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Pink Floyd's Roger Waters: Silicon Valley is 'a gallery of rogues and thieves'

Technically Incorrect: Railing against the digital takeover of music, Waters says that he was lucky to be a part of the true music business, not the allegedly thieving one it is today.

By May 3, 2015


How Carl Bass is crafting Autodesk's push for makers like you

The software company known for projects as far afield as One World Trade Center and Grand Theft Auto is bringing its tools to DIY-ers tinkering fixes to everyday problems.

By February 26, 2015


Students hijack US$80m yacht with GPS spoofing

Students from the University of Texas created a custom GPS spoofing device that allowed them to take over a superyacht's navigation system, changing its course.

By July 29, 2013


Luxury sun-tracking chair will summon a waiter for you

Your old Adirondack chair just won't cut it anymore once you've seen a $45,000 sun-following lounger with built-in misters and speakers.

By October 16, 2014


Ellison retrospective: An original straight out of central casting

Oracle's founder, who stepped down Thursday as CEO, has carved out a unique -- and sometimes controversial -- persona as a titan of tech.

By September 18, 2014


Woman has surgery to make hands look better in selfies

A New York woman reportedly spends $3,000 to alter her veiny, red knuckles. She just got engaged, after all.

By August 15, 2014


Steve Jobs' yacht freed in time for Christmas

After being impounded, the Venus is heading home. The notoriously controlling Jobs forgot one thing while working on the mega yacht: A contract with the designer.

By December 26, 2012


Is high-end audio too expensive? Compared to what?

High-end audio is expensive, but so are high-end cars, watches, wines, and other pricey indulgences.

By May 24, 2014


Steve Jobs' yacht impounded

It seems that certain paperworky details -- you know, like payment for services rendered -- have rendered the yacht stationary in Holland.

By December 21, 2012


Steve Jobs' yacht gives insights into his design process

Jobs and noted designer Philippe Starck spent five years working out the details of the super yacht Venus.

By November 18, 2012