Elon Musk is now facing a Justice Department probe over his...

The fallout from Elon Musk’s Twitter tease that he might take Tesla private continues: Now the Department of Justice is looking into it. The electric...

Twitter’s wiping tens of millions of accounts from its platform

If you see a decline in your Twitter following over the next few days, you can blame, well, Twitter — and the fact that...

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If you’ve ever experienced the misfortune of taking a photo of yourself that will end up on the internet, you have contemplated the weight...

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After months of speculation, it is finally here: Reigning domestic goddess Chrissy Teigen has launched a line of kitchen and cookware. Available at Target,...

Batteries have a dirty secret

Energy storage (batteries and other ways of storing electricity, like pumped water, compressed air, or molten salt) has generally been hailed as a “green”...

The rise of rage in social media politics, in one chart

Politics is all the rage on social media. Literally. According to a new analysis by the Pew Research Center, people are increasingly responding to Facebook...

Why “fake news” is an antitrust problem

Five of the world’s largest companies by market capitalization are tech companies. In the past 10 years, Apple, Google, Amazon, and Facebook have all...

Pornhub wants to be a lifestyle brand

Pornhub has 90 million daily users and more pornographic videos than any other site in the history of the internet, and now it wants...

The $120-billion reason we can’t expect Facebook to police itself

This week, we got a glimpse of why tech giants like Facebook and Twitter appear so reticent to clean up their platforms. As they...

At long last, Twitter brought back chronological timelines. Here’s why they’re...

Twitter has finally brought back exclusively chronological timelines, more than two years after phasing them out. In a move many would characterize as restoring...

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