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AI That Picks Stocks Better Than the Pros

A computer science professor uses textual analysis of articles to beat the market.<p>The ability to predict the stock market is, as any Wall Street …

S&P 500

10 Netflix lifehacks everyone should know

This one might only apply to users that want a little bit more privacy than Netflix affords by default, but it’s absolutely possible to wipe your viewing history from your account. Whether you want to clear it all out or just remove certain items, it’s a simple process.<p>Pop back into your Netflix …

Lifehacks

I Saw Inside the Human Brain in Augmented Reality

Meta's new headset took me inside the human brain.<p>Protesters poured into the streets of Park City, Utah on Saturday, participating in an offshoot of …

This space engine breaks a law of physics. But a NASA test says it works anyway.

By Sarah Kaplan<p>Sarah Kaplan<p>Reporter for Speaking of Science<p>Email Bio Follow<p>NASA scientists have been daydreaming about a new kind of engine that could carry astronauts to Mars in 70 days without burning any fuel. Now, in a new paper published in the peer-reviewed Journal of Propulsion and Power, …

CrossOver for Android runs Windows programs on x86 Android tablets and Chromebooks

If you have ever used Linux, Mac, or another *nix operating system, you've probably heard of Wine. No, not the beverage - it's software that allows …

Android News

'Jason Bourne' is embarrassingly dumb about tech

It's practically a comedy.<p><i>Jason Bourne</i>, the latest film featuring Matt Damon's amnesiac assassin, isn't just a bad movie -- it's woefully ignorant about almost every aspect of technology. And that's a big problem when tech underpins almost everything in the film, from the social media company with …

Universal Pictures

11 useful things you didn't know your Amazon Echo could do

When the Amazon Echo debuted, it could only play music, tell you the weather, set alarms and timers, read news flashes, tell corny jokes, add things …

Smart Homes

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See Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered's 'Crew Expendable' in action

7 minutes of gameplay from the Modern Warfare's first mission<p>One of <i>Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare</i>'s most memorable missions was its first: "Crew Expendable." In 2007, the rainy, nighttime stealth assault on a ship at sea and the ensuing escape was pretty mind-blowing to Call of Duty fans. How does …

This Smart Gun Lock Can Be Opened in the Dark With Just a Few Clicks

Forget fumbling with keys or sensors. Have your sidearm ready at a moment's notice.<p>A gun lock is a good thing. In addition to proper gun safety protocols, it provides an extra level of deterrence in the event your gun falls into the hands of someone who should not have it. The problem with most gun …

How Mobile Internet Actually Works

In some ways, the internet actually <i>is</i> a series of tubes. Some cell phone and internet companies might like you to think that your mobile internet …

If you're hoping for a Jon Snow/Daenerys wedding, this ancient "Game of Thrones" pact is on your side!

Sometimes being a major fan of <i>Game of Thrones</i> isn’t easy. I mean, you have to constantly stay on the edge of your seat and question everything you …

TV Series

How to make sure your data is really deleted before selling your Android phone

You would think when you do a "factory reset" and agree to erase everything on your Android device that all of your data would be wiped out for good. …

Watching a SpaceX Rocket Land on a Drone Barge Never Gets Old

We usually see rocket launches and landings from above. But there’s something about seeing the whole thing happen from the ground-up that’s just so …

Space Travel

10 Long-Lost Characters Who May Return to Game of Thrones

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These are the Chromebooks getting Android app support

Chromebooks are about to get far more capable with the addition of Android apps, but unfortunately, not all Chromebooks are going to get that capability. After announcing plans to roll out Android app support last week, Google released a list detailing which Chromebooks will be getting support for …

Preacher: is Seth Rogen's new show the best comic book adaptation ever?

It came shrieking on to our screens this weekend with a healthy dollop of gore, daftness and – perhaps most importantly – respect for the source material’s tone

Comic Books

Emilia Clarke Is All for Male Nudity on Game of Thrones

She also revealed her true identity, Mother of Puppies, on The Late Show.<p>Sunday’s <i>Game of Thrones</i> brought with it plenty of gratifying moments—Sansa putting Littlefinger in his place, more less-than-subtle flirtation between Tormund and Brienne, and, finally, some more full-frontal male nudity. It …

Google Text-to-speech can now read aloud highlighted text from any app

The last update to Google Text-to-speech on Android added male and female voices for multiple languages. With version 3.9.6 from the Android N Developer Preview 3 (via <i>Android Police</i>), users on Marshmallow and above can highlight any piece of text and have it read aloud to them.<p>Android Marshmallow …

Windows Encryption Showdown: VeraCrypt vs Bitlocker

When you really need to keep your files safe and secure, you need encryption. We’ve covered the basics before, and even rounded up your favorite …

Information Systems

15 Cool Things You Can Do On The Internet For Free

The Internet is full of free things If you know the right place. You can learn anything on the internet free from seeing and reading. Today in this …

10 Tricks to Turn You Into a PS4 Master

Whether you’ve just unwrapped a brand new PS4 or you’ve had one since launch day in November 2013, you probably haven’t explored everything Sony’s …

PlayStation

This "Game of Thrones" theory suggests Jon Snow is being catfished, and we love it

IF YOU DIDN’T WATCH SUNDAY’S EPISODE OF <i>GAME OF THRONES</i>, “BOOK OF THE STRANGER,” STOP READING RIGHT NOW.<p>Or keep reading, because you do you.<p>The …

TV Series

Crownstone takes home automation beyond Alexa

Sensor technology seems to be one of the biggest buzz technologies of late, and companies like DoBots are bringing it to home automation. DoBots is a spinoff of Almende, a research institute in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. DoBots specializes in artificial intelligence, for robots and home automation …

Should you buy a Chromebook in January 2018?

Whenever we talk about Chromebooks, this is one of the questions that always pops up. It's understandable — you've got about half the internet …

Kit Harington Used Jon Snow’s Fate On ‘Game Of Thrones’ To Weasel Out Of A Speeding Ticket

<b>WARNING: Spoilers for Game of Thrones ahead, but you already know that and you know what’s being spoiled. Why even worry about it?</b><p>Jon Snow died at the end of season five of <i>Game of Thrones</i>. There was no trickery, no wool over the eyes, and he didn’t somehow survive all those knives. That was “real” …

VRidge Lets Virtual Reality Fans Play Oculus Rift And SteamVR Games Using Google Cardboard

The current boom in virtual reality tech is progressing along roughly two lines: big, complex, and expensive VR headsets driven by full-power gaming …

Virtual Reality

This "Game Of Thrones" Fan Theory Might Reveal The Starks' Future

Contains mild spoilers, especially if you haven't read the books.<p>* This Mind-Blowing “Game Of Thrones” Theory Might Explain Hodor<p>* This “Game Of Thrones” Fan Theory About Tyrion Could Be Important<p>* It Looks Like “Game Of Thrones” Will Finally Confirm This Fan Theory Next Week

TV Series

The Simply Ubuntu Desktop

Over on Flickr, fosco_ submitted this simple Ubuntu desktop, with just a few things tweaked for a cleaner experience. Like we’ve said, sometimes less …

Linux

EchoPixel’s breakthrough VR tech lets doctors look inside your body

Think of EchoPixel’s tech like InnerSpace but instead of actually minimizing scientists and shooting them into your body to find disease, the medical imaging startup lets doctors pinpoint problem areas from CT, MRI, and ultrasound scans using 3D glasses and a special display.<p>Most doctors view CT …