Popular online competitive game League of Legends launched a competitive program for women and gamers from “marginalized genders,” which resulted in the program being dominated by biological men, with only one biological female being highlighted in the “Game Changers” promotional video.
Meredith Whittaker, the president of private messaging app Signal, shed light on the intrinsic link between AI and Big Tech’s surveillance capitalism, emphasizing the profound implications of the technology on privacy and user data during her appearance at TechCrunch Disrupt 2023. Whittaker went so far as to label AI as “surveillance technology,” which may be why the Silicon Valley Masters of the Universe are rushing to integrate AI into everything they do.
The ongoing landmark antitrust trial against Google is shedding light on the internet giant’s relentless effort to dominate online search, revealing the company’s strategic maneuvers and exclusive deals with major partners like Apple and Samsung to secure its position as the default search engine on a global scale.
Amazon finds itself in the crosshairs of the FTC and 17 states, facing accusations of engaging in illegal conduct and monopolistic practices within its online store and merchant services.
Catturd, the popular conservative account on X, formerly known as Twitter, was swatted during a Monday livestream after being doxxed by leftist outlets.
Twenty-seven Senate Democrats have written a letter urging the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to reinstate Title II common carrier regulations on internet service providers, a regulatory move marketed to the public as “net neutrality,” little more than two weeks after the Biden White House appointed a new commissioner to the agency.
Having finally obtained a majority on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Democrat-aligned think tanks in DC are hoping to put Title II regulations of telecoms companies, aka “Net Neutrality,” back on the agenda.
“Naked Attraction,” a controversial dating show that involves full-frontal nudity, has been quietly added to the HBO/Max streaming platform.
Ad Fontes, a company that purports to rank the bias and trustworthiness of news source, is itself overwhelmingly biased in favor of leftist media, per analysis from the Media Research Center (MRC).
The Washington Post has admitted that the censorship-industrial complex of “fact checkers,” think tanks, and NGOs, carefully constructed over the past half-decade to censor dissident voices, has been put on the defensive by a number of investigations from Congressional Republicans and red states.
Spotify has unveiled a new feature, powered by ChatGPT developer OpenAI, that clones podcasters’ voices using AI. The company claims the technology will be used for translation purposes, allowing the voices of podcasters to present their shows in languages they don’t speak.
Danish toymaker Lego has halted its initiative to create its iconic bricks from recycled plastic bottles, citing the failure of the prototype to reduce carbon emissions.
In a bid to reel in the Gen Z demographic, Facebook (now known as Meta) is rolling out AI chatbots, dubbed Gen AI Personas, across its platforms, featuring personalities like a sarcastic robot modeled on Bender from Futurama.
Amazon is reportedly investing up to $4 billion in AI startup Anthropic, taking a minority ownership stake in the company. This serves as Amazon’s entry into the AI arms race, a crowded field featuring Google, the partnership between ChatGPT developer OpenAI and Microsoft, and many other players.
Poland condemns ‘whitewashingv and demands apology from Canada after a 98-year-old former Waffen SS trooper was applauded in parliament.
The CEO of Google-owned YouTube, Neal Mohan, defended the platform’s recent decision to demonetize actor Russell Brand’s channel in the wake of sexual assault allegations, saying that users can be suspended from monetization due to “off-platform news” that puts “the broader creator ecosystem” at risk of being “damaged.”
Russell Brand has vowed to keep criticizing the deep state, media corruption, big pharma, and the military-industrial complex, while facing allegations of sexual assaults between 2006 and 2013 — adding that he will do so on the free-speech video platform Rumble.
Earlier this week, Google succeeded in restricting the distribution of certain internal documents revealed through U.S. v. Google, the landmark antitrust trial against the tech giant. But the documents are still available in various places online — this article will explain how to find them.
Tech giant Google faces a lawsuit from the family of Philip Paxson who claim that the company’s flawed Google Maps directions led to the North Carolina man’s tragic death when he drove off a collapsed bridge.
