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Ask Slashdot: How Does One Freely Use Bitcoin In the Land of the Free?

New submitter devrtm writes: It appears that Bitcoin, a currency designed with anonymity in mind, can be effectively used almost anywhere in the world, except in a few countries where it is regulated, and in one country where you can only use it if y.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotMar 20th, 2017

Valve tries to one-up Oculus Touch with five-finger “Knuckles” VR controller

Capacitive sensors and palm-circling grip let you throw up some virtual horns. Valve / SteamVR We first heard about Valve's plans for a new SteamVR controlle.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News30 min. ago

Love stickers? PicsArt now has more than a million that are free to use

Sticker-lovers, rejoice -- PicsArt users have generated more than a million stickers in just 60 days -- and they are free to use. The milestone comes after only adding the custom sticker option earlier this spring. The post Love stickers? PicsArt now.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News38 min. ago

TEO the ironing robot is here to steal the job you never wanted anyway

Researchers in Spain have developed a humanoid ironing robot called TEO that's mastered the art of ensuring your shirts and trousers remain wrinkle-free. Here's why that turned out to be so challenging. The post TEO the ironing robot is here to steal.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News38 min. ago

great price on the best sports headphones for intense workouts

The best sports headphones are designed to handle your rigorous activities while still providing high-quality sound. If your summer workout game is in full swing, consider one of these top sports headphones to make your workouts even more enjoyable......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 18 min. ago

Mistbox promises to reduce your AC costs with old-school technology

Mistbox makes use of evaporative cooling technology, which is a time-tested approach. It sprays a mist toward outdoor air entering your air conditioner, dropping its temperature before it enters your house. The post Mistbox promises to reduce your AC.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 46 min. ago

Here are the best Moto E4 Plus cases to keep your phone blemish-free

Motorola's latest phones are the Moto E4 and the Moto E4 Plus, and like other phones fresh out of the box, we're sure you want it to have the best protection out there. Here are 5 of the best Moto E4 Plus cases we think you should consider. The post.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 46 min. ago

The Dish Music app uses DTS Play-Fi to turn your Hopper DVRs into multiroom streamers

You can now transform your home theater into a multiroom music streaming setup with Dish Network's recently launched app, Dish Music. The free app includes support for Hopper DVRs, Joeys, and DTS Play-Fi devices. The post The Dish Music app uses DTS.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 46 min. ago

Ford demonstrates self-driving Fusion at Mcity

Ford aims to have Level 4 autonomous cars ready for commercial use by 2021......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News2 hr. 53 min. ago

Facebook Has a New Mission: Bring the World Closer Together

Facebook CEO believes the company's primary purpose is a social one -- the same it has had for year -- but he's ready to update this mission for the first time. From a report: "We used to have a sense that if we could just do those things, then that.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News4 hr. 1 min. ago

A Cyberattack ‘the World Isn’t Ready For’

In May, a so-called ransomware attack hit computers in over 150 countries. But two weeks earlier, one security expert found something a lot worse......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News4 hr. 37 min. ago

Human tentipede: Rhinowolf’s modular tents link up to keep everyone (too) cozy

The RhinoWolf tent is modular in design, allowing multiple units to be connected to one another to sleep as many people as necessary. The camp shelter also comes equipped with a built-in sleeping bag and mattress too. The post Human tentipede: Rhinow.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 46 min. ago

Facebook wants to make it harder for people to copy your profile picture

In our digital day and age, there are more ways than one to steal an identity. Facebook unveiled a new feature that promises to give users "more control over who can download and share their profile pictures."  The post Facebook wants to make it har.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 46 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. 2 min. ago

Bitcoin tech startup Blockchain raises $40M Series B from Lakestar and GV (Oscar Williams-Grut/Business Insider)

Oscar Williams-Grut / Business Insider: Bitcoin tech startup Blockchain raises $40M Series B from Lakestar and GV  —  Blockchain's cofounder and CEO Peter Smith with former Prime Minister David Cameron at the opening of Blockchain's.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News5 hr. 9 min. ago

FCA tries to dodge Demon responsibility

Customers must agree Demon "shall not move" when it's cold, shouldn't drive when it rains or on the highway and won't use full functions off the track......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News5 hr. 37 min. ago

The sp_spaceused Procedure in SQL

Language: SQL, Expertise: Intermediate - See an example of how to use the sp_spaceused special SQL procedure......»»

Category: topSource:  devxRelated News6 hr. 1 min. ago

Tip: The sp_spaceused Procedure in SQL

See an example of how to use the sp_spaceused special SQL procedure......»»

Category: topSource:  devxRelated News6 hr. 1 min. ago

Electra launches its latest two ebike models for cruising the town

As one of the top lifestyle bike manufacturers in the United States, Electra is leading the ebike revolution with not one, but two new electric bikes, the new Townie Commute Go and Loft Go models. The post Electra launches its latest two ebike model.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 2 min. ago

University of Missouri To Use Open Source And Other Cheaper Alternatives For General Education Textbook

Rudi Keller, writing for Columbia Tribune: The University of Missouri will move quickly to use open source and other cheaper alternatives for general education textbooks, building on initiatives already in place, system President Mun Choi said. At an.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News6 hr. 9 min. ago

Is Chrome OS right for you? A 3-question quiz to find out

Google's Chrome OS is one of the world's most misunderstood computing platforms. Chromebooks are foundationally different from traditional PCs, after all -- and consequently, there are a lot of misconceptions about how they work and what they can.....»»

Category: cloudcomputingSource:  cwRelated News6 hr. 10 min. ago