Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired What Does Amazon’s ‘Top Brand’ Badge Actually Even Mean?

Hexbyte Tech News Wired What Does Amazon’s ‘Top Brand’ Badge Actually Even Mean?

Amazon’s biggest asset can also be a headache for its customers. The so-called “everything store” really does sell almost any item consumers might want, but it’s often cumbersome and time-consuming to sort through them all. To avoid “choice overload,” the retail giant has come up with certain signals designed to help people distinguish high-quality products…

Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired How to Land a Busted Airliner in a Russian Cornfield

Hexbyte Tech News Wired How to Land a Busted Airliner in a Russian Cornfield

A Ural Airlines plane that landed in a field near Moscow’s Zhukovsky International Airport Thursday.Vyacheslav Prokofyev/Getty ImagesAn airliner crash-landed in a Russian cornfield after a bird strike took out both engines on Thursday afternoon, leaving some of the 233 people aboard with minor injuries, but killing no one (apart from a number of seagulls). The…