Google is giving you a debit card that works through your Google Wallet account and can be used like an ATM or credit card. It's going to get a lot easier to get to use Google Offers, too, meaning that Google gets a lot more bites at pushing its advertisers at you. Again.
Since suffering from its third fire incident in space of five weeks, we’ve been waiting on the rebuttal to widespread media sensualist reporting from electric carmaker, Tesla, and finally, CEO Elon Musk has issued a blog post to put some perspective on things.
GitHub is experiencing an increase in user account hijackings that's being fueled by a rash of automated login attempts from as many as 40,000 unique Internet addresses.
Young hacker made this awesome, flexible 14 x 15 pixel, pong playing t-shirt! We will all probably end up working for him some day.
Just how beneficial is 3d printing and 3d scanning in our education and how does it improve on the standards already in place? This technology has grown in popularity and is now all that anyone is talking about. The buzz concerning 3d scanning and printing is quite extraordinary.
Using Raspberry Pi as a platform, a company called Kano wants to be the Ikea of computers: cheap, self-built, and global. (Let’s hope the instructions are better.)
A new study suggests that among teen and young adults, poor mental health has a reciprocal relationship with casual sex as each contribute to the other over time.
As much as I love B movies and grindhouse flicks, I always thought the whole Machete thing was pretty silly, and I’m glad Robert Rodriguez won’t be wasting his time on it anymore, because Machete Kills tanked at the box office. Or will Machete one day return?
Recently a rumor hit the web that there may be another Star Trek series in the works, and why not? There have been many incarnations of Star Trek on the big and small screen, and considering Trekkies can’t get enough, a new series could totally go like gangbusters.
Robotics is a big industry in South Korea, and there is a culture of hiring "assistants" or "narrators" to do in-store product or service promotions. This is a "mannequin robot." For the past couple of years, a South Korean company called Showbo has been producing robots like this—which, I guess, makes sense! Bowing is a sign of respect in Korea and much of Asia. And who can resist a cute child. It all makes for great PR.
Designed for companionship, a new toddler-sized robot can hold a conversation in 19 different languages.Built by Paris-based robotics company Aldebaran and infused with language-learning software developed by voice-technology company Nuance, the robot has a voice that doesn't sound much older than it looks.
This real-time 3D Internet experience lets people see through the eyes of several animals including rats, bees, cats, dogs and hawks, as they wonder the streets of Paris.
Everybody loves proprietary gaming platforms that make you sign in to play Far Cry, right? Hello? Well they're here to stay, whether you like them or not (thanks EA, Microsoft, Valve, and the rest of 'em) and Ubisoft is trying to make its proprietary service a little less awful with the official Uplay app.
Accurate copies of fossilised bones can now be made from the combined use of computed tomography (CT) scans and 3D printers, according to a paper published today in the journal Radiology.
It had been four years since Guillermo Del Toro made Hellboy II: The Golden Army, but he finally came back to the big screen this summer with Pacific Rim. Del Toro’s already got another movie he’ll be shooting next year, Crimson Peak, which is a ghost story, and his long in the works vampire series, The Strain, just got the green light from the FX network.
It’s hard to imagine any movie costing as much as Avatar, which at one point was the most expensive movie ever made. There have been some intriguing rumors as to how much Avatar actually could have cost, but the official number is $237 million.
Even though the Academy Awards won’t be held until March 2, there’s already plenty of Oscar pundits trying to predict who could win. And one performance has already brought up some interesting questions because in the case of Scarlett Johansson in Her, she’s never seen, and only heard.
Volish chairman Sir William Gates III has said that there were difficulties in finding a CEO who can replace Steve "sounds of silence" Ballmer.
British Prime Minster David Cameron has found support for his internet crackdown from the People's Republic of China.
A Wall Street Trader is thoroughly regretting believing Apple's hype machine.
Google has truly defined the way that we consume information. Not only defining how we search but designing the interfaces that we use to filter and find information. This year at Google I/O, there were several amazing new introductions in every category. However, one of the most notable changes to me was the prevalence of cards. Google Now, Google Glass and Google Maps all featured cards.
Hewlett Packard's (HP) Pavilion 10 TouchSmart, powered by AMD silicon, is a 10-inch notebook with a touchscreen display and a price tag of $299. The laptop measures 10.7″ x 7.7″ x 0.9″ and weighs 3.2 pounds.
A famous math problem that has vexed mathematicians for decades has met an elegant solution by Cornell University researchers. Graduate student Yash Lodha, working with Justin Moore, professor of mathematics, has described a geometric solution for the von Neumann-Day problem, first described by mathematician John von Neumann in 1929.
Unexpected behavior in ferroelectric materials explored by researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory supports a new approach to information storage and processing.