Former NSA director explains why the spy agency will end a controversial surveillance technique

 Earlier today, the NSA announced its intentions to limit a surveillance technique that had a nasty side effect of sweeping up communications to and...

City of Portland may subpoena Uber for details on Greyball program

 The Rose City isn’t happy with Uber… again. After the company failed to turn over details on its deeply sketchy “Greyball” software by Portland’s deadline,...

Military social network wants you to hire a vet for your next tech opening

 Veteran-focused social platform Sandboxx wants to pair its community members with experts who can ease their transition back into the workforce — and hopefully even...

Crunch Report | Elon Musk’s Tunnel Vision Gets Rendered

Elon Musk shows off a video about his tunnel boring company, The Boring Company, a self-driving Apple test vehicle is spotted in the wild...

Deep Sentinel raises $7.4M to bring deep learning to home security

 Deep Sentinel, a home security startup, today announced that it had closed a $7.4 million Series A led by Shasta Ventures with participation from Bezos Expeditions, Lux Capital...

Weekly Roundup: FCC’s plan to revoke net neutrality, Uber defends tracking practices

 Two new unicorns are born, Uber faces two lawsuits and the FCC unveils its proposal to revoke net neutrality. These are the top tech...

Watch how Elon Musk’s Boring Company tunnels will move cars faster

 Just what does Elon Musk’s Boring Company want to accomplish? This might be our clearest picture yet – a video shown during Musk’s TEDTalk...

NSA ends controversial collection of Americans’ emails that mention foreign targets

 Privacy advocates are finally getting (a little bit) of what they want. Friday, The New York Times reported that the NSA will end its...

Elon Musk teases Tesla electric semi truck, up to 4 new Gigafactory locations

 Elon Musk was on stage at the 2017 TED Conference in Vancouver on Friday, and he revealed some of his tunnel work and aspirations,...

Exploring Virtualities, a Utah VR arcade and theater startup taking over a dying mall

 Virtualities founder Ryan Burningham has a new idea for abandoned retail spaces — VR. VR theaters and arcades like Virtualities are starting to pop...