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Overheated Engine Downed US Drone Over Turkey in 2015

An overheated engine brought down a MQ-1B Predator over Turkey while the drone was collecting intelligence on the Islamic State in 2015, according to a... An overheated engine brought down a MQ-1B Predator over Turkey while the drone was collecti.....»»

Category: securitySource:  defensetechMar 19th, 2017

Google needs to pay Apple a small fortune to remain the default search engine on iOS

 Apple and Google could be the biggest frenemies in tech. While they both compete like there’s no tomorrow, they also partner on some very specific deals. For instance, Google is paying a ton of money to remain the default search engine on.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 26 min. ago

Let’s review some of tech’s big second quarter financial stories

 Now that the second-quarter “earnings season” — when all of the biggest public tech companies spill their financial guts to the public — is over, and it was filled with a lot of weird stories that seemed a little outside.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  crunchgearRelated News3 hr. 6 min. ago

"Mass Effect: Andromeda" is basically over and BioWare just confirmed it, folks

Five months. That's how long it's been since Mass Effect: Andromeda launched, and that's how long it took BioWare Montreal to admit that nothing more can be done with the ailing game's story mode. Technically, it wasn't even a full five months, as An.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News18 hr. 42 min. ago

White supremacist rally ends early in Boston as counter-protesters show up in huge numbers

A few dozen attendees showed up for Saturday's planned "free speech" rally in Boston. But counter-protesters showed up in the thousands. Per local news reports, over 10,000 people gathered at Boston Commons to protest the right-wing gathering, which.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsAug 19th, 2017

Move over, activated charcoal. Try the matte black latte.

Activated charcoal—the trendy margarita ingredient and cleaning agent—is nothing compared to a matte black latte.  The new drink from Round K in New York City is even darker than the activated charcoal recipes that swept the internet.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsAug 19th, 2017

Six Flags parks will wisely stop flying Confederate flags

The six flags of Six Flags are looking a little different this weekend. Parks in Georgia and Texas have removed the Spanish, Mexican, French, Confederate, and Texas state flags that once flew over its grounds, choosing to only fly the American flag i.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsAug 19th, 2017

Spectacular color photos capture WWII air cadets in training

Aviation Cadet Thanas inspects an airplane engine.Image: Library of CongressOne year before the outbreak of World War II, a U.S. congressional board found that the Navy had insufficient training facilities to deal with a potential emergency demand fo.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsAug 19th, 2017

How "StarCraft II" is powering a clever HD remake of "Diablo II"

"The Curse of Tristram" is the kind of inspired, over-the-top modding project that could only be hatched in the mind of a fan. The idea is straightforward enough: deliver a remastered version of Diablo II by rebuilding it inside StarCraft II. Nev.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsAug 19th, 2017

Why mobile games are appearing in arcades all over the world

Traditional arcades are now embracing mobile gaming titles – but why is Candy Crush appearing next to Time Crisis 2? Seemingly everyone has downloaded and incessantly played free games like Angry Birds, Fruit Ninja or Candy Crush Saga on our.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated NewsAug 19th, 2017

Hungry for s"mores? Check out these awesome fire pit deals

Summer isn't over yet, and less daylight just means a little extra night to get your s'more on. In an effort to keep your summer alive, we've rounded up some of the fire pit deals available now. The post Hungry for s'mores? Check out these aweso.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 19th, 2017

As the days get shorter, score a fire pit deal to brighten late-summer nights

Summer isn't over yet, and less daylight just means a little extra night to get your s'more on. In an effort to keep your summer alive, we've rounded up some of the fire pit deals available now. The post As the days get shorter, score a fire pit deal.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Judge Says Waymo Can Tell Jurors That Uber Withheld Evidence

A new ruling in a bitter legal battle over the future of driverless car technology could hurt Uber when the case goes to trial......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Play as David Beckham in his prime in ‘PES 2018’

Konami's Pro Evolution Soccer franchise always vies with EA Sports' FIFA series for the year's best football game. To get an edge over its competitor, Konami packed new features into this year's edition -- along with lice.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

NBC’s Snapchat news show gains 29+ million viewers in its first month

 NBC News’ first-ever daily show for Snapchat is seeing promising numbers after its first month on the air. In a release sent to reporters this morning, NBCU claims the show has grown its audience to over 29 million unique viewers. That.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Rapportive founder’s new startup Superhuman is what Gmail would be if built today

 Reinventing the email experience is an area numerous startups have tried to tackle over the years, with some apps focused more on triage, others on making a better desktop alternative to Outlook, and still more aiming to re-envision email as a.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

This Drone-Maker Armed a Quadcopter with a Sniper Rifle

A small Florida company has outfitted a quadcopter with a sniper rifle, grenade launcher and other small arms — and wants to sell the technology... A small Florida company has outfitted a quadcopter with a sniper rifle, grenade launcher and.....»»

Category: securitySource:  defensetechRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

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 NewsAug 18th, 2017

The internet is saying goodbye to Steve Bannon by trolling him with Confederate statue jokes

Steve Bannon, Trump's White House Chief Strategist, has officially left the building and the internet can't help but notice his impeccable timing. Amidst a nationwide debate over the decision to remove Confederate monuments — which Trump sees a.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

You can"t escape Windows error messages in this augmented reality nightmare

They promised us beauty. They said the sky was the limit. They told us that how we interact with the world would change in profound, innumerable ways.  They never said anything about Windows error messages shitting all over our augmented reality.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Here"s the umbilical cord iPhone cable you never asked for

Grow Cable is an umbilical cord smartphone cable that pulsates as it charges. The creator says it was designed as social commentary on the growing dependence over smart phones. The cable currently sells for $5,693.95 on Etsy. Read more...More about I.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017