NASA reveals its next generation Tron spacesuit

This is it. This Tron-inspired design will be NASA's next generation spacesuit—the first that actually looks from the future and not a variation of the original 1960s suits from the Apollo program. With its glass 360-degree view and integrated Heads Up Display ready to detect xenomorphs, it would look right at home in… » 4/30/14 3:16pm 4/30/14 3:16pm

You Can Be a Real Superhero With This Crazy Spider-Sense Robot Suit

Who doesn't want real-life superpowers? Unfortunately, getting yourself bitten by some kind of radioactive spider isn't really the best way to go about it. But thankfully, tech is here to resurrect your childhood hopes and dreams. University of Illinois' Victor Mateevitsi, for instance, has managed to bring… » 2/23/13 10:00am 2/23/13 10:00am

For the Love of God, Why Does the iPad Suit Still Exist?

Another year has passed, and another iPad has surfaced from the shadowy Cupertino mist. But you know what else has resurfaced? The iPad suit. Yep, Mohan's, the NYC tailoring outpost, is still offering to add an oversized "iPad pocket" to their suit coats, which is a perfectly good way to take the class out of that… » 3/04/11 12:20am 3/04/11 12:20am

Motorola Sues Apple Over Pretty Much Everything Phone-Related

That's the problem with making really nice visual representations of the almost comically litigious mobile industry; you're never more than a few hours away from another sweeping accusation of patent infringements. This time it's Motorola's turn, with three complaints against Apple that cover a whopping 18 patents. » 10/06/10 4:45pm 10/06/10 4:45pm

HP Suing Mark Hurd To Protect Trade Secrets

Mark Hurd, the former HP CEO who was ousted last month amidst allegations of sexual harassment, just got a new job title: Co-President of Oracle. Shortly thereafter, he got slapped with a civil complaint from his former employer who says that his new position will necessarily require him to divulge HP trade secrets: » 9/07/10 3:47pm 9/07/10 3:47pm

Employees Not Getting Paid for Boot-Up Times, Sue Their Employers

For office drones at big companies such as AT&T, United Health Group and Cigna, booting up their computers at the start of the day and waiting for them to shut down takes some decent time. Like 20 minutes at the start and end of the day. And they sure don't like the fact that their weasely employers have decided to… » 11/19/08 5:20pm 11/19/08 5:20pm