Tag Archives: There’s

Is Your Internet Fast Enough for Google Stadia? If Not, There’s Still Hope

The video game streaming revolution is coming, and Google Stadia is helping to lead the charge—but do you have enough bandwidth to play along when it launches on Tuesday? Here are the minimum requirements for running Stadia, and how you can get your internet connection in shape ahead of time. What you’re going to need Serving up all the goodness of Google Stadia is ... Read More »

There’s a bizarre 80’s computer app hidden in Radiohead’s ‘OK Computer’ reissue

There’s a very bizarre Easter egg hidden in Radiohead’s latest album. Buried within the boxed edition of the band’s OK Computer anniversary release is a computer program for a 1980’s computer with a hidden message. SEE ALSO: Type ‘spinner’ into Google for a fidgety surprise Discovered by a group of dedicated fans on Reddit, the program is for a ZX Spectrum, an 8-bit computer that was popular ... Read More »

There’s now a tool to test for NSA spyware

Has your computer been infected with a suspected NSA spying implant? A security researcher has come up with a free tool that can tell. Luke Jennings of security firm Countercept wrote a script in response to last week’s high-profile leak of cyberweapons that some researchers believe are from the National Security Agency. It’s designed to detect an implant called Doublepulsar, ... Read More »

There’s now a game in which you build your own gaming PC

I’ve always wondered why simulator games (and an audience for them) exist for things like driving trucks, operating trains and being a goat: I guess they make sense for people who’ve actually tried and enjoyed those activities, or wanted to know what they feel like. (not sure about the goat thing though). That’s why my inner nerd was excited to ... Read More »

There’s,a,little-known,EU,rule,that,may,stop,the,Brexit,banking,exodus

The U.K.’s decision to leave the EU last month has ignited fears of an exodus of banking talent from the City of London, but a little-known set of rules is being drafted that could well bypass post-Brexit barriers and allow access to the privileges the country had before. Implementation of the so-called Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MIFID II) ... Read More »

The problem with the commodity bounce: ‘There’s no juice there’

After years of underperforming stocks, commodities are beating theS&P 500 this year, at least as measured by the Dow Jones Commodity Index. But some traders still advise staying far away from the commodity space. The recent move higher is “definitely a head fake,” Boris Schlossberg of BK Asset Management said Monday on CNBC’s “Power Lunch.” The biggest problem, he said, ... Read More »

There’s a bigger worry than energy stocks

There’s no doubt that one of the biggest drivers of current market action is oil. The continued volatility in “black gold” has led to steep price declines in many of the stocks that rely on it, or products made from it. However, as bad as it’s been for the energy sector, weakness in two other places in the markets is ... Read More »