Dubochet, Frank, Henderson win 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

The technology has huge potential in the field of biochemistry. The Swedish Royal Academy of Sciences said the scientists' discovery allowed researchers to "freeze biomolecules" mid-movement and analyse processes that had not been seen before. More..

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Google Home Max is a $399 smart speaker with room-filling sound

This is the Apple HomePod Mini, I mean the Google Home Mini ($49), and is set to debut as a direct competitor to seemingly pervasive Amazon's Echo Dot . This step will allow you to do multi-step routines a...More..

Tesla Misses Model 3 Production Goal Over 'Bottleneck'
by | Wednesday, October 04, 2017

Tesla Misses Model 3 Production Goal Over 'Bottleneck'

The company experienced manufacturing process and supply issues on the Model X that meant it undershot volume targets initially. The Model 3's price ranges from $35,000 to near $60,000, before rebates. In...More..

Samsung's Windows Mixed Reality headset Odyssey ships November 6 for $499
by | Wednesday, October 04, 2017

Samsung's Windows Mixed Reality headset Odyssey ships November 6 for $499

The five minute experience was developed in conjunction with Endeavor One, a Seattle based virtual reality (VR) company focused on entertainment based experiences and social gaming. We'll update when we get m...More..

Sheriff says gunman's Aussie girlfriend has questions to answer
by | Wednesday, October 04, 2017

Sheriff says gunman's Aussie girlfriend has questions to answer

Danley's name first came up because he was Facebook friends with Marilou Danley , whom police had described as a person of interest connected to the suspected shooter. More than 500 people were injured, some ...More..

Filipina 'person of interest' in Las Vegas shooting cleared by police
by | Wednesday, October 04, 2017

Filipina 'person of interest' in Las Vegas shooting cleared by police

Danley , 62, who had traveled to Hong Kong on September 25, could fill in some of the blanks when she returns to the US on Wednesday, the officials said. Cayetano, who is on an official visit in NY, at the same...More..

New PlayStation VR Model Announced, Here's What's Changed
by | Tuesday, October 03, 2017

New PlayStation VR Model Announced, Here's What's Changed

This means that users will now be able to watch HDR-compatible content via their PS4 on TV without having to disconnect the external Processor Unit between the PS4 and TV. As it stands, the PSVR headset w...More..

Facebook sets up crisis response page after Las Vegas shooting
by | Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Facebook sets up crisis response page after Las Vegas shooting

Conservative writer Joe Hoft pounced, publishing and then retracting an article about the misidentified man. Police later identified a different person, Stephen Paddock , as the shooter. "This should not have ...More..

Facebook activates safety check after 50 killed in Las Vegas shooting
by | Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Facebook activates safety check after 50 killed in Las Vegas shooting

Safety Check is part of Facebook's Crisis Response feature that also includes information about the event and ways the public can help. Twitter coughed up false rumors and "missing" people who weren't co...More..

Microsoft will discontinue Groove Music Pass and music purchase
by | Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Microsoft will discontinue Groove Music Pass and music purchase

After December 31, 2017, the Groove Music app will lose of its core functionality, including the ability to stream, purchase, and download music. The same update will begin to roll out to public next week. ...More..

Roku Lowers the Price on 4K, but Does It Matter?
by | Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Roku Lowers the Price on 4K, but Does It Matter?

The most basic of Roku's new devices, the $30 Roku Express and $40 Express +, are five times more powerful than their predecessors, according to Roku. Meanwhile, a remote finder button on the device will...More..

Google Assistant is now available on Android TV
by | Sunday, October 01, 2017

Google Assistant is now available on Android TV

The lineup includes Nexus Player, other TVs with Android OS, and Xiaomi's Mi Box . The Google Assistant is a part of the software update for Android TV. Google Assistant is at last accessible on Android T...More..

New Red Dead Redemption 2 Trailer Released By Rockstar
by | Sunday, October 01, 2017

New Red Dead Redemption 2 Trailer Released By Rockstar

The trailer introduces us to protagonist Arthur Morgan, an outlaw and member of the Van der Linde gang. The new game is a prequel of the original Red Dead Redemption released in 2010. Although it has become...More..

Russel Westbrook signs 5-year extension with Thunder, according to ESPN
by | Saturday, September 30, 2017

Russel Westbrook signs 5-year extension with Thunder, according to ESPN

We believe Westbrook received the now-famous Designated Veteran extension, a offer that pays a singular player 35% of the cap. Westbrook , 28, now has the biggest total contract in National Basketball Asso...More..

