Max Middendorp

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Should teachers use Minecraft in our classrooms?

Computer games have been blamed in the past for causing violence and addiction, but now some schools are encouraging children to play them in lessons to help with more traditional subjects.<p>So could "Angry Birds" help with trigonometry, or "The Sims" with social science?<p>Tim Muffett has been to a …

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Austrália x Holanda

Koninklijke support in de kleedkamer na de overwinning op Australië! #ausned http://t.co/J3Qj46ss8i

Van Gaal proud of Netherlands despite 'careless' win

The Oranje fought to a 3-2 victory over Australia and the coach was thrilled with how his attackers - and specifically Robin van Persie - ensured …

Netherlands advances with 3-2 win over Australia

PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil (AP) -- Louis van Gaal can pinpoint the moment he knew his Netherlands team would be able to hold off Australia and secure the …

Netherlands advances with 3-2 win over Australia

PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil (AP) — Louis van Gaal can pinpoint the moment he knew his Netherlands team would be able to hold off Australia and secure the …

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Predator Drone Sends North Dakota Man to Jail

What do you say to a drone that makes an arrest?<p>“Book him, Predator?”<p>This was no joke for a North Dakota family who were arrested with the assistance of a Predator drone. Rodney Brossart was sentenced to three years in prison, of which all but six months was suspended, for a June 2011 incident in …

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Helicopter Drone Package Is 'Truly Leap-Ahead Technology' For The Marines

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The helicopter kicked up a cloud of freshly fallen snow that partly obscured the ground below, but despite the poor visibility, it gently touched down in a landing that was unremarkable except for the fact no one was at the controls.<p>The helicopter, filmed during testing by …

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Researchers Plug Google’s Project Tango Into A Drone To Let It Fly Itself Around A Room

Remember Project Tango? Google’s crazy project to add 3D environment mapping abilities to a smartphone?<p>Yeah, someone just went ahead and took the next logical step: they plugged it into a drone.<p>Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania managed to get their hands on a prototype Tango device, and …

Dow ends up 0.4%; SP 500 ends day 0.2% higher

May 12, 2018<br>10:33 AM<p>Saturday marks the first time Iraqis have voted since Islamic State took over a large swath of the country in 2014 that it ruled for nearly three years.<p>May 12, 2018<br>8:56 AM<p>There has been a large online push to save the show, with celebrity fans like Lin-Manuel Miranda leading the …

I Helped the Government Get Its Missing Drone Back

UPS delivered part of a $350,000 government research drone to a random college kid, and I somehow ended up helping them get it back.<p>A military version of the Puma drone. Image: US Marines<p>On Monday, a Reddit user mistakenly received parts to a $350,000 US government drone in the mail. The whole …

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Apple's Spaceship Campus Shown Off in Rendered Fly-Through

Construction at Apple's "Spaceship" campus in Cupertino is progressing at a rapid pace, and while the circular structure is still far from finished, the old buildings on the 176-acre site have been fully demolished, roadwork is underway, and the outer walls of the campus are taking shape, outlining …

Apple Seeds OS X Mavericks 10.9.4 Build 13E19 to Developers

Apple today seeded build 13E19 of OS X 10.9.4 to developers, just over a week after seeding the second OS X 10.9.4 beta and more than a month after the public release of OS X 10.9.3, which included enhanced support for 4K displays and syncing improvements.<p>The beta is available through the Software …

Apple's iWatch may launch in October with 2.5-inch screen, says Reuters

If a new report from Reuters is accurate, Apple's iWatch could arrive as soon as October, and it's "likely" to feature a 2.5-inch display manufactured by LG. Production of the company's first smartwatch will apparently kick into high gear in July, with Apple aiming to produce and ship a massive …

Report: iOS 8 will offer full manual camera controls

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>With iOS 8, Apple has shown a more open attitude, promising to let users add widgets and extensions to their iPhones, for …

Significant enhancements coming to AppleCare+, Apple IDs, iOS support

Apple’s vice president of AppleCare and technical support initiatives, Tara Bunch, held a Town Hall meeting for for AppleCare employees earlier this week, according to several employees in attendance who asked to remain anonymous. During the meeting, Bunch, along with a few other Apple executives, …

The Nokia team Microsoft didn’t buy has made an Android launcher

But is it better than what's out there?<p>Nokia's involvement with Google's Android can only be described as one big "what if." Ahead of Microsoft's deal to buy it, Nokia was testing Android phones, but the only thing that's come from that is the Nokia X, an entry-level Android device aimed at luring …

Android and Windows to get 'kill switch'

<b>Google and Microsoft will add a "kill-switch" feature to their Android and Windows phone operating systems.</b><p>The feature is a method of making a handset completely useless if it is stolen, rendering a theft pointless.<p>Authorities have been urging tech firms to take steps to help curb phone theft and …

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Southwest Airlines Is Giving Away Free Vacations Because Sharing Is Caring

Here's a friendly PSA for travelers who like free things: Southwest is giving away vacations.<p>In honor of their 43rd "birthday", the airline is holding a celebratory sweepstakes. The best part? You don't actually have to buy anything.<p>Two "grand prize" winners will be selected. One will receive a …

Skift Business Traveler: A Premium Airline Is Born While Two Budget Airlines Fade

What to Know Now<p>Gogo had its media day in my home town of Chicago this past Tuesday, and I stopped by for a visit. The main takeaway: their currently …

Apple brings manual camera controls to iOS 8

Limited camera control has often been a source of frustration for users and developers who want to flex their mobile photography muscles within iOS. The default camera app has a very limited set of controls available, with a simple HDR toggle and AE/AF lock among the only visible options.<p>With the …

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Apple gearing up for July iWatch production, says report

Apple is preparing to start production on a much-anticipated smartwatch device next month, reports Reuters.<p>While Apple has never confirmed the existence of a branded smartwatch (unofficially called the iWatch), many speculate that the company has actually been hard at work on the wearable device …

Nintendo's Lesson Learned From 'Tomodachi Life'

It hasn’t been the greatest week for Nintendo, mainly because their earnings report revealed less than impressive financial results, including Wii U and 3DS sales that missed even revised targets. But there was a second story creeping through the week that presented a different kind of problem for …