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  1. What to know when building a budget PC

    Ninjalane.com - Technology 08.21 / 19:44 ninjalane.com
    This episode is all about building a PC on a budget including what you should be looking for and how much you should expect to…
  2. The 5 best soundbar deals available on Amazon right now

    Newslookup.com - Technology 08.21 / 19:43 newslookup.com
    Once you've read up on how to shop for a soundbar, you can begin exploring the many options available. To help you get started, we've rounded up the best soundbar deals on the best brands that are available right now. The post The 5 best soundbar deals…
  3. Safety Watch Instantly Notifies Guardians When User Engages the One Touch Alarm

    Carah is an analog watch with smart capabilities and built-in SOS safety…
  4. Tight-Space Power Supplies

    Bel Power Solutions has expanded its portfolio to include new power supply units specially engineered for use in tight…
  5. Acer announce 2-in-1 casual gaming laptop, Nitro 5 Spin

    Kitguru.net - Technology 08.21 / 19:40 kitguru.net
    When looking at gaming laptops, the first thought goes to high specs and even higher prices. Acer plans to combat that stereotype with a gaming laptop designed for the casual gamer, launching the Acer Nitro 5 Spin as an entry-level addition to its Nitro lineup. The Nitro 5 Spin will be available in North America…
  6. Behold Android Oreo: Google reveals the official name of its Android O operating system

    Alphr.com - Technology 08.21 / 19:39 alphr.com
    Behold Android Oreo, the official name for Android O Google made the Android Oreo announcement during a live stream that coincided with today's solar eclipse 21 Aug…
  7. ProSiebenSat.1 launches live TV app in Austria

    Broadbandtvnews.com - Technology 08.21 / 19:39 broadbandtvnews.com
    ProSiebenSat.1 Puls 4, the Austrian subsidiary of German media company ProSiebenSat.1, has bundled the free-of-charge live-streams of its Austrian free-to-air channels in a central app for smartphones and tablets. Zappn also contains a catch-up TV service, an archive with selected programmes and additional videos. The free-of-charge app is available for mobile devices working with operating…
  8. Colleges Embrace Data Analytics to Improve Student Retention

    Edtechmagazine.com - Technology 08.21 / 19:38 edtechmagazine.com
    By Jacquelyn BengfortUniversities tap data-driven insights to develop personalized interventions that boost student…
  1. The asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs could have thrust Earth into darkness for two years

    Alphr.com - Science 08.21 / 19:39 alphr.com
    Dino-killing asteroid "thrust Earth into years of darkness" Computer models show that this darkness would have blocked photosynthesis and wiped out marine life 21 Aug…
  2. Wreckage of USS Indianapolis Discovered in Philippine Sea

    Archaeology.org - Science 08.21 / 19:32 archaeology.org
    PHILLIPINE SEA, NORTH PACIFIC OCEAN—The Indianapolis Star reports that a group sponsored by the billionaire Paul Allen has succeeded in discovering the wreckage of USS Indianapolis, which sank following a Japanese torpedo attack on July 30, 1945. The 13-person team working from Allen's 250-foot research ship, R/V Petrel, said the wreckage was found at a depth of more than 18,000 feet. Indianapolis, a heavy cruiser carrying 1,197 sailors and Marines, was sailing back to the Philippines af…
  3. 7 hilarious eclipse-themed political cartoons

    Theweek.com - Science 08.21 / 19:25 theweek.com
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  4. Low-calorie pizza and burgers won’t fix our child obesity crisis

    Newscientist.com - Science 08.21 / 19:25 newscientist.com
    The latest push to tackle growing waistlines among England's children is a call to cut calories in junk food. It won't work wonders, warns Tom …
  5. Hackers hit Malaysian sites over Indonesia flag gaffe

    Phys.org -Science news 08.21 / 19:24 phys.org
    Indonesian hackers on Monday claimed responsibility for attacking more than 30 Malaysian websites following a gaffe that saw Indonesia's flag printed upside-down in a Southeast Asian Games commemorative…
  6. Google to serve next version of Android as 'Oreo"

