Guest Post Whether you think of it as some sort of bloated travesty, or what some call the Super Bowl of technology gatherings, SXSW is in no way like what it once was just 5 years ago.
The “world’s first internet-enabled sex toy” is shipping at the end of the month. Soon, Zeus and Hera will be able to satisfy and be satisfied, even when continents apart.
Guest Post Paying $1200 for a badge only to find out the one session you wanted to see reached fire-marshall-aneurism capacity 30 minutes before it was scheduled to start? Priceless. Here’s a solution.
Editor’s Pick The Grand Lighting of the Bay Lights Project takes place tonight, the culmination of a massive project that brings together art, technology, and the city of San Francisco.
A team from Switzerland built a chair that perfectly manifests the way digital rights management works. The chair falls apart after eight uses.
Can e-cigarettes ruin your body? No one’s quite sure yet — which is why it’s probably a bad time to start smoking them.
At a press conference today, Obama may have proved that, while he can hire a bunch of Star Wars fanboys to help run the country, he himself is not one.
Five-year-old Danny Kitchen of Bristol, England, spent $2,500 on iTunes in-app purchases in about 15 minutes, the Beeb reports. Score!
Editor’s Pick In Glass, I think, we sense the birth struggles of the new human. Hacked. Connected. Augmented. Enhanced. And yeah, way geekier.
Special effects technology has brought Audrey Hepburn back to life — but should it have?
Editor’s Pick Thinx has designed the ultimate hi-tech, high-quality line of womens underwear to improve ‘that time of the month’ for women around the world.
Virtual currency Bitcoin has hit new highs in value after Mt. Gox, the largest Bitcoin exchange, struck a deal to let startup CoinLab handle its U.S. operations.
A pilot program in Washington, D.C., teaches kids how to apply their creativity to the real world, take risks, and follow their passion.
The fashion world can keep its Chanel clutches and Jimmy Choo shoes; techies are more interested in getting their hands on Google Glass.
Nike has discovered the rapid prototyping power of 3D printing, and it could change sneakers forever.
The New York Police Department has created a team to work with Apple to retrieve stolen iPhones and iPads.
Oh, you thought your trip photos from Cancun were great for Facebook? Sorry, next to astronaut Chris Hadfield, you’ve got nothing.
To ensure that The Pirate Bay never disappears, a hacker has created a pair of archives of the site’s essential data.
The tables are set. Our sneakers are laced. It’s time to get serious. The 2013 Golden Gate Smackdown is upon us!
3D-printed gun host DEFCAD is pulling in some major traffic. The age of 3D printed guns is clearly here.
The Kevin Bacons of the Internet are keeping the web tiny, according to Hungarian physicist Albert-László Barabási.
Weirdly enough, there is still no way to know if how I perceive color is the same as you do. This great video explains more on the topic.
Everything is amazing and no one notices, comedian Louis CK told Conan O’Brien not too long ago. That’s what is cool about The Secret Door, a passageway to just about anywhere on the face of the earth.
The Pirate Bay wants to sue a Finnish antipiracy site for copyright infringement. Ironic? Maybe a little.
Come unwind with a few cocktails, meet some VentureBeat staffers, and network with a mix of technology execs, investors, and other VIPs.
Popular YouTube channel AsapSCIENCE has produced a great new video explaining how your brain works differently when you are in love — just in time for Valentine’s Day.
Guest Post I have a fairly serious iPhone camera app problem. But most of the 86 — yes, 86 — camera apps on my iPhone are actually some of the better ones in their categories.
Much like its response to the public petition to build a Death Star, the latest video uploaded to the official White House YouTube channel once again proves that presidential administration is at least somewhat in tune (or perhaps in step?) with today’s popular culture.
Montana TV station KRTV reported Monday that it was hacked and broadcast a hilarious and terrifying alert about the impending zombie apocalypse.
Thanks to Canadian engineers, it won’t be long until 3D-printed cars are a reality.
Australian startup Squeeze1 is launching in two weeks and taking desperate measures to attract users.
In the future, any new product designs will be instantly copied, 3D scanned, and re-sold as 3D printing instructions, meaning that anyone will be able to own just about anything, almost for free.
Forget creating the future — researchers are using 3D printing to recreate the past.
Game on! It’s time to dust off those paddles, grab your headband, and get ready for the 2013 Golden Gate Smackdown.
Sure, 3D printing is cool and wonderful, and even can make awesome three-dimensional business cards. But can it save your life?
It may have been awkward and it may have been inappropriate and it was probably sexist, but Go Daddy’s Super Bowl ad featuring supermodel Bar Rafaeli and — yeah, let’s be straight-up — a fairly ugly geeky dude, totally worked.
Uggos are smart and hotties are dumb, right? No? Oh, then GoDaddy has some explaining to do.
At first glance, it may seem odd that Netflix chose to premiere its first huge original show House of Cards today, leading into Super Bowl weekend.
New York marketing manager Shibani Bhujle says her iPhone spontaneously combusted, burning her fingers, and then oozed acid when she tried to remove the battery.