Stars can turn into black holes without a supernova
Our assumptions about star death might be misguided.
Nintendo might not be done boosting Switch production
It'd be worried about holiday shortages for the first time in years.
USB-powered Sega Nomad gives you near-endless game time
You wouldn't have to carry a mountain of AA batteries.
Conch shells hold the secret to impact-resistant armor
MIT researchers developed a 3D-printing technique to recreate the conch shell's structure.
Sony's latest E Ink tablet comes to the US in June
If you need a gigantic digital reader, you're set.
The best bike lock
The Kryptonite Evolution Mini-7 offers the best security for the money.
After Math: That took long enough
Good things come to those who wait, but who's got that sort of time?
Ben Heck’s NES tips and tricks
But first, a good old-fashioned teardown.
Sana's smart sleep goggles for insomniacs will be out in 2018
It will set you back $400.
Researchers find a more effective way to test self-driving cars
Road-safe driverless vehicles could be ready sooner than you think.
Mind-controlled bionic hand can help stroke patients move again
Its creators proved that it can speed up a stroke survivor's rehabilitation.
The original 'Crazy Taxi' is free to play on your smartphone
So long as you're willing to deal with ads, that is.
Google says it would cost too much to gather wage gap data
Mountain View's lawyers called the Labor Department's requests "unconstitutional."
Construction starts on the world's largest optical telescope
The Extremely Large Telescope has been years in the making.
Google's AlphaGo retires from competition
Its creators plan on publishing one more paper and a teaching tool before saying goodbye.
The search for a habitable second Earth
We’ve never had a better chance of finding extraterrestrial life -- if it exists.
British Airways IT failure cancels many flights out of London (updated)
We hope you weren't flying through Heathrow or Gatwick this weekend.
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'Fallen London' and the secret to writing an infinite gothic game
It's been eight years since Victorian London was swept underground by a swarm of bats.
Engadget Job Board
Your mall will basically have to be psychic to survive
Google's AlphaGo is the best Go player in the world
The AI beats world number one Ke Jie for a second time, sealing a series win.
Robot uses machine-learning to grab objects on the first try
And it’s successful 98 percent of the time.
Baidu’s text-to-speech system mimics a variety of accents ‘perfectly'
What used to take hours of neural net training now takes under 30 minutes.
Uber admits New York drivers were underpaid for years
Seattle court strikes blow to Uber driver unionization efforts
Drivers push NYC to require tipping option in ride-sharing apps
Study shows Uber created some new taxi jobs, but hurt wages
Uber will pay $20 million for exaggerating drivers' earnings
Uber gets slapped with lawsuit over missing food delivery tips
Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus review: Redemption is here
They’re two of the best smartphones available right now.
Huawei's Watch 2 can last for weeks without its smarts
Apparently, the secret to a long-lasting battery is to be a plain old watch.
Samsung DeX review: The impressive, unnecessary, phone-powered PC
The Galaxy S8 doubles as a desktop, but most people can stay away.