Tesla Misses Production Goals, Inside Waymo’s Self-Driving Car Test Center, and More This Week in Car News

Late last month, dozens of automotive and tech journalists across the country got the digital equivalent of a golden ticket in their inbox: an invitation from Waymo to go “Behind Castle Walls.” This week, Alex joined that lucky cohort on an oh-so-rare tour of the abandoned Air Force base where engineers at Waymo (formerly known […]

Silicon Valley Benefits from Founder-Led Companies

In Silicon Valley, the very word “founder” has a kind of shamanic power. Using it to explain a decision can stop an argument cold. To say “the founder(s)” brought in a new executive, chose the office location, or even designed the logo requires no further discussion. If they did or said that, the thinking goes, […]

Chinese Bike-Sharing Startup Mobike Has Its Eye on Expansion

When Chinese bike-sharing company Mobike first formed, investors and suppliers were skeptical. The idea of a bike share program without storage docks had been tried before in China. But when Mobike launched with a few bikes last April, the service exploded, especially on social media. “It became more of a lifestyle in the city, rather […]

How a Microsoft Team Called the ‘Time Lords’ Watches the Clocks on Every Windows PC

In October 2015, the Turkish government made the last-minute decision not to observe daylight saving time; the stated reason was to allow more daylight during voting hours during the election, a week away. Muted chaos ensued. The Turkish people, at first unsure what time it was, risked missed flights and other calamities. Spared from the […]

Everything Attorney General Jeff Sessions Has Forgotten Under Oath

29. Whether in his meeting with Kislyak, Sessions raised the question of Russia’s support for Syrian dictator Bashar Al Assad. 30. Whether, in that same meeting, he raised the issue of Russia’s interference in our electoral process. 31. Whether, as chairman of the Strategic Forces Subcommittee, he raised any Russia-related security issues with Kislyak. 32. […]

FCC Plans to Gut Net Neutrality, Allow Internet ‘Fast Lanes’

The Federal Communications Commission will publish on Wednesday its plan to reverse Obama-era net neutrality rules that banned internet service providers from blocking or slowing down content, or creating so-called “fast lanes” for companies willing to pay extra to deliver their content more quickly. The new FCC order will throw out almost all of the […]

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Two Melting Antarctic Glaciers Could Decide the Fate of Our Coastlines

Rapid cuts in greenhouse gases, however, showed Antarctica remaining almost completely intact for hundreds of years. Pollard and DeConto are the first to admit that their model is still crude, but its results have pushed the entire scientific community into emergency mode. “It could happen faster or slower, I don’t think we really know yet,” […]

Facebook for 6-Year-Olds? Welcome to Messenger Kids

Facebook says it built Messenger Kids, a new version of its popular communications app with parental controls, to help safeguard pre-teens who may be using unauthorized and unsupervised social-media accounts. Critics think Facebook is targeting children as young as 6 to hook them on its services. Facebook’s goal is to “push down the age” of […]

Neuroscientists Just Launched an Atlas of the Developing Human Brain

Your brain is one enigmatic hunk of meat—a wildly complex web of neurons numbering in the tens of billions. But years ago, when you were in the womb, it began as little more than a scattering of undifferentiated stem cells. A series of genetic signals transformed those blank slates into the wrinkly, three-pound mass between […]