Hackers have stolen a ton of EA data, including valuable source code

Today electronic arts confirmed that hackers stole massive amounts of data from the video game publisher. A poster from the Dark Web Forum claimed to have obtained 780 gigabytes of…

“The Hidden Palace”, Galaxy’s Edge and what makes invented places work

At Disneyland, however, most of the weird historical details are also compound. In Disney parlance, the subject-bound sections of theme parks are called “lands” (like Tomorrowland), and the news is…

Amazon Echo Buds (2021) Review: Summon Alexa Easier Than Ever

If you are in love with Alexa, Amazon First Generation Echo Buds were a great pair of headphones. Sure, they didn’t have the same sound quality or noise-canceling capabilities as…

How to celebrate LGBTQ pride month 2021 – online or in person

Last year for Pride, instead of waving resistance flags and dancing in the streets, we stayed at home, hidden behind masks and unsure of when we could be together again.…

Political feuds prolong the digital divide

The digital divide brings together strange bedfellows. Satya nadella worried about it; his company, Microsoft, finds that half of the country does not use the internet at speeds capable of…

How risky is it to send Jeff Bezos to the edge of space?

A spokesperson for Blue Origin declined to answer WIRED’s questions about what kind of training the Bezos brothers will receive before their flight and how the capsule’s control and navigation…

The joy and misery of video game trophy hunting

Easter eggs like this can be a lot of fun, but many are so obscure you’ll never find them in a normal game. I played Hitman 2 to death and…

Remember when multiplayer gaming needed envelopes and stamps?

Landes began making computer games in 1980, but when missed release dates killed the company, he launched his own brand PBM in 1984. Based in Oregon, his designs included Pelarn…

What makes the Delta covid-19 variant more contagious?

Once the virus has bound to ACE2, the next step is to fuse with the cell, a process that begins when the host cell’s enzymes cut the tip at two…

Clinical trials are better, faster and cheaper with big data

“One of the most difficult parts of my job is enrolling patients in studies,” says Nicholas Borys, chief medical officer of Lawrenceville, NJ, biotechnology company Celsion, which develops chemotherapy and…