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This is not a Prius: Lamborghini made a plug-in hybrid with 910 horsepower

The phrases "plug-in hybrid" and "bone-crushing power" don't typically go together, but Lamborghini's Asterion which just broke cover at the Paris Motor Show is doing its best to put them in the...

FCC unanimously votes to eliminate sports blackout rules

The FCC today unanimously voted to end its sports blackout rules nearly four decades after they were first implemented in 1975. Despite stiff objections from the NFL, the Commission has put an end...

Those Coke cans with names on them increased sales for the first time in a decade

It turns out all it takes to reverse a decade-long sales decline is to slap names onto soda bottles. Coca-Cola's "Share a Coke" campaign, which saw names like Chris, Alex, and Jess, as well as...

I am woman, hear me Thor

For superheroes to stay alive, they have to change with the times. It s a dilemma the comics industry has struggled with for decades, here and there resisting and elsewhere confronting head on....

This Woman's Revolutionary Idea Made Her A Billionaire And Could Change Medicine

The next time you get a blood test, you might not have to go to the doctor and watch vials of blood fill up as the precious fluid is drawn from your arm. No more wondering to yourself "ah, how much...

This 'Tak3n' trailer is everything you wanted in 'Taken 3'

The extended trailer for Taken 3 henceforth, Tak3n is here. It literally does not matter what I write here, so here are the best Liam Neeson quotes from the trailer."Listen carefully, Kim....

Verizon calls off plan to throttle LTE for unlimited data customers

Verizon Wireless won't be throttling the LTE speeds of its remaining unlimited data customers after all. In an eleventh hour reversal, the largest US carrier has just announced that it's "decided...

A five-Airbus formation flight is as beautiful and crazy as it sounds

It isn't often you see airliners flying in formation. There's a good reason for that, of course: they're too busy earning money for the airlines that own them to engage in any sort of photogenic...

Samsung Galaxy Alpha review

Imagine what Samsung could do, if it tried. Earlier this year, we concluded our Galaxy S5 review on a note of optimism about the awesome potential of a well designed Samsung smartphone. It turns...

First case of Ebola diagnosed in the US, CDC reports

The CDC has just confirmed that a case of Ebola has been diagnosed in the US for the first time. Developing... Continue reading?

Will.i.am designed a four-wheeled camera you can drive

Will.i.am says he's a "multi-faceted entertainer and creative innovator," and in an attempt to prove it, he's taken a high-end luxury car and made it into a camera. The Black Eyed Peas founder has...

William Shatner says he's been asked to come back to 'Star Trek'

William Shatner's Captain Kirk could be coming back to Star Trek. Speaking at Wizard World Nashville Comic Con, a typically laconic Shatner said that he'd recently received a call from J.J. Abrams...

This Guy Cashed In His Frequent Flyer Miles For A $18,000 Ticket On Singapore Airline's...

First class can be plenty luxurious, but it's nothing like Singapore Airline's iconic Suites Class. Travel blogger Derek Low recently cashed in his frequent flyer miles to purchase a $18,125.30...

Windows 10 is the official name for Microsoft's next version of Windows

Microsoft is officially unveiling the name for the next release of Windows today: Windows 10. While the software maker had referred to Windows 10 as codename Windows Threshold internally, today s...

AT&T is offering double data for its largest Mobile Share plans with new promotion

Are you a data hog? If so, you might be interested to hear in a new AT&T promotion that's doubling the data offered in its largest plans. The company's current 15, 20, 30, 40, and 50GB Mobile Share...

Lamborghini reveals 910-horsepower Asterion hybrid concept

Lamboghini has announced its first plug-in hybrid showpiece, and it's quite beautiful. The Asterion LPI 910-4 packs in a 5.2-liter V10 with 610 horsepower, and its trio of electric motors beef up...

