Richard Branson Believes the Key to Success Is a Three-Day Workweek – This Week in Tech – 09/16/2018

Richard Branson Believes the Key to Success Is a Three-Day Workweek

Billionaire Richard Branson is pushing business leaders to embrace the idea of flexible work arrangements, claiming that with today’s cutting-edge technology, there is no reason people can’t work less hours and be equally — if not more — effective…


Almost Half of US Cellphone Calls Will Be Scams by Next Year, Says Report

Many of us are already conditioned to ignore phone calls from unknown numbers. A new study seems to validate that M.O…


Sony Finally Admits It Doesn’t Own Bach and It Only Took a Bunch of Public Pressure

Here’s the thing about different people playing the same piece of music: sometimes, they’re going to sound similar. And when music is by a composer who died 268 years ago, putting his music in the public domain, a bunch of people might record it and some of them might put it online. In this situation, a combination of copyright bots and corporate intransigence led to a Kafkaesque attack on music…


Bring Back the Headphone Jack: Why USB-C Audio Still Doesn’t Work

Smartphone makers, it’s time to have that come-to-Apple moment, where we tell you that it’s time to put the 3.5mm analog headset jack back on the phone—at least until you get your USB-C audio act in order. After plugging in a fistful of USB-C dongles and USB-C headsets into a stack of USB-C phones, I’ve discovered that it’s a mess, especially for third-party headsets. Here’s why…


Apple’s $1,000 iPhones Are Turning It Into a Luxury Brand — and It Could Lose a Whole Generation of Customers

Apple, it seems, has now fully bought into the notion that it’s an upscale brand…


Scientific Publishing Is a Rip-Off. We Fund the Research – It Should Be Free

Those who take on the global industry that traps research behind paywalls are heroes, not thieves…


New Mexico Sues Google, Twitter for Illegally Collecting Data on Children

Sept. 16 (UPI) — New Mexico has filed a lawsuit against Google, Twitter and several app developers for illegally collecting data from children under the age of 13 without parental consent…

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