JPMorgan is poaching developers who work on video games like Fortnite — and they say it’s ‘actually been very easy’ to lure them away (JPM)

Fortnite/Epic Games JPMorgan Chase co-president Gordon Smith said the bank is having no trouble competing for top tech talent to fuel its $ 10.8 billion digital ambitions. Smith said a number of software developers the bank has hired come from the video game world. How does JPMorgan get programmers to ditch Fortnite for mobile banking? […]

Timeless Team Returns to Work for Wrap-Up Movie — First Photos

It’s the beginning of the end for NBC’s Timeless. The cast and crew on Friday shared the first images from the table read for the series’ two-hour wrap-up movie, which is slated to air in December. The two-part finale — which NBC previously promised will give “closure to the globetrotting series” — reunites cast members Abigail Spencer, Matt Lanter, […]

Pixel Buds live translations work with any Google Assistant headphones

To date, using Google’s real-time translations has officially required a set of Pixel Buds. But what if you’d rather not use the official audio gear ? You might not have to. Droid Life has noticed that Google quietly changed a support page to state that real-time translation is available for “all Assistant-optimized headphones and Android […]

How Not to Let Work Take Priority over Spending Time With Family

In modern life, it’s increasingly difficult to switch off from work. Technology streamlines life and opens up new opportunities but it doesn’t reduce our workloads. Now, many employees find it difficult to switch off when emails continue to pop up on their smartphone. The knock on effect here is less time spent with family. How […]

Spot demo video shows a Boston Dynamics robot at work

After dropping a stunning “Parkour” video for its humanoid Atlas robot earlier today, Boston Dynamics followed up with this more subdued look at a commercial application for its technology. In a video similar to lab tests we’ve seen before, this sensor-laden Spot robot (there’s even one in its “hand” that you can see it using […]