Mobile

Facebook employees protest Mark Zuckerberg’s response to Donald Trump’s posts

(Reuters) — Facebook employees walked away from their work-from-home desks on Monday and took to Twitter to accuse Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg of inadequately policing U.S. President Donald Trump’s posts as strictly as the rival platform has done. Reuters saw dozens of online posts from employees critical of Zuckerberg’s decision to leave Trump’s most inflammatory […]

Computer

Team Rubicon is revolutionizing disaster response. Microsoft wants to help

In 2018, natural disasters ran amok. Deadly tsunamis battered Indonesia. Destructive hurricanes walloped the south. Wildfires, once seasonal in California, engulfed the state, leaving more than 1,650,000 acres of scorched earth in their wake and resulting in a cool $ 16.5 billion worth of damage. This year hasn’t proved much better. Heavy rains and tornadoes […]

Gaming

“Energizing Times”: Microsoft to “go big” at E3 in response to Google Stadia

Enlarge / This controller attachment was shown in Microsoft’s Xcloud promo video, and Bluetooth wireless controller support is also planned. Microsoft Microsoft announced its Xcloud game-streaming service last August, with the ambition of streaming console-quality games to gamers wherever they are—on their tablets, smartphones, PCs or even consoles. Yesterday, Google joined the streaming gaming fray […]

Emerging Tech

MIT’s smart capsule could be programmed to release drugs in response to a fever

MIT With a few minor modifications, the experience of taking medication in either tablet or capsule form has stayed pretty much the same for more than 100 years. Things may be starting to change, however. Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Draper, and Brigham and Women’s Hospital have developed a cutting-edge 3D-printed capsule controlled using […]