Spotify Stations is the Pandora alternative we need

Spotify is testing a lot of things right now. In the last month alone, the company has revealed its long-rumored in-car device, curated podcast playlists and a standalone Stations app. Heck, those last two were announced in...

GM and Michelin will bring airless tires to passenger cars by 2024They’ll test the...

Airless tires for everyday cars might soon be far more practical. GM and Michelin have unveiled a prototype of Uptis (Unique Puncture-proof Tire System), a Michelin-made tire intended for passenger cars. It looks like Tweel and...

Apple plans to kill iTunes after WWDC next week

nes______{__Apple is ready to pull the plug on iTunes, nearly two decades after launching the game-changing application. According to Bloomberg, the company plans to retire the product at next week’s WWDC...

This smart personal air conditioner that raised over $1M on Indiegogo is now $70...

You aren’t made of money, right? Of course not; none of us are. Assuming you care about not throwing away cash needlessly, consider air conditioning for a second. Oppressive summer heat can...

How a quantum computer could break 2048-bit RSA encryption in 8 hours

Many people worry that quantum computers will be able to crack certain codes used to send secure messages. The codes in question encrypt data using “trapdoor” mathematical functions that work easily...

SPACE PHOTOS OF THE WEEK: HOW STARS GET 86’D

IN TRUE SPACE exploration fashion, let’s start locally and expand our horizons universally this week. On Mars, we can chill next to Curiosity and watch the water ice clouds go by. Mars was once...

Facebook will never strip away Mark Zuckerberg’s power

Facebook shareholders have yet again cemented Mark Zuckerberg’s power, despite a cascade of upheavals and scandals at the company under his leadership. And unless Zuckerberg himself cedes his control, that’s not going to change. Multiple...

UN study finds female voice assistants reinforce harmful stereotypes

For the record, the appropriate response to being called a slut isn't, "I'd blush if I could." But that's what Siri is programmed to say. According to a report by the United...

Google Duo’s group video calls roll out to everyone

Google is making Duo more useful as it's rolling out group video calls to everyone on Android and iOS. You can have up to eight people on a call at once (a far...

The 2019 Acura NSX is a supercar built for everyday auto nerds

By law, I have to mention the 1990 Acura NSX before telling you about the 2019 NSX. It was a big deal -- supercars were supposed to be from Europe, not...