Category Archives: Technology

Technology Gets Political: Upstart Resistbot Faxes Lawmakers For You

In these days of constantly contacting politicians to make sure our voices are heard, along comes a new technology to make things a bit easier. Meet Resistbot, a free service that turns texts into faxes that are then sent to

Uber Grounds Self-Driving Car Fleet After Serious Arizona Crash

Uber is suspending its entire self-driving car program while it investigates a serious crash of one of its vehicles in Arizona. Uber confirmed the accident after a photo was posted on Twitter showing an Uber SUV Volvo on its side

Flying Taxis Could Soon Be Coming To A Sky Near You

Flying taxis and other futuristic passenger vehicles are about to take a giant leap out of science fiction and into reality. It’s not exactly the vision of the “Back To The Future” film trilogy, which predicted that by 2015 we’d

Teenager Calls Cops On His Mom For Confiscating His Cell Phone

Hell that no fury like a teenager denied their cell phone. A 15-year-old boy in southern Spain reported his mother to police after she confiscated his device in a bid to get him to study for a test. The mother,

Weekend Roundup: The End Of (Human) History

Francis Fukuyama famously declared that the triumph of liberal democracy and free markets after the Cold War heralded “the end of history.” Yuval Noah Harari now predicts the end of human history as post-Promethean science grants us godlike powers to redesign

Can Silicon Valley Be The Heartbeat Of Technology For Good?

We’re used to new openings and startups in Silicon Valley, but the World Economic Forum (WEF)’s addition is the one we should all pay attention to. As the first major international organization to open up shop here, the Forum’s new

Spring Deals: Lowest Prices On TurboTax, Bowflex Power Rod Gym And Samsung's 8-Series Quantum Dot TVs

Welcome to TechBargains’ Weekly deals, featuring the best deals that will prepare you for spring on electronics, computers, TVs and more. Act fast as stock is limited and these discounts will not last. Samsung 8-Series KS800 4K LED Smart HDTV

Historian: Human History 'Will End When Men Become Gods'

Yuval Noah Harari, an Israeli historian and the internationally best-selling author of Sapiens, has a new book out about the future of humanity, called Homo Deus. He recently sat down with The WorldPost at a Berggruen Institute salon in Los Angeles. In the

Siri Helps Hero 4-Year-Old Save His Unconscious Mom's Life

Siri helped a quick-thinking boy in England save his unconscious mom’s life. Roman, 4, used his mother’s thumb to unlock her iPhone before asking Apple’s voice assistant for help after she passed out at their home in Croydon, South London,

The Guy Behind Ello Just Built A Better Snapchat

By David Pierce for WIRED. Let’s clear this up right from the start: Paul Budnitz does not want to take over the world. He didn’t create Ello to disrupt Facebook, even if the media says he did. And he definitely didn’t