Tag Archives: network

YouTube is down and the Internet goes crazy

It wasn’t just the PlayStation Network that abruptly went offline for a short while. Now an even bigger network outage is affecting users all over the world, not just a few thousand who own specific devices.

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Fortnite patch notes detail latest game mode: Disco Domination

A new Fortnite patch has arrived, and with comes a number of new additions to the game.

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Google Home Hub smart display leak reveals October 22 availability date

Google is expected to launch a smart display product called Google Home Hub at its event on October 9th. Ahead of that comes a new leak showing a catalog with multiple Google products, one of which is the smart display.

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Facebook competitor Path is shutting down: Download your data now

This morning we’ve got some bad news for those of you who claim Path as your social network of choice, as its creators have announced that it will soon be shutting down. Path has been with us for nearly eight years now, originally launching back in November 2010

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CBS All Access adds offline downloads for ad-free subscribers

CBS All Access, the network’s on-demand and livestreaming service, is adding an offline downloads feature called Download & Play. The new option is similar to the offline downloads available on Netflix, meaning that only some content can be saved for offline viewing.

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HBO Watchmen series gets full season in 2019

Soon everyone will be able to “watch the Watchmen.” On HBO, that is. The iconic graphic novel by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons is getting a live-action TV series adaptation on HBO, with the network originally ordering a pilot last year and now confirming that a full season has been ordered. The show will premiere sometime in 2019, and features … Continue reading

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OpenAI trains robot hand virtually for real-world dexterous manipulation

OpenAI has a robotic humanoid hand called Dactyl that it has trained entirely via simulation and has been able to transfer that simulation knowledge into the real world. Dactyl can adapt to real-world physics using techniques that OpenAI has been working on for the last 12 months. Dactyl uses the same general-purpose reinforcement learning algorithm and code as OpenAI Five.

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LG G7 ThinQ now available in the US through Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile

The LG G7 ThinQ smartphone is now available to buy in the United States.

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VPNFilter state-affiliated malware pose lethal threat to routers

It’s just been half a year since KRACK threatened almost any device that connects to Wi-Fi networks but now we may have something even more frightening.

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Comcast xFi Pods give XFinity users their own home mesh

Wi-Fi meshes are now the hot thing in home networking. Once just a feature in offices and more sophisticated environments, home networks have become just as complicated to require their assistance. There is no shortage of Wi-Fi meshes from popular router and networking equipment makers, but, while more open and flexible, they may not always work with ISPs proprietary technologies.

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