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11:31 2019-06-16

Evil Genius 2: Cult PC game capitalises on genre newly popularised by Two Point Hospital Rebellion is bringing the cult franchise back, and it looks so good it may even be better than what our memories of the game are - and that's a big ask....
11:13 2019-06-16

Xbox Scarlett Release Date might be 2020, but Microsoft's next-gen plans are well underway Microsoft's next-generation plans have already kicked off - you just may not have noticed it yet. Dan McCulloch explains how the Xbox platform is building towards next-gen....
09:39 2019-06-16

Forget Gears 5, Zombie Army 4: Dead War is the best 3rd-person shooter from E3 2019 Rebellion's newest co-op shooter isn't afraid of leaning into what it is, and the result is a game that doesn't take itself too seriously and is a lot of fun as a result....
09:39 2019-06-16

Walmart Grocery's Amazon Prime Now rival costs $98 per year Walmart knows that it needs to have a stellar delivery service in order to compete with Amazon, which is why it's been rolling out Prime-like offers of its own. For Walmart Grocery, in particular, there's Delivery Unlimited: a subscription service th......
09:13 2019-06-16

VR and microscopy help scientists see 'inside' diseases You can only learn so much about cells by studying 2D pictures, and 3D microscope technology can produce an abundance of data that might be hard to decipher. Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and Virginia Mason have an answer, though: let sci......
09:13 2019-06-16

Your sleep tracker might make insomnia worse Sleep tracking can help you determine if you're getting a good night's rest, but it might exacerbate your problems in some circumstances. Scientists talking to the New York Times have warned that sleep tracker apps and devices can worsen insomnia bo......
09:13 2019-06-16

Find Out an Item You're Shopping For is Available at Goodwill With This Extension Sometimes you want to own a new item rather than a used one. However, there are a number of things out there where the used version is just as good as buying a new one. Goodwill Shopping is a Chrome extension that helps you find them....
06:13 2019-06-16

Trump Says He Doesn't 'Particularly' Believe in UFOs and Come On, Would He Lie About Something? Donald Trump mumbled his way through a response to a softball question on UFOs and extraterrestrial life in an interview with Good Morning America’s George Stephanopoulos in a clip released on Saturday. Trump told Stephanopoulos that he had attended a “very brief meeting” on the matter, but that he ...
05:26 2019-06-16

Stranger Things Now Has Its Own '80s-Style Coca Cola Ad The Coca Cola ad is a strange but everlasting tradition of American pop culture. Coke has advertised in so many different styles and eras that its ads are a bellwether for what pop media was like in any given era of Americana. Which means, of course, it’s about time that Stranger Things got in the g...
05:26 2019-06-16

Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga uses the Force to pull me back in I like Star Wars, and I like Lego. I just had grown tired of the Lego gaming formula. Now that I know Traveller's Tales is being ambitious, I'm excited.Read More...
03:13 2019-06-16

How Crystal Dynamics designed The Avengers Noah Hughes is creative director at Crystal Dynamics. We talked to him about the collaboration between Square Enix and Marvel on The Avengers game.Read More...
03:13 2019-06-16

Where the next Big Five of tech could come from Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Alphabet, and Microsoft have a combined market capitalization of $3 trillion. But they won't hold the title of 'Big Five' forever.Read More...
03:13 2019-06-16

Recommended Reading: Fighting deepfakes Top AI researchers race to detect 'deepfake' videos: 'We are outgunned' Drew Harwell, The Washington Post The 2016 US presidential election was plagued by fake news and election meddling across the internet. With the rise of so-called deepfake tec......
02:00 2019-06-16

Amazon Game Studios reportedly lays off dozens in shake-up Amazon Game Studios has quietly laid off dozens of employees on the last day of E3, one of the biggest video game conferences in the world, according to Kotaku. The company reportedly told affected employees that they only have 60 days to find new po......
02:00 2019-06-16

BMW teases M concept car blending technology and performance Can you make out what you're looking at in the obscure teaser above? Neither can we -- but it does represent the future of BMW's performance cars. The automaker has posted a teaser for a Vision M Next concept that, as the name implies, would explore......
02:00 2019-06-16

The US planted offensive malware in Russia's power grid The US appears to be acting on its promise to aggressively respond to cyberwarfare threats. New York Times sources say Cyber Command has planted offensive malware in Russia's electrical grid, not just reconnaissance as has been the case since "at le......
02:00 2019-06-16

Amazon closes down its shopping-focused Instagram rival Spark Amazon Spark, the e-commerce giant's social network, has seemingly shut down after only a couple of years. If you don't even know what it is, we don't blame you. You can think of it as Amazon's version of Instagram, except it focuses on shopping disc......
02:00 2019-06-16

Spies may have used an AI-generated face to infiltrate US politics AI-generated faces might be more than just novelties -- they could also be used as espionage tools. Experts talking to the AP believe that spies used AI to create a 'photo' of Katie Jones, a non-existent person used in an attempt to infiltrate the A......
02:00 2019-06-16

Tesla starts selling used Model 3 cars online Until now, buying a used Tesla Model 3 has usually entailed tracking down a reseller or spotting a sale from an individual owner. Now, though, it's just a matter of visiting Tesla's website. The EV maker has started selling used Model 3s online in......
02:00 2019-06-16

Hundreds of Current and Former Law Enforcement Officers Reportedly Found in Extremist Facebook Groups Hundreds of current and former police officers and other law enforcement personnel are members of “Confederate, anti-Islam, misogynistic or anti-government militia groups” on Facebook, according to an investigation by the U.S. Center for Investigative Reporting’s Reveal News posted on Friday.Read mo...
01:39 2019-06-16

Alex Jones Offers $1 Million for Conviction in Alleged Child Porn Malware Attack InfoWars conspiracy theorist Alex Jones is back in the news after he alleged on Friday that someone sent him malware that embedded child pornography on his InfoWars servers. He’s offering $1 million for the arrest and conviction of whoever did it, if true. Read more......
01:39 2019-06-16

The US Has Allegedly Placed Malware Deep in Russia's Power Grid The U.S. has deployed “American computer code” into Russian systems operating the nation’s power grid, the New York Times reported on Saturday, as part of the Donald Trump administration’s efforts to “deploy cybertools more aggressively.”Read more......
01:39 2019-06-16

Target Registers Across Country All Malfunction at Once, Causing Massive Lines Massive lines and an inability to make purchases were reported across the country at Target stores after the retailer’s cash registers malfunctioned due to a “systems issue,” though hours later Target announced it had resolved the issue.Read more......
01:39 2019-06-16

Widespread Target cash register outage causes long lines, exasperated shoppers The roughly two-hour outage periodically prevented Target's cashiers from scanning merchandise or processing transactions as long lines formed in some stores....
01:26 2019-06-16

Self-Driving Cars Have a Problem: Safer Human-Driven Ones The technology that was supposed to give us robo-taxis is making human-driven cars safer at a rate that completely autonomous vehicles may have trouble matching....
00:39 2019-06-16

The Man Behind 'Fortnite' At age 20, Tim Sweeney founded Epic Games in his parents’ basement. His company now owns one of the most popular videogames on Earth. But he doesn’t want the credit....
00:39 2019-06-16

Samsung's Galaxy Fold might not show up until after the Note 10 It's not easy launching a foldable phone in 2019, as Samsung is quickly finding out: the latest reports from Asia suggest that its innovative Galaxy Fold handset won't be going on sale until August.That means the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 might be out and available to buy before the folding h...
23:39 2019-06-15

Intellivision Amico: can the retro revival console offer something new? When it comes to home technology, there's nothing quite as diverse as a modern-day video game console. Serving both as an all-inclusive multimedia experience and an angular box for keeping 12-year-olds occupied, the console we know today is far removed from its ancestral heritage. While it&apos...
23:39 2019-06-15

India vs Pakistan live stream: how to watch Cricket World Cup 2019 grudge match from anywhere There are a lot of people who have been waiting for this 2019 Cricket World Cup a long time - India vs Pakistan. There were rumours of more than 500,000 people applying to buy tickets to watch this live at Old Trafford, and we're expecting a worldwide audience in the tens of millions. National ...
23:39 2019-06-15

Canada vs New Zealand live stream: how to watch today's Women's World Cup 2019 match from anywhere Group E is on a knife-edge at the Women's World Cup 2019 and a lot rests on the second games for Canada and New Zealand. Read on to find out how you can catch a Canada vs New Zealand live stream from anywhere around the world with our instructions below.Canada opened their World Cup campaign wi...
23:39 2019-06-15

Best MDM solutions in 2019 The use of mobile devices within a corporation has become an ordinary part of modern business, but having so many devices operating both within and outside the company offices can be a real headache to manage.This is especially because of the security risk they pose, as one lost cell phone with acce...
23:39 2019-06-15

Social media erupts as Target checkout registers malfunction across the country #TargetDown was trending on social media after Targets across the country were hit with outages, leading to headache for customers trying make purchases on Saturday....
23:39 2019-06-15

How to Stream The 24 Hours of Le Mans This Weekend 24 of Le Mans officially kicks off at 8am ET Saturday in France. Traditionally watching the race in the United States has been a bit of a challenge, requiring you to skip between a few different services depending on the time of day you wanted to watch and maybe some fancy VPN work to access some Eu...
22:39 2019-06-15

More than 260 dead dolphins found on Gulf Coast since February Scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration are investigating why bottlenose dolphins are stranding themselves at an unusually high rate in the Northern Gulf of Mexico this year...
22:26 2019-06-15

Red Dead Redemption 2 Update: Red Dead Online News and Rockstar Soundtrack Release Date Red Dead Redemption 2 news this week focuses on some new content updates for Red Dead Online and a surprise announcement for The Music of Red Dead Redemption 2: Original Soundtrack...
21:26 2019-06-15

Amazon Shuts Down Its Instagram Competitor, Spark Amazon Spark, a shopping social network that could be thought to essentially be a competitor to Instagram, has shut down less than two years since after its launch in July 2017....
20:26 2019-06-15

Adobe Unveils AI Tool That Can Detect Photoshopped Faces Adobe, along with researchers from the University of California, Berkeley, have trained artificial intelligence (AI) to detect facial manipulation in images edited using the Photoshop software....
20:26 2019-06-15

Stranger Things' Natalia Dyer Subverts the 'Lost Girl' Trope in a New Sci-Fi Short Film One of the common tropes in fiction is the “lost girl,” where a young woman goes missing and the majority of the film or series is spent trying to find out what happened. This can make for suspenseful viewing, but it also forces the female character to be more of a plot device than a person. In Afte...
20:13 2019-06-15

Can You Actually Use iCloud on Windows and Android? Whisper it quietly, but a few holes are starting to appear in Apple’s walled garden: AirPlay on TVs. Apple Music on Android. iCloud on the web. And now, a revamped, updated iCloud app for Windows. As Apple shows hints of being more cross-platform-friendly than it has been in the past, is its iCloud ...
20:13 2019-06-15

Free PS4 games WARNING: Download THIS incredible PlayStation bonus before it's too late BORDERLANDS 3 comes out this year, but before that you can grab yourself a copy of the Borderlands 2 and now the free DLC, Commander Lilith & The Fight for Sanctuary....
19:39 2019-06-15

GTA 6 Release Date News: Next Grand Theft Auto will remove this annoying PS4, Xbox feature Grand Theft Auto 6 should be in line for a massive boost when it launches, because we already know that next-gen consoles will massively improve one area of GTA 5 that was pretty poor....
19:39 2019-06-15

Xbox One Games Update: Good and bad news for Xbox One X and Xbox 360 owners Microsoft made a lot of E3 announcements but this one might have snuck under the radar. And it's an important one, with good and bad news for Xbox One owners....
19:39 2019-06-15

Mortal Kombat 11 Shang Tsung release date can’t come soon enough - the dlc is that good!l Shang-Tsung will be the first character added to Mortal Kombat 11, and the addition of a character like him will change the game's meta in a good way...
19:39 2019-06-15

Amazon sends Alexa developers on quest for ‘holy grail of voice science’ At Amazon’s re:Mars conference last week, the company rolled out Alexa Conversations in preview. Conversations is a module within the Alexa Skills Kit that stitches together Alexa voice apps into experiences that help you accomplish complex tasks. Alexa Conversations may be Amazon’s most intri...
19:26 2019-06-15

This is what it really looks like inside a bank's cybersecurity center right before an attack In this excerpt from Kate Fazzini's new book "Kingdom of Lies," she takes you directly inside the security operations center of one of the world's largest banks....
18:13 2019-06-15

The games were the star of E3, but gaming PCs were center stage Yes, smartphone gaming is growing rapidly, but for people who want the best possible visuals and the most compelling action, PCs are still the go-to.       ...
17:52 2019-06-15

A brief history of cheating at video games For as long as we've played games, there have been players willing to break the rules in order to win. Whether it's rolling weighted dice, counting cards, or hip checking pinball machines, you can bet your bottom dollar that if there's a game of chan......
17:26 2019-06-15

Hitting the Books: We won't colonize space without a Weyland-Yutani Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought provoking books on science and technology we can find and......
17:26 2019-06-15

CHEAP: Pretend you live on a spaceship with this Google Smart Light Starter Kit for $35 Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! The future is pretty cool. We’ve got phones that can take incredible photos, access the entirety of human knowledge, and also be used as flashlights. But that’s not the best part of the future, that award goes to...
16:39 2019-06-15

Turn your YouTube channel into a career with this $11 course It's no secret that you can make a career out of creating videos on YouTube. From gaming videos to toy reviews, the platform's top creators have made a killing producing all manner of content. But even if you aren’t a world-renowned internet sensation, there’s still plenty of money to be made in mon...
16:39 2019-06-15

Personal robots won’t catch on until they become more than a novelty Last month, another well-funded social robot startup, Anki, closed its doors for good. And it wasn’t the first. In March, Jibo, which had received $73 million in funding, announced that it was shutting down its servers. Over the past few years, we’ve seen several much-hyped robots take the stage, pr...
16:39 2019-06-15

People Experiencing Hardship Should Be Allowed to Use Technology Without Your Judgemental Bullshit Roughly 553,000 Americans are currently experiencing homelessness, according to the latest figures available from the Department of Housing and Urban Development. But that doesn’t mean those people should be judged for owning technology like laptops and smartphones, no matter what various assholes h...
16:13 2019-06-15

BT Broadband continues its big tech giveaway with fibre deals for another week We have absolutely no shame in admitting that we love a freebie. OK, so they may be an eye-catching way for retailers and internet providers to draw in customers, but...who cares!? And BT Broadband is a consistent purveyor of freebies, most recently throwing in a pricey tech gift if you sign up for ...
15:26 2019-06-15

Australia vs Sri Lanka live stream: how to watch today's Cricket World Cup 2019 match from anywhere Having bounced back from their defeat against India with a solid win against Pakistan, Australia will today looking to consolidate their place amid the top four today Sri Lanka. No matter where you are in the world you can watch today's match by using our guide below to getting a Australia vs S...
15:26 2019-06-15

