Who Knew Chat Widgets Were So Complicated?

Messaging comes in different shapes and sizes. We all know this in an abstract way, but a recent experience showed me just how much it is the case. In Search of a Chat App I run a tight ship — and a small one at that. Continue reading........»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireApr 21st, 2017

Cul-de-sacs Might Kill You

Before I moved out of my family home, I lived my whole life on cul-de-sacs. My parents appreciated them because they were quieter streets, away from the traffic and speeding buses in the neighborhoods of my childhood. I quite vividly remember riding.....»»

Category: autoSource:  thenewswheelRelated News3 hr. 17 min. ago

Russia targeted election systems in 21 states, successfully hacking some

 On Friday, the Department of Homeland Security notified nearly half of the U.S. states that their election systems were targeted by Russia-affiliated hackers in an attempt to influence the 2016 election. In most of the states targeted, the hack.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News3 hr. 25 min. ago

DHS informs 21 states that Russian hackers attacked their voting systems in 2016 election

The Department of Homeland Security today revealed which states were targeted by Russian hackers trying to break into voting systems during the 2016 election cycle. DHS said "most" states were unsuccessfully attacked, but didn't make clear how and wh.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated News5 hr. 53 min. ago

At Least 6 Dead in Puerto Rico as Military Readies Hurricane Response

Six people in Puerto Rico were dead in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria as the U.S military geared up for its relief effort......»»

Category: securitySource:  militaryRelated News7 hr. 9 min. ago

NVC: SteamWorld Dig 2 Rocks

Topics: our favorite new Switch indie, Nintendo's touching Iwata tribute, the latest game releases, and much more Welcooooooome back, Nintendo fans! In episode 374 of our weekly talk show, Nintendo Voice Chat, we talk about our favorite new ind.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News7 hr. 53 min. ago

Verizon will give rural customers more time to find new providers

Recently, Verizon sent letters to around 8,500 customers living in rural areas that informed them their service would be cut off as of October 17th. Verizon claimed that those customers were using enough data while roaming outside of the Ver.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  engadgetRelated News8 hr. 45 min. ago

Anatomy of a Moral Panic: Reports About Amazon Suggesting "Bomb-Making Items" Were Highly Misleading

Maciej Ceglowski, a Polish-American web developer, has demolished a news story from earlier this week in which a British outlet Channel 4 suggested that Amazon's algorithm-driven suggestions were helping people find items that are required to make bo.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News9 hr. 54 min. ago

TC’s Original Content podcast watches the Emmys and goes to Disrupt

 This week, we’re mixing up the format on TechCrunch’s Original Content podcast. Your hosts Darrell Etherington and Anthony Ha were both at the Disrupt SF conference this week, which meant that they were able to record the news recap.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News10 hr. 9 min. ago

The iPhone 8 Debuts to Weak Demand, Uncertain Interest

Apple's new iPhone 8 and 8 Plus went on sale today, to a muted, lukewarm response. The long lines that have characterized previous Apple launches were nowhere in evidence. The post The iPhone 8 Debuts to Weak Demand, Uncertain Interest appeared firs.....»»

Category: topSource:  extremetechRelated News10 hr. 9 min. ago

Huawei Maimang 6 (Mate 10 Lite) is now official with 4 cameras, QHD+ display, and more

Earlier this week news of a new Huawei smartphone hit the ground running after leaked images of an alleged Huawei Mate 10 Lite popped up online. Accompanying the leaked photos were some interesting hardware details, most notably the phone’s 4 &.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated News10 hr. 25 min. ago

Verizon gives the boot to 8,500 rural customers for ‘using too much data’

Verizon has now confirmed that it has disconnected 8,500 customers in rural parts of the country because they were using too much data. So really, folks who need Verizon and its networks the most are now being cut off.  The post Verizon gives the bo.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 54 min. ago

These HDTV antennas were invented by a NASA scientist, and they get you free network TV for life

RGTech is a company you’ve probably never heard of, but you’ll be glad you’re hearing about it now. This company makes some of the best HDTV antennas on the market. Each one is designed and engineered by a NASA scientist, so they lo.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News12 hr. 9 min. ago

FTC serves health-app maker massive slice of humble pie—and $1.5M bill

The app was meant to motivate users to go to the gym, eat veggies. It went very wrong. (credit: JLS Photography - Alaska) The Pact app was supposed to help users meet weekly goals for exercising and eating veggies. Users that succeeded were.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News12 hr. 38 min. ago

iPhone 8 and Apple Watch Series 3 hit stores today

 A week and a half after being unveiled on stage at the new Steve Jobs Theater, the iPhone 8/8 Plus and Apple Watch Series 3 have hit just hit store shelves. As ever, eager fans were queued up at stores across the globe to be among the first to.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News13 hr. 26 min. ago

Googler Gives Actual Explanation Why Bose’s Google Assistant Headphones are Super Useful

Yesterday’s response to Google and Bose’s announcement about the new QuietComfort 35 II headphones with Google Assistant on board was lukewarm at best. Most couldn’t figure out (including us) how these were that different from any o.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News13 hr. 54 min. ago

Secrets of Fallout: How an Abandoned Sequel Led to New Vegas

Learn how the original Fallout 3’s cancellation led to the rise of 2010’s New Vegas. Have you ever wanted to actually sit down with one of the creators that made the game, and be able to just play and chat with them about everything that we.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News14 hr. 1 min. ago

Flint"s water crisis led to fewer babies and higher fetal death rates, researchers find

An estimated 275 fewer children were born in Flint, Michigan, while the city was using lead-contaminated water from the Flint River, according to new research findings......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News15 hr. 17 min. ago

These people revealed their passwords a little too freely

Earlier this month on Jimmy Kimmel Live, random people on the street were asked to share their main internet password. Amazingly, some did... on camera, no less. (Viral Viral Videos) Earlier this month on Jimmy Kimmel Live, random people on th.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated News15 hr. 25 min. ago

Guardsman Accused of Threatening Pence Charged in Federal Court

Charges were filed in federal court against a National Guardsman who allegedly threatened to kill Vice President Mike Pence......»»

Category: securitySource:  militaryRelated News15 hr. 37 min. ago

The iPhone 8’s secret specs were finally just confirmed

The iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus is available to the public, which means we’re going to learn all its secrets now that the phone is available in the wild. Until now, only a select number of reviewers had access to the iPhone 8, and they’re the kind.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News17 hr. 25 min. ago