Business

Amazon 'Prime Day' spend soars amid reopening

Amazon's annual "Prime Day" online shopping bonanza racked up more than $11 billion in sales at the e-commerce platform, market tracker Adobe reported on Wednesday.

Internet

Clubhouse a sandbox for talking 'influencers'

An internet spin on talk radio, the new social network Clubhouse has become a sandbox for people tinkering with ways to win fans and make money with audio.

Internet

Netflix serves up TikTok-style 'Fast Laughs'

Netflix on Wednesday added a "Fast Laughs" feature to its iPhone app, serving up comic clips in rapid fire, in a move taking on the popular video app TikTok.

Machine learning & AI

AI is killing choice and chance—changing what it means to be human

The history of humans' use of technology has always been a history of coevolution. Philosophers from Rousseau to Heidegger to Carl Schmitt have argued that technology is never a neutral tool for achieving human ends. Technological ...

Business

Apple defeats bid to return 'Fortnite' to App Store

A US court has rejected a bid by the makers of Fortnite to reinstate the video game sensation immediately to the App Store, saying its eviction by Apple was a "self-inflicted wound."

Business

Contenders cramming TV streaming arena

Letting people watch whatever shows they want, wherever they wish on devices of their choice has become such a hit it is shaking up the television industry.

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