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'Star Trek: Discovery' TV series gets an official title and a new, spaceship-friendly teaser at Comic-Con

Before 'Star Trek' returns to television with 'Discovery' on CBS All Access and Netflix in 2017, you can get up to speed with everything there is to know about the series up to this point.

Going green in L.A.: First solar-powered, net-zero apartment complex opens

Featuring 220 solar panels, along with 10 photovoltaic panels on its roof, the 20-unit Hanover Olympic opened recently and operates entirely on solar energy. Additionally, excess energy feeds into the apartment's surrounding grid.

Europol teams with Intel, Kaspersky on ransomware advice site

Europol, Intel Security, Kaspersky and the Dutch police have announced No More Ransom, a new site that provides ransomware advice and decryption software tools for those that have been infected by the malware.
Home Theater

NFL Network and RedZone coming to PlayStation Vue in time for football season

There's good news for football fans who are itching to cut the cord: both NFL Network and NFL RedZone will be available on Sony's PlayStation Vue internet TV service by the start of the 2016 football season.

SNES Retro Receiver lets you play 16-bit classics with wireless controllers

Retrogaming-focused hardware manufacturer Analogue is now accepting orders for the SNES Retro Receiver, a Bluetooth-capable device that enables support for a range of wireless controllers when paired with classic Super Nintendo and Super…
Cool Tech

Travel-ready ‘Gastronaut’ ice cream bars don’t melt, so you can take them anywhere

34-year-old Rob Collington, founder of Gastronaut Ice Cream, has created the world's first organic, freeze-dried ice cream that promises not to melt all over your hands. Just like the astronauts eat. Kind of.
Movies & TV

Holmes, Watson tackle new case in first teaser trailer for ‘Sherlock’ season 4

Sherlock season 4 is still months away, but the first teaser trailer is here. Stars Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman return to crack a new case that promises danger and darkness.

Say cheese: Apple's iPhone 8 may use an iris scanner and facial recognition

Apple's iPhone 7 isn't even out yet, nor is the iPhone 7S, but we've already heard rumors about the iPhone 8, which is slated to arrive in 2018. Here are all the spec, price, design, feature, launch date, and other rumors for the iPhone 8.

Doing home renovations shouldn’t be so hard, and Dirtt is here to help

There's a new residential branch of Dirtt, a technology-driven interior construction company called Dirtt for Life, and it's meant to make the home design and renovation process much simpler than before.
Movies & TV

Watch Hollywood A-listers audition (and fail) to be young Han Solo

Following Lucasfilm's official slection of Alden Ehrehreich for the role of young Han Solo, Conan O'Brien has released a hilarious parody video of auditions, with appearances from numerous A-listers.

Texas judge orders accused man to use his fingerprint to unlock iPhone for evidence

A judge in Texas has ordered a man accused of child sex trafficking to use his fingerprint to unlock his iPhone. Authorities had reportedly been unsuccessful in their attempts to bypass its security.
Cool Tech

What would Van Gogh’s ‘Starry Night’ painting sound like as a song? Baidu’s AI has an answer

Dubbed the Baidu AI Composer, the algorithm uses image recognition software -- supported by what the company calls “the world’s largest neural network” -- that translates the content, tone, and mood of particular images into…