Larry Page-backed asteroid mining company launches CubeSat with experimental water detection tech

 Planetary Resources, the space mining company backed by Google’s Larry Page and Braintree founder Bryan Johnson, has taken another step in its quest to actually mine resources from asteroids and other planetary bodies. The company successfu...

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Researchers found porn malware in Google Play children’s games

Security firm Check Point today revealed it had discovered malware on the Google Play store disguised as children’s games — malware that gives kids ads not suited for their age group. Checkpoint’s report on the malware warns it shows pornographic ads w...

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The Las Vegas strip’s first eSports arena opens in March

Last year, Allied Esports and Esports Arena announced plans to convert a Luxor Hotel and Casino nightclub into the Las Vegas strip's first dedicated eSports arena. That arena is almost complete and is scheduled to open on March 22nd. To celebrate the...

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Yesojo’s Nintendo Switch projector dock is a dream accessory

 The Yesojo Nintendo Switch projector dock got a lot of attention when we covered the launch of its crowdfunding campaign last year, but at CES, it was on display and working, with the company ready to ship to its early backers. We got to spend so...

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Google won the voice assistant popularity contest at CES

CES 2018 kicked off with a major Google presence on the show's front doorstep. Nathan's already explained why the company may have decided to appear at the world's biggest tech show with such strength, but halfway through the show, I get the feeling...

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Pro-gaming giant Fnatic is introducing eSports to CES

Sam Mathews founded Fnatic about 13 years ago, when he was just 19. Today, Fnatic is a household name for eSports fans: It's one of the most successful and prolific professional gaming franchises in the world, regularly competing at the top tier in g...

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Peer-to-peer real estate marketplace Homie wants to replace your realtor with a bot

 Just a few weeks ago I was in Utah for the holidays, spending time with the many family members my husband and I both have there. At one family gathering, a cousin began talking about how he bought a brand new home and sold his own home all witho...

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Peer-to-peer real estate marketplace Homie wants to replace your realtor with a bot

 Just a few weeks ago I was in Utah for the holidays, spending time with the many family members my husband and I both have there. At one family gathering, a cousin began talking about how he bought a brand new home and sold his own home all witho...

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Peer-to-peer real estate marketplace Homie wants to replace your realtor with a bot

 Just a few weeks ago I was in Utah for the holidays, spending time with the many family members my husband and I both have there. At one family gathering, a cousin began talking about how he bought a brand new home and sold his own home all witho...

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