Right to Repair
Apple Is Locking Batteries to Specific iPhones, a Nightmare for DIY Repair
The move makes it impossible for anyone who is "unauthorized" to replace a battery on an iPhone without losing important features.
Bernie Sanders Promises to Tell Us About Aliens if He's Elected President
On the Joe Rogan Experience, Sanders said that if he learns anything about aliens, he'll announce it to the public on Rogan's podcast.
Google Employee Alleges Discrimination Against Pregnant Women in Viral Memo
The memo, titled “I’m Not Returning to Google After Maternity Leave, and Here is Why,” has been read by more than 10,000 employees at the company.
Facebook's New Chatbot Is Unsure if Mark Zuckerberg Is a Murderer
Facebook has rolled out a new chatbot game it wants to use to help it create bots that are indistinguishable from humans.
Give Robert Mueller a Computer, He Desperately Needs Ctrl+F
Mueller's Congressional hearing has been hamstrung by the fact that he keeps having to flip through his 397-page report to figure out what lawmakers are asking him.
Elon Musk Announces Plan to 'Merge' Human Brains With AI
Neuralink wants to start by treating brain injuries, eventually "achieve a symbiosis with artificial intelligence."
Email Tracking Is Creepy and Invasive and No One Should Do It
The rise of email "tracking pixels" is a dystopian nightmare that shows a complete lack of empathy for the person you're talking to.
History Will Not Be Kind to Jony Ive
Ive, Apple's Chief Design Officer, is leaving the company. He leaves a legacy that made its products hard to repair and impossible to upgrade.
Pinterest Bans Anti-Abortion Group Live Action for Posting Misinformation
Live Action posted "misinformation related to conspiracies and health," Pinterest said. It continues to thrive on Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube.
US Customs Agency Says Traveler Photos Were Stolen By Hackers
Hackers stole traveler photos and license plate image, Customs and Border Patrol said.
Right to Repair
Apple Is Still Trying to Sue the Owner of an Independent iPhone Repair Shop
Apple lost its counterfeit case against a Norwegian repair shop owner last year, but the $1 trillion company won't let it go.
YouTube Miserably Fails to Explain Why It Didn’t Ban Steven Crowder
The platform has rolled out a series of confusing tweets and background statements about Steven Crowder's antagonism of Vox's Carlos Maza.