Remote work has a downside. Here’s why I want to go back to the office

Despite the popularity of remote work, author and speaker Mark Crowley has come to believe that doing it full-time is detrimental to human well-being, not to mention organizational success.

elementary OS 6 Intros a Simpler Alt Tab Experience

Switching between open windows in elementary OS 6 has changed.

Sea of Thieves Season 5 is almost here with a treasure trove of features

Sea of Thieves is an undeniable success story, turning a relatively light launch into years of constant updates and support.

Facebook planted the idea of the metaverse but Apple can actually populate it

Facebook is winning the metaverse marketing game, but it's Apple that can take it mainstream.

BlueLibs — Rapidly prototype new projects in Node & TypeScript

BlueLibs is a collection of open source products designed to create the best possible experience for starting new projects, by offering rapid prototyping tools and a set of modules to fit the most demanding projects.

Humans Are Doomed to Go Extinct

Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives.

Valve reportedly isn’t working on Half-Life 3 to absolutely no one’s surprise

In a new video, Tylver McVicker of Valve News Network has claimed that, according to his sources, Half-Life 3 still isnt in development.

Google Play names Pokémon Unite as Best Game of 2021

Google announced Play's Best of 2021 awards, and the arena title Pokémon Unite takes the top spot, with Garena Free Fire as user's choice.

An introduction to Parag Agrawal, Twitter’s new CEO

Parag Agrawal is Twitters new CEO, replacing longtime chief executive and co-founder Jack Dorsey as the head of the social media company. Heres a look at his past history and major projects at Twitter.

Sony granted patent for mobile phone controller that looks like a PlayStation 4 DualShock

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Google Camera 8.4 brings Timer light, disabling Exposure controls, & more to older Pixel phones [U]

Every fall, the latest Google Camera features debut on the flagship Pixel before rolling out to older phones. Version 8.4 of Camera now looks to be rolling out to older Google devices with changes that first debuted on the Pixel 6 and 6 Pro.

Twitter Bans Sharing Photos of People Without Their Express Consent

Twitter has published an update to its private information policy that bans the publication of photos without their permission.

Disney Plus subscription price is free from Amazon for 6 months

The Disney Plus subscription price is $7.99 and that's a terrific value. But if you get it through Amazon, you'll get 6 months free!

Sizing up the 10 most popular things on Netflix right now

What are the most popular shows and movies on Netflix? This weeks best list: the limited drama series True Story starring Kevin Hart, the fourth season of Selling Sunset, the new Netflix holiday rom-com A Castle for Christmas, and more. What are they?

Tesla and Elon Musk mock ‘silly Apple Cloth’ with new Cyberwhistle that’s equally as overpriced and useless

The $19 Apple Polishing Cloth turned out to be the star of Apples October special event, with orders facing delays until late January.

Which of Amazon's Fire HD tablets best fits your life?

When you think of Android tablets, it's time to think of Amazon. However, now you've got a choice to make. Should you get the medium-sized one or the huge one?

All the best Cyber Monday 2021 deals we can find so far [Updated]

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Laszlo Z. Bito, Scientist, Novelist and Philanthropist, Dies at 87

He fled communist rule in Hungary, discovered a treatment for glaucoma in the U.S., then became an author and a voice against authoritarianism in his homeland.

The Best Cyber Monday Deals on Laptops and Home Office Gear

We scoured the web to find the best discounts on notebooks, Chromebooks, external monitors, keyboards, and other peripherals.

15 best Cyber Monday gear deals under $30 for iPhone owners

Here's a roundup of some of the best deals you can get on iPhone gear that costs less than $30 this Cyber Monday.

Chemist and MLK Jr. Scholar Robert Gilliard explores new frontiers in synthetic chemistry

Robert Gilliard MLK Visiting Professor and Scholar at MIT, works with chemist Christopher Cummins to synthesize new chemical molecules from the edges of the periodic table, while prioritizing collaboration and student mentorship.

The ghosts of our motel

A bell was always ringing. A tenant was always asking for something. Money was always short. How could this place be home?

Xiaomi testing MIUI 13 based on Android 11 and 12, list of devices in tow

The majority of the leaked build numbers point at Android 12-based MIUI 13 updates.

Like the flu vaccine every year, the FDA could move quickly on a variant-targeted Covid vaccine

In the same way that the FDA signs off on flu vaccines every year without requiring large clinical trials to measure their efficacy, the FDA may employ a similar strategy in authorizing variant-focused versions of the mRNA vaccines.

