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Time: Techland
Oct 02, 2022

What Tech Developments Scare Eric Schmidt: ‘You Don't Need to Worry About the Killer Robot'
"You don't need to worry about the killer robot," the former Google CEO said at the TIME100 Leadership Forum in Singapore. It makes for a good movie, but "we're not building that, right? It's not happening."

Time: Techland
Sep 30, 2022

Desperate Families Are Crowdsourcing Rescues on Social Media In the Path of Hurricane Ian
"That social media post 100% saved his life."

Time: Techland
Sep 30, 2022

The Big Takeaways From Elon Musk's Twitter Texts
Hundreds of Elon Musk's private text messages about Twitter were made public

Time: Techland
Sep 30, 2022

Why Your Next Airbnb May Have a Pickleball Court
More short-term hosts are playing to renters' love of pickleball.

Time: Techland
Sep 29, 2022

Facebook Owner Meta Announces Hiring Freeze, Warns Employees of Restructuring
The move puts an end to the social media giant's years of rapid growth and expansion

Time: Techland
Sep 29, 2022

Google Winds Down Stadia Game-Streaming Service Three Years After Launch
Google said it will terminate services for Stadia, its troubled cloud gaming service, after it failed to gain traction with players.

Time: Techland
Sep 29, 2022

Bitcoin Could Be as Bad for the Planet as Beef
Bitcoin mining's climate impact is comparable to farming cattle or burning gasoline when taken as a proportion of market value.

Time: Techland
Sep 28, 2022

What Meta's Latest Takedown of Fake Foreign Accounts Could Mean for the U.S. Midterms
Facebook parent company Meta said it took down a network of fake accounts, originating in China, that was attempting to interfere in the U.S. midterms

Time: Techland
Sep 27, 2022

States Get Final OK to Build Highway EV Charging Network
All 50 states received final approval to begin construction on a first nationwide network of EV charging stations, part of the Biden administration's plan to spur adoption of zero-emission cars.

Time: Techland
Sep 27, 2022

Podcasters Are Buying Millions of Listeners, Raising Questions About Marketing Tactics
The podcast networks that are actively mining downloads in the mobile game space are doing so through an intermediary company called Jun Group.

Time: Techland
Sep 27, 2022

Meta Disabled a Pro-Kremlin Campaign of Fake News About Ukraine
A sprawling network originating in Russia spread Kremlin talking points using sham accounts and fake media sites

Time: Techland
Sep 26, 2022

Apple Begins Making iPhone 14 in India Weeks Ahead of Schedule
Apple is seeking alternatives to China for production as Xi Jinping's administration clashes with the U.S. government and imposes lockdowns

Time: Techland
Sep 23, 2022

Hurricane Fiona Amplifies Tensions Between Puerto Rico and its New Crypto Residents
Crypto newcomers to Puerto Rico say they're aiding hurricane relief efforts. But some activists question their intentions and methods.

Time: Techland
Sep 23, 2022

The Promise—And Possible Perils—of Editing What We Say Online
Twitter and Apple have introduced new editing features to their services but analysts have concerns

Time: Techland
Sep 21, 2022

Facebook Owner Meta Said to Be Pushing Workers Out to Cut Costs
Meta is reportedly pushing employees out by reorganizing departments and only giving workers a short time to find new positions

Time: Techland
Sep 20, 2022

YouTube's Next Move in the Race to Beat TikTok
YouTube is giving more creators more opportunities to make more money in an apparent bid to compete with TikTok.

Time: Techland
Sep 20, 2022

The Founder of 8chan Says America Must Build a Safer Internet
The founder of a toxic platform now says we need an FDA for social media

Time: Techland
Sep 19, 2022

Why Ethereum is Dropping After the Merge
The merge was designed to have a long-term impact, not a short-term one. Here's what you should know.

Time: Techland
Sep 16, 2022

Elon Musk Enters In-Flight Wi-Fi Market With Small Satellites
SpaceX wants to show the world its Starlink satellite system can deliver Netflix and YouTube at 30,000 feet.

Time: Techland
Sep 16, 2022

Teenage Hacker Claims to Breach Uber, Security Researcher Says
The hacker alerted security researchers to the intrusion by using an internal account to comment on vulnerabilities on the company's network.

Time: Techland
Sep 15, 2022

Senate Vote on Big Tech Antitrust Bill Unlikely Before Election, Key Players Say
Multiple sources tell TIME Sen. Chuck Schumer is unlikely to bring the bill known as AICO for a floor vote before the midterm elections.

