May 26, 2017

Roll for initiative: Girt by CNET podcast 111 – CNET

This week brush off your polyhedral dice, because we’re talking to Mike Mearls, the lead designer on Dungeons & Dragons fifth edition. Source: Cnet
May 26, 2017

Twitter introduces Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander flag emoji

For some time there’s been a push for Indigenous Australian flags to be made into emoji, but there hasn’t been much progress. Twitter moved one step […]
May 26, 2017

Twitch is launching a $200,000 Tekken esports league – CNET

A six-month Tekken “World Tour” will kick off next month and will stream exclusively on Twitch. Source: Cnet
May 26, 2017

DARPA reveals design of its space plane for faster, cheaper satellite launches

Launching satellites into orbit could get a lot cheaper thanks to an experimental space plane.  SEE ALSO: NASA’s new space fabric looks like chain mail and […]
May 26, 2017

Sounds of Jupiter sent back by NASA's Juno are oddly familiar – CNET

The spacecraft studying the giant planet picks up some wave signals, and NASA slows them to a frequency humans can hear. Source: Cnet
May 26, 2017

Walt Mossberg signs 'out' – CNET

The legendary tech journalist is retiring. He wrote his last column on Thursday. Source: Cnet
May 26, 2017

New hack threat may be hiding in your movie's subtitles – CNET

Malicious code inserted into subtitle files downloaded from movie subtitle databases could be used to hijack your device, researchers warn. Source: Cnet
May 26, 2017

What Harvard graduates saw from Mark Zuckerberg: Humility

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May 25, 2017

A 4-year-old saw ’Star Wars’ in 1977 and here’s what he drew

When Star Wars came out back in 1977, there was no merchandise — the toys came a year later — or fast-food tie-ins, or Funko Pops, […]
May 25, 2017

Another social media marketing campaign just went horribly wrong

What started innocently enough as a giveaway of free soccer tickets to the UEFA Champions League final took a turn for the worse thanks to a […]
May 25, 2017

Listen to the largest planet in our solar system sing its song

Take a moment and just let the universe sing to you.  A new audio file released by NASA on Thursday reveals the “sound” of Jupiter’s plasma […]
May 25, 2017

Kids' Super-8 'Star Wars' from 1977 is the most charming remake ever

A long four decades ago, in the far, far away village of Whitinsville, Mass., two brothers and a friend were so thrilled by the movie they […]
May 25, 2017

This NFL team's Twitter joke was so savage its own coach apologized

Dude. Lighten up a little.  NFL coach Dirk Koetter apologized through the media to the Atlanta Falcons on Thursday … all because of a harmless joke […]