India’s Data Protection Bill Threatens Global Cybersecurity

India’s Data Protection Bill Threatens Global Cybersecurity

Over the past few years, waves of shocking privacy misuses, data breaches, and abuses have crashed on the world’s biggest companies and billions of their users. At the same time, many countries have bolstered their data protection rules. Europe set the tone in 2016 with the General Data Protection Regulation, which introduces strong guarantees of…

‘The Witcher’ Might Get Better in Season 2

‘The Witcher’ Might Get Better in Season 2

Skip Article Header. Skip to: Start of Article. Netflix has already promised that there will be a second season of The Witcher. NetflixIn the last few months, fantasy fans have flocked to the The Witcher. Based on the book series by Andrzej Sapkowski, the new Netflix show is often described as the next Game of…

Pro-Trump Trolls Flooded the Iowa Caucus Phone Lines

Pro-Trump Trolls Flooded the Iowa Caucus Phone Lines

The week kicked off with the Iowa caucuses, which went very poorly, in so many ways! We’ll talk about a few of them below, but the main takeaway is that adding unvetted technology to the voting process—or anything—rarely makes things better. Other states, please take note! Actually, Nevada and New Hampshire already have. It’s a…

Coronavirus Is Bad. Comparing It to the Flu Is Worse

Coronavirus Is Bad. Comparing It to the Flu Is Worse

There’s a deadly virus spreading throughout China right now, but SELF Magazine has a calming message for Americans: “For perspective,” the publication tweeted Thursday, “the flu is a bigger threat in the U.S.” This was just the latest in an epic run of such comparisons: “The virus killing U.S. kids isn’t the one dominating headlines,”…

How to Get Your Yahoo Breach Settlement Money

How to Get Your Yahoo Breach Settlement Money

Well, here we are again. Even years later, it’s still hard to fully grasp the degree to which Yahoo failed at protecting the data of billions of people across multiple breaches in the 2010s. But now, thanks to a class action suit against Yahoo that has reached a proposed settlement, you have until July 20…

How AI Is Tracking the Coronavirus Outbreak

How AI Is Tracking the Coronavirus Outbreak

With the coronavirus growing more deadly in China, artificial intelligence researchers are applying machine-learning techniques to social media, web, and other data for subtle signs that the disease may be spreading elsewhere.The new virus emerged in Wuhan, China, in December, triggering a global health emergency. It remains uncertain how deadly or contagious the virus is,…

Cadillac Brings Super Cruise to the New 2021 Escalade

Cadillac Brings Super Cruise to the New 2021 Escalade

If HBO’s Entourage ever comes back on the air—and hopefully it won’t—there will likely be a new character in the lineup along with the boys: a semi-sentient Cadillac Escalade. Because no vehicle could be better for wandering between parties than a glitzy-glamor seven-seat SUV that can handle the highways of Los Angeles all by itself.Well,…

‘The Witcher’ and ‘Little Women’ Share a Time-Tested Secret

‘The Witcher’ and ‘Little Women’ Share a Time-Tested Secret

The best way to cheat death is nonchronologically. Let’s, for instance, remember The Witcher. When it came out in January, you watched it; according to Netflix, everybody did. Recall that, near the end of the first episode, Queen Calanthe—coolest character—died. She’d been stabbed, not quite fatally, and rather than let her enemies finish the job,…

How to Watch Tonight’s New Hampshire Primary Debate

How to Watch Tonight’s New Hampshire Primary Debate

The Democratic Party, it’s safe to say, has had a rough week, between the tech meltdowns in Iowa, impeachment failures in DC, and probably something else I’ve already forgotten. What better way to cap it off than gathering seven probably exhausted presidential candidates onstage to lob zingers at one another for three hours. Yes, that’s…