Technology has changed the world, and it continues changing it dramatically every day. Trying to keep track of what's happened can be overwhelming, so we've compiled a list of the biggest tech stories of the week to keep you up-to-date. Here's what changed in our world this week.

Michael Thomsen is's tech columnist. He has written for Slate, The Atlantic, The New Inquiry, n+1, Billboard, and is author of Levitate the Primate: Handjobs, Internet Dating, and Other Issues for Men. He tweets often at @mike_thomsen.