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Teen discovers body in river while playing 'Pokémon Go'

A Wyoming teen was playing Pokémon Go near the Big Wind River Friday when she stumbled across a dead body.<p>Shayla Wiggins, 19, told local outlets she …

Google Now on Tap translates languages in any app

You no longer have to select text or keep a mini-app running to translate text in your Android apps. Google is expanding Android Marshmallow's Now on Tap feature to support text translation from any screen. If you're looking at text that doesn't match your phone's current language, Now on Tap will …

Marvel Comics Just Challenged Hollywood By Introducing a New Iron Man

Her name is Riri Williams.<p>As the beast that is Marvel Studios moves forward with its <i>Just Put Every Superhero Into One Movie and Make Money</i>-style of filmmaking, the old-school Marvel Comics arm of the company has a different strategy. Throughout the last few years, Marvel Comics has revealed its …

Marvel Universe

The World's Largest Air Purifier Sucks in Smog And Turns It Into Jewellery

Recycle everything!<p>The air we breathe is not as clean as it once was – and in many cases, it is getting worse.<p>According to a recent study by …

Pollution

Google to step up smartphone wars with release of own handset

Google is planning a shake-up of the smartphone market by releasing its own handset, a move that would tighten its grip on mobile software and see it compete directly with the iPhone.<p>The technology giant is in discussions with mobile operators about releasing a Google-branded phone that will extend …

Elon Musk Says We’re Probably Living In A Computer Simulation – Here’s The Science

In a recent interview at the Code Conference in California, technology entrepreneur Elon Musk suggested we are living inside a computer simulation. …

Artificial Intelligence

Kodi wants to turn your Raspberry Pi into a tiny media center

Remember XBMC, or as it was known even longer ago, Xbox Media Center? It's been over a decade since the open-source software was used to turn the original Xbox into a media hub, but the software is still alive and well. It's continued along under a new name, Kodi, and works on Windows, OS X, and …

Raspberry Pi

YouTube Red buys its first big TV series

It's a Step Up spinoff<p>YouTube Red, Google's paid video streaming service, has purchased its first big-budget television series, reports <i>The New York Times</i>. The show will be called <i>Step Up</i>, and it's based on the Channing Tatum dance drama franchise of the same name. Lionsgate, which produced the …

YouTube Red

Boston Dynamics' New Robot Is A Tiny Friendly Dog With An Extra Limb

Cute and alien<p>Robots are not like us. They may inhabit the same spaces, and they may mimic life in their movements, but the kinds of bodies that lend themselves to metal and springs are not the same as those built from flesh and bone. No one knows this better than Boston Dynamics, the formerly …

Robotics

Here’s How Google Is Bringing Super-Fast Internet to More Customers

Google is buying Webpass, a heretofore independent Internet service provider, to bulk up Google Fiber effort to bring high-speed Internet to more …

Maverick scientist thinks he has discovered a magnetic sixth sense in humans

Birds do it. Bees do it. But the human subject, standing here in a hoodie—can he do it? Joe Kirschvink is determined to find out. For decades, he has …

KFC just revealed a new Colonel Sanders — and he represents a major change at the chain

The fried-chicken chain has hired actor George Hamilton to portray its founder, Colonel Sanders, in television ads for Extra Crispy Chicken.<p>However, there's a twist. Hamilton will be playing the "Extra Crispy Colonel," the first Colonel Sanders to represent a specific product: Extra Crispy …

Norm Macdonald

Workato unveils Personal Workbot to silence some of the Slack bot noise

Bots can be useful little pieces of technology to help you work smarter, and in Slack they can help make the communications tool a kind of centralized enterprise application dashboard. The trouble is that they also can generate lots of unwanted noise in the form of over-messaging.<p>To help bring that …

Apps

A federal safety board just OK’d the first CRISPR trial to genetically alter humans

In the spring of 2015, a group of Chinese scientists modified the DNA of 54 embryos using CRISPR/Cas 9 technology. Twenty-eight of those embryos were successful, but 26 — nearly half of them — failed, setting off a heated debate throughout the scientific community on the ethics of altering human …

