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The electric mobility company proves that scooters aren’t just for kids and tourists.
Opinion: VCs are making bigger bets on fewer startups. It's this unconsidered, money-slinging strategy that led to Uber's and Lyft’s dud IPOs.
Do you need a tablet for around the house? For your kids? Should you buy the Fire HD 8, the Fire HD 10, or another model? We've got the answers.
At its core, science fiction is a tool for building thought experiment machines. That's the game Russell T Davies' new show is playing so beautifully.
A material that effectively splits a photon in two is one way scientists are trying to increase solar cells’ efficiency beyond what they’d thought possible.
How one scientist started with a butt plug from Amazon and ended up inventing an “anal pneumatic base” to measure orgasms.
That attractive design on your T-shirt wasn't made by some hipster artist. It was produced by a neural network.
The social media giants just released new policies to cut down on bullying and hate speech. It's not clear they'll be any more successful this time around.
To combat Amazon's Prime Day, Google is discounting its best devices.
China's Bitmain said it would build the world's largest bitcoin mine in Rockdale, Texas. Then the price of bitcoin plunged, taking with it the town's hopes for a revival.
Magecart hackers are casting the widest possible net to find vulnerable ecommerce sites—but their method could lead to even bigger problems.
Luminar says its new lidar sensor will sell for as little as $500, compared with $75,000 for the industry leader.
In a new standup set, Ansari makes his #MeToo moment the backbone of the show—for better and worse.
A Belgian broadcaster obtained recordings of more than 1,000 conversations with Google's automated assistant, some including personal details and medical information.
As Congress continues to punt on facial recognition, advocacy groups have redoubled their efforts.
Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell is the latest regulator questioning Facebook's plan to launch a cryptocurrency.
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Richard Branson's air-launch system is getting very close to opening for business after successfully completing one of its last big tests.
The new version of the hit handheld console is $100 cheaper and more portable, but it strips out some of the Switch's trademark features.
The hallowed halls of Mario have become, in the hands of fans, shrines to the gods of difficulty.