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Ad-Blocking Just Might Save The Ad Industry

Wired | Posted 04.24.2017 | Technology

By Klint Finley for WIRED. The Coalition for Better Ads, a consortium of ad, publishing, and tech companies, wants to save the advertising industry ...

The Rise Of AR Will Recreate Your Filter Bubbles In The Real World

Wired | Posted 04.24.2017 | Technology

By Cade Metz for WIRED. Last week, Mark Zuckerberg unveiled what he calls the world’s first augmented reality platform, a way of layering digital ...

Encrypted Chat Took Over. Let’s Encrypt Calls, Too

Wired | Posted 04.24.2017 | Technology

By Lily Hay Newman for WIRED. As end-to-end encrypted messaging apps have exploded in popularity, several well-known services have added encrypted c...

Poor Sleep Hygiene Is Killing You And Your Career

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 04.24.2017 | Healthy Living
Dr. Travis Bradberry

The next time you tell yourself that you'll sleep when you're dead, realize that you're making a decision that can make that day come much sooner. Pus...

DNA Swab Nabs Suspect In Google Jogger's Killing

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 04.17.2017 | Crime

Eight months after a 27-year-old jogger was brutally assaulted and killed near her mother’s Massachusetts home, authorities say they have arrested h...

Google Proves The Wage Gap Is Real

Hannah Cranston | Posted 04.14.2017 | Women
Hannah Cranston

If you don’t believe the pay gap exists, you might want to Google it! Because Google is in some hot water with the Department of Labor for “extrem...

Uber, Reeling From Controversies, Loses Another Executive

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 04.12.2017 | Technology

Uber’s top executive for communications has left the beleaguered company, continuing a wave of turnover in the highest ranks. Rachel Whetstone’s ...

The Biggest Marketing Mistake Most Dealerships Make — And How To Avoid It

Shari Medini | Posted 04.11.2017 | Business
Shari Medini

The state of the automotive industry has quickly evolved over the years. Unlike many slow-moving industries still struggling to play catch up, dealers...

U.S. Labor Department Accuses Google of 'Significant' Gender Pay Gap

The Huffington Post | Mary S Papenfuss | Posted 04.10.2017 | Business

U.S. Labor Department officials said they have found “systemic compensation disparities against women” at Google. Investigators said they discover...

Prostitute Who Gave Google Exec Fatal Heroin Shot Deported To Canada

The Huffington Post | Mary S Papenfuss | Posted 04.08.2017 | Crime

A high-priced escort convicted of giving a Google executive a fatal injection of heroin aboard his California yacht is being deported to Canada. Alix ...

Don’t Forget Free Expression In The Fight For Privacy: The Implications Of Europe’s “Right To Be Forgotten” Law For Free Expression

PEN American Center | Posted 04.04.2017 | Politics
PEN American Center

By: Karin Deutsch Karlekar, Director of Free Expression At Risk Programs, PEN America What if a Japanese man had standing in court to require Google t...

Silicon Valley’s Plot To Reinvent The Dreaded Conference Call

Wired | Posted 04.03.2017 | Technology

By David Pierce for WIRED. Stepping into one of the “project rooms” at speaker-maker Sonos’s office in downtown Boston is like opening a telep...

This Vlogger Just Slammed Nonsense Beauty Standards With One Tweet

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 04.03.2017 | Style

Gina Shkeda is a beauty vlogger with almost half a million YouTube followers and almost one million Instagram followers who keep up with her fabulous ...

Uber Halts Self-Driving Car Fleet After Crash In Arizona

The Huffington Post | Mary S Papenfuss | Posted 03.26.2017 | Business

Uber is suspending its entire self-driving car program while it investigates a crash involving one of its vehicles in Tempe, Arizona. The ride-hailing...

7 Challenges That Will Make You More Successful

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 03.27.2017 | Healthy Living
Dr. Travis Bradberry

It’s truly fascinating how successful people approach problems. Where others see impenetrable barriers, they see challenges to embrace and obstacles...

Weekend Roundup: The End Of (Human) History

Nathan Gardels | Posted 03.24.2017 | World
Nathan Gardels

Francis Fukuyama famously declared that the triumph of liberal democracy and free markets after the Cold War heralded “the end of history.” Yuval ...

Senate Republicans Vote To Overturn Internet Privacy Protections

Reuters | Adam Goldberg | Posted 03.23.2017 | Politics

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted narrowly to repeal regulations requiring internet service providers to do...

Senate Votes To Overturn Obama Broadband Privacy Rules

Reuters | Paul Vale | Posted 03.23.2017 | Politics

The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted narrowly to repeal regulations requiring internet service providers to do more to protect customers’ privacy than ...

It's Time To Make YouTube Gay Again

Megan Evans | Posted 03.22.2017 | Queer Voices
Megan Evans

Co-Authored by: Whitney Kay Bacon We’re wife and wife, Whitney and Megan. We conquered long distance between Hawaii and the UK, and have lived toge...

Someone Copied The Wrong Person On An Email, And It Just Might Destroy Uber

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 03.16.2017 | Business

Forget the law-evading software, the #DeleteUber protests and even the video of CEO Travis Kalanick chewing out an employee ― er, that is, an indepe...

Kickass Google Doodle Celebrates 13 Game-Changing Women

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 03.08.2017 | Women

Google’s new Doodle applauds 13 inspirational women from around the world who’ve changed history. Mexican painter and activist Frida Kahlo, Americ...

Google Pledges More Than $11 Million To Racial Justice Organizations

The Huffington Post | Zahara Hill | Posted 02.27.2017 | Black Voices

Google has never been shy about its support of black communities, and it’s recently doubled down on that commitment. The company announced Thursday...

UPS Is Testing Drone Deliveries, And It's Just As Cool As You'd Hope

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 02.22.2017 | Technology

The drones are coming, and they’re bearing good things. UPS released video this week of its first completed test delivery by drone. The company said...

Robots Will Soon Do Your Taxes. Bye-Bye, Accounting Jobs

Wired | Posted 02.22.2017 | Technology

By Vasant Dhar for WIRED. Tax season has arrived, as the Super Bowl recently reminded us: In the first half alone, two commercials encouraged viewer...

Teaching Our Kids Real from Fake

Ossa Fisher | Posted 02.24.2017 | Parents
Ossa Fisher

My 8-year-old daughter recently became frustrated as she struggled with an assignment that asked her to memorize the location and spelling of all 50 s...