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From Food to Streaming, We Need Aggregators for Our Aggregators

HIGHLIGHTS There are now too many apps for things like ordering food or cabs Exclusives mean that you have to look through all the different options Aggregators for aggregators are now the order of the day Having choice is a good thing. That applies to everything from airlines to restaurants to retail, and a consequence of this choice has been ... Read More »

We want teachers to have their say on building better careers in education

‘The consultation looks at giving all teachers the chance to become leaders in their field, without necessarily taking on management responsibilities.’ Photograph: Alamy During a visit to Oakwood High School, my old comprehensive school in Rotherham, I was reminded of the role great teachers play in unlocking children’s talents. It meant a lot to me to see some of my ... Read More »

Best of CES 2017: The 6 Most Interesting Things We Saw at CES

HIGHLIGHTS CES 2017 saw 3,800 exhibitors and nearly 200,000 visitors Amazon, Qualcomm, and Nvidia had the biggest impacts Multinational corporates and tiny startups shared space on the show floor To say that CES is enormous would be an understatement. Officially, there are 3,800 exhibitors spread out over 2.6 million square feet of hotel and convention centre floorspace, but there are peripheral gatherings ... Read More »

We need to focus on the ‘why’ of technology in a ‘why not?’ world

Technology has become a part of every aspect of our lives, even in the places we least expect. The grocery store has a mobile app. The local bank has a chatbot. Strollers in the mall have touchscreens. The checkout counter is DIY. The parking lot has a security robot. Are any of these things bad? No. But how many of them are necessary? ... Read More »

2018 HYUNDAI ELANTRA GT AVAILABLE NOW; WE HAVE PRICING DETAILS

The all-new second-generation 2018 Hyundai Elantra GT sets itself apart from other compact hatchbacks available on the Canadian market with its European-inspired design and upgraded level of refinement. It is now available at Hyundai dealerships across Canada, and we have pricing details for you. Offered starting at $20,449 (the first time its base model breaks the $20,000 barrier), the Elantra ... Read More »

We shouldn’t approach technology from a place of fear

The World Economic Forum has forecast that five million jobs will be lost to technology before 2020, but that just over two million new ones will be created Millions of people will lose their jobs. Entire professions will be destroyed. Workers with obsolete skills will struggle to find employment. These fears have been felt with each new technological development throughout ... Read More »

Inside Netflix we reveal how brain scans and bots help shows go from lens to your living room

Netflix first launched in the UK in 2012 and, along with catch-up services like BBC iPlayer and streaming rivals like Amazon Prime, has completely transformed the way we watch television. WIRED was invited along to the firm’s recent Netflix Labs Day at its Los Gatos headquarters in the heart of Silicon Valley for the global release of Marvel’s Iron Fist ... Read More »

Can We Really Predict The Future Technology?

The coming decades will bring exciting innovation, but can we predict future technology? The development of technology is an essential part of human life and has been used to change the world we live in. But the uncertainty of what technology will look like in the future can be daunting. In just over 100 years, we have come from inventing ... Read More »

SXSW 2017: If the Internet Has a Kill Switch, We Are It

Christopher Mondini of ICANN, Christian Dawson of the i2Coalition, Shane Tews of the American Enterprise Institute, and Matt Perault of Facebook gather to discuss the Internet’s vulnerabilities—and what we can do about them Austin, Tx.—If you’ve ever wondered whether there is a single point of failure that could take the entire Internet down in one fell swoop, rest assured: experts (at ... Read More »

So Long, Twitter Dashboard — We Hardly Knew You

TweetDeck it wasn’t and now, Twitter Dashboard is toast. The social media site says it’s now ditching Twitter Dashboard — an app specifically designed for businesses — on Feb. 3. That’s only six months after Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) introduced Dashboard. And this is just the latest anti-development for Twitter. The social media site continues to appear to lag behind the others, ... Read More »