‘Final Fantasy VII Remake’ director sets record straight on game’s progress

Final Fantasy VII Remake director Tetsuya Nomura clarified some information about the game’s progress. There were earlier reports that the RPG was put on hold in favor of Kingdom Hearts III, but that is apparently not the case.
The post ‘Final Fa…

Hotter than the sun: Chinese fusion reactor claims breakthrough

China’s “artificial sun” has reached a temperature of 180 million ºF with a heating power of 10 megawatts — six times hotter than the center of the sun. The achievement could mark progress towards fusion as a clean energy source.
The post Hotter than …

Students will compete in Dubai this week with a transforming smart home

Modular smart homes are all the rage, and now some students from Virginia Tech are putting their money on their FutureHAUS, a modular, solar-powered, transforming smart home they’re taking to the Solar Decathlon in Dubai.
The post Students will compete…

Use multiple phone numbers on one device with Verizon’s ‘My Numbers’ app

For those who have separate phone numbers and devices for your work and personal lives, Verizon wants to help you get more organized. With its new “My Numbers” app, you can use up to four additional phone numbers on a single smartphone.
The post Use mu…

Crypto hangover could take blame for Nvidia’s potential GeForce RTX 2060 delay

Nvidia’s delay in announcing a ship date for its GeForce RTX 2060 GPU could be due to a burst in the cryptocurrency mining bubble. Executives blamed the crypto hangover for an oversupply of inventory on existing GTX 1060 cards,
The post Crypto hangover…

This startup will sequence your entire genome for free — but there’s a catch

Want to get your DNA sequenced but don’t want to shell out the hundred bucks or so to do so? A new startup called Nebula Genomics offers you the opportunity to have it done for free.
The post This startup will sequence your entire genome for free — but…

Wear OS for smartwatches: Everything you need to know

Google has rebranded its Android Wear operating system to Wear OS. Removing the Android name may help people better understand Google-powered smartwatches, which also play nice with iOS devices. 
The post Wear OS for smartwatches: Everything you need t…

Amazon rejoins the fight against HIV/AIDS with a (Red) second-gen Echo

Now you can rock out to U2 and give to a good cause by buying Amazon’s red Echo, a limited edition of the smart speaker that also donates money to the humanitarian organization Project (Red), founded by Bono.
The post Amazon rejoins the fight against H…