Gears & Gadgets

Nebula VPN routes between hosts privately, flexibly, and efficiently

Last month, the engineering department at Slack—an instant messaging platform commonly used for community and small business organization—released a new distributed VPN mesh tool called Nebula. Nebula is free and open source software, available under the MIT license. It’s difficult to coherently explain Nebula in a nutshell. According to the people on Slack’s engineering team, […]

Gaming

Tensions rise between humans, mythical creatures in new Carnival Row trailer

Orlando Bloom and Cara Delevingne star in Amazon Prime’s neo-Victorian noir-fantasy series Carnival Row. Mythical creatures fleeing their war-torn homeland live uneasily alongside humans in Carnival Row, the new “neo-Victorian noir” fantasy series from Amazon Prime, starring Orlando Bloom and Cara Delevingne and directed by Jon Amiel. Amazon must be excited about the series, because […]

Emerging Tech

New snail-inspired super glue can switch between sticky and non-sticky states

Whether it’s robots modeled on cockroaches or medical adhesives derived from Chinese giant salamander excretions, the tech and scientific communities love nothing more than finding unique ways to repurpose the natural world. The latest example of this? A team of international researchers, hailing from the University of Pennsylvania, Lehigh University, and the Korea Institute of […]

Top Stories

Amazon could face heightened antitrust scrutiny under a new agreement between U.S. regulators

An agreement by U.S. regulators puts Amazon under closer watch by the Federal Trade Commission. (Gabby Jones/Bloomberg News) Tony Romm Staff writer covering technology policy June 1 at 11:12 PM Amazon could face heightened antitrust scrutiny under a new agreement between U.S. regulators that puts it under closer watch by the Federal Trade Commission, three […]

Photography

What’s the difference between Lightroom CC and Lightroom Classic?

Daven Mathies/Digital Trends Daven Mathies/Digital Trends Adobe Lightroom is no longer one program — photographers can now choose between the cloud-based Lightroom CC and the original Lightroom, now called Lightroom Classic CC. But what’s the difference between Lightroom CC and Lightroom Classic CC? Lightroom CC was redesigned to create a seamless workflow regardless of the device […]