Stephen Hawking, beloved author of 'A Brief History of Time,' dies at 76

Stephen Hawking, the most famous theoretical physicist since Albert Einstein, died on Tuesday at the age of 76.The beloved scientist was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a motor-neuron disease, when he was only 21 years old. Despite the condition,

The 10 best gifts for new and old 'Doctor Who' fans

Doctor Who fans are especially hard to shop for.Like many franchises, Doctor Who has a plethora of official and unofficial material that directly relates to the show — Blu-rays, comics, books, audio adventures, and more — but in the case of Doctor Who, there's just so much of it.

Facial recognition tech spreads to car rentals

Why take out your wallet and photo ID if a camera and software program can scan your face, verify your identity, and send you on your way in 30 seconds?That's what Hertz rental cars is asking with its new partnership with Clear,

102-year-old woman may just be the oldest skydiver ever

This badass lady didn't let her age stand in the way of a thrill. Irene O'Shea became what seems to be the oldest person to skydive at 102 years old and 194 days. The previous oldest skydiver, according to news reports, was Kenneth Meyer, who landed a jump in 2017 at 102 years and 172 days. 

Facebook is still trying to find new places to put ads

It might seem like there's already tons of ads on Facebook, but the company is still searching for new places to put more of them. The latest method that's materializing is in search results, where Facebook is now experimenting with ads, the company confirmed. SEE ALSO:

Cosmonauts brought a knife to a spacewalk

Let's be honest, spacewalks, as a whole, can be pretty boring to watch. Yes, it's one of the most dangerous things an astronaut or cosmonaut can do in space: floating out into the void with just a relatively thin spacesuit to protect them.But at the end of the day,

Puma is reissuing a 1986 fitness-tracking 'smart shoe'

The nostalgia carousel keeps going round and round, and brands have happily hopped on for the ride.Puma announced Monday that it would reissue a little-known shoe with a technical twist from 1986: the RS-Computer Shoe. The shoe, then and now,

At the Google hearing, Congress proves they still have no idea how the internet works

Google CEO Sundar Pichai’s long-awaited Congressional hearing took place on Tuesday.Pichai testified before Congress on Google+ data breaches, the controversial Chinese-censorship friendly search product, and perceived anti-conservative bias. But,

Bali will shut off mobile internet for a religious holiday

Each year, the entire island of Bali in Indonesia goes completely quiet for Nyepi, otherwise known as the "Day of Slience."The island's only airport is shut, as people keep off beaches and streets, keeping lights and noise to a minimum on a day intended for self-reflection.SEE ALSO:

Chinese reporter's viral eye roll gets censored on social media

China's annual "two sessions" meetings are as serious as they come when it comes to political affairs.Taking place in Beijing, the event predictably gets extensive coverage in China. Yet a viral eye roll by reporter Liang Xiangyi has upstaged the stony-faced gathering,

'Last Jedi' star Laura Dern loves to pew, pew, too

What's the hardest thing a Star Wars actor must endure? Is it the pressure of starring in the highest-grossing film series of all time? Is it all that grueling stuntwork?Nope.

11 Musicians on Tumblr Who Hit the Right Note

Welcome to Tumblr, Lana Del Rey.The singer is the latest in a slew of songbirds taking up social residence on the blogging site. The hyperreal online mecca, where everything is beautiful and nothing hurts, is home to a number of big-name musicians.See also:

Comcast's X1 OS Can Now Stream Video From Smartphones to Your TV

Comcast's X1 entertainment OS is getting a big update which will improve features across the platform's services, and also introduces a slew of new ones to the mix as well. The result will change how you use Comcast services across your TVs, mobiles devices, and computers.Read more...

一周消息树: 阿里巴巴赴美IPO的种种及马云内部邮件全文

本周,中国电子商务巨头阿里巴巴向美国证券交易委员会提交IPO招股书,公司计划通过IPO融资10亿美元,这有望成为美国历史上规模最大的IPO交易项目。智能手机的兴起,加速了应用互联网时代的到来,这对Web十分不利。

借贷创业公司Earnest获1500万美元投资,运用算法筛除违约系数高的申请人,为不符合传统申贷资质的人群提供低息小额贷款

在2009年时,Earnest CEO Louis Beryl 曾申请私人贷款以支持自己在哈佛商学院的学业。

互联网环境下,玩单机游戏的家装行业已经过时了

互联网精神就是消灭解放与乙方的不对称,让产品的购买过程更加透明。在互联网如此发达的时代,如果业主可以轻而易举的找到任何产品的参考报价,就能掌握主动权,同时还能够推动整个行业的互联网模式化发展。

诺基亚欲推安卓版HERE地图互联驱动应用

HERE 地图是诺基亚公司未被微软收购的支柱业务之一,这款应用自诞生以来便一直由 Windows Phone 独占,不过在今年 5 月初,诺基亚全新的招聘信息透露该公司正计划推出 iOS 和 Android 版本的 HERE 地图应用。

distri.lua重写开源手游服务器框架Survive - sniperHW

Survive之前采用的是C+lua的设计方式,其中网关服务器全部由C编写,其余服务全部是C框架运行lua回调函数的方式编写游戏逻辑.鉴于一般的手游对服务器端的压力不会太大,便将Survive用distri.lua框架重写了一便,distri.lua天生的支持协程,

Sony hires the crisis specialist who inspired 'Scandal'

Sony Pictures Entertainment's not-so-secret weapon against North Korea and bad press? Olivia Pope. Well, sort of.Following a swelling PR nightmare in light of an extensive attack by anonymous hackers, which prompted Sony to cancel the theatrical release of its film The Interview,

研究人员用二维硅原子构建晶体管

自碳单原子层材料石墨烯发明以来,研究人员已经研发出了多种其它单原子层材料,其中就包括了碳的同族材料硅,但硅烯(即硅的单原子层)面临的一个难题是它会与空气中的氧气迅速发生反应而瓦解。

Facebook新计划:千架太阳能无人机联网全世界

Facebook的主旨一直是“要改变世界,要联接每一个角落”。然而全球目前仍预计有将近50亿人无法享有稳定的互联网接入。对此,Facebook提出了Aquila计划,一个利用太阳能无人机在全球范围内提供互联网高速联接的宏伟项目。

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