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Corning's new Gorilla Glass 6 will let your phone survive multiple drops
Corning says its new version of Gorilla Glass can handle even hairier mishaps. Getty Images/Corning. Klutzes, rejoice. Your next smartphone should be able to survive multiple drops. On Wednesday, glass maker Corning unveiled its newest technology, ...
Microsoft Teases 'All-New Xbox Hardware' Announcement Next Month [Update: Microsoft Changes Wording]
Update: I don't think Microsoft enjoyed the speculation about the potential for a huge hardware announcement at Gamescom, so it's clarified its language in the blog post, removing the hardware reference. An MS rep told me that they will "be announcing ...
Save up to $1400 on Apple hardware during the Amazing Mac Savings blowout event
Apple authorized resellers are slashing prices on Apple hardware with the lowest prices anywhere on AirPods, MacBook Pros, iMacs and more. Discounts include $400 off 2017 15" MacBook Pros, up to $250 off 13" models, and $250-$500 off iMacs. Snap up ...
Blue Origin pushed its rocket 'to its limits' with high-altitude emergency abort test
Update July 18th, 11:35AM ET: Blue Origin pulled off another successful test launch today, landing both the New Shepard rocket and capsule after flight. The company ignited the capsule's emergency motor after it had separated from the rocket, pushing ...
Fortnite maker Epic Games beefs up its Unreal game engine in new update
After a wildly successful last few months thanks to Fortnite, Epic Games is delivering some substantial new updates to its Unreal game engine, which supports a variety of cross-platform titles and experiences. Some features like smoother compatibility ...
Of Course Fortnite Funko Pops Are Coming
Fortnite is the biggest game around right now, and what better way to immortalize its success than with a set of collectible figurines? Epic Games and Funko are partnering up to release ten different product lines this holiday, including Pop figures ...
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's Download Size For Nintendo Switch Is Pretty Hefty
We're just as excited to check out Super Smash Bros. Ultimate as you fans are, but it sounds like you'll need to do a little preparation before you hop into the fighting arena with the digital version. That's because reports indicate that the Switch ...
Baby Snake That Lived Among Dinosaurs Found Preserved in Amber
Scientists working in Myanmar have uncovered a nearly 100-million-year-old baby snake encased in amber. Dating back to the Late Cretaceous, it's the oldest known baby snake in the fossil record, and the first snake known to have lived in a forested ...
New York Times
79 Moons of Jupiter and Counting
New York Times
A dozen years ago, astronomers debated, “What is a planet?” They may soon have to wrangle another question of solar system classification: “What is a moon?” On Tuesday, scientists led by Scott S. Sheppard of the Carnegie Institution for Science ...
Are We Sitting on Diamonds? A New Study Says a Quadrillion Tons May Be Under Earth's Surface
There may be a quadrillion tons of diamonds under the Earth's surface, according to study conducted by an international team of scientists and published Monday in the journal Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems. But don't get your hopes up on mining ...