Brooks Koepka, recently named the PGA Tour player of the year, gave himself the perfect opportunity to become the No. 1 player in the world when he shot a 7-under par 65 to move to within one shot of the lead in the CJ Cup on Friday. At the Nine …Read More »
Google’s latest phone officially launched yesterday, and for the third time, Verizon is the only car...
The European Commission handed down a ruling earlier this year that fined Google a record $5 billion...
The CPU market has changed more in the past 22 months than it did from 2008-2017 combined. That’s no...
Google’s Chrome OS started as an incredibly rudimentary platform with a browser and…well, that’s was...
Google’s latest phone officially launched yesterday, and for the third time, Verizon is the only carrier selling the new Pixels directly. In past years, Verizon has sold SIM-unlocked Pixels that worked on every carrier — indeed, all its phones were unlocked because of a legal agreement it made a decade …Read More »
The European Commission handed down a ruling earlier this year that fined Google a record $5 billion for anticompetitive practices in Android licensing. In addition to the fine, the Commission is forcing Google to unbundle some of its apps from Android, but the company says that’s going to mean more …Read More »
The CPU market has changed more in the past 22 months than it did from 2008-2017 combined. That’s not to say that CPU architectures didn’t change, or that we didn’t see per-core pricing come down. But Intel had a remarkably successful run with the product positioning it introduced at the …Read More »
Google’s Chrome OS started as an incredibly rudimentary platform with a browser and…well, that’s was basically everything. Since then, it has expanded to support more native features via Chrome updates, as well as Android and Linux apps. Linux support is still relatively new — it rolled out widely in Chrome …Read More »
The team behind mileage-tracking app MileIQ, a company Microsoft acquired a few years ago, is out with a new application. This time, the focus isn’t on tracking miles, but rather expenses. The new app, simply called “Spend,” arrived on the App Store on Thursday, offering automatic expense tracking for work …Read More »
A remarkable new species of predatory fish that lived about 152 million years ago (Jurassic period) has been identified from a fossil found in Germany. Piranhamesodon pinnatomus, 2.8 inches (7.1 cm) long, from the Late Jurassic of Ettling, Solnhofen Archipelago, Germany. Image credit: M. Ebert. The ancient fish, named Piranhamesodon …Read More »
Study: Dandelion’s Extraordinary Flying Ability is Possible Thanks to Previously Unknown Form of Flight
Wind-dispersed plants have evolved ingenious ways to lift their seeds. The common dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) uses a bundle of drag-enhancing bristles that helps to keep their seeds aloft. A new study, led by University of Edinburgh researchers Ignazio Maria Viola and Naomi Nakayama, shows that movement of air around and …Read More »
When I think about my experience as an immigrant and entrepreneur in Silicon Valley, I remember growing up in Brazil and how we saw tech founders and CEOs as kings. We imagined what it would be like to assume the throne. But these weren’t just any kings. Silicon Valley was …Read More »
Orlando City SC were already on pace of setting the record for most goals allowed in a single MLS season. On Wednesday night, that feat was established following a 2-1 defeat to the Seattle Sounders, as Orlando City conceded their 72nd goal of the season with two games left in …Read More »
Shopping for a smart watch can be a confusing thing, and if you are wanting to make sure not to break the bank when picking one up, yet still manage to get versatility, functionality and reliability, the Fitbit Versa may just be for you. Unlike other Fitbit trackers, the Versa …Read More »
Not only is Halloween right around the corner, but the latest Halloween film is now in theaters. The eagerly anticipated sequel to the original 1978 film looks to continue October’s record haul, and while doing so it will put a fright in the crowds. While it is debatable what the …Read More »
Whether it’s twenty yards down the road, or twenty days into your round-the-world trip, we’ve all been struck by that familiar pang of anxiety and sudden adrenaline surge. Something’s wrong, but what is it? Did I turn off the gas? Did I leave the iron on? No—did I lock …Read More »
Microsoft’s Windows 10 updates usually include some new refinements based on user feedback. However, Microsoft is also known for shoving features and apps people don’t want into major updates and enabling old features you don’t use (hi, Cortana). In its next big update, Microsoft will let you cut down the …Read More »
When learning the basics of atomic structure in school, we all pictured electrons as perfectly round. That’s just easier than pondering the ramifications of dark matter on the Standard Model. Scientists have long wondered just how round electrons are, an answer that could affect how we understand subatomic particles. The …Read More »