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Pok mon Go for iOS and Android brings Pok mon into the real world

The Pok mon Company has announced a new mobile game called Pok mon Go, produced in collaboration with Nintendo and Niantic Labs, the former Google subsidiary behind the Ingress augmented reality...

Fallout 4 comes with a real Pip-Boy that works with your phone

The Fallout series is known for the Pip-Boy, a chunky smartwatch-style device that lets you check various information on the go. But in Fallout 4 , the latest instalment of the post-apocalyptic RPG...

Ahmed Mohamed says he's going to the White House and then he's transferring schools

Two days after his arrest for bringing a homemade clock to school, Ahmed Mohamed appeared at a press conference today to address his supporters. The 14-year-old student at MacArthur High School in...

Adobe Flash just took another step towards death, thanks to Google

Adobe Flash, the world s most hated software, is finally dying. Technically, it s been on its way out for years, but today it received one of its final blows which will go down in history. Google...

VMA 2015: Nicki Minaj called out Miley Cyrus live on the VMA stage

While accepting the award for Best Hip-Hop Video at tonight's MTV Video Music Awards, Nicki Minaj held host Miley Cyrus accountable for comments she made in an interview with The New York Times on...

Disney is building a massive Star Wars world at Disneyland

Today at Disney's D23 Expo, CEO Bob Iger made a huge announcement: the company is creating an enormous Star Wars-themed land for its parks. There will be two different parks, one at Disneyland in...

Tesla's $3,000 Powerwall Will Let Households Run Entirely On Solar Energy

You almost certainly associate Tesla with cars - very cool cars - but the company has an even grander vision beyond that. Today, CEO and founder Elon Musk unveiled 'Tesla Energy' - a new business...

The first new Dragon Ball series in nearly 20 years will debut this July

18 years after the end of Dragon Ball GT, a new Dragon Ball series is set to debut this summer. Titled Dragon Ball Chou (meaning Super), series creator Akira Toriyama will return to run the show....

The Mozilla Story: Making The World You Want

It's easy to forget how powerful Microsoft was only fifteen years ago. In 2000, Microsoft had 97% market share of its operating system in computers and, at its peak in 2004, Internet Explorer...

14-year-old Ahmed Mohamed arrested for bringing homemade clock to school

Police in Texas have arrested a 14-year-old boy for building a clock. Ahmed Mohamed, who lives in Irving and has a keen interest in robotics and engineering, put the device together on Sunday...

Facebook is making a 'Dislike' button

People have asked whether Facebook would make a "Dislike" button for years, and for years Facebook has said that it wouldn't. It's kind of obvious why this cycle happens: there's a natural impulse...

You can now buy Star Wars' adorable BB-8 droid and let it patrol your home

As I write this, holed up in a small office, I can hear a quiet whirr going to and fro on the floor. Actually, it s more of a quiet whirr followed by a less quiet thunk as plastic meets plaster...

Google is reorganizing and Sundar Pichai will become new CEO

In a blog post today, Google co-founder Larry Page announced a massive restructuring of hte company, instituting Sundar Pichai as CEO and shifting himself and co-founder Sergey Brin to a larger...

Kentucky man shoots down drone hovering over his backyard

The way William Merideth sees it, it s pretty clear-cut: a drone flying over his backyard was a well-defined invasion of privacy, analogous to a physical trespassing. Not knowing who owned it, the...

A close look at Marshall's gorgeous new London smartphone

From nowhere, Marshall leaked plans this morning for a smartphone called London, which it designed with all of the retro style and texture of one of its classic guitar amps. It's a seriously cool...

PewDiePie's response to making $7.4 million is exactly why he's so successful

There are a few things commonly accepted about Felix Kjellberg, aka PewDiePie. He screams a lot. He publishes videos himself playing video games. He makes a lot of money doing so. The latest figure...

It's on: Team Japan accepts US challenge to a giant robot duel

The US might have just beaten Japan at soccer in the Women's World Cup, but the Japanese are already moving onto another great sport: giant robot fighting. Japanese company Suidobashi Heavy...

Stephen Colbert just interviewed Eminem on a public access cable show in Monroe, Michigan

I'm going to be honest with you: I don't know what to say here. I almost didn't believe this video was real, except that it's hosted on an official YouTube account. So let's set the stage here. At...

A comic predicted Apple inventing Microsoft's Surface three years ago

Sometimes people make predictions and they're terribly wrong, but every once in a while an oracle appears with a prophecy that predicts the future. Joel Watson, a cartoonist, is today's oracle....

iPhone 6S announced

Apple is introducing the iPhone 6S, an updated version of its flagship smartphone with an identical design and a bundle of new features. Chief among them is a pressure-sensitive screen, enabling a...

This hilarious Cisco fail is a network engineer's worst nightmare

In 2013, Cisco issued a field notice warning of a problem with its very expensive 3650 and 3850 Series Switches, used in many datacenters around the world. One of the problematic switches That...

Google has a new logo

Google is introducing a new logo today. Just a month after unveiling a major restructuring of the company, Google is giving itself a new image. The new Google logo is still a wordmark, but it's now...

Uber is offering Mad Max rides in Seattle

For all its corporate skullduggery and obnoxious, rules-don't-apply-to-me swagger, it's hard to deny that Uber has some clever promotions at times. In a partnership with Warner Bros, the company is...

Sony's Xperia Z5 smartphones will include a fingerprint sensor on the side

Over the last few weeks, we've seen an increasing pace of leaked photos of Sony's next smartphone, the Xperia Z5. Actually, we're expecting three different models: the Z5, the Z5 Compact, and the...

London's sky pool will let the super-rich swim through the air

Developers in London are building what they claim is the world's first "sky pool" a 25-meter long swimming pool suspended 10 stories in the air between two blocks of luxury flats. The transparent...

Netflix Announces Its New Unlimited Maternity And Paternity Leave Program

A few hours after hitting its all-time stock price high today, Netflix has announced a new program for all employees. In a blog post, Netflix outlined its unlimited maternity and paternity leave...

GE FirstBuild Launches Indiegogo Campaign For Next Generation Icemaker

It's the biggest innovation in ice in nearly twenty-five years, according to General Electric (a company that knows a thing or two about ice). It's called the Opal, and its a portable ice machine...

Amazon says 20th birthday celebration will be bigger than Black Friday

To celebrate its 20th birthday, Amazon is introducing Prime Day, a "global shopping event" that the retail giant says will offer more deals than Black Friday. The deals will become available at...

Michelle Obama lifts the 40-year ban on White House tour photos

The secret service can no longer stop you from taking a selfie, because the White House has lifted the 40-year-old photo and camera ban on its tours. The decision was announced in a memo this...

Zane Lowe's first Beats 1 interview will be with Eminem

Zane Lowe is well known for his amazing interviews with musicians, and he's already lined up a first guest for Beats 1: Eminem. Lowe will be interviewing Eminem during the radio station's launch...

Samsung makes big trucks transparent in the name of road safety

Back in 2009, Russian design house Art Lebedev introduced the dramatically titled Transparentius concept for improving road safety. It was remarkably simple: put a camera on the front of large,...

Watch two crazy people fly jetpacks over Dubai in 4K

You might not know Yves Rossy by name, but there's a decent chance you've seen him before. He's one of the only people in the world with a working jetpack and he's really good at flying it. We've...

Elon Musk just gave the best tech keynote I've ever seen

I've watched a lot of handsomely paid CEOs get on stages for keynote presentations over the past decade, and none were as good as the one I saw Elon Musk give Thursday night in California as he...