Net neutrality going down in flames as FCC votes to kill Title II rules

Enlarge / Protestors object to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s plan to eliminate net neutrality rules before Pai’s appearance at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, DC on May 5, 2017. … Continue reading Net neutrality going down in flames as FCC votes to kill Title II rules

Biology needs more staff scientists

Maria Nemchuk/Broad Inst. Staff scientist Stacey Gabriel co-authored 25 of the most highly cited papers worldwide in 2015. Most research institutions are essentially collections of independent laboratories, each run by … Continue reading Biology needs more staff scientists

Rumor has it that Microsoft is trying to salvage Scalebound

The trademark has been renewed If you forgot (or are hearing it for the first time), the Microsoft and Platinum collaboration Scalebound was canceled several months ago. I mean, some of … Continue reading Rumor has it that Microsoft is trying to salvage Scalebound

Google’s latest platform play is artificial intelligence, and it’s already winning

Google has always used its annual I/O conference to connect to developers in its sprawling empire. It announces new tools and initiatives, sprinkles in a little hype, and then tells … Continue reading Google’s latest platform play is artificial intelligence, and it’s already winning

Using graphene to create quantum bits

An insulating boron nitride sandwiched between two graphene sheets. Credit: ©EPFL/ LPQM In the race to produce a quantum computer, a number of projects are seeking a way to create … Continue reading Using graphene to create quantum bits

Facebook doubles down on eSports with ESL partnership

Leading eSports company ESL has signed a deal that will see it bring exclusive content to Facebook.   The partnership highlights Facebook’s growing interest in the competitive gaming space, with the … Continue reading Facebook doubles down on eSports with ESL partnership

Are We About to Unlock the Secrets to Peak Performance?

“How many surf bums who can’t keep a job washing dishes will be up at 5 AM putting on a gritty, sandy wetsuit to paddle out in cold, sharky water … Continue reading Are We About to Unlock the Secrets to Peak Performance?

Another Life is Strange game is in the works

  The acclaimed adventure game returns Dontnod Entertainment is working on a follow-up to Life is Strange, its popular episodic adventure game from 2015. The development team announced the project … Continue reading Another Life is Strange game is in the works

LocalBitcoin Seller Guilty of Illegal Currency Exchange

The legal stance of Bitcoin, in the United States, seemingly varies from court case to court case. The IRS calls Bitcoin a piece of property, for all intents and purposes. … Continue reading LocalBitcoin Seller Guilty of Illegal Currency Exchange

Lab-Grown Blood Stem Cells Produced at Last

After 20 years of trying, scientists have transformed mature cells into primordial blood cells that regenerate themselves and the components of blood. The work, described today in Nature, offers hope to … Continue reading Lab-Grown Blood Stem Cells Produced at Last

Marvel Heroes Omega Launching June 20 on Xbox One

We’ve been receiving lots of requests from players asking for more details about our plans for Xbox One. So on behalf of the entire team here at Gazillion, I’m excited … Continue reading Marvel Heroes Omega Launching June 20 on Xbox One

Mysterious Light Flashes 1st Spotted by Carl Sagan Explained

Sun glints off of ice crystals high in the Earth’s atmosphere in images taken from the satellite DSCOVR. The orange circle shows one of the sun glints. Credit: NASA’s Goddard … Continue reading Mysterious Light Flashes 1st Spotted by Carl Sagan Explained