Evan Wade

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Numerous wants to be the ultimate app for numbers geeks

Numbers make the world go ’round. Or so the old adage <i>should</i> go.<p>Numbers hold a lot of inherent meaning within the context of things that matter to us, be it hobbies, work, or the world at large. Whether it’s counting down to your holiday, counting up from when you stopped smoking, tracking your …

Sharp abandons TVs in the US, hands keys to China's Hisense

Sharp's financial problems have forced it to leave the LCD TV business in North America. Chinese TV maker Hisense has paid a mere $23.7 million for the company's Mexican factory and the right to use the Sharp brand in North and South America. Sharp lost 34 billion yen ($274 million) last quarter …

Tesla's autopilot mode will get two awesome new features

Last fall, Tesla introduced an optional, semiautonomous "autopilot" mode on its Model S. Equipped with ultrasonic radar, the system can sense and avoid obstacles, other vehicles and even pedestrians. Hell, the thing even changes lanes for you with the flip of a turn signal. On Friday, Elon Musk …

PlayStation Plus members will soon vote on what games go free

Sure, PlayStation Plus subscribers are used to getting "free" games every month, but they haven't had any say about what the gratis titles would be. Until now. With Vote to Play, you'll have a chance to make your voice heard. PlayStation VP of platforms marketing John Koller writes on the</i> …

Mobile Technology

IBM to Purchase Up to 200,000 Macs, With 50-75% of Employees Ultimately Switching From Lenovo

A year after teaming up with Apple on an enterprise partnership to push iOS devices and apps for business users, IBM is moving forward with plans to rapidly move its own employees onto Apple's platforms, <i>MacRumors</i> has learned.<p>While IBM announced in an internal memo several months ago that it was …

Mozilla lashes out at Microsoft, says Windows 10 deters user choice

Mozilla, the company behind the web browser Firefox, is accusing Microsoft of discouraging users from changing default applications in Windows …

Watch Classical Sculptures Spring To Life Through The Magic Of Projection Mapping

Walk through any good art classical museum, and the statues can seem so real, it’s almost as if they’ll come to life if turn your back on them. At France’s Lyon Museum of Fine Arts, for at least one night, that’s exactly what happened.<p>The museum asked artist Arnaud Pottier to bring sculptures, …

Sculpture

How Do Fireflies Glow? Mystery Solved After 60 Years

Scientists have sussed out the chemical secret of these bright summertime beetles—and it may someday improve human health, a new study says.<p>Think of the firefly abdomen like a black box of bioluminescence.<p>For around 60 years, scientists have known what basic ingredients go into the box—things like …

Everything coming and going on Netflix for August 2015

There are around 80 titles being added to Netflix next month, while 40 are going offline. Find out what to watch right here.<p>Netflix is losing some high-quality content in August, so watch while you still can. The spectacularly beautiful and fun "The Fifth Element" goes offline August 1. The …

Entertainment

Scientists are using origami to build nanobots

One of the world’s oldest art forms could inspire some particularly futuristic technology. In a paper published in Nature today, a team of scientists from Cornell University showed how origami influenced designs for atom-thick graphene objects that could one day be used in nanotechnology.<p>The …

Nanotech

The 50 Greatest Sci-Fi TV Shows Ever

From the whiz-bang and cheesy to the far-out and prematurely cancelled, sci-fi and TV have had a nice run. We locked ourselves in the basement with several milk crates of VHS tapes, laser discs, and back issues of Starlog to come up with the top<p>From the whiz-bang and cheesy to the far-out and …

Science Fiction

The White House’s Alpha Geeks

CTO Megan Smith and her deputy Alex Macgillivray are seizing the tech moment. Here’s their plan to raise America’s technology quotient.<p>Until about a …

'The Future Is Bright’: Here's What The Verge Says About Windows 10

Our partners over at The Verge have been nose deep in Windows 10.<p>If you’ve been waiting for Windows 10, then prepare to be “delightfully surprised.” That’s according to our partners over at The Verge who, like Walt Mossberg and myself, have been nose deep in Windows 10 in recent days (or in Tom …

Windows Phone

Dear Health Care, the Internet Is Here to Stay

The health-care industry is being flooded with devices for generating valuable patient data.<p>While most other industries have enjoyed a decades-long marriage with the Internet, in health care, we’re still in the “getting to know you” phase, working to establish a level of trust. Understandably, …

Digital Health