Black Panther’s Killmonger is the MCU’s Magneto

Bryan Singer’s 2000 X-Men movie marks the beginning of the modern era of superhero blockbusters. But the film doesn’t open with the titular team. The first scene depicts a young Erik Lehnsherr losing his parents at Auschwitz, showing the pain and firsthand experience with the very worst of humanity that …

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Nest’s indoor security camera now has Google Assistant built in

Smart home company Nest today announced that a promised Google Assistant update for its Cam IQ security camera has now arrived, which brings Google’s voice-based artificial intelligence platform to the indoor version of the camera. Nest originally promised Google Assistant for the Cam IQ back in September, when it launched …

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When whisper networks let us down

How communities struggle — and sometimes fail — to stop sexual assault In November, The Verge published the harrowing allegations by seven women outlining over a decade of physical and violent sexual assault by celebrated security researcher Morgan Marquis-Boire. When I first began working on the Morgan Marquis-Boire story, I …

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T-Mobile, AT&T sign on to sell Windows 10 on Snapdragon PCs

T-Mobile and AT&T have added their commitments to sell the new Windows 10 Always Connected PC devices that use Qualcomm’s Snapdragon mobile platform when they arrive at some point this year. Verizon and Sprint announced their commitments earlier this year. Always Connected PCs run on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 or 845 …

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Ampler returns with three improved e-bikes for daily commuters

Ampler Bikes is the plucky electric bicycle startup founded by a trio of childhood friends in Estonia. The company has shipped more than 800 smart bikes to 21 countries since the conclusion of its successful Indiegogo campaign in 2016, according to Ampler’s founders. Now they’re back with three new pedal-assist …

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Bill Gates to guest star on The Big Bang Theory next month

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates will appear as himself on The Big Bang Theory next month. The episode, which CNN reports will air in late March, will see Penny (Kaley Cuoco) hosting Gates at work, with her friends trying to do everything to meet him. The show is full of tech-obsessed …

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