Contact cravings

After months of social distancing, it’s not surprising that many people have felt starved for human companionship. Now a study from MIT has found that to our brains, the longings we feel during isolation...

Inside the new $65 million push from progressives to compete with conservative media

A prominent Democratic strategist is planning a new $65 million effort to push progressive local news around the United States as part of an attempt to match the dominance of right-wing media, Recode has...

App trackers secretly sell your location data to the government. App stores won’t stop...

If you’re relying on Apple’s and Google’s app store rules to keep your location data safe from companies that sell it to the government, you might want to rethink that policy. But if...

A Guide to HDMI Cables for Next-Gen Gaming

You've probably heard that expensive HDMI cables aren't worth the money, because all cables provide the same digital signal. And while part of that is true—expensive cables aren't necessarily better than cheap ones—it's not...

The technology sector’s environmental duty – TechRadar

Many enterprises are turning to technology to increase efficiency and ‘green’ their own operations. But the ICT sector itself is currently one of the fastest growing greenhouse gas-emitting and energy-consuming sectors. What more can...

Listen to the first sounds recorded from the surface of Mars

The video begins after the spacecraft has withstood the 1,300 °C entrance into the Martian atmosphere. Sky-facing cameras on the back shell show the deployment of the 150 lbs parachute in less than a...

Why Spotify wants to work with Joe Rogan, Barack Obama, and … you

Spotify started out as a legal way to stream popular music. Then it flirted, unsuccessfully, with becoming a video company, too. Now it is trying out a new identity: It wants normal people, not...

After A Bruising Year, Logistics And Supply Chains Are Ripe For Technology Disruption –...

Technology is changing the way we deliver goods and services. getty The Covid-19 crisis opened many eyes across the world to the importance of adding as much intelligence as possible to our supply chain and logistics...

The Woman Bulldozing Video Games’ Toughest DRM

Recently, she cracked Anno 1800, which layered three types of protection, Denuvo on top. “No one else does this because it requires insane amount of focus, dedication and endless passion. I was able to...

Scala 3 moves to release candidate stage

Scala 3, the planned next version of the object-oriented, functional language with JVM and JavaScript runtimes, has moved to a release candidate stage, with type parameter ehhancements and syntax improvements. The Scala 3 RC, introduced...

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