Zoom reaches $85 mln settlement over user privacy, 'Zoombombing'
Zoom Video Communications Inc (ZM.O) agreed to pay $85 million and bolster its security practices to settle a lawsuit claiming it violated users' privacy rights by sharing personal data with Facebook, Google and LinkedIn, and letting hackers disrupt Zoom meetings in a practice called Zoombombing.
AUG 01, 2021 23:01:11 EDT | WWW.REUTERS.COM
There-s an unemployment cliff coming. More than 7.5 million may fall off
Programs paying expanded unemployment benefits are ending nationally on Sept. 6. It doesn't appear lawmakers will extend the deadline again.
AUG 01, 2021 23:00:38 EDT | WWW.CNBC.COM
Sky News Australia barred for week by YouTube over Covid misinformation
The digital giant bans the channel from uploading new content for a week over misinformation breaches.
AUG 01, 2021 17:04:00 EDT | WWW.BBC.COM
1 in every 169 U.S. workers is now employed by Amazon
Amazon has paid a $15 an hour minimum wage for all its employees since 2018, more than double the federal minimum wage.
AUG 01, 2021 13:23:50 EDT | WWW.NBCNEWS.COM
Big tech companies are at war with employees over remote work
CEOs want workers back at their desks. Employees and the virus have other plans.
AUG 01, 2021 10:06:55 EDT | ARSTECHNICA.COM
We-re in hottest job market for tech workers since dot-com era
There-s an air of desperation among tech employers this summer. Software talent, it seems, is in such high demand that companies are morphing how they hire. And workers are the ones with the -
AUG 01, 2021 10:05:32 EDT | WWW.BOSTONHERALD.COM
Robotic police dogs: Useful hounds or dehumanizing machines?
HONOLULU (AP) - If you-re homeless and looking for temporary shelter in Hawaii-s capital, expect a visit from a robotic police dog that will scan your eye to make sure you don-t have a fever. That-s just one of the ways public safety agencies are starting to use Spot, the best-known of a new commercial category of robots that trot around with animal-like agility.
AUG 01, 2021 10:04:16 EDT | APNEWS.COM
Telegram-s group video calls can now have up to 1,000 viewers
Video messages now have improved quality.
JUL 31, 2021 12:39:50 EDT | WWW.THEVERGE.COM
This 19-year-old earns $54,000 a year mining bitcoin as a full-time job - here's what it's like
Nick Sears became a bitcoin miner at age 17. He now sleeps at a mining farm in Washington state.
JUL 31, 2021 12:36:06 EDT | WWW.CNBC.COM
Justice Department says Russians hacked federal prosecutors
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Russian hackers behind the massive SolarWinds cyberespionage campaign broke into the email accounts of some of the most prominent federal prosecutors- offices around the country last year, the Justice Department said Friday.
JUL 31, 2021 10:17:17 EDT | APNEWS.COM
This 900-person delta cluster in Mass. has CDC freaked out-74% are vaccinated [Updated]
CDC estimates 35K symptomatic infections in US per week among 162 million vaccinated.
JUL 30, 2021 17:54:55 EDT | ARSTECHNICA.COM
Texas Instruments- new calculator incorporates popular Python programming language
Dallas-based Texas Instruments- latest generation of calculators is getting a modern-day update with the addition of programming language Python. The goal...
JUL 30, 2021 13:59:02 EDT | WWW.DALLASNEWS.COM
Microsoft is facing a subpoena for millions of documents in Google-s antitrust case
The grudge match continues.
JUL 30, 2021 13:58:06 EDT | WWW.THEVERGE.COM
Elon Musk and Apple deny wild story that he tried to replace Tim Cook
Musk and Apple say Musk and Cook have never spoken.
JUL 30, 2021 13:56:57 EDT | WWW.THEVERGE.COM
America-s favorite truck goes hybrid: The Ford F-150, reviewed
Hybridization offers decent fuel economy improvement and a lot more power.
JUL 30, 2021 11:52:32 EDT | ARSTECHNICA.COM
Here-s why Apple says it hates leaks
It argues that leaks mislead case manufacturers.
JUL 30, 2021 11:50:51 EDT | WWW.THEVERGE.COM
CDC warns that delta variant is as contagious as chickenpox and may make people sicker than original Covid
"The war has changed," CDC officials wrote in a confidential document given to lawmakers this week.
