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Image: spacex/elon musk Matthew Humphries for PCMag 2019-03-18 21:36:19 UTC Follow @https://twitter.com/PCMag PCMag.com is a leading authority on technology, delivering Labs-based, independent reviews of the latest products and services. Our expert industry analysis and practical solutions help you make better buying decisions and get more from technology. Elon Musk is determined to get to Mars and return home, but in order for a spacecraft to re-enter Earth’s atmosphere, it needs

Sorry, not sorry.Image: Anadolu Agency / getty By Jack Morse2019-03-11 23:40:34 UTC As if you needed another reason to stop posting on Facebook.  The Trump administration is reportedly working in collaboration with the Social Security Administration to develop a plan for combing through social media posts for evidence — whatever that means — that those receiving certain types of government benefits should have those benefits denied. That’s right, your ‘gram-worthy

Sorry not sorry!Image: Phillip Faraone/Getty Images for The Wall Street Journal and WSJ. Magazine By Rachel Kraus2019-03-11 20:50:42 UTC Snapchat loyalists just got some vindication about the shady tactics Instagram used to compete with the original ephemeral photo sharing app. Instagram co-founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger spoke on a keynote panel at the South by Southwest (SXSW) festival on Monday. In conversation with TechCrunch editor-at-large Josh Constine, Systrom and

Elon Musk is in trouble for tweeting again.Image: Joshua Lott/Getty Images By Sasha Lekach2019-02-26 00:01:18 UTC Last week, Tesla CEO Elon Musk couldn’t contain himself — he had to tweet about his electric car company. The problem? After he reached a settlement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission last year over his now infamous “funding secured” tweet, he isn’t supposed to tweet about things that could impact markets and

Which three-word destination are you headed?Image: ford / what3words By Sasha Lekach2019-02-25 23:00:00 UTC If you search for “Golden Gate Bridge” in your navigation app, you might end up in the dead center of the bridge. With what3words, which just teamed up with Ford, you can just say “Lance.String.Crate” to get directions to the visitor parking center instead. Confused? Here’s how what3words works: The system breaks the world down into

A car will often catch fire after a crash — no matter the type of vehicle.Image: Jonathan Newton/The Washington Post via Getty Images By Sasha Lekach2019-02-25 22:12:29 UTC In a car crash, things can get fiery quickly — it doesn’t matter if you’re driving a Tesla Model X electric car or a traditional gas-fueled Honda Civic.  That’s what happened in a fatal crash in Florida over the weekend. A man

More independent creators are earning an income online than ever before.Image: Getty Images By Matt Binder2019-02-18 22:30:35 UTC Creators in the U.S. are earning more than ever on internet platforms like Instagram, YouTube, and Tumblr — nearly $7 billion, according to a new study. The sprawling 97-page report by the Re:Create Coalition analyzes how many people in the U.S. are creating online content, where in the country they’re located, and

Disclosure Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps support our work. Eero’s router.Image: eero By Karissa Bell2019-02-11 23:09:22 UTC Amazon just added another company to its growing smart home portfolio. The e-commerce giant is acquiring Eero, maker of the popular routers and mesh WiFi system of the same name. Eero’s app-enabled routers are designed to