Can Streaming Companies Replace Hollywood Studios?

February 26, 2017 // 0 Comments

“Movie-theater attendance is down to a 19-year low, with revenues hovering slightly above $10 billion,” reports Vanity Fair, arguing that traditional studios should feel threatened by nimble streaming companies like Netflix and Amazon, which produced the film Manchester By The Sea — nominated for six […]

'Uber Is Doomed', Argues Transportation Reporter

February 26, 2017 // 0 Comments

When an Uber self-driving car ran a red light last year, they blamed and suspended the car’s driver, even though it was the car’s software that malfunctioned, according to two former employees, ultimately causing Uber cars to run six different red lights. But technical issues […]

Science Fiction Actor Bill Paxton Dies At Age 61

February 26, 2017 // 0 Comments

Bill Paxton died Saturday at the age of 61 after complications from surgery. An anonymous reader remembers Paxton’s work with some YouTube clips: Bill Paxton starred in a surprising number of cult science fiction favorites. After playing both the blue-haired punk rocker who confronts The […]

Open Source Car-Hacking Tool Successfully Crowdfunded

February 26, 2017 // 0 Comments

An anonymous reader writes: Two geeks are crowdfunding an open source car hacking tool that will allow builders to experiment with diagnostics, telematics, security, and prototyping. “Cars have become complicated and expensive to work with,” they explain on a Kickstarter page. “Macchina wants to use […]

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