The Google Pixel 4 may have been spotted in the wild for the first time We might have caught our first glimpse at the Google Pixel 4 out in the wild, after a phone looking very similar to the one Google teased last week was spotted being used in London.An image of the phone was shared by 9to5Google – you can see the square rear camera array on the back and... tha...
15:26 2019-06-15

Le Mans live stream: how to watch the 24 Hours of Le Mans 2019 online from anywhere Smell the burning rubber and taste the coffee to keep you awake, it's time for the 24 Hours of Le Mans. We have all the 2019 Le Mans live stream details right here. This year sees the Circuit de la Sarthe as home to the 87th Le Mans which has cars race for, you guessed it, 24 hours straight. Th...
15:26 2019-06-15

The UK porn block is now one month away, and it's still a terrible idea The controversial UK porn block comes into effect on July 15 2019. According to the government it’s going to save the children from online awfulness, and there won’t be any negative effects whatsoever.But I just know it’s all going to end up like my sex life – a combinati...
15:26 2019-06-15

Wireless headphones vs true wireless earbuds: which design is best for you? There’s no doubt about it: wireless headphones are here to stay. Cutting the cord between your cans and your device, they rely on Bluetooth to transmit your music into your ears.Just a few years ago, we might have persuaded you to opt for a pair of wired cans instead, as dodgy Bluetooth conne...
15:26 2019-06-15

Xiaomi Mi Band 4 vs Mi Band 3: which affordable tracker is for you? Xiaomi just announced a refresh of its best-selling fitness tracker. The last-gen tracker has proven to be one of the most popular fitness bands on the market right now, and it's likely because the price is so low.It’s hard to find a more affordable and feature-packed device than the Xia...
15:26 2019-06-15

5G and the tactile internet: what really is it? 5G is the next generation of mobile internet connectivity. It offers speeds 10, or even 20 times faster than current 4G networks, with much faster data upload and download speeds, greater bandwidth, and more stable connections.This will enable us to do everything we currently do with our mobile devi...
15:26 2019-06-15

The Morning After: Going under the hood of Honda's adorable EV Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Now that E3 2019 is over there's plenty of time to catch up on all of the gaming news revealed this week. Once you're through with that, we've got some info about an appealing electric car, and a look back at th......
15:13 2019-06-15

Samsung's Galaxy Fold delay could extend through July? The strange case of Samsung's Galaxy Fold may drag on throughout the summer, according to a report in The Korea Herald. The outlet -- which reported in May that Samsung would reach a conclusion on the launch in a couple of days -- now says that accor......
12:39 2019-06-15

Iridium GO! Turn any smartphone into a satellite phone with internet access If you're planning to go off the grid over the summer, here's how you can still get access to phonecalls, text, and internet by accessing the Iridium satellite network....
10:13 2019-06-15

NASA Pressured by Trump Official on Climate Change Stance, Emails Show NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine came around to the prevailing view of scientists before he took over, and that evolution did not sit well with a Trump environmental adviser....
10:13 2019-06-15

E3 2019 killed CG reveal videos The E3 trade show is still a great place to get excited about new, upcoming games. But it's a little bit harder to get hyped up for CG trailers.Read More...
09:13 2019-06-15

What is a Google Chromebook? You’re probably on here because you’re asking yourself, “What is a Google Chromebook?” You’ve probably seen the term Chromebook thrown around on the internet, and you might be wondering what exactly they are, and how they differ from traditional laptops.In this gui...
09:00 2019-06-15

MacBook 2019 release date, news and rumors Last year came and went with no sign of the new MacBook. Instead, Apple launched the new MacBook Air – which some would argue replaced it. However, because the latest thin and light has been out for nearly 2 years, we’re more than ready for the follow up. Unsurprisingly, it didn't...
09:00 2019-06-15

Alligator With Knife Stuck in Its Head Seen in Lake in Texas A Texas woman says she recently witnessed an alligator with what appeared to be some kind of knife stuck in its head swimming in a local lake, a situation she says she believes may have been a purposeful act.Read more......
05:52 2019-06-15

Juul Is Staring Down Yet Another Investigation Into Whether It Marketed to Kids E-cigarette giant Juul is looking at a fresh investigation into whether the company “actively” marketed its products to children, an allegation that has dogged the company even as it now says it’s working to cut off kids’ access to its products.Read more......
05:52 2019-06-15

NYT: Sprint, T-Mobile merger could get federal approval next week Just days after AGs representing ten states filed suit to stop the combining of Sprint and T-Mobile, the New York Times reports the Justice Department is "moving closer" to approval. Doing so apparently hinges on an arrangement, previously reported,......
04:39 2019-06-15

Bumble owner to spend $100 million on dating apps The owner of dating app Bumble said on Friday it would revamp its holding structure and spend $100 million, as it looks to better compete with Match Group's Tinder....
03:39 2019-06-15

Exclusive: Mexico blamed Walmart's size, access to rivals' data in blocking app deal Mexican officials blocked Walmart Inc's deal to buy delivery app Cornershop because Walmart could not guarantee a level playing field for rival retailers, whose customers use the app to order groceries and other goods, according to an official document and an interview with the top competition regul...
03:39 2019-06-15

Adobe trained AI to detect facial manipulation in Photoshop A team of Adobe and UC Berkeley researchers trained AI to detect facial manipulation in images edited with Adobe Photoshop. The researchers hope the tool will help restore trust in digital media at a time when deepfakes and fake faces are more common......
03:26 2019-06-15

'Empire of Sin' looks like a new-school 'Mob Rule' It's been 20 years since Mob Rule, the organized crime real-time strategy game. Despite a few efforts like Omerta - City of Gangsters, Gangsters 2: Vendetta and Gangland in the years since, there hasn't been a true successor in the Mafia-meets-strate......
03:26 2019-06-15

Facebook will rank comments to make conversations more meaningful Facebook wants to make conversations on public posts more meaningful. Today, it will start ranking comments to promote those that are most relevant to users. It will give priority to comments that have interactions from the original poster, as well a......
03:26 2019-06-15

Fox Sports created a USWNT Snapchat AR lens for the World Cup The United States women's national soccer team laid down a clear statement of intent to their World Cup rivals after a record-breaking 13-0 win over Thailand in their opening game. Alex Morgan grabbed the headlines by scoring five goals against the A......
03:26 2019-06-15

Lyft built a scooter for sharing that's tougher and more comfortable Lyft is the next big scooter sharing service to unveil a two-wheeler that's better at enduring real-world abuse. Its new model touts a "more durable build" that stands a greater chance of surviving the outdoors. Your ride should be less jarring, fo......
03:26 2019-06-15

Google Pay will no longer let UK users send money to friends If you use Google Pay to send money between your friends, you may soon be cut off from splitting the bill. The company informed users today via email that it will be killing off the Google Pay Send peer-to-peer money transfer feature in the UK. The c......
03:26 2019-06-15

The official 'Red Dead Redemption 2' soundtrack arrives July 12th Several months after the release of Red Dead Redemption 2, Rockstar is ready to offer the soundtrack for its Western opus. The official album from Lakeshore Records will reach digital services on July 12th and includes its fair share of star power -......
03:26 2019-06-15

In 'John Wick Hex,' time is the most precious commodity "John always double-taps." Mike Bithell, the creator of John Wick Hex, is showing off the game for the first time at E3 2019, in a mirrored room at the Hotel Figueroa that feels ripped right out of The Continental. In his game, every time a player......
03:26 2019-06-15

IK Multimedia’s $250 drum machine is available now IK Multimedia's $250 drum machine, Uno Drum, is available starting today. The company announced the portable, battery-powered device last month, but we weren't sure when it would be available....
03:26 2019-06-15

'Fall Guys' is a mini-game battle royale with up to 100 jelly-bean dudes Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout is what happens when indie developers watch too much reality TV. The new title from Mediatonic takes some of the most ridiculous network game-show obstacles courses, throws in some squishy alien creatures, and puts......
03:26 2019-06-15

Verizon's fiber network connects NBA arenas for 1080p broadcasts Verizon (Engadget's parent company) plans to connect all NBA arenas to a high-speed fiber network for better HD broadcast support. When the network is up and running in the second half of 2020, the league will be able to broadcast games from every te......
03:26 2019-06-15

Huawei delays the foldable Mate X to avoid Samsung’s mistakes In the wake of Huawei’s US export ban, its easy to forget that the company was due to launch one of the first folding phones to hit the market. The $2,600 Mate X was set to go head-to-head with Samsung’s Galaxy Fold, but after the Korean giant delayed the device due to mishaps with early review unit...
02:13 2019-06-15

Cloud gaming isn’t even here yet and Bethesda already has to fix it Bethesda revealed at this year’s E3 it would be offering something called Orion — a solution for game streaming that promises to make game streaming more feasible for those without the high-speed internet cloud gaming demands. Given that the whole industry seems to be pushing in that direction, this...
02:13 2019-06-15

How to read a scientific research paper Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. One of the most important skills any discerning media consumer can have is the ability to comprehend a scientific research paper. Reading a paper won’t imbue you ...
02:13 2019-06-15

How to make one of those ‘Best of’ Instagram collages Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. So you, like most everyone out there, love posting on Instagram. Selfies, food shots, travel photos… you do it all, and your followers love you for it. Or maybe y...
02:13 2019-06-15

How to easily type emoji, emoticons, and symbols in Windows 10 Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. We’re all used to typing emoji on our smartphones and tablets, but not so much on our PCs. I certainly don’t know of any desktop or laptop keyboards with an emoji...
02:13 2019-06-15

Voting record backlash prompts GOP lawmaker to lose keynote at cybersecurity event Rep. Will Hurd will no longer be delivering the keynote address at a cybersecurity conference due to complaints about his voting record on women’s rights....
01:52 2019-06-15

Texas wins a slice of tech giant Google's $13B expansion in US Google is adding a $600 million data center in a Dallas suburb, one of three projects announced this week as the search-engine giant undertakes a $13 billion expansion in the U.S....
01:52 2019-06-15

How to Make Any Smartphone More Accessible and Easier to Use We’re not all blessed with 20/20 vision, super-sharp hearing and the dexterity to easily operate a touchscreen—and even for those of us who are, it’s unlikely to last. Whether you’re adapting a phone for yourself or a friend or family member, these are all the ways you can adapt Android and iOS to m...
01:13 2019-06-15

Visa, Uber, and PayPal Are Reportedly Backing Facebook's Cryptocurrency After months of rumors, it appears a Facebook cryptocurrency is imminent. Reports last week said its planned launch is slated for June 18, and now it appears that the cryptocurrency, Libra, has some legit backers, according to the Wall Street Journal.Read more......
01:13 2019-06-15

Next Month's Total Solar Eclipse Will Pass Right Over a Space Observatory Next month, a total solar eclipse will pass over a slice of the South Pacific, Chile, and Argentina—and directly over an observatory in the Andes run by the National Science Foundation.Read more......
01:13 2019-06-15

The Real Reason Chucky Is a Robot Now The first trailer for the reboot of Child’s Play came with a surprise. The original was about a serial killer who possessed a doll and killed a bunch of people. Now, Chucky’s a smart toy who finds autonomy...and then kills a bunch of people. It seemed odd for a reboot to change the premise of its ow...
01:13 2019-06-15

Police Let Mom Keep Feeding Son Bleach After She Showed Them YouTube Videos, Doctor Approval Search YouTube for “Miracle Mineral Solution” or “MMS” and you will find a trove of videos about how consuming bleach will treat various illnesses—acne, flu, malaria, HIV, hepatitis, cancer, and autism.Read more......
01:13 2019-06-15

Fecal Transplant Patient Killed by Superbug Traced to Donor Stool An aesthetically unpleasant but genuinely promising medical treatment—a fecal transplant—may come with more serious risks than previously thought. This week, the Food and Drug Administration issued a warning about the treatment, after receiving reports of two people coming down with serious drug-res...
01:13 2019-06-15

Facing Antitrust Pressure, Google Starts Spinning Its Own Too Big to Fail Argument While billboards go up in Silicon Valley calling for the break up of big tech, executives at Google and Facebook continue to argue that the massive scale of their companies is a key asset in the emerging tech cold war between the United States and China.Read more......
01:13 2019-06-15

Senator Presses Homeland Security for Answers Over Theft of Border Control Photos Lawmakers on Friday continued to press for answers about the breach of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) data reportedly stolen by hackers, an incident said to affect as many as 100,000 individuals who crossed the U.S. border over a month-and-a-half period.Read more......
01:13 2019-06-15

Hacker Conference Disinvites U.S. Congressman Over Abysmal Women's Rights Voting Record U.S. Congressman Will Hurd has been disinvited to the Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas this year where he was set to deliver a keynote address after questions were raised about his voting record.Read more......
01:13 2019-06-15

NOAA Investigates Surge in Dead Dolphins Along the Gulf Coast Since the beginning of February, over 260 bottlenose dolphin strandings have been documented along the northern Gulf Coast, prompting the declaration of an “unusual mortality event.” The reason for the strandings isn’t entirely clear, but indications point to excessive freshwater from rain—and even ...
01:13 2019-06-15

A Norwegian City Wants to Abolish Time Every day, the Earth rotates. The Sun appears on the horizon in the morning, and then some time later, it sets. We’ve built our lives and societies around this periodicity, with days that are divided into hours, minutes, and seconds, all kept track of by clocks. But in some places on Earth, the Sun...
01:13 2019-06-15

Oh No, a Bad Salmonella Has Reached the U.S. Here’s a little morsel of horror to carry you through the weekend. Scientists at North Carolina State University say they’ve discovered disease-causing Salmonella bacteria in the U.S. that can resist one of the few remaining antibiotics available for certain infections. What’s worse, the mutation re...
01:13 2019-06-15

That Study About the Health Benefits of Nature Comes With an Important Caveat On Thursday, a new study in Scientific Reports found just two hours a week spent in nature can help improve a person’s health and well-being. The widely-reported findings reinforce what many instinctively know: nature can be rejuvenating. But a less-publicized aspect of the study is the finding that...
01:13 2019-06-15

Adafruit Just Made It Really Easy to Build Your Own GameBoy There have been countless Raspberry Pi builds over the years that have sought to cram the little boards into a handheld device. Yet nearly every single one required not just a basic grasp of coding, but also an understanding of soldering and sometimes a touch of electrical engineering. Adafruit’s ne...
01:13 2019-06-15

I Just Wanted to Buy Tickets to Mitski but the Bots Wouldn't Let Me Buying almost anything is ridiculously easy in 2019. I can wave my phone at a contactless payment terminal to buy groceries, order my groceries online and have them delivered to me, and my therapist just told me there’s an app that’ll deliver your meds to you. Read more......
01:13 2019-06-15

The Pentagon emits more greenhouse gases than many countries, study says According to the study written by Boston University professor Neta Crawford, the Defense Department is the world's single largest consumer of oil.       ...
01:13 2019-06-15

