Gears of War 4 Might Feel Familiar, But It’s Still Refreshing

As a mega-hyped sequel, Gears of War 4 is forced to traverse a narrow line between complacency and innovation. While not perfect, it largely succeeds. The post Gears of War 4 Might Feel Familiar, But It's Still Refreshing appeared first on WIRED.

wired.com 7 months ago

Some new Volvos will talk to each other to warn drivers of slippery roads

Volvo will enable car-to-car communication in some of its new vehicles, the company has announced, allowing drivers to receive warnings about road hazards during their journey. The system will be included in Volvo's top-line 90 series, Volvo's Peter Mertens told Automotive News Europe, and will be available before the end of the year in Europe.

theverge.com 7 months ago

Heartbreaking game That Dragon, Cancer is now on iPhone

One of this year’s most profound and challenging video games is now something you can play on your phone. That Dragon, Cancer, which launched on PC and Mac in early January, is available on iOS starting today.

theverge.com 7 months ago

Prepaid card users will finally be protected from fraud and crazy fees

If you’ve been out of touch with the FinTech market recently you may have missed how popular prepaid cards have become. This is especially true when it comes to “open-loop” cards, which are prepaid cards powered by a processor like Visa or MasterCard that can be used anywhere a credit or debit card is accepted. These accounts now look and feel increasingly similar to an… Read More

techcrunch.com 7 months ago

Supply chain suggests Apple to see better-than-expected holiday season, analyst says

A positive earnings pre-announcement from Apple supplier Dialog Semiconductor on Wednesday leads RBC Capital Markets analyst Amit Daryanani to believe iPhone sales are set to outperform Wall Street expectations in the December quarter. 0 comments

appleinsider.com 7 months ago

Uterus Transplants Fail Again: Why Are They So Difficult?

Three out of four uterus transplants that were recently performed at a U.S. hospital were not successful. What makes them so challenging?

livescience.com 7 months ago

Theranos closes its labs and wellness centers, lays off 340

Theranos is closing its labs and wellness centers, CEO Elizabeth Holmes announced today in blog post. And this isn’t a temporary closure: the “approximately” 340 employees running them are out of a job. Read More

techcrunch.com 7 months ago

Trying to Solve the L.E.D. Quandary

Selling “light,” not light bulbs, is one way that companies providing long-lasting bulbs hope to stay in business, even after “socket saturation” sets in.

newyorker.com 7 months ago

Apple Creates 'Orchard' Program to Find Upcoming Marketing Talent

In the past couple of days, several Apple employees have begun tweeting about the Orchard, a new program created by Apple to find upcoming marketing talent. The Cupertino company has also created an Orchard page on its website teasing the program. ...

macrumors.com 7 months ago

50 Years of Making Hydrogen Cars, and Still No One Cares

For all that time and money, the automaker has made effectively zero progress getting humanity to ditch fossil fuels for hydrogen. The post 50 Years of Making Hydrogen Cars, and Still No One Cares appeared first on WIRED.

wired.com 7 months ago