Default end-to-end encryption is finally coming to Messenger and Facebook
It’s been a long time coming, but E2EE privacy protection is now rolling out across some of Meta’s most popular services.
Generative AI could face its biggest legal tests in 2024
Lawsuits arrived almost as soon as generative AI programs debuted. The consequences could catch up to them next year.
Google announces Gemini, its ‘multimodal’ answer to ChatGPT
In an edited demo video, Gemini appears able to describe sketches, identify movie homages, and crack jokes.
In the 1600s, one town in the Netherlands literally ate the rich
Plus other weird things we learned this week.
YouTuber sentenced to prison after intentionally crashing his plane
Trevor Jacob’s infamous stunt with a single-prop Taylorcraft BL-65 sparked two years of federal investigations, fabrications, and millions of views.
These 10 scientists are on the cusp of changing the world
It's the Brilliant 10 class of 2023.
Kia’s EV9 can power an average home and then some
The new SUV can also give energy back to the electrical grid with the same bidirectional charger.
23andMe says a data breach affected nearly half of its 14 million users
Over the weekend, the popular genetic testing service raised its estimates from 14,000 to 6.9 million compromised accounts.
Tracing the crocodiles’ curious evolutionary family tree
Multiple extinct relatives of the crocodile like the Poposaurus lived 237 to 201.3 million years ago.
Millions of years ago, male mosquitoes may have been blood suckers too
Male descendants of the insects do not have the mouthparts strong enough to pierce skin.