Facebook Tells Employees: Move Closer, Get $10000

With more workers wanting to live in San Francisco and the East Bay, as I have written , Facebook's headquarters presents a logistics problem. The social media firm indicated that its efforts were not about social engineering. The housing benefi... More..

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Anonymous take down Trump Towers
by | Sunday, December 20, 2015

Anonymous take down Trump Towers

The good news from the NBC/Wall Street Journal poll is that despite a wave of anti-Muslim violence and the growing presence of Islamophobia in American politics, general opinion on Muslims hasn't shifted much. ...More..

Things to Know About the iPhone 6s iOS 9.2 Update
by | Saturday, December 19, 2015

Things to Know About the iPhone 6s iOS 9.2 Update

The iOS 9 jailbreak that Pangu released was compatible with iOS 9.0, iOS 9.0.1, and iOS 9.0.2. The iOS 9.2.1 beta comes about a week after Apple released iOS 9.2 update to the public. It is worth noting that it...More..

Jim Harbaugh Attends Midnight Showing Of 'Star Wars'
by | Saturday, December 19, 2015

Jim Harbaugh Attends Midnight Showing Of 'Star Wars'

Abrams and cowriters Lawrence Kasdan (a toiler on two of the original films) and Michael Arndt have devised a story that will be, shall we say, familiar to anyone who has ever seen the first Star Wars movie...More..

Ancient bone reveals mysterious human species
by | Saturday, December 19, 2015

Ancient bone reveals mysterious human species

After remaining unstudied for over half a century, an ancient femur points out the probability that a mysterious humans species might still exist among us, but only in extremely secluded areas of the world... T...More..

Quentin Tarantino upset with Disney bosses over Star Wars cinema stranglehold
by | Saturday, December 19, 2015

Quentin Tarantino upset with Disney bosses over Star Wars cinema stranglehold

As part of the Roadshow, LA's Cinerama Dome had struck a deal with "The Hateful Eight" studio The Weinstein Company to exclusively play Tarantino's new western for two weeks.  "They are going out of their way...More..

Linux exploit allows machines to be hacked with just one key
by | Friday, December 18, 2015

Linux exploit allows machines to be hacked with just one key

No hacking or technicalities needed, just tapping your finger on the key. The vulnerability, uncovered earlier this week, was discovered by two security researchers from the Cybersecurity Group at the Polytec...More..

LG working on a new curved screen
by | Friday, December 18, 2015

LG working on a new curved screen

But these featured curved screens similar to that of a curved TV, when they're held side on. It's safe to say the Galaxy Edge lineup is the way to go at the moment if you want a device curved edges although t...More..

StikBox is the World's First iPhone Case with a Built-In Selfie Stick
by | Friday, December 18, 2015

StikBox is the World's First iPhone Case with a Built-In Selfie Stick

With the rise of the selfie came the creation (and popularity of) the selfie stick - an accessory that lets you take selfies from afar and in larger groups. The individual aluminum segments easily cascade in an...More..

Fallout 4 player saved by gaming chair after auto smashes into home
by | Friday, December 18, 2015

Fallout 4 player saved by gaming chair after auto smashes into home

The accident fractured his vertebra and sliced his Achilles tendon. "Everybody asks: 'Were you walking in your parking lot?" The image above is the result of a driver accidentally hitting "the accelerator ins...More..

Dolly Parton's 'Coat of Many Colors' to be shown again Christmas night
by | Friday, December 18, 2015

Dolly Parton's 'Coat of Many Colors' to be shown again Christmas night

Coat of Many Colors re-airs December 25 at 9 p.m. ET. This once-in-a-lifetime movie special takes place inside the tight-knit Parton family as they struggle to overcome devastating tragedy and discover the hea...More..

Machine 'learns' like a human
by | Friday, December 18, 2015

Machine 'learns' like a human

For instance, a person could learn how to do a proper deadlift in a gym in just a few tips from a personal trainer. "I've wanted to build models of these remarkable abilities since my own doctoral work in the l...More..

Retro VGS Returns As Coleco Chameleon Console
by | Friday, December 18, 2015

Retro VGS Returns As Coleco Chameleon Console

Coleco claims the the Chamelon will "accurately play compilations of favorite games from the past", as well as new games that released in an 8, 16, and 32-bit style. The Chameloen appears to be a rebranded vers...More..

Rocket launch proves successful on fourth attempt
by | Friday, December 18, 2015

Rocket launch proves successful on fourth attempt

NASA officials have chosne to delay the launch of the Orbital ATK-made Cygnus spacecraft because of bad weather. That's the reason for the rocket's debut today as a launch vehicle for space station resu...More..

by | Friday, December 18, 2015

High winds push Orbital space launch bid to Sunday

Once they arrive, the station's astronauts will try them out as wearable aids for in-space operations. "We're real happy to be back in space", said Frank Culbertson, president of Orbital's space systems group...More..

by | Friday, December 18, 2015

Scientists Teach Machines to Learn Like Humans — Artificial Intelligence Advances

The computer programs turned handwritten letters of the alphabets from around the world into code. Machines can already learn through pattern recognition. This was judged by way of a contest known as a "Turin...More..

Google users ask interesting questions following GOP debate
by | Thursday, December 17, 2015

Google users ask interesting questions following GOP debate

Rubio immediately criticized Cruz for discussing details of the new law. Becca Glover Watkins, Burr's communications director, then tweeted : "Cruz shouldn't have said that". Cruz, who voted against the prog...More..

Global lakes warming up rapidly due to climate change
by | Thursday, December 17, 2015

Global lakes warming up rapidly due to climate change

Over the study's time period, between 1985 and 2009, only a few lakes cooled whereas others heated up sharply at an average of 0.61 degrees Fahrenheit (0.34 degrees Celsius) per decade. Surface temperature Sign...More..

Google's Santa Tracker features new games every day
by | Thursday, December 17, 2015

Google's Santa Tracker features new games every day

Check out emailSanta.com here . Wonder no more, as ReindeerCam offers just that with a live video feed of reindeer. Visitors can also add their name to the nice list so Santa knows not to give them a lump of c...More..

NASA Explains How They Would Build a Death Star
by | Wednesday, December 16, 2015

NASA Explains How They Would Build a Death Star

Why would we spend countless taxpayer dollars on a Death Star with a fundamental flaw that can be exploited by a one-man starship? While the much-awaited intergalactic movie inspired by this lesson is sched...More..