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Hai presente quelle cose che vedi fluttuare negli occhi? Sono ‘mosche volanti’

Le ‘mosche volanti’ o miodesopsie sono quelle curiose forme fluttuanti che talvolta appaiono nel nostro campo visivo, soprattutto quando ci …

L'Inter si prende la vetta

Rotondo <b>successo dell'Inter sul Chievo per 5-0</b> e primo posto in classifica per la squadra di Luciano Spalletti.<p>I <b>nerazzurri</b> approfittato del ko interno …

Samsung Galaxy S8: Microsoft To Sell Exclusive Version Of Galaxy S8 Plus

When the Samsung Galaxy S8 smartphone finally goes on sale in April, the new flagship smartphone will also be available at a place that might …

How Hacking Team got hacked

A black hat claims responsibility for the hack. Here's how he says he did it.<p>On Friday, the self-described black hat hacker who claimed …

Black Hat

5 reasons why you should care about the discovery of gravitational waves

A big press conference was held, and physicists around the world celebrated.<p>The discovery was even compared to Galileo looking through a telescope for the first time.<p>So why all the fanfare? Why are gravitational waves such a huge deal?

Gravitational Waves

Astronomers just saw a black hole blow something incredible into space with tremendous force

Until now, astronomers could only theorize.<p>But after an exciting observation recently announced in the journal Science, an international team has witnessed first-hand the violent battle between a sun-like star and supermassive black hole — and its incredible aftermath.<p>What they observed is an …

Black Holes

Witcher 3 dev responds to graphics downgrade concerns

Developer CD Projekt Red has responded to concerns that The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt's graphics were "downgraded" throughout the course of development. In a interview with Eurogamer, key developers from the Polish studio frankly acknowledge that the visuals for the final game -- released this week to …

SignalFX Emerges From Stealth To Modernize Cloud Application Monitoring

SignalFx, a cloud application monitoring company designed to help customers visualize issues and work at Web scale, came out of stealth today revealing two previously unannounced funding rounds and launching their product publicly for the first time totaling $28.5 million.<p>The first round was in …

NASA's Incredible, Futuristic, And Totally Real Plan To Establish A Human Colony On Venus

In fact, up in the clouds above its scorching surface, Venus is "probably the most Earth-like environment that's out there," Chris Jones of NASA told Evan Ackerman at IEEE Spectrum.<p>Forget Mars and its frigid temperatures and thin atmosphere when we can live like gods, afloat in the clouds of …

Astronomy

What’s So Scary About A Nuclear-Armed Drone?

In one word: Everything<p>It's a plane designed for the war no one wants to fight. The Long Range Strike Bomber is the Air Force’s secretive and long-running project to develop the next generation of nuclear-armed bombers, designed to unload hell in hostile skies. And there's a chance that it'll be …

Military

Nixie is a wearable drone that captures your activities on the fly

Remember the dronie? If not, it's a self-taken photograph (sigh, <i>selfie</i>) from a UAV like the Parrot AR Drone 2.0 that provides a bit more creativity than your arm reach allows. Imagine that you can attach that drone to your wrist and launch it instantly, and you have some idea about how the Nixie …

Microsoft Lumia 735 Arriving in UK on October 2 with Cortana Digital Assistant

Microsoft has today announced that the Lumia 735 will be available in the UK from October 2, and it’ll be the first handset to arrive running Microsoft’s Cortana digital assistant.<p>Priced from around £20 on contract (we’re still awaiting confirmation of a SIM-free price), the device was first …

Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter Launches Next Month For $60 (video)

Microsoft has this week launched a new wireless mirroring cable, aptly named the Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter which has been specifically …

Daggers out for Windows 8, plaudits for the iPad

The war on Windows 8 continued this week. But there's probably something more to that than an unpopular operating system.<p>The week began with Dell -- ostensibly one of the biggest proponents of Window 8 -- making bleak predictions about the OS in an SEC filing.<p>Dell didn't stop there. It had a …