How ILM created Hong Kong with special effects just to destroy it

Probably the most insane fight sequence of Pacific Rim was when a Jaeger fought a Kaiju in the streets of Hong Kong. The entire city was destroyed, glass shards flew everywhere, neon lights were exploding, streets were being crushed, shipping containers somehow were involved and the whole battle was just beyond epic. » 1/17/14 10:30pm 1/17/14 10:30pm

Foxconn Shuts Factory After 2,000-Employee Brawl Breaks Out

Foxconn has had to close down a factory in Taiyuan, China, which employs 79,000 people after a massive brawl broke out amongst 2,000 of its workers. Bloomberg is reporting that the fight left 40 people hospitalized and some employees arrested. » 9/24/12 3:44am 9/24/12 3:44am

Faceoff: Samsung Galaxy S III v. iPhone 4S

Today Samsung took the veil off the Galaxy S III, the newest smartphone in the line. The debut of the new device puts more fuel on the fire in the war between Samsung and Apple, but how do these phones stack up against one another? » 5/03/12 4:29pm 5/03/12 4:29pm

All Hell Breaks Loose After Slap Fight on a United Flight

It all started when a passenger on a Ghana-bound United flight out of D.C.'s Dulles Airport decided to recline his seat. That pissed off the passenger behind him, leading to an exchange of heated words between the men, and the recliner being "smacked in the head." That's right: the very act you've fantasized about… » 6/01/11 8:20am 6/01/11 8:20am

Samsung Follows Through on Apple Lawsuit Threat

Lawyer fight! After Apple sued Samsung up and down for alleged mobile patent infringement, the defense has wasted little time in mounting a counterattack of the "no, YOU are" variety. Samsung has filed complaints against Apple in Seoul, Tokyo, and Germany, saying that Apple in fact infringed on their patents. » 4/22/11 11:39am 4/22/11 11:39am

LG Tries To Ban PS3 Sales In the US

Patent fights! Long a staple of the mobile industry, IP litigation's now coming after your console. Upset that Sony's PS3 allegedly infringes four Blu-ray related patents, LG has asked the United States International Trade Commission to halt imports of the gaming system until the legal smoke clears. How will this end?… » 2/08/11 11:30am 2/08/11 11:30am

Wolfram Alpha and Google Tested Head-To-Head: Whoever Wins, We Win

Technology Review did something obvious with their access to Wolfram Alpha: they pitted the computational search engine against Google. The results? As we knew, Wolfram Alpha is no Big G. It's completely different, but fantastic. » 5/05/09 6:35am 5/05/09 6:35am