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This is what an astronaut sees during an aborted spaceflight

This is what an astronaut sees during an aborted spaceflight

The VergeThe VergeSat 9:07pm 667Yesterday, SpaceX released footage of a May 6th pad abort test for its Crew Dragon spacecraft. The video is filmed from…
With the future of government spying hanging in the balance, the Senate goes on vacation

With the future of government spying hanging in the balance, the Senate goes on vacation

VentureBeatVentureBeatSat 5:09pm 547When the going gets tough, the tough go fishing. That’s pretty much what the Senate did. A sort of showdown occurred…

Study: Science Still Seen As a Male Profession

SlashdotSlashdotSat 8:04pm 511sciencehabit sends news of a study published in the Journal of Educational Psychology which found that science is still…

BlackBerry Laying Off Workers in Handset Unit

Re/codeRe/code4h 483The company will cut an undisclosed number of workers as it seeks to make its shrinking phone business profitable.
Human gene sequencing gets an official yardstick

Human gene sequencing gets an official yardstick

EngadgetEngadget2h 288Gene sequencing, once a rare feat, is pretty common these days... but how do you know that your DNA data is up to snuff?…

Review: Project CARS and Car Mechanic Simulator 2015 cater to gearheads, but keep it too casual

PC WorldPC WorldSat 7:00am 261I allow for a certain amount of magic in my life. While I know a fair amount about the inside of computers, there are…
The unlikely story of a 23-year-old Venezuelan who makes 6 figures playing video games in America

The unlikely story of a 23-year-old Venezuelan who makes 6 figures playing video games in America

Business InsiderBusiness InsiderSat 6:00am 245Two years ago, 21-year-old Diego “Quas” Ruiz flew from Venezuela to Los Angeles for a job playing video games. It…
Urgent vs important tasks

Urgent vs important tasks

The Next WebThe Next WebSat 8:34am 232Bronnie Ware is a palliative care nurse who looks after patients in the last 12 weeks of their lives. In her years…

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25 Years Today - Windows 3.0

SlashdotSlashdotFri 11:10pm 579An anonymous reader writes: Windows 3.0 was launched on 22 May 1990 — I know, 'coz I was there as a SDE on the team. I…
How an 8-minute surgery could completely fix your poor eyesight

How an 8-minute surgery could completely fix your poor eyesight

BGRBGRFri 8:45pm 570One of the things technology will most likely fix at some point down the road is poor eyesight. And it might happen…

Hi! You've reached TeslaCrypt ransomware customer support. How may we fleece you?

The RegisterThe RegisterWed 6:22am 593Infosec bods tear into the belly of the beast The TeslaCrypt ransomware gang raked in $76,500 in around 10 weeks,…

Blizzard Bans 100,000 Cheaters In Massive "World of Warcraft" Ban Spree

SlashdotSlashdotSun 11:01pm 565MojoKid writes: Like many MMORPGs, World of Warcraft can be a grind. To sidestep the time commitment required to…

How Windows 10 Performs On a 12-inch MacBook

SlashdotSlashdotMay 17, 2015, 2:17 am 600An anonymous reader writes: As Microsoft prepares for the launch of Windows 10, review sites have been performing all…

GCHQ Officials Given Immunity From Hacking Charges

SlashdotSlashdotMay 16, 2015, 11:10 pm 758An anonymous reader writes with news that members of British intelligence agency GCHQ have been granted immunity from…
Luxury brands sue Chinese online shopping giant for allowing fakes

Luxury brands sue Chinese online shopping giant for allowing fakes

EngadgetEngadgetMay 16, 2015, 9:00 pm 952It's no secret that luxury designers see Chinese online stores as a haven for fake goods, but they're now taking…
Cubes of fruits, vegetables, and meats will make you see food in a new light

Cubes of fruits, vegetables, and meats will make you see food in a new light

The VergeThe VergeMay 16, 2015, 8:22 pm 578The foods we eat come in all shapes and sizes, but something beautiful happens if you cut it all down to size —…