Tag Archives: russian

Netflix wins an Oscar for sports doping documentary ‘Icarus’

Netflix didn't take home any Oscars for its critically beloved film, Mudbound, but it did get a win for Icarus, an explosive documentary about the Russian sports doping scandal. The doc, directed by Bryan Fogel, premiered at Sundance last year, after...

Read More »

LG 2018 TV lineup boasts OLED, Super UHD LCD, ThinQ AI

Hot on the heels of Samsung’s announcement of its 2018 QLED roster, LG is also making its own team to take on the TV market. But while Samsung is fully committed to its QLED display technology, almost to the exclusion of others, LG is embracing both OLED and LCD in all their forms. But more than just touting image quality, … Continue reading

Read More »

Twitter’s new rules prohibit bulk tweeting to fight spam

Twitter's spam bot issue isn't new, but it came to a head when it was revealed that thousands of Russian troll accounts used the platform to influence the 2016 Presidential elections. Now, the company has announced a set of changes and new developer...

Read More »

Nintendo Switch now runs a Linux graphical desktop

The Nintendo Switch has easily become the darling of gamers and, unsurprisingly, a few modders seeking to push the handheld gaming console to the limits.

Read More »

Rocket League comes to life with Hot Wheels remote control set

Rocket League has taken the video game market by storm, and now it’s coming to table tops in the real world thanks to the continuing partnership with Hot Wheels, which has already seen the toy brand’s iconic vehicles brought to the digital arena. At this year’s Toy Fair in New York, Hot Wheels revealed Rocket League Rivals, a remote control … Continue reading

Read More »

Bitcoin aims for eBay and Wikipedia

News of eBay’s switch from Paypal sent both stocks reeling at the tail end of January 2018 – now there’s word that eBay’s new partner might be their key to Bitcoin.

Read More »

Bitcoin mining gets Russian nuke scientists arrested

The current cyptocurrency craze we find ourselves waist-deep in is beginning to make its way into every day life. Graphics card prices are through the roof, mainstream news outlets are covering the volatility of Bitcoin, and now it appears that even Russian nuclear scientists are getting in on the action. Unfortunately for them, it seems they didn’t really plan out … Continue reading

Read More »

NASA bio implant may slow muscle deterioration in astronauts

NASA is experimenting with a bio implant that may help slow the rate of muscle deterioration in astronauts. The experiment involves rodents that spend time on the International Space Station and Earth, some with a placebo, others with a nano channel drug delivery chip

Read More »

Mueller investigation interviews Facebook staff in Russia probe

As Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election continues, Wired reports the team interviewed "at least one member of Facebook's team that was associated with President Trump's 2016 presid...

Read More »

Apple HomePod gets FCC approval, expected to launch soon

For those waiting to get their hands on Apple’s upcoming HomePod, the wait appears to soon be over. The Siri-powered smart speaker was delayed from its original release last fall to sometime in “early 2018,” but the device was recently granted approval by the FCC for sale in the US.

Read More »