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This nearly 100-million-year-old beetle is preserved so well it practically looks alive

This nearly 100-million-year-old beetle is preserved so well it practically looks alive

45 minutes ago   |   TheBoyGeniusReport

Fossilized tree sap, called amber, is an absolutely amazing substance. It lasts for an incredibly long time, and it has yielded some of the most incredible fossil discoveries...
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Huawei Mate 20 Price MIGHT Hit "iPhone X-Levels"

Huawei Mate 20 Price MIGHT Hit "iPhone X-Levels"

57 minutes ago   |   Know your mobile

Paul Briden 16/08/2018 - 6:28pm The Huawei Mate 20 could start from $999! With Huawei being now widely acknowledged as in the top three global smartphone manufacturers...
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WhatsApp backups will stop counting toward your Google Drive storage

WhatsApp backups will stop counting toward your Google Drive storage

1 hour ago   |   The Verge   |   2 articles

Good news for the more than 1 billion WhatsApp users out there: starting this November , you won't need to sacrifice valuable Google Drive storage space to back up your...
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Protecting the power grid: Advanced plasma switch for more efficient transmission

1 hour ago   |   Phys.org

Inside your home and office, low-voltage alternating current powers the lights, computers and electronic devices for everyday use. But when the electricity comes from remote...
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Over 1,400 Googlers signed a letter to the top execs demanding a say on ethical issues - read the letter here

Over 1,400 Googlers signed a letter to the top execs demanding a say on ethical issues - read the letter here

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

A letter is circulating among Google employees that calls for the creation of an "ethics review structure" that includes representatives from rank-and-file workers. Over 1,400...
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New whistleblower claims Tesla employees ran a drug ring inside the Gigafactory

New whistleblower claims Tesla employees ran a drug ring inside the Gigafactory

1 hour ago   |   TheBoyGeniusReport   |   3 articles

With Tesla CEO Elon Musk under SEC investigation for his Twitter habit, the company hounded by short-sellers, questions about its production capability lingering, and an...
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PS4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One Game Sale At GameStop In The US

PS4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One Game Sale At GameStop In The US

2 hours ago   |   GameSpot   |   5 articles

Each Wednesday, GameStop refreshes its list of deals and puts out a new weekly ad. This week's ad is live, so we're here to break down all the PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo...
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SEC reportedly investigating whether Elon Musk tried to hurt short-sellers with his 'funding secured' tweet

SEC reportedly investigating whether Elon Musk tried to hurt short-sellers with his 'funding secured' tweet

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

The Securities and Exchange Commission is reportedly investigating whether Tesla CEO Elon Musk was attempting to hurt the company's short-sellers when he tweeted about taking...
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National Ignition Facility Reveals How Hydrogen Becomes Metallic Inside Giant Gas Planets

National Ignition Facility Reveals How Hydrogen Becomes Metallic Inside Giant Gas Planets

3 hours ago   |   R&D Magazine   |   2 articles

NewsBuilding precise models of the giant planets requires an accurate description of the transition of pressurized hydrogen into this metallic substance. Contributed Author...
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Xbox Avatars on Windows 10 are now available for select Xbox Insiders

4 hours ago   |   WMPoweruser   |   5 articles

Xbox Insiders could previously test out the new Avatars through the console itself, but now select Insiders can do the same on Windows 10 through the Avatar editing app. In a...
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Red Dead Redemption 2: First Gameplay, Release Date, And What We Know So Far

Red Dead Redemption 2: First Gameplay, Release Date, And What We Know So Far

The follow-up to Rockstar Games' classic western game Red Dead Redemption is fast approaching. Set 12 years before the events of the original game, Red Dead Redemption 2 will... Read more ...

Fortnite Secret Battle Star Week 6 Challenge: Free Battle Pass Tier Guide

Fortnite Secret Battle Star Week 6 Challenge: Free Battle Pass Tier Guide

We're another week into Season 5 of Fortnite , and with it comes a new set of challenges for players to complete. As before, finishing all of the objectives in a given week... Read more ...

Fortnite v5.21 Update Impressions: The Good And The Bad

Fortnite v5.21 Update Impressions: The Good And The Bad

The newest Fortnite patch, v5.21 , launched this week on PS4, Xbox One, PC, Nintendo Switch, and mobile. For Battle Royale, it adds two limited-time modes, Soaring 50s and... Read more ...

PUBG Mobile surpasses 100 million downloads since launch

PUBG Mobile surpasses 100 million downloads since launch

PUBG Mobile has been downloaded over 100 million times on both iOS and Android devices since first launching about five months ago. ... Read more ...

Best PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, And PC Game Deals Of The Week

Best PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, And PC Game Deals Of The Week

Now that the week is well underway, it's a good time to take stock of the video game discounts that are live and handpick the best of the bunch. We've got all the best deals on... Read more ...

Some Big Discounts On Steam Games Right Now In The US

Some Big Discounts On Steam Games Right Now In The US

For some people, the best thing about summer isn't the sunny weather or beach vacations-it's the PC game sales. Hardly a week has gone by this season without a new summer sale... Read more ...

New Pokemon GO sign-in platform will allow parents to control their kids'...

New Pokemon GO sign-in platform will allow parents to control their kids' privacy

Pokemon GO developer Niantic is adding a new log-in platform for children called Niantic Kids. This will allow parents to use the "adult portal" to keep track of their... Read more ...

MoviePass rolls out restrictive new plan to suck all remaining value out of...

MoviePass rolls out restrictive new plan to suck all remaining value out of service

Following weeks of chaos, confusion, mixed messages, and deliberation, MoviePass rolled out its new subscription plan on Thursday. It costs the same as the old plan, but the... Read more ...

Nvidia sinks after cutting its guidance

Nvidia sinks after cutting its guidance

Nvidia topped Wall Street's earnings expectations on Thursday but cut its third-quarter revenue forecast. The chipmaker now expects third-quarter revenue to be around $3.25... Read more ...

Google employees are protesting the company's secrecy over censored search...

Google employees are protesting the company's secrecy over censored search engine in China

About a thousand Google employees have signed a letter protesting the company's efforts to build a censored version of its search engine in China, as reported by the New York... Read more ...