In pictures: Samsung Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 edge and HTC One M9

Gizmag gives you a look at the three big smartphone flagships announced at Mobile World Co...

A last-minute illness did a number on our Mobile World Congress plans this year, but we still managed to improvise – sneaking in the troops to get their mitts on the big flagships. Here's a look at what's sure to be three of the best-looking phones of READ MORE
Unreal Engine 4 now free for all

Unreal

Epic Games has announced that its development suite Unreal Engine 4 is now free for everyone.

Where’s the catch? You might have to pay a royalty per product (although you mig READ MORE

How Disney Thinks About Virtual Reality For Its Theme Parks
Disney VR In a session at GDC this morning, Walt Disney Imagineering Creative Technologies Lead Bei Yang gave a talk about the work the entertainment giant has done with virtual reality. Read More READ MORE
Zombie Ridesharing Bill Comes Back To Life In California
lyft-uber A bill designed to regulate ridesharing companies is back. California Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian has submitted a bill aimed at placing new rules on companies like Uber and Lyft. Assembly Bill 24, however, is incredibly similar to Assembly Bill 612, which failed in committee in 2014. Nazarian notes in a r READ MORE
"Unstealable" Yerka concept bike heads for production

Locking up the Yerka

Last September we first heard about the one-off Yerka Project bike, which was designed by three engineering students in Chile. Its clever feature was a frame that partially came apart to act as a lock. That way, any thief tempted to break its lock woul READ MORE
Google Compare tracks down cheap car insurance for US drivers

Google Compare tracks down cheap car insurance for US drivers

Referred to variously as Google Compare for U.S. car insurance, Google Compare for car insurance, and Google Compare for Auto Insurance, Google has just added a new string to its bow. The newly launched service lets drivers h READ MORE

Recommended from Around the Web (Week Ending March 7, 2015)

A roundup of the most interesting stories from other sites, collected by the staff at MIT Technology Review.

This Article Was Written with the Help of a ‘Cyber’ Machine The prefix “cyber” is sorely overused, but what’s the alternative? —Nanette Byrnes, senior editor, Business Reports READ MORE

Microsoft launches Office 2016 Mac Preview

Microsoft launches Office 2016 Mac Preview

Microsoft is all about software previews these days. We've seen various preview builds of Windows 10 and READ MORE

Peer-to-Peer Wireless Is Increasing Competition Worldwide

Beyond the U.S., many ISPs have less of a grip on their communications markets.

U.S. regulators have been attempting to deal with the negative affect that a few large Internet providers might have on competition. Meanwhile, elsewhere in the world, new mobile technologies have been encouraging competition.

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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.1 is here

Red Hat logoLinux is so much more than nerdy guys tinkering in their mom's basement. While those people exist, major companies such as Google and Intel contribute to the project too. Why? Linux is essential for servers and other business cases too.

Red Hat is one of the most successful Linux-fo READ MORE

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.1 is here

Red Hat logoLinux is so much more than nerdy guys tinkering in their mom's basement. While those people exist, major companies such as Google and Intel contribute to the project too. Why? Linux is essential for servers and other business cases too.

Red Hat is one of the most successful Linux-fo READ MORE

Adobe gives up, asks others to find its security flaws

Google relaxes Project Zero bug disclosure policy after Microsoft complaints

Adobe's security woes are well known, with major flaws plaguing Flash and other apps from the company. The software maker has now opted for an open approach to its problems, asking for users to begin searching for bug READ MORE

Samsung Dream Doghouse envisions luxury digs for man’s best friend

Samsung's Dream Doghouse, with occupant

The cutting edge of pet architecture shouldn't just be for cats, so it's only right that man's best friend enjoys some plush digs too. With this in mind, Samsung has unveiled a concept kennel tha READ MORE
Self-Driving Cars Will Be in 30 U.S. Cities By the End of Next Year
Automated vehicle pilot projects will roll out in the U.K. and in six to 10 U.S. cities this year, with the first unveiling projected to be in Tampa Bay, Florida as soon as late spring. The following year, trial programs will launch in 12 to 20 more U.S. locations, which means driverless cars will be on roads in up to 30 U.S. cities by the end of 2016. The trials will be run by Comet LLC, a consulting firm focused on automated vehicle commercialization. READ MORE
HBO Now service launching with Game of Thrones season 5, report says
Game of ThronesNothing to fear, HBO's standalone streaming service will be about as affordable as Netflix. Go to Source READ MORE
On the Market: To Foil Thieves, Lock Your Doors
Morning links from the New York Observer. READ MORE
Visually Raises $3.3M As Its Content Marketplace Expands Beyond Infographics
visually Visual.ly, a startup that helps companies create infographics, videos, and more, has raised $3.3 million in additional funding. The company launched with an infographic-building tool before switching to more of a marketplace model — by the time it raised its $8.1 million Series A last year, Visual.ly was READ MORE
Travel Startup Musement Secures €5M In Series A Funding
Musement, a booking service for travel activities, has announced it’s raised €5 million in Series A funding from P101, 360 Capital Partners, Micheli Associati and Italian Angels for Growth. While there are many startups that claim to “curate travel experiences” Musement does this by concentrating on locations which might be harder to book in a seamless manner. Naturally,… READ MORE
Daily Cartoon: Thursday, March 5th

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World’s first fully digital radio transmitter built purely from microprocessor technology

The Pizzicato is a breakthrough in wireless technology – radio frequency transmission usin...

For the first time in history, a prototype radio has been created that is claimed to be completely digital, generating high-frequency radio waves purely through the use of integrated circuits and a set of patented algorithms without using conventional analog radio circui READ MORE
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