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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

Microsoft could release an Xbox One X ‘Project Scorpio’ edition

Microsoft used "Project Scorpio" as the code name for the Xbox One X, its powerful new gaming console set to release on November 7th. According to a couple of leaks on German website Xbox Dynasty, the company will celebrate the launch with a.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News3 hr. 58 min. ago

People Have Played Over 25,000 Years of PUBG

What's the most popular gun in PUBG? Total playtime? Collective killcount? We have all the numbers and more......»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News4 hr. 30 min. ago

The next Apple Watch will probably be super popular

Apple became the biggest wearable vendor this May thanks to a recent surge in Apple Watch sales. Now, experts are saying the Watch could continue to see explosive sales heading into 2018. A new report from Taiwanese publication Digitimes says Apple W.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News4 hr. 30 min. ago

How to: Connect to Google Home Over Bluetooth

Back at Google I/O, Google announced that Bluetooth pairing was on the way to Google Home, leading way to more flexible music control. Rather than needing Google’s built-in Chromecast support or for your favorite apps to get onboard, you could.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News4 hr. 30 min. ago

Teenage bitcoin millionaire is back with a better Botangle

 Erik Finman gained notoriety and a certain fame as a 14-year-old entrepreneur and bitcoin investor who’d managed to turn a $1,000 investment in the cryptocurrency into more than a million dollars and a chance to never see the inside of.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News4 hr. 38 min. ago

Good news, wannabe supervillains! Mind control is possible with magnetism

Scientists have demonstrated that it's possible to use magnetism to control the movement of mice. The research could help scientists better understand how the brain processes information. The post Good news, wannabe supervillains! Mind control is pos.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 58 min. ago

Wisconsin lawmakers vote to pay Foxconn $3 billion to get new factory

State taxpayers could end up paying Foxconn $500,000 per job, or more. Enlarge / House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, greets Terry Gou, president and chief executive officer of Foxconn, before President Donald Trump announces the first US assem.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News5 hr. 46 min. ago

Leaked Intel Slide Reveals Coffee Lake CPU Lineup

A leaked slide points to significant performance uplifts between Kaby Lake and the upcoming Coffee Lake. These new chips could prove potent competitors to AMD's Ryzen family. The post Leaked Intel Slide Reveals Coffee Lake CPU Lineup appeared first.....»»

Category: topSource:  extremetechRelated News5 hr. 58 min. ago

Remember software"s dearly departed with Product Graveyard

Vine. Sunrise. Google Reader. Over the years, we've seen many pieces of software thrown on the virtual garbage pile. The reasons behind their demise are numerous: Sometimes a startup is acquired, only to be have its indie darling absorb.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News5 hr. 58 min. ago

Everyone could soon have the powers of Doctor Octopus

Doctor Otto Octavius may have been a power-mad scientist bent on world domination and the utter ruin of his nemesis, Spider-Man, but the guy had some surprisingly cogent thoughts on prosthetics development. And although mind-controlled super.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News5 hr. 58 min. ago

The grantees of Engadget’s $500,000 immersive arts program

When we launched the Alternate Realities grant program in May we had no idea what to expect. We saw a need for funding in the arts happening at just the time when new media like AR and VR were starting to go mainstream. So, with support from.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News5 hr. 58 min. ago

With a simple adjustment, one student made a greener, lighter washing machine

One student and researcher from Nottingham Trent University has figured that simply designing a lighter washing machine can save the United Kingdom almost 45,000 tons of carbon dioxide each year in transportation alone. The post With a simple adjustm.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News5 hr. 58 min. ago

This plastic card could be the ultimate life hack

FORMcard is basically Play-Doh for adults. The multitool becomes moldable to whatever shape you want after it's immersed in hot water. You can shape it to be a phone stand or wrap it around a broken tool handle or whatever needs fixing. It's super st.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News6 hr. 38 min. ago

Google Home now works with Spotify free accounts

 For all of the talk of how voice assistants could be the future of IoT or computing in general, the only consistently engaging use of home assistants like Echo or Google Home seems to be audio playback. Today, Google is making it a bit easier f.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News6 hr. 58 min. ago

Is Taylor Swift about to drop a single?

Taylor Swift may be about to begin the #TS6 era.    Early Friday, eagle-eyed fans spotted that the singer’s various social media accounts had gone dark, with her image erased from all of them. For a while, years worth of tweets w.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News7 hr. 6 min. ago

Bing is "Bigger Than You Think", Says Microsoft

Microsoft said this week that Bing is "bigger than you think" and provided some numbers that will could be a surprise to many. The company claims that fully one-third of searches in the US are powered by Bing, either directly or through Yahoo or AOL.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News7 hr. 6 min. ago

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

Toyota"s safe-driving app plays parents" uncool music when teenagers speed

How can terrified parents of newly qualified teen drivers persuade them to drive safely? Toyota has come up with what could be an ingenious method -- embarrassing them......»»

Category: autoSource:  autonewsRelated News9 hr. 30 min. ago

How Security Pros Look at Encryption Backdoors

An anonymous reader shares a report: The majority of IT security professionals believe encryption backdoors are ineffective and potentially dangerous, with 91 percent saying cybercriminals could take advantage of government-mandated encryption backdo.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News9 hr. 30 min. ago

Mitsubishi has big plans for the total solar eclipse, and with good reason

Mitsubishi will live-stream the upcoming total solar eclipse to promote its new Eclipse Cross SUV. Because if you have a car named Eclipse Cross, how could you not do something like that? The post Mitsubishi has big plans for the total solar eclipse,.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News9 hr. 38 min. ago