4 off-the-wall E3 expo games that are 'different' E3's wide variety of games in development includes creations that offer players an alternative from the typical action-adventures and online battles.       ...
01:13 2019-06-15

E3 2019: Seek out these off-the-wall video games for experiences beyond the norm From the hundreds of video games displayed at the recent E3 expo, here's four upcoming releases that offer offbeat, quirky adventures.       ...
01:13 2019-06-15

Yubico to replace compromised authentication hardware Yubico has announced that it will soon replace hardware security keys from its YubiKey FIPS series due to a firmware flaw that reduces the randomness of cryptograhic keys generated by the devices.Unlike the company's consumer-focused products, the YubiKey FIPS Series are certified for use on US...
01:00 2019-06-15

Argentina vs England live stream: how to watch today's Women's World Cup 2019 match from anywhere England opened their World Cup campaign with a welcome 2-1 win over Scotland. For most of the game they were dominant, but questions will be asked as to how they allowed their neighbourly rivals to get back into the game in the later stages.Argentina will have their tales up after earning a hard-fou...
01:00 2019-06-15

"Son of Mirai" botnet appears While the Mirai IoT botnet primarily targeted consumer devices using default credentials, a spiritual successor has emerged which could potentially infect devices running on enterprise networks.Security researchers at Palo Alto Networks' Unit 42 recently discovered a new strain of a botnet malw...
01:00 2019-06-15

Edge may be coming to Linux During a recent AMA (Ask Me Anything) on Reddit, the Microsoft Edge Developer team answered user's questions about its browser and even offered some details on upcoming features.However, the biggest takeaway from the Q&A session was the fact that the company is open to the idea of creating a ve...
01:00 2019-06-15

How to watch Love Island online this weekend and catch up on week 2 highlights For the Love Island devotees, that Monday to Friday grind just isn't enough - do they really need to spend Saturday cleaning out the villa?! But if that absent episode is leaving you wanting more then don't worry, there is a host of weekend content meaning you can still watch Love Island o...
01:00 2019-06-15

Fitbit price cut at Walmart: save on the Fitbit Versa, Charge 2 and Alta HR Summer is officially here, and if you're looking for an affordable smartwatch deal, then you've come to the right place. Walmart has slashed the price on the popular Fitbit Versa down to $179.95. That's a $20 discount and the lowest price we've found for the smartwatch. The Fitb...
01:00 2019-06-15

Copa América 2019 live stream: how to watch every football match online from anywhere The Copa América, South America's biggest football tournament, heads to Brazil for the first time in 30 years with Chile looking to be crowned champions for the third time in a row. Regardless of where you are on the planet, our guide below for getting a Copa América 2019 live stream ...
01:00 2019-06-15

YouTube Testimonials Lure Patients to Shady Stem-Cell Clinics Emotional videos, often paid for by clinics, are attracting desperate patients to unproven stem-cell treatments that can be dangerous—or even deadly....
00:52 2019-06-15

Golf's Longest Drives Are Creeping Up and Changing the Sport The average distance of PGA drives has been rising steadily due to changes in equipment and training. But it's still almost impossible to hit 450 yards....
00:52 2019-06-15

Parents Should Learn Common Core Math Like a Kindergartner If you have a kid in school, you’ve probably noticed that their math homework looks different than yours did an undisclosed number of years ago. And you may have moaned about it—“What’s with all the crazy steps? These equations took me seconds to answer in Mrs. Winkleman’s fourth-grade class!” Hey, ...
23:26 2019-06-14

How to Emulate a Graphing Calculator on Your Phone or PC I feel like graphing calculators were only really a “thing” for most people during that year or two of high school when you were forced to use one for whatever math class you were taking. It finally felt like you were getting old—teenage-old, that is—when everyone pulled out their bulky little beast...
23:26 2019-06-14

Salesforce talks about its Einstein Analytics product for financial services and new tools to combat AI bias Salesforce's Allison Witherspoon spoke with TechRepublic about the new industry-specific Einstein Analytics products and the new Trailhead modules designed to help developers tackle bias in AI....
23:00 2019-06-14

Pinterest details Complete the Look, a context-aware visual search tool Pinterest today shared details about Complete the Look, visual search AI that considers a person's body type or the season to make fashion recommendations.Read More...
22:26 2019-06-14

Researchers say 6G will stream human brain-caliber AI to wireless devices In the 2G era, storing 1,000 songs in your pocket was a big deal, but with 6G, your pocket device will wirelessly access human brain-caliber AI, anywhere.Read More...
22:26 2019-06-14

Google’s Evolved Transformer achieves state-of-the-art performance in translation tasks Scientist at Google describe a novel AI architecture -- the Evolved Transformer -- that achieves state-of-the-art results in translation tasks.Read More...
22:26 2019-06-14

Sensor Tower: Brawl Stars hits $275 million in revenue, 100 million installs in 6 months Brawl Stars has brought in $275 million in revenue and seen 100 million installs since its December 12 launch, mobile research firm Sensor Tower says.Read More...
22:26 2019-06-14

How to Organize Your Recipes Offline There are a lot—some might say “too many”—recipes floating around in the world. Books and magazines are full of them but, thanks to the internet, you could cook a new recipe a day and never open a cookbook. There are many apps for keeping track of your online favorites, but the truly special recipes...
21:39 2019-06-14

How to Redirect a Defiant Kid If you’ve parented a young kid, there’s a good chance you’ve learned a little something about the art of negotiation. As much as we might like to give a direction and have it followed every time—because we said so, that’s why—sometimes kids are just like, “Nah, I’m good, thanks.”...
21:39 2019-06-14

Ask The Salty Waitress: Know any Jedi mind tricks for servers to get bigger tips? Dear Salty: I just graduated from college and I’m waitressing this summer. I’m good at serving (at least that’s what my boss says), I enjoy the customers, and I consider my job fun. So please know I’m slightly embarrassed to ask this question: Do you have any special techniques for getting a bigger ...
21:39 2019-06-14

What Is the Hatch Act and How Did Kellyanne Conway Violate It? Yesterday afternoon, the Office of Special Counsel advised that President Trump fire Kellyanne Conway, counselor to the president, after several violations of the Hatch Act. This law limits the abilities of any federal employee to engage in political activity, such as influencing an election, while ...
21:39 2019-06-14

Surprising and Delicious Foods You Can Make in a Rice Cooker For the past few years, the Instant Pot has been the sweetheart of the one-pot cooking world. But before it was the hot item on everyone’s registries, there was the rice cooker. But don’t let the name fool you: rice cookers cook more than just rice....
21:39 2019-06-14

How to Trigger Automatic Shortcuts in iOS 13 The iOS 13 beta is out for developers, and testers are finding a host of new features that the rest of us will be able to get our hands on in a few months. One of the most convenient changes to iOS 13 is the addition of automated triggers to the Shortcuts app....
21:39 2019-06-14

How Much Money Do You Need to Buy a House? When you think about what it costs to buy a home, you often consider the down payment and monthly mortgage cost. But while down payment amounts are more flexible than ever, hidden fees are waiting for you around every corner. So: How much do you really need to buy a home?...
21:39 2019-06-14

How to Get Past Paywalls in Chrome's Incognito Mode Chrome: As one who spends quite a bit of time browsing the news from various sites around the web, it’s frustrating to encounter paywall after paywall after paywall—especially when a site or author’s own social media feed was the one cajoling you to click and read an article in the first place....
21:39 2019-06-14

How to Use a Slide Rule I’ve always felt a little left out of the traditional nerd stereotypes. I don’t wear glasses, my lady clothes have no real pockets so I can’t use a pocket protector, and I was born well after the reign of the slide rule. But in the spirit of Analog Week, I’m trying to learn....
21:39 2019-06-14

How our desk jobs and smartphone addictions are warping our skeletons Modern life has us working longer hours than ever and staring at our phones 24/7 — which has dire consequences for our brains and bodies. From crooked teeth to narrower elbows, the way we live today has terrifying consequences for the way we’re built. Here are some of the weirdest ways o...
20:39 2019-06-14

These noise-canceling headphones are better than Bose—and they're on sale right now The Sony WH-1000XM3 noise-canceling headphones actually outperformed the popular Bose QuietComfort 35 IIs, and they're on sale for their best price yet on Drop.com       ...
20:39 2019-06-14

Mattel's Hot Wheels: New and old The iconic best-selling toy brand now has videogame tie-in with physical toy & digital track. Apple Stores to tout Hot Wheels id with in-store display       ...
20:39 2019-06-14

#JohnMcCainDay: How people on Twitter are commemorating Trump's 73rd birthday On Friday, President Donald Trump was criticized by people on Twitter using the hashtag #JohnMcCainDay in honor of the late Senator.       ...
20:39 2019-06-14

Broadcom's $2 billion warning rattles global chip sector Broadcom Inc sent a shockwave through the global chipmaking industry on Friday with its forecast that U.S.-China trade tensions and the ban on doing business with Huawei Technologies would knock $2 billion off the company's sales this year....
20:26 2019-06-14

FIFA 19 TOTS LATAM FUT Team Revealed: New Ultimate Team Player upgrades from EA Sports EA Sports has revealed the FIFA 19 Team of the Season for the best from Mexican, Argentinian, Colombian and Chilean leagues in the LATAM. Here's everything you need to know....
20:00 2019-06-14

Poco Launcher 2.0 Now Available in Beta With a More Refined Look Xiaomi has revealed that it is getting ready to release a new version of its Poco Launcher. Set to be called Poco Launcher 2.0, the new version is now available as a beta via Google Play Store beta......
19:52 2019-06-14

Expedia Fined by US for Providing Travel Services to Cuba Expedia has agreed to pay a $325,406 fine to the US government for an alleged violation of the economic sanctions on Cuba, the Treasury Department has said....
19:52 2019-06-14

Samsung Galaxy Fold Still Delayed, Company Denies Reports of July Relaunch Samsung apparently needs more time to perfect its first foldable device, following early reports that the screen cracked and bent within days of use....
19:52 2019-06-14

Flipkart, Goqii Settle Dispute Over Sharp Discounting Walmart unit Flipkart has settled a legal dispute with an Indian startup that alleged it suffered losses because its products were sharply discounted on the global retailer's website....
19:52 2019-06-14

Google Rolls Out Redesigned Search Menu With New Icons Worldwide Google is rolling out a new look for its search page with a tweaked search menu. The new search menu now includes icons in addition to regular search category names....
19:52 2019-06-14

Sanyo Launches Nebula Series Smart TVs on Amazon, Starting Rs. 12,999 Sanyo, the Japanese consumer electronics brand, in association with Amazon India, has launched two variants of Smart LED TVs under its Nebula series....
19:52 2019-06-14

Smartphone Growth in Emerging Markets to Continue in 2019: Counterpoint The smartphone market is still reeling under the first ever annual decline in 2018, but is poised to grow in the emerging markets, Counterpoint Research claims....
19:52 2019-06-14

Xiaomi Set to Bring MIUI Update Based on Android Q in Q4 2019 Xiaom Mi 9, Mi 8, Mi 8 Explorer Edition, Mi 8 Screen Fingerprint Edition, Mi Mix 2S, Mi Mix 3, Mi 9 SE, Redmi K20, and Redmi K20 Pro are set to receive MIUI update based on Android Q in the fourth......
19:52 2019-06-14

Ragnarok Duo Can't Help MiB: International Catch Lightning in a Bottle Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson star in Men in Black: International, a spin-off soft reboot of the 22-year-old franchise that borrows the stars of Thor: Ragnarok, but none of its magic....
19:52 2019-06-14

Fortnite Fortbyte 49 Found in Trog’s ice cave Location - Season 9 Guide Found in Trog’s ice cave is the latest Fortbyte 49 challenge players can complete today in Fortnite Battle Royale. Here's everything you need to know....
19:39 2019-06-14

China launches inquiry into FedEx parcel delivery errors: Xinhua Chinese authorities have launched an investigation into FedEx Corp over parcels delivered to the wrong addresses, China's official Xinhua news agency reported on Friday....
19:13 2019-06-14

Tencent launches video streaming in Thailand, eyes SE Asia expansion Chinese tech giant Tencent Holdings Ltd launched its first overseas video streaming service in Thailand on Friday, as it ramps up its presence outside China....
19:13 2019-06-14

PSA to assemble batteries for hybrid, electric cars in Slovakia French carmaker PSA, owner of the Peugeot, Citroen and DS brands, will start assembling batteries for its hybrid and electric cars at its plant in Trnava, Slovakia, and later at its plant in Vigo, Spain....
19:13 2019-06-14

Explainer: Why is Huawei seeking $1 billion patent deal with Verizon? Huawei is demanding Verizon Communications Inc pay $1 billion to license the rights to patented technology, signaling a potential shift in the embattled Chinese company's strategy for the U.S. market....
19:13 2019-06-14

Broadcom's $2 billion warning shocks global chip sector LONDON/BENGALURU - Broadcom Inc sent a shockwave through the global chipmaking industry on Friday with its forecast that U.S.-China trade tensions and the ban on doing business with Huawei Technologies would knock $2 billion off the company's sales this year....
19:13 2019-06-14

Best Amazon Prime movies: the best films to stream in June 2019 Amazon Prime may be best known for its original TV series these days, including Good Omens and The Tick, but it also adds a huge selection of new movies each and every week to suit a range of tastes. UPDATE: Amazon has recently added a number of new-ish releases to its library, including the re...
19:13 2019-06-14

Best drawing and painting software of 2019 Digital art has become the norm, with a wide range of software programs available to allow drawing and painting on a virtual canvas. Often these programs will focus on a particular aspect, such as design, illustration, or photo-manipulation.Design programs can be use for CAD, such as 3D structure fo...
19:13 2019-06-14

Three's new Samsung S10, S10e and S10 Plus big data deals are nothing short of extraordinary They say good things come in threes. Well, at the moment, good things come in threes from Three. It has just unleashed some incredible new deals on Samsung's trio of 2019 handsets, taking an instant first place in the ongoing search for the very best Samsung Galaxy S10 deals.The discounts come ...
19:13 2019-06-14

Salesforce's Einstein analytics product for financial services and new tools to combat AI bias Salesforce's Allison Witherspoon spoke with TechRepublic about the new industry-specific Einstein analytics products and the new Trailhead modules designed to help developers tackle bias in AI....
18:39 2019-06-14

Honda reveals more details about its adorable EV Honda unveiled its new electric car, the tiny and adorable Honda E, earlier this year, but details have been few and far between. It's slowly drip-fed features including side cameras instead of mirrors and a faux-wood paneled dashboard, but now the c......
18:13 2019-06-14

NFC-enabled Hot Wheels cars keep tabs on which is fastest Hot Wheels has done a lot over the past few years to reinvent itself as a brand that's more than just little die-cast cars. We've seen remote control vehicles, augmented reality racing and even cars you build yourself. Now the brand's next step......
18:13 2019-06-14

