'Twitter makes a hell of a lot more money than Instagram, if that’s what Wall Street cares about.' Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom said yesterday that the photo-sharing service has overtaken Twitter in active
In just a matter of three months, the Noke smart padlock managed to make its way from Kickstarter to our Expand event as an Insert Coin contender, so of course it's rather special. First of all, it's Bluetooth
As this site wrote about yesterday, the FTC has come down on AT&T for misleading millions of customers by charging them for “unlimited” data plans while reducing their data speeds, in some cases by nearly
It’s been a few weeks since we’ve heard much about Project Ara, Google’s effort to build a phone out of components that can be swapped out, piece-by-piece. Google showed off the device a bit back at I/O
(Reuters) - The wife of 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney said he is strongly disinclined to mount a bid for the White House in 2016 but stopped short of ruling it out, the Los Angeles reported.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a victory for animal rights activists, the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed California to continue to ban foie gras, a delicacy produced from the enlarged livers of ducks
The family of Clayton Lockett, the death row inmate in Oklahoma who suffered a long and apparently traumatic execution in April, is suing a family doctor who they allege actively participated in the botched
Under furious assault from conservative Catholics, the Vatican backtracked Tuesday on its surprisingly positive assessment of gays and same-sex relationships. In a report Monday, the Vatican had said gays
Wearable World, best known as the San Francisco-based conference and media site, is to launch what it claims is the first ever purely wearable technology accelerator and incubator programme in Europe.
The goal is to enable women who want to continue focusing on their careers without sacrificing their chance to have children later on. NBC News reports that Facebook recently began its program and that
Sprint wants to reward its existing customer base for its loyalty. The company said on Tuesday that it is offering a "Loyalty Service Credit" of $15 to Sprint customers looking to lease Apple's new iPhone
(CNN) — Want to ride an elevator into space? While the idea has been around for more than 100 years, a breakthrough in nanotechnology could mean we will be riding into space on a cable made of diamonds.
On Tuesday, Oct. 7, The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced that they awarded the prize to Isamu Akasaki of Meijo University in Nagoya, Japan, Hiroshi Amano of Nagoya University in Japan, and Nakamura
Another very cool item hidden within CEATEC, Japan's biggest tech show, was the Tempescope. The team behind it call it "an ambient physical display that visualizes the weather, inside your living room"
Auto-conversion of GIFs to MP4 video files will allow for smaller files, higher quality GIFs are positively everywhere, and have been for a while — there's no stopping them. But the massive photo sharing
Google’s Street View Trekker cameras just got a bit of a lift. Since 2012, Google has been letting users explore landmarks like the Grand Canyon 0r the Taj Mahal that are only accessible by foot via the
One of the several reasons for why we love CEATEC is that we get to test ride human transporters there (as well as meeting robots of all sorts). Last year we came across Honda's stool-like UNI-CUB, and
We have pocket watches, pocket cameras and now — with smartphones — pocket computers. So why shouldn't doctors and scientists around the world have pocket microscopes? Bioengineer Manu Prakash and his
The cofounder of online fashion retailer Modcloth has challenged the industry to stop Photoshopping models in a powerful open letter posted to the company's website. "The message we hear time and again
This DIYer proves you don't have to sacrifice style on a strict budget. When we spotted this bathroom makeover on Hometalk, we knew we had to read all about it. Urusula, the blogger behind Home Made by
It's no secret that US and British spy agencies are trying to crack the Tor network, but new information suggests that the agencies' floundering efforts may be sabotaged from within. For the uninitiated,
We already know that the United States Congress (or the countless people it employs) can't seem to stop editing Wikipedia articles, but do they need to be such jerks about it? Case in point: Wiki tinkerers
In the near future, smart machines and systems will automate many jobs that exist today, changing the nature of skills that are in high demand. As social technologies play a more important role in value
It's responsible for 8.5 percent of Wikipedia articles. You might think writing 10,000 articles per day would be impossible. But not for a Swede named Sverker Johansson. He created a computer program has