If you have any TVs in your house without a smart dongle attached, today’s the day to fix that, as three refurbished Rokus and a refurbished 4K Fire TV are all on sale for great low prices on Amazon today.
A British teenager who gained notoriety for hacking a number of high profile United States government employees including former CIA director John Brennan and former director of intelligence James Clapper was sentenced Friday to two years in prison.
Donald Trump’s administration is considering invoking sweeping wartime powers to pump up coal and nuclear power plants that are losing out against competitors in the natural gas industry.
Citizens and visitors to the city of Daye in China’s Hubei province have a new incentive to pay attention to traffic signals: if they don’t, they can get sprayed with water.
Sideshow Collectibles’s line of “Premium Format” statues usually offer ridiculously detailed (and very expensive) sculpts of beloved pop culture characters, from Star Wars to comics and a million other things in between. But its latest Terminator statue has a bit of a twist: It’s an entirely new character with her own…
Facebook spent $3.3 million on lobbying in the United States during the first quarter of 2018, disclosures filed with the government Friday showed. The multi-million dollar effort marks the largest tab the company has ever racked up on lobbying in a single quarter.
MoviePass has never really made sense on a financial level, but an independent audit (via Variety) suggests that the company could be in even worse shape than we thought. If you’re using the service—or thinking about signing up—you should probably get the most out of its too-good-to-be-true offer before it’s too late.
Apple announced Friday that it discovered “a limited number” of its line of MacBook Pro laptops suffer from a potentially faulty component that can cause the battery to expand. The company is offering to replace the batteries in affected machines for free.
Tesla contract workers aren’t receiving legally required overtime pay or mandated work breaks, according to a new lawsuit filed in California state court. The employees faced “pressure” from a temp agency that hires workers at Tesla’s California factory to take a debit card to accept their compensation, rather than a…
In the latest of an endless series of unfortunate events to befall the once beloved photo-sharing service Flickr, the company has been resurrected from the grave of Yahoo and bought for an undisclosed amount by premium photo-hosting platform SmugMug.
People have long accused Verizon and AT&T of abusing their market share to the detriment of the overall wireless market. But the two may have crossed a legal line: The Justice Department has reportedly launched an investigation into alleged collusion by Verizon and AT&T to make switching carriers more difficult than…
On this most blessed of days, the Centers for Disease and Prevention is telling everyone to stay the hell away from a different sort of green, one that might cause you to have bloody diarrhea and vomiting for days on end: romaine lettuce.
Captain America: The Winter Soldier’s elevator brawl is one of the best fights in a movie filled with some of the best fights in 10 years of Marvel films, full stop. But while Captain America may have superpowers to lean on, actor Chris Evans just has sheer determination*, that he shows off with aplomb in this…
A state appeals court in Texas has struck down a 2015 revenge porn law, arguing that it was written too broadly and infringed on free speech protections.
Eerie similarities unite vastly different scientific ideas in sometimes utterly surprising ways. One of these similarities may have allowed scientists to recreate the expanding universe—on a countertop.
It’s Friday, and that means you’ll soon get some sleep, wake up refreshed, pour a cup of Joe, and finally read Paul Ford’s 38,000-word article about coding from 2015. But wait, Facebook just stepped in and dropped its new data policy. And now that it’s a full 1,500 words longer, you’re going to want to set aside a…