    Phys.org -Science news 08.21 / 19:24 phys.org
    An upcoming update to Google's Android software finally has a delectable name. The next version will be known as Oreo, extending Google's tradition of naming each version after a sweet…
  7. Get Started: FBI warns of spreading W-2 email theft scheme

    Phys.org -Science news 08.21 / 19:24 phys.org
    The IRS is warning businesses about a sharp increase in email phishing scams involving employees' W-2 forms—scams that can put staffers' Social Security numbers and other critical information in the hands of t…
  8. Virus reprograms ocean plankton

    Phys.org -Science news 08.21 / 19:24 phys.org
    A virus which infects ocean plankton can reprogramme cells and change the way they absorb nutrients - potentially changing how carbon is stored in the ocean, new research…
  1. Overwatch debuts hilarious new short film and “Junkertown” escort map

    Nextimpulsesports.com - Games 08.21 / 19:44 nextimpulsesports.com
    Junkrat and Roadhog have finally an animated short with a new map to boot. The popular nefarious Overwatch duo had the community longing for some needed background info for the characters, and boy, did they get some. Roadhog and Junkrat have returned home to JUNKERTOWN! And it looks like it might just be the perfect day Read more... The post Overwatch debuts hilarious new short film and “Junkertown” escort map appeared first on Next Impulse …
  2. Doomfist and Widowmaker team-up in excellent new Overwatch comic

    Nextimpulsesports.com - Games 08.21 / 19:44 nextimpulsesports.com
    Doomfist is coming to Overwatch in just over a week. Before his release, Blizzard has dropped a new comic detailing the newest characters background with the evil anti-Overwatch Talon group. MASQUERADE: Following his return, Doomfist takes matters into his own hands and charts a new course for Talon… ???? https://t.co/q8uD4kwnf9 pic.twitter.com/OZreSnPzHA — Overwatch (@PlayOverwatch) July Read more... The post Doomfist and Widowmaker team-up in excellent new Overwatch comic ap…
  3. FIFA 18 Gamescom trailer confirms feet, balls, and players

    Pcinvasion.com - Games 08.21 / 19:42 pcinvasion.com
    Good news for anybody worried that FIFA 18 would be missing either feet or balls, this new trailer confirms them…
  4. Microsoft to publish PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds for Xbox One

    Gaming-age.com - Games 08.21 / 19:35 gaming-age.com
    Microsoft steps in and offers Xbox One players an exclusive game preview launch in late 2017. View the full article, here: Microsoft to publish PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds for Xbox…
  5. See the Star Wars Battlefront 2 Starfighter Assault space combat gameplay in action

    Gaming-age.com - Games 08.21 / 19:35 gaming-age.com
    Catch the much anticipated Battlefront 2 space combat dogfight mode in a trailer and livestream. View the full article, here: See the Star Wars Battlefront 2 Starfighter Assault space combat gameplay in…
  6. Guide a cub through the forest using only sound in ‘Fe,’ coming in early 2018

    Digital Trends - Gaming 08.21 / 19:25 digitaltrends.com
    Fe, the wordless EA Originals title that focuses on sounds, arrives in early 2018 for PS4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC. Check out the new Gamescom trailer, which shows off the young cub's versatile movements. The post Guide a cub through the forest using only sound in ‘Fe,’ coming in early 2018 appeared first on Digital…
  7. New ‘Incursions’ mode brings intense competitive play to ‘Battlefield 1’

    Digital Trends - Gaming 08.21 / 19:25 digitaltrends.com
    Battlefield 1 will soon introduce "Incursions," a competitive five-on-five mode built for viewing as well as playing. The mode was designed with the help of dedicated community members. The post New ‘Incursions’ mode brings intense competitive play to ‘Battlefield 1’ appeared first on Digital…
  8. Destiny 2's launch trailer has arrived a little bit early

