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This Dog Is Learning How to Detect Covid-19

Can man’s best friend lend a hand, or a nose, to the fight against the novel coronavirus? The answer might be yes. There are various ongoing efforts to train sniffer dogs...

Android 12 will make it easier to install apps from third-party stores

Google makes a point of noting that the policy will only affect at most three percent of developers with apps on the Play Store. And of that three percent, it says...

The FDA Approved Prescription Opioids Without Critical Safety Data, Study Says

The Food and Drug Administration has been lax in how it’s approved prescription opioid treatments dating back to the late 1990s, according to a new study out Monday. The study found...

Nissan’s Re-Leaf prototype is a mobile power supply for disaster response

Nissan has been using its EVs for emergency power in Japan since 2011 When a natural disaster strikes, one of the biggest challenges is getting power to the disaster site. Nissan may...

Lucid shows off an Air EV running the quarter-mile in 9.245 seconds

Lucid Motors has made performance a selling point of its upcoming EV, and is directly challenging Tesla’s Model S. It’s already promised the Lucid Air will be capable of sub-10-second quarter...

What Activision’s YouTube deal says about Call of Duty esports

This January, Activision signed a multi-year deal with YouTube, making it the exclusive home of both the Call of Duty and Overwatch leagues, ditching Twitch entirely. The Call of Duty League has...

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A New Kind of Male Sex Toy

The Arcwave Ion, a new sex toy from a company called Wow Tech, promises a different kind of male orgasm. They deliver... kind of. BTW, friends, this review is NSFW. Wow Tech makes the disgustingly-named Womanizer, a popular ladies toy that uses vibration...

Google Fi starts selling 5G phones from Samsung

Google Fi customers have been able to use unlocked Samsung phones on the MVNO’s network for years, but now those same customers can now buy a Samsung Galaxy device directly from the search giant. On the Fi website, the company has...

Waymo rolls out its driverless robo-taxi service in Arizona

Waymo, the self-driving unit of Alphabet, said Thursday that it’s offering its fully driverless robo-taxis to all customers of its ride-hailing service in Phoenix, Arizona. Previously, the company only afforded its fleet of unmanned...

UK announces more than 10,000 new cases for first time

There were 12,872 new cases, while a further 49 people have died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19. However, the government said a technical issue meant some cases this week were not recorded at the time so these were included...

Greenland Melting Fastest Any Time in Last 12,000 Years

Greenland is the biggest island in the world. And the ice sheet that sits atop it is massive. "The pile of ice is so thick it extends more than 10,000 feet above the ocean. And if all that ice were to melt...