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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

The Emoji Movie Review

Despite the talents of its voice cast, The Emoji Movie is one of the most misguided films of the year. In 2014, Phil Lord and Chris Miller managed to take The LEGO Movie - what seemed like on the surface to be nothing more than a cheap cash gra.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News3 hr. 49 min. ago

Absorb the thunderous acting of Terry Crews in "Crackdown 3" like his muscles would absorb you

The excitement over Sumo Digital's upcoming Crackdown 3 has been lukewarm at best. But the one human being on the planet who could fix that is the man, thy myth, the legend: Terry Crews. At a recent Comic-Con panel for the game (above), the designer.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 49 min. ago

US Indicts Suspected Russian "Mastermind" of $4 Billion Bitcoin Laundering Scheme

schwit1 shares a report from Reuters: A U.S. jury indicted a Russian man on Wednesday as the operator of a digital currency exchange he allegedly used to launder more than $4 billion for people involved in crimes ranging from computer hacking to drug.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News3 hr. 49 min. ago

Amazon Echo vs. Amazon Echo Show: the show has a screen but is it worth the upgrade?

After much anticipation, Amazon has finally unveiled its latest screen-enhanced iteration of the Amazon Echo Show, but how does it measure up to the Echo and, most importantly, should you buy it? The post Amazon Echo vs. Amazon Echo Show: the show ha.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 6 min. ago

SteelSeries Arctis 5 Dota 2 Edition Gaming Headset

When it comes to gaming peripherals, it is quite safe to assume that the folks over at SteelSeries have gotten it all down pat with a vast array of gaming devices for the masses. In fact, one of their latest releases would be the SteelSeries Arctis 5.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  coolest-gadgetsRelated News5 hr. 21 min. ago

FreeBSD 11.1 Released

Billly Gates writes: Linux is not the only free open-source operating system. FreeBSD, which is based off of the historical BSD Unix in which TCP/IP was developed on from the University of California at Berkeley, has been updated. It does not include.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News5 hr. 21 min. ago

‘Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered’ now available to all

After launching in June on PS4, a stand-alone version of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered is now available on Xbox One and PC for $40. Access was previously restricted to those who bought an $80 Infinite Warfare bundle. The post ‘Call of.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News5 hr. 34 min. ago

Hackers Use Pirate Sites to Ruin Your Life, State Attorneys General Warn

With a new public service announcement, a group of State Attorneys General warns the public that pirate sites are a severe threat to online safety. Hackers use pirate websites to steal IDs and financial information, or even take over people's webcams.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated News6 hr. 13 min. ago

Xbox One X Pre-orders: The "Plan Is Set"

This week on IGN's video game talk show: Xbox One X, Nintendo Switch, SNES Classic, and more. Welcome back to Game Scoop!, IGN's weekly video game talk show. This week we're discussing Xbox One X, Nintendo Switch, the SNES Classic, and more. Wa.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News6 hr. 13 min. ago

Showtime Orders Pilot for Ben Affleck, Matt Damon Drama

The one-hour pilot is written by Chuck MacLean and will be helmed by The Accountant director Gavin O'Connor. City on a Hill, a new Boston-set drama executive produced by Ben Affleck and Matt Damon, has received a pilot order by Showtime. The o.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News6 hr. 13 min. ago

It"s almost inevitable this character will die on "Game of Thrones" this week. Here"s why.

Bad things happen to good people on Game of Thrones, so when a good thing happens, it can only mean one thing: Death approaches. Grey Worm (Jacob Anderson) experienced one of the few joyful moments of an extremely difficult life on Sunday when he and.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News6 hr. 13 min. ago

Postmodern Jukebox does a jazzy cover of Avril Lavigne"s "Complicated"

The cure to teenage angst: good, old-timey jazz in the form of a pop-punk cover. Postmodern Jukebox covered Avril Lavigne's 2002 song "Complicated," and the strong vocals of the lead singer, Annie Bosko, will make you feel more empowered than ang.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News6 hr. 13 min. ago

The White House might have inflated Trump"s golf record, because this is how we live now

The statement "President Trump has a big ego" is news to absolutely no one at this point. It was recently discovered the president even had a fake Time magazine cover (featuring himself, of course) framed at several of his golf courses. But would he.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News6 hr. 13 min. ago

LG G7: What we want to see

The word on the LG G7 is still mum, but that hasn’t stopped us from thinking about what we want next year's flagship to be. Update: LG G7 rumors are already starting to trickle in, and the early word is that it will use a powerful Snapdragon.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News6 hr. 13 min. ago

Where"s All My CPU and Memory Gone? The Answer: $5B Worth Slack App

Slack, valued at $5 billion, has received buyout pitches from several companies including Amazon and Microsoft. But the team collaborations service, which has over 5 million active users, continues to offer one of the most resource intensive apps you.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News6 hr. 13 min. ago

German Court Rules Bosses Can"t Use Keyboard-Tracking Software To Spy On Workers

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Local: The Federal Labour Court ruled on Thursday that evidence collected by a company through keystroke-tracking software could not be used to fire an employee, explaining that such surveillance violates.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News6 hr. 13 min. ago

Stand-alone ‘Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered’ now available to all

After launching in June on PS4, a stand-alone version of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered is now available on Xbox One and PC for $40. Access was previously restricted to those who bought an $80 Infinite Warfare bundle. The post Stand-alone &#.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 50 min. ago

AMD Radeon Crimson ReLive 17.7.2 Preview

The next version of AMD's Radeon Graphics Drivers, Crimson Relive 17.7.2, is right around the corner and includes a ton of updates. A revolutionary new feature is Enhanced Sync, which promises tearing-free low-latency gaming with normal mon.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News6 hr. 57 min. ago

AMD"s Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition

AMD's Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.7.2 might not have one big headline feature, but it brings a boatload of small quality-of-life improvements to Radeon gamers. Join us as we examine the new shiny.... [PCSTATS].....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News6 hr. 57 min. ago

Doomfist finally arrives in ‘Overwatch,’ ready to land a barrage of punches

Anticipated since the game's launch more than one year ago, Doomfist finally joins the hero roster for Overwatch, adding his melee-focused, robot-fisted brawling to the diverse cast of characters. The post Doomfist finally arrives in ‘Overwatch.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News7 hr. 34 min. ago