We've discussed the importance of using a VPN for web browsing several times before, but almost always in the context of finding a VPN to use alongside your desktop browser (and other activities). However, many mobile developers are baking VPNs directly into their browsers, the latest being Opera on Android.
Woody Allen Sues Amazon After They Indefinitely Shelve His Latest Film About a Man Trying to Fuck a TeenFeb 8, 2019
Director Woody Allen is suing Amazon Studios for $68 million after the company withdrew from a five-picture deal in response to the sexual abuse allegations made against Allen by his adopted daughter Dylan Farrow. Farrow first came forward against Allen in 1992, when she was 7 years old.
Losing weight is definitely tough. So tough, in fact, that scientists have tried to whip up drugs that trick us into feeling full and suppress our appetite. But these concoctions might not just work in people, suggest the authors of a new study out Thursday in Cell. They found that some of these same drugs could also...
Apple just started rolling out an update to iOS 12 and MacOS 10.14 that fixes a very scary Group FaceTime bug. This widely reported bug enabled callers to hear and even see recipients without the person on the other end of the line actually picking up the call. This is something you don't want on an iPhone or iPad, so...
Three high-profile faculty members at Stanford University are under investigation for alleged ties to He Jiankui, the Chinese scientist who claimed to use CRISPR to produce genetically modified human babies last year, MIT Technology Review reports.
A new study suggests honeybees inherently understand the rudiments of addition and subtraction, a finding that highlights the remarkable cognitive abilities among even the tiniest of creatures. Critics, on the other hand, say the new research proves nothing of the sort.
A pair of small satellites that joined the InSight mission on its way to Mars haven't been heard from in over a month--but the experimental mission is still an important success for NASA.
Gene therapies are very much at their preliminary stages of development, so it would make sense to keep tabs on patients whose DNA has been modified via the innovative CRISPR technique. For some scientists in China, however, this is apparently not a priority.
The Hulu-Blumhouse holiday horror anthology series Into the Dark returns today with a new episode in honor of New Year's Eve, a searing takedown of social media, toxic friendships, and wellness culture titled "New Year, New You." It's a suspenseful entry with an all-female cast, directed by Sophia Takal.
Bandersnatch, the new, Choose Your Own Adventure-style installment of Black Mirror out today, is (as you might expect) a twisty bit of interactive fiction. And Netflix has further tied the metatextual knot by building out a real website for the episode's fictional games studio Tuckersoft, where several of the...
Have you watched the new Netflix movie Bird Box starring Sandra Bullock yet? It's been divisive, with some people saying they love it and other people claiming that they hate it. But I absolutely loved it, and I have a theory about one of the most difficult questions of the entire movie: What are the monsters, exactly?
A report mandated by Congress about the global impact of climate change and assembled by 13 federal bodies has painted a striking picture of the potentially cataclysmic effects it will have on life on Earth if it continues unmitigated.
One of my favorite new anime this season isn't full of explosive action or high drama. It's not even the one about high school archery. It's about a skeleton named Honda who sells books. As well as being hilarious, he offers some fascinating insight into the world of selling comics in Japan.
Mars is lacking in the vast supply of natural resources we've come to rely on here on Earth, and astronauts attempting to colonize, or even just visit, the red planet can only bring a limited supply of materials with them. Learning to make do with what Mars has to offer is one of the biggest challenges of visiting our nearest neighbor, but the results of the European Space Agency's latest 3D-printing experiments prove it isn't impossible.
Amazon employees across parts of Europe are striking and protesting what they describe as dangerous work conditions and anti-union tactics. The protests coincide with Black Friday, one of the busiest and most stressful days of the year for workers in retail.