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Tesla's main Autopilot safety stat is seriously flawed, research group finds

It turns out that a heavily cited safety stat that Tesla received from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) back...


Instagram's direct messaging might be soon available on the web

There's no dearth of messaging platforms on the web, but Instagram DMs have likely become a big part of your online life.


Gmail's right-click menu just got a ton of new options

Have you ever tried right-clicking on a message in your Gmail inbox? Even if you have, you may not be using the resulting menu much,...


Twitter loses millions of users

Twitter is making more money than ever before—even as it loses monthly active users. On Thursday, the company announced...


Apple comes down hard on apps that record screen activity

Apple moves quickly and wields a big stick. Well, at least when it's pushed. On Thursday, the company confirmed to TechCrunch...


Facebook will award bonuses to employees who fix its fake news, hate speech problems

Facebook wants all hands on deck when it comes to fixing the problems that have been dogging the website. One day after...


Tesla Model 3 now costs $35,000

Still waiting for that $35,000 Tesla Model 3? According to company CEO Elon Musk, it's already here, though you'll have to employ some...


Amazon: Facial recognition bias claims are 'misleading'

Amazon has defended its facial-recognition tool, Rekognition, against claims of racial and gender bias, following a study published...


How to switch off FaceTime on your iPhone, iPad or Mac

A nasty bug which lets you hear and see someone at the end of a FaceTime call — without them answering — has been pretty concerning.


Twitter suspends thousands of accounts

The work of a Twitter moderator is never done, it seems. The social media company announced Jan. 31 the suspension of...