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'Pacific Rim 2' is on says Guillermo del Toro, along with animated series

After a moderate success with "Pacific Rim," Guillermo del Toro is returning his monsters-on-robots world for a sequel. An animated series is also in the works.

Culture June 27, 2014

Frank Darabont in talks to direct 'Snow White and the Huntsman' sequel

Chris Hemsworth to return to the 'Snow White & The Huntsman' franchise with Frank Darabont possibly directing.

Culture June 27, 2014

Caesar delivers deadly warning in new 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' clip

"Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" looks better and better with each new glimpse we get. This one features a tense standoff between apes and humans.

Culture June 27, 2014

U.S. leads the world in video game revenue

Newzoo's latest report shows that when it comes to video game software, U.S. is still the top consumer. Meanwhile, China is not far behind.

Culture June 27, 2014

Marvel casts Foggy Nelson in 'Daredevil'

Every superhero needs a sidekick. Find out what makes Foggy so important to both Matt Murdock and the Man Without Fear.

Culture June 27, 2014

New 'Predator' film not a reboot, but an 'inventive sequel'

A new 'Predator' film is in the works, and according to director Shane Black it won't be a reboot. It will instead be building on the franchise's existing mythology.

Culture June 26, 2014

'Destiny' beta flies to Xbox One in late July

A still from a new trailer reveals that the beta for Bungie's multiplayer online shooter 'Destiny' will debut on Microsoft's Xbox One next month.

Culture June 26, 2014

Lego immortalizes 'Star Wars VII' cast photo in plastic

The design wizards at Lego tweeted out its version of the iconic Star Wars VII cast image. Look at Lego Chewie and try not to fall in love with him.

Culture June 26, 2014

The first trailer for 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1' hits the web

Donald Sutherland delivers a Panem Address for the masses in the first teaser for the upcoming blockbuster, 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1.' The film will hit theaters this November.

Culture June 26, 2014

Better than coffee: Starbucks serves employees free college program

Starbucks has partnered with the Arizona State University to provide college scholarships to eligible U.S. employees at any of its coffee shops. Here’s what we've learned.

Culture June 16, 2014

Hello, Pepper. Can you read my mood today?

Pepper is a humanoid robot that can read and respond to human emotions, learning its behavior over time. It will be sold in Japan next year starting February for $1,900.

Culture June 7, 2014

Seagate upgrades Lacie Rugged hard drive with integrated Thunderbolt cable

Seagate Technology launches the upgraded LaCie Rugged hard drive. The LaCie Rugged is equipped with an integrated Thunderbolt cable.

Culture June 7, 2014

'Temple Run' sprints past 1 billion downloads. Take that, 'Angry Birds'

Three years after 'Temple Run' was launched, the addictive mobile game has reached the milestone of 1 billion combined downloads.

Culture June 7, 2014

Intel: No need for PC cables by 2016

Intel already has a plan in place for wireless PC systems. The company will use various systems and technologies to create reference designs for manufacturers.

Culture June 5, 2014

iPhone 6 5.5-inch phablet no longer facing delay, Apple plans on shipping 20 million in 2014

Apple's upcoming 5.5-inch iPhone 6 was reportedly delayed due to battery issues. The issue has been resolved and the company is planning to ship 20 million of the phablet before the end of 2014.

Culture June 4, 2014

The smart home is the next battleground: What to expect from the top 3 tech companies?

The battle for our living rooms is still ongoing, but the battle for our entire home is about to begin. The smart home is clearly the future, and it is closer than you think.

Culture June 8, 2014

Valve pushes out Dota 2 virtual headset, gears up for battle with Rift

Valve launches a virtual headset in battle for virtual reality world consumers. The news has sparked a flurry of interest.

Culture June 4, 2014

Intel's to-do list: Display price drop, a wireless workplace and wire-free charging

Intel hopes to make the computing experience less cluttered, wireless and a more visually stimulating experience. It's working with partners on all three efforts.

Culture June 4, 2014

Eyes on the road: Automatic for Android gets Do not Disturb, Crash Alert features

The Automatic for Android app is designed to work with the Automatic Link device. The app is now available in the Google Play Store, and the Automatic Link device can be purchased for $99.

Culture June 4, 2014

The HP Pro x2 612 is another Microsoft Surface Pro 3 killer

HP announces a new 2-in-1 device that it hopes will kick Microsoft’s new Surface Pro 3 out of the 12-inch slate market. It has a sturdier keyboard, longer battery life and will probably retail at a cheaper price. Is Microsoft in big trouble?

Culture June 4, 2014

Right to be forgotten rule in Europe floods Google with 41,000 requests in four days

Google should brace itself for the possibly millions of requests to be forgotten that will come in the future weeks, as it’s already up to its chin in right to be forgotten requests – and it’s only been four days!

Culture June 4, 2014

Kickstarter simplifies rules, rolls out Launch Now feature

The two changes rolled out by Kickstarter will make it easier for people to get their projects published on the crowdfunding website. Kickstarter campaigns have collectively raised over $1 billion.

Culture June 5, 2014

Top features in Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite

Mac OS X Yosemite is the latest version of Apple's desktop OS. Here's a rundown of some of Yosemite's best features.

Culture June 4, 2014

Sony pulls PlayStation Portable out of Japanese market

Sony is pulling the plug on the PSP in Japan. After 10 years, the company hopes it can jump-start the portable gaming world with Vita.

Culture June 3, 2014

Facebook buys Pryte for app making, connecting emerging markets to Web

Facebook has acquired Finnish app maker Pryte. The move aims to boost connectivity as Facebook looks to deliver Internet to the world.

Culture June 3, 2014

Plastic, but fantastic? HTC announces HTC One E8 a value version of HTC One M8

HTC claims that the new, plastic-bodied HTC One E8 offers all the goodness of the metal-bodied One M8. The E8 may offer a substantially lower price, but the Chinese market will probably be the first to find out.

Culture June 3, 2014

'Mario Kart 8' revs up to 1.2 million units in sales, becomes fastest-selling Wii U game

Mario Kart 8 bags 1.2 million unit sales in the launch weekend itself. The game becomes the fasted selling Wii U game.

Culture June 4, 2014

Molerats from Middle East hack targets in Europe, U.S.

The Molerats used the Xtreme RAT, a form of Trojan, as it attacked organizations in Europe and the U.S. Their motives, however, are not yet known.

Culture June 4, 2014

WWDC 2014: Apple unveils iOS 8 with HealthKit, HomeKit and more

The iOS 8 will be released to the public in the fall. It is now currently available to developers.

Culture June 3, 2014

Google gets A for sending Chromebooks to nine more nations (C in poetry)

Google is waxing lyrical about its web-powered Chromebook, announces availability in nine more nations in a cheesy poem.

Culture June 3, 2014

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