Tech

Reading with Spotify

Spotify has launched a long-awaited audiobook feature, a small step toward becoming the be-all for audio and one giant leap toward seriously complicating your Spotify Wrapped.

Uber got hacked

When we were 18, we worried about getting into our school of choice or if our favourite band was cringe, but kids these days are all too busy hacking multibillion-dollar companies.

Adobe’s big Figma buy

Adobe has agreed to buy design software company Figma for US$20 billion in what will be the largest acquisition ever of a private software company (if the deal is approved). 

On this episode of Twitter v. Musk…

As we await the start of Twitter v. Elon Musk on October 17 (mark your calendars), the final pieces are falling into place for what’s sure to be the most dramatic tech trial possibly ever. 

The DOJ calls out Google search

Ever wonder why almost everything you search automatically turns into a Google search? 

The US Justice Department (DOJ) sure has, and now they’re accusing Google of paying companies billions each year to remain the default search engine on browsers—illegally.

How do you like them Apples?

Apple held its latest product launch event, dubbed Far Out, yesterday, announcing a range of new goodies including the iPhone 14 and the Apple Watch Ultra.

China cut off from high-tech chips

The US is blocking chipmaker Nvidia from selling some of its advanced products to China, according to the company’s latest filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Google’s cold hard truth

Donald Trump’s free-speech-centric Twitter alternative Truth Social has run into financial, legal, and technical issues… if only someone could have seen this coming. 

Elon's still backing out

If you thought Elon Musk would stay quiet until the court proceedings began in the Musk v. Twitter case, clearly, you don’t know him at all (neither do we, but come on). 

Blackberry patents going once, going twice

If you told anyone in 2008 that by this year, Blackberry would be selling patents for extra cash, they would have patted their phone holder and told you there was no freakin’ way.