Windows XP really was a game-changer for computers. But Microsoft has seen some turbulent times since the version was released 20 years ago.
Smart glasses like Facebook’s Ray-Ban Stories could be used to record you surreptitiously. If the company adds facial recognition, you could be even more exposed.
Big Tech makes a lot of promises about protecting privacy, but the reality is that using the industry’s products is a matter of trust.
Natural language coding means that people won’t need to learn specialized coding languages to write programs or design websites. But large corporations will control the means of translation.
A UN working group on cybersecurity is making incremental progress in highlighting the importance of including and protecting civilians.
Once a pioneer of the information age, now stereotyped as the browser of choice for people who are less than web-savvy, the curtain will finally come down on Internet Explorer next year.
A new study asked over 1,000 workers how productive they were at home, and the results shine a light into how companies should approach remote working in future.
The courts have given the government the authority to hack into private computers unannounced. The action addresses a clear threat, but it also sets an unsettling precedent.
Augmented reality has largely enjoyed cover from critique by being taken as a benign gaming technology. But recent developments suggest we need to get serious about it.
Commercial software is vital to all of our cybersecurity. What should governments do if they find it has weaknesses?
Our newfound ability to reincarnate the dead as chatbots presents several legal and ethical dilemmas.
While relying on internal documents can be controversial, Zuckerberg’s emails are so detailed and specific that they’re impossible to ignore.
For science to be open, one can reasonably think that it would have to use open software. However, being completely open is not that easy.
Tech giants are not just surviving the pandemic; they’re thriving. In 2021 and in the post-pandemic era, anti-trust regulations in tech must be revamped.
Will Apple’s search engine have the same ill fate as Microsoft’s Bing?
Sony and Microsoft are straying from traditional video game service models. While it might help diversify the market, it could also force avid gamers to empty their pockets.
Just because a tech company has a big share of the market doesn’t mean it has the power to keep it.
The outdated Microsoft operating system was recently dumped online in a huge leak. Hackers can now scour it for bugs to exploit.
Recent anti-racism protests have spurred dozens of companies to vow to diversify their workforces, yet big tech’s efforts to do so since 2014 show promises aren’t enough to overcome the real problem.
All round the world, executives are having to bend to the will of politicians.