Weekly Rewind: New cars in Cuba, pot in a box, a watch powered by body heat

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of everything. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech stories from this week. The .....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsDec 9th, 2016

Meet the VR ONE– Thinnest & Lightest VR Backpack PC

This impressive looking PC is marketed by MSI as the world’s 1st gaming laptop powered by GeForce GTX 1070 GPU......»»

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

Lyft Steps into the Autonomous Car Market

Until now, Lyft was highly viewed as an alternative to ride option for Uber. Now with their new announcement, the on-demand car service takes steps to become a serious contender for autonomous vehicle throne......»»

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

In China, Silicon Valley Giants Confront New Walls

The recent struggles of Apple, LinkedIn and Facebook show why the number of tech companies willing to have a try in China is dwindling......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News1 hr. 27 min. ago

C-Turtle: The landmine-detecting robot "turtle"

The disposable robot is made from cardboard and powered by a Raspberry Pi Zero computer......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News3 hr. 35 min. ago

HBO"s "Game of Thrones" season 7 trailer offers a preview of what is to come

During a panel at San Diego Comic-Con, HBO released a new trailer for season 7 of Game of Thrones that looks ahead to the remainder of the current season's episodes and offers a peek at what's to come. The post HBO's 'Game of Thrones'.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News8 hr. 3 min. ago

Millennials Only Have a 5 To 6 Second Attention Span For Ads

Reader schwit1 writes: If you're an advertiser who wants to market a product to millennials, you're going to have to make it quick. A new study by comScore revealed online ads targeted toward millennials have to be around 5 to 6 seconds to be effecti.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News8 hr. 19 min. ago

Who will order car subscriptions?

Vehicle subscription services are emerging as a new slice of the car-sharing market, and industry leaders are still trying to figure out which model will work best......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News8 hr. 35 min. ago

The New Firefox and Ridiculous Numbers of Tabs

An anonymous reader shares a blog post: I've got a Firefox profile with 1691 tabs. As you would expect, Firefox handled this profile quite poorly for a long time. I got used to multi-minute startup time, waiting 15-30 seconds for tabs from external a.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News9 hr. 43 min. ago

Verizon Accused of Throttling Netflix and YouTube, Admits To "Video Optimization"

New submitter dgatwood writes: According to an Ars Technica article, Verizon recently began experimenting with throttling of video traffic. The remarkable part of this story is not that a wireless ISP would throttle video traffic, but rather that Ver.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News9 hr. 43 min. ago

Drupal Developers Still Rebelling Against Drupal Leadership

New submitter cornholed writes: In an update to previous posts on Slashdot, prominent Drupal and PHP Developer Larry Garfield is still defending his reputation against allegations by Drupal leadership against sexual misconduct. As previously reported.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News9 hr. 43 min. ago

HBO teases the remainder of ‘Game of Thrones’ season 7 with Comic-Con trailer

During a panel at San Diego Comic-Con, HBO released a new trailer for season 7 of Game of Thrones that looks ahead to the remainder of the current season's episodes and offers a peek at what's to come. The post HBO teases the remainder of ‘Game.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 19 min. ago

Walking Dead S8 Promo: Is This a Fantasy or a Time-Jump?

Let's speculate about those curious shots at the very end of the new Comic-Con trailer. AMC released a new trailer for the forthcoming eighth season of The Walking Dead today at their San Diego Comic-Con panel. While the trailer itself showcase.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News12 hr. 3 min. ago

The X-Men Are ‘Gone’ in New Series The Gifted

Stephen Moyer, Amy Acker and the Gifted team preview the new X-TV series, which they also say is set in a different timeline from the movies. Marvel and Fox’s mutants continue their invasion of television. First there was the FX series Legion.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News12 hr. 11 min. ago

10 thoughts we had while watching the new "Game of Thrones" trailer

The new 'Game of Thrones' trailer released during San Diego Comic Con today, dropping hints of the terrors and triumphs ahead. Much like one of Dany's 747-sized dragons, we're breathing fire all over it. Here are 10 extensive thoughts, theories,.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News12 hr. 11 min. ago

Fox to Reassess Future of Alien Franchise

Due to Covenant's showing at the box office, Fox will reportedly reassess the future of the Alien franchise. Fox will reportedly reevaluate the future of the Alien franchise following Covenant's showing at the box office. According to The Holl.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News13 hr. 11 min. ago

U.S. bans tourists from traveling to North Korea

The administration of President Donald Trump may have done something that people on all sides of the political spectrum agree on: American tourists will soon no longer be able to set foot in North Korea. The State Department issued the new North Kore.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News13 hr. 11 min. ago

Ghostbusters Producer Talks Potential New Live-Action Film

Ivan Reitman believes a new Ghostbusters movie could be released timed to the original's 35th anniversary. While reports suggest the 2016 Ghostbusters reboot lost Sony money at the box office, but, according to producer Ivan Reitman, there are.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News13 hr. 27 min. ago

Registered Domain Names Pass the 330 Million Mark as Growth Continues But at a Slower Rate

Verisign released their latest quarterly Domain Name Industry Brief this week. Total registrations again reached a new high but the rate of growth slowed down......»»

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

Bizarre wearable wants to shock you awake so you don’t fall asleep at the wheel

Forget guzzling down energy drinks and coffee to stay awake while driving, a new bracelet has been designed to nudge you awake at the wheel. And by nudge we mean zap you with an electric shock. SEE ALSO: A wristband with your medical records could be.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News13 hr. 27 min. ago

Bran Stark may have just revealed the Three-Eyed Raven"s superpower

Despite a whole season of time travel via tree, we've learned little about the nature of Bran Stark's powers as the new three-eyed raven on Game of Thrones.  But Isaac Hempstead Wright, the actor who plays Bran, gave us what may amount to the fi.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News13 hr. 27 min. ago