Less News Is Good News

Facebook is stepping back from the news business. Thank goodness.

Jan. 12 2018 5:07 PMWhite House Conference Call Descends Into Chaos Because Officials Couldn’t Set Up the "Listening Only" Feature
Jan. 10 2018 11:39 AMHey Siri, Where Are You?Apple always skips CES. This year, it might actually regret it.
Jan. 8 2018 8:12 PMAlexa, Watch Out!Google’s Assistant is about to be everywhere .
Jan. 8 2018 5:56 PMAuthor of Google Memo Sues Former Employer For Discrimination Against Conservative White Men
Jan. 8 2018 4:53 PMTinder’s New Professional Networking App Wants You to Swipe Left on LinkedIn
Jan. 7 2018 9:00 AMSmart Speakers Are the Best-Selling Consumer Gadget Because People Keep Giving Them as GiftsAmazon and Google played their cards right this holiday season.
Jan. 6 2018 10:15 AMAlexa Is Ready To Leave HomeWhat to make of Amazon's plan to put its virtual assistant everywhere.
Jan. 4 2018 4:34 PMMove Slow and Fix ThingsMark Zuckerberg’s goal for 2018 is to grapple with Facebook’s impact on the world. It’s about time.
Jan. 3 2018 7:38 PMLet Trump TweetCalls for Twitter to ban him are a misguided, counterproductive liberal fantasy.
Jan. 2 2018 6:54 PMWhat It Would Mean for Amazon to Bring Ads to AlexaIt's inevitable for the retailer. Here's how it would change your experience.
Jan. 2 2018 4:01 PMThe Decent Human Being’s Guide to Logan PaulHis video of a dead man is even more appalling once you realize he has 15.2 million followers on YouTube.
Dec. 31 2017 8:41 PMChrissy Teigen and John Legend Are Not Okay With Pizzagate Conspiracy Theorists Posting Photos of Their Child
Dec. 27 2017 6:49 PMAmazon Owns the Smart Speaker SpaceAnd a lot of people now own Echos.
Dec. 27 2017 10:30 AMMomo Pixel Lives Life in 8-BitHow the creator of the viral game Hair Nah uses the internet.
Dec. 26 2017 8:45 AMThe Role of the Instant Camera in Our Instagram World The re-emergence of a retro idea—with a bunch of modern twists.
Jan. 10 2018 3:07 PMThe Power Went Out at CES
Jan. 9 2018 12:05 AMIntel Opened CES. It Didn’t Say Sorry.A flaw with Intel chips afflicted nearly every computer in the world—and the company would really like everyone to move on.
Jan. 8 2018 7:08 PMWhat Happened to GoPro?The camera maker had a celebrated IPO in 2014. Now it’s facing major layoffs and talk of a sale.
Jan. 8 2018 5:42 PMIf Trump Can’t Be Banned From Twitter, He Shouldn’t Be Allowed to Block Anyone Either
Jan. 8 2018 2:58 PMIs This Weird, Boxy, Self-Driving Toyota the Future of Shopping?
Jan. 7 2018 7:00 AMThe Internet of Things That Won’t Shut UpAt this year’s CES, practically every device is a voice-control device.
Jan. 5 2018 5:45 PM@Wendys Is Negging YouFast food Twitter accounts are now celebrated for understanding internet culture. But they’re embracing its worst parts.
Jan. 4 2018 1:09 PMNo One Can Fire Logan PaulThat’s why the disgraced vlogger is free to make a comeback whenever he wants.
Jan. 2 2018 11:36 PMAll Apple’s ApologiesThey’re not as rare as you might think.
Jan. 2 2018 5:08 PMFeast on Film Twitter’s TearsWhy is everyone tweeting about how the year’s best movies made them cry?
Jan. 1 2018 5:58 AMIndoor Cycling Is No Longer Excruciatingly BoringHow technology made it fun instead.
Dec. 28 2017 4:43 PMInstagram Is Getting Less IntimateTwo new features will put more strangers in your feed. Will that spoil the app’s fundamental appeal?
Dec. 27 2017 4:45 PMWhy Does Every Online Recipe Begin With the Preface to a Personal Memoir?A plea to focus a little bit more on the subject at hand—food!
Dec. 26 2017 11:15 AMThe Helmet That Every Bike Commuter NeedsThe Lumos helmet has a built-in light. Testing it has changed how I ride.
Dec. 23 2017 2:37 PMHulu’s Alternative to the Yule Log Is a Bunch of Adorable Doggos Destroying ChristmasLet us coo at these creatures and watch the world burn.