Gears & Gadgets

New Bluetooth standard copies best features of Apple, Qualcomm’s proprietary tech

Enlarge / Google’s Pixel Buds true wireless earphones, which use Bluetooth. Google Bluetooth SIG, the industry group that maintains the Bluetooth wireless communications standard used in numerous devices, announced a major update to the standard called Bluetooth LE Audio this week. Bluetooth SIG previously introduced Bluetooth LE with a focus on power efficiency, but that […]

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The 2019 Good Tech Awards

Two years ago, I started what has become one of my favorite annual traditions. Instead of a year-end column rounding up all the dubious and objectionable things technology companies did over the last year — a true fish-in-a-barrel assignment — I highlighted some examples of “good tech.” I wanted to give kudos to the kinds […]

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The SEC is reportedly investigating how Slack and other tech unicorns were opened for trading on their first day as public companies

Drew Angerer / Getty Images The Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating the listings of a number of tech unicorns that went public on the New York Stock Exchange in the last few years, including Slack, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal. The probe is focusing in particular on how trading was […]


Ten Years of Tech

With 2020 on the horizon, the last few weeks of 2019 present us with a unique opportunity to look back and reflect on not only the past year, but also the past decade. The span of time between 2010 to 2020 brought some of the most amazing technological advances the world has ever seen, so […]

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Why We Need More Women Of Color In Tech

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