Blizzard integrates Facebook login and live video into Overwatch

Blizzard Entertainment and Facebook have teamed up to weave Facebook identity and social networking services into the enormously popular Overwatch PC and console video game as well as other popular Battle.net games. Source: Blizzard integrates Facebook login and live video into Overwatch

CoreOS launches Torus, a new open source distributed storage system (Frederic Lardinois/TechCrunch)

Techmeme Source: CoreOS launches Torus, a new open source distributed storage system (Frederic Lardinois/TechCrunch)

Scientists have discovered a new trigger for killing cancer cells – ScienceAlert

Source: Scientists have discovered a new trigger for killing cancer cells – ScienceAlert

Iran gives foreign messaging apps a year to move all data and activity linked to Iranian users onto servers inside the country (Reuters)

Techmeme Source: Iran gives foreign messaging apps a year to move all data and activity linked to Iranian users onto servers inside the country (Reuters)

With Islamic State using instant messaging apps, FBI seeks access to data – LA Times

FBI officials now want Congress to expand their authority to tap into messaging apps such as WhatsApp and Kik, as well as data-destroying apps such as Wickr and Surespot Source: With Islamic State using instant messaging apps, FBI seeks access to data – LA Times

Genetic Engineers Seek to Develop Super-Resilient Potato Variety | MIT Technology Review

Researchers in the U.K. aim for a new commercial potato that resists many of the worst vulnerabilities of potato crops around the world. Source: Genetic Engineers Seek to Develop Super-Resilient Potato Variety | MIT Technology Review

Robots Get a Grip on Meat and Vegetables | MIT Technology Review

Advances in robotics make it possible to automate tasks such as processing poultry and vegetables. Source: Robots Get a Grip on Meat and Vegetables | MIT Technology Review

Amazon making ‘ambitious’ PC game with creators of Portal, World of Warcraft and more | Polygon

Source: Amazon making ‘ambitious’ PC game with creators of Portal, World of Warcraft and more | Polygon

Paypal developing a password you can EAT | Daily Mail Online

Paypal developing stomach acid-powered pill that automatically logs you into accounts Source: Paypal developing a password you can EAT | Daily Mail Online

In California, a Wet Era May Be Ending – NYTimes.com

In California, a Wet Era May Be Ending – NYTimes.com.