Big batch of asteroids buzz Earth in a single week

A gaggle of galloping space rocks were spotted over the past several days.  NASA As the Leonid meteor shower was lighting up skies with bright fireballs over the past week, some bigger space rocks were also zipping over us.  No fewer than six asteroids have flown...

Bitcoin slump takes pressure off Britain’s regulators

LONDON (Reuters) – A plunge in the value of bitcoin and other cryptoassets has eased the pressure on Britain’s financial watchdog to take radical action that could deter investment and financial innovation, government officials and regulators said on Tuesday....

The Guy Behind Net Neutrality Wants to Break Up Facebook

In 1890 an Ohio senator named John Sherman delivered a speech from the Senate floor decrying the dangers of monopoly. Trusts—that era’s version of megacorporations—had grown too large and ungovernable, due to their voracious appetite for acquisitions. The United...

Steam Link hardware faces permadeath

The Steam Link when it first launched. Valve Software’s Steam Link gamestreaming hardware box, which allowed you to play Steam-based games on TVs, looks like it’s getting ready to exit. The company posted a short note in the forum: The supply of physical...

Micron leads chipmaker losses as demand concerns grow

(Reuters) – Shares of Micron Technology led falls for U.S. microchip producers on Tuesday, driven by a combination of concerns over slackening iPhone demand and a series of brokerage downgrades that reflect a growing technology stock selloff. FILE PHOTO: Memory...