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A Device to Detect ‘Aggression’ in Schools Often Misfires

This story was co-published with ProPublica.Ariella Russcol specializes in drama at the Frank Sinatra School of the Arts in Queens, New York, and the...

Economists point out bottlenecks in the 2019/20 Budget

Economists, Members of Parliament and Civil Society Organisations on Monday, pointed out various anomalies in the Financial Year 2019/20 Budget.This was during a Multi...

Sugarcane farmers in Busoga threaten to strike

Sugarcane farmers in Busoga under their umbrella organisation, Busoga Sugarcane Out growers Association have resolved not to supply cane to sugar millers in the...

MTN, DStv launch affordable data plan for viewers

MultiChoice Uganda, in partnership with the country’s leading mobile service provider, MTN, has introduced internet data bundles ,that will provide DStv customers with a...

How 9 People Built an Illegal $5M Airbnb Empire in New York

Like many homes in popular tourist destinations, the boxy red brick townhouse on 31st Drive in Astoria, New York, was listed on Airbnb. City...

Artificial Intelligence Is Coming for Our Faces

Every stranger’s face hides a secret, but the smiles in this crowd conceal a big one: These people do not exist. They were generated...

Angry Nerd: Come On! We Can’t ‘Decentralize’ Everything!

Help, I’ve been atomized! Obliterated! Shattered and scattered in the cyber-ether! My corporate overlords have heard the call: “Decentralized” is the new “disrupted.” It’s...

San Francisco’s Juul Ban, an All-Electric Airplane, and More News

San Francisco said goodbye to e-cigarettes, an airplane maker went all-electric, and a Minnesota cop was awarded money because of her snooping colleagues. Here's...

San Francisco’s E-Cigarette Ban Aims to Goose the FDA

San Francisco city officials voted unanimously on Tuesday to suspend the sale and delivery of electronic cigarettes until the products are approved by the...

Investors Love Slack—for Now

It's official: Investors love Slack. The workplace chat company went public Thursday through an unusual direct listing, where it simply made its shares available...

The Power, and Limits, of Artificial Intelligence

So, you’ve heard about this thing called artificial intelligence. It’s changing the world, you’ve been told. It’s going to drive your car, grow your...

Alphabet Shareholders Demand Accountability

Alphabet, Google’s parent company, faced an onslaught of 14 independent shareholder proposals during its annual meeting on Wednesday, most criticizing the concentration of power...

Facebook’s Libra Is Already Hitting Turbulence

Long before Facebook formally announced its new cryptocurrency, Libra, lawmakers were uneasy about the company’s ambitions to reach into the financial lives of its...

Facebook’s Libra Reveals Silicon Valley’s Naked Ambition

As David Mamet once wrote, “Everybody needs money. That’s why they call it money!” And when you have more money than anyone could ever...

How Facial Recognition Is Fighting Child Sex Trafficking

One evening in April, a California law enforcement officer was browsing Facebook when she saw a post from the National Center for Missing and...

Inside Backpage.com’s Vicious Battle With the Feds

In Michael Lacey’s younger and more vulnerable years, his father gave him this advice: “Whenever someone pokes a finger in your chest, you grab...

The Ambitious Plan Behind Facebook’s Cryptocurrency, Libra

Near the end of 2017, on a Dominican Republic beach with his family, Facebook executive David Marcus wrestled with a question he’d been pondering...

Huawei Says US Sanctions Will Reduce Revenue by $30 Billion

Huawei may be feeling the sting of US efforts to rein in the Chinese telecom giant.In April, Huawei reported a 39 percent increase in...

Pete Buttigieg Enlists a Silicon Valley Vet to Bring in the Money

Presidential campaigns get compared to a lot of things: a marathon, a film. Or a battleship. An iceberg. An "MRI of the soul."More recently,...

Are Rare Earths the Next Pawn in the US-China Trade War?

Since the Trump administration blocked sales by US companies to Chinese telecom giant Huawei last month, the world has waited for Beijing to retaliate.Previously,...

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