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Female Leaders Face Waves of Online Abuse

Female Leaders Face Waves of Online Abuse

PERSONAL TECH | By Amanda Seitz | May 20, 2022

A crush of online harassment, stalking and abuse has driven dozens of women around the globe from powerful positions.

With Roe in Doubt, Some Fear Tech Surveillance of Pregnancy

With Roe in Doubt, Some Fear Tech Surveillance of Pregnancy

PERSONAL TECH | By Maryclaire Dale | May 19, 2022

Online searches. Period apps. Fitness trackers. Advice helplines. GPS. The often obscure companies collecting our health history and geolocation data may know more about us than we know ourselves.

Dusty Demise for NASA Mars Lander in July; Power Dwindling

Dusty Demise for NASA Mars Lander in July; Power Dwindling

SCIENCE | By Marcia Dunn | May 18, 2022

The Insight lander is losing power because of all the dust on its solar panels. NASA said Tuesday it will keep using the spacecraft's seismometer to register marsquakes until the power peters out.

Google Gets More Multilingual, but Will It Get the Nuance?

Google Gets More Multilingual, but Will It Get the Nuance?

PERSONAL TECH | By Franklin Briceno and Matt O'Brien | May 16, 2022

The internet giant says new artificial intelligence technology is enabling it to vastly expand Google Translate's repertoire of the world's languages.

How to Avoid 'Rug Pulls,' the Latest Cryptocurrency Scam

How to Avoid 'Rug Pulls,' the Latest Cryptocurrency Scam

PERSONAL TECH | By Andy Rosen, Nerdwallet | May 16, 2022

A new type of scam has emerged in the hype-filled world of cryptocurrency: the "rug pull."

As Musk Buyout Looms, Twitter Searches for its Soul

As Musk Buyout Looms, Twitter Searches for its Soul

PERSONAL TECH | By Barbara Ortutay | May 15, 2022

For Elon Musk, its ultimate troll and perhaps most prolific user whose buyout of the company is on increasingly shaky ground, Twitter is a "de facto town square" in dire need of a libertarian makeover.

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