In a new filing, Epic rejects Apple's claim that "interest" in Fortnite declined by 70%, says active players grew 39% between October 2019 and July 2020 (Jon Fingas/Engadget)

Jon Fingas / Engadget: In a new filing, Epic rejects Apple’s claim that “interest” in Fortnite declined by 70%, says active players grew 39% between October 2019 and July 2020  —  Epic is hitting back at Apple’s claims that the developer’s lawsuit was just an attempt to revitalize sagging interest in Fortnite on iOS.

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Why is space a vacuum?

Space is an almost perfect vacuum, full of cosmic voids. And in short, gravity is to blame. But to really understand the vacuum of our universe, we have to take a moment to understand what a vacuum really is — and what it’s not.   So, what is a vacuum, and why isn’t space a […]

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Who Benefits from Public Green Space?

As cities around the world experience the effects of urbanization and increased density, how and where we provide green space to urban dwellers becomes more important. Proximity to green spaces such as parks and biking trails helps to promote physical and mental health, and should be shared equally amongst urban communities. However, like many public […]

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Pointed tips on aluminum ‘octopods’ increase catalytic reactivity — ScienceDaily

Points matter when designing nanoparticles that drive important chemical reactions using the power of light. Researchers at Rice University’s Laboratory for Nanophotonics (LANP) have long known that a nanoparticle’s shape affects how it interacts with light, and their latest study shows how shape affects a particle’s ability to use light to catalyze important chemical reactions. […]

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Comcast shut off Internet to hundreds, saying they were illegally connected

Comcast says that a broadband reseller illegally sold Comcast Internet service in residential buildings in the Denver area and has terminated the connections to those buildings. As reported by Denver7 this week, the shutoff affected hundreds of people who live in buildings serviced by AlphaWiFi, “which installs and services Internet in approximately 90 apartment buildings […]

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