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Why The 2015 Nissan Murano's 'Gearless' CVT Feels Like It's Shifting

Step into the 2015 Nissan Muranoand just drive, and you might not notice anything unusual about the driving experience. It feels especially refined, …

Battery startup Seeo finds a backer in Samsung

Battery startup Seeo, which has developed a lithium ion battery that it says is safer to use than the standard ones currently on the market, will …

Samsung Leads $17M Investment In Battery Startup For More Efficient, Less Flammable Electric Cars

Any advancements in battery technology is slow going. Between the time and money it takes to get the technology off the ground, startups in this area have a long road to tread.<p>Today, it looks like battery startup Seeo is getting a bit more time with a $17 million Series E investment. Samsung …

Sony hackers warn to “stop immediately showing the movie of terrorism”

Sony has suffered immensely in recent days with scores of secret internal files leaking to the internet. Now, the attackers have posted another warning to the company on Github.<p>“It's both terrifyingly interesting and interestingly terrifying”According to VICE, TNW Conference is quite the eventFIND …

Gift Guide: For the Tech-Obsessed

Technology? It’s my favorite indulgence. Take a look a handful of gadgets that the stylish Silicon Valley denizen would adore.<p>Above: On my personal …

NASA Photos Show New Signs Of A Lake On Mars

Signs of water currents and sediments are seen in the latest photos NASA's Curiosity rover sent home from Mars, the space agency said Monday. The images suggest "ancient Mars maintained a climate that could have produced long-lasting lakes," NASA says.<p>In the huge Gale Crater where Curiosity has …

The secret of Google Maps' accuracy revealed

The maps we use to navigate have come a long way in a short time. Since the '90s we've gone from glove boxes stuffed with paper maps to floorboards …

Hacker message demands Sony not show 'The Interview'

An online message claiming to be from the group that hacked<p>Sony Pictures Entertainment's computer systems demanded that the studio stop showing "the movie of terrorism," a reference to theSeth Rogen-James Francocomedy "The Interview."<p>"Stop immediately showing the movie of terrorism which can break …

Tesla's stock plunges along with oil prices

Is cheaper gas here to stay? And if so, is that a problem for electric car maker Tesla?<p>That's what investors appear to be suggesting.<p>Shares of Tesla (TSLA) have plummeted more than 25% from the all-time high they hit in early September.<p>During the same time frame, the price of crude oil has plunged …

Coding is made child’s play by new electronic building blocks

The SAM electronic building system promises to turn anyone into an instant engineer<p>If Lego had a 21st-century facelift, it would look a lot like SAM, a new kit where the building blocks are electronic modules (or SAMs: sensor actor modules), which wirelessly communicate with each other over …

Sony hack snowballs as movie scripts, celebrity phone numbers leaked

Sony Pictures is in full-blown damage-control mode and has called an all-hands meeting following another huge leak of sensitive, confidential info. The new trove of data released by the so-called GOP (Guardians of Peace) includes more private employee info, actor phone numbers and traveling …