Congress’ Big Tech CEO Hearing: What to Watch

Congress’ Big Tech CEO Hearing: What to Watch

On Wednesday, after a brief delay, the CEOs of Google, Facebook, Amazon, and Apple will testify together in front of Congress for the first time ever. Well, sort of: Thanks to the ongoing pandemic, the executives will appear via video, presumably from some bland settings that belie the fact that the group includes two of…

A Cyberattack on Garmin Disrupted More Than Workouts

A Cyberattack on Garmin Disrupted More Than Workouts

On Thursday, hackers hit the navigation and fitness giant Garmin with a ransomware attack that took down numerous services across the company. Garmin Connect, the cloud platform that syncs user activity data, went dark, as did portions of Garmin.com. But as athletes found themselves unable to record runs and workouts, pilots who use Garmin products…

A Study Finds Sex Differences in the Brain. Does It Matter?

A Study Finds Sex Differences in the Brain. Does It Matter?

For Armin Raznahan, publishing research on sex differences is a fraught proposition. Now chief of the section on developmental neurogenomics at the National Institutes of Health, Raznahan learned early that searching for dissimilarities between men’s and women’s brains can have unintended effects. “I got my fingers burned when I first started,” Raznahan says. As a…