Tonya Riley

Tonya is a journalist based in Washington D.C. who covers cybersecurity, blockchain technology, and privacy for Cyberscoop News. She previously covered cybersecurity for The Washington Post.

Previously based in Brooklyn, Tonya wrote about technology and internet culture for various publications, including Inverse, Mic, MEL, Fusion, Reductress, and Cosmopolitan. She has a cat called Reggie.

Science

NYU Researchers are Working on Their Own 'Star Trek' Holodeck

Researchers at NYU will take virtual reality to the next level.

Science

Three Climate Change Denials by Scott Pruitt, Trump's EPA Pick 

He's going to make waves.

Science

The "Duchess Cocktail" Fueled Russian Athletes to Olympic Victory

More athletes could lose their medals.

Science

SolarStratos Will Use Solar for Space Tourism

Science

Map Shows Every Body of Water in the United States

You'll want one for your wall.

Science

VR Isn't Going To Be Like LSD — It's Going to Be Much Better

Entertainment

Netflix Says Binge-Watching TV Boosts Movie Consumption

Prestige television hasn't killed movies yet.

Science

Why Apple's Supreme Court Loss is Actually a Win for Innovation

The technology industry has reason to celebrate.

Science

Samsung Patent Application Reveals That Eye-Tracking VR is Coming

Culture

Facebook Just Killed "B.S. Detector," a Fake News-Flagging App

So long, B.S. Detector.

Science

A.I. Can Teach Itself to Recognize Faces Now

Science

This Ingestible Pill Could Stop Jet Lag for Good

Science

Apple Is Going to Use Drones to Make Maps Better

Science

Apple Finally Promises a Fix to Those Spam Calendar Invites

It's coming ... eventually.

Gaming

Here's How to Watch the 2016 Game Awards Online

You no longer need to tune into Spike TV.

Science

Congress Wonders What'll Happen When the Robots Take Our Jobs

“If a whole occupation is suddenly displaced, what do we do?”

Science

Apple Remains Quiet as the iCal Spam Problem Persists

It's the spam problem that won't go away.

Entertainment

Netflix Just Announced You Can Now Watch Its Shows Offline

Netflix has defeated airplane mode.

Science

3 China-Made Gadgets to Buy on the Last Black Friday Before a Trade War

Get 'em before they're gone.

Science

"Community Solar" Might Power America's Old Houses

"We are finding the best roofs in the country to host your panels."