Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired The View From the Control Room: How InSight Landed on Mars

Hexbyte Tech News Wired The View From the Control Room: How InSight Landed on Mars

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In the morning hours before NASA’s InSight spacecraft entered Mars’s atmosphere, roughly 30 employees of Lockheed Martin gathered in the company’s InSight Mission Support Area, in Denver. They all wore the same red button-down shirt adorned with a mission patch. Someone had taped red plastic over some of the fluorescent lights, to lend the room…

Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired Cyber Monday 2018: Best Toy Deals and Parenting Essentials

Hexbyte Tech News Wired Cyber Monday 2018: Best Toy Deals and Parenting Essentials

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As the old saying goes, “Home is where the heart is… and all your stuff, and your kids’ stuff, and a lot of other things you need to clean or put away.” Once you’re done with holiday shopping for your friends, family, and kids on this Cyber Monday, don’t forget to pick up a few…

Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired Online Shopping From the Couch Worsens Traffic on the Roads

Hexbyte Tech News Wired Online Shopping From the Couch Worsens Traffic on the Roads

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The good news? Hitting “buy” on a day like Cyber Monday is likely to make shipping more efficient.Marc McAndrews/Bloomberg/Getty ImagesIs there anything more magical than ordering something online? The click of a button, the already saved credit card info, the shiver-inducing free shipping. Little wonder the US Postal Service expects to deliver 900 million packages…

Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired Cyber Monday 2018: Best Laptop, Tablet, and Phone Deals

Hexbyte Tech News Wired Cyber Monday 2018: Best Laptop, Tablet, and Phone Deals

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Laptop makers love to hitch their wagon to a good sale, and Black Friday weekend is one of their favorites. There are a bunch of PC deals going on all the way through Cyber Monday. We’ve spent days sifting through sales to find devices worth your time. Below are the best laptop deals we’ve found…

Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired Best Amazon Cyber Monday Deals (2018): Echo, Kindle, Fire HD

Hexbyte Tech News Wired Best Amazon Cyber Monday Deals (2018): Echo, Kindle, Fire HD

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Fire tablets and Echo speakers are rarely expensive. They’re built to be affordable, and some of them are especially cheap for Cyber Monday. We’ve compiled every decent deal on Amazon-branded devices going on right now. Amazon has a Device Deals page with many of its best Cyber Monday deals, but we have them all organized…

Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired NASA’s InSight Spacecraft Lands on Mars and Snaps a Photo

Hexbyte Tech News Wired NASA’s InSight Spacecraft Lands on Mars and Snaps a Photo

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After a six-month journey across hundreds of millions of miles of deep space, NASA’s InSight spacecraft—a mission nearly ten years and close to $1 billion in the making—landed successfully on the surface of Mars on Monday, touching down on the planet’s surface just a few minutes before 12:00 pm PT.In the final moments of the…

Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ Wrecked It at the Box Office

Hexbyte Tech News Wired ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ Wrecked It at the Box Office

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How much you wanna bet these two get another sequel?DisneyIt’s time once again to turn on The Monitor, WIRED’s roundup of the latest in the world of culture, from box-office news to release-date announcements. In today’s installment: A new Ralph and a new Rocky dominate the holiday; Disney’s Lion King trailer feels the love; and…

Professional Photography Glen Cove – Photographer/ Videographer 347-825-1899 British Wildlife Photography Awards 2018, the winners – in pictures Professional Photography Glen Cove Adam Barreto  – Photographer/ Videographer 347-825-1899

Professional Photography Glen Cove – Photographer/ Videographer 347-825-1899 British Wildlife Photography Awards 2018, the winners – in pictures Professional Photography Glen Cove Adam Barreto – Photographer/ Videographer 347-825-1899

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From a bat’s hunting flight to a mountain hare in a storm, this year’s winning images capture the behaviour and variety of our wildlife Continue reading…

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Owner of failed nuclear plant might use golden parachute fund in settlement

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Owner of failed nuclear plant might use golden parachute fund in settlement

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deals — Agreement contingent on Dominion Energy purchasing the South Carolina energy company. Megan Geuss – Nov 27, 2018 1:25 am UTC Enlarge / V C Summer Nuclear Station Unit 1.Today, South Carolina energy company SCANA and its potential purchaser Dominion Energy reached a settlement with class-action litigants to offer a significant energy bill rate…