Google adds autoplaying videos to search results on Android

The next time a video shows up at the top of your Google search results, it might start playing automatically — fortunately, with the sound muted. Google is beginning to...

Google is building subscription tools into AMP

Google is working on a way to allow readers to subscribe to news outlets inside of its ecosystem of Accelerated Mobile Pages, or AMP, according to Bloomberg. The company...

China launches cyber-court to handle internet-related disputes

China’s new cyber-court in the city of Hangzhou will start hearing cases today that exclusively deal with e-commerce and internet-related cases, according to China Law Blog. The court will...

Sonos hints at smart speaker in privacy policy update

Sonos plans to release new speakers with built-in microphones, likely with Alexa built in, and it wants to make sure you get every single hint. Its latest tease is...

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will take two months of paternity leave this year

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, the head of one of the world’s most valuable and influential corporations, says he plans on taking two months of paternity leave when his second...

Angry gamers may have been behind last year’s web-breaking DDoS attack

Last October, a flood of traffic from the Mirai botnet brought down major portions of the internet, blocking access to Amazon, Netflix, and other services for most of the...

Fisker picks CES for new electric car reveal

Henrik Fisker’s next electric car act is apparently imminent. The Fisker EMotion will be shown at CES 2018 in January, promising a 400-mile electric range. Fisker told The Street on...

Taylor Swift’s mysterious social media disappearance prompts a madcap web scavenger hunt

Around 11AM ET, all traces of Taylor Swift disappeared from Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Tumblr, and her official website. She’s been relatively quiet on social media all year, and last...

Xbox One X leak suggests limited ‘Project Scorpio Edition’

Information about where and when you’ll be able to preorder Microsoft’s upcoming Xbox One X console is expected to arrive this weekend at Gamescom, but it seems that some...

The Defenders is a blueprint on how to make Iron Fist suck less

Iron Fist is the weakest hero of Marvel’s Netflix run. He’s a cartoonish character with no real depth, one who wields power through nonsensical actions. But though the Iron...

How to use the iNaturalist app to record weird animal behavior during the eclipse

In 2012, Elise Ricard was on an Australian beach, watching the Moon obscure the Sun in a total solar eclipse, when she noticed something weird: the birds in the...

Spying on penguins is as simple as taping a camera to their backs

By capturing penguins and strapping them with video cameras, scientists created their own “penguin cam” to learn more about how birds communicate in the open ocean. Gentoo penguins live in...

Google leak may have just confirmed Android Oreo

It’s been a long, confusing road, but a file attached to a Google+ post announcing the newly announced Android O eclipse teaser may have finally revealed that Android O...

Elgato’s Cam Link is a cheaper way to turn your HDMI camera into a...

Elgato has made a nice business for itself helping people capture game footage with its HD60 line of capture devices, which ingest video from HDMI input, while offering an...

TCL has canceled the 50- and 65-inch models of its amazing budget 4K TV

When we reviewed TCL’s P-Series TV earlier this year, we said it was the best budget 4K set money could buy. For only $650, you get everything you need:...