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Japanese Kendama game gets a digital upgrade and a Kickstarter campaign

 Like all good games, Kendama is easy-ish to learn and frustrating as all ever-loving £%&*@£^% to master. What’s a poor entrepreneur to do when a game hasn’t changed for 400 years? Rename it Dendama, add a boat-load of electronics,.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchMar 20th, 2017

Man sentenced to 3 years for Facebook threat to kill Obama loses appeal

He told Secret Service of "biblical and constitutional duty" to assassinate Obama. Enlarge (credit: Lewis Mulatero/Getty Images) Brian Dutcher A Wisconsin man lost his bid before a federal appeals court to set aside his 3-year prison sente.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News2 min. ago

Google takes Symantec to the woodshed for mis-issuing 30,000 HTTPS certs

Chrome to immediately stop recognizing EV status and gradually nullify all certs. Enlarge (credit: Nyttend) In a severe rebuke of one of the biggest suppliers of HTTPS credentials, Google Chrome developers announced plans to drastically restri.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News2 min. ago

Outlast 2 Will Come Out in Australia After All

Outlast II has been reclassified R18+ for “high impact horror themes, violence, blood, gore and sex.” Outlast II will be coming out in Australia after all; the game’s rating has been changed from RC to R18+. Outlast II has been reclassifi.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News10 min. ago

Ignyta Seeks To Sell Off Development Program

San Diego-based biopharmaceuticals developer Ignyta said on Thursday afternoon that it is looking to sell of its taladegib oncology program, after reaching a deal to change licensing terms it has with Eli Lilly and Company. Ignyta said it is "explori.....»»

Category: topSource:  socaltechRelated News10 min. ago

Best shows on Netflix: 40 great Netflix TV series

Make sure you are getting the most out of your account with the best Netflix shows available. Update: It'll be easier than ever to find the best shows and series on Netflix thanks to the new update that ditches the star-rating system for a.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News26 min. ago

The Legend of Master Legend: Amazon Pilot Review

Based on a true story, Amazon pilot The Legend of Master Legend stars John Hawkes as a delusional "superhero." Amazon's "Pilot Season" is here once again and we're taking a look at all the new offerings. The pilots, which you can see here are p.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News34 min. ago

Canada To Tax Ride-Sharing Providers Like Uber

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his government announced plans to tax ride-sharing providers like Uber for the first time. According to CBC, the latest consumer tax changes included in Wednesday's federal budget "will add to the cost of Ub.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News34 min. ago

The Blackcoat"s Daughter Review

Emma Roberts, Kiernan Shipka and Lucy Boynton star in the horror-thriller about students stuck alone at a private school during break. Some movies are just plain frustrating. They have a capable cast and an interesting idea at their core, but a.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News50 min. ago

Nearly Two-Thirds of Cancers Are Due to Random DNA "Mistakes"

Cancer is a disease cause by mistakes in DNA, and now a new study finds that majority of these mistakes are completely random — they're not due to heredity or environmental factors, but rather the result of random errors......»»

Category: scienceSource:  livescienceRelated News50 min. ago

Scorching heat from this "artificial sun" could help fight climate change

German scientists have just switched on the world's largest "artificial sun," an instrument they say could be a game-changing technology in the fight against climate change. With 149 high-powered lamps, the Synlight system produces light about 10,000.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News50 min. ago

SixXS IPv6 Tunnel Provider Is Shutting Down

yakatz writes: SixXS started providing IPv6 tunnels in 1999 to try to break the "chicken-and-egg" problem of IPv6 adoption. After 18 years, the service is shutting down. The cited reasons are: 1) growth has been stagnant 2) many ISPs offer IPv6 3) so.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News50 min. ago

Nova Launcher Beta Update Introduces Dynamic Badges, an Alternate to Notification Counts

A new Nova Launcher beta (v5.1) arrived today with new addition worth talking about: Dynamic Badges. What the hell are Dynamic Badges? Glad you asked! They are a potential upgrade over your standard notification count badges that will show you more i.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News1 hr. 2 min. ago

The Compulsive Patent Hoarding Disorder

An anonymous reader shares an article: It takes money to make money. CSIR-Tech, the commercialisation arm of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), realised this the hard way when it had to shut down its operations for lack of fund.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News1 hr. 2 min. ago

In settlement, app makers change their tune on health benefits and privacy

NY Attorney General says three popular app makers over promised and misled. Enlarge / Young woman checking her running results at the smartphone (credit: Getty | AleksandarNakic) Makers of three popular health apps are changing their tune abo.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News1 hr. 10 min. ago

Theranos Offers More Worthless Stock to Investors Who Pinky Swear Not to Sue

The Wall Street Journal has yet another essential report from inside the meltdown of biomedical company Theranos. The company, which is currently the subject of a criminal probe for allegedly misleading investigators and government investigators, is.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  gizmodoRelated News1 hr. 18 min. ago

Porsche"s cash bonanza for every employee will make you wish you worked there

In the United States, working full-time does not always mean earning even just a living wage. But in Germany, things are pretty different. And there, Porsche is providing a whole new level of comfortably paid employment — every single one of th.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 18 min. ago

Trump driving a truck becomes the internet"s new favorite metaphor for America

Today, House Republicans postponed the vote on their health care bill. Donald Trump, on the other hand, welcomed truck drivers and executives to the White House in the Trump-iest way possible: by pretending to drive an 18-wheeler semi truck for a tru.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 18 min. ago

Trump"s review of emissions rules may only slow march to higher mpg

Emissions rules set by the EPA may take a backseat to consumers demanding vehicles that guzzle less gas and automakers having to meet tougher standards if they want to export cars overseas, according to auto industry analysts......»»

Category: autoSource:  autonewsRelated News1 hr. 33 min. ago

Legion Stars on Filming This Week"s Wild Episode

Dan Stevens and Amber Midthunder discuss doing scenes with yourself and fighting imaginary foes in this week's huge episode. Warning: Full spoilers for the most recent episode of Legion, "Chapter 7," follow. This week’s Legion -- the penultim.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News1 hr. 33 min. ago

New Look at Batman"s Justice League Costume

Update: DC and Warners Bros. are unveiling new posters for the Justice League characters, including a nice look at Batman......»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News1 hr. 33 min. ago