Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired Mars and Saturn Are Ready for Their Close-ups

Hexbyte Tech News Wired Mars and Saturn Are Ready for Their Close-ups

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Did you know you can do opposition research in space? You’re not exactly digging up dirt on alien rivals, but taking advantage of the orbital proximity of planets to Earth to get a much closer look at them.Last week, both Mars and Saturn were in opposition—meaning they were about as close to us as they…

Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired The Information War Is On. Are We Ready For It?

Hexbyte Tech News Wired The Information War Is On. Are We Ready For It?

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Dennis Macdonald/Getty ImagesDennis Macdonald/Getty ImagesOn August 1, 2018, the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence held a public hearing asking experts to testify on how foreign actors have used—and are using—social media to meddle in the American political process. The question of whether Russian entities interfered in American politics was not up for debate; that has…

Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired Dell Is Ready to Go Public Again. But Has it Really Changed?

Hexbyte Tech News Wired Dell Is Ready to Go Public Again. But Has it Really Changed?

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Dell Technologies is going public again, five years after going private to transform itself amid slowing personal computer sales. Dell has certainly changed in those years, but it needs to change even more if it doesn’t want to find itself back in the same position. Since going private, Dell has invested heavily in expanding its…