Companies Are Making Ex-Uber Employees Prove They're Not Assholes

Companies Are Making Ex-Uber Employees Prove They're Not Assholes Uber’s brash workplace culture has been front and center in recent weeks, after a former engineer wrote an essay about widespread sexual harassment at the company’s headquarters. For employees looking to jump ship, it hasn’t been easy, The Guardian reports. They’re stuck having to prove they’re […]

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How to Choose the Right Processor and Motherboard

How to Choose the Right Processor and Motherboard AMD has just released its fastest processor yet after more than a half decade of research and development, and Intel’s Kaby Lake processor is now available in every form that matters for a PC builder—so how you do choose the brains of the operation when you’re piecing […]

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It's Not Just You, Americans Seem to Be Having Less Sex

It's Not Just You, Americans Seem to Be Having Less Sex Sex is great, so great that recently some researchers concluded it makes life at work better. Information on the greatness of sex is useless if we aren’t actually doing it, though. Read more… Source: Gizmodo Link: It's Not Just You, Americans Seem to Be […]

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Famous Dropout Mark Zuckerberg Will Get a Harvard Degree After All

Famous Dropout Mark Zuckerberg Will Get a Harvard Degree After All Harvard just announced that Facebook founder and aspiring politician Mark Zuckerberg will deliver this year’s commencement address. As part of the deal, the university will give Zuckerberg an honorary degree and an honorary doctoral gown. This, despite the fact that Zuck dropped out of […]

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Nintendo Denies Pulling the Switch's Dock From Its Online Store

Nintendo Denies Pulling the Switch's Dock From Its Online Store The Switch has been having a rough launch so far, with claims of bad connectivity, scratched screens, dead pixels, and miserable frame rates. Today’s freakout involves the Nintendo store no longer offering the much-maligned dock for sale, with claims it’s evidence of a recall or […]

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Foxconn and TSMC Team Up to Bid on Toshiba's NAND Flash Unit

Foxconn and TSMC Team Up to Bid on Toshiba's NAND Flash Unit Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company and Foxconn, two companies who work with Apple, are teaming up to place a bid for a stake in Toshiba’s memory chip unit according to Chinese site Liberty Times (via DigiTimes). The partnership could perhaps give TSMC and Foxconn […]

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Apple Seeds Fifth Beta of macOS Sierra 10.12.4 to Developers [Update: Public Beta Available Too]

Apple Seeds Fifth Beta of macOS Sierra 10.12.4 to Developers [Update: Public Beta Available Too] Apple today seeded the fifth beta of an upcoming macOS Sierra 10.12.4 update to developers, one week after seeding the fourth macOS Sierra 10.12.4 beta and over a month after releasing macOS Sierra 10.12.3. The fifth macOS Sierra 10.12.4 beta […]

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LG's UltraFine 5K Display Back in Stock on Apple's Website After Shielding Fix

LG's UltraFine 5K Display Back in Stock on Apple's Website After Shielding Fix LG’s UltraFine 5K Display now ships in 1-2 business days on Apple’s website in the United States and Canada, signaling that the display is finally back in stock after having been backordered for up to 4-6 weeks due to an interference issue. […]

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New Wikileaks Series Details CIA's 'Specialized Unit' Dedicated to Creating iOS Exploits

New Wikileaks Series Details CIA's 'Specialized Unit' Dedicated to Creating iOS Exploits In a new series of leaks focusing on the United States Central Intelligence Agency, code named “Vault 7,” Wikileaks has revealed 8,761 documents discovered within an isolated network in Langley, Virginia that “amounts to more than several hundred million lines of code.” The […]

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Nest Adds Two-Step Authentication to Increase Security for Nest Cams and Thermostats

Nest Adds Two-Step Authentication to Increase Security for Nest Cams and Thermostats Smart home accessory company Nest today announced the addition of two-step authentication into its mobile apps for iOS and Android devices, which will act as an extra layer of security that prevents intrusions into a user’s Nest account. The company said that these […]

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Apple Reveals First Public Sign of macOS 10.13

Apple Reveals First Public Sign of macOS 10.13 While the next major version of macOS likely won’t be announced until the WWDC 2017 opening keynote on June 5, eagle-eyed blogger Pike’s Universum has discovered what appears to be Apple’s first public sign of macOS 10.13. Specifically, the blog shared a portion of the App Store […]

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Porsche and Honda Debut All-New CarPlay Compatible Sports Cars

Porsche and Honda Debut All-New CarPlay Compatible Sports Cars Porsche and Honda today each announced new sports cars that will be compatible with Apple’s CarPlay infotainment system. In its unveiling, Porsche detailed the all-new 2018 911 GT3 street-legal sports car with a 4.0 liter flat-six engine that produces up to 500 horsepower — an engine […]

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Adobe Lightroom Mobile App Gets New Raw HDR Capture Mode

Adobe Lightroom Mobile App Gets New Raw HDR Capture Mode Adobe has announced that the latest update to its Lightroom mobile app now allows users to capture HDR images in RAW format. The upgrade means the app now automatically determines the ideal exposure range of the subject before capturing three photos as RAW DNG files, […]

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Twitter apps' Explore tab combines moments, trends and more

Twitter apps' Explore tab combines moments, trends and more A new Twitter tab marked "Explore" has squeezed its way between Home and Notifications in the microblogging website's mobile app. When it makes its way to your device, that's where you'll have to go to find Twitter's trending topics, Moments, search… Source: Engadget Link: Twitter apps' […]

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Human-Pig Chimeras Suggest a Long Road to Organ Farming

Human-Pig Chimeras Suggest a Long Road to Organ Farming Several dozen embryos sat in a lab that seemed straight out of a David Lynch film—part pig, part human. It’s just the first step in a strange journey that may one day lead to a new way to grow and harvest human organs. Read more… Source: […]

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Flappy Bird Creator Launches New Game 'Ninja Spinki Challenges!!' on iOS App Store

Flappy Bird Creator Launches New Game 'Ninja Spinki Challenges!!' on iOS App Store Dong Nguyen, creator of the popular iOS game Flappy Bird, today launched an all-new game on the iOS App Store and Google Play Store called Ninja Spinki Challenges!! [Direct Link] (via TouchArcade). The game is a collection of six mini-games that task […]

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The NSA Has Found a New Way to Categorically Deny FOIA Requests

The NSA Has Found a New Way to Categorically Deny FOIA Requests The notoriously secretive National Security Agency is raising “security concerns” to justify an apparent new policy of pre-emptively denying Freedom of Information Act requests about the agency’s contractors. Read more… Source: Gizmodo Link: The NSA Has Found a New Way to Categorically Deny […]

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Amazon is now managing its own ocean freight

Amazon is now managing its own ocean freight Amazon has been working for a while now to build out its shipping and distribution network. Now the online retailer has started coordinating its own shipments from Chinese merchants to its warehouses in the US via ocean freighters. The Wall Street Jo… Source: Engadget Link: Amazon is […]

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What If Star Wars Was Resolved Without War?

What If Star Wars Was Resolved Without War? There’s a lot of war in Star Wars, as its name implies. But while lightsabers swinging and blaster fire screaming down hallways is a lot of fun to watch, what if the Rebels and Empire resolved their conflicts more peacefully instead? like, say, a game of Force-chess? Read […]

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Alien Planets Have No Respect for Their Moons

Alien Planets Have No Respect for Their Moons Though NASA has confirmed 3,440 planets outside our solar system, no one has ever been able to confirm an exomoon. While we know they’re out there, huddling around their respective planets, new research could clue us into why we haven’t been able to find one yet—and it […]

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