Time: Techland
Sep 15, 2022

Looking for a New Job? Ask Someone You Barely Know
A new study using data from 20 million LinkedIn users reveals that weaker ties lead to better opportunities.

Time: Techland
Sep 15, 2022

Ethereum's Merge Has Finally Been Completed
The merge significantly reduces the amount of energy used by the network and sets the stage for Ethereum to reduce its fees

Time: Techland
Sep 14, 2022

California Is Suing Amazon, Alleging the Company Violates Antitrust Laws
The company is stifling competition and leading to inflated prices, the suit alleges

Time: Techland
Sep 14, 2022

TikTok Users Are Likely to See Misinformation on Elections, Vaccines, and More, Researchers Say
Researchers say that TikTok may be the platform of choice for catchy videos, but users are likely to encounter misleading information

Time: Techland
Sep 13, 2022

In Wall Street's Worst Day Since June 2020, Dow Falls 1,250 as Inflation Stays High
The sell-off follows Wall Street's realization that inflation is not slowing as much as hoped.

Time: Techland
Sep 13, 2022

‘Real Harm to Real People.' Twitter Whistleblower ‘Mudge' Testifies Over Security Failures
Peiter "Mudge" Zatko characterized Twitter's deficiencies as a dire global and national security threat

Time: Techland
Sep 12, 2022

Beyonce and Nas Producers Will Make Music for Bored Ape Rock Band
A collapse in the market for cryptocurrencies and NFTs has complicated the plan, which is now in its second of at least seven phases.

Time: Techland
Sep 12, 2022

Potential Rail Strike Squeezes Biden Between Unions and Economic Peril
The Biden administration is pressuring labor unions and freight-rail operators to agree on a new contract before Friday to avert a strike.

Time: Techland
Sep 12, 2022

For Some Women With ADHD, TikTok Is the First Place They Felt Heard
Why it's happening—for better or worse

Time: Techland
Sep 12, 2022

A Top Ethereum Developer Plays Down the Inevitable Glitches During the Merge
Justin Drake, one of Ethereum's lead developers, discusses inevitable bugs and the network becoming "World War III-grade resistant."

Time: Techland
Sep 08, 2022

Online Hate Speech Increases During Extreme Hot and Cold Weather, Study Shows
As the thermometer soars or plunges, hate tweets increase, a new study shows

Time: Techland
Sep 08, 2022

Crypto Mining Could Hurt Climate Progress, New White House Report Says
A new report says the U.S. must take action

Time: Techland
Sep 08, 2022

The Dream of an ‘Internet Country' That Would Let You Work From Anywhere
Digital nomads often work and travel in legal gray areas. Could that change?

Time: Techland
Sep 08, 2022

They Were Told They'd Find Good Tech Jobs. Now They're Being Hounded for Thousands of Dollars
Tech boot camps dangled the prospect of well-paid jobs in tech, 'debt-free.' Students were left owing thousands instead

Time: Techland
Sep 07, 2022

Here's Everything Apple Just Announced At Its iPhone 14 Launch Event
This was the company's first in-person launch since the pandemic.

Time: Techland
Sep 07, 2022

Elon Musk Can Use Twitter Whistleblower Complaint in Lawsuit
The judge denied Musk's request to delay a trial of the case set for next month.

Time: Techland
Sep 07, 2022

Why the Ethereum Merge Matters
The "merge" will be one of the most significant shifts in crypto's history, and could have a slew of far-reaching effects.

Time: Techland
Sep 06, 2022

The U.S. Releases New Plans In the Fight To Bring Chip-Making Back
Semiconductors are a vital part of almost every technology in use today, from cars to video games to defense missiles.

Time: Techland
Sep 06, 2022

Your Biggest Questions About Kids and Phones, Answered
How to think about getting a smartphone for your child, safely

Time: Techland
Sep 05, 2022

Facebook Owner Meta Is Failing to Prevent Repeat of Jan. 6 in Brazil, Report Warns
Content questioning the validity of the upcoming election is spreading rapidly on social media, the report says

Time: Techland
Sep 02, 2022

Meta Is Building AI That Reads Brainwaves. The Reality, So Far, Is Messy
Researchers at Meta are working on a new way to understand what's happening in people's minds

Time: Techland
Sep 01, 2022

What Mark Zuckerberg Revealed About His Metaverse Plans
Meta's CEO dreams of hologram poker nights and virtual reality "eating TV." But privacy concerns linger.

Time: Techland
Sep 01, 2022

The Twitter Edit Button Is Coming. Here's How It Will Work
Soon users will be able to edit tweets after they've been posted.