Bugs in a popular hospital pump may let attackers alter drug dosages Healthcare security firm CyberMDX has discovered two bugs affecting a popular infusion pump, allowing hijackers to remotely access and control it. Homeland Security has disclosed the vulnerabilities in the Alaris Gateway Workstation, a hospital pump......
18:13 2019-06-14

‘Shenmue 3’ is more Shenmue, for better and worse "Is this what I wanted?" I must have asked myself this question three, four, possibly five times during my 15-minute demo of Shenmue 3. The experience, to be clear, was definitively and unashamedly Shenmue. I steered the series' protagonist, Ryo Hazu......
18:13 2019-06-14

'Doom Eternal' is guns, gore and sophistication The 2016 remake of Doom reinvigorated the series. It added new gameplay quirks and systems that rewarded your aggression as humanity's savior, the slayer. Depending on how you maneuvered and ended the lives of demons and other threats, you'd pick up......
18:13 2019-06-14

HDHomeRun for Roku gives cordcutters access to live TV HDHomeRun is giving cordcutters a new way to watch live TV through their Roku device. Its developer, Silicondust has released a Roku channel for the service called HDHomeRun OTA Live. At the moment, it's in its early beta stages and can only play ove......
18:13 2019-06-14

Rivian will repurpose used EV batteries for solar power in Puerto Rico Rivian is known for pushing the boundaries of battery tech. Not only is the startup working on the first all-electric pickup for the US market, it's also planning "Rivian-to-Rivian" charging, which will allow its vehicles to charge each other, and it......
18:13 2019-06-14

Volvo Trucks’ autonomous vehicle is hauling goods in Sweden Volvo Trucks' autonomous vehicle Vera is ready to hit the road. In collaboration with ferry and logistics company DFDS, Vera will begin transporting goods between a logistics center and a port terminal in Gothenburg, Sweden. The vehicle will haul shi......
18:13 2019-06-14

Spotify continues to expand its lineup of podcast exclusives Spotify has been on a tear as of late to build out the podcast side of its business, and it's adding another exclusive show to its lineup. The third season of sports-focused show Riggle's Picks, starring comedians Rob Riggle and Sarah Tiana, will onl......
18:13 2019-06-14

The best cheap scanner By Ben Keough This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commission. Read the full guide to cheap scanners. We've spen......
18:13 2019-06-14

Facebook researchers are building virtual spaces to improve AI and AR Will virtual assistants be able to tell the difference between your living room and your kitchen? Or even help you find a missing book or set of keys? With embodied AI -- which relies on data from physical surroundings -- they soon might. Facebook's......
18:13 2019-06-14

How Salesforce is making Einstein Voice a customizable voice assistant for today's mobile workers and data-hungry businesses At TrailheaDX 2019, Salesforce's Michael Machado spoke with TechRepublic about the unique challenges of building Einstein Voice Assistant within the company's highly-customizable platform....
18:13 2019-06-14

Best ITSM tools of 2019 Information Technology (IT) has become a necessary and ordinary part of the modern business landscape. However, being able to track and resolve issues across many devices can be a difficult challenge. Information Technology Service Management (ITSM) software aims to make it manageable.One of the key...
18:13 2019-06-14

Qualcomm readies for a 5G future With 5G now poised for release across the UK, the use cases for the next-generation networks are beginning to be realised in full flow.Qualcomm has been heavily involved in 5G for many years, with its role as probably the world’s leading chipmaker putting it in pole position to take advantage...
18:13 2019-06-14

Prime Day will struggle to match this PlayStation Plus discount from Amazon Gamers won't need to wait for Amazon Prime Day to find fantastic savings on PlayStation Plus memberships. For a limited time, Amazon is offering a $20 discount on a 12-month PlayStation Plus membership. This is the best price we've found and a great time to stock up and play your favorite ...
18:13 2019-06-14

Nintendo E3 2019: every game shown, teased and played at the show Nintendo had a very strong showing at E3 2019 – somehow without even being at the expo. Thanks to its hugely popular Nintendo Direct livestreams, the house of Mario has managed to continue gripping gamers and gaming press alike with its joyful and nostalgic roster of titles – and this ...
18:13 2019-06-14

TV’s biggest competitor? TCL's CEO says smartphones Screens are everywhere now. Taking into account mobile phones, tablets, laptops, desktops and televisions – not to mention smart displays – it’s no longer surprising to have several screen-based devices in your home, making the classic television a harder proposition than ever. ...
18:13 2019-06-14

Qualcomm’s Dean Brenner explains 5G spectrum and the ‘game changer’ DSS With spectrum a major topic in the 5G era, we spoke with Qualcomm senior VP of Spectrum Strategy and Technology Policy Dean Brenner on the challenges ahead.Read More...
18:00 2019-06-14

Huawei delays its first 5G phone Mate X until September The foldable phone will miss its June release date as it awaits further software testing, but it will still launch this year at a staggering price.Read More...
18:00 2019-06-14

Google’s chief decision scientist: Humans can fix AI’s shortcomings Google chief decision scientist Cassie Kozyrkov addresses the importance of human intervention in developing safe AI systems and allaying users' fears.Read More...
18:00 2019-06-14

Where You Can Still Get Film Developed If You Just Unearthed an Old Roll I remember the first digital camera I ever used. It was the size of a salad bowl and stored images on a 3.5” disk. Yes, the same size we used to shove into our computers. Each image—a disk could hold about 20 photos—was 0.3 megapixels. (It was a Sony Mavica, OK nerds?)...
18:00 2019-06-14

Use Candy to Teach Your Kid How to Swallow Pills Most children’s medicines are available in chewable or liquid form, but there will come a time when your kid has to swallow a pill. And that can be a weird, scary thing. Here’s a tip from pediatricians that will lessen the struggle: Practice with candy. Doctors Avani Modi and Lisa Ingerski of the Ci...
18:00 2019-06-14

Deadspin Oakland’s Past Is Brighter Than The Warriors’ Future | Jezebel A Valedictorian Gave the Spe Deadspin Oakland’s Past Is Brighter Than The Warriors’ Future | Jezebel A Valedictorian Gave the Speech We All Wrote in Our Heads Every Shitty Day of High School | Splinter If Uber Wants It, It’s Bad | The Glow Up ‘None of My Favorite Artists Are Humble’: Issa Rae Refused to Play Insecure at the…...
18:00 2019-06-14

The Best Birding Apps to ID and Track Your Bird Sightings iOS and Android: Bird watching sounds like the perfect opportunity to put down your phone and experience nature, but phone apps can be a big help in identifying birds and recording your sightings. The blog BirdWatchingBuzz has named the five best birding apps and written extensive reviews with scree...
18:00 2019-06-14

Praise (insert preferred deity), Spotify finally has a podcast tab When Spotify officially launched in India in February, I was excited for a particular reason apart from its music prowess. I wouldn’t need to use multiple podcast apps across platforms. However, I was utterly disappointed by the podcast experience on Spotify. The section was clumsily placed as a but...
18:00 2019-06-14

‘YouTube recommendations are toxic,’ says dev who worked on the algorithm Where else could you go for you daily dose of how-tos, like this one about draining washing machines, or 15-minute compilations of cats vomiting? This is what YouTube was made for, and it’s beautiful. At the same time, as YouTube has become the place for videos on the web, it’s led to a raft of new ...
18:00 2019-06-14

Europol is developing a ‘game’ to teach officers how to trace cryptocurrency Cryptocurrency crime fighters are about to have a lot more fun after Europol has revealed its developing a game to help law enforcers learn how to trace and investigate illicit uses of digital currencies. Europol declared its intentions to help authorities with the announcement of what it’s calling ...
18:00 2019-06-14

How TomTom’s co-founder is empowering future devs At TNW Conference last month, tech leaders came together to discuss the future. Corinne Vigreux, co-founder of navigation tech giant TomTom, explained how her latest venture will equip the next generation with digital skills. Vigreux founded CODAM College, a tuition-free school where anyone can lear...
18:00 2019-06-14

Jack Dorsey answers our questions about Square’s plans for Bitcoin Square is a company best known for its disruptive card payment technology. Founded in 2009 by Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, the company sells affordable mobile-based point-of-sale systems. But beyond the world of traditional fiat currencies, the firm is making cautious steps into the fast-paced world of ...
18:00 2019-06-14

Chinese Bitcoin miner arrested for stealing electricity from oil well Authorities in China have arrested a man after he reportedly stole electricity from an oil well to mine Bitcoin. The arrest was made after the police received a phone call from Daqing Oilfield, located in Haerken district (Tsitsihar, China) on May 28th. According to a local media report, the man lai...
18:00 2019-06-14

Everything you need to know about your MacBook’s trackpad gestures Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. The trackpad of a MacBook is a wonderful thing. You can do a lot of stuff if you know the trackpad shortcuts off the top of your head. But with so many gestures, ...
18:00 2019-06-14

WATCH: Craig Wright briefly forgets he ‘invented’ Bitcoin Craig Wright appears to have briefly forgotten that he wrote the Bitcoin white paper while speaking at a recent conference in Toronto. Wright, lead brain behind alternative cryptocurrency Bitcoin Satoshi Vision, caused controversy earlier this year after suing community members who refused to acknow...
18:00 2019-06-14

How to create a simple RSS feed reader on iOS Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Apple has announced that Shortcuts, a powerful automation app for the iPhone and iPad, will come pre-installed on iOS devices. This is great news because it’s an ...
18:00 2019-06-14

The Ruthless Reality of Amazon's One-Day Shipping Amazon has rapidly expanded its internal shipping services as the company shifts toward one-day delivery shipping from its default two-day shipping service. The company is pledging to spend $800 million this quarter to achieve one-day delivery as the default shipping option for all prime members. Bu...
17:39 2019-06-14

That Theme Park Ride Going Viral Right Now Is Totally Fake Have you seen video of that theme park ride that’s been going viral? Not to pop anyone’s balloon, but the video is totally fake. It’s a great computer-generated animation.Read more......
17:39 2019-06-14

Adobe Shows Off First Research for Tools to Detect Manipulated Photos Photoshop has long been one of the primary sources of manipulated photos and imagery, so in an attempt to counter the fake news epidemic, Adobe has also started developing tools that can both detect when an image has been manipulated, and reverse the changes to reveal the original.Read more......
17:39 2019-06-14

Rahul Sharma's new venture Revolt is set to launch 'AI-enabled' electric motorcycle in India next week Moving from mobiles to automobiles, Micromax co-founder Rahul Sharma is set to unveil "India's first AI-enabled (Artificial Intelligence) electric motorcycle" on 18th June in New Delhi.With the launch, Rahul Sharma will also be debuting into the automobile market with the first product from his...
17:00 2019-06-14

How to watch Queen's Club tennis: live stream the 2019 championship from anywhere It's Queen's Club tennis tournament time for 2019 and this year is particularly special as it sees the return of Andy Murray who had claimed he would retire due to injury. This is looking like the former World Number 1's comeback – at a tournament he's won a record five ti...
17:00 2019-06-14

See how switching broadband could save you up to £192 a year Broadband users that stay with their provider after their minimum term contract has ended could suffer price hikes of up to £192 a year, according to the latest research from consumer champion Which?.The study of entry-level broadband and phone deals across the 12 biggest UK providers, some of ...
17:00 2019-06-14

Best Amazon Prime TV shows (June 2019): the best series to watch this month It's official: Amazon Prime Video is going from strength to strength. The streaming platform has been adding exclusive TV shows and fresh news episodes to its already impressive catalogue of content every week. UPDATE: This month it's all about Good Omens, the long-awaited TV adaptati...
17:00 2019-06-14

Best wireless earbuds: the best Bluetooth earbuds and earphones in 2019 You'd be forgiven for thinking Bluetooth headphones aren't as good as wired ones. That's because, back in the day, Bluetooth wasn't a great way to listen to your favorite music. Luckily, times have changed. Thanks to improvements in wireless transmission standards, such as a...
17:00 2019-06-14

New AfterShokz bone-conduction headphones are designed to get sweaty When you're running, it can be tricky to strike the right balance between immersing yourself in your workout music and remaining safely aware of your surroundings.Aftershokz' latest bone conduction headphones, the Aftershokz Aeropex might just solve that problem. The best running headphone...
17:00 2019-06-14

Electric scooters: your complete guide Electric scooters are springing up in cities around the world, often without warning or explanation. They're a fun, convenient way to get around, but there are a few facts you should be aware of before hiring one (or taking the plunge and buying one yourself), so read on and enjoy safer scootin...
17:00 2019-06-14

Best headphones 2019: Your definitive guide to the latest and greatest audio The best headphones of 2019: Welcome to TechRadar's round-up of the best headphones available to buy right now in every style and at every price point.Headphones are a tech staple for most people, keeping us entertained and distracted with music, podcasts and audio books when we're traveli...
17:00 2019-06-14

NASA Says Additional $20 Billion Needed to Land Humans on the Moon by 2024 NASA needs anywhere from $20 billion to $30 billion on top of the space agency’s current budget to land humans on the moon by 2024, according to a new interview with the NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine.Read more......
17:00 2019-06-14

Updates From Stranger Things, Bill & Ted 3, and More The wild Clifford the Big Red Dog movie keeps adding to its cast. Buddy claims another Pixar pal in the latest Child’s Play poster. Plus what’s to come on Dark and iZombie, a new Black Christmas remake is on the way, and new clips from The 100 and Fear the Walking Dead. To me, my spoilers!Read more....
17:00 2019-06-14

New York Will No Longer Allow Vaccine Exemptions for Religious Reasons Amid Ongoing Measles Outbreaks New York lawmakers voted on Thursday to repeal vaccine exemptions for religious reasons in school-age children as the state continues to battle ongoing measles outbreaks.Read more......
17:00 2019-06-14

If Uber Wants It, It's Bad If you are negotiating with someone, and they are willing to make concessions as long as they keep one, single, big thing, then that is the thing that is important. Duh. Today, that thing is “your ability to live with human dignity.” Read more......
17:00 2019-06-14

After Samsung's Galaxy Fold Disaster, Huawei Is Delaying Its Foldable Phone, Too The Samsung Galaxy Fold was originally supposed to go on sale April 26, but after some early struggles and concerns about durability, Samsung postponed the Galaxy Fold’s launch in an attempt to fix those issues. But now, the Fold’s biggest bendy competitor—the Huawei Mate X—has been delayed, and som...
17:00 2019-06-14

How Do I Digitize and Share a Ton of Old Family Photos? Welcome back to another week of Tech 911—Lifehacker’s advice column that’s designed to answer your most pressing and peculiar questions about technology. This week, we’re taking a question from someone who wants to find a solid photo-storage service for a special project. I’ll let Lifehacker reader ...
16:26 2019-06-14

Keep Track of Your AirPods With This Magnet Hack Ever put down an AirPod for a very brief moment only to suddenly forget where you’ve placed it? My kind and wonderful editor, Alice, has had this happen recently, as have I. (Turns out, her AirPod found its way into the trash.)...
16:26 2019-06-14

