The Princess Bride screenwriter William Goldman dies at 87 - CNET The Princess Bride screenwriter William Goldman dies at 87     - CNET

The motion picture writer also behind Butch Cassidy and All the President's Men passed away Friday.

yesterday, 18:23
NASA sees Star Trek's USS Enterprise in gaseous space collision - CNET NASA sees Star Trek's USS Enterprise in gaseous space collision     - CNET

NASA's Chandra telescope boldly spotted a sci-fi icon in the merger of two galaxy clusters.

yesterday, 17:49
Facebook Messenger may soon let you watch videos with friends over chat - CNET Facebook Messenger may soon let you watch videos with friends over chat     - CNET

The company is reportedly testing a feature called "Watch Videos Together."

today, 0:18
Verizon to introduce next-generation RCS texting in 2019

RCS support has been slow to roll out, but another major US carrier will soon jump on board. Verizon announced at an event that the company would support the messaging system in "early 2019," joining Sprint, US Cellular and the limited support curren...

today, 1:04
Verily shelves its glucose-monitoring contact lens project

In 2014, Verily, Alphabet's life sciences subsidiary, teamed up with Alcon to develop a contact lens that could measure glucose levels in tears. The idea being that diabetics would have an easier, less invasive way of keeping track of their glucose l...

yesterday, 23:01
Facebook is testing a Watch Party-like feature for Messenger

Earlier this year, Facebook rolled out Watch Parties, a way for group members to watch the same videos together. Now, it looks like the company is testing a similar feature for Messenger. TechCrunch reports that code spotted by mobile investigator An...

yesterday, 17:42
Senate bill takes aim at illegal robocalls

Three senators have proposed new legislation aimed at deterring robocall scams. The Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Protection, or TRACED, Act would give the FCC broader authority to penalize those that violate telemarketing restrictions, give the...

yesterday, 20:40
More companies are chipping their workers like pets

The trend of blundering into the void of adopting new tech, damn the consequences, full speed ahead, continues this week. The Telegraph tells us about "a number of UK legal and financial firms" are in talks with a chip company to implant their employ...

yesterday, 21:00
Ford's future includes self-driving deliveries and taxi services

Ford CEO Sherif Marakby has posted a detailed overview of the automaker's self-driving strategy, perhaps in an effort to show that the company will push through with its plans under his leadership. Marakby, who took over as CEO in July 2018, talks ab...

yesterday, 12:20
Microsoft briefly tested ads in the Windows 10 mail app

It's bad enough when your email inbox gets inundated with subscriptions and promotions you forgot you ever signed up for, but now Microsoft is thinking about injecting advertisements right into your inbox. According to Windows news site Aggiornamenti...

yesterday, 23:38