New research provides expanded insights into the brain's response to opioids

8 minutes ago   |   Phys.org

Opioids are powerful painkillers that act on the brain, but they have a range of harmful side effects including addiction. Researchers from the Max Planck Institute of...
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Einstein proved right in another galaxy

8 minutes ago   |   Phys.org

An international team of astronomers have made the most precise test of gravity outside our own solar system.
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Water can be very dead, electrically speaking

8 minutes ago   |   Phys.org

In a study published in Science this week, the researchers describe the dielectric properties of water that is only a few molecules thick. Such water was previously predicted...
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Supreme court rules states can collect sales tax from online retailers

10 minutes ago   |   The Guardian   |   14 articles

Court overturns pre-internet ruling that had allowed many internet businesses to avoid paying the duties The supreme court ruled on Thursday that states can require online...
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Internet firms are failing to tackle child abuse images, police chief says

10 minutes ago   |   The Guardian

National Crime Agency also reveals rise in sexual attacks on and interest in children Internet companies have the technology to stop most of the digital child abuse images...
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Digital Key Release 1.0 Starts & Shares Cars Via Smartphones

10 minutes ago   |   Android Headlines   |   2 articles

The Car Connectivity Consortium has announced the publication of specifications for Digital Key Release 1.0 which outlines standards for keys stored on smartphones for...
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Deal: Xbox One S 500GB Console & Fallout 4 For $199 - June 2018

10 minutes ago   |   Android Headlines

While it's not yet the Holiday Shopping Season, Walmart is discounting the Xbox One S pretty heavily already. The Xbox One S is currently available for $199 with a physical...
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Martian Dust Storm Is Now a ‘Planet-Encircling' Event

Martian Dust Storm Is Now a ‘Planet-Encircling' Event

12 minutes ago   |   ExtremeTech   |   2 articles

The dust storm raging on Mars shows no signs of abating. In fact, it's still growing in size. NASA says the storm is now a "global" event that completely encircles the planet.
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Intel CEO Krzanich Resigns Suddenly Due To Relationship With Employee

Intel CEO Krzanich Resigns Suddenly Due To Relationship With Employee

12 minutes ago   |   SiliconTap

Santa Clara-based Intel announced the surprise resignation of its CEO, Brian Krzanich, due to a "past consensual relationship with an Intel employee" the company said this...
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Kilauea Volcano Just Swallowed An Entire Parking Lot In Hawaii

14 minutes ago   |   Forbes   |   2 articles

On Wednesday, the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory shared imagery from a helicopter overflight showing that a retired overlook parking lot near the crater is now slumping into the...
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A Supreme Court decision is about to make your online orders more expensive

A Supreme Court decision is about to make your online orders more expensive

The Supreme Court just voted to close a loophole that has seen American consumers dodge billions in sales tax on online orders since 1992. The justices voted 5-4 to overturn a... Read more ...

Chatting with the Google Assistant just got a lot more natural

Chatting with the Google Assistant just got a lot more natural

Conversations with the Google Assistant will involve less “Hey Google” and more chat moving forward, with one of the big features previewed at I/O 2018 arriving on smart... Read more ...

Intel's CEO resigns as information about a ‘past consensual relationship'...

Intel's CEO resigns as information about a ‘past consensual relationship' surfaces

In a press release touting “another record year,” Intel dropped a a bombshell, announcing that CEO Brian Krzanich is resigning, amid revelations of a “past consensual... Read more ...

Amazon Fire TV Cube preview: Alexa still needs work as a TV guide

Amazon Fire TV Cube preview: Alexa still needs work as a TV guide

When you consider the popularity of Amazon's virtual assistant Alexa and the company's Fire TV streamers, it was really just a matter of time before the folks at the Everything... Read more ...

Intel's CEO just quit over a rule-breaking relationship

Intel's CEO just quit over a rule-breaking relationship

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich has unexpectedly resigned, after it was revealed that he had previously had a relationship with another employee. That relationship, Intel points out... Read more ...

Apple's AirPower wireless charger may not be released until September

Apple's AirPower wireless charger may not be released until September

Apple said it would release a wireless charging pad called AirPower in 2018. It hasn't been released yet. Apple is struggling with technical hurdles, including overheating... Read more ...

Get a Fire TV Cube for $82 with Trade-In

Get a Fire TV Cube for $82 with Trade-In

Here's how you can get the new Fire TV Cube at its lowest price to date. Read more ...

What didn't Microsoft deliver at Xbox E3 2018?

What didn't Microsoft deliver at Xbox E3 2018?

Microsoft had one of its best E3 showcases in years, but was it a perfect show? Microsoft's E3 2018 showcase was an incredibly impressive show, debuting over a dozen new games... Read more ...

Moto Z3 Play and Moto G6 Play get discounted through Amazon Prime Exclusive...

Moto Z3 Play and Moto G6 Play get discounted through Amazon Prime Exclusive program

Amazon has steadily been adding phones to its Prime Exclusive program, which offers unlocked Android phones at discounted prices, ever since the launch of the series. Now two... Read more ...

Nintendo and Microsoft team up to promote cross-play, while Sony remains silent

Nintendo and Microsoft team up to promote cross-play, while Sony remains silent

The Nintendo Switch version of Minecraft is getting a big update today, bringing the Bedrock Engine to Nintendo's portable console. The update enables cross-play with PC, Xbox... Read more ...