Newly-discovered lunar cave would be great for a moon base

Japan’s Selenological and Engineering Explorer (Selene) probe discovered a 50-meter wide by 50-meter deep opening underneath the Marius Hills region using a radar system designed to peer underground. After more readings, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (Jaxa) surmised that the chasm was 50 km (31 miles) long by 100 meters wide, structurally sound and filled … Read more Newly-discovered lunar cave would be great for a moon base

Crunch Report | Lyft Raises $1 Billion

Crunch Report | Lyft Raises $1 Billion 50 minutes ago by Khaled “Tito” Hamze Madison Reed just raised another $25 million to open hair color bars across the U.S. 3 hours ago by Connie Loizos Google’s AVA data set raises the bar for identifying human actions in videos 4 hours ago by John Mannes 18 pessimistic opinions on … Read more Crunch Report | Lyft Raises $1 Billion

Stream and scream with 13 scary flicks this Halloween

Stream and scream with these 13 scary flicks Looking for a monstrously good time this Halloween but don’t want to leave the house? Well, what better way to celebrate this positively ghoulish time of year than to cosy up on the couch (or behind it) and have your own horror movie marathon? This year has … Read more Stream and scream with 13 scary flicks this Halloween

Alphabet, Google, and Sidewalk Labs Start Their City-Building Venture in Toronto

Google has built an online empire by measuring everything. Clicks. GPS coordinates. Visits. Traffic. The company’s resource is bits of info on you, which it mines, packages, repackages, repackages again, and then uses to sell you stuff. Now it’s taking that data-driven world-building power to the real world. Google is building a city. Tuesday afternoon, … Read more Alphabet, Google, and Sidewalk Labs Start Their City-Building Venture in Toronto

Verizon will fix your smartphone’s screen for $29

Verizon’s Total Mobile Protection Plan will run you $11 per month for a smartphone, $9 per month for a basic phone or tablet, and you can pay $33 per month to insure multiple devices. If you crack your screen, says Verizon, you may be able to get it repaired that same day, provided you live … Read more Verizon will fix your smartphone’s screen for $29

Studio makes running more exciting with coaching, music and competition

Jason Baptiste wants you to run. He said he’s seen the personal benefits of running since 2009, when he became unhappy with his weight and committed to run a “daily 5k,” something he’s held to ever since. “Not only has running helped me be healthier, it’s helped my mind and spirit become stronger,” Baptiste wrote. … Read more Studio makes running more exciting with coaching, music and competition

Razer laptops reportedly hit by major issue with Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

Update: We’ve since found more Razer users reporting issues and received an update from Razer and Microsoft, which are both looking into the issue. As such, this article has changed slightly since its original publishing. If you own a Razer laptop, then you might not want to download Windows 10’s latest Fall Creators Update. According … Read more Razer laptops reportedly hit by major issue with Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

Now Twitter’s quest to become a ‘safer’ place has a schedule

Here’s our safety release calendar: https://t.co/runHx00YPL — jack (@jack) October 19, 2017 Avatars and headers with hateful imagery and symbols will no longer be allowed and tweets that contain them will be placed behind a filter. Twitter says it will release examples of what it considers “hateful imagery” once the policy is finalized so there … Read more Now Twitter’s quest to become a ‘safer’ place has a schedule

18 pessimistic opinions on the next 10 years of fake news (and 5 optimistic ones)

A topic like fake news, or more broadly the question of trust and verification on the internet, is a complex one — a land of contrasts. Sometimes you just have to poll the room and get a feel for what people are thinking before drawing any conclusions. That’s what Pew Internet did, contacting thousands of … Read more 18 pessimistic opinions on the next 10 years of fake news (and 5 optimistic ones)