• This site tells you if Google’s new ad tech is ‘spying’ on you

    Google vowed a few weeks ago to stop allowing advertisers to track users online with third-party cookies, a move intended to improve user privacy. But Google also said at the time that it would introduce FLoC (or Federated Learning of Cohorts), a new technology in Chrome that will …

  • Everything coming and going on Netflix: Week of April 11th

    Look, this may not exactly be the best month of new releases that Netflix has ever had, but there are at least a few interesting additions here to tide you over between new episodes of The Falcon and the Winter Soldier. Reality fans will be pleased to see …

  • ‘This is insane’ – more leaked Facebook data found online

    This is going to surprise absolutely no one, but less than a week after word that more than half a billion people had their personal data leaked from the world’s largest and least-loved social network, Facebook has apparently gone and done it again. A new Facebook data leak …

  • ‘Mario Kart’ might teach us how to solve poverty

    Looking for solutions to some of the world’s biggest problems like poverty, environmental sustainability, and agricultural struggles in developing regions can be absolutely mind-bending. There are so many factors to consider that the sheer scope is overwhelming, and maybe that’s why it’s so hard to solve these kinds …

  • Google just found the strangest way to announce a new phone

    In recent years, Google has found increasingly abstract ways to confirm the existence of its upcoming phones. For example, last summer, the company accidentally published an image of the Pixel 4a on its own internet store weeks before an official announcement. This latest reveal might be the strangest …

  • Please stop doing this when you create a new password

    One of the things that often goes hand-in-hand with the countless hacks and data leaks we’ve written about in the past, and which continues to dominate cybersecurity news headlines, is the frequency with which people keep making the same dumb password-related mistakes over and over again. One of …

  • Here’s when you’ll finally be able to see the Mars helicopter fly

    It’s now been well over a month since NASA’s Perseverance rover arrived on Mars. Along with it, the Mars Ingenuity helicopter landed safe and sound on the Red Planet, and a significant portion of the rover’s first weeks was dedicated to delivering the helicopter to its test flight …