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Messaging Service WhatsApp to Drop $1 Subscription Fee

Mon, 01/18/2016 - 2:27pm
The company, which was acquired by Facebook in 2014, boasts nearly 1 billion users.









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Uber Partners With Airbus for On-Demand Helicopter Rides

Mon, 01/18/2016 - 1:46pm
Airbus has established a partnership with Uber as part of an experiment that would allow Uber users to hail copters.









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Facebook Founder Targeted by 'Don't Kill Us' Campaign

Mon, 01/18/2016 - 10:06am
"When Palestinian terrorists called for the killing of Jews on Facebook, Facebook closed its eyes," according to a video released by an Israeli NGO.









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Watch SpaceX Rocket Explode Upon Ocean Landing

Mon, 01/18/2016 - 9:35am
A Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from California on Sunday to put a climate-monitoring satellite into orbit, then turned around and botched the landing.









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Why Wikipedia Is in Trouble

Mon, 01/18/2016 - 5:29am
As the user-editing encyclopedia turns 15, dedicated editors are getting scarcer by the day.









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Is That You, Rosie? Humanoid Robot Sweeps, Tidies Up

Fri, 01/15/2016 - 8:47pm
Fans of "The Jetsons" may see shades of the robotic maid Rosie as this Atlas humanoid robot attempts various cleaning tasks.









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Supreme Court to Hear Microsoft Appeal Over Xbox Lawsuit

Fri, 01/15/2016 - 7:36pm
The high court will decide whether the company must face a class-action lawsuit by disgruntled Xbox 360 owners.









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Google's Eric Schmidt Meets With Pope at the Vatican

Fri, 01/15/2016 - 7:03pm
Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Google parent company Alphabet, had an unusual meeting on his calendar on Friday — a private sit-down with Po









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Fujifilm Unveils 3 New X-Series Mirrorless Cameras

Fri, 01/15/2016 - 7:02pm
Fujifilm has announced three new cameras in its X series, known for their retro styling and impressive image quality (and their premium price).









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Obama Picks Kendrick Over Drake in YouTube Interview

Fri, 01/15/2016 - 4:38pm
Sorry, Drizzy. President Barack Obama chose Kendrick Lamar over Drake in a hypothetical rap battle.









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MIT Lab Produces Incandescent Lights as Efficient as LEDs

Fri, 01/15/2016 - 4:24pm
New research has produced a filament-based light that rivals — and may exceed — the efficiency of newer technologies.









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Water Leak in Astronaut's Helmet Cuts Spacewalk Short

Fri, 01/15/2016 - 2:30pm
The two astronauts had finished the primary goal of their outing when one of them reported a water bubble had formed in his helmet.









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Happy 15th Birthday! Wikipedia By The Numbers

Fri, 01/15/2016 - 1:58pm
On January 15, 2001, a website called Wikipedia was launched.









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Cyber Attacks on Manufacturing Spiked Last Year: DHS

Fri, 01/15/2016 - 1:31pm
Department of Homeland Security investigations of attacks on the nation's critical manufacturing sector nearly doubled in the year ended Sept. 30.









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Electric Cars Aren't Enough. Tesla Is Now Going Vegan

Fri, 01/15/2016 - 12:51pm
Tesla, the all-electric-car company, has just unveiled an SUV model that's not only environmentally friendly, it's also vegan.









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Hyatt Says 250 Hotels Hit by Malware Last Year

Fri, 01/15/2016 - 11:40am
Hyatt said Thursday that it found malicious software in about 250 of its hotels.









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China Aims for Dark Side of the Moon by 2018: Xinhua

Fri, 01/15/2016 - 10:45am
China plans to land the first probe ever on the dark side of the moon in 2018, marking another milestone in its ambitious space program.









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Ford Executive Chairman on the Future of Getting Around

Fri, 01/15/2016 - 10:28am
Bill Ford talked to Robb Report at the Detroit Auto Show about how the Ford Motor Company is planning for the future of transportation.









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How China Helped Dying American Boy Become Famous

Fri, 01/15/2016 - 6:17am
An 8-year old boy's dying wish to be famous in China has come true, thanks to social media — even though Facebook is blocked in the country.









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Netflix Cracks Down on Trick for Watching Foreign Shows

Thu, 01/14/2016 - 8:18pm
Netflix is taking steps to thwart users who fake their location in order to get access to foreign shows and movies.









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