Fed chair Powell: No "clear progress" toward lower inflation
"We have more ground to cover," Powell said on Wednesday.
NOV 30, 2022 16:09:16 EST | WWW.AXIOS.COM
Zuckerberg says Apple's policies not "sustainable"
The Meta CEO has been one of the loudest critics of Apple in Silicon Valley for the past two years.
NOV 30, 2022 16:08:45 EST | WWW.AXIOS.COM
Spotify CEO renews attack on Apple after Musk's salvo
Spotify's CEO Daniel Ek renewed his attack on Apple on Wednesday in a series of tweets alleging the iPhone maker "gives itself every advantage while at the same time stifling innovation and hurting consumers".
NOV 30, 2022 14:59:39 EST | WWW.REUTERS.COM
Sad: Sam Bankman-Fried Claims He Has $100,000 Left of $27 Billion Fortune
The former FTX CEO's personal bank account is looking a little slimmer these days, he claimed in an interview.
NOV 30, 2022 11:39:24 EST | WWW.VICE.COM
Airbnb Reinvents Feudalism
Through the platform's new long-term lease listing service, landlords will get a cut of the short-term sublets their tenants arrange.
NOV 30, 2022 11:38:27 EST | GIZMODO.COM
San Francisco supervisors vote to allow police to use robots to kill | CNN
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted 8-3 Tuesday night to approve a controversial policy that would allow police to deploy robots capable of using lethal force in extraordinary circumstances, according to multiple reports.
NOV 30, 2022 11:37:17 EST | EDITION.CNN.COM
Long Covid may be 'the next public health disaster' - with a $3.7 trillion economic impact rivaling the Great Recession
Long Covid is a chronic illness affecting as many as 23 million Americans. Its economic impact may rival that of the Great Recession.
NOV 30, 2022 11:36:09 EST | WWW.CNBC.COM
Bitcoin 'rarely' used for legal transactions, on 'road to irrelevance', say European Central Bank officials
European Central Bank officials alleged on Wednesday that bitcoin is -rarely used for legal transactions,- is fuelled by speculation and the recent erosion in its value indicates that it is on the -road to irrelevance,- in a series of stringent criticism (bereft of strong data points) of the cryptocurrency industry as they urged regulators to [-]
NOV 30, 2022 08:04:39 EST | TECHCRUNCH.COM
Apple's iPhone Pro shipments may fall 20 mln units short of estimates - analyst
Apple Inc's iPhone 14 Pro and Pro Max model shipments could miss market expectations by up to 20 million units in the holiday quarter due to labor unrest at a major Chinese factory, TF Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said.
NOV 30, 2022 08:03:22 EST | WWW.REUTERS.COM
Elon Musk may be luring Apple into a fight with Republicans
Tuesday comments from Florida's Republican governor, Ron DeSantis, highlights the risks Elon Musk poses to Apple.
NOV 29, 2022 16:32:33 EST | WWW.CNBC.COM
China Launches Astronauts To Newly Completed Space Station - Slashdot
Tall as a 20-story building, a rocket carrying the Shenzhou 15 mission roared into the night sky of the Gobi Desert on Tuesday, carrying three astronauts toward a rendezvous with China's just-completed space station. From a report: The rocket launch was a split-screen event for China, the latest in ...
NOV 29, 2022 13:38:38 EST | SCIENCE.SLASHDOT.ORG
Amazon used AWS on a satellite in orbit to speed up data analysis in 'first-of-its kind' experiment
Amazon's cloud computing division successfully ran a software suite on a satellite in orbit, the company announced on Tuesday.
NOV 29, 2022 12:22:58 EST | WWW.CNBC.COM
San Francisco Police Want to Be Allowed to Kill People With Robots
SFPD -does not have any sort of specific plan in place- for when killer robots would be necessary, but it wants to use them nonetheless.
NOV 29, 2022 11:24:48 EST | WWW.VICE.COM
India to pilot retail digital currency on December 1
With e-rupee, India is hoping to lower the economy-s reliance on cash, enable cheaper international settlements and protect people from private cryptocurrencies.
NOV 29, 2022 08:24:00 EST | TECHCRUNCH.COM
China claims outdoor jogger sparked COVID outbreak but offers scant evidence
The man reportedly infected 39 people in one outdoor jog through a park.
NOV 29, 2022 08:20:04 EST | ARSTECHNICA.COM
Qatar says 400-500 migrant workers died due to World Cup
The figure is significantly higher than any estimate previously offered by the World Cup host.
