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Promise of a 'Galaxy Quest' TV show makes fan go a little crazy
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Commentary: They’re talking about a TV adaptation of the classic “Star Trek” parody, and Crave’s Kelsey Adams isn’t sure she wants it to be real. Whatever “real” means…

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Comcast lists all the ways a merger with Time Warner is “pro-consumer”
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“Perhaps you should switch to another cable company… oh, that’s right, we’re the only one in town.” Viacom Comcast this morning confirmed reports that it has struck a deal to buy Time Warner Cable for $45.2 billion in stock, a merger that was blasted by consumer advocates and is sure to receive antitrust scrutiny. But […]

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2,000 year old man found dead near 2,000 year old computer
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Antikythera mechanism shipwreck yields old bones Video  The ancient shipwreck off the Greek island of Antikythera has already yielded up archeological wonders but now marine archeologists have found a body buried in the wreck that could yield up some clues as to the ship’s origins.…

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Wind turbine noise not linked to health problems, Health Canada finds
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A Health Canada study has found no link between exposure to wind turbine noise and negative health effects in people. Wind turbine noise did not have any measurable effect on illness and chronic disease, stress and sleep quality, Health Canada said.

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China Aims to Wash VPNs Out of Its Hair
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China this week announced new measures to further restrict its citizens’ access to the Internet. The 14-month campaign appears designed to crack down on the use of Web platforms and services unapproved by the government, and on virtual private networks, which can used to access those platforms and services covertly. While China’s Internet network access […]

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Theranos was still struggling to make its 'revolutionary'
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According to a lengthy exposé in The Wall Street Journal, the blood-testing startup Theranos has struggled to make the technology that made founder Elizabeth Holmes America's youngest female billionaire actually work. Only 10% of blood tests the company … But it has repeatedly come under fire from scientists and health professionals for operating in secret, […]

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NASA Unveils Technology May Not Be The Only Factor in …
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Recently, a partially funded study by NASAs' Goddard Space Flight Center, unveils that technology may not be the only key factor in climate change. The study pretenses the earth collapsing as a result of climate change with …

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New Maglev Elevator Can Travel Horizontally, Vertically, and Diagonally
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An elevator that can move in any direction has been successfully tested by a German company named ThyssenKrupp. An anonymous reader quotes Wired UK: The Multi is the first ropeless lift, built using the same magnetic levitation technology used in Japan’s bullet train and proposed for the Hyperloop. In the same way the train slides […]

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California bill requiring kill-switch on smartphones becomes law
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On Monday, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law a piece of legislation mandating that all smartphones come with kill-switch software automatically installed so that a user can remotely wipe his or her device if it gets stolen. The bill will affect all smartphones manufactured after July 1, 2015 to be sold in California. After […]

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