Today’s Cartoon: The Twitter Secret

Thursday, September 19, 2019. By Maddie Dai, with But would the internet be healthier if we couldn’t count our followers or likes? Wednesday, September 18, 2019. By Ellis Rosen, with Letting people opt out of data collection is better than not giving them any choice at all, but tech companies should do better. […]

Private search engine Qwant’s new CEO is Mozilla Europe veteran Tristan Nitot

French startup Qwant, whose non-tracking search engine has been gaining traction in its home market as a privacy-respecting alternative to Google, has made a change to its senior leadership team as it gears up for the next phase of growth. Former Mozilla Europe president, Tristan Nitot, who joined Qwant last year as VP of advocacy, […]

Facebook and Ray-Ban could be collaborating on AR smart glasses

Would you buy Facebook smart glasses? The social media giant seems to be banking on it, with a new report by CNBC pointing to ambitious plans around AR wearables in the coming years. Codenamed “Orion”, the smart glasses are reportedly being poised as a replacement for smartphones. With functionality that includes taking and making calls, […]

GW’s inaugural startup accelerator provided valuable mentorship, participants sayInnovation

Jim Chung, the associate vice president of entrepreneurship and innovation, said officials launched the program in response to demand from student entrepreneurs who were ready to launch their “fundable” business ventures. Students who participated in GW’s first Summer Startup Accelerator cohort said the program connected them with mentors who helped them refine their business models. […]

The man behind Tesla’s Powerwall is now pitching an all-in-one power management system for homes

Arch Rao, the former head of product at Tesla who was behind the company’s Powerwall home energy storage is system, is back with a new company pitching energy management and efficiency for homes. SpanIO is looking to upgrade the electrical fusebox for homes with a digital system that integrates into the existing circuit breaker technology […]

Sonos Move Review: The King of Wi-Fi Speakers Adds Bluetooth

Sonos is one of the WIRED Gear team’s favorite speaker companies. In the splintered buy-it-trash-it world of Wi-Fi connected tech, where nothing seems to connect together properly or last all that long, Sonos speakers always sound outstanding. They are built to last for years, and they do things other speakers just can’t. Sonos speakers can […]