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Destiny 2 racks up 1.2 million players online

And it’s not out on PC for another month<p><i>Destiny</i> <i>2</i> is the latest game with a concurrent users figure more than 1 million. Bungie touted more than 1.2 million enjoying the game yesterday morning.<p>It’s noteworthy that this is a console-only figure. <i>Destiny 2</i>’s PC launch date is still more than a month …

Scientists May Have Just Created the Most Absorbent Solar Cell Ever

The Solar Panel of the Future<p>Scientists have developed a solar cell that is capable of converting direct sunlight into electricity with 44.5 percent …

Clean Energy

Delta Is Celebrating Canada’s 150th Birthday With $109 Flights

Travel dates are available between September 5 and December 20, 2017.<p>Delta Air Lines announced a massive airfare sale in honor of Canada’s 150th …

Canada

Google Assistant is coming to all phones running Marshmallow and above

The Google Assistant is available on the Google Home, Android Wear 2.0, Google's messaging app Allo, the NVIDIA Shield TV, and Android TVs, and …

Samsung may have made decision on Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus battery size

The Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus may have the same 3,500 mAh battery capacity as the Galaxy Note 7, according to a new report from <i>The Investor</i>.<p>This battery capacity was first suggested by leaker Evan Blass, before speculation from South Korea indicated that the S8 Plus would have a 3,750 mAh capacity …

Football player tells cops: I was punched by Draymond Green

DETROIT (AP) — Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green struck a Michigan State football player in the jaw during a weekend confrontation near …

Apple is moving forward with its reality TV show ‘Planet of the Apps’

Apple has been working on an unscripted TV series for a few months now. The TV show should be about the app economy, but it’s unclear how Apple is going to distribute it. Apple just announced an open casting call.<p>Thanks to this call, Apple is sharing a bit more about the show. It’s going to be …

What you should eat before and after you exercise to lose weight, according to a celebrity trainer

However, if you're looking to shed some pounds, certain foods promote weight loss more than others.<p>We spoke to Russell Bateman, a trainer and the creator of the Skinny Bitch Collective— a workout regimen followed by models and celebrities like Ellie Goulding and Suki Waterhouse — to find out the …

Science Says Sleeping Twice a Day May Be What Your Body Really Wants

It's not a new thing. It's actually in our history. It might explain some sleep disorders too.<p><i>Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Do you wake up in the middle of the night?<p>A lot?<p>Have you ever wondered that the reason isn't because …

Sleep

WATCH: Steph Curry sets a new NBA Finals record for 3s made

Have you heard that the MVP is good at making 3-pointers?<p>Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry keeps making history. With his sixth 3-pointer in …

For fans, MLB All-Star fest in San Diego offers chance to hang with the greats

Baseball fans looking for a special summer escape should put Major League Baseball's All-Star Game on their July calendars. And even if you can't make the July 12 game, there are fan fests, autograph sessions and skill clinics on the weekend leading up to it. All in all, it adds up to a fine …

Pawn Stars Star Chumlee to Plead Guilty to Weapon and Drug Charges, Avoid Jail Time: Reports

<i>Pawn Stars</i> star Austin Lee Russell, known to viewers as Chumlee, told a judge Monday he will take a plea deal on gun and drug charges stemming from a …

A few moving LEDs can trick your brain into seeing a person walking

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Google AI beats Go world champion again to complete historic 4-1 series victory

The battle between Google’s artificial intelligence and Go world champion Lee Sedol concluded today after the former (AlphaGo) triumphed to win the five-game series 4-1.<p>AlphaGo, created by London-based DeepMind — which was acquired by Google for around $500 million in 2014 — found itself in a …

The 11 highest-paying tech jobs in America in 2016

Glassdoor sifted through the salaries reported by employees who have these jobs, limiting its search to salary reports from the past year, to come up with median salaries.<p>The website also looked at the demand for these jobs, based on the current number of job openings on its site.

Gay Star Wars characters? I'd love it, says JJ Abrams

The director says it would be ‘incredibly narrow-minded’ not to include homosexuality in a future chapter of the franchise<p>JJ Abrams has said that it would be “counterintuitive” not to have a gay character in the Star Wars universe.<p>Related: Would a gay relationship in Star Wars: Episode VIII be …

Bill Gates backs FBI in battle with Apple over San Bernardino killer's phone

US government is asking for a particular case, and Apple should comply, says Microsoft co-founder Gates<p>The Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has waded into the row between Apple and the FBI, arguing that the government agency is right to demand co-operation from Silicon Valley when it comes to …

Privacy

Apple/FBI fight looks destined to go all the way to the Supreme Court as more background is revealed

If Tim Cook’s strongly-worded response to the court order instructing it to assist the FBI in breaking into an iPhone left any room for doubt about Apple’s determination to fight the matter all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court, that doubt appears to be removed by further background emerging …

America's Richest Family Gave Away $407 Million in Walmart Shares

Three heirs to the Walmart fortune have given away hundreds of millions of dollars worth of the retailer’s shares to a family trust that finances its …

Samsung is copying the iPhone's 3D Touch in Galaxy S7

Samsung’s product roadmap has always pretty much mirrored Apple’s and this time around is no different: according to The Wall Street Journal it’s adding 3D Touch-like functionality to the Galaxy S7.<p>The Korean technology company also plans to add a retina scanner to the S7 and a high-speed charging …

A flying video drone for $35: The Cheerson CX-10C Nano

Meet your new favorite flying toy! The Cheerson CX-10C Nano Drone with Camera is a tiny quadcopter is small enough to rest on the tip of your finger, and can easily maneuver through small spaces with acrobatic finesse while recording crystal-clear video and photography.<p>It’s tons of fun for …

Julio Jones goes 4th straight game without a TD in loss to Buccaneers

TAMPA, Fla. -- Atlanta wide receiver Julio Jones seemed frustrated with his role in scoring situations on a day the Falcons struggled to score …

NFL

NBA trends: Luke Walton's stock is rising as Warriors' shots keep falling

News and notes from around the NBA:<p><b>Winning, not whining</b><p>The NBA reaffirmed that Luke Walton, serving as interim head coach of the Golden State Warriors, will not be credited with any of the Warriors' wins on his individual coaching record. Instead, all the team's wins will be credited to Coach Steve …

Basketball

'Gears of War' studio is making a MOBA for PS4 and PC

Epic Games, the studio best known for the <i>Gears of War</i> franchise, is building <i>Paragon</i>, a new multiplayer shooter for the PlayStation 4 and PC. It's a MOBA (multiplayer online battle arena), meaning its gameplay is reminiscent of titles like <i>League of Legends, Smite</i> or <i>Dota</i> -- two teams of five players …

The PlayStation VR Games Sony Announced Today Look Amazing

During its PlayStation Experience (PSX) event in San Francisco today, Sony unveiled some new information about the PlayStation VR and showed off some new titles. Unfortunately we’ve gotten no more information on dates aside from early 2016. However, the games we saw during today’s keynote look …

This Machine Could Mean Never Running Out of Printer Paper Again

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Here's why the iPad Pro's processor is so fast

Whatever you think of Apple's products, there's little doubt that the A9X processor in the iPad Pro is quick -- in a few cases, it rivals the performance you'd get from a laptop. But why is it so quick, especially when Apple tends to shy away from high clock speeds, many-core processors and other …

Here Comes Apple Music For Sonos

The wireless speaker company adds support for Apple's new streaming music service, as promised.<p>At long last Apple Music is headed to Sonos. Making good on a promise made back in June, Sonos said Monday that Apple's new streaming music service will debut on its wireless speakers before the end of …