16 Product Fails That Defined The Decade
Failed Kickstarter projects, flammable gadgets, and investment bubbles were tech’s biggest flops of the decade.
Venmo Users Are Being Inundated With Payment Requests From Strangers
Spammers are targeting Venmo users who show up in the app’s public feed and flooding them with dozens of payment requests.
Google's Cofounders Are Stepping Down. Sundar Pichai Will Become The CEO Of Google And Alphabet.
Google cofounders Larry Page and Sergey Brin are passing the torch.
21 Things BuzzFeed News Tried And Loved In 2019
Some of these things may change your life. Or not.
Her Amazon Purchases Are Real. The Reviews Are Fake.
One woman stumbled into a side hustle that’s resulted in hundreds of free Amazon products worth tens of thousands of dollars.
I'm Not Cool Enough To Wear Snapchat's New Spectacles
The wearable camera's first-person footage is wonderfully — and surprisingly — personal. But Snapchat's new 3D effects don't add much.
Apple’s New AirPods Pro Have Better Sound, Fit, And Noise Cancellation — But Not Battery Life Or Price
I covered the new AirPods Pro with my ear filth for the last 24 hours. Here’s how Apple’s new buds sound and feel — and whether they’re worth the cost.
Google Is Making A Big Change To The Way It Serves Search Results
Meet BERT, the machine-powered language processing technology, that Google executives said will better understand the context of search queries.
Amazon Sellers Are Using Facebook Chatbots To Cheat Their Way To Good Reviews
Facebook ads touting “free” products are actually fake review programs commissioned by Amazon sellers.
These "Amazon’s Choice" Sellers Are Bribing Customers For Good Reviews
Some sellers offer gift cards or freebies to customers in exchange for five-star reviews. Amazon is recommending their products as “Amazon’s Choice.”
Here’s Everything You Need To Know About Echo Buds, Amazon’s AirPods Competitor
Amazon's new Echo Buds are wireless earbuds with active noise reduction developed by Bose and a built-in Alexa voice assistant.
Amazon Just Announced AirPods And HomePod Competitors
Amazon showed off a slew of new products, including Echo Buds, wireless earbuds with Bose noise cancellation, and Echo Studio, a high-definition Alexa-controlled speaker.
Alexa Plays The Highwaymen Instead Of The Highwomen
"Me: Alexa, play the Highwomen. Alexa: Shuffling songs by the Highwaymen. Me: [dies of patriarchy]."
Facebook Really, Really Wants To Open A Portal Inside Your House
Facebook’s second-generation Portal, announced today, is more affordable than last year’s device. There’s also a new product built just for TV.
This Is The Year To Get An Apple Watch
With the release of the Apple Watch Series 5, the perfectly capable Series 3 drops to $199.
Here’s Everything You Need To Know About Apple’s New iPhone 11 And iPhone 11 Pro
Apple just announced its brand-new iPhones: the iPhone 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max, as well as the iPhone 11, the XR upgrade. Highlights include a camera with three lenses on the Pro and, at last, official PORTRAIT MODE FOR PETS on the iPhone 11.
Nearly Every State Is Launching An Antitrust Investigation Of Google
Attorneys general from 50 states, as well as Puerto Rico and Washington, DC, have announced their plan to launch an antitrust investigation focused on Google, which they referred to as an "online search juggernaut."
Apple Unveils New iPhone 11, Pro And Pro Max, Apple Watch, Apple TV+, More
BuzzFeed News is at the Steve Jobs Theater with all of the latest.
It’s Not Just Fires. Your Phone Is Also Destroying The Amazon.
“You could drop a nuclear bomb on the forest and it would be better than mining it.”
Hackers Tweeted Racial Slurs From Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s Account
Jack Dorsey's Twitter account was compromised on Friday afternoon and tweeted the n-word and anti-Semitic remarks. A source confirmed he had his mobile device "SIM swapped."