Google's Big Reversal, Solo's Big Cameo, and iPhone X's Big Flaw: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week

It was an exciting week here at Gizmodo, where senior editor Jennings Brown launched our first investigative podcast—a deep dive into one of the darkest spiritual movements on the internet—and senior reporter Kate Conger capped off nearly three months of reporting on Google’s work on Project Maven, a Pentagon program…

Elon Musk's Monkey Tests, Dating Site Hell, and Alexa Nightmares: The Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week

As Elon Musk’s ongoing campaign to piss off every journalist continued to make headlines, you may have missed a key bit of news: His secretive company Neuralink is funding primate research at the University of California as it pursues its quest to create brain-computer interfaces. So when, at some point in our weird…

Dangerous Moon Dust, Android P's Arrival, and Musk–Grimes Mania: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week

Just when you think you know what the world holds, something comes out of the woodwork to shake you to your core No, not the terrifying spider scientists taught to obey their commands. I’m talking about something far worse, something we never could have seen coming—even when the signs were there all along.

iPhone X at Six Months, Janelle Monáe's Odyssey, and Cat DNA: The Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week

On the internet, a week is a lifetime—especially when it’s the opening week of Avengers: Infinity War. Unlike seemingly everyone else, I’ve yet to see the Marvel blockbuster, an admission that is likely enough to inspire my colleagues at io9 to greet me at my desk in the morning with pitchforks. It also means running…

Avengers: Infinity War, AMD vs. Intel, and Killer Animals: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week

With winter fading into the distance, Avengers: Infinity War now in theaters, and the truth about Amazon’s logo finally out in the open, we can take a big breath of fresh air and remember what makes us excited about life in the first place. But we’ll probably just endlessly scroll through Twitter until we feel…