Jane Ruffino

Jane Ruffino

When hackers steal your watch

When hackers steal your watch

Just because a thing doesn’t have an interface to type on doesn’t mean it’s not a computing device

Jane Ruffino: Bricks-and-mortar giants like Walmart are entering business online

Jane Ruffino: Bricks-and-mortar giants like Walmart are entering business online

So it’s a good time to count the cost of free trials and low prices from ‘start-ups’

Jane Ruffino: It is important for children to learn how to use technology

Jane Ruffino: It is important for children to learn how to use technology

But first, technology itself needs to learn a thing or two...

Algorithms: it takes humans to get to the truth behind the numbers

Algorithms: it takes humans to get to the truth behind the numbers

Facebook wants to cut down on clickbait; it should try humans

Jane Ruffino: Goal for podcast sponsors is to reach a motivated, niche audience

Jane Ruffino: Goal for podcast sponsors is to reach a motivated, niche audience

Podcasting is like producing an original album of long-form journalism

Twitter was once my main source of breaking news and hilarious one-liners...

Twitter was once my main source of breaking news and hilarious one-liners...

Now it’s neither

Snapchat asks us ‘How are you right now?’ but will it hang around?

Snapchat asks us ‘How are you right now?’ but will it hang around?

Instagram taking Snapchat's killer feature

The people who control emojis are getting rid of the pistol one. They’re right to do so

The people who control emojis are getting rid of the pistol one. They’re right to do so

Two months ago, Apple, Facebook and Google all blocked the addition of a rifle emoji

The killing by a robot of a suspected criminal highlights the unevenness of technology upgrades

The killing by a robot of a suspected criminal highlights the unevenness of technology upgrades

New lethal technology is dangerous - and so are old neglected systems, writes Jane Ruffino

What do artists gain by stopping fans filming their experiences?

What do artists gain by stopping fans filming their experiences?

And what happens when companies can control your phone ...

Jane Ruffino: Brexit could force Britain to look at its data transfer rules

Jane Ruffino: Brexit could force Britain to look at its data transfer rules

Leave vote could create a cocktail of conditions that spell danger for business

First movers and followers

First movers and followers

In a special report from Stockholm, Jane Ruffino meets the business leaders who stay relevant after the first mover advantage fades

The reason we can’t switch off is to prove to ourselves that we’re indispensable in the workplace

The reason we can’t switch off is to prove to ourselves that we’re indispensable in the workplace

When we use technology, it releases dopamine - and that’s why our brains are hooked

Microsoft will forever be associated with user-unfriendly work-related software

Microsoft will forever be associated with user-unfriendly work-related software

We've been locked into the company's work-related software since the 1990s

Snowden: from traitor to sex symbol

Snowden: from traitor to sex symbol

At least one high-profile US government figure has changed his tune on the NSA scandal