Kevin Billings Tech Times editor Kevin Billings is a born geek at heart. Whether it's video games, movies, tv, comics, or tech, you will likely find Kevin there. And he feels gratified in his passions now that geek culture has come to dominate mainstream pop culture.

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Instagram Will Make influencers Tag Paid Promotional Posts Going Forward

Going through the posts of social media celebrities and influencers, it can be difficult identifying paid posts. Instagram is trying to offer more transparency to users by having influencers tag what posts are paid for.

Apps/Software June 14, 2017

Michigan Health Officials Charged With Manslaughter For Flint Water Crisis

The handling of the Flint water crisis that started in 2014 was a mess to say the least, resulting in 14 people dying from lead exposure. Because of this, four Michigan health officials are facing manslaughter charges as the city still works on recovering.

Public Health June 14, 2017

Galaxy S8 Tops iPhone 7 In Consumer Smartphone Ratings

While there are plenty of smartphones available today, the two powerhouses are undoubtedly the Samsung Galaxy and Apple iPhone. Both are driving forces in the market, but according to new consumer ratings, the Galaxy S8 tops the iPhone 7.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 14, 2017

Drones Could Carry Defibrillators And Save Lives According To Swedish Researchers

As drones are finding new uses in commercial delivery and military applications, the medical field is starting to look into applications as well. Thanks to a Swedish study, drones with defibrillators could be the first step.

Innovators/Innovations June 14, 2017

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Will Take Leave From Company Due To Scandals

Uber has been through a trying few months from the Waymo lawsuit and the workplace scandals that emerged. Amid all this chaos, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick will be taking a leave of absence from the company for an undisclosed amount of time.

Car Tech June 13, 2017

E3 2017: Mario, Pokémon, Zelda, And All The Announcements From Nintendo Direct

Going into E3 2017, Nintendo needed to keep up the momentum for the Switch after a successful launch back in March. The Nintendo Direct definitely delivered with news about Mario, Pokémon, Zelda, and more.

Video Games June 13, 2017

E3 2017: Grading Ubisoft And PlayStation Press Conferences

Before the show floor opens, some of gaming's biggest studios took to the stage to show what will be at E3 2017. So how did Ubisoft and PlayStation's press conferences measure up?

Video Games June 13, 2017

NASA And ISS Crystal Growth And More: How Astronauts Are Keeping Humans Healthy

NASA and the ISS astronauts are now growing crystals that could help with drug development on Earth. That is just one of the ways that these explorers have kept humans healthy.

Public Health June 13, 2017

E3 2017: 'Beyond Good And Evil 2' Ends Ubisoft Press Conference On A High Note

In 2003, 'Beyond Good and Evil' sent players to a galaxy ruled by corporations and a mystery only Jade and Pey'j could solve. About 14 years later, 'Beyond Good & Evil 2' has finally re-emerged, ending the Ubisoft press conference with a bang.

Video Games June 13, 2017

One-Third Of The World's Population Is Obese, And The United States Is At The Front

A new study reveals that one-third of the world's population is now suffering from obesity. Unsurprisingly, the United States is the leader in this health issue.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 13, 2017

Tim Cook: Apple Is Focusing On Autonomous Cars

Apple has spent the last few years toiling away on a car project but hadn't announced what it was. Tim Cook has finally revealed what it is, and unsurprisingly, it's autonomous cars.

Apple June 13, 2017

Are 'Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus' And 'Far Cry 5' Racist To White People?

Some recent game reveals like 'Wolfenstein II' and 'Far Cry 5' have shown willingness to address mature themes and issues still present in America today. However, the Far-Right think that games like these are, specifically, anti-white.

Video Games June 13, 2017

E3 2017: Grading EA, Xbox, and Bethesda Press Conferences

Before the show floor opens, some of gaming's biggest studios used the weekend to unveil what's on the way. So how good or bad were the EA, Xbox, And Bethesda press conferences?

Video Games June 12, 2017

Minecraft On PlayStation 4 Won't Support Cross-Platform Play

While E3 is a week of big announcements and reveals, there is always some news that's going to disappoint fans. After announcing cross-play for 'Minecraft' at the Xbox Press Conference, it looks like PlayStation 4 won't support it.

Video Games June 12, 2017

CRASHOVERRIDE: Malware That Took Down A Ukraine Power Grid?

In 2016, a malware attack knocked out the power grid in Kiev, Ukraine for an hour a week before Christmas. Cybersecurity researchers may have now discovered the malware that was used in the attack - CRASHOVERRIDE.

Security June 12, 2017

E3 2017: 'Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus' Trailer Teases A New American Revolution

2014's 'Wolfenstein: The New Order' was a fresh shot in the arm to the original first-person shooter series thanks to developer MachineGames. With E3 now in full gear, Bethesda has debuted 'Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus,' promising a new American Revolution, this time to end Nazi rule.

Video Games June 12, 2017

Adam West, Star Of TV's 'Batman,' Passes Away At 88

With its campiness and color, there was an undeniable charm to 1966's 'Batman' that any fan can attest to thanks in large part to its star, Adam West. He will be missed as the actor passed away at 88.

Celebrities June 10, 2017

Star Wars Battlefront II Gameplay Leaks Ahead Of EA Play Reveal

It wouldn't be an E3 lead-up without at least one leak. Early footage of 'Star Wars Battlefront II' leaks ahead of the official reveal at EA Play, and it looks fantastic.

Video Games June 10, 2017

FAAMG Stock Has A Sharp Drop, Could It Lead To Another Tech Bubble?

Despite companies such as Google and Facebook leading the stock market for several years, the members of FAAMG saw a surprising stock drop on Friday, June 9. Is it possible that this could lead to a second tech bubble?

Business Tech June 10, 2017

Tim Cook, Jeff Bezos To Attend American Technology Council Meeting At White House

Despite the criticisms, Tim Cook is going to attend the first meeting of Donald Trump's American Technology Council at the White House. This will include other CEOs such as Jeff Bezos and Satya Nadella as they discuss how to modernize the government.

Business Tech June 10, 2017

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