Time: Techland
Sep 01, 2022

Tech Companies Are Missing a Brutal Wave of Hate Speech in Japan
Zainichi Koreans, Japan's most vilified minority, live in fear of online hate translating into real world violence

Time: Techland
Sep 01, 2022

Online Platforms Like Twitter Are Missing a Brutal Wave of Hate Speech in Japan
Zainichi Koreans, Japan's most vilified minority, live in fear of online hate translating into real world violence

Time: Techland
Aug 31, 2022

TRUTH Social's Biggest Problem Is Trump
The platform is struggling with a host of financial, legal, and technical issues

Time: Techland
Aug 31, 2022

Snap Said to Be Cutting 20% of Workforce
The company has faced a slowdown in advertiser spending on the platform

Time: Techland
Aug 30, 2022

Instagram Adds Ways for Users to Adjust Their Suggested Posts
It is also testing a feature that would allow users to mute certain words, hashtags or emojis that might show up in posts

Time: Techland
Aug 30, 2022

Elon Musk Cites Whistleblower in Effort to Scrap Twitter Deal
Lawyers on behalf of Musk said the whistleblower's allegations meant that Twitter had breached the conditions in the merger agreement

Time: Techland
Aug 26, 2022

Some Automakers Didn't Take Climate Change Seriously. California's New Gasoline Car Ban is Making Them Face Reality
For decades, the government mostly relied on economic rewards to spur an EV transition. Now the climate laggards are seeing consequences

Time: Techland
Aug 26, 2022

Cloudflare Is One of the Companies That Quietly Powers the Internet. Researchers Say It's a Haven for Misinformation
How back-end companies could play a bigger role in policing the internet

Time: Techland
Aug 25, 2022

The Twitter Whistleblower Needs You to Trust Him
An exclusive interview with Twitter whistleblower Peiter 'Mudge' Zatko, the famous hacker fighting a messy battle with the platform

Time: Techland
Aug 24, 2022

Instagram Is Prototyping a New Feature That Appears to Copy the Best Parts of BeReal
Instagram is internally prototyping a new "Candid Challenges" feature.

Time: Techland
Aug 24, 2022

When It Comes To Disinformation, America's Gulf Allies Are Worse Than the Russians
When it comes to disinformation, Saudi Arabia and the UAE are worse than Russia

Time: Techland
Aug 23, 2022

What the Twitter Whistleblower Disclosure Means for Elon Musk
The disclosure seems to support Elon Musk's claims about Twitter bots

Time: Techland
Aug 23, 2022

What the Twitter Whistleblower Disclosure Says About Spam Bots, and What It Means for Elon Musk
The disclosure seems to support Elon Musk's claims about Twitter bots

Time: Techland
Aug 23, 2022

‘Egregious Deficiencies,' Bots, and Foreign Agents: The Biggest Allegations From the Twitter Whistleblower
Twitter's former head of security claims 'egregious deficiencies'

Time: Techland
Aug 19, 2022

These Are the Apps You Should Try if You Miss the Old Instagram
Here are some alternatives to Instagram that you can use if you miss the old user experience on the app

Time: Techland
Aug 19, 2022

Apple Warns Users of a Security Flaw That Could Allow Attackers to Control Devices
Security experts say users should update affected iPhones, iPads, and Macs

Time: Techland
Aug 18, 2022

Meta, TikTok, and Twitter Hope to Fight Election Misinformation. Experts Say Their Plans Aren't Enough
What to expect for midterm elections.

Time: Techland
Aug 18, 2022

Social Media Companies Like TikTok Hope to Fight Election Misinformation. Experts Say Their Plans Aren't Enough
What to expect for midterm elections.

Time: Techland
Aug 18, 2022

How The Inflation Reduction Act Will Spur a New Climate Tech Ecosystem
The new climate policy could lead to the creation of 1,000 new companies, estimates the head of investment at Bill Gates' climate fund

Time: Techland
Aug 18, 2022

TIME's First Interview in the Metaverse: How a Filmmaker Made a Movie and Fell in Love in VR
Joe Hunting 's documentary, We Met in Virtual Reality, was released on HBO Max to critical acclaim.

Time: Techland
Aug 17, 2022

Apple Targets Sept. 7 for iPhone 14 Launch in a Flurry of New Devices
The new iPhones will kick off a busy fall product season, which will also include new Macs, low-end and high-end iPads, and three Apple Watch models.

Time: Techland
Aug 17, 2022

Netflix's Ad-Supported Plan Will Block Downloads of Shows and Films
The move suggests Netflix is doing what it can to distinguish the upcoming service from its current offerings.

