Kodak is branching out into pharmaceuticals with US investment

Kodak is branching out into pharmaceuticals with US investment

Kodak, once a powerful force in photography, is branching out into pharmaceuticals and the US government plans to give the company a $765 million loan to support its efforts. Kodak will create a new business arm, Kodak Pharmaceuticals, to produce ingredients needed for drug manufacturing. Kodak Pharmaceuticals will make ingredients that have “lapsed into chronic … Read more

Stadia users can now try the service over cellular

Stadia users can now try the service over cellular

Stadia now allows you to stream games over 4G and 5G connections, provided you’re willing to try the functionality out as part of Google’s latest experiment. You can enable the feature by launching the Stadia app on your phone, tapping on your avatar, and navigating to the Experiments section of the settings menu. Keep in … Read more

Facebook says removing viral COVID-19 misinformation video ‘took longer than it should have’

Facebook says removing viral COVID-19 misinformation video ‘took longer than it should have’

Facebook has prided itself on thorough moderation and removal of COVID-19 misinformation posted to its social network since March, but the company is now under fire for having failed to take action for several hours against a fast-moving viral Breitbart News video promoting dangerous coronavirus conspiracy theories and treatments over the weekend. The company now … Read more

Lawmakers offer more nuanced Section 230 bill in hearing

Lawmakers offer more nuanced Section 230 bill in hearing

Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, which says apps and websites aren’t legally liable for third-party content, has inspired a lot of overheated rhetoric in Congress. Republicans like Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) have successfully framed the rule as a “gift to Big Tech” that enables social media censorship. While Democrats have very different critiques, … Read more

Google adds creepy crawlies to its AR search results

Google adds creepy crawlies to its AR search results

If you’ve ever wanted to invite giant beetles or hornets into your living room without fear, Google has got you covered. The search giant is adding 23 creepy crawlies to its growing roster of augmented reality search results that also include dinosaurs, cats, scorpions, bears, tigers, and more. The full list of insects includes: rhinoceros … Read more

BMW will make an all-electric 5 Series, 7 Series, and X1

BMW will make an all-electric 5 Series, 7 Series, and X1

BMW is developing an all-electric version of its 5 Series and 7 Series sedans as well as its entry-level X1 SUV, the company announced Monday as it detailed a renewed effort to reduce its overall emissions. That means almost all of the German luxury automaker’s most popular cars will soon have all-electric variants. A fully … Read more

New Batman interactive animated movie will let you kill Robin

New Batman interactive animated movie will let you kill Robin

The next movie from the DC Universe Animated Originals line is Batman: Death in the Family, based on the infamous storyline in which the Joker murdered Robin. And just like in that 1988 story, fans will decide whether the kid lives or dies. Much like Netflix’s Black Mirror: Bandersnatch, Batman: Death in the Family will … Read more

Movies Anywhere is the latest service to add a viewing party feature

Movies Anywhere is the latest service to add a viewing party feature

Movies Anywhere is rolling out a new “Watch Together” viewing party feature for its movie locker apps, allowing multiple users to sync up and enjoy a film together. While the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has seen a rise in viewing party apps for streaming services (both third-party and official), Movies Anywhere’s version differs by letting you … Read more