Why this police department’s ‘hilarious’ tweet about 420 is actually super messed up

While 420, the unofficial holiday for all things started as a secret code between some teens, it's become so much more in the past few years. As...

Google’s Compute Engine now lets you choose between CPU platforms

Google is updating its Compute Engine cloud computing service today with a number of new features that are especially interesting to users who need high-performance processors and/or...

Pattern recognition

I helped work on a thing last weekend that I can’t write about, yet, and then last week I found my way to San Jose for Nvidia’s...

The Commute Deck: a homebrew Unix terminal for tight places

Kerry Scharfglass designed his "Commute Deck" as a laptop alternative for his morning commute: it combines a mechanical keyboard (running the TMK open keyboard firmware), a 7",...

Wyclef Jean calls out Los Angeles police for handcuffing him for ‘absolutely nothing’

Grammy award winning musician and actor Wyclef Jean shared a video of his not-so-ideal encounter with Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) on social media Tuesday morning. The...

Your apps will no longer constantly bug you for ratings after new App Store...

There's some new App Store rules in town. Nothing's worse for your app experience than endless demands for ratings — but, thankfully, those days might finally be...

Regulation could stifle growing China-US venture activity

Last week, Reuters reported that the U.S. government is considering placing new restrictions on Chinese investment into American companies developing artificial intelligence, machine learning and other technologies...

Meet Relive, a startup that uses data to turn your outdoor activities into 3D...

Relive, a Dutch startup that has been flying a little under the tech media radar until now, might just be onto something. Inspired by the experience of...

With new realities to build, Unity positioned to become tech giant

Playing god has never been a particularly strange ambition for Silicon Valley. Even so, there are few verticals filled with more utopian dreams than the studios and...

This high school student is changing the world, one tree at a time

Image: pixabay Most high school students will tell you that kids their age probably don’t have the best track record when it comes to community service; in...