Elon Musk’s Tesla is recalling more than 475,000 Model 3 and Model S electric vehicles in the U.S. due to safety issues — this accounts for almost half of all Tesla’s sold domestically.
Rachel Johnson the sister of Prime Minister Boris Johnson trended following an article she wrote defending Ghislaine Maxwell resurfaced.
CNN is betting big on its new digital streaming service CNN+ that will debut in early 2022, calling it the most important launch since Ted Turner introduced the cable network more than four decades ago. But a string of shocking internal scandals is threatening to steal the spotlight on the eve of the big reveal.
Science Feedback, a third-party Facebook “fact checker” known for its controversial fact-checks of news stories and op-eds that challenge official opinion, has admitted it was wrong to fact-check and censor a Reason article. The article stated that the study relied on by the CDC to promote mask mandate in schools is bogus.
In a recent article, the New York Times describes how football coach and sportscaster John Madden became the face of a billion-dollar gaming franchise.
Singer Katharine McPhee scolded “overly sensitive” Instagram users who took offense to her husband David Foster praising her post-baby body, proclaiming, “I cannot with this overly sensitive society right now,” and “we are not sorry.”
The government of South Korea has told Google and Apple it must remove “play to earn” video games, a rapidly expanding genre driven by the booming crypto economy, from their app stores.
Tech giant Google is taking fire for directing drivers in the Lake Tahoe area through potentially dangerous or closed-off routes during record snowstorms in the area. One forest sciences professor told the Masters of the Universe: “You are sending people up a poorly maintained forest road to their death in a severe blizzard.”
New York City is moving towards the use of electric vehicles with the announcement that it is adding 184 Ford Mustang Mach-E Electric SUVs to its vehicle fleet and approving the option to purchase 250 Tesla Model 3 electric sedans. The majority of the vehicles will be assigned to the NYPD and various emergency service departments.
Criminals are continuing to use Apple AirTag tracking devices to track and target victims in crimes ranging from car theft to stalking. One cybersecurity expert commented: “I don’t think there’s any question that Apple’s AirTags are being used for stalking.”
Facebook has reportedly censored a quote from American Founding Father Thomas Paine, citing its policy against “false information.”
Iran has banned the often energy-intensive process of cryptocurrency mining to reduce strain on its national power grid during the winter months, according to reports.
Beats Studio, the high-end consumer audio company founded by rap producer Dr. Dre and later acquired by Apple, is launching a special “Year of the Tiger” edition of their Beats Studio Buds to celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year.
A young child tourist was apparently trampled by a marching guardsman while visiting the Tower of London on Wednesday.
Dr. Robert W. Malone, a virologist who worked on mRNA technology in the 1980s, and a critic of the technology’s use in coronavirus vaccines, has been suspended from Twitter.
Amazon Alexa’s deadly recommendation that a 10-year-old girl touch a penny to the exposed prongs of an electrified power plug reportedly had its origins in a TikTok trend known as the “penny challenge” that encouraged young people to do the same thing.
Apple has placed one of iPhone supplier Foxconn’s factories in southern India on probation following worker protests and alleged labor violations.
To offset supply-chain delays, retailers are working hard to quickly get returned items back on shelves for sale, particularly like-new items that were originally purchased online.
Tech giant Apple has reportedly issued significant stock bonuses to some engineers in an attempt to prevent top talent leaving for Facebook. The retention bonuses are as much as $180,000 for key engineering talent.
Blogging platform Tumblr, once a powerhouse of content for millennials, has censored a wide swathe of hashtags on its Apple iOS app, in what the social media company says is an effort to remain within the Apple App Store’s community guidelines. Some of the censored terms include “girl,” “suicide prevention,” and “testicular cancer.”
Candie Frazier, a content moderator for Chinese-owned social media giant TikTok, which recently surpassed Google to become the most visited website in the world, is suing the company, alleging that it did not provide a safe workplace environment and gave her Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
Riot Games, the video game studio behind the highly successful League of Legends franchise, has paid $100 million in a settlement with plaintiffs in a class-action gender discrimination lawsuit.
The former Playboy model, Raiders cheerleader, and Baywatch actress who was detained after assaulting a maskless fellow passenger during a Delta Air Lines flight was blasted online for her now-viral outburst, with many highlighting her past and blaming current “COVID lunacy” attitudes for contributing to such behavior.
Facebook (now Meta) founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has added yet more land to his already-vast holdings of real estate on the Hawaiian island of Kauai.
Spencer Cox, the Republican governor of Utah, agreed that it isn’t “hyperbole” to say that “misinformation is killing people,” during an interview with local newspaper Desert News in which he also condemned “hateful rhetoric” and expressed concern about a growing lack of faith in America’s institutions.
An NFT drop celebrating infosec pioneers has caused anger in the crypto space due to using unauthorized portraits of the infosec experts it aimed to celebrate.
An owner of an Amazon Alexa home assistant is claiming that the device issued a sick challenge to her 10-year-old daughter. In a video posted online, when the Amazon device was asked for a “challenge,” Alexa replied: “The challenge is simple: plug in a phone charger about halfway into a wall outlet, then touch a penny to the exposed prongs,” tempting the child to electrocute herself.
Tech giant Apple has reportedly closed all 16 of its stores in New York City amid rising coronavirus cases in the city.
State legislators in the Democrat stronghold of New York are pushing a bill that would allow lawsuits to be brought against tech companies that spread so-called misinformation.
A regulatory body in the Netherlands has ordered Apple to allow third parties to offer alternative payment options through their apps, a ruling that strikes at one of the company’s core revenue streams — although the ruling will not apply outside the country.
Far-left news and entertainment website BuzzFeed published an article just before Christmas bearing the racist headline “Deplatform White Parents.”
Communist China’s TikTok surpassed the search engine giant Google as the world’s most popular domain in 2020 largely thanks to Generation Z.
A recent article by Politico outlines how big tech firms like Google, Apple, and Amazon are now aiming to apply their monopoly power to the auto manufacturing industry in the race to build the car of the future.
The privacy-focused search engine DuckDuckGo enjoyed significant growth in 2021, with the website averaging over 100 million daily search queries representing a growth of 46 percent in 2021.
A Finnish Tesla owner received a repair bill totaling almost half of what he initially paid for the car. His response? Have YouTubers blow up the car with 66 pounds of dynamite and post the video rather than pay the hefty bill.
Chinese scientists have developed an artificial intelligence (A.I.) system that can examine “evidence” and charge people with “crimes,” as defined by China’s totalitarian parody of a Western justice system.
Former Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has reportedly accepted a role in Silicon Valley, after resigning over allegations of corruption.