JUL 30, 2021 11:25:45 EDT | WWW.CNBC.COM
Mexico says officials spent $61 million on Pegasus spyware
The government says many of the contracts with the Israeli spyware firm NSO Group were signed with front companies, which are often used in Mexico to facilitate kickbacks or avoid taxes.
JUL 30, 2021 09:06:44 EDT | WWW.PBS.ORG
Tesla Megapack caught fire at Victorian Big Battery site in Australia
Neoen said a Tesla Megapack caught fire at their Victorian Big Battery site in Australia.
JUL 30, 2021 09:05:50 EDT | WWW.CNBC.COM
Amazon hit with $887 million fine by EU privacy watchdog
The fine, disclosed by Amazon on Friday in a securities filing, was issued two weeks ago by Luxembourg's privacy regulator.
JUL 30, 2021 09:05:30 EDT | WWW.CNBC.COM
CATL introduces first-gen sodium-ion battery and AB lithium-sodium pack
CATL introduced its first-generation sodium-ion battery, as well as an AB pack that integrates both sodium-ion and lithium-ion cells together.
JUL 29, 2021 19:29:24 EDT | ELECTREK.CO
Scarlett Johansson is suing Disney over Black Widow-s streaming release
Black Widow-s Disney Plus debut is the subject of a new suit.
JUL 29, 2021 17:59:41 EDT | WWW.THEVERGE.COM
Amazon posts third $100 billion quarter in a row, but still misses expectations
Amazon reported earnings after the bell. Here are the results.
JUL 29, 2021 17:57:49 EDT | WWW.CNBC.COM
Ecuador Tells Julian Assange His Citizenship Has Been Revoked
Assange's onetime hosts have now severed any remaining ties with the WikiLeaks founder, who is fighting extradition to the U.S.
JUL 29, 2021 16:06:43 EDT | GIZMODO.COM
Ethereum Founder Donated $1 Billion to Fight Covid in India, but Only $20 Million Has Been Spent
Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin donated one trillion Shiba Inu coins to aid pandemic-ravaged India, but several factors have slowed the funds down.
JUL 29, 2021 16:06:06 EDT | GIZMODO.COM
Russian Module Unexpectedly Fires Thrusters After Docking to ISS
The ISS moved out of its normal orientation by around 45 degrees, requiring countermeasures.
JUL 29, 2021 16:02:35 EDT | GIZMODO.COM
Facebook-s next hardware launch will be its Ray-Ban -smart glasses-
What are the specs on these specs?
JUL 29, 2021 15:48:11 EDT | WWW.THEVERGE.COM
China will still allow IPOs in the United States, securities regulator tells brokerages
A series of regulatory actions in the last few weeks has heightened investor concerns that Beijing is trying to block foreign capital flows into Chinese assets.
JUL 29, 2021 13:26:50 EDT | WWW.CNBC.COM
Tesla patent reveals the vehicles it may have copied to design the Cybertruck
A design patent issued to Tesla for the upcoming Cybertruck references several previous designs that may have inspired it. The wedge-shaped truck appears to draw inspiration from many sources.
JUL 29, 2021 13:26:10 EDT | WWW.FOXNEWS.COM
Airbus challenges Boeing cargo dominance with A350 freighter
Europe's Airbus (AIR.PA) took aim at one of Boeing's (BA.N) most profitable strongholds on Thursday with plans for a freighter version of its A350 passenger jet, gambling that a pandemic boom in Internet shopping will outlast the global health crisis.
JUL 29, 2021 13:25:49 EDT | WWW.REUTERS.COM
Nikola founder charged with securities fraud over allegedly fake truck demo
The electric vehicle company lost a GM deal last year.
JUL 29, 2021 11:07:36 EDT | WWW.THEVERGE.COM
LinkedIn to allow most employees to work remotely, reversing course
LinkedIn will allow most employees to opt for full-time remote work as offices gradually reopen, Chief People Officer Teuila Hanson told Reuters.
JUL 29, 2021 11:03:20 EDT | WWW.REUTERS.COM
Feds list the top 30 most exploited vulnerabilities. Many are years old
Hackers continue to exploit publicly known-and often dated-software vulnerabilities.
