Apple Plans to Offer New 'iOS Foundation Program' at Five Universities in Italy

Apple Plans to Offer New 'iOS Foundation Program' at Five Universities in Italy Apple this week opened its <a href="http://www.macrumors.com/2016/10/05/apple-developer-academy-university-of-naples/”>first iOS Developer Center at the University of Naples Federico II’s new San Giovanni a Teduccio campus, located in a coastal suburb east of Naples, Italy, and the company is already planning on expanding the initiative […]

Internet dumpster fire 4chan is going broke

Internet dumpster fire 4chan is going broke The polarizing poster child for the wonders and woes of free speech on the Internet, 4chan, is enduring tough times. With ad revenue drying up, it faces an existential dilemma to change or die. Last Sunday, the site's owner Hiroyuki Nishimura broke t… Source: Engadget Link: Internet dumpster […]

More Details Emerge About the Soylent Food Bars Making People Sick

More Details Emerge About the Soylent Food Bars Making People Sick Yesterday, Gizmodo reported that members of the Soylent subreddit and Soylent’s own message board alleged the company’s Food Bars were making them sick. Since then, multiple sources have reached out with stories of Food Bars making them ill, as well as with images showing […]

Watch ads to tip your favorite Twitch streamers

Watch ads to tip your favorite Twitch streamers Just when it looked like Twitch was looking to reduce the amount of ads on its site, the live-streaming service has introduced a new way for users to tip their favourite casters that relies heavily on them. It comes as an extension to the "Cheering"… Source: Engadget […]

Snapchat ends our long nightmare by killing Story Auto Advance

Snapchat ends our long nightmare by killing Story Auto Advance Before Instagram copied it, Snapchat's rolling 24-hour Story feature was a quick way to keep up with anyone you follow on the app. There was just one problem: Viewing a new Story would play not only that person's post, but any other new posts in […]

Oculus Avatars turned me into a creepy VR mannequin

Oculus Avatars turned me into a creepy VR mannequin While yesterday's Oculus announcement centered mostly around VR hardware and games, the company also rolled out a few new features that'll let you socialize with the rest of your Rift-owning pals. Central to this concept is the Oculus Avatar, which i… Source: Engadget Link: Oculus Avatars […]

Wow, the Trailer for Resident Evil: The Final Chapter Is Pretty Fun

Wow, the Trailer for Resident Evil: The Final Chapter Is Pretty Fun The trailer for Resident Evil: The Final Chapter starts with Alice (Milla Jovovich) battling what looks like a dragon. Watching it, I thought, “Well, that’s pretty cool.” But that was just the beginning of a great trailer for the sixth and final film in […]

Hurricane Matthew Death Toll Climbs to 842 in Haiti

Hurricane Matthew Death Toll Climbs to 842 in Haiti Hurricane Matthew ravaged Haiti on Tuesday, completely decimating the southeastern region of the country and killing 842 people, according to local authorities. Information has been slow to make its way to the rest of the world, because areas hit hardest by the hurricane were remote coastal […]

Four questions with the founder of Fnatic

Four questions with the founder of Fnatic Sam Mathews founded the European esports organization Fnatic in 2004, after selling his car to send a group of players to a competitive gaming event in Las Vegas. A dozen years ago, esports were barely a blip on the mainstream radar, but Mathews was… Source: Engadget Link: Four […]

Florida's Coastline Is Underwater as Matthew Continues North

Florida's Coastline Is Underwater as Matthew Continues North Category 3 Hurricane Matthew swept up eastern Florida today, delivering heavy rainfall, 100 mph gusts, and powerful waves all along the coast. The storm continues to march northward toward Georgia and South Carolina, with deadly six to nine foot surges possible into weekend. Read more… Source: Gizmodo […]

Part of Scotland will soon be powered by kites

Part of Scotland will soon be powered by kites Name a method of generating power that's cheap, efficient, sustainable and sounds like something Mary Poppins dreamed up after downing 20 teaspoons of sugar. That's right — kite power. One of the world's first non-experimental, kite-driven power sta… Source: Engadget Link: Part of Scotland will soon […]

Donald Trump On Getting Women: "Grab Them By The Pussy"

Donald Trump On Getting Women: "Grab Them By The Pussy" The Washington Post has just published a video of Donald Trump on the set of Days of Our Lives in 2005. In it, Donald J. Trump, the Republican candidate for the presidency of the United States, is heard describing how he likes to sexually assault […]

Alexa can now lock your BMW and feed it directions

Alexa can now lock your BMW and feed it directions Remember when James Bond drove his BMW in a parking garage from the back seat by remote control? Yeah, the automaker's latest Connected app won't do that. But, it'll at least make you feel like "007 lite" with Alexa, Apple Watch 2 and Android support… […]

Video Shows a Dude in a Wingsuit Getting Caught on an Airplane

Video Shows a Dude in a Wingsuit Getting Caught on an Airplane These daredevil dudes are total pros, so they aren’t fazed at all when one of their guys gets his wingsuit caught on the wheel of an airplane. But holy shit, can you imagine yourself in that holy horror show? You just jumped out […]

These Viral Photos From Hurricane Matthew Are Totally Fake

These Viral Photos From Hurricane Matthew Are Totally Fake Every time a natural disaster hits, we see plenty of fake photos on social media. And with Hurricane Matthew currently hitting Florida, there are lots of fake images currently doing the rounds. The short version: If you see a photo of sharks in the streets, it’s […]

It's not easy being Yahoo

It's not easy being Yahoo Remember when Yahoo was great? Yeah, I'm having a hard time, too. Especially in light of the past few weeks, during which the company's house of cards collapsed — and afterward those cards were set on fire and then pooped on by a passing flock of se… Source: Engadget Link: […]

Feds Say Russia Hacked the DNC to Influence the Election

Feds Say Russia Hacked the DNC to Influence the Election The US Intelligence Community is confident the Russian government was behind recent hacks against the Democratic National Committee that compromised thousands of emails from top DNC members. Read more… Source: Gizmodo Link: Feds Say Russia Hacked the DNC to Influence the Election

Peter Thiel’s Lawyer Isn’t Stopping His War on Journalists

Peter Thiel’s Lawyer Isn’t Stopping His War on Journalists Silicon Valley billionaire and Donald Trump delegate Peter Thiel has defended his legal attack against Gawker Media by claiming the company “routinely published thinly sourced, nasty articles that attacked and mocked people.” At the same time, he has insisted that reporters should not be alarmed by […]

The Nearest Earth-Like Planet Outside Our Solar System Could Be a Water World

The Nearest Earth-Like Planet Outside Our Solar System Could Be a Water World At a distance of 4.2 light years, Proxima b is the closest potentially habitable Earth-like planet outside our solar system. New research suggests this distant orb could be completely covered in water. So when do we go? Read more… Source: Gizmodo Link: […]