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A pop-up notification has alerted the messaging app's users to a practice that's been in place since 2016.
We have a glut of streaming options. But if recent events show us anything, it's that live TV news is far from obsolete.
The first season of the Star Wars series was good. But in the second, the visuals and writing make the jump to lightspeed.
Plus: Dorsey in the Trump administration's early days, how to define privacy, and chaos in the Capitol.
These are some of our favorite stands, cases, keyboards, and Pencils no matter which iPad you have.
This week, we analyze how the social media platforms reacted to the events of January 6. We also offer our preview of what to expect next week at CES.
Founder Ken Williams opens up about his new book, video game design in the late 80s—and his regrets about selling the company.
A bill would require firms to disclose when they use software to assess candidates, and vendors would have to ensure that their tech doesn’t discriminate.
Wednesday’s riot in Washington was the result of conspiracy theories, anti-government sentiment, and online extremism—and it could start a movement.
The discovery of more contagious variants of SARS-CoV-2 in the US sparks a push for a long-overdue national genomic surveillance network.
DC rioters used DLive to stream from the Capitol to thousands of people on Wednesday—and to get donations from them too.
Wednesday's insurrection could have exposed congressional data and devices in ways that have yet to be appreciated.
The pro-Trump mob that stormed the US Capitol livestreamed their actions. As social media platforms scramble to remove dangerous content, what will become of all that footage?
Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube have spent years fomenting and enabling yesterday's violence at the Capitol. Policymakers need to do something about it.
Pundits and platforms have spent years mislabeling and under-appreciating threats to democracy. It led to the mob.
By freezing the president’s accounts, social media platforms finally drew a line. It only took a violent insurrection in the Capitol to get them there.
I'm only 30, and already feeling like I owe it to society to keep up.
A new model estimates that by 2100, cities across the world could warm as much as 4.4 degrees Celsius. It’s a deadly consequence of the “heat island” effect.