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Recommended Reading: The rise and fall of "Mortal Kombat"

'Mortal Kombat's' 1997 Was the Opposite of a Flawless Victory Matt Gerardi, AV Club The Mortal Kombat franchise was riding high... and then 1997 rolled around. AV Club takes a look at the hot streak before the release of t.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetAug 12th, 2017

ANALYSIS: Airbus-CSeries deal raises new Bombardier questions

Bombardier's deal to grant Airbus majority ownership of CSeries throws a needed lifeline to a flagship aircraft that observers widely complement for efficiency, technological advances and relatively smooth entry-into-service......»»

Category: aviationSource:  flightglobalRelated News7 min. ago

Why there"s a need for protocol on self-driving car accidents

As fleets of robo-taxis start mixing on public roads with cars, motorcycles and pedestrians, accidents will be inevitable -- and so will be the need for a process to deal with them......»»

Category: autoSource:  autonewsRelated News7 min. ago

Visceral"s Star Wars Game: What Has EA Done?

Our Xbox show dissects the radical shift at EA that's resulted in the closure of Visceral Games. Plus: Master Chief Collection is back, and more! DOWNLOAD UNLOCKED 318 (Audio version) Our Xbox show dissects the radical shift at EA that's result.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News7 min. ago

Trump"s NOAA nominee signed 20-year weather deal with China ... which is suspected of hacking NOAA

President Donald Trump's nominee to lead the nation's oceans and atmosphere agency is already facing political headwinds.  While environmental groups and some senators have expressed skepticism about the nomination of Barry Lee Myers, the CEO of.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News7 min. ago

This self-heating winter jacket claims to stay warm for 14 hours and charge your phone at the same time

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Winter is coming, which means most people are breaking out their winter coats that are so bulky, they're borderline ridiculous. A Kickstarter proje.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News7 min. ago

Trumps offends family of another fallen soldier, and this time a $25,000 check was involved

After the mother of a fallen solider claimed President Donald Trump disrespected her family, the father of another solider says the commander-in-chief promised him $25,000 after his son died — but he never got the money.  Chris Baldridge t.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News7 min. ago

A Star Wars fan in Congress is laying down the law on porgs and lightsabers

The 115th Congress of the United States may not have passed any meaningful legislation (apart from that whole forcing Trump to impose sanctions on Russia thing).  But at least someone in the House of Representatives is taking a strong stand on t.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News7 min. ago

The LAPD will use drones—and people are pissed

Forget 2049. Los Angeles' Blade Runner-esque future of a world watched by robots is here.  On Tuesday, a civilian oversight panel gave the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) the OK to begin a year-long drone trial, primarily for reconnaissance.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News7 min. ago

Alphabet"s Sidewalk Labs will build a futuristic tech world in Toronto

Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs will develop a futuristic, billion-dollar community along a sizable swathe of Toronto's waterfront. On Wednesday, the City of Toronto and Sidewalk Labs  — which is the urban innovation arm of Google's parent compan.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News7 min. ago

Ask Slashdot: What Are Ways To Get Companies To Actually Focus On Security?

New submitter ctilsie242 writes: Many years ago, it was said that we would have a "cyber 9/11," a security event so drastic that it fundamentally would change how companies and people thought about security. However, this has not happened yet (mainly.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News7 min. ago

In Amazon Bid, New York Brags About, Well, Everything

To land Amazon’s second headquarters, the city is playing up its tech talent pool and infrastructure, but the cost of doing business is steep......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News7 min. ago

Seaside Wall House / Khy Architects

The thought of having a weekend beach house gives us special expectations for urban dwellers. Client was a married couple living in a high-rise studio apartment. They had contradictory wishes about how they wanted their new home to be on thi.....»»

Category: infraSource:  archdailyRelated News23 min. ago

Google investigates the Oreo update that killed text messages on some Pixels

Google’s Pixel and Nexus phones are the only Android devices that currently run Android 8.0 Oreo. As exciting as that might be for Android users looking to use Google’s most recent Android release, some of them have been experiencing a strange te.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News23 min. ago

Snapchat"s dumb dancing hotdog is now an $80 Halloween costume

As of today, Snapchat sells three physical products: Spectacles, a charging case for the Spectacles, and a Halloween costume based on its dancing hotdog filter. The company confirmed to Engadget that, yes, it IS officially hawking the getup......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  engadgetRelated News23 min. ago

UNStudio and Werner Sobek set to build Dubai tower with "world"s tallest ceramic facade"

UNStudio has unveiled plans for a Dubai skyscraper featuring a 300-metre-high ceramic-tile facade, which will be illuminated at night to make it look like the building is breathing. Read more UNStudio has unveiled plans for a Dubai skyscrape.....»»

Category: infraSource:  dezeenRelated News39 min. ago

WTF is floating around Saturn?

NASA Cassini spacecraft performed its final, fateful dive into Saturn several weeks ago, destroying itself in the planet's atmosphere and ending an incredible mission that spanned nearly two full decades. Today, even though its mechanical body has be.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News51 min. ago

Arizona man suspected of destroying home with makeshift spider-killing flamethrower

An Arizona man channeled his inner Ellen Ripley after he was suspected of using a propane torch to burn alien creatures known as spiders from his mobile home Sunday night. Fire officials suspect the man used the torch to kill spiders and burn thei.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated News51 min. ago

Native American tribe sues Amazon and Microsoft over patents

Can "patent trolls" advance their cause using Native American legal rights? Enlarge (credit: St. Regis Mohawk Tribe / Aurich Lawson) The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe has filed patent lawsuits against Amazon and Microsoft, using patents it acquired.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News51 min. ago

Watch the Audi RS5 Go Head 2 Head with the Mercedes-AMG C63 S Coupe

In the latest Head 2 Head episode, Jonny Lieberman heads to Wales and is joined by new co-host Jethro Bovingdon. The two compare the latest all-wheel-drive 2018 Audi RS5 and the rear-wheel-drive 2017 Mercedes-AMG C63 S Coupe. Audi ditches the outgoi.....»»

Category: autoSource:  motortrendRelated News59 min. ago

The art of talking trash in esports

Trash talking isn't unique to esports, but trash-talking in esports is unique. It's a psychological tactic used at crucial moments in the game to demoralize opponents and motivate teammates. And it can be very, very funny. Read more...More about Gami.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News59 min. ago