JUL 29, 2021 09:07:46 EDT | ARSTECHNICA.COM
Google is kicking -sugar dating- apps out of the Play Store
Dormant developer accounts now also face removal.
JUL 29, 2021 09:07:07 EDT | WWW.THEVERGE.COM
Uber teaming up with Rosetta Stone to offer free language courses to drivers
Another move to address a nationwide driver shortage.
JUL 29, 2021 09:06:43 EDT | WWW.THEVERGE.COM
The 'world's most powerful tidal turbine' starts to export power to the grid
The O2 turbine weighs 680 metric tons and has a length of 74 meters.
JUL 29, 2021 09:05:56 EDT | WWW.CNBC.COM
Pfizer data suggest third dose of Covid-19 vaccine 'strongly' boosts protection against Delta variant
A third dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine can "strongly" boost protection against the Delta variant -- beyond the protection afforded by the standard two doses, new data released by Pfizer on Wednesday suggests.
JUL 28, 2021 21:57:40 EDT | EDITION.CNN.COM
Facebook's slowdown warning hangs over strong ad sales, while Zuckerberg talks 'metaverse'
Facebook Inc (FB.O) said on Wednesday it expects revenue growth to "decelerate significantly," sending the social media giant's shares down 3.5% in extended trading even as it reported strong ad sales.
JUL 28, 2021 21:55:47 EDT | WWW.REUTERS.COM
Twitter closes San Francisco, New York offices as Covid cases surge
Wednesday's announcement comes just two weeks after the social media company reopened their offices at both cities.
JUL 28, 2021 21:52:15 EDT | WWW.CNBC.COM
Tech Startup Literally Called Bubble Raises $100 Million
"At the end of the day, choosing a lead investor is a little bit like getting married," said one Bubble co-founder.
JUL 28, 2021 16:05:44 EDT | WWW.VICE.COM
Israeli Authorities Inspect NSO Offices After Damning Investigation
NSO said it is working with Israli authorities -in full transparency.-
JUL 28, 2021 16:04:59 EDT | WWW.VICE.COM
Google will require coronavirus vaccines for returning office employees | Engadget
Google will require its employees to get vaccinated against the coronavirus before they-re allowed to return to the company-s offices..
JUL 28, 2021 16:02:51 EDT | WWW.ENGADGET.COM
Sundar Pichai: Fall Pixel line showcases Android 12 & 'deep tech investments,' touts long-term strategy
During Alphabet's Q2 2021 earnings, Sundar Pichai talked quite a bit about Google's consumer hardware efforts. On Pixel long-term strategy...
JUL 28, 2021 13:19:46 EDT | 9TO5GOOGLE.COM
The Porsche dynasty is taking on Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk in space
Porsche SE, the family holding company that controls Volkswagen Group, is the latest big investor to bet on space's crucial role in developing future technologies.
JUL 28, 2021 12:44:06 EDT | WWW.CNN.COM
Sony has sold 10 million PS5 consoles
PS5 continues to outpace PS4 sales.
JUL 28, 2021 12:37:32 EDT | WWW.THEVERGE.COM
France issues moratorium on prion research after fatal brain disease strikes two lab workers
A 2019 death from variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease was linked to a lab accident; a similar case is now under investigation
JUL 28, 2021 12:35:43 EDT | WWW.SCIENCEMAG.ORG
Biden will require federal workers to get the Covid vaccine or submit to testing
The Biden administration will require federal workers to be vaccinated for the coronavirus or else submit to strict testing measures, NBC News reported.
JUL 28, 2021 12:35:21 EDT | WWW.CNBC.COM
Tesla will reportedly move stores out of high-end malls and use remote fleets | Engadget
The days of seeing Tesla stores in fancy malls and retail centers may be over, according to a report from Electrek..
JUL 28, 2021 10:59:43 EDT | WWW.ENGADGET.COM
Uber is moving into flower deliveries | Engadget
Just in time for Mother's Day (2022)..
JUL 28, 2021 10:59:19 EDT | WWW.ENGADGET.COM
YouTube is a proven juggernaut that rivals Netflix in the streaming wars
YouTube continues to grow at an astounding rate, with ad revenue up 83% from a year ago, Alphabet reported Tuesday.
JUL 28, 2021 10:55:51 EDT | WWW.CNBC.COM