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Jack White.

Musician Jack White says he has never owned a cell phone and thinks they’re an ‘addiction’

In a recent interview, Jack White says it's "nonsense" people are unable to walk down the street without staring at their cell phones.

This company will pay you $1,000 to ditch your smartphone and switch to a flip phone for a week

The contest winner will get $1,000 to trade their smartphone for a flip phone for a week, but this person must document the whole experience.

The World Health Organization just released screen-time guidelines for kids. Here’s how some of the world’s most successful CEOs limit it ...

Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel and Google CEO Sundar Pichai don't let their kids access too much tech.
Ashlyn Gentry.

The attention economy is breeding addiction, fraud, and hate — and this is what we need to do to save it

Every time you pick up your phone, turn on a screen, or open an app, you are for sale.

16 ways to go on a digital cleanse if you use Google products religiously

There are hidden features inside Google's most popular products to help you combat your tech addiction.
Google CEO Sundar Pichai.

Google CEO Sundar Pichai says his family TV is ‘not easily accessible’ and requires ‘activation energy’ to watch

In a New York Times interview, Google CEO Sundar Pichai discussed how he monitors his kids' interactions with tech.
Apple CEO Tim Cook has been repeatedly critical of Facebook's data collection practices.

Apple’s Cook aims at Facebook in interview, saying ‘the privacy thing has gotten totally out of control’

Apple CEO Tim Cook took yet another shot at Facebook in an interview with CNN, saying that self-regulation of privacy hasn't worked and suggesting the government needs to step in. He also expressed hope that a trade war could be averted.
Tim Cook talks apps at WWDC, June 4, 2018.

Apple’s Tim Cook says he’s also spending too much time with his phone

In an interview with CNN, Apple CEO Tim Cook admitted to spending more time on his phone than he should.
Apple CEO Tim Cook has been critical of Facebook's widespread collection of data on its users.

Apple is taking a direct shot at Facebook with new privacy controls and anti-distraction features

A new features in the next version of Apple's Safari browser will block Facebook and other companies from tracking users via the "like" buttons on web pages. Other features will allow users to monitor and limit how much time they spend with particular apps.

Google has announced it’s taking major steps to curb ‘tech addiction’ — here’s the reality

Google unveiled an initiative targeted at addressing what many call "tech addiction" at Google I/O on Thursday. Scientists who study smartphone and social media use say tech addiction isn't the real and concrete enemy that some are making it out to be, however.