Neutron Stars Collide, and the Gravitational Wave Sends Ripples Through Astrophysics

Some 130 million years ago, two extremely dense balls of matter collided into each other. These two neutron stars, the city-sized cores of deceased giant stars, spiraled inward and merged to become a giant fireball. In the collision, they generated a sonorous ripple in spacetime known as a gravitational wave. On August 17 this year, …

Supreme Court will hear challenge to Microsoft’s data privacy case

A New York district court and the DOJ contend that companies, not users, own data stored abroad — in this case, email held in an Irish data center. As such, any warrant targeting an American company would be considered a domestic request and wouldn’t have to face extra scrutiny. Both Microsoft and the Second Circuit …

Terminal makes it easy for companies to open international offices

Born out of a frustration with recruiting within the peninsula-trapped City of San Francisco, Terminal is a platform allowing companies to tap into talent abroad. Starting with campuses in Kitchener-Waterloo, Montreal and Vancouver, the startup aims to plant physical flags in as many of the world’s global talent centers as possible. Terminal is being run by 8VC‘s Joe Lonsdale, …

Where to buy Microsoft Office for the best price in October 2017

You’re in luck if you want to buy Microsoft Office for your laptop or PC as we’ve searched around all the best retailers to bring you the best deals on the net. Microsoft Office prices can be high if you’re not careful. So why settle for the RRP, when we can show you where to …

Astro’s Luna Display will turn your iPad’s front camera into a clever button

Astro’s Luna Display hardware dongle is a dream for anyone who wants their iPad to act as a second screen for their Mac – wirelessly. Now, the company has revealed a clever update that turns the front-facing camera of your iPad into a neat, contextual button that gives you access to a range of features …