How a board game about bitter legal struggles became a bitter legal struggle
After Andrew Yoon drowned, his mother and best friend fought for control of the board game he created.
Pepe’s creator is on a mission to save his meme
Matt Furie wants to move away from Pepe the Frog’s unfortunate legacy.
Which cities will drown first?
The sea level is going to rise, and it’s going to hit these cities hard.
Sea levels are rising. Where will it be felt first? Swipe or scroll to find out.
Google’s AI lab got caught up in a privacy violation
Health care providers in the U.K. improperly shared patient data with DeepMind’s app.
Death when it comes will have no sheep
Research scientist Janelle Shane on why she made an artificial neural network write proverbs.
What to read on the new healthcare bill
The Obamacare repeal will be voted on soon in the Senate. Here’s how to catch up on the possible changes.
What just happened with Obamacare?
Some of the key details on the Republican plan to dramatically alter the ACA. Swipe or scroll for more.
Yahoo didn’t kill Tumblr but Verizon surely will
The soft touch of Yahoo versus the suspected iron fist of Verizon.
The woman who spends her free time hunting down GoFundMe fraud
The creator of the blog GoFraudMe explains how to avoid getting ripped off.
Woman convicted of manslaughter for texting her boyfriend to kill himself
Michelle Carter will not have access to social media or texting until her sentencing, the judge said.
The latest cryptocurrency frenzy is fueled by FOMO
People are investing thousands in ethereum because no one wants to lose out on the next bitcoin boom.
The Senate hallway interview ban is over
At least for now, reporters are free to interrogate the senator of their choice.
Pepe the Frog is not allowed in the App Store
Apple says the symbol is not allowed under its guidelines.
James Comey wrote down every interaction with Trump he ever had
The result is a surreal look at a President who prizes loyalty above checks and balances.
Drug overdose is now the leading cause of death for Americans under 50
An analysis by The New York Times shows we’re overdosing more and more.
Harvard revoked admission for at least 10 students because of a private, hateful Facebook chat
Someone reported them to the admissions office.
Here are Apple’s child care benefits
Apple is famously tight-lipped about what happens inside its doors, but we got a copy of its corporate benefits.
How hackable is bitcoin?
The digital currency is worth more than ever. Will cyber attacks follow?
Why don’t more tech companies offer on-site child care?
They can afford it.
The world’s best Go-playing computer is retiring
The team behind the artificial intelligence AlphaGo is moving on to other “grand challenges”
Fake comments could heavily skew the debate around the open internet
Someone out there really hates net neutrality.
Humanity just lost to AI by half a point
The top-ranked Go player lost his first match against AlphaGo, the Google-developed artificial intelligence.
Here’s hoping the new Sims game isn’t free
Free to play schemes are ruining mobile games.
Internet stores rule our lives now
The vagaries of Steam, Amazon, the App Store and others keep buyers and sellers guessing.
Twitter probably didn’t think too much about color blind users
A Google engineer pointed out how Twitter neglected to design for people with color blindness.
Google Surveys were supposed to save journalism. What happened?
Google wanted to pay for “high-quality content on the internet.” Five years later, that vision hasn’t quite panned out.
First Church of Cannabis founder on Trump’s religious freedom order: ‘I laughed very hard’
We interviewed Indiana's highest church about Mike Pence and religious freedom.
Colleges are starting varsity programs for video games
We may see the NCAA of esports soon.
Google is bad at detecting fake local business reviews
A researcher found a network of around 100 fake accounts leaving ludicrously positive reviews
The fight for net neutrality isn’t over
Advocates of deregulation control the FCC, the presidency, and Congress. But that doesn’t mean the open web is dead
The OK sign is becoming an alt-right symbol
First Pepe, now this.
Would these hyper-realistic masks fool a facial recognition system?
Some would definitely be duped.
Why can’t Karen Sandler get the source code for her pacemaker?
Regulators are waking up to the dangers of hackable medical devices, but one cyborg lawyer still hasn’t seen her device’s code.
Anime comes bearing hope
‘Your Name’ and other anime are inherently optimistic stories of broken worlds.
Microsoft wants to make even more cash off kids
Which is why ‘Minecraft’ is getting its own digital currency
Why Google’s AI is still playing Go
The machine learning challenge isn't over yet.
TV has become an augmented reality game
No one wants to just watch things anymore.
Why do we keep learning new stuff about T. rex?
T. rex is the most well-known dinosaur and we have plenty of bones. But this is just how science works.
If ‘Rick and Morty’ fans want McDonald’s ‘Mulan’ sauce back, they need to ask Disney
How a beloved TV show brought publicity to a food created for a movie.
“Verified” is now a derogatory term on Twitter
Somehow being verified has become synonymous with being a liberal elitist.
Facebook keeps recycling a story about a human head transplant
An Italian surgeon announced wild plans for the procedure in 2013. It's no closer to happening, so why do we keep hearing about it?
There are people who spend their time yelling at the Mars Curiosity rover on Twitter
“Do humanity a favor and self destruct.”
Money isn’t buying America happiness
U.S. happiness is falling as GDP rises.
Here are some of the LGBTQ+ videos blocked by YouTube’s wonky “Restricted Mode”
Reason No. 5,927 why algorithms are never the full solution