Day: October 14, 2019

Internet Archive releases 2,500 MS-DOS games so you can relive the ’90s – CNET

Play retro computer games like Mr. Blobby, Alone in the Dark and Alien Rampage. …read more Source:: CNet

Jeep and AM General are cooking up a military-only uber-Gladiator – Roadshow

The Extreme Military Grade Gladiator is meaner, more beige and super-not-for-civilians. …read more Source:: CNet

Building China’s Comac C919 Airplane Involved a Lot of Hacking, Report Says

A report published today shines a light on one of China’s most ambitious hacking operations known to date, one that involved Ministry of State Security officers, the country’s underground hacking scene, legitimate security researchers, and insiders at companies all over the world. From a report: The aim of this hacking operation was to acquire intellectual…

Harley-Davidson LiveWire electric motorcycle production stopped over unknown problem – Roadshow

The company is tight-lipped about what’s gone wrong. …read more Source:: CNet

Mini Gravitational-Wave Detector Could Probe Dark Matter

A miniature gravitational wave detector under development would measure higher-frequency waves than LIGO. From a report: Within one second of the big bang, the first newborn black holes may have announced their formation with gravitational waves that stretched and squeezed the fabric of existence as they rippled outward into the expanding universe. Now researchers at…

Xbox’s latest safety feature lets you filter out offensive trash talk – CNET

The new feature lets players keep things clean, unfiltered or something in between. …read more Source:: CNet

Would You Give Up Google For $17,000 a Year? The Federal Reserve Wants To Know

The Federal Reserve wants to know what the internet is worth to you. The answer could help the central bank solve one of the most puzzling paradoxes of the modern economy: The current expansion is the longest in history, yet productivity gains are weak and GDP growth, while steady, is far from stellar. From a…

Apple insists it’s totally not doing that thing it wasn’t accused of: We’re not handing over Safari URLs to Tencent – just people’s IP addresses

Cupertino in China Syndrome meltdown Responding to concern that its Safari browser’s defense against malicious websites may reveal the IP addresses of some users’ devices to China-based Tencent, Apple insists that Safari doesn’t reveal a different bit of information, the webpages Safari users visit.… …read more Source:: Register

This Dry-Ice Powered Fog Machine Is Perfect For Halloween

The leaves are turning brown, and the spookier season is upon us. If you’re currently working up plans for a top-notch Halloween party, you would do well to consider building a fog machine like this unit from [DIY Machines]! This fog machine is based around dry ice, so you’ll need to source that from an…

The most convenient features of FordPass are now free – Roadshow

Similar functions at rival OnStar cost $14.99 per month. …read more Source:: CNet