Amazon has patented a range of ideas related to its drone delivery service, some wackier than others. The latest describes a network of train- and ship-based facilities to maintain its drones and also act as a hub for deliveries.Read More »
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It's been five years since Curiosity touched down on Mars and began its exploratory mission, and NASA has put together a video for the anniversary.
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An image of a monster crocodile caught by Outback Wrangler Matt Wright has gone viral, with some animal lovers criticizing the use of duct tape to bind the animal’s snout shut.Read More »
The Pentagon tells US military bases they can destroy approaching drones that may pose a threat.Read More »
Bill Burr, who advised people to use passwords full of obscure characters, capital letters and numbers, has new advice for keeping your data safe.Read More »
Lonely Planet has a new app for travel enthusiasts. Called Trips, the app uses an Instagram-like design populated with beautiful images of far away places. Much like Lonely Planet’s website, the idea behind Trips is to offer travelers an easy way to share their experiences and discover new areas of the world, this time on their smartphones. However, Instagram already has a healthy amount… Read MoreRead More »
Increased use of open source software could fortify U.S. election system security, according to former CIA head R. James Woolsey and Bash creator Brian J. Fox. The two made their case for open source elections software after security researchers demonstrated how easy it was to crack some election machines at the recent DefCon hacking conference in Las Vegas.Read More »
8Bitdo is offering Switch owners the NES30 Arcade Stick for $80 with the added bonus of PC. Mac, and Android device compatibility.Read More »
A major update to the UK’s data protection rules will place new requirements and responsibilities on companies that process users’ personal data, including by making it easier for consumers to withdraw consent their data to be processed; view what data is held on them for free; ask for their data to be deleted; and move their data between service providers. Read MoreRead More »
Even if they were told the technology was perfectly safe, more than half of travelers still don't like the idea of pilotless planes. Research shows that the industry has a big job to convince people it'll be just fine.Read More »