If you’re new to the virtual currency Bitcoin, you’ve probably got a lot of questions. This video can answer most of them.
If you decide to steal someone’s smart TV, you’d think disconnecting all the accounts on it would be a smart first thing to do.
Dogs, stumps, pup tents and bikes, the new HootSuite offices in Vancouver has them all. And then some.
Human rights organization Civil Rights Defenders distributed the first set of “Natalia Project” bracelets, which use GPS technology and social media to send out a distress signal if an activist or aid worker is taken hostage.
Why not be a little creative? For $1,000, we’ll hack the DOJ. For $5,000, the FBI. And, for a platinum-level contribution of $10,000, we’ll hack the CIA and finally reveal the truth about Area 51.
North Korea’s state-run news agency Uriminzokkiri’s website and social networks have been compromised by Anonymous today, less than a day after the hacktivist group declared open season on the country.
That iPhone in your hand isn’t just a complex piece of electronics. It’s also a gold mine — quite literally. And a platinum mine, silver mine, copper mine … you get the picture.
Meet Fully Dressed Superheroines, a posse that covers it up, looks comfortable enough to get any job done, and provides powerful role modeling for young girls without giving them body image complexes.
Bitcoins are a hot commodity now, but are your Bitcoins actually safe? The Bitcoin wallet company Instawallet has suspended its service “indefinitely” after being hacked.
Hey, it’s got the endorsement of reigning Masters champion Bubba Watson. And it doesn’t damage greens and fairways as today’s carts do.
Chargerback’s software streamlines the lost-and-found process to help hospitality businesses get your stuff back to you.
It’s the ultimate rush. You post some hot content, get a few links and a rush of traffic, and, when checking your Google Analytics traffic logs, realize you had some otherworldly traffic: visitors from the International Space Station.
In honor of April Fools Day, Coursera releases a class on underwater basketweaving, making education about this spiritual, artistic, and functional practice accessible to anyone with internet and a tub.
Every April Fools’ Day, a handful of big-name companies get into the spirit of pranks and practical jokes. Here are some of the better jokes companies announced today.
Following other Google April Fools’ pranks including the “closing of YouTube” and a “Treasure Map” layer added to Google Maps, the search giant has also pushed out another practical joke called Google Nose, a program that lets you search by scent.
Google has gotten into the spirit of April Fools’ a bit early with its new “Treasure Map” layer in Google Maps and a video suggesting YouTube will close tomorrow.
Within NASA’s budget for the following year is a request for $100 million for a project that’s never been attempted before — at least that we know of by humans anyways.
Sometimes the mother of invention is not necessity, but a strange, compulsive craving that won’t go away until you give in to it.
Planning a funeral but not sure enough people are going to show up? Rent a Mourner, a service that hires people to cry at funerals, might be able to help.
Officially speaking, “ungoogleable” is no longer a legitimate word, according to a recent decision by the Swedish Language Council.
Nvidia’s Danny Shapiro shows us the cool touchscreen inside the Lamborghini Aventador.
Possible driving law could be a thorn in Google’s plans to make Glass ubiquitous.
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is a charitable organization that you’ve undoubtedly heard mentioned a few hundred times between news segments on NPR — and probably the last group you’d think of when it comes to revolutionary condom inventions.
Google’s self-driving car was on the U.C. Berkeley campus lately — and the spot it chose to park was one usually reserved for highly intelligent humans.
Shockingly, Rebecca Black searches spike every week on the day after Thursday and before Saturday.
Rather than be bummed out that CBS has exclusive rights to stream all the March Madness college basketball games this year, ESPN has enlisted the help of YouTube star Robbie Novak, aka Kid President.
In the Peanut Gallery, you get to add intertitles to old black-and-white movies (the ones before any speech support, never mind the web). And you do it, of course, simply by talking to Chrome.
Anyone else who wants to make a Steve Jobs movie? Get in line and take a number.
Robert Kahn, Vinton Cerf, Louis Pouzin, Tim Berners Lee and Marc Andreesseen win the inaugural Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering.
3D-printed gun site Defense Distributed has obtained a federal license to manufacture and sell firearms,
Oh my god, Becky, look at her dog.
Who wouldn’t want a Raspbery Pi-powered open source bartending that you control with your phone or tablet?
The great thing about geeks is that they are smart, fast, and have the power to create stuff instantly.
So why start yet another T-shirt website? Apparently, to make T-shirt buying a social event, or even a cause.
With this update of Twitter’s own making, tweets which look interesting and sensible on Twitter.com will look completely stupid and odd (see Twitter’s own embedded tweet) on any other platform.
Your iPad or Android tablet is really good at a lot of things, but for some things, paper just can’t be replaced, as one French company hilariously illustrates in this ad:
For South by Southwest, it’s kind of ridiculous that companies spent gobs of money on promotional materials, free booze, fancy parties, and advertising — and all of it was pretty much secondary to show-stealing meme kitty Grumpy Cat.
Kim Dotcom is the poster child for why the current set of copyright laws have gone horribly wrong, so naturally he made his way to the South by Southwest interactive show — sort of.
It’s hard out there for a virtual currency. Bitcoin prices dropped 23 percent Monday night after a glitch eroded some confidence, but prices have since gone back up.
A Seattle bar has banned patrons from wearing Google Glass inside.