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Strava's fitness tracker heat map reveals the location of military bases
Strava is the maker of a fitness-tracking app that uses a phone's GPS to track when and where a user is exercising, with an aim of being a type of social network for athletes. Last November, the site released a heat map showing the activity of its ...
Trump team considers a government-run 5G network
How would you protect the US against Chinese cyberattacks? Would you push for stricter security standards, or new encryption technology? The Trump administration's national security team has another idea: a government-controlled 5G network. Axios has ...
Elon Musk's Boring Company is now selling flamethrowers
Musk's The Boring Company, which wants to create a network of underground tunnels to ease traffic congestion, is offering flamethrowers for sale on its website for a cool $500. Musk said on Twitter early Sunday morning that 2,000 flamethrowers have ...
Intel reportedly notified Chinese companies of chip security flaw before the US government
Intel is not having that great of year thus far in the face of a slew of information about security flaws in it hardware coming out — and you can add another new report from The Wall Street Journal today, which suggests that Intel didn't immediately ...
Galaxy S9 Intelligent Scan to combine face, iris recognition
There is still an ongoing debate on what comes next after the traditional fingerprint scanner. Some would rather still have the same kind of biometric authentication, except under or even inside the glass. Apple prefers to have your face do the talking ...
Something amazing will happen with the moon on Jan. 31
During the early hours of Jan. 31, there will be a full moon, a total lunar eclipse, a blue moon and a supermoon. None of these things is all that unusual. What is rare is that they're happening all together on one day. What makes the moon look full ...
Monster Hunter: World Matchmaking On Xbox One Is Currently Busted
Monster Hunter: World is a multiplayer game meant to be played online with other people. Unfortunately, matchmaking on Xbox One isn't yet working as intended. Every time you start up the game it prompts you to either search for a an online session or ...
Here's A Nice Xbox One X Deal
Are you in the market for a new Xbox One X? Best Buy has launched a new deal you might want to consider. The US retailer is now throwing in an extra controller (black or white) and three months of Xbox Live Gold when you buy the $500 console ...
New York Times
Is This Shiny Satellite Sky Art or 'Space Graffiti'?
New York Times
A spinning, silver geodesic sphere reminiscent of the “Dancing With the Stars” mirror ball trophy is moving through space and blinking as it orbits Earth every 90 minutes. Known as the Humanity Star, it was built to reflect the sun's light and ...
Remembering the Challenger Tragedy
On January 28, 1986, the Space Shuttle Challenger launched from Florida's Kennedy Space Center. The mood leading up to the launch was full of promise. NASA was coming off of nine missions in 1985, and with 12 scheduled missions, 1986, says space ...