Eating-disorder group’s AI chatbot gave weight loss tips, activist says
The National Eating Disorders Association suspended use of its Tessa chatbot after a complaint that it suggested taking body measurements and regular weigh-ins.By Frances Vinall
On TikTok, women get real about the pitfalls of motherhood
On TikTok, users are discussing the mental health risks of motherhood more candidly than ever, as the specter of loneliness hangs over parents and child-free people alike.By Tatum Hunter
Amazon workers walk out amid layoffs, citing concerns for climate
Frustrated over return to office mandates and worried about climate change amid economic anxiety and widespread layoffs, Amazon workers staged a walkout.By Caroline O'Donovan
Federal regulators fine Amazon $25 million over child privacy issues
The FTC says Amazon's voice assistant Alexa violated child privacy rulesBy Caroline O'Donovan and Cat Zakrzewski
Meta threatens to block news in California over journalism bill
Meta is threatening to block users from sharing news articles on its social media networks in protest of a bill that aims to force tech companies to pay publishers for content.By Naomi Nix and Cristiano Lima
Where are all those food delivery fees going? We tested three apps to find out.
DoorDash, Grubhub and Uber Eats may be convenient, but whether they’re a winning proposition for anybody can swing on a few dollars.By Hamza Shaban, Faiz Siddiqui, Alexis Arnold and Joe Fox
Elizabeth Holmes, disgraced Theranos founder, reports to prison
The onetime tech superstar began serving an 11-year sentence for carrying out a massive blood-testing fraud.By Julian Mark
Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes is reporting to prison. Here’s what to know.
A judge ordered Holmes, founder of the failed blood-testing startup Theranos, to begin serving her 11-year sentence for fraud and conspiracy on May 30.By Rachel Lerman, Jacob Bogage and Annabelle Timsit
Why Nvidia is suddenly one of the most valuable companies in the world
The company is now the world's sixth-most valuable firm.By Gerrit De Vynck
ChatGPT ‘hallucinates.’ Some researchers worry it isn’t fixable.
AI chatbots are everywhere, but they still routinely make up false information and pass it off as real.By Gerrit De Vynck
These great apps don’t spy or clog your phone. Also they’re not apps.
Meet the web app, a hybrid of an app and a website. Here’s why you should root for this underdog technology and how to try it.By Shira Ovide
State Department seeks to expand its space diplomacy efforts
The new agency document details a “strategic framework for space diplomacy.”By Christian Davenport
The cheapskate’s guide to digital entertainment
Subscriptions to Netflix, Amazon Prime, and probably Spotify are getting more expensive. Here's where to find amazing free or cheap-(ish) alternatives.By Shira Ovide
China sends three into space, says it wants astronauts on moon by 2030
Beijing also plans to expand its space station, part of an ambitious effort to boost its presence in space - and opening up a new sphere of rivalry with the U.S.By Christian Shepherd
Texas welcomed Elon Musk. Now his rural neighbors aren’t so sure.
While happy for the investment, local residents don’t trust Musk to properly handle wastewater, erosion and other issues.By Jeanne Whalen
Netflix restricts password sharing, leaving some angry and confused
The streaming company wants to charge $7.99 a month for extra users, but many are upset about another monthly charge.By Heather Kelly
They built the digital world. Now they just want to sew and make chairs.
Those who came up in the era of ‘move fast and break things’ are learning to slow down and make things.By Lisa Bonos
At Cannes Film Festival, TikTok is inescapable
TikTok's Chinese ownership may dominate conversation in Washington. At Cannes, its influence is undeniable.By Taylor Lorenz
Elon Musk’s Neuralink says it has FDA approval for human trials: What to know
Neuralink said it has regulatory approval to conduct a clinical trial of its brain implants in people, a milestone for the company as it seeks to commercialize a device that will link human brains to computers.By Daniel Gilbert and Faiz Siddiqui
Brazilian lawmakers file complaint against Google for ‘Slavery Simulator’ game
A game available on Google Play had users sell, buy and punish enslaved people. Now, it's at the center of a federal probe in Brazil.By María Luisa Paúl