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Court reopens patent case between Apple and Samsung

Court reopens patent case between Apple and Samsung

Samsung’s long battle with Apple has entered a pivotal new phase. A patent case between the two tech rivals was reopened late Thursday evening, Law 360 reports. The major outstanding question is how much Samsung will have to pay Apple for infringing on the iPhone’s design.  SEE ALSO: Apple might depend on a rival for […]

Dancer busts gravity-defying moves in Apple's first AirPods ad

Dancer busts gravity-defying moves in Apple’s first AirPods ad

Whether you’re walking up walls or dancing in reverse gravity, Apple’s wireless AirPods won’t slip out of your ears. At least that seems to be the message of the company’s first TV ad for the devices set to replace earbuds.  SEE ALSO: Beats By Dre gets Nicki Minaj and other A-list stars to push its […]

Yes, Jude Law knows about your 'Young Pope' memes

Yes, Jude Law knows about your ‘Young Pope’ memes

Good news, meme-makers, The Young Pope‘s Jude Law is well aware of the exquisite internet mockery surrounding his new HBO drama.  In fact, much like a benevolent pontiff might offer benediction for your sins, Law has blessed our creative exploits.  “Having spent the last week in New York and here doing lots of press, I’ve […]

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49 books you need to put on your to-read list right now

49 books you need to put on your to-read list right now

Hope you have some extra time for reading — you’re going to want to sink your teeth into these books. On Wednesday, PEN America announced the finalists for the 2017 PEN Literary Awards, which honor the best and brightest in literature, science writing, essays, sports writing, biography, children’s literature, translation, drama and poetry. Mashable announced […]

This guy is every San Diego Chargers fan right now

This guy is every San Diego Chargers fan right now

The San Diego Chargers are moving to Los Angeles, and — in case you hadn’t heard — many are not receiving the news well. To top off the fans egging San Diego’s stadium and burning Chargers memorabilia, one enraged guy pretty much summed up the sentiment of disgruntled Chargers fans when security escorted him out […]

Zuckerberg wants to pay native Hawaiians to get the f off his 700-acre estate

Zuckerberg wants to pay native Hawaiians to get the f off his 700-acre estate

Mark Zuckerberg is suing hundreds of people in Hawaii in his effort to create a secluded island. The billionaire spent $100 million purchasing 700 acres of land in the island of Kauai back in 2014 and is still dealing with the fact that he doesn’t actually have the exclusive rights to all of it.   […]

The anti-trust lawsuit that could shape the future of smartphones

The anti-trust lawsuit that could shape the future of smartphones

Qualcomm is in trouble. For most, those words probably mean next to nothing, but if you know much about the technology within your smartphone, it means a great deal. Qualcomm builds many of the key components of the world’s smartphones — specifically, the modems and often the processors, too. It’s also the dominant vendor in […]

Twitter's complicated relationship with developers just got worse

Twitter’s complicated relationship with developers just got worse

Twitter’s relationship with developers is as complicated as ever. The company caught developers by surprise Wednesday when it announced it was selling its developer platform Fabric to Google, thus offloading the suite of developer tools it once heralded as the “the future of mobile software.” SEE ALSO: Twitter’s Periscope launches 360 video The news comes […]

A little moon is making waves in Saturn's rings

A little moon is making waves in Saturn’s rings

A new photo taken by a spacecraft near Saturn shows a small moon making waves in the planet’s rings. The photo, captured by the Cassini spacecraft on Jan. 16, reveals the moon Daphnis as it makes its way around the huge world, orbiting within a gap in the planet’s distinctive rings.  SEE ALSO: Actual footage […]

The season just ended and college football is already showing its dark side

The season just ended and college football is already showing its dark side

Which is worse? The New Jersey high school star who had his football scholarship offer rescinded at the eleventh hour by Connecticut? Or the Oregon players who were put through off-season workouts so grueling that three of them were hospitalized?  It’s only been 10 or so days since underdog Clemson beat Alabama in a thrilling […]

The struggle to find pink yarn for your Pussyhat is real

The struggle to find pink yarn for your Pussyhat is real

Pink hats with cat ears have turned into something of an unofficial uniform for Saturday’s Women’s March in Washington, D.C. and people are desperately trying to buy yarn to make the hats in time.  The demand for pink yarn stems from the growing Pussyhat Project. The project, based on President-elect Donald Trump’s “grab her by […]

Here's what 'Fire Emblem' looks like on mobile

Here’s what ‘Fire Emblem’ looks like on mobile

Nintendo revealed its next mobile game Fire Emblem Heroes in a Nintendo Direct live stream today, bringing the classic fantasy action RPG to smartphones for the first time.  Heroes looks similar to other entries in the Fire Emblem series, tasking players with commanding a battalion against enemy forces, but this time you get to summon […]

Cowboys fan gets awful tattoo, jinxes season, still has no 'ragrets'

Cowboys fan gets awful tattoo, jinxes season, still has no ‘ragrets’

Dallas Cowboys fan and stand-up comedian Jordan Garnett did what no superstitious sports fan should ever do — get a tattoo prematurely celebrating your team’s championship.  Garnett got “Super Bowl LI Champions” with a Cowboys logo inked on his shoulder in December, you know, a solid two months before Super Bowl LI in Houston. As […]

Netflix just quieted the haters wondering about its international growth — for now

Netflix just quieted the haters wondering about its international growth — for now

Netflix has some major expectations to meet, and they include becoming a global entertainment powerhouse. Whether Netflix could live up to the hype has become a hot topic among investors and analysts, some of whom think Netflix is poised to run into challenges as it tries to grow outside the U.S. For now, Netflix has […]

Yes, there's a wage gap for Uber and Lyft drivers based on age, gender and race

Yes, there’s a wage gap for Uber and Lyft drivers based on age, gender and race

Just like the rest of the American workforce, drivers for Uber and Lyft suffer from a wage gap.  The inequity in hourly earnings appears for drivers by gender, race and age, according to a survey from The Rideshare Guy of 1,150 drivers on an email list of 30,000. We’ve seen the gig economy wage gap […]

Here's what Obama plans to do after he leaves the White House

Here’s what Obama plans to do after he leaves the White House

Barack Obama’s got his post-presidency priorities straight. During his final press conference on Wednesday afternoon, POTUS unveiled his post-White House plans in the form of a To-Do List. On it? SEE ALSO: 10 inspiring moments from Barack Obama’s presidency in GIFs After Trump’s inauguration on Friday, the Obama fam is headed to vacation in Palm […]