The same governments and companies that have allowed bad practices to proliferate now will behave differently? Not going to happen.
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Julian Assange’s uncomfortable six-year stay at the Ecuadorian embassy in London is at an end. The Wikileaks founder should be now legally cleared or convicted – just not in the US.
Bitcoin spiked briefly above $5 000 on Tuesday, a level it hasn’t reached since it crashed spectacularly in November. But whatever the explanation, there’s no good reason to turn bullish on crypto.
Predictions that autonomous cars powered by artificial intelligence will create a safer, more harmonious world may be off base.
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.
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.