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We Got Prince"s FBI File

The world was shocked when Prince died of a prescription drug overdose back in April of 2016 at the age of 57. As I often do after celebrities die, I filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request with the FBI for any files it might have on the mu.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoMay 19th, 2017

YouTube TV: Everything you need to know about the TV streaming service

YouTube TV is available right now. So what is it? How does it work? We’ve got the answers. Update: YouTube TV just expanded in a big way, becoming available in 50% of US households, YouTube announced on August 17. The service is now in 14 add.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News5 hr. 39 min. ago

Facebook Downranks Video Clickbait and Fake Play Buttons

In a blog post, Facebook announced that it has started downranking the News Feed presence of links that display a fake play button in the preview image, as well as videos that are actually just a static image uploaded as a video file. While Facebook.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News5 hr. 51 min. ago

‘Airbnb for boats’ startup Boatsetter buys competitor Boatbound

 You don’t have to be rich or T-Pain to be “on a boat.” You can rent one plus a captain for the day from Boatsetter. And now it’s got boats in more than 300 locations around the U.S. since it just acquired rival maritime.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News5 hr. 58 min. ago

Peter Dinklage wants "GoT" fans to stop buying direwolf-like puppies

Peter Dinklage has partnered with PETA to give Game of Thrones fans an important message about responsibly adopting huskies. The breed has become extremely popular due to the HBO hit show and their resemblance to direwolves. Read more...More about Do.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News6 hr. 6 min. ago

“Airbnb-for-boats” startup Boatsetter buys competitor Boatbound

 You don’t have to be rich or T-Pain to be “on a boat”. You can rent one plus a captain for the day from Boatsetter. And now it’s got boats in over 300 locations around the U.S. since it just acquired rival maritime marke.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News6 hr. 23 min. ago

Union May Win Battle Against Self-Driving Trucks, But Not the War

The Teamsters got Congress to keep big trucks out of legislation allowing autonomous vehicle testing. Long term, though, self-driving trucks will happen. The post Union May Win Battle Against Self-Driving Trucks, But Not the War appeared first on Ext.....»»

Category: topSource:  extremetechRelated News8 hr. 50 min. ago

Cloudflare CEO calls for a system to regulate hateful internet content

 Cloudflare CEO Matthew Prince has called for the implementation of a framework to govern how the internet’s gatekeepers deal with cases like The Daily Stormer. This comes after a number of tech companies have revoked support for the neo-N.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News9 hr. 14 min. ago

Stem cell technique could reverse a major type of infertility

Men with extra sex chromosomes can have difficulty producing fertile sperm. Now researchers have got around this in mice by making stem cells from their skin.....»»

Category: topSource:  newscientistRelated News9 hr. 14 min. ago

An iOS 11 feature can quickly disable Touch ID

Law enforcement authorities have been at odds with the legal system and mobile companies when it comes to gaining access to citizens' phones. One of the more notable instances was the FBI's attempt to get Apple to unlock the San Be.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News9 hr. 14 min. ago

Take your selfie game up a notch with these clip-on lenses

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. So, you’re something of a phone-photography pro. You’ve got the rule of thirds down, you shout things like “find your light!̶.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News10 hr. 30 min. ago

Sonic Mania, a Trip Down Memory Lane

About 25 years ago, there were two major systems that kids would exchange between each other in order to have access to mare games. Those were the NES or SNES and the Genesis. With them, there were some amazing games which got kids hooked. One of tho.....»»

Category: topSource:  thenextdigitRelated News10 hr. 50 min. ago

There Have Been Over Six Million Gears Of War 4 Players, Sales Still A Mystery

New rumors have recently come about that there might be over six million Gears of War 4 players, though sales of the game still remain a mystery. Gears of War 4 came out back in October of last year and got fairly positive reviews, and signaled a tri.....»»

Category: gameSource:  segmentnextRelated News10 hr. 50 min. ago

How to Change a Google Drive File Owner

Google Drive is an efficient, practical, and free way to share, save, and synchronize files on the web. Google Drive is your personal drive in the cloud that allows you to create folders and save documents, spreadsheets, and presentations. Google Dri.....»»

Category: topSource:  techrecipesRelated News10 hr. 50 min. ago

How to Turn On an iPhone

Congratulations, you just got your first iPhone. Before you can use it, you need to know how to turn it on. Turning on an iPhone is as easy as 1, 2, 3. You just need to press and hold a button and then wait. No matter what iPhone model you are using,.....»»

Category: topSource:  techrecipesRelated News10 hr. 50 min. ago

We"ve Already Got Socialized Medicine

Unfortunately, the biggest recipients of government help are the pharmaceutical companies, not patients -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated News10 hr. 50 min. ago

Nokia 8 release specs just dropped

This week the folks at Nokia have revealed their first Android flagship – the Nokia 8. This device’s specifications and release information were shared by the company right on cue, and today we’ve got the lot. This device is a flags.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated News10 hr. 50 min. ago

This iPhone 8 just went full Android

Now that the Internet has a pretty good idea of what the iPhone 8 is going to look like, pictures like these are coming in quick. What we’ve got here is a series of images which use the iPhone 8’s body – also a concept based on leak.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated News10 hr. 50 min. ago

Why tech predictors are so terrible at the job

Enjoy Michael Mullany's review of the Gartner Hype Cycle, with all the things tech predictors got right and all the things they got wrong: "we're terrible at making predictions." Lesson 6: Some technologies keep receding into the future There are s.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated News10 hr. 50 min. ago

Nintendo Switch is in Amazon store

It probably won't last long, but the Nintendo Switch with gray Joy-Con is in the Amazon store right now for $299. We got one a few weeks ago and haven't touched our Wii-U since. It probably won't last long, but the Nintendo Switch with gray Joy-Con.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated News10 hr. 50 min. ago

Could Malware Expert Blow the Whistle on DNC Hack?

A computer programmer who created malware used to hack the Democratic National Committee during the 2016 U.S. presidential race has become a cooperating witness in the FBI's investigation into the historic DNC breach, according to The New York Times......»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News10 hr. 58 min. ago