tech

9.24.19

Kik Had a Huge Child Predator Problem. Now It's Shutting Down.

But the anonymous messaging app that's popular with kids isn’t shuttering over any past allegations of abuse.

9.19.19

Be the Chair You Wish to See in the World

In a world where standing is a virtue, the wearable chair asks, 'but why?'

9.18.19

EXCLUSIVE: GOP Activists Just Formed a Dark Money Group to Go to War With Big Tech

The Internet Accountability Project is the brainchild of Mike Davis, who led the fight to confirm Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

9.17.19

It Doesn't Matter if Your Food Is Late—Don't Harass Your Delivery Person

Lizzo accused a Postmates courier of stealing her food, although the miscommunication was her fault. It's a symptom of broader disrespect for service workers in precarious jobs.

9.6.19

Google Maps Is Still Directing Women Seeking Abortions to Pro-Life Clinics — and a Memorial for the ‘Unborn’

In areas where abortion access is under threat, misleading or wrong results are common, a VICE News analysis found.

8.30.19

How to Quit Your Shitty Job and Become a Barber

Meet a barber who ditched his soul-sucking recruiting job to cut hair.

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8.22.19

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.

8.21.19

Lyft Has Been Flooded With Sexual Assault Lawsuits

The ride share giant has been sued at least seven times this month related to rides that allegedly ended with rape or sexual assault.

8.16.19

Here’s How Big Far Right Social Network Gab Has Actually Gotten

Gab has experienced a huge growth spurt in the first half of 2019, a worrying sign of the spread of hateful ideologies and radicalization online.

8.15.19

Here’s the Memo About the ‘Burden of Being Black at Google’

Read the full memo written by a departing Google employee on his experience as a Black person at Google.

8.14.19

WeWork Celebrates Losing $1.6 Billion by Going Public

Losing money is what hot tech startups do best.

8.5.19

8chan Has Been Taken Offline Again

8chan was once again taken offline Monday, hours after it managed to get itself back online.

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