Looking back on my contrarian T-Mobile G1, the anti-iPhone, a decade later.
Fallout shelters are the new real estate craze; Amazon wants Alexa to take over the world; and don't expect a 5G iPhone anytime soon.
YouTubers "The Straight Pipes" sit down to find out which platform is better now that Apple CarPlay supports Google Maps.
Last year, Ecuador attempted to deputize WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange as one of its own diplomats and send him to Russia, according to a Friday report by Reuters.
Citing an "Ecuadorian government document," which the news agency did not publish, Assange apparently was briefly granted a "special designation" to act as one of its diplomats, a privilege normally granted to the president for political allies. However, that status was then withdrawn when the United Kingdom objected.
Renowned astronomer Galileo Galilei has been lauded for centuries for his courageous principled stance against the Catholic Church. He argued in favor of the Earth moving around the Sun, rather than vice versa, in direct contradiction to church teachings at the time. But a long-lost letter has been discovered at the Royal Society in London indicating that Galileo tried to soften his initial claims to avoid the church's wrath.
In August, Salvatore Ricciardo, a postdoc in science history at the University of Bergamo in Italy, visited London and searched various British libraries for any handwritten comments on Galileo's works. He was idly flipping through a catalogue at the Royal Society when he came across the letter Galileo wrote to a friend in 1613, outlining his arguments. According to Nature, which first reported the unexpected find, the letter “provides the strongest evidence yet that, at the start of his battle with the religious authorities, Galileo actively engaged in damage control and tried to spread a toned-down version of his claims.”
“I thought, ‘I can’t believe that I have discovered the letter that virtually all Galileo scholars thought to be hopelessly lost,’” Ricciardo told Nature. “It seemed even more incredible because the letter was not in an obscure library, but in the Royal Society library.”
Virus screener goes down, Intel patches more chips, Pegasus government spying code spreads across globe
Plus: Gov pay sites take a dive, and more
Famous for an excellent video game adaptation of The Walking Dead, the studio is now a shambling zombie itself.
Ruslan Bondars run a "VirusTotal-for-crooks" operation from 2009 to 2017.
US cities react in fury to FCC's $2bn break for 5G telcos: We'll be picking up the tab, say officials
Federal price cap will undercut existing agreements, says just about every big city in America
A plan to impose a federal price cap and one-size-fits-all model for the rollout of next-generation mobile networks has been met with fury by US cities.…
One lucky follower will win some awesome Deadpool swag, including a copy of Deadpool autographed by TJ Miller and more! This giveaway ends Sept. 23, 2018.
Modern day codebreakers have used wartime methods to read messages scrambled by an Enigma machine.
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We've all got a little, er, Richardinsonia in our animal family tree, it appears
Video A fossil of the earliest known animal on Earth has been discovered in cliffs along the White Sea on the northwest coast of Russia.…
A retailer pulls the costume after online backlash.
Toyota is one of a handful of automakers that only supports Apple CarPlay for now.
We joined forces with Speck to give away one iPhone XS Max and one iPhone XS, both unlocked and with three cases each. This sweepstakes ends Oct. 7, 2018.
Larger screen, new watch faces, the promise of serious heart-rate tech -- but don't stray from the charger for more than a day. Here's our Series 4 experience so far.
Internet outrage mobile insists year-long API bug would have been super-hard to exploit
Twitter is in full damage control mode after disclosing that it may have inappropriately exposed some unlucky twits' private tweets and direct messages to strangers.…
Hopefully it wasn't sent from the future to find Sarah Connor.
Every Android app could potentially come to VR, plus reach-out-and-touch controls and see-through superpowers.