Angry Reddit users, pitchforks in hand, call for CEO’s removal after controversial firing

Reddit users are angrily protesting the site’s leadership, pitchforks in hand, after the firing of Victoria Taylor, its well-liked director of communications. An online petition calling for CEO Ellen Pao's removal has more than 86,000 signatures.


The new version of Bubble Wrap doesn’t pop

The revamped Bubble Wrap, called iBubble Wrap, is shipped in flat plastic sheets that shippers can fill with air from a custom-made pump and takes up 1/50 of the space. The downside: iBubble Wrap can't be popped.


We’ve got new tracks from Miguel, Bilal, Diddy, and more for you in our 5 songs to stream

Not sure what new music to listen to? We'll let you know what new tracks and albums dropping this week are worthy of your attention. Up this week: Vince Staples, Neil Young, Miguel, and more.


Could this be the worst iPhone case ever invented?

Recently, spokesman for the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office in New Jersey, Della Fave, posted a photo of herself carrying an iPhone gun case in her back pocket, proving that the accessory could be mistaken as a dangerous weapon.


Want stronger, more flexible robots? Check out sea horses and their tails

New findings published in the journal Science have suggested that the sea horse and its tail may provide the inspiration for engineers to build stronger, more flexible, longer-lasting robots.

Cool Tech

Ditch the desktop and hit the couch with our favorite stick PCs

Stick PCs are a new trend in computing. They offer a full desktop experience in an extremely small form factor, and can be plugged right into a television's HDMI port. Here's the best options on the market right now, and the best coming soon.


A nation obsessed: Porn Time hits 1 million downloads

After less than a month on the market, Porn Time has hit 1 million downloads. The inconspicuously named app does exactly what you think it does -- it’s the X-rated version of Popcorn Time, which allows you to stream video torrents.


UberPOP is suspended in France after weeks of protest

After a series of violent and apparently effective protests, car service giant and bad-PR magnet Uber has announced that it will suspend UberPOP services in France until at least September 30.


Humans still causing problems for Google’s self-driving cars

Find out what Google's self-driving fleet of cars has been up to during the month of June, when two new accidents were reported — both happened at low speeds and no injuries were caused.


Sharing but not economy: 10 rental apartments for more than $1,000 a night

Airbnb is great, but you miss some of the little luxuries that come with a hotel stay when you crash at someone else's place. Onefineday charges a premium for its luxury homes with hotel amenities. Check out these places that cost over $1,000 a night.


Google Glass 2.0 is heading to the workplace

All eyes are on Google as it gets ready to release the second version of its Glass eyewear, and a few fresh rumors suggest that the new device is going to have a focus on business use.


Apple Music launches Dre radio show and Eminem video exclusive

Signed up for that three-month free trial on Apple Music? New exclusive content you can enjoy this weekend includes a Beats 1 radio show hosted by Dr. Dre and Eminem's newest music video.


Lifetime bets you will pay $3.99-a-month to watch sappy movies

Definitely targeting a niche group of cord cutters, A+E Networks has launched a streaming application that lets subscribers watch Lifetime movies that are related to the ongoing theme on the Lifetime channel.

Movies & TV

Trends with Benefits: Emojis for your car, Apple Music, copious grape Crush

Officially this week's show covers our hands-on impressions of Apple Music, dudes aiming shotguns at drones, and emojis for your car. But really we just drink a bunch of Grape Crush and mess around on Periscope with sugar buzzes.


Shpericam 2 shoots 4K video from all angles, works with Oculus

Ideal for anyone that's looking for a 360 degree solution to shooting locations, the Shpericam 2 is a new device on Kickstarter that shoots 4K, Ultra HD video up to 60 frames per second.