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California DAs sue ride-sharing app Uber, settle with rival Lyft

San Francisco and Los Angeles district attorneys claim Uber is misleading passengers on driver background checks and fraudulently charging "safe rides" fees. Lyft chooses to settle similar claims against it.

By December 9, 2014


The art and science of the bottom of a whisky glass

Photographer Ernie Button discovered a world of beauty -- and fluid science -- in the residue of evaporated whisky.

By November 26, 2014


Great skirt, Marty! Fan-designed fashion makes couture geeky

Watch the highlights from the Her Universe fashion show that put Iron Man, Loki and Pokemon on the runway in clothes designed by geeky fans.

By September 25, 2014


Mom crowdsources baby name for $5,000

In conjunction with Web site Belly Ballot, a Los Angeles mom is asking random strangers to choose what her baby will be called. How about "Troubled?"

By February 28, 2013


The 404 446: Where Rana helps us take back what's rightfully ours

404 dear friend and marketing expert Rana Sobhany is back on The 404 Podcast today in lieu of Jeff taking a day off from his hard video game reviewing work.

By October 15, 2009


BOL 1084: TI don't be a 8008

Calculator hackers have figured out how to run independent OS's on TI calculators. Unfortunately TI wants to stop them. Why? We have no idea. Also we play fast and loose with physics when discussing black holes and Higgs Bosons.

By October 14, 2009


Woz picks up the stench of Buenos Aires

Steve Wozniak's attempt at the Argentine tango doesn't curry much more favor with the judges than his worm. He, however, claims the geeks will inherit the Earth.

By March 30, 2009


At Unisys, Intel's Itanium chip is dead

Unisys may have written Itanium's epitaph--at least for many server vendors.

By February 18, 2009


iLike? No, I don't

If someone wants to share a playlist with you, why should you have to be subjected to a barrage of things you have no interest in?

By November 25, 2008


Intel unveils 6-core chip, as Unisys touts 96 cores

The six-core "Dunnington" Xeon 7400 processor makes its official debut. Unisys is using it in a new server, though with a catch.

By September 15, 2008