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Scientists finally confirm there was life on Earth 3.5 billion years ago
This dark rock illuminates the past, with microfossils showing life existed on Earth 3.5 billion years ago. (John Valley/University of Wisconsin). Share. Written by. Ephrat Livni. December 18, 2017. As humans, it's difficult to take the long view of ...
Twitter suspends accounts linked to far-right group Britain First in crackdown on 'hateful' content
It coincides with the platform enforcing new rules and guidelines designed to make Twitter a "safer environment". Among the accounts to be suspended is that of Britain First deputy leader Jayda Fransen who gained notoriety when three anti-Muslim videos ...
Facebook is clamping down on posts that shamelessly beg for your engagement
A lot of crap gets shared on Facebook, but coming soon the volume may be a little less after Facebook made a move to penalize content that shamelessly begs people for engagement. The social network giant said today that it will penalize Page owners and ...
Plex's incubator launches a Winamp-inspired music player
Plex's comprehensive media server, complete with live TV and all-round entertainment playback, is a big draw for cord cutters. But, it seems the company is itching to unleash even more products. To that end, it just unveiled Plex Labs, a new incubator ...
Amazon Echo Spot review:
The Good The Echo Spot is a well-made device with a good-looking design, and it's handy for quick, voice-activated video calls. Sound quality was better than we expected, and noticeably better than the Echo Dot's. The Bad The Echo Spot doesn't ...
Geekbench developer links iPhone performance issues to battery age and iOS updates
[Update: Developer Guilherme Rambo has discovered the software system, powerd (short for power daemon), that Apple put in place in iOS 10.2.1. powerd controls CPU/GPU speed and power. It also responds to thermal pressure and helps iPhones from catching ...
'Mass Of Warm Rock' Bubbling Under NH, VT: Report
Rutgers researchers say the discovery of the mass beneath the New England states is "groundbreaking" and challenges geological concepts. By Tony Schinella, Patch National Staff | Dec 18, 2017 4:17 pm ET | Updated Dec 19, 2017 12:26 am ET. 0. 'Mass Of ...
Russian Soyuz brings three-man crew to space station
A Soyuz spacecraft carrying a Russian commander, a NASA flight engineer and a Japanese physician-astronaut docked with the International Space Station early Tuesday, capping a smooth two-day rendezvous to boost the lab's crew back to six. With Soyuz MS ...
Destiny 2's Controversial Three Of Coins Item Clarified And Will Be Fixed
Bungie recently added a new item to Destiny 2 on PS4, Xbox One, and PC, and it's caused a lot of controversy among fans. Called Three of Coins, the boost is meant to increase the chances of earning an Exotic Engram while playing. However, many players ...
Interstellar object may hold 'alien' water
The first known interstellar asteroid may hold water from another star system in its interior, according to a study. Discovered on 19 October, the object's speed and trajectory strongly suggested it originated beyond our Solar System. The body showed ...