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Wag
Wag

In Retrospect, I Shouldn't Have Given This App the Keys to My House

A dog walking app inadvertently exposed customers' addresses and codes to lockboxes where they kept keys to their homes.
Emanuel Maiberg
1.9.18
Internet Insecurity
Internet Insecurity

Snowden’s App Probably Can’t Protect You From Targeted State Surveillance

The media overhyped Snowden’s new app, according to security experts, and also made no mention of its origins.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
1.8.18
Tedium
Tedium

The 80s Software Program That Made Email Famous

Even as die-hard Eudora users held on, it couldn’t. Did we lose something great?
Ernie Smith
12.6.17
Sorry Not Sorry
Sorry Not Sorry

Greta Van Susteren Is Using Sexual Harassment Scandals to Promote Her ‘Sorry’ App

It's not good.
Ankita Rao
11.16.17
Dear Future
Dear Future

An Artist Is Launching a 100-Foot Satellite That Will Be Visible to the Naked Eye

"Space art" will become a whole new level of public art.
Samantha Cole
9.28.17
Dystopia Now
Dystopia Now

Dubai Wants to Use Data to Become the 'Happiest City on Earth'

Dr. Aisha Butti Bin Bishr, director of Smart Dubai, tells us about the city's efforts to harvest customer data to improve government services. But who defines what happiness is?
Grennan Milliken
5.27.17
Uber mad
Uber mad

Uber Is Using AI to Charge People as Much as Possible for a Ride

And now critics worry about what comes next.
Jordan Pearson
5.19.17
privacy
privacy

This Spy App Can See If You’ve Visited Whistleblowing Sites on the Dark Web

It's not in hackers' hands—yet.
Jordan Pearson
5.18.17
gone phishing
gone phishing

Don't Click That Fake WhatsApp Link

Just don't.
Jordan Pearson
5.15.17
digital divide
digital divide

Digital Surveillance Is Class Warfare

The poor are victimized by devices and the companies who profit from them.
Jordan Pearson
5.15.17
fyre festival
fyre festival

Company Behind Disastrous Fyre Festival Warned Staff Not to Come

The festival is now a scene from 'Lord of the Flies.'
Jordan Pearson
4.28.17
Dolla Dolla Bills
Dolla Dolla Bills

Sugar Daddies Are Being Milked Dry By This Live-Streaming App

Whatever mundane thing you're doing right now can be turned into a moneymaker on BIGO LIVE.
Yudistira Dilianzia
3.16.17