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May 19 2018


Is It Weird for Conservatives to Like 'Star Trek'?

On the latest 'Geek's Guide to the Galaxy' podcast, writer Ana Marie Cox discusses Ted Cruz's love of one of the most openly liberal TV shows.

A Mugshots.com Indictment, Lost Grenades, and More Security News This Week

Critical Cisco bugs, lost grenades, and more of the week's top security news.

Space Photos of the Week: Mars Gets Pac Man Fever

NASA just released an image of a crater-dune combination it is calling Bachan Pac-Man.

Best Weekend Tech Deals: Apple Watch, Neck Massagers, Monitors

Computer monitors, TVs, laptops, desktops, and even the Apple Watch are all on sale this weekend.

Google, Alibaba Spar Over Timeline for 'Quantum Supremacy'

Google says it expects to reach an important milestone for quantum computing this year. Not so fast, says Alibaba.

A Location-Sharing Disaster Shows How Exposed You Really Are

The failures of Securus and LocationSmart to secure location data are the failures of an entire industry.

May 18 2018


Yes, 'Call of Duty''s Single-Player Campaign Will Be Missed

'Black Ops 4' may not mark the permanent death of single-player options in the entire franchise, but it's sad news nonetheless

Gadget Lab Podcast: How to Make Bike Commuting Less Daunting

“Bikes” Calore makes a case for why everyone should bike more–and tells you the gear you need to do it right.

23andMe Goes Global In Its Data-Mining Efforts

The consumer genetics company is opening its data set to some researchers—and recruiting others to make that data set more robust in the first place.

How to Not Watch the Royal Wedding

You have been invited to virtually attend Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's marriage this weekend. But frankly, you don't give a damn.

Fed Up With Apple's Policies, App Developers Form a 'Union' Ahead of WWDC

A group identifying itself as The Developers Union worries its members cannot earn a living by writing software built on Apple’s existing values.

The Swedish Designer Creating Edible Robots

Erika Marthins fuses food with tech to create a futuristic noshing experience.

New Kitchen Knives from Shun and Kikuichi Cutlery

Our kitchen gear expert gives you some points to consider when adding a new blade to your quiver.

Uber's Flying Cars, Tesla's Autopilot Fight, and More Cars News This Week

Plus: the sticky icky problem of trucking marijuana around California, Acura's new infotainment system, and how just one autonomous car can help kill traffic.

Congress' Latest Move to Extend Copyright Protection Is Misguided

Opinion: Law professor and copyright expert Lawrence Lessig argues that Congress is once again selling the public domain to the special interests.

Net Neutrality Is Just a Gateway to the Real Issue: Internet Freedom

The Senate vote wasn't about net neutrality. It was about making world class internet, in all its forms, a powerful political issue—with rippling effects come 2020.

Kik Founder Plots a Rebel Alliance Against Facebook's 'Death Star'

Ted Livingston is tired of Facebook copying Kik's features. To protect his cryptocurrency, he wants other apps to adopt it.

The Shape-Shifting Robot That Evolves by Falling Down

Evolutionary robotics is a potentially powerful way to get machines to master novel terrain on their own, no hand-holding required.

Elon Musk Presents His Tunnel Vision to the People of LA

The Boring Company CEO presented his idea for slaying traffic to a packed and adoring audience in Los Angeles, sharing specs and engineering details.

May 17 2018


How Volcanologists Predicted Kilauea’s Explosive Eruption

Scientists are now warning that the next phase of eruptions could send very large boulders as far as a mile from the crater.
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