Disney wants to build a Westworld for Star Wars fans

This weekend at its D23 Expo, Disney offered several new details about its themed expansion land Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge. But it was a much briefer announcement, confirming rumors...

A San Diego newspaper is partnering with GoFundMe to launch campaigns based on its...

Earlier this month, The San Diego Union-Tribune launched an unusual experiment: asking readers to become small-scale philanthropists. Partnering with crowdfunding platform GoFundMe, the paper began adding a small widget...

One Video: Butterfly Effect by Travis Scott

Every week, a slew of new music videos hits the web. Watching them at your desk is not time theft because you deserve it; think of it as a...

Sprint mocks Verizon with Twice the Price pop-up shop stunt

Last I checked, the date was not April 1st and Sprint’s CEO was not named John Legere, but here we are with Twice the Price, a pop-up store courtesy...

Dark Web drug marketplace AlphaBay was shut down by law enforcement

AlphaBay, a Dark Web marketplace for illegal drugs and other underground goods, has been down since early last week. Now, it appears the cause of the shutdown was an...

Snap’s Spectacles are now available directly from Amazon

After introducing them to the world with buzzy, pop-up vending machine drops and then eventually expanding to direct web orders, Snap has begun selling its Spectacles camera glasses through...

Google starts testing Chrome’s built-in ad blocker

Google is planning to introduce a built-in ad blocker for its Chrome browser next year. While Google has already warned publishers about the change, the ad blocker is now...

Archive Team promises to back up SoundCloud amid worries of a shutdown

Volunteer collective Archive Team has announced that it will undertake a large-scale backup of SoundCloud via its virtual archiving appliance, ArchiveTeam Warrior, starting tomorrow, July 18th. The move...

AI pioneer Andrew Ng says his new online course will help build ‘an AI-powered...

Lots of people will tell you they’re nervous about the changes artificial intelligence will bring to the world, but Andrew Ng is confident it’s all for the best. The...

You can now use PayPal to fund Samsung Pay purchases

Samsung Pay will now accept PayPal as a payment method in addition to bank accounts, credit cards, and gift cards. It’s a tiny update that could be useful for...

Google promises 11 Daydream VR phones by the end of the year

Google CEO and freshly appointed Alphabet board member Sundar Pichai was typically guarded during yesterday’s Alphabet earnings call, but he did disclose a nice number for us to look...

Niantic CEO blames cellular data congestion for Pokémon Go Fest issues

Niantic CEO John Hanke, the man in charge of the mobile app maker behind Pokémon Go, reflected on the company’s rather disastrous real-world meet-up this past weekend, writing in...

D23 Expo 2017: the latest news from Disney’s annual expo

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Windows 10’s next update is ‘Autumn Creators Update’ in the UK and elsewhere

Microsoft is planning to adjust the name of its Windows 10 Fall Creators Update in the UK and elsewhere to Autumn Creators Update. Windows Central has spotted that Microsoft...

Telegram says it will remove terrorist content after Indonesia threatens a ban

Telegram will create a team of moderators to remove “terrorist-related content” in Indonesia, co-founder Pavel Durov said on Sunday, after the Indonesian government threatened to ban the encrypted messaging...