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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

Player protests force change on GTA V mod kit

Complaints, negative reviews, and petitions make GTA's publisher end legal action over a popular game add-on.....»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News33 min. ago

Getac Technology holds rosy outlook for 2H17

Ruggedized computing device maker Getac Technology expects consolidated revenues for the second half of 2017 to grow over 20% from the first half, according to company chairman James Hwang......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News3 hr. 16 min. ago

Touch panel maker GIS raises over US$200 million via GDR sale

Touch panel maker General Interface Solution (GIS) has completed selling 30 million new shares in the form of global depository receipts (GDRs) raising US$207 million to finance capital spending in 2017......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News3 hr. 16 min. ago

SpaceX scores two rocket landings in just 48 hours

SpaceX scored two rocket landings in just 48 hours over the weekend. The missions, both of which deployed satellites for private companies, saw the SpaceX team overcome some unique challenges. The post SpaceX scores two rocket landings in just 48 hou.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 16 min. ago

Pandora co-founder and CEO Tim Westergren will step down according to reports

 Panodora’s chief executive and co-founder Tim Westergren intends to hand over the reins at the company, according to a report in Recode citing people familiar with the company’s plans.  Read More.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 16 min. ago

Intel Kaby Lake-X Core i7-7740X Review: Better Than 7700K?

el's next-generation HEDT platform is here in the form of Skylake-X, Kaby Lake-X and the X299 chipset. Today we weigh up whether the quad-core Kaby Lake-X Core i7-7740X is a better investment over the well-established 7700K.... [PCSTATS].....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News14 hr. 56 min. ago

Anthem To Pay $115 Million In The Largest Data Breach Settlement Ever

An anonymous reader quotes CNET: Anthem, the largest health insurance company in the U.S., has agreed to settle a class action lawsuit over a 2015 data breach for a record $115 million, according to lawyers for the plaintiffs. The settlement still ha.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News15 hr. 8 min. ago

There’s a better way to build your startup

 If a startup founder could peer 8 years into the future and see a company that has become the symbol for disruptive culture, one that has raised over $8 billion on a valuation of $67 billion, that has a worldwide presence in hundreds of cities,.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News17 hr. 48 min. ago

Coming out as a Slytherin

Fantasy author Cecilia Tan thought she was a Ravenclaw—then she had to face facts. Cecilia Tan is the award-winning fiction author of over 20 books and a co-writer of GEEK ACTUALLY, a fiction serial celebrating fandom, female friendsh.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News18 hr. 56 min. ago

Carefully curate who sees your content on Instagram with new feature "favorites"

Instagram is reportedly testing a new way to share posts with a smaller, more selective group of friends. It's called favorites, and it's meant to prompt users to post more by giving them more control over who ultimately sees their content. The post.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News22 hr. 32 min. ago

eBay will now match Amazon"s, Walmart"s and others" prices on over 50,000 items (Sarah Perez/TechCrunch)

Sarah Perez / TechCrunch: eBay will now match Amazon's, Walmart's and others' prices on over 50,000 items  —  As Amazon and Walmart continue their battle to become the world's largest retailer, another longtime rival in the e-commer.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

Taking a ride in MIT’s self-driving wheelchair

 Over the past few months, CSAIL’s (MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory) self-driving wheelchair has become a familiar sight around the MIT halls. It’s a nice little rolling advertisement for the lab’s.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

Don’t want to share that Instagram with everyone? ‘Favorites’ could be for you

Instagram is reportedly testing a new way to share posts with a smaller, more selective group of friends. It's called favorites, and it's meant to prompt users to post more by giving them more control over who ultimately sees their content. The post.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

Windows 10 S succumbs to attack via Word macro-based malware

Windows 10 S is supposed to be safer from attack than its less limited sibling. However, after just over three hours of work, a security researcher was able to break through Windows 10 S's security features and install an illicit payload. The post Wi.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

Word macro used to break into the ‘more secure’ Windows 10 S

Windows 10 S is supposed to be safer from attack than its less limited sibling. However, after just over three hours of work, a security researcher was able to break through Windows 10 S's security features and install an illicit payload. The post Wo.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

The iPhone hair shirt: The weirdest of takes

The Macalope has seen a lot of iPhone takes over the last 10 years so it’s rare that he’s surprised by anything. But this one goes from standard to bizarre in 3.2 paragraphs.Writing for the LA Times, Virginia Heffernan presents a hairy argumen.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

FCC Grants OneWeb Approval To Launch Over 700 Satellites For "Space Internet"

OneWeb has been granted approval from the FCC to launch a network of internet-beaming satellites into orbit. FCC chairman Ajit Pai said in a statement: "Humans have long sought inspiration from the stars, from the ancient Egyptians orienting the pyra.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

Obama Authorized a Secret Cyber Operation Against Russia, Says Report

Jessica Conditt reports via Engadget: President Barack Obama learned of Russia's attempts to hack U.S. election systems in early August 2016, and as intelligence mounted over the following months, the White House deployed secrecy protocols it hadn't.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2017

How Perceived Benefits of Cloud Marketplaces Vary from Realized Benefits

This IDC Survey Spotlight shows data from a small sample of IDC's CloudView Survey, IDC's premiere global benchmarking web survey fielded in March 2017. The survey reached more than 11,000 respondents from 31 countries and asked over 6,000 heavy clou.....»»

Category: consumerSource:  idcRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2017

Three Men Sentenced Following £2.5m Internet Piracy Case

Three men from the UK have been sentenced after pleading guilty to providing unauthorized access to pirate movies, music, games, and books. The main player, who allegedly made £500,000 over a number of years, was handed a 24 month suspended sentence.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2017