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Telstar I Anniversary: History of Satellites [infographic]

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Find out how the Telstar I satellite revolutionized global communications in July 1962 in this Early History of Satellites infographic.
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Facebook: Just Be Happy … and Shut Up

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Facebook manipulated 700,000 news feeds in a "scientific" study to gauge emotional response. Was it right? No. David Michaelis digs in.
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Aereo’s Platform in Demand After Supreme Court Rule

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Aereo has been judged its in violation of copyright law by the Supreme Court. But the demand for local TV via the Internet is stronger than ever. A Larry Press analysis.
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Delectable 4.0 for Apple iOS: Freeware Thursday

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Delectable 4.0 is out as of June 18, 2014 on Apple iTunes. The new version is the biggest-ever change to the wine-selection and visual-search app. Find out more here. Cheers!
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Passing the Turing Test: First Eugene, Next a Schizophrenic?

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Posing as Eugene Goostman, a snotty Ukranian teen bot program passed the Turing Test. Couldn't a bot posing as, for example, an angry schizophrenic pass, too? Would you like to play a game? Video, analysis.
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Movies by Flixster with Rotten Tomatoes: Freeware Weekend

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Movies by Flixster with Rotten Tomatoes is our weekend freeware pick. This top app now supports AirPlay, so you can watch movies and TV on the Apple TV. Nice.
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ESPN FC Soccer & World Cup for Android: Freeware Weekend

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The weekend app pick today comes from ESPN -- it's ESPN FC Soccer & World Cup for Android. Follow the 2014 FIFA World Cup in style. Here's why -- and how.
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Luxury Review NYC Photos, Videos: Like You Were There

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Our team hit RAND's The Luxury Review NYC. Here's our photos and videos showing new McLaren, Aston Martin and Ducati models ... and countless more lux items. And check out this 20 carat diamond, at left. High-end toys for wealthy girls and boys -- galore!
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Caltech Resonate Awards 2014: Who Won and Why

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At a minute past midnight EDT, Caltech announced its Resonate Award winners. Here's what each winner is doing for alternative energy tech. Congratulations!
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The Luxury Review: McLaren 650S Unveiled (video)

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At The Luxury Review in NYC, our TV team checked out the latest from Aston Martin and Ducati. And then there was the McLaren 650S unveiling ... video.
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EU Court Rules Against Google Search History, Internet Censored

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The EU Court of Justice ruled in favor of amending search history if it is outdated, specifically targeting Google Search. The giant must defend or amend.
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How To Find Windows Media Player in Windows 8.1 [gallery]

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Yes, Virginia, Windows Media Player still lives. Here's Brian Burgess with the easiest way to find WMP in Windows 8.1 -- and set it as your default. Find a short review on the Xbox Music player here, too. That's where WMP is hidden. Now you know ... How To Gallery.
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Internet Explorer Zero Day Exploit Puts Users at Risk

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Microsoftt has identified an Internet Explorer zero day exploit. A problem for all, but the first of many vulnerabilities for Windows XP. Read more here.
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Dan Patterson Sudan Stories Part I: The Story of M

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In part one of this Dan Patterson Sudan Stories series, find the story of M, a Sudanese man forced to choose between losing a kidney and making bombs.
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John C. Dvorak on Aereo: I’m Siding With the Fat Cats

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Our John C. Dvorak on Aereo. As the Supreme Court case between it and ABC et al unfolds, he's outraged about what he calls Aereo's cheap trick. Here's why.
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Led Zeppelin Reissues 2014: June 3 Release Details Here

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Led Zeppelin reissues remastered versions of its first three albums June 3, 2014, including previously-unreleased material. Details here, deep dive, and what new surprising musical features we expect.
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Broadcasters vs Aereo Supreme Court All Docs, Briefs: What the Court Sees

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As we cover the ABC et al vs. Aereo Supreme Court case going on now, find the oral arguments, transcripts and briefs the justices are reading -- here.
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Sony Walkman: What Kids Think Now, What They’re Missing

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Thanks to the Fine Bros, here's what kids say about ye olde Sony Walkman cassette player. They're right -- and terribly wrong. Does anyone remember quality? And cost? Music that cost $56 in cassettes back then costs hundreds of dollars today -- and it sounds crappier. Why?
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Cliven Bundy vs US: What Social Media Has To Do With It

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Been following the Department of Homeland Security's war against Nevada landowner Cliven Bundy? You're not alone. Social media won Bundy his first battle ...
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Knovio Mobile: Free App Eases Biz Video Creation (preview)

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The makers of high-end presentation tool KV Studio are now shipping Knovio Mobile, Apple iPad freeware to make video presentations easy. Preview!
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