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Cole Rise sold a startup, designed the first Instagram logo, and became obsessed with creating a copy of the Apollo 11 camera.
Companies like Jaunt and Skyworks say with a few modern tweaks, the helicopter's predecessor could make a return to the sky.
To offset the loss of educated workers to “superstar cities,” more places are offering perks like relocation stipends and the option to work remotely.
The new gesture controls on Samsung, LG, and Google's smartphones feel like a failure of imagination—but really, it's a failure of application.
A security researcher has demonstrated how to force everyday commercial speakers to emit harmful sounds.
Smart TVs continue to look dumber by the day.
Uber reports its biggest loss and slowest growth in its first public quarter. An auto supplier pivots hard to electrics, and EVs appear on used car lots.
Also: Beto O'Rourke called out the president for his response to America's pair of deadly shootings.
We drank chilled beverage after chilled beverage to bring you the best coolers and ice chests for every situation.
A new look at a ubiquitous phenomenon has uncovered unexpected fractal behavior that could help explain the birth of the universe and the arrow of time.
An immigrant support group builds a secure digital locker to store documents, as aid organizations rig solutions to provide cell signals.
Researchers have discovered a flaw in the GSM standard used by AT&T and T-Mobile that would allow hackers to listen in.
The bugs could have let an industrious hacker locate cars, unlock them, and start them up from anywhere with an internet connection.
Plus, solar eclipses are a key opportunity for scientists.
Opinion: Tech users don’t have time to read novel-length terms of service. Give them a danger icon that tells them their personal risk.
Black Hat and Defcon are underway in Vegas, WhatsApp flaws allow hackers to alter messages, and more of this week’s top security news.
The films are generally known for action, but recently sci-fi has gotten more profound. It might be too much.
A Leica with autofocus is just as amazing as it sounds, but there's a catch
We dug through this weekend's sales to find the best deals on everything from a stylish hatchet to *Spider-Man* on PS4.
A cracked beam forced the $2.2 billion terminal’s closure after six weeks. Unraveling why required physics, metallurgy, and engineers with nerves of steel.