The tech industry actually is a lot like the Wild West but not in the ways you might think

Bandits and sheriffs? Not so much. Capitalism, graft, and regulation? A tale old as time.Image: Getty Images/iStockphoto Strap on your spurs and pull up those chaps! The U.S. government and the tech industry are gearing up for a good old-fashioned Wild West showdown — but not in the way you…

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Tropical Storm Florence advances toward Southeast, expected to become ‘major hurricane’ during the week

Video Tropical Storm Florence expected to strengthen quickly Florence predicted to strengthen into a category four hurricane as it approaches the East Coast of the United States. Tropical Storm Florence continued pushing toward the U.S. Southeast late Saturday, with forecasters predicting it will become “a dangerous major hurricane” posing “risk…

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Netflix’s ‘To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before’ is a must-see for romcom fans

'To All the Boys I've Loved Before' has killed me. I am dead. Goodbye.Image: Netflix / Mashable It’s Summer Lovin’ Week here at Mashable, which means things are getting steamy. In honor of the release of Crazy Rich Asians, we’re celebrating onscreen love and romance, looking at everything from our…

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Serena Williams burns the house down as Naomi Osaka’s brilliance is forgotten

The American legend was the victim of a draconian enforcement of the rules in the US Open final. But her reaction exposed the one flaw in her game The venerable boxing trainer Cus DAmato used to say that emotion, particularly fear, is like fire. If you make it work for…

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Bank warns on AI jobs threat

‘Dark side’ Mr Haldane’s points were echoed by the new head of the government’s advisory council on artificial intelligence, who also warned there was a “huge risk” of people being left behind as computers and robots changed the world of work. Tabitha Goldstaub, chair of the newly formed Artificial Intelligence…

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