lurked in Samba for 7 years. Patch now!

Comparisons to the Windows flaw WCry exploited are exaggerated, but only a little. Enlarge (credit: Guido Sorarù) Maintainers of the Samba networking utility just patched a critical code-execution vulnerability that could pose a severe threat.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News7 hr. 8 min. ago

Windows Switch To Git Almost Complete: 8,500 Commits and 1,760 Builds Each Day

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Back in February, Microsoft made the surprising announcement that the Windows development team was going to move to using the open source Git version control system for Windows development. A lit.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News7 hr. 32 min. ago

New EU legislation could force social media platforms to address hate speech

Hate speech is being dealt a blow in Europe. On Tuesday, European Union ministers approved proposals that would force social media companies to address hateful content on their respective platforms. The post New EU legislation could force social medi.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News9 hr. 16 min. ago

iPhone 8 rumors: Delayed production schedule could result in blockbuster holiday sales

Poor iPhone 7, only halfway through its first year and already totally overshadowed by whatever is coming next. After all, 2017 marks the iPhone’s 10th birthday, so Apple is reportedly gearing up to make its anniversary edition extra special.We.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated News9 hr. 32 min. ago

Portable AC unit from Frigidaire keeps you frigid in the hottest months

Summer is well on its way, whether you're ready or not. Frigidaire has a new portable air conditioner for 2017, and at 12,000 BTU, it's bound to keep you cool in even the hottest months of the year. The post Portable AC unit from Frigidaire keeps you.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News9 hr. 40 min. ago

No cuffs necessary! This sensor can read blood pressure from your fingertip

Researchers at U.S.-based biometrics company Valencell have invented new technology that lets users measure their blood pressure level simply by touching their phone. It could arrive with future smartphones. The post No cuffs necessary! This sensor c.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News9 hr. 40 min. ago

Want your own interstellar greeting card? Snag a replica of NASA’s Pioneer plaque

Designed by Frank Drake and Carl Sagan to serve as a “interstellar greeting card,” NASA's Pioneer plaques were shot into space 45 years ago. Now you can get a replica on Kickstarter. The post Want your own interstellar greeting card? Snag a repli.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News9 hr. 40 min. ago

If you’d bought $1,000 of Bitcoin in 2010, you’d be worth $35M

Price of Bitcoin has doubled in 2017, and other currencies have jumped even more. Enlarge (credit: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg via Getty Images) The price of Bitcoin, the most popular the digital crytpo-currency, has skyrocketed this year. Accor.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News10 hr. 8 min. ago

AMD Ryzen 5 1600 Processor Review

This has led me down another hole recently, wondering if we could further compartmentalize the gaming performance of the Ryzen processors using memory latency. As I showed in my Ryzen 5 review, memory frequency and throughput directly corre.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News10 hr. 32 min. ago

Apple Wants To Turn Community College Students Into App Developers

Ina Fried, writing for Axios: Apple already offers a variety of tools to help school kids learn the basics of coding. Now, it aims to give older students what they need to become full-fledged app developers. On Wednesday the company is releasing, for.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News11 hr. 16 min. ago

This technology could unleash the self-driving revolution for older vehicles

Knowing how to talk to different OEM vehicles is half the battle. Derive Systems Truly, we are living in the age of the software-defined vehicle. Beginning wi.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News11 hr. 24 min. ago

New Ford CEO Hackett"s pay package worth up to $13.4 million

New Ford CEO Jim Hackett's base salary rose from $716,000 to $1.8 million. His total compensation for this year is valued up to $13.4 million......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News11 hr. 32 min. ago

Cooler Master reaches for the cosmos with its 25th Anniversary Edition PC case

To celebrate 25 years of service to the PC building community, Cooler Master is releasing a special edition of its popular Cosmos II PC case. It includes curved tempered glass sides, blue LED ambient illumination, and more. The post Cooler Master rea.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 40 min. ago

BrandPost: IT Orchestration Takes The Field

In 2015, a professional football team asked us to help upgrade their stadium with a wireless network built to handle over 70,000 fans and increased usage during upcoming college and professional championship games. It was a tall order, and IT Orch.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News12 hr. 16 min. ago

Following Intel integration, USB Type-C could be the only port we need

Intel's big plan for the future of I/O is a singular port design: Thunderbolt 3. The reversible USB Type-C is a standard Intel hopes to make universally singular, by building support for it into its CPUs. The post Following Intel integration, USB Typ.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News12 hr. 16 min. ago