Despite Efforts From Facebook & Google: “Fake News” Is Still Here

Nearly a year after Facebook and Google launched offensives against fake news, they’re still inadvertently promoting it — often at the worst possible times. Online services designed to engross users aren’t so...

Supreme Court Rejects Free Speech Appeal in Sexting Case

The Supreme Court has turned away a free-speech appeal from a former school lunch server in Minnesota who was charged with sexting a 15-year-old student. The justices did not comment Tuesday in...

Major Move: Snapchat Launches Location-Based ‘Context Cards’ With Uber, Goop, TripAdvisor and Others

Snap is launching a new way to wring dollars from Snapchat’s fleeting posts with Context Cards: a feature to let users access more info or launch third-party services based on the location...

Lebron James Teams Up With Intel To Sell You On Autonomous Cars

For now, the general public find self-driving cars sketchy—something that’ll likely only be alleviated by getting consumers more familiar with the technology. Intel, which has made huge inroads in the industry this...

AI-Powered Facial Recognition Will Soon Track Us While We Shop

You’re at an electronics store. You check out a few TVs and head home after being scanned by store cameras. This data is then cross-referenced with other databases that already contain...

You Can Now Use Bitcoins To Become A Citizen Of This Country

Wu Tang's Ghostface Killah made headlines last week as he has co-founded a cryptocurrency company called Cream Capital. Now the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu has become the world’s first county to...

R.I.P: AOL Instant Messenger

Bad news, all you AOL Instant Messenger fans. Oath, the Verizon company which owns AOL, announced that it will be shutting down the iconic messaging service on Dec. 15. AOL Instant Messenger, or AIM, began as...

Most American Think Self Driving Cars Are Cool But How Many Would Actually Ride...

Americans are freaking out about the possibility of driverless cars hitting the road. According to a recent Pew Research Center report, roughly two-thirds of Americans think robocars will dominate roads within the...

Google Aims To Make Even Smarter Phones, Speakers & Cameras

Google’s upgrades to its Pixel smartphones and other gadgets are its latest steps toward turning its digital services into your backup brain. The products the company unveiled on Wednesday are packed with...

Survey Confirms Facebook Is The Big Tech Giant That People Trust Least

Nearly 80% of 1,600 Quartz readers surveyed recently said they don’t trust Facebook with their personal data, a sobering finding as Facebook comes under increasing scrutiny for its handling of data...