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Scenes From A Thrilling Afternoon On Amazon's New Social Network, Spark

Look out, Instagram. Amazon's copycat is coming for you. And...you'll probably be fine.<p>On Tuesday, Amazon introduced a new social network called Spark.<p>Spark is an Instagram competitor, with a commerce-y twist!<p>Amazon says Spark "makes it easy to discover—and shop—stories and ideas from a community …

This famous roboticist doesn’t think Elon Musk understands AI

Earlier this week, at the campus of MIT, TechCrunch had the chance to sit down with famed roboticist Rodney Brooks, the founding director of MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab, and the cofounder of both iRobot and Rethink Robotics.<p>Brooks had a lot to say about AI, including his …

Samsung adds and swiftly removes sexist Bixby descriptor tags

Why does this keep happening<p>Samsung’s new voice assistant Bixby has finally arrived, and unfortunately, it was accompanied by sexist descriptions for its male and female voice options.<p>Under “language and speaking style” in the Bixby menu, as several have pointed out on Twitter, the female voice was …

Best Buy takes $200 off US unlocked Galaxy S7 Edge, also selling Verizon variant for only $312

Don’t you find it a little weird that Samsung and third-party US retailers have been repeatedly discounting the hot new Galaxy S8 and S8+ lately …

Samsung's Bixby voice assistant is ready to help in the US

The voice component of Samsung's Bixby assistant has been a long time in coming. The company was quick to boast about its AI helper at the Galaxy S8 launch, but revealed that the signature voice feature wouldn't arrive until later in the spring... and even then, it only had a full launch in South …

25 best battery life laptops for 2017

There's nothing worse than having your laptop shut down in the middle of a big meeting, while writing an important email or halfway through streaming the latest binge-worthy Netflix series. Fortunately, battery life for laptops, tablets and hybrids continues to show steady improvement, with systems …

OnePlus’ weather app is now available in the Play Store [Update: launcher app too]

<b>Update:</b> Following OnePlus’ rollout of its weather app to the Play Store, it appears that the company has now officially moved its launcher app there too. This first made its way to Google Play earlier this month before being pulled shortly thereafter for an unspecified reason. <i>Android Police</i> now …

Android News

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ tipped to match the screen size of the Galaxy S8 duo

With the Galaxy S8 and S8+ looking nothing like their forerunners, as the war on screen bezels continues, the reasonable thing to wonder now is where …

Mira’s Prism is a $99 headset vying to become the Google Daydream of augmented reality

The Mira Prism is a strange product, intended to fill a gap that may or may not actually exist: the mid-tier AR market. The brand new startup is positioning the headset as the Gear VR or Google Daydream of augmented reality. It’s a fair comparison, as far as cost and utility are concerned — the $99 …

The best OnePlus product this year is the Travel Backpack

A month ago, OnePlus launched its best product of 2017, but it wasn’t the hotly anticipated OnePlus 5 smartphone. I reviewed that phone and found it a mixed bag, however it was the <i>actual bag</i> that OnePlus introduced alongside it that really captured my attention. The descriptively titled Travel …

Backpacking

Amazon launches Spark, a shoppable feed of stories and photos aimed at Prime members

Amazon today is launching Amazon Spark, a new feature aimed at improving product discovery, which is seemingly inspired by Instagram and its use of shoppable photos. Similarly, Amazon Spark users are encouraged to post stories, ideas and images of products they love, which others can react to with …

Google Glass 2.0 Is a Startling Second Act

<b>Don’t call Heather Erickson</b> a glasshole.<p>Yes, that’s Google Glass on her frames. But she’s not using it to check her Facebook, dictate messages, or …

Google Glass

This app will correct your grammar and spelling as you go

The internet may have made our written communications more casual, but it's safe to say that spelling and grammar still matter. A well-written text …

Reelgood helps cord cutters find, track and watch content from across streaming services

