News : Technology

Bragi sues OnePlus in Europe for using the word 'Dash'

Sunday  20:52,   23 september 2018

Do you see much of a connection between smart earbuds and fast smartphone charging? No? Bragi would beg to differ. Bragi is already in the midst of a federal lawsuit against OnePlus in the US. To back up its case, Bragi pointed out that both...[...]

Android turns 10: Google's fierce iPhone rival had a stumbling start

Sunday  20:52,   23 september 2018

In nearly a decade and a half covering the tech industry, I've had the privilege of witnessing companies go all out when showing off their new products.In nearly a decade and a half covering the tech industry, I've had the privilege of...[...]

The iPhone XS is surprisingly tough to crack

Sunday  17:25,   23 september 2018

I've done my fair share of drop tests in my time at CNET, and I've never come out of one without a broken phone. Until now. The iPhone XS didn't crack.I took Apple's new iPhone XS through my typical four-drop tests, the same one that...[...]

Trump’s Space Force may come with a big price tag, and no one can agree how to structure it

Sunday  12:50,   23 september 2018

A lot of debate this week over how to make the thingThis is just the beginning of a debate about the right way to move forward with the Space Force, says Brian Weeden, a space expert at the Secure World Foundation, a nonprofit that specializes in...[...]

NASA's MAVEN Craft in Mars Atmosphere Captures Selfie

Sunday  05:25,   23 september 2018

The photo is actually 21 photos combine to make one image.The composite image, made up of 21 images, was released Friday on NASA’s website and shows the craft taken by the Imaging Ultraviolet Spectrograph, or IUVS, instrument on the...[...]

How SpaceX's huge spaceship has changed

Sunday  03:25,   23 september 2018

The Big Falcon Rocket system underwent a growth spurt since it was unveiled in 2017.The reusable rocket-spaceship duo will stand 387 feet (118 meters) tall at launch, SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk said Monday (Sept. 17) during a webcast event at...[...]

Japan places landers on asteroid

Sunday  01:50,   23 september 2018

Japan's Hayabusa2 spacecraft placed two small probes on the surface of an asteroid ."© Provided by CBS Interactive Inc. Rover-1B captured this image moments after the lander separated from the Hayabusa2 spacecraft. The blurry area at upper left...[...]

SpaceX gives us a glimpse of its Mars base vision

Saturday  09:25,   22 september 2018

SpaceX chief Elon Musk has tweeted two photos that give us a peek into the company's Martian dreams. Mars Base Alpha...[...]

'Fortnite' just had its biggest month ever, with nearly 80 million people playing in August

Friday  22:25,   21 september 2018

Yes, a lot of people are playing "Fortnite." So, so, so many...[...]

Overwatch League Signs Its First Female Coach

Friday  19:50,   21 september 2018

Kyoung Ey Molly “Avalla” Kim is joining the Overwatch League’s Washington, D.C. team as an assistant coach, making her the first woman coach in the professional esports organization. Kim is a high-level “Overwatch” player who peaked at 78th rank on...[...]

Twitch Blocked in China Following Surge in Popularity There

Friday  19:05,   21 september 2018

Popular game streaming platform Twitch is now blocked in China after it experienced a surge in popularity there. The website is no longer accessible inside mainland China and the app has quietly disappeared from the Apple App Store, according to...[...]

There’s a planet exactly where Star Trek said Vulcan should be

Friday  17:27,   21 september 2018

Astrophysicists just found a planet orbiting the star HD 26965, 16 light years away from Earth. Astrophysicists just found a planet orbiting the star HD 26965, 16 light years away from Earth. Finding exoplanets is always fun, and the fact that...[...]

NASA perplexed by 'unusual' infrared light

Friday  17:27,   21 september 2018

Scientists at NASA have discovered "an unusual infrared light emission from a nearby neutron star" which "could indicate new features never before seen".One of the guesses for the mysterious light is a disc of dust surrounding the neutron star...[...]

Facebook could launch its video chat devices this month

Friday  11:50,   21 september 2018

Facebook will finally reveal its long-rumored video chat device called "Portal" next week, according to financial website Cheddar. A previous report by the same publication said the company was supposed to unveil the device during its annual F8...[...]

Japan's Hayabusa-2 probe touching down on distant asteroid

Friday  09:50,   21 september 2018

Japan is in the process of landing two unmanned rovers on a distant asteroid, according to tweets from the country's space agency, nearing completion of a task which it has previously described as the equivalent of hitting a 6-centimeter...[...]