STAR WARS NEWS: IS 'EPISODE IX' CALLED 'BALANCE OF THE FORCE'?

That's the rumor. It sounds possible-but also kinda hokey.

NATO GROUP CATFISHED SOLDIERS TO PROVE A POINT ABOUT PRIVACY

With $60 and a few fake Facebook accounts, researchers were able to identify service members in a military exercise, track their movement,...

 
 
 

10 BEST CHEAP HEADPHONES AND EARBUDS FOR 2019

We've picked the best affordable in-ear, over-ear, and on-ear headphones in every budget price bracket.

IN DEFENSE OF VIDEOGAME SELFIES

Corny? Maybe. But sharing our characters' journey in games like Kingdom Hearts 3 is prelude to a world in which virtual and real inextricably...

 
 
 

WILL IDENTITY POLITICS FORCE THE STUBBORN MIND TO ADAPT?

I was ashamed by my inability to readjust to new grammar. If I didn't, my failure would exact social costs, registering as unintended...

MY LIFE ONLINE-WITHOUT ALL THE METRICS

Remove the integers and we might find our digital Shangri-la. Or at least a slightly healthier, more sustainable life online.

 
 
 

MICROSOFT'S SURFACE STUDIO 2 HITS THE DECK TO HELP YOU WORK

The latest version of Redmond's dextrous desktop combines thoughtful design and premium guts to boost your productivity-no matter what...

COOL GEAR FOR TURNING YOUR OFFICE INTO A CALMING OASIS

When you need a moment of zen, reach for these items to turn the break room, or anywhere you can find some free space, into an escape...

 
 
 

OUR EARS ARE UNLOCKING AN ERA OF AURAL DATA

While the eye is superior at perceiving sizes and ratios, the ear is better at detecting patterns that occur over *time*. Enter: sonification.

WHY THE AERON IS STILL THE MOST COVETED SEAT IN THE OFFICE

With its pioneering mesh support, ingenious tilt mechanism, and conspicuously engineered design, the "dotcom throne" has survived and...

 
 
 

VCS ARE HUNGRY FOR FAST-CASUAL ‘FOOD PLATFORMS'

A new batch of food-­focused investment firms are pumping hundreds of millions of dollars into fast-casual startups-powered by AI and...

INFOPORN: 100 YEARS OF SCI-FI, EXPLORED

Using data scraping, network analysis, and machine learning, the Science Fiction Concept Corpus includes more than 2,600 books written...

 
 
 

JARGON WATCH: WHAT ‘ROADMANSHIP' MEANS TO A SELF-DRIVING CAR

More than a century later, the quaint term is back as a basis for long-­overdue safety standards in autonomous vehicles.

THE DEVASTATING ALLURE OF MEDICAL MIRACLES

After sepsis forced the amputation of Sheila Avento's hands, an intricate transplant technique made her whole again. Then came the...

 
 
 

3 SMART THINGS: WHAT YOU MIGHT NOT KNOW ABOUT ATTENTION

We do actually become less attentive as we get older, but refocusing someone's attention can have concrete physical effects.

6 APPS FOR TAKING A BIT OF THE WORK OUT OF YOUR WORKDAY

Managing your tasks shouldn't be a distraction unto itself. These desk mates let your phone handle the hard stuff.

 
 
 

THE BEST GEAR FOR THE E-SCOOTER COMMUTER

Stay safe, warm, stylish, and caffeinated as you Bird.

THE IMPERFECT TRUTH ABOUT FINDING FACTS IN A WORLD OF FAKES

It used to make sense to believe something until it was debunked; now, it makes sense to assume certain claims are fake-unless they...

 
 
 

DIGGING INTO SELF-DRIVING DATA AND MORE CAR NEWS THIS WEEK

Plus: We bid adieu to the Airbus A380, Amazon makes a move, and we take a tour of the gear that keeps Nascar racers on the oval.

THIS COMPANY TAKES THE GRUNT WORK OUT OF USING THE CLOUD

HashiCorp has won fans among developers, and a billion-dollar valuation, by automating the mundane tasks of setting up and configuring...

 
 
 



Man discovers 30-year-old Apple computer still in working order

Man discovers 30-year-old Apple computer still in working order

Talk about a blast from the past. Read more ...

Ex-FBI acting director: 'Crime may have been committed' by President Trump

Ex-FBI acting director: 'Crime may have been committed' by President Trump

Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe says a “crime may have been committed” when President Donald Trump fired the head of the FBI and tried to publicly undermine an... Read more ...

NBA All-Star Game 2019: Top 5 highlights from Team LeBron's victory over...

NBA All-Star Game 2019: Top 5 highlights from Team LeBron's victory over Team Giannis

James' squad trailed Team Giannis by as many as 20 points but rallied to pull out a 178-164 victory at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte, NC. Read more ...

Chicago Police Want To Speak To Jussie Smollett Again About Alleged Attack...

Chicago Police Want To Speak To Jussie Smollett Again About Alleged Attack On Him

The alleged attack of "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett has sprawled into a three-week saga of confusing reports and contradictions. Smollett, who is black and gay, maintains that... Read more ...

7 MPs quit Labour over the party's handling of Brexit and anti-semitism

7 MPs quit Labour over the party's handling of Brexit and anti-semitism

LONDON - Seven Labour MPs announced their departure from the party on Monday morning after months of tension and disagreement over the leadership's handling of Brexit and other... Read more ...

Trump slams McCabe for planning ‘very illegal' act against presidency

Trump slams McCabe for planning ‘very illegal' act against presidency

President Trump lashed out at former acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe for his “many lies” and suggested McCabe and other top Justice Department officials acted illegally when... Read more ...

Denny Hamlin cruises to 2nd Daytona 500 victory in 4 years

Denny Hamlin cruises to 2nd Daytona 500 victory in 4 years

The victory Sunday honored J.D. Gibbs, who died last month after battling a degenerative neurological disease. Read more ...

Facebook accused of acting like 'digital gangsters' in a devastating report...

Facebook accused of acting like 'digital gangsters' in a devastating report by lawmakers

Facebook deliberately flouted competition and privacy laws, behaving like "digital gangsters," according to a damning report by lawmakers. British politicians concluded an... Read more ...

McCabe: Trump wanted Russia probe in letter firing Comey

McCabe: Trump wanted Russia probe in letter firing Comey

WASHINGTON - Former acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe said that President Trump wanted Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to mention the Russia investigation in his memo... Read more ...

Anthony Weiner released from prison

Anthony Weiner released from prison

AYER, Mass. - Disgraced former Congressman Anthony Weiner has been released from federal prison after being convicted of having illicit online contact with a 15-year-old girl... Read more ...