By | Mar 14, 2019 at 1:06 pm
Zucked is partly a story of Roger McNamee’s realization of Facebook’s ills, and partly a manifesto for a better internet. The book charts McNamee’s journey from Facebook optimist and investor, to concerned citizen and finally to privacy activist calling for Facebook's ...
By | Mar 13, 2019 at 2:13 pm
Last week, Facebook announced plans to deprioritize anti-vaccination content on its platform. It's just the latest tech giant to address the misinformation that can spread easily across social networks including YouTube, Amazon, and Pinterest.
By | Mar 11, 2019 at 2:12 pm
Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren announced her plan to break up large tech companies, like Amazon, Google, Apple and Facebook in hopes of spurring a bit more competition in the tech industry. And it's probably not a bad idea.
By | Mar 11, 2019 at 9:42 am
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has announced plans to combine functionality across the company's three massively popular messaging apps – Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, and Instagram. Here's what you need to know about Facebook's biggest new development in years.
By | Mar 8, 2019 at 11:48 am
On International Women's Day, we recommend five simple actions we can all take to help improve gender inclusivity in the tech industry, which still has a long way to go to close the gender gap.
By | Mar 8, 2019 at 9:03 am
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has published a note outlining his vision for turning the social network into a "privacy-focused" platform. This is a complete reversal of its previous actions, so can we actually believe him? And, if it is true, what will the new Facebook look like?
By | Mar 7, 2019 at 3:10 pm
Chinese telecommunications and smartphone tech giant Huawei is suing the US government over a ban on their technology that the company alleges singled them out for punishment without a trial.
By | Mar 7, 2019 at 2:10 pm
On Wednesday morning, House Democrats introduced the Save the Internet Act, a bill that would repeal the FCC vote from late 2017 that did away net neutrality laws. Here's everything you need to know about the bill.
By | Mar 6, 2019 at 10:13 am
Will 5G networks arrive under the thumb of the big telecom companies, or can 5G be rolled out as a government-controlled utility? Trump's reelection campaign is clashing with his administration on the topic. Sort of.
By | Mar 6, 2019 at 9:57 am
It was just last month that Samsung finally unveiled its boundary pushing folding phone, the aptly named Galaxy Fold. But, if rumors are to be believed, the company isn't sitting on its laurels, and plans to bring two other folding phones to market soon.
By | Mar 6, 2019 at 7:12 am
The Geneva motor show is where the biggest car brands launch their latest models. This year, the show is all about getting ready for an electric future with some seriously out-there concept cars and some production-ready models. Elon Musk, look away now.
By | Mar 5, 2019 at 4:49 pm
The battle of net neutrality has been a long and arduous one, and it continues this week as House Democrats plan to introduce the Save the Internet Act to hopefully reinstate the laws that were repealed in late 2017.
By | Mar 4, 2019 at 2:24 pm
In 2014, Microsoft entered the fight for wearable dominance. In 2016, it discontinued the Microsoft Band lineup. And now, it plans to shut down the Microsoft Health Dashboard, the branded health app that made these devices worth using. Fortunately, there's a refund for Band users
By | Mar 4, 2019 at 11:11 am
China's tech-powered social credit score has blocked millions of ordinary people from travelling on trains and planes for failing to pay small fines and walking a dog without a leash, and it's turning the country into a 1984-style dystopia. But could it happen in the west?
By | Feb 28, 2019 at 6:16 pm
YouTube has just announced that it is disabling the commenting function for any videos on its platform that feature minors. The decision follows reports that that the massive video sharing site has failed to protect children's safety online.