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2018 has been deadlier for schoolchildren than service members

<i>This article has been corrected.</i><p>The school shooting near Houston on Friday bolstered a stunning statistic: More people have been killed at schools this year than have been killed while deployed as members of the military.<p>Data for military casualties are difficult to ascertain. An original version …

Military

Amazon is ‘creating future customers’ by letting teens shop solo

The online retail giant rolled out a new feature Wednesday targeting kids 13 to 17<p>Jeff Bezos is coming for your teens.<p>Amazon rolled out a brand-new …

eCommerce

Microsoft and Intel want Bitcoin tech in your workplace

Blockchain is practically tailor-made for business, and not just because it's a cornerstone of Bitcoin. Its decentralized, speedy approach to secure transactions is more convenient for tracking cargo around the world or providing digital IDs to those who'd otherwise have nothing. And Microsoft …

Blockchain

The Autopsy of Jane Doe Is the Most Tasteful Movie Ever Made About Cutting Up a Woman’s Corpse

Over the Christmas holiday, moviegoers had a fabulous charcuterie board of big-budget cineplex staples and toned-down, poignant character studies to …

16 Photoshop battles that ruled 2016

The Battle of the Bastards wasn't the only successful battle this year – Photoshop battles were waged on Reddit on the daily, providing endless …

Ted Cruz

25 Practical Blogs To Sharpen Your Coding Skills

The coding world might seem overwhelming at times - but when you pop, you can’t stop. So you might think you already know a lot, but there are always ways to sharpen your coding skills.<p>In the days of fast development, especially in the technology field, it’s hard to keep up, and the theory books …

A first look at Nike's self-lacing HyperAdapt sneakers

More than eight months after introducing the HyperAdapt 1.0, Nike is finally making its highly anticipated self-lacing shoes available to the public. The sneaker costs a whopping $720 and is pitched as the consumer version of Nike's 2016 Mag, the model inspired by the film <i>Back to the Future Part …

Tor exploit targeted visitors to a Dark Web child porn site

Word has been circulating of a security exploit being used to compromise Tor Browser users, and we now know who some of the targets are. <i>Motherboard</i> has learned that the JavaScript-based attack was used to target visitors to The GiftBox Exchange, a Dark Web child pornography site. The discovery not …

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

What is Kodi and is it legal? A beginner's guide to the home media server

Whether you've only just begun the process of digitising your movie and music collection, or long since abandoned physical media, chances are you've …

LG makes an 'aggressive' investment in robots

LG has certainly dabbled in robotics, but it's now ready to commit to autonomy for the long haul. The Korean tech giant says it's "aggressively investing" in robots, with its appliances group leading the way. There's no timetable just yet. However, the company already says that it plans to make …

'Dead or Alive' VR is basically sexual assault, the game

PlayStation VR is going to launch with a game that allows players to sexually assault a woman who is actively asking them to stop. Yes, that's exactly as gross as it sounds and yes, <i>of course</i> the game is <i>Dead or Alive Xtreme 3</i>. The game's virtual reality update is slated to launch on the same day as …

Download 2,100 Pixel Perfect Vector Icons

Get this amazing set of 2,100 pixel perfect vector icons for web, iOS, and Android, etc.<p>This well designed set consists of 2,100 crystal-clear vector …

Adding Linux Bash to Windows 10 Anniversary Update could be a huge security risk

The arrival of Linux in Windows 10 caused ripples of excitement in certain circles. But as well as making it possible to run GUI Linux apps on the …

Linux

Google now uses machine learning to make reading comics on phones easier

Plenty of people still like to read their comics on paper, but increasingly, phones and tablets are the devices of choice for keeping up with the Justice League.<p>Last year, Google introduced a new reading experience for comics in its Play Books store for Android that makes it easier to follow along …

Machine Learning

This Is The Worlds First Portable PC Gaming Console

PGS Labs is working on a portable gaming console, called PGS (Portable Gaming System). This Portable Console by PGS Labs promises to deliver PC …

SceneSkim movie app does exactly what it says it would

As much as I love watching movies, I'm not doing it for work and don't really need to worry about finding a specific scene or line of dialogue as fast as possible. But I'm not a film scholar or student, so those folks have it a little tougher when it comes to such matters. To that end, researchers …

How to Install VMware Tools in Kali Linux

In this tutorial, we will learn how to install vmware tools Kali linux.<br>There is many articles teach you how to install Open-VM-Tools but not the …

This site turns the words you speak into GIFs

This is one of those occasions when the headline really does say it all.<p>Give Giftawk – a simple site making use of clever APIs – access to your microphone, say something and it’ll grab GIFs from Giphy that it thinks represent those words. It’s hilariously addictive:<p>It’s been bumping around the Web …

Why walk? Ride this portable personal transporter instead

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Here's something I find bonkers.<p>People slide their Lexuses into a mall parking lot and desperately drive around until they can find a spot as close as possible to the mall.<p>Sometimes, it takes them 10 or 15 …

All Kids Should Make Their Own 'Minecraft' YouTube Videos

As schools continue to foolishly reduce students’ exposure to the performing and fine arts, kids are increasingly being cultivated into passive consumers, rather than active creators. They are not only losing the opportunity for free creative exploration in a variety of media, they are also missing …

The Arts

Windows 10 tips for gamers: How to save your bandwidth, do a clean install, and more

Just because you have a new operating system doesn’t mean everything is working like it should.<p>Windows 10<p>New Windows 10 game<br>• How to get Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition<p>Here’s a secret: If you installed Windows 10 today, you agreed to have your computer act as a peer-to-peer host for sharing Windows …

I'm Playing Xbox On Windows 10, And You Can Too

Yesterday, my wife wanted to play some <i>Kingdom Hearts</i>. I was in the mood for <i>Titanfall</i>. We only have one TV. So I pulled out a Surface 3 tablet, …

SanDisk's wireless flash drive gives your phone more storage

For all the advances we've made in mobile computing, transferring files between your phone and your desktop is still kind of a pain in the ass. We've tried using dongles, adapters and even double-sided USB thumb drives, but none of them <i>really</i> solved the problem. Today, Sandisk announced a new …

First trailer for Minecraft: Story Mode shows a new take on an iconic universe

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A Tour of Minecon 2015 in Just Over 60 Seconds - IGN Video

Fairground attractions, toys, exhibits, and of course, lots of Minecraft merch. If you're not at Minecon, here's what you're missing.

Coming to Minecraft: New Ender Dragon, dual-wielding, redstone for Pocket Edition, Windows 10 beta

LONDON — A panel of Mojang developers speaking at Minecon 2015 teased a number of new features being developed for Minecraft, though they didn’t give a specific timeline for their release.<p>Here’s a quick rundown of some of the more notable elements in the works:<p><b>Ender Dragon</b><p>The general feeling at …

Fed expected to open door to rate hike if economy improves

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve is expected to signal Wednesday that it's getting closer to raising interest rates for the first time in nearly …

How Kamcord could run away with mobile gaming videos while YouTube fights with Twitch

Gaming is a visual medium, and that has helped video sites like YouTube and Twitch build huge audiences of people seeking game-related content. But as more of the world shifts its game time to mobile, a new company is trying to establish itself as the leader there.<p>Kamcord is a startup based in San …