When Bitcoin hit the market in 2009, fans touted the cryptocurrency as a secure, decentralized, and anonymous way to conduct transactions outside of the traditional financial system.Criminals, often operating in hidden areas of the internet, flocked to Bitcoin to...
This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it on weekdays.The grocery store could be the most visible place to see the impact of technological change on consumers, businesses, and...
Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost filed a lawsuit Tuesday in a novel attempt to declare Google a public utility and subject it to state regulation.The lawsuit, which was filed in a Delaware County, Ohio court, aims to use a...
A few years ago, while on a work trip in Los Angeles, I called an Uber for a rush-hour ride around town. I knew it was going to be a long journey and I steeled myself to pay...
Apple on Monday again targeted the huge digital advertising industry and unveiled a number of changes to protect iPhone users' privacy and strengthen its position as the gatekeeper between consumers and the rest of the digital industry.Apple said the...
And then of course there are the inevitable privacy concerns. Kinsa emphasizes that all data made available to the city is aggregated and anonymized. "None of the individual data goes to anyone other than that person," said...
This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it on weekdays.I was surprised when I stumbled upon the news that Microsoft is releasing a new version of Windows in a...
Graeme Ferguson, a Canadian documentary filmmaker who helped create Imax, the panoramic cinematic experience that immerses audiences in movies, and who was the company's primary creative force for years, died on May 8th at his home in Lake of...
MIAMI - There was money in the air. Buzzwords were buzzing around, such as NFT, BTD, Blockchain, Token. There was a raging energy.And there was heat - a damp, stifling heat in South Florida; of the...
DAKAR, Senegal - Nigeria blocked Twitter after the social media site deleted a tweet from President Muhammadu Buhari threatening secessionist groups in the south-east of the country responsible for attacks on government offices.The government blocked Twitter, which is used...

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