By the end of the year, officials expect some 1.5 million migrants to return to Afghanistan — many of them forcibly, and including some registered as refugees.
 Netflix makes so many original shows we don’t even hear about some of them until they’re airing imminently – that’s the case with The OA, a new freaky supernatural mini series with an 8 episode season debuting December 16. The show looks spooky as heck, following the story of a girl who disappeared when she was a child, only to return seven years later (with the bonus… Read More
 Less than a day after it emerged that Amazon had quietly dropped device encryption support for its Fire tablets and other Fire OS devices, the U.S. firm has flip-flopped and said that it will restore the feature. Read More
 We asked investors what their favorite startups were from the 60 that launched at Y Combinator’s Winter 2016 Demo Day 1. After huddling with our writers and adding our input, here are TechCrunch’s picks for the 7 most promising companies from the batch, plus an honorable mention. Additional reporting by Greg Kumparak and Megan Rose Dickey. Read More
Mosquitoes infected with the bacterium Wolbachia resist viruses like Zika and dengue. Now researchers are testing the bacterium on mosquitoes in the wild.
The deposed leader remains confined to a hospital room in Cairo even as many former allies cut deals with the government to overturn their own convictions.
 Anyone hoping that today Magic Leap would share exact plans about the hotly anticipated debut of its “mixed reality” technology was probably a little disappointed. At a Fortune conference in Aspen this afternoon, Magic Leap founder and CEO Rony Abovitz and company CMO Brian Wallace did much to fuel expectations of what the company will deliver, calling it “very… Read More
Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha, the junta chief and prime minister, hinted that the bombers were “bad people” opposed to a new Constitution.