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ZeniMax Is Suing Samsung After Winning Its Case Against Oculus

Games company ZeniMax successfully sued Facebook-owned Oculus for $500 million earlier this year, and now it has a new target in sight: Samsung. The company has filed a new lawsuit over Samsung's Gear VR headset, claiming that "Samsung knowingly prof.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotMay 15th, 2017

Netflix keeps its ratings top-secret, but Nielsen claims it has all the answers

Trying to keep tabs on every new show that lands on Netflix is practically impossible at this point. Famously, the streaming giant over the past few years has invested billions towards acquiring existing content and developing original programming. A.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News1 min. ago

Jaguar’s Ian Callum Wants to Bring Back the XK

After two generations and nearly 20 years of production, Jaguar finally stopped producing the gorgeous XK in 2014. It was effectively replaced by the F-Type, but that’s more of a luxury sports car than a grand tourer. If design head Ian Callum.....»»

Category: autoSource:  motortrendRelated News16 min. ago

Trumps offends family of another fallen soldier, and this time a $25,000 check was involved

After the mother of a fallen solider claimed President Donald Trump disrespected her family, the father of another solider says the commander-in-chief promised him $25,000 after his son died — but he never got the money.  Chris Baldridge t.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News16 min. ago

Samsung"s Star Wars vacuum is the robot you need in your life

For anyone who's ever dreamed about using The Force to clean their house, here's some exciting news. Samsung has just released a pair of Star WarsPOWERbot™ vacuums that are available for pre-order starting Oct. 10. Read more...More about Mashab.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News16 min. ago

In Amazon Bid, New York Brags About, Well, Everything

To land Amazon’s second headquarters, the city is playing up its tech talent pool and infrastructure, but the cost of doing business is steep......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News17 min. ago

Snapchat"s dumb dancing hotdog is now an $80 Halloween costume

As of today, Snapchat sells three physical products: Spectacles, a charging case for the Spectacles, and a Halloween costume based on its dancing hotdog filter. The company confirmed to Engadget that, yes, it IS officially hawking the getup......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  engadgetRelated News32 min. ago

DeepMind"s new Go-playing AI wins 90% of time against version of AlphaGo that beat world champ, trained solely by reinforcement learning without human input (James Vincent/The Verge)

James Vincent / The Verge: DeepMind's new Go-playing AI wins 90% of time against version of AlphaGo that beat world champ, trained solely by reinforcement learning without human input  —  The company's latest AlphaGo AI learned supe.....»»

Category: topSource:  techmemeRelated News33 min. ago

CNN just got special FAA permission to fly drones over crowds

CNN has announced that it is the first of its kind to get FAA approval for operating a drone over crowds. This is made possible via the FAA’s issuance of a Part 107 waiver that authorizes the use of small unmanned aircraft systems in places whe.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated News1 hr. 0 min. ago

WTF is floating around Saturn?

NASA Cassini spacecraft performed its final, fateful dive into Saturn several weeks ago, destroying itself in the planet's atmosphere and ending an incredible mission that spanned nearly two full decades. Today, even though its mechanical body has be.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News1 hr. 0 min. ago

GM may bring its self-driving Cruise program to Uber

Remember how GM's autonomous vehicles division Cruise was planning to work with Lyft? The two companies hoped to put 300 more self-driving Chevy Bolts on the road next year. The fleet was supposed to start testing within the next year,.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  engadgetRelated News1 hr. 0 min. ago

Arizona man suspected of destroying home with makeshift spider-killing flamethrower

An Arizona man channeled his inner Ellen Ripley after he was suspected of using a propane torch to burn alien creatures known as spiders from his mobile home Sunday night. Fire officials suspect the man used the torch to kill spiders and burn thei.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated News1 hr. 0 min. ago

Blue Apron to lay off 6%, or more than 250 employees after going public earlier this year (Matthew Lynley/TechCrunch)

Matthew Lynley / TechCrunch: Blue Apron to lay off 6%, or more than 250 employees after going public earlier this year  —  As Blue Apron approaches its next earnings report in a couple of weeks, the company said Wednesday that it is.....»»

Category: topSource:  techmemeRelated News1 hr. 0 min. ago

Native American tribe sues Amazon and Microsoft over patents

Can "patent trolls" advance their cause using Native American legal rights? Enlarge (credit: St. Regis Mohawk Tribe / Aurich Lawson) The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe has filed patent lawsuits against Amazon and Microsoft, using patents it acquired.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News1 hr. 0 min. ago

5 tips to transforming your career with Jean Case

5 tips to transforming your career with Jean Case.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 8 min. ago

Father of fallen soldier still hasn’t seen that $25,000 check Trump promised him

After the mother of a fallen solider claimed President Donald Trump disrespected her family, the father of another solider says the commander-in-chief promised him $25,000 after his son died — but he never got the money.  Chris Baldridge t.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 8 min. ago

CNN Gets a First-Of-Its-Kind Waiver To Fly Drones Over Crowds

The FAA has granted CNN a waiver that allows it to fly its Vantage Robotics Snap drone over open-air crowds of people at altitudes of up to 150 feet. "This is a new precedent in this kind of waiver: Previous exemptions allowed flight of drones over p.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News1 hr. 8 min. ago

GE Gains Little By Grounding Its Corporate Jets

Optics win despite review of bottom-line benefits Details on the benefits of business aircraft departments were released near simultaneously to GE’s grounding of its j.....»»

Category: aviationSource:  aviationweekRelated News1 hr. 15 min. ago

Facebook’s response to Russian election interference: ‘Bad things happen’

 Facebook has come under fire for its role in influencing the U.S. presidential election, particularly when it comes to “fake news” and Russian-sponsored ads.  When asked about this at WSJ D.Live in Laguna Beach on Wednesday, Facebo.....»»

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

Death Comes for the Ten Realms in Thor #700

The Mighty Thor begins its new Marvel Legacy status quo with an issue full of epic plot twists and teases for the future. Spoilers ahead! The Mighty Thor #700 offers a taste of things to come for the series in Marvel Legacy, and it's not lookin.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News1 hr. 40 min. ago

Samsung is launching a 17-lens 360-camera for VR

Samsung may now have the VR camera to beat. The company just unveiled a new 17-lens 360-degree camera for VR that can live-stream in 4K. Called the 360 Round, it will be available in the U.S. later this month. SEE ALSO: 'Neko Atsume' for PlayStation.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 40 min. ago