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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

Share anything from your Mac instantly with Dropshare 4

 Dropshare is a dead-simple file sharing utility that doesn’t tie you to any specific cloud service. A license for the Mac version is available now in the Boing Boing Store for $12.99.Sharing files with other people usually kicks off the same.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated News4 hr. 50 min. ago

Got a pile of dust on your floor? This garbage can will suck it up

You know that little line of dust that you inevitably leave as you sweep debris into a dustpan? The Bruno garbage can could eliminate that forever, with a built-in vacuum that lets you sweep dirt right into it. The post Got a pile of dust on your flo.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News7 hr. 14 min. ago

Key e-mail from feds got caught in body-cam maker’s spam filter

Axon hopes "to resolve these matters as expeditiously as possible." Enlarge / A Los Angeles police officer wear an AXON body camera during the Immigrants Make America Great March to protest actions being taken by the Trump administration on Febr.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News9 hr. 42 min. ago

Hillary Clinton tried to use a very relatable trick to skip Trump"s inauguration, but alas, it didn"t work

Hey, it's October and here we are, still talking about President Donald Trump's inauguration. Hillary Clinton was on The Graham Norton Show on Friday to promote the release of her book What Happened when the two got talking about Trump's inaugura.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News18 hr. 58 min. ago

Hillary Clinton tried to get out of Trump’s inauguration like you would a party

Hey, it's October and here we are, still talking about President Donald Trump's inauguration. Hillary Clinton was on The Graham Norton Show on Friday to promote the release of her book What Happened when the two got talking about Trump's inaugura.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News20 hr. 26 min. ago

Elon Musk gets permission to begin Boring Co. digging in Maryland

 Elon Musk’s week is going pretty great thus far, between meeting the creators of Rick & Morty and now gaining permission to dig even more tunnels — besides the one he already got the OK to begin digging closer to home in Hawthorne......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Pixel 2 looks pretty fragile in this torture test for durability [VIDEO]

Zack of JerryRigEverything finally got his hands on the Pixel 2 and puts it through his classic torture test. The Pixel 2.... does poorly. The Pixel 2 is the latest and greatest (debatable) Android device from Google, but it wouldn’t be.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

The AI That Has Nothing to Learn From Humans

An anonymous reader shares a report: Now that AlphaGo's arguably got nothing left to learn from humans -- now that its continued progress takes the form of endless training games against itself -- what do its tactics look like, in the eyes of experie.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

This New Batman Story Is an Instant Classic

Here's why the war between Joker and Riddler deserves a spot on your bookshelf alongside Batman's greatest stories. Sound the alarm: we just got an instant classic Batman story. A comic book that joins the ranks of Frank Miller and David Mazzuc.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Watch a Google Pixel 2 XL get put back together again [VIDEO]

iFixit puts the Google Pixel 2 XL back together after disassembly in a pretty informative video. The Pixel 2 XL got the same repairability score as the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. The folks over at iFixit get their hands on the latest and greate.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

A motion detecting light for your mailbox

Last year I bought this mailbox light. You stick it inside your mailbox (it's got peel-off sticky tape). Two sensors - light and motion - sense what's happening. If they sense darkness and no motion (door closed) nothing happens. If they sense light.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

3 reasons you should pay attention to the Google-led $1 billion Lyft investment

Lyft got a major boost in the form of a billion-dollar investment round, and an earlier rumor was confirmed: CapitalG, Google parent company Alphabet's growth equity fund, led the round. The investment brings Lyft's post-money valuation up to $11 bil.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Here are Julia Louis-Dreyfus" "Veep" co-stars rooting her on, because we could all use a happy cry today

Who'd have thought that one of the most caustic shows on television could yield one of the sweetest moments on Twitter? SEE ALSO: Joe Biden writes Julia Louis-Dreyfus the sweetest tweet ever, from one veep to another A few weeks ago, we got the very.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Google compensates Pixel 2 buyers who overpaid at pop-up stores

If you rushed out to buy a Pixel 2 at one of Google's pop-up stores on October 19th, you probably got a rude surprise: the Verizon reseller handling your purchase, Victra, was charging customers an extra $30 on top of the normal price......»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Got the time? These are the eight best smartwatch deals available right now

Smartwatches have come a long way since their humble beginnings, and now is the time to buy one if you haven't already. We've rounded up some of the best smartwatch deals available right now. The post Got the time? These are the eight best smartwatch.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

3 reasons you should pay attention to Google’s $1 billion Lyft investment

Lyft got a major boost in the form of a billion-dollar investment round, and an earlier rumor was confirmed: CapitalG, Google parent company Alphabet's growth equity fund, led the round. The investment brings Lyft's post-money valuation up to $11 bil.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Fakuma: Injection molding machine makers toast a very good year

Picture-perfect autumn weather cast a golden glow around Fakuma’s silver jubilee in Friedrichshafen, Germany, this week. And a sunny mood pervaded the trade show, as well, as machine manufacturers got ready to celebrate a stellar 2017 and a positi.....»»

Category: plasticsSource:  plasticstodayRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Steal This Show S03E09: Learning To Love Your Panopticon

Today we bring you the next episode of the Steal This Show podcast, discussing renegade media and the latest file-sharing and copyright news. In this episode, we talk to Diani Barreto from the Berlin Bureau of ExposeFacs. Source: TF, for the latest i.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Alphabet’s CapitalG invests $1 billion in Lyft amidst its dispute with Uber

Investment can be seen as a means of harnessing the market reach of Lyft to test Alphabet’s own self-driving tech it has been developing over the years now.Lyft’s prospects just got bolstered post a $1 billion financing it received from Alpha.....»»

Category: topSource:  inferseRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Google Pixel 2 is a mixed bag of durability

We just recently got a peek into the Pixel 2 and learned from iFixit how easy, or not, it was to open up and repair. But before repair comes the damage that causes the need to repair. And for that, we turn to JerryRigEverything’s trinity of durabil.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017