AIR FORCE SECURITY HACKATHON LEADS TO RECORD PAYOUT

The US Air Force's second security hackathon has paid dividends... both for the military and the people finding holes in its defenses....

Throat sensor helps you recover from a stroke

THROAT SENSOR HELPS YOU RECOVER FROM A STROKE

Your abilities to speak and swallow are frequently signs of how well you're coping after a stroke, but measuring that is difficult....

 
 
 

WIKIPEDIA ENDS NO-COST MOBILE ACCESS FOR DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

The Wikimedia Foundation launched Wikipedia Zero in 2012 with the hopes of democratizing information through a simple concept: cellular...

SpaceX delays its satellite internet launch to February 21st

SPACEX DELAYS ITS SATELLITE INTERNET LAUNCH TO FEBRUARY 21ST

Sorry, folks, you'll have to wait a while longer before SpaceX's satellite internet launch takes place. With hours to go, SpaceX has...

 
 
 

DAIMLER MAY HAVE USED SOFTWARE TO CHEAT ON US EMISSIONS TESTS

Daimler has been under suspicion of cheating on US emissions tests for quite a while now - in 2016, a number of customers even sued...

Tesla's latest smart power grid experiment begins in Canada

TESLA'S LATEST SMART POWER GRID EXPERIMENT BEGINS IN CANADA

Tesla's experiments with smart power grids are headed further North. Canada's Nova Scotia Power recently finished setting up a pilot...

 
 
 

WATER PURIFICATION COULD BE THE KEY TO MORE ELECTRIC CARS

Humanity is going to need a lot of lithium batteries if electric cars are going to take over, and that's a problem when there's only...

NETFLIX DEAL PROVIDES A MUCH-NEEDED BOOST IN THE MIDDLE EAST

Despite what it seems, Netflix isn't a dominant force everywhere on the planet. In fact, it's struggling in the Middle East and northern...

 
 
 
The best portable SSD

THE BEST PORTABLE SSD

By Justin Krajeski This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen...

AFTER MATH: MARKET FLUCTUATIONS

It's been a volatile week for us all, what with the stock market's unpredictable undulations, the US Senate's DACA drama, the Olympics...

 
 
 

MATTEL'S 'JURASSIC WORLD' DINO-BOTS ARE SURPRISINGLY REALISTIC

Mattel's last Kamigami STEM robot was an adorable DIY lady bug. Now, the toy company is aiming for something bigger with its new Jurassic...

Device provides years of power through temperature swings

DEVICE PROVIDES YEARS OF POWER THROUGH TEMPERATURE SWINGS

Eventually, you might not need a battery or a conspicuous external power source to keep a device running for years on end. A team at...

 
 
 
Electronic skin can display a heartbeat on your hand

ELECTRONIC SKIN CAN DISPLAY A HEARTBEAT ON YOUR HAND

Electronic skins might not only detect health troubles in the near future, but display them for the world to see. University of Tokyo...

Website follows journey of Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster through space

WEBSITE FOLLOWS JOURNEY OF ELON MUSK'S TESLA ROADSTER THROUGH SPACE

Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster may have slipped the surly bonds of Earth, but you can still follow its path through the Solar System. Satellite...

 
 
 
PowerUp releases its phone-controlled paper airplane

POWERUP RELEASES ITS PHONE-CONTROLLED PAPER AIRPLANE

PowerUp first previewed its smartphone-controlled paper airplane back in 2014, but now it's finally available to everyone. The startup...

Ancient city's LiDAR scans reveal as many buildings as Manhattan

ANCIENT CITY'S LIDAR SCANS REVEAL AS MANY BUILDINGS AS MANHATTAN

When researchers surveyed the ruins of a Purépecha Empire city in Mexico the old-fashioned way a decade ago, it took them two seasons...

 
 
 

FACEBOOK WILL SEND POSTCARDS TO VERIFY US ELECTION AD BUYERS

Facebook has a new yet very old solution to fighting Russian manipulation attempts during future US elections: conventional mail. Global...

JOEL MCHALE'S WEEKLY NETFLIX SHOW PREMIERES THIS WEEKEND

As promised, Joel McHale's weekly Netflix show is premiering on February 18th - and you now have a better idea of what to expect going...

 
 
 

GOOGLE APP BETA ADDS BUILT-IN SCREENSHOT-EDITING TOOLS

Google app is extremely close to rolling out a built-in screenshot-editing tool - so close that you can now try it out as a beta tester...

TWITTER'S FAKE NEWS PROBLEM IS GETTING WORSE

Earlier this week, we endured another school shooting. This time, in Parkland, Florida, where at least 17 students were killed. During...

 
 
 



Cold temperatures slow down Pixel 2 XL charging despite misleading notification

Cold temperatures slow down Pixel 2 XL charging despite misleading notification

Just the other day, we told you that some Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL owners were complaining that their handsets were overheating after the February security update was installed... Read more ...

Alleged Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 spotted with 10.5-inch display and 8MP front...

Alleged Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 spotted with 10.5-inch display and 8MP front camera

A new Samsung Galaxy device has appeared in a benchmark listing. The handset carries a model number of SM-T835, suggesting it could well be the Galaxy Tab S4 tablet given that... Read more ...

Facebook plans to thwart election ad fraud with postcards

Facebook plans to thwart election ad fraud with postcards

In an effort to prevent foreign actors from surreptitiously manipulating audiences with ads concerning US elections, Facebook will send postcards in the mail to verify... Read more ...

Wikipedia's no-cost version for people without mobile data plans is dead

Wikipedia's no-cost version for people without mobile data plans is dead

The Wikimedia Foundation has killed off Wikipedia Zero, an initiative to deliver the online encyclopedia at no charge to mobile users around with the world. The zero-rated... Read more ...

Australia's best cheap headphones, discounts and deals in February 2018

Australia's best cheap headphones, discounts and deals in February 2018

With headphones of all types, colours and styles flooding the market, it's hard knowing which ones to pick - do you go for the premium model you've always wanted, or are you... Read more ...

All Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and S8 models now come with free Gear IconX...

All Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and S8 models now come with free Gear IconX wireless earphones

Samsung will soon announce a Galaxy S9 and a Galaxy S9+, but that doesn't mean the company wants customers to stop purchasing its current smartphones. That being said... Read more ...

The Next Rocket League Arena Is in Your Living Room

The Next Rocket League Arena Is in Your Living Room

Hot Wheels and Rocket League teamed up to bring the wildly popular video game to the next level: actual toy cars scoring goals. Read more ...

IPhone X production cut has Samsung fretting over OLED sales

IPhone X production cut has Samsung fretting over OLED sales

If there's one rumor that's been consistent ever since the iPhone X launched is that sales have been disappointing. Or rather, the Nikkei has consistently been reporting on how... Read more ...

High cost of OLED displays spells trouble for Samsung

High cost of OLED displays spells trouble for Samsung

Sales of the iPhone X have been lower than expected. That's bad news for Apple and its chief rival, Samsung. The South Korean company supplied Apple with the OLED panels for... Read more ...

5 best laptops for Photoshop

5 best laptops for Photoshop

There are a few factors to consider when you're looking for the best laptop for Photoshop work. Firstly, think about where you will be doing most of your work. If you want a... Read more ...