Category: Technology and innovations breaking news

How Silicon Valley Made It Easy for People to Get Played on Social Media

Americans are getting our first glimpse of how we got played. On Wednesday, Congress released some of the 3,000 Facebook ads and Twitter accounts created by Russian operatives to sway American voters. These disturbing messages, seen by up to 126 million Americans, raise thorny questions about Silicon Valley’s responsibility for vetting the information it publishes. […]

iPhone X Enamours China, But Questions Remain Over Sales

Gu Xiaomeng, a 24-year-old primary school teacher in the eastern Chinese city of Suzhou, says she’s excited about the new iPhone X, set to go on sale on Friday. The challenge for Apple Inc is to persuade her to actually buy one. “I’m definitely interested, but don’t currently plan to get one,” said Gu, whose […]

Call of Duty: World War II Has a Nasty Single-Player Surprise

Podcast regulars Rishi Alwani and Mikhail Madnani join host Pranay Parab to talk about Sony at Paris Games Week, Call of Duty: World War II, Nintendo’s financials, Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp, and Ashes Cricket. In the second half of this episode, pop culture nerds Akhil Arora and Roydon Cerejo join in to talk about Thor: […]