Rideshare unicorn Uber doesn't do anything small. When it was in the game of raising money, it raised close to $25 billion. When it loses that money--and it does every single quarter--it loses it at astronomical burn rates. It finally debuted on the New York Stock Exchange today, in the middle of international trade...
Like a scene out of a dystopian police state film, a failed software update caused hundreds of ankle monitoring devices in the Netherlands to go dark from police surveillance on Thursday.
One of the most stereotypical relaxing things to do--meditation--may actually cause distress for some people, according to the findings of a survey released this week. It found that more than a quarter of regular meditators have had bad experiences related to their meditation.
A bright green frog-shaped pencil case targeting children on Amazon contained 80 times the federal legal limit for lead, according to an investigation by the Washington State Attorney General's Office. This was among dozens of children's school supplies being sold on Amazon.com with illegal levels of toxic metals.
A woman in Philadelphia was treated to a delightful text message, commenting on her looks and her breasts, from a delivery driver, a person who--lest we forget--visits at a particularly vulnerable time: at your home, late at night, when you're just trying to eat your god damn pizza fries.
Microsoft is effectively killing UWP by ensuring that all its capabilities are available to once-legacy app development platforms.
Going to space changes your brain. Astronauts who have spent months in microgravity have more liquid in their brains, which may affect their vision even after they get back home.
TUM_APISAK, a very well respected leaker in the hardware scene, has tweeted the alleged specifications for AMD's upcoming Ryzen 3000-series 16-core processor, which is based on the Zen 2 processor microarchitecture and 7nm process node.
A Symantec blog post this week revealed that China's "Buckeye" espionage group was using NSA's Double Pulsar and Eternal Blue exploit at least a year before the Shadow Brokers group leaked the tools to the public.
For something so commonplace, glass is actually an incredible mystery; an enigma of physics that has defied understanding since humans first encountered it millennia ago.
Satellites are our eyes in the sky or, er, in space. Now, a coalition of groups is turning to satellites and AI technology to help monitor emissions from all the world's power plants.
When Ryan Reynolds was first offered the role of Detective Pikachu, Legendary Pictures didn't just send him the script. The studio also sent him a fully-rendered version of the character paired with his voice. "It was pretty mind-blowing," Reynolds told io9 late last month in Tokyo.
Scientists have made a next-generation plastic that can be recycled again and again into new materials of any color, shape, or form
Transplanting any organ is, unsurprisingly, a complicated process, but lungs are particularly vulnerable to damage before being implanted.