Abortion is illegal for millions. Will Big Tech help prosecute it?

Now that abortion is illegal for millions, firms such as Amazon, Facebook and Google are reckoning with the prospect of data requests on users for prosecutions.

By Gerrit De Vynck, Caroline O'Donovan, Nitasha Tiku and Elizabeth DwoskinJune 29, 2022

Companies in China are aiding Russia’s military, U.S. alleges

The United States has placed five companies in China on the entity list over their aid to Russia's military.

By Jeanne WhalenJune 29, 2022

In letter to board, Enthusiast leadership asks CEO to step down

Four executives at the publicly traded esports and gaming company requested that the board of directors ask CEO Adrian Montgomery to resign.

By Mikhail KlimentovJune 29, 2022

In ‘Hindsight,’ players explore memories and come to terms with grief

In “Hindsight,” processing grief is one of the game’s central themes.

By Alyse StanleyJune 29, 2022

You scheduled an abortion. Planned Parenthood’s website could tell Facebook.

A data-privacy issue on Planned Parenthood’s website has experts wondering: Do people seeking abortions have any chance at covering their digital tracks?

By Tatum HunterJune 29, 2022

Maker of Bored Ape NFTs sues artist for profiting off ‘copycat’ images

Yuga Labs, whose Bored Ape NFTs have sold for millions of dollars, accused Ryder Ripps of trying to devalue its pieces.

By Bryan PietschJune 29, 2022

Trump supporters raced to debunk Jan. 6 testimony. Then they got confused.

The pro-Trump web was filled with efforts to debunk Cassidy Hutchinson's testimony.

By Drew HarwellJune 28, 2022

Taiwan official calls for approval of U.S. computer chip subsidies

Taiwan says the failure of the Congress to pass subsidies for chip manufacturing will slow plans for new chip factories in the United States.

By Jeanne WhalenJune 28, 2022

Sony targets PC gamers with new hardware brand, Inzone

Sony plans to win over PC gamers with competitively priced monitors and headsets.

By Shannon LiaoJune 28, 2022

The AI tool behind Thanos made facial animation in ‘The Quarry’ a snap

The reason the characters looked so alive stems from AI and an evolution of motion-capture tools.

By Alyse StanleyJune 28, 2022

Evil Geniuses wants data, not money, to determine success in esports

"I could totally buy the best ‘Counter-Strike’ team tomorrow. ... That doesn’t meant I know how to build a good ‘Counter-Strike’ operation."

By Teddy AmenabarJune 28, 2022

Tucker Carlson just inadvertently helped raise $14,000 for abortion rights

An NFT featuring a screen shot of the Roe critic from his Fox News program was just sold in a heated auction — with the money going to Planned Parenthood and other groups.

By Steven ZeitchikJune 28, 2022

Chinese posed as Texans on social media to attack rare earths rivals

The social media campaign was uncovered by the cybersecurity firm Mandiant.

By Joseph MennJune 28, 2022

How to juggle multiple TV streaming services without missing a show

Find out if it's okay to share your streaming password, how to save money with bundles, and the trick to pausing subscriptions.

By Heather KellyJune 28, 2022

Exports to Russia from China plummet, study shows

A new study suggests that sanctions have hurt Russia's international trade, even with countries not directly affected by them. But Russia's economy still seems to be functioning.

By Jeanne WhalenJune 27, 2022

NDAs can muzzle sexual harassment victims. Congress could change that.

A new bipartisan bill would allow employees to speak out about sexual harassment even if they signed NDAs or confidentiality agreements.

By Cat ZakrzewskiJune 27, 2022

With clock ticking, battle over tech regulation intensifies

The tech industry is pouring millions into a battle brewing over anti-trust proposals three years in the making.

By Cat Zakrzewski, Will Oremus, Gerrit De Vynck and Cristiano LimaJune 27, 2022

Seeking an abortion? Here’s how to avoid leaving a digital trail.

Simple privacy precautions anyone can take when researching or arranging an abortion in the United States.

By Heather Kelly, Tatum Hunter and Danielle AbrilJune 26, 2022

The trans Twitch star delivering news to a legion of LGBTQ teens

Clara Sorrenti, a 28-year-old Canadian known online as Keffals, built her fanbase by leaning into news and politics on the platform that is mostly used by gamers.

By Taylor LorenzJune 26, 2022

‘Bring rifles’: Extremist groups call for violence over abortion ruling

On far-right and far-left Telegram channels, influencers called on followers to take up arms and create mayhem in response to Friday's ruling striking down the right to abortion in the United States.

By Elizabeth DwoskinJune 24, 2022