Ken Bone may have violated FTC rules with Uber tweet

Ken Bone may have violated FTC rules with Uber tweet Ken Bone's overnight fame looks to have already soured. As VICE reports, Bone's tweet for the UBERSelect service in St. Louis, where last Sunday's presidential debate was held, did not include any indication that the message was sponsored. This is a… Source: Engadget Link: Ken […]

Now Trending on Facebook: Take Away Women’s Right to Vote

Now Trending on Facebook: Take Away Women’s Right to Vote Facebook’s trending topics are having (another) bad day. The social network allowed the hashtag #RepealThe19th to be shown in its trending news column on Thursday. Taken at face value, the hashtag suggests that the idea of repealing of women’s right to vote is a popular one. […]

Neural implants and robot arms allow paralyzed man to feel again

Neural implants and robot arms allow paralyzed man to feel again After breaking his neck more than a decade ago, Nathan Copeland has finally regained his sense of touch. The only catch is that those feeling are fake — artificially generated by a robotic arm and an array of tiny electrodes embedded in his brain […]

The Wirecutter's best deals: Save $100 on an iPad Pro 9.7

The Wirecutter's best deals: Save 0 on an iPad Pro 9.7 This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. Read their continuously updated list of deals atTheWirecutter.com. You may have already seen Engadget posting reviews from our friends atThe Wirecutter. N… Source: Engadget Link: The Wirecutter's best […]

Netflix Is Paying Chris Rock an Absurd Amount of Money 

Netflix Is Paying Chris Rock an Absurd Amount of Money  Netflix may hate good movies, but it sure loves Chris Rock. The streaming giant signed a staggering deal with the comedian for two specials. Read more… Source: Gizmodo Link: Netflix Is Paying Chris Rock an Absurd Amount of Money 

Watch Chemical Elements Burn and Transform Into Awesome-Looking Compounds

Watch Chemical Elements Burn and Transform Into Awesome-Looking Compounds When elements combust, they create wild and different-looking compounds. After watching this video, you’re going to want to torch the entire periodic table. Read more… Source: Gizmodo Link: Watch Chemical Elements Burn and Transform Into Awesome-Looking Compounds

Mark Zuckerberg Needs Help With the Voice of His Personal Home Assistant

Mark Zuckerberg Needs Help With the Voice of His Personal Home Assistant In the grand tradition of crowdsourcing everything, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg took his personal page to ask the people a simple question: Who should be the voice of Jarvis, the home assistant he’s currently developing? Read more… Source: Gizmodo Link: Mark Zuckerberg Needs […]

Google highlights fact-checking stories one month before election

Google highlights fact-checking stories one month before election This year's US presidential election is one of the most acrimonious in memory, with not a day going by without one campaign accusing the other of outrageous falsehood (some more than others). With one month to go until the country casts its votes, Go… Source: Engadget Link: […]

Colonizing the Moon Just Got a Lot More Dangerous

Colonizing the Moon Just Got a Lot More Dangerous Bad news, would-be lunar colonists: that dusty, airless space rock you dream of escaping to is apparently swarming with deadly projectiles. According to a new study, Earth’s nearest neighbor is being bombarded by small, fast-moving chunks of debris, at a rate 100 times faster than impact […]

Yahoo email breach could put Verizon deal in jeopardy

Yahoo email breach could put Verizon deal in jeopardy After Verizon announced a $4.83 billion deal to acquire former internet giant Yahoo, troubles the former company faced quickly came to light. Now the wireless carrier says that Yahoo's 2014 email breach that affected 500 million users could give it "… Source: Engadget Link: Yahoo email […]

2017 BMW 5 Series Sedan Will Feature Wireless CarPlay Support

2017 BMW 5 Series Sedan Will Feature Wireless CarPlay Support BMW today unveiled its 2017 BMW 5 Series Sedan, which will be one of the first cars to include wireless CarPlay support. According to press materials released today, iPhones will be able to wirelessly integrate with the BMW iDrive system, connecting to the car over […]

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Is Now a Five-Part Movie Series

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Is Now a Five-Part Movie Series Look, I’m just gonna say it: If it takes you five movies to find where the fantastic beasts are, you’re doing a really bad job of finding them. Read more… Source: Gizmodo Link: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Is Now a Five-Part […]

4Chan may have wiped Clinton campaign chief's iPhone

4Chan may have wiped Clinton campaign chief's iPhone Hillary Clinton's campaign chief, John Podesta, might be having a particularly lousy week. In the wake of WikiLeaks dumps revealing Podesta's email and the sensitive account details inside, intruders (apparently from 4Chan's /pol board) claim to have… Source: Engadget Link: 4Chan may have wiped Clinton campaign chief's […]

Your Eyes Can't Unsee Sulfuric Acid Poured on Toilet Paper

Your Eyes Can't Unsee Sulfuric Acid Poured on Toilet Paper For years toilet paper has assumed it’s seen the worst that a bathroom user could possibly throw at it. But that all changes today now that an entire roll of has been doused in sulfuric acid which first turns the paper to a disgusting molten […]

Google's memory-boosted AI could help you navigate the subway

Google's memory-boosted AI could help you navigate the subway Modern neural networks are good at making quick, reactive decisions and recognizing patterns, but they're not very skilled at the careful, deliberate thought that you need for complex choices. Google's DeepMind team may have licked that problem, howe… Source: Engadget Link: Google's memory-boosted AI could help […]

Here's Where the US Is Most Vulnerable to a Catastrophic Solar Storm

Here's Where the US Is Most Vulnerable to a Catastrophic Solar Storm Every 100 years or so, our planet is bombarded by an intense solar storm. These extreme space-weather events are virtually impossible to predict, but new research shows which regions of the United States are at highest risk. Read more… Source: Gizmodo Link: Here's […]

Pandora's iMessage app lets you share songs and stickers

Pandora's iMessage app lets you share songs and stickers Yesterday, Pandora unveiled a new brand image, but today they're actually putting some new features into the app. iOS users now have access to an iMessage app that easily lets you share what you're listening to with your friends. Of course, since Pan… Source: Engadget Link: […]

Watch a Drone-Hunting Quadcopter Attack Its Prey

Watch a Drone-Hunting Quadcopter Attack Its Prey Now that everyone with a few hundred bucks to burn can become an amateur drone pilot, we’re seeing quadcopters buzzing all over the place, including places they’re not supposed to fly. That’s where the drone-hunting Airspace comes in. Like a bird of prey, it hunts down other flying […]