Instagram bug inadvertently exposed some user's passwords
The company notified those impacted by a problem with its data download tool.
Boring Company breaks through to the end of its first test tunnel
The digging machine emerged at 'O'Leary Station' in Los Angeles.
Spotify's holiday discount on Premium works for lapsed users too
New users can get three months for $0.99.
Verizon to introduce next-generation RCS texting in 2019
The company didn’t say exactly when it would launch.
Microsoft briefly tested ads in the Windows 10 mail app
The company claims it was just an experimental feature.
Verily shelves its glucose-monitoring contact lens project
The lenses haven’t been able to reliably measure glucose in tears.
Microsoft’s new experimental app is all about imitating emojis
Emoji8 demonstrates how developers can use Windows Machine Learning APIs.
Google releases gorgeous VR short film 'Age of Sail'
The 12-minute short is worth your time, even without a virtual reality headset.
More companies are chipping their workers like pets
Follow the yellow chip road to HR.
Senate bill takes aim at illegal robocalls
The bill would give the FCC more power and more time to penalize offenders.
Scoot will add locks to its scooters to combat theft and vandalism
It said more than 200 were stolen or severely damaged in just two weeks.
Verizon app puts four extra numbers on one phone
No extra SIMs required.
Microsoft may release a disc-free Xbox One in 2019
You could even trade in discs for download codes.
Researchers want to power pacemakers with cotton-based biofuel cell
It could produce twice as much power as conventional options.
Death by push notification
Turning up my phone's notifications to max shattered my brain.
Most Americans believe algorithms will always be biased
A study suggests this distrust stems in part from social networks.
AI can create synthetic fingerprints that fool biometric scanners
DeepMasterPrints can dupe systems that only compare partial prints.
The best smartwatches and fitness trackers to give as gifts
From the Apple Watch Series 4 to the Fitbit Versa.
Facebook is testing a Watch Party-like feature for Messenger
It’s an internal test for now.