Spotify launches its Apple Watch app

Spotify is officially releasing its Apple Watch app today. The music streaming service started testing it earlier this month, but the Apple Watch app doesn’t allow you to sync songs for offline playback yet. Spotify’s first version includes the ability to play music on the Apple Watch, or control how …

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Keurig launches a cocktail-making pod machine

Keurig and Anheuser-Busch are hoping they can remake the success of coffee pods, but with premixed cocktails and beer instead. Their new joint venture — called Drinkworks —is debuting its first product today called the Drinkworks Home Bar by Keurig. The appliance looks and acts a lot like a Keurig …

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There’s more evidence Facebook can make you feel lonely

Eleven months ago, Facebook published what I then called the most extraordinary blog post in its history: an acknowledgement that, in some cases, using social media can make you feel worse about yourself. The post was based on a survey of recent academic research on the platform, which found that …

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The Best of Stan Lee’s Marvel Comic Books

To try and summarize the comic book career of Stan Lee is almost impossible. He was the primary—at times, sole—writer for Marvel in the 1960s when the company was becoming Marvel Comics. He was involved in the co-creation of almost all of the company’s most well-known characters, from Spider-Man to …

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RIP Stan Lee, the Man Who Made Comics Cool

Stan Lee, the avuncular, controversial longtime writer and publisher of Marvel Comics, died Monday in Los Angeles. He was 95 years old. Popping a big character death on people like that was just the kind of thing Lee liked. “Stan Lee—dead! No! No, it can’t be!” The man who first …

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The US Didn’t Sign the Paris Call for Trust and Security in Cyberspace

During a speech at the annual UNESCO Internet Governance Forum in Paris Monday, French President Emmanuel Macron announced the “Paris Call for Trust and Security in Cyberspace,” a new initiative designed to establish international norms for the internet, including good digital hygiene and the coordinated disclosure of technical vulnerabilities. The …

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Top 10 companies for veterans in 2018

Many Americans have the day off Monday, Nov. 12 to observe Veterans Day and pay their respects to all the men and women who have served our country. In the U.S., there are 20.4 million veterans, about 8% of the population, and close to 5 million are living with disabilities …

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