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An Old Instagram Hoax Fools a Bunch of Celebrities
Instagram users like Usher, Martha Stewart, and Rick Perry posted a meme warning about a new rule that doesn't actuallyRead more.
A Huge Ransomware Attack Messes With Texas
A coordinated strike against 23 local governments is called the largest such hack from a single source.Read more.
Three Years of Misery Inside Google, the Happiest Company in Tech
Sexual harassment. Hate speech. Employee walkouts. The Silicon Valley giant is trapped in a war against itself. And there’s noRead more.
How Apple Pay Buttons Can Make Websites Less Safe
Apple Pay itself is safe. But the way websites implement it can cause serious problems.Read more.
It's not so crazy to want Big Tech to ask for your data—and conversations with AI assistants—before they take it.Read more.
Why Big Banks Could Soon Jump on the Quantum Bandwagon
If you’re trying to model an uncertain economic future, consider using a machine that runs on probability.Read more.
2 Million People Streamed the ‘Fortnite’ World Cup Finals
Also, *Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood* nabbed Quentin Tarantino his best opening weekend yet.Read more.
Sonos Ikea Symfonisk Review: A Sonos Speaker With Ikea’s Good Looks
The audio company teams up with the furniture giant on two new products: a bookshelf speaker and a combo lamp/speaker.Read more.
GM’s Cruise Rolls Back Its Target for Self-Driving Cars
The automaker’s unit has raised billions from Softbank, Honda and others and has 1,500 employees. What it doesn’t have yetRead more.
Ford Will Make an Electric F-150 Pickup, but Won’t Say When
Ford, which has lagged rivals when it comes to all-electric vehicles, finally shows off an all-electric pickup—towing a 1.3-million-pound train.Read more.
Phase 4 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe Isn’t Cinematic
A good portion of the upcoming Marvel Studio's slate will be streaming on Disney+.Read more.