Jessica Conditt

Senior Reporter at Engadget
Jessica Conditt is a professional nerd, specializing in independent gaming, eSports and Harry Potter. She's written for online outlets since 2008, with four years as senior reporter at Joystiq. She's also a sci-fi novelist with a completed manuscript floating through the mysterious ether of potential publishers. Conditt graduated from ASU's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism in 2011 with a bachelor's in journalism.
Facebook Safety Check Falsely Says a Bomb Exploded in Bangkok
Facebook

Facebook Safety Check Falsely Says a Bomb Exploded in Bangkok

At first, it appeared the algorithm used unreliable and fake news sources to 'confirm' the nonexistent explosion.
Walgreens Sues Theranos for a Reported $140 Million
Theranos

Walgreens Sues Theranos for a Reported $140 Million

Walgreens was once Theranos' largest partner.
Facebook Reveals Open-Source Wireless Platform, Opencellular
Facebook

Facebook Reveals Open-Source Wireless Platform, Opencellular

The initial version of OpenCellular's software platform will be available in the summer, and Facebook is testing out the boxes at its headquarters right now.
Google.org Pledges $20 Million to Support Disability Technologies
Google

Google.org Pledges $20 Million to Support Disability Technologies

The money is spread across 29 programs working on disability technologies. Here are five examples.