    Destructoid.com - Games 08.21 / 19:24 destructoid.com
    Nevermind the fact that Destiny 2 is two weeks (and change) away from a proper release. The folks at Activision who were in charge of vanguarding this trailer had itchy trigger fingers. As such, we have Destiny 2's launch trailer well before the game's actual launch. Semantics aside, Earth has a real problem, and it's this Ghaul fella and his Red Legion army. The Destiny wikia lists Ghaul at 8'1" and 800lbs. Uh, sign him up to be an offensive lineman on my favorite…
  1. Audi, BMW Must “Evaluate” DTM Future After Mercedes Exit, Formula E Interest Soars

    Insideevs.com - Auto 08.21 / 19:42 insideevs.com
    Audi and BMW have issued their initial responses to the shock announcement that Mercedes will exit the DTM after the 2018 season and turn to Formula E. By – Jamie Klein – Motorsport.com It was announced recently that the Stuttgart marque will withdraw from the German tin-top series after…
  2. Green Deals: WORX 19-inch 56V Electric Mower (Cert. Refurb) $239.50, more

    Electrek.co - Auto 08.21 / 19:39 electrek.co
    The official WORX eBay Store offers its certified refurbished WG771 19-inch 56V 3-in-1 Cordless Electric Lawn Mower for $239.49 shipped. That’s a $130 savings off the original price and the best offer available in any condition. Today’s deal is $43 less than our previous mention. Rated 3.9/5 stars. It features a powerful 56V electric engine, 19-inches of cutting width and a fold-up design. WORX includes two batteries, which is enough juice to cut up to 9,400 square feet of gr…
  3. Take It or Leaf It: Nissan is Selling Its Battery Building Business to the Chinese

    Earlier this month, Nissan announced it was in the final stages of sealing a deal to sell its entire EV battery business to Chinese investment firm GSR Capital. The sale includes battery plants in Tennessee, England, and Japan, with a preamble where the Japanese automaker has to buy up minority shares of Automotive Energy Supply […] The post Take It or Leaf It: Nissan is Selling Its Battery Building Business to the Chinese appeared first on The Truth About…
  4. 2018 BMW M5 Officially Arrives with 600 HP and AWD

    Autoguide.com - Auto 08.21 / 19:25 autoguide.com
    After numerous leaks, the 2018 BMW M5 has officially debuted. The post 2018 BMW M5 Officially Arrives with 600 HP and AWD appeared first on AutoGuide.com…
  5. Ship With Go-Kart Track Might Actually Convince us to go on a Cruise

    Autoguide.com - Auto 08.21 / 19:25 autoguide.com
    The cruise liner will also feature other theme-park like attractions. The post Ship With Go-Kart Track Might Actually Convince us to go on a Cruise appeared first on AutoGuide.com…
  6. 1929 Mercedes-Benz S Barker Tourer Crowned King of Pebble Beach

    Wot.motortrend.com - Auto 08.21 / 19:25 wot.motortrend.com
    A deep blue 1929 Mercedes-Benz S Barker Tourer won the top trophy at the 2017 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. Francis Curzon, the 5th Earl of Howe, who co-founded the British Racing Drivers’ Club and won the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1931, was the original owner of the car. “We’ve had the car for several […] The post 1929 Mercedes-Benz S Barker Tourer Crowned King of Pebble Beach appeared first on Motor …
  7. Ferrari celebrates 70th anniversary on the 18th fairway at Pebble Beach

    Autoblog.com - Auto 08.21 / 19:24 autoblog.com
    Filed under: Motorsports,Ferrari,Automotive History,United States,Classics,Performance,Racing These Ferraris are as storied as they are beautiful.Continue reading Ferrari celebrates 70th anniversary on the 18th fairway at Pebble Beach Ferrari celebrates 70th anniversary on the 18th fairway at Pebble Beach originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 21 Aug 2017 15:05:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Com…
  8. Securitas Adds GreenRoad Tech to Improve Safety, Cut Emissions

