Emerging Tech

Geoengineering is risky and unproven, but soon it might be necessary

This article is part of Troubleshooting Earth: a multi-part series that explores the bold, innovative, and potentially world-changing efforts to wield technology as a weapon against climate change. Imagine the azure blue skies of summer fading to a hazy white as light-scattering aerosols are injected into Earth’s upper atmosphere. Imagine a planet covered with giant […]

Gaming

Google’s Stadia is the future of gaming, and that’s bad news for our planet

Daven Mathies/Digital Trends You’d have trouble finding Google’s data center in The Dalles, Oregon if someone didn’t point it out to you. The complex isn’t small – it takes up about 800,000 square feet, just slightly less than 14 football fields — but the unassuming silver-and-beige building doesn’t scream “high tech” unless you already know […]

Mobile

Fortnite teams up with Avengers: Endgame for another tie-in on April 25

The Avengers will have to live up to their namesake when Marvel’s Avengers: Endgame hits theaters on April 26. But before they have their much-anticipated rematch against Thanos, they’re going to blow off some steam in Fortnite first. Earlier today, developer Epic Games announced an Endgame-related tie-in on Fortnite’s official Twitter account, promising an in-game update […]

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Huawei Q1 revenue grows 39% to $27 billion amid heightened U.S. pressure

(Reuters) — Huawei Technologies said on Monday its first-quarter revenue jumped 39 percent to 179.7 billion yuan ($ 26.81 billion), in the Chinese technology firm’s first-ever quarterly results. The Shenzhen-based firm, the world’s biggest telecoms equipment maker, also said its net profit margin was around 8 percent for the quarter, which it added was slightly […]