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Android 5.0 Lollipop source code is out—OEMs, start your engines
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With Android 5.0 debuting on the Nexus 9 and Nexus Player, Google has pushed out the newest Android source code to the public Android Open Source Project (AOSP) repository. Anyone who wants to download the source code of the Lollipop platform is now free to do so. Next up on the docket after the AOSP code drop should be […]

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HMV overtakes Amazon to become the UK's biggest seller of physical music
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Two years ago, British high-street retailer HMV was staring bankruptcy in the face. It was subsequently picked up by administration specialist Hilco, which immediately set about reversing the company’s fortunes. As a result of cost-cutting measures, …

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Dropping Objects in World’s Largest Vacuum Chamber
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Fiddling around with the physics behind the BBC Human Universe video of a bowling ball and a feather being dropped in a vacuum chamber. The post Dropping Objects in World’s Largest Vacuum Chamber appeared first on WIRED.

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VMware buys CloudVolumes to speed app installations
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Acquired tech said to ‘de-compose’ Windows, a job Microsoft was doing by itself VMware has bought itself a pre-VMWorld snack, in the form of application delivery outfit CloudVolumes.…

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Cassini Is Ready to Sacrifice Itself for the Good of the Solar System
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After two decades of discoveries, Cassini is out of fuel and ready to retire. The post Cassini Is Ready to Sacrifice Itself for the Good of the Solar System appeared first on WIRED.

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Amazon plans to release 12 movies a year in theaters and on Prime
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In recent years, Amazon and Netflix have created original content to get more subscribers, grow revenues and set themselves apart from not only from each other, but major cable channels like HBO. Prime examples include House of Cards, Orange Is The N…

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Glem drenge-nørden: Ældre kvinder spiller også computer …
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Glem drenge-nørden: Ældre kvinder spiller også computer. Mød 67-årige Elsebeth Lautrup-Larsen der elsker at spille computer. Og hun er ikke alene viser …. aldrig en billig mobil. 7. Nye gadgets skaber frygt i USAs biografer.

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Six places where renewable energy is cheaper than fossil fuels
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By Cat DiStasio In the race to reduce the world's reliance on fossil fuels, cost is a huge factor. It's taken years, but advances in technology and increases in both efficiency and output have helped bring down the expense of renewable energy, which…

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Edward Snowden Is Not Dead Despite Mysterious Tweets, Says Glenn Greenwald
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Saturday Slashdot reader MouseTheLuckyDog wrote:Some mysterious going ons on the web is causing people to ask if everything is alright with Edward Snowden. His last two tweets, since deleted, were a cryptic message…followed a few days later by a 64 character hex string. This combined with the recent move against torrents sites has the more […]

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