The story of the pandemic, in emojis.
Phil Mickleson uses a rangefinder at the PGA Championship golf tournament.
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How psychological factors may have influenced the opinions about the use of rangefinders during the 2021 PGA championships.
Production of Tesla Model 3s was forced to be suspended.
Welcome to the great silicon famine of 2021. And 2022. And 2023. And ...
A health system in Virginia stopped using the federal website after only a few days, complaining that it was slow and crashed.
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The website has triggered random appointment cancellations and unreliable sign-ups. Only one contractor was deemed qualified to build it – and it wasn’t a major tech company. We’ve seen this before.
Big tech giants have become not just omnipresent but omnipowerful. Will their might be reined in in 2021?
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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.
“Apple it” just doesn’t have the same ring…
Will Apple's search engine have the same ill fate as Microsoft's Bing?
Good governance is critical for growth. But Canadian startups haven’t yet got a handle on the importance of governance when seeking investors.
Good business requires good governance, and startups require a particular kind of governance to help them grow and prosper. That’s why it’s so important for startups to get governance right early on.
Highly skilled workers and international students in the U.S. are the latest group to be targeted by the Trump adminstration’s restrictive immigration policies.
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By making skilled workers the target of his latest anti-immigration policy, U.S. president Trump signals that he is willing to play to his far right base even if it undermines America’s economic interests.
Excessive screen use has been linked to addictive behaviours, changes in mood, increased stress and difficulty sleeping - here’s how to take a break.
Social isolation is not new to many elderly people, technology can help alleviate some of the feelings of loneliness.
From Facebook to WhatsApp, technology is important to keeping older generations from feeling lonely while social distancing during coronavirus
Media firms, management consultancies, business schools and economists are envisaging a new version of capitalism - but they all approach it from a skewed starting point.
Privileged children get to use phones in school while others face bans for ‘messing around’‘.
WeWork wanted to be a lot more than a shared workspace.
Adam Neumann both controlled and managed the co-working company he founded in 2011. A finance scholar explains why that can be a serious problem in venture capital-backed startups.
Our understanding of where new and exciting ideas come from in the business world is backwards.
Whose responsibility is it to manage technology-related distractions in class?
Some students who participated in a study of technology in the classroom believed instructors are at fault if students turn to technology when they are bored.
Amazon plans to retrain 100,000 employees in new technologies.
Amazon’s plan to invest $700 million retraining its workforce signals very soon all jobs will be STEM jobs – and higher education needs to play a bigger role.
Google’s size isn’t the only reason way it exerts market power.
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US lawmakers and regulators are beginning to investigate big tech’s growing power, but they need to look beyond size and into their very natures.
Consider running wild and free at this summer’s music festivals – without your phone.
The habit of using our phones while at a summer music festival can negatively impact our experiences.
Facebook’s Mia Garlick says, ‘we’re frequently seeing politicians use the Facebook Live tool to augment a press conference or to directly speak to voters about the issues of importance of the day.’
Facebook’s Mia Garlick on how Australian politicians are using social media.
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Today's Media Files podcast examines the role of social media in election campaigns, including the spread of 'fake news' and foreign political interference.
Assistant professor of chemistry Sidney Wilkerson-Hill, left, in a chemistry lab at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, with Bolatito Babatunde, a student in the Chancellor’s Science Scholars program at UNC.
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Researchers find promising results for two programs patterned after the Meyerhoff Scholars Program, a renowned initiative launched at UMBC in the 1980s and known to increase diversity in STEM.