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Uber wants to test self-driving cars again after fatality

November 3, 2018

(CNN Business)Uber wants to start testing its self-driving cars again, seven months after one of its vehicles struck and killed a pedestrian in Arizona. “We are deeply regretful for the crash in Tempe, Arizona, this March. In the hours following, we grounded our self-driving fleets in every city they were operating,” said CEO Dara Khosrowshahi […]

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The Google Home Hub is a smart speaker with tablet interface

November 2, 2018

Recipes and other tutorials get a refresh on Google's Home Hub.Image: SCREENSHOT: RACHEL KRAUS/MASHABLE/GOOGLE If you’re excited to even more deeply ingrain a company that didn’t disclose a massive data breach into your life, boy have we got a new product for you! At Google’s hardware event on Tuesday, Rick Osterloh, Google’s SVP of hardware, […]

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Jeff Bezos: Amazon will keep working with the DoD

October 31, 2018

San Francisco (CNN Business)Jeff Bezos says his companies will continue to do business with the US Department of Defense, despite internal and external criticism. Now Amazon is vying for a $10 billion contract with the Department of Defense to consolidate and host its data on the cloud. Other tech giants have responded differently to internal […]

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More than 25 years later, Sonic the Hedgehog 2 is still the greatest Games to Play Before You Die

October 31, 2018

Apple chief design officer Jony Ive and Apple CEO Tim Cook check out the new iPhone XR during an Apple special event.Image: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Is the Apple Watch really a watch? Do big tech companies like Apple have a responsibility to society based on the impact of the products they make? In an interview […]

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Self-driving car testing approved in Pennsylvania

October 27, 2018

Aurora self-driving cars hit the road.Image: aurora Pennsylvania is opening its roads to self-driving cars. The state authorized its first self-driving car company to test on state roads this week — and no, it wasn’t Uber who received the honors. Instead Aurora, the company working with China’s Byton vehicles, clinched the first authorization with the […]

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Elon Musk steps down as Tesla chairman: What happens next? Technically Speaking

October 26, 2018

Image: IFIXIT Teardowns of Apple hardware have repeatedly revealed just how difficult it is to repair. Apple doesn’t want you to repair its devices, so why make it easy? But with the introduction of the T2 chip, Apple switched from deterring repairs to outright blocking them by anyone other than Apple authorized service providers. The […]

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Triple Shot Video NYC Street Example

October 26, 2018

The LG V40 ThinQ has arrived.Image: ZLATA IVLEVA/MASHABLE LG V40 ThinQ $899.99 (starting) The Good Good battery life • Sharp and vibrant display • Five cameras (!) gives more versatility with photos • Fast performance LG just took the smartphone camera wars to the next level. While the iPhone XS and Samsung Galaxy Note 9 […]

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Vimeo now lets you live stream 3D hologram video

October 24, 2018

Do as Rihanna does and become a hologram.Image: Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Savage X Fenty Holograms aren’t just for Tupac or Princess Leia anymore. That’s what Vimeo shares in a new blog post about how it is bringing live streamed “volumetric content” to the masses. Or, at least the creative filmmakers and somewhat technologically savvy […]

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Facebook has lost 30% of its value since July

October 21, 2018

(CNN)Facebook is taking steps to address criticism that its platform has been hijacked by bad actors, but investors are bailing. The longer the privacy backlash continues, not to mention ongoing concerns about election meddling, the more potential for damage to Facebook’s core business. “For the first time, we’ve heard some grumblings from the advertiser community […]

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This bitcoin wallet claims to be hack-proof

October 19, 2018

The SIKURPhone XZ1 is a Sony XZ1 phone with Sikur's software on top.Image: Sikur If you need to carry a substantial amount of cryptocurrency on you at all times, but you just don’t trust the average smartphone, a company called Sikur might have a solution.  On Wednesday, Sikur launched the SIKURPhone, a customized variant of […]

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