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NASA has essentially stopped tweeting about the #JourneyToMars

It seems unlikely any directive has come down from the Trump administration. Enlarge / Really, guys, we're going. (credit: NASA) NASA has an extraordinarily popular Twitter account. With 22.4 million followers, it ranks among the top 60 accoun.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaMar 20th, 2017

Some beers, anger at former employer, and root access add up to a year in prison

Ex-tech pleads guilty to smart meter network attack; changed a password to "f***you." (credit: Alan Stanton) The Internet of Things' "security through obscurity" has been proven once again to not be terribly secure thanks to an angry and possi.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News15 min. ago

Netflix lands untitled project with ‘Nightcrawler’ director, Jake Gyllenhaal

Netflix does not seem content to merely dip its proverbial toe into anything and the studio/streamer has proved that it will instead go toe-to-toe with the rest of the industry in pursuing projects that it believes in. The post Netflix lands untitled.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News31 min. ago

How Robotic Process Automation Fits in Your Contact Center

Automation has introduced efficiency throughout enterprises for decades now.  One example comes from the world of customer service. Contact centers have long embraced automation in the form of Interactive Voice Response (IVR), much to the dis.....»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated News47 min. ago

Plaid puts out a “request for startups” in nine underserved fintech sectors

 Plaid wants to make it easier for financial services companies to serve consumers and businesses, but it sees significant holes in the fintech ecosystem. As a result, the company has issued a Y Combinator like “request for startups”.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News47 min. ago

Online music streaming service Pandora’s CEO and founder Tim Westergren plans to step down

The company has not yet selected a replacement for Westergren, who is likely to stay on at Pandora until a new chief executive is in place The post Online music streaming service Pandora’s CEO and founder Tim Westergren plans to step down appea.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News1 hr. 30 min. ago

Here are all the tweets Donald Trump has deleted since becoming president

Donald Trump has a Twitter problem.  In addition to his penchant for delivering surreal, stream-of-consciousness rants at any time of day on the microblogging platform, Donald Trump can't seem to stop deleting tweets.  Many times, his tweet.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 30 min. ago

Who Americans Spend Their Time With

Data scientist Henrik Lindberg has a series of fascinating charts based on data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics that show who people in the United States spend their time with over the course of their lifetime. Check out the charts here. From.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News1 hr. 30 min. ago

Plug-and-play SNES Classic coming Sept. 29 for $80 with two controllers

Unreleased Star Fox 2 among the 21 16-bit classics included. Following on the recently discontinued NES Classic Edition, Nintendo has officially announced a long-rumored Super Nintendo Entertai.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News1 hr. 38 min. ago

Ex-technician convicted of (possibly drunken) attack on smart water meter system

Sentenced to a year in prison for disabling networks, he changed a password to "f***you." (credit: Alan Stanton) The Internet of Things' "security through obscurity" has been proven once again to not be terribly secure thanks to an angry and p.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News1 hr. 38 min. ago

Takata Files for Bankruptcy, Overwhelmed by Air Bag Issues

Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. has filed for bankruptcy protection in Tokyo and the U.S., overwhelmed by lawsuits and recall costs related to its production of defective air bag inflators linked to the deaths of at least 16 people. The company.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News1 hr. 46 min. ago

Oars + Alps raises $1.3 million for its men’s grooming line because Dr. Bronner’s isn’t cool anymore

 Oars + Alps, the men’s grooming line for fellas too fancy to buy their organic soaps and moisturizing supplies from Dr. Bronner’s bar soaps, Tom’s of Maine and/or Kiehl’s, has raised $1.3 million in a seed round of fina.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 46 min. ago

Juniper’s Cloud-Grade networking aims to deliver network agility

There should be no question in anyone’s mind that the cloud era has arrived. Businesses are adopting the cloud at an unprecedented rate and by 2020, the number of cloud workloads will be on par with the number of on-premises ones.Businesses of a.....»»

Category: cloudcomputingSource:  linuxworldRelated News1 hr. 46 min. ago

Traveling “Kodi Repair Men” Are Apparently a Thing Now

With all the chaos and upheaval in the Kodi addon scene recently, many 'pirate' devices have stopped performing as they did before. This is a problem for the thousands of people who bought their devices ready configured, since they have no idea how t.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated News1 hr. 58 min. ago

Final Fantasy XV: Big Announcements to Come at Gamescom

Game director Hajime Tabata teases fans with the prospect of major reveals at the German expo. The team behind Final Fantasy XV has confirmed that it has big plans for the game, to be announced at this year's Gamescom. Gematsu reports that duri.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News1 hr. 58 min. ago

GTA Modding Tool OpenIV Appears to Be Back in Development

Popular modding tool OpenIV has received an update, suggesting its legal issues may be over. Popular Grand Theft Auto modding tool OpenIV may be back in business, following a controversial cease and desist order from GTA publisher Take-Two. PC.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News1 hr. 58 min. ago

Xbox One X Will Download 4K Patches, Regardless of TV

1080p assets will be downloaded for those with an Xbox One S. Microsoft has confirmed that all Xbox One games that feature 4K support will download its 4K assets for all Xbox One X users, regardless of their television. When asked by Stevivor.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News1 hr. 58 min. ago

Nintendo"s Market Value Climbs Past Sony

The company's market value is now higher than Sony's entire electronics and entertainment divisions. Thanks to the success of Nintendo Switch and Pokemon Go, Nintendo's market value has climbed considerably, eclipsing Sony's entire electronics.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News1 hr. 58 min. ago

Marvel"s Inhumans Premiere Date Confirmed, New Poster Revealed

Check out a new image of Black Bolt, Medusa and Maximus inside. Marvel's Inhumans TV series will premiere on September 29, and ABC has revealed a new poster to celebrate. Featuring Anson Mount as Black Bolt, Serinda Swan as Medusa, and Game of.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News1 hr. 58 min. ago

SNES Classic Edition Announced and Dated

Includes 21 games, including the previously unreleased Star Fox 2, and it's out sooner than you'd think. Nintendo has announced the Super NES Classic Edition, and announced that it will be released on September 29 at a suggested retail price o.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News1 hr. 58 min. ago

Rayz Rally is a pocket-sized Lightning-powered conference speaker

Ever wished that your speaker would be able to pack more of a punch, without losing any of its efficiency while sporting a very reasonable price tag? Pioneer has more or less successfully achieved this via the Rayz Rally. The Rayz Rally carries the d.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  coolest-gadgetsRelated News1 hr. 58 min. ago