Unbiased algorithms can still be problematic
Creating unbiased, accurate algorithms isn’t impossible — it’s just time consuming. “It...
Until data is misused, Facebook’s breach will...
We cared about Cambridge Analytica because it could have helped elect Trump. We ignored LocationSmart because even the...
Facebook is weaponizing security to erode privacy
At a Senate hearing this week in which US lawmakers quizzed tech giants on how they should go about drawing up...
Two weeks with a $16,000 Hasselblad kit
For hobbyist photographers like myself, Hasselblad has always been the untouchable luxury brand reserved for high-end...
What Instagram users need to know about...
Even if you never log into Facebook itself these days, the other apps and services you use might be impacted by...
5 takeaways on the state of AI from Disrupt SF
The promise of artificial intelligence is immense, but the roadmap to achieving those goals still remains unclear....
Everything you need to know about Facebook’s...
Facebook is cleaning up after a major security incident exposed the account data of millions of users. What’s...
Y Combinator is changing up the way it invests
To keep up with the growing sizes of early-stage funding rounds, Y Combinator announced this morning that it will...
Facebook hack could hasten regulation as Sen....
Senator Mark Warner has issued a stern reprimand to Facebook over today’s revelation that 50 million users had...
This is the Razer Phone 2
Remember phone reveals? Once upon a time, companies were able to save a little for the event. These days, however, we...
The new Wear OS starts hitting smartwatches
Google’s in a tough spot with Wear OS. It’s been four and half years since the operating system arrived as...
Nielsen: U.S. smart speaker adoption grew to 24%...
In the second quarter, the adoption of smart speakers – like Amazon Echo and Google Home devices – grew to...
Lyft unveils second annual diversity report
Lyft has released its second annual diversity report outlining the gender and racial breakdown of its 4,000-person...
Our 3 favorite startups from Urban-X’s 4th demo...
Urban-X, the urban-tech startup accelerator backed by BMW MINI and early-stage urban-tech fund Urban.Us, hosted a...
California cops bust crime ring that nabbed $1M...
Fear not, citizens — the law enforcement apparatus of California has apprehended or is hot on the trail of more...
Google adds creator credit to Images
Google’s attempting to smooth out its relationship with photo rights holders by bringing some additional...
Facebook policy head makes a surprising cameo at...
Facebook might be doing its best to stay out of political scandals in the latter half of 2018, but the company had a...
How aerial lidar illuminated a Mayan megalopolis
Archaeology may not be the most likely place to find the latest in technology — AI and robots are of dubious...
Mozilla pushes PayPal to make Venmo transactions...
Earlier this year, the FTC settled with PayPal over the company’s handling of privacy disclosures in its...
May Mobility puts autonomous shuttles on the...
This December a set of autonomous vehicles will start roaming the streets of Columbus, Ohio in an effort to turn this...