Claire Groden

Claire Groden is a freelance writer living in Brooklyn. She has written for Fortune, Time, The New Republic, The Wall Street Journal, and others.
Innovation
6.24.2016 2:31 PM
Boston Dynamics Debuts 'Mini Spot' Robot That Loads the Dishwasher
Claire Groden
It debuted its first robot since news broke that Alphabet put the company for sale. 
Innovation
6.24.2016 12:14 PM
What Kind of Domestic Robot Will OpenAI Bring to Our Homes?
Claire Groden
Elon Musk's artificial intelligence nonprofit is pioneering the way.
Science
6.23.2016 3:48 PM
Sweden Debuts Its First Electric Highway
Claire Groden
Sweden's highway of the future is a little old-school.
Culture
6.22.2016 9:46 PM
Udemy's Exodus, Amazon's Gain
Claire Groden
Mercurial rules are causing instructors to jump ship.
Innovation
6.22.2016 8:33 PM
Wells Fargo Is Testing Eye Scanning to Replace the Password
Claire Groden
The time has come to shed the password. 
Entertainment
6.21.2016 9:52 PM
The Ticketmaster Voucher Event List Offers Weezer, Panic! At the Disco, Rascal Flatts
Claire Groden
The ticketing company is going to give out at least $42 million in discounts and vouchers. 
Culture
6.16.2016 6:01 PM
Researchers Develop Predictive Model to Track How ISIS Recruits Online
Claire Groden
"If you’re developing a theory of how water freezes, you’d never get there if you looked at an individual molecule of water.”
Culture
6.15.2016 4:50 PM
Donald Trump's Historically Bad Opinion Poll Results Rest on Sound Methodology
Claire Groden
Bad news for Trump: While there's criticism of opinion polls, they are rarely actually wrong.
Innovation
6.14.2016 9:44 PM
Why Did Bitcoin Hit Its Highest Price in Two Years? "The Halving" Is Coming
Claire Groden
Bitcoin reached its highest price in more than two years on Monday. What gives?
Entertainment
6.14.2016 6:49 PM
A U.S. Appeals Court Upholds Net Neutrality! Now What?
Claire Groden
An appeals court backs the FCC to treat the internet like a utility.
Innovation
6.14.2016 4:42 PM
What Happens When a Terrorist Posts His Attack on Facebook Live?
Claire Groden
The slaying of a French police captain and his companion pose questions about social media.
Innovation
6.10.2016 9:52 PM
Report: Amazon Is Throwing Itself Into Yet Another Hyper-Competitive Field: Music
Claire Groden
The company is launching a music streaming service.
Innovation
6.10.2016 8:07 PM
Elon Musk Says "Probably People Will Die" in Mars Mission
Claire Groden
But they'll be paving the way for comfortable Mars travel. 
Innovation
6.9.2016 8:28 PM
Facebook's Immersive 360-Degree Photos Could Coax Users Back From Instagram
Claire Groden
360-degrees makes regular panoramas look so 2015.
Innovation
6.8.2016 2:12 PM
Elon Musk Says SpaceX Will Reuse Falcon 9 Rocket in September or October
Claire Groden
There's no word on the mission,  but we have a guess.
Innovation
6.2.2016 6:31 PM
What If Uber Was Legal Everywhere? European Union Calls for Openness
Claire Groden
The European Commission encouraged its member states to consider sharing economy bans a "last resort" tactic.
Innovation
5.31.2016 10:52 PM
Why It Doesn't Matter That China Blocked Tumblr
Claire Groden
It's unclear that Tumblr ever had much traction in the country, anyway.
Culture
5.27.2016 7:39 PM
McDonald's CEO Says Robot Workers Will Bring Employees Better Jobs, Not Replace Them
Claire Groden
He credits customer service (from humans) with contributing to the company’s turnaround.
Mind and Body
5.27.2016 5:55 PM
Why You Should Pay Attention to the Latest Study Linking Cellphones and Cancer
Claire Groden
The National Toxicology Program study released Thursday is one of the largest ever on the topic. 
Innovation
5.26.2016 9:46 PM
Jeff Bezos Praises Progress Made on Blue Origin's BE-4 Rocket Engine
Claire Groden
The team commissioned the first of two new test cells after just seven months of construction.