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  • FTX is over. Is crypto, too?

    9:33am By Emily Stewart
    FTX’s collapse turns crypto winter into the crypto ice age. | Anna Shalygina/Getty Images/iStockphotoCrypto is the cat with nine lives, but some wonder if FTX might be the last one. It would be easy to write crypto’s obituary right now. The technological…
  • Want to help animals? Here’s where to donate your money.

    9:27am By Sigal Samuel
    In factory farms, pigs are sometimes locked in crates the width and length of their bodies, so they can’t even turn around.  | Getty ImagesThese are the most effective charities for reducing animal suffering. If you care about animals and want to reduce…
  • AI experts are increasingly afraid of what they’re creating

    Mon 6:53am By Kelsey Piper
    Jasu Hu for VoxAI gets smarter, more capable, and more world-transforming every day. Here’s why that might not be a good thing. In 2018 at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Google CEO Sundar Pichai had something to say: “AI is probably the most important…
  • Twitter’s CEO is now Twitter’s main character

    Mon 6:30am By Whizy Kim
    Elon Musk speaks at the Satellite Conference and Exhibition in Washington, DC, in 2020. | Susan Walsh/APElon Musk’s disaster month at Twitter has come to a close. Let’s discuss. About a week and a half after buying Twitter and assuming the role of CEO,…
  • Holiday scam email season is here. Don’t fall for it.

    Fri 6:30am By Sara Morrison
    This year’s holiday season, scammers are trying to trick us into giving up our credit card numbers by dangling free Yeti coolers in front of us. | Denis Novikov/Getty ImagesSorry, no one is actually going to give you a free Yeti cooler. Someone claiming to…
  • A comprehensive guide to how Elon Musk is changing Twitter

    Thu 10:22pm By Shirin Ghaffary
    Elon Musk has been making major changes to Twitter’s workforce, company culture, and product roadmap after buying the company in late October. | Patrick Pleul/AFP via Getty ImagesMass layoffs, trolling, and check marks: How Elon Musk is running Twitter. Elon…
  • A leaked Amazon memo may help explain why the tech giant is pushing out so many recruiters

    Wed 4:21pm By Jason Del Rey
    Jeff Bezos speaks at the 2018 opening of the Amazon Spheres complex in downtown Seattle. | Ted S. Warren/APAmazon has quietly been developing AI software to screen job applicants. Last week, Amazon extended buyout offers to hundreds of its recruiters as part…
  • Elon Musk has Twitter and Tesla problems

    Wed 4:00pm By Rebecca Heilweil
    Visual China Group via Getty ImagesIssues at Tesla are piling up while its boss is distracted by his new company. It’s the day before Thanksgiving, and Tesla is in trouble. Share prices for the electric carmaker are down more than 50 percent since the…
  • Stop taking billionaires at their word

    Wed 9:00am By Rebecca Jennings
    Getty Images/iStockphotoWhy do we keep believing things that are too good to be true? In 1984 — the book, not the year — the means by which the evil totalitarian regime “Big Brother” retains its power is through something called “doublethink.”…
  • The White House’s plan to colonize the moon, briefly explained

    Nov 22, 2022, 1:50 pm By Rebecca Heilweil
    An artist’s rendering of Artemis base camp. | NASAPutting humans on the moon is more political than you might think. The first mission in NASA’s Artemis program finally took the Orion spacecraft on a trip around the moon, a huge step forward for the…