Facebook, Google face first GDPR complaints over ‘forced consent’

After two years coming down the pipe at tech giants, Europe’s new privacy framework, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), is now being applied — and long time Facebook privacy critic, Max...

Exclusive: Facebook Opens Up About False News

News Feed, the algorithm that powers the core of Facebook, resembles a giant irrigation system for the world’s information. Working properly, it nourishes all the crops that different people like to eat. Sometimes, though,...

Zuckerberg tells Congress Facebook is not listening to you through your phone

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg officially shot down the conspiracy theory that the social network has some way of keeping tabs on its users by tapping into the mics on people’s smartphones. During...

I was one of the first people on Facebook. I shouldn’t have trusted Mark...

I remember when, at Harvard, my friends and I heard about a new website that promised to enhance our lives. Fourteen years later I see how wrong we wereFourteen years, two months, and eight...

Land Rover Wants to Take Self-Driving Cars Off-Roading

Land Rover builds cars with two principles in mind: off-road capability and in-car comfiness. When you buy a Range Rover or Discovery, you’re paying for a vehicle that can clamber over boulder-strewn trails and...

Teslas Quick Fix for Its Braking System Came From the Ether

Just a week ago, Consumer Reports released its initial review of Tesla Model 3, the car that CEO Elon Musk bills as an electric “for the masses.” Despite the “exhilarating acceleration” and impressive handling,...