A telecommunications company, free Wi-Fi service, police departments, and local councils in the UK have developed and deployed a new system that aims to identify suspicious behavior on free Wi-Fi kiosks in the nation and then automatically block related calls.
Less than two weeks after the gravitational wave detectors turned back on, they've already seen evidence of two pairs of colliding black holes.
The man at the center of the bizarre GoFundMe campaign conspiracy, which grifted $400,000 out of armchair Good Samaritans, was sentenced on Friday to five years of probation.
American Museum of Natural History Event Honoring Brazil's Rainforest-Hating President Sparks UproarApr 14, 2019
A museum dedicated to conserving nature and Brazil's far right wing president intent on opening the Amazon rainforest to mining, logging, and fossil fuel exploration while kicking indigenous groups off their land may seem like odd bedfellows. And yet New York's American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) is slated to...
An intriguing new discovery in Peru shows ritually sacrificed guinea pigs were decorated with colorful earrings and necklaces by 16th-century Incas--a finding that comes as a complete surprise to archaeologists.
Amazon Shareholders Set to Vote on a Proposal to Ban Sales of Facial Recognition Tech to GovernmentsApr 13, 2019
Amazon shareholders will vote in May on a proposal to ban the sale of facial recognition technology to governments after beating an attempt by Amazon itself to quash the proposal before it got to a vote.
MoviePass thrived and nearly died by the $10 per month unlimited movie-viewing plan it introduced in 2017, and it's not out of the woods yet. But the radical pricing plan that brought the company national recognition and millions of subscribers, then infamy and customer fury, was only supposed to be a temporary deal,...
For months, an unspecified number of users trying to register an account with Epic Games have found that their e-mail addresses were somehow already linked to accounts. Today, Epic Games told Kotaku that the culprit is an ongoing cyber attack and that the company is working to delete those accounts, though they would...
Stratolaunch's rocket-launching plane took off early Saturday morning and safely landed two hours later
Rebecca Sheppard is a 28-year-old senior product manager at Amazon. She's been working for the Seattle tech giant for two and a half years. It's a good job, in a field she likes. But this month, along with a couple dozen other employees, she has risked that stability to help to launch what the New York Times has...
The World Health Organization (WHO) has decided not to declare a global health emergency in response to the Ebola outbreak that's currently taking place in Africa, despite large numbers of people dying every day.
Microsoft has started notifying some Outlook.com users that a hacker was able to access accounts for months earlier this year.
After an entire season of build up, this is it. Star Trek: Discovery has come crashing into its endgame and the battle against Control is ready to begin. But before that, we have to go through what might be the ultimate realization of the show's strengths and weaknesses: getting away with a lot of contrivance through...
Joining the increasingly crowded streaming space, the Walt Disney Company on Thursday delivered more details about its anticipated service Disney+. And if there was any question that this product would directly compete with Netflix, there certainly isn't now.
The Mandalorian, Disney and Lucasfilm's first live-action Star Wars television series, will be leading the charge as part of the first offerings available on Disney+.