Windows 10 May 2019 Update: the 10 best new features

Microsoft’s latest Windows 10 May 2019 Update is being made available to existing machines this week. After an extended period of testing, Microsoft is making this update available to...

Can efforts to bottle MDMA’s magic transform psychiatry?

On a sunny spring morning in 2017, Boris Heifets took the podium to talk about MDMA in an Oakland, California, hotel ballroom packed with scientists, therapists, patients, and activists....

Sony CEO defends smartphone business but will focus on just four markets

Sony CEO Kenichiro Yoshida has reaffirmed the company’s commitment to its loss-making Xperia smartphone business, positioning it as a central part of Sony’s entertainment-focused identity. “We see smartphones as hardware...

Amazon turns warehouse tasks into video games to make work ‘fun’

Conditions in Amazon’s warehouses are notoriously grueling, but the company has a new tactic it thinks will make employees’ lives easier: turn work into a video game. As detailed...

YouTube is changing how subscriber counts are displayed, possibly shifting its culture

YouTube is introducing a major change to the way real-time subscriber counts are displayed, which could prevent analytics sites like Social Blade from actively displaying whether creators are gaining...

GM’s new ‘digital nerve system’ will enable over-the-air software updates on all vehicles

General Motors unveiled a new electronic platform for its vehicles on Monday that’s designed to handle the heavy data loads that will become increasingly necessary as cars get smarter...

Microsoft removes Huawei laptop from store, remains silent on potential Windows ban

Microsoft looks set to be the latest in a long line of US-based technology companies that are complying with President Trump’s new executive order to crack down on Chinese...

The Honor 20 Pro is a capable flagship announced at the worst possible time

Two days after Google threw the future of Huawei’s Android devices into disarray, its sub-brand Honor is announcing its flagship lineup for the year. The Honor 20 (not to...