Exclusive: Nike fires majority of FuelBand team, will stop making wearable hardware

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 01:04:14 GMT
The sportswear company has decided that only software has a future in Nike’s technology vision. That means cutting the FuelBand, including a slimmer version planned for the fall.

7 things the Mazda Skyactiv Chassis tells us about the next Miata

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 01:02:48 GMT
We take close look at the clues and attempt to unravel the mystery of the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata.

Heartbleed attack used to skip past multifactor authentication

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:57:53 GMT
In one of the earliest instances of a Heartbleed attack breaking through a private corporate network, security firm Mandiant reports that a client's virtual private network session was successfully hacked.

Facebook to share ads based on location history with advertisers -- but won't say when

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:07:11 GMT
With Nearby Friends, your location history is private to you and only you -- until the social network decides otherwise. Surprised? Don't be. Facebook is in the advertising business.

Samsung expert compares Apple's patented phone features to car cup holders

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:07:10 GMT
An Apple study on what features drive phone sales is flawed and those features aren't the major factors influencing purchases, a Samsung expert told jurors in a patent trial between the two rivals.

SpaceX launches Falcon 9 rocket carrying crucial cargo to ISS

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 23:53:56 GMT
After numerous delays, the space transport company sends its Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon spacecraft into orbit to carry cargo to the International Space Station. Next up: get that rocket back.

Didn't win Apple's WWDC ticket lottery? You might still be in luck

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 23:44:19 GMT
Apple faithful this year had to enter a lottery to buy a ticket to the company's annual developer confab. But the unlucky ones may still get be able to buy a ticket.

Crave Ep. 156: Snoop Dogg soon to be all up in your Call of Duty game

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 23:17:14 GMT
This week on the Crave podcast, Snoop Dogg is coming to you via a DLC voice pack for Xbox Live, machine-carved ice cubes brim with design potential, and a fan plays the Super Mario Bros. theme a new way.

What's hot? Google Trends now tells your inbox

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 22:32:44 GMT
Google Trends adds email subscriptions so that you can stay on top of changing search patterns and topics. Does it signal the end of Google Alerts?

Bake like a Jawa with R2-D2 measuring cups

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 22:13:54 GMT
Follow any recipe like a Jedi Master with this measuring cup set from ThinkGeek looks like the "Star Wars" droid you're looking for -- R2-D2.

Hide from, seek out nearby friends on Facebook

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:48:44 GMT
The social network is making it easy to locate your friends on a map, and it’s adding event alerts into the Paper app. Meanwhile, Samsung is about to push out a paid version of Milk Music.

On the hunt for Google's Easter eggs

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:12:52 GMT
Here is a roundup of Google's jokes and hoaxes currently on the loose. Did you miss the Tardis?

The secret to swarming robots? Simplicity

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:09:36 GMT
Simple robots that identify and move toward each other could open the way to armies of machines that measure pollution, pollinate plants, or fly through our bodies.

LinkedIn passes 300M users, says mobile is key to goal of 3.3B

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:46:43 GMT
The social network for professional schmoozing wants the entire global workforce to sign on to its service.

Low Latency 94: Prime itch

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:21:17 GMT
Amazon's Prime service is increasing by $20. Can you handle it?

Get your hands on NASA software code

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:48:11 GMT
Science fans and space junkies alike can now access code for a range of NASA projects. Who knows? It could help you accomplish your next mission.

Tech Retrospect: Google drones and Amazon phones

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:33:37 GMT
Miss a few stories this week? We'll bring you up to speed with this rundown of all the tech news.

Is this what the iPhone 6 will look like? One artist thinks so

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 17:26:53 GMT
An artist's rendering shows what the iPhone 6 could look like based on the rumors surrounding Apple's next handset.

Cyborg glasses let you fake a good mood

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 17:04:58 GMT
Why bother with Google Glass, when AgencyGlass lets you convey emotions through digital eyes? Hirotaka Osawa wants to help people look happy even when they're not.

Disney making new 'Star Wars' books based on original trilogy

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 17:02:57 GMT
Books by leading children's authors will begin with retelling of Luke Skywalker origin story. Disney hopes to fan interest in 'Wars' before December 2015 release of "Episode VII."

Facebook Paper now with more Facebook

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 17:00:10 GMT
People who use the Paper iPhone app browse an average of 80 stories each day, but they told Facebook that they were missing essential daily information.

NASA crashes spacecraft into moon at 3,600 mph

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:48:47 GMT
NASA leaves some more debris on the lunar surface by intentionally crashing a spacecraft...for science.

College prof suspended for posting pic of kid in 'Game of Thrones' shirt

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:36:44 GMT
A professor of art and animation posts a picture of his young daughter doing yoga in a T-shirt that reads: "I will take what is mine with fire and blood." This is taken as a security threat.

3D-printed Nokia logo a sweet treat for Easter

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:47:46 GMT
The company creates a software rendering of its logo and then uses a 3D printer and liquid chocolate to create #Chokia.

Get a Combat Creatures Attacknid robot-spider 2-pack for $99.96

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:23:34 GMT
These normally sell for upward of $100 apiece, so this is almost like getting two for one. These dart-firing RC spiders are insanely cool and tons of fun.

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