Why Big Tech Wants You To Ditch Your Password

Why Big Tech Wants You To Ditch Your Password

Passwords are like the cockroaches of the internet. They really, despite all of our best efforts, are very hard to kill off. And companies have been trying to do it for years. The average office worker in the United States must keep track of between …

The Hype Over Quantum Computers, Explained

The Hype Over Quantum Computers, Explained

Quantum computers use the natural world to produce machines with staggeringly powerful processing potential. I think it’s gonna be the most important computing technology of this century, which we are really just about one fifth into. We could use quantum computers to simulate molecules, to …

Why Companies Like Google And Facebook Pay Hackers Millions

Why Companies Like Google And Facebook Pay Hackers Millions

Think about hackers. The term probably brings to mind hooded figures operating in the dark, probably in a basement, definitely in secret. They’re exploiting vulnerabilities, stealing our money or our personal information, and costing companies millions. In fact, cybercrime costs the world an estimated $600 …

Can Google Stadia Compete With Video Game Consoles?

Can Google Stadia Compete With Video Game Consoles?

Talk of console wars has dominated video games for years. There are gamers who swear by the benefits of gaming in front of a keyboard and mouse on a custom built P.C., while others prefer the convenience and ubiquity of consoles like the Xbox and …

What Happened To Domino’s In Northern Europe?

What Happened To Domino’s In Northern Europe?

Iceland is a notoriously tough market for international fast food chains to break into. McDonald’s, Dunkin’ Donuts and Burger King — they’ve all tried and failed in Iceland. But there’s one American fast food chain that Icelanders are obsessed with — Domino’s. Of the three …

How Amazon Is Trying To Stop Package Theft

How Amazon Is Trying To Stop Package Theft

Every day, 1.7 million packages are stolen or go missing off doorsteps across the country. This is higher than it’s ever been before and it’s costing Amazon and other sellers millions. Expansion of online retail has resulted in expansion in the crime of package theft, …

Can Wendy’s Beat McDonald’s And Burger King?

Can Wendy’s Beat McDonald’s And Burger King?

Wendys is sick of losing the fast food wars to McDonald’s and Burger King to fix that. It’s turning to breakfast and customers outside the U.S. in early 2020, it’s going to add a breakfast menu in the U.S. by 2021. It’s going to open …

Who Owns Your Banking Data?

Who Owns Your Banking Data?

New technology is changing the banking world one transaction at a time. Fintech or financial technology is giving more opportunities to change the way consumers interact with their money. The new landscape has created a movement called open banking, which is fighting for banks and …

Why Starbucks Struggles In Vietnam’s $1B Coffee Market

Why Starbucks Struggles In Vietnam’s $1B Coffee Market

BMW has long called itself the ultimate driving machine, but lately it does not seem to be the ultimate destination for customers in the market for German luxury and performance. In 2016, BMW lost its crown as the top selling luxury brand around the world …

Why Don’t We Have Electric Planes Yet?

The invention of flight has been one of the most profound technologies in history. And for the past century it has functioned pretty much the same way. But that could all change. The advent of lithium ion batteries and electric propulsion technologies is igniting a …