Viewfinder: Taxi Drivers Protest Against Uber in Mexico City
Taxi drivers take part in a protest against the private taxi company Uber and other apps for alleged unfair competition, in Mexico City, on June 3rd, 2019.
Why Shaky Data Security Protocols for Apps Put LGBTQ People at Risk
For the LGBTQ community, the digital age should have opened an age of freedom. Instead, it has opened them to new threats across the globe.
A Video-Sharing App Collected Sensitive Data From Millions of Children Under 13
The Federal Trade Commission has fined the video-sharing social media app TikTok $5.7 million for illegally collecting data of children under 13, a record-setting amount for a child privacy violation.
Can Mental Health Apps Bring Therapy to a Wider Population?
Mental health apps offer therapeutic solutions at far more flexible price points, schedules, and platforms than traditional therapy. But with them comes the chance of inconsistent use and unlicensed clinicians. Do they help more than they harm?
Six Terrible, Singularity University-Inspired Pitches for Disrupting California’s Drought
An open application to the university’s Impact Challenge.
Dispatches From the Russian River: Apps Against Humanity
As she stacks piles of wood, Alexis Coe ponders the depersonalization of the working class.
The League Perpetuates the Same Privilege That Society Does
Don't hate the app, hate the game.
FAQ: Why Is the NSA So Interested in 'Angry Birds'?
Answers to some of your questions about how the NSA and its British counterpart have been scouring smartphone apps.
How Are 'Flappy Bird' and 'Candy Crush' Still Making So Much Money?
A closer look at the app economy.
An App to Help Icelanders Stop Sleeping With Their Relatives
The country so small everyone is related to everyone else.