The future of 3D holograms comes into focus

While everyone is fixated on AR using smartphones or headsets, the real hologram revolution is emerging from the lab.

Will Apple finally pay a price for keeping secrets?

Apple’s battery slowdown shenanigans are beginning to catch up with it.

Why Amazon is the new Microsoft

The Amazon Alexa platform dominated CES this year. The virtual assistant is shaping up to be the most important new operating system.

How blockchain makes self-sovereign identities possible

Who are you? And who decides you’re really you and can be trusted? The answer, and the systems involved, differ in the real world and online. But blockchain technology could make establishing identity and trust much easier for everyone. Here’s how.

Will augmented reality make lying obsolete?

Honestly, the biggest culture-changing application for augmented reality will be always-on lie detection.

To “Full Stack” or not, that is the question

Skills you need to be a well-rounded developer—Here are a few techniques that will be instrumental in being a full stack, and kicking the do-one-thing-syndrome’s butt:

The missing link in Microsoft’s A.I. strategy
The company’s minuscule mobile presence is likely the reason it kept Windows Phone on life support for so long.
Firefox Quantum: A leap forward, or a fatal trip?
Firefox Quantum is faster, but users will lose all their rich extensions.
Time for a makeover: ‘Notifications 2.0’
We’re in danger of being notified to distraction, especially now that the internet of things is getting in on the act. Here are some ways things could be dialed back.
Why we can’t trust smartphones anymore

A new class of security problem is caused by smartphone makers that create vulnerabilities deliberately without telling customers.