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...
The worst part about having to charge up at the airport is that you're stuck sitting by the outlet. Pair your new charger/router with this Apple-certified Lightning Cable, and you'll triple your tether and be able to reach a real seat.Travelling is loud. These TOCCs Feather Buds have a noise-canceling outer shell, which will let you trade that screaming baby for your favorite playlist.
When America dropped its two atom bombs, Little Boy and Fat Man, over Japan in August 1945, it launched the world into a devastating new era of warfare.Nearly 70 years later, humanity is still trying to contain the fallout. But in its zeal to check nuclear proliferation, America--along with Israel--opened up yet another theatre of war: cyberspace.
“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.
Here are some of the best free apps, app updates and new apps that have landed in the App Store recently. All app prices are USD and subject to change. Some deals may expire quickly, so grab them while you can. Apps Now Free
Coinverter [iPhone; Now free, down from $0.99] Coinverter is super-simple currency converter for iOS which provides you up-to-date currency rates..
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.
Marvel's anticipated Agent Carter will be launching with a two-hour premiere, Marvel has announced. The show will debut on January 6 at 8PM ET, and will feature Hayley Atwell as Agent Peggy Carter. We've previously detailed the show, which is a spin-off of Joss Whedon's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D .
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.
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.
This weekend - starting December 6th - the Sony PlayStation Experience will begin. This is a two-day event series centered on Sony's gaming universe, and quite a few of the bits and pieces being shown will be shown live, through Twitch. It's not only Sony that's showing off their wares, but groups like Naughty Dog, Ubisoft, and Blizzard Entertainment.
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.
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.
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.