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The next Firefox OS devices will focus on quality, not cost

The next Firefox OS devices will focus on quality, not cost

EngadgetEngadgetSun 7:11am 386Outside of one or two exceptions, most Firefox OS devices have been aimed squarely at the budget crowd -- at folks who…

A Beautiful Mind Mathematician John F. Nash Jr. Dies

SlashdotSlashdotSun 10:40am 354Rick Zeman writes: John F. Nash Jr. revolutionized the mathematical field of game theory and was given a mind that was…

What AI Experts Think About the Existential Risk of AI

SlashdotSlashdotSun 5:32pm 312DaveS7 writes: There's been no shortage of high profile people weighing in on the subject of AI lately. We've heard…
Unorthodox Sprite drone tolerates abuse and actually flies

Unorthodox Sprite drone tolerates abuse and actually flies

EngadgetEngadgetSun 8:01pm 294When you picture a consumer drone, something bulky with four or six props à la DJI probably pops to mind. But the folks…
Super-efficient solar cells can power homes in unforgiving areas

Super-efficient solar cells can power homes in unforgiving areas

EngadgetEngadget3h 284Scientists have long talked about black silicon (that is, silicon with nano-sized structures) having the potential to…
Instagram 'highlights' emails hitting your inbox soon

Instagram 'highlights' emails hitting your inbox soon

The VergeThe VergeSun 1:09pm 283Instagram is getting on board with email. The popular social network started sending out "highlights" emails to some of…

Capital Gains: More Stripe Funding, Marc Andreessen’s New Board Seat and More

Re/codeRe/codeSun 8:15pm 275Funding news from this week in Silicon Valley.
iOS 9 Features, Leaks and Release Date: What You Need to Know

iOS 9 Features, Leaks and Release Date: What You Need to Know

GizmodoGizmodoSun 2:00pm 272It’s a busy year for Apple. The super-shiny (and incredibly expensive) Apple Watch hit shops last month and the smart…

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BlackBerry Laying Off Workers in Handset Unit

Re/codeRe/codeSat 11:23pm 599The company will cut an undisclosed number of workers as it seeks to make its shrinking phone business profitable.
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 765Yesterday, SpaceX released footage of a May 6th pad abort test for its Crew Dragon spacecraft. The video is filmed from…

Study: Science Still Seen As a Male Profession

SlashdotSlashdotSat 8:04pm 533sciencehabit sends news of a study published in the Journal of Educational Psychology which found that science is still…
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 571When the going gets tough, the tough go fishing. That’s pretty much what the Senate did. A sort of showdown occurred…

25 Years Today - Windows 3.0

SlashdotSlashdotFri 11:10pm 584An 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 601One 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 600Infosec 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

SlashdotSlashdotMay 17, 2015, 11:01 pm 567MojoKid writes: Like many MMORPGs, World of Warcraft can be a grind. To sidestep the time commitment required to…