Latest ‘Pokémon’ games include an ode to Nintendo’s late president

As a character explains, the small team at Game Freak had difficulty cramming all the data for Pokémon Gold and Silver into the limited memory of Game Boy cartridges. Thankfully this “amazing guy” (Iwata, who was well-known for his programming skills) wrote software that helped the content fit. You likely know what happened after that …

Uber data breach includes UK users — but it’s still not clear how many

The UK’s digital minister has said the October 2016 data breach that Uber disclosed this week does affect UK users — though it’s still unclear how many are impacted at this stage. Making a statement in parliament yesterday, Matt Hancock said: We are verifying the extent and the amount of information. When we have a …

Asus makes major price cuts for Black Friday

Asus has revealed its Black Friday deals – and while they have been running all week, Asus has contacted us with even more deals that have now gone live! So, we’ve updated this page with the very latest Asus Black Friday deals. Asus is particularly well known for its gaming range of laptops, along with …

‘Session’ doesn’t care about your pro-skater high scores

Apparently we’re not the only ones that see the potential here, as the Kickstarter project is already over half-funded for its almost $63,000 goal with 28 days left to go. The whole point of Session, say the developers, is about skating and the feeling you get when you perform tricks. Of course, if no one …

Manovra, quanto costano le misure sulle pensioni?

ROMA (Public Policy) – Le misure sulle pensioni previste dall'emendamento del Governo alla manovra, con cui si aumentano a 15 le categorie di lavori gravosi esentati dall'aumento dell'età pensionabile a 67 anni dal 2019, hanno un costo di 9,4 milioni di euro nel 2018, 121,9 milioni nel 2019 (di cui … by Livio Acerbo #greengroundit from

NASA’s Cassini probe bids farewell to Saturn with epic image

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft was always destined to be a doomed hero. After two decades in space, diligently exploring Saturn and its many strange and beautiful moons, operators deliberately crashed the spacecraft into the planet to make sure the moons remain pristine and unaffected by debris. But not before the spacecraft took one final, breathtaking look …

Get a Black Friday bargain on the best laptop in the world: Dell’s XPS 13 is now 25% off

Dell has gone big for Black Friday this year, reducing the excellent XPS 13 laptop by a whopping 25%. The XPS 13 has the distinction of being the top-ranked notebook on our list of best laptops.  In our opinion, this is the best portable in the world, and so it’s pretty amazing – to say …

A taste of Grexit

Imagine being a Greek travelling within the EU, say going from Athens to Berlin, nonchalantly carrying nothing more than your state ID, as you normally do when you travel from one Schengen area country to another. – Only this time, instead of just passing through the gate with nothing more than a polite … social experiment …

Black Friday sale – Disrupt Berlin tickets are buy-one-get-one free for one day only

We here at TechCrunch love a good holiday sale as much as the next person — maybe even more. So, we’re jumping on the Black Friday bandwagon to offer an outstanding deal on Disrupt Berlin tickets. Today only, we’re going BOGO on Berlin. Yup, buy one general admission ticket to Disrupt Berlin today, and you’ll …