If Kenneth G. Lieberthal were anything but a China expert at the Brookings institution, his travelling-in-China security procedures would read like the product of a paranoid mind that watched too many spy movies as a kid: More »
When you travel the world, having a few drinks with your hosts is a great way to get a sense of the local culture. But excessive alcohol consumption can cause physiological consequences . Don't worry—a hangover is universal, and your new friends probably already know a way to cope with it.Read more...
“We are thrilled to welcome Travis to Uber,” said an Uber spokesperson in a statement to Re/code. “After he left his previous employer, we talked to Travis and it was clear his experience and skills would help us strengthen our operations as we grow, expand and evaluate markets internationally.
The Department of Justice has announced that four hackers, part of what is being referred to as an "international computer hacking ring" -- have been charged for stealing data and software related to the Xbox and belonging to the military. Two of the four hackers have plead guilty to the charges.
China's aspirations towards such advanced military capabilities come at a time that the US is attempting to pivot much of its military and diplomatic efforts to the Asian Pacific region. China believes it stands to lose from this possible gain in American power in Asia, and Beijing is seeking toany increase in US influence in its backyard.
If you don't have the cash or time to visit the recreated Globe Theatre and see Shakespeare's plays performed in a near-original setting, you'll at least have access to the next best thing. The playhouse has just launchedGlobe Player, a store that lets you pay to watch full Shakespearean performances anywhere in the world.
Welcome, ladygeeks and gentlenerds, to the new era of gaming. The one where you get to watch, and comment, as other people livestream gameplay from next-gen consoles. Because games! They're fun!
What would you do if you could control your hometown with nothing more than a smartphone? That's what theworld ofWatch Dogsasks.
Remember “Rock’em Sock’em Robots”? That was one toy Santa never brought. Imagine my surprise when I was given a chance to check out a modern variant, the Battroborg Warrior by Tomy. Click on any image for full size. The Battroborgs are remote-controlled robots that respond to your “sword” controller motions via infrared. I received the Samurai vs. Ninja set.
Modboxhere 7” wide X 7.75” high X 21.25” long. They are available in a variety of original Eichler exterior colors. Two-tone models are available in black or white with turquoise, eucalyptus, paprika, pumpkin, or sunflower, or in all white or all black.
Business Insider is looking for a Graphic Design Intern to assist the newsroom's graphic designer. Projects would range from basic Photoshop requests to more creative assignments such as maps, charts and infographics. As an intern here, you'll gain valuable experience collaborating with journalists in a fast-paced and fun work environment.
The Guardian's website is being swamped by unidentifiable "dark traffic", and executives at the company cannot figure out where it is coming from. Normally, web publishers can "see" where their readers come from. If you search for a story in Google, publishers can see that you landed on their site via a Google link, for instance.
My goal is to make more time in my day to read. I love reading but that seems to be one activity that gets pushed aside when my days get busy. That stops today. And the first book that I plan to read is Mytro by John Biggs. John is a Brooklyn NY based tech writer who has written for some of our favorite geek sites like Gizmodo. John is currently an editor at Techcrunch.
If you've ever fancied yourself to be a James Bond (or maybe Max Smart from Get Smart?) type of secret agent, out to save the world from megalomaniac evil professors who aim for world domination, then chances are, you would want to play games like Agent, Run! if only to live for digital thrills.
See that meal up there? All of it was crafted on a3D printer. Smoothfood is a project designed to provide better meals for both theelderlyand sufferers ofdysphagia-- an inability to swallow food. The process requires freshly-cooked ingredients to be pulped like baby food, before being mixed with a secret additive mix andregurgitatedby a modified Foodjet 3D printer.
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Happy first day of Summer! If you’ve been outside all week, you might have missed some of our posts which is obviously not a good thing for you or us. To help you out, here’s a list of everything we’ve posted in the last week.