Time: Techland
Aug 16, 2022

The Inflation Reduction Act Will Soon Make it Cheaper to Buy EVs—If They Have North American Batteries
To qualify for an electric vehicle tax credit, the car must be below a certain price and have its battery made in North America

Time: Techland
Aug 16, 2022

Your Kid's School Needs Better Ventilation to Help Keep COVID-19 in Check
What you need to know about air quality in schools.

Time: Techland
Aug 15, 2022

Facebook Missed Election Misinformation in Brazil Ads
High tensions and disinformation threaten to discredit Brazil's national electoral process

Time: Techland
Aug 11, 2022

The Inflation Reduction Act Includes a Bonanza for the Carbon Capture Industry
Some environmentalists are skeptical that the industry can deliver real emissions cuts

Time: Techland
Aug 10, 2022

A New U.S. Crackdown Has Crypto Users Worried About Their Privacy
Tornado Cash's service has let hackers flourish, regulators say. But privacy experts worry the ban goes too far.

Time: Techland
Aug 05, 2022

Amazon to Buy Roomba Maker iRobot for Roughly $1.7B
Amazon's agreement to acquire the Roomba vacuum maker iRobot raises broader concerns about its market power.

Time: Techland
Aug 05, 2022

Meta Quieter on Election Misinformation as Midterms Loom
Facebook owner Meta is quietly curtailing some of the safeguards designed to thwart voting misinformation in U.S. elections.

Time: Techland
Aug 04, 2022

An Antitrust Bill Targeting Big Tech Appears to Have the Votes. Why Is Schumer Sitting on It?
The bill, which Amazon, Meta and Google oppose, appears to have the support of enough Senators for it to pass.

Time: Techland
Aug 04, 2022

BeReal Won't Save Us From Social Media—Yet
BeReal has exploded in popularity. But is the once-a-day-photo app here to stay?

Time: Techland
Aug 03, 2022

Meta's Adam Mosseri, Nick Clegg Relocate to London in Shift to Remote Work
In June, the company announced it would allow all full-time employees to apply to work remotely if possible.

Time: Techland
Jul 31, 2022

OnlyFans CEO Ami Gan Wants to Dispel Misconceptions About the Company
When Amrapali "Ami" Gan became CEO of OnlyFans in December 2021, she wasn't just stepping into a bigger job than her previous position as chief marketing and communications officer. She was taking the helm of one of the pandemic's buzziest companies, a creator platform that rose to fame thanks to its liberal content policies and…

Time: Techland
Jul 29, 2022

Musk-Twitter Trial to Start Oct. 17, Delaware Judge Rules
Twitter's lawyers say they'll need only four days to prove Musk is misusing questions about spam and robot accounts as a pretext to walk away from the deal.

Time: Techland
Jul 28, 2022

Amazon's Dangerous Ambition to Dominate Healthcare
Amazon's efforts to buy One Medical and expand further into healthcare must be stopped to protect patients' privacy

Time: Techland
Jul 28, 2022

Google's AI Lab, DeepMind, Offers ‘Gift to Humanity' with Protein Structure Solution
CEO Demis Hassabis described the disclosure as a "gift to humanity" that would turbocharge the pace of scientific research

Time: Techland
Jul 27, 2022

Having Trouble Buying a New Car Or PlayStation 5? Congress Hopes the CHIPS Act Could Help
It's been a difficult year for shoppers looking for cars, electronics and anything that requires a computer chip. A global semiconductor shortage has left many companies unable to fill orders or even finish products they've started assembling, clogging up warehouses and leaving a lack of inventory across the nation. Buying a new PlayStation 5 console…

Time: Techland
Jul 26, 2022

Amazon to Raise Prime Fees in Europe, Cites Rising Costs
The new charges will take effect on September 15 for those who sign-up for Prime or renew their membership.

Time: Techland
Jul 25, 2022

A Crypto Game Promised to Lift Filipinos Out of Poverty. Here's What Happened Instead
Thousands of Filipino players entered the crypto game Axie Infinity last year, only for predatory structures to arise. Then the game's economy crashed

Time: Techland
Jul 22, 2022

Facebook's Home Page Works Differently Now. Here's How To Use It
Facebook is launching a new feature that will allow users to see posts from their friends, groups, and pages in chronological order

Time: Techland
Jul 22, 2022

We Can Regulate Social Media Without Censorship. Here's How
Is it wise to try to regulate social media platforms? Can it even be done? These questions are vexing lawmakers in almost every democracy. And finally-after years of debate-some answers are coming into view. Before 2016, online regulation was pretty low on the political agenda. That changed after the election of Donald Trump and the…

Time: Techland
Jul 21, 2022

YouTube to Remove Abortion Falsehoods and Direct Users to Facts Instead
YouTube will begin taking down content that promotes dangerous abortion methods or falsehoods about the safety of the procedure.