NOV 29, 2022 08:18:33 EST | WWW.AXIOS.COM
Google says Google should do a better job of patching Android phones
Project Zero calls out Android and Pixel for not fixing a GPU vulnerability.
NOV 28, 2022 16:08:09 EST | ARSTECHNICA.COM
Can't Hear What Actors Are Saying on TV? It's Not You, Probably - Slashdot
Some people turn on closed captions because they like how it helps them understand the plotlines of shows and movies, and multitask in front of the tube. Others turn them on because they can't hear what actors are saying. That doesn't always mean they are hard of hearing. From a report: Muddled audi...
NOV 28, 2022 16:07:12 EST | ENTERTAINMENT.SLASHDOT.ORG
Tesla is reportedly redesigning the Model 3 to cut production costs | Engadget
Tesla's "Highland" Model 3 redesign could include changes to the car's exterior and powertrain performance..
NOV 28, 2022 15:46:24 EST | WWW.ENGADGET.COM
Musk threatens war with Apple
Twitter's owner is upset with Apple's reduced ad spend and its App Store fees.
NOV 28, 2022 15:41:42 EST | WWW.AXIOS.COM
How a blank piece of paper became the symbol of China's protests
"There was nothing on the paper, but we know what's on there."
NOV 28, 2022 15:41:21 EST | WWW.AXIOS.COM
Chinese Spam Accounts Block Covid Protest News With Porn Links on Twitter
Major cities around the country were locked down in huge protests over the weekend surrounding covid restrictions and the repressive Beijing regime.
NOV 28, 2022 12:42:16 EST | GIZMODO.COM
WhatsApp rolls out a feature that makes it easier to message yourself
WhatsApp has started rolling out a feature called 'Message Yourself' to let you chat with yourself and send messages to your own account.
NOV 28, 2022 12:40:40 EST | TECHCRUNCH.COM
European watchdog fines Meta $276M after data -scraped- from Facebook leaked online
Ireland-s Data Protection Commission fined Meta 266 million euros -- more than $276 million -- saying the company failed to protect data for more than half a billion users.
NOV 28, 2022 11:53:51 EST | WWW.FOXBUSINESS.COM
Who's next? Chinese EVs drive Stellantis' Jeep off the road
The bankruptcy of Stellantis' Jeep joint venture in China could spell trouble for other global automakers whose output has plunged over the last five years.
NOV 28, 2022 11:52:30 EST | WWW.REUTERS.COM
Elon Musk reveals he sleeps next to two guns and a painting of George Washington
Billionaire Elon Musk sleeps with two handguns within arm's reach--though it is unclear whether they are functional--and a painting of George Washington crossing the Delaware.
NOV 28, 2022 11:51:35 EST | WWW.FOXBUSINESS.COM
Crypto firm BlockFi files for bankruptcy as FTX fallout spreads
BlockFi was one of the first firms to be "rescued" by former billionaire Sam Bankman-Fried's FTX earlier this year.
NOV 28, 2022 11:49:52 EST | WWW.CNBC.COM
World's largest active volcano starts to erupt in Hawaii
It's Mauna Loa's first eruption since 1984.
NOV 28, 2022 09:25:24 EST | WWW.AXIOS.COM
The DOJ is reportedly investigating rent-setting software company RealPage
The company has been accused of driving up rent.
NOV 28, 2022 08:35:19 EST | WWW.THEVERGE.COM
Apple Hobbled Protesters' Tool in China Weeks Before Widespread Protests - Slashdot
"China's control of the internet has become so strong that dissidents must cling to any crack in the so-called Great Firewall," writes Qz. But as anti-government protests sprung up on campuses and cities in China over the weekend, Qz reminds us that "the country's most widespread show of public di...
NOV 28, 2022 08:34:43 EST | APPLE.SLASHDOT.ORG
It's Not Your Imagination. Shopping on Amazon Has Gotten Worse - Slashdot
"When you search for a product on Amazon, you may not realize that most of what you see at first is advertising," reports the Washington Post's technology columnist, introducing some eye-opening interactive graphics. (Alternate URL here.) The Post's graphics show that Amazon's first six search r...
NOV 28, 2022 08:33:44 EST | SLASHDOT.ORG
Beijing maintains zero-COVID policies despite unprecedented protests
State media continued to praise zero-COVID measures on Monday, signaling no change in official policy.
