Gaming

PC hardware overclockers created the best YouTube beef of 2018

Over the last year, YouTube stars have used “beef” as a way to promote their personal brands. Jake and Logan Paul appropriated this idea from the rap scene, and they sanitized and monetized it because everything is awful and dumb. But while Jake Paul was busy pretending to defend the honor of his girlfriend so he […]

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A 183-year-old law created for horse-drawn carriages has frustrated Silicon Valley's buzziest startups

GettyQueen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip in 2011. A 183-year-old law originally designed to regulate horse-drawn carriages is partly responsible for preventing buzzy Silicon Valley scooter startups from expanding to the UK. The 1835 Highways Act prevents cattle, horses, and “carriages” – like scooters – from riding the pavement. Two startups, Bird and Lime, have […]

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Academics created a periodic table of mind-blowing tech, and it's a handy guide to how the world will change forever

Imperial College LondonThe Table of Disruptive Technologies. Academics at Imperial Tech Foresight have created a periodic table of mind-blowing tech. The table is designed to be a visual conversation starter about where the world is going. It features 100 innovations, ranging from the benign and everyday, to the mind-blowing and potentially terrifying. Academics at Imperial […]

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The App Store has made Apple at least $40 billion in revenue since it was created 10 years ago today

When Steve Jobs unveiled the developer kit that would make way for the App Store we know today, he had no idea how big it would one day be. “We’re excited about creating a vibrant third-party developer community with potentially thousands of native applications for iPhone and iPod touch,” Jobs said back in 2008. A […]