Russia lost control of an orbiting radio telescope

Russia's astronomy program is facing a significant setback. The country's orbital Spektr-R radio telescope has stopped responding to commands since January 11th. While it's still transmitting signals, the satellite effectively can't be used for fut… Source: Engadget | Russia lost control of an orbiting radio telescope

Huawei fires employee arrested in Poland over alleged spying

Huawei doesn't want further whiffs of suspicion around its motivations, even in cases where it's not directly implicated. The Chinese tech giant has fired Weijing Wang, an employee arrested in Poland over spying allegations despite security official… Source: Engadget | Huawei fires employee arrested in Poland over alleged spying

'Fallout 76' players found a secret developer room

No, Fallout 76's troubles aren't over yet. Gamers have discovered that the online RPG has a developer room where you can find virtually everything in the game, including unreleased items like special power armor. It even includes the game's lone hu… Source: Engadget | 'Fallout 76' players found a secret developer room

Lime halts service in Switzerland over possibly dangerous glitch

Don't expect to travel around Zurich on an electric two-wheeler in the near future. Lime has halted services in Switzerland following reports of its scooters abruptly halting in mid-ride, throwing (and sometimes injuring) riders. In a message to cu… Source: Engadget | Lime halts service in Switzerland over possibly dangerous glitch

Formlabs pushes the boundaries of what 3D-printing can do

When 3D-printing burst onto the scene, its mouth was writing checks its capability had almost no chance of cashing. For all of its grand promises, the results the machines produced were useful for prototyping and very little else. Fast forward a… Source: Engadget | Formlabs pushes the boundaries of what 3D-printing can do

The technology behind the world's largest cannabis dispensary

Las Vegas is not a town for half measures. So it's of little surprise that when the state of Nevada legalized recreational cannabis in July of 2017, Sin City took the cannabis dispensary model and added a bit of Vegas' over-the-top magic. The res… Source: Engadget | The technology behind the world's largest cannabis dispensary

Luigi's Mansion Speedrun Makes Me Excited For Luigi's Mansion 3

I owned Luigi’s Mansion on GameCube when I was slightly smaller than I am now. My younger brother and I would try to get through its spooky, ghost-filled levels together, sharing tips and wasting our parents’ printer ink on 30-page guides off the internet. But really, Luigi’s Mansion owned me.Read more… Source: Kotaku | Luigi's …

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The Void’s extra-sensory VR does what home experiences can’t

I walked through The Void's virtual reality center in the Las Vegas Venetian twice. The first time, armed with headset and wireless backpack, I was shuttled through Ralph Breaks VR, the company's latest experience. I saw my own shiny animated pink h… Source: Engadget | The Void’s extra-sensory VR does what home experiences can’t

Spryng is tech-laced compression wear for speeding up workout recover

If you wanted to simplify, CES 2019 could be neatly divided into self-driving cars, giant TVs and health tech. A lot of what we've seen of the latter either tracks your movement or is hardware ingrained into workouts. Spryng is a little different, ai… Source: Engadget | Spryng is tech-laced compression wear for speeding up …

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Heartbreaking Divinity: Original Sin 2 Speedrun Highlights How Luck Is A Speedrunner's Nemesis

Awesome Games Done Quick is the speedrunning equivalent of the Olympics, only more frequent and featuring way more pizza. But what happens when a speedrunner has the equivalent of a loose shoelace?Read more… Source: Kotaku | Heartbreaking Divinity: Original Sin 2 Speedrun Highlights How Luck Is A Speedrunner's Nemesis

CBS' reworked film division will focus on streaming

CBS' ongoing streaming push is now affecting its movie business. Variety has revealed that CBS is folding its Films division into the larger Entertainment Group over the next year, and it will shift its focus to streaming after the last of its four i… Source: Engadget | CBS' reworked film division will focus on streaming

Gaming laptops are getting wonderfully weird in 2019

The gaming laptop renaissance is upon us. For the past few years, they've been getting thinner, lighter and more powerful, thanks to NVIDIA's 10-series Max-Q graphics cards. But this year at CES, they got truly weird and wild. Alienware's Area 51m le… Source: Engadget | Gaming laptops are getting wonderfully weird in 2019

When you’re the only company at CES from your country

There are more than 1,700 American companies at CES, 1,200 official exhibitors from China, and several hundred from France and South Korea. Many of them are veterans of the trade show circuit, one-upping each other's booths with elaborate curved OLED… Source: Engadget | When you’re the only company at CES from your country