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Mike Pence's pro-Israel tweets really couldn't have gone worse

Mike Pence is here to support Israel, so he’s…throwing up that Nicaraguan flag? As the veep began his speech for the Republican Jewish Coalition on Friday, the @VP social media team decided to reiterate his pro-Israel stance by tweeting out its flag. Unfortunately, they tweeted the Nicaraguan flag instead: not once, but twice. SEE ALSO: […]

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This week in apps: 'Alto' gets a sequel, Instagram gets more like Facebook and Google's SMS reboot

With Uber’s never-ending drama, Twitter’s somewhat confusing new harassment policies, and Facebook’s technical error, you may have lost track of some of the best new apps.  Luckily, we’re keeping score for you for you. Each week, we round up the latest app news, along with a few of our favorite new and updated apps, to […]

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BlackBerry's 'Mercury' phone is now the KEYone

What was once known as the BlackBerry "Mercury" is now the KEYone. (Yeah, I don't like the name either.) At a press conference in Barcelona, TCL — the new steward of BlackBerry's hardware efforts — introduced, or rather re-introduced, its first And…

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If Trump wants an easy policy win, he should focus on funding smart cities

 As America’s cities continue to grow, they face mind-boggling challenges: worsening traffic, increasing pollution, expensive housing, aging infrastructure and strained services. These challenges can only be solved by harnessing the power of big data, machine learning and other technology. Read More

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Gillmor Gang: Howlin’ Wolves

 The Gillmor Gang — Michael Arrington, Keith Teare, Kevin Marks, Frank Radice, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Friday, February 24, 2017. Plus the latest G3 with Elisa Camahort Page, Francine Hardaway, Mary Hodder, and Tina Chase Gillmor. @stevegillmor, @arrington, @kevinmarks, @kteare, @fradice Produced and directed by Tina Chase Gillmor @tinagillmor May I see your passport […]

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We're live from BlackBerry Mobile's MWC 2017 press conference!

And so it begins. The first big press conference of MWC 2017 is all about BlackBerry, specifically the so-called "Mercury." We were pretty big fans when we first met the QWERTY keyboard-packing phone at CES, a lot of you were too — hopefully today's…

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Barack Obama and Malia had an awesome night out in NYC and looked awesome doing it

After a nice Italian dinner on Thursday and a rock star’s welcome from the public Friday afternoon, Barack Obama continued his post-vacation jaunt around NYC—and he took cool teen Malia along for the ride. On Friday night, the two were spotted at a performance of the current Broadway revival of Arthur Miller’s play The Price. […]

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Marvel Games Won't Be Tied to MCU, Which Is the Best Decision They Could Make

Marvel Games isn’t forcing its developers to tie their video games into existing Marvel Cinematic Universe storylines. This might sound weird, given how interconnected the MCU has been over the past decade, but it’s actually a blessing in disguise. Read more…

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Send in the bern unit, Bernie Sanders just poured the hot fire bern sauce all over Trump on Twitter

President Donald Trump thinks his voters should have their own rally, but luckily, Bernie Sanders is here to remind him that, um, they already did. And it didn’t go well. In his usual Saturday morning tweet routine (tweetine?), Trump turned his attention to the rallies against him since he took office:  Maybe the millions of […]

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Recommended Reading: AI and the future of music

We Are the Robots: Is the Future of Music Artificial? Jack Needham, FACT Artificial intelligence is invading more of our lives by the day and it's going to work making music as well. FACT takes a look at the use of robots for creative exploits and…

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