For some, Bitcoin doesn't go far enough towards truly unregulated, untraceable currency. Cody Wilson, the man behind the world's first lethal 3D-printed gun, and Amir Taaki, a Bitcoin entrepreneur, are
Back in April CNNx launched, letting viewers jump through the news of the day and watch what they want, when they want. The only problem? Other than the fact that it's restricted to CNN's iPad app and
Everything is for sale in the dark web marketplaces. Anonymous buyers can procure everything from prescription painkillers to exotic designer drugs. You can hire sex workers and buy weapons in the same
"Summer brings out our inner glow," Nokia said in the vaguely worded teaser. Microsoft’s devices unit is teasing a Tuesday launch for a new product, perhaps in the Nokia X line of Android-based products.
Google has demonstrated its own driverless car, a design that does away with all conventional controls including the steering wheel, and says it will build 100 of the vehicles for testing with the eventual
Adobe has apologised for a system failure that knocked its Creative Cloud service offline for users around the world. Creative Cloud is the firm's subscription model for businesses or individuals using
The reason Google quickly became the dominant search engine is that it did something that other search engines had not bothered to do: It examined the number and relevance of links between pages, not the
Augment is a new case series from Rubix that puts a spin on the traditional battery case. Rubix is currently seeking funding on Kickstarter to produce this product line, but don’t let that get you down.
Summoner Wars started out its life as a tabletop card game, only to come to iOS in 2012, where it quickly became quite popular. Now years later, the game is making its way over to Android as well. For
We’ve all done it. You put your keys down, and five minutes later you have no idea where they are. You could swear you put your phone on the kitchen table last night, but it’s not there now. You put your
We're pretty sure it will be something around shopping. And it will certainly be mobile. Marc Lore is plotting his next thing. Less than a year after the former CEO of Diapers.com parent company, Quidsi,
The idea that the best things in life are free is true up to a point. So why do some people pay for things they don’t really have to? We’re not talking about piracy here, but there are premium apps and
A former iPhone user is suing Apple for not delivering her text messages after switching to a competitor’s smartphone. The lawsuit follows similar complaints by ex-iPhone users, in which they claim they
The future, as they say, is already here, but it’s just not very evenly distributed. To wit: the Zeus, a 3D printer that can scan and copy objects and, using the Internet, “fax” objects to other printers.
It's not too difficult to make your own animated GIF with the right tools. But like any piece of single-purpose hardware, an entire camera dedicated to the process feels so much more luxurious. Otto, launched
Spend lots of time online? Then perhaps you've heard of targeted advertising, "Big Data" analysis and complaints of privacy violations by advertising companies. The ads above your Gmail inbox? Yeah, those.
If you somehow managed to miss out on one of the largest App Store sensations this year before it was pulled by its developer, you're in luck. Flappy Bird is set to return to the App Store with some new
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