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Playing professional "Call of Duty" with half a thumb

Ian Wyatt doesn't remember the moment he lost half of his thumb. He was 1 year old, sitting in his family's driveway against the side of an exercise bike while his 7-year-old brother played with the pedals, pumping them around and.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetAug 12th, 2017

Renewing The Call To Increase Defense Spending

Washington think tank proposes repairing and replacing the military’s equipment; Defense Secretary James Mattis wants a new round of base closures; Santa Monica airp.....»»

Category: aviationSource:  aviationweekRelated News2 hr. 5 min. ago

Photos & Highlights from the Final 36 Hours at the Inaugural Merge! Conference in Orlando

The 1st Merge! Conference ended Wednesday afternoon in Orlando. We have all of the highlights from day 4 Tuesday and the half-day that closed the program Wednesday......»»

Category: internetSource:  dnjournalRelated News2 hr. 21 min. ago

Almost Half of Tech Workers Worry About Losing Their Jobs Because of Ageism, Says Survey

An anonymous reader quotes a report from SiliconBeat: More than 40 percent of tech workers worry about losing their jobs because of age, a new survey shows. Jobs site Indeed also found that 18 percent of those who work in the tech industry worry "all.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News2 hr. 22 min. ago

Russian automaker Volga hides Tetris Easter egg in dashboard display

Russian automaker Volga hid an Easter egg for those who play with the car's on-board trip computer display located in the gauge cluster. Push enough buttons in a sequence and voila -- you'll find yourself playing Tetris! The post Russian automaker Vo.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 42 min. ago
Category: autoSource:  wardsautoRelated News2 hr. 57 min. ago

Mexico auto group rejects U.S. proposal on NAFTA rules of origin

The Mexican Auto Industry Association rejected U.S. proposals to increase North American content for light vehicles produced in the region and require, under a new NAFTA deal, that half of all content come from the United States......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News3 hr. 58 min. ago

iPhone 8 production cut in half, claims supply chain source; AAPL shares drop 2.37%

A supply-chain source in Taiwan claims that Apple has reduced orders for both the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus by around 50% for November and December. AAPL stock dropped by 1.5% in pre-market trading in response, and was done 2.37% by the end of the d.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated News4 hr. 29 min. ago

9to5Toys Last Call: $100 iTunes Gift Card for $85, iPhone iOttie Car Mount $13, Amazon Tap $60, more

Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by signing up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter. Also, be sure to check us out on: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications. more….....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated News4 hr. 29 min. ago

Rumor: iPhone 8 Production Slashed in Half On Weak Demand

Apple has supposedly slashed its iPhone 8 production not even six weeks after launching the device. If true, this doesn't bode well for the company's quarterly results. The post Rumor: iPhone 8 Production Slashed in Half On Weak Demand appeared first.....»»

Category: topSource:  extremetechRelated News4 hr. 41 min. ago

Kelly Defends Trump"s Phone Call to Family of Slain Soldier

Retired Marine Gen. John Kelly defended President Donald Trump's now-controversial phone call to the family of a slain soldier......»»

Category: securitySource:  militaryRelated News4 hr. 57 min. ago

Marvel and Netflix"s "The Punisher" will debut November 17th

Marvel and its distinguished competitor will go head-to-head this fall. But rather than the brawl playing out at comic book shops, the venues will be your living room and local multiplex. Netflix has revealed that its latest Marvel superhero.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  engadgetRelated News5 hr. 21 min. ago

Clear weeds from sidewalks with the aptly-named Weed Snatcher

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. The Weed Snatcher is a Kickstarter project that aims to clear your weeds in half the time with half the effort — no crouching or bending over.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News6 hr. 29 min. ago

Big Question for U.S. Cities: Is Amazon"s HQ2 Worth the Price?

Dozens of cities are working frantically to land Amazon's second headquarters, raising a weighty question with no easy answer: Is it worth it? Amazon is promising $5 billion of investment and 50,000 jobs over the next decade and a half. Yet the win.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News8 hr. 5 min. ago

The video game industry"s best-of-class DRM is routinely cracked in less than 24 hours

Denuvo is billed as the video game industry's "best in class" DRM, charging games publishers a premium to prevent people from playing their games without paying for them. In years gone by, Denuvo DRM would remain intact for as long as a month before.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated News8 hr. 13 min. ago

Google and Microsoft troll each other over software vulnerabilities

Google has a history of not playing nicely with Microsoft. The company has previously posted publicly about their competitor's software vulnerabilities, and understandably, Microsoft hasn't been very happy about it. But now, the co.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News8 hr. 49 min. ago

Stoneridge, Inc. To Broadcast Its Third-Quarter 2017 Conference Call On The Web

NOVI, Mich., Oct. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Stoneridge, Inc. (NYSE: SRI) will broadcast its third-quarter 2017 earnings conference call live over the internet on Thursday, November 2, 2017, at 9:00 a.m. read more.....»»

Category: autoSource:  wardsautoRelated News9 hr. 5 min. ago

Ghostwatch, the greatest TV Halloween hoax of all time

When I was a kid, home alone in 1993, I turned on the TV to find one of those live call-in shows. "Ghostwatch" was presented as light-hearted Halloween fun from the BBC, jumping between phone calls from the public, panel discussion and an on-location.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated News9 hr. 13 min. ago

IGN"s Next Big Game Looks at Call of Duty: WW2

Find out what the folks at Sledgehammer had to say about the game's new modes and why the franchise needed to return to its roots. IGN's weekly video series Next Big Game returns with an inside look at Activision and Sledgehammer Games' upcomin.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News10 hr. 21 min. ago

The only way to be sure Harvey Weinstein isn"t getting your money

There's only one way to be 100% certain you're not putting money in the pocket of Harvey Weinstein: Don't watch his movies. This isn't a call for a boycott — separating art from artist is an individual's choice — but if you're inclined to.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News10 hr. 21 min. ago

Flickr exits the photo book business, shuts down wall art orders

 Flickr, the once Yahoo-owned photo-sharing site that’s now a part of Verizon*, is getting out of the photo book printing business, and is shutting down the feature that allowed users to turn photos into professional-quality wall art. In a.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News10 hr. 41 min. ago