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5 hot Raspberry Pi projects for Mac geeks

The credit-card-size Raspberry Pi has taken the tech world by storm. Thousands of geeky kids and adults use the tiny, low-cost computer boards to learn about coding and create fun projects like motion detectors, birdhouses that tweet when birds are present, and mini weather stations.<p>You, too, can …

Investors throw $115M at French IoT network outfit Sigfox

Sigfox, the French startup that’s rolling out an international internet-of-things network, mostly by partnering with local network operators, has …

Internet of Things

50 Foods You Need To Eat Before You Die

Seriously, you need to eat food or you will die.

Another startup steps up to build the hyperloop

Hyperloop Technologies, a startup formed by SpaceX alumni and well-known Silicon Valley executives, came out of stealth with $8.5 million on …

High-speed Rail

Evolve has more than $60 worth of DLC not covered by its season pass (correction)

Turtle Rock Studios already revealed plans for <i>Evolve</i>'s monstrous amount of downloadable content prior to the game's launch, but even that doesn't include the more than $60 worth of skins and cosmetic items up for sale.<p>The game's Xbox One DLC hub spans four pages and includes 44 items, both bundles …

Xbox

Samsung Teases Galaxy S6 Camera As Reports Of Two All-Metal Models Emerge

Samsung’s next flagship device is going to be revealed in just a few short weeks ahead of this year’s Mobile World Congress, and the head of the company’s camera division is already teasing us about its photo capabilities. In an official blog post, Samsung SVP DongHoon Jang provided a survey of the …

Phones

Atari's new Asteroids game is nothing like Asteroids — it's a sandbox survival game

Atari announced <i>Asteroids: Outpost</i> today, calling the new take on the 35-year-old <i>Asteroids</i> a "bold re-imagining" of the brand. That's a pretty accurate statement, since <i>Asteroids: Outpost</i> is not an arcade space shooter, but an open-world, sandbox-style survival game.<p>Players will mine, build and …

Asteroids

Neil deGrasse Tyson Selects the Eight Books Every Intelligent Person on the Planet Should Read

In December of 2011, <b>Neil deGrasse Tyson</b> — champion of science, celebrator of the cosmic perspective, master of the soundbite — participated in Reddit’s Ask Me Anything series of public questions and answers. One reader posed the following question: <i>“Which books should be read by every single</i> …

The 100 Best Tracks of 2014

Presenting The 100 Best Tracks of 2014, as voted by our writers and editors. Any track that was released in 2014 or had its greatest impact in the U.S. this year was eligible.<p>"I would do anything for love." That’s a nice sentiment, but it promises too much. Magik Markers’ frontwoman Elisa Ambrogio …

Classic Rock

Islamic State video threatens to target White House and US troops

Islamic State militants have threatened to target the White House and kill US troops in a new slickly made video response to Barack Obama's campaign to "degrade and destroy" the organisation.<p>The video, in the style of a blockbuster movie trailer for what is "coming soon", purports to show a masked …

Confessions of a drone veteran: Why using them is more dangerous than the government is telling you

Exclusive: I served as an Air Force imagery analyst. Here’s what the government won’t say about its drone program<p>The White House sells drones strikes as legal, ethical and targeted to protect our military and innocent civilians from harm. These are questionable claims, made more dubious by the …

Propane made with renewable method for the first time

Scientists modify E coli genes to produce gas that can power cars and heat homes<p>A gas which can power cars and heat homes has been made using a renewable process for the first time.<p>Propane, which makes up the bulk component of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), has previously only ever been produced …

R.I.P. Robin Williams: 8 Video Games That He Loved to Play

by Jonathan Leack Aug 11th, 2014<p>You might know Robin Williams for his roles in top-rated films like the universally acclaimed <i>Good Will Hunting,</i> the …

Robin Williams

Clinton on Sept. 10, 2001: I could have killed bin Laden but 'I didn't'

