FACE THE FACTS
No, FaceApp Isn’t Sending Your Whole Camera Roll to Russia
FaceApp’s image processing happens in the U.S., but security researchers say users should still be wary of sharing facial data.
Elon Musk Wants To Wire Human Brains Directly To Computers
Neuralink claims its big innovation is the development of thread-like probes that would connect to the human brain through drilled holes.
AOC Grills Facebook VP on Taking Pay in Cryptocurrency
“Do you think there’s a risk in taking your pay this way?” she asked the Facebook exec in charge of developing new crypto-cash.
Facebook Clashes With Congress Over ‘Dangerous’ Libra Plans
As Democrats denounced Facebook's “breathtaking amount of arrogance,” some Republicans commended the company on its intention to bring a digital currency to its users.
THE NEXT GIANT LEAP
Why Are We Here? A Hail of Nano Neil Armstrongs May Find Out
It may take decades to get answers, but the Starshot project is prepping to fire a laser cannon of chip-size spacecrafts for an interstellar mission to learn what’s out there.
BIG LITTLE TECH
Big Tech Faces Congress to Argue It's Not Too Powerful
With both political parties ready to take a swing at tech, four of the most valuable companies in the world will walk the tightrope on Capitol Hill this week.
Worker Protests Loom Over Amazon on Prime Day
“The fact is Amazon offers already what this outside organization is asking for,” an Amazon spokesperson said.