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Apple debuts its first MacBook sleeve

 Apple has been making gadgets for decades. And as one of the world’s favorite consumer electronics makers, the company has also made plenty of cases and sleeves to protect those gadgets, most notably for the iPhone and iPad. But Apple has never made its own laptop/MacBook sleeve, until today. While many hit up the Apple […]

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No end in sight for tech giant share gains

(Reuters) – The world’s biggest technology companies are only getting bigger and, for now, Wall Street analysts think there’s no stopping them. The logo of the web service Amazon is pictured in this June 8, 2017 illustration photo. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso/Illustration After reporting their results, Amazon, Microsoft, Alphabet and Intel added nearly $140 billion to their […]

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'What unusual teeth you have:' Cute, plant-eating dinosaur had huge choppers

An artist’s conceptio of the Matheronodon head, a dinosaur that had large teeth, with a chisel-like cutting edge(Photo: Lukas Panzarin) It may have been a cute plant-eater, but it certainly had big teeth. A new species of dinosaur with unusually large, chisel-like teeth was recently identified in southern France, a new study reported Thursday. The creature’s […]

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Florida’s top court stops 1960s band from earning pre-1972 copyright royalties

The Turtles in 1967. Chris Walter/WireImage Members of 1960s rock band The Turtles have lost a major legal battle in their quest to collect copyright royalties from their old hit songs. The Florida Supreme Court held today (PDF) that the state doesn’t recognize any copyrights in pre-1972 music recordings, despite the band’s arguments to the contrary. All seven […]

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A robot threw shade at Elon Musk so the billionaire hit back

Chief scientist of Hanson Robotics, Ben Goertzel, right, describes to the audience what ‘Sophia the Robot’ is made of during a demonstration of artificial intelligence at the RISE Technology Conference.(Photo: Isaac Lawrence, AFP/Getty Images) A robot poked fun at Elon Musk but the billionaire didn’t take it lying down. On Wednesday, CNBC’s Andrew Ross Sorkin […]

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What is Bixby? Bixby 2.0 confirmed

You’ve heard of Siri, Google Assistant and Cortana, Apple, Google and Microsoft’s offerings to the new world of voice assistants that help you to perform a number of tasks with a spoken command. Samsung has also got in on the act with its own Bixby assistant. Bixby was originally introduced with the Galaxy S8 earlier […]

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How to watch Wales Rally GB

The penultimate round of the 2017 WRC is this weekend. Wales is the destination for thousands of rally fans in search of the best spot to catch the spectacle that is Wales Rally GB. You don’t necessarily need your thermals, wellies and flask of tea though as the WRC is broadcast on TV and online so […]