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Study says Fukushima region is safe enough for people to return

Fukushima's ill-fated nuclear power plant may still be so dangerous that it kills robots, but residents are trickling back as officials decide that radiation levels are safe in some areas. But are they safe enough that you'd never.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetMar 13th, 2017

Analyzing Falkor’s Microarchitecture: A Deep Dive into Qualcomm’s Centriq 2400 for Windows Server and Linux

Developing a custom microarchitecture is difficult. Even with all the standards in place and licensing an instruction set such as ARM, the actual development takes time and the right people to put together, then the infrastructure to deploy at scale.....»»

Category: topSource:  anandtechRelated News3 hr. 50 min. ago

How to Stop Windows 10 Automatic Updates

How to Stop Windows 10 Automatic Updates is a post by Travis Pope from Gotta Be Mobile. It’s a good thing that you can stop Windows 10 automatic updates. The operating system might be more frustrating for some people to use every day if they couldn.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  gottabemobileRelated News5 hr. 6 min. ago

How to live forever

Or, perhaps more accurately, how to live long enough to live forever... Humans have wanted to live forever for as long as we've lived at all. It's an obsession that stretches back so far that it feels like it's somehow hard-coded.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News7 hr. 6 min. ago

After 15 Years, Maine"s Laptops-in-Schools Initiative Fails To Raise Test Scores

For years Maine has been offering laptops to high school students -- but is it doing more harm than good? An anonymous reader writes: One high school student says "We hardly ever use paper," while another student "says he couldn't imagine social stud.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News15 hr. 6 min. ago

Google and UC Berkeley to create movie from eclipse images

The pictures of the total solar eclipse will also be used to study the Sun's outermost atmosphere......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News16 hr. 50 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

Leaked image suggests a new Nest thermostat is on the way

 Alphabet-owned Nest has taken some pretty safe choices in the IoT space, building products that rely on a their Internet connectedness to function. Their most recognizable product, the Nest Learning Thermostat hasn’t gotten a cosmetic upg.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsAug 19th, 2017

All the features in Apple Maps that’ll make you not hate it

Apple Maps isn't the first app most people are clamoring for when they're lost on a road trip. It's actually one of the first apps I deleted when iOS finally let you get rid of native iPhone apps.  SEE ALSO: GBoard now supports YouTube and Goog.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsAug 19th, 2017

Space combat in "Star Wars: Battlefront II" looks exhilarating

There's a new trailer for Battlefront II and it's all about the "star" part of Star Wars. Starfighter Assault is the upcoming sequel's mode for people who crave dogfights and nothing but dogfights. As with the rest of the game, the mode's Battlef.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsAug 19th, 2017

Marcus Hutchins" Code Used In Malware May Have Come From GitHub

troublemaker_23 quotes ITWire: A security researcher says code has been discovered that was written by British hacker Marcus Hutchins that was apparently 'borrowed' by the creator of the banking trojan Kronos. The researcher, known as Hasherezade, po.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated 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

All Human Beings Have Equal Value

Arnold Schwarzenegger says it brilliantly. The post All Human Beings Have Equal Value appeared first on Feld Thoughts. Arnold Schwarzenegger says it brilliantly. The post All Human Beings Have Equal Value appeared first on Feld Thoughts......»»

Category: financeSource:  feldRelated 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

Gobi Gear"s packable backpack weighs less than a pound and fits in your carry-on

Lightweight and highly packable, the Free Spirit from Gobi Gear is a 30-liter backpack that is comfortable enough to wear on extended hikes and yet compresses down to easily fit inside a carry-on bag when flying. The post Gobi Gear's packable ba.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 19th, 2017

Hacking the home: how connected tech is making your shack a security risk

Your home may be getting smarter, but hackers are making it look pretty darn stupid. If there’s one place in the world that’s supposed to feel safe and comfortable, it’s the home. When you’re not working or doing thi.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated NewsAug 19th, 2017

Apple reportedly in talks to stream movie rentals shortly after theater debuts

Movie studios and other companies may cut down the time between theater and streaming... for a price. As more people find creature comforts in watching movies from home with services like Netflix and Hulu, movie studios could soon skip the wait.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated NewsAug 19th, 2017

StarCraft Remastered Review

This remake is all jacked up and good to go. Imagine that you could actually buy a working pair of those fabled rose-colored glasses people are always talking about. Booting up StarCraft Remastered isn’t too far off from living that nostalgia.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Memories of Fear Could Be Permanently Erased, Study Shows

A new study unpicks why certain sounds can stir alarming memories, and reveals a new approach to wiping such memories from the brain. The Guardian reports: Published in the journal Neuron by Cho and his colleague Woong Bin Kim, the research reveals h.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

YouTube starts delivering ‘breaking news’ on its homepage across platforms

 YouTube has started rolling out a “Breaking News” section in people’s feeds today across platforms as Alphabet continues to tailor custom content playlists to users logged into Google Accounts, Android Police reports. For mos.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon Includes Kanto Tease

Sharp-eyed fans have begun speculating that a Pokemon Red and Blue homage could indicate a return to Kanto. A new trailer for Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon has released as part of the Pokemon World Championships, featuring some new character.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017