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NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

College Football

Become a UX designer in an afternoon—a quick guide for new designers.

Research — Analyse—Design—Test<p>Make it count, everything you say and do from now on will be based on this research.<p>2. Analyse<p>This is the fun part …

U.S. Navy Fires Warning Flares After Iran's Ships Come at 'High Rate of Speed'

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Navy and Iran are disputing whether an encounter Friday in the Persian Gulf between their naval vessels was safe or — as Iran's state news agency described it — an "unprofessional" confrontation.<p>The U.S. Navy said Saturday that a naval helicopter noticed a group of Islamic …

Military

Apple paid Nokia $2 billion to escape fight over old patents

It’s on the hook for more payments down the line, too<p>Apple’s latest patent spat with Nokia resulted in a $2 billion up-front payment from the iPhone maker, a colossal sum that seems to indicate Apple was eager to avoid a protracted and ugly dispute that could rival the one it had with Samsung. The …

Trump to sign bill imposing fresh sanctions on Russia

<b>US President Donald Trump will sign into law a bill imposing new sanctions on Russia, the White House says.</b><p>Both houses of Congress backed the bill, which also includes measures against Iran and North Korea, but it was thought Mr Trump might veto it.<p>Russia has already retaliated by ordering cuts to …

Study: Bots accounted for a third of pro-Trump Twitter activity during last year's debates

This semi-coherent baboon, for one night last October, reigned supreme; but was it of his own doing? Regardless of what the news outlets say — or your sensibilities tell you — for one night, Trump was king — at least on Twitter. But as with all things surrounding the 2016 Presidential election, it …

Bots

The Week In Review: Trump Announces Shock Transgender Ban, Policy Remains Unchanged

In a move that left transgender troops in a state of flux this week, President Donald Trump sought to ban transgender people from enlisting and serving in the U.S. armed forces.<p>The announcement came via a series of tweets Wednesday morning, which caught many in Washington and at the Pentagon off …

Donald Trump

You can trick a smartphone fingerprint scanner in just 15 minutes with a printer

Researchers from Michigan State University have published a paper on a new technique for breaking into smartphones by tricking their fingerprint scanners with an image printed with conductive ink.<p>The process makes use of products from AgIC, a company that produces conductive inks and special paper …

Microsoft Surface Book review: power, style and portability

Pros<p>Stylish build quality; impressive specs; great keyboard and trackpad<p>Cons<p>Expensive; heavy; full performance only possible with keyboard …

Germany’s BASF has won effective domination of the US market for the world’s most promising lithium-ion battery

Electric cars currently occupy only a niche of the global automobile market, but some analysts think the category is on the verge of giant leap in global demand. If their forecasts are correct, demand for lithium-ion batteries will soar, too, which is the subtext of a more than year-long legal …

Electric Vehicles

These Earbuds Will Give You Bionic Super-Hearing

<b>Correction appended Wednesday, March 2</b><p>The world is a prison. As I close my front gate, it slams like a heavy cell door securing itself shut. My …

Virtuali-Tee is turning shirts into living x-ray apps for mobile and VR

Ever wanted to peek inside the human body while it’s still alive? If so, Virtuali-Tee is just what you’ve been looking for.<p>The wearable is basically a tee shirt with a screen-printed code that uses an app to alter what you see on-screen. Currently, the only example is of the human body, where a …

Apps

Pebble drops Time and Time Round prices by $50 each

Pebble is giving two-thirds of its current line-up a $50 price cut: the Time an Time Round are now available for $149.99 and $199.99 respectively.<p>Interestingly, Pebble chose to keep the Pebble Time Steel at the same $249.99 price point. That makes it seem like the Steel is now the company’s …

Wearable Tech

Coolest Cooler is flat broke and looking for an investor, but backers are pissed off

Coolest Cooler has burned all the way through its $13 million in funding, and is now searching for an investor to help bail them out.<p>The second most funded project in Kickstarter history has hit a wall, and tells backers it now needs more money to help get things back on track and get products to …

Crowd Funding

NASA wants to build a jet so fast you can fly to any city in six hours

Sitting cramped in coach on a long flight can be unbearable. And NASA feels your pain. The agency is funding early efforts to build a plane so fast it could whisk you to any city on the planet in six hours or less.<p>NASA is giving Lockheed Martin about $20 million in a preliminary design contract to …

Aviation

Gmail Can Now Scan Images To Prevent Confidential Leaks

In the enterprise world, what your competitors do not know about you is what helps give you the edge. If a competitor knew what kind of product you …

45 Slack Hacks to Help You Say Goodbye to Email

The messaging app has taken the work world by storm. Learn what makes it the best replacement for email your office will ever see.<p>PCMag reviews …

Fake Visa Rewards Spam Email Campaign Delivers Ransomware

There's a spam campaign going around that masquerades as an email from credit card company Visa talking about its rewards program. It's a trap and …