China-owned TikTok is reportedly testing a new feature that integrates Google Search within its app, a development that experts believe could significantly boost traffic and ad revenue for both the fanatically leftist American tech giant and its Chinese communist counterpart.
Amazon is the latest streaming entertainment service that is pushing its members to pay for the privilege of not watching commercials that have been rudely interspersed throughout their favorite movies and TV shows.
Britain pitched itself to the world Friday as a ready leader in shaping an international response to the rise of artificial intelligence.
The NYPD is deploying robot police to the Times Square subway station, with New York City Mayor Eric Adams (D) saying the move will save the city money, given that robots don’t need “bathroom breaks” or “meal breaks,” and the city is paying less per hour than its minimum wage to lease the robot.
Elon Musk’s brain-computer interface startup, Neuralink, is facing fresh controversy as it secures approval for human clinical trials, with emerging reports unveiling disturbing details about animal deaths during experiments and allegations of misleading investors about the safety and developmental history of the device.
In the ongoing antitrust trial against Google, Gabriel Weinberg, the founder of search engine DuckDuckGo, testified about the substantial barriers his company faces in competing with the internet giant. Weinberg attributed these challenges to Google’s exclusive deals with phone companies and equipment manufacturers to be the default search option on devices.
A comprehensive study has unveiled that the vast majority of Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs), once the darlings of the digital asset world, have plummeted to zero value, leaving nearly 23 million people holding onto worthless digital collectibles. According to market data, 95 percent of all NFT collections now have a total market value of zero.
There is a new “not safe for work” (NSFW) chatbot app that members of Generation Z are using in order to engage in erotica with fake AI-generated boyfriends. The chatbot pushing young people further away from building relationships with other human beings is powered by OpenAI’s ChatGPT.
Over one hundred representatives from corporate media companies around the country will be in DC this month, pushing Congress to once again take up the repeatedly-nixed Journalism Competition and Preservation Act (JCPA), a bailout bill for the legacy media industry, and perhaps one of the most-revived bills of all time.
A 2022 Tesla Model 3 reportedly caught fire and was completely destroyed in Newark, New Jersey, last week after the electric vehicle struck debris on the road.
Elon Musk’s Neuralink has initiated the recruitment of subjects for its first human clinical trial, aiming to explore the potential of its creepy brain-computer interface technology that has produced nasty results for unfortunate test monkeys in recent years.
The DOJ has restricted public access to pivotal documents, including emails, charts, and internal presentations from Google which had emerged as crucial evidence in the ongoing landmark antitrust lawsuit against the tech behemoth.
The Authors Guild, and a group of prominent fiction authors including Game of Thrones author George R.R. Martin, John Grisham, Michael Connelly, and Jodi Picoult have reportedly filed a class action lawsuit against OpenAI, claiming that its AI technology is infringing on their work.
MIT Professor Max Tegmark, a prominent figure in the field of AI and co-founder of the Future of Life Institute, has raised a clarion call for a pause in the development of advanced AI systems, highlighting the intense competition among tech firms that he describes as a “race to the bottom.”
Google, in the midst of a historic antitrust trial in DC, buried direct links to Rumble, the exclusive distributor of the first RNC debate, in its search engine. In an even bigger antitrust fumble, it placed links to its own video platform, YouTube, ahead of Rumble’s.
Turning Point USA founder and CEO Charlie Kirk was screamed at by protestors who shouted “Fuck you fascist” and “Trans rights are human rights” during his appearance at Northern Arizona University (NAU) this week.
Rep. Ken Buck (R-CO), who has opposed the impeachment of Joe Biden and spent his time as ranking member on the influential antitrust committee pushing the derided Journalism Competition and Preservation Act (JCPA) — corporate welfare for the legacy media — seeks to exit Congress and join CNN as a contributor.
Data shows that OpenAI’s popular AI chatbot ChatGPT is mainly used for cheating on homework, as its usage fell noticeably during the summer months only to return at Americans returned to school.