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How the Google lawsuit will affect the future of technology

The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) issued a lawsuit against Google on Oct. 20 due to alleged violations of antitrust laws. Experts say the...

How Microsoft and Sony’s new consoles improve game technology

Just about every seven years, game console makers—namely, Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo, as of the past two decades—hit the reset button on their audience...

Online news needs a new pay model to survive, says study

The revenue model that has sustained the newspaper industry for centuries no longer works in the digital age, but another age-old concept with some...

The US is taking on Google in a huge antitrust case. It could change...

The US Department of Justice (DoJ) has filed an antitrust lawsuit against Google for unlawful monopolization. The department says Google’s conduct harms competition and consumers,...

Energy efficient heat pumps increase the value of homes in the U.S., shows study

A new study examines the cost of heat pump installation in American households and the effect on house prices and home values. Researchers find that...

Apple’s iPhone 12 comes without a charger: a smart waste-reduction move, or clever cash...

Apple has released its new smartphone, the iPhone 12, without an accompanying charger or earbuds. Users have harshly criticized the company for this move and...

Facebook is merging Messenger and Instagram chat features. It’s for Zuckerberg’s benefit, not yours

Facebook Messenger and Instagram’s direct messaging services will be integrated into one system, Facebook has announced. The merge will allow shared messaging across both platforms,...

Your personal data is the currency of the digital age

The commodification of the internet in the early 1990s brought western societies into the digital age and has changed the way consumers interact with...

The US has lots to lose and little to gain by banning TikTok and...

The Trump administration’s recently announced bans on Chinese-owned social media platforms TikTok and WeChat could have unintended consequences. The orders bar the apps from doing...

Hedge fund investors get a raw deal from incentive fees

Real cost of incentive fees for hedge fund investors is 2.5 times the average fee rate on paper Investors who put their money in hedge...