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This material makes the person standing behind it look invisible.

This real-life invisibility shield is a huge advancement for stealth technology

Since practically the dawn of civilization, humans have dreamt of escaping into invisibility. While it isn’t as simple as making a “poof” and disappearing, a Canadian company has created a shield...
OpenAI robotic hand solves a Rubik's cube.video

This AI-powered robotic hand can solve a Rubik’s cube

From summer camp to grade school, solving a Rubik’s cube has always been an impressive way of showing off. Today, the fastest Rubik’s cube solver can do so in just 4.22...
Hackers are draining ATMs with a simple piece of malware.

Jackpot! ATM malware is the nation’s quietest epidemic

Everyone dreams of walking past an ATM that randomly spits out thousands of dollars. However, a shady group of hackers is making this a reality with a bit of malware known...
Morpheus, unhackable chip from the University of Michigan

Report: Cost of small business cyber-attacks rises to $200,000

This weekend, CNBC reported the average cost a small business incurs as the result of a cyber-attack has risen to $200,000. As a result, insurance carrier Hiscox found 60 percent of...
The Chinese military just made an attack helicopter that's shaped like a UFO.

New Chinese military aircraft looks like a UFO

China has put a flying saucer on display. No, it’s not “out of this world.” This flying saucer is very worldly. China has used its Helicopter Exposition in Tianjin to unveil...
Mark AR is the virtual graffiti app giving artists a safe place to express themselves.

New augmented reality app Mark AR gives graffiti artists a virtual wall to paint...

Once seen as criminal, graffiti has gained wider acceptance over the years. Graffiti artists score commissions from small businesses as well as huge corporations for their work. Meanwhile, free speech walls...
Tesla delays the release of its pickup truck until November.

Elon Musk says Tesla’s truck resembles a futuristic armored personnel carrier

Recently, Tesla CEO Elon Musk has been dropping hints about the design of his company’s first truck. In June, the executive said that the vehicle would have a cyberpunk aesthetic. Last...

Twitter used private user phone numbers to target ads

Twitter announced in a recent blog post that the email addresses and phone numbers that users provided for two-factor authentication might have “nadvertently been used for advertising purposes." Specifically, the platform’s Tailored...
This deepfake video depicts former president Barack Obama as Black Panther.video

Wakanda forever: Barack Obama deepfaked into ‘Black Panther’

The deepfakes just keep on rolling. A YouTube creator with the handle Sham00K, the same account behind the Will Smith "Matrix" video, has overlaid Barack Obama’s face onto Chadwick Boseman's Marvel...
Apple removes maps app from App Store amid pressure from Chinese government.

Apple deletes mapping app used by Hong Kong protesters

On Wednesday, Apple removed an application called HKmap.live from its App Store amid pressure from China. Before its exclusion, Hong Kong protestors used the crowd-sourced program to avoid local police. Now,...

Facebook removes new Russian troll accounts targeting Joe Biden and 2020...

While 2020 is gearing up to be a historic election, the upcoming races will also place big tech companies under scrutiny as the country...

TaTaTu shines a light on giving back

TaTaTu is a new entertainment app that is spreading inspiration to the masses by tapping into the power of social media. The platform’s first...

NASA wasted $5 million because Elon Musk smoked weed with Joe...

Last September, SpaceX founder, and CEO Elon Musk made a notable appearance on the “Joe Rogan Experience.” During the interview, the executive gave his...

A look back at 5 of the most viral videos from...

In the early 2010s, viral videos began to mean something different. It was around that time when people began to learn the limitations and...

2019 LA Comic Con Recap: ‘Hellboy’ reunion and Stan Lee tributes...

Though it doesn’t quite attract the attention of the more famous Comic-Con to the south, the L.A. Comic Con still brings in an impressive...