Ikea’s Holiday Rap; Grading Facebook’s Wordmark: Monday’s First Things First

Plus, why Little Caesers picked McKinney.

The Weather Channel App Can Now Forecast Your Flu Risk

IBM Watson is using big data and AI to make localized health predictions.

Why Taylor Swift’s Singles Day Performance Could Be Trouble (Trouble, Trouble)

The 2019 event bills few stars from outside China.

OpenAI Releases Fake Text AI Initially Deemed Too Dangerous Into the World

The GPT-2 software represents a breakthrough in natural language machine learning—with some fearing devastating consequences.

What Would the World Be Like Without News? This Press Freedom Ad Imagines That Dystopia

Empty screens and blank pages call attention to the "repressive" conditions faced by journalists right here in the U.S.

Facebook’s New Logo Is Neutral—and That’s the Point

It isn’t intended to design a point of view; it is intended to communicate the absence of a point of view.

Microsoft Warns Its Advanced Chatbot Might Say Offensive Things

The software giant has released the blueprint for DialoGPT, its Reddit-trained AI, which programmers can decode—at their own risk.

Reddit: Here’s How to Change Your Advertising Personalization Preferences

Turn off certain permissions.

How Alcohol Is Upping the Ante in Online Grocery Shopping

Walmart now includes wine and beer in its Grocery Pickup service at 2,000 stores. Can Amazon catch up?

WhatsApp Rolls Out a Catalog Feature for Small Businesses

Business owners can show off their products in the messaging application.