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  1. Astronauts And Google Team Up To Let You Explore A Space Station

    07.21 / 00:06 newsy.com Newsy.com - Technology
    Watch VideoHave you ever wanted to visit the International Space Station but just can't seem to get into the astronaut program? Well, now you can at least take a virtual trip. Google Street View will let you explore the ISS from the comfort of your desk. The ISS is made up of 15 modules, and Google will let you explore all of them. And if something catches your eye, there are handy buttons you can press to learn more about some items.It's the first time…
  2. Elon Musk Wants To Build A Hyperloop On The East Coast

    07.20 / 21:55 newsy.com Newsy.com - Technology
    Watch VideoElon Musk is still a long way from completing a network of underground tunnels in California.But he's already planning an even more ambitious project on the other side of the country.Musk tweeted Thursday he has "verbal [government] approval" to build an underground hyperloop on the East Coast.It would connect New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, D.C.SEE MORE: Elon Musk Likes Most Technology, But He Wants One Sector RegulatedHe said the futuristic…
  3. World's Authorities Shut Down Internet's Largest 'Dark Market'

    07.20 / 19:52 newsy.com Newsy.com - Technology
    Watch VideoThe Justice Department said Thursday the internet's largest "dark market" has been shut down.AlphaBay was billed as an anonymous way for buyers and sellers to interact. It used the "Tor" network designed to encrypt user information.When the site was seized in early July, it had over 250,000 listings for illegal drugs and toxic chemicals. It also had more than 100,000 listings for guns, false IDs, malware and counterfeit goods.In addition to seizing AlphaBay's servers,…
  4. Modern Editing Software Could Make Identifying Fake Media Difficult

    07.20 / 17:50 newsy.com Newsy.com - Technology
    Watch VideoOne of these photos is fake, and the other is real. Can you tell which one is doctored and how it's different?The manipulated photo is on the left. The Golden Gate Bridge is missing links between its columns.This experiment was part of a new study to see how well people can spot fake images. On average, they can pick out a doctored photo about 60 percent of the time, but they could point out exactly what was manipulated only 45 percent of the time.And the practice…
  5. Xbox Makes It Easier For Indie Game Developers To Self-Publish Games

    07.20 / 03:44 newsy.com Newsy.com - Technology
    Watch VideoMicrosoft's Xbox One game console is rolling out a new platform for independent games — but casual gamers won't be able to play just yet.Back in March, Microsoft announced its "Xbox Live Creators Program" at the Game Developers Conference. The program lets independent developers directly self-publish games on the Xbox platform, and on Wednesday, the first string of new games made it to the Xbox One. But this sort of program isn't really new for indie g…
  6. Google Hopes New App Feature Will Keep Users Coming Back

    07.19 / 19:14 newsy.com Newsy.com - Technology
    Watch VideoGoogle wants to be thought of as more than just a search engine. So it's rolling out its own version of a constantly evolving news feed for its Google app. The feed will display news stories, sports highlights and videos. So if you use the app to search for which actor plays Peter Parker in the new "Spider-Man: Homecoming" movie, be prepared to get a lot of Tom Holland and Spidey content sent your way. SEE MORE: Google Glass Is Back From The Dead — B…