Aladdin review: Guy Ritchie's live-action Disney remake dazzles, surprises – CNET This update isn’t quite a whole new world, but it’s still one worth visiting — despite its forgettable villain and unsettling Genie CGI.
A big asteroid with its own moon is passing by. Here's how to spot it – CNET The largest asteroid to come near our cosmic neighborhood this year comes closest Saturday, and it has a traveling companion.
Our galaxy’s supermassive black hole looks amazing in virtual reality If you’re anything like us, you’re awaiting the first-ever direct-observation photographs of Sagittarius A*, the supermassive black hole at the center of The Milky Way, with bated breath. But, you might want to go ahead and exhale, because it could be awhile. In the meantime, […]
Film stalwarts save one of the few cinephile-friendly streaming services One of the few streaming services dedicated to classic movies was recently earmarked for destruction. After one prolonged outcry from the film industry and fans, the Criterion Collection announced it’d be reviving a version of the same service, making life just a bit easier for […]
Deep dive into Latin America’s last-mile delivery startups The last-mile delivery apps servicing the $2 trillion USD e-commerce market are drawing global attention, notably those that deliver products, groceries, and restaurant-made meals on-demand. McKinsey reports that nearly 25 percent of consumers are willing to pay a significant premium for the privilege of instant or same-day delivery. Younger […]
Breakthrough neural network paves the way for quantum AI Italian researchers recently developed the first functioning quantum neural network by running a special algorithm on an actual quantum computer. The team, lead by Francesco Tacchino of the University of Pavia in Italy, pre-published their research on ArXiv earlier this month in a research paper titled […]
Hackers infect official Make-A-Wish site with cryptocurrency mining malware It seems crypto-jackers have absolutely no ethical standards. After governments, universities, and technology giants, even charitable organizations are finding themselves at the receiving end of cryptocurrency malware. The latest victim is the US-based Make-A-Wish Foundation. Researchers from security firm Trustwave found that one of the foundation’s […]
Here’s how to make editing text on iPhones a gajillion times easier We’ve all been here before — you’re trying to text someone on your shiny pretty iPhone, and you make a spelling mistake. Or autocorrect messes up your sentence. Or you change your mind on what you want to say. You then drag your […]
Three types of cryptocurrency tokens explained as quickly as possible Welcome to Hard Fork Basics, a collection of tips, tricks, guides, and advice to keep you up to date in the cryptocurrency and blockchain world. Considering there are well over 2,000 cryptocurrencies on today’s market, the average cryptocurrency investor faces being veritably overwhelmed by choice. That […]
Asus and Gigabyte left with mining hardware surplus as crypto-hype dwindles It seems the cryptocurrency hype from last year has left tons of hardware manufacturers with more motherboards and graphics cards than people care to buy – and things might get even worse in 2019. Asus and Gigabyte are purportedly struggling to unload excess hardware […]