Google just awarded its largest bug bounty ever to a Chinese researcher named Guang Gong. Gong discovered a security issue that affected Pixel phones and received a total payout of $112,500 from Google. But Gong is a pro at hacking Pixel...Show More Summary
Highly anticipated but sadly lacking.
We visited luxury watchmakers Garrick England, who gave us an exclusive look at their newest watch, the £28,000 "S1." The watch is made entirely by hand, taking four months to complete. They showed us some of the processes involved in...Show More Summary
Mustafa Suleyman is a 33-year-old entrepreneur and activist. He sold his artificial intelligence company DeepMind to Google for £400 million in 2014. Suleyman dropped out of university and worked as an activist before getting involved...Show More Summary
Also raises official count of Russia-linked accounts, talks detection tools.
Twitter says it found more Russia-linked accounts that shared US election-related material during the 2016 race for the White House. The social-media platform published the analysis on its blog Friday. In addition to other findings,Show More Summary
Twitter will email 677,775 users in the US to let them know that they interacted with Russian propaganda during the 2016 US presidential election. All of those users either followed an account, liked or retweeted content associated with...Show More Summary
Google CEO Sundar Pichai said the company did not fire James Damore, the author of the controversial memo on diversity, for political reasons. Damore sued Google for discrimination last week. The lawsuit claims Google discriminates against...Show More Summary
Facebook is going to start sorting news sources by how "trustworthy" its users think they are — a major change as the social media giant continues to come under fire over the spread of misinformation on its platform. On Friday, the California...Show More Summary
The USS Little Rock is the most recent warship to enter service with the US Navy. It was scheduled to leave its commissioning ceremony and head to its home port in mid-December. However, it has been stuck in Canada, waylaid by harshShow More Summary
A malicious script injected into OnePlus' payment page went undiscovered for two months.
An asteroid called 2002 AJ129 will pass within about 2.6 million miles of Earth on February 4. The space rock may be 1,000 feet taller than the Burj Khalifa skyscraper. Astronomers are taking radar images of the "potentially hazardous"...Show More Summary
Two new studies offer tantalizing progress on an enduring problem.
Nintendo made a major announcement on Wednesday night when it introduced "Labo." Nintendo Labo is a set of two dozen cardboard sheets that can be transformed into various do-it-yourself contraptions, like the miniature piano seen above. Labo...Show More Summary
Psychedelic drugs have been studied with renewed attention in recent years for their potential to help treat depression and anxiety. These drugs include magic mushrooms, ayahuasca, LSD and, to a lesser extent, MDMA, cannabis, and ketamine. The...Show More Summary
The $99 fee for an annual Prime subscription remains unchanged, however.
Amazon is raising Prime membership fees for people who pay monthly. The increase will be from $10.99 to $12.99 per month. This is likely to impact its low-income shoppers who can't afford the one-time annual membership fee. Amazon Prime...Show More Summary
Extensions remain the Achilles heel for an otherwise highly secure browser.
US and Europe still science superpowers, but China is rising fast.
Janie didn’t know where she was. She was with a man she'd met only that night. He'd taken her somewhere off campus. But she didn’t know exactly where. She texted three of her friends. "I don’t like this." She looked around. The place was a mess and it smelled like stale beer. Show More Summary