Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less.
Also: J.J. Abrams just signed a multimillion-dollar deal, and RIP, MoviePass.
In a new memoir and interview, the world’s most famous whistle-blower elucidates as never before why he stood up to mass surveillance—and his love for an internet that no longer exists.
In the streaming age, there are always new shows. But this fall in particular has some unique treats. (Hello, Disney+!)
3.5-mm audio jacks are endangered, but they’re not extinct yet. Some of our favorite smartphones still have them.
A new class of apps can use machine intelligence to determine if your text conversations are imbued with hidden romantic sparks.
Machine-learning systems are black boxes even to the researchers that build them. That makes it hard for others to assess the results.
Billy Mitchell issues a 156-page “evidence package” in an attempt to prove his feats of arcade greatness.
Automakers show off their latest in Frankfurt, and California lawmakers rewrite the rules of the road for Uber and Lyft.
Also: President Trump loses another national security adviser, a potential ban on e-cigarettes, and more.
With these apps, your Apple Pencil might actually replace your *real* pencils.
The latest iteration of Fitbit’s popular smartwatch is still useful, if flawed.
A new measurement seems to eliminate an anomaly that has captivated physicists for nearly a decade.
MIT’s Media Lab, Harvard, Stanford, hospitals—they all take money from donors. Whether it’s to truly help the world or merely burnish a reputation, the money nevertheless bends the arc of the innovation universe.
The heavy hallucinogen ibogaine is illegal in the US, but some addicts are flocking to Mexican clinics for it, hoping to be cured. A physician investigates.