Tech & Science

Atul Gawande, the doctor and writer, named CEO of Amazon’s employee healthcare JV

Amazon, BerkshireHathaway and JPMorgan Chase have not been especially public about their plans for how they plan to take on employee healthcare in the US with their new joint venture, but now they
Microsoft Employees Protest Work With ICE, as Tech Industry Mobilizes Over Immigration

Microsoft Employees Protest Work With ICE, as Tech Industry Mobilizes Over Immigration

At Microsoft’s main campus in Redmond, Wash. Microsoft employees posted an open letter on Tuesday protesting the software maker’s work with Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
Fox agrees to Disney's new $71.3 billion offer, rejecting Comcast     - CNET

Fox agrees to Disney's new $71.3 billion offer, rejecting Comcast - CNET

Disney really, really didn't want to let Comcast have Fox.
This probably isn’t the Samsung Galaxy S10, y’all

This probably isn’t the Samsung Galaxy S10, y’all

A photo said to depict the a Galaxy S10 prototype has emerged online, but it's probably fake. Here's why.
Astronauts eject UK-led space junk demo mission

Astronauts eject UK-led space junk demo mission

The RemoveDebris satellite will trial technologies for snaring broken hardware drifting in orbit.

Italian grocery delivery service Supermercato24 picks up €13M Series B

Supermercato24, an Italian same-day grocery delivery service, has raised €13 million in Series B funding. Leading the round is FII Tech Growth, with participation from new investor Endeavor Catalyst,
Oppo Find X review: Finding space

Oppo Find X review: Finding space

Oppo has changed the game by hiding the cameras in a moving module within the phone. This is our Oppo Find X review.
Robert Zemeckis May Team Up With Guillermo del Toro to Remake Roald Dahl's The Witches

Robert Zemeckis May Team Up With Guillermo del Toro to Remake Roald Dahl's The Witches

Some of the best filmmakers alive have adapted the works of legendary author Roald Dahl, including Steven Spielberg, Tim Burton, and Wes Anderson. Now, three others are joining the list with one
Oppo Find X Lamborghini Edition revealed with super-fast battery charging

Oppo Find X Lamborghini Edition revealed with super-fast battery charging

The special version of the Oppo Find X includes SuperVOOC charging tech, which will charge up the phone's battery to 100 percent in just 35 minutes.
Nobody Wants Elvis Presley's Sad Old Airplane

Nobody Wants Elvis Presley's Sad Old Airplane

About a year ago, my colleague David Tracy discovered that a 1962 Lockheed Jetstar once owned by Elvis Presley, the Elvis, was for sale and “as swanky as you think it is.” Well, it might be swanky in
Corey Lewandowski mocks child with Down syndrome taken from mom at border

Corey Lewandowski mocks child with Down syndrome taken from mom at border

Trump's former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, has no heart. Democratic strategist Zac Petkanas and Trump's former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski went head-to-head on Fox News on Tuesday
Couple raises $5 million to help immigrant families in record-setting Facebook fundraiser

Couple raises $5 million to help immigrant families in record-setting Facebook fundraiser

A Texas nonprofit working to help reunite immigrant families who have been separated at the U.S. border with Mexico will soon get millions in donations to help their work. A California couple's

Star Trek: Discovery showrunner’s new five-year deal could bring Patrick Stewart back to the franchise

After several years of tumult, Star Trek: Discovery — and the greater Star Trek TV empire — may finally be getting some stability: CBS Television Studios has signed Discovery’s recently promoted
Oppo Find X specs: Is this the most stacked phone of 2018?

Oppo Find X specs: Is this the most stacked phone of 2018?

The Oppo Find X is certainly a beastly phone, but it lacks a few features that other flagship phones have.
Tech condemns Trump: Apple, Microsoft, Airbnb oppose separating families at the border     - CNET

Tech condemns Trump: Apple, Microsoft, Airbnb oppose separating families at the border - CNET

Leaders across Silicon Valley called the policy "cruel" and "heartbreaking."

ScienceTake: The Elephant’s Superb Nose

Elephants’ trunks are not only large and strong, they house one of the best mammalian smelling systems.
Merkel says climate change is a fact, laments US stance

Merkel says climate change is a fact, laments US stance

German Chancellor Angela Merkel took aim at U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris accord Tuesday, calling the move "very regrettable."
Brex picks up $57M to build an easy credit card for startups

Brex picks up $57M to build an easy credit card for startups

While Henrique Dubugras and Pedro Franceschi were giving up on their augmented reality startup inside Y Combinator and figuring out what to do next, they saw their batch mates struggling to get even
Steam now tells you exactly how much you’ve spent on games

Steam now tells you exactly how much you’ve spent on games

If you’ve ever wondered how much money you’ve spent on video games, Steam knows.