Theranos’ death knell? Founder Elizabeth Holmes steps down as CEO
Theranos’ death knell? Founder Elizabeth Holmes steps down as CEO

Theranos' founder and CEO, Elizabeth Holmes, has been charged with fraud by the SEC. Now, both she and former president Sunny Balwani have surrendered to the FBI, and will face 20 years in prison if indicted on fraud charges.

June 16th, 11:42 am
Did a rogue Tesla worker try to sabotage Elon Musk’s electric-car company?
Did a rogue Tesla worker try to sabotage Elon Musk’s electric-car company?

An email reportedly written by Tesla boss Elon Musk suggests the company recently found an employee working against its interests, tampering with a Tesla operating system and exporting sensitive data to unknown third parties.

June 19th, 5:43 am
Quickstarter inspires creators to dream up small but fun Kickstarter projects
Quickstarter inspires creators to dream up small but fun Kickstarter projects

Crowdfunding site Kickstarter this week launched Quickstarter to inspire creators to consider fun, low-budget ideas that can be done and dusted in a much shorter time frame than regular projects.

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Domio adds voice communication to its rad helmet audio system with the Pro
Domio adds voice communication to its rad helmet audio system with the Pro

It's hard to jam out to tunes while playing in the outdoors when you're wearing a helmet. The Domio Pro provides for safe, surround sound audio -- with the added bonus of voice communication.

June 19th, 8:44 pm
Apple v. Pepper: The Supreme Court could rule the App Store is a monopoly
Apple v. Pepper: The Supreme Court could rule the App Store is a monopoly

The Supreme Court has decided to hear an interesting case that could decide whether or not Apple has a monopoly on app distribution. The case could have far-reaching implications for a number of tech companies.

June 19th, 6:29 pm
Meet the Italian composer who conducts the world’s biggest all-robot orchestra
Meet the Italian composer who conducts the world’s biggest all-robot orchestra

For his next album, Italian electronic music producer Leonardo Barbadoro is skipping synthesizers in favor of robots capable of playing real instruments, ranging from piano to percussion. Here's why.

June 19th, 6:29 pm
Miss Windows 7? It might look like this if Microsoft released it today
Miss Windows 7? It might look like this if Microsoft released it today

Imagine if Windows 7 was released today, what might it look like? That's a question that YouTube Avdan has answered with a new Windows concept video that offers a look at a "2018 edition" of Windows 7.

June 19th, 11:14 am
Watch out, redshirts — CBS has a (Star)fleet of new Star Trek shows on deck
Watch out, redshirts — CBS has a (Star)fleet of new Star Trek shows on deck

The Star Trek franchise will always live long and prosper. After signing screenwriter Alex Kurtzman to a five-year deal, CBS revealed that it's currently developing four stand-alone series set in the Trek universe.

June 19th, 5:29 pm
Take to the streets with Gazelle’s CityZen ebike for urban commuters
Take to the streets with Gazelle’s CityZen ebike for urban commuters

Gazelle's CityZen T10 ebike was built with urban commuters in mind, complete with a top speed of 28 mph and a range of 85 miles, allowing it to ride safely with traffic and avoid having to recharge too often.

June 19th, 4:29 pm
The Joker movie with Joaquin Phoenix has a new – and romantic — working title
The Joker movie with Joaquin Phoenix has a new – and romantic — working title

Todd Phillips is developing a stand-alone Joker origin story, with acclaimed veteran Joaquin Phoenix set to portray the Clown Prince of Crime. The movie, reportedly set during the 1980s, now has a new working title.

June 18th, 3:58 pm
Facebook Messenger is getting those annoying autoplay video ads
Facebook Messenger is getting those annoying autoplay video ads

It looks like Facebook's autoplay video ads are coming to Messenger. While Facebook considers user experience the most important thing, video ads will still be rolling out to Messenger over the next few weeks.

June 19th, 3:29 pm
No doorman to receive your delivery? With Hub by Amazon, that is not a problem
No doorman to receive your delivery? With Hub by Amazon, that is not a problem

Meet Hub by Amazon, a container that allows for the storage of packages so that they're not just strewn about a lobby, or worse yet, potentially stolen. Really, the Hubs look just like traditional Amazon lockers.

June 19th, 3:29 pm
DroneCatcher upgrade lets this net-gun security drone stay in the sky
DroneCatcher upgrade lets this net-gun security drone stay in the sky

The DroneCatcher shoots a net at rogue drones in restricted airspace over places like airports and prisons. A recent update has added a power cord, enabling it to stay airborne around the clock for faster response times.

June 19th, 4:43 am
Throw some shade at your living space with voice-controlled, self-tinting glass
Throw some shade at your living space with voice-controlled, self-tinting glass

Sage Electrochromics unveiled a prototype of its dynamic glass called SageGlass back in 2015, and its latest innovation comes in the form of an Amazon Echo compatibility. You can now control the glass with your voice.

June 19th, 1:14 pm
Get all your pods in one place with Google’s streamlined Podcasts app
Get all your pods in one place with Google’s streamlined Podcasts app

Google has released its Google Podcasts stand-alone app. With Google's sleek design, super-smart integration with Google Home, and millions of podcasts available at launch, there's nowhere better to listen to your favorite...

