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Steam bans misleading “bullshots” from its product pages

Concept art and pre-rendered shots no longer allowed on online storefront. Valve used its own Dota 2 concept art as an example of what is no longer allowed on Steam store pages. (credit: Imgur / Valve) Well before Penny Arcade coined the term back .....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaNov 2nd, 2016

Episil planning to raise epi-wafer prices

Taiwan-based Episil, which makes silicon epitaxial wafers as well as providing foundry services at its 5- and 6-inch wafer fabs, plans to revise upward its epi-wafer prices to reflect tight supply, according to a report by Taiwan's Central News Agenc.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News7 min. ago

Kinpo Electronics to add 2 factories in the Philippines

Kinpo Electronics will add to its two factories in the Philippines by establishing two more due to increased OEM orders of home-use smart appliances from UK-based Dyson, with one to start production in the third quarter of 2017 and other in the secon.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News7 min. ago

Ruined by its airbag scandal, Takata files for bankruptcy protection

Takata has filed for bankruptcy in the U.S. and Japan after its 84-year-old business was ruined by a scandal involving faulty airbags. The airbags, some of which exploded with too much force, have been linked to at least 14 deaths. The post Ruined by.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 15 min. ago

Starling Bank passports to Europe, first stop Ireland

 London-based Starling Bank is continuing to gather momentum. After a staggered launch of its current account kicked off in March, the digital-only bank is announcing imminent expansion to Europe, starting with the Republic of Ireland where it h.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News2 hr. 23 min. ago

Box office hits and misses: ‘Transformers’ struggles while ‘Wonder Woman’ stays strong

Michael Bay's fifth installment of the Transformers franchise, Transformers: The Last Knight, has the weakest debut of the series so far, but still manages to win the box office its first weekend in theaters. The post Box office hits and misses: R.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 31 min. ago

Toshiba and the Parable of Flash

Spinning off its flagship NAND flash memory business could help save struggling Toshiba. But 30 years ago the company nearly squandered its leadership role in the flash revolution......»»

Category: hardwareSource:  eetimesRelated News2 hr. 59 min. ago

Subaru is burned in attempt to refedine its image

Subaru wanted to shine at Nurburgring, but its disappointment illustrates a point: Reshaping a brand identity is tough......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News4 hr. 39 min. ago

BMW dealers look to Kuhnt to get brand back on track

BMW dealers say they need fresh product, more trucks, competitive lease rates and a return to the "Ultimate Driving Machine" days. They're looking at Bernhard Kuhnt for help......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News4 hr. 39 min. ago

Despite losses, used-car seller Carvana notches wins on Wall Street

The used-car retailer, known for its vending machines, says it has a clear path to profitability and a strong brand that's making an impression......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News4 hr. 39 min. ago

By July, Verizon will block users from accessing Yahoo & Tumblr using AT&T email addresses

 In a move that’s sure to rattle net neutrality supporters and potentially points to a walled-garden future for TechCrunch’s parent company Oath (and its parent Verizon), Yahoo services and Tumblr (both Oath properties) will no longe.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 15 min. ago

SpaceX successfully launches its second rocket in three days [Updated]

The instantaneous launch window opens at 4:24pm ET. Enlarge / The Falcon 9 rocket on the launch pad at Vandenberg Air Force Base. (credit: SpaceX) 4:40pm ET Sunday update: The Falcon 9 rocket took off amid a dense canopy of fog on Sunday, but.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News10 hr. 15 min. ago

impressive on the Core i-7900X

Intel is at an important crossroads for its consumer product lines. Long accused of ignoring the gaming and enthusiast markets and focusing instead on laptops and smartphones/tablets at the direct expense of the DIY user, Intel had raised p.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News11 hr. 47 min. ago

How tech companies are recognizing Pride Month

 In the month of June, tech companies celebrated Pride in the best way they know how: small, quirky product updates. With San Francisco and New York’s annual Pride event hitting this weekend, it’s a good time to reflect on just how f.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News14 hr. 39 min. ago

Watch SpaceX launch 10 satellites into orbit with a Falcon 9 live right here

 SpaceX is attempting its second launch in under 48 hours today at 4:25 PM EDT (1:25 PM PDT), from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The launch will be the second for client Iridium, a global telecommunications and data provider. The payl.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News14 hr. 39 min. ago

Start the presses: How vinyl production was reinvented from the ground up

After decades of struggling with ancient equipment and ten years of insane annual increases in demand, the vinyl manufacturing industry is taking its first new strides in decades, and that means prettier, better-sounding, and more diverse records tha.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News16 hr. 7 min. ago

The latest company to jump on the AR bandwagon is Nike and its partner SNKRS

On Friday, Nike announced that app SNKRS "can now hide the opportunity to purchase certain coveted sneakers within a select image where the sneakers can only be seen and unlocked by viewing the image via the camera function on SNKRS." The post The l.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News17 hr. 15 min. ago

Walmart tells some tech providers not to use Amazon Web Services if they want Walmart"s business (Wall Street Journal)

Wall Street Journal: Walmart tells some tech providers not to use Amazon Web Services if they want Walmart's business  —  Wal-Mart is telling some technology companies that if they want its business, they can't run applications for.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News17 hr. 59 min. ago

Software Developer Explains Why The Ubuntu Phone Failed

troublemaker_23 quotes ITWire: A developer who worked with the Ubuntu Phone project has outlined the reasons for its failure, painting a picture of confusion, poor communication and lack of technical and marketing foresight. Simon Raffeiner stopped w.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News18 hr. 23 min. ago

The Uber and the frog

 How the mighty are fallen. Travis Kalanick is out, and Uber has become something of a headless horseman, with no current CEO, COO, CFO, CMO, VP of Engineering, or general counsel. Its alleged valuation has fallen by $18 billion and counting. Ho.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News18 hr. 31 min. ago

Razer Blade 2017 Review: Solid Gaming Performance

The slim, sleek Razer Blade gaming laptop we'll be looking at here is an interesting beast that does its best to perform a balancing act of sorts. The gaming laptop arena is a landscape full of compromises. Gamers generally crave the most p.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News18 hr. 31 min. ago