How Blockchain Could Solve the Problem of Digital Identity

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; A version of this article was published in TIME’s newsletter Into the Metaverse. Subscribe for a weekly guide to the future of the Internet. You can find past issues Läs mer…

Chinese Streaming Service Changes the End of Fight Club so the Police Win

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; David Fincher’s 1999 “Fight Club” is at the center of a social media firestorm in China after a new version of it replaced the original ending with a terse Läs mer…

Exclusive: Intel Reveals Plans for Massive New Ohio Factory, Fighting the Chip Shortage Stateside

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; As part of an effort to regain its position as a leading maker of semiconductors amidst a global chip shortage, Intel is committing $20 billion to build a manufacturing Läs mer…

Investors Are Sinking Real Money Into Virtual Real Estate, With No Guarantees

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; A version of this article was published in TIME’s newsletter Into the Metaverse. Subscribe for a weekly guide to the future of the Internet. You can find past issues Läs mer…

Microsoft Buying Activision Blizzard Might Be Good For Gamers, But Bad for Developers

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; On Tuesday tech giant Microsoft announced its proposed purchase of gaming company Activision Blizzard for nearly $69 billion. The deal would grant Microsoft ownership over globally recognized franchises like Läs mer…

These Are the Countries Where Twitter, Facebook and TikTok Are Banned

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Twitter users in Nigeria were allowed to access the platform for the first time in seven months last week, after the government there reversed its controversial ban on the Läs mer…

Verizon and AT&T Are Rolling Out New 5G Networks—But Not Near Major Airports. Here’s Why

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; AT&T and Verizon will postpone new wireless service near some airports planned for this week after the nation’s largest airlines said the service would interfere with aircraft technology and Läs mer…

Microsoft Buys ‘Call of Duty’ and ‘Candy Crush’ Maker For $68.7 Billion

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Microsoft is buying the gaming company Activision Blizzard for $68.7 billion, gaining access to blockbuster games like “Call of Duty” and ”Candy Crush.” The all-cash deal will let Microsoft, Läs mer…

Controversial Investment Guru Cathie Wood Wants to Help You Trust the Stock Market Again

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; (To receive weekly emails of conversations with the world’s top CEOs and business decisionmakers, click here.) Cathie Wood is CEO, CIO and founder of ARK Invest, a closely watched Läs mer…

E.U. Parliament Told to Fix Illegal Export of COVID-19 Data to U.S.

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The European Parliament was given a one-month ultimatum to fix a privacy flaw that allowed lawmakers’ COVID-19 test data to be illegally sent to the U.S. via tracking cookies Läs mer…

Facebook Parent Meta Will Require COVID-19 Boosters for Employees to Return to the Office

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Facebook parent company Meta Platforms has delayed plans to bring employees back to the office, and will require those who do come back to have a booster shot to Läs mer…

Reddit Allows Hate Speech to Flourish in Its Global Forums, Moderators Say

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; When Reddit moderator asantos3 clicked on a thread inside the group r/Portugueses in December and found it full of racist comments, he wasn’t exactly surprised. The group is often Läs mer…

‘Grand Theft Auto’ Maker Buys ‘FarmVille’ Company in $12.7B Deal

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Take-Two Interactive, maker of “Grand Theft Auto” and “Red Dead Redemption,” is buying Zynga, maker of “FarmVille” and “Words With Friends,” in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $12.7 Läs mer…

It’s Expensive to Be Poor. This CEO Wants to Reduce ‘Antiquated’ Bank Fees and Wait Times

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; (To receive weekly emails of conversations with the world’s top CEOs and business decisionmakers, click here.) PayPal’s CEO and president did not learn his most important business lesson in Läs mer…

An Industry-Backed Group Thinks the Metaverse Can Avoid the Ills of Social Media. Here’s How

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; A version of this article was published in TIME’s newsletter Into the Metaverse. Subscribe for a weekly guide to the future of the Internet. You can find past issues Läs mer…

Elizabeth Holmes Will Likely Land in Fenceless, Low-Security Prison for Theranos Fraud

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Elizabeth Holmes, once hailed as the youngest female self-made billionaire and an emblem of Silicon Valley entrepreneurship, will probably spend the next few years in a cushy minimum-security prison Läs mer…

How Addictive Social Media Algorithms Could Finally Face a Reckoning in 2022

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; In the face of claims that they prioritize profits over people, Facebook and Instagram are under mounting pressure to reform the ways in which their platforms are built to Läs mer…

How Digital Twins Are Transforming Manufacturing, Medicine and More

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; A version of this article was published in TIME’s newsletter Into the Metaverse. Subscribe for a weekly guide to the future of the Internet. You can find past issues Läs mer…