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Ben Gilbert

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Recent articles by Ben:

Amazon was caught selling thousands of items that have been declared unsafe by federal agencies

According to a new report from the Wall Street Journal, Amazon was selling thousands of items declared unsafe by federal agencies. → Read More

Apple is reportedly working on a major new version of AirPods, and they'll probably cost more than $160

Apple's next version of its ubiquitous wireless earphones, AirPods, will reportedly feature water-resistance and noise-cancellation technology. → Read More

MIT Media Lab director admits accepting funding from Jeffrey Epstein for the Media Lab and for his investment fund

In a letter published on August 15, MIT Media Lab director and tech investor Joichi Ito admitted to accepting funds from Jeffrey Epstein. → Read More

Apple is reportedly dropping billions of dollars on its big push into TV, which is expected to launch in November

Apple's next big move is a subscription TV service, and the company is reportedly dropping $6 billion on it. → Read More

The creators of 2019's biggest new game are in hot water after calling fans 'a--hats' and 'freeloaders'

The studio behind 2019's biggest new game, "Apex Legends," is embroiled in controversy after getting into a big fight with fans on Reddit. → Read More

Sony just bought the legendary game studio behind 'Spider-Man' and 'Ratchet & Clank'

The legendary game studio behind "Marvel's Spider-Man" and the long-running "Ratchet & Clank" series was just purchased by Sony. → Read More

Fairway Market is so good that I don't go to Whole Foods anymore

Sorry, Jeff Bezos — I stopped going to Whole Foods to grocery shop when I discovered Fairway Market. → Read More

There's only one new Xbox coming in 2020: 'We are not working on a streaming-only console,' says Xbox chief

In 2020, a new Xbox console codenamed "Project Scarlett" is scheduled to launch — and it won't be a streaming-only console. → Read More

Sorry, everyone — the story of a 15-year-old Kentucky teen tweeting from a smart fridge is almost certainly a hoax

A Kentucky teen appeared to send a tweet from an LG smart fridge that went viral, but it's most likely fake. → Read More

WeWork just filed for its IPO, and revealed a lengthy list of risk factors that investors should be aware of

WeWork just filed for its initial public offering, and in doing so, revealed a lengthy list of potential risk factors for investors. → Read More

Google reportedly has a massive culture problem that's destroying it from the inside

Google has faced issue after issue over the past several years, and it sounds like a major reason for that is the company's culture. → Read More

One of the best-selling PlayStation 4 games of 2019 is made by Sony's direct competitor, Microsoft

Despite Microsoft and Sony directly competing with the Xbox One and PlayStation 4, Microsoft-owned "Minecraft" is a major player on PS4. → Read More

The 16-year-old 'Fortnite' player who won $3 million at the Fortnite World Cup was 'swatted' during a stream

Kyle "Bugha" Giersdorf was streaming "Fortnite" on Sunday night when police arrived at his parents' home. → Read More

YouTube reportedly lets its most popular creators get away with more

YouTube is the world's largest video platform, and it has a major moderation problem. → Read More

ESPN just canceled a video game tournament broadcast in response to the mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton

The "Apex Legends" tournament was going to be aired on ESPN this weekend. It'll still make its way to ESPN2 in October. → Read More

The duo behind 'Game of Thrones' just signed a $200 million Netflix deal for TV and movies

"Game of Thrones" showrunners David Benioff and Dan Weiss are heading to Netflix in a deal worth $200 million for new TV show and movies. → Read More

Police are on scene at Twitch headquarters after a threatening message

After Twitch learned of a workplace threat on Tuesday, the company asked employees to work from home on Wednesday as police investigate. → Read More

Apple's new credit card, the Apple Card, is available now — here's how it works

Apple's releasing its first-ever credit card this month. Alongside the launch of the new card, Apple detailed how it works in a series of videos. → Read More

Trump goes after Google CEO Sundar Pichai in tweetstorm, says the tech giant is being watched 'very closely'

President Trump went after Google and its CEO on Tuesday morning — a response to a segment on Fox Business' "Lou Dobbs Tonight." → Read More

The US government is testing surveillance balloons that could track multiple vehicles from 65,000 feet

In a newly discovered FCC filing, it was revealed that the US government is testing surveillance balloons in the US this summer. → Read More