Edward Ongweso Jr

adobe

Venezuela Will Be Cut Off From Adobe Products Because of Trump Sanctions

The move will prevent Venezuelans from using tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere Pro, and more.
Edward Ongweso Jr
10.8.19
facial-recognition

Google Is Investigating Why it Trained Facial Recognition on ‘Dark Skinned’ Homeless People

Former workers reveal "questionable and misleading methods" used to obtain facial scans.
Edward Ongweso Jr
10.5.19
Tesla

Tesla Makes the Industry’s Safest Cars in One of its Most Dangerous Factories

A judge has found Elon Musk in violation of labor law numerous times. This makes sense considering how unsafe his factory is.
Edward Ongweso Jr
10.1.19
ad blocking

This Guy Made an Ad Blocker That Works on Podcasts and Radio

"Ads exploit the weaknesses of many defenseless souls," the creator of AdBlock Radio says.
Edward Ongweso Jr
9.26.19
Epstein

Famed Computer Scientist Richard Stallman Described Epstein Victims As 'Entirely Willing'

Stallman, a pioneer of the free software movement, argued about the definition of "sexual assault" on an MIT email listserv about the university's connections to Jeffrey Epstein.
Edward Ongweso Jr
9.16.19
uber

Uber Became Big by Ignoring Laws (and It Plans to Keep Doing That)

Uber says it will not comply with AB5, a new California law that would require it to classify drivers as employees.
Edward Ongweso Jr
Jason Koebler
9.13.19
widget

If This Picture Is Blurry, Your Posture Sucks

By blurring the screen when you're slouching, this site wants to help you fix your posture.
Edward Ongweso Jr
9.10.19
mystery

Someone Just Moved a Billion Dollars in Bitcoin and No One Knows Why

This is one of the largest bitcoin transactions ever.
Edward Ongweso Jr
9.10.19
mystery

A German Environmental Observatory Vanished From the Sea Without a Trace

Researchers have no idea how the observatory could have disappeared.
Edward Ongweso Jr
9.6.19
deepfakes

Thieves Used Audio Deepfake of a CEO to Steal $243,000

The heist is just a preview of how unprepared we are for AI-powered cybercrime.
Edward Ongweso Jr
9.6.19

Amazon Is Looking More and More Like a Nation-State

Amazon is levying taxes on French businesses after France approved a tax on the tech giant.
Edward Ongweso Jr
8.30.19

The Trailer for ‘Mr. Robot’ Season 4 Just Dropped and It's Dark as Ever

The fourth season’s trailer promises a dark and dreary Christmas for everyone involved.
Edward Ongweso Jr
8.28.19
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