Microsoft's next OS is Windows 10, will ship later in 2015

Instead of announcing the next version of its iconic operating system in front of a massive crowd of thousands, Microsoft chose an intimate venue with 50 or so reporters to launch the new Windows,...

These are the Batman stamps Gotham deserves

It's the 75th anniversary of Batman, so the caped crusader is getting an appropriate tribute courtesy the United States Postal Service. A new stamp collection featuring Batman will be released next...

Idiots are destroying iPhones at Apple Stores to prove they can bend

For some people, apparently it's not enough to see Apple's iPhone 6 Plus abused on YouTube. They've got to experience the "thrill" of mustering every last bit of their strength to bend Apple's...

Nervous Chinese officials search pigeon anuses for bombs

Officials in China this week examined the anuses of 10,000 pigeons that were set to be released today in celebration of National Day, amid government fears of a possible terrorist attack. According...

Netflix's first original movie will be a sequel to 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon'

Netflix has made original, exclusive TV shows like House of Cards and Orange is the New Black a major part of its content strategy over the last few years, and now the company has a new piece of...

'Rush Hour' may be made into a TV show

It's probably impossible to replace the hilarious duo of Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker, but someone's going to try: Deadline reports that Rush Hour is now in the process of being adapted into a TV...

Watch the first full trailer for Ridley Scott's biblical epic 'Exodus'

If the first teaser for Ridley Scott's Exodus: Gods and Kings showed us just how somber the movie is portraying Moses' story, the first full-length trailer, which has just been released, really...

'Battlestar Galactica' is leaving Netflix. You can watch it all if you start before...

There are approximately 3,565 minutes of 2003 2009's Battlestar Galactica on Netflix right now. As of October 1st, there will be exactly 0 minutes. But don't worry, there's still time! In fact, you...

Microsoft Announces Windows 10

This morning at an event in San Francisco, Microsoft announced its Windows 10 operating system. The name is not in line with expectations, but also comes on the heels of rumor talk that it could...

The World's First Genetically Modified Babies Will Graduate High School This Year

Remember the sci-fi thriller GATTACA? For those who never saw the film and/or eschewed all pop culture in the late 90's for some reason, it was a popular movie that came out in 1997 about...

Reddit gets $50 million in funding and will share 10 percent of that with its users

The front page of the internet has a lot more money in the bank, with Reddit confirming $50 million in new funding. More interesting than the amount raised, however, was that investors promised 10...

Verizon won't be throttling unlimited LTE data plans after all

If you were worried that Verizon would start throttling your unlimited data plan because you use it a lot, you can relax -- Big Red just had a last-minute change of heart. The carrier tells...

Microsoft announces Windows 10, promises One product family. One platform. One store.

At its Windows event in San Francisco today, Microsoft announced the next release of Windows. Known until now as codename Threshold, the successor to Windows 8 will officially be known as Windows...

Windows 10 will be available late next year, preview coming tomorrow

The next major version of Windows, Windows 10, will be available late next year. The new operating system is being unveiled today at an event in San Francisco, where Microsoft announced its name...

Microsoft Will Start To Explain The Future Of Windows Tomorrow Morning

Gird thyself, a new Windows approaches. Tomorrow morning in San Francisco, Microsoft will show off some part of its next operating system in a long-awaited event whose existence leaked before it...

A closer look at Windows 10

Microsoft officially unveiled Windows 10 this morning, and the company is planning to distribute a Technical Preview of the new operating system tomorrow. At Microsoft's event today there were a...

A Wearable Drone That Launches Off Your Wrist To Take Your Selfie

"Oh man, this would make a great picture. I wish there was someone else here to take our picture for us so we didn't have to take a selfie!" Has this ever happened to you? Of course it has. You're...

Microsoft is trying to predict the future, and so far it's succeeding

Back in June, Microsoft gave Windows Phone's personal assistant the ability to make predictions on World Cup games. It started off as a fun little novelty the AI inside your phone is making a...