How to Climb Across Monkey Bars Monkey bars were hard enough when I was a kid. But this week I tried them again, older, wiser, and with more muscle than I had back in the day. And you know what? They’re still really, really hard....
16:26 2019-06-14

How to Participate in Free RPG Day This Saturday is Free RPG Day, an annual celebration of role-playing games mostly observed at local game shops. Participating stores are handing out free stuff including game modules, dice, and t-shirts, as well as hosting games and other events. Here’s what to look forward to....
16:26 2019-06-14

Don't believe these iPhone Lightning cable myths Makers of third-party Lightning cables for iPhones keep pushing falsehoods to try to dupe people into buying their cables. Here are three myths you should ignore....
16:13 2019-06-14

Where is Alteryx heading in the cloud transformation? Like longtime partner Tableau, Alteryx has enjoyed strong loyalty with its self-service culture. But with cloud giants looming in its backyard and the ambitions of its user base to add machine learning to their resumes, the company is facing generational change....
16:13 2019-06-14

Tech Players Confront Long List of Challenges in U.S.-China Trade Fight The feud is challenging the technology industry in areas including financial deals, hardware supply and talent recruitment, though some players are finding bright spots, executives said at The Wall Street Journal’s WSJ Tech D.Live conference....
16:00 2019-06-14

First-ever Lexus space jet idea has specs you've never heard of, until now Lexus is really taking transportation concepts to new heights with its latest announcement: A spacecraft designed for the 'Men in Black' franchise.       ...
15:52 2019-06-14

Hot Wheels team up with Apple for new high tech toy cars and ambitious kid's video game Hot Wheels id is a new line of die-cast cars that have NFC chips in them just like those used in fellow toys-to-life games like Skylanders, LEGO Dimensions and Disney Infinity....
15:26 2019-06-14

Facebook, Google and Twitter need to do more to tackle fake news, EU says In a report published Friday, the EU found evidence of "coordinated inauthentic behavior" on online platforms ahead of the European Parliament elections last month....
15:00 2019-06-14

England vs West Indies live stream: how to watch today's Cricket World Cup 2019 match from anywhere As long as the rain stays away, England and West Indies could promise some of the most impressing batting of the 2019 Cricket World Cup so far. England dominated at the crease against Bangladesh and provided a near flawless game against South Africa. No matter where you are in the world you can watc...
14:52 2019-06-14

iPhone 11, Galaxy Note 10 and Pixel 4 release dates leaked Phone makers tend to release new models around the same time each year, so we already have a good idea of roughly when we’ll see the rest of 2019’s major handsets. But there’s now some supporting evidence, as a release timeline from American telecom company Verizon has leaked, s...
14:52 2019-06-14

Microsoft’s Surface Pen stylus could one day also be a Bluetooth earpiece Microsoft could be planning on designing a future Surface Pen stylus that can be wrapped around your ear and used as a Bluetooth headset.The plans were spotted in a patent, which suggests that when the stylus isn’t being used to draw or sign documents, it can be attached to a user’s ea...
14:52 2019-06-14

Samsung Galaxy Fit release date, price, news and features The Samsung Galaxy Fit is the latest fitness tracker announced by the company, and it was revealed alongside the smaller, lower-end Galaxy Fit E.This isn't the Samsung Gear Fit 2 Pro sequel we had all expected though. Both are far cheaper devices with less premium looking designs than Samsung&a...
14:52 2019-06-14

Huawei Mate X launch pushed back for totally-not-Android-related reasons After the Samsung Galaxy Fold broke when you folded it, Huawei had a chance to get the Huawei Mate X out as the world's first commercially available foldable phone, but it looks like Huawei has delayed its launch too.Speaking to CNBC, Huawei said it is pushing the Mate X release date back from ...
14:52 2019-06-14

Broadcom forecasts lower revenues after Huawei ban Chipmaker Broadcom has reported a decline in Q2 revenues and has lowered its expectations for the year, blaming the ongoing difficulties at Huawei.The beleaguered Chinese smartphone manufacturer is a major customer for Broadcom, which specialises in wireless communication chips for smartphones and o...
14:52 2019-06-14

Huawei is putting ads on its smartphone lock screens with no warning Huawei has had a rough few months, and things appear to be getting worse as multiple reports across the web claim the Chinese manufacturer has now pushed ads to the lock screens of its phones without alerting users, or asking for permission.A number of disgruntled Huawei owners have taken to Twitter...
14:52 2019-06-14

YouTube is hiring someone to make peace with its disaffected stars YouTube needs a heart, and is on the lookout for someone to "develop empathy" with creators – many of whom find that the pressure of planning, recording, editing and uploading videos several times a week leaves them feeling burned out and miserable.According to a job ad spotted on LinkedIn, t...
14:52 2019-06-14

Japan vs Scotland live stream: how to watch today's Women's World Cup 2019 match from anywhere After running England close in their opening match defeat, things don't get any easier for Scotland as they face 2011 winners Japan - an opponent up for making amends following their 0-0 draw with Argentina. How will the two teams fair, in this, their second Women's World Cup 2019 Group D ...
14:52 2019-06-14

Never mind Prime Day, save 10% off everything at eBay today Missed your chance last month? Don't worry, eBay is brightening up our weekend again with a fantastic voucher code smashing 10% off everything on the site from noon today. So if you thought you'd have to hang on for those Prime Day deals next month, you might find a better deal today.You j...
14:52 2019-06-14

Canada won't stop Huawei CFO extradition to US The Canadian government says it has no intention of suspending the extradition of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou to the US.Meng was arrested in Canada on December 1 and is facing extradition to the US to answer charges of fraud. It is alleged that Wanzhou aided Huawei to avoid sanctions on doing business i...
14:52 2019-06-14

5 things about 5G more important than the speed 5G is here, but if you think it’s all about ultra-quick downloads and web pages that are faster to load, you’re only half-right. New 5G cells will be able to transfer not just more data, more quickly, but they’ll also communicate instantly.A real-time internet is coming, which m...
14:52 2019-06-14

These PS4, Xbox and Switch deals could be better than Prime Day's deals You know how it is in the build up to Amazon Prime Day. You get your wish list of the best tech and gaming deals, save up some cash to splash and then Amazon goes and forgets about gamers for its biggest sale event of the year.Last year was incredibly disappointing for console deals on Prime Day and...
14:52 2019-06-14

Google's listing reveals key specs of the Vivo Z1 Pro Some of the key specifications of the upcoming Vivo Z1 Pro have been revealed by a Google ad listing. This was first reported by Smartprix along with a screenshot of the Flipkart ad listing. The Vivo Z1 Pro was already teased by Flipkart as they went live with a page on their platform, indicating an...
14:52 2019-06-14

Chrome can display websites in dark mode, if you want it to If you like using dark mode in your apps, Chrome is going one better -- it now supports dark mode for websites as well. Simply enable the new feature and if developers are making use of it, your favorite websites can adapt right before your eyes....
14:26 2019-06-14

YouTube TV gifts free Showtime subscriptions to 'longtime friends' If you've subscribed to YouTube TV for a while, then it's likely you're getting free Showtime this summer. If you are a "longtime friend" of the service, then you'll get the cable channel for "no cost" through September 5th, 2019. Users can activate......
14:26 2019-06-14

Huawei delays the launch of its foldable phone until September If you were thinking about ditching the Galaxy Fold in favor of the Mate X after the former was delayed, think again. Huawei has told CNBC that is also pushing back the release of its folding phone to spend more time testing the hardware. The launch,......
14:26 2019-06-14

'Phantom Covert Ops' is VR Splinter Cell in a kayak One of the biggest shortcomings with today's VR games is the fact that there's nothing to do with your legs. Virtually no titles enable players to walk around freely, instead opting for teleportation gimmicks or handheld movement controls. But Phanto......
14:26 2019-06-14

Airbnb wants to sell you rock climbing and camping trips Want an exciting holiday without having to plan it yourself? Airbnb wants to sell you more than just a place to stay. The newly launched Airbnb Adventures offers all-in-one trips to locations around the globe hosted by local experts....
14:26 2019-06-14

The Morning After: Google's free game that makes new games Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. E3 2019 is finally over and our team is heading home after a long week. Of course, there's still plenty of news to catch up on and a few stories popping up today, but two intriguing ones involve a Google incubat......
14:26 2019-06-14

The Engadget Staff on ‘Neon Genesis Evangelion’ Netflix has lots of old TV shows in its library, but few of them have received as much attention and promotion as this one. A 24-year-old Japanese cartoon about giant robots fighting monsters hardly seems to deserve the red carpet treatment. But Neon......
14:26 2019-06-14

The best weapon in 'Cyberpunk 2077' is a glowing orange garrote Nanowire is the Swiss Army garrote of the future. The glowing orange thread is simple yet multifunctional, slicing through skin, muscle and bone like a whip. Or, it flings from the wielder's wrist like an electric snake to jack into the side of someo......
14:26 2019-06-14

911 Response Times Get Faster Thanks to Data Integration Taking a page from corporate-technology managers, 911 emergency call centers are tapping new software tools to share data generated by hundreds of computer-aided dispatch systems across the country....
14:13 2019-06-14

Campaigns Remain Vulnerable as Signs of Russian Hackers Re-Emerge Many 2020 presidential campaigns face challenges in rebuffing cyberattacks despite taking steps to beef up security, an issue brought into fresh focus by President Trump’s comments that he might accept information from foreign governments that was damaging to his rivals....
14:13 2019-06-14

Sony CEO's Choice: Stay Together or Bend to Loeb's Breakup Push The latest push by investor Daniel Loeb to break up Sony presents a dilemma for Chief Executive Kenichiro Yoshida, who is generally sympathetic to Wall Street’s thinking but wants to keep his conglomerate intact....
14:13 2019-06-14

Facebook to Boost Consumer Advertising Facebook may more than double its global advertising spending as it aims to rebuild trust after a series of privacy missteps and other controversies dented the social-networking giant’s reputation....
14:13 2019-06-14

Blame Utilities for Wildfires. But Blame Everyone Else Too California is built to burn—explosively. Given we can’t depopulate the entire state, what has made the wildfire problem so bad, and how do we fix it?...
13:52 2019-06-14

Accused Terrorist Shocks New Zealand Courtroom With Not Guilty Plea For 51 Murders Livestreamed on Facebook The white supremacist accused of killing 51 people and livestreaming the carnage on Facebook has pleaded not guilty in a Christchurch, New Zealand court today. The courtroom was filled with friends and family of the victims who reacted with gasps as the plea was entered, according to the New Zealand...
13:26 2019-06-14

Crackdown trips up human rights groups Social media platforms, under pressure to block extremists, are sometimes also cracking down on human rights advocates and other legitimate content, according to a new report....
13:13 2019-06-14

Russian misinformation campaign targeted voters in EU’s 2019 elections European Union officials made clear that "Russian sources" were at the heart of ongoing efforts to sow division, suppress turnout, and influence voters.Read More...
13:00 2019-06-14

European chipmakers tumble after Broadcom dashes hopes of rebound in demand European semiconductor stocks fell on Friday after U.S. chipmaker Broadcom warned a U.S.-China trade conflict and export restrictions on Huawei were causing a broad slowdown in demand for chips....
12:52 2019-06-14

Awake at the wheel: Automakers tap VR to banish boredom in autonomous cars Audi, Nissan and other car makers are banking on talking cartoon characters and other virtual reality experiences to keep drivers and other occupants of future autonomous vehicles entertained, auto industry executives said....
12:52 2019-06-14

China sent official inquiry to FedEx regarding parcels delivery: Xinhua Chinese authorities sent an official inquiry to FedEx Corp over parcels that were delivered incorrectly, China's official Xinhua news agency reported on Friday....
12:52 2019-06-14

Huawei delays global launch of foldable phone by three months Huawei will delay the launch of its much-touted foldable 5G Mate X smartphone by three months, the latest setback for the company that was slapped with U.S. sanctions last month....
12:52 2019-06-14

Apple just registered 7 laptop models we might see this fall Apple has registered seven unreleased Mac models with the Eurasian Economic Commission today. These models, first spotted by MacRumors, are all described as “portable” computers, making it increasingly likely that each belongs to a new MacBook that could arrive in the next couple of months. The fili...
12:00 2019-06-14

Review: Walmart’s $64 tablet is a pleasant surprise in a non-descript package I’m going to come right out and say it: I didn’t have high expectations when I agreed to review Onn’s 8-inch Android tablet, a Walmart exclusive. But I’m glad I did because this is a decent little slab. My trepidation wasn’t because Onn is one of Walmart‘s veritably untested tech brands, nor did it ...
12:00 2019-06-14

This smartphone app could change the way we treat eating disorders A new smartphone app promises to help anorexia sufferers learn to eat again. “Anorexic patients can normalize their eating rate by adjusting food intake to feedback from a smartphone app,” says Professor Per Sodersten, lead author of a recent study on the matter published in Frontiers in Neuroscienc...
12:00 2019-06-14

New Avengers game hints at a Marvel Gaming Universe The recent E3 trailer for the Avengers game has given rise to some speculation that the game may contain a crossover with the PS4 Spider-Man game. Some are hoping for a game version of the Marvel Cinematic Universe — which is unlikely, but would be amazing if it turned out to be true. The evidence f...
12:00 2019-06-14

India will build its own space station in the next decade Yesterday, Indian Space and Research Organization (ISRO) announced its ambitious plan to put up a space station in the next decade. The space agency’s chief, K. Sivan, said the idea is to build the space station in the next seven years, and launch it by 2030. Sivan mentioned that India doesn’t plan ...
12:00 2019-06-14

Google Chrome 76 will make it easier to bypass paywalls Google may have released Chrome 75 just last week, but it’s already lining up a few nifty features for its upcoming release. Most importantly, the beta version of Chrome 76, which was officially released a day ago, makes a subtle tweak that may not be welcomed by publishers like The New York Times, ...
12:00 2019-06-14

Google’s Game Builder lets you create 3D titles without coding — for free! On its blog today, Google talked up Game Builder, its sandbox for desktops that lets you create 3D games without having to write any code (though you can if you want to). It’s available now on Steam, for Mac and Windows, for free. There are other tools like this for creating games, but Google’s Area...
12:00 2019-06-14

Facebook signs major partners for its cryptocurrency network and it still sounds terrible Facebook has begun assembling a who’s who of big tech companies to back its soon to be unveiled cryptocurrency, GlobalCoin. The likes of Mastercard, Visa, Uber, and PayPal are all backing the social media giant’s upcoming digital coin due to be unveiled later this month, and officially rolled out ne...
12:00 2019-06-14

CHEAP: Suck it, reality — Samsung’s Odyssey+ VR headset has $200 off Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! The world sucks. You know it, I know it, and your dentist even knows it. That’s why it’s so important we all start spending a lot more time in virtual reality (VR). There, things don’t need to suck. Well, what a ...
12:00 2019-06-14

