Analysis: For Honor unlocks cost $730 (or 5,200 hours)

The worst of free-to-play design is coming to full-price, pay-to-play titles. Enlarge / The spikes here represent the cost of unlocking everything in the game. The big guy is Ubisoft... At this point in the evolving history of video-game econ.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaMar 20th, 2017

Lenovo confirms upcoming special-edition ThinkPad won’t cost $5,000

Lenovo is set to official announce a special edition ThinkPad laptop in October in celebration of the brand's 25th anniversary. The special laptop will be aimed at enthusiasts and superfans who provided ideas and feature requests. The post Lenovo con.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 44 min. ago

Reading 200 Books a Year Is Possible If You Master These Two Skills

Reading 200 Books a Year Is Possible If You Master These Two Skills.....»»

Category: opensourceSource:  lifehackRelated News2 hr. 16 min. ago

News Analysis: Tough Task for Next Uber Leader: Mending Fences With Drivers

With Travis Kalanick out as Uber’s chief executive, the company has a chance to improve its treatment of drivers. An option for tipping drivers is a start......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News3 hr. 36 min. ago

Modsy, a home-decorating service with 3D renderings, reduces its cost

We may all fancy ourselves interior designers, but if we're really being honest, we should probably leave the decorating to the experts. One such expert is Modsy, a new home design service that shows you interior designs in 3D renderings. The post Mo.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News5 hr. 0 min. ago

Linksys finally "unlocks" Velop"s web-based interface for all owners to use

The latest firmware released for the Velop mesh networking system adds a web-based interface to manage the network from a desktop or laptop. The update also provides new settings to tweak and more via the web-based interface. The post Linksys finally.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News7 hr. 28 min. ago

Heat can kill and we’re turning up the thermostat

Analysis of deadly heatwaves shows how many more people they’ll affect by 2100. Enlarge (credit: Jorge Quinteros) ‘Tis the season for heatwaves in the Northern Hemisphere, as folks across Europe and parts of the US west have been reminded.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News8 hr. 36 min. ago

Curiosity Rover Decides, By Itself, What To Investigate On Mars

sciencehabit writes: NASA's Curiosity rover landed on Mars in 2012, in part to analyze rocks to see whether the Red Planet was ever habitable (or inhabited). But now the robot has gone off script, picking out its own targets for analysis -- precisely.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News15 hr. 16 min. ago

How the pressure on Travis Kalanick played out in the days and hours leading to his resignation (Mike Isaac/New York Times)

Mike Isaac / New York Times: How the pressure on Travis Kalanick played out in the days and hours leading to his resignation  —  Travis Kalanick's final hours as Uber's chief executive played out in a private room in a downtown Chic.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News20 hr. 16 min. ago

Competitive Profiles and Analysis of Leading IT Services Players in the Czech Republic, 2017

This IDC study lists the top 100 IT services providers in the Czech Republic by market share, based on their 2016 performance. It offers a detailed examination of the top 10 services providers, including their performance according to IDC's 13 founda.....»»

Category: servicesSource:  idcRelated News21 hr. 0 min. ago

Australia Education ICT Market, 2015–2020

This IDC Presentation provides an analysis of the education ICT market in Australia from 2015 to 2020. It assesses opportunities, both short- and long-term, within the segment. For this purpose, an overview of economic variables and competitive force.....»»

Category: servicesSource:  idcRelated News21 hr. 0 min. ago

Obama’s Energy Secretary is starting a low-carbon energy think tank

Energy Futures Initiative will offer analysis to “policymakers, industry executives, and NGOs.” Enlarge / PARIS, FRANCE - 2015/12/08: US Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz talks during a panel at the COP21, United Nations Climate Change Confe.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017

Honda Shuts Down Factory After Finding NSA-derived Wcry In Its Networks

A Honda factory near Tokyo was shuttered for over 24 hours this week after its computers became infected with WannaCry, the same ransomware virus responsible for crippling systems in dozens of countries last month, the car manufacturer said Wednesday.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017

Kamala Harris releases a 45-song Spotify playlist to celebrate black artists

Sen. Kamala Harris listens to Migos. Probably.  At any rate, "T-Shirt" is on her new Spotify playlist, released Tuesday in honor of African-American Music Appreciation Month. The public playlist, called "#AAMAM - All Time Favorites," features tr.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017

So many men resigned from Uber that it basically has gender parity in its leadership now

One side effect of male executives resigning over misconduct: Uber has reached equality in its top leadership. Uber, once run by about 17 men and five women, is now run by about seven women and seven men, according to our analysis.  CEO Travis K.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017

The best LG G6 deals in June 2017

We'll tell you the best prices on the new LG G6 - see the best deals from EE, O2 and Vodafone. If you want a fantastic phone but are completely put off by the monumental cost of the Samsung Galaxy S8, then the LG G6 may be just what you're.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017

Asus’ ZenScreen monitor lets you go dual-screen with your laptop

The ZenScreen is a slim, portable display that keeps things neat on the cable front. Asus has announced that its ZenScreen MB16AC portable monitor is now on sale over in the US, where it will set you back $250 (around £200, AU$330).The ide.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017

Jack Ma: In 30 Years People Will Work Four Hours a Day and Maybe Four Days a Week

There could be benefits from artificial intelligence, Self-made billionaire, Alibaba chairman Jack Ma said, as people are freed to work less and travel more. From a report: "I think in the next 30 years, people only work four hours a day and maybe fo.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017

Volkswagen Autoeuropa nets parts savings with Ultimaker 3D printers

As for the returns on investment, Volkswagen Autoeuropa estimates that it saved $160,000 in 2016 with $200,000 expected in 2017 via Ultimaker 3D printers......»»

Category: blogSource:  betweenthelinesRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017

Gfast: First Products Certified, Ready for Deployment

The next generation in copper-based internet access now has certified products. Gfast could replace DSL in the last 200 m, so long as 5G doesn't get there first......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017

Best Xbox One S Deals June 2017

Best Xbox One S Deals June 2017 is a post by Travis Pope from Gotta Be Mobile. The best Xbox One S deals will have you playing games and watching 4K videos for a lot less than it once cost to get a PS4 or Xbox One. Some Xbox One S deals offer savings.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  gottabemobileRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017