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Could You Form an Emotional Bond With a Self-Driving Car?

Sat, 2017-09-23 08:12
We love our cars, but what about vehicles we don't control? A new project explores this emotional divide.

iTunes Movie Rentals Now Good for 48 Hours

Fri, 2017-09-22 18:10
Apple previously only gave renters in the US 24 hours to finish a rented movie.

iFixit iPhone 8 Teardown Finds Qualcomm Gigabit Modem

Fri, 2017-09-22 18:10
The teardown reveals Qualcomm's fastest modem, but a missing feature is holding it back.

Apple Watch Is Sprint's First CDMA-Free Phone

Fri, 2017-09-22 16:09
The new Apple Watch is the first device on Sprint's network to make phone calls without having ever connected to the carrier's old CDMA network.

Microsoft, Facebook Complete Transatlantic Marea Internet Cable

Fri, 2017-09-22 15:08
The massive internet cable, which runs from Virginia Beach, Virginia, to Bilbao, Spain, can transmit up to 160 terabits of data per second.

GE's Stunning 'Unseen Stars' Takes Over Grand Central

Fri, 2017-09-22 13:08
GE celebrates women in STEM with a dazzling light show, and PCMag stopped by for a peek.

Xbox 'Duke' Controller Available for the Holidays

Fri, 2017-09-22 12:08
Hyperkin are set to deliver Microsoft's 16-year-old controller in updated form this year.

London Slams the Door on Uber

Fri, 2017-09-22 12:08
Transport for London (TfL) will not be renewing Uber's license to operate in the city after concluding that Uber is 'not fit and proper to hold a private hire operator license.'

Walmart Will Deliver Groceries to Your Fridge While You're Out

Fri, 2017-09-22 11:08
Walmart and August team up to test a new in-home delivery concept: dropping off packages inside your home even if you're not there.

Windows Store Rebranded to Microsoft Store

Fri, 2017-09-22 10:07
Microsoft's digital and physical stores will soon use the same name, but will they both expand to offer the same products?

In China, VR Using HTC Vive Doesn't Need a PC Anymore

Fri, 2017-09-22 09:07
A partnership with Dalian Television and Beijing Cyber Cloud means consumers only need a Vive, not a PC to hook it up to.

Hidden NES Golf Game on Switch a Tribute to Satoru Iwata

Fri, 2017-09-22 09:07
The game is playable once a year on July 11 and should act as a way of remembering the much-loved former president and CEO of Nintendo.

Facebook Hands Over 3K Russia-Linked Ads to Congress

Thu, 2017-09-21 20:04
Facebook initially shared details about the ads with former FBI director Robert Mueller's special counsel, but did not provide Congress with as much data, citing privacy concerns.

Hurricane Maria Knocks Out 95 Percent of Puerto Rico Cell Sites

Thu, 2017-09-21 18:04
'Getting Puerto Rico's communications networks up and running will be a challenging process, particularly given the power outages,' FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said.

SEC Probes Whether Hackers Used Stolen Data for Illegal Trades

Thu, 2017-09-21 15:03
The agency was hacked in 2016, which 'may have provided the basis for illicit gain through trading,' it revealed this week.

Ford Trying Out New Car Designs Using HoloLens

Thu, 2017-09-21 14:03
Ford has been testing HoloLens for the past year in Dearborn, Mich., and is now expanding its use of this technology 'across the globe.'

Disabling Bluetooth, Wi-Fi on iOS 11? Don't Use Control Center

Thu, 2017-09-21 12:03
Control Center only partially disables Bluetooth and Wi-Fi, and re-enables them later.

CCleaner Hackers Targeted Top Tech Firms' Trade Secrets

Thu, 2017-09-21 12:03
The hackers specifically targeted at least 20 high-profile tech firms, which were 'served specialized secondary [Stage 2] payloads,' according to Cisco Talos researchers.

Report: Tesla, AMD Developing Self-Driving Car AI Chip

Thu, 2017-09-21 12:03
GlobalFoundries says CEO Sanjay Jha didn't mean to explicitly name Tesla as a partner, but it seems the partnership might indeed be in the works.

Flappy Bird Doesn't Work on iOS 11, it Never Will

Thu, 2017-09-21 11:02
Developer Dong Nguyen decides not to update his 32-bit iOS game, meaning iOS 11 users won't be able to play it.