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Why Americans Hate Contact Tracing

Americans are about as likely to report they’ve had Covid-19 and turn over their contacts as they are to report they’ve got head lice or STDs.

You’ll Probably Like the Mobile Landscape in 2030

We asked leading experts of the telecommunications industry to explain what they think the mobile ecosystem will look like in 2030. Authorities on the subject from Micron, Qualcomm, Ericsson, and more weighed in on what...

China’s Pioneering Consumer Tech Businesses

The Chinese web has evolved beyond just copying Facebook, YouTube and Google, to innovating its own mobile-first digital platforms and ways of making money.

In the Media’s New Battles, Consumers Will Win. Here’s Why.

Cable and wireless internet companies are in trouble, as consumers demand more for less.

How Social Design is Helping Build the ‘Internet for Everyone’ in Africa

A small company in Nairobi, Kenya is succeeding where giant technology companies have failed. It is connecting rural Africa to the internet. The key is a different approach to design.

Facebook, China, and Ethical Tech: Key Techonomy Topics of 2018

Three major topics rose up repeatedly in Techonomy events and editorial in 2018: the fall of Facebook, the rise of China, and concerns about the negative impact of connected devices on our brains, the economy,...

What Tech Investors Get Wrong About Privacy

Data breaches are now so commonplace that consumers have become conditioned to them. In 2018, personal information was compromised by airlines, mobile carriers, and of course social networks. As today’s tech giants mature, they all...

5G and AI Promise to Make Our Smartphones Smart

The combination of 5G and AI will turn our mobile phones from passive devices to truly intelligent. But to do get there, they will need massive amounts of memory. Our partner, Micron, is developing the...

New Ratings Bring Accountability to P2P Payment Services

Consumer Reports is introducing a new type of rating of P2P payment services that allows consumers to compare them based on how responsibly they handle user data.

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