Broncos will stand during anthem starting Sunday
by | Saturday, September 30, 2017

Broncos will stand during anthem starting Sunday

Of course, there wasn't going to be one decision that everyone wanted; you're talking about more than 60 individuals when you count practice squad and injured players. The difference maker was turnovers. As som...More..

Toshiba signs $18 billion deal to sell off its memory business
by | Friday, September 29, 2017

Toshiba signs $18 billion deal to sell off its memory business

The deal is aimed at keeping control of the important business in Japan, while securing the funding needed to help Toshiba fix its damaged balance sheet. On Thursday, Toshiba said in a statement that there wo...More..

Senate Dems take to floor to rally against FCC chairman
by | Friday, September 29, 2017

Senate Dems take to floor to rally against FCC chairman

But Apple, in its own statement , said newer iPhone 7 and 8 models do not have FM chips "nor do they have antennas created to support FM signals, so it is not possible to enable FM reception in these product...More..

No assembly required? Ikea to buy services site TaskRabbit
by | Friday, September 29, 2017

No assembly required? Ikea to buy services site TaskRabbit

TaskRabbit, which is now profitable, will also be able to strike other partnerships, such as one it already has with Amazon. TaskRabbit is one of the most high profile of the so-called "gig economy" companies...More..

Kids (and Twins) May Want to Pass on iPhone X Face ID
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Kids (and Twins) May Want to Pass on iPhone X Face ID

Apple will begin taking pre-orders for the iPhone X on October 27 and will launch the device November 3. It also cops to the reality that the tech-powering Face ID may not be as all-powerful as Apple first...More..

Russian Federation urges Facebook to comply with law or face ban in 2018
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Russian Federation urges Facebook to comply with law or face ban in 2018

The largest social media platform based inside Russian Federation is VKontakte, a network that according to Wikipedia has at least 410 million accounts in Russian Federation and overseas as of January 2017. T...More..

Delta Airlines introduces free messaging on flights
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Delta Airlines introduces free messaging on flights

Delta Airlines is allowing passengers to text during flights for free , the company announced on Tuesday. The American airline is starting a new program which allows passengers to text on Wi-Fi services l...More..

Google Rolls Out Search, Shopping Ad Changes In Europe
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Google Rolls Out Search, Shopping Ad Changes In Europe

As part of this change , ten advert slots at the top of the search screen will be auctioned off to give rival sites a chance to buy space. The European Commission in June slapped Google with a record 2.4-b...More..

Twitter to test longer tweets to drive engagement
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Twitter to test longer tweets to drive engagement

In a Tuesday blog post , Twitter announced that a limited number of users will be given the ability to use up to 280 characters in a tweet. The tech company has stood by its short messaging template in the...More..

USA officials doubt Iran successfully launched new ballistic missile
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

USA officials doubt Iran successfully launched new ballistic missile

He said a renegotiated deal must be contingent on changing the regime's behavior. North Korea has already sold ballistic missiles to seven countries, including Syria and Saddam Hussein's Iraq. The video of the...More..

No, rewind, it's October 15; The world ends on October 15
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

No, rewind, it's October 15; The world ends on October 15

While Meade had said the world would not end on Sept.23 - he claimed that the prophecies in the Book of Revelation would bring disaster starting on that date. Scientists across the world have talked against suc...More..

PlayStation's CEO suggests that Sony could leave the handheld gaming market
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

PlayStation's CEO suggests that Sony could leave the handheld gaming market

The PS Vita as of now, has a brilliant library of games backing it up, many of which boast cross-platform play. "Naturally, to reach as many people as possible, we'd prefer to release our products on variou...More..

Chicago cops reprimanded for kneeling with activist in viral photo
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Chicago cops reprimanded for kneeling with activist in viral photo

Looking to Advertise? Contact the Crusader for more information. The pose became controversial last fall, when NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick chose last season to kneel during the national anthem before g...More..

Angela Merkel Will Remain German Chancellor
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Angela Merkel Will Remain German Chancellor

In its election program, the FDP called for a phasing out of Europe's ESM bailout fund and changes to European Union treaties that would allow countries to leave the euro zone. Weakened by the worst result for ...More..

How to Choose Who Can Comment on Your Instagram Posts
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

How to Choose Who Can Comment on Your Instagram Posts

Now, users who have public-facing accounts will have much more control over who can and can't comment on their posts. If you want to toggle the filter, you can click on your profile, go to settings, click o...More..

AFTRA Reaches Tentative Agreement Ending Video Game Strike
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

AFTRA Reaches Tentative Agreement Ending Video Game Strike

The proposed contract has not passed yet but will be either accepted or rejected in October when the board of the union meets. The new deal - which is pending approval of the union's board of directors - incl...More..