In today's world, there's one area of technology that can almost never be fast enough: the wireless networks that power our mobile devices. Despite decades of advancements, we still lose signal when walking around in a big city like New York or San Francisco. Show More Summary
"Three heavyweight fight" would put real pressure on Verizon and AT&T, CEO says.
A new video by amateur filmmaker Tatia Pilieva called "First Kiss" is going viral online. The short, 3-minute video shows 20 total strangers making out for the first time. The video, which was first found on Reddit and posted only yesterday on YouTube, already has over 2.5 million views. Show More Summary
Surgeons and astronauts, take heed—who couldn't use a third robotic arm?
Over the weekend, a video featuring a homeless man winning $1,000 with a lottery ticket went viral. He was actually the subject of famous YouTube prankster Magic of Rahat. Magic is best known for doing things like scaring fast-food workers by driving up to the window decked out like a headless person. Show More Summary
iOS 7.1, released this morning, includes several notable features, like support for CarPlay, a fix that improves the reliability of Touch ID, and a fix for a bug that caused crashes to the home screen. Along with those major enhancements,...Show More Summary
Maybe not, but its approach could improve the security of password databases.
Dave Carlson is running one of the largest Bitcoin mining operations there is. He's set up an army of number-crunching computers in two warehouses at an undisclosed location in Washington State. The computers generate a ton of heat and...Show More Summary
There are a lot of very silly iPhone 6 concept images and videos around, from convex curves that maximize reflections and vulnerability to damage, to completely transparent phones (invisible batteries and circuit boards are the new black, apparently). This concept by Sam Beckett isn’t terribly exciting, but it is likely reasonably close to what we […]
Microsoft's former CEO Steve Ballmer is known as one of the most flamboyant personalities in the tech industry. He jumps around, screams and gestures whenever he's on stage. But he wasn't always that way. As a kid and young adult, he...Show More Summary
In celebration of International Women's Day, March 8, we bring you the story of Sheila Marcelo. Marcelo created waves in January when Care.com, the company she founded, raised $91 million in a successful IPO. But to get to that point, Marcelo had to defy her family's expectations and turn away from a lucrative career as a lawyer. Show More Summary
Microsoft's former CEO, Steve Ballmer, often calls Microsoft his "fourth child." He poured his "heart, body and soul" into the company, he said during an onstage interview with the dean of Oxford's school of business in his first public appearance since leaving the job. Show More Summary
It's not unpleasant to be rich and powerful. It's especially not unpleasant to be rich, powerful, famous and retired. So what's the best perk that Steve Ballmer, who is all of those things, enjoys these days? During his first public appearance since he left Microsoft a month ago he was asked that question. Show More Summary
Steve Jobs used to tell a story about how he first became inspired by the idea of what computers could do. He'd say that once, when he was a kid, he was reading a science magazine and he found an article listing the various speeds of animals. Show More Summary
On March 11, videogame fans will finally get their eager thumbs on one of the most breathlessly anticipated new titles of the year. Called "Titanfall," it has taken four years and many millions to produce. And there is arguably more riding on its launch than any game released in recent memory. Show More Summary
NTSB judge strikes down $10,000 fine against man for unlicensed "commercial use."
In his first public appearance since leaving Microsoft's CEO role, Steve Ballmer did an interview with the dean of Oxford's school of business. A month gone from the job, he seemed at peace with his decision to leave a company he loves so much that he calls it his "fourth child." He talked about the best — and worst — advice he ever got. Show More Summary
Ubisoft broke gamers' hearts late last year when the firm delayed the release of Watch Dogs, a much-anticipated title that was supposed to be one of the flagship games for the new generation of gaming consoles, and gave it a vague "April to June" release window. Well, now we can dream again, though Ubisoft will […]
Covert remote access trojan was built using newly discovered DIY toolkit.
Sean Eldridge, the husband of Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes, has been accused by Republicans of accepting an illegal in-kind campaign donation to his upstate New York congressional campaign. Eldridge, a Democrat, is running to unseat Republican incumbent Rep. Show More Summary