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Sunday, August 30, 2015


Google's self-driving cars can't handle bicycle track stands

1 hour 52 minutes ago - Joystiq
Ever performed a track stand, where you keep your bike upright at a stop without taking your feet off the pedals? If you have, you'll want to avoid trying that around Google's self-driving cars, at least for a while. One Austin-based cyclist report by Jon Fingas

Europe doesn't properly recycle most of its electronic waste

3 hours 24 minutes ago - Joystiq
You probably know that you should recycle your old tech when you're done with it, but getting other people to do the same? That's quite hard, apparently. The United Nations and INTERPOL have found that only 35 percent of the European Union's electr by Jon Fingas

The next Apple TV is reportedly much more expensive

4 hours 58 minutes ago - Joystiq
Do you recall the early days of the Apple TV, when you could expect to pay over $100 to put an Apple-powered media hub in your living room? They might come roaring back. Sources for 9to5Mac claim that the next Apple TV should cost between $149 to by Jon Fingas

NSA wants encryption that fends off quantum computing hacks

5 hours 56 minutes ago - Joystiq
The National Security Agency isn't just yearning for quantum computers that can break tough encryption -- it wants encryption that can protect against quantum computers, too. Officials have begun planning a transition to "quantum resistant" encryp by Jon Fingas

The After Math: Spam kings, Microsoft milestones and a bionic penis

7 hours 27 minutes ago - Joystiq
It's been a wild week, and not just for our stock portfolios. The internet's self-described "Spam King" admitted to posting more than 27 million ads on Facebook. Microsoft celebrated the 20th anniversary of Windows 95 by dredging up a promo video f by Andrew Tarantola

Metal Gear Solid V: Phantom Pain, Mad Max, Disney Infinity 3.0 - New Releases

7 hours 27 minutes ago - Gamespot
omgomgomg this week we get Metal Gear Solid V: Phantom Pain, Mad Max, Disney Infinity 3.0, Danganronpa Another Episode: Ultra Despair Girls, Armello, The Elder Scrolls Online - Imperial City DLC, The Deer God, Grow Home and Zombie Vikings

Your Favorite Game Sucks! - The Dumbest Panel @ PAX 2015

8 hours 27 minutes ago - Gamespot
A debate/competition about taking dumps on your beloved games. Danny O'Dwyer moderates professional video game critics Colin Moriarty, Chris Watters, Anthony Carboni, and Brian Altano

Inhabitat's Week in Green: robot wars and edible batteries

8 hours 27 minutes ago - Joystiq
Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green. Tesla gets a lot of press -- but just how good are its vehicles? Well, Consumer Reports just awarded the by Inhabitat

LAPD's body cameras roll out Monday, but footage won't be public

10 hours 19 minutes ago - Joystiq
Come Monday the Los Angeles Police Department begins its deployment of body cameras for officers. The initial rollout is limited -- only 860 of the proposed 7,000 cameras will hit the streets at first -- and the SWAT team won't get them until somet by Timothy J. Seppala

Dragon Age: Inquisition Getting Epilogue DLC and a Major Patch

11 hours 26 minutes ago - Gamespot
As part of PAX Prime this weekend, BioWare announced the final DLC for its acclaimed role-playing game, Dragon Age: Inquisition, but it's probably not what you expect. The DLC, called Trespasser, serves as an epilogue to the main game."It's something we haven't tried before," creative director Mike Laidlaw said. "Trespasser tells an entirely new st...

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