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Aaron Pressman


Boston, MA, United States

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Recent articles by Aaron:

In VR, Microsoft needs to compete on quality and features

In the new market of virtual reality, the software giant can't depend on its old tricks. → Read More

How Microsoft plans to give virtual reality apps a big boost

Microsoft Mesh uses the cloud to help AR and VR app users collaborate in real time from different places and share digital objects and data. → Read More

Can we really banish email from the workplace? Author Cal Newport says 'yes'

Cal Newport's new book argues that email, Slack, and messaging apps are destroying productivity at work and need to be reined in. → Read More

A.I. drone maker Skydio takes off

It's unicorn status for the maker of A.I.-piloted drones. → Read More

How to sell a cat GIF for half a million dollars

Non-fungible tokens, or NFTs, allow digital art lovers to buy works like Nyan Cat using crypto currency technology on a blackchain. → Read More

Why AT&T’s $67 billion DirecTV acquisition is now worth only $16 billion

In less than six years, cord cutting has decimated the value of the satellite TV business. → Read More

Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile top FCC 5G auction: The winners and many losers

The true winners in 5G at he FCC's C-band auction were not the carriers that spent the most. → Read More

Biden wants to solve semiconductor chip shortage for auto industry

But that won't stop the Biden administration from doing something. → Read More

How dozens of tiny satellites could improve daily weather forecasts

Boston startup Climacell plans to loft a fleet of radar-equipped weather satellites. → Read More

Spotify adds new new podcasts, new music features

Spotify announced an expansion into 85 countries plus new features like a high-quality music service called Spotify HiFi and a podcast starring Barack Obama and Bruce Springsteen. → Read More

5G: T-Mobile brings back truly unlimited high-speed data plan for 5G

Customers on T-Mobile new 5G "magenta max" plan can use as much 4G and 5G data as they want without being slowed or charged more. → Read More

Google Fitbit acquisition could lead to the best smartwatch

Google finally closed its acquisition of Fitbit. What comes next? → Read More

Can Robinhood still go public after the GameStop debacle?

Robinhood CEO Vlad Tenev was criticized and attacked by lawmakers on the House Financial Services Committee during a hearing about volatility in GameStop stock. → Read More

COVID aid is coming to help people pay for Internet service. Here's who qualifies.

Internet is critical for remote work and schooling during the pandemic. → Read More

What Warren Buffett sees in Verizon that the stock market doesn't

The telecom stock has been a laggard but 5G bets will pay off eventually. → Read More

The great chip shortage of 2021: Why carmakers and computermakers are scrambling

Semiconductor silicon chip makers say they don't have enough fab facilities to meet demand for everything from graphics cards to laptops to automobiles. → Read More

Bumble IPO makes CEO Whitney Wolfe Herd a billionaire

She's worth over $1.5 billion after he rdating app company listed its shares. → Read More

Can a Beatles song thwart police accountability?

Some officers in Beverly Hills are trying to stop people from filming them by playing copyrighted pop songs. → Read More

Crowded satellite Internet market gets a new player: Lightspeed

Telesat's new low earth orbiting satellite constellation called Lightspeed will provide Internet service from space. → Read More

Satellite startup Swarm kicks off space-based Internet service

Swarm Technologies started offering satellite Internet connections for data monitoring from a fleet of 81 tiny spacecraft. → Read More