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How Star Wars Is Fixing Its Biggest Problems

These creative solutions have allowed the Star Wars franchise to redeem itself for its most complained-about elements. For as much as we love everything in Star Wars, we also can't seem to help ourselves from complaining about it. Whether it’.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignSep 22nd, 2017

NAFTA talks take acrimonious turn

Efforts to renegotiate NAFTA have bogged down over controversial U.S. proposals, with Canada and Mexico blaming the U.S. for trying to protect its market at the expense of the region's economy and the U.S......»»

Category: autoSource:  autonewsRelated News4 min. ago

Volvo"s wave of electric cars starts with a new brand: Polestar

Volvo made a big commitment earlier this year to put electric motors in all of its vehicles by 2019 — and now the automaker will double down on electrification with an entirely new luxury car brand.  Volvo and its Chinese parent company, G.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News4 min. ago

Allen Institute for AI’s Semantic Scholar adds biomedical papers to its AI-sorted corpus

 Semantic Scholar, an effort to index scientific literature using natural language processing and other AI methods, has added tens of millions of papers to its trove, expanding from computer science into biomedical studies. It’s a good opp.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News12 min. ago

This Gran Turismo Sport Bundle Includes an Actual Mazda Miata

Yesterday, Sony announced a new bundle for its just-released racing game Gran Turismo Sport. Called the Super Bundle, it’s only available in Taiwan, but for the gamers who can afford it, it sounds like an incredible deal. That’s partly.....»»

Category: autoSource:  motortrendRelated News32 min. ago

Amazon Studios head Roy Price resigns amid sexual harassment accusation

Roy Price, head of Amazon Studios since its founding, resigned Tuesday according to several media reports — less than a week after his alleged sexual harassment of a female producer resurfaced in the press. Isa Hackett said the incident occurre.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News32 min. ago

Google adds stronger security features for hacking targets

Google just released its most powerful security feature yet. The search giant announced on its blog Tuesday morning the new Advanced Protection Program, which is intended to protect people who are at a high risk of being hacked. This means high-profi.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News32 min. ago

Twitter is taking a much more aggressive stance on hate speech. Here"s what we know:

Twitter has been known for preaching free speech, but that's come to harm the company as trolls and abusers thrive across its network.  Now, in the wake of a movement for women to boycott Twitter, the company is making its biggest sweep of chang.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News32 min. ago

ZTE"s foldable Axon M smartphone debuts with two displays

Smartphone makers are looking for new features to try out and ZTE has gone all-in on its new flagship model unveiled today at a New York City event. The Axon M has not one but two 5.2-inch, 1080p displays with a hinge in the middle allowing the phone.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News40 min. ago

A gaggle of 7 moons keep Saturn’s rings from breaking apart

The gravity from seven of its moons stops Saturn’s bright outer ring from spreading out and dispersing into space, according to Cassini spacecraft measurements.....»»

Category: topSource:  newscientistRelated News40 min. ago

Microsoft resurrects its most iconic mouse

The Surface Precision Mouse isn't the only new input device in Microsoft's arsenal. The company's Surface site has quietly teased the Classic IntelliMouse, a wired peripheral directly inspired by the legendary IntelliMouse Exp.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News40 min. ago

Chinese knock-off of Boston Dynamics’s Spot robot looks virtually identical

A new Chinese robotics startup, Unitree Robotics, unveiled its own take on the dog robot made famous by Boston Dynamics. It's named Laikago after the Soviet space dog. Here's what it can do. The post Chinese knock-off of Boston Dynamics’s Spot robo.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News40 min. ago

The ESA shows off a new E3 logo to be introduced at the 2018 video game expo

For 20 years, E3 has been one of the biggest dates on the video game industry's calendar, and now the ESA unveiled a new logo that will represent the event for the 2018 edition and beyond. The post The ESA shows off a new E3 logo to be introduced at.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News40 min. ago

Google Maps turns off its controversial calorie feature after backlash

While Google's calorie-counting feature was intended to encourage folks to forego other forms of transportation in favor of a more environmentally friendly and healthful option, it had a rather triggering effect on some users.  The post Google Maps.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News40 min. ago

Razer unveils a revamped Blade Stealth and a new external GPU, the Core V2

Good news for laptop gamers, Razer recently refreshed its Blade Stealth lineup, offering a lightweight alternative to other premium laptops, along with its companion, the Razer Core external GPU enclosure. The post Razer unveils a revamped Blade Stea.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News40 min. ago

Greece"s Ellinair to consolidate Moscow ops from 2Q18

Ellinair (EL, Thessaloniki) has announced it will consolidate its Moscow operations around Moscow Sheremetyevo during the Summer 2018 season. Airline Route has reported that effective late May through to late October, Ellinair would serve Sherem.....»»

Category: aviationSource:  ch_aviationRelated News1 hr. 3 min. ago

Chrysler Introduces S Appearance Package for Pacifica

Ever since its release last year, the Chrysler Pacifica has been winning awards from the industry and praise from a wide array of drivers with differing lifestyles. But what about drivers who still think minivans are “uncool?” Perhaps the.....»»

Category: autoSource:  thenewswheelRelated News1 hr. 3 min. ago

Apple Pay reportedly launching in Sweden, Finland & Denmark next week [U]

Update: MacPro has updated its story to say that the service is launching in Finland and Denmark too, with ‘several key retail partners lined-up.’ A report by the Swedish site MacPro claims that Apple Pay will be launching in Sweden next.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated News1 hr. 3 min. ago

iTunes U Collections officially moved to Podcasts app on iOS

Apple today has updated its iTunes U app for iOS with a notable change. The update, which brings the app to version 3.6, follows precedent set by the most recent release of iTunes and moves iTunes U Collections to the Podcasts app… more….....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated News1 hr. 3 min. ago

Facebook snags a Kerry Washington-produced drama

Facebook continues to add to its slate of original content and the latest show to join the lineup is a Kerry Washington-produced drama called Five Points, Variety reports. The show follows high school students living on the South Side of Chi.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  engadgetRelated News1 hr. 3 min. ago

Amazon Studios head resigns after sexual harassment allegations

A few days ago, Amazon suspended the VP leading its film and TV projects after Isa Dick Hackett told The Hollywood Reporter that Roy Price sexually harassed her. Now, CNN and others report that the exec has "resigned." Hackett is the produce.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  engadgetRelated News1 hr. 3 min. ago