Tactics' and the evolution of Netflix's video game strategy

[ad_1] Netflix has even bigger plans for the future, though its ambition remains largely tied to the Stranger Things franchise. It hired Telltale Games to make a more complex narrative adventure set in the Duffer brothers’ universe, but that project fell through when the studio shut down in 2018. There’s still a location-based, augmented-reality Stranger […]

Google's internal community guidelines discourage political discussions

[ad_1] As you may remember, a couple years ago an anti-diversity screed infuriated Googlers when it argued that Google should drop attempts to include different cultures and genders. More recently, Google has faced controversy over its warning that employees who protest the company at Pride must do so in their personal capacity, and it’s been […]

FAA puts out a call for pilots to test changes in Boeing jet

[ad_1] In this Wednesday, May 8, 2019 file photo, workers stand near a Boeing 737 MAX 8 jetliner being built for American Airlines prior to a test flight in Renton, Wash. Federal safety officials are recruiting pilots from airlines around the world to test changes that Boeing is making in flight-control software on the grounded […]

US wants woman accused in Capital One hack to stay locked up

[ad_1] In this July 16, 2019, file photo, a man walks across the street from a Capital One location in San Francisco. Federal prosecutors say Paige Thompson, the woman accused of hacking Capital One and at least 30 other organizations, is a threat to herself and society, a flight risk and should be kept locked […]

US charges 80 in internet fraud and money laundering scheme

[ad_1] The suspects—many of them Nigerian—allegedly preyed on the lovelorn, the elderly, and small and large businesses in their internet money scams US authorities on Thursday announced charges against 80 people, most of them Nigerians, in a wide-ranging fraud and money laundering operation that netted millions of dollars from victims of internet con jobs. Federal […]

Russia launches floating nuclear reactor in Arctic despite warnings

[ad_1] The Akademik Lomonosov’s 5,000-kilometre journey to northeastern Siberia has been dubbed a potential “Chernobyl on ice”  Russia will launch the world’s first floating nuclear reactor and send it on an epic journey across the Arctic on Friday, despite environmentalists warning of serious risks to the region. Loaded with nuclear fuel, the Akademik Lomonosov will […]

Google Photos now lets you search for, copy/paste text in photos

[ad_1] Google has quietly added more optical character recognition (OCR) functionality to Google Photos, essentially allowing users to search for text within photos. The improved OCR tech also lets you copy/paste said text in photos. The new capabilities were confirmed by the Google Photos Twitter account after a user spotted it (h/t: 9to5Google). The search […]

This is Android's competition for 2019

[ad_1] The dawn of the annual #phonepocalypse is almost upon us and there are plenty of exciting new Android phones on the horizon. However, there’s one highly anticipated phone due this time of the year that we don’t talk about much around these parts: the iPhone. Yesterday, Bloomberg unleashed a torrent of information about the […]

Google Photos now has the ability to search for text in images

[ad_1] We were able to surface screenshots by looking for specific keywords, but it looks like the feature will work even on ordinary pictures. Say, on images of signs or of the pages of a book. Further, you can simply click the Lens button when you find the image you’re looking for to be able […]

Disney+ docu-series will focus on the people behind its movies and parks

[ad_1] “This exciting new series takes an in-depth look at the unique and surprising roles these men and women call their daily jobs,” the company said in a press release. Fans of Disney’s theme parks, animation, art and VFX will no doubt geek out over the series, with no need to commit a lot of […]