What you need to know ahead of the EU copyright vote

European Union lawmakers are facing a major vote on digital copyright reform proposals on Wednesday — a process that has set the Internet’s hair fully on fire. Here’s a run down of the issues and what’s at stake… Article 13 The most controversial component of the proposals concerns user-generated content…

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Intelligence Reports Suggest Russia Lost A Nuclear-Powered Missile At Sea

We all lose small things from time to time. Sometimes, misplaced matters can be a little more serious: losing species is never great, even if it’s just through genetic testing, and no one ever wants to lose the world’s only sample of metallic hydrogen. For now, though, it looks like…

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Fitbit is getting in the smart watch game – so how does it hold up?

Google confirmed in an interview with tech site Tom's Guide that it will not be releasing a "Pixel" smartwatch this year.Image: Stephen Lam / Getty Images Sorry, folks!  Google is not releasing a smartwatch this year. The company confirmed on Friday in an interview with Tom’s Guide that it has…

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Otto co-founder Lior Ron is back at Uber

Lior Ron, the co-founder of the controversial self-driving technology company Otto, is returning to Uber to head up its trucking logistics company, Uber Freight, TechCrunch has confirmed. Both Ron and his co-founder and ex-Googler Anthony Levandowski went to Uber after it acquired Otto in August of 2016. However, Levandowski was…

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