EU gov’t and public health sites are lousy with adtech, study finds

A study of tracking cookies running on government and public sector health websites in the European Union has found commercial adtech to be operating pervasively even in what should be core not-for-profit corners of the Internet. The researchers used searches including queries related to HIV, mental health, pregnancy, alcoholism and

Why an unbuilt Moscow Trump tower caught Mueller’s attention

An intriguing area of focus in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into the Kremlin’s role in the 2016 U.S. election is a proposed Moscow real estate deal that Donald Trump pursued while running for president despite denying at the time any links to Russia.

Google’s Lookout app helps blind people by telling them about their surroundings

Google’s Lookout app is now available for download, but only in the U.S., and only for owners of Pixel devices. The AI-powered app, which has been undergoing testing since it was originally announced in May 2018, is designed to help blind and visually impaired people by identifying the objects around