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Popular weed killer may disrupt bee gut bacteria, increase death risk

22 days ago   |   By SlashGear

The world's mostly widely used herbicide, glyphosate, may also be expediting the loss of bees around the globe, according to a new report. Glyphosate is used to kill weeds and is the active ingredient in Monsanto's Roundup, a product widely used in the United States. A newly published study reveals evidence that the same ingredient may also be harming bees...
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Apple Music hits 21 million subscribers in the US, growing 2.5x faster than Spotify

Apple Music hits 21 million subscribers in the US, growing 2.5x faster than Spotify

22 days ago   |   By Phone Arena

Spotify has held a dominant position in the global music streaming business for years now and, until recently, was the leader in the US market too. But according to a new report by Loup Ventures, Apple has now taken the lead in the country and is rapidly increasing the gap.
At last count, it was estimated that Apple Music had 21 million subscribers in the US versus Spotify's 20 million. Right now, this difference does appear rather minimal but, unfortunately for Spotify, it's only set to get bigger. Reportedly, Apple is adding premium subscribers at a rate that is 2.5x faster than ...
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Mobile network growth drives new businesses, access to education, report says

Mobile network growth drives new businesses, access to education, report says

23 days ago   |   By Digital Trends

According to a new report from the GSMA, the expansion of mobile networks is continuing to drive new business growth and fuel education access around the world. Network expansion is even helping close gender gaps.
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You can preload ‘Red Dead Redemption 2' soon, and you definitely should

You can preload ‘Red Dead Redemption 2' soon, and you definitely should

Red Dead Redemption 2's launch is quickly approaching. If you're planning on buying a digital version, you should keep in mind that the file size is roughly 90GB. Thankfully... Read more ...

Apple announces ‘There's more in the making' event for October 30

Apple announces ‘There's more in the making' event for October 30

Apple has sent out media invites to an upcoming event the Cupertino, California-based company is calling “There's more in the making.” It's expected that the tech giant will... Read more ...

NVIDIA SHIELD updated with these new Google Home abilities

NVIDIA SHIELD updated with these new Google Home abilities

This week the folks at NVIDIA revealed their longest-lasting device in the history of the world, NVIDIA SHIELD, will get a Google Home update. This isn't the first time users... Read more ...

‘Call of Duty: Black Ops 4': The best guns in Blackout

‘Call of Duty: Black Ops 4': The best guns in Blackout

Finding a good weapon in Black Ops 4's Blackout mode is hard, especially when there are so many options. Whether you like to get up close or keep some distance between you and... Read more ...

Battlefield V's War Stories explore lesser-known vignettes from World War...

Battlefield V's War Stories explore lesser-known vignettes from World War II, for the better

Strange days, when I'm looking forward to a Battlefield game's singleplayer campaign more than its multiplayer. Battlefield 3 's campaign was mediocre. Battlefield 4 's was... Read more ...

The Galaxy Book 2 is Samsung's answer to the Surface Pro

The Galaxy Book 2 is Samsung's answer to the Surface Pro

A couple weeks after Microsoft announced the Surface Pro 6, Samsung is today unveiling the $1,000 Galaxy Book 2, an always-connected Windows 2-in-1 that features Qualcomm's... Read more ...

Square, the $30 billion payments company, is finally launching the...

Square, the $30 billion payments company, is finally launching the futuristic cash register it's dreamed of since day one

Square launched a new product on Thursday: the Square Terminal, which is a portable, all-in-one card processing device. Square has long focused on helping businesses take... Read more ...

Google improves Android App Bundles and makes building Instant Apps easier

Google improves Android App Bundles and makes building Instant Apps easier

Google is launching a number of new features for Android app developers today that will make it easier for them to build smaller apps that download faster and to release... Read more ...

Surface Book 2 is our choice for best 15-inch laptop

Surface Book 2 is our choice for best 15-inch laptop

A 15-inch laptop is a great size for those who want a bit of extra screen real estate and who don't mind a bit of extra weight when on the go. Laptop manufacturers these days... Read more ...

The best USB hubs for your PlayStation 4

The best USB hubs for your PlayStation 4

We're a virtual company made up of tech enthusiasts from around the globe. Android Central's team of gamers draws on its extensive personal gaming experiences to deliver the... Read more ...