Day: July 20, 2019

New ‘HBO Max’ Streaming Service Will Include a ‘Dune’ TV Series

An anonymous reader quotes Android Authority: Studios like Disney and NBCUniversal are making preparations to launch their own streaming services, and they are planning to take back their back catalog of films and TV series with them. That’s also what’s happening with WarnerMedia, the AT&T-owned entertainment group that operates, among many other things, HBO, Warner…

Brooklyn Nine-Nine’s Comic-Con experience is part escape room, part comedy act – CNET

It’s part of a big marketing blitz by NBC at the San Diego confab. …read more Source:: CNet

Fortnite The Final Showdown: The Giant Robot Wins – CNET

It was a battle for the ages. …read more Source:: CNet

HBO’s Watchmen smiles on Comic-Con with a new trailer – CNET

The show unmasks for another look at SDCC. …read more Source:: CNet

New Map Shows Where America’s Police, Businesses Are Using Facial Recognition and Other Surveillance Tech

“Fight For the Future, a tech-focused nonprofit, on Thursday released its Ban Facial Recognition map, logging the states and cities using surveillance technology,” reports CNET — noting that “surveillance technology” in this case includes Amazon’s Ring doorbell security cameras. A CNET investigation earlier this year highlighted the close ties between Ring and police departments across…

Marvel invades San Diego Comic-Con 2019 with awesome Avengers cosplay – CNET

From the Hulkbuster to fat Thor, here’s the best Avengers cosplay we saw at SDCC. …read more Source:: CNet

Endgame writers, Russo brothers spill Avengers secrets at Comic-Con 2019 – CNET

Heads up: Thanos was going to de-CAPitate Captain America. …read more Source:: CNet

Create A Low-Cost, High-Accuracy LCR Meter With An STM32 MCU

Having a good LCR meter was something which [Adil] had wanted for his personal lab, so as any good university student (and former Hackaday contributor) does, he ended up building his own. Using a Nucleo-F446RE board for the MCU side and a custom PCB for the side that does the actual measuring, he created a…

‘Caloric Restriction’ Study Finds Surprising Health Benefits

The New York Times reports positive results from the first major clinical study of caloric restriction (funded by America’s National Institutes of Health) in which 143 healthy volunteers ate (on average) 300 calories less each day: They lost weight and body fat. Their cholesterol levels improved, their blood pressure fell slightly, and they had better…

SDCC 2019: Everything to know about Star Trek: Picard – CNET

Patrick Stewart beams back into the world of Star Trek as Jean-Luc Picard. Here’s all the latest news on the cast, plot, release date and dog. …read more Source:: CNet