jfruh writes "What went wrong to produce the spectacular implosion of bitcoin repository Mt. Gox? Well, according to some preliminary investigation from the IDG News Service, pretty much everything. T..
Hugh Pickens DOT Com writes "Dick Ahlstrom reports that Irish researchers have discovered a previously unknown model of the universe written in 1931 by physicist Albert Einstein that had been misfiled..
Staples announced this week that the company plans to close approximately one fourth of its brick and mortar stores across the nation by the end of 2015. The statement cited lackluster electronics sal..
An anonymous reader writes "Hot on the heels of Google's spin-off company Calico, another major contender has emerged in the race to develop technologies for extending healthy human lifespan. Dr Craig..
Six Australians were onboard a Malaysia Airlines plane that went missing on the way from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, the airline says.Flight MH370 lost contact with air traffic controllers at 2:40am loca..
It's not just graphics app Krita: user KDE Community writes "The Calligra team is proud and pleased to announce the release of version 2.8 of the Calligra Suite, Calligra Active and the Calligra Offic..
Six Australians were on board a Malaysia Airlines plane that went missing on the way from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, the airline says.Flight MH370 lost contact with air traffic controllers at 2:40am loc..
First time accepted submitter superboj writes "Everyone wants a piece of Egypt's most famous pharaoh, including the media, the Muslim Brotherhood and even the Mormon church. But while scientists have ..
Seven Australians were on board a Malaysia Airlines plane that went missing on the way from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, the airline says.Flight MH370 lost contact with air traffic controllers at 2:40am l..
An anonymous reader writes "In a letter to Senator Grassley of the Senate Judiciary Committee, NASA 'admits the agency was selling jet fuel at below market rates to H2-11, a company owned by the found..
Daniel Dvorkin writes "When I first started studying bioinformatics almost fifteen years ago (!) what drew me to the field was the promise that we might soon be able to provide effective, personalized..
theodp writes "Valleywag reports that Facebook just bought itself a police officer and questions what kind of mechanism will be in place to make sure the officer — whose position Facebook has ag..
Those pictures floating around the intertubes of those "limited edition" Titanfall Xbox One console are the real thing. The bad news is that, when they said "limited edition," they meant employees onl..
Federal Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has declared the Labor Party needs new policy ideas and has outlined an ambitious goal to more than double its 44,000-strong membership.Mr Shorten made the comme..
Hallie Siegel writes "Robotics expert Alan Winfield offers a sobering counterpoint to Ray Kurzweil's recent claim that 2029 will be the year that robots will surpass humans. From the article: 'It&rsqu..
bmahersciwriter writes "Theoretical physicists propose that the Sun periodically crosses into a dense layer of dark matter sandwiching the Milky Way. The gravitational push and pull that this creates ..
Getting stunned by a flying drone has to suck. The fact that the drone's name is CUPID (Chaotic Unmanned Personal Intercept Drone) just makes it worse.
The fellas over at techPowerUP! have published a review of the Antec High Current Pro Platinum 1300W today that is certainly worth checking out. For comparison purposes, you can see our evaluation her..
I could be wrong on this one but I'm not really seeing where this is a big deal. Do you?
When you watch Netflix videos in the Chrome browser, the service disables Chrome's developer console, a..
Intel scientists are participating in two sessions at SXSW Interactive, a conference that features compelling presentations and panels from the brightest minds in emerging technology. On Friday, March..
mattydread23 writes with an opinion piece naming a few reasons Firefox OS is likely to succeed "It's geared toward low-powered hardware in a way that Google doesn't care as much about with Android, it..
DW100 writes "A UK charity that provides help and guidance for women seeking abortions has been fined £200,000 after a hacker breached its website in 2012 and was able to gather data on 9,900 pe..
2014 is quickly shaping up to be a paramount year for Bitcoin, with this month in particular kicking-off with some non-stop action. At the start of the month, we learned that popular Bitcoin exchange..
Get someone's phone number just by typing their IP address into your browser? What could possible go wrong with that?
Discovered by Norwegian site Dinside, this privacy disaster stems fro..
This is comedy gold. And the countdown to public outrage begins in 3...2...1. Thanks to Skripka for pointing this one out.
StartsWithABang writes "From physics to biology, from health and medicine to environmental and climate science, you'll frequently hear claims that the science is settled. Meanwhile, those who disagree..
sfcrazy writes "The Ubuntu Gnome team wants to join the elite club of Ubuntu flavors which enjoy the LTS (Long Term Support) status. 14.04 is going to be an LTS release and its apt for Ubuntu Gnome te..
An anonymous reader writes "An upcoming VR game for the Oculus Rift aims to let players 'be a Hollywood Hacker.' Listing inspirations from 'Johnny Mnemonic, Hackers, The Lawnmower Man, and the TRON fi..