The Cassini Orbiter’s greatest images and discoveries

The Cassini-Huygens mission launched from Cape Canaveral on October 15, 1997, and tomorrow, just a month shy of 20 years later, one of the most prolific purveyors of beautiful planetary science crashe

Here’s all the crazy hardware presented at HAX’s 10th demo day

We stopped by HAX’s demo day at the San Francisco Mint to check out all the hardware startups in the accelerator’s 10th batch. Many of the startups showcased creative combinations of hardw

Everything Apple announced at its iPhone X keynote

Apple’s September event is always a big one. And this year is no different. There were new iPhones, a new Apple Watch and even a new Apple TV. Surprisingly, Apple announced not one, not two but

The most monocle-dropping tech acquisitions of the past five years

This is a list of tech deals from the past half decade that were surprising because of their size, impact or seeming randomness. Some have paid off, while others (cough*Microsoft-Nokia*cough) remain 

What to expect from the Steve Jobs Theater at the new iPhone reveal

For the very first time, Apple is opening up the brand new Steve Jobs theater to unveil new iPhones (and more, we think) on September 12. This Apple Campus has been in the works for quite some time. I

On Voyager’s 40th anniversary, here are 20 of the mission’s best images and discoveries

It's been 40 years to the day since the Voyager mission commenced with the launch of Voyager 1, with its twin Voyager 2 launching two weeks later. This groundbreaking and incredibly ambitious mission

Most of 2017’s tech IPOs are performing well

Blue Apron and Snap had disappointing debuts this year, but others have fared much better. Of the tech companies that have gone public this year, most are trading above their IPO price. But there have

IFA 2017’s biggest announcements

The September time frame positions the Berlin show perfectly as a launch pad for holiday products. As such, some of tech’s biggest names use it to debut some of their biggest products of the year. I

10 of the most-funded startups to fail in 2017

Startups rise and startups fall. 2017 has seen some prominent startups go under. What follows are 10 of the best-funded companies to close in the first nine months of 2017. Ultimately not all is lost.

The coolest new Star Wars toys from Force Friday

Today marks the second Force Friday. Disney started the tradition back in 2015 ahead of the release of The Force Awakens as an opportunity to build hype and announce a bunch of products without giving

These 5 augmented reality apps show the future of the iPhone

The next version of iOS will bring augmented reality to the masses through a software package called ARKit. As the following demos show, this will turn the iPhone into a window of a new world filled w

Walmart vs Whole Foods: Who’s cheaper now?

Amazon now owns Whole Foods, but what does that mean for grocery prices at Whole Foods? Let’s take a look at some key grocery items and how the new Whole Foods stacks up against the low-cost Wal

SpaceX’s Hyperloop Pod speed competition in photos

SpaceX held its second big Hyperloop Pod design competition for student teams on Sunday, and the goal was to field the fastest pod in a race down the mile-long test track SpaceX built near its HQ. Thr

Here’s how much prices dropped at Whole Foods today

The big day is here -- sorta. Amazon's $13.7 billion purchase of Whole Foods was slated to bring significant price drops to a number of Whole Foods brand products today. Discounts we saw ranged from s

9 reasons social media stalking feels SO right

Turns out, observing other people’s lives is actually a biological instinct. And in the age of social media, where lives are presented on a platter and require only the slip of a thumb, it&#8217

13 things drones are doing besides flying around your yard

Everyone who's flown around a drone (or UAV, or multirotor, or what have you) knows that they're a lot of fun. But they're being used all over the world for more serious purposes — after all, an aut

Y Combinator’s Summer 2017 health care startups to watch

There were quite a few trends this time around for Y Combinator’s popular Demo Day, including a mountain of B2B startups, AI, self-driving technology and of course an industry that continues to

The top 7 startups from Y Combinator S’17 Demo Day 2

Day 2 of YC S’17 brought us autonomous store checkout, cannabis genomics and at-home fertility testing. We whittled down the strong day of pitches to just seven hot companies. These are the startups

With SpaceX in the mix, check out all these modern spacesuit designs

SpaceX’s new spacesuit design got photographed for the first time today, and it’s a high-fashion option for extra-atmospheric wear. But SpaceX’s suit isn’t the only option for

What’s new with Samsung’s Galaxy Note 8

Samsung promised to “Do Bigger Things” with the Note 8, but the company’s new phablet isn’t exactly earth shattering. Instead, the phone is more of a refinement of the line, perhaps hampered b
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