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Watch the First Trailer for Marvel’s Black Panther

Chadwick Boseman in Black Panther (via Marvel) In what seems like a scam to get comics geeks to watch sports with the other kids, Marvel debuted the first trailer for Black Panther during Game Four of the NBA Finals. While everyone else tuned in to see the Warriors could sweep the Cavaliers, Marvel fans were just waiting for a first glimpse of T’Challa’s solo flick. They made us wait a bit, but there it was. Finally, we saw footage from Bla...
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Dashcam video of a near-miss will make your palms sweat

When driving along a completely deserted country road, you may be tempted to blow through a stop sign. Bad idea. Nerve-wracking dashcam footage from a semi-truck driving along a state highway in Ohio shows an oblivious driver blow through a stop sign, barely missing the truck barreling through the intersection.  It's truly amazing how close the two vehicles came without colliding.  Fortunately, the truck driver noticed the car wasn't stoppi...
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Oh, the inhumanity! Rich Robinson of Magpie Salute on the tragedy of autotune

“It’s important to show and elicit true and authentic feelings with your music.” J ust because you’re no longer in a group that made many songs you wrote and performed famous is no reason to not continue performing them on your own. Rich Robinson, founding guitarist of the legendary, now-in-limbo jam band The Black Crowes, recognized this not long after he embarked on a solo career in earnest — and then he decided to take it one step furthe...
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Japan To Launch Self-Navigating Cargo Ships 'By 2025'

An anonymous reader quotes a report from BBC: Japanese shipping companies are working with shipbuilders to develop self-piloting cargo ships . The "smart ships" will use artificial intelligence to plot the safest, shortest, most fuel-efficient routes, and could be in service by 2025. The AI will also be used to predict malfunctions and other problems, which could help reduce the number of maritime incidents. The companies plan to build abou...
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30 For 30 Podcasts - ESPN, ESPN Films, 30for30

30 For 30 Podcasts ESPN, ESPN Films, 30for30 Genre: Sports & Recreation Release Date: June 2, 2017 Original audio documentaries from the makers of the acclaimed 30 for 30 series. Sports stories like you've never heard before. © © 2017 Original link
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Star Wars Battlefront II Is Getting A Multiplayer Beta

EA announced today that a multiplayer beta for Star Wars Battlefront II is coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC sometime this fall. Those who pre-order the game can access the beta early and gain instant access to Yoda's Epic Lightsaber Mastery Star Card.  The pre-order also gives players exclusive skins for Rey and Kylo Ren along with  access to six more epic star cards and a Millenium Falcon skin from The Last Jedi. Pre-orders of the...
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Toshiba unconvinced by Western Digital's last-ditch chip bid

TOKYO Toshiba Corp ( 6502.T ) said on Friday it was not convinced by Western Digital Corp ( WDC.O ) CEO Steve Milligan's effort to win its backing for the U.S. tech firm's revised bid for the Japanese conglomerate's highly prized chip unit. The failure of the two business partners to resolve tensions comes as uncertainty spikes over the make-up of the groups bidding for the world's second-largest producer of NAND memory chips, less than a w...
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The best VPN services 2017

A VPN (virtual private network) is a secure and private solution within the wider internet itself that allows users - individuals, organisations and businesses - to send and receive data while maintaining the privacy and secrecy of a private network. That means you could use one to create a secure tunnel into your company network to enjoy access to private internal systems, but also means you could browse in complete privacy online and acce...
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Future of Sex podcast creator Bryony Cole talks the future of funbots and New York’s first sextech hackathon

In what turned out to be a surprising SFW podcast Future of Sex podcast creator Bryony Cole joined us to talk about the future of sex, teledilonics and sex robots. Not content to let the media and the world stay squeamish about the topic of sex robots Cole expects many of us to have had sex with a robot by 2047 and believes many of our children will first experience sex with a robot before they attempt it with a human. Cole is also running ...
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Windows 10 Redstone: A guide to the builds

Microsoft never sleeps. Even before the Windows 10 Creators Update was rolled out, the company began work on the next major update to Windows 10, code-named Redstone 3.  As it did with the Creators Update, Microsoft has been releasing a series of public preview builds to members of Microsoft's Insider Program . What follows is a list of every preview build of Redstone 3, starting with the most recent. For each build, we've included the date...
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Google Updates: O soon, Waze yo'self and Infinity Loop

THIS WEEK in Google, in case you missed it: Boston Dynamics, Google's scary killer robot maker Boston Dynamics has been sold to Softbank; rumours abound that the still unnamed Android O will reach Google Pixel devices as soon as August ; the company is 'reinventing' the web to be safer for kids with ‘ Be Internet Awesome '. Now, on to new business, and we have finally had it confirmed that Android O, whatever it may be colloquially called, ...
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Al Jazeera struck by massive DDoS attack

Al Jazeera stuck by massive DDoS attack QATAR MEDIA NETWORK Al Jazeera has claimed that it was the victim of a major cyberattack targeting all of its systems, websites and social media platforms. In a series of tweets, the company said its "entire Doha-based network [was] undergoing ‘systematic and continual hacking attempts'". The company said that these attempts had been taking multiple different forms and were gaining in intensity, but a...
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Apple AirPods will soon automatically connect to Apple TVs

The next version of the Apple TV automatically adds AirPods to the available speakers. According to reports , Apple is making the process as easy as possible. Clearly someone on the Apple TV team shares Doug’s late night Wheel of Fortune viewing habit . This function makes sense. Sometimes you want to watch Veep but your partner cannot stand Jonah. Pop on the show, select your AirPods and privately enjoy the show on the biggest screen in th...
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Manufacturers: Disrupters or Disrupted?

