Melanie Ehrenkranz
Melanie Ehrenkranz

Melanie is a writer covering technology and the future. She can be reached at

June 23, 2017

Leaked Uber email reveals how a female engineer pleaded with executives for change

Less than a week after Susan Fowler published her blog post, another woman sent a detailed report to Uber leadership.

June 21, 2017
June 21, 2017

Birth control apps are helping women circumvent the war on reproductive rights

Women can now download an app to help take autonomy over their own bodies.
June 20, 2017

Uber now lets you tip your driver. So how much should you tip?

Here's how your Uber experience is going to change.
June 20, 2017

Twitter's harassment reporting tool is working flawlessly. No problems here. Nope. None.

"We have reviewed your report carefully..."
June 19, 2017

Silicon Valley tech leaders head to the White House — again — for a Trump-friendly photo op

Why are the country's most powerful CEOs still cozying up to Trump? Here are some ideas.

June 16, 2017

A woman was raped by her Uber driver. Uber allegedly said she made it up.

Allegedly, Uber executives shared her confidential medical records and discussed whether her rape was part of a competitor's plot.
June 15, 2017

This amazingly simple gadget makes your car sound like R2D2

Shut up and take my money.
June 15, 2017

Uber's symbolic gestures don't signal meaningful change

Renaming the conference room won't change anything.
June 14, 2017

A bunch of worms went to space to save humanity

Some spontaneously divided into two, and another grew an extra head.
June 14, 2017

Scientists have harsh words for the startup selling millennial blood to the rich

The promise of eternal youth doesn't come cheap.

June 9, 2017

PR conference hosts panel on how women can break through “macho culture” — without a single woman

A group of men discuss how women can best be acknowledged.
June 7, 2017

Women are just 44.6% away from gender parity on the Fortune 500 list, baby

The most women the list has ever seen!
June 7, 2017
June 6, 2017

Uber just fired 20 employees for harassment, bullying, discrimination and more

Uber may have a systemic harassment issue after all.
June 6, 2017

A mansplaining World Science Festival host wouldn't stop talking over his one female panelist

Until a woman in the audience shouted, "Let her speak!"

June 6, 2017

Women got just 7% of the speaking time at Apple's WWDC 2017 event

Men spoke for 13 times as long as women during the WWDC 2017 keynote.
June 5, 2017

Apple is trying to catch up on the smart home speaker game with HomePod

Apple just announced an Amazon Echo and Google Home rival.
June 5, 2017

What to expect from Apple's WWDC 2017 event

A number of software and hardware updates, and possibly a Siri-powered smart speaker.
June 2, 2017

Elon Musk is not brave for quitting Trump's White House council | Opinion

Withdrawing from the Paris climate agreement is bad news for the planet. It's also bad news for Tesla Motors.