EU Privacy Law Snares Its First Tech Giant: Google

French regulators fined Google €50 million (equivalent to $57 million) on Monday for violating European Union privacy law. That's not much considering Google's parent company Alphabet reported $33.7 billion in revenue in its most recently reported quarter. But much...

How To Create a Funny Caricature Effect in Adobe Photoshop

Have some fun transforming yourself, your family members or your work colleagues into a bobblehead style caricature with this step-by-step tutorial for Adobe Photoshop. We’ll make use of Photoshop’s image manipulation techniques to exaggerate the features of a...

For Women Job Seekers, Networking Like a Man Isn’t Enough

To get a great job, you’ve got to network—make contacts, know the right people. You know the drill. But a study out today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences suggests that the kind of networking that works best for men isn’t enough for women. Women...

Watching Our Weight Could Be Killing Us

Quote-unquote unhealthy food. That’s how Christy Harrison, one of a new group of rogue dieticians, describes Chicken McNuggets. I can’t get enough of how she, formerly a food purist and determined orthorexic, uses that quote-unquote locution on her podcast Food Psych,...

The Invisible Reality of Brand-New Motherhood on Instagram

In mid-August, days before I gave birth to my first child, I was spending hours staring longingly into my closet. During the course of my pregnancy, I’d gained 50 pounds, fifteen more than the medically recommended amount, and for weeks, I had been wearing the same...

Is It Time for a Google Fitness Watch?

Here comes a Pixel … sport watch? Google and the Fossil Group announced earlier today that the tech giant is acquiring some of Fossil’s smartwatch intellectual property, suggesting Google may be making its own competitor to the Apple Watch, or, as wishful pundits...

An Astonishing 773 Million Records Exposed in Monster Breach

There are breaches, and there are megabreaches, and there’s Equifax. But a newly revealed trove of leaked data tops them all for sheer volume: 772,904,991 unique email addresses, over 21 million unique passwords, all recently posted to a hacking forum. The data set...

Bracing for a Hazy Robo-Future, Ford and VW Join Forces

Sensor partnerships. Subsidiary acquisitions. Software collaborations. The autonomous driving world is about as incestous a place as Caligula’s palace, and it got a little more so today, when Ford and Volkswagen announced a formal and long-anticipated alliance. “The...