Microsoft has a plan to beat Chromebooks at their own game

Microsoft is holding an education-focused event on May 2nd, and speculation has indicated that we might see Windows 10 Cloud for the first time. The software is pegged as a low-resource platform that could compete with Google's Chrome O.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxApr 21st, 2017

Your wireless carriers are doing better, and we have the numbers to prove it

You know them; you hate them. Wireless carriers are rated among the worst companies, but they're doing better by their customers compared to a few years ago. We've crunched the numbers. Here's how much better off we are. The post Your wireless carrie.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 44 min. ago

Only a superweapon can kill superbacteria, and humanity finally found it

Antibiotic immunity is leading us into an age of unstoppable superbacteria, but one Oregon scientist has a plan to reverse the tide by rewriting bacterial DNA with a sophisticated new tool: PPMOs. The post Only a superweapon can kill superbacteria, a.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 44 min. ago

Revealed: Successful Young Entrepreneurs" Secrets to Making Their Dreams Come True

Revealed: Successful Young Entrepreneurs" Secrets to Making Their Dreams Come True.....»»

Category: opensourceSource:  lifehackRelated News4 hr. 0 min. ago

Hackers Leak New Episodes of Orange Is the New Black and Claim More Leaks to Come

Netflix bingers received a weekend surprise when they woke up this morning to find the first ten episodes of the new season of Orange Is the New Black have allegedly been leaked to torrent networks. A hacker group has claimed responsibility and they.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News6 hr. 12 min. ago

NASA Launches Super Balloon To Detect Cosmic Particles From Near Space

"After seven unsuccessful attempts NASA has launched a stadium-sized balloon in Wanaka," reports the New Zealand Herald, adding that the super-pressure balloon will collect data from "near space" over the next 100 days. Reuters reports: The balloon,.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News6 hr. 44 min. ago

Microsoft"s Surface Revenue Drops By $285M (26%)

An anonymous reader quotes Computerworld: Revenue generated by Microsoft's Surface hardware during the March quarter was down 26% from the same period the year before, the company said yesterday as it briefed Wall Street. For the quarter, Surface pro.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News8 hr. 0 min. ago

HyperX Pulsefire FPS Optical Gaming Mouse Review

HyperX just released their very first gaming mouse called the Pulsefire FPS and as you will see in our review it follows the same exact "principles" as their very successful Alloy FPS mechanical gaming keyboard.... [PCSTATS].....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News8 hr. 20 min. ago

Merriam-Webster Uses Apple Fans to Define "Sheeple" 

Merriam-Webster’s dictionary has been flirting with the thin line between cheekily relevant and irritatingly attention seeking lately. The evolving compendium of the English language has garnered headlines recently with its social media swipes at t.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News9 hr. 0 min. ago

So long Yik Yak — popular messaging platform bids users adieu

Anonymous trolls may have a slightly harder time starting rumors and spreading gossip, particularly around college campuses, now that popular messaging app Yik Yak has announced its shuttering. The post So long Yik Yak — popular messaging platf.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News9 hr. 0 min. ago

Wikipedia has been blocked in Turkey

Wikipedia has been blocked in Turkey.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News10 hr. 28 min. ago

Project Scorpio: Xbox Chief Talks Up Plans for Console Domination

Earlier this month, Microsoft did something console manufacturers haven't done for many years. It announced key details of its forthcoming Project Scorpio console -- an update to the Xbox One -- via a set of exclusive features on the video game news.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News11 hr. 12 min. ago

Ballz is my new digital enemy and favorite mobile game

 I’ve played my fair share of iPhone games, but few have taken over my mind and life like Ballz. From Ketchapp, Ballz is about as simple as it is infuriating. It’s a mix between old-school Pong and Threes. The player starts with a si.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News11 hr. 12 min. ago

Game Max Sapphire RGB Case Review

Recently we have reviewed a couple of cases from Game Max, and while they both scored very well, they were definitely aimed at users on a budget. Today, we are seeing what Game Max can offer those looking for a more luxurious case, as the S.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News11 hr. 12 min. ago

Star Trek Fan Forced to Surrender "ASIMIL8" License Plate for Being Offensive

A Star Trek fan in Canada has been forced to turn over his personalized license plate after people complained its message, ASIMIL8, was insulting to indigenous people.Read more........»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News11 hr. 44 min. ago

Own the great outdoors without incident with these 12 emergency kit musts

When venturing the great outdoors, it's smart to pack an emergency kit. While bandages and gauze are critical, there are plenty of lesser known materials and equipment to pack. Here are 12 of our favorite outdoor emergency items. The post Own the gre.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 44 min. ago

Encrypted WhatsApp Message Recovered From Westminster Terrorist"s Phone

Bruce66423 brings word that a terrorist's WhatsApp message has been decrypted "using techniques that 'cannot be disclosed for security reasons', though 'sources said they now have the technical expertise to repeat the process in future.'" The Economi.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News12 hr. 20 min. ago

EPA Officially Removes Its Climate Change Sub-site

Well, it took 100 days but the EPA has finally removed the climate change section of its website. An agency spokesman explained that the information that has been collected on the page over the last 20 years posed a problem because it contradicted th.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News12 hr. 36 min. ago

Wikipedia Is Being Blocked In Turkey

Nine hours ago, Ilgaz wrote: The Turkey Blocks monitoring network has verified restrictions affecting the Wikipedia online encyclopedia in Turkey. A block affecting all language editions of the website [was] detected at 8:00AM local time Saturday 29.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News13 hr. 0 min. ago

‘Mario Kart 8 Deluxe’ is the Nintendo’s first victory lap on the Switch

With the Switch an early success, Nintendo has a rare opportunity to take more ignored Wii U games on victory laps. The post ‘Mario Kart 8 Deluxe’ is the Nintendo’s first victory lap on the Switch appeared first on Digital Trends......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News13 hr. 12 min. ago

Computer Pioneer Harry Huskey Dies At Age 101

Big Hairy Ian quotes the BBC: Engineer Harry Huskey, who helped build many of the first ever computers, has died aged 101. Dr. Huskey was a key member of the team that built the Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer (ENIAC) which first ran in.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News13 hr. 52 min. ago