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Most Teens Who Abuse Opioids First Got Them From a Doctor

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Live Science: Most American teenagers who abuse opioid drugs first received the drugs from a doctor, a new study finds. Researchers looked at trends in the use of prescription opioids among U.S. adolescents fr.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotMar 20th, 2017

Google Cloud growth is outpacing the company"s ad business

Google is still an advertising company, but the tech titan’s cloud business is growing faster than its advertising revenue. That’s one of the key take-aways from the company’s first quarter earnings report released Thursday.Google Cloud Plat.....»»

Category: cloudcomputingSource:  linuxworldRelated News3 min. ago

Man who got dragged off United plane finally gets some money

The man who was pulled out of his seat and dragged off a United Airlines flight on April 9 just settled with the airline for an undisclosed amount of money.  The settlement comes just hours after United announced several new policies that they h.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News27 min. ago

A salute to Nintendo’s Genyo Takeda, retiring after 45 years of innovation in gaming

 Few at Nintendo can say they saw the company’s start as a video game company, and fewer still have had as much influence as Genyo Takeda, co-creator of several of the company’s most memorable (and durable) innovations. He’s re.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News47 min. ago

Kickstarter campaign wants your help eliminating invasive lionfish

The Guardian LF1 is a tethered, underwater robot that hunts invasive lionfish at depths unreachable by most divers. Robotics in the Service of Environment, the nonprofit behind the Guardian, is now seeking funding via Kickstarter. The post Kickstarte.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News55 min. ago

Caltech scientists develop a technique for turning bones transparent

A new technique developed at Caltech can turn bones transparent. This breakthrough will allow researchers to look at the composition of the bones, as well as the effect of different drugs on them. The post Caltech scientists develop a technique for t.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News55 min. ago

Hands on with the unusual Acer Predator Triton 700 gaming laptop

To prove it's going big in PCs, Acer held a product launch event at world's largest IMAX screen in New York City. It made a big statement with the Predator Triton 700, a super-thin laptop with some unusual features.At first glance, the Triton 700.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News1 hr. 11 min. ago

Snag a Sony PlayStation 4 Slim with 500 GB storage for only $265 on Amazon

Right now you can score one of the most popular gaming systems at a great price. This Sony PlayStation 4 Slim with 500 GB storage normally retails for $300 but is currently discounted to just $264 on Amazon, saving you $35 or 12 percent. The post Sna.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 11 min. ago

Above.com Announces News Domain Brokerage Service Headed By Sevan Derderian

If you are looking for someone to broker your domains, you got a new option today when Trellian/Above.com announced the launch of Above.com's new domain brokerage service......»»

Category: internetSource:  dnjournalRelated News1 hr. 19 min. ago

Acer"s new gaming laptop is the anti-MacBook Pro

Aggressive, sharp-cornered gaming laptops are back in style. While most PC makers have been content with chasing Apple with sleek laptops that sport unibody builds, soft corners, and minimalist designs, PC maker Acer is going in the opposite directio.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 19 min. ago

Smartphone shipments are still on the rise, says IDC

Samsung topped Apple for the title of "world's largest smartphone vendor" during the first quarter, according to IDC's latest data......»»

Category: blogSource:  betweenthelinesRelated News1 hr. 27 min. ago

Alphabet’s efforts beyond search are ballooning into their own huge businesses

 Alphabet’s advertising business seems to be following the same pattern these days — but its operations beyond that look like they are beginning to grow into strong businesses in their own right. The company reported its first-quar.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 27 min. ago

Amazon blows past earnings expectations

 Amazon reported first quarter earnings after the bell on Thursday. The company shattered earning expectations, reporting $1.48 per share, when Wall Street was expecting $1.12. Net income stood at $724 million. Revenue came in at $35.71 billion,.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 27 min. ago

SAPPHIRE Radeon RX 580 Nitro+ Review

SAPPHIRE is our first time with the refreshed Radeon RX 580, but the RX 580 Nitro+ leaves us with some questions." ... [PCSTATS].....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News1 hr. 27 min. ago

Phanteks Eclipse P400 Tempered Glass Edition Case Review

It is not every day that you find a case that shouldn’t be modified. You can still make changes to the Phanteks Eclipse P400 but for the most part anything you do might actually ruin the overall style.... [PCSTATS].....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News1 hr. 27 min. ago

Emilia Clarke Says Talking Han Solo Film "Scarier" Than GoT

While Clarke remained tight-lipped on her role, she said Alden Ehrenreich is "magnificent" as young Han Solo. Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke shared a few words about her involvement in the upcoming Han Solo movie, saying that discussing Di.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News1 hr. 34 min. ago

Ancient Sea Monster with 50 Legs Discovered in Canada | Video

A marine creature dating to 508 million years ago, with two claws and 50 legs, is the first known arthropod on record to have mandibles......»»

Category: scienceSource:  livescienceRelated News1 hr. 34 min. ago

AceBIT Password Depot 10

Password Depot 10 fails to automate many common password manager features, yet it's overloaded with complex options that most users don't need. There are simpler, more affordable choices......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News1 hr. 47 min. ago

New analysis relocates the “hobbit” on the human family tree

Were humans migrating out of Africa much earlier than we realized? Enlarge / Artist's impression of the hobbit. (credit: Katrina Kenny, SA Museum) The story of how modern humans got to be where we are is constantly changing as new evidence is.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News1 hr. 55 min. ago

I’m Weirded Out That Jurassic World 2 Is Retroactively Adding Hammond’s Super Secret Partner

Jurassic World 2 appears to be pulling a Dawn from Buffy the Vampire Slayer. James Cromwell has shared details about his character in the upcoming film, and how he’s connected to the original Jurassic Park series. Apparently, he’s the most import.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News2 hr. 3 min. ago

Microsoft is blocking some PCs from getting the Windows 10 Creators Update

Microsoft definitely wants you to upgrade its sparkly new Creators Update for Windows 10 — unless you have a old PC. The company began rolling out the software update a few weeks ago, giving Windows users with "newer devices" first access to th.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 hr. 11 min. ago