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The US May Have Banned Electronics on Middle Eastern Flights But Really We Have No Goddamn Clue

If you’re planning on flying to the US on a Middle Eastern airline, bad news: electronic devices may be banned in carry-on luggage, depending on the airline. And the US government is taking its time confirming what their policy actually is. Read mo.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoMar 20th, 2017

Facebook"s AR glasses take center stage in newly published patent

The world just got a sneak peek at a feature Facebook's working on to make its highly anticipated AR glasses a reality. According to a patent published Thursday, the device "may augment views of a physical, real-world environment with computer-genera.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News26 min. ago

Google is Going to Show You Video Previews Now in Search Results

I don’t know that video previews were something I was ever looking for when performing Google searches, but they are coming and they could be cool. Google announced this afternoon that alongside the short text snippets you see for results, you.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News27 min. ago

Google Explains Why It Banned the App For Gab, a Right-Wing Twitter Rival

AmiMoJo shares a report from Ars Technica: When right-wing trolls and outright racists get kicked off of Twitter, they often move to Gab, a right-wing Twitter competitor. Gab was founded by Andrew Torba, who says it's devoted to unfettered free expre.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News27 min. ago

Waymo Patent Shows Plans To Replace Steering Wheel, Pedals With Push Button

nesaefendija shares a report from Driverless: Waymo just received approval on a patent for a push-button console that replaces not only a steering wheel in a car but the brake and gas pedals, too. This reflects Alphabet's driverless arm could remain.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News27 min. ago

bxblue wants to move payroll-secured loans online in Brazil

 Payroll-secured loans are a $40 billion a year business in Brazil, but that business largely happens offline. A startup in Y Combinator called bxblue wants to change that, by creating a marketplace for borrowers to evaluate multiple loan opti.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News43 min. ago

Not excited about the eclipse yet? Check out this footage of a 1979 eclipse and try not to be awestruck

It is an irrefutable fact that solar eclipses are amazing. SEE ALSO: I'll never care about your overhyped eclipse And you don't have to do that much digging for proofGizmodo's Matt Novak shared this tweet today, which led me to searching for the.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 26 min. ago

The odds on Trump resigning just shifted, and not in his favor

The odds aren't looking good for President Trump. One word has been on everyone's lips this tumultuous week and for once it's not "impeachment" but rather "resignation" — and the possibility of Trump throwing in the towel is actually quite like.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 26 min. ago

Google to livestream Android O reveal on August 21 during the eclipse

Google late last month released the fourth and final Android O developer preview, nudging the mobile operating system one step closer to its commercial release. We still don’t know exactly when that’ll happen but we should find out soon......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News1 hr. 34 min. ago

Xbox One X may be seeing a Day One special edition branded with the Project Scorpio logo

At least one German retailer has posted a listing for a special edition Xbox One X. The German online store MediaMarkt has a page up under its Xbox One consoles category titled “MICROSOFT Xbox One X (1TB) Project Scorpio Edition.” It even.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News1 hr. 34 min. ago

Trump Administration"s Science Priorities "Better Than Feared"

But the White House memo completely omits climate science and space, emphasizing military tech and basic R&D -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated News1 hr. 34 min. ago

The best rooftop tents

Enjoy camping but hate the idea of sleeping on the ground? Sleep under the stars on top of your vehicle with some of the best rooftop tents. Here is a complete guide to the best soft shells and hard shells on the market. The post The best rooftop ten.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 34 min. ago

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station launch 3D-printed satellite

NASA and other space agencies have been tinkering with 3D-printed tools to minimize launch costs. This newly launched 3D- printed satellite could very well change the future of space exploration. The post Astronauts aboard the International Space Sta.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 34 min. ago

Retina scan may detect onset of Alzheimer’s disease years before symptoms emerge

Researchers from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and other institutions have discovered that a retina scan could help diagnose Alzheimer's disease years before other symptoms start to emerge. The post Retina scan may detect onset of Alzheimer’s dis.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 34 min. ago

U.S. prosecutors recommend 3 years in prison for VW engineer Liang

Federal prosecutors recommended a three-year prison sentence for Volkswagen engineer James Liang for his role in widespread diesel emissions violations that have cost the German automaker as much as $25 billion......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News2 hr. 18 min. ago

Code chunk in Kronos malware used long before MalwareTech published it

Marcus Hutchins, the researcher who stopped WCry, complained his code was lifted. Enlarge / Marcus Hutchins, security researcher for Kryptos Logic. In May, he registered a domain name that neutralized the WCry ransomware worm. In August, he was.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News2 hr. 26 min. ago

Info on 1.8M Chicago Voters Was Publicly Accessible, But Now Removed From Cloud Service

A file containing the names, addresses, dates of birth and other information about Chicago's 1.8 million registered voters was published online and publicly accessible for an unknown period of time, the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners said th.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News2 hr. 34 min. ago

Rapportive founder’s new startup Superhuman is what Gmail would be if built today

 Reinventing the email experience is an area numerous startups have tried to tackle over the years, with some apps focused more on triage, others on making a better desktop alternative to Outlook, and still more aiming to re-envision email as a.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News2 hr. 42 min. ago

Tor “can’t build free and open source tools” and stop racists from using them

"We are everything they claim to despise," but Tor won't prevent vile usage of its tools. (credit: Tor Project) The Tor Project has reiterated its absolutist commitment to free speech, saying that even though Daily Stormer recently moved to a.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News2 hr. 54 min. ago

Jon Stewart eviscerates Donald Trump and white supremacists in a surprise set at Dave Chappelle"s show

Jon Stewart might not have the The Daily Show platform at his disposal any longer, but that hasn't stopped the comedian from sharing his political stream of consciousness with the world.  During one of Dave Chappelle's Radio City Music Hall resi.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 2 min. ago

Trump"s past 4 weeks have been so chaotic, a CNN anchor needed to drink just to get through the list

Fair warning: If you find yourself suddenly dizzy or if you need to take a quick break by the end of this article, know that you are not alone. In a segment that aired on Friday, CNN anchor Brooke Baldwin decided to list off all of the significant ev.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 2 min. ago