Every year, millions of migrants hire smugglers to transport them across borders. Like the drug trade, this market is notoriously violent, so could a crypto-market designed to match illegal migrants with smugglers make the experience safer?
At least six laundry apps have sprung up in the past year. They must be banking on a whole load of people shitting themselves if they hope to turn any kind of profit.
Data centers are moving into abandoned storefronts, marking another step in our evolution as consumers.
"This is not a marketing stunt, this is happening," say the founders of MegaBots, Inc. All they need is $1.8 million.
There are maybe five games that get it right. The rest look they've got their narcotics advice from an eight-year-old.
So in love, will never feel tired again, an online exhibition by Chinese net artist Ying Miao, serves as a counterpoint to the West's view of the Chinese internet as bland and heavily censored.
It's way more artsy and thought-provoking than your average entrant into the genre.
If you came to games fresh during the previous console generation, where once-grainy graphics made the switch to full HD, you don't know how easy you've had it.
The dating app's biggest stakeholder, InterActiveCorp (also known as IAC), is looking for an "Eric Schmidt-like person" to replace the 28-year-old, who's had a year marked by business triumphs and personal tribulations.
Even weirder than our insistence on assigning gender to machines is that we sometimes treat them differently as a result.
Flick through any previews for games coming out in 2015 and you'll spot a a ton that make the most of today's console power. But I'm most excited about the ones that look like they could be rendered on an SNES.
I talked to the buzzkill scientist who invented a smoke detector that looks out for smoking rather than smoke.
Virgin Galactic's spaceship crashed, and at least one person is dead. It's not the end of Richard Branson's space project, but it's certainly not good.
The Earth is going to die someday, and when it does we're going to have to leave it. So where do we go then? Motherboard set out to answer that question in a new documentary.
In an editorial for Bloomberg Businessweek posted this morning, Tim Cook, the CEO of Apple, came out as gay. He wrote, "I'm proud to be gay, and I consider being gay among the greatest gifts God has given me."
I recently spoke to Frictional Games' Thomas Grip—the creative director behind titles like Penumbra: Overture and Amnesia: The Dark Descent—about the state of the genre.
Particles are actually like waves or clouds of probabilities, and researchers have isolated those teeny-tiny probabilities using helium baths.
I talked to Jon Karlung, the chairman of the company that looks after the leak-ennabling activist organziation's data, about his fight for online freedom.
Crude, violent, and innovative, the franchise's legacy extends far beyond the early censorship struggles that resulted in the creation of the Entertainment Software Rating Board.
There's a reason cargo planes don't have windows, and pretty soon passenger jets may follow suit.
From pixelated educational games for kids to classic PC franchises, here are a few of the titles that terrified me as a kid and still make me nervous as an adult.
They're buying up every handset and selling them directly outside the Apple store.
Researchers describe a new enzyme responsible for telling HIV when to replicate. That's huge.
Women who want to increase their low libidos have to take pills designed to give men erections. Is there a better way?