Stunt Biker Shoots For The Moon During Recent Solar Eclipse

Last week's total solar eclipse spawned many amazing photographs and videos, but few took as much planning, skill, and ambition as this shot of stunt biker Danny MacAskill tearing down a hill on the Isle of Skye as the moon eclipsed the sun. Unlike another viral photo of the eclipse, this one's not a fake. » 3/29/15 7:00pm 3/29/15 7:00pm

You Can Rent This 1962 Epic, But Should Really See it On The Big Screen

Usually movie nights on Giz are where we suggest something you can stream from the comfort of your home, like, right now. So yes: Technically, you can rent Lawrence of Arabia and queue it up this eve while you watch from the sofa. I won't tell you not to do that. But consider this post a kind of heads-up: If the 1962… » 9/03/14 8:40pm 9/03/14 8:40pm

Privacy Watchdog: Don't Trust Facebook with WhatsApp

The corporate narrative around WhatsApp's obscurity-to-billions story centers around values. The company's founders, we're told, respect our privacy above all else—except $19 billion dollars from a company no one trusts to respect our privacy. Now one group is asking for government intervention. » 3/07/14 3:41pm 3/07/14 3:41pm

Google's Getting Sued for Consolidating Its Privacy Policies

Seems like everyone is lining up to take shots at the search giant. Besides lawmakers investigating how it will use the unified data and regulators investigating whether the company prioritizes its own services in search results, a public interest group is now suing to prevent Google from implementing its privacy… » 2/08/12 8:20pm 2/08/12 8:20pm

Unreal Engine 3 Development Kit Coming For iOS Apps

Just after Apple eased restrictions on app development, Epic Games has announced that the Unreal Development Kit, that which produced the mouthwatering Epic Citadel demo, will be made available to developers for use in iOS apps. UDK will "eventually," be available for Android, said the studio VP, "but iOS is the… » 9/14/10 3:19pm 9/14/10 3:19pm