Google gives students unlimited cloud storage

Google's invasion of our classrooms (and its war on paper) continues unabated. Back in August in the search giant released an online education tool for teachers who wanted to digitally manage their...

Coca-Cola is bringing back the worst 1990s soda because the internet

If you're old enough to remember the nineties, you might recall SURGE, Coca-Cola's "fully-loaded citrus soda with carbos." Internally, it was developed under the moniker "MDK," or "Mountain Dew...

Arduino Is Building A Sub-$1000 3D Printer

There is by no means a shortage of teams working on low-cost 3D printers. Kickstarter is absolutely overflowing with them. But, as many of those teams quickly realize, shipping hardware is hard. A...

California is the first state to ban plastic bags

California has become the first US state to sign into law a ban on single-use plastic bags, including those used for bagging up purchases at grocery stories. The legislation is meant to cut down on...

A 13-Year-Old Has Invented A Completely New Approach To Cleaning Up Oil Spills

This 13-year-old is trying to save the world one ecosystem at a time. Chythanya Murali, an eighth grader from Arkansas, has created a safe, effective, non-conventional method to clean oil spills,...

These solid state hard drives will self-destruct if you text them

British company Secure Drives' Autothysis128s and Autothysis128t are solid state drives with 128GB of storage space. They would be fairly unremarkable SSDs, were it not for the ability to delete...

Watch this: new 'Jupiter Ascending' trailer delivers more space rollerblades

You already knew there were lots of explosions, fighting, and even space rollerblades in the upcoming sci-fi action movie Jupiter Ascending, but did you think there would be this much space...

That bendable iPhone 6 screen isn't a feature

Not sure if you want to hide your shiny new iPhone's newfangled design in a bulky case? Maybe you should -- apparently, it's quite pliable. iPhone 6 and 6 Plus users on Twitter seem to be finding...

HP's $199 Windows laptop arrives alongside a pair of tablets

Contrary to earlier rumors, HP's Chromebook-like Stream 14 turned out to be more expensive than people had hoped for when it was announced a few weeks ago. Having said that, today HP is finally...

HP joins Microsoft's Chromebook and Android assault with $199 laptop and $99 Windows...

Microsoft s assault on Chromebooks and cheap Android tablets is getting a significant boost from HP today. HP is launching a 7-inch HP Stream 7 tablet for just $99, and an 8-inch version for $149...

iPad, I choose you: 'Pok mon' officially hits the App Store

Remember that Pok mon iPad game that was teased not too long ago? Well, if the mere mention of it stoked a fire inside that made you want to abandon Blizzard's Hearthstone forever, Joystiq has...

Patrick Stewart does the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge the right way

When the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge first started, the rules were simple: donate money toward fighting ALS or dump a bucket of ice on your head. It was meant as an incentive to be charitable not, as...

It's Actually Incredibly Difficult To Bend The iPhone 6 And 6 Plus Here's What It Takes

Apple insists that BendGate, the idea that its iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are malleable and bend permanently without much effort, isn't real. "With normal use a bend in iPhone is extremely rare and...

Microsoft expected to unveil new Windows name next week

Microsoft is preparing its first official look at the future of Windows next week, during an invite-only event in San Francisco. While a number of leaks have unearthed features and changes in an...

Nokia saw the future, but couldn't build it

There was once a time when my search for a new phone would start (and likely finish) with a visit to Nokia.com. The Finnish company had the widest choice, the best designs, and the most respected...

Classical musicians honor 'Batman' themes with an incredible music video journey

The Piano Guys are probably having more fun than anyone else in the classical music business. The group composed of a pianist, cellist, a videographer, and a music producer has just released a...

Kano Ships Its First 18,000 Learn-To-Code Computer Kits, Fueled By $1.5M Kickstarter

Kano Computing, a startup that plays in the learn to code space by adding a step-by-step hand-holding layer atop the Raspberry Pi single-board microcomputer to make hacking around with code and...