Spanish police arrest Bitcoin launderers in international credit card fraud case Spanish police have arrested 35 people allegedly involved in an international counterfeit bank card ring which laundered its profits using Bitcoin. Criminals made more than $675,855 (€600,000) and laundered more than $891,250 (€1,000,000), according to local media reports. Most of those arrested hai...
12:00 2019-06-14

All You Need to Know About Toy Story 4, Out Next Week in India Toy Story 4 release date in India, cast, review embargo, trailer, characters, tickets, and more - here's all you need to know about the latest Pixar movie....
11:39 2019-06-14

Uber Rides Get Cheaper With New Bajaj Qute Car on UberXS Uber has launched a new ride-hailing service in Bengaluru that will use miniature gas-powered cars called Qute to win over commuters stressed out by the sprawling city's heavily-congested streets....
11:39 2019-06-14

Xiaomi Mi LED Smart Bulb Goes on Open Sale in India at Rs. 1,299 Xiaomi has announced that its Mi LED Smart Bulb is now available to buy for everyone. The smart bulb was originally released via the company's crowdfunding platform in limited quantity in the......
11:39 2019-06-14

Space Station Can Double Up as Eye in the Sky, Former ISRO Chiefs Say Former chiefs of Indian space agency say space stations can also double up as earth observation satellites with installation of necessary instruments like cameras....
11:39 2019-06-14

NASA's Mars 2020 Rover to Explore Ancient Life NASA's Mars 2020 rover, its latest robotic mission to the Red Planet, will include technology to explore ancient life on Mars, according to the space agency's Jet Propulsion Laboratory....
11:39 2019-06-14

Samsung Galaxy Note 10, iPhone 11, Google Pixel 4 Launch Dates Tipped A leaked marketing calendar suggests that the Samsung Note 10 is coming in late August while the next iPhone could come a bit later, towards the end of September....
11:39 2019-06-14

Hong Kongers Alarmed by Google Translation Gaffe Hong Kong social media lit up on Friday when protesters noticed Google's translation software was briefly churning out a rather odd suggestion during a week...
11:39 2019-06-14

WeWork Said to Consider Offer for 70 Percent Indian Affiliate Stake WeWork is exploring a deal to take majority control of its affiliate WeWork India ahead of the New York-based company's plans to go public, Bloomberg reported on Thursday....
11:39 2019-06-14

Honor 20 Review Honor 20 has 'the best budget flagship' crown in its sight, but does it pack enough brawn to rise above its rivals? We find the answer in our review....
11:39 2019-06-14

Mi 9T All Set to Make Its Asia Debut on June 20 Mi 9T has received a date for its Asian debut. Mi 9T is a rebranded version of the Redmi K20, which was introduced in China last month. Mi 9T has been so far introduced in France, Italy, and Spain....
11:39 2019-06-14

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope to Retire in 2020 NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope will be switched off permanently on January 30, 2020, after nearly 16 years of exploring the cosmos in infrared light....
11:39 2019-06-14

WSJ: Facebook's cryptocurrency finds backing from PayPal and Uber Facebook has secured some pretty big backers for Project Libra, according to The Wall Street Journal. PayPal, Uber, Visa and Mastercard are reportedly investing around $10 million each in the social network's cryptocurrency. Other investors include S......
10:26 2019-06-14

The Division 2 Update, Server Maintenance Downtime: Emergency fix before FREE Game Weekend The Division 2’s servers due to go down this morning for Emergency Maintenance – but how long is The Division 2 down today? Here's everything you need to know about today's scheduled downtime...
10:00 2019-06-14

Destiny 2 Xur Location and Exotic items for June 14 to 18 - Bungie Shadowkeep Latest News WHERE IS XUR? The Destiny 2 exotic gear merchant returns selling more weapons and armour! But will he have anything worth spending those Legendary Shards on?...
10:00 2019-06-14

Spotify's library section gets streamlined with updated mobile interface From today, Spotify Premium users with the latest version of the streaming music app may notice a refreshed and reimagined 'Your Library' section that's been designed to get you to your music and podcasts faster. Spotify Stations lands in the US, offering free curated playlistsSpotify...
09:39 2019-06-14

Huawei has reportedly filed trademarks for its Android replacement OS The US trade ban has taken an extensive toll on Huawei, with the Chinese phone manufacturer having to swiftly find an alternative to the Android mobile operating system it currently relies on due to Google being a US company.While the company has been reportedly working on its own Hongmeng operating...
09:39 2019-06-14

O2 now offers Apple Watch contracts with six months free airtime Previously an exclusive to EE and Vodafone in the UK, you can now buy the LTE version Apple Watch as part of a contract with O2.From today, O2 will be selling both the Apple Watch Series 3 and Apple Watch Series 4. Each will be the LTE variants, and there's no sign of the network selling the st...
09:39 2019-06-14

Forget Rocket League, Roller Champions is the new best PVP sports game You have to give Rocket League a lot of credit – it pioneered a new wave of action sports games. Riding that wave is Roller Champions, a new free-to-play game from Ubisoft that blends the best of Rocket League with roller derby and it’s outstanding.The basic premise of the game is...
09:39 2019-06-14

The Outer Worlds doesn't shy away from its Fallout roots - and that's great When Obsidian Entertainment revealed The Outer Worlds at E3 2018 it was hard to ignore the radioactive elephant in the room. A dystopian sci-fi RPG with dark humor and madcap characters? Bethesda's Fallout series immediately spring to mind. And that comparison wouldn't necessarily be ...
09:39 2019-06-14

The best TV shows to stream on Stan UPDATE: The first episode of the highly-anticipated Boston-set crime drama City on a Hill, starring Kevin Bacon, is now available to stream on Stan – read more about it on Page 2!Anyone who's used the streaming service Stan knows that there's a veritable smorgasbord of great co...
09:39 2019-06-14

Booking Holdings CEO: Data-Privacy Compliance Pushes Costs Higher Global companies are grappling with different data privacy rules in individual markets, said Glenn Fogel, chief executive of online travel company Booking Holdings....
08:52 2019-06-14

Square Enix is considering a subscription service for all its games Square Enix knows you want access to all its games in digital form, especially older ones for early consoles it has yet to re-release. Well, you'll be happy to hear that the developer is doing something about it. Company President and CEO Yosuke Mats......
08:39 2019-06-14

Bitcoin Causing CO2 Emissions Comparable to Sri Lanka, Researchers Claim Bitcoin is responsible for the same amount of carbon dioxide emissions as a city like Las Vegas an entire developing country like Sri Lanka and efforts to reduce its climate footprint should be......
08:26 2019-06-14

Harry Potter Star Joins Netflix's Kimmy Schmidt Interactive Special Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe will star in the Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt interactive special, Netflix has announced, with Jon Hamm returning to reprise his role as the Reverend....
08:00 2019-06-14

Google Said to Have Fired Lobbyists in Wake of Growing Public Scrutiny Google is trying to plug a surge of public scrutiny around the world by overhauling how its policy office operates, with increased emphasis on having policy staffers and top company executives alike......
08:00 2019-06-14

Realme C2 Set to Go on Sale in India Today Realme C2 price in India is set at Rs. 5,999 for the 2GB + 16GB storage variant, while its 3GB RAM + 32GB storage option is available with a price tag of Rs. 7,999....
08:00 2019-06-14

Canada Rejects Idea of Halting Extradition of Huawei CFO to US Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland has dismissed a suggestion that Ottawa block the extradition of Meng Wanzhou to the United States, saying it would set a dangerous precedent....
08:00 2019-06-14

Valve Announces Dota Underlords, Preview Goes Live on Steam Valve has announced a new strategy based game called Dota Overlords, and it has already been made available as a preview for Dota 2 Battle Pass owners....
08:00 2019-06-14

Netflix's Leila Is What Dystopian Future Art Is Meant to Be Leila, Netflix's next original series from India, is set in a dystopian world called Aryavarta, where a mother (Huma Qureshi) is looking for her daughter who was taken from her. Deepa Mehta is one......
07:13 2019-06-14

Samsung’s $100 Galaxy Fit tracker focuses on the basics It's been more than a year since Samsung last updated its Fit line of activity-tracking bands, and it's high time for a refresh. After first announcing the new Galaxy Fit in February alongside the new Galaxy S10 and Galaxy Watch Active, the company i......
07:00 2019-06-14

Instagram, the Last Good Social Network, Is Down [Update: It's Back] Updated 6/13/19 8:20 p.m. ET: After hours of Instagram users reporting issues with the app, the company said in a tweet shortly after 8 p.m. ET on Thursday that it had been “fully recovered.” Looks like you’ll have something to stare at while watching TV after all.Read more......
06:39 2019-06-14

Google: No, Of Course, We're Not Slowly Killing Ad Blockers A few months ago, Google announced changes were coming to improve privacy, security, and performance with regard to Chrome extensions. In particular, one change didn’t sit well with ad blocker developers, who claimed Google was looking to diminish their efficacy. At the time, at least one company th...
06:39 2019-06-14

How to Buy Your First Backpacking Pack One of the great beauties of backpacking is its simplicity. Carrying everything you need on your back and getting around on your own feet is a fantastic way to de-clutter your existence for a weekend, with one caveat: you have to get the right pack. If your backpack doesn’t fit your needs or body co...
06:39 2019-06-14

American Airlines Wants to Win Back Trust in Its Boeing 737 Max Jets by Making Its Execs Fly on Them American Airlines has a plan for convincing consumers that the Boeing 737 Max aircraft in its fleet are safe for flight: Stick their top brass on them and see how it goes.Read more......
06:39 2019-06-14

Disney's Falcon & Winter Soldier Has to Explore Race and Captain America's Legacy Now that they’ve done their part to save the universe in Avengers: Endgame, Sam Wilson and Bucky Barnes are packing up their gear and jetting off to Disney+ to star in their own miniseries. Falcon & Winter Soldier is sure to give the duo an interesting space to define themselves as Avengers in a...
06:39 2019-06-14

PlayStation and Instagram back up after outage for some users Many users experienced difficulty Thursday with the PlayStation Network and Instagram. Both systems are now back up and running.       ...
06:39 2019-06-14

Elon Musk says Teslas to get games 'Beach Buggy Racing 2,' 'Fallout Shelter' Elon Musk took the stage at E3 to discuss the impact video games had on his success as well as new Tesla updates such as car games and a pickup truck.       ...
06:39 2019-06-14

PSN DOWN Status: PS4 Server Network WS-37403-7 error for PlayStation, but for how long? PSN Status Updates from Daily Star as we track the latest ongoing server network issues for the PS4 console. Stay tuned for regular updates and information on when PSN will be back up and working....
05:52 2019-06-14

Twitter removes nearly 4,800 accounts linked to Iranian government Twitter has suspended nearly 4,800 accounts it suspected of being directly run or linked to the Iranian government. The social media giant released a transparency report that detailed recent efforts to tamp down on the spread of misinformation by ins......
05:52 2019-06-14

'Orphan Black' is returning as a ten-episode audiobook series A little under two years after its five-season run ended on BBC America, Orphan Black is returning with a bang, and probably loads more sound effects. Fiction publishing startup Serial Box is reviving the beloved sci-fi show this summer as a ten-epis......
05:52 2019-06-14

Elon Musk: 'The Simulation, The Simulation, The Simulation' A young woman wanted to know how much she needed to beg to take a selfie with him. A young man wanted to know if he could get his CyberPunk 2077 hat autographed. These are the kind of questions people were asking Elon Musk, the founder and CEO of Tes......
05:52 2019-06-14

Toyota will add automatic engine shut off and auto-park to all new vehicles Beginning with model year 2020, Toyota will include automatic engine shut off and auto-park features in its new vehicles. If a vehicle is left running for a predetermined amount of time, the engine will automatically shut off. If a driver exits a veh......
05:52 2019-06-14

Valve's latest 'Dota' spinoff is 'Underlords,' free beta starts next week Now that Dota Auto Chess mod maker Drodo has announced plans to release PC Auto Chess as an Epic Games Store exclusive, Valve is releasing its standalone version, dubbed Dota Underlords. In this game, players join the game with seven others while "bu......
05:52 2019-06-14

Why AI talent is so hard to come by and what can be done to fill the gap Karen Roby talks with Columbia professor Sameer Maskey about the lack of trained AI talent and why he believes underserved communities may be the answer to the solution....
04:39 2019-06-14

OnePlus 7 Pro Almond Colour Variant to Go on Sale in India Today OnePlus 7 Pro Almond colour variant is all set to go on sale today in India. The phone will be available starting at 12pm (noon) via Amazon India, OnePlus.in, OnePlus exclusive physical retailers, and......
04:13 2019-06-14

Use the Semiphemeral App to Delete Your Tweets While Keeping Your Faves There are a lot of good reasons to delete your tweets, but I’ve been hesitant to pull the trigger. While the idea makes sense on paper, I know there are things I will regret erasing. We’ve recommended services to clear your Twitter before, but as far as I know, all of them delete your whole history....
04:00 2019-06-14

Create an Annual Father's Day Gift Tradition I would argue that buying a Father’s Day gift is more challenging than buying a Mother’s Day gift. Gifts to show Mom she’s appreciated are pretty standard and welcome every year: jewelry, flowers, a plant, gift certificates for a pedicure or a massage. But then Father’s Day rolls around and we get ...
04:00 2019-06-14

Get Ready for Changes to Google Drive and Google Photos Starting July 10th, when you upload photos to Google Drive or Google Photos, those images won’t automatically sync over to the other service as well....
04:00 2019-06-14

Use Your Android Device As a Security Key on iOS If you’re one of those chaos-embracing individuals who own and use both Android and iOS devices, Google is now letting you use your Android smartphone as a physical security key for signing into your Google account on iOS....
04:00 2019-06-14

Record Yourself Reading Your Kid's Favorite Books The Guardian published a list of advice from children’s laureates on how to raise bookworms. One of my favorite ideas comes from Julia Donaldson, an author I love. (I’ve read The Gruffalo and Room on the Broom to my daughter dozens of times—they are perfection.) Donaldson writes that she used to rec...
04:00 2019-06-14

Low Maintenance Plants Are Actually Terrible for Beginners Hands up if you’ve killed a succulent. Yeah, me too. Succulents and cacti are great beginner plants in theory because they can survive a little neglect. But that’s actually what makes them terrible for brown thumbs like me and (perhaps) you....
04:00 2019-06-14

This Sleep Mask Is Basically a Weighted Blanket For Your Face When I was a little kid, I—like many other little kids—had a security blanket, and I became accustomed to falling asleep by sort of draping said security blanket over my eyes. I can’t tell you why it was so soothing to drift off with a blanket directly on my face, I can only tell you that it gave me...
04:00 2019-06-14

Brazilian telecoms regulator Anatel approves plan to widen broadband access Brazilian telecoms regulator Anatel on Thursday approved a plan to coordinate investments among public and private players aimed at increasing access to broadband in Latin America's largest economy....
03:26 2019-06-14

