This week in apps: Microsoft To-Do, Facebook Spaces, Snapchat world lenses and more

It's been a busy week: Samsung and Google partnered on special version of Google Play Music and White House staffers' favorite secure messaging app might not be...

The leaked DJI Spark looks to be the Mavic Pro’s little bother

DJI appears to be about to launch a drone even smaller than the Mavic Pro. Supposedly called the Spark, pics of the little drone has been popping...

Gritty comic book about psychosis has no panels

The game 'Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice' stars a Celtic warrior with psychosis. Ninja Theory's upcoming adventure game Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice is dipping its toes into another medium with...

Rachel Lindsay deserves more than ‘whaboom’ guy on ‘The Bachelorette,’ but so do we

Image: Salangsang/BFA/REX/Shutterstock If the tickle monster, a strange doll, and acoustic guitars during the first episode of Rachel Lindsay's historic season is an indication of what is...

‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ director James Gunn has made up his mind about ‘Vol....

Cheer up, Groot, we've got some good news for you. Your favorite bunch of a-holes will return, and so will their faithful captain. Guardians of the Galaxy...

The coded gaze: biased and understudied facial recognition technology

Rod McCullom at Undark has a terrific overview of the perpetual "virtual lineup," where half of all American adults "are enrolled in unregulated facial recognition networks used...

Forget fidget spinners. Your favorite childhood toys were basically death traps.

Image: mashable composite: amazon Fidget spinners are everywhere and there's no denying the mesmerizing toys are getting pretty freaking annoying, but please stop acting like these palm-sized...

Stealthy Boxbot wins the Pear prize for UC Berkeley with a tech for autonomous...

It was a long road that took the two founders of Boxbot from drinks at Drake’s Dealership to winning the prestigious Pear Berkeley Challenge, but both Austin...

E-sports coaching app gets $6 million, because that’s the world we live in now

Dojo Madness, a Berlin-based startup that sells analytics and coaching tools to casual and professional online gamers, has raised $6 million in a new round of financing....

Google’s Sergey Brin just wants a luxury vacation air yacht that he can also...

Sergey Brin in Switzerland earlier this year, probably thinking about how cool and important his big ol' airship will be when it's done. When you're a cofounder...