Technology

4.4.19

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.

3.26.19

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.

3.21.19

Peloton Is Getting Sued for $150 Million for Allegedly Ripping Off Musicians

With a $4 billion valuation, you'd think the company could afford the music it's profiting off.

3.20.19

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.

3.4.19

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.

2.24.19

How Tech Giants Enable ‘Stalkerware’ Software Sold to Abusive Partners

Spyware to spy on romantic partners is a booming industry, but it doesn’t exist in a vacuum.

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1.27.19

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...

1.26.19

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.

1.22.19

IBM Might Be Invading Your Cellphone Privacy to Predict the Weather

IBM just turned on the barometer inside your phone.

1.19.19

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.

1.6.19

Why Are Women Still Refusing Painkillers During Childbirth?

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

1.3.19

This Photographer Is Exploring the Mechanics of the Nude Selfie

Dora Papanikita's project 'Sex In the Digital Age' focuses on how technology has changed sex, and how we create sexual images.

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