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Walmart May Launch Its Own Cloud Gaming Service

Walmart will reportedly announce its very own cloud gaming service days after Google launched Stadia. Unnamed sources claim the company plans to make the platform official by the end of the year.

Video Games March 22, 2019

Nokia Phones In Europe Reportedly Send Data To China

A number of Nokia 7 Plus phones in Norway have reportedly sent private user data to a server in China. HMD Global said it already fixed the problem, but Finnish data protection ombudsman wants to know more.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 22, 2019

Facebook Stored Up To 600 Million Passwords In Plain Text

Facebook reportedly left the passwords of millions of users viewable and searchable by thousands of its own employees. The passwords were not encrypted but instead written in plain text.

Security March 21, 2019

Square Hiring New Crypto Engineers Who Will Be Paid In Bitcoin

Square and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey tweeted Wednesday night that his company is looking for several crypto employees. He said the hired candidates will focus on a cryptocurrency ecosystem that is independent of its own objectives.

Business Tech March 21, 2019

Firefox Can Now Block Autoplaying Videos And Sounds

Mozilla announced the launch of Firefox 66, the latest update for its browsing platform. The update will allow consumers to automatically disable autoplay videos that have sound.

Internet March 20, 2019

Super Worm Moon: What Is It And What Time Should You Look Up To See It

A Super Worm Moon will take place on Wednesday, where the moon will be slightly bigger and brighter than ordinary nights. Skywatchers should check the skies right after local sunsets on Wednesday and Thursday.

Space March 20, 2019

What's In An iPhone? UK Scientists Throw Apple Smartphone Into A Blender To Find Out

Two researchers from the University of Plymouth placed a smartphone in a blender to find out its contents. Upon identifying the element composition, the research called for better recycling efforts from smartphone companies.

Apple March 19, 2019

Taco Bell Hot Sauce Saves Florida Customer's Life

A Taco Bell customer walked out unharmed in a car accident after an SUV barrelled into the restaurant. He said he had left his place momentarily to get more hot sauce before the vehicle destroyed his table.

Life & Style March 19, 2019

US To Build First Exascale Supercomputer Capable Of Completing 1 Quintillion Calculations Per Second

U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry announced on Monday the exascale computer project to be developed by Intel and Cray. The supercomputer is expected to launch in 2021 to help various industries in the country.

Computers March 19, 2019

iPhone Stops Arrow, Saves Australian Man's Life

An iPhone saved the life of its owner after it stopped an arrow. Authorities arrested the assailant while the victim suffered minor injuries in his chin.

Apple March 15, 2019

You Can Now Ask Alexa To Play Apple Music From Amazon Fire TV

After supporting Amazon Echo in December, Apple Music now begins streaming for the Fire TV. The move is in line with Apple's recent strategy to push its content to other platforms to gain a wider audience.

Apple March 14, 2019

MIT, Harvard Scientists Create Origami-Inspired Robot Flytrap: Here's What It Can Do

Researchers from Harvard and MIT developed a robotic hand that can pick up a wide array of objects. Once it has overcome some limitations, the origami-shaped hand has the potential to be used in a variety of ways.

Robotics March 14, 2019

Drool, Mortal Gamers: Ninja Rakes In $1 Million For Streaming 'Apex Legends'

Tyler Blevins, otherwise known as 'Ninja,' reportedly raked in $1 million for promoting 'Apex Legends' on Feb. 5. Together with other top streamers, Ninja helped the game set record-breaking numbers in its first month.

Video Games March 14, 2019

Adobe Will Finally Retire Shockwave Player On April 9

After more than two decades of existence, Adobe Shockwave will finally take a bow on April 9. Adobe announced that it will discontinue supporting Shockwave for Windows while it will maintain support to enterprise users until 2020.

Apps/Software March 12, 2019

Latest Windows 10 Update Causes Lag In Games, Microsoft Advises Update Uninstall As Quick Fix

Microsoft recently announced that its latest Windows 10 update causes graphics and mouse performance issues in certain games. The company recommended users who are experiencing these issues to uninstall the update until it releases an official fix.

Microsoft March 12, 2019

Apple Expected To Debut Streaming TV And Subscription News Services During March 25 Special Event

Apple is expected to release its long-rumored streaming service in a special event on March 25. In addition, the company may also launch a news subscription service in the same event.

Apple March 12, 2019

Alien Life Possible In Planets Around Binary Stars In 'Goldilocks Zones'

New research claimed that planets which are part of a binary system might support life. The conditions near two orbiting stars can support the existence of water and might be suitable for complex molecules to jump-start life.

Space March 9, 2019

Blowing Up Large Earth-Killing Asteroids Not A Solution, Research Says

Recent findings showed destroying killer asteroids is a lot more difficult than previously thought. Scientists observed in a new asteroid collision model that even though a killer asteroid is bigger, it does not necessarily mean it is weaker.

Space March 9, 2019

Facebook Rules Glassdoor's List Of '2018 Best Places To Work'

Facebook was again included in Glassdoor's list of the 'best places to work' in 2018. The social media giant managed to nab the top spot across various industries beating the likes of Google, HubSpot, and LinkedIn.

Business Tech December 7, 2017

Instagram Will Alert Users Of Possible Harmful Behavior To Animals Or The Environment

Instagram recently revised its set of community guidelines, adding a restriction for images that portray animal abuse, or the merchandise of endangered animals.

Internet December 6, 2017

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