Matthew Wille

An app that detects China-made apps has shot to the top of the Play Store
Matthew Wille
Though the app seems safe enough, its success is likely to spawn other, less-safe copycats.
Culture
Anonymous has resurfaced with Minneapolis police in its crosshairs after George Floyd's murder
Matthew Wille
The once-popular hacktivist organization is threatening to release more information about the Minneapolis Police Department. But the group doesn't make waves like it used to.
Culture
COVID-19 comes for Google as the company cancels thousands of job offers
Matthew Wille
Rather than make cuts from its rich, stable employees, Google decided to pull the carpet out from under its already-underserved contractors.
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Former Twitter CEO says Facebook is destroying users: 'They won't get vaccinated, they won't logout.'
Matthew Wille
Dick Costolo took Mark Zuckerberg to task over the spread of misinformation as he appeared on Fox News, a network not known for sticking to the facts.
Culture
Twitter hid Trump's tweet for glorifying violence. It's still not enough.
Matthew Wille
We can't celebrate Twitter's decision to label Trump's lies until enforcement is much more uniform.
Culture
Hulu just launched a Watch Party feature to let you stream with friends
Matthew Wille
The timing honestly couldn't be better. Unfortunately, it only works for ad-free subscribers right now.
Culture
Zipline drones are delivering medical supplies to frontline workers
Matthew Wille
The startup's partnership with Novant delivers along a 32-mile route. It's the longest unmanned delivery route in the U.S.
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Arizona sues Google, alleging illegal location-tracking of Android users
Matthew Wille
How many times does Google need to be sued over the same issue before it finally stops spying on its customers?
Culture
Instagram will now give IGTV creators a 55 percent cut of its ad revenue
Matthew Wille
The company is ready to bring in more IGTV creators with the promise of cash.
Culture
Amazon is talking about buying robo-taxi startup Zoox
Matthew Wille
Zoox isn't doing too well. Amazon might be ready to swoop in, save the day, and expand its empire in the process.
Culture
Facebook launches CatchUp, another voice-calling app you don't need
Matthew Wille
This time you can tell people whether or not you're available to chat. No Facebook sign-in required. But you probably won't need this.
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Trump whines that he will ‘close down’ social media in pathetic Twitter tantrum
Matthew Wille
All this for one correctly placed misinformation label on Twitter. All this in the name of 'free speech.'
Culture
Spotify at long last lets you add more than 10,000 tracks to your library
Matthew Wille
Users have been requesting this for years.
Tech
Texas Instruments removes support for popular side-loaded apps and games
Matthew Wille
The calculator company says this is to discourage cheating. Its enthusiastic fan base of hobbyists is very upset about the change.
Culture
Deep State lashes out at QAnon, removes apps from Play Store
Matthew Wille
The apps are spreading harmful information and don't even include directions to Comet pizza.
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Palantir CEO Alex Karp says yes, its tech is used to kill people
Matthew Wille
Karp spoke in a recent interview to the ethical dilemmas that have lost him some of his favorite workers.
Tech
Explore your 'cognitive dominance' with Samsung's Tactical Galaxy S20
Matthew Wille
The phone is custom-tailored for military use, with an ultra-rugged body and dual-layer encryption.
Tech
This is the laptop you'll need when the asteroid hits
Matthew Wille
Every part of this laptop is open-source and hackable. Including the trackball. Yes, it has a trackball.
Tech
An influencer-run phone case company is sponsoring an iOS 13.5 jailbreak
Matthew Wille
The exploit's imminent release was announced the very same day the new operating system was made available to the public.
Culture
Twitter's new conversation controls will kill your reply guys
Matthew Wille
You'll have more control over who can respond to your tweets... but it won't stop all the pain.
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