Netflix is reviving ‘Unsolved Mysteries’ with ‘Stranger Things’ producer

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Netflix is reviving ‘Unsolved Mysteries’ with ‘Stranger Things’ producer CBS Netflix is continuing its string of reboots by reviving Unsolved Mysteries, according to a report from Deadline. The streaming service is giving the greenlight to a 12-episode run of the true-crime and…

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Facebook might be facing a hefty fine from the FTC

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Facebook might be facing a hefty fine from the FTC Chip Somodevilla via Getty Images Since reports revealed last March that Facebook had allowed Cambridge Analytica to access the personal information of 87 million of its users, there’s been a fair amount…

Amazon made a vest to keep robots from pummeling humans

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Amazon made a vest to keep robots from pummeling humans TechCrunch Amazon is using an electric vest to help improve worker safety when dealing with automated systems and robots inside its warehouses, according to a report from TechCrunch. The Robotic Tech Vest,…

What does Google get out of buying Fossil’s smartwatch tech?

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What does Google get out of buying Fossil’s smartwatch tech? Yesterday, Google announced that it would be paying $40 million for intellectual property related to smartwatches from one of its closest partners: Fossil Group. As part of the deal, a portion of…

Emmy Awards will kill off DVD screeners for good in 2020

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Emmy Awards will kill off DVD screeners for good in 2020 Colleen Hayes / NBC Today’s dispatch from the bureau of “Wait, they were still doing that?” comes from the Television Academy of Arts and Sciences. Deadline Hollywood is reporting that the…

What we’re watching: ‘7 Days Out: League of Legends’

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What we’re watching: ‘7 Days Out: League of Legends’ This week reporter Nick Summers explores the sixth episode of Netflix’s 7 Days Out docuseries. Coming from the producers of Chef’s Table and Last Chance U,’this particular episode covers themes of tragedy and…

Oxford University halts donations and grants from Huawei

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Oxford University halts donations and grants from Huawei SOPA Images via Getty Images Huawei has faced increasing resistance from the US government and other countries, and now Oxford University has joined the growing number of groups distancing themselves from the company. The…

Sorry, MasterCard’s free trial protection only applies to physical goods

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Sorry, MasterCard’s free trial protection only applies to physical goods PA Wire/PA Images Yesterday, MasterCard announced a new feature that would protect its customers from the automatic billing that kicks in after a free trial. The policy will require merchants to notify…

RoboFossil Reveals Locomotion of Beast from Deep Time

RoboFossil Reveals Locomotion of Beast from Deep Time

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RoboFossil Reveals Locomotion of Beast from Deep Time Some 290 million years ago a four-legged, plant-eating creature the size of large dog roamed what is now central Germany. It did not carry itself like most other tetrapods known from that time, belly…

Scientists confirm pair of skeletons are from same early hominin species: Research part of detailed accounting of nearly two-million-year-old species

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Scientists confirm pair of skeletons are from same early hominin species: Research part of detailed accounting of nearly two-million-year-old species Separate skeletons suggested to be from different early hominin species are, in fact, from the same species, a team of anthropologists has…

Easy to follow tips to trade safely in a cryptocurrency market

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Easy to follow tips to trade safely in a cryptocurrency market Cryptocurrency trading can be a difficult thing to wrap one’s head around. Not only are there countless tokens from which to choose, there are also countless exchange platforms on which to…

Microsoft splits Cortana from search in Windows 10

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Microsoft splits Cortana from search in Windows 10 Microsoft Microsoft is splitting up search and voice assistant Cortana in Windows 10, giving each their own spot on the taskbar in the latest build for Windows Insiders testers. The change should go live…

Artificial intelligence applied to the genome identifies an unknown human ancestor

Artificial intelligence applied to the genome identifies an unknown human ancestor

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Artificial intelligence applied to the genome identifies an unknown human ancestor By combining deep learning algorithms and statistical methods, investigators from the Institute of Evolutionary Biology (IBE), the Centro Nacional de Análisis Genómico (CNAG-CRG) of the Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG) and…

Peloton Bike is an indoor cyclist’s dream

Peloton Bike is an indoor cyclist’s dream

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Peloton Bike is an indoor cyclist’s dream Fans of spinning, rejoice — the Peloton Bike is seriously awesome. From its sturdy steel frame to its HD touchscreen display and whisper-quiet wheels, this thing really won me over as a worthy indoor counterpart…

Poisons or medicines? Cyanobacteria toxins protect tiny lake dwellers from parasites

Poisons or medicines? Cyanobacteria toxins protect tiny lake dwellers from parasites

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Poisons or medicines? Cyanobacteria toxins protect tiny lake dwellers from parasites The cyanobacteria blooms that plague western Lake Erie each summer are both an unsightly nuisance and a potential public health hazard, producing liver toxins that can be harmful to humans and…