Maybe Netflix and Amazon Should Just Buy Theater Chains

The Covid-19 pandemic has almost completely upended the American moviegoing experience. As the coronavirus lockdowns enter their sixth month, theaters—and theater chains—are facing dire economic circumstances as multiplexes in major metropolitan areas remain closed....

Trump’s China fight has extended to TikTok. But is it really a threat?

Last week, President Trump seriously escalated his threats toward the social media app TikTok, which he has accused of posing a threat to national security. If the Chinese-owned app doesn’t sell to an American...

Russia says it has a covid vaccine called “Sputnik-V”

Russia has cleared a vaccine against covid-19 for emergency use on health-care workers this fall. Fast advance:  Russian president Vladimir Putin said during a meeting on Tuesday that the newly registered vaccine “has passed all...

2 cloud architecture problems are still unsolved

As 2021 begins to appear on the horizon, most people will be happy to see 2020 in the rearview mirror. Despite the pandemic and all its chaos and uncertainties, 2020 was the year of...

Why marketing technology utilisation is taking on new urgency – CMO

Suzanne Croxford Suzanne is marketing technology partner, at Wunderman Thompson Australia. With more than 15 years’ industry experience, Suzanne has consistently delivered forward-thinking, omni-channel, data-driven marketing strategies and campaigns for some of Australia’s biggest...

BLM Supporters More Likely to Combat Hate in Videogames, Too

People who say they stand up to bullying and harassment in videogames are also more likely to support the Black Lives Matter movement. That’s according to a joint survey conducted by WIRED and Michigan State...

Technology does not replace human contact, but it does help against loneliness – Innovation...

When it comes to technology, we often immediately think of robots and complicated algorithms. For some of the elderly, smartphones and apps such as Facebook and WhatsApp are already rather hard to comprehend. This...

Why MongoDB is ‘fundamentally better’ for developers

It takes a certain amount of chutzpah — OK, mountains of it — to invent a new kind of database and assume it will take over the world. Or maybe not assume, exactly, but,...

Is a successful contact tracing app possible? These countries think so.

Likewise, Ireland’s app fits hand-in-glove with its manual tracing program, which is equally if not more important to keeping coronavirus at bay. “If you test positive, the manual contact tracing team will ask you...

15 Best Bluetooth Speakers (2020): Ultimate Ears, JBL, Sonos

If you're a music fan, or just love the classic Marshall guitar amplifier design, this Bluetooth speaker is ready to rock. Like all Marshall products, you pay a price for the style, but it...

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