Diablo III leaks for the Switch, out later this year

It looks like Diablo III is coming to the Switch, according to a since-deleted post from Forbes that was spotted by Reddit user Riomegon. The Switch port of the game is apparently going to be released as the Diablo III: Eternal Collection, a $59.99 bundle that will include both the …

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Children are susceptible to peer pressure from robots

“If your friends told you to jump off a bridge, would you?” It’s a warning you probably heard in childhood, a hypothetical example of the dangers of groupthink. And it likely inspired more impulsive behavior than it prevented. But in the not-too-distant future, parents may have to update this little …

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Square readers can now read chip cards in just two seconds

Mobile payment company Square announced today that it’s lowered its chip card read time down to two seconds. The company says the industry average is typically between eight and 13 seconds. That makes Square’s Reader and Register platforms significantly faster than standard card-reading technology for EMV cards, which have rolled …

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The existential loneliness of owning a USB-C phone

“Would you like to charge your phone?”the Lyft driver asksWish I could say yes but it’s too herculean a task before me, a string of cords splits into threebut none of them contain a USB-C At the airport, at the partya gathering at a friend’s houseLightning fast appears but all …

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Twitter suspends Alex Jones for a week

Twitter has temporarily suspended the account of Alex Jones after the conspiracy theorist tweeted a link to a video calling on supporters to get their “battle rifles” ready and prepare to “act on the enemy.” The video, posted by Jones to live-streaming site Periscope, which is also owned by Twitter, …

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