Neurotechnology increasingly offers ways to influence and extract information from our brains. Do minds need new legal protections, wonders Jamais Cascio
These new images of Saturn may look small, drab, and grainy. But they actually show swirling storms in the clouds of the gas giant — the closest views of the planet we've ever gotten. On April 26, NASA's Cassini spacecraft began a series...Show More Summary
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Almost two years ago, Google announced it would change its name to Alphabet, which would effectively be a holding company for Google and its various businesses — YouTube, Android, etc. — as well as Google's more outlandish experiments...Show More Summary
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On April 26, NASA flew its Cassini spacecraft closer to Saturn than ever before. In fact, it's the closest any spacecraft has ever come to Saturn — just 1,900 miles from the beautiful planet's cloud tops. Even more exciting, Cassini has already transmitted images of what it saw from its deepest dive yet. Show More Summary
Online food delivery service GrubHub saw a big uptick in customers during the first three months of the year, sending its shares surging more than 18% in mid-day trading on Thursday. The company said "active diners" on its app totaled 8.75 million in the first quarter of the year, up 26% from the year-ago period. Show More Summary
As most other smartphones get bigger, a new phone is headed in the opposite direction. Called Jelly, the tiny 4G smartphone is one of the world's smallest. Seriously, it's itsy-bitsy. Look: Jelly has a 2.45-inch display, and is about 3.6 inches tall and about 1.7 inches wide. Show More Summary
New naming scheme appears to be even less clear than the old one.
BlackBerry KeyOne runs Android and comes with a throwback hardware keyboard.
It's not clear exactly which "freedoms" ordinary consumers lost.
Tritium from atomic bombs detected in half of “fossil” aquifers.
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What jobs are hot right now? It can be hard to tell, sometimes. After all, just because a gig is well-paying now doesn't mean it is projected to grow in future. Using the US Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics, job siteShow More Summary
Let's say you're at a party and you meet someone new for the first time. For some reason, you can't shake the immediate first impression that this person is dry, unemotional, and unfriendly. This could be because of the phenomenon that...Show More Summary
It’s 10,000X stronger than morphine, 100X stronger than fentanyl, and on the rise.
Apple has held talks with Visa about making its own pre-paid debit cards, Recode reported on Thursday. The pre-paid debit cards would tie into an unannounced service that would allow iPhone users to send money to each other digitally. But...Show More Summary