Everything Is Smart In The Future, Even The Freakin’ Walls

With a little paint and some copper wires, you could just slap the wall to turn off the lights, to hell with switches.

April 24, 2018

In the Future, Social Media Will Pay You For Your Data

Minds won't have a Cambridge Analytica, because all interactions (and transactions) are public.

April 23, 2018

California’s Future Is Dry, Wet, and Scary

"Climate whiplash" could flood and burn California by the end of the century.

April 23, 2018

There May Soon Be A New Vaccine To Combat Addiction To Bath Salts

Now the hard part: getting it to work.

April 23, 2018

Amazon Is Ramping up Its (Still Rather) Secretive Home Robot Project

It's called Vesta, and here's what we know about it so far.

April 23, 2018

Europe Is Illegally Shipping Its Used Electronics to Nigeria

This is going to make people very sick.

April 23, 2018

Soldiers Are Training in Virtual Environments Generated From Real Cities

Soldiers are now training in virtual reconstructions of North Korea.

April 23, 2018

How Blockchain Can Give Readers More Power On the Internet [Sponsored]

Blockchain can preserve the upside of systems like Facebook, but leave much more privacy and influence in the hands of readers.

April 23, 2018

Regulators Told Facebook Its Use of Data Was A-OK At A Time It Definitely Was Not

Maybe audits aren't as rigorous as they should be.

April 20, 2018

Surprise! Reddit Is Actually Helping People Battle Mental Illness

Amidst the misogyny and racism are some truly supportive communities.

April 20, 2018

The World’s Rivers Are All Backed Up, Leaving Fish With No Place To Go

They deserve better than a “salmon cannon.”

April 20, 2018

Hollywood is Wrong: Netflix is the Future of Film

The film industry could learn a thing or two from the streaming service.

April 20, 2018

UK Police Identified A Drug Dealer By His Fingerprints In A WhatsApp Photo

It's probably a good reminder: those cameras always in our pockets are extremely powerful.

April 16, 2018

Apps Are Illegally Stealing Children’s Privacy Data

A new tool could help crack down on them.

April 16, 2018

When Can Law Enforcement Look at Your Devices? A Definitive List

Seize, swipe, search?

April 13, 2018

Court Orders Google to Remove Results for Man’s Criminal Record Under “Right to be Forgotten”

Google initially refused to remove references to the two criminal records — clearly, the tech giant is still interested in acting as the arbiter of all online information.

April 13, 2018

Uber’s CEO Knows We Need Equality To Move The World Forward

Khosrowshahi is going to unclog that pipeline of getting women into leadership roles.

April 13, 2018

Facebook Might Be Biased. But You’ll Never Hear Zuckerberg Admit It.

If the company picked a side, its profits would suffer.

April 12, 2018

Mark Zuckerberg’s Congressional Testimony: Day 2

Members of the House got their chance to take a swipe at the piñata that is the Facebook CEO.

April 11, 2018
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