Snapchat soared because it followed intuition over data. That may also be its downfall.
No Hipster Antitrust at the FTCTrump’s pick to lead the agency looks unlikely to scrutinize the growing power of Big Tech.
My Quantified Monster and MeWe now define ourselves with our data. I’ve been doing that since the first time I played Dungeons & Dragons.
Politicians Are Addicted to Big Data Like It’s Campaign CashIt’s one reason they’ll never crack down on Facebook and Google’s data collection.
Memory MachineLike Facebook before them, iPhones are now serving up prefab slideshows—whether you want them or not.
Not Our MessFacebook is feeling the pressure over its misinformation problem. It seems to want to do as little cleanup as possible.
Facebook Wants to Get 1 Billion People Into Virtual RealityIt's starting with a cheaper headset for individuals and a business bundle.
Perfidy! Betrayal! Meat Slurry!McDonald’s fails to deliver the Szechuan dipping sauce Rick and Morty fans were promised
There’s Reason to Be Skeptical of a Tesla-Powered Puerto RicoThe island territory has long been a laboratory for the continent’s seedier experiments.
The Malicious Election Tweets Had a TargetAs Twitter faces scrutiny from Congress, a new study suggests a misinformation campaign used the social network to home in on swing states.
Those Extra Characters on Twitter Just Became the World’s Geekiest Status SymbolEveryone hates this change, and everyone wants it immediately.
Alphabet, Google’s Parent, Leads $1 Billion Investment Round in LyftGoogle had been an early Uber investor, but their relationship had been strained.
Google Maps Ditches Its Half-Baked Cupcake CounterThe app began showing users how many calories they’d burn by walking—then the company wisely turned the feature off.
Mind the Wi-FiA brilliant experiment is helping the London subway find out how people really travel.
Whatever Happened to “Hey Mom, Can I Have 20 Bucks?”Amazon introduces a new way for teens to spend their parents’ money online, no talking required.
Google’s Sister Company Wants to Fly Its Massive Balloons Over Puerto Rico to Restore InternetMore than 80 percent of people on the island don’t have access to wireless cell service.
All of the New Gadgets Google Just AnnouncedThe belles of the ball were the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL smartphones.
Is It Possible to Go on Tinder and Not Get Catfished by a Celebrity or Journalist?Stars—they swipe like us!
Ikea Just Bought TaskRabbit, the App for Paying Someone to Assemble Your Ikea StuffYour new Malm just got less stressful.
Why, Twitter, Why?The social network may double its character limit. Is the inevitable freakout justified?