Tech & Science
Google's Eric Schmidt ‘Can’t Guarantee’ Ads Won’t Appear by Extremist Content
Dozens of companies have stopped their ads from running on YouTube and other Google platforms.
WikiLeaks Claims CIA Infected Apple Macs and iPhones
The latest Vault 7 CIA leaks allegedly reveal hacking methods to spy on Apple devices.
One in Four Think Robots Would do a Better Job Than Human Politicians, Survey of U.K. Consumers Finds
A quarter of the 2,000 survey participants said robots would do a better job than humans.
Google Apologizes to Brands After Extremist Ad Issues
Matt Brittin, Google's Europe head, acknowledged that ads appeared next to extremist content.
iPhone 8 Rumors ‘Confirmed’ Following Leak
Apple's radical new iPhone will not be as curvy as Samsung's latest smartphones.
Uber’s Self-Driving Cars Need Human Intervention Every Mile: Report
The most important metric—miles per intervention—was just 0.8 miles.
U.K. Government Pulls Youtube Ads Amid Extremism Concerns
The BBC, the Royal Air Force and the Royal Navy also reportedly had ads appear alongside extremist content.
Tesla to Raise $1 Billion Ahead of Model 3 Launch
The electric car company announced that it got "very close to the edge" financially.
You Can Now Go Inside an Active Volcano With Google Street View
The mapping service has expanded its reach to include "one of the largest boiling lava lakes in the world."
Google’s DeepMind AI Solves Problems Like a Human
Breakthrough is important step towards developing artificial general intelligence, capable of learning like humans.
Hackers Could Have Hijacked Millions of WhatsApp and Telegram Accounts
The popular messaging apps have closed the hole that left users' accounts open to being taken over by hackers.
Justice Department Charges Yahoo Hackers
Hundreds of millions of user accounts were affected by the data breach.
Amnesty Among Twitter Accounts Hijacked With Nazi Messages
The Twitter accounts of several high-profile organizations were compromised by messages supporting the Turkish president.
Facebook and Instagram developers are now banned from using data for surveillance purposes.
Elon Musk Bets He Can Fix Australia’s Blackout Crisis in 100 Days
Tesla CEO makes promise on Twitter to Australian billionaire Mike Cannon-Brookes.
How CIA Hackers Rate Your Computer's Antivirus
WikiLeaks documents have revealed the opinion of CIA hackers on popular antivirus software.
WikiLeaks Will Hand CIA Secrets to Tech Companies: Assange
WikiLeaks Editor Julian Assange was speaking at a press conference from London's Ecuadorian embassy.
Who Was Behind the CIA Vault 7 WikiLeaks Dump?
The source of the leak, if it is an individual, is already being dubbed Snowden 2.0.
WikiLeaks Dump: How to Prevent Yourself From Being Spied on
WikiLeaks revelations alleging extensive CIA spy tools mean Android and Apple devices are at risk.
Airbus Unveils Self-Flying Car Concept
Self-flying cars are the key to beating traffic, according to Airbus.
WikiLeaks Dump Claims No Messaging App Is Safe From CIA Spying
Encryption used by WhatsApp, Telegram and Signal is useless if devices are infected by spy tools.
NASA Proposes Giant Magnetic Shield to Protect Humans on Mars
The space agency is considering an artificial magnetic field around the planet to defend against harmful radiation from the sun.
Mind-Controlled Robots Make Machines ‘Natural Extension of Us’
A system developed by MIT uses signals from people's brains to correct a robot's mistakes.
Amazon’s Jeff Bezos Wants to Start a Delivery Service to the Moon
Jeff Bezos wants to start a shipping route to the moon to help start a colony.
Bitcoin Just Became More Valuable Than Gold. Why Does the Price Keep Rising?
The price has reached record highs, with one bitcoin worth more than one ounce of gold for the first time.