Verizon’s streaming TV service reportedly delayed until spring 2018 at the earliest

Verizon has supposedly had its own over-the-top TV service in the works for a while now. Bloomberg first reported that it was supposed to launch in the summer back...

The eight most outrageous things cities did to lure Amazon for HQ2

Bids for Amazon’s second headquarters are due today, and all the vying North American cities interested in luring Amazon’s business have sent in their pitches. While some more conventional...

Tesla hit with another lawsuit, this time alleging anti-LGBT harassment

A former employee at Tesla’s Fremont factory filed a wrongful termination lawsuit against the electric carmaker, alleging he was fired in retaliation after seeking protection from anti-gay harassment, The...

AMC is launching its own VR app with a 360-degree scene from The Walking...

Television networks and movie studios have been regularly leaning on virtual reality as a marketing tool, and today AMC announced that it has launched its own app dedicated to...

Facebook’s Instant Games developers can now make money off users

Facebook launched a new gaming platform earlier this year called Instant Games. Today the company's giving developers the option to monetize those games through in-app purchases and video ads....

Facebook is testing subscriptions for Instant Articles on Android

Facebook has announced it will be testing news subscription models over the next several weeks for Instant Articles across the US and Europe, but only on Android devices. In...

A brief guide to mobile AI chips

Mobile AI chips. What are they actually good for? In the recent months we’ve heard a lot about specialized silicon being used for machine learning in mobile devices. Apple’s...

Senators announce new bill that would regulate online political ads

As tech companies face continued scrutiny over Russian activity on their ad platforms, Senators today announced legislation meant to regulate political ads on the internet. The Honest Ads Act...

George Hotz’s newest product is like a punk rock version of CarPlay

Almost a year to the day after George Hotz canceled plans for selling a $999 after-market product that would gift certain cars semi-autonomous capabilities, the famed iPhone hacker is...

Pixel 2 XL teardown shows how its squeezable sides work

The Pixel 2 comes out today, and so of course iFixit has torn open the first unit it could find to let us see what’s going on inside. The...

Google adds ‘try now’ button on Play Store listings to highlight Android Instant Apps

Google is adding a new “try now” button to Android apps in the Play Store that support the company’s Android Instant Apps feature. Instant Apps, first announced last year...

Google matches Apple by reducing Play Store fee for Android app subscriptions

Google today announced that it will follow Apple’s lead in lowering the amount of money app developers must pay for mobile subscriptions processed through the Play Store. Back in...

BBC will use machine learning to cater to what audiences want to watch

Today, BBC’s R&D team announced a five-year initiative to use machine learning to work out what audiences want to watch. To accomplish this, the team is partnering up with...

Butterfly wings inspire a better way to absorb light in solar panels

The wings of a butterfly have inspired a new type of solar cell that can harvest light twice as efficiently as before and could one day improve our solar...

Thor: Ragnarok thinks superheroes are ridiculous, and that makes it wonderful

Over the years, Marvel has earned a reputation for perhaps not being the most director-friendly studio in the industry. Edgar Wright left Ant-Man after eight years on the project,...