    Automotive-fleet.com - Auto 08.21 / 19:07 automotive-fleet.com
    Security provider Securitas has partnered with GreenRoad to improve driver safety among its 11,000 employees by using the company's telematics…
  1. Cisco to Acquire Springpath

    Nojitter.com - Internet 08.21 / 19:44 nojitter.com
    By Zeus KerravalaThe acquisition of hyperconverged software vendor Springpath is strategic and important to the next wave of growth for Cisco’s Data Center business u…
  2. Family violence victims to get leniency in telco bill payment

    Itwire.com - Internet 08.21 / 19:39 itwire.com
    A change to the Telecommunications Consumer Protection Code to improve safeguards for victims of domestic or family violence have been approved by the Australian Communications and Media…
  3. The Guardian view on censoring the internet: necessary, but not easy | Editorial | Opinion

    Internetdo.com - Internet 08.21 / 19:04 internetdo.com
    Among the more absurd things ever said about the internet was that the network “interprets censorship as damage, and routes around it”. The epigram was half true, but the half that was false gets more important every year. The internet can be a vile place, and the instinct to enforce some standards there is not […] The post The Guardian view on censoring the internet: necessary, but not easy | Editorial | Opinion appeared first on Internet Do. [ Please, visit website htt…
  4. Cisco Takes Spark Security to Next Level

    Nojitter.com - Internet 08.21 / 17:45 nojitter.com
    By Michelle BurbickAims to minimize enterprise risk of using team collaboration apps with enhancements around security, compliance, analytics, mobile device management, and…
  5. Christina Warren on SoundCloud

    Summary: Our friend Christina Warren is back for another analysis episode. Christina recently posted a tweetstorm about SoundCloud, and its prospects for the future. So…
  6. Cisco brings its SDN to Amazon, Microsoft and Google’s public cloud

    Itworld - Internet 08.21 / 17:25 itworld.com
    Today Cisco announced it is developing a way to integrate its software defined networking product named Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) with public cloud infrastructure from Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform.By extending ACI from the data center to the public cloud, Cisco is making it easier for customers to manage a hybrid network that spans both environments. Having common network management across this hybrid environment allows customers to…
  7. Verizon passes 1 Gpbs in continuing LAA tests

    Rcrwireless.com - Internet 08.21 / 16:46 rcrwireless.com
    Verizon applied 4×4 MIMO to three-channel carrier aggregation for 12 LTE data streams As it continues to test License Assisted Access (LAA), Verizon today announced it passed the 1 Gbps mark in tests with Ericsson and Qualcomm, using the later’s X20 LTE modem, which supports Cat 18 LTE data throughput. The lab test achieved a [...] The post Verizon passes 1 Gpbs in continuing LAA tests appeared first on RCR Wireless…
  8. Analyst Angle: APCO 2017 conference takeaways

    Rcrwireless.com - Internet 08.21 / 16:46 rcrwireless.com
    The Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) International has wrapped up its annual conference and exhibition that tackled issues facing agencies fielding the nation’s 9-1-1 communications operations. Held in Denver, Colorado, the event brings together 9-1-1 public safety answering point (PSAP) telecommunicators, supporting government agencies, communications service providers, equipment vendors and application innovators. This year’s [...] The post Analyst…
  1. O no more: Google unveils Android 8.0 Oreo

    Liliputing.com - Gadgets 08.21 / 19:42 liliputing.com
    Google Android 8.0 finally has a name. The operating system formerly called Android O will henceforth be known as be Android 8.0 Oreo. During an event timed to coincide with the peak of the solar eclipse in New York City today, Google unveiled a statue of the newest Tasty Treat that will be on display […] O no more: Google unveils Android 8.0 Oreo is a post from:…
  2. Google Officially Unveils Android 8.0 Oreo [Video]

