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Microsoft's Bug Bounty Program Will Pay Players To Find Security Flaws In Xbox Live

Microsoft's Bug Bounty Program Will Pay Players To Find Security Flaws In Xbox Live

Xbox Live has never suffered a major hack, and Microsoft would like to keep it that way, in part by rewarding people who report vulnerabilities in the gaming network with cash.Read more...

Google spent a record sum rewarding researchers for hacking its products

Google is not messing around when it comes to its bug bounty program. Last year it paid out $6.5 million to researchers that reported vulnerabilities -- almost double the $3.4 million paid out in
The literature Nobel briefly fixed course, before falling right back into its old ways

The literature Nobel briefly fixed course, before falling right back into its old ways

This year's laureates show two possible paths ahead for the prestigious literature award.

Pioneers of lithium-ion batteries win the 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

This year's Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded to three scientists credited with the invention of the rechargeable lithium-ion battery. John B Goodenough of the University of Texas at Austin, M
Andrew Yang is giving away money for donations. Is that legal?

Andrew Yang is giving away money for donations. Is that legal?

In for a penny, in for... twelve thousand bucks? The post Andrew Yang is giving away money for donations. Is that legal? appeared first on Hot Air.

The first ever black hole image lands scientists $3 million prize

The scientists that captured the first image of a black hole are being rewarded with a $3 million prize. The Breakthrough prize, known as the "Oscars of Science," is sponsored by Silicon Valley execs

Fortnite’s $1 million Winter Royale is open to all

Do you think you have what it takes to earn real money playing Fortnite? You’ll soon have the opportunity to prove it in the Winter Royale Online Tournament, a new competition from Epic Games that’s
NASA’s Mars Mission Will Give You $1 Million to Turn Carbon Dioxide into Glucose

NASA’s Mars Mission Will Give You $1 Million to Turn Carbon Dioxide into Glucose

It's all part of the plan to get humans to the Red Planet.
NASA’s Mars Mission Will Give You $1 Million to Turn Carbon Dioxide into Glucose

NASA’s Mars Mission Will Give You $1 Million to Turn Carbon Dioxide into Glucose

It's all part of the plan to get humans to the Red Planet.
An IBM team identified deep gender bias from 50 years of Booker Prize shortlists

An IBM team identified deep gender bias from 50 years of Booker Prize shortlists

Some of the world’s most celebrated literary works are filled with gender bias. Stereotypes were rife among both male and female characters in the descriptors…
HQ Trivia reaches $250,000 prize Wednesday via new sponsors, surprise $100K game tonight

HQ Trivia reaches $250,000 prize Wednesday via new sponsors, surprise $100K game tonight

HQ Trivia's debut on Android wasn't too long ago. Four months on and it has lined up some high-profile sponsorships for future trivia games. HQ Trivia has announced a deal with Warner Bros. to promote
FanDuel is giving away bitcoin to winners of a fantasy football tournament

FanDuel is giving away bitcoin to winners of a fantasy football tournament

Daily fantasy sports platform FanDuel just announced The Bitcoin Bowl, a promotion that will last the length of the NFL playoffs and give winners a chance to win some bitcoin. They’ll be two contests
HQ Trivia is coming to Android, pre-register for it now

HQ Trivia is coming to Android, pre-register for it now

Fans of game shows have yet another thing to be happy about this Christmas. Yesterday HQ Trivia announced that it was bringing its live trivia app to Android. Although a date doesn't seem to have been

Sprint is giving away Essential Phones and a $5,000 cash prize

Sprint – the exclusive carrier of the Essential Phone – is now giving its customers the chance to win one. As part of its “Rake in the Cash” Sweepstakes, the carrier announced it will be giving off a

Win a Huawei Watch 2 in Carbon Black with Facer

If you’re a smartwatch fan, then you’re probably familiar with Facer. The app allows you to customize your intelligent timepiece with a variety of unique watch faces. Facer also provides watch face

T-Mobile is giving away 100 LG G6 smartphones today

A year ago exactly on this date – June 6 – T-Mobile started offering freebies to customers each Tuesday. Today the carrier is celebrating the campaign’s 1-year anniversary, so it’s giving away a
Google is offering up to $10,000 to developers making Google Assistant actions

Google is offering up to $10,000 to developers making Google Assistant actions

Actions on Google is the name for third-party services on Google Assistant, which was opened up to developers back in December. There is no shortage of Actions available, but I have yet to find one