North Korea Targets—and Dupes—a Slew of Cybersecurity Pros

One early January morning, security researcher Zuk Avraham got a nondescript direct message out of the blue on Twitter: “Hi.” It was from someone named Zhang Guo. The short, unsolicited messaged wasn't too unusual;...

Poll: Most Americans want to break up Big Tech

The Biden administration is inheriting a number of lawsuits aimed at breaking up big tech monopolies in the United States. It’s a cause most Americans support, according to a new poll by Vox and...

How Technology Can Kickstart Travel’s Post-Pandemic Boom – Built In

It’s hard to find an industry that was more deeply impacted by COVID-19 than travel and tourism. Attempts to contain the pandemic grounded planes, emptied out hotels, and canceled the travel plans of millions...

Envisioning better health outcomes for all

The current covid-19 pandemic has shined the spotlight on longstanding health inequities for people of color. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, compared to the general United States population, African Americans...

Extending Azure Functions with custom handlers

Much of the value in the public cloud, especially the hyperscale providers like Azure, is economic. You’re taking advantage of their ability to buy power, network, and hardware at a scale that would have...

How a bunch of Redditors made GameStop’s stock soar

Who knew the first big 2021 stock market story would be … GameStop? But here we are. There’s been a boom in day trading and individual investing over the past several months — activity that’s...

Learning with – and about – AI technology – Mirage News

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Between remote learning, more time spent at home, and working parents trying to keep their kids occupied, children across the United States have clocked in record-breaking hours of screen time during...

The future of social networks might be audio

“I don’t plan on opening the app again,” Lorenz told Wired. “I don’t want to support any network that doesn’t take user safety seriously.” Her experience wasn’t a one-off, and since then darker, racist...

Apple’s Newest Fitness Feature: Celeb-Hosted Outdoor Walks

Apple Fitness+ is getting a dose of Dolly. The iPhone maker’s relatively new subscription exercise service, which requires the use of an Apple Watch, is expanding to include outdoor walking exercises led by celebrities,...

Microsoft Visual Studio 16.9 preview enhances C++ tooling

Microsoft has released Visual Studio 2019 16.9 Preview 3, an update to the company’s signature integrated development environment that offers more command line tools for C++ development as well as enhancements tuned to .NET...

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