Airbnb’s Explosive Growth Jolts Hotel Industry’s Bottom Line – This Week in Tech – 04/21/2019

Airbnb’s Explosive Growth Jolts Hotel Industry’s Bottom Line

Hospitality service Airbnb is fast becoming the 800-pound gorilla that’s shaking up the hotel industry and forever changing it…


New Crop of Satellites Will Identify Biggest Contributors to Climate Change

A wave of satellites set to orbit the Earth will be able to pinpoint producers of greenhouse gases, right down to an individual leak at an oil rig…


Facebook Waited Until the Mueller Report Dropped to Tell Us Millions of Instagram Passwords Were Exposed

Given the terrible run of form it’s been on over the last year, it probably shouldn’t be that surprising that Facebook waited until the highly anticipated report on Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election to deliver some bad news…


Four Years Ago, an Art Historian Used Lasers to Digitally Map Notre Dame Cathedral. His Work Could Help Save It

Although parts of Paris’ Notre Dame Cathedral now lie in ruins, people can still experience what most of its nooks and crannies looked like in remarkable detail — thanks to an American art historian…


Cops Are Trying to Stop San Francisco From Banning Face Recognition Surveillance

San Francisco is inching closer to becoming the first American city to ban facial recognition surveillance, a booming technology that’s a fast-growing business in the United States and extends to the core of China’s high-tech authoritarianism…


The $2,000 Galaxy Fold’s Screen Is Already Breaking (Update: Samsung Responds)

One of the big questions about the Galaxy Fold is how well Samsung’s new foldable phone would hold up to steady use and repeated folding and unfolding. We’re starting to get an answer to that question, though it’s not going to be one Samsung will be happy to hear…


Scientists Fired From Cancer Centre After Being Accused of ‘Stealing Research for China’

A cancer centre in Houston, Texas, fired three of its scientists over allegations they were stealing research data for China…

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