World’s largest wind turbine maker bounces back from cyberattack

Vestas suffered a ransomware attack on November 19, but as of today, almost all of its IT systems are now back online.



343 Industries isn’t ignoring Halo Infinite’s cheating problem

343 Industries has addressed Halo Infinites ongoing cheating problem, promising consistent improvements as they deal with bad actors.

Verizon launches Android TV 11-based soundbars w/ Bang & Olufsen, priced at $399 and $999

Available starting today, Verizon is launching Android TV-based soundbars in collaboration with Bang & Olufsen, starting at $399.

Lost in Space doesn’t deserve to be lost in Netflix’s catalog

In the final season of Netflixs Lost in Space series, the Robinson family faces new aliens and stays true to the heart of the science fiction without getting lost alongside The Expanse or The Mandalorian.

These are the best smart locks you can buy!

Use our list of smart locks to choose the best combination of brains and brawn to protect your home, whether you want something with a fingerprint sensor or just a basic lock.

Google Stadia Review 2021: Finally worth using

Google Stadia is now over a year old, and is seemingly better than ever. It's finally worth using. Find out more in our hands-on review.

Spotify Wrapped 2021 is live: Here’s how to find your year-in-review and more

The Spotify Wrapped 2021 year-in-review feature has arrived. Recapping your top songs, artists, and more, here's what you need to know.

Xiaomi’s CyberDog Robot Runs Ubuntu

Ubuntu runs on all sorts of things, from gateways to games consoles and we can add a robot dog to the list!

How to defeat Mega Steelix in Pokémon Go

Mega Steelix has arrived in Pokémon Go. Read ahead for everything you need to know to beat it!

Months after shocking investors with lung cancer win, BeyondSpring's lead drug hits roadblock at the FDA

BeyondSpring shocked investors in early August after its once-marginal lead drug suddenly showed a lot of promise in a common form of lung cancer.

CyCognito nabs $100M to fight cyberattacks with bots

CyCognito, a startup developing a bot-based platform to fight cyberattacks, has raised $100 million in venture funding.

Imint announces Gen 4 Vidhance Video Stabilization

The latest generation of Vidhance brings improvements in predictive movement, memory performance, and power consumption.

Big tech’s first generation of founders starts to step aside

The people who started companies like Google, Twitter, Salesforce, and Amazon, are starting to reduce their control over the companies they founded, or are stepping away entirely.

December’s buzziest movies bring a wild movie year to a close

The 13 must-see movies, from West Side Story to The Novice to The Matrix.

All the Xbox Game Pass games coming and leaving soon

Xbox Game Pass is constantly evolving with new games joining the service all the time. Keep track of everything coming and going from Xbox Game Pass with our comprehensive guide.

Speak in (Many) Tongues With This Pocket Translator

This mobile device acts as a real-time translator so two people can hold a conversation while speaking different languages.

Inflammation in Heart Disease: Do Researchers Know Enough?

Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives.

Hatena bookmark — Popular social bookmarking services in Japan

This is a social bookmarking service that allows you to learn about seasonal topics on the Internet and the public's reaction to those topics.

When Autonomy Helps Team Performance — and When It Doesn’t

New research suggests that giving teams more autonomy doesnt always pay off.

Will omicron be more contagious than delta?

The larger number of mutations in the omicron variant may mean that it could be more transmissible and/or better at evading immune protection a prospect that is very concerning.

CDC looks at tougher testing rules for travelers as Omicron spreads

All international travelers could be required to show a negative test taken a day before their flight to the U.S.

Microsoft Announces the General Availability of NDm A100 v4 Series Virtual Machines

Recently, Microsoft announced the general availability (GA) of a brand-new virtual machine (VM) series in Azure, the NDm A100 v4 Series - featuring NVIDIA A100 Tensor Core 80 GB GPUs.

MIT ID cards go digital

A new mobile ID developed by MIT's IS&T and Department of Facilities functions like a physical ID card on campus, allowing users to use their iOs and Android devices to access spaces, make purchases, and release print jobs.

The New Right’s Strange and Dangerous Cult of Toughness

An emerging culture idolizes a twisted version of toughness as the highest ideal and despises a false version of weakness as the lowest vice.

SpaceX grapples with Raptor production problems

Problems increasing production of the Raptor engines for SpaceXs Starship vehicle led Elon Musk to warn of bankruptcy if it could not resolve them.

Tesla releases new footage of auto labeling tool for its self-driving effort

Teslas head of AI has released new footage of the automakers auto labeling tool for its self-driving effort.