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John Oliver: Why do floppy disks control nuclear weapons?

The HBO comedian wonders why the hardware and software guarding the United States' nuclear warheads are so out of date.

By July 28, 2014


9 things you need to know about Windows 10

Have burning questions about Microsoft's operating system? Here are some answers.

By July 28, 2015


Behold 250 new emoji: Vulcan symbol, floppy disks, and more

The Unicode Consortium updates its emoji file with hundreds of new characters, ranging from a John Travolta-like disco dancer to a joystick.

By June 17, 2014


We've come a long way, baby

The Internet has become an infinitely more exciting place since The Webby Awards started back in 1997. It is now a place where short films can be used to spark global conversations.

By July 16, 2015


Lost Andy Warhol works recovered from Amiga floppy disks

Way back in 1985, famous pop artist Andy Warhol created a set of digital paintings using a Commodore Amiga computer. Those fascinating files have now been recovered.

By April 24, 2014


Freaky Burgess Shale fossil finds its head

Researchers have found teeny tiny teeth in a creature half a billion years old so strange it was named Hallucigenia.

By June 24, 2015


Think you use a lot of mobile data now? Wait until 2020

Mobile networks will cover 90 percent of the world as smartphone subscriptions more than double to 6.1 billion by 2020, according to Ericsson's research.

By June 2, 2015


​Generation YouTube: Today's fastest-rising stars aren't coming out of Hollywood

Thanks to the popularity of online media sites like YouTube, mainstream entertainment soon may look more like that kid clowning around in front of a laptop camera.

By April 23, 2015


Spock-tacular: Apple may offer a Vulcan salute emoji

Apple's emoji library could expand into the world of "Star Trek" with a Spock Vulcan salute emoji.

By April 6, 2015


Create a backup Windows 8 installer (before it's too late)

Few users remember to take this important step, which can really save the day if your computer gets hosed.

By March 23, 2015