Google startet einen eigenen mobilen Bezahldienst in Indien

In Indien sind Bargeld-Zahlungen immer noch hoch angesehen. Die Regierung plant allerdings, mit Diensten wie Tez das Land digital voranzubringen. Jetzt ist es offiziell: Google startet einen mobilen Bezahldienst in Indien. Die App ist vermutlich erst der Anfang. Der mobile Bezahldienst hat den Namen Tez, was das indische Wort für „schnell“ ist. Mit dieser App wird, ähnlich […]

‘He was crying and moaning in agony’: Public health crisis looms after Irma

Crisis feared as families spend days in the mud, mold and water left by Hurricane Irma’s storm surge, which destroyed hundreds of Florida homes. Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about At least one person has died and others have been hospitalized in the wake of Hurricane Irma’s storm surge. […]

Every Nintendo Switch appears to contain a hidden copy of NES Golf [Updated]

What’s more, it might have a first for an emulated NES game: motion control. Turns out, this is somehow weirder. Your Nintendo Switch may already have a fully playable NES game just sitting inside of it. The news has emerged from SwitchBrew.org, a depository of hacking and file-system analysis for Nintendo’s latest console. After a major […]

Nursing home deaths: Fla. governor orders facilities to get generators

The order comes after the deaths of eight elderly patients who spent three days in a smoldering hot nursing home during Hurricane Irma. Subscribe today for full access on your desktop, tablet, and mobile device. Already a subscriber, but don’t have a login? Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about […]

Russia denies bombing Syria rebels

Moscow denies claims its planes struck US-backed fighters in the eastern Deir al-Zour province. Russia’s defence ministry has denied allegations its planes struck US-backed fighters in Syria on Saturday. The ministry said its air force only targeted Islamic State militants. It was responding to claims by the SDF, an alliance of Kurdish and Arab groups, […]

Madonna: ‘I want to reinvent pop tours’

After inventing the modern stadium pop show, the singer says she’s “exploring” smaller, low-key gigs. Twenty-seven years ago, Madonna set the template for modern pop concerts with her Blond Ambition world tour. From its hydraulic stage to Jean-Paul Gaultier’s iconic costumes, it raised the bar for stadium-sized spectacle. Now, after seven huge world tours, the […]

Saturn probe Cassini is incinerated

The US-led Cassini space probe reaches a spectacular climax, burning up in Saturn’s atmosphere. The American-led Cassini space mission to Saturn has just come to a spectacular end. Controllers had commanded the probe to destroy itself by plunging into the planet’s atmosphere. It survived for just over a minute before being broken apart. Cassini had […]

DOJ prosecutors agree Arpaio case should be tossed after Trump pardon

Federal prosecutors who won a criminal-contempt conviction against former Sheriff Joe Arpaio said Monday that conviction should be tossed. Already a subscriber? Subscribe today for full access on your desktop, tablet, and mobile device. Already a subscriber, but don’t have a login? Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Federal […]

Here’s what the law says about PewDiePie’s fight with Campo Santo

Game company wants to take down YouTube star’s livestreams after n-word incident. “We’re filing a DMCA takedown of PewDiePie’s Firewatch content and any future Campo Santo games,” Campo Santo cofounder Sean Vanaman said on Twitter Sunday evening. “I am sick of this child getting more and more chances to make money off of what we make.” Further Reading Why Nintendo […]