Humanity has been fascinated by Mars since long before we stepped foot on the Moon. Our planetary neighbor has been the subject of innumerable works of sci-fi and inspired countless dreams of adventure and exploration.
On Friday, a team of Chinese scientists used the cutting-edge gene-editing technique CRISPR-Cas9 on humans for the second time in history, injecting a cancer patient with modified human genes in hopes of vanquishing the disease.
Yik Yak, an anonymous messaging app for college students, announced today that it would finally be shutting down. The app first launched back in 2014 as a way to discretely communicate with others nearby, and it took off quickly for its gossip-centric role in American universities.
“Don’t Worry, Driverless Cars Are Learning From Grand Theft Auto!” read a headline at Bloomberg News. And soon an urban legend took root.
At a time when customers are leaving cable in droves, the average cable bill continues to climb at a staggering pace. And according to a new report over at CutCableToday.com, if prices continue climbing at the current rate of 8% per year, the average cable bill will eclipse $140 by 2020.
Here we go again. The Federal Communications Commission, now led by an anti-regulation ideologue appointed by President Trump, wants to gut the net neutrality rules that keep powerful broadband companies from calling the shots on the internet, at the expense of consumers.
This weekend, SpaceX is slated to do its very first national security mission for the US military — sending a spy satellite into orbit for the National Reconnaissance Office.
The controversial Obama-era net neutrality rules are on the chopping block, and both sides in the fight agree rolling back the rules will shake up the internet landscape.