Computing
Computing

Google Fiber will downsize, likely shifting focus from broadband to wireless

An Alphabet spokeswoman has confirmed that the company plans to reassign hundreds of workers currently assigned to the Google Fiber project, amid persistent reports of a new focus on wireless internet.
Gaming

Hackers get Nintendo 64 and 32X games running on NES Classic

Hackers have been able to modify the NES Classic Edition to run RetroArch, giving the system the ability to run games originally released for the Game Boy, Sega Genesis, and Super Nintendo.
Computing

Apple heads back to a familiar venue for WWDC 2017, sets date for event

Apple has confirmed that its 2017 Worldwide Developers Conference will be held in the event's original venue, the McEnery Conference Center in San Jose, California, after fifteen years elsewhere.
Deals

The HP Pavilion 21.5-inch LED monitor is a budget-friendly full HD display ($100)

At just $100 on Amazon, the HP Pavilion 21.5-inch LED Monitor is an affordable desktop display suitable for both work and play. The IPS panel allows for clear viewing at all angles and outputs in crisp 1080p.
Computing

Intel's Optane memory will only work with 7th-generation chipsets

Intel's Optane Memory will be a seventh-generation processor and chipset exclusive and due to its size limitations. We know this because Intel just launched a new landing page all about it.
Computing

Microsoft makes creating Windows 10 Sticky Notes even easier with jump list support

The latest update to the Windows 10 Sticky Note app adds another way to create a new note. Now, you can right-click the Sticky Notes taskbar icon and create a new note from the jump list.
Computing

Oculus Rift still facing issues with room-scale tracking, but a fix is on the way

Oculus offers additional sensor options that provide for tracking significantly larger rooms with its Rift virtual reality system, but the company acknowledges that solution has been running into some problems.
Game Review

‘Halo Wars 2’ Review

Simple yet frantic, ‘Halo Wars 2’ is the Michael Bay film of real-time strategy.
Web

Google transparency report shows removal requests for more than a million websites

Ascording to Google's most recent transparency report, the company has been asked to take down more than a million different sites. In fact, individual URL removal requests now number in the billions.
Cool Tech

You are what you tweet: Twitter reveals how America eats and exercises

Called the Lexicocalorimeter, a new tool is scanning Twitter for mentions of food and exercise to track how America is eating and staying healthy. Or, judging from all the pizza and TV references, how we're not.
Gaming

Oculus Rift: Common problems and how to fix them

The Rift offers a chance to explore virtual worlds, but the tech behind the headset comes with its own problems. Here, we've detailed some of the more common issues plaguing the device, along with a few steps for alleviating them.
Computing

Russian cybercriminal hacked more than 60 government, education agencies

A recent SQL injection attack by cybercriminal Rasputin targeted over 60 government and educational institutions, and the solution to such attacks is to change the penalties and incentives related to resolving SQLi issues.