Amazon Manager Was Asked To Perform Racial Profiling, Lawsuit Alleges

Amazon Manager Was Asked To Perform Racial Profiling, Lawsuit Alleges

Until recently, Lisa McCarrick was a loss prevention manager at Amazon, albeit one who alleges she was compensated significantly less than men who held her title prior, and her male subordinates. But in a wrongful termination lawsuit, filed yesterday in her home state of California, McCarrick references a pattern of…

Is Gmail Biased Against Elizabeth Warren Or Is Everything Just Awful?

Is Gmail Biased Against Elizabeth Warren Or Is Everything Just Awful?

If for some reason you have willingly handed over your Gmail address to allow yourself to be spammed by presidential campaigns—perhaps because you want to be alerted to fundraising efforts or to find out more on the candidates’ stances—you might have already noticed something a little funny about which candidates’…

The RG350 Is The Perfect Portable Retro Gaming Machine

The RG350 Is The Perfect Portable Retro Gaming Machine

Thanks to some dedicated coders and hardware developers in China, fans of handheld gaming no longer have to rely on Nintendo to get their fix. The Anbernic Retro Game 350 might not play the latest and greatest titles like the Switch or 3DS do, but when it comes to classic…

This French Start Up Has A Solution To Range Anxiety

This French Start Up Has A Solution To Range Anxiety

A French startup called EP Tender has a new solution to a relatively new problem. This smart startup is offering a range extending trailer to haul behind your electric car. It plans to roll out along traditional holiday travel routes with a fleet of 60 kWh battery trailers. The Renault…

Citroën’s New DS9 E-Tense Has The Most Important Rear Turn Indicators Of 2020

Citroën’s New DS9 E-Tense Has The Most Important Rear Turn Indicators Of 2020

Citroën’s luxury spin-off brand, DS, is named for the legendary Citroën DS, the Déesse, that futuristic mid-century icon of forward-looking automotive design. The DS series hasn’t generally made direct stylistic references to their original namesake, but the new, just unveiled DS9 E-Tense actually does make one very clear reference, in…

How The Matrix Holds Up Today

How The Matrix Holds Up Today

The Matrix was released over twenty years ago. It was a game changer for action films and special effects back in 1999. And it made a generation of teenagers including yours truly) beg their parents for floor-length leather jackets. One could explain the Matrix itself simplistically as a form of…

Google Street View AI Develops Six-Door Jeep Wrangler

Google Street View AI Develops Six-Door Jeep Wrangler

We all know Google is up to all kinds of secret, shady things with their minions of AIs lurking all around us. Google smart speakers listen to us day and night, concocting new ways to sell us more laxatives and shoe insoles. We know that Google Street View has been…

Amazon Opens Its First Full-Sized Cashless Go Grocery Store

Amazon Opens Its First Full-Sized Cashless Go Grocery Store

Two years ago, Amazon opened its first cashless Go convenience store, and in the time since, Amazon Go stores have expanded to 24 other locations throughout the U.S. But now, Amazon is trying to take its cashless stores big time with the official launch of its first Amazon Go Grocery…

Nintendo Cracked Open Its Secret Game Boy Stash To Help A 95-Year-Old Fan

Nintendo Cracked Open Its Secret Game Boy Stash To Help A 95-Year-Old Fan

Nintendo is known for its excellent customer service, but now and then the company will go above and beyond the call of duty for special cases. When technicians couldn’t fix a 95-year-old Japan woman’s dead Game Boy, the company replaced it with a brand new one, leading us to wonder…

What Scientists Are Doing To Develop A Vaccine For The New Coronavirus

What Scientists Are Doing To Develop A Vaccine For The New Coronavirus

With an increasing number of confirmed cases in China and 24 other countries, the COVID-19 epidemic caused by the novel coronavirus (now known as SARS-CoV-2) looks concerning to many. As of Feb. 19, the latest numbers listed 74,280 confirmed cases including 2,006 deaths. Four of these deaths have occurred outside…

ASIO Is Reading Your Encrypted Messages And Having A Laugh About It

ASIO Is Reading Your Encrypted Messages And Having A Laugh About It

ASIO’s head has admitted the agency’s pretty pleased about legislation enacted in 2018 compelling encrypted communication providers, like WhatsApp, to hand over messages if users are under investigation for serious crimes. In a speech detailing the agency’s threat assessments, he told the audience he was “happy to report that the…

Netflix Will Finally Tell You What The Most Popular Movies And Shows Are

Netflix Will Finally Tell You What The Most Popular Movies And Shows Are

Netflix’s recent pivot to churning out originals has meant that it’s been throwing a lot of shit against a wall to see what sticks. This—combined with whatever algorithm is in place to determine what you like based on what you’ve watched or selected—makes for a pretty muddy discovery process for…

11 Best Features We’ve Found In The Android 11 Developer Preview

11 Best Features We’ve Found In The Android 11 Developer Preview

Android 11 is here! In a very, very early form intended only for developers. Features will come and features will go over the next few months, and we won’t really get a proper Android 11 unveiling until Google IO 2020 in May, but there are already some features of note…