Thursday, October 19, 2017

Without Steve Jobs, Apple is Flailing

NY Post Apple’s chief executive has been battling lackluster results at the Cupertino, Calif.-based tech giant, with critics blaming ho-hum sales on an increasingly stale...

Backlash Growing Against Tech Giant Censorship

Google is the biggest and the worst, and thus the most likely target of this backlash, but you can expect more of this to...

Facebook To Decide What Is And Isn’t “Real” News

Washington Post One of the ideas Zuckerberg presented Friday indicates that the company wants to go further in “disrupting fake news economics,” and is considering...

Weekly Gaming/Tech Thread #51 – Self-Congratulatory Award Show Edition

Uh oh, another one of those nasty threads that doesn't obsess over politics, thus giving up the world to the Commies. If I had...

Weekly Gaming/Technology Thread #5: Switching Things Up

It's been an exciting week in games - mainly because any week that new console hardware is announced it tends to fall that way....

Review: Star Fox Zero

Review: Star Fox Zero By SJS   In 2014, Nintendo announced they were continuing the Star Fox series on the Wii U console, and many fans were...

Weekly Gaming/Tech Thread #18 – Welcome To Monday, Quick Brown Fox Edition

Doesn't it feel good to be winning again? Of course it does. It's just a weird sensation when we have not experienced it politically...

Meet the British IT Expert Who Stopped the Global Cyberattack

In a development right out of a TV drama, a 22 year old living with his parents managed to stop the cyber attack.

Virtual Reality Flopped at CES

CNet Call it a virtual disappointment. Or virtually unsurprising. I'll just say I was virtually underwhelmed. Whatever pun you choose, the virtual reality industry has some...

Weekly Gaming/Tech Thread #33 – Pay Nothing Or We’ll Encrypt Your Data Edition

It's been a wild week, mainly in IT with the ransomware spreading and all that jazz.

Will this be the Moon that we Finally Find Life on?

Hydrogen and Carbon Dioxide = Life on Enceladus?

Claim: Absolute Zero is Physically Unreachable, Jonathan Oppenheim and Lluís Masanes at University College London

In 1906, German chemist Walther Nernst formulated the heat theorem, which states that as a perfect crystal approaches the absolute zero point of 0 kelvin...

Yahoo! Email Shows US Government Interest in Fourth Amendment Rollback

Reuters Yahoo Inc's secret scanning of customer emails at the behest of a U.S. spy agency is part of a growing push by officials to...

Weekly Gaming/Technology Thread #13 – Running With Coins

Only a week until Christmas Eve and essentially Christmas. For those in the retail business, it is sure to be a hectic seven days....

SpaceX Successfully Launches Supplies to ISS

LA Times SpaceX launched almost 5,500 pounds of supplies to the International Space Station on Sunday morning after scrubbing its Saturday attempt because of a...

Astronaut Alan Bean: I Do Not Believe Aliens Have Visited Us Yet

HE was an astronaut on the second manned mission to the moon and the fourth man to walk on its surface. Alan Bean, 85, is...

Tech: Oculus Rift Headsets Start Arriving Today

So the Oculus Rift, a virtual reality headset is starting to arrive to first adopters today. The founder of the company decided to gift...

Cat 4 Hurricane Matthew lashes the Caribbean

Hurricane Matthew will threaten the central and northern Caribbean with flooding rain, damaging winds and an inundating storm surge early next week. Matthew, currently a...

Hurricane Matthew Pummels The Bahamas

Miami Herald Evacuations of some of the Bahamas’ most vulnerable islands to the south were underway Wednesday afternoon as conditions deteriorated. Matthew, a Category 3...