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Big discoveries heralded by a faint breath of hydrogen from a distant galaxy - July 6, 2015
The Square Kilometre Array had detected a tiny signature from 5 billion light years away that heralds great finds in the future. ...
NASA's New Horizons weathers trouble just days from Pluto - July 6, 2015
At the edge of our solar system, the spacecraft put itself into safe mode, leaving it temporarily unable to gather groundbreaking new data on the famous former planet. ...
NASA's New Horizons may be in trouble just days from Pluto - July 6, 2015
At the edge of our solar system, a spacecraft has put itself into safe mode, leaving it unable to gather groundbreaking new data on the famous former planet. ...
From trash to treasure: Adidas designs shoes made of ocean garbage - July 6, 2015
To raise awareness about ocean pollution, Adidas has designed a pair of sneakers made from recycled plastic ocean waste. ...
Netflix's Lemony Snicket trailer isn't for the squeamish - July 6, 2015
Strange happenings, worms and spiders galore are afoot in an early teaser trailer for Netflix's "Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events." ...
Amazon to celebrate 20th birthday with Prime Day sale - July 6, 2015
The company claims the summer sale will have more deals than Black Friday, though the discounts will only be available to its Prime members. ...
Evangelicals create 'sin-free' Facebook - July 5, 2015
Technically Incorrect: In Brazil, a religious group creates Facegloria, where instead of "liking," you click "amen." ...
Don't battle the Terminator T-800, own one - July 5, 2015
"​Terminator: Genisys" is out, and so, soon, will be a life-size Terminator T-800 endoskeleton bust. Because nothing says shabby Skynet chic like a killer robot on the fireplace mantle. ...
Petition for Pao resignation from Reddit grows to 130K - July 5, 2015
Petition organizers say they fear Pao's leadership is fostering a "new age of censorship" that will destroy the community-curated news site. ...
Man dies after shooting off firework from top of his head - July 5, 2015
Technically Incorrect: Despite a government safety YouTube video that warns people about keeping their heads away form fireworks, a Maine man deliberately places a fireworks mortar tube on his head. ...
Meet our future RoboSimian heroes - July 5, 2015
Move over, bipeds and humanoid robots. Take a closer look at the ape-like rescue robot from NASA JPL that turned heads at this year's DARPA Robotics Challenge. ...
How many iPhones does it take to stop a bullet? - July 5, 2015
Can a stack of iPhones protect a Samsung Galaxy S6 from a blast fired from a Russian assault rifle? You'll just have to watch and see. ...
I, robot, take this other robot to be my wedded wife - July 5, 2015
Here comes the robot bride, all dressed in white. The first ever robot wedding takes place in Japan between humanoid robot Yukirin and slightly-less-humanoid bot Frois. ...
Steer clear of low-tech hacks: How to keep your information safe - July 5, 2015
It doesn't take a coding genius to steal your Social Security number, but you can be smarter than identity thieves. ...
AMAgeddon: Parts of Reddit go dark over dismissal of key admin - July 4, 2015
Key sections of online community Reddit, including one of the site's most popular drawcards, "Ask Me Anything", are being pulled from public view in protest of the alleged firing of one its key administrators. ...
Uber suspends low-cost service in France in the name of safety - July 4, 2015
Ride-sharing company halts UberPop -- the subject of riots by taxi drivers last week -- until a French court decides whether it's constitutional. ...
Solar Impulse breaks record for longest sun-powered flight - July 4, 2015
By landing safely in Hawaii after a five-day leg, the Swiss plane -- on an around-the-world trip -- also sets the record for longest solo flight by time. ...
Windows 10 gets its own Minecraft, coming July 29 - July 4, 2015
Minecraft: Windows 10 Beta Edition adds more controls and GameDVR support, and won't cost a dime for existing Minecraft PC owners. ...
Government blows heads off to make you think twice about fireworks - July 4, 2015
It's July 4, and the US Consumer Product Safety Commission wants you to be extra careful while you celebrate. ...
The meaning of life, according to Google's chatbot AI - July 3, 2015
Google's chatbot artificial intelligence has some interesting -- and not entirely illogical -- ideas about morality, philosophy and the meaning of life. ...
Build your own lightsaber with modular parts from Kickstarter - July 3, 2015
You don't have to use any force at all when building your own "Star Wars" weapon with these modular plug-and-play parts from Adaptive Saber. ...
Who wouldn't want an iPhone case that looks like a gun? - July 3, 2015
Technically Incorrect: Perhaps one of the most dangerous accessories you can buy is now available. ...
See winning National Geographic nature photos snapped by kids - July 3, 2015
Photography stars as young as 9 get their winning images displayed at the Vice President's Residence in Washington, D.C. ...
Winning National Geographic nature images shot by kids (pictures) - July 3, 2015
Young photographers see their impressive images of jelly fish, amusement park rides and wildlife chosen to go on display in Washington, D.C. ...
Stunning photo catches space station in transit over the full moon - July 3, 2015
While other eyes were on Jupiter and Venus, one photographer snapped a beautiful photo of the full moon -- complete with International Space Station. ...
