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Googling for Software Downloads Is Extra Risky Right Now

February 4, 2023 No Comments

Plus: The FTC cracks down on GoodRx, Microsoft boots “verified” phishing scammers, researchers disclose EV charger vulnerabilities, and more.
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Netflix’s US Password-Sharing Crackdown Isn’t Happening—Yet

February 3, 2023 No Comments

Accidental revisions to a US Help Center page sparked confusion about the streamer’s next moves. But restrictions on account sharing are still coming soon.
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Spotted a UFO? There’s an App for That

February 1, 2023 No Comments

Enigma Labs launches a project to crowdsource and quantify data about “unidentified aerial phenomena.”
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ChatGPT Is Making Universities Rethink Plagiarism

January 30, 2023 No Comments

Students and professors can’t decide whether the AI chatbot is a research tool—or a cheating engine.
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Robot Cars Are Causing 911 False Alarms in San Francisco

January 27, 2023 No Comments

City agencies say the incidents and other disruptions show the need for more transparency about the vehicles and a pause on expanding service.
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Meta Eyes a Moderation Partner With ‘Traumatizing’ Working Conditions

January 23, 2023 No Comments

Employees of outsourcing company Majorel have accused it of underpaying moderators and failing to support them.
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Instagram Notifications Get Less Annoying With a ‘Quiet Mode’

January 22, 2023 No Comments

Plus: Recommendations on the Explore page are getting better, Google is probably making an AirTag rival, and Amazon finally wipes that Smile off its face.
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It’s Not Sci-Fi—NASA Is Funding These Mind-Blowing Projects

January 20, 2023 No Comments

The space agency gave money to researchers working on liquid telescope mirrors, a lunar oxygen pipeline, and Martian building blocks made of fungi.
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Apple HomePod (2nd Gen, 2023): Specs, Release Date, Price

January 18, 2023 No Comments

This Siri speaker comes with upgrades to audio quality and smart home automation—but yes, it’s still expensive.
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7 Best Portable External Storage Drives (2023): SSDs, Hard Drives, Rugged

January 17, 2023 No Comments

Need an ultrafast drive for video editing or a rugged option to back up your photos in the field? We’ve got a solution for every situation.
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