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Thumb injury forces top ‘Call of Duty’ gamer to retire at 25

A 25-year-old professional video game player has been forced to log off for good due to a thumb injury. Thomas Paparatto — who goes by...

Extremists exploit a loophole in social moderation: Podcasts

Major social platforms have been cracking down on the spread of misinformation and conspiracy theories in the leadup to the presidential election and expanded...

Chinese scientists develop gene therapy which could delay aging

BEIJING – Scientists in Beijing have developed a new gene therapy which can reverse some of the effects of aging in mice and extend...

Top antivirus software Malwarebytes extends 40% holiday discount

COVID-19 isn’t the only type of virus we need to be looking out for in 2021 – cyber viruses have become more advanced than...

Halted rocket test could stall NASA moon shot, redo possible

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA is considering a second firing of its moon rocket engines after a critical test came up short over the...

Trump pardons convicted ex-Google engineer Anthony Levandowski

President Trump pardoned a former Google engineer who was convicted of what a federal judge called the “biggest trade secret crime” he had ever...

Huge ‘super puff’ exoplanet could change how we explore the universe

Scientists have confirmed the existence of a massive “super-puff” exoplanet, one that is as large as Jupiter but 10 times lighter and could change how humanity...

Apple mulls bringing back Touch ID for next year’s iPhone

Apple is reportedly mulling bringing Touch ID back to iPhones. The Silicon Valley giant signed the death warrant for the fingerprint sensor in 2017...

Twitter exec says company taking crackdown on conspiracy theorists ‘global’

Footage released Monday shows a top Twitter executive discussing the company’s recent crackdown on accounts that push conspiracy theories, calling it a “global” initiative. Vijaya...

Physicist explains why he thinks mysterious interstellar object was aliens

A physicist has weighed in on the mystery surrounding the interstellar object ‘Oumuamua,’ which flew past Earth back in 2017 at an unusually high speed. Harvard professor Avi...

Richard Branson’s Virgin Orbit launches rocket into space

Virgin Orbit is finally living up to its name. British billionaire Richard Branson’s satellite-launching company successfully sent a rocket into space for the first...

GitHub HR boss resigns over firing of Jewish staffer

GitHub’s human resources boss has resigned over the company’s firing of a Jewish employee who warned his colleagues in Washington to watch out for...

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Alphabet scraps ‘moonshot’ Loon internet balloon project

Google parent Alphabet has announced that it is letting the air out of its internet-beaming balloon project — the latest of the tech giant’s...

Google threatens to shut off search engine in Australia

Google on Friday threatened to shut off its search engine in Australia if officials there approve a law requiring it to pay news publishers...

I Work In A Coffee Shop In Montana. Anti-Maskers Have Made My Job Hell.

I live in Montana, a red state with a deep core of Trump supporters. While my town has become a trendy mountain destination with...