The 8 best new titles from DC Comics - July 3, 2015
DC Comics has added a new range of comics to its monthly lineup, and the spate of Issue Ones makes this an ideal time for new readers to jump on-board, or for fans to pick up a new series. ...
Crave giveaway: Three Misfit Bolt color-changing LED smart bulbs - July 3, 2015
Misfit, a company known for health-tracking devices, has gotten into the lighting space with wireless LEDs you control with your mobile device. ...
Terminator: Meet the organisation trying to stop killer robots - July 3, 2015
Forget the battling T-800s of "Terminator: Genisys" -- the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots warns that the lethal machines of the future are more frighteningly close to home. ...
How Formula E can overtake F1 and help save the world - July 3, 2015
Find out why this electric racing series has a shot at becoming huge -- and how its technology could change the cars we drive for the better. ...
MasterCard app plans to let you pay for things with a selfie - July 3, 2015
A prototype biometric app can scan your face or your fingerprint to verify your identity to retailers. ...
MasterCard app will let you pay for things with a selfie - July 3, 2015
A biometric app will scan your face or your fingerprint to verify your identity. ...
Samsung NX500 full-resolution photo samples - July 3, 2015
Downloadable full-resolution photo samples for your own analysis. ...
How to keep track of Beats 1 playlists even when you're not "tuned in" - July 3, 2015
The music streaming revolution has arrived in the form of Apple Music—or so say the reviewers anyway. Services like...
F-U-N-D-E-D: Startups for seniors raise cash to give grandpa options - July 3, 2015
The famously youth-focused tech industry has written big checks recently to companies built around the problems of aging. ...
Apple Music, Formula E and stopping killer robots in CNET UK Podcast 439 - July 3, 2015
We give our first impressions of Apple Music and a trackside report on the future of Formula E, the all-electric racing league. Plus, we discuss real-life killer robots and a campaign to stop them. ...
The 404 Throwback Ep. 1,489: Where we get lost in the options with Reggie Watts (podcast) - July 3, 2015
Relive Jeff's hilarious interview with the one and only Reggie Watts! ...
'MythBusters' summer plans: Test 'Star Wars' Stormtroopers, blow up a boat - July 2, 2015
Hosts Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman get set to debunk Stormtroopers' bad aim, test-fly drones, reenact construction site accidents and make a machine gun this summer. ...
Stunning photo catches the ISS in transit over the full moon - July 2, 2015
While other eyes were on Jupiter and Venus, one photographer snapped a beautiful photo of the full moon -- complete with International Space Station. ...
America challenges Japan to real-life battle of giant robots - July 2, 2015
Now that America's MegaBots and Japan's Suidobashi Heavy Industries have both built giant, pilot-controlled robots, it seems obvious what has to happen next. ...
Conan looks at Marshawn Lynch in the new Call of Duty video game - July 2, 2015
Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch is trading footballs for machine guns in the Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 video game. A new "Conan" gave viewers a sneak peak of Lynch getting in the game. ...
Huge robots battling to the death? Count us in (Tomorrow Daily 202) - July 2, 2015
Khail and Ashley discuss a potential fight between two of the biggest robots they've ever seen, watch what looks like an AR version of MS Paint and enjoy a tiny car's transformation into a mini-train. #TDRoboFight ...
Aliens will look just like humans, says Cambridge professor - July 2, 2015
Technically Incorrect: Building on the principle of evolutionary convergence, an academic says it's likely that aliens will resemble us. ...
This flatworm stabs itself in the head to reproduce - July 2, 2015
When some flatworms can't find a mate, a new study says, they reproduce in a way that will make you thank the god of your choice you're not a flatworm. ...
Crave Ep. 209: Singing robot stars in new opera production - July 2, 2015
An autonomous humanoid robot named Myon currently stars in a German opera called "My Square Lady." ...
What does Steve Wozniak think of the new 'Steve Jobs' trailer? - July 2, 2015
A new extended trailer for the upcoming "Steve Jobs" biopic came out Wednesday, and while there are some pieces he says are completely false, Steve Wozniak can't wait to see the movie in theaters. ...
Prince won't stream music 4 U: Artist drops Spotify, Rdio - July 2, 2015
After Taylor Swift revived a public debate over payments to artists by streaming-music services, Prince is the next high-profile musician to pull his catalog off some Web venues. ...
What to watch on iTunes and HBO Now for July 2015 - July 2, 2015
Apple's offering some free downloads of new shows like "Scream" and "Zoo." Meanwhile, HBO is streaming some new shows for free on Facebook. ...
Snapchat update gives your finger a rest - July 2, 2015
An update to the popular messaging app doesn't require you to hold down your finger to view snaps. It also includes an extra layer of security and new ways to add friends. ...
Federal agent pleads guilty to corruption charges in Silk Road case - July 2, 2015
A former DEA agent admits to pocketing more than $100,000 worth of bitcoins that he solicited from Ross Ulbricht, founder of the online bazaar for illegal drugs. ...
This flatworm's freaky sex life will freak you out - July 2, 2015
When some flatworms can't find a mate, a new study says, they reproduce in a way that will make you thank the god of your choice you're not a flatworm. ...