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Renown "Dota 2" team fires 3 members over internal drama

Three players were released Monday from top-earning esports team Natus Vincere, a split caused by internal conflicts among the five-man squad after they failed to qualify for the upcoming $3 million Boston Major tournament. And then there were two.  .....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableNov 7th, 2016

Researchers Win $100,000 For New Spear-Phishing Detection Method

An anonymous reader writes: Facebook has awarded this year's Internet Defense Prize worth $100,000 to a team of researchers from the University of California, Berkeley, who came up with a new method of detecting spear-phishing attacks in closely moni.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News12 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. 3 min. ago

Wreckage of U.S.S. Indianapolis, Lost for 72 Years, Is Found in the Pacific

A search team led by Paul G. Allen, a founder of Microsoft, found the Navy cruiser, whose sinking is among the worst disasters in American naval history......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News6 hr. 31 min. ago

The Daily Stormer was back online for a quick second

 Neo-Nazi site The Daily Stormer is running out of options to stay online. There has been a public outcry against tech companies helping websites, such as The Daily Stormer. On August 18th, the team behind The Daily Stormer found a way to put th.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 23 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. 39 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

We can dream, can’t we? Here’s what our staff wants in the perfect phone

Every time a major new smartphone is released we put it through the paces. But what exactly are we looking for in our perfect phone? We asked the members of our team to find out exactly what they're looking for in a new phone. The post We can dream,.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 19th, 2017

The Defenders: History of the Many Comics Teams

They're a "non-team" of misfits, but there sure have been a lot of non-teams! We take a look at all of them......»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated 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

Bits: Farhad’s and Mike’s Week in Tech: Apple’s Big Media Bet and More Uber Drama

Two Times reporters discuss the latest events of the technology world, focusing this week on Apple, Uber and how tech companies took action against neo-Nazis......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated NewsAug 19th, 2017

A brand new musical composition will help people who are blind experience the solar eclipse

If you could hear it, what would a total solar eclipse sound like?  As the moon passes between the Earth and the sun, blotting out the star for millions on Monday, a team of scientists hopes that people around the United States will have the cha.....»»

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

Google and ProPublica Team Up To Build a National Hate Crime Database

In partnership with ProPublica, Google News Lab is launching a new tool to track hate crimes across America. The "Documenting Hate News Index" is being powered by machine learning to track reported hate crimes across all 50 states, collecting data fr.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 19th, 2017

Can U.S. follow through on tough NAFTA talk?

To deliver on its promises, the administration will need the cooperation of the U.S. business community and key members of Congress. Both groups sought to distance themselves from the president last week......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated 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

Dota 2"s Siltbreaker Campaign Updated With New Act

Dota 2's latest update includes Act II of the Siltbreaker campaign, as well as a number of balance changes for the mode. Act II of the Dota 2 Siltbreaker multiplayer campaign is now available to all Battle Pass owners, the Dota team revealed in.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated NewsAug 18th, 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