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The world’s longest racetrack is unfolding in the Las Vegas desert, jetpacks included

Multimillionaire entrepreneur John Morris is building a racer's dream community in the desert outside Las Vegas, including a racetrack that could eclipse German's famous Nürburgring Grand Prix raceway. The post The world’s longest racetrack is.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsMar 20th, 2017

Acer Unveils New 2-in-1 Laptop Line

Electronics giant Acer took advantage of its global press event in New York this week to introduce the world to its new line of 2-in-1 notebooks. The line runs the gamut from low-cost models designed to be little more than Web-browsing devices to som.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News3 min. ago

Even the World"s Largest Internet Companies Get Phished, Just Like Your Grandma

If you’ve ever been duped by a phishing scam, you can feel a little less stupid about it today, because you’ve been joined in that sad club by Google and Facebook.Read more........»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News36 min. ago

Home Depot reportedly stored customer information on accessible webpage

Home Depot's complaint system for its MyInstall service leaked customer information by not securing it in any fashion. The data was crawlable by search engines and included names, addresses, and images of customers. The post Home Depot reportedly sto.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News36 min. ago

Minecraft for Nintendo Switch Release Date, Features & DLC

Minecraft for Nintendo Switch Release Date, Features & DLC is a post by Travis Pope from Gotta Be Mobile. Video game developer Mojang isn’t ok with just dominating PC game sales with its Minecraft world-building and survival game. Soon, the Minecra.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  gottabemobileRelated News44 min. ago

An Open Letter on DRM To the Inventor of the Web, From the Inventor of Net Neutrality

Tim Wu, a law professor at the Colombia University, and best known for coining the term "net neutrality," has published an open letter to Tim Berners-Lee, the creator of the web and director of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). In the letter, Wu h.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News1 hr. 3 min. ago

Network management vulnerability exposes home cable modems to hacking

Hundreds of thousands of internet gateway devices around the world, primarily residential cable modems, are vulnerable to hacking because of a serious weakness in their Simple Network Management Protocol implementation.SNMP is used for automated.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News1 hr. 43 min. ago

If You Could Only Die in Sudden Accidents, How Long Would You Live?

Imagine a world in which the only possible way to die was through a sudden accident, such as a car crash, falling down the stairs, or getting struck by lighting. How long could we expect to live in such a world? According to an eye-opening simulation.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News1 hr. 43 min. ago

Network management vulnerability exposes cable modems to hacking

Hundreds of thousands of internet gateway devices around the world, primarily residential cable modems, are vulnerable to hacking because of a serious weakness in their Simple Network Management Protocol implementation.SNMP is used for automated.....»»

Category: networkSource:  networkworldRelated News2 hr. 11 min. ago

Even If You"re Sick of Julian Assange, Go See This New WikiLeaks Documentary

Risk should be a boring movie. Sure, it’s the latest documentary from Academy Award-winner Laura Poitras, but it’s also about WikiLeaks. Haven’t we all had enough of Julian Assange and his cadre of world-warping weirdos? The thing is, you’ve.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News3 hr. 27 min. ago

If software eats everything, are network engineers on the menu?

If you're a network engineer, don't rush out and learn a programming language. To compete in the new world of software-defined networking, it might be more important to start thinking like a programmer.That was one of the ideas that emerged this w.....»»

Category: cloudcomputingSource:  linuxworldRelated News4 hr. 43 min. ago

Epic Sciences Raises $40M In Series D Funding

San Diego-based Epic Sciences has raised $40M in a Series D funding, for its cancer testing technology, the company announced Friday morning. According to Epic Sciences, the funding was led by Hermed Capital, and also included Altos Capital Partners,.....»»

Category: topSource:  socaltechRelated News5 hr. 11 min. ago

Bitcoin and Ether prices hit all-time high

 Something is going on in the cryptocurrency world, but it’s hard to figure out why prices are jumping. Both bitcoin and Ether prices are currently trading at an all-time high. According to Coindesk’s price index, you could buy one b.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News5 hr. 55 min. ago

The 10 Mac games you need to play from April 2017

April's Mac gamesImage by Telltale GamesApril isn’t usually a particularly prime month for video game releases, but this month bucked that trend in the world of Mac games: this is the busiest month we’ve seen for noteworthy debuts in some time! I.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated News6 hr. 11 min. ago

Article: eMarketer Updates Worldwide Internet and Mobile User Figures

This year, 47% of the world’s population will use the internet regularly, according to eMarketer’s latest estimates. Mobile phones will play a large part in access, with nearly four in five internet users worldwide going online via mobile.....»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated News13 hr. 27 min. ago

Where Art and Technology Collide

At the American Medium gallery, young artists are exploring the digital world with installations evoking cybertwee and the Post-Internet movement......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News18 hr. 3 min. ago

Hands on with the unusual Acer Predator Triton 700 gaming laptop

To prove it's going big in PCs, Acer held a product launch event at world's largest IMAX screen in New York City. It made a big statement with the Predator Triton 700, a super-thin laptop with some unusual features.At first glance, the Triton 700.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News20 hr. 19 min. ago

Director David Fincher might team up with Brad Pitt again for ‘World War Z’ sequel

Oscar-nominated director David Fincher, who helmed Seven, The Social Network, and Gone Girl, is reportedly finalizing a deal to direct the sequel to 2013's zombie thriller World War Z. It would reunite him with Brad Pitt. The post Director David Finc.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News20 hr. 19 min. ago

Smartphone shipments are still on the rise, says IDC

Samsung topped Apple for the title of "world's largest smartphone vendor" during the first quarter, according to IDC's latest data......»»

Category: blogSource:  betweenthelinesRelated News20 hr. 35 min. ago

Facebook sidesteps Snapchat by launching Messenger Lite in 132 more countries

 Facebook is aggressively pursuing the international and developing world markets Snapchat hasn’t prioritized. Facebook Lite recently hit 200 million users, and Instagram just rolled out offline mode for Android. Now after launching Messen.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News20 hr. 35 min. ago

I’m Weirded Out That Jurassic World 2 Is Retroactively Adding Hammond’s Super Secret Partner

Jurassic World 2 appears to be pulling a Dawn from Buffy the Vampire Slayer. James Cromwell has shared details about his character in the upcoming film, and how he’s connected to the original Jurassic Park series. Apparently, he’s the most import.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News21 hr. 11 min. ago