Take a portfolio approach to digital transformation in manufacturing. Digital disruption took its time reaching the manufacturing sector, but now that it’s here it will likely sweep through with a vengeance – just as it has in every other industry it has touched. Even the largest, most successful companies are vulnerable. Since 1960, the average number of years companies manage to stay in the Fortune 500 has fallen by almost two-thirds, fro...
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How ConocoPhillips Reduced its Data Center Footprint by 80%

Scott Duplantis, Global IT Director for server, storage, and data center operations at ConocoPhillips, talks about why his company's strategy to reduce its data center footprint won first place in the InformationWeek IT Excellence Awards infrastructure category. Duplantis says that ConocoPhillips' IT department was suffering from an unsustainable buying pattern and deployment strategy that was too quick to add more storage and se...
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EtherApe - Graphical Network Monitor

LinuxSecurity.com: EtherApe is a graphical network monitor for Unix modelled after etherman. Featuring link layer, IP and TCP modes, it displays network activity graphically. Hosts and links change in size with traffic. Colour coded protocols display. Original link
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LibreOffice 5.4.0 Beta 2

LibreOffice is the free power-packed Open Source personal productivity suite for Windows, Macintosh and Linux, that gives you six feature-rich applications for all your document production and data processing needs. Writer is the word processor inside LibreOffice. Use it for everything, from dashing off a quick letter to producing an entire book with tables of contents, embedded illustrations, bibliographies and diagrams. Calc tames your nu...
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Exclusive giveaway: Win* a prop from the Logan movie! - CNET

We got an amazing exclusive prop for this week's giveaway! If you are a Wolverine fan you can't miss the chance to get your hands on the phone case used by Hugh Jackman during his last film as Logan. It is definitely the end of an era and it's a movie that takes you "close enough to see the scars" according to our very own review . A screen shoot of the phone case in Hugh Jackman's hands. This phone case can be yours. 20th Century Fox We jo...
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India’s Supr Daily raises $1.5M to expand its milk and grocery delivery service

Milk deliveries may not sound like an industry in need of disruption, but that’s exactly what one startup in India is working to do. Supr Daily — the company in question — graduated the Y Combinator accelerator program this year and now it has raised $1.5 million from a range of investors to expand its service. The Supr Daily service is designed to bring formality and order to India’s chaotic system of morning milk deliveries, while it also...
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Houzz will be valued at around $4 billion in a new funding round led by Iconiq Capital

Houzz, the popular photo site used by homeowners to plan renovations, is finalizing a new funding round of $400 million that will value the startup at around $4 billion, a spokesperson confirmed to Recode. The new investment is being led by Iconiq Capital, according to a person familiar with the deal. Iconiq is the high-powered, but low-profile investment firm that has managed money for the Silicon Valley uber-wealthy like Mark Zuckerberg a...
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Adventure on Mystery Island Chapter 3: The Bridge of DOOM

Help shape a fascinating tale of danger, intrigue, and stubborn bubbles. Previously on Adventure on Mystery IslandAfter an unfortunate plane crash and a rather fortunate encounter with the enigmatic Monolith of Multitude, you end up with sand in your shoes, a precious code for Rebel Galaxy in your pocket, and a healthy dose of curiosity in your gut. The path towards the second Monolith goes through a foreboding castle, which turns out to be...
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Two Big Copyright Cases Sent To Top EU Court: One On Sampling, The Other On Freedom Of The Press

Back in 2012, Techdirt wrote about one of the longest-running copyright sagas. It involved a 2-second rhythmic sample from the Kraftwerk track " Metall auf Metall ", which was used by the German rapper Sabrina Setlur in a single called " Nur Mir ". After the case had ping-ponged around various German courts for 12 years, a decision by Hamburg's highest regional court seemed to be the end of the matter, as Tim Cushing described in his compre...
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Recycle the Electronic Ballast From Compact Fluorescent Lamp (Reciclar La Balastra Electronica De Un Foco Ahorrador )

The things that you will need are : MATERIAL 1 Fluorescent tube (it depends on the power that you want , in my case I used one of 15 watt ) 1 Compact Fluorescent Lamp (If the tube that you want to drive is 15 watt , you will need a CFL of 15 watts or more ) TOOLS These are the most common Wire Screwdriver Soldering and soldering iron Cutting pliers ( Las cosas que vamos a necesitar son : MATERIAL 1 Tubo Fluorescente (Depende en la potencia ...
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Taylor Swift is putting her albums back on all streaming services

Taylor Swift is making her albums available on all music streaming services tonight, including Spotify, Google Play, and Amazon Music, three years after she pulled her back catalog from Spotify . The pop star’s management team confirmed the news via Twitter, saying that the move to make Swift’s catalog available came in celebration of 1989 selling more than 10 million copies worldwide. The albums — including 2012’s Red and breakout hit Fear...
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Sneaky hackers use Intel management tools to bypass Windows firewall

Enlarge / Physical serial ports (the blue ones) are fortunately a relic of a lost era and are nowadays quite rare to find on PCs. But their virtual counterparts are alive and well, and they can be used for some exciting things. reader comments 32 When you're a bad guy breaking into a network, the first problem you need to solve is, of course, getting into the remote system and running your malware on it. But once you're there, the next chal...
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