How Buke and Gase built a huge indie rock career—and its own guitars, software

L-R: Arone Dyer and Aron Sanchez perform as Buke and Gase in November 2018. Each holds one of the band’s titular, custom-built instruments: a baritone ukulele and a guitar-bass fusion. [credit: Sam Machkovech ] NEW YORK CITY—The band brings to the stage: two stringed instruments, neither of which look exactly like a bass or a […]

Samsung will fight its phone sales slump with models built for India

Samsung knows it’s facing tough times, and it’s not just counting on the Galaxy S10 to get out of its funk. It’s launching a trio of Galaxy M-series phones in late January that are designed expressly for “Indian millennial consumers,” the company’s Asim Warsi told Reuters. They’ll launch in India first before a wider rollout, […]

A life-size, moving Gundam statue is being built in Japan

If you happen to be in Tokyo for the Olympic Games in 2020 and dig giant robots, it might be worth paying a visit to nearby Yokohama. A project called Gundam Factory Yokohama is working with the city to create a life-size, moving Gundam statue to help mark the franchise’s 40th anniversary. The project is […]

These 2 tech founders lost their friends in tragic accidents. Now they’ve built AI chatbots to give people life after death

Samantha Lee/Business Insider Netflix drama “Black Mirror” once imagined a world in which tech could be used to recreate the dead. Now, people are working to make that a reality. Tech firm Eternime is beta testing an app that will allow users to create a digital “avatar” of themselves after they die. Eternime is not […]

Daily Podcast: Winter Soldier/Falcon, Attack on Titan, Halloween, Flash Gordon, Elm Street, House That Jack Built, Game of Thrones & Netflix

On the October 31, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film senior writer Ben Pearson, and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to talk about the latest film and tv news, including Winter Soldier/Falcon, Attack on Titan, Halloween, Flash Gordon, Nightmare on Elm Street, The House That Jack Built, […]

The 21-year-old who built a robot lawyer to fight parking tickets has a new tool to help you automatically sue companies who get hacked (FB, TWTR)

Joshua Browder Automated legal tool DoNotPay is trying to help people lock down their online privacy settings and sue companies that get hacked. Created by 21-year-old entrepreneur Joshua Browder, DoNotPay started out by helping users challenge parking tickets. It has since expanded into more than a thousand new areas, from getting flight discounts to assisting […]

These 3D-printed homes can be built for less than $4,000 in just 24 hours

New Story Printable 3D homes represent the latest wave in construction, but they’re not always cheap to build. Earlier this year, architectural startup Branch Technology developed a prototype of a 1,000-square-foot 3D home that would cost around $ 300,000 — a price that’s too high to be considered a solution to the global housing crisis. That’s […]