Top technology stories for October 4
If you're a fan of Grand Theft Auto V, you may have been counting the days until GTA Online launched. That launch happened earlier this week and along with the launch came a few bug reports. Rockstar has announced that the first patch for the game will be landing today in the US. It's unclear exactly what the patch will fix, but it should be available soon for Xbox and PS3 gamers.
A researcher from MIT has announced that self-assembling cube swarmbots have been invented. They sound a lot like the replicators from Stargate SG1. The robots reportedly have a number of applications including the ability to repair equipment and lots more.
Movie fans are probably familiar with the movie from 2001 called Black Hawk Down. That movie was based on a real incident that resulted in the death of several US military service people. This weekend 60 Minutes will be showing actual video from the real battle in Mogadishu that the movie was based on. There'll also be reports from eyewitnesses who participated in the battle.
A voice actress named Susan Bennett has stepped forward and claimed to be the person who voices the female Siri is the fault in the United States. Why Apple won't confirm the claim, and expert in audio forensics has said that Bennett is in fact the voice of Siri.
The Sasquatch Genome Project claimed this week that Bigfoot actually exists in offered up some HD video footage and DNA samples is proof. The same group was proven wrong in the past when there DNA samples were tested.