The 737 Max 8 has had two deadly crashes in five months. Now President Trump has weighed in, and the plane is grounded.
Facebook says it’s working to resolve the issue as soon as possible.
Enlarge (credit: Caetano Candal Sato) It sounds like a drastic course of action: inject stuff high into Earth’s atmosphere to reflect a little sunlight and help counteract global warming. Then again, injecting a bunch of greenhouse gas into the atmosphere and warming the planet was pretty drastic, too. The key to thinking sensibly about this […]
Enlarge (credit: NurPhoto | Getty Images) Researchers have identified a massive adware campaign that invaded the official Google Play market with more than 200 highly aggressive apps that were collectively downloaded almost 150 million times. The 210 apps discovered by researchers from security firm Checkpoint Software bombarded users with ads, even when an app wasn’t […]
Periscope, the livestreaming app owned by Twitter, is banning fake engagement on the platform. This includes fake hearts, chats, followers, and views. In a Medium post, the company told users to expect an "increase in enforcement actions" as the poli…
The Amazon Fire TV Edition sets from Toshiba and Insignia are inexpensive and feature an excellent built-in smart TV system. So how to they compare to Roku?
Microsoft’s Seeing AI is an app that lets blind and limited-vision folks convert visual data into audio feedback, and it just got a useful new feature. Users can now use touch to explore the objects and people in photos. It’s powered by machine learning, of course, specifically object and scene recognition. All you need to […]
CXA Group, a Singapore-based startup that helps make insurance more accessible and affordable, has raised $25 million for expansion in Asia and later into Europe and North America. The startup takes a unique route to insurance. Rather than going to consumers directly, it taps corporations to offer their employees health flexible options. That’s to say […]
It’s not just for science fiction. Comedy and romance films may also get the interactive, choose-your-own-storyline treatment.