Meet The 15-Year-Old Behind The Proposed Hijab Emoji

A mockup of a potential hijab emoji. Aphelandra Messer Earlier this year, Rayouf Alhumedhi, a 15 year-old student in Berlin, Germany, was trying to...

Paranormal Action Squad Is YouTube's First Original Animated Series

YouTube YouTube has announced its first original animated show, "Paranormal Action Squad," for YouTube Red, its premium subscription service. The show will premier...

10 Weird And Wonderful Inventions You May Need In Your Life

Life is full of problems. You know what comes out of problems? Inventions. Here’s a few, some are useful, some are weird,...

Your Voice Can Control GoPro's New Hero 5 Camera

GoPro just unveiled two new cameras: the Hero 5 Black ($400) and the *slightly* more affordable Hero 5 Session ($300). ...

Emojis Are Becoming Hyper-Realistic And That Is A Bad Thing

Via Twitter: @Opimi1 This week, Apple released a preview of iOS 10, which includes some big updates to some of your favorite emojis....

The World’s Largest, Fully Retractable LED TV

Wouldn’t it be cool if you could have a massive 201-inch HDTV magically appear out of the ground at the push of a button?...

Inside The Strange, Paranoid World Of Julian Assange

Carl Court / Getty Images On 29 November 2010, then US secretary of state Hillary Clinton stepped out in front of reporters to...

Niantic’s new invite-only “Portal Recon” tool lets players vote real-world locations into Ingress

 While most people might know Niantic for building the hype-monster that is Pokemon GO, GO wasn’t the company’s first big release. That title goes...

StarOfService raises $10 million for its service marketplace

 French startup StarOfService just raised another $10 million for its European Thumbtack alternative. Andrea Piccioni and Silvio Pagliani, ENERN Investments and Point Nine Capital...

GE acquires Wise.io to deepen its machine learning stack

 GE Digital today announced that it has acquired Wise.io, a machine-learning powered service that helps businesses find patterns and trends in their vast data...

Garmin releases its first luxury smartwatch, the Fenix Chronos

 Garmin has just announced the Fenix Chronos, an amazingly elegant smartwatch with all the features of their standard GPS exercise watches – the Vivoactve, for...

Google’s AI creates its own inhuman encryption

 What happens when you tell two smart computers to talk to each other in secret and task another AI with breaking that conversation? You...

Ambitious Alibaba takes aim at the kings of cloud computing

 When you think of the biggest cloud players in the world, one company you might not consider is Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce giant that...

Etsy buys Blackbird AI to bring more machine learning into its search platform

 It’s not just gigantic search engines that are looking to acquire tech and talent around emerging areas like speech recognition. Even design and craft marketplaces can...

Pokemon GO gets its first Generation II Pokemon and a special limited edition Pikachu...

 Pokemon Go players were expecting details about new Pokemon today… and sure enough, we just got them. Pokemon from the series’ second generation are...