Galaxy Note 10+, Alternate Internets, and Bernie's Climate Plan: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week

Galaxy Note 10+, Alternate Internets, and Bernie’s Climate Plan: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week

This week at Gizmodo, we took a long, hard look at what could have been with our Alternate Internet series, cataloging some of the ways the web could have been different—or still could be. While we didn’t have the time to write a sweeping, The Wheels of Time-…

The Plan to Use Fitbit Data to Stop Mass Shootings Is One of the Scariest Proposals Yet

In the aftermath of yet another mass shooting in America, loved ones grieve, gun control advocates call for common-sense reforms, and politicians suggest new “solutions” that won’t do anything about guns. These proposals frequently focus on mental health, but…

American Airlines Mechanic Charged with Sabotaging Flight

An aircraft mechanic has been charged with tampering with an American Airlines airplane before a flight of 150 passengers was scheduled to take off. Read more…

Report: Amazon Really Wants to Scan Your Soft, Soft Hands

Amazon is “quietly testing scanners that can identify an individual human hand as a way to ring up a store purchase” with the aim of rolling it out at retail locations, specifically its subsidiary Whole Foods, per a Tuesday report in the New York Post. Read m…

The Comey Circus Rolls On

The true moment of reckoning is always just around the corner.

American Airlines Mechanic Charged With Sabotaging a Plane Loaded with Passengers

Surveillance video shows the man inserting a piece of foam in a compartment under the cockpit

Open Source Intel Helps Reveal US Spy Sat Capabilities

On the 30th August 2019, the President of the United States tweeted an image of an Iranian spaceport, making note of the recent failed Safir launch at the site. The release of such an image prompted raised eyebrows, given the high resolution of the image, and…

Facebook Accused of ‘Deliberately Vague’ Announcement About Face Recognition

Facebook is “bringing” facial recognition to all users, the company announced Tuesday. But the EFF’s surveillance litigation director and a senior staff attorney warn that despite media reports, Facebook’s announcement “definitely does not say that face recog…

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