NOV 28, 2022 08:31:19 EST | WWW.AXIOS.COM
The U.S. is 'certainly' still in a Covid-19 pandemic, Dr. Fauci says
Dr. Anthony Fauci said the U.S. is "certainly" still in the middle of a Covid-19 pandemic, and he is "very troubled" by the divisive state of American politics.
NOV 27, 2022 11:31:31 EST | WWW.CNBC.COM
Twitter CEO Musk says user signups at all-time high, touts features of "everything app"
Twitter Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk says new user signups to the social media platform are at an "all-time high", as he struggles with a mass exodus of advertisers and users fleeing to other platforms over concerns about verification and hate speech.
NOV 27, 2022 08:49:10 EST | WWW.REUTERS.COM
Chinese protesters, fed up with COVID restrictions, call for Xi Jinping's resignation
Protesters called for Xi to "step down" while still others shouted, "don't want dictatorship, want democracy!"
NOV 27, 2022 08:47:33 EST | WWW.AXIOS.COM
U.S. gives Chevron go ahead to pump oil in Venezuela again
The license signals an opening for other oil companies to resume their business in Venezuela.
NOV 26, 2022 18:26:01 EST | WWW.AXIOS.COM
Avian flu outbreak in U.S. worst on record, over 50 million birds dead
Bird infections in people can happen after prolonged and unprotected exposure.
NOV 26, 2022 12:43:59 EST | WWW.AXIOS.COM
Elon Musk Will Make a New Phone If Apple and Google Ban Twitter
-I certainly hope it does not come to that, but, yes, if there is no other choice, I will make an alternative phone,- Musk tweeted on Friday.
NOV 26, 2022 10:42:17 EST | GIZMODO.COM
Black Friday sees low turnout in lines at retail stores
Retail stores on Black Friday saw their parking lots empty and lines in front of their stores nonexistent as shoppers now turn to finding deals through online shopping.
NOV 26, 2022 10:31:31 EST | WWW.FOXBUSINESS.COM
Qatar eliminated from World Cup
The loss makes Qatar the earliest host nation team to depart the tournament in the 92-year history of the World Cup.
NOV 25, 2022 17:57:01 EST | WWW.AXIOS.COM
FCC bans U.S. sales of Huawei and ZTE equipment over national security concerns
The ban is the latest escalation in U.S. policy toward Chinese telecom equipment makers.
NOV 25, 2022 17:56:27 EST | WWW.AXIOS.COM
Qatar World Cup bans English soccer fans from dressing as medieval Crusaders
"As soon as you know anything about crusading history, you know it would produce a reaction like this in the Islamic world," one expert said.
NOV 25, 2022 12:31:48 EST | WWW.CNBC.COM
Elon Musk says there will be three 'verified' Twitter checkmarks: blue, gold, and grey
The plot thickens.
NOV 25, 2022 08:52:01 EST | MASHABLE.COM
Yandex, Russia's "Google", wants to flee the country
Yandex is trying to dodge Western sanctions imposed after the Ukraine invasion, media reports say.
NOV 25, 2022 08:51:19 EST | FORTUNE.COM
Beijing grinds to a near halt as China's capital city battles Covid with more lockdowns
Baidu traffic data showed Beijing has fallen from being the most congested city in all of China to 74th place.
NOV 25, 2022 08:03:01 EST | WWW.CNBC.COM
Binance deploys $1 billion to keep crypto industry afloat after FTX collapse
Binance said it may increase that amount to $2 billion at a point in time in the future "if the need arises."
NOV 24, 2022 13:05:27 EST | WWW.CNBC.COM
Twitter's Brussels office closed, sparking legal concerns; new Musk poll on banned accounts
A new report today says Twitter-s Brussels office closed after all of its staff either resigned or were fired. The development has sparked concerns about whether the company intends to ignore a new law on content moderation. The prospect seems even more likely after Musk again decided to leave it to his Twitter followers to [-]
NOV 24, 2022 10:17:40 EST | 9TO5MAC.COM
Foxconn: iPhone maker apologises after huge protests at China plant
It comes after protests broke out at the world's largest iPhone factory over pay and work conditions.
NOV 24, 2022 10:15:13 EST | WWW.BBC.COM
Mainland China's total daily Covid cases soar above Shanghai lockdown highs
Mainland China reported more than 31,000 Covid infections for Wednesday, including asymptomatic cases.
NOV 24, 2022 10:07:33 EST | WWW.CNBC.COM
Mercedes is charging $1,200 a year for faster acceleration
Gotta go fast? Best pay up.
NOV 23, 2022 13:37:05 EST | WWW.THEVERGE.COM