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Watson-Powered Toy Uses IBM Supercomputer to Develop Relationship with Your Kid Watson-Powered Toy Uses IBM Supercomputer to Develop Relationship with Your Kid

We’ve come a long way from Barbie. If you’re looking for an interactive toy that can talk with your kid, tell knock-knock jokes, and help them learn by getting to know their specific needs – there’s a Kickstarter campaign for …

Microsoft Office Gets New Storage Integrations On iOS Microsoft Office Gets New Storage Integrations On iOS

Microsoft just announced a new Cloud Storage Partner Program for Office, enabling third-party storage providers such as Box, Citrix ShareFile and Salesforce to connect their services to Office Online for document viewing and editing. This follows a previously announced partnership …

Netflix Releases Trailer For ‘My Own Man’ Netflix Releases Trailer For ‘My Own Man’

Netflix released a new trailer for documentary My Own Man, which is executive produced by Edward Norton. As you can see from the trailer, Norton also appears in the film. Netflix announced last month that it would exclusively premiere the …

FAA Drone Rules Open Door for Commercial Use, but Still Too Restrictive for Amazon FAA Drone Rules Open Door for Commercial Use, but Still Too Restrictive for Amazon

The Federal Aviation Administration has finally released its long-awaited proposal for new regulations on commercial drones. The proposed rules are not as restrictive as some feared, but they do limit drone flight enough to render something like Amazon’s Prime Air …

‘Boyhood’ Star, Photographer Talk At Google ‘Boyhood’ Star, Photographer Talk At Google

With Richard Linklater’s Boyhood nominated for six Oscars, the film that has captivated so many since its premiere, will no doubt be one of the hottest topics in film over the coming weeks. If you haven’t seen it yet, what …

Jeb Bush Fixes Social Security Number Leak, but People’s Email Addresses and Names Are Still Out in the Open Jeb Bush Fixes Social Security Number Leak, but People’s Email Addresses and Names Are Still Out in the Open

Earlier this week, The eGovernor (as the public apparently called him at some point) Jeb Bush released hundreds of thousands of emails from his tenure as governor of Florida. It was a move in the name of transparency – Jeb …

Here’s What’s Coming To Netflix In The Next Week Here’s What’s Coming To Netflix In The Next Week

As you know, content comes and goes on Netflix. Each week, we’re bringing you a list of titles that you’ll be able to stream in the U.S. in the coming days. As always, dates are subject to change. I don’t …

Chelsea Manning Will Receive Hormone Therapy Following Suit Chelsea Manning Will Receive Hormone Therapy Following Suit

Chelsea Manning, the Wikileaks leaker formerly known as Bradley Manning, is finally getting the hormone treatments she’s been demanding for months. In September of last year Manning sued the US Department of Defense, claiming she had been “denied access to …

New Bill Aims to Stop Feds from Looking at Porn on the Job New Bill Aims to Stop Feds from Looking at Porn on the Job

Federal employees – they’re just like you! …In that they like to watch porn. And they get bored at work. And like to cure that boredom with porn. North Carolina Republican Mark Meadows is sick of all the porn watching, …

Bosch, Amazon’s New Cop Drama, Is Now Available Bosch, Amazon’s New Cop Drama, Is Now Available

All ten episodes of Amazon’s first original hour-long drama, Bosch, are now available to stream on Amazon Prime Instant Video. Bosch is based on a series of Michael Connelly novels that follow Harry Bosch, a “relentless LAPD homicide detective who …

Cops Are Flooding Waze with Fake Info in the Hopes of Rendering It Useless Cops Are Flooding Waze with Fake Info in the Hopes of Rendering It Useless

Some police are taking on a this pisses me off, so I’m going to try to destroy it strategy when it comes to crowdsourcing traffic app Waze. According to a report from Autoblog, who cites reporting from a local NBC …

Cat Draws YouTube Copyright Claim with Its Derivative Purring Cat Draws YouTube Copyright Claim with Its Derivative Purring

In this story, cats and lame copyright bullshit collide. It’s the perfect internet story. Have you ever heard a cat purring and thought, man this really sounds like that one song? Well, YouTube did. And it recently flagged one cat …

To Shut Down Trolls, Site Asks Readers to Pay to Post Comments To Shut Down Trolls, Site Asks Readers to Pay to Post Comments

Would you pay money for the privilege of commenting on a website? If so, how much? An online magazine is looking to keep conversation on its articles “civilized and constructive” and has come up with the idea to charge readers …

Target Ticket, a Thing That Was Kind of Alive, Is Now Dead Target Ticket, a Thing That Was Kind of Alive, Is Now Dead

Companies launch new products and shutter flailing products all the time, and it often goes unnoticed. You might not know anything about Target Ticket, and you might not care. But Target Tickets exists, at least for now. Target has just …

Need More Storage? Google and Microsoft Are Both Giving It Away Right Now Need More Storage? Google and Microsoft Are Both Giving It Away Right Now

Are you running out of cloud storage? If so, two major providers are giving it away right now. Microsoft is offering 100GB of OneDrive cloud storage for the next two years – and all you have to do is sign …

Jeb Bush Just Released Years of Emails – Complete with the Names and Email Addresses of All Who Wrote Him Jeb Bush Just Released Years of Emails – Complete with the Names and Email Addresses of All Who Wrote Him

In the name of transparency, former Florida Governor and likely 2016 Presidential candidate Jeb Bush just published all of his email correspondence from his tenure running the state. “In the spirit of transparency, I am posting the emails of my …

The US Is Getting a New Anti-Cyberattack Agency The US Is Getting a New Anti-Cyberattack Agency

Today, Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Lisa Monaco will give a speech at the Wilson Center at an event on cyber threats. According to the Center, Monaco will “preview plans for preventing the most pernicious state …

Facebook Brings Free, Basic Internet to India Facebook Brings Free, Basic Internet to India

Facebook has brought its internet.org app to India, giving free, basic internet access to people in six Indian states – Tamil Nadu, Mahararashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Kerala, and Telangana. The deal is a partnership with Reliance Communications. By “basic”, we’re …

Bloodline’s Official Trailer Is Here, and It Looks Great Bloodline’s Official Trailer Is Here, and It Looks Great

With a stellar cast and the creators of FX’s Damages behind it, Netflix’s new drama Bloodline has to be one of the most anticipated releases of the spring. And today, Netflix has just dropped the full-length trailer. Netflix describes Bloodline …

Netflix Releases Latest ISP Speed Rankings Netflix Releases Latest ISP Speed Rankings

Netflix just released its monthly update on Internet service provider speed data, ranking the top ISPs in terms of speed for its streaming service. The previous list looking at December data showed Netflix’s heaviest viewing month, with December 28 being …

Chromecast Users Get $6 In Google Play Credit Chromecast Users Get $6 In Google Play Credit

It’s never been a better time to own a Chromecast, Google’s $35 streaming device. Not only does the functionality of the device continue to improve thanks to updates from Google as well as increased support by third-party apps, but Google …