Firefox will scan your browsing history to suggest advertiser sites

Possibly a feature that you will want to flip off if privacy is important to you, Mozilla is working with advertisers to suggest sponsored sites that are related to your Web browsing history.


Wearables for Good challenge looks to help the underprivileged through tech

Wearables such as the Apple Watch and Fitbit may seem like trivial toys for the wealthy, but a new contest is looking to harness the power of this technology to help the poor and underprivileged in developing nations.

Cool Tech

Ossur and Johns Hopkins both announce mind-controlled bionic limbs

A bionic breakthrough is on the horizon, and it all starts with mind control. On Wednesday, two separate announcements from two separate labs heralded the next generation in prosthetics -- a mind-controlled artificial limb.

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Google is developing an OS for the Internet of Things

Google is developing an OS for the Internet of Things codenamed "Brillo." This should be announced next week at Google I/O. This marks an important step in Google entering the IOT market after purchasing Nest and other companies.


This hydrogen-powered drone can theoretically fly for four hours straight

Instead of using the standard lithium-ion cells that most drones rely on for power, the upcoming Hycopter drone uses hydrogen as its energy source. A working version is under development

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Brilliant new 3D printer folds up like a briefcase, prints dozens of different materials

The Focus is the first 3D printer specifically designed for easy transport. It's also compatible with an extremely wide range of materials and promises intuitive operation. For now, though, you can only snag one through Kickstarter.

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Rockstar is suing the BBC over its making-of-GTA drama

Rockstar Games has decided to take legal action against the BBC over its upcoming dramatization of Grand Theft Auto's creation, starring Daniel Radcliffe as Rockstar founder Sam Houser.


Pandora buys major data firm to get to know you better

Music streaming service Pandora acquires Next Big Sound to better understand its users' listening habits. The partnership will also make Pandora a more valuable partner for artists and labels.


So long, Letterman! We salute the man who changed late night TV

"Late Night" TV host David Letterman bid farewell in one final show. It's the end cap to a winding, captivating career that spanned more than 33 years, longer than any other late-night comedian.

Movies & TV

Here’s what’s new on Netflix in June, and what’s going away

Here's a complete list of what's new on Netflix for June, and which titles will be removed during this month. Highlights coming next month include new original series Sense8, and Season 3 of Orange is the New Black.

Home Theater

First-person hack-and-slash Hellraid is canceled

Techland, the developer of Dead Island and Dying Light, has cancelled development of Hellraid, a first-person gothic fantasy game that was supposed to come out on PS4, Xbox One, and PC later this year.


Telltale’s Game of Thrones episode 4 gets a release date and trailer

Telltale kicks off the second half of its Game of Thrones series next week with episode four, Sons of Winter, which just got a new trailer. The Forresters will get more directly involved than ever with an event from the books.


Auto-tagging app PhotoTime adds Apple Watch support, smarter facial recognition

PhotoTime, the intelligent iOS management app that automatically tags your photos, has an updated version that adds support for viewing photos on an Apple Watch, as well as better facial recognition and access to more cloud services.