Starting with a half-built cabin, players can essentially decide everything they do over eight seasons (Thoreau thought a year was better divided into eight parts than four). The objective is to find the right balance between survival and fulfillment.
The same chemistry that makes lithium-ion batteries so effective also poses a hazard. While fires are rare, an overheating unit can ignite. And while water can put out a battery blaze, it takes a lot more of it than usual.
Helen Dixon will soon gain vast new authority to investigate and fine an array of technology giants with regional headquarters in Ireland, including Airbnb, Apple, Facebook, Google, Twitter and Microsoft, which owns LinkedIn.
The frantic pace of life and work is pushing out phone-based voice communication in favor of text, chat, email and other options seen as more efficient. That is reshaping personal and professional communications and creating a whole new set of rules for how to connect.
A California company confirmed that a flaw in its website allowed outsiders to pinpoint the location of mobile phones in the United States without authorization. But LocationSmart, which gathers real-time data on cellular wireless devices, says it has no evidence that anyone exploited the vulnerability before May 16, when a security researcher at Carnegie Mellon […]
Tech Tips: I downloaded a copy of all the information Google has on me. My Google data archive was much larger than my Facebook file — about 12 times larger — but it was also packed with fewer unpleasant surprises. Here’s how to review your Google file, and delete items.
The largest U.S. grocery chain is teaming up with Ocado, a British online grocer known for automated warehouses where robots quickly fill orders. It gives Kroger a pathway to create its own delivery network.
A website flaw at a California company that gathers real-time data on cellular wireless devices could have allowed anyone to pinpoint the location of any AT&T, Verizon, Sprint or T-Mobile cellphone in the United States to within hundreds of yards, a security researcher said. The company involved, LocationSmart of Carlsbad, California, operates in a little-known […]