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Uber Starts Charging What It Thinks You"re Willing To Pay

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Motherboard: Uber drivers have been complaining that the gap between the fare a rider pays and what the driver receives is getting wider. After months of unsatisfying answers, Uber is providing an explanation:.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotMay 19th, 2017

Some beers, anger at former employer, and root access add up to a year in prison

Ex-tech pleads guilty to smart meter network attack; changed a password to "f***you." (credit: Alan Stanton) The Internet of Things' "security through obscurity" has been proven once again to not be terribly secure thanks to an angry and possi.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News28 min. ago

Dealmaster: Today only, get an Amazon Echo for just $130

Plus deals on laptops, monitors, printers, and more. Greetings, Arsians! Courtesy of our partners at TechBargains, we're back with new deals to share. Now you can get an Amazon Echo for one of the best prices we've seen: just $130. This is.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News28 min. ago

The ‘e-Mosquito’ wearable is like an Apple Watch that sucks your blood

Fancy a wearable device that sits on your wrist and sips your blood several times a day? No? Well, researchers at Canada’s University of Calgary have built one just in case you change your mind. The post The ‘e-Mosquito’ wearable is lik.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News36 min. ago

AR Measure turns your phone into an AR-powered measuring tape

If you're looking for a way to introduce some augmented reality into your life in a really useful way -- meet AR Measure, a new app that lets you measure things with your phone so you don't have to carry around a ruler. The post AR Measure turns your.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News44 min. ago

"Most-American" car ranking gets makeover -- and only three vehicles qualify

Think 'American-made' doesn't mean what it used to? You're right, at least if you're talking about how to define the world's 'Most-American' vehicles......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News60 min. ago

Clever website turns Donald Trump"s bad tweets into poetry

Still can't get enough of Trump's Twitter account for some reason? Well, you are in luck, my friend. Reddit user Darby_Crash created a website called Poet in Chief that randomly generates a beautiful* poem out of the president's tweets.  SEE ALS.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 19 min. ago

F1 2017 Preorder Guide

Where to find the best deals and preorder bonuses for the upcoming F1 2017. Note that if you click on one of these links to buy the product, IGN may get a share of the sale. For more, read our Terms of Use. If you’re familiar with Codemasters.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News1 hr. 27 min. ago

You could do so much better than those Sonic the Hedgehog shoes

To celebrate Sonic the Hedgehog's 26th birthday this summer, Anippon teamed up with Sega to create some Sonic-inspired shoes for all the fans who took one look at Sonic's classic red and white shoes and thought, "I need those." The shoes cost about $.....»»

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

These early reviews of "Harry Potter" will make you grin

In case this article is the first thing you're seeing on the internet today, it's been 20 years since the first Harry Potter book was released. As the book (and subsequent books) grew in popularity, you'd be hard-pressed to find a negative review for.....»»

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

This cloud-connected fidget spinner takes uselessness to a whole new level

Fidget spinners — yeah, they're still a thing. So why not capitalize on the phase if you can? Ben Parnas, an electrical engineer at Formlabs, and his buddy Greg Daneault, an associate software engineer at Carbon Black, did just that. The tw.....»»

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

Ex-technician convicted of (possibly drunken) attack on smart water meter system

Sentenced to a year in prison for disabling networks, he changed a password to "f***you." (credit: Alan Stanton) The Internet of Things' "security through obscurity" has been proven once again to not be terribly secure thanks to an angry and p.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News1 hr. 52 min. ago

Sorry, the “You Wouldn’t Steal a Car” Anti-Piracy Ad Wasn’t ‘Pirated’

Who doesn't know the Piracy It's a Crime campaign? You wouldn't steal a car, right? But would you use pirated music for an anti-piracy advert? According to popular belief, this is what the creators of the campaign did, but 'unfortunately' it's not tr.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated News2 hr. 11 min. ago

Facebook Is Telling Your Friends Where You Are at All Times. Here’s How to Stop It

Snapchat isn't the first app that allows users to track friends' locations. Snapchat made headlines earlier this week with the introduction of “Snap Map,” a new feature that allows users to see their friends’ location on a map.....»»

Category: topSource:  timeRelated News2 hr. 11 min. ago

Nintendo Just Announced a Super Nintendo Classic Edition

And it comes with an unreleased Star Fox sequel The Super Nintendo Classic Edition exists, and you can buy one on September 29, Nintendo revealed Monday in a surprise (and bombshell) press release. The pint-sized version of the company’s.....»»

Category: topSource:  timeRelated News2 hr. 11 min. ago

GLOW: Season 1 Spoiler Discussion

If you've finished all 10 episodes of GLOW: Season 1 then check out what we thought of the ending......»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News2 hr. 11 min. ago

Don"t Worry, Capcom"s Not Dumbing Down Monster Hunter

Our big interview with the men tasked with bringing Monster Hunter to the current-gen. If you’re a longtime Monster Hunter fan and came out of that Sony E3 keynote with a few worries about World, I have just the quote for you, straight from e.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News2 hr. 11 min. ago

Super Mario 64 Mod Adds Odyssey"s Capture Mechanic

The mod lets you control Goombas, Bob-ombs and even floating platforms with Mario's hat, much like in Super Mario Odyssey. A new mod for Super Mario 64 adds one of Super Mario Odyssey's biggest gameplay features to the Nintendo 64 classic. Nint.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News2 hr. 11 min. ago

Out This Week: Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild"s First DLC Expansion Pack

Crash Bandicoot's Remastered adventures arrives alongside big DLC updates for Breath of the Wild and Final Fantasy XV. And the Valkyria series continues! With so many new games and movies coming out, it can be hard to keep up. Lucky for you, IG.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News2 hr. 11 min. ago

SNES Classic Edition Announced and Dated

Includes 21 games, including the previously unreleased Star Fox 2, and it's out sooner than you'd think. Nintendo has announced the Super NES Classic Edition, and announced that it will be released on September 29 at a suggested retail price o.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News2 hr. 11 min. ago

Top 10 best Linux apps of 2017

Discover the most useful Linux desktop apps which you can benefit from today. While everyone knows that most Linux distributions (distros) are free to download, not everybody is aware that you also have access to thousands of cost-free applicat.....»»

Category: softwareSource:  techradarRelated News2 hr. 11 min. ago