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How Google turned its first cook into a billionaire

Google is an empire today, so it’s hard to imagine a time when the company was humble. However, that era already existed in the second half of the 1990s, which has generated some curious stories. Perhaps none of them is as incredible as that of Charlie Ayers, hired to head ...

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New top of the line Apple does not develop the iPhone 8

No iPhone 8: Apple’s next high-end smartphone to call itself iPhone X. That’s what suggests a new rumor published by the Dutch website iCulture. The correct pronunciation of the new smartphone would be “iPhone 10”, and could be a reference to the tenth anniversary of the launch of the first ...

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Firefox creator now works for Uber

The arrival of a new CEO has already begun to move the corridors of Uber, which has just received the news about an interesting addition to its staff. This Thursday, 31, Blake Ross announced in a Facebook post that he is joining Uber for the development of product strategies. Ross ...

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Zuckerberg’s wife is immune to Facebook blocking

In January of this year, the world discovered that it was not possible to block Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook. What happened was something like the tale of the owner of the ball that takes it away when his team loses: in the face of the blocking attempt, the CEO showed ...

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Samsung receives authorization to test standalone cars in the USA

Samsung is expanding its investment in standalone cars. The company announced earlier this week that it has been authorized to test vehicles driving alone through the streets of California, USA. Since April, Samsung was already authorized to conduct these tests in South Korea. The novelty is that now, in addition ...

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Lenovo unveils device that turns tablets into smart boxes

This week, the city of Berlin, Germany, is the venue for the IFA, the annual technology fair where several manufacturers announce new products. Lenovo already showed off the Moto X4 and now introduced the Home Assistant Pack, a device unheard of in the market, and somewhat difficult to explain. The ...

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PlayStation launches colorful control that resembles the Nintendo 64 joystick

Sony announced two new Crystal DualShock 4 wireless controllers, in blue and red, that hit the market on Oct. 17. Last year the company had already introduced the White Crystal, but now included the new blue and red models. The point is that the controls look like a modern version ...

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Torrent sites suffer DDoS attacks and leave the air

The last few days were quite hectic for the torrent sites. As reported by TorrentFreak, several sites have been suffering from DDoS attacks since Tuesday, 29, and many have already left the air. According to platform administrators, there was a suspicious increase in traffic that eventually knocked or slowed down. ...

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Brazilian supercomputer could be shut down in October for lack of funds

Brazilian supercomputer Santos Dumont is in danger of being deactivated in October due to lack of funds, according to the G1. That is what Augusto Gadelha, director of the National Laboratory of Scientific Computation (LNCC) said, citing a 44% cut in the institution’s budget. Santos Dumont is the most powerful ...

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Apple wants to produce series starring Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon

Apple seems to be increasingly interested in producing its own content. As reported by 9to5Mac, the company is trying to produce a series starring Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon. The news that the two actresses would act together had already been released in late July by The Hollywood Reporter, but ...

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