Alphabet Flirts With $1 Trillion but Needs a Second Act

Alphabet Flirts With $1 Trillion but Needs a Second Act

Alphabet, née Google, reports fourth-quarter financial result Monday, after weeks in which its market capitalization has bounced around $1 trillion. Only three other US companies have reached that milestone: Apple, Microsoft, and, for a while on Friday, Amazon.WIRED OPINIONABOUTZachary Karabell is a WIRED contributor and president of River Twice Research.So what now? No company, especially…

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Today’s Cartoons: Robot Barista

Today’s Cartoons: Robot Barista

Monday, February 3, 2020. By Jon Adams, with cartooncollections.com. One scientist develops a model for making the perfect espresso by unlocking the secrets of the time-grind-water axis. Every weekday, WIRED publishes a new cartoon about the worlds of science and technology. Check back here for more laughs throughout the week. And if that’s still not…

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Bioshock: The Collection, Sims 4 & More

Bioshock: The Collection, Sims 4 & More

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Expect More Interstellar Visitors Like ‘Oumuamua

Expect More Interstellar Visitors Like ‘Oumuamua

It sounds almost like science fiction: a tiny world that formed around another star, visiting our cosmic neighborhood for us to study. And yet that’s exactly what has happened, twice now as of the last few months. It will only happen more often this decade.Original story reprinted with permission from Quanta Magazine, an editorially independent…

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