YouTube is under fire for allowing troubling videos to get past its filters on an app designed specifically for younger viewers, according to a report this weekend by The New York Times. The Google-owned
Why we react to inconvenient truths as if they were personal insults. Albert Einstein was one of the most important physicists of all time. His scientific predictions have withstood 100 years of scientific
Here are five things in technology that happened this past week and how they affect your business. Did you miss them? 1 – Microsoft and LinkedIn are officially married. The tech giant completed its roughly
From subprime mortgages to lax regulation over the financial industry, there are many places to lay blame for the worst economic disaster since the Great Depression. One of the biggest spots was the global
A federal judge in San Francisco has dismissed a lawsuit accusing Twitter of supporting the Islamic State group. The families of two men killed in Jordan claimed that Twitter had contributed to their by
Trumpeting his company's $26.2 billion acquisition of LinkedIn Monday morning, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella offered no shortage of rationales for the deal. LinkedIn's vast trove of data showing who in corporate
Some of the most brilliant minds in the tech scene locally and internationally ventured to the second edition of RISE conference in Hong Kong last week, an event that drew over 8,000 attendees from 88
The IconX earbuds and Gear Fit 2 are truly wireless fitness gadgets When fitness and technology team up, it's rarely elegant —the standard is a smartphone strapped to your arm, and a pair of wired earbuds.
When Sheera Frenkel started observing ISIS online, she was surprised by how ordinary the conversations were. “They use a lot of emojis,” Frenkel says. “A lot of these channels are just a bunch of dudes
According to a new report from the World Cancer Research Fund, eating 50 grams of processed meat or drinking three alcoholic drinks day could lead to stomach cancer. Does anyone dare eat meat nowadays?
Oil companies' coordinated cover-up of climate risks stretches back decades and rivals that of big tobacco companies. In 1968, a pair of scientists from Stanford Research Institute wrote a report for American
One thing I've always loved about anthropology is its commitment to understanding humans by bringing to bear two divergent perspectives: evolutionary science, aimed at understanding the contribution of