Google pleads its case to Apple to switch from SMS to RCS texts
Google wants Apple to make some changes, arguing it will improve texting between Android devices and iPhones.
300 Japanese stores will be reshelved by robot arms next month
Telexistence's TX-SCARA is designed to fill Japan's labor shortage, but its implications are much larger than that.
Walmart is on the hunt for its own streaming partnership
The big box giant is rumored to have already met with Disney, Paramount, and Comcast.
Human echolocation is real—and you might be able to do it
Plus other fun facts from The Weirdest Thing I Learned This Week.
The century-old dream of traveling by hovercraft is still alive
These wheelless air cars were all the rage of 1950s and '60s automotive design—and they might be making a comeback.
The majority of infectious diseases in humans can get a boost from climate change
More than 50 percent of human infectious diseases can be worsened by climate change, including malaria and hepatitis.
Why controlling a drone with a laser has its perks—and pitfalls
A recent test from a British firm highlights an innovative way of sending information to a flying machine.
A look inside the design center where Hot Wheels creates its timeless toy cars
The engineers can't just shrink down the real thing. Here's how they actually do it.
WhatsApp users can now ghost group chats and delete messages for days
WhatsApp's latest updates support increased privacy and second-thoughts.
One of the world’s driest places just saw record flooding
The annual Southwest Monsoon brings a wall of moisture to Death Valley National Park.