The Lego set includes all four of the new “Ghostbusters” played by Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, Melissa McCarthy and Leslie Jones along with their receptionist played by Chris Hemsworth, plus Ecto-1 and Ecto-2.
FRANKFURT (Reuters) – The vast troves of consumer data held by big Internet companies should be scrutinized in merger probes because they have a big impact on competition, the president of the German antitrust watchdog told a newspaper.
From Left Shark to botched national anthem lyrics, the Internet has run with standout big-game moments to make some of its most iconic memes. We’re talking about you, Richard Sherman.
Fans at the big game won’t be able to do things normally allowed on the Levi’s Stadium app. But there are still plenty of features to keep them busy.
Social network suspends roughly 125,000 accounts linked to terror groups.
TORONTO (Reuters) – BlackBerry Ltd is cutting 200 jobs at its hometown headquarters in Ontario and in Florida in order to trim costs, it said on Friday, as the smartphone maker moves to turn around its fortunes and put more emphasis on its enterprise s…
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. and UK spy agencies and police may soon be allowed to directly ask media companies in each others’ countries for email and online chat data for people being investigated, under a tentative bilateral deal, officials said on F…
The nation’s largest broadband provider heeds Google’s call to make ultrahigh-speed broadband available to the masses. Now it just needs to work out a few details.
Technically Incorrect: A simple ad, made with some NFL sponsorship, dramatizes a problem with which the NFL itself is familiar.
You can assemble a rudimentary 2G cellphone at home with the RePhone Kit Create, which can also be used to make wearables and IoT devices.
The kit from Seeed Studios ships with separate modules that can be pieced together to create a 2G phone with a 1.54-in. LCD screen. Icons on the display can be used to make phone calls or send text messages.
There’s more to RePhone than being a fun device. The kit also is a small development board to make wearable and IoT devices with cellular communication capabilities.
The $59 kit is now shipping, and comes with a small battery and modules for a SIM card — that’s how you connect to a carrier’s network — as well as speaker, GSM, NFC and Bluetooth Low Energy. It also ships with craft paper that can be the skin of the phone.
There was once a time when no one thought computers could master chess; then, in 1997, IBM’s Deep Blue beat chess champion Garry Kasparov. The bar then moved to the ancient Chinese game of Go — until Europe’s reigning human champion fell to Google’…
Be careful when replacing parts. Poorly made cables can fry a laptop, and iPhones will stop working if the Touch ID button is repaired outside of Apple. It’s a lesson some are learning the hard way.
Scion, Toyota’s so-called “youth brand” is being shuttered, but many of its models will live to sell another day, albeit with Toyota badging. Here’s why that’s probably great for sales.
Noncompete agreements are becoming boilerplate in employment contracts, and for employees, there’s nothing good about them. They create enormous uncertainty about future job options and worry about launching a new business.Their use is spurring legi…
Dick Tracy used a two-way wristwatch to communicate; smartwatches have been available to the masses for years now. Star Trek replicators were used to create both objects and food on demand, a role that 3D printers are now starting to fill.
Life imitating fiction is hardly new.
But technologists and scientists keep taking this to the next level, bringing technologies that were previously only imagined ever closer to reality. And now researchers are working on creating Iron Man’s ARC fusion reactor.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Twitter Inc has shut down more than 125,000 terrorism-related accounts since the middle of 2015, most of them linked to the Islamic State group, the company said in a blog post on Friday.
Russ and Jeff gang up on Uber’s hideous new logo, look up the meaning of Error 53, prepare for Super Bowl 50 and get a quick and dirty review of the Coen Brothers’ latest film, “Hail, Caesar!”
With his Dragula open source library, developer Nicolas Bevacqua is looking to make drag-and-drop so simple that “it hurts.”
Dragula is a micro-library, sized at about 48KB, and is exclusively focused on drag-and-drop capabilities. Now at version 3.6.3, it has been fitted with much better touch event support, handling more mobile browsers.
“A drag-and-drop library helps developers allow users of their websites to move elements around the page,” said Bevacqua, an independent Web consultant, in an email. “In the case of Dragula, it helps you move elements from one container to another, as well as sort elements in the same container on a page.” Dragula, he said, makes this simple by providing an intuitive and easy-to-use API.