Matthew Wille

Pixel Factory is the colorful, Bluetooth-enabled Etch A Sketch of our dreams
Matthew Wille
And you don't have to wait much longer to get your hands on one.
Design
This macOS ransomware disguises itself as legitimate system tasks
Matthew Wille
The only way to protect yourself is to keep multiple backups of your files, just in case.
Culture
Zuckerberg tells staff he won’t change hate speech policies
Matthew Wille
In a video call last week, the Facebook CEO said he won't bow to pressure for policy changes from an ongoing ad boycott.
Culture
Facebook says it ‘does not profit from hate.’ That's a bald-faced lie.
Matthew Wille
The social network's published an open letter claiming it does not support hate. It's further proof the company will never hold itself to account.
Really?
Tesla is now the world's most valuable automaker
Matthew Wille
The company surpassed Toyota for the number-one spot, thanks to ruthless business practices that often fail the company's workers.
Culture
Redditor who reverse-engineered the TikTok app claims it's a huge data collection scheme
Matthew Wille
Whether or not this is true, it's a reminder that TikTok — and the tech world as a whole — have a long way to go when it comes to data transparency.
Tech
YouTube suspends monetization for Shane Dawson following backlash
Matthew Wille
This is the right move. But if YouTube really cared it would ban him altogether.
Culture
Here's every company that's pulled its advertising from Facebook
Matthew Wille
Unilever, Verizon, Coca-Cola — the call to boycott Facebook is gaining some serious momentum.
Culture
Uber wants your help sanitizing its drivers' vehicles
Matthew Wille
The company has announced a partnership with Clorox to provide disinfectant wipes to its drivers.
Culture
Twitch bans Trump, Reddit bans ‘r/The_Donald’ in hate speech crackdown
Matthew Wille
The internet is a *slightly* less hateful place now.
Culture
Tesla appears to be testing LIDAR after Elon Musk trashed the technology
Matthew Wille
Maybe for the Cybertruck or a Tesla semi-truck, by the look of things.
Tech
NASA wants your help designing a better space toilet
Matthew Wille
Winnings for the Lunar Loo competition total $35,000.
Culture
The iPhone 12 won't come with earbuds or a charger, analyst predicts
Matthew Wille
Apple would profit from the move, of course. Consumers would end up with the short end of the deal.
Tech
WeWork's Black business grant program seems like an evil scam
Matthew Wille
Hidden beneath a mountain of legal jargon, WeWork reserves the right to use material created with grant funds however it likes.
Seriously?
SoftBank founder Masayoshi Son is bowing out of Alibaba's board
Matthew Wille
Alibaba's founder Jack Ma, meanwhile, is exiting SoftBank's board, marking an end to almost two decades of close business partnerships between the companies.
Culture
iOS 14 has a new way to warn you when an app accesses the mic or camera
Matthew Wille
Is TikTok spying on you? It's never been easier to find out.
Tech
Facebook pats itself on the back for 'fighting' hate speech
Matthew Wille
No matter what numbers Facebook highlights, hate will continue to thrive on the platform until its policies are overhauled.
Culture
Twitter banned a pro-Trump meme creator for multiple copyright violations
Matthew Wille
Already conservative voices are calling this an issue of censorship. It's not.
Culture
Google expands its fact-checking labels to Images
Matthew Wille
Deepfakes will be easier to spot than ever before. The feature is rolling out now.
Culture
Sonos lays off a big portion of its global staff, closes flagship NYC store
Matthew Wille
The hi-fi speaker creator is the latest fallout from the pandemic.
Culture