A recent article noted that lots of consumer technology is available to the poor. The things that get people out of poverty, like education and child care, are becoming more expensive. You could read that as a sign that the digital explosion is creating a new kind of shortage.
The major web browsers have become equally fast, stable and useful, which makes selecting among them a matter of subjective preference.
The Obama administration released a long-anticipated report on Thursday that recommends requiring private companies to disclose the kind of information they gather from their customers online.
John Carmack is one of the most celebrated technical wizards in the video game business. Now his involvement with the virtual reality start-up Oculus VR is prompting accusations from his old employer that he went too far in helping the company improve its technology.
Microsoft raced to issue a fix Thursday to a vulnerability in its Internet Explorer browser, which security researchers believe was being exploited by nation-state sponsored attack groups.
Snapchat’s founders are hoping to transform the company’s product into something more sophisticated and sleek, a primary hub for mobile messaging.
The company’s move is part of its goal to become a platform on which other apps run, with Facebook accounts used as universal IDs.
A new study by the Harvard Institute of Politics found that people tend to flock to different social websites based on their political preferences.
Cloud technology is a mess that needs simplifying. That is why Equinix, a global provider of computer data centers and interconnections, will offer a way for companies to manage their services in one place.
Twitter’s results were merely the backdrop to concerns about its ability to attract new people and keep them engaged.
Thanks to Danny Sullivan at Search Engine Land for this gem.
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