Category Archives: Science and Technology

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‘Minute of Islands’ gets a surprise E3 release | Engadget

[ad_1] Minute of Islands‘ creepy-cosy style turned a lot of heads when it first debuted at Gamescom in 2019. The “narrative puzzle platformer” is made by Germany developer Studio Fizbin (the team behind the acclaimed The Inner World and its sequel) and is hand-crafted in an illustrative style.  The game sees you playing as young […]

Cyber security training platform Immersive Labs closes $75M Series C led by Insight Partners – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Immersive Labs, a platform which teaches cyber security skills corporate employees by using real, up-to-date threat intelligence in a “gamified” way, has closed a $75 million Series C funding round led by new investors Insight Partners alongside Menlo Ventures, Citi Ventures and existing investor Goldman Sachs Asset Management. The investment will be used to […]

A ‘Slime Rancher’ sequel is coming to Xbox Series X and PC in 2022 | Engadget

[ad_1] Microsoft’s E3 2021 event had its share of surprise sequels, but this may be one of the most… adorable. Monomi Park has revealed that Slime Rancher 2 is coming to Xbox Series X/S and PC (via Steam and the Epic Games Store) in 2022. You’re still running around an open world gathering relentlessly cute […]

Oil spill drifts away from Corsica coast

[ad_1] Two French navy ships as well as some 80 members of the security and rescue forces have been drafted in to deal with the oil spill. Fears two oil slicks would pollute eastern Corsica’s holiday beaches eased Saturday after French officials prepared for the worst and naval boats armed with clean-up equipment arrived off […]

Trip to space with Jeff Bezos sells for $28 mn

[ad_1] Blue Origin’s New Shepard rocket has successfully carried out more than a dozen uncrewed test runs launching from its facility in the Guadalupe Mountains of West Texas. A mystery bidder paid $28 million at auction Saturday for a seat alongside Jeff Bezos on board the first crewed spaceflight of the billionaire’s company Blue Origin […]

Drought-hit Jordan to build Red Sea desalination plant

[ad_1] Jordan is one of the world’s most and is facing one of the most severe droughts in its history. Jordan said Sunday it plans to build a Red Sea desalination plant operating within five years, to provide the mostly-desert and drought-hit kingdom with critical drinking water. The cost of the project is estimated at […]

Swiss snub synthetic pesticide ban plan

[ad_1] The debate over the two anti-pesticide proposals was a bitter one. Switzerland on Sunday rejected proposals that would have made it the first European country to ban synthetic pesticides following a bitterly fought campaign. Voters backed the government’s call and rejected the two publicly proposed initiatives that would have changed the landscape for Swiss […]

Apple was told to quietly supply data on Trump’s White House counsel in 2018 | Engadget

[ad_1] Apple wasn’t just caught up in legal requests targeting Democrat politicians, it seems. New York Times sources claim the Justice Department subpoenaed Apple for information about former President Trump’s White House counsel, Don McGahn, in February 2018. It’s not clear what the FBI was looking for or if McGahn was the focus, but officials […]

‘Babylon’s Fall’ will put a co-op twist on the PlatinumGames formula | Engadget

[ad_1] The last time we saw Babylon’s Fall, it looked like a stylish third-person action game. That much hasn’t changed, but what we now know about the game is that it will be an online co-op title. In Babylon’s Fall, you’ll make a character and party up with up to three other players to take […]

‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ is more ‘Deus Ex’ than ‘Avengers’ | Engadget

[ad_1] Square Enix spent an awful lot of time and money to make Marvel’s Avengers, and nine months later, its AAA game-as-a-service still doesn’t seem to be paying off. Avengers was just the beginning, though: This is a “multi-year, multi-game” deal, and the next SE-Marvel title, Guardians of the Galaxy, has just been announced for […]

‘Redfall’ is an open-world vampire shooter from the studio behind ‘Dishonored’ | Engadget

[ad_1] Deathloop isn’t Arkane Studios’ only upcoming game. The developer has revealed Redfall, an open-world shooter from the Arkane Austin team that made Dishonored and the Prey reboot. You and up to three other players have to take down a horde of vampires that have invaded the game’s namesake island town. You’ll choose from an […]

‘Contraband’ is an Xbox exclusive from Just Cause developer Avalanche Studios | Engadget

[ad_1] On Saturday, we got our first look at Contraband, the next game from Just Cause developer Avalanche Studios. While we didn’t see much of the game, what we do know is that it will be an Xbox exclusive and an open world co-op title. The first trailer, set to Smash Mouth’s “Do It Again,” […]

Nuclear waste recycling is a critical avenue of energy innovation – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Tristan Abbey Contributor Tristan Abbey is President of Comarus Analytics LLC. He served as senior policy advisor at the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources and as director for strategic planning at the National Security Council. No single question bedevils American energy and environmental policy more than nuclear waste. No, not even […]

Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin auctions off seat on first human spaceflight for $28M – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Blue Origin has its winning bidder for its first ever human spaceflight, and the winner will pay $28 million for the privilege of flying aboard the company’s debut private astronaut mission. The winning bid came in today during a live auction, which saw 7,600 registered bidders, from 159 countries compete for the spot. This […]