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Elon Musk claims Mars colony dreams critical to avoid "Doomsday" event

The entrepreneur says one million people sent safely to the planet can help us avoid extinction -- and has outlined how to do it......»»

Category: blogSource:  betweenthelinesJun 19th, 2017

Comcast accused of cutting competitor’s wires to put it out of business

Comcast "systematically destroyed" an ISP with 229 customers, lawsuit claims. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | BackyardProduction) A tiny Internet service provider has sued Comcast, alleging that the cable giant and its hired contractors cut t.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News4 hr. 11 min. ago

Stephen Hawking Says He Is Convinced That Humans Need To Leave Earth

Reader dryriver writes: Back in May, renowned physicist Stephen Hawking made yet another doomsday prediction. He said that humanity has 100 years left on Earth, which knocked 900 years off the prediction he made in November 2016, which had given huma.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News4 hr. 55 min. ago

Surviving Mars captures the excitement and dread of launching a colony mission

Last month when Paradox and Haemimont announced Surviving Mars, I didn’t know what to compare it to. Here was a semi-realistic, science-based “colony builder” from the same studio that makes the satirical and somewhat grim Tropico series. It.....»»

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

Sand worms and lightning: Aven Colony takes city-building to exoplanets

A city-building game set at the start of humanity's galactic civilization era. Enlarge (credit: NASA/Getty Images) Humans have consumed our world’s resources as if they were infinite. Earth remains, however, a finite planet. Without signific.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News8 hr. 55 min. ago

Unnamed WD worker claims WDLabs may close, end production for Raspberry Pi

An alleged Western Digital worker jumped on Reddit claiming that WDLabs may close, a branch of the company dedicated to Raspberry Pi. He also said Western Digital will cease producing dedicated hard drives for the popular board. The post Unnamed WD w.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News9 hr. 31 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. 18 min. ago

Unit4 is Doubling Down

On June 15, Unit4 held "The Future at Work" event at the Boston Seaport Hotel. The event provided an opportunity for analysts to educate themselves on Unit4 products and meet with the executive team......»»

Category: softwareSource:  idcRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017

NASA photo captures the loneliness of the Mars Curiosity rover

If you squint very hard and move your face towards your computer screen, you'll see something truly remarkable. You might not know it, but the blue-ish, purple-ish dot in the center of the above photograph is so much more than just a dot — it's.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017

26 weird objects seen on Mars, explained (pictures) - CNET

From Donald Trump's face to crabs to jelly doughnuts, there's a history of entertaining images from Mars that amuse scientists and excite conspiracy theorists and alien fans......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017

Global coral bleaching event may finally be ending

For the last three years, coral reefs in the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian oceans have been devastated by bleaching due to high ocean temperatures. But now, after looking at satellite and model data, the NOAA says that this terrible event mig.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017

Can the U.S. run only on wind, water, and solar power? Scientists disagree.

Scientists widely agree that human activity is the main driver of global warming, and that we have to radically reduce greenhouse gas emissions to avoid its worst impacts. But when it comes to how we can best slash emissions, some scientists are fier.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017

Ticketmaster’s chatbot for Facebook is actually not terrible

 A lot of chatbots have launched on Facebook in recent months, but the Ticketmaster bot launching today is among the best that I’ve been forced to work with. Normally I avoid reaching out to businesses through Facebook (it still doesn̵.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017

Samsung is reportedly planning to end-run the iPhone again with the Galaxy Note 8

The successor to Samsung's explosive Galaxy Note 7 is could be here soon. Citing an unnamed source, Reuters reports Samsung plans to hold a launch event in New York City for the much-awaited Galaxy Note 8 smartphone in the second half of August. The.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017

Smart blender lets you get your morning smoothie fix without waking the whole family

The 'Millo' smart blender claims to be 4x quieter than other blenders and can be powered with a single touch. Read more...More about Health, Healthy Eating, Healthy Lifestyle, Healthy, and Quiet The 'Millo' smart blender claims to be 4x quieter than.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017

Report: Galaxy Note 8 Unveiling on August 20, Launch About One Week Later

According to the latest report from overseas, Samsung will host its next Unpacked event on August 20 in New York City, where the company will unveil the Galaxy Note 8. Following that event, it is reported launch will take place in the 3rd or 4th week.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017

‘Overwatch’ heads to the moon with new Horizon Lunar Colony map, now live

Overwatch's latest map, Horizon Lunar Colony, takes players to Winston's home, and it has a few special features including a low-gravity area and automatically opening doors inside the facility. The post ‘Overwatch’ heads to the moon with.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017

AMD launches Zen-based datacenter processors and new GPU accelerators for servers

AMD has launched its EPYC 7000 series high-performance datacenter processors. AMD was joined by multiple customers and partners at the global launch event on June 20 in presenting an array of systems, product demonstrations, and customer testimonials.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017

Tesla Model S goes a record 560 miles on a single charge, Elon Musk is not impressed

Tesla's Model S, in its most luxurious, P100D variety, officially has a 337-mile range.  But if you drive very, very carefully, you can extend that by more than two hundred miles, as recently shown by two Tesla enthusiasts.  SEE ALSO: Tesla.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017

Looking back at the 25 year history of ThinkPad

We take a stroll through the past and look at the ThinkPad laptop computers of the past quarter century. Lenovo celebrates the 25th anniversary of ThinkPad early this year, kicking it off with a Transform Event in New York City, pulling several.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017

Cisco claims it can find malware in encrypted data

New networking tech will be a huge boon as almost half of cyber-attacks are hidden within encrypted traffic. Cisco has revealed a new networking solution which it claims is one of the most significant breakthroughs ever made, ushering in an int.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017