Casino game developer GameSpring has launched its latest title on Facebook: Baccarat Online 3D. While gamers are probably used to the many slot machine and poker games on Facebook, baccarat might still be an unfamiliar product....
Electronic Arts has revealed its plans to shutter PopCap Games’ Plants vs. Zombies Adventures on Facebook. The game was released in 2013, and sees players defending a base from the undead. It features famous franchise plants...
Social and mobile game developer GamePoint has announced the release of its latest social casino title on Facebook: GamePoint Poker. The game joins existing titles including GamePoint Bingo, Royaldice and Cardparty, and allows users to player...
Social and mobile game company Kabam has announced the launch of Fast & Furious 6: The Game on Facebook. Originally released on mobile devices, the game was created via a licensing agreement with Universal, and sees...
With a coming boom expected in the unmanned-aircraft industry, universities and colleges are scrambling to train pilots. But thanks to government rules, they can't actually get the devices off the ground.
You will no longer be breaking the law if you unlock your cellphone. On Friday, the House of Representatives passed a bill that will make it legal for consumers to open the digital locks on their cellphones so that they can more easily switch wireless carriers. The Senate has already passed the bill.
Earlier this week, Buzzfeed fired writer Benny Johnson for plagiarizing 41 of his pieces from other online sources. As I wrote yesterday, Johnson made news back in January when he cited anonymous Pentagon sources saying they wanted to kill NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden. With Johnson now fired for dishonesty, we can no longer assume that Buzzfeed had in pl […]
Earlier this month, Pando’s Yasha Levine revealed that almost everyone involved in Tor was (or is) funded by the US government. The revelation was particularly alarming given Tor is the tool recommended by privacy advocates, including NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, as a way to keep communications hidden from government eyes. Now, according to tax document […]
Today in actually pretty funny revenge pranks… The former owner of the Orlando Predators has been accused of getting revenge on a football league by redirecting his team’s website to a police list of sexual predators. According to a lawsuit first reported by Court House News, former Predators owner, David Pearsall, was so angry at his team being kicked out o […]
Every now and again, I’ll receive one of those emails that makes me say: “Huh?” My face contorts into an expression of massive confusion, and I’m left not quite sure what to respond. I can tell from the length or the content of the email that a response is needed, but something about the message has made even getting started on a response a huge headache. Fo […]
Had enough of Facebook and Twitter? It may be time to switch up your go-to social network With the daily explosion of startups, there are plenty of new social media tools popping up. These newer platforms could be working on the next big thing, so you'll want to keep an eye out. See also: 10 Must-Follow Breaking News Accounts on Twitter Here's a lo […]
Editor's note: Every week Mashable presents "Let’s Talk About," a look back at the biggest WTF stuff from the weekend’s new releases. If you haven’t seen the movie, be warned: This is a SPOILER MINEFIELD. This week: Let's talk about Lucy ... No one can accuse Luc Besson of not using 100% of is creative energy on this one. 100% of his brai […]
At a time when our cars are starting to drive themselves and manual transmissions are going extinct, it can be tough to find an unbridled driving experience that leaves you shrieking with fear and delight. One way to get that? Drop one wheel, attach what’s left to a powerful motor, certify it as a motorcycle, and have at it. That's what Polaris has done […]
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Soon, you'll once again be able to switch mobile carriers without needing to buy a new device.The U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed a bill to make it legal for people to unlock their mobile devices in order to use them on a different carrier without breaking copyright laws. Though the legislation applies to cellphones, it requires the Lib […]
Google is reportedly purchasing video game livestreaming platform Twitch for $1 billion. A Google spokesperson has declined to comment on the rumors.Twitch, the world’s largest gaming website and community, lets gamers broadcast their live videoplay for viewers. It’s like the Netflix or Hulu for livestreamed games.Livestream gaming on Twitch The report […]
Facebook has made it very clear it’s no longer just a social network. It’s been working hard trying to compete with Google on several fronts: search, nascent technology markets, and post-desktop computing. Now that the $2 billion Oculus deal is closed, Facebook can beef up its focus on that third part of the Google competition—creating a Glass killer. See Al […]
Leanplum, an A/B testing service for iOS and Android apps, today announced that it has raised a $4.8 million Series A round from Shasta Ventures. Previously, the company had raised an $825,000 angel round from TechStars, Kima Ventures, VoiVoda Ventures and a number of undisclosed angel investors. While Leanplum started out as a standard A/B testing solution […]
London has had a dedicated contactless payment travelcard, called Oyster, for over a decade — offering a smarter alternative to paper ticketing that can hold a balance and cap daily and weekly travel costs. But change is coming. From September, London’s public transport network will be accepting contactless bank cards for payment, after conducting a trial w […]
Gigit, a platform allowing venue owners or hosts to book both well-known and up-and-coming bands for private shows, was unofficially at SXSW earlier this year after organising private shows for Path, Ashton Kutcher and Spotify. On Gigit, you pick an artist, a date, answer questions about the venue, the vibe they want etc. It then charges the host and takes […]
Not to be outdone by eBay, Amazon today opens the doors to a new 3D Printing Store that allows the customization of "more than 200 unique print on-demand products." Personalized dog tags, credit card holders, iPhone cases, and even custom bobbleheads are among the first selection of items that Amazon has on offer. The massive online retailer won […]
Microsoft is focusing on Apple’s Siri digital assistant in one of the first Windows Phone 8.1 commercials. It’s another return to the Mac vs. PC war, as Microsoft choses to mock Siri in an effort to showcase Cortana for the first time. The new commercial sees an iPhone 5S pitted against a low-end Lumia 635, with Cortana handling people- and location-based re […]
The city of San Francisco — and most of Twitter — stopped and watched last November, as five-year-old Miles Scott became pint-sized superhero Batkid. Miles, who has leukemia, was given the chance to dress up as his favorite comic icon by the Make-A-Wish Foundation. His day was made even more remarkable by the reaction from the city he wanted to save, as thou […]
Apple is officially a step closer to owning Beats, as the $3 billion merger has just been cleared in Europe. The EU commission ruled that the merger "did not raise concerns because the combined (headphone) market share of Apple and Beats Electronics...
We know what you're thinking, but a new app called Selfies is actually kind of fun, considering that it's a barely-promoted one-off from Automattic (the company responsible for WordPress). It told TechCrunch that Selfies was in development for eight...
As London becomes the bright shining center of the European tech scene, it's only natural that the city would like to maintain its place at the top of the pile. That's why mayor Boris Johnson is pledging that London will roll out a 5G network across...
Amazon has introduced a new portal on its site that is designed to bring together and highlight 3D-printed products for sale on the platform. The company said that the marketplace is home to more than “200 unique print on-demand products” – including toys, fashion accessories and home furnishings – most of which can (thanks to the nature of the manufacturing […]
If you took radio DJ and TV presenter Lauren Laverne’s advice to give your smartphone, tablet and computers a break this weekend, then you’re probably here feeling refreshed from your digital downtime. However, that means you did miss the best of the tech news and features from the Web in the last two days. No matter, just put your phone on silent, grab a co […]
GoPro cameras are small, tough and fairly inconspicuous. Filmmakers and action sports enthusiasts regularly strap them to drones, helmets and surfboards, but car tires? That’s new to us. Ryan Fox, a Vimeo user from Milwaukee, Wisconsin attached his GoPro with duct tape before cruising around the city late at night. The camera maintains its position in the ce […]