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.

17 mins ago

Europe Is Illegally Shipping Its Used Electronics to Nigeria

This is going to make people very sick.

42 mins ago

Soldiers Are Training in Virtual Environments Generated From Real Cities

Soldiers are now training in virtual reconstructions of North Korea.

2 hours ago

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.

3 hours ago

Scientists Just Stored The Hottest Album From 1998 In Literal DNA

Might be hard to play tho.

April 20, 2018

Robot Showboat: Now Even Our Celeb Feuds Are Automated

Grab your (digitally rendered) popcorn.

April 20, 2018

UK Officials Reveal 5 New Principles for Businesses Working With AI

These guiding principles may be the first step towards codified laws governing businesses' use of AI.

April 20, 2018

FDA Committee Recommends Approving Marijuana-Derived Drug

"I had seizures for 10 years...[Epidiolex] changed my life."

April 19, 2018

A Moss Can Naturally Clean Harmful Arsenic From Water

That's good news for Sweden, which has a lot of toxic arsenic in its water.

April 19, 2018

We’re in the Middle of a Gut Health Crisis, and Most of Us Don’t Know It [Affiliate]

It's important to understand the factors that led to this growing gut health crisis

April 19, 2018

To Protect Endangered Coral Reefs, Researchers Need Legal Recourse

The Great Barrier Reef is dying way faster than researchers expected. That should make you scared — and hopping mad.

April 19, 2018

Amazon Wants to Help Crack Down on Crypto Crime — for a Price

Amazon could connect the dots between crypto users and their identities.

April 19, 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

Everything You Need to Know From Mark Zuckerberg’s Congressional Testimony: Day 1

The senators grilled Zuck for five hours.

April 10, 2018

Goodbye, Passwords: Future Internet Demands Biometric Readings And Dorky Lanyard Security Keys

Single-step verification is risky and inconvenient.

April 10, 2018

Dare to Eat the World’s Hottest Chili Peppers? Beware of “Thunderclap” Headaches

Unless you're gunning to be a medical marvel, participating in a pepper-eating competition is a bad idea.

April 10, 2018
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