Tech layoffs spread (a bit) – TechCrunch

TechCrunch has found itself writing about layoffs at a few notable tech companies this week — and not just Softbank-backed ones. The focus is very much profits, as Alex Wilhelm summed up on Thursday, especially after the failed WeWork IPO and subsequent valuation and...

The Sneaky Simple Malware That Hits Millions of Macs

The popular misconception that Macs don’t get viruses has become a lot less popular in recent years, as Apple devices have weathered their fair share of bugs. But it’s still surprising that the most prolific malware on macOS—by one count, affecting one in 10...

Space Photos of the Week: An Ode to Infrared

On January 30, NASA will bid farewell to its Spitzer Space Telescope. The size of a schoolbus, Spitzer is one of NASA’s most beloved and hardworking telescopes: It launched on August 25, 2003, and its mission has been to study the universe using infrared light. (Space...