Fox’s Tucker Carlson turns on ‘incapable’ Trump in surprising interview

Conservative Fox News star Tucker Carlson appeared to go rogue in a recent interview, attacking US President Donald Trump for failed campaign promises and a general incapability as a leader. Whereas liberal claims of Trump’s incompetence and lack of understanding are nearly inescapable in much of the media, the Fox News star’s recent comments came […]

Amazon turns to customers for questions Alexa can’t answer

Amazon is launching a new program that will let its customers answer some of the questions Alexa can’t answer on its own. It’s called Alexa Answers and starting today, the company will begin inviting select customers to field some of the more difficult questions posed to Amazon’s assistant. “While Alexa can answer the vast majority […]

Google’s AR Pocket Gallery turns your phone into an art museum

You can certainly view paintings on your phone, but you can’t truly recreate the feeling of seeing a masterpiece in museum. Google thinks it can get close, though. The search giant has introduced a Pocket Gallery feature to its Arts & Culture app that uses augmented reality to create virtual art galleries, starting with one […]

As firms struggle with seasonal hiring, Amazon turns to automation

Elf plan included TO BE HIRED as Santa Claus at Boscov’s, a department store in Pennsylvania, you will need to “be tolerant of unexpected behaviours from children”. But what really sets an applicant apart is a “natural white beard”. The insufficiently hirsute can apply for one of over 880,000 other holiday vacancies across America. The […]

It turns out that viral photo of ‘Justin Bieber’ eating a burrito sideways was actually an internet prank

Unknown A now-viral photo of a person many claimed was Justin Bieber eating a burrito sideways was all part of an internet hoax.  YouTube group Yes Theory said they staged the photo as a prank with a look-alike named Brad Sousa.  Yes Theory told INSIDER in a statement that they staged the photo to comment […]

This personal jet glider turns science fiction into reality

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: Videos,Autoblog Minute,Original Video A truly exhilarating experience Continue reading This personal jet glider turns science fiction into reality This personal jet glider turns science fiction into reality originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 20 Oct 2018 11:14:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email […]

Internet Relay Chat turns 30—and we remember how it changed our lives

Enlarge (credit: Aurich / Getty) Internet Relay Chat (IRC) turned 30 this August. The venerable text-only chat system was first developed in 1988 by a Finnish computer scientist named Jarkko Oikarinen. Oikarinen couldn’t have known at the time just how his creation would affect the lives of people around the world, but it became one […]