Russia Just Sent This Robot, Which Can Shoot Guns, Into Space
Meet "Fyodor", which will arrive at the International Space Station on Saturday and definitely won't become self aware.
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Here’s How Big Far Right Social Network Gab Has Actually Become
Gab has experienced a huge growth spurt in the first half of 2019, a worrying sign of the spread of hateful ideologies and radicalisation online.
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Inside Smooci, the Sex Work App Described as 'Uber for Escorts'
We went to the launch of the self-described “next-generation escort booking platform” to see if it had sex workers' interests at heart.
From Apps to Alexa, How NHS Privatisation Entered the Digital Age
Health Secretary Matt Hancock has said he wants to “create more porous borders into the NHS” for business innovators. Partnerships like those with Amazon Alexa are only the beginning.
Police Thought They Beat the Darknet Drug Markets – They Didn't
This spring, the dark web drug trade was attacked on multiple fronts and authorities claimed victory. But after a quick restart, it's business as usual.
Goodbye Forever, Blackberry Messenger
BBM is being put in the grave today, so we asked people for their fondest memories of the messaging service.
A Teen Hacked Apple Twice, Hoping They'd Give Him a Job
A magistrate spared the boy a conviction, telling him to "use your gifts for good rather than evil".
Twitter's New Vaccine Feature Won't Stop Anti-Vaxxers
Twitter joins Pinterest, Facebook, and YouTube in trying to filter out vaccine misinformation online. But will it be enough?
Who’s Going to Tell the Royal Baby That Our Planet Is Unequivocally Dying?
Good luck, kid.
Blind People Can Struggle to Understand Memes, So They Made Their Own
Screen-reading software allows visually impaired people to use the internet, but it hits a wall when it comes to memes.
Millennial Democrats Like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Pete Buttigieg Are Ready to Face Off With Job-Stealing Robots
“We should not be haunted by the spectre of being automated out of work."
The Secret Trail of Money Behind Those Instagram Porn Bots
You've probably got used to ignoring them, but this is what happens if you click and keep on clicking.