The time for the Galaxy S6 is now

The new iPhone is here and it s amazing. The new Moto X is here and it s brilliant. But where s Samsung? The Korean company that still sells the most smartphones worldwide seems to be off in the...

Video demonstrates reported banana bending issues

I'd assumed that the banana's protective case would give it some semblance of stability, but I noticed that the one I bought last Friday had a slight bend when I took it out of my pocket this...

Windows 10sion: what's old is new again, and that's a problem

There was never really any doubt that the next version of Windows was going to look at least a little like Windows 7. Even Windows 8.1 was a step back in that direction for Microsoft, bringing back...

Join us tomorrow for Microsoft's Windows 9 event

We re less than 24 hours away from Microsoft s special Windows event. After a mixed reception to Windows 8, Microsoft has invited members of the media to "hear about what s next for Windows and the...

Inside the building where Apple tortures the iPhone 6

A few blocks away from Apple's bustling campus in Cupertino is a rather nondescript building. Inside is absolutely the last place on earth you'd want to be if you were an iPhone. It's here where...

Incomplete episodes from canceled 'Star Wars: The Clone Wars' animated show released...

Star Wars fans were none-too-pleased when animated cable TV show The Clone Wars was unceremoniously cancelled last year following Disney's purchase of LucasFilm. The show was in the middle of...

Why I still watch 'Lost' even though I know I should hate it

Lost turns 10 this week, and you know what? After 10 years of watching the show and nursing my bruised fandom, I think I can confidently say that it, as a show and apparent exemplar of the Golden...

Taylor Swift Had An Incredibly Powerful Message For A Fan That Was Being Bullied

Taylor Swift is known for her personal and touching interactions with her fans on social media. She responded to one Instagrammer's heartbreak and another's unrequited crush this past summer, all...

GoPro introduces a camera with a touchscreen and another that's just $129

GoPro is introducing three new models of its tiny, rugged sports cameras today, including two high-end models and an introductory model that offers a cheaper way to start buying into its camera...

BendGate Truthers Claim The 'Real' Story Is A Media Conspiracy Against The iPhone 6

Were news reports claiming that the iPhone 6 is prone to bending actually a plot orchestrated by mainstream media? That's what some Apple fans are starting to claim after forensically analyzing the...

Facebook Apologizes To LGBT Community And Promises Changes To Real Name Policy

After weeks of backlash over Facebook's real name policy, namely from members of the LGBT community who have had their Facebook pages suspended due to drag names, Facebook has met with members of...

Samsung's pun-filled Galaxy Note 4 ad is a nice departure from Apple bashing

The latest Galaxy Note 4 ad takes a break from relentlessly mocking Apple and reminding consumers that Samsung was first to embrace phablets. Instead, this one's all about brand awareness. Brand...

Apple releases iOS 8.0.1 with fixes for HealthKit and other bugs

One week after the launch of iOS 8, Apple has already released its first update for the new OS containing a slew of bug fixes. First and foremost, the issue that held back HealthKit apps last week...

Microsoft teases Windows 10 phone and Xbox interfaces

Microsoft's Windows 10 unveiling was focused on the desktop and the enterprise, but the company also dropped some significant hints at its future direction for phone and Xbox. While there was no...

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Suffering From #GapGate

Another day, another *Gate. This time the Samsung Galaxy Note 4, the latest phablet to enamor the Android crowd, has been reported shipping with a thin gap between the screen and the walls of the...

Pavlok's Wristband That Electroshocks You For Facebooking Or Skipping Workouts Now On...

Pavlov and his dogs proved conditioning shapes behavior patterns. 100 years later, a startup called Pavlok hopes the same theory and its electroshock wristband will make us exercise, wake up on...

Consumer Reports weighs in on iPhone 6 bending

As much as Apple would like for this discussion to be over, controversy and conversation over whether the iPhone 6 / 6 Plus has a durability problem is continuing. Just as it tested out antenna...

