Nidhi Subbaraman

Senior staff writer
Nidhi Subbaraman is a senior staff writer at BetaBoston, reporting on science, research, technology, and any combination of those. Before this, Subbaraman covered science and tech at Her work has also appeared online at MIT Technology Review, Fast Company, New Scientist, Nature News, and others. She hearts robots.

Articles By Nidhi Subbaraman

The Snapchat and Runkeeper apps for the iPhone share your location data with Apple. Boston telemedicine company American Well’s phone app transmits information about the medical terms you search from your phone to its servers. Until recently, when customers logged into their language training app Duolingo, the app would transmit their password in an unsecured way, allowing eavesdroppers on open networks to pick it out.More →