‘Voyageur’ Finds Varied Cultures, Stories, & Peoples On A Galactic Journey

Voyageur is about a one-way journey towards the center of the galaxy – a trip that will have you meeting varied peoples and cultures as you explore the generated planets that lie in your path. Will you collect artifacts, learn stories, and assemble allies along the way? It will be up to you what you […]

Facebook says 87 million people’s data was taken in the Cambridge Analytica scandal — far more than previously thought (FB)

The Facebook data of up to 87 million people were affected by the Cambridge Analytica scandal, the social network said on Wednesday. It’s far more than previously thought, with earlier estimates putting it at around 50 million. In a conference call with reporters, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the company had made a “huge mistake” by […]

2017 Chevrolet Tahoe In-Depth Review: The People’s Behemoth

– The Tahoe arrived long before the current crossover craze, and its continued popularity proves that big is still in. But this beefy SUV is more than a blockish brute. The Tahoe can tow up to 8600 pounds, and its cabin provides quiet, comfortable refuge. A 355-hp V-8 and six-speed automatic transmission is the sole […]

‘World of Tomorrow Episode 2’ Trailer Brings You The Burden of Other People’s Thoughts

One of the best films of 2015 was only 17 minutes long. Don Hertzfeldt‘s brilliant, funny, heartbreaking animated short World of Tomorrow packed more nuance and emotion into its brief running time than most feature length films, and received an Oscar nomination in the process. Now Hertzfeldt is returning to the World of Tomorrow with World of Tomorrow […]

The Google Home Mini secretly recorded peoples’ conversations and played into a big fear about smart speakers (GOOG, AMZN)

 The concept of a smart speaker like the Amazon Echo is a bit creepy. When it first came out, many people were wary of a device designed to listen in on them. When no major privacy problems with the device surfaced, Amazon’s smart speaker became a surprise hit product.  Google hasn’t been so lucky. Reports that […]

A report coauthored by a People’s Bank of China researcher says China’s economy is about to hit a wall

Reuters China’s economy may soon start feeling some negative payback for stimulus policies that have helped growth to rebound but at the cost of rising corporate debt levels, according to a new paper from the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. The report’s findings are particularly striking given that one of the coauthors comes from […]

China’s economy is firing on all cylinders ahead of the National People’s Congress

Activity levels across China’s economy improved at the fastest pace in years in September, according to Purchasing Managers Indices (PMIs) released by China’s National Bureau of Statistics today. The nation’s manufacturing PMI jumped 0.7 points to 52.4, leaving it at the highest level since April 2012. That was also well above the 51.5 level that […]

Strictly Come Dancing 2017: Jonnie Peacock to change peoples views on disability

Sprint champion Jonnie Peacock MBE, who won paralympic gold, wants viewers to see that having a disability is not a bar to putting on a good show – and joked that it could be his turn to waltz off with the glitterball this series.  Jonnie’s right leg was amputated below the knee after contracting meningitis […]

‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’ Wins Toronto People’s Choice Award

The Toronto International Film Festival drew to a close yesterday (and oh yes, you can read all of our coverage here) with the announcement of the festival’s awards, which included a couple of curveballs. The People’s Choice Award is the most high-profile prize of the festival; previous winners have included Amelie, Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon, […]