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The Last of Us dev: 'We thought it was going to tank'

"We thought we were ruining Naughty Dog's image."

By July 13, 2015


Apple Watch pocket watch is modern old-timeyness at its best

It's a watch for both early adopters and those late to leave the 19th century. Meet the pocketable Apple wearable from designer Tom Ford.

By June 22, 2015


'The X-Files' to return to TV?

We want to believe! Fox executives are in talks with series creator Chris Carter, along with original actors Gillian Anderson and David Duchovny, to bring back the sci-fi drama to TV.

By January 19, 2015


Why is the FCC considering a new system for phone number portability? No good reason

Commentary: After years of delay, the FCC seems poised to switch vendors for the local telephone number portability database. That could be a big mistake.

By January 5, 2015


'Retweets equal laughs': Why comics can't get enough of Twitter

With a format tailor-made for one-liners, Twitter has become the world's biggest stand-up comedy club. TV comedy writers and an original "SNL" cast member tell Crave why the tweet's the thing.

By November 24, 2014


Dissident artist's Lego portraits of injustice do time on Alcatraz

Ai Weiwei creates an elaborate series of installations for display on Alcatraz, even though he's forbidden from traveling outside China and has never been to the notorious prison site.

By November 18, 2014


'Mad Men' types needed: Sort through vintage New York Times ads

A world of mini-skirt, fiberglass car and Paul Newman movie ads awaits you with the New York Times' Madison, a project that asks the public to dig through vintage advertising.

By October 16, 2014


Siri, an autistic boy's best friend

A writer describes how her 13-year-old son seems to talk with Apple's digital assistant more easily than with her. Can technology design virtual humans as we'd wish real ones were?

By October 19, 2014


Samsung expects 60 percent drop in profit for Q3 2014

The electronics giant blames higher marketing costs and lower handset sales prices for its fourth straight quarterly drop.

By October 6, 2014


Racing blind: Visual impairment needn't stop you from hitting the track

Mike Newman was born blind, but that hasn't stopped him pursuing his passion for speed. He recently became the first blind person to drive over 200mph -- XCAR finds out how he does it.

September 11, 2014