Category Archives: Breaking News

HP’s Spectre x2 finds its spot as one of the best Windows tablets, for what it’s worth

 The Spectre x2 is what a Surface Pro would feel like with HP’s design cues and a few better specs for the dollar. In fact, most of the Spectre x2’s drawbacks stem from having to squeeze so much into its frame, which is better than having glaring software issues. Nearly free of stutters under heavy workload, Windows 10 remains a smooth experience. Specs of a svelte slate The… Read More
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Author: Stefan Etienne

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Watch SpaceX launch a communications satellite live right here

 Update 7:37 PM EDT: SpaceX aborted the countdown at T-9 seconds. More info about the cause of the abort, and whether that’s a wash for today’s launch, should be available shortly. Update 7:41 PM EDT: SpaceX has confirmed that the computer triggered an abort at T-10 seconds because something wasn’t within limits. They still aren’t sure what caused the computer to trigger… Read More
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Author: Darrell Etherington

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500 Startups’ Dave McClure apologizes for ‘multiple’ advances toward women and being a ‘creep’

 Taking an alternative approach to Chris Sacca’s pre-publication statement on the New York Times’ story of his alleged misconduct, Dave McClure waited a day to respond to the allegations made in yesterday’s article.
In a Medium post published Saturday evening, McClure neither denies nor defends the actions that he says have cost him the executive position at the firm he founded. Read More
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Author: Jonathan Shieber

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Someone just bought R2-D2 for over $2 million dollars

 Sorry, Luke — but it looks like both your lightsaber and R2-D2 have new owners.
In an auction that I’d like to pretend took place in front of a Sandcrawler in the middle of a desert, someone reportedly just dropped over $2 million dollars on R2-D2. Read More
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Author: Greg Kumparak

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