Razer zVault doles out free goodies for playing video games – CNET

Earn a wireless mouse just by playing Overwatch, Dota 2, League of Legends or CS:Go while logged into Razer’s network.

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Amazon’s Chinese competitor heads overseas… with bad English – CNET

The German e-commerce company brings Chinese online shopping platform Taobao to Singapore — with content translated using Alibaba.

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If Spotify were a CD store, it would be bigger than Greece – CNET

If the internet died and some of the biggest online services had to turn into brick-and-mortar stores, it would take an awful lot of bricks and mortar to make that happen.

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High-resolution non-destructive three-dimensional imaging of integrated circuits

Modern nanoelectronics has advanced to a point at which it is impossible to image entire devices and their interconnections non-destructively because of their small feature sizes and the complex three-dimensional structures resulting from their integration on a chip. This metrology gap implies a lack of direct feedback between design and manufacturing processes, and hampers quality control during production, shipment and use.

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Designer proteins fold DNA: Biophysicists construct complex hybrid structures using DNA and proteins

Scientists have developed a new method that can be used to construct custom hybrid structures using DNA and proteins. The method opens new opportunities for fundamental research in cell biology and for applications in biotechnology and medicine.

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FCC gets tough on robocalls – CNET

The commission approves new rules that give phone companies more ammunition to fight annoying robocalls.

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Facebook Messenger gets Reactions and Mentions so it’s more like Facebook – CNET

You can now add reaction emoji to individual messages and @ mentions in group chats.

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Wanna see the technology of 2050? Check out this futuristic nanotech group – Technical.ly

Technical.lyWanna see the technology of 2050? Check out this futuristic nanotech groupTechnical.lyThe Mid-Atlantc Micro/Nano Alliance is a group of companies, universities and government labs that are working on v v futuristic technologies. Wanna see the technology of 2050? Check out this futuristic nanotech group. By Tajha Chappellet-Lanier …

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Apple’s Zane Lowe wants to be your digital record-store Romeo – CNET

Zane Lowe, the head of Apple’s radio channel, sees Beats 1 DJs filling a music-culture void left by automated streaming libraries.

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A tough coat for silicon

Supercritical carbon dioxide delivers protective molecules to semiconductor surfaces, report researchers in a new article.

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