Technology & Science

Boaty McBoatface readies for first Antarctic mission

Boaty McBoatface readies for first Antarctic mission

  Boaty McBoatface, which received its unusual moniker in an online poll last year, is about to embark on its maiden voyage to conduct scientific research. The British National Environment Research Council in March 2016 invited voters in an online poll to name the $290 million scientific polar research ship last year. The RRS Boaty […]

Google’s Invisible CAPTCHA Web Security

Google’s Invisible CAPTCHA Web Security

  Search engine giant Google will make the process of proving that you’re a human a little less annoying with a new version of its reCAPTCHA technology. The new technology will be completely invisible to the end user, allowing Web sites to verify that someone is not a robot without forcing them to try to […]

YouTubeTV – New Streaming service & 40 networks

YouTubeTV – New Streaming service & 40 networks

YouTube is giving viewers a way to tune in live to their favorite shows, without a cable or satellite subscription. Google just joined the “skinny bundle” TV war with YouTube TV, a paid subscription service that streams a slew of premium broadcast and cable networks to your mobile device, tablet, computer, and anything with Chromecast. […]

Monopoly Thimble voted out

Monopoly Thimble voted out

  Monopoly fans cast four million votes last month to decide which of the board game’s classic eight tokens should stay around — and which gets the ax. The results are in: Say goodbye to the thimble.  This means that the thimble token — which has been around since 1935 — won’t be included in […]

Tesla Motors has a new name.

Tesla Motors has a new name.

Known as Tesla Motors for 13 years, the company has changed its brand. The company is shortening its name from Tesla Motors, Inc to Tesla, Inc, according to a financial filing. The decision to drop “Motors” from its name is a reminder of Tesla’s ambitions to move beyond selling electric cars and create a sustainable […]

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