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Month: May 2022

Xbox Internet Games

Microsoft is still working on a small streaming puck that would allow people to play games over the internet.The device would not require any of the powerful and expensive components that power consoles like the Xbox Series X. Instead, it would simply stream games over the internet, from a remote console, using Microsoft’s Cloud Gaming

a US recession would be a ‘good’ thing

Tech titan Elon Musk took to Twitter recently to share yet another controversial take, this time espousing his belief that a recession would be “good” for the American economy. He then went on to explain why this economic downturn, which for most Americans would be viewed as a bad thing (during the 2008 housing crisis,

iPhone 14 release

Apple is planning a range of updates for the iPhone 14, including removing the infamous notch and swapping it for a small pill-shaped cutout, improved cameras and better performance. The company is also rumoured to be ditching the “mini” size, and just bringing a normal and Max version of both the Pro and non-Pro models.

Rigged Google Ad Business

It is possible that Google made it difficult for rival ad servers to compete with it by limiting the interoperability of its own ad exchange with other servers, and that it devoured its own ad exchange service. Weakening competition in this area could reduce the ad revenues of publishers, who may be forced to compromise

witter to pay $150M penlty for targeted ads

From May 2013 to September 2019, Twitter told users that it was collecting their phone numbers and email addresses for purposes of account security. But it failed to disclose that it also would use the information to enable companies to send targeted online ads to users on the platform. Twitter will pay a $150 million

MacBook Pro shortages

A mix of a new design of laptops (the first big change to the MacBook Pro platform since 2016) and the move to the ARM-based Apple Silicon offering better performance and endurance compared to the direct Intel equivalent, has increased the demand for the MacBook. With more demand on one side and reduced supply on

Thinking like a lawyer in business

The use of legal concepts have been found to be useful in running the business; due process under the law is rooted in principles of fairness. Simply put, it means providing notice and opportunity to be heard. For example, a person accused of a crime must be made aware of the charges and given the

Apple slams big tech privacy ads

Apple has slammed the privacy-invading habits of firms such as Facebook and Google with a bold new advert. One of Apple’s headline iPhone features is App Tracking Transparency, the anti-tracking tool that has hit Facebook’s revenues hard, costing the social network an estimated $12 billion. The latest Apple privacy advert focuses on all the iPhone

Change in black leadership after George Floyd death

The struggle for racial equality will continue over many generations. Progress is an aspirational goal, but it is not guaranteed. What is scary is that you now have people saying that we should not be discussing slavery or Jim Crow in our schools because it is uncomfortable. Until this nation, both Black and white, is

Shrinking US Economy

The U.S. economy shrank at an annual rate of 1.5% in the first quarter of 2022 the first decline since the second quarter of 2020, the Bureau of Economic Analysis estimated Wednesday in a worse-than-expected update to last month’s figure, which showed a decline of 1.4%. The overall drop stands in stark contrast to the