WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton to leave company

Brian Acton is leaving WhatsApp to found his own foundation. Paul Sakuma Brian Acton, a co-founder of the popular messaging app WhatsApp, said Tuesday he will leave the Facebook-owned company to launch his own foundation. Acton, who founded the popular messaging app with WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum in 2009, said in a Facebook post his […]




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WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton to leave company

Brian Acton is leaving WhatsApp to found his own foundation. Paul Sakuma Brian Acton, a co-founder of the popular messaging app WhatsApp, said Tuesday he will leave the Facebook-owned company to launch his own foundation. Acton, who founded the popular messaging app with WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum in 2009, said in a Facebook post his […]




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Tesla extends Model S, Model X range near Hurricane Irma

If your car magically grew a larger gas tank before you had to evacuate a hurricane zone, that would be pretty great, right? Well, that’s what happened for a bunch of Tesla owners in Florida. In order to help Floridian Tesla owners escape Hurricane Irma, the automaker briefly unlocked that extra range via an over-the-air […]




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See a NASA spacecraft from 7 million miles away

Enlarge Image Colors are inverted to help highlight the spacecraft. Large Binocular Telescope Observatory It’s tough to spot a tiny spacecraft against the vastness of space, but the Large Binocular Telescope Observatory in Arizona pulled off the feat when it caught sight of NASA’s Osiris-Rex. What makes this especially impressive is the asteroid-studying spacecraft launched […]




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‘X-Files’ turns 24, and Scully and Mulder are still perfect

What were you doing 24 years ago Sunday? Maybe you’d just discovered a new sci-fi show called “The X-Files” and were about to fall under its spell. “The X-Files” premiered nearly a quarter of a century ago, on Sept. 10, 1993. On Sunday, star Gillian Anderson, who played FBI agent Dr. Dana Scully, paid tribute […]




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‘X-Files’ turns 24, and Scully and Mulder are still perfect

What were you doing 24 years ago Sunday? Maybe you’d just discovered a new sci-fi show called “The X-Files” and were about to fall under its spell. “The X-Files” premiered nearly a quarter of a century ago, on Sept. 10, 1993. On Sunday, star Gillian Anderson, who played FBI agent Dr. Dana Scully, paid tribute […]




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‘X-Files’ turns 24, and Scully and Mulder are still perfect

What were you doing 24 years ago Sunday? Maybe you’d just discovered a new sci-fi show called “The X-Files” and were about to fall under its spell. “The X-Files” premiered nearly a quarter of a century ago, on Sept. 10, 1993. On Sunday, star Gillian Anderson, who played FBI agent Dr. Dana Scully, paid tribute […]




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Vizio’s brilliant $149 alternative to Bluetooth speakers

Enlarge Image The Vizio SB3621n-E8 sound bar system Sarah Tew The Vizio SB3621n-E8 isn’t just a terrific little sound bar system for movies and TV, it’s also a sweet speaker for playing tunes. It’s the first sound bar CNET ever reviewed that earned five stars and an Editors’ Choice award. Heck, I’d be just as enthusiastic about […]




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iPhone 8 secrets leaked? Face ID, new AirPods and more

Will Apple’s upcoming iPhone let you turn yourself into an animated monkey when messaging friends? Let’s just say you wouldn’t exactly be bananas if you said yes. That’s one of several new software and hardware features being dissected on social media following an alleged leak of the final build of iOS 11, the mobile operating […]




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iPhone X? How do you pronounce that?

Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that’s taken over our lives. Enlarge Image “Hey, come meet my ex.” Apple So now we know.  Or, at least, we think we know.  Irish iPhone programming guru Steve Troughton-Smith now feels sure he has the names of the three phones to be launched by Apple […]




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iPhone X? How do you pronounce that?

Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that’s taken over our lives. Enlarge Image “Hey, come meet my ex.” Apple So now we know.  Or, at least, we think we know.  Irish iPhone programming guru Steve Troughton-Smith now feels sure he has the names of the three phones to be launched by Apple […]




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