Animators Push Tech Boundaries In Hotel Transylvania 3

Drac and his merry band of classic monsters is at it again with Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation. The movie is in theaters now and finished its opening weekend on top of the box office charts. The movie is great entertainment for the whole family—but I’m not here to play movie critic. I’m focused on […]

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How to Secure Your Accounts With Better Two-Factor Authentication

Hopefully by now you’ve heeded the repeated warnings from your friends and loved ones (and friendly, beloved internet writers) to use two-factor authentication to secure your digital accounts. That’s where access to Facebook or Twitter or your online bank—anything that supports it, really—requires not just a password but also a special code. Not all two-factor […]

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How Agile Helped Elect Donald Trump

The idea of democracy is that voters will compare the candidates and select the better on the merits of their respective campaigns. But what if the outcome reflects better use of technology, independent of the merits? In 2012, Democrats celebrated the Obama campaign’s smarter use technology that helped lead to victory. But in 2018, the […]

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Space Photos of the Week: Sweeping the Clouds Away on Titan

You know that hazy, cloudy, yellowish moon of Saturn called Titan? This is the same moon! Using years’ worth of infrared data from Cassini’s Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer, scientists have created the most detailed view of Titan we’ve ever seen. Because of the thick atmosphere enveloping this moon, it’s ordinarily a challenge to see […]

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?How to add Linux to your Chromebook

It’s long been possible to run Linux on a Chromebook. That’s no surprise. After all, Chrome OS is a Linux variant. But, doing it by using either Crouton in a chroot container or Gallium OS, a Xubuntu Chromebook-specific Linux variant, wasn’t easy. Then, Google announced it was bringing a completely integrated Linux desktop to the […]

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Amazon hands goodwill to eBay with move to shut Australians out of overseas sites

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australian home entertainment installer Paul Boon has relied for years on Amazon.com Inc’s (AMZN.O) U.S. website for cheap wall racks and other parts to keep his costs down. FILE PHOTO: A web page featuring Amazon’s Australian URL is pictured in this photo illustration April 20, 2017. REUTERS/Jason Reed/Illustration/File Photo But Amazon’s recent […]

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Trump Blames Russian Probe at Helsinki Summit Causing His Leadership to Be Questioned. Don't Repeat This Mistake at Your Company

No matter where you stand on Trump’s political agenda, yesterday’s events show clear errors in leadership. These errors include supporting the Russian president’s word over that of the USA intelligence agencies and disregarding public concerns surrounding the Russian interference in the 2016 US election.  While the nature of being a leader means you can’t always please everyone, the […]

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My Fellow Americans: We're Really Bad at Vacations. Here's How to Fix It

And even if we do set aside the time and actually get away, a new survey says we’re just as likely to spend a significant amount of time glued to our phones, and checking tabs on our jobs back at home. I can’t really blame us. We have one of the lowest rates of unemployment […]

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Chinese discounter Pinduoduo aims for up to $1.63 billion in U.S. IPO

(Reuters) – Chinese online group discounter Pinduoduo plans to raise up to $1.63 billion from a U.S. listing, its latest filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange showed, in what would be the second-biggest U.S. float by a Chinese firm this year. Pinduoduo plans to sell about 85.6 million American Depositary Shares in an initial […]

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Forget Elon Musk. Read About These Surprising Heroes of the Thai Cave Rescue Everybody Else Forgot

If you’ve ever contributed to a team but didn’t get any recognition, I’ve got a story for you. Even just figuring out their part in this story requires some guesswork. Finding them by name would probably be impossible. They’re probably just fine with never having their story told. But their story is worth telling. The […]

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