You know Halo: The Master Chief Collection's multiplayer has been, well, problematic since launch despite numerous patches. We know it and Microsoft does, too. That's why it's making it up to everyone who's played it with freebies. Those include a re... [...]
Fri, Dec 19, 2014
Source: Engadget
Good grief, the hacks just don't stop. Now office-supply store Staples believes that it suffered an attack that compromised some 1.16 million payment cards. Between August 10th and September 16th this year, 115 stores were afflicted by malware that "... [...]
Fri, Dec 19, 2014
Source: Engadget
Back when Reddit -- bastion of the internet's weirdest conversations -- raised another $50 million in venture funding, the investors involved agreed to give a combined 10 percent of their shares back to the site's users. For almost three months, none... [...]
Fri, Dec 19, 2014
Source: Engadget
Wondering how to get the weekend started? If you're a fan of Netflix's original series Bojack Horseman, there's a pretty easy choice, since the service just released an extra episode out of the blue. As Bojack (voiced by Will Arnett) and Todd (voiced... [...]
Fri, Dec 19, 2014
Source: Engadget
Sony's had a seriously rough go of it lately, but hopefully its hacking nightmare has finally come to an end -- the FBI has confirmed that North Korea was definitely involved in the initial cyberattack and the White House is formulating its response.... [...]
Fri, Dec 19, 2014
Source: Engadget
Now that we've talked about the design process behind the NFL's Surface Pro 2s, it's time to show you how these things are actually being used throughout the league. It's worth noting that at least for now, the functionality of the Sideline Viewing S... [...]
Fri, Dec 19, 2014
Source: Engadget
While President Obama has joined the voices criticizing Sony Pictures for its decision to pull The Interview, its CEO claims he " In an interview with CNN set to air tonight during Anderson Cooper 360, Michael Lynton tells Fareed Zakaria that "We hav... [...]
Fri, Dec 19, 2014
Source: Engadget
Tesla's automated battery swap stations that boost cars with a fully charged power pack instead of a slow charge are finally becoming a reality. First shown off over a year ago, the company announced today that it's ready to start a pilot program for... [...]
Fri, Dec 19, 2014
Source: Engadget
T-Mobile protested its innocence after the Federal Trade Commission accused it of letting text message-based scams run amok in the name of profit, but it's not going to fight that complaint to the bitter end. The UnCarrier has agreed to a settlement ... [...]
Fri, Dec 19, 2014
Source: Engadget
StackStorm is the newest member of Canonical's Charm Partner Programme. StackStorm is an operations automation software that enables users to define and share operational patterns from events and triggers through to actions taken in response. “Both Canonical and StackStorm share a common goal in helping to alleviate common pain points [...]
Fri, Dec 19, 2014
Source: Ubuntu News
Congratulations, Guardians of Peace (and North Korea!) -- you've successfully prevented a "dangerous" Seth Rogen/James Franco comedy from getting released. But guess what? You've also made The Interview, which appeared to be just another slacker come... [...]
Fri, Dec 19, 2014
Source: Engadget
It's that time of year again! You know, the one when you have to hand over your hard-earned cash or dole out the credit card digits to get the loved ones in your life a little something celebratory. Lucky you, we've got a slew of great recommendation... [...]
Fri, Dec 19, 2014
Source: Engadget
Sony's already acquiescing to demands made by the North Korean hackers associated with the Guardians of Peace, and the US' commander-in-chief is none too pleased by it. In a press conference that led off with a recap of his past year in office, Presi... [...]
Fri, Dec 19, 2014
Source: Engadget
The last time I saw MSI's Dominator laptop, I was sick of it. There wasn't anything wrong with it, but at the time, the product name belonged to the GT70: a powerhouse gaming machine that hasn't evolved much since its introduction in 2012. Back then,... [...]
Fri, Dec 19, 2014
Source: Engadget
Many baulked when Facebook head Mark Zuckerberg agreed to drop $1 billion on Instagram in April 2012. "That's $33 per user," said some; "there's no business model!" screamed others. Less than three years later and Citigroup now says Instagram is wort... [...]
Fri, Dec 19, 2014
Source: Engadget
You know how your smartphone and computer just do nothing when you're not using them? You can now put those slackers to work in a noble cause: helping cure the Ebola virus. IBM's World Community Grid has teamed up with scientists from the Scripps Res... [...]
Fri, Dec 19, 2014
Source: Engadget
Click is a new packaging format for Ubuntu mobile applications which irons out the complexity of delivering an application to a user. Developers can bundle all additional dependencies into the package without worrying about the dependecy resolution. [...]
Fri, Dec 19, 2014
Source: Linux
RuPaul Charles is nothing if not brutally frank. And with a decades-spanning career that's taken him from former New York City club kid to one-time "Supermodel (of the World)," to current host of Logo TV's cult reality show competition RuPaul's Drag ... [...]
Fri, Dec 19, 2014
Source: Engadget
techarena51: Whether playing on Linux or working on Linux there is high chance you have come across a program written in python. [...]
Fri, Dec 19, 2014
Source: Linux
The New Stack: The announcement of Rocket by CoreOS was perceived by many to be a direct challenge to Docker, particularly as it came on the eve of DockerCon Europe and threatened to overshadow news coming out at the event. [...]
Fri, Dec 19, 2014
Source: Linux