How to Get Your Sex Tape Off the Internet

The movie Sex Tape hinges on its lead couple finding it impossible to remove their raunchy homemade porno from the apparently unfathomable depths of iCloud. Their predicament is appealingly modern, if not all that realistic (as GQ proved). It got me thinking, though: How hard is it to remove a sexually explicit video… » 7/22/14 4:04pm Tuesday 4:04pm

What You Need to Know About the Sneakiest New Online Tracking Tool

What do the White House and YouPorn have in common? Their websites both use canvas fingerprinting, a newer form of online tracking designed to make it hard to hide. ProPublica investigated the pervasive shadowing method, developed as an insidious alternative to cookies so websites can keep tabs on where their visitors… » 7/21/14 4:20pm Monday 4:20pm

Would You Let An App Monitor Your Mental Health?

Fitness and health tracking apps and devices are so trendy that fashion designers are set to make a killing on sparkly bracelet cases for them. We like the idea of gadgets telling us when we haven't exercised enough, or when we need to sleep more. But what about an app to track mental health? » 7/18/14 1:18pm 7/18/14 1:18pm

MØ's Infectious Electropop Is the Perfect Backyard Barbecue Backdrop

Copenhagen-based singer MØ (real name: Karen Marie Ørsted) was described to me as the Danish Lady Gaga by my Danish friends, who saw her last week at the Roskilde Festival. I think she's closer to the Danish Grimes, though there's no need to compare her to anyone: MØ's splashy, bombastic electro-pop isn't only good… » 7/17/14 7:00pm 7/17/14 7:00pm