Fire at Google I/O conference injures three

Fire trucks attend to a fire at the Google I/O conference in Mountain View, California, on Thursday. CBS SF The Google I/O, the company’s annual developer conference, was disrupted Thursday afternoon by a fire that sent three people to the hospital, authorities told the local CBS TV station. One of the victims sustained life-threatening injuries, […]




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The Witcher will soon slay beasts on Netflix

Enlarge Image CD Projekt RED If you’ve played all three Witcher games but still want more Geralt of Rivia in your life, you’re in luck: The Witcher Saga is coming to Netflix. The streaming giant is developing a series based on the Andrzej Sapkowski’s series of Witcher novels, the same books that were turned into […]




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Qualcomm sues iPhone manufacturers as Apple battle escalates

James Martin/CNET These chips ain’t cheap. Qualcomm filed a lawsuit Wednesday against Apple’s iPhone manufacturers that alleges breach of contract. The suit, filed in US District Court in California, comes less than a month after Apple stopped paying patent royalties to the chip company. Apple’s manufacturers, such as Foxconn, used to pay Qualcomm for the […]




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Qualcomm sues iPhone manufacturers as Apple battle escalates

James Martin/CNET These chips ain’t cheap. Qualcomm filed a lawsuit Wednesday against Apple’s iPhone manufacturers that alleges breach of contract. The suit, filed in US District Court in California, comes less than a month after Apple stopped paying patent royalties to the chip company. Apple’s manufacturers, such as Foxconn, used to pay Qualcomm for the […]




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Volvo is working on an autonomous garbage truck

Volvo’s had an autonomous truck operating in a Swedish mine since 2016. Now, the same technology that powers that truck will go toward creating a self-driving garbage truck. Volvo announced that it’s working with Renova, a Swedish waste management company, to develop and deploy an autonomous garbage truck. It should be a proper workout for […]




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Pope-Trump Feud Is Pure Media Hype

“The Two Have Clashed in the Past.” That is how Time is characterizing next week’s meeting between Pope Francis and President Trump. The New Yorker is more dramatic, saying, “Pope Francis is the Anti-Trump.” Huffington Post is typically irresponsible: “Trump and Pope Francis Will Finally Meet After a Year of Ideological Sparring.” The spin masters […]




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