Facebook employees are reportedly so paranoid they're buying burner phones 'to talk s–t about the company with each other'

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Facebook employees have been using burner phones so they’re able to “talk s–t” about the company with their colleagues, BuzzFeed News reports. BuzzFeed’s story details an atmosphere of distrust and tension within Facebook, which has faced many scandals over the last two years. Also on Wednesday, the British Parliament released a trove […]


Here's what Just Capital's CEO presented at IGNITION 2018 about investing in companies 'for good'

Business InsiderJust Capital CEO Martin Whittaker presents on stage at IGNITION 2018. Just Capital CEO Martin Whittaker gave a presentation on investing in “good” companies at Business Insider’s IGNITION 2018 conference on Tuesday. Whittaker shared ways that investors could put their money into companies that are “ethical, honest, and fair” using Just Capital’s rankings. The […]

Emerging Tech

Scientists are beginning to worry about bacteria found in Space Station toilet

The toilet on the International Space Station (ISS) is home to strains of Enterobacter bacteria that are similar to recently discovered multi-drug resistant bacteria on Earth. That’s the result of a recent study out of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory at the California Institute of Technology. The five strains identified on the ISS showed patterns of antimicrobial resistance […]


Gone phishing: It’s Black Friday, let’s talk about cybersecurity

Black Friday is fertile phishing ground for cybercriminals, with the usual dubious email scams, as well as rogue advertisements and “offers” spread through social media to glean personal data from thrifty consumers. The U.K.’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), which constitutes part of the country’s Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) intelligence agency, has issued its first […]

Emerging Tech

Time for test-tube turkey? Everything you need to know about lab-grown meat

Lab-Grown burger from Memphis Meats Memphis Meats The word meat has new meaning. Where it once referred exclusively to animal flesh harvested from a carcass, today a lab-grown variety is calling that definition into question. A handful of enterprising startups have raised and invested hundreds of millions of dollars into the concept of lab-grown meats, […]


Nikon gets serious about mirrorless with new Z7 and Z6 cameras, available now

After celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2017, Nikon is starting a new chapter with the introduction of its Z-series cameras, the Z7 and Z6. The full-frame models represent Nikon’s big push into the mirrorless category, which has been hotly anticipated for some time. After launching the Z7 first, the availability of the Nikon Z6 followed with a […]

Gears & Gadgets

Tinkerers, repair shops will have mixed feelings about this iPad Pro teardown

https://www.ifixit.com/Teardown/iPad+Pro+11-Inch+Teardown/115457 Following the controlled destruction of the Mac mini and the MacBook Air, iFixit turned its gaze to the new 11-inch iPad Pro. Its teardown reveals lots of adhesive, even more magnets, and only a few surprises inside the newest Apple tablet. Unsurprisingly, the super-narrow bezels make the new iPad Pro harder to get into […]


LinkedIn gets serious about video with Vimeo integration

Vimeo Professional social networking platform LinkedIn is finally bringing professional tools to video — on Monday, October 29, Vimeo announced integration with LinkedIn. The launch is LinkedIn’s first end-to-end integration with any video platform, going beyond LinkedIn’s basic copy-paste URLs for video sharing and mobile app video tools. With the integration, LinkedIn gains native uploads […]


Humans are about to touch the deepest corners of the ocean for the first time – an endeavor as dangerous as landing on the moon

Five Deeps ExpeditionVictor Vescovo, a Wall Street investor who’s traveled to the world’s seven highest peaks, is now aiming to dive to its lowest caverns, the trenches in the sea floor. A submarine mission called “Five Deeps” is going to explore the bottom of each of the world’s oceans. First up: the depths of the […]