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Obama Approves Sanctions on Cyber-Attackers Obama Approves Sanctions on Cyber-Attackers

Today, President Obama signed an executive order that will allow the US government to go after those who perpetrate cyber attacks with sanctions “Cyber intrusions and attacks  – many of them originating overseas  – are targeting our businesses, stealing trade …

Bloodline Season 2 Gets the Green Light, Due in 2016 Bloodline Season 2 Gets the Green Light, Due in 2016

It didn’t take long for Netflix to give the green light to Todd A. Kessler, Daniel Zelman, and Glenn Kessler. Their new Netflix original series Bloodline has been granted a second season. Production will kick off later this year and …

Teens Tweet Group Sex Video, Get Hit with Child Porn Charges Teens Tweet Group Sex Video, Get Hit with Child Porn Charges

Four Joliet, Illinois teens could spend the next few years in a juvenile facility after posting a group sex video on Twitter. Three boys, aged 14, 15, and 16, and one girl, aged 15, were arrested after the girl’s mother …

Stop Working and Go Play Pac-Man in Google Maps Stop Working and Go Play Pac-Man in Google Maps

I don’t know if you have important things to get done today, but if not you should probably head over to Google Maps and play some Pac-Man. It’s almost April Fool’s Day, and Google is starting a bit early. The …

Gmail Just Got Better On Android Gmail Just Got Better On Android

Google announced an update to its Gmail app for Android with some much-needed new features. Late last year, the app got an update that enabled users to add email accounts from other providers like Yahoo or Microsoft Outlook. The new …

Elon Musk: New Tesla Product Line Coming April 30 Elon Musk: New Tesla Product Line Coming April 30

Elon Musk and Tesla are cooking up something for late April, and it’s not a new car. “Major new Tesla product line – not a car – will be unveiled at our Hawthorne Design Studio on Thurs 8pm, April 30,” …

Apple Will Now Let You Trade in Your Android Phone Apple Will Now Let You Trade in Your Android Phone

Apple is expanding its “Reuse and Recycle” program it began in 2013. Starting now, in many locations, you can trade in non-Apple smartphones and receive credit toward the purchase of an iPhone. Individual Apple retail stores have changed the language …

Uber Denies Breach After User Info Goes Up for Sale Uber Denies Breach After User Info Goes Up for Sale

Uber says that it has found no evidence of a security breach following reports that user data has popped up for sale on dark web sites. Motherboard reports that thousands of active Uber accounts are currently for sale on sites …

Tidal for All? Jay Z Enlists Celebs to Promote New $20 Streaming Service Tidal for All? Jay Z Enlists Celebs to Promote New $20 Streaming Service

Jay Z has enlisted a cavalcade of high-profile musicians to help him convince music lovers that they want to spent $240 per year on a streaming service. You might have noticed that some of your favorite artists’ social media profiles …

Facebook Down for Some Users Facebook Down for Some Users

Facebook has been struck with an outage that’s affecting some, but not all users. According to downrightnow, Facebook has been experiencing a likely service disruption for about an hour and a half. Reports of the outage are flooding Twitter, the …

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. We’ve got …

Apple Is Literally Hitler, Says Chinese CEO Apple Is Literally Hitler, Says Chinese CEO

It’s not uncommon to hear someone lash out at Apple for being restrictive, but this takes it to a whole other level. Chinese streaming platform Leshi TV, also known as LeTV, is expected to launch a smartphone next month. When …

Lyft Wants You to Get All Chummy with Your Driver Lyft Wants You to Get All Chummy with Your Driver

Lyft wants you to get to know your driver, and vice versa. If you’re the type of person who wants to have a conversation with the person who picks you up from the bar (and there are plenty of you …

Tech Companies Call for End to Mass Surveillance in Letter to Obama, Congress Tech Companies Call for End to Mass Surveillance in Letter to Obama, Congress

The group Reform Government Surveillance, which includes Apple, AOL, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Twitter, Yahoo, and more, has joined dozens of other organizations in calling on the US government to reform mass surveillance and end the bulk data collection programs revealed …

Elon Musk Isn’t Against Flying Cars, He’s Just Worried About Them Falling on Your Head Elon Musk Isn’t Against Flying Cars, He’s Just Worried About Them Falling on Your Head

The everyday futurology musings of Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk continue to entertain. See: thoughts on self-driving cars and artificial intelligence. This time he’s talking flying cars. Speaking with astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson on his StarTalk show, Musk outlined …

YouTube Is Going After Twitch with New Game Streaming Focus: Report YouTube Is Going After Twitch with New Game Streaming Focus: Report

YouTube has been experimenting with live streaming for many years, finally letting any channel in good standing participate in live streaming in December of 2013, and the YouTube Live channel currently features livestreams of sporting events, music, news, and more. …

Uber Driver Accused of Rape, Kidnapping in Philadelphia Uber Driver Accused of Rape, Kidnapping in Philadelphia

In my god what the hell are people doing news, another Uber driver has been accused of rape and kidnapping, and was apparently not suspended until at least 40 days after the alleged incident occurred – a disturbing wrinkle in …

Google Was Just Granted A Patent For Manufacturing Contact Lenses Google Was Just Granted A Patent For Manufacturing Contact Lenses

On Tuesday, Google was granted a patent related to the manufacturing of contact lenses. This comes at a time when the company’s approach to Glass is in something of a transition. Google pulled the plug on the first phase of …

Google Fiber Is Officially Coming to Salt Lake City Next Google Fiber Is Officially Coming to Salt Lake City Next

Salt Lake City is the next city that’ll get Google Fiber, the company announced today. “Salt Lake has more than breathtaking mountain vistas and fantastic ski slopes. It also hosts a booming technology sector, world-renowned universities and a vibrant local …

Steve Wozniak Is Also Concerned About Our Future Robot Overlords Steve Wozniak Is Also Concerned About Our Future Robot Overlords

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has become the latest tech figure to warn us that the computers are learning and they’re going to destroy us all at some point. “Computers are going to take over from humans, no question,” said Wozniak …

Ted Cruz Didn’t Lock Up TedCruz.com, and Now He’s Getting Trolled Ted Cruz Didn’t Lock Up TedCruz.com, and Now He’s Getting Trolled

Someone is trolling Ted Cruz. Fundraising likely began a while ago but begins in earnest today, as Senator Ted Cruz has announced he’s officially entering the 2016 Presidential race. It might behoove the Senator to use some of that money …