Technology

Technology

This Medical School in Japan Uses Facial Recognition for Attendance

Students take turns using tablets to take photos of themselves to confirm attendance.
Lex Celera
4.15.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Tech Companies Can Now Be Fined $1 Million for Spreading Fake News in Singapore

Human rights activists are criticising the new laws, claiming they could be used to crack down on freedom of speech.
Edoardo Liotta
4.4.19
Technology

Authorities Need to Understand the Internet in Order to Police It

The Momo challenge is just one example of how much harm people who don't get technology can do.
Tom Whyman
3.27.19
Space

People Seeing the Moon Up Close for the First Time Is a Dose of Good Vibes

Filmmaker and space lover Wylie Overstreet took his telescope onto the streets of Los Angeles to show strangers the moon, then captured their reactions on film.
Kaleigh Rogers
3.20.19
tech harm reduction

There's a Setting on Your Phone to Help You Stop Being So Obsessed With it

You will hate it, and that’s the whole point.
Ankita Rao
Samantha Cole
3.20.19
Technology

Spotify Is Going To War With Apple

The music-streaming service has long been frustrated about the way Apple handles subscriptions in its App Store.
David Gilbert
3.13.19
Technology

I Stood Up to Apple and Fixed My Own Mac

The company makes it intentionally difficult for customers to do their own repairs, which—for obvious reasons—bugs me.
Erik Galli
3.4.19
Religion

The Catholic Church Has No Idea How to Win Over Young People

The Vatican's spiffy "Click to Pray" app isn't going to save it.
Alex Norcia
1.27.19
Menstruation

The Race to Crack India's Lucrative Menstruation Market

The vast majority of women in India don't use sanitary products, instead relying on everything from cow dung and newspapers when it comes to that time of the month. But local entrepreneurs are determined to change that with reusable pads, menstrual...
Rebecca Hobson
1.26.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

IBM Might Be Invading Your Cellphone Privacy to Predict the Weather

IBM just turned on the barometer inside your phone.
Matthew Justus
1.21.19
ALIENS

China to Seriously Start Hunting for Aliens in 2019

Astronomers think aliens from other galaxies could be trying to communicate with us, so Chinese scientists built a huge telescope to find out.
Christine Barba
1.20.19
Parental Advisory

Why Are Women Still Refusing Painkillers During Childbirth?

An increasing number of American women are choosing to have their babies delivered with fewer interventions.
Natasha Preskey
1.18.19
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