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Soulja Boy’s emulator consoles meet their inevitable end

December 31, 2018 at 11:45PM Soulja Boy’s emulator consoles meet their inevitable end Less than a month after Soulja Boy made an initial foray into…

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Der Spiegel: Volkswagen is planning to write off over $300M it invested in Gett, as the Israeli startup struggles to compete with Uber, Lyft, Didi, and others (Globes Online)

December 31, 2018 at 11:40PM Der Spiegel: Volkswagen is planning to write off over $300M it invested in Gett, as the Israeli startup struggles to…

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Hackers use a fake wax hand to fool vein authentication security

December 31, 2018 at 11:24PM Hackers use a fake wax hand to fool vein authentication security Vein authentication, a biometric security method that scans the…

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Samsung may already be working on a second Galaxy Home smart speaker

December 31, 2018 at 10:23PM Samsung may already be working on a second Galaxy Home smart speaker Samsung unveiled its Bixby-powered Galaxy Home smart speaker…

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MIT researchers are now 3D printing glass

December 31, 2018 at 10:13PM MIT researchers are now 3D printing glass While the thought of a machine that can squirt out endless ropes of…

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Tech-friendly bus startup FlixBus offers riders VR headsets

December 31, 2018 at 10:03PM Tech-friendly bus startup FlixBus offers riders VR headsets Flixbus As anyone who has tried using VR in an airplane or…

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Apple releases six celebrity-narrated audiobooks, and they’re all free

December 31, 2018 at 09:18PM Apple releases six celebrity-narrated audiobooks, and they’re all free If you’re yet to dabble in audiobooks and you have an…

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Amazon reportedly planning major Whole Foods expansion with Prime Now delivery

December 31, 2018 at 09:18PM Amazon reportedly planning major Whole Foods expansion with Prime Now delivery Amazon is reportedly planning to build lots of new…

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In an year of breaches, data leaks, and reports of starvation deaths due to faulty implementation, India’s Aadhaar had its constitutional status upheld in 2018 (Aria Thaker/Quartz)

December 31, 2018 at 08:28PM In an year of breaches, data leaks, and reports of starvation deaths due to faulty implementation, India’s Aadhaar had its…

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Hubble telescope ‘mother’ Nancy Grace Roman dies

December 31, 2018 at 07:15PM Hubble telescope ‘mother’ Nancy Grace Roman dies Paul Morigi/Getty Images The astronomy world is poorer off today. Nancy Grace Roman,…

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Inside Uber’s serious incident team for US where ~130 investigators deal with reports of crashes, physical altercations, sexual misconduct, theft, and stalking (Shannon Bond/Financial Times)

December 31, 2018 at 05:35PM Inside Uber’s serious incident team for US where ~130 investigators deal with reports of crashes, physical altercations, sexual misconduct, theft,…

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A look inside the Taipei 101 New Year’s Eve fireworks show as it goes green

December 31, 2018 at 04:56PM A look inside the Taipei 101 New Year’s Eve fireworks show as it goes green One of the tallest buildings…

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Court tosses lawsuit over Google Photos’ facial recognition

December 31, 2018 at 04:45PM Court tosses lawsuit over Google Photos’ facial recognition Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto via Getty Images Google Photos users nervous about facial recognition…

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A Bootleg of One of the Year’s Best Horror Films Just Mysteriously Appeared on Amazon Prime

December 31, 2018 at 03:21PM A Bootleg of One of the Year’s Best Horror Films Just Mysteriously Appeared on Amazon Prime Image: Third Window Films…

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Big players in autonomous driving like Uber, Tesla, and Waymo had a disappointing 2018, but several startups with a “minimum viable product” made good progress (Timothy B. Lee/Ars Technica)

December 31, 2018 at 03:20PM Big players in autonomous driving like Uber, Tesla, and Waymo had a disappointing 2018, but several startups with a “minimum…

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More popular apps are sending data to Facebook without asking

December 31, 2018 at 03:15PM More popular apps are sending data to Facebook without asking Omar Marques/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images It’s not just dating…

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Here’s how to play a game from Black Mirror’s Bandersnatch episode

December 31, 2018 at 02:33PM Here’s how to play a game from Black Mirror’s Bandersnatch episode If you’ve gone down the rabbit hole with Netflix’s…

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Unpacking the Great Justin Bieber Vs. JoJo Siwa Instagram Crisis of 2018

December 31, 2018 at 02:27PM Unpacking the Great Justin Bieber Vs. JoJo Siwa Instagram Crisis of 2018 Hotel slipper magnate Justin Bieber caused a bit…

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John Krasinski Was ‘Mind-Tricked’ Into Writing A Quiet Place 2

December 31, 2018 at 02:27PM John Krasinski Was ‘Mind-Tricked’ Into Writing A Quiet Place 2 The family from A Quiet Place. Image: Paramount Pictures After…

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All the Cars That Died in 2018

December 31, 2018 at 02:27PM All the Cars That Died in 2018 All of us must face death eventually. That is even true of our…

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