Batteries have a dirty secret

Energy storage (batteries and other ways of storing electricity, like pumped water, compressed air, or molten salt) has generally been hailed as a “green”...

Why “fake news” is an antitrust problem

Five of the world’s largest companies by market capitalization are tech companies. In the past 10 years, Apple, Google, Amazon, and Facebook have all...

Amazon will deliver live Christmas trees this year. 5 Christmas tree...

Amazon will sell full-size Christmas trees for the first time this year, following a successful test run with mini trees last year, the Associated...

The streaming era is ignoring classic movies. Twitter is helping keep...

“It just took off like lightning,” Jennifer Dorian says. The “it” in question is a Twitter meme that became all but ubiquitous when it spread...

Browsing on Amazon is terrible. Amazon wants to fix that with...

When it comes to all the things we know we need to buy, Amazon is king. It’s where almost 75 percent of the country...

The dark side of going viral

By now, you’ve probably heard the story. Last week, an actress and photographer, Rosey Blair, asked to switch seats with a woman on a...

At long last, Twitter brought back chronological timelines. Here’s why they’re...

Twitter has finally brought back exclusively chronological timelines, more than two years after phasing them out. In a move many would characterize as restoring...

The $120-billion reason we can’t expect Facebook to police itself

This week, we got a glimpse of why tech giants like Facebook and Twitter appear so reticent to clean up their platforms. As they...

Pornhub wants to be a lifestyle brand

Pornhub has 90 million daily users and more pornographic videos than any other site in the history of the internet, and now it wants...

Facebook has already detected suspicious activity trying to influence the 2018...

Someone is trying to influence the midterm elections by sowing divisions among Americans on social media, according to Facebook — though the company won’t...

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