Tyler Mechura

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'It's time to make sure research is understandable to all'

In a world swamped with information, the public need access to both research results and the context to understand them, writes James Connington<p>The amount of information available at our fingertips today is beyond comprehension. According to IBM, 2.5 quintillion bytes of data get created every day, …

Hacking Team boss thinks that he runs 'the good guys'

The CEO of Hacking Team has come out to defend his firm's behavior after a hack exposed the company's dirty laundry for all to see. In an interview with Italian newspaper <i>La Stampa</i>, David Vincenzetti said that his software was used to "fight the criminals" that are "operating on the border between …

Satoru Iwata changed the whole games industry and now leaves it in mourning

The Nintendo president, who has died from cancer at the age of 55, brought in a ‘blue ocean’ strategy that would lead to the industry’s most successful consoles<p>On my business card, I am a corporate president. In my mind, I am a game developer. But in my heart, I am a gamer.<p>– Satoru Iwata, speaking …

Retrogaming

Google leads $100 million investment in cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike

Google Capital, the two-year-old growth equity arm of search giant Google (GOOG), announced its first security investment on Monday morning.<p>The fund …

Microsoft is placing Windows fans at the center of its Windows 10 launch

Over the past nine months, Microsoft has been collecting up Windows fans in the millions. There are now 5 million Windows 10 testers, just weeks ahead of the global launch on July 29th. That’s an impressive number of guinea pigs testing an operating system during its early phase of life, and …

São Paulo

This black hole outgrew its galaxy

Astronomers have discovered a gigantic black hole – among the most massive black holes ever found – inside a normal-sized galaxy.<p>Astronomers have …

Universe

Longtime leader of video game giant Nintendo dies

Satoru Iwata, who led video game maker Nintendo through one of the most successful periods in its history, has died at the age of 55, Nintendo said …

Here's what happened in mobile this week

<i>Happy Weekend! Mobile Weekender is a collection of our favorite mobile news of the week from BI Intelligence, Business Insider's paid research service.</i><p><b>T-MOBILE, AT&T, PUSHING WIRELESS BATTLE BORDERLESS:</b> No. 2 US mobile operator AT&T has spent much of the past year acquiring Mexican telecom …

The Verge Review of Animals: the domestic cat

<i>This is the first column in a series, where Verge staffers post highly subjective reviews of animals. Up until now, we've written about animals without telling you whether they suck or rule. We are now rectifying this oversight.</i><p>Everyone knows cats are metal as hell.<p>Seriously: as obligate …

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