Last night's Saturday Night Live had Lena Dunham taking the hosting duties — but the cold open belonged to Liam Neeson. The Taken star reprised his well-known role standing next to Jay Pharoah as...
Whether he’s discussing NASA’s impact on our cultural psyche or emailing James Cameron about the night sky, Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson has a remarkably consistent message: our future depends on a...
Speaking today at the SXSW conference, Google's SVP of Android and Chrome Sundar Pichai said that in two weeks, Google will be releasing a developer SDK that will make it easier for companies to...
A neuroscientist declares that there is no scientific basis for myths such as women's alleged inability to read maps and men's alleged inability to care...
As if the revival of Carl Sagan's Cosmos couldn't get any more grandiose, tonight's debut has a pretty special guest. President Barack Obama will intro
A master chef can think about a combination of two, maybe three ingredients at a time. Watson, the same IBM supercomputer that won Jeopardy in 2011, can crunch through a quintillion. That's a one...
Steel yourself. One of the most punishing names in gaming makes a brutal return to PlayStation this week, igniting a joyous fire in the hearts of hardcore RPG fans...
The blog publishing startup's mobile app will allow consumption of Medium content but not creation, at least initially, according to Fortune. Read this article by Steven Musil on CNET News.
A nice little surprise here at CeBIT: A 15.6-inch laptop from MSI that gave us an early look at one of NVIDIA's unannounced 2014 laptop GPUs. MSI's reps
After a series of quick teasers during last month's Super Bowl, Fox has finally released a full trailer for the upcoming "12-episode event" of 24 — international badass Jack Bauer's first...
It's our 10th birthday, and to celebrate we'll be revisiting some of the key devices of the last decade. So please be kind, rewind.Motorola had been
Eyeing Expansion In BRICs, eBay Doubles Down On Machine Learning And Context Translation | TechCrunch
In 2013, eBay announced a big focus on growth in emerging markets for its marketplace, in particular, Russia, Brazil and China. Some of this growth can be..
It's not every week we see a new Batman game announced, but here we are. On PS4, no less! Based on what little we know about Arkham Knight, I think we can already safely get hyped up for it...
Soundwall is a wireless speaker and work of art combined...
In a store you can compare a bunch of headphones before you buy one, and that's exactly what's happening in Bozeman, Mont. Read this article by Steve Guttenberg on CNET News.
A breakout performance by Sarah Snook distinguishes this entrancingly strange science-fiction drama.
A cosmonaut floats away the International space station, spinning out of control as the camera follows it, going around planet Earth for just one orbit before plunging into the atmosphere, burning and...
Devices that can smell cancer are near to be used in hospitals - and before long we may be able to get a preliminary diagnosis by breathing on our mobile phones.
A couple of months ago, Twitter co-founder Biz Stone launched an app called Jelly, meant to make asking and answering random questions more fun. So, in a..
First Jeopardy, now the food world. IBM's cognitive computing system uses existing recipes and flavor chemistry to predict what humans will think tastes good.
The Gillmor Gang – Doc Searls, Keith Teare, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor — talk the usual smack about the complete fantasy known as IM interoperability...
Greetings from a rainy (but always fun) Austin, TX. As is the case leading up to every SXSW, many wonder what will be the breakout app. As someone who works..
Look, we're not ones to turn our noses up at free stuff, but this coupon is just ridiculous...
SanDisk’s latest microSDXC packs more in more storage than any other microSD card available, and that alone will be worth the price of admission for some.
For all the popularity of fingerprint scanners, Fujitsu believes that it can go one better. The Japanese company has been working on palm-based systems
Dylan Blau is practically a Vine celebrity, thanks to his uncanny ability to make ambitious stop-motion paper animations. Here's how he creates them.
The idea that a nuclear disaster could actually drive innovation is definitely a new way to look at Japan's ongoing Fukushima debacle...
An anonymous reader writes to this article about a series of visualizations built from London bike rental data...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The data breach at Target Corp...
VPN services are often advertised as tools to get uncensored access to the Internet, but this is not always the case. Ironically, many VPN providers ban BitTorrent traffic on U.S. and U.K...
I wanted to share an interesting conversation I had with Kiran Divvela back when he was still interviewing. Kiran runs all of our data supply chain activities...
The most famous advocate for science education bar none, Bill Nye has advanced the learnings of his field (and their popularity) with quirky experiments and a friendly demeanor since the 90s...
An anonymous reader writes "Google is facing investigation by the Competition Commission of India and potentially faces fines up to 10% of its three-year average turnover...
A biweekly forum at Fermilab dedicated to discussing the Large Hadron Collider has decided that the humble whiteboard and marker will drive its discussions from now on.