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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

BBC Technical Glitch Leaves TV Presenter In Silence

Viewers of BBC's News at Ten were entranced last night when a glitch in its system produced over four minutes of surreal beauty. Two readers share a report: Huw Edwards was left sitting in silence for four minutes at the start of BBC News at Ten on T.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News1 hr. 36 min. ago

Waymo tells judge: Uber’s ex-CEO knew about Google files

Levandowski had "five discs in his possession containing Google information." Enlarge / Travis Kalanick, ex-CEO of Uber Technologies. (credit: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Uber's recently fired CEO, Travis Kalanick, knew that his.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News5 hr. 28 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. 52 min. ago

Two Britons arrested over Microsoft hack

It is believed the men from Sleaford and Bracknell were part of a larger group......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News9 hr. 0 min. ago

How to unlock your iPhone on Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Virgin Mobile

The days of being tied to a single carrier with a locked phone for months on end are all but over. Where we once were forced into 24-month contracts with devices that were useless on any other network, nowadays your wireless carrier must unlock yo.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated News10 hr. 27 min. ago

Ex-Uber CEO Kalanick knew of engineer"s Google info, Waymo says

A court filing says Uber's ousted CEO learned in early 2016 that the engineer who oversaw the company's driverless car project possessed discs from Google......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News10 hr. 52 min. ago

Dedicated solutions needed for thorough info security of embedded systems

While embedded systems were mainly applied in enclosed and independent operating environments in early years, the interoperability of devices achieved through wireless and wired connections, ensuing from the advent of the IoT (Internet of Things) era.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News17 hr. 0 min. ago

Remember When You Called Someone and Heard a Song?

An anonymous reader shares a Motherboard article: If you were youngish in the early 2000s, you probably remember this phenomenon -- calling a friend's cell phone, and instead of hearing the the standard ring, you heard a pop song. Called ringback ton.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News19 hr. 8 min. ago

For thousands of U.S. auto workers, downturn comes fast

After seven straight years of U.S. sales gains, the days when auto assembly and parts plants throughout the Midwest were running flat-out because of high demand for nearly every type of vehicle are over......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017

US official: Russia "hacked" 21 US states in election

A US official confirms nearly two dozen states were targeted in the US election hack......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017

Hate to break it to you but your favorite childhood toys were way more dangerous than fidget spinners

Fidget spinners are everywhere and there's no denying the mesmerizing toys are getting pretty freaking annoying, but please stop acting like these palm-sized pieces of plastic are evil menaces to society. As the spinners have grown in popularity over.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017

Top 10 Missing Games of E3 2017

See what hotly-anticipated games were no-shows at the biggest game show of the year. E3 2017 was full of amazing reveals and exceptional demos. Games like Super Mario: Odyssey, Spider-Man, and Shadow of War wowed us while announcements of Beyon.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017

A life-changing year – How Year Up is rethinking internships in corporate America

It used to be that internships were mostly about two things: getting coffee and making photocopies.    These days, an internship is an integral part of kick starting a career. It’s a way to get a foot in the door, strengthen skills th.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017

"Game of Thrones" new Season 7 trailer is cool as hell, because ICYMI, winter is here

A new Game of Thrones Season 7 trailer has arrived just in time to celebrate Summer Solstice, because forget what the calendar says, winter is here. (Or it will be in a little under a month, at least.) The White Walkers were conspicuously absent.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017

Brutal Southwest U.S. heat wave sends temperature soaring to 125 degrees

There is little that's normal about the heat wave roasting the Southwest U.S. during the past several days. In Phoenix and Palm Springs, temperatures were so high that 43 flights on American Eagle's regional jets were canceled on Tuesday afternoon be.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017

The Crew 2 hands-on preview: Virtual tourism by land, sea, and air

I still feel nostalgic for The Crew. It’s not that it was an excellent racing game—it wasn’t. Not by any means. The early hours were a grind, trying to get your car to handle like a car instead of a super-powered tractor, and even once you.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017

Incredibly powerful rap about the London fire victims will move you to tears

Grime and UK rap artists were among the first to come together to raise money for the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire in London.  Fundraising events were organised in the aftermath of the tragedy.  Also, West London-based MC Big Zuu.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017

The best laptops of 2017: the top laptops ranked

In the market for a new laptop? Our best laptops list now includes the Huawei MateBook X. Although pundits were bickering just a few years ago that laptops were on their way out along with the rest of PCs, there’s no denying the permanen.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017

This Oscar Winner May Be Our New Han Solo Director

Lucasfilm is reportedly looking at trusted, past colleagues as replacements for Lord and Miller. On the heels of the news that Han Solo directors Phil Lord and Chris Miler were off the Star Wars spinoff mere weeks away from the completion of pr.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017

You can now make Spotify playlists in your group chat

Spotify just released a fresh new feature just in time for your summer. A new update to Spotify's Facebook Messenger extension allows you to create playlists with friends, the company announced on Wednesday. SEE ALSO: You can now share Spotify music.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017