3D gun publisher Cody Wilson was arrested in Taiwan Cody Wilson, owner of Defense Distributed, a company currently involved in a legal battle over whether it can legally sell plans for 3D-printed guns, has been arrested in Taiwan, BuzzFeed News reports. Wilson was charged with sexual assault earlier t… ContinueRead More →


There’s even an Alexa-enabled Amazon wall clock Amazon has grand plans to connect every single device in your home to the Alexa ecosystem. Today it expanded this reach to your walls with the Echo Wall Clock, which looks a lot like a standard analog clock, until you start some timers.Read More →

How Will Trump’s Emergency Text Alerts Work? The president plans to send a test message in a system that would notify Americans of an imminent attack or other catastrophe — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com Continue reading . . . Dina Fine Maron {authorlink} http://rss.sciam.com/sciam/technology Scientific American: Technology Science news andRead More →

How the HTC Exodus Blockchain Phone Plans to Secure Your Cryptocurrency How the HTC Exodus Blockchain Phone Plans to Secure Your Cryptocurrency  WIRED Full coverage Continue reading . . . {authorlink} https://news.google.com/news/rss/headlines/section/q/cryptocurrency/cryptocurrency?ned=us&hl=en&gl=US cryptocurrency – Google News Google News https://ssl.gstatic.com/news-static/gnrss.pngRead More →

Owner of 3D-printed gun company wanted on sexual assault charges Cody Wilson, owner of Defense Distributed and at the center of lawsuits over the ability to sell plans for 3D-printed guns online, is now wanted by the US Marshals. Wilson has been charged with sexually assaulting a child in Texas,Read More →

Fitbit leans hard into healthcare with a new enterprise offering Today, Fitbit launched a new platform called Fitbit Care aimed at employers, health plans and health system that is aimed at wellness and preventing and managing disease. Fitbit Care is a combination of health coaching and and virtual care throughRead More →

Rare delays ‘Sea of Thieves’ DLC at the last minute You might want to rethink your plans if you expected to swashbuckle your way through Sea of Thieves’ “Forsaken Shores” DLC this week. Rare has pushed back the release from September 19th (just over a day away as of thisRead More →

VW hopes to sell 10 million electric cars based on its new platform Volkswagen has grand expectations for the platform underpinning its first purpose-built electric cars. The VW Auto Group plans to sell 10 million EVs based on its modular electric drive matrix (MEB) across all its brands during theRead More →

OnePlus is building its own smart TV OnePlus, known for making budget-priced phones with flagship specs, plans to shake up the TV segment in a similar way. Founder and CEO Pete Lau told Business Insider that it will launch the OnePlus TV, possibly by 2019, with a focus on design,Read More →

California plans to launch its own climate satellite The current White House doesn’t accept climate science, and California is worried that this may lead to NASA switching off climate probes under pressure from President Trump. The state’s solution? Build its own probe. In a speech at the Global Climat… ContinueRead More →

Virgin to use eco-friendly jet fuel on commercial flight this October Virgin Atlantic is about conduct a real-world test of its greener jet fuel. The airline plans to use LanzaTech’s sustainable fuel for the first time in a commercial flight this October, with a Boeing 747 relying on the low-carbonRead More →

Congress wants to know if Google plans to relaunch search in China A cross-party group of congresspeople have asked Google if it plans to launch a censored version of its search engine in China, as has been rumored. In their letter to Google, the 16 Democrats and Republicans wrote theyRead More →

Boring Company will build a futuristic tunnel garage The Boring Company has some fairly grand plans when it comes to its tunnelling ambitions. It’s proposed a 3.6 mile tunnel from an LA Metro station to Dodger Stadium, and it’s recently been selected to build a high-speed transport link in Chicago.Read More →

JAXA plans to send robot avatars with human-like hands to space JAXA unveiled the Avatar X project in early September, revealing its plans to send humanoid machines controlled by human operators to space. Now, Japanese robotics company Meltin has announced that it has teamed up with JAXA and ANA toRead More →

Verizon media chief Tim Armstrong is leaving the company Verizon (Engadget’s parent company) folded AOL and Yahoo into the Oath brand as part of its plans to become a media powerhouse, but that’s not quite how it panned out — and it’s leading to some changes in leadership. Oath chiefRead More →