Chris Pratt poses with his raptor pal in this new Jurassic World image

Jurassic World star Chris Pratt poses with a velociraptor in a new image posted by director Colin Trevorrow ahead of the film's June 2015 premiere.

Movies & TV

SpaceX will attempt to land a rocket on a gigantic floating lander pad this Friday

On Friday, SpaceX will launch its first attempt at its ambitious new plan -- to land a Falcon 9 rocket on a self-stabilizing ocean platform. If successful, the landing has huge implications for the future of space travel

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These ordinary-looking glasses just may be the future of smart eyewear

These may look like ordinary spectacles, but they're actually smart glasses. Called the Jins Meme, they use special electrodes and movement sensors to tell when you're sleepy, or having trouble concentrating.


You can’t buy a Jeep Grand Cherokee Hellcat, but this rendering will make you want one

The theorized Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT Hellcat has been rendered by Theophilus Chin. The beastly off-roader equips the Challenger and Charger Hellcat’s 707-horsepower V8 and a menacing styling makeover.


Apple recruitment drive hints Europe and China could be next to get Apple Pay

Apple Pay is growing rapidly, so we've built a list of all the vendors, retailers, and companies that plan to support Apple Pay or already do. Plus, we've integrated details on its forthcoming international launch.


Priest installs cell phone jammer in church for silent sermons

A priest in Italy became so fed up with his services being constantly interrupted by cell phones going off that he decided to put a jammer inside his church. Not everyone's happy about it, though....


Wikipedia looks back on 2014 in its first ever annual video

Wikipedia has pulled together a ton of site contributions from over the past 12 months to create a video offering a lightning look at 2014 and to celebrate all the effort that goes into building and maintaining the popular online encyclopedia.


4 tech trends we’re going to see blow up at CES 2015

The 2015 CES, the biggest gadget show of the year, is mere weeks away. From wearables to the Internet of Things to smartphone cases galore, here's what we expect to see.


Uber details plans for improved rider safety, includes lie detector tests for new drivers

With the ride-hailing service coming under increasing scrutiny over the way it screens drivers, Uber knows that at the very least it has to be seen to be taking steps to improve the reliability of the process. This week it laid out some plans.


HP’s new Stream 8 tablet comes with Windows 8.1, and 200MB of free data each month

HP has put two new, reasonably priced tablet up for sale, which run full Windows 8.1 rather than Android, or Windows RT. The Stream 7 and Stream 8 share similar specifications, but the larger tablet comes with 200MB of T-Mobile data for free each month.


Snapchat quietly put down $15m for a company that makes smart glasses

Leaked emails have revealed that back in March Snapchat quietly acquired a company that makes smart glasses. The startup apparently paid $15 million for the company, though the reasons for the purchase aren't altogether clear.

Social Media

Virgin America completes rollout of faster Gogo ATG-4 Wi-Fi across fleet

Virgin America has completed installation of ATG-4 inflight Wi-Fi from Gogo, which is three-times faster than its previous air-to-ground system. But it's a baby step toward even faster Wi-Fi that's coming soon.

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Volvo starts over from scratch, will replace entire line by 2018

Volvo has made the news a lot in the last year, thanks to the introduction of new engines and the debut of the stunning new XC90. But the Swedish automaker is just getting started; Volvo is planning on releasing as many as seven new cars in the next three…


U.S. intelligence states North Korea was behind attack on Sony Pictures

Newly reported, off-the-record statements from U.S. intelligence claim North Korea was a key player in the attacks against Sony and suggest an official response may be forthcoming.