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What"s Behind Phantom Cellphone Buzzes?

Have you ever checked your phone thinking you had felt it vibrate or heard it ring, only to see that no one tried to reach you? One researcher decided to study this phenomenon......»»

Category: scienceSource:  livescienceMar 20th, 2017

GT Sport: Behind the Scenes With Polyphony Digital

20 years ago Polyphony Digital changed racing. Now it’s changing Gran Turismo. This month's IGN First is a bit different than usual. Rather than highlighting a single game -- we'll get back to that next month -- we're highlighting the Japanes.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News1 hr. 19 min. ago

Here"s how they make the "Game of Thrones" music so spine-tinglingly epic

There's a reason the music in Game of Thrones is so damn good. Obviously there are plenty of people behind the big orchestral scores, but the masterminding of the whole thing is down to one man: Ramin Djawadi. SEE ALSO: 'Game of Thrones' characte.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 48 min. ago

A snarky property blog is ground zero for internet freedom right now

Kate Wagner is a 23-year-old grad student and the writer behind McMansion Hell, a blog that catalogues and critiques the ostentatious cookie-cutter houses that became emblematic of the U.S. real estate bubble.  She's also, rather suddenly, the n.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 48 min. ago

Taiwan lags behind in AI development

Compared to US' leadership in AI (artificial intelligence) technology development, Taiwan lags far behind, according to Ho Mei-yueh, a former economicc minister and currently a presidential policy advisor......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News12 hr. 20 min. ago

Article: Listen In: Against Bad Advertising—An Interview with Bloomberg"s Keith Grossman

In the latest episode of Behind the Numbers, Keith Grossman, global chief revenue officer at Bloomberg Media, discusses the state of the digital advertising market and the need to create a better experience for users. Consumers aren't revolting a.....»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated News12 hr. 28 min. ago

Hacker Behind Massive Ransomware Outbreak Can"t Get Emails From Victims Who Paid

Joseph Cox, reporting for Motherboard: On Tuesday, a new, worldwide ransomware outbreak took off, infecting targets in Ukraine, France, Spain, and elsewhere. The hackers hit everything from international law firms to media companies. The ransom note.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News19 hr. 56 min. ago

Send text messages and photos without a cell connection thanks to Sonnet

The Sonnet wireless device gives users the ability to share text messages, photos, and GPS coordinates without the need for a cellphone network. The device has a range of up to 6 miles and a battery life of 36 hours. The post Send text messages and p.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News20 hr. 56 min. ago

Sonnet lets you send text messages and photos while living off the grid

The Sonnet wireless device gives users the ability to share text messages, photos, and GPS coordinates without the need for a cellphone network. The device has a range of up to 6 miles and a battery life of 36 hours. The post Sonnet lets you send tex.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News22 hr. 40 min. ago

JASK emerges from stealth with $12 million and an automated threat detection service

 JASK is emerging from stealth today with $12 million in the bank and a machine learning technology that automates network monitoring and management for overtaxed security teams. The thesis behind JASK’s service is the somewhat depressing.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 27th, 2017

Acquired.io launches with $2M funding to take the grunt work out of user acquisition

 Acquired.io launches today with a funding round of $2M. Founded by the team behind AppScotch (acquired by App Annie), they claim to be taking the grunt work out of user acquisition. It allows publishers to manage user acquisition channels from.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 27th, 2017

Neill Blomkamp"s Firebase - Exclusive Concept Art

A behind the scenes look at director Neill Blomkamp's Sci-Fi short, Firebase. District 9 and Elysium director, Neill Blomkamp has launched a series of Sci-Fi shorts with Oats Studios. The project attempts to answer a question that he posted on.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated NewsJun 27th, 2017

Ex-Inside Dev Announces New Game: Somerville

After leaving Playdead, former CEO Dino Patti founded a new studio. Dino Patti, former CEO and co-founder of Playdead, the developer behind Inside and Limbo, has announced a new game. Somerville is the product of a collaboration between Patti a.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated NewsJun 27th, 2017

Very British man struck by bus dusts himself off and walks into a bar

One man is lucky to be alive after he's brutally struck by a double-decker bus in Reading, England. In this intense video, Simon Smith walks away with only minor injuries after the bus knocks him off his feet from behind and throws him around 20.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsJun 27th, 2017

A top advocate for women in tech shares 5 ways companies can learn from Uber"s mistakes

For anyone following Uber’s recent problems, Travis Kalanick’s resignation comes as no great surprise. But companies need to recognize the factors behind the headlines to avoid unwittingly following the same path. You don’t have to.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsJun 27th, 2017

Kika Tech teams up with Giphy to expand its GIF library

Kika Tech, the group behind Emoji Gif for Facebook Messenger, has teamed up with search engine Giphy to dramatically expand its GIF library. It's the newest partner in the tech group's growing ecosystem. The post Kika Tech teams up with Giphy to expa.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 27th, 2017

Foursquare is now working behind-the-scenes with Asia"s biggest social networks

You may be seeing Foursquare less and less as a consumer, but behind the scenes, the company is set to touch more aspects of your life than you'll realise. This is especially the case in Asia, where Foursquare just announced a seriously impressive ro.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsJun 27th, 2017

Article: Listen In: How Do People Around the World Consume News?

In the latest episode of "Behind the Numbers," eMarketer's Ezra Palmer and Marcus Johnson talk about whether or not social media sites, messaging apps and other new channels are creating a less-informed population......»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated NewsJun 27th, 2017

What"s Coming up in Hearthstone, Smite, Dota 2 and More?

IGN’s miscellaneous tournament calendar for Aussie esports and the big international events. Welcome to IGN Australia's miscellaneous competitive snapshot! The idea behind this doc is to give you a quick reference guide for the upcoming espor.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated NewsJun 26th, 2017

"I"m Suing New York City To Loosen Verizon"s Iron Grip"

New submitter mirandakatz writes: New York City is lagging far behind when it comes to ensuring ubiquitous, reasonably priced fiber optic internet access for every resident. There's a jaw-dropping digital divide in the city, and more than a quarter o.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 26th, 2017

With every new Han Solo revelation, Lord & Miller keep looking worse

One week after Phil Lord and Chris Miller were unceremoniously fired as directors of Lucasfilm's still-untitled Han Solo film, the public perception of what went wrong behind the scenes is going from bad to worse for the duo. And that's partly becaus.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsJun 26th, 2017