Boeing’s solar-powered climate research drone takes flight in 2019

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Boeing’s solar-powered climate research drone takes flight in 2019 Aurora Flight Sciences/YouTube Aurora Flight Sciences, a subsidiary of Boeing that specializes in unmanned aerial vehicles, is gearing up to launch a solar-powered autonomous aircraft. The vehicle, called Odysseus, is designed for persistent…

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Windows 10 preview adds smarter active hours and a true light theme

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Windows 10 preview adds smarter active hours and a true light theme Microsoft Microsoft only just resumed rolling out its problematic Windows 10 October update, but it’s already looking toward the future. The company has released a Windows 10 Insider Preview to…

NYT: Facebook’s crisis response included sneaky redirections

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NYT: Facebook’s crisis response included sneaky redirections Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive officer and founder of Facebook Inc., from left, Dan Rose, vice president of partnerships and platform marketing at Facebook Inc. and Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer of Facebook Inc., walk the…

Northrop Grumman’s Antares Rocket on the Pad

Northrop Grumman’s Antares Rocket on the Pad

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Northrop Grumman’s Antares Rocket on the Pad The Northrop Grumman Antares rocket, with Cygnus spacecraft onboard, is seen on Pad-0A, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018 at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. View the Original Article . . . {authorlink} https://www.nasa.gov/rss/dyn/lg_image_of_the_day.rss NASA Image…

eBay’s toy catalog includes a $100,000 ‘Magic: The Gathering’ card

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eBay’s toy catalog includes a $100,000 ‘Magic: The Gathering’ card jejim via Getty Images eBay is following in the footsteps of Amazon (despite an ongoing beef between the two) and attempting to revive the old holiday shopping tradition of the toy catalog….

Exclusive: Greg Pak and Dan McDaid on Boom!’s shiny new Firefly series

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One of the shiniest new comics dropping this autumn is the long-awaited Firefly series uniting the solid writing talents of New York Times bestselling author Greg Pak (World War Hulk, Mech Cadet Yu) and the dynamic realism of Dan McDaid’s (Judge Dredd)…

Facebook starts rolling out Messenger’s ‘unsend’ feature

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Facebook starts rolling out Messenger’s ‘unsend’ feature Facebook didn’t take long to roll out Messenger’s unsend feature, although it may be a while before you have the option of correcting missteps in your part of the world. Unsending is now available in…

10 of the coolest things in space that you had no idea existed

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Water is essential to human life, and there’s no place in the universe with more of it than the APM 08279+5255 quasar. Quasars, by definition, are very compact objects with a star-like appearance and incredible luminosity. They are thought to be powered…

‘Astroneer’ brings space exploration to Xbox and PC on February 6th

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‘Astroneer’ brings space exploration to Xbox and PC on February 6th System Era Softworks Space exploration game Astroneer has racked up a major following in its Early Access stage. After hinting at it, the game finally has an official release date. The…

This big-ass light bulb from Philips kinda makes sense

This big-ass light bulb from Philips kinda makes sense

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This big-ass light bulb from Philips kinda makes sense Got lights dangling overhead in your kitchen? Wish you did? If so, Philips wants to help you go big with the idea. Specifically, the lighting aisle mainstay has a new fleet of gigantic,…

Facebook fundraisers have raised over $1 billion

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Facebook fundraisers have raised over $1 billion Facebook Facebook announced today that it’s expanding its nonprofit fundraising tool to Canada and Australia, and it also shared that it recently reached a major fundraising milestone. Since it launched the tool that allows users…

Natural solutions can reduce global warming: US forests, wetlands, and agricultural lands could absorb a fifth of greenhouse gas pollution — equivalent to emissions from all US vehicles

Natural solutions can reduce global warming: US forests, wetlands, and agricultural lands could absorb a fifth of greenhouse gas pollution — equivalent to emissions from all US vehicles

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Natural solutions can reduce global warming: US forests, wetlands, and agricultural lands could absorb a fifth of greenhouse gas pollution — equivalent to emissions from all US vehicles Restoring the United States’ lands and coastal wetlands could have a much bigger role…

Google is working on a fix for Pixel 3’s disappearing texts bug

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Google is working on a fix for Pixel 3’s disappearing texts bug Cherlynn Low/Engadget The Pixel 3’s early teething troubles aren’t over yet. Users are reporting that some of their text messages are disappearing, It’s not clear whether it’s an Android-level bug…

Acer Spin 3 (2018) review: In a sea of $500 convertibles, the Spin 3 comes up short

Acer Spin 3 (2018) review: In a sea of $500 convertibles, the Spin 3 comes up short

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Acer Spin 3 (2018) review: In a sea of $500 convertibles, the Spin 3 comes up short In 2018, a thousand bucks will get you an excellent laptop. Cut that budget in half and you’ll need to make some compromises. And yet there…

Microsoft releases its redesigned Cortana app for iOS

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Microsoft releases its redesigned Cortana app for iOS Microsoft has released its updated Cortana app for iOS, which includes a design overhaul and new features, including music and podcasts support, an option to set up Cortana-enabled devices and a so-called conversational experience…