Elizabeth Holmes testifies she reached out to Rupert Murdoch to try to kill a damning Wall Street Journal story

When Elizabeth Holmes got wind that then-Wall Street Journal reporter John Carreyrou was working on a damning expose that would publish in October 2015 about her blood testing startup Theranos, she went straight to the top in an effort to get the sto.....»»

Category: topSource:  cnnDec 1st, 2021

Philips Hue expands smart lighting to the great outdoors

Phillips Hue announces its new additions to its outdoor light line: The Lucca, Inara, and Resonate wall lights......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News9 hr. 36 min. ago

James Webb Space Telescope reaches destination, so now what?

Four weeks after launch, the James Webb Space Telescope has successfully reached the location from where it will explore deep space over the coming years......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News9 hr. 36 min. ago

Meta Unveils New AI Supercomputer

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Wall Street Journal: Meta said Monday that its research team built a new artificial intelligence supercomputer that the company maintains will soon be the fastest in the world. The supercomputer, the AI Re.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News12 hr. 35 min. ago

Hippos recognize each other"s voices, respond differently to calls of strangers

Hippopotamuses are rather vocal animals. Their "wheeze honk" calls can be heard over long distances, leading researchers to suspect the calls play an important role in maintaining social groups. Now, a study in the journal Current Biology on January.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 35 min. ago

Webb telescope reaches destination, 1 mn miles from Earth: NASA

The James Webb Space Telescope has fired its thrusters and reached its orbital destination around a million miles (1.5 million kilometers) away from our planet, NASA said Monday, a key milestone on its mission to study cosmic history......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 35 min. ago

Tonga eruption was so intense it caused the atmosphere to ring like a bell

The Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai eruption reached an explosive crescendo on Jan. 15, 2022. Its rapid release of energy powered an ocean tsunami that caused damage as far away as the U.S. West Coast, but it also generated pressure waves in the atmosphere.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News19 hr. 35 min. ago

Five ways climate change increases the threat of tsunamis, from collapsing ice shelves to sea level rise

The enormous eruption of the underwater volcano in Tonga, Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai, triggered a tsunami that reached countries all around the Pacific rim, even causing a disastrous oil spill along 21 beaches in Peru......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News19 hr. 35 min. ago

Sunwing saga: Why do influencers have so much sway?

The story of a group of Québec influencers enjoying the "party of the year" on board a Sunwing flight in complete defiance of health restrictions made headlines at the beginning of January, not just in Québec and in Canada, but also internationally.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News19 hr. 35 min. ago

El Salvador"s Government Buys More Bitcoin as Its Price Drops to $35,149

As the price of bitcoin drops to $35,149, "The entire country of El Salvador is riding the cryptocurrency wave," reports The Street, "even in its choppiest waters." The first country in the world to adopt bitcoin as legal tender, the Central America.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 23rd, 2022

40 Quintillion Black Holes are Lurking in the Universe, Study Projects

"Scientists have estimated the number of 'small' black holes in the universe," reports Live Science. "And no surprise: It's a lot." Using a new method, outlined January 12 in The Astrophysical Journal, a team of astrophysicists has produced a fresh.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

Mary Elizabeth Winstead joins the cast of Star Wars: Ahsoka

Star Wars: Ahsoka has lined up Birds of Prey and Scott Pilgrim star Mary Elizabeth Winstead for the cast -- but it's unknown whether she is friend or foe......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

Score some big savings with the best Android phones under $300

Over the past couple years flagships have reached maturation with just about every feature users could want, and in turn, manufacturers have nudged towards enhancing the low-end market with amazing devices under $300. This means there are a ton of.....»»

Category: topSource:  technobuffaloRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

Raven QA Employees Form Activision Blizzard"s First Union [Update]

A group of Raven Software QA employees have become the first Activision Blizzard workers to form a union by launching the Game Workers Alliance.The story has been updated with a response from Activision Blizzard. Read the full statement from the comp.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

Game Scoop! 659: This Changes Everything

Welcome back to IGN Game Scoop!, the ONLY video game podcast! This week your Omega Cops -- Daemon Hatfield, Tina Amini, Sam Claiborn, and Justin Davis -- are discussing what will likely end up being the biggest story of the year: Microsoft acquiring.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

Reese Witherspoon is going to read us a bedtime story

Reese Witherspoon loves a good book. I mean, she runs her very own book club, Reese's Book Club. Not to mention her production work in turning many well-loved books into popular TV shows and movies: Big Little Lies, Little Fires Everywhere, Where the.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

The best sex toy deals as of Jan. 21: Lelo, Satisfyer, Magic Wand, and more

UPDATE: Jan. 21, 2022, 2:45 p.m. EST This story has been updated to include new early Valentine's Day deals and more — check out some of our favorite finds below. The We-Vibe Tango is a bullet vibe but better — $59 $79 (save $20) Th.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

Protecting coral reef connectivity found to be crucial for conservation efforts

A team of researchers affiliated with several entities across Australia has found that in order to save the world's coral reefs, conservationists must also protect the corridors that connect them. In their paper published in the journal Science, the.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 21st, 2022

The nerve bundle in an elephant"s trunk found to be one of the largest known structures of its type

A team of researchers working at the Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience in Berlin, has found that the nerve bundle in an elephant's trunk is one of the largest known structures of its type. In their paper published in the journal Current.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsJan 21st, 2022

Arcanium: Rise of Akhan and Krispee Street are the latest games coming to Netflix

Netflix confirmed its venture into the gaming market in July 2021, followed by a rollout of Netflix Games into Android and iOS devices in November. In the beginning, the game lineup only featured ten titles from various genres, but the new additions.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsJan 20th, 2022

Sony responds to Microsoft"s acquisition of Activision Blizzard

In a statement to the Wall Street Journal, Sony said it expects Microsoft to ensure Activision games are multiplatform, as per contractual agreements. The record-breaking acquisition by Sony’s chief rival in the console space already lopped $20 bil.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsJan 20th, 2022