Tech & Science
This Week's Edition
Siri on Steroids
New technology can understand your mental health before your doctor does.
Zuckerberg Talks Internet Drones, Ebola, Newsfeed Changes in Live Q&A
Facebook team, including CEO Mark Zuckerberg, addressed a slew of topics in its first global town hall.
Hong Kong Protesters Flock to Underground Messaging App, Fearing Mobile Shutdown
Over 100,000 people downloaded FireChat, which requires neither mobile signal nor internet, in 24 hours over the weekend
Ship Any Item With Shyp Without Putting Your Pants On
Hey, New Yorkers, you’ll never have to step foot in a post office again
Ever Just Want a Cuddle? Now There’s an App for That
An app brings together those in need of some physical contact.
Google to Refund $19 Million in Kids' In-App Purchases: U.S.
Children sometimes put hundreds of dollars on their parents' credit cards without permission, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission said
FTC Files Complaint Against Amazon for Hidden Charges
The FTC’s latest complaint against in-app charges targets tech giant Amazon
San Francisco Shuts Down an App for Selling Parking
The app in question bumps up against safe driving policies, San Francisco city law and now City Attorney Dennis Herrera.
Yo App Got Hacked. So?
The weirdly popular app has been the target of a somewhat successful hacking attempt by “a few guys”
Cloak, the ‘Anti-Social Network,’ Helps You Avoid Frenemies and Exes
An app combs your acquaintances’ Foursquare and Instagram accounts to map where you don’t want to go