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28 Years Later, Pioneering Tech Magazine "Mondo 2000" Relaunches Online

In 1989 Mondo 2000 magazine ran an editorial promising they'd cover "the leading edge in hyperculture...the latest in human/technological interactive mutational forms as they happen." 28 years later, they're now heckling that editorial as they relaun.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotAug 13th, 2017

Drones are delivering packages in Iceland"s capital city

At last, a fully operational urban delivery drone system is here... only you probably won't get to use it. Drone logistics startup Flytrex has teamed up with Iceland's main online retailer, AHA, to launch a courier drone service in.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News5 hr. 6 min. ago

Crests debuts a tech-forward suitcase made out of carbon fiber

The Crests luxury carry-on is now available for pre-order on Kickstarter and claims to "stylishly integrates lightweight and superior strength along with today's electronics and app features." The post Crests debuts a tech-forward suitcase made out o.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News5 hr. 6 min. ago

Hasbro, TripAdvisor bring vacations in update of the Game of Life

While the Game of Life is 60 years old, it's remained unchanged -- until now. Working with TripAdvisor, Hasbro is adding vacations to the game for the first time. Players can pick destinations, and encounter travel headaches. The post Hasbro, TripAdv.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News5 hr. 6 min. ago

A pair of medical magnets shows promise as a new tool for creating an anastomosis

An experimental device that employs a pair of magnets offers surgeons a new safe and simple alternative to standard methods for creating an anastomosis for the first time in nearly 50 years......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News5 hr. 58 min. ago

Susan Fowler’s lawyers just told the Supreme Court why tech cos should eliminate arbitration agreements

 Susan Fowler, the former Uber engineer whose blog post about the company’s internal workings eventually led to the ouster of its CEO Travis Kalanick, has a new message for the Supreme Court: get rid of arbitration agreements. In a develop.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News5 hr. 58 min. ago

Privacy group says Washington cyberbullying law is censoring instead

Anti-cyberbullying laws are noble, but attempting to punish online speech is tough. Digital rights group Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) claimed that Washington state's anti-cyberbullying legislation goes too far -- and ends up cen.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News5 hr. 58 min. ago

Former lottery programmer gets 25 years for rigging random number generators in jackpots

Those multi-million dollar lottery winnings are only as random as the computer programs that generate the winning numbers. And who creates the programs? Humans do. Despite strict security protocols, one lottery worker was able to rig the system for h.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News6 hr. 46 min. ago

Tech Tip: Recognizing (and Rebelling Against) Robocalls

Spammers and scammers increasingly find new ways to fool you into picking up a cellphone call, so be on guard......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News7 hr. 6 min. ago

A startup aims to stop gentrification, with help from the tech industry

At Ars Technica Live, entrepreneur and civic organizer Catherine Bracy explains how. At Ars Technica Live, Catherine Bracy talked about her nonprofit startup TechEquity, and how the tech industry can mitigate the housing crisis. (video.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News7 hr. 14 min. ago

Two Fear Effect titles are coming and they won"t be PlayStation exclusives this time

After 16 years, the Fear Effect franchise is being revived. Hana, Rain, Glas, and Deke are hitting the PC and current generation consoles hard with not one, but two new games. Well, one is new; the other is a reboot of the first game which launched i.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News8 hr. 30 min. ago

Studies Say Collision-Avoidance Tech Is Preventing Car Crashes

Safety systems to prevent cars from drifting into another lane or that warn drivers of vehicles in their blind spots are beginning to live up to their potential to reduce crashes significantly, according to two studies released Wednesday. At the sam.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News8 hr. 58 min. ago

Happy Birthday Hashtag! How Online Talk Changed Forever

The hashtag turns 10 today, and inventor Chris Messina -- aka user no 1186 on Twitter -- has explained how a small group of early Twitter users wanted to make conversations easier to follow. "Lots of folks suggested that Twitter should just add web.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News8 hr. 58 min. ago

"Shinobi Striker" makes "Naruto" a serious online fighter

Naruto is in a strange place right now. The long-running manga series ended in early 2015, before its anime adaptation wrapped up in March this year. The spiky-haired ninja saved the world and achieved his dream of becoming the Hokage, or ra.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News9 hr. 46 min. ago

Happy Birthday Hashtag! How Online Conversations Changed Forever

The hashtag turns 10 today, and inventor Chris Messina -- aka user no 1186 on Twitter -- has explained how a small group of early Twitter users wanted to make conversations easier to follow. "Lots of folks suggested that Twitter should just add web.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News9 hr. 58 min. ago

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 8: Pretty close to the Note 7, but with less heat

Today: Samsung rolls out the hotly anticipated Galaxy Note 8, Elon Musk's fashionable spacewear, Apple's new direction for self-driving tech. The post Samsung’s Galaxy Note 8: Pretty close to the Note 7, but with less heat appeared first on Dig.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News10 hr. 22 min. ago

Samsung turned the Galaxy Note 8 launch into an Apple roast with these zingers

During the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 launch event, keynote speakers compared several features of the new smartphone to its chief rival, the iPhone 7 Plus. Read more...More about Tech, Mobile, Apple, Iphone, and Samsung During the Samsung Galaxy No.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News10 hr. 30 min. ago

The iPhone 8 launch event might be only a few weeks away

Summer is coming to a close, and so the tech world is bracing for the fall event cycle. Now, we might finally have an idea of when we'll get to see the most hyped-up product of the season, the iPhone 8, at an Apple press event. Apple's annual fall ev.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News10 hr. 30 min. ago

Get ready: new Samsung Gear S smartwatch launch planned for next week

Today may be Galaxy Note 8 day, but Samsung isn't done revealing new hardware yet as it has big plans for IFA 2017. Today may be Samsung Galaxy Note 8 day, but Samsung isn't done revealing new hardware in 2017. DJ Koh, the tech giant.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News10 hr. 30 min. ago

IBM to investigate role of microbiome in autoimmune disorders

A project launched by tech firm IBM plans to analyse millions of bacterial genes, in an effort to understand what causes type 1 diabetes and Crohn's disease.....»»

Category: topSource:  newscientistRelated News10 hr. 58 min. ago

Here’s Your First Look at Samsung’s Galaxy Note 8

It's a lot like the Galaxy S8, but with a stylus and two cameras. Smartphones with large screens have become increasingly popular over the years — a trend that Samsung is largely responsible for thanks to its Galaxy Note phones. But last.....»»

Category: topSource:  timeRelated News11 hr. 22 min. ago