Broadcom sees chip demand slowing down, shares fall 8% Broadcom Inc on Thursday warned of a broad slowdown in chip demand, blaming a trade conflict between the United States and China and export restrictions on Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and the chipmaker cut its revenue forecast for the year by 8%....
03:26 2019-06-14

Facebook's cryptocurrency-based payments system gets big backers: WSJ Facebook Inc has enlisted more than a dozen companies including Visa Inc, Mastercard Inc, PayPal Holdings Inc and Uber Technologies Inc to back its new cryptocurrency, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday....
03:26 2019-06-14

Hedge fund Third Point calls on Sony to spin off semiconductor unit Daniel Loeb's activist hedge fund Third Point LLC called on Sony Corp on Thursday to spin off its semiconductor business and sell off stakes in Sony Financial and other units, in order to position itself as a leading global entertainment company....
03:26 2019-06-14

Unhappy with Twitter, thousands of Saudis join pro-Trump social network Parler A surge of about 200,000 users believed to be from Saudi Arabia who are frustrated at what they say is censorship by Twitter have helped crash the small social media network Parler, which styles itself as a "free speech-driven" space....
03:26 2019-06-14

Google policy head retools team for global lobbying push Alphabet Inc's Google is trying to plug a surge of public scrutiny around the world by overhauling how its policy office operates, with increased emphasis on having policy staffers and top company executives alike building relationships with governments, people familiar with the matter said this wee...
03:26 2019-06-14

Huawei says it is readying possible Hongmeng software roll-out An executive of China's Huawei, which has been banned from working with U.S. tech firms, said on Thursday that the telecoms giant is in the process of potentially launching its "Hongmeng" operating system (OS) to replace the U.S. Android OS....
03:26 2019-06-14

Amazon Prime to show 20 Premier League fixtures - and you can watch them all for free Prepare to set your time machine for early 1992, as top flight English football is about to return to your screens without costing you a penny – and no, we're not counting those grainy live streams you find on Reddit.Ok, so it will only be for 20 games in December and you'll need to...
03:13 2019-06-14

Australia vs Brazil live stream: how to watch today's Women's World Cup 2019 match from anywhere Australia need to bounce back quickly to avoid an early exit from the 2019 Women's World Cup in France, after a shock 2-1 loss to Italy. Can they get back on track against the samba stars? Read on to find out how you can catch a Australia vs Brazil live stream from anywhere around the world wit...
03:13 2019-06-14

Telegram hit in major DDoS attack The encrypted messaging app Telegram was hit by a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack while protesters used the app to communicate during recent protests in Hong Kong.The DDoS attack also appears to have affected the messaging service's 200m users across the Americas as well as in some ...
03:13 2019-06-14

Nikon reportedly launching mid-price mirrorless camera this year Is the Nikon Z1 or Z5 set to land this year? Rumors of a more affordable alternative to the company's Z6 (above) and Z7 mirrorless cameras have been swirling for some time – and now a report from Japanese business publication Nikkei appears to confirm that something is on the way.In an a...
03:13 2019-06-14

La Liga app spied on users to catch illegal streamers Spain's top professional football league, La Liga, has been fined $284k by the country's data protection agency for using the league's mobile app to spy on its fans.The app, which has been downloaded on millions of devices, was reportedly used by La Liga to monitor bars showing footba...
03:13 2019-06-14

Xbox Project Scarlett vs PS5: what we know so far And so it begins. The dawn of a new console war, as two gaming titans re-enter the ring for another dust-up. Our combatants? Xbox Project Scarlett vs PS5. Microsoft vs Sony.Alpha and Omega. Beginning and End. Yes, we take gaming very seriously. So, with both companies having shown the first car...
03:13 2019-06-14

Amazon home security systems: the Blink home security camera gets a price cut Secure your home and snag a killer with the best-selling Blink Indoor Home Security System at Amazon. For a limited time, you can get the two-camera kit on sale for $111.99. That's a $28 discount and the best price we've seen for the top-rated home security system. The Blink home security...
03:13 2019-06-14

A wild 64-core Ryzen Threadripper 3rd Generation processor leak appears We've seen plenty about AMD Zen 2 recently, but word on the street is that AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3rd Generation processors (CPUs) will feature up to 64-cores and 128-threads.Now, right out of the gate: this is an unsubstantiated rumor from WccfTech, so you should take it with a giant grain of ...
03:13 2019-06-14

Napster founder's Wi-Fi hotspot startup gives away free money Consumers already pay a large monthly bill for both their home internet and mobile plans which is why Napster's co-creator Shawn Fanning, Sproutling founder Chris Bruce and Amir Haleem set out to develop a fee-free peer-to-peer network for internet of things (IoT) devices.Their company, Helium ...
03:13 2019-06-14

Bluetooth device suddenly not working with Windows 10? This might be why Bluetooth has become an incredibly popular tool for connecting devices, whether it's the best smartwatches or the best wireless headphones. But, not all Bluetooth devices are created equal, and a new security update from Microsoft may break Bluetooth connection for some devices on Windows 10.&#...
03:13 2019-06-14

iPhone users can now use Android tech to unlock their devices Google is making it easier for iPhone and iPad users to verify sign-ins with the announcement that Apple device owners will now be able to use their Android device as a security key.The search giant recently revealed that it had developed a new Bluetooth-based protocol which allows smartphones runni...
03:13 2019-06-14

Raptors vs Warriors live stream: how to watch Game 6 of 2019 NBA Finals online from anywhere They were so close! The Toronto Raptors were within a point of claiming their first ever NBA championship on Monday, but the Warriors survived and now bring their Canadian opponents back to Oakland for Game 6 in the 2019 NBA Finals. You’ve come to the right place if you're looking for a ...
03:13 2019-06-14

Evernote security flaw could have exposed data of millions of users Security researchers have discovered a critical flaw in the Evernote Web Clipper Chrome extension which could allow potential attackers to access a users' personal information from third party services online.The vulnerability, a Universal Cross-site Scripting (UXSS) referred to as CVE-2019-125...
03:13 2019-06-14

Google and VPN services could be fined $77k by Russia As Russia looks to tighten its grip on the content its citizens can access online, a new bill could affect how Google and other search engines, VPN services and web resources operate in the country.Just as China's Great Firewall does, Russia too blocks access to prohibited content and the Russi...
03:13 2019-06-14

Jordan Peterson announces new social media platform amid Pinterest controversy Jordan Peterson recently announced he will be launching a social media website alongside Dave Rubin and other key figures. Peterson says the site will have strong free speech policies, and the announcement is quite timely in light of the new Pinterest censorship scandal....
02:13 2019-06-14

Broadcom to Take $2 Billion Hit From Huawei Ban Broadcom said it would make $2 billion less in annual sales than expected following the U.S. ban on exports to Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies....
02:01 2019-06-14

Facebook's New Cryptocurrency Gets Big Backers Facebook has signed up more than a dozen companies including Visa, Mastercard, PayPal and Uber to back the new cryptocurrency that the social-media giant plans to unveil next week....
02:01 2019-06-14

VMware to acquire Avi Networks Once the deal is closed, VMware will offer both built-in load balancing capabilities as part of VMware NSX Data Center, and an advanced, standalone ADC....
01:26 2019-06-14

Wirecutter's best deals: Save $15 on a Nintendo Switch Pro Controller This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read Wirecutter's continuously updated list of deals here....
00:39 2019-06-14

Google shuts down Daydream VR's Play Movies & TV app Google has pulled Daydream VR's version of the Google Play Movies & TV app. You can still view your rentals or purchases through the YouTube VR app, a Google spokesperson confirmed to Variety, while there aren't any current plans to remove other......
00:39 2019-06-14

‘Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order’ is a delicate balance of light and dark "Are you sure you want to plug into this thing?" Cal Kestis, a Jedi Padawan asks nervously. His partner, an adorable droid called BD-1, bleeps confidently and plugs into a nearby computer panel. Immediately, the enormous 'cutter' drill starts burrowi......
00:39 2019-06-14

Kickstarter warns creators against calling projects 'the world's best' Kickstarter is asking its users to tone down the hyperbolic language and to layoff the misleading imagery. In an attempt to promote transparency, the now 10-year-old platform issued new rules and guidelines aimed at "honest and clear presentation."...
00:39 2019-06-14

Geek out over the NVIDIA RTX 2080 or 2080 Ti It's been almost a year since editor Devindra Hardawar reviewed NVIDIA's RTX 2080 and 2080 Ti, and they've since become staples for 4K gaming or consumers dipping their toes into real time ray tracing. Though the RTX 2080 and 2080 Ti were much more e......
00:39 2019-06-14

'Fallout Shelter' is coming to Tesla cars Elon Musk showed up on stage at E3 Thursday alongside Bethesda Studios executive producer Todd Howard to announce Fallout Shelter will be coming to Tesla vehicles. The wildly popular game is already available on just about every other system imaginab......
00:39 2019-06-14

'Telling Lies' and the new nonlinear narrative The gameplay in Sam Barlow's critically acclaimed indie Her Story involved little more than Googling. Positioned in front of a mid-'90s computer desktop, your job was to sift through a database of nearly 300 short videos of police interrogations to d......
00:39 2019-06-14

Yubico recalls government-grade security keys due to bug Yubico is recalling a line of security keys used by the U.S. government due to a firmware flaw. The company issued a security advisory today that warned of an issue in YubiKey FIPS Series devices with firmware versions 4.4.2 and 4.4.4 that reduced th......
00:39 2019-06-14

Where ‘The Outer Worlds' gets its sense of humor In The Outer Worlds, there are specially bred swine called "cystypigs." You find them in a factory farm near Fallbrook, a smuggler's town on a distant planet. Maybe you climbed through the sewers and emerged face to ass with one, or entered through t......
00:39 2019-06-14

Huawei's lock screens unexpectedly turn into advertisements According to Huawei users on Twitter, ads for the hotel reservation site Booking.com are popping up on the lock screen of some Huawei smartphones. As Android Police reports, the ads seem to appear on devices using the preinstalled landscape wallpaper......
00:39 2019-06-14

AppOnBoard acquires mobile game dev suite Buildbox AppOnboard, the maker of playable ads for mobile games, has acquired Buildbox, a platform that enables developers to create mobile games without coding.Read More...
00:26 2019-06-14

How Microsoft hopes to preserve privacy while gathering AR map data Researchers at Microsoft detail an attack vector for augmented reality map data, and a method that might help to preserve privacy in those same maps.Read More...
00:26 2019-06-14

Intel hires Xbox chip architect John Sell and Apple’s Manisha Pandya Intel has hired John Sell, the chief architect of next-generation console chips at Microsoft. Sell worked on the chips for the Xbox One, Xbox One X, and the upcoming Project Scarlet.Read More...
00:26 2019-06-14

Dota Underlords is Valve’s take on Auto Chess Dota Underlords is the official Valve version of Auto Chess. It's for PC and mobile and will be on Steam before heading to iOS and Android in open beta.Read More...
00:26 2019-06-14

Legislative Staffer Describes Meeting With Jessica Biel and Robert F. Kennedy Jr. as They Lobbied to Kill a Bill Tightening Vaccine Exemptions On Wednesday, a series of photos posted by activist and vaccine “skeptic” Robert F. Kennedy Jr. showed him and actress Jessica Biel lobbying California state lawmakers. Those lawmakers later confirmed that the duo were there to advocate against SB 276, a bill seeking to introduce more oversight into...
00:13 2019-06-14

Symantec Data Stolen by Hacker Is Fake, Company Says Data including a purported list of clients was reportedly stolen from the leading antivirus maker Symantec in a breach the company has downplayed as having no ramifications. Read more......
00:13 2019-06-14

The World's Best Crowdfunding Site Releases Incredible New Rules and Guidelines to Help Protect Amazing Backers After launching a little over a decade ago, it didn’t take long for Kickstarter to become more than a place for amateur inventors to sell their ideas to the public. It soon became fraught with failures, scams, and over-promises of countless products’ capabilities and worth. To help improve the reput...
00:13 2019-06-14

Scientists Just Installed the World’s Highest Weather Station in Mount Everest's ‘Death Zone’ Scientists announced on Thursday that they successfully installed five automated stations, including the highest weather station in world, on Mount Everest’s flank. At 27,658 feet (8,430 meters) above sea level, the station is set to record some of the harshest weather anywhere on Earth. And with a ...
00:13 2019-06-14

Target Has Some Shipt to Sell You The shipping wars rage on across retail, where expedited shipping is rapidly becoming the norm. Target announced today that it, too, will be joining the fray, offering same-day delivery on around 65,000 items with a service called “Shipt.” Yay?Read more......
00:13 2019-06-14

The Sun Can Spawn Dangerous ‘Superflares,’ New Research Suggests High-energy superflares are typically associated with young, quickly rotating stars, but new evidence suggests mature, plodding stars like our own can still churn out the odd superflare. Read more......
00:13 2019-06-14

This Is One Silly Way to Fix the Biggest Annoyance About Open Offices Open offices kind of suck. Sure, they might look like a fancy coffee shop, but when it comes to getting work done, free snacks and lots of mid-century modern furniture only go so far. Not having any walls means you hear everything going around you, while not having a dedicated desk means anyone can ...
00:13 2019-06-14

FCC Commissioners Now Literal Poster Boys for Big Telecom The Wireless Association (CTIA) would like you to know that it really appreciates all the hard work the FCC has been doing this year on behalf of its clients: AT&T, Verizon, and Comcast, and all the other telecom giants.Read more......
00:13 2019-06-14

We're Only Catching Half of All Ebola Outbreaks, Study Suggests The past five years have seen a surge in documented cases of the deadly and gruesome viral disease Ebola, thanks to widespread (and ongoing) outbreaks that have ripped through Africa and even made it to other areas of the world. But a new study out Thursday suggests these waves of misery and death a...
00:13 2019-06-14

Apple makes Comcast and Charter sell iPads, other devices as part of mobile deal Apple made Comcast and Charter agree to sell iPads, Apple TVs and other lower-volume devices as part of the cable companies' deal to offer the iPhone on their mobile service....
00:13 2019-06-14

CBS-Viacom merger talks are about to get serious, but CBS board has concerns about leadership CBS and Viacom are expected to begin seriously discussing a merger after tomorrow's board meeting. The companies must agree on a number of leadership questions to get a deal done....
00:13 2019-06-14

Damn it feels good to be a Nintendo Switch owner One of the few criticisms leveled against Nintendo Switch at launch was its game selection. Although Breath Of The Wild was a huge smash, a lot of the other titles left a lot to be desired. I mean, anyone remember 1-2-Switch?  Well, following Nintendo‘s E3 presentation this week, that criticism is n...
23:52 2019-06-13

Xbox head thinks E3 is about boosting gaming’s reputation — it’s not E3 has drawn to a close for another year, and with the end comes the usual question of what the conference’s purpose is in the gaming industry. According to Xbox head Phil Spencer, the purpose is to raise the profile and reputation of gaming worldwide. It’s a nice, idealistic view — too bad it’s wro...
23:52 2019-06-13

