| Jan 14, 2014
| 5:05 AM
Jose Cuevas was taking a stroll with his roommate on the Chicago Riverwalk after catching a late-night movie when he heard faint screams.
“Help, help, help!'' Cuevas said he heard a male voice cry out in the darkness. Cuevas asked him where he...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 5:23 PM
More than a day after Dorian Satoshi Nakamoto denied any links to bitcoin, about the only thing that remained clear was that the disclosure had turned the life of the reclusive Japanese American upside down.
Reporters were still camped outside his...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 1:02 PM
Dorian Satoshi Nakamoto may not have created bitcoin, but now, he has a whole lot of it.
After Nakamoto's life was thurst into the media spotlight by Newsweek, which on Thursday ran an article alleging he invented bitcoin, more than $12,500 worth of...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 10:00 AM
UPDATE: The Miracle Machine was a lie from the start)
Want to be a winemaker? With the new Miracle Machine, it's easier than you think.
There's no need to buy a winery. All you need are a few ingredients, the soon-to-launch Miracle Machine smartphone...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 2:52 PM
A two-book deal for B.J. Novak was announced this week: He'll publish a book for children this fall, "A Book With No Pictures," and follow it up with another to be announced. Both are coming from Penguin Young Readers Group.
The news comes just weeks...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 12:04 PM
Hard work, determination, blind optimism and sheer luck: Those are a few ways Alexis Ohanian has reached the front lines of a digital-first world.
Ohanian has cofounded and invested in some of the Internet’s most-viewed websites, including what is...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 10:35 AM
Yesterday it was B.J. Novak. Today three more stars are piling on to the picture-books-for-kids bandwagon.
First up: Nick Cannon and Mariah Carey. The couple will publish "Roc and Roe’s Twelve Days of Christmas" with Scholastic in the fall of 2014...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 10:30 AM
A moving memorial to Internet whiz kid Aaron Swartz, "The Internet's Own Boy" may be the most emotionally devastating movie ever made about hacking and freedom of information. Documentarian Brian Knappenberger creates a spellbinding portrait of Swartz's...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 9:30 AM
Inside a small TV studio in Los Angeles, Ondi Timoner is absorbed again in the making of documentaries. She's on the phone discussing editing options for one project, then planning for the fundraising event of another. Standing nearby is director...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 1:03 PM
WASHINGTON -- Supporters stand with him on Twitter, rally for him on Facebook and Wednesday, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) expanded his social media presence to Snapchat, becoming the first U.S. politician to use the app in a political context.
| Jan 3, 2014
| 9:00 AM
NEW YORK — Bringing a long list of prepared questions to an interview with Neil deGrasse Tyson is a fool's errand. That's not to say a conversation with the director of the Hayden Planetarium at the American Museum of Natural History isn't...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 11:29 AM
What's a 10-letter word for the 100th anniversary of something, in this case crossword puzzles?
Google is celebrating the centennial of crossword puzzles Friday with an interactive doodle on its home page. Users can head to Google.com to play the...