Pilots were sent a mid-flight bulletin offering them a choice on whether to announce the Queen’s death to passengers

The note was issued through the Aircraft Communications Addressing and Reporting System. Pier Marco Tacca / Contributor / Getty Images Europe Some pilots were sent a mid-flight bulletin announcing the death of Queen Elizabeth II on Thursday afternoon. The note offered pilots a choice on whether to announce the news to passengers on board.  The […]

Google Bulletin is powered by your hyperlocal news updates

Google has been toying with the idea of hyperlocal news for a while now. It tested Google Now cards back in 2013 that could display information as close as your neighborhood, for example. The company’s latest take, Bulletin, is in testing as an app to create and instantly publish those hyperlocal stories from your phone. […]

A 1986 bulletin board system has brought the old Web back to life in 2017

Enlarge (credit: Chris Wilkinson) Limited to an anachronistic 1200 bits per second, it took several moments for the green-phosphor ASCII art to scroll from the bottom to the top of the screen. A login prompt and a blinking cursor invited me to continue deeper: Enter GUEST for a quick look around.) Enter your ID#, HANDLE, […]