Is Cockroach Milk the Ultimate Superfood?

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Global News: It may not be everyone's cup of milk, but for years now, some researchers believe insect milk, like cockroach milk, could be the next big dairy alternative. A report in 2016 found Pacific Beetle cockroaches specifically created nutrient-filled milk crystals that could also benefit humans, the… Read More »

Posted on 24 May 2018 | 10:30 pm

Samsung Must Pay Apple $539 Million For Infringing iPhone Design Patents, Jury Finds

Samsung must pay Apple $539 million for infringing five patents with Android phones it sold in 2010 and 2011, a jury has found in a legal fight that dates back seven years. "The unanimous decision, in the U.S. District Court in San Jose in the heart of Silicon Valley, is just about halfway between what the two largest mobile phone makers had… Read More »

Posted on 24 May 2018 | 8:40 pm

Vevo To Shut Down Site, Giving In To YouTube Empire

Vevo, the video-hosting service founded in 2009 as a joint venture between the big three record companies, is shutting down. The company announced in a blog post Thursday that it is shuttering its mobile apps and website, and that "going forward, Vevo will remain focused on engaging the biggest audiences and pursuing growth opportunities." Vevo is… Read More »

Posted on 24 May 2018 | 8:00 pm

Android Creator Puts Essential Up For Sale, Cancels Next Phone

Bloomberg reports that Andy Rubin's Essential Products business is considering selling itself and has canceled development of a new smartphone. The news comes several months after numerous reports suggested that the Essential Phone's sales were tepid. From the report: The startup has hired Credit Suisse Group AG to advise on a potential sale and… Read More »

Posted on 24 May 2018 | 7:20 pm

Newest NOAA Weather Satellite Suffers Critical Malfunction

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released some bad news yesterday: the GOES-17 weather satellite that launched almost two months ago has a cooling problem that could endanger the majority of the satellite's value. GOES-17 is the second of a new generation of weather… Read More »

Posted on 24 May 2018 | 6:40 pm

StumbleUpon Is Shutting Down After 16 Years of Service

An anonymous reader shares a report: After launching in 2002, website discovery platform StumbleUpon is shutting down on June 30. Over its existence, the service racked up 60 billion stumbles for 40 million users, cofounder Garrett Camp wrote in a Medium post this week. Read more of this story at Slashdot.

Posted on 24 May 2018 | 6:00 pm