It was a story that was too good to pass up. The Svalbard ‘doomsday’ seed vault had flooded because of global warming-induced high temperatures melting the surrounding permafrost. But according to one of the vault’s creators, the reports are pretty overblown and everything’s fine. Well, the vault’s fine. The…
Back in December, former employees of the super-secretive augmented reality startup Magic Leap were circulating rumors that the company was way behind on its goals. Unless the plan is for users to wear a Ghostbusters-style proton pack, it certainly looks like that is true.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation executed a search warrant on the home of Manuel Alfaro, former executive director of assessment design and development at the College Board, which develops the SAT, an aptitude test for college bound high schoolers, according to a report by Reuters.
Scores for the stupidest test in America might be a lot higher this year. Hundreds of questions for the new SAT, widely used to prove academic aptitude for college-bound high schoolers, were leaked to Reuters by “a person with access to material for upcoming versions of the redesigned exam.” Heck yeah kids, roll that…
E-readers get a bad rap—probably because there are a lot of illiterate assholes out there who hate reading. For the rest of us totally wicked people e-readers are amazing and Amazon’s rumored announcement of a new e-reader is a cause to celebrate.
Crazy expensive watches usually do well–we have the back links to prove it. But would you really fork over $1,800 for some ritzy wrist candy? TAG Heuer’s CEO, Jean-Claude Biver seems to think so.
Over at Pure Xbox they’ve secured what they say are leaked screenshots for a soon-to-be-announced Transformers brawler from Activision. Maybe, maybe not—all I know for certain is the shots depict a game I’d love to play.
More reports, more mystery leaks, more questions about the complexity of cleaning up a broken nuclear plant.
We already had a pretty good idea what HTC's next flagship smartphone is going to look like (Spoiler alert: a lot like it's last flagship). But now, demo videos have leaked, on top of everything else. You can bet this is the real thing.
The Sony hack is a terrible, awful thing that's going to leave thousands of everyday employees dealing with the repercussions for years to come. But! At least there's a crazy, ranting, sheeple-slaying silver lining. Friends, allow us to introduce you to the Sony hack truthers. There are a lot of them.
Reddit users are claiming that several Pastebin files containing hundreds of Dropbox users' usernames and passwords have been leaked. Change your password just in case and activate two-factor authentication if you haven't already. Update: Dropbox claims that their servers have not been breached and this info was…
The Korean news agency Yonhap News reports that a carbon dioxide leak in a Samsung plant in southern Seoul has killed one of its workers.
Last month, we learned via FCC filing that Sonos was brewing up the Play:1, a new, smaller wireless speaker. Sonos still hasn't said anything official about it, but that hasn't stopped it from showing up on Target shelves.
Officials from the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) have announced that the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant has been leaking radioactive water into the Pacific Ocean again.
Well, would you look at that. In Google's unveiling video of the new Kit Kat statue of Android, a mysterious Nexus phone appears in the hands of a Googler taking a picture of said Kit Kat statue. It doesn't look like any Nexus phone we've ever seen, the Nexus logo is horizontal, the camera seems significantly larger…
Earlier today, astronauts on the International Space Station spotted "small white flakes" floating away from the ISS and into space. NASA and the Expedition 35 crew on the ISS have fingered those white flakes as ammonia and that the rate of ammonia leaking from the space station is increasing. Hmm. That can't be good,…
Facebook home won't charge into the Google Play store in all its launcher-replacement glory until April 12. But if you need to see it right now, you can satiate your sick urge with a pre-release leak unearthed by Modaco.
A leaked copy of Microsoft's latest Blue OS—its rumored incremental Windows upgrade—is spreading, and shows an increased focus on personalization including new Live Tile arrangements on the Start Screen, a Snap View for side-by-side apps, and new color choices.