News : Technology

Spider-Man's Infinity War suit coming to new PlayStation game

Thursday  00:16,   26 april 2018
Entertainment Weekly

PlayStation is taking full advantage of the fact that Avengers: Infinity War is hitting theaters this weekend. It’s the Iron Spider-Man suit! Pre-ordering Marvel’s Spider-Man will give gamers instant access to Spidey’s new duds. In the film, the[...]

‘Sonic Mania Plus’ Launches July 17

Wednesday  23:55,   25 april 2018
Variety

Video game publisher Sega announced Wednesday “Sonic Mania Plus,” a definitive edition of the 2017 2D platformer, releases on July 17 in North America and Europe. It’s available now for pre-order on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch for[...]

Early humans probably enjoyed a giant sloth snack

Wednesday  23:46,   25 april 2018
Quartz

Unlike modern sloths, which spend their time vegging out in trees in South and Central America, ancient giant sloths were the size of an ox…In a paper published today (April 25) in Science Advances, a team led by scientists from the University of[...]

Amazon workers boo Jeff Bezos in Berlin

Wednesday  21:41,   25 april 2018
Quartz

<p>Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos received a hostile reception when he arrived in the German capital to pick up an award.</p>Some 450 Amazon workers, who are members of the powerful Verdi trade union, amassed outside the offices of publisher Axel[...]

‘OK, I’ll say it: bitcoin is a scam,’ says the former CEO of PayPal and Intuit

Wednesday  20:32,   25 april 2018
MarketWatch

Bitcoin has enjoyed a nice stretch lately, breaking through the $9,000 level on Tuesday and leading a broad advance in the crypto space, which has seen a $100-billion surge in market cap to $425 billion over the past week.&nbsp;So, Bill Harris,[...]

Researchers digitize writing with cheap, touch-sensitive paper

Wednesday  19:41,   25 april 2018
Engadget

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Scientists release most detailed star chart of the Milky Way

Wednesday  18:10,   25 april 2018
Associated Press

<p>The European Space Agency released the most accurate census yet of stars in the Milky Way and neighboring galaxies.</p>The high-precision measurements about the distance, motion, brightness and color of almost 1.7 billion stars were[...]

Twitter is profitable again and adding users

Wednesday  17:15,   25 april 2018
CNN

Twitter's second quarter earnings results are a strong signal that the social media company's turnaround efforts are bearing fruit. The company reported a profit of $61 million for the first three months of 2018, or nearly as much money as[...]

Meet the new Gmail, now with disappearing messages

Wednesday  15:21,   25 april 2018
CNN

Google is rolling out a new version of Gmail that includes beefed up security and productivity tools. The communication tool was at the center of high-profile hacks during the 2016 presidential election. And people keep declaring it "dead" at the[...]

LG G7 ThinQ will come with a super bright display

Wednesday  12:26,   25 april 2018
Engadget

LG, as per its tradition of teasing its upcoming flagship smartphones, has yet again dished out some tidbits about the G7 ThinQ ahead of launch next month.&nbsp;© LG Additionally, LG claims that this mobile display uses "as much as 30 percent"[...]

Facebook Will Finally Stop Letting Third-Party Apps Spam Your Profile

Wednesday  10:36,   25 april 2018
Gizmodo

Facebook has been revamping its policies over the last few weeks, undoubtedly in response to the fact that it impressively failed at protecting many of its users’ data.&nbsp;Facebook has been revamping its policies over the last few weeks,[...]

YouTube Remix could mean the end of Google Play Music

Wednesday  07:50,   25 april 2018
CNET

Tech giant's 7-year-old music streaming service could go quiet as soon as this year, Droidlife reports. Google Play Music's swan song may be near.If Google finally launches YouTube Remix, a rumored music subscription service, it will retire[...]

WhatsApp says users must be 16 or older to access the app in Europe

Wednesday  07:50,   25 april 2018
The Verge

WhatsApp is banning anyone under 16 years old from using its app in Europe. It’s raising the age limit by three years just as the European data privacy rules start kicking in on May 25th, as spotted by Reuters. When users in Europe log onto the[...]

Exotic tick species arrives in U.S., could carry virus

Wednesday  07:06,   25 april 2018
CBS News

Type of tick that's never been seen before in the United States could carry a dangerous viral diseaseNew Jersey has always been home to different species of ticks -- five, to be exact. But a new variety of the bloodsucking bug is now in the [...]

NASA to make orbiting lunar base decision in early 2019

Wednesday  03:05,   25 april 2018
MSN

NASA's vision of missions to Mars is filled with baby steps, and expects to get a lot of help from private companies.&nbsp;One of the more significant steps will be the construction of an orbiting lunar base, and NASA said last week it's[...]