How Matt Bellassai Uses the Internet
The comedian on Harry Potter chat rooms, Seamless vs. Postmates, and why he loves the Beyoncé hair flip.
Facebook’s Broken PromisesThe company’s failure to block discriminatory housing ads illustrates why it can’t be trusted to police itself.
Your Phone Is Always Tracking Your LocationNo matter what you do, smartphones are constantly tracking more information than you think they are.
The Pivot From AdvertisingIt’s time for online media to stop chasing clicks (and Facebook’s carrots).
Department of Justice Suing to Block AT&T’s Acquisition of Time WarnerOne major question: Did President Trump’s disdain for CNN play a role in the decision?
Baidu’s New Smart Speaker Looks Like Nothing Else on the MarketIt shows why the company could challenge Google and Amazon.
Is This What the Next Generation of Wearables Should Look Like? A new wearable wants to fade into the background.
To: You. From: My Butt.Thanks to our feature-stuffed smartphones, we now inhabit a golden age of butt dialing.
Strapping This Light to Your Bike Is the Smartest Thing a Cyclist Can DoA combination bike light and camera can capture accident footage when witnesses aren’t around.
We Don’t Need an App for ThatMosaic, Steven Soderbergh’s new series for smartphones, lets you pick the plot you want. Bad idea.
Only Sinclair Can Save YouTrump’s FCC chair is making a novel, bad-faith argument in order to weaken competition in local news.
Hollywood SquaresApple inked a TV deal with Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston. Their fans aren’t the ones the company needs to take on Netflix.
HQ Trivia Is Idiot-ProofIt turns out the game-show app is so fun even its CEO’s unhinged tirade can’t stop it.
Oculus WhiffedVirtual reality was supposed to help us understand each other unlike any other medium. That’s a delusion.
Uber Still Faces an Existential RaceThe company's deal with Volvo shows one thing that hasn't changed amid its turmoil.
Tesla Unveiled Its New Semi Truck—and a Surprise Sports CarThe only thing more impressive than these vehicles would be getting production of the Model 3 back on track.
Our First Hints at How the Next iPhone Will Be DifferentThe iPhone X just came out, but it’s not too early to start thinking about what Apple will offer in 2018 and 2019.
We Used the App That Reveals What Women Look Like Without Their Makeup on the Man Who Created ItHe probably doesn’t like it, either.
Addiction for Fun and ProfitFacebook and other Silicon Valley companies strive to keep users hooked. Does that make them evil?
Is the iPhone's Camera Finally Good Enough?Reviewers have lots of praise for the iPhone X—but that selfie might feel too accurate for comfort.