Video: Cirque du Soleil Does Its Thing With Drones

Cirque du Soleil is known for doing incredible things with the human body. Now they're doing incredible things with quadcopters. Read More

Nintendo's latest 3DS XL edition plays on your nostalgic side

Nintendo regularly draws on its long history in video gaming to get you buying games and consoles, but it may have just topped itself with its latest 3DS XL variants. On top of two models meant to...

GoPro's Hero4 cameras offer 30 fps 4K shooting or touchscreen controls

GoPro started life as a home-brew wrist-mounted 35mm camera, but it's come a long way since. Today we're getting a look at the next instalment of that story: The Hero4. The latest cameras from the...

Netflix is getting the sequel to 'Crouching Tiger' the same day it hits theaters

Netflix's tight relationship with The Weinstein Company has scored another win. The two revealed tonight that next year when the sequel to Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon arrives in theaters, it...

The Big Picture: Japan's bullet train turns 50

The bullet train is a Japanese trademark. It is, in other words, a landmark in motion. Today, 50 years to the time it made a trip for the first time, between Tokyo and Osaka, Japan is celebrating a...

Say Ello to the anti-Facebook

Ello seems to have come out of nowhere. The creators are designers and artists. Its CEO, Paul Budnitz, makes toys. There's no big marketing push and no obvious ties to Silicon Valley. These are not...

The iPhone 6 Plus Really Does Have A Bending Problem

On Tuesday the iPhone 6 Plus was forced to confront a question near the hearts of many new owners: will it bend? In a word: Yes. After photos of slightly bent iPhones began cropping up on social...

You can swap out Project Ara's modules without switching the phone off

Back in April, Project Ara's Module Developers Kit revealed that the phone's battery will be hot-swappable; in other words, you can replace it without having to switch the phone off. Nifty trick,...

The Windows 10 Technical Preview is here!

If you can't wait to put Windows 8 behind you (and you're the adventurous type) you can now download the Windows 10 Technical Preview. As we saw, Microsoft has made the "Modern UI" all but...

Google Launches Drive For EducationWith Unlimited Storage

Students whose school use Google Apps for Education will soon be able to store as many files in their Google Drive folders as they like. Earlier this year, Google launched Drive for Work, its...

The creator of 'Minecraft' is leaving the studio he created; read his goodbye letter

Today, Microsoft confirmed its plan to purchase Mojang, the studio responsible for the wildly popular video game Minecraft, for $2.5 billion. The purchase will give Microsoft one of the most...

Microsoft just unveiled the future of the command prompt

Surely the crowd-pleaser at today's event, Microsoft's Joe Belfiore unveiled Windows 10's biggest improvement yet: the command prompt. Your mom is probably very excited to hear about it. Power...

76 of 79 deceased NFL players' brains had evidence of degenerative disease

New data from the United States' largest repository of human brain samples has shown that an overwhelming majority of NFL players who submitted their brains for analysis after their death suffered...

James Bond apparently really wants to be in 'Star Wars'

It's not uncommon for big name celebrities to have unlisted cameos. Richard Branson can be seen for about eight seconds of Casino Royale going through security. Coldplay frontman Chris Martin has...

'Tetris' is somehow becoming a movie

This is not a drill. According to The Wall Street Journal, Threshold Entertainment whose major credits include 1995's live action Mortal Kombat film and the sequel Mortal Kombat: Annihilation is...

Pebble upgrades its fitness tracking, drops its price

Pebble is today announcing an upgrade to its fitness tracking features initially launched earlier this year. The Pebble and Pebble Steel will now be able to track a wearer's steps and sleep...

The 12 Worst 'Shark Tank' Pitches Of All Time

In five seasons of ABC's reality pitch show "Shark Tank," we've seen some doozies. Hopefuls have pitched products including an energy drink for Cougars, a vortex chamber that generates gold, and...

