MIT's DIY muon detector sniffs out cosmic particles MIT's DIY muon detector sniffs out cosmic particles

Scientists at MIT have designed a pocket-sized muon detector that can be easily made with common electrical parts, meaning anyone can kit themselves out with legitimately-functional Ghostbusters-esque gear for less than $100. The device detects the c...

today, 1:02
Uber refines its rating system to appease both drivers and riders

In its quest to build back goodwill, Uber has been trying to curry favor with both riders and drivers. Today, the ride sharing company is trying to appeal to both by changing its rating system to be more transparent and fair. In-app descriptions will...

yesterday, 22:22
Widening search finds no sign of missing Argentine submarine

Ships and planes combed a wider area of the frigid South Atlantic on Tuesday in a fruitless hunt for signs of a missing Argentine submarine, adding to growing concerns about the vessel not heard from in six days.

today, 3:35
'Game of Thrones' alleged hacker hit with charges in US - CNET 'Game of Thrones' alleged hacker hit with charges in US     - CNET

The man, who allegedly went after HBO with a $6 million ransom this summer, has worked for the Iranian military and a hacking group, according to the US.

yesterday, 19:18
Traveling for the holidays? Here's the smart home list to check twice - CNET Traveling for the holidays? Here's the smart home list to check twice     - CNET

Leaving your home behind for a long vacation can be stressful, even with a smart home. Here are some tips and tricks so you can feel good about hitting the road this holiday season.

yesterday, 22:21
UK data watchdog opens its own investigation into Uber hack

After reports emerged that Uber had suffered a massive data breach, the UK's Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has said it has "huge concerns" about the company's data protection policies and has confirmed it has launched its own investigation...

today, 13:10
DOJ indicts HBO hacker for swiping episodes and documents DOJ indicts HBO hacker for swiping episodes and documents

This summer, a hacker went after HBO and obtained scripts and unreleased episodes of Game of Thrones, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Ballers and The Deuce. The hacker demanded $6 million in bitcoin from the media company and threatened to release more confide...

yesterday, 19:17
Melissa Gilbert says Oliver Stone purposely humiliated her during an audition for 'The Doors'

Former “Little House on the Prairie” actress Melissa Gilbert called out director Oliver Stone on Monday accusing him of humiliating her during an audition to settle a personal gripe.

yesterday, 22:09
State Dept. talks 'new era' in Zimbabwe following Mugabe resignation

U.S. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert called Tuesday’s resignation of now-former Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe “a historic opportunity” for the country’s people.

today, 3:51