Predictions that autonomous cars powered by artificial intelligence will create a safer, more harmonious world may be off base.
Author Leonid Bershidsky
It is increasingly clear that the company’s base of loyal users isn’t an inexhaustible resource from whom it can forever extract a rent through its services offerings
Russia’s propaganda operations during the 2016 US presidential election were broader than previously thought, but they don’t provide proof the influence campaign was as effective as the Kremlin may have hoped.
On Wednesday, after years of rumours and speculation, Samsung finally presented a smartphone with a foldable display that it plans to start selling next year.
With due respect to Tim Berners-Lee’s attempts to recreate the bright-eyed enthusiasm of the Internet’s early years, the Web is long past attempts at self-regulation and voluntary ethics codes.
I’m willing to pay twice what I’m paying today to a streaming service that does its best to get every artist’s latest album immediately after its release.
Economist Nouriel Roubini, nicknamed Dr Doom for predicting the most recent global financial crisis, has crossed swords with cryptocurrency guru and ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin.
Reports from the International Labour Organisation and the JPMorgan Chase Institute describe the plight of gig-economy workers who struggle to make even their countries’ minimum wage toiling for giant tech platforms.
Online disinformation and the spread of deceptive political messages are pernicious, but they aren’t necessarily the worst abuse of social networks by governments and political actors.
The European Commission had solid antitrust reasons for fining Google €4.3-billion for violations including the bundling of certain apps with the Android operating system – and for not going after Apple for similar behaviour. Yet, from a consumer’s point of view, Apple should get the same kind of attention.