Verizon is mashing Yahoo and AOL into a new company called Oath

The next chapter in Yahoo’s strange journey from cornerstone of the early internet to aged Verizon subsidiary is a bold rebranding. After a report from Business Insider first surfaced...

You’ll be able to preorder a Nintendo Switch on Friday (in NYC, at least)

Nintendo is releasing more details on the upcoming Nintendo Switch later this week, but the first piece of official news has already dropped. The New York-based Nintendo store Twitter...

Watch the first trailer for Raw, the movie about teenage cannibals

This is the trailer for Raw, a French movie about teenage cannibals. I watched it while eating mashed potatoes. I don’t recommend you do that. Raw is the debut film...

Exclusive: Presentation outlines how Dataminr sells its services to foreign governments

In July 2015, Capricia Marshall, who had served as US chief of protocol under Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, wrote to the Canadian embassy in Washington with a “special...

Bird watching, for people who hate birds

Birds look mean, you can’t pet them, and they shit on you. Maybe I loathe them because I’ve lived in cities my whole life, and my few interactions with...

Poll: LG G6 or Samsung Galaxy S8?

This week we saw not one but two new Android flagships leak: the LG G6 and Samsung Galaxy S8. We now have the first images of each device as...

Qualcomm won’t stop shipping chips for the iPhone even though Apple is suing it...

The chipmaker is considering its own lawsuit against Apple, sources tell Recode. Continue reading…

Facebook’s new profile flags let you proudly proclaim your country of origin

Facebook has added nearly 200 flags to its Profile Frames feature, letting users now attach a symbol of national identity to the corner of their profile pictures. Profile Frames...

Netflix CEO: ‘Trump’s actions are so un-American it pains us all’

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings has just issued the strongest statement yet among his peers in the technology industry against an executive order on immigration that has sparked widespread condemnation....

This is the first image of the Samsung Galaxy S8

Samsung’s Galaxy S8 will be unveiled on March 29th, according to a new report from Venture Beat that also includes the first photo we’ve seen of the coming flagship....

Is Google Maps trying to be a social network?

Google Maps just added a new feature that allows users to create lists of favorite locations, for themselves or to share with family or friends. You can also follow...

T-Mobile’s Super Bowl commercial stars Justin Bieber, who is a terrible actor

When it comes to Super Bowl commercials, T-Mobile seems to always be on point with casting musicians who live permanently on the radio (and thus, in our earholes). Last...

Samsung starts rolling out Android 7.0 Nougat to Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge devices

Samsung has officially started rolling out the latest Android 7.0 Nougat update to existing Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge handsets. While beta testers of the software update have...

Sony’s ‘super mid-range’ XA1 and Xperia XZs flesh out its 2017 phone range

Sony’s just-announced XZ Premium isn’t the company’s only new smartphone debuting here at Mobile World Congress. Along with the Premium, billed as Sony’s “most ground-breaking smartphone to date,” three...

Snap already seems to be running on old ideas

Two rumors about Snap’s product lineup leaked today. The first: the company is building a drone. The second: it has also considered building a 360-degree camera. These products sound...