Time: Techland
Jul 21, 2022

Ex-Coinbase Manager Arrested in U.S. Crypto Insider-Trading Case
Ishan Wahi, who helped oversee listings for a Coinbase unit focused on investment products, was arrested and charged Thursday.

Time: Techland
Jul 20, 2022

Human Rights Groups Call on Facebook to Drop ‘Racist' Attempt to Silence Whistleblower
Facebook's parent company Meta is facing strong pushback from human rights groups over its handling of a whistleblower who alleges in a Kenyan court case that the company benefits from exploitative working conditions and has engaged in human trafficking, forced labor and union-busting. In an open letter published late Wednesday, more than 80 human rights…

Time: Techland
Jul 20, 2022

Netflix Lost Nearly 1 Million Subscribers Last Quarter. Here's What That Means for Its Future
While Netflix performed better than expected during the second quarter, its subscriber exodus continues to raise questions about streaming's future

Time: Techland
Jul 19, 2022

Amazon's New Weapon Against Fake Reviews: A Lawsuit Aimed at Thousands of Facebook Groups
Through the lawsuit, Amazon says it aims to identify fraudsters who operate fake review schemes and shut them down

Time: Techland
Jul 19, 2022

Twitter-Musk Takeover Dispute Heading For an October Trial
Elon Musk lost a fight to delay Twitter's lawsuit against him as a judge cited a "cloud of uncertainty" over the social media company.

Time: Techland
Jul 18, 2022

Netflix Tests Fees to Share Passwords in 5 Countries
Netflix Inc. will ask customers in five Latin America countries to pay a fee if they want to use their account in an additional home, a test the company hopes will generate additional revenue by getting customers to pay to share their Netflix account. Customers in Argentina, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and the Dominican Republic…

Time: Techland
Jul 18, 2022

Once a Pandemic Band-Aid, Community Fridges Stay Plugged In As Food Costs Soar
In the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, refrigerators popped up in unlikely outdoor places, as volunteers plugged in the appliances on street corners in cities and towns across the country. These community fridges became free access points for food, with no barriers or gatekeepers—just open the door to supplies, without stigma or oversight. Activists…

Time: Techland
Jul 18, 2022

Once-Hot Strategy of Holding Bitcoin Overnight Loses Luster
The news flow has been heavy in recent weeks amid trouble at different crypto companies, potentially affecting the long-prevalent strategy.

Time: Techland
Jul 18, 2022

How Your Texts Can Be Used As Evidence
Many people assume text messages are private, but that's not necessarily the case—as recent momentous events have shown. Text messages have played a pivotal role in the Jan. 6 hearings, and could be a foundation for legal action against those under scrutiny. Last week, a watchdog disclosed that the U.S. Secret Service deleted important text…

Time: Techland
Jul 18, 2022

The Story Behind TIME's Metaverse Cover
Micah Johnson, a former Major League baseball shortstop turned digital artist, rendered an image of a virtual portal featuring his character Aku

Time: Techland
Jul 18, 2022

The Metaverse Will Reshape Our Lives. Let's Make Sure It's for the Better
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission reports that in the first six months of 2022, the word metaverse appeared in regulatory filings more than 1,100 times. The previous year saw 260 mentions. The preceding two decades? Fewer than a dozen in total. It increasingly feels as though every corporate executive feels the need to mention…

Time: Techland
Jul 15, 2022

Musk Tries to Slow Twitter's Push for a Quick Trial Over $44 Billion Deal
Elon Musk's lawyers say Twitter Inc. officials are unfairly pushing for a "warp speed" trial over claims the billionaire improperly canceled his proposed $44 billion buyout of the social media company, and asked for the case to be heard next year instead. Musk's legal team on Friday rebuffed Twitter's argument the case over the teetering…

Time: Techland
Jul 14, 2022

Upstart Amazon Union Pauses NYC Campaign as Momentum Fades
The retreat reflects the travails of a grassroots organization struggling to secure its gains against a legal onslaught from Amazon.

Time: Techland
Jul 14, 2022

Facebook Accused of ‘Whitewashing' Long-Awaited Human Rights Report on India
The company commissioned the report to determine its role in the spread of hate speech online

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