Microsoft partners with SpaceX on a cloud computing business for space

Microsoft has launched a new cloud computing business in an effort to make Azure the space industry’s platform of choice. The tech giant says it’s developing technologies to help the public and private sectors launch faster and to make sure th…

Twitter is encouraging US users to vote early

Twitter is encouraging US users to vote early and is showing them how to do so, the company announced. Starting today, everyone with a US Twitter account will see a home timeline prompt encouraging them to vote early, along with information fr…

Jony Ive will help design ‘the future of Airbnb’

Airbnb has brought Jony Ive onboard to help the company design new products and services over the next few years. The company’s co-founder and CEO Brian Chesky has announced Airbnb’s multi—year deal with Ive’s new design firm LoveFrom, calling…

Hummer EV ‘supertruck’ has a UI built on Unreal Engine and runs Android

On Tuesday night GMC took the wraps off of its upcoming Hummer EV, a 1,000HP “supertruck” that’s powered by up to three electric motors and its new Ultium battery setup. But inside the new Hummer, there’s a 12.3-inch driver information display…

Apparently Foxconn’s Wisconsin LCD Factory Is Fake

Last week, the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) rejected electronics maker Foxconn’s tax subsidy application for failing to not only hire the number of employees it promised, but to build a Gen 10.5 LCD factory. The company had instead…

Feds blame Russia, Iran for election misinformation and threatening emails

At a press conference on Wednesday evening, Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe told reporters that two foreign actors, Iran and Russia, have been identified as taking actions to interfere in the US elections. Ratcliffe claimed th…

Amazon Isn’t Even Hiding Its Intentions Anymore

After spending years promising Congress that the data it collected from third-party sellers wasn’t used to beef up its private-label products, today Amazon decided to roll out a product meant to do exactly that. The Amazon Shopper Panel, as it’s called…

What Your Favorite iPod Says About You

In honor of the launch of the original scroll wheel iPod on Oct. 23, 2001, let’s look back on some notable iPod models and what they say about you as an early tech consumer. Every iPod tells a story, and some of the stories they told were pretty darn r…

Boston Dynamics Will Sell Robot Arm to Go With Its Robot Dog Next Year, Which Is Totally Fine

Back in June, Boston Dynamics made more than 150 units of its robotic dog Spot available for sale to outside companies and research facilities. The idea was to see what type of real-world applications those companies and facilities would use it for, an…

Four Llamas Sacrificed in Inca Ritual Found Preserved 500 Years Later

Four beautifully preserved llamas have been discovered at a ritual sacrifice site in Peru. The llamas, still wearing their colorful adornments, serve as the first archaeological evidence linking the ancient Inca to the practice.Read more…