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

Meet the Nano 2 — a clamshell dome tent that opens and closes like a baby carriage

Unlike a typical side-door dome tent, the Mollusc Nano 2 tent opens and closes like the hood on a baby carriage. It is a one-of-a-kind shelter that is as suitable for a day at the beach as it is on the side of a mountain. The post Meet the Nano 2 .....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News25 min. ago

Cell biology: The quickest route to the tip for protein transport

According to a new theoretical model, in cell protrusions and cargo-transporting motor proteins often get in each other's way. The upshot is that freely diffusing proteins reach the leading edge faster......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News32 min. ago

Valkyria Revolution Coming West In June 2017 And Getting A Vanargand Edition

Valkyria Revolution will arrive in the Americas on June 27, 2017 and in Europe on June 30, 2017. Launch copies of the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions will include a soundtrack and pin. Read Valkyria Revolution Coming West In June 2017 And Getting.....»»

Category: gameSource:  siliconeraRelated News32 min. ago

Asus" popular 144Hz gaming monitor has dropped to $205

Amazon is on a roll with monitor sales. Following up its recent sale of a Dell 4K monitor, the online retailer is selling one of the more popular gaming displays at a great price: The Asus VG248QE is available right now for $205. This monitor firs.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News32 min. ago

Mazda’s famous rotary engines could return to give electric cars much-needed range

The next evolution of Mazda's rotary engine might develop electricity instead of pure horsepower. Patent filings and industry gossip suggest the company will use a small Wankel engine as a range extender for its first EV. The post Mazda’s famous ro.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News33 min. ago

Intel Optane Memory: What It Is and Why It Matters

Intel's Optane memory module is available for pre-order from today. Do you want one for your Z270 motherboard? Probably. Read on and find out why." ... [PCSTATS].....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News57 min. ago

How to adjust macOS Sierra 10.12.4’s Night Shift settings

Night Shift is the major new feature in macOS Sierra 10.12.4. Let’s take a look at what Night Shift does, and how you can adjust it to best suit your Mac habits.What does Night Shift do? Night Shift was first introduced in iOS 9.3. It’s a se.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated News1 hr. 4 min. ago

Self-driving Uber rolls in traffic crash, grounding the program

A human driver failed to yield, but Uber's hitting the brakes for now. Enlarge / Uber is hitting the big red "Stop" button after a crash in Tempe, Ariz., left one of its self-driving Volvos beached on its side. (credit: ANGELO MERENDINO/AFP/Gett.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News1 hr. 4 min. ago

The "Halo" World Championship photos are so sad

The top Halo teams in the world converged in California to compete for glory and a piece of a $1 million prize pool at the Halo World Championship this past weekend. But it sure didn't look like a $1 million tournament. One of the most talked about m.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 12 min. ago

The best free alternative to Windows Live Mail 2017

Microsoft's trusty email client has sailed into the sunset, but there are some excellent free replacements. The quick, easy way to migrate your mail Earlier this year, Microsoft ended support for its trusty Windows Live Essentials software suit.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News1 hr. 12 min. ago

Enemy Number One is Netflix: The Monster That"s Eating Hollywood

From a WSJ report: Tara Flynn, a rising star at a TV production unit of 21st Century Fox, walked into her boss's office last August and told him she was quitting and joining streaming-video giant Netflix Inc. The news was not well-received. "Netflix.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News1 hr. 12 min. ago

You can now use this augmented reality app to furnish your home

Will that new couch fit in my living room? How about that table, is it too big for the space?In the old days you would have to break out a tape measure to see if furniture fits or just imagine it’s coloring in the room. But thanks to advancement.....»»

Category: cloudcomputingSource:  linuxworldRelated News1 hr. 24 min. ago

PS Plus price drop on Amazon as April free games release confirmed

Check out the PS Plus price deal for a 1-year subscription and get set for the release of the PlayStation Plus April 2017 free games......»»

Category: gameSource:  psuRelated News1 hr. 40 min. ago

Facebook now lets you share your real-time location in Messenger

Facebook wants to dominate every aspect of your life, not just your digital one. On Monday, the social network announced a new feature that allows users to share their current location with friends and family in hopes of coordinating and inspiring re.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News1 hr. 40 min. ago

Wells Fargo will let you use Apple Pay and Android Pay to withdraw money

 Wells Fargo just announced that you’ll be able to use your phone or smartwatch to withdraw money from 13,000 ATMs in the U.S. As spotted by MacRumors, the bank says that it will support Apple Pay, Android Pay and Samsung Pay. Five thousan.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 40 min. ago

Waymo’s self-driving van heads to Tahoe for some time in the snow

 Waymo is working on one of the key areas it still needs to tackle ahead of any general public launch of its self-driving technology: snow. The company’s vehicles still had a lot to learn in this specific realm as of late last year, and it.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 40 min. ago

GoTenna Pro meshing radio aspires to deploy next to rescue, fire, and security teams

 Keeping in touch when there’s no communications infrastructure for one reason or another is nice for you and me, but critical for disaster response, forest fire control, and military operations. GoTenna wants its new Pro device to be part.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 40 min. ago

Toyota and NTT to collaborate on connected car tech, including AI

 Toyota and NTT, one of Japan’s largest carriers, are teaming up to work on connected vehicle technology, with an agreement to work together on research and development in this emerging area. The team-up makes a lot of sense, since both ca.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 40 min. ago

Exclusive: menopausal women become pregnant with their own eggs

Two women thought to be infertile seem to have had their fertility restored using a technique to rejuvenate their ovaries, and one is now six months pregnant.....»»

Category: topSource:  newscientistRelated News1 hr. 40 min. ago

For Some Reason, Samsung Might Sell Refurbished Versions of Its Exploding Phones

The Galaxy Note 7 is a huge black mark for Samsung—an exploding embarrassment that cost the company tons of money and kicked off one of the biggest PR nightmares in recent memory. But despite the global recall, the jokes on late night TV, and the f.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News1 hr. 40 min. ago