42 Minutes Ago Research at The University of Queensland has revealed the stunningly simple reason why birds never crash mid-flight: they always veer right. The findings from Professor Mandyam Srinivasan’s laboratory at the Queensland Brain Institute have enormous potential for automated anti-crash systems on aircraft.
44 Minutes Ago Didi Chuxing, China’s largest ride-hailing company, has hired two distinguished security experts to lead a new U.S.-based research center as part of a major push to increase its data security efforts.
45 Minutes Ago Apple CEO Tim Cook is slated to sit down with U.S. Sen. Orrin Hatch this Friday in a Q&A session that will cap off the senator's Utah Tech Tour, an event created to shine a light on the state's technology community.
46 Minutes Ago Without an outside reference point, it’s impossible to say whether Jay Baron is exceedingly large or the food he makes quite small indeed, but there’s a definite disparity of scale going on throughout his YouTube channel Walking with Giants.
47 Minutes Ago Two years ago, a trio of Chicago-based indie filmmakers and sketch comedy artists called FND Films launched an Indiegogo campaign to raise $75,000 for its first feature film.
49 Minutes Ago BlackBerry has been getting a lot of attention today with the somewhat old news (but now official) that BlackBerry will no longer develop or design smartphones to run on its BlackBerry-skinned version of Android.
51 Minutes Ago After police shot and killed Alfred Okwera Olango in a San Diego suburb Tuesday, they said he reached into his pocket, grabbed an object, and assumed a "shooting stance." On Wednesday evening, they revealed what that object was: "a vape smoking device." Olango, 38, was a Ugandan refugee.
52 Minutes Ago Despite the dream of the self-driving car, most autonomous vehicles still have a steering wheel, giving passengers the option to take control at a moments notice.
56 Minutes Ago Drone footage is everywhere, whether used to film extreme sports, outdoor events, nature, music festivals, or just for its own sake. Recreational aircraft such as quadcopters, fixed-wing and mini drones are getting ever cheaper and easier to buy.
57 Minutes Ago MIT researchers have designed nanosensors that can profile tumors and may yield insight into how they will respond to certain therapies. The system is based on levels of enzymes called proteases, which cancer cells use to remodel their surroundings.
57 Minutes Ago The VR experience comes ahead of Hollywood's 2017 adaptation of the franchise, and celebrates Ghost in the Shell's 25th anniversary.
58 Minutes Ago A tech/media deal that doesn’t make you scratch your head. Some theoretical tech + media tie-ups don’t make sense. But not all of them. Take Spotify plus SoundCloud, for instance.
1 Hour Ago Video: We’ve talked before about how Black Panther’s outfit in Captain America: Civil War has been the only CG superhero costume to ever look good on-screen.
1 Hour Ago Union Square Hospitality Group and Resy, a restaurant reservation startup, tonight announced at the TechTable Summit that every manager and sommelier at the Union Square Cafe will be outfitted with an Apple Watch to help improve customer service, reports Eater.
1 Hour Ago Yesterday, Elon Musk warned us that his grand vision to send humans to Mars wouldn’t be without danger — in fact, he said, “The probability of death is quite high on the first mission.” Now, with what can only be described as perfect timing (or great marketing), two Dutch companies are claiming they have created a hearse out of a Tesla Model S. More »
1 Hour Ago Donald Trump doesn't usually hold back. Whether it's an attack on a Gold Star family, an entire religion or a private citizen like the former Miss Universe he called "Miss Piggy," Trump's not exactly a stranger to insults.
1 Hour Ago Yesterday evening, South Australia suffered through a massive state-wide blackout. If you were caught in it, you might have been caught unawares — without a light source, batteries, and a way of keeping your phone charged.
1 Hour Ago BlackBerry is still in the mobile business. We can’t say it’s going stronger but it’s still operating and has more phones in the pipeline. We’re looking forward to that BlackBerry DTEK60 aka Argon after the DTEK50 and PRIV.
1 Hour Ago The world's greatest living tennis player wrote something on Facebook today about police killings of unarmed black Americans. (more…)
1 Hour Ago Welcome to Fitmodo, your regular weekly round up of the news you need to know to keep your earthly form in top shape — from fitness advice to breakthroughs in medical research.
1 Hour Ago You would think that since Google seems to be having a “love affair” with India that all of the basic products that the tech company has will be available there.
1 Hour Ago Uber’s self-driving trucks are coming in 2017, BlackBerry will stop making its own hardware, Facebook gives us a behind-the-scenes look at its server farm in Sweden, Nvidia researchers teach a car to drive from studying humans, Twitter opens up Moments so they can be created by anyone.
1 Hour Ago Although it isn't as popular as Spotify (yet), Apple Music has apparently done a better job of satisfying paying customers. This week, J.D. Power shared the results of its first streaming music satisfaction survey, and Apple Music came out on top.
1 Hour Ago There are a few reasons why Split is the perfect title for the new M. Night Shyamalan movie. The most obvious one is the fact it’s about a man with multiple split personalities who kidnaps three young girls.