Mon, Dec 10 2018

Blockchain is not only crappy technology but a bad vision for the future

Blockchain is not only crappy technology but a bad vision for the future. Its failure to achieve adoption to date is because systems built on trust, norms, and institutions...

This change can make your online browsing faster and more private

Consider choosing what DNS service you use. Don’t worry, it’s easier than it sounds. There is a small, simple step you can take right now that promises to make your...

How the internet is clogging up city streets

Traffic in New York is slowing down. Jams are endemic in Manhattan, especially in its business districts. Daytime traffic in the busiest areas now moves almost 20% more slowly...

The Right to be Forgotten online easily

As of June 2014, Google has established a form where people can request removals, as our story explains: How Google’s New “Right To Be Forgotten” Form Works. Bing has...

17 People Who Changed the Internet

In the late 1970s, Jobs, with Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, created one of the first commercially successful personal computers. In the early 1980s, Jobs was among the first to...

Google Chrome’s now blocks dodgy ads by default. Which is great for Google

Chrome's ad blocker launches today. It's aim? To clear the web of annoying adverts. In reality it may help to grow Google's ad revenue further Online advertising is broken. Pop-ups...

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Blockchain and cryptocurrency: Everything you need to know

This is part of "Blockchain Decoded," a series looking at the impact of blockchain, bitcoin and cryptocurrency on our lives.  READ MORE HERE     

The Chrome Extensions the WIRED Staff Can’t Live Without

Nearly two-thirds of internet users turn to Chrome for their browsing needs, but far fewer take full advantage of its available extensions, the add-ons that elevate it from good...