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Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen testified that the company’s algorithms are dangerous – here’s how...

Former Facebook product manager Frances Haugen testified before the U.S. Senate on Oct. 5, 2021, that the company’s social media platforms “harm children, stoke...

Why the bleak world of Netflix’s Squid Game is a streaming phenomenon

Squid Game, an original Netflix drama produced in South Korea, is a streaming phenomenon. Released on 17 September, within two weeks the series has become...

Visa and Apple Pay vulnerabilities leaves iPhone users open to payment fraud

Vulnerabilities in Apple Pay and Visa could enable hackers to bypass an iPhone’s Apple Pay lock screen and perform contactless payments, according to research...

Why are prices on the rise right now?

You may have noticed your paycheck is struggling to keep up with rising costs. The prices you pay for everyday items were nearly 5.5% higher...

Why Spotify needs a ‘dislike’ button

Spotify’s whole business model relies on keeping you listening and being able to predict what songs you’ll want to hear next. But Cornell researchers recently...

How did the Surfside condo in Florida fail?

Concrete buildings don’t just collapse out of the blue. Even earthquakes aren’t supposed to bring them down. So why did the Champlain Towers South building in...

Facebook has known for a year and a half that Instagram is bad for...

Here are the harms researchers have been documenting for years. Facebook officials had internal research in March 2020 showing that Instagram – the social media...

Scientists develop toolkit to test Apple hardware security

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a software toolkit that allows users to test the hardware security of Apple devices. During their proof-of-concept...

Why are so many Americans leaving their jobs right now?

The numbers don’t lie. Americans are leaving their jobs in hordes, and many of those who haven’t left yet say they’re thinking about it. A Microsoft...

Over one million kids left public schools in fall 2020

Public K-12 schools in the United States experienced a loss of roughly 1.1 million students in the fall of 2020, research finds. Districts that began...