    Iclarified.com - Gadgets 08.21 / 19:41 iclarified.com
    Google has officially unveiled Android 8.0 Oreo with new features including picture-in-picture, autofill, background limits, and more.It’s smarter, faster and more powerful than ever. It comes with new features like picture-in-picture and Autofill to help you navigate tasks seamlessly. Plus, it’s got stronger security protections and speed improvements that keep you safe and moving at lightspeed. When you’re on your next adventure, Android Oreo is the superhero to have by your side (or in y…
  3. Android 8.0 Oreo system images are live for the Pixel, Pixel XL, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Pixel C, and Nexus Player

    Androidpolice.com - Gadgets 08.21 / 19:39 androidpolice.com
    Google just took the wraps off Android 8.0 Oreo, which we've known only as Android O for the last few months. The source code is being pushed to AOSP today, but OTA updates are still in process. The system images are live right this minute, though. If you've got a compatible device and an unlocked bootloader, you can be on Android Oreo in just a few minutes. The system images are available on Google's dev site for the Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Nexus Player, Pixel C, Pixel, and Pixel XL. Read…
  4. Google steps up its Android statue game with the Super Oreo Bugdroid

    Androidpolice.com - Gadgets 08.21 / 19:39 androidpolice.com
    Google's last couple of Android statues have been thoroughly underwhelming. David was so incensed by the lack of effort that went into 'Bugdroid holding a marshmallow' and 'Bugdroid surrounded by 3 bits of nougat' that he even wrote an article lamenting them. Someone at Google was reading, because Android 8.0 Oreo's statue is the most impressive for some time, a moving robotic Super Oreo-themed Bugdroid, no less. Hanging out with #AndroidO 🤖✌️…
  5. 11 new and notable (and 1 WTF) Android apps from the last week (8/15/17 - 8/21/17)

    Androidpolice.com - Gadgets 08.21 / 19:39 androidpolice.com
    Welcome to the roundup of the best new Android applications that went live in the Play Store or were spotted by us in the previous week or so.Please wait for this page to load in full in order to see the widgets, which include ratings and pricing info. Looking for the previous roundup editions? Find them here. Apps GoDaddy SmartLine 2nd Number Carrying around a phone for work as well as a phone for personal use can be a pain. Read More11 new and notable (and 1 WTF) Android apps from…
  6. Android 8.0 Oreo will be uploaded to AOSP today, updates for Pixels and Nexuses will roll out "soon"

    Androidpolice.com - Gadgets 08.21 / 19:39 androidpolice.com
    As we just learned, the newest version of Android is called Oreo. And Google has just announced that Android 8.0 Oreo will be uploaded to the Android open Source Project today, and that updates to the newest version of the platform are currently being tested by carriers for the Google Pixel, Nexus 5X, and Nexus 6P. Google says these updates will begin rolling out in phases "soon," along with updates for the Pixel C and Nexus Player. Read MoreAndroid 8.0 Oreo will be uploaded to AOSP today,…
  7. It's official: Android 8.0 is Oreo

    Androidpolice.com - Gadgets 08.21 / 19:39 androidpolice.com
    It's hard to pin down the Android codename in advance thanks to Google's notorious trolling. Remember Key Lime Pie and Milkshake? This time, everyone's first guess turned out to be the right one. Google has named Android 8.0 "Oreo" after the cookies produced by Nabisco. Most Android names are generic treats like Marshmallow and Nougat. However, this is not the first time Google has worked with a company to use a name brand. Read MoreIt's official: Android 8.0 is Oreo was written by…
  8. Android 8.0 is now officially Android Oreo

    Androidandme.com - Gadgets 08.21 / 19:39 androidandme.com
    Earlier this year, Google took the stage at its I/O developers conference to officially announce Android 8.0, the next big update to the operating system. The company wasn’t keen on introducing the name of this version at the time, though. There was plenty of speculation, of course, including Android Oatmeal, but today Google has …