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What Will Happen to the Gulf Coast If the Oil Industry Retreats?

Hurricane Harvey pummeled the country’s energy infrastructure, and there are few incentives in place to promote renewables.

Posted on 22 September 2017 | 6:46 am

The Education of Brett the Robot

A UC Berkeley robot named Brett is learning to interact with its world in a fascinating way.

Posted on 22 September 2017 | 5:58 am

The Lara Croft in the New 'Tomb Raider' Uncovers Treasure in Depth

The new 'Tomb Raider' movie seems to be following the 2013 game reboot, meaning it stars a Lara who's more human, more complex, and more powerful for it.

Posted on 22 September 2017 | 3:29 am

Self-Driving Cars Will Kill People. Who Decides Who Dies?

Opinion: The dawn of autonomous vehicles means we must solve the trolley problem.

Posted on 22 September 2017 | 3:00 am

Starting to Study Physics? Watch Out for These Common Mistakes

Here are the some of the biggest ideas that cause trouble for the first semester of physics.

Posted on 22 September 2017 | 1:00 am

You Should See 'mother!' This Weekend (Even If You'll Hate It)

It's the most argued-about movie of the year, by far. Here's why it's worth your time.

Posted on 22 September 2017 | 1:00 am

Lomography Lomo'Instant Automat Glass Magellan Review: It Urges Your to Get Experimental

Lomo's funky instant camera kicks some serious glass.

Posted on 22 September 2017 | 12:00 am

9 Amazon Kindle Tips and Tricks

Your e-reader has some secret superpowers. Here's how to unlock its full potential.

Posted on 21 September 2017 | 11:00 pm

Google Paid HTC $1.1 Billion To Turn Itself Into a Phone Maker

It's not quite an acquisition, but Google's agreement with HTC fast-tracks its efforts to take over the gadget world.

Posted on 21 September 2017 | 3:07 pm and the Search for Facts in a Post-Fact World

When you take a look at the internet's favorite myth-busting site, you see just how hard it is to pin down the truth.

Posted on 21 September 2017 | 2:30 pm

Twitter Will Meet With Senate Intelligence Committee on Russia

For the first time, a social media company will provide answers in a public hearing about Russian efforts to swing the 2016 presidential election.

Posted on 21 September 2017 | 2:21 pm

The CCleaner Malware Fiasco Targeted at Least 18 Specific Tech Firms

The backdooring of security software CCleaner now appears to have been more of a targeted spying operation than a mere cybercrime scheme.

Posted on 21 September 2017 | 1:22 pm

The Real Trouble With Trump's 'Dark Post' Facebook Ads

Trump running campaign ads to a select audience on Facebook? That's just how ads work. The scary part is that you can't track them.

Posted on 21 September 2017 | 11:05 am

The United States Needs an Earthquake Warning System Already

Mexico and Japan warn citizens with sirens and alerts. But not yet in the United States.

Posted on 21 September 2017 | 7:54 am

Switzerland's Getting a Delivery Network for Blood-Toting Drones

And it's got some clever new hardware to make it work.

Posted on 21 September 2017 | 7:46 am

Dems Push for a Digital Ad Crackdown to Stop Foreign Meddling

As Facebook falls under more scrutiny for Russia's ad buys, Congress eyes regulation.

Posted on 21 September 2017 | 7:45 am

Inside the Second Coming of Nest

After some bumps in the road to home-automation nirvana, Google’s Nest tries to level up with a new suite of products.

Posted on 21 September 2017 | 5:00 am

The Ikea Place App Shows the Practical Promise of AR Kit

No, you can't turn your living room into a battlefield. But you can see what that sofa would look like if you bought it.

Posted on 21 September 2017 | 4:18 am

A WikiLeaks Russia Dump Reveals Just Enough—But Not Too Much

This week, WikiLeaks turned its sites on Russia—and while it didn't reveal much, something beats nothing at all.

Posted on 21 September 2017 | 3:56 am

Apple Becomes a Chipmaker to One-Up Smartphone Foes

Apple's iPhone X and Apple Watch 3 rely on new, company-designed chips.

Posted on 21 September 2017 | 3:36 am