Emerging Tech

CERN plans to build a massive particle collider that dwarfs the LHC

[embedded content] The European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN), the organization that brought us the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) and the Higgs Boson particle, is aiming to one-up itself with an even larger and more powerful circular particle collider. The proposed Future Circular Collider will eventually replace the LHC and pave the way for extensive […]

Gears & Gadgets

YouTube updates policies to explicitly ban dangerous pranks, challenges

Enlarge NurPhoto/Getty Images Pranks and challenges have always been popular on YouTube, but now the Google-owned company has set stricter guidelines for such content. A new YouTube support page details the company’s updated policy surrounding “harmful and dangerous” content to explicitly ban pranks and challenges that cause immediate or lasting physical or emotional harm. “YouTube […]


Federal prosecutors are leading a criminal investigation into Huawei and allegations that it stole trade secrets from US companies

AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File Federal prosecutors are investigating the Chinese electronics giant Huawei for allegedly stealing trade secrets from US companies, according to a Wall Street Journal report on Tuesday. One such incident includes Huawei supposedly stealing robotic technology that T-Mobile uses to test its smartphones, according to the report. The report says that […]


Free games like 'Fortnite' earned more than $87 billion last year, and the rest of the gaming industry is starting to take note

Epic Games Free-to-play video games generated $ 87.7 billion in revenue during 2018, according to a new report from research firm SuperData. Asian players account for 62% of spending on free games, and seven of the top 10 grossing free-to-play games belong to Asian publishers. “Fortnite” was the top grossing game of 2018, free or […]