BenevolentAI, which uses AI to develop drugs and energy solutions, nabs $115M at $2B valuation

In the ongoing race to build the best and smartest applications that tap into the advances of artificial intelligence, a startup out of London has raised a large round of funding to double down on sol

Crunch Report | North Korean Hackers Target Bitcoin Exchanges

Facebook bans monetization of hate, porn, drugs and violence on its platform, some shake-ups happen at Baidu and WhatsApp, and North Korea is allegedly targeting bitcoin exchanges. All this on Crunch

The DEA Seized Bitcoins In A Silk Road Drug Raid

In the underground world of the deep web there are few places as nefarious as Silk Road. The site, hidden on the <a target="_blank" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silk_Road_(marketplace)">Tor netw

What's all this nonsense about I-Dosing? Your kids aren't 'getting high' on digital music, so calm down.

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/idoser.jpg" />One hundred percent nonsense. That’s the only way I can describe the story going around talking about how teens are “ge

Blizz helps bust WoW playing drug dealer

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/shaman.jpg" alt="shaman" title="shaman" width="350" height="280" class="alignright size-full wp-image-132046" />You can run, but you can'

Trip Glasses promise fast track to meditation, hallucination

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/c562_trip_glasses.jpg">There are numerous health benefits brought about by daily meditation but, let's face it, who has time to sit quiet

Google Earth used in Swiss marijuana bust

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/gearthmar.jpg" />Google Earth, now used to combat the scourge of marijuana. Police in Switzerland <a HREF="http://www.breitbart.com/artic

Philips develop magic "iPill"

Must everything begin with an “i” because it’s getting a bit dull and the sheep might think Apple invented it? Philips has announced the development of an “intelligent pill” that they plan t

TI's 3D projector "press photo" is pretty damn crazy

BBG’s John Brownlee says it better than I ever could: You can’t farm out Photoshop work to chlorine huffers, TI. I’ve had theophylline fever dreams with more cogent Newtonian physics

Look at the pretty lights

I don’t think I’ll ever get sick of light art. It’s just about the neatest thing out there in terms of non-traditional mediums of artwork. It also helps that they’re reenacting

Drugs are bad, watch out meth labs

I had my run-ins with meth during college. For reasons unknown to me, Oregon is a meth hotbed. Take a drive down to the coast and most of the houses you see boarded-up are meth labs. Corvallis, my hom

Memorex To Public: Quit Huffing Our Products

I know kids will ingest a lot of dumb stuff, but I didn’t know cans of air duster were on the list. It is an aerosol-based product though, and Memorex, makers of the Air Duster line of compresse

Blackminton: Get Sorted And Roll With It

Ever wonder what would happen if the dude from Tron got hooked on ecstasy, bought tons of blacklights and glow paint and started playing badminton? Well I’m pretty sure it would end up looking l

Game Over, Mario…RIP

<div class="center" OMG, OMG, OMG!!! Poor Mario couldn’t control his mushroom addiction and he goes on a drug induced rampage through Brooklyn and…I can’t, it’s to

Lightcast: Because Paul Van Dyk And Three Hits Of X Aren't Enough

Only those into partying hard should pay attention here, but stick around for the bad jokes. Lightcast is basically a house for 33 multicolored LEDs which will project onto your ceiling to – wai