Watch: Live from ‘America’s Shareholder Meeting’ with Steve Ballmer and USAFacts

Steve Ballmer started the nonprofit USAFacts to report on the government in the way that companies report to investors. (GeekWire Photo / Todd Bishop) REDMOND — It’s tax day in the United States, and former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is hosting a first-of-its-kind “shareholder meeting” for American taxpayers as a live event this morning in[…]

The 'Fortnite' and 'PUBG' Universes Clash in This 7-minute Battle Royale Showdown

The debate over which of the two most popular battle royale games is better, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds or Fortnite: Battle Royale, is long, convoluted, and ultimately pointless. Just play whatever game you like more. But what if the two worlds were to collide? That is precisely the question that YouTube channel Nukazooka, which is also behind[…]

Bitcoin Gaining Ground in Zimbabwe with a New Crypto Exchange and an In-Office BTC/USD ATM

Just a few weeks ago, the Zimbabwean cryptocurrency exchange Golix gained its first national competitor when Styx24 opened its doors online. Almost simultaneously Golix introduced a Bitcoin ATM to its customers, accessible inside their offices in central Harare. Also read: Bitcoin Adoption Continues to Thrive Within Africa’s Borders Need US Dollar Bills In Zimbabwe? Got[…]

Under the Sun

Today, we have a very special edition of Terraform—esteemed scientists Gavin Schmidt and Adam Frank have just published what may prove to be a blockbuster paper about the possibilities that intelligent life forms may have existed on Earth long before humans. To accompany the paper’s release, Schmidt wrote a short work of fiction exploring both[…]

Immunotherapy dramatically increases survival rate of lung cancer patients, according to new study

(Shutterstock Photo) Immunotherapies are quickly increasing survival rates for some of the deadliest cancers in the world. A new study on immunotherapy Keytruda found that using the treatment, in combination with chemotherapy, dramatically increases the survival rates of patients with lung cancer. The study was published Monday in the New England Journal of Medicine. Using[…]