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Riding hoverboards in public is illegal in the UK

Like Segways, self-balancing scooters are not allowed on roads or paved walkways, Britain's public prosecution office has decreed.

By October 12, 2015


Woman granted permission to serve divorce papers via Facebook

A Manhattan Supreme Court justice grants a woman permission to serve her elusive husband divorce papers via a private Facebook message. Is this a sign of what's to come?

By April 6, 2015


Twitter suspends accounts posting NFL-owned football videos

Gawker's Deadspin account and Vox's SBNationGIF were suspended after takedown requests from the NFL.

By October 13, 2015


​FAA seeks $1.9M fine against drone photography company

The US Federal Aviation Administration, which just missed a deadline to set rules governing commercial use of unmanned aircraft, says a company that's used drones for 27 years has violated its regulations.

By October 7, 2015


Ugly Yelp-for-people app shows its beautiful features

Technically Incorrect: Peeple, the much-reviled app that was going to let you rate people, has taken a slight pivot.

By October 6, 2015


Radar to search King Tut's tomb for lost queen Nefertiti

The Egyptian government has given permission for a radar scan of the tomb of Pharaoh Tutankhamun...and therein lies a tale.

By September 23, 2015


Facebook privacy hoaxes prey on your fears -- again

The social network's users are being inundated with messages that their Facebook privacy concerns can be assuaged by reposting a legal-sounding statement or signing up for a paid monthly subscription.

By September 28, 2015


Donald Trump goes after anti-Trump clothing website

Technically Incorrect: A site that sells "Stop Trump" T-shirts receives a cease-and-desist letter from the great man's lawyers. But does he have a case?

By September 24, 2015


Jaw-dropping Andromeda galaxy photo comprises 37 hours of exposure

A pair of "backyard" astrophotographers have collaborated to produce a stunning image of our nearest galactic neighbour.

By September 24, 2015


PETA sues on behalf of monkey who took selfie

The do-gooders declare the photographer who profits from the selfie a do-baddie. Astonishingly, PETA now wants to manage Naruto the macaque monkey's monetary interests.

By September 22, 2015