Afterpay, Klarna, Affirm: Buy now, pay later is growing beyond retail

Last March, in the midst of a nationwide lockdown that left millions out of work, the residents of Wasatch Property Management’s apartment complexes were presented with a solution to the…

Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterlin donated $ 1 billion in Shiba Inu coins to India

Cryptocurrency billionaire seems to have made one of the biggest contributions to saving lives in India from the coronavirus pandemic: Over a billion dollars. But as there is so often…

Tesla Autopilot and the government’s struggle to keep up with autonomous cars

Tesla’s Autopilot software, an advanced driver assistance feature, is in the news again. And not in a good way. Over the weekend, a short video of a person sitting in…

How YouTube Kids keeps kids watching 

YouTube Kids is a colorful, stripped-down version of YouTube, full of animations, bright colors, and cartoon avatars meant to keep the youngest internet users engaged. When scrolling through the app,…

Why let people work from home forever

In 2020, because the Covid-19 pandemic, almost 70% of full-time employees worked from home. Many employers who may never have considered offering a remote working option tailored to the need.…

DeepMind wants to use AI to transform football

In March 1950, Charles Reep, RAF wing commander and trained accountant, turned to football for the numbers. Reep, who had taken an interest in the sport in the 1930s and…

Podcast: Can AI fix your credit?

Credit scores have been used for decades to assess consumer creditworthiness, but their scope is far greater now that they are powered by algorithms. Not only do they consider vastly…

Asus Zenfone 8 Review: powerful, small and quite dull

Unusual and immemorable. This is how I would describe the Zenfone 8, the latest Asus Android smartphone. That’s not to say it’s a bad phone. It has a high-end processor…

The PS5 starts to look like the promised revolution

But by 2020, when the X Series and PlayStation 5 arrived to signal the dawn of a new generation, those expectations had changed somewhat. The PS5 may have launched with…

Humans must create interspecies money to save the planet

The biggest failure of the digital age, that’s how remote it is from nature. The microchip does not have a circadian rhythm, nor does the breath of the computer. The…