Google Spreads Its Cloud Into Universities

Google is trying to spread its cloud into universities.<p>The search giant said on Tuesday that it would give university students free access to some of …

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Watch Seth Rogen Talk ‘First R-Rated, Pixar-Style’ Movie ‘Sausage Party’

Seth Rogen appeared on the pre-NBA Finals Game 7 episode of <i>Jimmy Kimmel Live!</i> to talk about his new animated movie <i>Sausage Party</i>, a demented film …

"Ransomware" Cyber Attack Exposes Vulnerability of Universities

The first Patrick Feng knew about a cyberattack on his university was when one of his colleagues told him that her computer had been infected by …

A hacker claiming responsibility for the DNC hack has released new documents and is promising even more leaks

This is the second such post by the alleged hacker known as Guccifer 2.0— who is not to be confused with "Guccifer," the Romanian-born hacker responsible for breaching a number of politicians' networks in 2013.<p>After an apparent opposition file containing research on Donald Trump leaked earlier this …

Guccifer

Note claiming to be from cryptocurrency hacker says stolen $53 million is legally his

One day after $53 million abruptly disappeared from an experimental cryptocurrency project, a note claiming to be from the attacker has surfaced on PasteBin, claiming that the money drained from the system is now legally his. The attacker withdrew the money by exploiting a contract bug in the code …

China's box office is booming, but will VR crash the party?

China's box office numbers continue to boggle: Just look at Legendary's "Warcraft," which took in $158 million on the mainland last week, six times more than its opening weekend in the U.S. and Canada. China's screen count, meanwhile, is still climbing by the day, and box office receipts on the …

Google employees are adding 'Lady' to their job titles to fight sexism

More than 800 members of Google's staff are standing together in a showing against sexism today by appending a single word to their job titles: "Lady."<p><i>Business Insider</i> has details on the protest, which is happening in response to a ludicrous comment made during Alphabet's shareholder meeting last …

Virtual Reality Porn Seduces Red-Faced Gamers

VR porn made its Electronic Entertainment Expo debut and it was quite the scene.<p>Thrilling demos and scantily clad women are nothing new to E3, but …

1,500 women volunteer to strip naked to protest against Donald Trump

A plan to stage a nude female protest against Donald Trump at next month’s Republican convention has been overwhelmed by women volunteers angered by the presidential candidate’s misogynistic behaviour.<p>Some 1,500 women have expressed willingness to strip naked in an exhibition of displeasure at the …

Teen hacks Pentagon websites, gets thanked for finding 'bugs'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - High school student David Dworken spent 10 to 15 hours between classes on his laptop, hacking U.S. Defense Department websites.<p>An illustration picture shows a projection of binary code on a man holding a laptop computer, in an office in Warsaw June 24, 2013. REUTERS/Kacper …

Rolls-Royce CEO: Our Self-Driving Cars Won't Be 'Dumbed-Down, Small Plastic Pods'

Virtually every automaker is in a mad rush to build self-driving vehicles. Ultra-luxury auto manufactuer Rolls-Royce proved it doesn’t want to be …

First US CRISPR gene editing trial in humans seeks approval

The federal committee that monitors DNA experiments on humans will make its first judgment on a CRISPR case next week. The Recombinant DNA Advisory Committee is looking at a proposal from the University of Pennsylvania, which wants to use the gene editing technique. The plan is to harvest T-cells …

PlayStation VR demos are now at Best Buy and GameStop

30 stores to start, with way more coming later this month<p>It'll be a few more months before you can buy Sony's PlayStation VR for yourself, but the company is installing demo kiosks at Best Buy and GameStop retail locations starting... today! This weekend, the "Experience PlayStation VR" demo will …

Virtual Reality

Islamic State Twitter accounts get a rainbow makeover from Anonymous hackers

Social media accounts associated with the group got an LGBT-friendly makeover courtesy of WachulaGhost<p>Anonymous has launched another wave of hacking attacks against Islamic State (Isis), taking over social media accounts associated with the group and giving them an LGBT-flavoured makeover.<p>The loose …

Social Media