The FCC voted this morning to nullify 2015’s Open Internet Order and its strong net neutrality rules, substituting a flimsy replacement with a deeply (and deliberately) incorrect technical justification.
Elon Musk thinks it's almost certain that we're living in some version of The Matrix. In fact, he believes that there's a "one in billions chance" that reality as we know it is not a computer simulation.
When the US president says “America first” to a room full of world leaders, he probably doesn’t mean to invoke the spirit of a 15th-century Italian. When Charles de Gaulle proclaimed, “La France n’est
How do dogs see the world? Dogs see differently than humans. The reason lies within the eye. In the eye are light receptors called cones and rods. Cones help us distinguish different colors, while rods
Early on the morning of Sept. 26, 1983, Stanislav Petrov helped prevent the outbreak of nuclear war. A 44-year-old lieutenant colonel in the Soviet Air Defense Forces, he was a few hours into his shift
JAKARTA, Indonesia — The three teenage girls — shy and even seeming slightly embarrassed as they peer out from their Islamic head scarves — do not look much like a heavy metal band. But a dramatic change
With the launch of ARKit, we are going to see augmented reality apps become available for about 500 million iPhones in the next 12 months, and at least triple that in the following 12 months — as we can
Its creators have abandoned licenses to the format, signing its death sentence. MP3, the format that revolutionized the way we consume (and steal) music since the 90s, has been officially retired -- in
Plink away on the web-based app from your browser or phone. When Google tries to educate public about its AI research, it often releases tools that playfully explain the grittier, technical corners of
Shine on, you crazy diamond. The Evening Standard, a London paper, reported earlier this week that Apple will be moving British offices to Battersea power station, a derelict coal power station that has
The new options may be part of an overall avatar revamp. Accessibility doesn't just apply to the real world -- Microsoft's Phil Spencer has revealed that Microsoft will soon launch wheelchair avatars Xbox
Security You may not be aware, but it's "Safer Internet Day" out there — not a federal holiday by any means, but as good a time as any to make sure you're staying safe online. And Google is dangling a
Our brains aren’t designed for the type of work we do, which is why we’re always distracted. But two rules can help you retrain your brain. The secret to productivity isn’t getting more things done; it’s