Can we get an apology? Two big MacBook fails that Apple should fix at...

WWDC is just around the corner, but if you're hoping for a new MacBook Pro, don't hold your breath. Even though it'll probably only be a CPU bump, there are...

It’s OK to leave Facebook

The slow-motion privacy train wreck that is Facebook has many users, perhaps you, thinking about leaving or at least changing the way you use the social network. Fortunately for...

Facebook’s policy on white supremacy plays right into a racist agenda

In an ongoing series over at Motherboard, we’re learning quite a bit about how Facebook polices hate speech and hate organizations on its platform. Historically, the company has been...

Pornography and the butterfly effect

“Whatever happens to musicians happens to everybody,” said Bruce Sterling years ago, referring to the effects of free downloadable music on their industry; and so it has come to pass...

Elon Musk has a very bad idea for a website rating journalists

Elon Musk has, as I imagine he often does during meetings or long car rides, come up with an idea for a new thing. Unlike the HyperLoop, which was...

As Wear OS ticks to a stop, Google needs to wind it back up

Smartwatches make me mad. Really red-faced, fist-clenchingly, I-can’t-take-it-much-more angry. Actually, more accurately, it’s Google and its treatment of Wear OS that makes me huff and puff when I use a...

Technology innovation on the second half of the chessboard

Paul Asel is managing partner of NGP Capital and a global technology investor for more than 25 years. EarthNow recently announced a $1 billion investment, perhaps the largest-ever Series A financing...

How gaming company Unity is driving automakers toward virtual reality

Automakers are embracing virtual reality with help from a gaming company. Unity Technologies is probably best known for developing mobile games; the company claims 60 percent of the global market...

The crypto alternative

Suppose, just for a moment, just for argument’s sake, that (some) cryptocurrencies are not a giant scam, and what’s more, they’re not just another kind of financial asset. Come on....

Why Snapchat’s re-redesign will fail and how to fix it

Time to put usability over pride Snap screwed it all up jumbling messages and Stories, banishing creators to Discover and wrecking auto-advance. Prideful of his gut instincts, Snap CEO Evan Spiegel...

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Microsoft offers patent troll defense for cloud customers

Microsoft Corp has thought up another way to attract potential customers to its cloud computing service: deterrent against patent trolls.Companies new to the...