Science & Technology News Science & Technology News from en 60 Air pollution may shrink the brain Breathing polluted air every day may change a person's brain and lead to cognitive impairment, a new study says Mon, 27 Apr 2015 20:21:50 -0500 SciTech - Expert lauds Apple Watch for its ‘excellent’ display DisplayMate president Raymond Soneira has never been shy about ripping Apple’s display quality in the past and he’s almost always had effusive praise for Samsung’s gorgeous displays. With this in mind, we were interested to see that Soneira on Monday had high praise for the Apple Watch’s display, which he deemed ... Mon, 27 Apr 2015 19:45:33 -0500 Tech News Headlines - Yahoo News Megacities Might Not Save the Planet After All Dense urban centers are supposed to be greener than sprawl–but megacities have too much of both. The post Megacities Might Not Save the Planet After All appeared first on WIRED. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 19:39:12 -0500 WIRED From 'axe the tax' to 'climate consensus': how Abbott reshaped our climate story After years running focus groups I’ve learned one thing: technical terms like ‘carbon’ and ‘emissions’ can never win against a simple story about tax Continue reading... Mon, 27 Apr 2015 19:30:14 -0500'axe%20the%20tax'%20to%20'climate%20consensus':%20how%20Abbott%20reshaped%20our%20climate%20story Science | The Guardian Police investigate two-way mirror in Berwyn club's bathroom A comedian who posted a video of a two-way mirror in the women's bathroom of a Berwyn club prompted a police investigation Monday, but authorities say it appears no one's privacy rights were violated. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 19:29:00 -0500's%20bathroom News - Chicago Tribune Silk Road Judge Denies Retrial Despite Agents’ Alleged Corruption New corruption charges against two federal agents and a pile of other complaints from Ulbricht's defense isn't enough to win Silk Road's creator a second chance at freedom. The post Silk Road Judge Denies Retrial Despite Agents’ Alleged Corruption appeared first on WIRED. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 19:27:28 -0500 WIRED Exclusive: Data center company Telx explores $2 billion sale - sources Telx Group Inc, a private equity-owned provider of data centers and network solutions to companies, is exploring a sale that could value it at around $2 billion, including debt, according to people familiar with the matter. Telx's owners, ABRY Partners LLC and Berkshire Partners LLC, have interviewed investment banks in recent weeks ... Mon, 27 Apr 2015 19:24:56 -0500$2%20billion%20sale%20-%20sources Tech News Headlines - Yahoo News Handy cleaning app lets Londoners foster a cat for free to get rid of mice Animal charity Wood Green partners with Handy cleaning service to offer selection of rescue cats in need of temporary foster homes Continue reading... Mon, 27 Apr 2015 19:23:46 -0500 Technology | The Guardian It's too easy to accidentally buy stuff on Apple Watch That's what CNET editor Scott Stein learned when he inadvertently bought an Xbox during an Apple Watch demo Mon, 27 Apr 2015 19:20:48 -0500's%20too%20easy%20to%20accidentally%20buy%20stuff%20on%20Apple%20Watch SciTech - Valve Nixes Paid Skyrim Mods After Huge Backlash Valve announced that creators of game mods would be able to sell their creations. On Monday, it pulled the feature. The post Valve Nixes Paid Skyrim Mods After Huge Backlash appeared first on WIRED. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 19:20:29 -0500 WIRED Former Northwestern football player faces weapons charges A former Northwestern University football player is facing weapons charges after a rifle and "metal knuckles" were found in his vehicle and ammunition was found in his dorm room, according to court records. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 19:18:00 -0500 News - Chicago Tribune Bethesda’s experiment with paid Skyrim mods has been an epic disaster – is there any way to fix it? I’ll admit it: When Bethesda and Valve last week announced that they were going to open up a store where people could pay for individual modifications to the iconic game Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, I thought it was a terrific idea. My reasoning at the time was that modders do such ... Mon, 27 Apr 2015 19:00:11 -0500 Tech News Headlines - Yahoo News Time Warner Cable is reportedly open to being acquired by Charter Reuters reports that Time Warner is "open" to being acquired by Charter, in a move that would create a cable giant with 15.6 million video subscribers and 16.4 million broadband customers. If Charter decided to pursue an acquisition, that would mark its second attempt to ingest Time Warner in as many years. ... Mon, 27 Apr 2015 18:50:14 -0500 Tech News Headlines - Yahoo News Valve Takes Down Skyrim's Paid Mod Store After Mass Protests It’s been quite a week for Valve and Bethesda, who caused an uproar by instantly dividing Skyrim’s modding community with the addition of paid store for mods. Today, after nothing short of an apocalyptic hellstorm of fan fury, they’ve announced they’re taking the store down. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 18:46:00 -0500's%20Paid%20Mod%20Store%20After%20Mass%20Protests Forbes - Tech Global warming to blame for 75 percent of hottest days New study finds that three-quarters of hot days can be linked to man-made climate change from greenhouse gas emissions Mon, 27 Apr 2015 18:39:43 -0500 SciTech -