Follow the Money: How Digital Ads Subsidize the Worst of the Web

In the 1990s and early 2000s, digital display advertising—banner ads, pop-ups, and so on—was just the digital analogue of print advertising: A brand would buy space directly from a website. But today that is...

Migrating to cloud native requires seeing shades of gray

A common approach to application migration to the public clouds is to alter the applications to take advantage of cloud-native features. This means that the applications can speak with the native management systems, native...

The US needs a green stimulus – but must provide immediate relief first

In the depths of a downturn that has wiped out millions of jobs and trillions of dollars in wealth, a wide range of voices in the US are calling for a green stimulus to...

Technology key to success for Aussie businesses following COVID-19 – ChannelLife Australia

Businesses in Australia are feeling increasing pressure to stay ahead of their competition, following the impact of COVID-19 on supply chains and growth trajectories. This is according to Epicor Software Corporation’s 2020 Global Growth Index,...

Congress will finally grill Jeff Bezos. It’s about time.

When Jeff Bezos appears before a committee of US Congress members on Wednesday for an antitrust hearing, it’ll be a first on several fronts: The first time the Amazon founder and CEO will testify...

This Is the Best Sweatband I’ve Ever Worn (2020)

Treadbands cost $16 - $18 and come in two major sizes: a 2.5-inch wide version called "All-Terrain" and a 1.5-inch version called the "Low-Profile". Both work excellently. The thing that really sets Treadbands apart...

Why Congress should look at Twitter and Facebook

Removing large-scale networks of accounts has a different, but no less significant, effect. Changes to the information ecosystem reduce the amplification power of these groups; removing the networked faction of QAnon accounts ahead of...

6 ways Alibaba Cloud challenges AWS, Azure, and GCP

Most folks will by now have heard of Alibaba, the giant Chinese conglomerate, with business interests that include retail, financial services, logistics, media, and digital branding and marketing. The technology backbone underpinning these business...

Technology to crack down on distracted drivers to be trialled in Victoria – Ballarat...

INNOVATIVE new technology will be trialled in various Victorian locations from this week, in what could become a new tool to crack down on distracted drivers. The state-of-the-art road safety cameras are able to...

12 Best Cheap Headphones and Earbuds for $100 or Less (2020)

Michael Calore oversees WIRED's consumer products coverage in print and on the web, and is one of the hosts of WIRED's weekly podcast, Gadget Lab. As a writer, he covers a range of topics...

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