The 'Deadpool' movie is coming February 12th, 2016

It looks like that leaked Deadpool test footage and the positive reaction from fans has dragged the movie back from development hell. Fox just announced that a Deadpool movie is scheduled for...

Watch the creepiest 'Simpsons' couch gag yet

Some Simpsons couch gags are funny, some are cute, and some are imaginative. The latest gag, created by Don Hertzfeldt, is unsettling. It starts with Homer sitting on a strange device that...

Microsoft now lets eligible students sign up for free Office 365 subscriptions

Microsoft has announced a new self-serve program for students at eligible schools that allows them to sign up for a free Office 365 license on their own. The offer is available first in the US and...

At $50 Million, Bill Gates Just Made His Largest Donation Ever To Fight Ebola

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the charity run by Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and his wife, announced Wednesday that it will be donating $50 million toward fighting the Ebola outbreak in...

eBay and PayPal will part ways in 2015

Despite spending most of 2014 arguing the opposite, eBay has today decided it will divide its popular payment and auction properties in two. Next year, the company will split PayPal away from its...

Blizzard cancels its 'World of Warcraft' successor

"What comes after World of Warcraft?" It's the question Blizzard has been asking for years. WoW is one of the most successful games of all time just one of many for the studio behind StarCraft,...

The Wu-Tang Clan is selling its new album inside a $79.99 speaker

In a world where Neil Young is trying to sell an MP3 player for $399, and Taylor Swift sees selfies as a form of currency, the Wu-Tang Clan's RZA wants to sell the group's latest album inside a...

Trading addictions: the inside story of the e-cig modding scene

There is a rapidly growing subculture of e-cigarette users across the globe who spend countless hours tricking out their hardware. Vape modding, as it's known, blends technical craftsmanship,...

Parrot's new headphones are made for the world's pickiest music lovers

I'm sitting across the table from two Parrot representatives, who are telling me about the impressive adaptive capabilities of the company's new Zik 2.0 headphones. I'm wearing a blue pair,...

Watch how Windows 10 works with touch interfaces

During its big unveiling of the new Windows 10 operating system, Microsoft demonstrated a feature called Continuum, which is designed to make it easy for users to switch between touch interfaces...

HTC will mark its return to tablets with Google's Nexus 9

Rumors of an HTC-made Nexus device have swirled for some time, but only recently have details of a possible next-generation tablet started to become apparent. Not long after NVIDIA inadvertently...

Adobe is bringing Photoshop to Chromebooks

The big knock against Google's Chromebooks is that they can't run true desktop-class software, with Photoshop a commonly-cited example. Google and Adobe are now looking to close that gap: the...

Trent Reznor previews the 'Gone Girl' soundtrack and it's as creepy as you'd expect

The inspiration for Gone Girl's soundtrack the third collaboration between director David Fincher and musicians Trent Reznor (Nine Inch Nails) and Atticus Ross differs by one key word. Here's...

Fashion Brands Are Making Bigger Pockets On Their Jeans To Fit The iPhone 6 Plus

At 5.5 inches the iPhone 6 Plus is pretty huge in smartphone standards. So big in fact that many users may not even be able to fit it into their jeans pocket. Some iPhone 6 Plus users are even...

Apple's OS X Yosemite is nearly finished

While Microsoft was busy taking the wraps off Windows 10, the next major version of its operating system, Apple released a final candidate for its next desktop OS update. Apple's given developers...

Microsoft revives its Xbox 360 with new blue console bundle

Microsoft s Xbox One console might have been on the market for nearly a year, but that s not stopping the company from focusing on the Xbox 360. While the Xbox 360 has been available for nearly...

Apple Caught Using Windows XP In Its iPhone Testing Facility

On Thursday, Apple allowed CNBC into its top-secret testing facility to show how it tests the iPhone 6. Apple is scrambling to play down concerns over reports that the iPhone 6 is prone to bending...