Thousands of lightning strikes have sparked hundreds of fires across California in recent days, producing several major clusters burning around the San Francisco Bay Area.The blazes quickly ripped through hundreds of thousands of acres, forcing thousands to evacuate, filling...
Target has pulled $5 billion of business away from competitors in the first half of 2020 alone. | LightRocket via Getty Images Some feared the pandemic would widen the gap between the haves and have-nots of retail....
Tech firms are in everybody’s crosshairs these days. The recent congressional grilling of high-profile tech CEOs made the companies seem like a growing public menace on many fronts: antitrust, bias, privacy, censorship, electoral interference, inequitable income distribution, and unfair...
The 30 must-watch technologies on the Gartner Inc. Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2020 include technologies that enable a composable enterprise, aspire to regain society's trust in technology, and alter the state of your brain.“Emerging technologies are disruptive by nature, but...
The Angular Language Service, which provides code editors a mechanism to get completions, errors checks, hints, and navigation inside of Angular templates, has been ported to Microsoft’s Visual Studio IDE.The service, for working with the Google-developed Angular JavaScript/TypeScript framework,...
Portal, Facebook’s device for making video calls that doubles as a digital picture frame, has had a strange run. Launched in the wake of multiple policy scandals that rocked the company, the device has gone from being treated suspiciously...
The news: Pages spreading health misinformation got an estimated 3.8 billion views on Facebook this year as of May, according to analysis by human rights group Avaaz. Views peaked at nearly half a billion in April 2020 alone, just...
While the COVID-19 pandemic continues to ravage communities and the economy, many companies in ecommerce, logistics, online learning, food delivery, online business collaboration, and other sectors are experiencing massive spikes in demand for their products and services. For many...
Much of the “open source sustainability” discussion has focused on the one thing that really needs no help being sustained: software. As Tobie Langel rightly points out, “Open source code isn’t a scarce resource. It’s the exact opposite, actually:...
Naomi Martin is a senior copywriter and social lead at AnalogFolk. Whether it’s Alexa, Siri or Google, it’s likely that you’re right at home with voice technology. Since Siri launched on iPhones in 2011, we’ve taken to talking...
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