Technology Blog

September 9, 2022

Five Men Indicted For Uploading Movies, Then Extorting ‘Pirate’ Downloaders

An anonymous reader quotes a report from TorrentFreak: Prosecutors in Taiwan have indicted five men for running an operation that uploaded movies to the internet and […]
September 9, 2022

Intel Reveals Specs of Arc GPU

Intel has dripped out details about its upcoming Arc graphics cards over the last few months, but until recently, we didn’t have full specifications for the […]
September 9, 2022

Europe’s Energy Crisis Brings Calls for 5-Minute Showers. Not All Are Keen on That.

Dutch government’s short-shower campaign urges a splash and dash to burn less natural gas to heat water. From a report: Carla Generaal used to spend 15 […]
September 9, 2022

United Airlines Plans To Buy Up To 500 Electric Flying Taxis

United Airlines is moving deeper into the flying taxi business. Not only has the airline plowed $15 million into Eve Air Mobility, it ordered 200 flying […]
September 9, 2022

Roblox Wants To Advertise To Gamers Ages 13 and Up in the Metaverse

Roblox, the platform with metaverse ambitions that targets tweens, is introducing a host of new features aimed at making its experiences more age-appropriate and profitable for […]
September 9, 2022

Forensic Analysts Accuse Billy Mitchell of Cheating for Donkey Kong Record

A new forensic analysis of controversial Donkey Kong world records claims those records were scored on an emulator and not on original hardware, essentially accusing the […]
September 9, 2022

Android 13 Raises Minimum System Requirement To 2GB of RAM, 16GB of storage

Android 13 has recently hit the streets, and with it, Google is raising the minimum requirements for Android phones. From a report: Google’s latest blog post […]
September 9, 2022

India To Control Which Lending Apps Are Permitted On App Stores in Latest Crackdown

India plans to mandate which loan apps are allowed on app stores in the country, the latest in a series of recent steps from the world’s […]
September 9, 2022

Pioneers in Tech: Charles Simonyi, the brain behind Word and Excel

It’s estimated at least 1.2 billion people worldwide use Microsoft Office products. The tech pioneer behind the flagship Office programs Word and Excel is the fascinating […]