This is going to be another one of those “let’s ask ourselves some difficult questions” newsletter introductions, so if you’re in the U.S., I certainly won’t blame you for not giving Actuator your full attention until after the holiday. I generally approach these conversations through the same basic lens: aContinue Reading

India’s leading public medical institute, All India Institute of Medical Services, or AIIMS, is experiencing outages following a cyberattack. The outages are affecting hundreds of patients and doctors accessing primary healthcare services, including patient admission, discharge and billing systems. Established in 1956, AIIMS holds thousands of medical undergraduate and postgraduateContinue Reading

Smartphone shipments have been declining in what has been a rough year for mobile handsets, and that’s meant even more pressure on an already-precarious sliver of the mobile market: feature phones. Today, one of the players in that space, the feature phone operating system startup KaiOS, is getting a smallContinue Reading

NFT marketplace Magic Eden is integrating with the Ethereum scaling layer-2 blockchain Polygon to dive deeper into the blockchain gaming and NFT ecosystems, the companies announced on Tuesday. “We are excited to integrate with Polygon and continue our pursuit of a multi-chain future for Magic Eden,” Zhuoxun Yin, Magic EdenContinue Reading