The DoJ says Google monopolizes search. Here’s how.

The creation and maintenance of such a search index would require an “upfront investment of billions of dollars,” the lawsuit alleges, and hundreds of million dollars in maintenance costs per year, effectively shutting out...

The Anticlimax of the Google Antitrust Suit

At the time of Google’s birth, in 1998, Microsoft was in mortal combat with the Department of Justice, which had launched an epic antitrust suit against Bill Gates and his minions. Microsoft was accused...

Why the US government is suing Google

After a 14-month investigation, the United States government filed a landmark lawsuit against Google on Tuesday, arguing that the search giant used unfair practices to preserve its search and search advertising monopoly. The Department of...

Node.js 15 debuts support for HTTP/3 transport

Node.js 15.0.0, the latest version of the event-driven JavaScript runtime that now has competition from the Deno runtime, was released October 20, with an experimental transport protocol for HTTP/3 and the latest version of...

How technology can help Australia’s agricultural sector thrive – Independent Australia

The rise of "smart farming" is heavily dependent on the accessibility of technology and the internet, writes Paul Budde. EARLIER THIS MONTH, I went on a two-week tour into Queensland’s Outback, travelling through various landscapes from pastoral...

One doctor’s campaign to stop a covid-19 vaccine being rushed through before Election Day

After being released from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on October 5, US President Donald Trump praised the doctors who treated him for covid-19 and promised that the public would soon have a...

US Indicts Sandworm, Russia’s Most Destructive Cyberwar Unit

The new indictment also represents the first official acknowledgement from the US government that Sandworm was responsible for a cyberattack on the 2018 Winter Olympics, in which a piece of malware known as Olympic...

NPM adds Workspaces for managing multiple packages

NPM 7.0.0, an upgrade to the JavaScript package manager, is due to be released with Node.js 15 this week, highlighted by Workspaces. Workspaces is a long-requested feature that gives NPM a set of features to manage...

To Build More-Inclusive Technology, Change Your Design Process – Harvard Business Review

David Malan/Getty Images In technology, inherent bias can be hard to root out. Our tech tends to reflect the people who create it — their perspectives and experiences shape how products are designed. Whether you’re...

12 Best Wireless Earbuds WIRED Has Tried (2020)

Wirefree (true wireless) earbuds are one of those ideas that sounds like a dream: Pop a tiny little headphone into each ear and listen to music or take calls untethered from everything. Until recently, the...

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