Spotify Bolsters Free Service in Defense Against Apple Music

As the leader in streaming music, Spotify is under attack from Apple, Google, and Amazon. The Silicon Valley giants have endless cash to support their streaming services, which require expensive...

Émilie du Châtelet: An Energetic Life

Émilie du Châtelet lived a wild, wild life. She was a brilliant polymath who made important contributions to the Enlightenment, including adding...

5 Comics to Read Before You See ‘Avengers: Infinity War’

No matter how magnetic Josh Brolin is when wearing a full face of CGI makeup—and the answer, it seems, is a surprising “more than you’d expect”—there’s no way that Avengers:...

Making 3D Objects The Scroll Saw Way

These days most have come to think that if you want to make a complex 3D object with all curved surfaces then...

How to Clean Your Computer Inside and Out

It’s a tedious task you've been putting off for what could be years. But the moment has come: You're going to clean your computer inside and out. That means scrubbing...

Handpicked Tech Deals: Samsung, Echo Spot, Playstation 4 Pro, Nintendo

Maybe it's not quite warm enough for Tevas and muscle tanks yet, but we're checking the forecast minute-by-minute on every Alexa-enabled device that we own. Now is a good time...

A Buyer’s Guide to Lathe Options

Lathes are complicated machines, and buying one requires weighing a lot of options. We’ve already talked about buying new Asian, or old American...

Delivery Bots Have Awkward Sidewalk Interactions, Too

Self-driving cars have it rough. They have to detect the world around them in fine detail, learn to recognize signals, and avoid running over pets. But hey, at least they’ll...

Flipboard’s Answer to Fake News: More Human Curation

Fake news is hardly new news, but over the past couple years it's found a new home across social media and other news aggregators. And, perhaps, not surprisingly, people's trust...

When John Doerr Brought a ‘Gift’ to Google’s Founders

Venture capitalist John Doerr is best known for being an early backer of Google and Amazon, among many other companies. Doerr, chair of Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield & Byers, has authored...