Matthew Gault

Internet

Terrorism Experts Say QAnon Conspiracy Theory a Threat to US National Security

A new report from West Point’s Combating Terrorism Center details violence related to the group and warns how dangerous and complicated fighting it will be.
Matthew Gault
4 days ago
Beirut

Conspiracy Theorists Adamantly Insist Beirut Explosion Was a Nuke (It Wasn’t)

“It's not a nuke. Not even a small one.”
Matthew Gault
4 days ago
Tech news

Jeff Bezos Has No Idea How Often Amazon Rips Off Its Sellers

The Amazon CEO testified before Congress that the tech giant has a policy against using third party seller data to help its private label business, but couldn't guarantee it had never been broken.
Matthew Gault
7.30.20
Games News

'Metal Gear Solid V' Players Achieve the Impossible: Nuclear Disarmament

‘Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain’ players briefly got rid of all nuclear weapons and triggered a secret cutscene.
Matthew Gault
7.29.20
COVID-19

If Swine Flu Happens During COVID-19, Are We Screwed?

Scientists have warned of a new 'candidate pandemic virus' emerging in pigs in China. We asked an expert about the possibilities and risks of a pandemic-within-a-pandemic.
Matthew Gault
7.23.20
Internet

How Twitter Could Start a Nuclear War

Last week’s Twitter hack revealed how vulnerable social media has made the world.
Matthew Gault
7.20.20
Internet

Watch the Trailer for the Pepe the Frog Documentary ‘Feels Good Man’

Watch creator Matt Furie grapple with his chilled out frog becoming a symbol of online Nazis.
Matthew Gault
7.15.20
DIY

How to Set Up a Pi Hole to Block Ads and Speed Up Your Internet

With a little time and energy, anyone can build a little computer that kills advertisements and makes browsing more manageable.
Matthew Gault
7.9.20
Facebook

In Wake of Ad Crisis, Senators Demand Facebook Address White Supremacy

"We are concerned Facebook is unable (or unwilling) to enforce its own Community Standards and rid itself of white supremacist and other extremist content."
Matthew Gault
7.1.20
Tech news

Nuclear Radiation Is Floating Above Northern Europe and Nobody Knows Why

Multiple European monitoring agencies have detected nuclear radiation, likely from a power plant of unknown origin, floating above northern Europe.
Matthew Gault
6.30.20

Twitch Says It’s Investigating Allegations of Sexual Harassment Against Streamers

The popular streaming site said it’s taking allegations of sexual harassment and harassment from its streamers seriously.
Matthew Gault
6.26.20
Gaming

A Wave of Sexual Harassment Accusations Is Sweeping the Games Industry

Allegations of sexual assault, abuse, and harassment are moving through every level of the video games industry.
Matthew Gault
6.24.20
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