Employees fired by British entertainment retailer HMV decided to get even today by broadcasting their “mass execution” on the company’s official Twitter account, which has almost 64,000 followers.
Ashton Kutcher’s portrail of Steve Jobs was so intense that it landed him in the hospital, the actor revealed.
The director of the popular Star Trek film reboot and several other films geeks love has been selected to direct Star Wars: Episode 7, according to The Wrap.
Steve Jobs’ life will live large once more on the silver screen starting in theaters around the country on April 19. Judging by Apple’s stock market performance yesterday, the company he founded could use him back there too.
With Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox as the browser of choice for many around the world, Microsoft will have to get creative to bring back people who left Internet Explorer out of frustration.
I happen to spell golf f-l-o-g, but I understand that some people like this game of maneuvering small white balls into small white cups. Even more than beer pong, apparently.
One Canadian computer science student has discovered the three simple steps to ruining your life.
Sergey Brin may not be a famous actor or rock star, and he probably isn’t as recognizable as JayZ or Tom Cruise. Unless you’re a techie or an augmented reality enthusiast.
Popular YouTube channel VSauce has explored various places with low and high temperatures, thin air, insane pressure, diseases, murder rates, and find the most dangerous place on earth.
The TSA will soon remove all body scanners that show nearly nude images of people trying to board flights.
Grown-ups have FitBit and Up and assorted other fitness trackers to monitor their own health. Now babies have their own “smart scale” that lets parents “monitor, understand, and share” their kids’ growth.
Are you smarter than a fourth grader? Probably not, now that Pranav Kalyan has passed the Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist exam.
Photographer Daniel Morel took riveting photos of the devastation caused by the January 2010 earthquake in Haiti. So riveting that the Agence France-Presse took them off Twitter and actually uploaded them to Getty Images.
Outsourcing your U.S. critical infrastructure work duties to China is never a good idea.
This oddity from CES plays CDs and more.
Google Doodles are so simple that Google wants your kids to design them. (And win lots of prizes in the process.)
FAKE GRIMLOCK, a giant robot dinosaur who tweets and blogs about startups, talked to us about what he learned at CES.
The strange and the weird stood out among a sea of oversized TVs and me-too products. Here are some of the weirdest things we saw at CES.
As the Obama administration sees it, a ridiculous request deserves an equally ridiculous response.
With the high volume of new products and flashy prototypes vying for attention at the 2013 CES, very few have shown the kind of innovation needed to bring humanity one step closer to creating the ultimate consumer electronic device: a holodeck.
In case you were curious about what Glenn Beck thought of 3D printing.
Space may be the final frontier, but you and 21 other lucky people might be able to experience it. Perhaps we’ll meet there.
The Machine Perception Lab unveils its latest project, an android infant that replicates real human facial expressions.
Kickstarter released it’s “best-of” list for 2012, and the numbers are shocking. 2,41 million people funded at least one project, pledging a total of $319 million — over $600 per minute over the course of the year. And 18,109 projects were successfully funded.
We learn how the Hapi fork senses your eating habits.
“Stand aside, meatbags. Oil is thicker than blood.”
Whether New Year’s Eve involves a quiet night on the couch, a gathering of friends, or a wild party, here are tech tips and tricks for ringing in 2013.
Often times in the world of technology and innovation we stumble upon news that’s a bit out of our comfort zone, but still worth covering. This is never more true that when technology intersects with sex.
A look at the most viewed articles on Wikipedia in 2012, broken down by language.
PBS created its own show called Silicon Valley, which promises to be an informative look back at the start of the semiconductor industry.
Simple code and a love for gifts made this man create a bot that can send and pay for Amazon orders on its own.
Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield has recorded “Jewel in the Night,” the first Christmas carol ever recorded on the International Space Station.
It’s the holiday season, which means houses will be filled with the smell of fresh-baked cookies everywhere. Sadly, they won’t be as cool as these cookies.
What are the best days to book flights? What are the hottest holiday destinations? How much can you save by traveling on Christmas? All this and more in an exclusive infographic.
The Family Giving Tree charity is squatting on the campus in the meantime before Apple builds.
If the apocalypse really does happen tomorrow, we don’t want our VentureBeat readers to be without a valuable set of tips and tools for survival. If techies don’t survive, our readership will plummet.
10 gift ideas sure to make the entrepreneur in your life smile this holiday season.