Amazon and Tesla listed among the most dangerous US workplaces

Amazon and Tesla are usually proud of appearing on lists, but not this time around. The advocacy group National Council for Occupational Safety and Health has placed both companies on a “Dirty Dozen” list of the most dangerous places to work in the…

Adidas’ NYC-inspired shoe was designed using data from runners

When I woke up this morning, I didn’t imagine I’d spend part of my day inside a massive shipping container on a parking lot right under the Brooklyn Bridge. But that’s exactly what happened earlier today. The occasion? Adidas invited members of the m…

Ford will stop selling most of its cars in North America

If there was any doubt that the auto industry is rapidly changing, Ford just delivered proof. The industry pioneer is scaling back its North American small car lineup in North America to just two vehicles, the Mustang and the unrevealed Focus…

Zuckerberg: It’s easier for AI to detect nipples than hate speech

Today, Facebook released its Q1 earnings, which showed the company can still make more money and attract more users year-on-year despite staggering controversy. During a Q&A session after with Mark Zuckerberg and other executives, the …

Sheryl Sandberg: Facebook has ‘thought about’ paid subscriptions

When Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified in front of a Senate commission earlier this month, he made a statement that hinted at the company exploring paid subscriptions down the line. He specifically said that they would always offer a free…

Volvo aims for half of its sales to be fully electric by 2025

Last year, Volvo announced that starting in 2019, all models it unveils will have an electric motor, whether it by a hybrid, a plug-in hybrid or a fully electric EV. Today, Electrek reports, the automaker has added to its electric goals. At th…

Volvo’s Polestar 1 luxury hybrid will cost $155,000

At the Geneva Motor Show last month, Volvo flaunted its long-range plug-in hybrid Polestar 1, which can pull with 600 horsepower thanks to its two electric motors and a 2.0 liter turbo engine. The final price on such a beast has just been reve…

Pro gaming team signs 13-year-old ‘Fortnite’ player

Among the four members making up pro gaming organization Team Secret’s new European Fortnite squad, one stood out: 13-year-old Kyle “Mongraal” Jackson. Almost immediately after the team was introduced today, news outlets jumped on Jackson’s youth. Ev…

The ‘Wallace and Grommit’ studio is creating an emotional WWI game

Games set in real-world conflicts don’t necessarily glorify war, but it’s rare that they fully address the horrors of war. For every poignant story like Valiant Hearts, there’s many more titles that might only offer token commentary. Wallace & Gr…

Constant controversy hasn’t stopped Facebook from making money

When it comes to public perception, Facebook hasn’t had the best 2018 so far. Over the past few months, the company’s been working hard to clean up its image after dealing with a series of nightmares, including the idea that the site was becoming tox…