Breakthrough research demonstrates AI can predict a psychotic break A trio of researchers have developed an experimental machine learning method that allows AI to listen for the early whispers of psychotic break that humans can’t hear. The team, consisting of Neguine Rezaii of Harvard Medical School and Emory School of Medicine, and Elaine Walker and Philipp Wolff f...
23:52 2019-06-13

Facebook's 'Blood Donation' tool aims to connect donors to banks in need On Wednesday, Facebook launched its 'Blood Donations' feature in select cities across the United States, days before World Blood Donor Day.       ...
23:26 2019-06-13

Facebook wants to help connect you with blood donation centers Donating blood is a selfless act, and as with many altruistic behaviors, it’s not always easy to convince people to take a couple of hours out of their day to do it.       ...
23:26 2019-06-13

VW and Ford close to deal on self-driving and electric cars: VW Volkswagen and Ford are close to reaching a deal on a partnership for developing self-driving and electric cars, the German carmaker's chief executive said on Thursday....
22:52 2019-06-13

U.S. judge sets pre-trial hearing next week for Sprint/T-Mobile deal The judge hearing a complaint from state attorneys general seeking to stop T-Mobile US Inc from buying Sprint Corp for $26 billion will hold a pre-trial hearing next week....
22:52 2019-06-13

Broadcom's quarterly revenue misses estimates, shares fall 6% Broadcom Inc on Thursday reported lower-than-expected quarterly revenue and cautioned of a broad-based slowdown in demand, driven by continued geopolitical uncertainties....
22:52 2019-06-13

Uber, Bird loses bid for U.S. tariff relief on Chinese-made bikes, scooters The U.S. Trade Representative's Office rejected Uber Technologies Inc's request for relief from 25% tariffs imposed on Chinese-made electric bicycles, according to a May 29 letter....
22:52 2019-06-13

Unhappy at Twitter, thousands of Saudis crash pro-Trump social network A surge of about 200,000 users believed to be from Saudi Arabia who are frustrated at what they say is censorship by Twitter have helped crash the small social media network Parler, which styles itself as a "free speech-driven" space....
22:52 2019-06-13

Why do Hubble pictures have missing pieces? Ever wondered why some Hubble Space Telescope images have that strange, staircase appearance? Here's your answer.       ...
21:52 2019-06-13

Save this date for Amazon Prime Day 2019 The rumor mill is abuzz with claims of when Amazon Prime Day will take place this year—this is what we think is going to happen.       ...
21:52 2019-06-13

Bitcoin may be virtual currency – but it's harming the planet as much as major cities The cryptocurrency is responsible for the same amount of carbon dioxide emissions as the city of Las Vegas, research says.       ...
21:52 2019-06-13

Drone motors make wonderfully grungy synth music There's no shortage of ways for synthesizers to generate sounds. Generally they rely on one of two tried and true technologies -- analog or digital oscillators. Gamechanger Audio, however, went a completely different route and turned to... motors......
20:52 2019-06-13

Apple's new Logic Pro X is built for the Mac Pro Apple boasted that the redesigned Mac Pro could easily handle the most demanding audio editing tasks, and now the software is ready for it. The tech firm has updated its Logic Pro X music editing app to support the new workstation's many cores, handl......
20:52 2019-06-13

These Are the Best Notebooks Having a favorite notebook is even dorkier than having a favorite pen. It’s a pile of paper that you write on. But the subtleties and special features really affect your workflow. A hardcover Moleskine adds some class to your note-taking, but it’s a terrible choice if you like to rip out pages when ...
20:39 2019-06-13

El Niño forecast to continue through the summer, could knock down hurricanes El Niño is forecast to continue through the summer and possibly into the fall, federal forecasters announced, which could weaken the Atlantic hurricane season.       ...
20:39 2019-06-13

Amazon will debut 'The Report' in theaters before it hits Prime Video Amazon is making good on a plan to offer Netflix-style theatrical releases for movies before they reach Prime Video. The internet giant now plans to release one of its Sundance picks, the political thriller The Report, in theaters on September 27th......
20:26 2019-06-13

Watch Elon Musk and Todd Howard's E3 chat at 3PM ET It's the final day of E3 2019 and for some reason, Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk is chatting on stage about "games, cars, space and everything in between" with Bethesda executive producer Todd Howard. Musk has a clear interest in games -- he even wr......
20:26 2019-06-13

Google's Area 120 made a free, drag-and-drop 3D game builder Google's in-house incubator, Area 120, has produced things like an app that teaches coding and tools to boost literacy. Now it wants to help gamers create their own 3D games, no experience necessary. Today, it launched Game Builder, a free platform t......
20:26 2019-06-13

'Wolfenstein: Youngblood' makes me want more co-op shooters Wolfenstein: Youngblood is definitely a spin-off, not a sequel. It helps explain why the latest game in the reinvented Wolfenstein universe feels and plays so differently. When first revealed, I was intrigued by the idea of making the blunt, gory......
20:26 2019-06-13

Why Kevin Durant's Achilles Tendon Was His Achilles Heel When the Golden State Warriors star limped off the court, his Achilles tendon had been pulled to the point of rupture. Here's how that may have happened....
20:13 2019-06-13

Revisit the Sounds of Your Favorite Old Analog Gear at 'Conserve the Sound' I’m very glad to live in a time where I can just hop on the internet whenever, instead of having to dial up a number and wait for the modem to do its little connection concerto that took so long you could start dialing, go do something else, and walk back over when it was nearly finished....
19:52 2019-06-13

I Need a Fast and Reliable Sedan to Replace My Old Camry! What Car Should I Buy? John has gotten tired of his 13-year-old Camry that treated him well, but it’s time for an upgrade. He is looking for something with a bit of excitement, that’s not going to cost a fortune to keep on the road. What car should he buy?...
19:52 2019-06-13

Take Advantage of These Father's Day Sales This Sunday is Father’s Day⁠—in case it slipped your mind—and instead of buying him a tie this year, maybe it’s time you get him something he’ll actually use. Here are a few of the best deals and discounts we’ve discovered on the internet (and maybe an item or two you might want to buy for yourself)...
19:52 2019-06-13

Why Vaccine Exemption Policies Are Getting Tightened in California Jessica Biel and Robert F. Kennedy Jr were reportedly lobbying against tightened medical exemptions for vaccines in California yesterday. States vary in their vaccine requirements for schoolchildren: In some, a child can skip vaccines if their parents have a “personal belief” objection to them. In o...
19:52 2019-06-13

You Can Now Sign Into Your Google Account on iOS Using an Android Phone Google has been on a quest to kill the password, so in its latest efforts to further that agenda, the tech giant has now made it possible to log into your Google account on iOS devices by using an Android phone. Read more......
19:39 2019-06-13

Flying a Drone While Drunk Could Land You in Prison in Japan You’d assume it would go without saying that operating any kind of machinery or vehicle after a few drinks is a dumb idea—even if it’s one navigated by remote control. But as reported by the BBC, this week, Japan’s parliament has passed a law making it illegal to pilot a drone while intoxicated. If ...
19:39 2019-06-13

Is It Really an Instant Camera If I Can Choose Which Pics to Print? Nostalgia sells—that’s abundantly clear when you look at how instant cameras went from rotting in a tech graveyard to gracing the shelves of seemingly every Urban Outfitters. Despite how far technology has come, instant cameras have stayed delightfully low-tech, for the most part. Fujifilm’s latest ...
19:39 2019-06-13

I Tried to Get Plastic Out of My Beauty Routine I love makeup. The ugly truth, however, is that makeup is helping ruin the planet. Take a look at your makeup bag. What do you find? Plastic, plastic, and more plastic.Read more......
19:39 2019-06-13

8 Killer Zombie Movies That Didn't Cost an Arm and a Leg to Make The Dead Don’t Die, opening Friday, is indie icon Jim Jarmusch’s first foray into zombie movies, but it’s by no means the first indie zombie movie—as fans well know, the horror genre is full of low-budget movies that still manage to make a huge impact. As Jarmusch’s take on the undead shuffles into ...
19:39 2019-06-13

Spy Used AI to Create Fake LinkedIn Photo to Fool Targets, Report Finds LinkedIn might be where you go to find jobs, but it’s also apparently where spies lurk. Experts are now saying they’ve found an instance where a spy used an AI-generated face to connect with targets, according to a report from the Associated Press.Read more......
19:39 2019-06-13

Too Many Cores AMD has been leading Intel into a friendly rivalry based on the number of cores one can pack into a CPU, and it’s been all fun and games for the last two years as each has fought to overwhelm the other with the sheer number of cores. Yet Wccftech is claiming that AMD is …Read more......
19:39 2019-06-13

Stunning but Deadly, China’s Bioluminescent Algal Blooms Are Getting Bigger Satellite imagery taken over the past two decades shows that the toxic bioluminescent microorganisms responsible for China’s sparkling blue seas are becoming increasingly abundant.Read more......
19:39 2019-06-13

TOTS FIFA 19 Ligue 1 Countdown: Release Date, Reveal Time, FUT Cards Predictions EA Sports are gearing up to reveal the FIFA 19 TOTS Ligue 1 squad this Friday. Here’s everything you need to know including predictions on who could be in line for some big FUT Ultimate Team upgrades....
19:39 2019-06-13

Fortnite Server Status Down: Matchmaking issues not working and confirmed by Epic Games EPIC seems to be suffering from some connection issues this evening. Here's everything we know about the current Server Status issues impacting login and matchmaking....
19:39 2019-06-13

Monzo's app-only banking is coming to the US You might not have heard of Monzo in the US, but there's a good chance your British friends have when the digital bank has racked up over 2 million customers in its short history. And now, it's coming to the US... in a manner of speaking. Monzo has......
19:13 2019-06-13

CERN turns to open source software as Microsoft increases its fees For the last 20 years, CERN -- home of the Large Hadron Collider -- has been using Microsoft products under a discounted "academic institution" rate. But in March, at the end of its previous contract, Microsoft revoked CERN's academic status. Accordi......
19:13 2019-06-13

Mount Everest expedition installs highest weather stations on Earth Scientists installed the two highest weather stations in the world in an expedition to Mount Everest that wrapped up this week. A team led by the National Geographic Society and Tribhuvan University installed the two weather monitoring stations at 8,......
19:13 2019-06-13

The Link’s Awakening remake feels exactly like it should Link's Awakening for Nintendo Switch is a faithful recreation of the original game, except when it's not. Although I remember watching my older brothers playing the original Zelda on their NES, the Game Boy was my first console, and Link's Awakening......
19:13 2019-06-13

Bill Nye's LightSail set to launch on SpaceX's Falcon Heavy The Planetary Society's solar-powered spacecraft harnesses the sun's energy to travel in space. The groundbreaking LightSail 2 will hitch a ride on Falcon Heavy's first-ever night flight.       ...
19:00 2019-06-13

Google leaked the Pixel 4 early; here's what we know Even though it's not supposed to drop until October, Google tweeted the first official photo of the Pixel 4 on Wednesday. Here's what it looks like.       ...
19:00 2019-06-13

Social media is not a source of peril, Sen. Josh Hawley, it's a powerful tool Social media platforms help us connect with family and friends, find help and do our jobs. Sen. Hawley uses them so his comments ares hypocritical.       ...
19:00 2019-06-13

Study finds those with six fingers have the upper hand in dexterity A study found that properly developed extra fingers are actually pretty useful. The participants were so dexterous, they could even tie their shoes with one hand!       ...
19:00 2019-06-13

The best luggage of 2019 Here is the best luggage you can buy in 2019 from hard shells to duffels and carry-on bags, plus accessories as well.       ...
19:00 2019-06-13

What Good Parents Do, According to Reddit Reddit user moonunknown writes, “I did not grow up in a happy home, and I’ve seen a lot of people that had similar experiences. I thought that there must be parents that do a good job though. I want to be a good parent.”...
18:39 2019-06-13

How to Sign Up as a Blood Donor With Facebook When hospitals are running low on blood, there’s no way to just order more—blood banks have to get the word out to volunteers like you and me who might want to donate. Facebook is now rolling out a blood donation feature to several US cities that can notify you when your type of blood is needed in y...
18:39 2019-06-13

Deadspin St. Deadspin St. Louis Blues Win Stanley Cup In Game 7 By Humiliating Some Losers Who Can’t Handle Jordan Binnington | Jezebel Women Get Quietly Photoshopped Into Photo of Exclusively Male Tech Executives | Splinter President to America: Look at Big Boy Plane Mommy! | The Root Man Arrested in Killing of...
18:39 2019-06-13

How to put together your first bowl of ramen, step by step I’ve touched on every major component of ramen so far: the noodles, the soup, the tare, the quintessential chashu pork belly and egg toppings, even the aromatic oil that bobs on the surface....
18:39 2019-06-13

How to Participate in Build-A-Bear's Pay Your Age Event Build-a-Bear is every little kid’s mecca, rivaling the likes of Chuck E. Cheese. Just a glimpse of the store’s sign can start a chorus of “Pleeeeease oh pleeeeeease can we go in?”...
18:39 2019-06-13

How to Tell if Your Stainless Steel Pan is Hot Enough Without a Thermometer Stainless steel pans are kitchen workhorses, but they have an ever so slight learning curve, particularly when it comes to searing food without it sticking. Letting the pan get nice and hot before even adding the oil is key, but determining the temperature of something by sight is not a skill most h...
18:39 2019-06-13

If You Have a Disability, Consider an ABLE Savings Account If you have a disability, you may be missing out on a way to save money. ABLE savings accounts allow someone with a disability to save for their financial needs—without having that savings disqualify them for government benefits like Medicaid....
18:39 2019-06-13

This data-stealing malware has returned with new attacks and nasty upgraded features Large parts of the Scranos operation were taken out in April - but it's already back and the criminals behind it seem more determined than ever, adding a trojan and a cryptojacker to their adware scheme....
18:26 2019-06-13

Estimate the Energy of an Utterly Massive Wind Turbine The Hornsea Wind Farm is expected to be the largest offshore wind farm in the world. Here's how much energy is generated from one rotation of a turbine....
18:13 2019-06-13

Facebook to buy stake in Indian e-commerce start-up Meesho Facebook is buying a stake in Indian e-commerce start-up Meesho, the head of the U.S. tech giant's Indian business said on Thursday, looking to deepen its reach in one of the world's biggest internet markets....
18:13 2019-06-13

Uber enlists "Qute" to take on India's choked, polluted roads Uber Technologies Inc has launched a new ride-hailing service in India's tech capital Bengaluru that will use miniature gas-powered cars called "Qute" to win over commuters stressed out by the sprawling city's heavily-congested streets....
18:13 2019-06-13

UK tells telecom firms to be cautious over Huawei after U.S. warnings British telecom companies should show "all due caution" before using China's Huawei equipment in their 5G networks because the government cannot ignore the warnings from the United States, its digital minister said....
18:13 2019-06-13