Conspiracy theories or no, there’s a good reason not to trust tech companies

  There’s a conspiracy theory that Facebook is eavesdropping on our conversations through our phones to send us better ads. Despite Facebook’s insistence the theory is false, it’s a devilishly stubborn urban myth that’s held on, since even before CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony to Congress last year. CNET’s own tests couldn’t find any evidence of […]

See Banksy painting self-destruct after going for $1.4 million at auction

Mysterious street artist Banksy is known for creating art that makes a statement on politics and culture, but it appears his latest work is a very pricey prank on the art world itself.  His spray-painted art titled ‘Girl With Balloon’ apparently self-destructed in front of collectors during an auction at Sotheby’s in London on Friday, […]

Overhauled Brave browser beta gets max privacy with Tor-powered private tabs

Brave, the ad-blocking browser in the midst of a major overhaul, once again has an option for private tabs augmented by the Tor Project’s technology for keeping websites from tracking you online. Brave earlier this month launched an overhauled version, Brave Core, that looks a lot more like the Google Chrome browser on whose open-source […]