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White House Concedes It Won"t Close Guantanamo After All

The White House said the Guantanamo Bay detention center in Cuba will still be open when President Barack Obama leaves office......»»

Category: securitySource:  militaryJan 19th, 2017

Twitter took 11 months after being notified by GOP to shut down a fake Twitter account with 136K+ followers run by a Russian troll farm, posing as Tennessee GOP (Kevin Collier/BuzzFeed)

Kevin Collier / BuzzFeed: Twitter took 11 months after being notified by GOP to shut down a fake Twitter account with 136K+ followers run by a Russian troll farm, posing as Tennessee GOP  —  The account was one of hundreds created b.....»»

Category: topSource:  techmemeRelated News16 min. ago

343 Details Next Round of Halo 5, Halo Wars 2 Updates

Halo 5 and Halo Wars 2 are getting updates and additional functionality for all Xbox users, and upgrades for Xbox One X. 343 Industries has shared new information regarding updates coming soon to Halo 5: Guardians, Halo Wars 2, and more. In a.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News24 min. ago

New dad straps on his baby to sing her to sleep with some multi-instrumental smooth jams

Finally, I have something in common with 2-month-old babies: we both love falling asleep to the sweet sounds of early '80s soft rock. One new dad won't let his newborn stop him from playing music, only now, he'd rather she were strapped to him wh.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News25 min. ago

The Sonos One offers all that wireless speaker goodness with a side of Alexa

 There isn’t much to say about the new Sonos One that hasn’t been said about Sonos already. The company has long been the gold standard in wireless whole-home audio and their speakers, while small, are powerful and more than usable f.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News32 min. ago

Facebook"s Building 8 Chief Is Leaving the Company

Regina Dugan, the head of Facebook's secretive hardware lab called Building 8, is leaving the company after just 18 months. Dugan's departure was announced internally on Tuesday, and in a post she wrote that she's leaving to "lead a new endeavor," t.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News40 min. ago

Twitter Vows New Crackdown on Hateful, Abusive Tweets

Twitter vowed to crack down further on hate speech and sexual harassment, days after CEO Jack Dorsey said in a tweet-storm that the company was "still" not doing enough to protect its users. The policy changes were specifically aimed at protecting w.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News40 min. ago

World Hunger Is Increasing, Thanks to Wars and Climate Change

Despite efforts to end food shortages, a recent U.N. report shows that, after years of decline, hunger is on the rise again -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated News48 min. ago

Gmail launches its first public iOS beta to test support for third-party accounts

 Google wants to make Gmail the place where you check all your email accounts, not just your Google accounts. The company announced this week it’s testing a new version of the Gmail app on iOS that will allow users to add their non-Google.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News56 min. ago

Vila Pedreira / AUÁ arquitetos

Vila Pedreira arose from the premise of designing an average cost house, in a standard plot of land, with conventional materials and construction systems but presenting spatial gains on the inside and optimizati.....»»

Category: infraSource:  archdailyRelated News1 hr. 4 min. ago

Zero"s latest electric motorcycles can recharge in an hour

Zero Motorcycles' electric bikes can be fun to ride, but recharging is another matter entirely. It's tough to wait hours when all you want to do is go back on the open road. That shouldn't be such a problem with the company�.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  engadgetRelated News1 hr. 4 min. ago

Google tests letting iOS users add third-party accounts to Gmail beta, available on TestFlight platform (Sarah Perez/TechCrunch)

Sarah Perez / TechCrunch: Google tests letting iOS users add third-party accounts to Gmail beta, available on TestFlight platform  —  Google wants to make Gmail the place where you check all your email accounts, not just your Google.....»»

Category: topSource:  techmemeRelated News1 hr. 4 min. ago

HP’s new workstation tablet makes Surface Pro look like Surface Amateur

HP has built a machine for artists, designers, and engineers, all packed into a tablet. HP Imagine that you're a digital artist. You like the idea behind Micr.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News1 hr. 4 min. ago

You won"t recognize the new Adobe Lightroom

Adobe Lightroom CC is either the best and most elegantly designed photo-management and workflow tool in existence, or it’s a terrifying collection of powerful photo-editing and control options in search of an interface. Who’s right? Perha.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 16 min. ago

Photographer creates a "dudeoir" photoshoot to perfectly capture the essence of autumn

Step aside apple-picking photos and #PumpkinButt babies, there's a new photoshoot that sums up the true meaning of the fall season. Photographer Gayla Thompson composed a "dudeoir" photoshoot of her husband Ryan Thompson and well, you won't look at p.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 16 min. ago

Trump blasts NFL on Twitter for not banning national anthem protests

President Donald Trump is whining about the NFL again.  Trump blasted the league in a tweet on Wednesday morning after the NFL decided not to punish players who protest during the national anthem. The NFL has decided that it will not force play.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 16 min. ago

How the "casting couch" joke helped Hollywood cover up sexual abuse

Time to throw this old couch to the curb.  After two weeks of horrific revelations about predatory producer Harvey Weinstein — and now his brother Bob — it's hard to imagine we'll see another "casting couch" joke in movies or TV for.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 16 min. ago

Mother of fallen soldier says Trump was disrespectful, despite his denial

The latest controversy surrounding Donald Trump is ridiculously low, even for him. After Democratic Rep. Frederica Wilson described extremely insensitive comments she claimed to have heard Trump made while speaking to the widow of Sgt. La David Johns.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 16 min. ago

Motorola’s Moto Mod Speaker With Amazon Alexa Official at $149, Arrives in November

The newest Moto Mod to join the ever-expanding family is the Moto Smart Speaker with Amazon Alexa. With this speaker connected to your Moto Z device, you’ll be able to access Alexa by voice command at any time. Like all other Moto Mods, this Am.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News1 hr. 16 min. ago

Medgadget Joins the Verily Baseline Project Study, Part 1: The First Visit

Over the past few years, just about all the major tech giants have shown significant interest in health. It’s basically now a necessity for smartphones and smartwatches to contain sensors, apps, and other features to monitor your health and fit.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  medgadgetRelated News1 hr. 39 min. ago

Honda Partnership a ‘Release’ for Toro Rosso

For the first time in its Formula One history, Red Bull Racing’s sister team Toro Rosso will enjoy an exclusive partnership with an engine constructor after spending years as merely a customer—and James Key, Toro Rosso’s technical director, cou.....»»

Category: autoSource:  thenewswheelRelated News1 hr. 40 min. ago