Reelgood, a service making it easier for cord cutters to find something new to watch and keep track of their favorite shows, is today exiting beta with the launch of a new site that aggregates content from across over 250 streaming services in a single interface. The end result is something of a TV …

Where to Buy High-Quality Jeans, From the People Who Fix Them for a Living

The experts at Denim Therapy talk alterations, repairs, and favorite brands.<p>Not long ago, Geoffrey Chorbajian, 42, a former senior fundraiser for an environmental nonprofit and current stay-at-home dad, noticed that his blue jeans had a hole in them. To most people this is a normal occurrence, or …

Teen charged in school shooting moved to mental hospital

URBANA, Ohio (AP) — A teen charged as an adult in an Ohio school shooting that wounded two students has been moved from a detention center to a …

Presidents Bush and Clinton offer advice: Be humble in victory, responsible with power

The two did not mention President Donald Trump once during a nearly hour-long discussion where they traded quips and insights. But they offered indirect references that many in the crowd of about 300 people at the George W. Bush Presidential Library took to be references to the current …

George W. Bush

China, N. Korea: 2 repressive systems, 2 prisoners, 2 deaths

TOKYO (AP) — Two prisoners locked away by two repressive systems, their conditions largely unknown. When the news did come, it was sudden and …

North Korea

Egypt attacks: 2 German female tourists, 5 policemen killed

CAIRO (AP) — Two German female tourists were stabbed to death while four other foreigners were wounded in an attack Friday at a hotel in the Egyptian …

Extremism

Head of ISIS in Afghanistan killed in drone strike, Pentagon says

A U.S. drone strike in eastern Afghanistan earlier this week killed Abu Sayed, the leader of the Islamic State's offshoot there, U.S. officials said Friday.<p>A Pentagon statement said that other Islamic State members were also killed in the operation on Tuesday in Kunar province and said that it …

Afghanistan

This device will let you record all calls on an iPhone

Recording phone calls on an iPhone can be a pain. You either have to pay for an app that probably only works through a custom dialer (or the phone app, which doesn’t help if you need to make a call through WhatsApp, Skype, or a different service), or you end up using a tape recorder or another …

Apps

Mt. Gox chief claims innocence ahead of Bitcoin trial

At one point, the Mt. Gox exchange facilitated 80 percent of the world's Bitcoin transactions. That was, at least, until 2014 when someone absconded with hundreds of millions of dollars worth of the digital currency -- as well as an additional $28 million in cash -- from the exchange's accounts. …

Stash raises $40 million Series C to make investing more approachable

Micro-investing app Stash has raised an additional $40 million in Series C funding, the company announced this morning, following rapid growth in terms of sign-ups from new users – 86 percent of whom are first-time investors. The startup’s app is designed to help ease people into investing by …

Bixby Voice US release date revealed?

Bixby made its debut on the Galaxy S8 series back in April. As you may know, the company didn’t launch the full version of the digital assistant in the US, as the voice control feature wasn’t — and still isn’t — available on the two flagship devices. However, if the latest leak is to be believed, …

Bixby

Here are the best phones for gaming

In the last several months, companies have released a surge of phones focused on giving the best gaming experience. It makes sense — more and more mobile games are pushing the envelope in graphics, gameplay, and features. But what are the best phones for gaming right now?<p>In this article, we take a …

iFixit teardown confirms Note 7 Fan Edition is just a Note 7 with a new, smaller battery

Like a phoenix from the ashes, Samsung’s ill-fated Galaxy Note 7 has emerged from the fires of its battery woes reborn as the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Fan Edition, a refurbished Note 7 that, hopefully, won’t explode. Samsung announced that it’d be using some original Galaxy Note 7 parts in the Fan …

Mobile Technology

Why physicists really, really want to find a new subatomic particle

The latest search for a new particle has fizzled. Scientists are excited, and a bit scared.<p>Particle physicists are rather philosophical when describing their work.<p>“Whatever we find out, that is what nature chose,” Kyle Cranmer, a physics professor at New York University, tells me. It’s a good …

Physics