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German Car Companies May Have Colluded to Fix Price of Diesel Parts

Posted on 07/21 22:34 in Shows | 0

But now it’s possible BMW, an entirely separate company, may have colluded with the various Volkswagen Group brands to fix the price of diesel emissions systems and other parts.“This new chapter in the diesel saga needs to be taken seriously,” Evercore ISI analyst Arndt Ellinghorst said in a note.

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Winter is Coming: Blizzard Will Kill Support for Windows XP, Vista in October

Posted on 07/21 22:34 in Shows | 0

Usage of Windows XP 64-bit and Vista 64-bit have evidently fallen so low, they’ve dropped off Steam’s radar completely; it tracks the 10 most popular Windows versions, and Windows 8 is the lowest at 0.05 percent of users are still using XP 64-bit or Vista 64-bit, that still only adds up to 0.

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Google's 5 Biggest Android Missteps

Posted on 07/24 14:16 in Shows | 0

So, let’s talk about all those times Google facepalmed with Android, and what it did to fix it.This $300 media streamer ran a modified version of Android that connected to the user’s Google account to play music, movies, and YouTube videos.

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Melted Nuclear Fuel Found Below Fukushima by Underwater Robot

Posted on 07/24 16:04 in Shows | 0

Recently, however, the Japanese have built a small underwater robot, dubbed “Little Sunfish,” that can see into the water below the melted Reactor #3 inside the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.The robot appears to have answered some critical questions about what happened to Reactor #3’s fuel supply in the hours following the earthquake and tsunami that struck the plant on March 11, 2011.

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There's No Oculus Rift 2 Coming Anytime Soon

Posted on 07/24 16:57 in Shows | 0

In the wake of Oculus’ decision to cut the price of the Oculus Rift with controllers to $400, there’s been some worry that this move indicates a major new platform update is imminent.” While Nate Mitchell (co-founder of Oculus) and Rubin gave neither Rift sales figures nor a launch date for a future Oculus Rift 2.

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DARPA Picks Dream Teams to Develop Wireless Brain Interface

Posted on 07/24 17:51 in Shows | 0

Last summer we reported on a new project called the Neural Engineering System Design (NESD), brought to you by the acronym-happy spooks at DARPA.Now DARPA has picked six dream-team research groups that will split $65 million in funding to develop the NIOB by way of their respective goals.

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Get a Lifetime Premium Subscription to Tracker Blocker Disconnect for Just $49

Posted on 07/24 20:05 in More | 0

It's hard to beat an endorsement from the New York Times.Find out what all the fuss is about: get a lifetime premium subscription to Disconnect for $49.

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MS Paint, Screensavers Get the Axe in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

Posted on 07/24 21:27 in Shows | 0

The forthcoming Fall Creators Update for Windows 10 will do a great many things, including asking you to review your privacy settings every 15 minutes until it comes out later this year.As part of the update, Microsoft will be rolling some functions into different ones, and wholly eliminating others.

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Python Tops 2017's Most Popular Programming Languages

Posted on 07/24 22:21 in Shows | 0

Given this, periodic efforts have been made to rank the most important and popular languages over time, to give more insight into where’s the best place to focus one’s efforts.Previously popular languages like Ruby have fallen dramatically, which is part of why Swift has had the opportunity to rise.

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The SNES Classic Launch Is On Track to Be Another Disaster

Posted on 07/24 22:21 in Shows | 0

It’s all very bizarre, and it’s possible we’re headed for a very similar outcome with the upcoming SNES Classic.Like the NES Classic, the SNES Classic will come with an assortment of pre-installed games from the original console.

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Microsoft's Next HoloLens Will Contain an AI Coprocessor

Posted on 07/25 13:44 in Shows | 0

Ever since Microsoft announced HoloLens, the company has kept its presentations and information on the mixed-reality glasses and ecosystem isolated as more of a developer curiosity than a mass market product.But it’s also made it harder to track improvements to the technology that underlies HoloLens, including Microsoft’s Holographic Processing Unit, or HPU.

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Samsung Wants to Triple Its Foundry Market Share in Just 5 Years

Posted on 07/25 14:38 in Shows | 0

Jung, executive vice president and head of Samsung’s foundry division, has now told the press that the firm wants a 25 percent share of contract manufacturing.But there’s an interesting discrepancy between Samsung’s overall position in the market and its specific position in contract manufacturing.

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New Private World of Warcraft Server Crushed By Blizzard Within Hours of Launch

Posted on 07/25 16:27 in Shows | 0

Last week, we discussed the upcoming private server Felmyst, its dedication to preserving the Burning Crusade as it existed as of Patch 2.Even last week, we were concerned that Blizzard might not go for this new implementation, any more than it’s gone for any of the high-profile private servers — and this seems to have been exactly what happened.

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ET Deals: Get an Extra 10% When You Sell Your Gadgets on Decluttr

Posted on 07/25 17:21 in Shows | 0

It’s an excellent way to quickly sell your gear online, and right now you can even get an extra 10% when you sell your gadgets by August 25th.While you’re inputting your gadgets into the site, you’ll see an offer based on the model and condition of your gear.

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The First App Store For Your DNA Is Here

Posted on 07/25 17:21 in Shows | 0

Some new insights might be added over time, but there’s not much else you can do with that genetic data.A startup called Helix is counting on people being curious enough to drop cash in its DNA app store on a regular basis.

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Grab a Lifetime Membership to the School of Game Design for Just $69

Posted on 07/25 20:10 in More | 0

When it comes to skills like game design and development, there's always more you can learn and old skills you can sharpen.That's why we're giving you a lifetime of learning with this deal: Get a lifetime membership to the School of Game Design for just $69 at Escapist Deals.

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You Can Now Visit the International Space Station in Google Street View

Posted on 07/25 20:58 in Shows | 0

Now, it’s getting Street View data for a place where there are no streets — the International Space Station.With the help of the station’s crew, Google has rolled out an interactive version of the station in Google Maps, which you can explore right now.

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Roomba Maker Wants to Sell Maps of Your Home to Google, Amazon

Posted on 07/25 21:52 in Shows | 0

Now iRobot, which manufactures the Roomba, wants in on the action and plans to monetize the information its robots gather when they vacuum your carpet and/or chase the cat.“There’s an entire ecosystem of things and services that the smart home can deliver once you have a rich map of the home that the user has allowed to be shared,” Angle told Reuters.

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Big Bethesda Deals: Half Price Prey, Cheap Doom, and Fallout

Posted on 07/25 22:39 in More | 0

While GamersGate has the best overall prices on Bethesda games right now, they do not have a Monopoly.It's $60 list price has been smashed at the WinGameStore to only $29.

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Adobe to Kill Flash Plugin by 2020

Posted on 07/25 22:45 in Shows | 0

There was a time when Adobe Flash powered almost anything on the internet that moved.” Over on the Android side, Google and Adobe made a go of getting Flash working on smartphones and tablets.

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