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Break’s over: Who’s still up for the Galaxy Fold?

Samsung has had better days. After exploding phones, faulty foldable screens were the last thing it could want. From its PR to R&D departments, things must be pretty intense now at Samsung. It genuinely seems like they have a manufacturing crisis on their hands, with multiple tech reviewers reporting similar cases of damaged screens just […]

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China reveals ‘Marine Lizard’ amphibious autonomous landing vehicle

Chinese state media has revealed ‘Marine Lizard,’ an autonomous amphibious landing vehicle designed for the nation’s military. The ‘drone boat’ can launch anti-aircraft and anti-ship missiles, and also features a pair of machine guns. The company behind the vehicle, China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC), revealed its new military vessel on Chinese social media this week. […]

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American Horror Story Season 9 theme revealed: ‘AHS 1984’

The upcoming ninth season of FX horror series American Horror Story finally has a name, though it’s slightly misleading: AHS 1984. No, the upcoming season doesn’t have anything to do with the George Orwell novel. Rather, we’ll be seeing the creators’ version of an ’80s slasher movie, only in episodic television format. The 80s have […]

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Netflix to launch production hub in Brooklyn as part of NYC investment

In an announcement on Thursday, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo revealed that Netflix will open a production hub in New York City. The company plans to invest up to $100 million in the city as part of its plan, according to Cuomo, who said Netflix will be taking over around 100,000 square feet in the […]

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This ‘watch’ may be the future of emergency allergy shots

Some allergies trigger severe reactions that require immediate medical treatment, and the first response in these situations is typically an EpiPen. The emergency allergy shot saves lives, but the syringe is bulky and inconvenient, resulting in many sufferers taking the risk of leaving them at home. In the future, individuals who have allergies may have […]

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Amazon Flex now requires delivery drivers to snap selfies

Amazon now requires its Amazon Flex delivery drivers to take selfies in order to prove their identity. The company says this new requirement is intended to prevent unauthorized individuals from using a driver’s Flex account. Under Amazon Flex, individuals work as independent contractors to deliver packages for the retail giant. Unlike Amazon packages delivered by […]

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Leica censored in China over unauthorized Tiananmen Square video

German camera company Leica has been censored in China following the publication of an unauthorized, dramatic advertisement set during the June 4, 1989, Tiananmen Square Massacre. The ad, which is simply called ‘The Hunt,’ features a Western journalist in a Beijing hotel when suppression of the pro-democracy protests began. In response, Chinese social media website […]

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SiriusXM Essential streaming plan offers 300 radio channels

SiriusXM, the company known for its satellite radio service, has announced a new streaming plan that offers subscribers more than 300 of its radio channels outside of their vehicle. Though the plan doesn’t offer quite as much as the company’s Premier tier subscription, the new offering gives customers access to 24/7 comedy channels, on-demand content, […]

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Cannabis users gain less weight despite the munchies

It’s no secret that cannabis (“marijuana”) can cause an increase in appetite typically referred to as the munchies, but that doesn’t correlate with increased body weight, at least according to a new study out of Michigan State University. The results contrast with the popular belief that frequent cannabis use can result in weight gain due […]

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Epic banned 1100 cheaters during Fortnite World Cup Qualifier

Cheaters are a common problem on popular games, and though they’re never welcome, these players are a particularly serious issue in competitive play when large rewards and glory are on the line. Epic has released a new statement on integrity in its own competitive events, detailing the outcome of its anti-cheater efforts. Among other things, […]