Commentary: If Nintendo resurrects its 16-bit system, it might as well be perfect.
Commentary: If Nintendo resurrects its 16-bit system, it might as well be perfect.
NASA’s Cassini spacecraft takes a moment to look back at Earth and capture the view from afar.
MUMBAI (Reuters) – For Grishma, an Indian software designer, President Donald Trump’s review of the visa programme for bringing highly skilled workers into the United States comes at a bad time.
That’s a shame, because it’s genuinely pretty cool.
Boasting a plug-in hybrid drivetrain and some interesting interior concepts, the Yuntu would be a pretty cool car if Jeep seemed to have any interest in it.
WHEN three explosive devices hit a bus carrying the Borussia Dortmund football team on April 11th, it was immediately assumed that it was another Islamist attack. Notes were found at the scene of the crime alleging that Islam was the motivation, with the author claiming a link to the terrorist group Islamic State. But prosecutors in Germany allege a completely different rationale. They say that the suspect, a 28-year-old man, had borrowed money and taken out put options, which would benefit from a decline in Borussia Dortmund shares (which fell 3% on the day after the attack).
As yet, the suspect has not been convicted. But if true, the story would seem to come straight out of Hollywood. In the film “Casino Royale”, James Bond (as played by Daniel Craig) foils a plot to blow up an airliner owned by the fictional firm Skyfleet, after villain Hugo le Chiffre had sold the company’s shares short (ie, bet on their price to fall). In “The Fear index”, a Robert Harris novel, a hedge fund’s trading programme shorts an airline’s stock just before a fatal crash. It was rumoured, after the September 11…Continue reading
The company’s Internet Citizens program will hold workshops for teens in the UK on how to deal with cyberbulling, fake news and echo chambers.
Designed on a low center of gravity makes it stable. The extended hooks keep the phone in safety, and rubber cushions protect the phone from scratches and sliding. Suitable height, perfect angle of view when using Facetime and YouTube, makes it so easy to read message and emails. Compatible with iPhone and Android phones even when they have an added case. The doc averages 4.8 out of 5 stars from over 4,500 reviewers on Amazon (86% rate a full 5 stars: see reviews), where its typical list price of $36.99 has been reduced 19% to $29.99. See this deal on Amazon.
“AFTER entering a competition a lucky punter wins first prize: a week’s holiday in Skegness. Second prize is two weeks there.”
For some reason this most ancient of British jokes came to Gulliver’s mind when he read about Tom Stuker in the International Business Times. Mr Stuker, it is claimed, is the world’s most frequent flyer. He is about to clock up his 18-millionth mile on United Airlines. And as the Boarding Area blog points out, 18m miles with United means just that:
United calculates million miler status based on your “butt in seat” revenue miles flown on United. That’s right, we’re not talking about 10 million award miles, or even 10 million miles taking into account elite bonuses for flying first or business class.
Mr Stuker is president of a firm that trains sales staff at car dealerships around the world. He has flown to Australia over 300 times for business and pleasure; he travels to Hawaii “three…Continue reading
The Living Computers: Museum + Labs recently opened a permanent exhibition dedicated to the first two decades of Apple, I caught up with the Museum’s executive director Lath Carlson to find out more.
— Living Computers (@LivingComputers) October 25, 2016
The show opened in early April 2017 with a VIP preview night, to which the museum invited some of the amazing people who first created the personal computer, shaping the early days of the industry.
Color in Beijing’s pollution or New York’s rising ocean levels in this worry-inducing book of activities.
In order to make room for a whole new trim level, the G80’s most expensive variant is now a fair bit more expensive.
SINGAPORE (Reuters) – It looks like lemonade, tastes like lemonade, but it’s simply water.
We’ve figured out how to get the Galaxy S8 for the least amount of cash, and we tell you why Mario Kart on the Nintendo Switch is brilliant.
“Aquaman” and “Saw” director James Wan is making a movie about a high-tech home with deadly extras.
The move against a wireless carrier cites the need for data to be treated equally for all.
Can commercials ruin the Amazon Echo and Google Home?
Starting with launch of the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus on Friday, Google and Samsung are offering a couple free perks to customers with new devices.
The price includes maintenance, unlimited mileage and Hyundai will even reimburse you for EV charging.
You’ll dance like Baby Groot inside Collector’s Fortress, the “Guardians of the Galaxy” attraction that opens in May at Disney California Adventure Park.
The Steam Link allows existing Steam gamers to expand the range of their current gaming set up via their home network. Just connect your Steam PC or Steam Machine to your home network, plug into a TV, and stream your games to the Link at 1080p. Video and audio data is sent from your computer to the Steam Link, while your controller input is sent back in real time. Virtually every game that your computer runs can be played on your TV. Steam Controller, Xbox One USB wired, Xbox 360 USB wired, Xbox 360 wireless, PS4, PS3 wired and Wii-U Pro controllers are compatible, as are many third-party Xbox controllers. Steam Link’s typical price is $50, but right now you can get it on Amazon for just $41. See the significantly discounted Steam Link on Amazon.
Each trim level has been bumped by less than $1,000.
Commentary: One of the most important Apple features that keeps me from buying a Samsung Galaxy S8 is blue.
With prices ranging from $31 to $349, there’s a flier here for every kind of, well, flier. Plus: a sweet deal on an ultrawide monitor.
The tech world has a new women in tech conference in Vanity Fair’s Founders Fair. But are these events helpful for women in the industry?
Don’t want the Galaxy S8, but can’t decide between LG and Google’s phones? We’ll help.
An upcoming service aims to keep a digital version of you alive for your loved ones after you die.
Facebook on Wednesday told its F8 conference audience about two new cutting-edge projects that could change the way humans engage with devices. Over the next two years, the company will work on a new technology that will allow anyone to type around 100 words per minute — not with fingers, but using a process that would decode neural activity devoted to speech. What Facebook envisions is a technology that would resemble a neural network.
SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Top shareholders in Singapore telecoms company M1 Ltd have approached potential buyers China Mobile and global private equity firms, among others, to sell their combined majority stake in the firm, sources familiar with the matt…
Commentary: Every time a new Samsung Galaxy comes out, I think about making the switch — and this year it’s more tempting than ever.
Apple’s Mac Pro has been ignored for so long that even Windows 10 mobile workstations are catching up on features and performance.
Take HP’s latest Zbook laptop workstations , which were announced on Friday. These heavy built laptops — which is why they are called mobile workstations — have comparable memory and storage capacity technology to the Mac Pro, but excel in other areas.
The laptops feature Thunderbolt 3 ports, DDR4 memory, Intel’s latest Kaby Lake-based Core and Xeon processors, and the latest GPUs from Nvidia and AMD.
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has voted to deregulate the providers of the business data lines connecting broadband service to many small businesses, schools, hospitals, and ATM machines.
The deregulation of business data services, or BDS, could mean broadband price hikes for those businesses as well as for mobile phone customers, critics said. BDS provides the backhaul that connects mobile towers to the wired internet.
The commission’s 2-1 party-line vote ends price caps on much of the BDS market across the U.S., while retaining price regulations in about a third of the country.
Today’s throwback is the most listened-to episode of The 404 Show in our nearly 10 years of existence. Find out what happens when Justin Yu takes a hiking trip that goes catastrophically awry.
Some PCs are assembled in the U.S., but not many. This includes those from Lenovo, the China-based firm that runs a factory in North Carolina. Apple operates a Mac Pro assembly plant in Austin, but makes many of its other products overseas.Lenovo a…