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Twitter Will Let Accounts ‘Tip’ Each Other with Bitcoin

Social media platform Twitter announced on Thursday that it will begin allowing its users to send and receive Bitcoin payments. The introduction comes as part of the company's wider effort to monetize its site. The popular platform will also move...

EU vs. Apple: The Fight Over Universal Charger Cables

How many times have iPhone users asked a colleague in the office for a charger, to no avail, as most of them carry the Android-based mini-USB, or USB/Type C adapters? Well, the EU has put forth a plan which...

“Eva” Algorithm May Have Helped Stop the Spread of COVID in Greece

"Eva," an algorithm designed by the University of Southern California's Marshall School of Business and the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania, was used by Greece after the country reopened to visitors to track asymptomatic cases...

Greek City of Trikala Tests Drone Delivery of Medicines

The city of Trikala in the Thessaly region has become the first Greek city to complete a successful test of delivering medicinal drugs via an unmanned drone. The red drone, with four rotor blades, took off from the northwestern...

NASA Picks Landing Site for VIPER Moon Rover’s Search for Water

NASA has selected a landing site for its upcoming Moon mission. The space agency will be sending a robotic rover to the polar regions of the Moon to search for ice and water. NASA's engineers have been preparing for years...

Facebook Portal Go: the Social Media Giant’s Next Gen of Video Chatting

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg debuted the newest generation of Facebook Portal video chatting devices on Tuesday on a livestream hosted by the social media juggernaut. The new Portal "Go" and Portal+ devices feature an array of new built-in features, including...

Elon Musk Mocks Biden in Tweet After Successful SpaceX Mission

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk took a shot at President Joe Biden on Sunday. Musk's SpaceX private spaceflight had just completed its landmark mission the day before. Musk made his statement in response to a Twitter account that had...

How Many Days Will You Have to Work For An iPhone 13?

The new iPhone 13 is the most sought-after digital item for millions of people around the world now -- but its cost makes it all but prohibitive for many middle class families across the world. While the brand-new iPhone 13...

From Delphi to Google: Ancient Oracle to Modern-Day Search Engines

In ancient Greece the people relied heavily on oracles not only to predict the future, but to reveal secret information and the answers to their deepest philosophical questions. One of the most famous of all oracles was at Delphi, located...

Activists Accuse Google, Apple of Caving to Pressure from Kremlin

Activists from Russia's embattled opposition on Friday accused tech giants Google and Apple of caving to pressure from the Kremlin after they removed a voting app from their stores on the first day of the country's parliamentary election. The app...

AMC Will Begin to Accept Cryptocurrency as a Form of Payment

AMC, currently the largest movie theater chain in the world, will begin accepting Bitcoin and other forms of cryptocurrency as payment for movie screenings and concessions. The company's CEO, Adam Aron, announced the groundbreaking news on Wednesday by tweeting “Cryptocurrency enthusiasts:...

Home Computer Pioneer and Tireless Inventor Clive Sinclair Passes Away

Clive Sinclair, the British inventor and entrepreneur who brought affordable computers into people's homes in the 1980s, died on Thursday at the age of 81. Sinclair, whose passion for technology made him a fortune and earned him a knighthood in...

Scientists Develop “AstroCrete” Concrete for Affordable Housing on Mars

The University of Manchester has developed a "cosmic concrete" called AstroCrete to make the colonization of Mars cost effective. The material is more durable than typical concrete and can function longer in Mars' challenging environment. The material is composed of...

SpaceX Inspiration4 Launches Crew of Private Citizens into Space

SpaceX's Inspiration4, a spaceflight manned by four 'everyday citizens,' has successfully launched into orbit from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida today. SpaceX completed its launch during a livestream after the company tweeted "All systems and weather are looking good...

Elon Musk Tweet Causes Cryptocurrency to Go Up 1000%

Elon Musk caused a 1000% surge in the price of the Shiba Floki cryptocurrency after tweeting an image of a Shiba Inu dog, captioning it "Floki has arrived." The image is actually of Musk's newest addition to his family, a...