A pro-independence group is leveraging social media and peer-to-peer technology to orchestrate massive protests. The catch? No one knows who runs it
Amazon's new Sidewalk protocol and Apple's experiments with ultra-wideband signal a new battleground that gets Amazon out of the house and Apple inside it
Apple has taken a public stand on privacy, curtailing data abuses by apps and declaring it doesn’t exploit its users’ information. But it has also created comprehensive new ways to track us
«Many of Apple’s latest features are about enhancing surveillance – even if Apple would never call them that.»
A Home Office-funded project that used artificial intelligence to predict gun and knife crime was found to be wildly inaccurate
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For decades, Japan has grappled with the problem of people overworking themselves to death. Now, it’s a global issue
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France has hit Google with fines totalling €720 million this year. The money is meaningless – but the changes could be profound
When Twenty20 launched, the game of cricket changed forever. Now a team of data evangelists are taking the sport to the next level
As well as collecting your data, Chrome also gives Google a huge amount of control over how the web works
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Research shows that five work hours a day can improve productivity and bolster wellbeing. There’s only one thing holding companies back
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On June 14, 2014, the State Council of China published an ominous-sounding document called "Planning Outline for the Construction of a Social Credit System". In the way of Chinese policy documents, it…
Four-time USA Memory Champion Nelson Dellis and psychological scientist Julia Shaw explain how to use the memory palace technique to boost your memory skills
If you have ever bought anything on Amazon, subscribed to Spotify or paid for a Lyft ride, you may be surprised to learn that software company Stripe may have processed your payment. Unlike PayPal, the $20 billion startup operates quietly in the background and won’t show up on your credit card bill. In Wired magazine, British journalist Steven Armstrong provides a colorful portrait of the company’s founders and their mission to facilitate e-commerce around the world.
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