Tech Companies Didn't Plan for Chinese Censorship

Tech companies are censoring information about the demonstrations in Hong Kong. Civil liberties experts say this is symptomatic of larger problems.


Signal Bug Could Have Let Hackers Listen to Android Users Via Microphone

Google’s Project Zero recently reported the issue, which the Signal maintainers have now fixed.


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.


OK, WTF Is Google's 'Quantum Supremacy'?

A leaked paper from Google and contributing researchers from NASA announced a mind-boggling advance in computer science last week. Here's everything you need to know about what it is and if it matters.


45 Google Employees Explain How They Were Retaliated Against for Reporting Abuse

A leaked document highlights stories of abuse and retaliation against Google employees, told by the employees themselves.


Thieves Used Audio Deepfake of a CEO to Steal £200,000

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


Google Says Malicious Websites Have Been Quietly Hacking iPhones for Years

It may be the biggest attack against iPhone users yet.


How to Stop Google Calendar Spam

Here is how to remove Google Calendar spam and stop it from happening again.


Hacker Releases First Public Jailbreak for Up-to-Date iPhones in Years

Apple accidentally unpatched a vulnerability it had already fixed, making current versions of iOS vulnerable to hackers.


Google Employee Writes Memo About 'The Burden of Being Black at Google'

“Over the last five years I've heard co-workers spew hateful words about immigrants, boast unabashedly about gentrifying neighbourhoods, mockingly imitate people who speak different languages, reject candidates of colour without evidence because of 'fit'.


Microsoft Admits Humans Listen to Skype and Cortana in Privacy Policy Update

The change comes after Motherboard found that Microsoft hired contractors to listen to some Skype phone calls.


Here's the Memo Currently Going Viral at Google

The memo is called "I'm Not Returning to Google After Maternity Leave, and Here is Why."