June 19th, 2:29 pm
After 70 years, a working Dick Tracy two-way watch radio is finally available
After 70 years, a working Dick Tracy two-way watch radio is finally available

Created by brothers Nick and Charlie Mathis, the Dick Tracy Watch not only looks like the timepiece featured in the comics -- it actually works, too. Here's how you can get your hands on one.

June 19th, 2:29 pm
NordicTrack’s new RW900 rowing machine is a Google-powered beast
NordicTrack’s new RW900 rowing machine is a Google-powered beast

NordicTrack's new RW900 smart rowing machine is lighter, quieter, and takes up less space than previous models, while also coming equipped with a 22-inch screen for tracking workout metrics and tapping into live fitness...

June 14th, 3:11 pm
Your next hotel stay may include personalized Netflix streaming
Your next hotel stay may include personalized Netflix streaming

Dish TV's hotel-exclusive Evolve streaming platform will soon be getting Netflix integration, a long-awaited inclusion that will make keeping up with your current TV obsession easier when traveling.

June 18th, 5:28 pm
Select Insiders can now access the new Xbox Avatars
Select Insiders can now access the new Xbox Avatars

The long-awaited Xbox Avatar redesign has arrived for Alpha and Alpha - Skip Ahead Insiders via the Xbox One Preview Program. Insiders can take the new Avatar Editor for a spin ahead of its public rollout, which shouldn't...

June 19th, 1:14 pm
Facebook wants to literally open your eyes with A.I. that fixes blinks in photos
Facebook wants to literally open your eyes with A.I. that fixes blinks in photos

Facebook wants to make sure that A.I.-edited photo you share actually looks like you. Facebook researchers just created an A.I. that fixes the blink using a reference image of your own eyes.

June 19th, 1:14 pm
NASA’s Opportunity Rover is stuck in a giant dust storm — can she make it?
NASA’s Opportunity Rover is stuck in a giant dust storm — can she make it?

A massive dust storm that is about the size of our continent has shrouded Mars, and has covered Opportunity for the last seven days. Not only is much of the planet in the dark, but so too is Earth about Opportunity's...

June 18th, 1:13 am
Google’s A.I. tools can predict death risks more accurately than hospitals
Google’s A.I. tools can predict death risks more accurately than hospitals

Google is beating hospitals at their own game -- at least when it comes to death risk assessment. Google’s Medical Brain team has begun training its A.I. system to evaluate the risk of death among hospital patients.

June 19th, 12:14 pm
Google’s Android Messages for web finally lets you text on your computer
Google’s Android Messages for web finally lets you text on your computer

Google is finally ready to take on Apple's iMessage with a new desktop client for Android Messages, called Messages for web. The new feature is rolling out now and allows you to access your phone's messages straight from...

June 18th, 7:58 pm
Fix upcoming for Google Home, Chromecast bug that can tattle on your location
Fix upcoming for Google Home, Chromecast bug that can tattle on your location

Security researcher Craig Young from the firm Tripwire discovered a bug that allows both the Google Home and the Google Chromecast TV stick to share user location, which needless to say is less than ideal.

June 19th, 11:13 am
Despite its considerable girth, the Bentley Bentayga will go racing
Despite its considerable girth, the Bentley Bentayga will go racing

The Bentley Bentayga luxury SUV will race in the 2018 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. Bentley wants to a set record for SUVs on the 12.4-mile course, which climbs to the 14,00-foot summit of Colorado's Pikes Peak.

June 19th, 11:13 am
Australia punishes Apple for refusing to replace iPhones stricken by ‘Error 53’
Australia punishes Apple for refusing to replace iPhones stricken by ‘Error 53’

Australia's federal court has ruled that Apple acted unlawfully when refusing to repair or replace the iPhones of customers affected by Error 53 - an error that came about as a result of third-party repairs.

June 19th, 9:59 am
Yahoo Mail revamps its mobile web experience, releases Android Go app
Yahoo Mail revamps its mobile web experience, releases Android Go app

Yahoo wants to make sending emails easier and more efficient regardless of location, network speeds, or storage capacity. To do so, the company has launched a revamped mobile web experience, along with an optimized app for...

June 19th, 9:59 am
AMD one-ups Intel with free Threadripper upgrade for 8086 competition winners
AMD one-ups Intel with free Threadripper upgrade for 8086 competition winners

If you win one of Intel's new 8086 Anniversary Edition CPUs, you could get something even better for absolutely nothing. AMD is offering 40 winners the chance to trade in the processor for one of its Threadripper 1950X chips.

June 19th, 9:58 am
Vivint smart home products are now all voice-enabled with Google Assistant
Vivint smart home products are now all voice-enabled with Google Assistant

Your smart home is becoming increasingly talkative. On Tuesday, June 19, Vivint announced a new partnership that makes all of its smart home devices voice-enabled by way of Google Assistant.

June 19th, 8:58 am
Uber is testing a low-fare option that’s great if you’re not in a rush
Uber is testing a low-fare option that’s great if you’re not in a rush

Uber is testing a new feature that offers lower fares for riders. Opting for the cheaper ride means waiting a bit longer for your car to arrive, but if you have the time and don't mind waiting, you'll save yourself a few...

June 19th, 8:58 am