Former President Bill Clinton, mere hours before the 9/11 terror attack, openly acknowledged that he turned down a chance to kill Usama bin Laden, according to a newly released recording.<p>The former president can be heard admitting this in a speech to Australian business leaders on Sept. 10, …

Syria: The American al Qaeda suicide bomber (Opinion) - CNN.com

<i>Editor's note: Peter Bergen is CNN's national security analyst, a director at the New America Foundation and the author of "Manhunt: The Ten-Year Search for bin Laden -- From 9/11 to Abbottabad."</i><p><b>(CNN)</b> -- Seconds before he detonated the massive truck bomb that killed him and a number of Syrian …

What does it really cost to open an indie studio? All your money, most of your life

It is common to hear about game companies having crushing financial woes in the games press.<p>It can be observed in companies of all sizes, from THQ going under to 38 Studios defaulting on millions of debts to the recent <i>Yogsventure</i> project fiasco.<p>I've seen the people behind these projects judged very …

How Every Awful Video Game Thing Was Born

Filed Under:<p>money<br>• videogames<br>• dlc<br>• awful<br>• refrA248<p>We like you. Do you like us too?<p>Privacy Policy<p>We've updated our Privacy Policy. For more information on …

The five things you need to know to be better at video games

All game designers are engineers because all games are about systems, I was once told by Jonathan Smith, the producer of the hugely successful Lego games. Whatever you're playing, whether it's an intricate hardcore fantasy adventure or a time-killing casual puzzler, the experience is based around a …

Associated Press News

We could travel to new worlds in NASA's starship Enterprise

PlayStation Side Effect: Dangerous Blood Clots, Docs Say

A New Zealand man who played eight hours of video games for four days in a row developed life-threatening blood clots so severe that doctors created a new condition: “gamer’s thrombosis.” The situation involving the 31-year-old PlayStation fan was picked as the case report of the year for 2013 by …

This Glove Makes You Beethoven

“Have you ever seen the Matrix?” Thad Starner excitedly asks me over the phone. “There’s that scene where they need to fly a helicopter and Trinity just says, “hang on” and then uploads the instructions to her brain. That’s the future of what I’m doing.”<p>What started as a wearable experiment for the …

Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth escapes global warming

Take-Two Interactive Software‘s 2K Games division announced that Firaxis Games will produce Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth for the Windows PC this fall.<p>It makes sense because previous Civilization games end as you grow your empire to the point where it can begin space travel. In this case, …

How much income will you need in retirement?

When planning for retirement, you might be inclined to use an oft-quoted rule of thumb that has you striving to replace 80% of your income in retirement.<p>Don't — there is no absolute standard, according to Michael Hurd, a principal senior researcher and director of the Center for the Study of Aging …

The NSA allegedly knew about & exploited Heartbleed for at least two years (updated)

<i>Updated at 1:47 p.m. Pacific with statement from the NSA</i>.<p>Heartbleed, the controversial security flaw affecting nearly every major site on the Internet, has been exploited by the U.S. National Security Agency for at least two years, Bloomberg alleges in a report.<p>The NSA has released a statement this …

GameStop looks to tech, not games, to expand

GameStop might generate the vast majority of its revenue from gaming, but the company is looking to expand rapidly in tech.<p>Speaking during a conference call after releasing fourth-quarter earnings on Thursday, GameStop said that its Technology Brands division -- which includes all of the company's …

Mobile Devices

The 2005 Steve Jobs ultimatum that became the iPhone

In 2005, Greg Christie was working on the device that would become the iPhone, and running out of time. As a senior software engineer at Apple, Christie had been given an ultimatum by Steve Jobs: bigger ideas and bigger concepts for the iPhone's software in two weeks, or else the project would be …

Japan agrees to hand over nuclear material to United States

Japan and the United States have co-signed an agreement to remove and dispose of hundreds of kilograms of highly enriched uranium (HEU) and separated plutonium from the Asian nation.<p>The fissile material will be transported from the Fast Critical Assembly (FCA) at the Japan Atomic Energy Agency …

Associated Press News