Google Drive does a surprise rollout of file limits, locking out some users
The new file limit means you can't actually use the storage you buy from Google.
MAR 31, 2023 16:00:29 EDT | ARSTECHNICA.COM
Dumb phones are on the rise in the U.S. as Gen Z looks to limit screen time
A resurgence in dumb phones in the U.S. may be tied to concerns about the mental health impact of smartphones, especially among younger generations.
MAR 31, 2023 14:56:52 EDT | WWW.CNBC.COM
Scoop: White House won't pay for Twitter verification
The Biden administration won't reimburse staff who purchase Twitter Blue on their personal social media accounts.
MAR 31, 2023 14:56:07 EDT | WWW.AXIOS.COM
China Hits Micron With Review of Chips, Citing Security Risks - Slashdot
China has opened a cybersecurity review of imports from America's largest memory chipmaker, Micron Technology, opening a new front in the escalating battle between the two countries over dominance in the semiconductor market. From a report: The Chinese government is conducting the review to ensure t...
MAR 31, 2023 11:35:20 EDT | SLASHDOT.ORG
These angry Dutch farmers really hate Microsoft
Tech giants want to build massive, -hyperscale- data centers in the Netherlands.
MAR 31, 2023 10:59:51 EDT | ARSTECHNICA.COM
India Hunts For Spyware That Rivals Controversial Pegasus System - Slashdot
India is hunting for new spyware with a lower profile than the controversial Pegasus system blacklisted by the US government, with rival surveillance software makers preparing bids on lucrative deals being offered by Narendra Modi's government. Financial Times: Defence and intelligence officials fro...
MAR 31, 2023 10:58:59 EDT | YRO.SLASHDOT.ORG
Tax Preparation Industry Alarmed Over Plan For IRS Free Tax-Filing System - Slashdot
An anonymous reader quotes a report from the New York Times: The Biden administration's $80 billion overhaul of the Internal Revenue Service is facing a new line of attack, this time from lobbyists representing tax preparers who fear that the agency's growing power will cripple their businesses and ...
MAR 31, 2023 10:57:44 EDT | NEWS.SLASHDOT.ORG
Who will end up paying for the banking crisis: You | CNN Business
It cost the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation about $23 billion to clean up the mess that Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank left in the wake of their collapses earlier this month.
MAR 31, 2023 08:20:07 EDT | WWW.CNN.COM
Trump indicted by Manhattan grand jury over 2016 Stormy Daniels payment
A U.S. president has never been indicted for criminal conduct before.
MAR 30, 2023 18:13:05 EDT | WWW.AXIOS.COM
Your brain wires itself to match your native language
MRI scans of nearly 100 native speakers of either German or Arabic revealed differences in how the language circuits of their brains are connected.
MAR 30, 2023 16:29:29 EDT | WWW.SCIENCENEWS.ORG
Four bankers who helped Putin's friend set up Swiss bank account convicted | CNN Business
Four bankers who helped a close friend of Russian President Vladimir Putin move millions of dollars through Swiss bank accounts have been convicted of failing to perform due diligence in financial transactions.
MAR 30, 2023 16:18:36 EDT | WWW.CNN.COM
Exclusive-Google says Microsoft's cloud practices anti-competitive, slams deals with rivals
Alphabet's Google Cloud has accused Microsoft of anti-competitive cloud computing practices and criticised imminent deals with European cloud vendors, saying these do not solve broader concerns about its licensing terms. Google Cloud Vice President Amit Zavery urged EU antitrust regulators to take a closer look at the issue. Google Cloud's first public comments on Microsoft and its EU deals unders
MAR 30, 2023 14:29:10 EDT | FINANCE.YAHOO.COM
We're Running Out of New Antibiotics, WHO Warns
Without immediate action, humanity could be headed back to the pre-antibiotic era, experts with the World Health Organization say.
MAR 30, 2023 14:27:33 EDT | GIZMODO.COM
The US economy grew 2.6% during the fourth quarter, slower than previously estimated | CNN Business
The US economy grew at a slower pace in the fourth quarter than previously estimated.
MAR 30, 2023 10:26:24 EDT | WWW.CNN.COM
Russia has detained a Wall Street Journal reporter on espionage allegations. Here's what we know.
Gershkovich could face up to 20 years in prison.
MAR 30, 2023 10:24:19 EDT | WWW.AXIOS.COM
Starbucks- Billionaire Ex-CEO Moans About How Unfair It Is to Be Called a Billionaire
Currently being investigated for union-busting, Howard Schultz stepped down as Starbucks CEO last week.
MAR 30, 2023 08:58:32 EDT | GIZMODO.COM
The average Wall Street bonus fell by 26% last year | CNN Business
The average annual Wall Street bonus fell to $176,700 last year, a 26% drop from the previous year's average of $240,400, according to estimates released Thursday by New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli.
MAR 30, 2023 08:54:22 EDT | WWW.CNN.COM
Sam Bankman-Fried's Legal Defense Is Being Funded With Alameda Money He Gifted His Father - Slashdot
While still CEO of now-collapsed FTX, Sam Bankman-Fried transferred millions of dollars to his father. Some of those funds have since been used to pay for his mounting legal fees, Forbes os reporting, citing two sources close to the company. From a report: Sam Bankman-Fried, founder of fallen crypto...
MAR 29, 2023 16:17:05 EDT | SLASHDOT.ORG
Marjorie Taylor Greene's Congressional Twitter Account Suspended for 'Vengeance' Post
The right-wing lawmaker's account was restricted after she shared an image claiming antifa was planning a day of violence.
MAR 29, 2023 14:33:12 EDT | GIZMODO.COM
FDA approves first over-the-counter opioid overdose treatment
The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday cleared the overdose reversal drug Narcan for sale without a prescription - a move health experts say could help slow a crisis that's claiming more than 100,000 lives a year.
MAR 29, 2023 11:55:34 EDT | WWW.AXIOS.COM
Credit Suisse whistleblowers say Swiss bank has been helping wealthy Americans dodge U.S. taxes for years
The bank notoriously pleaded guilty in 2014 to criminal charges for "knowingly and willfully" helping U.S. clients hide offshore assets and income from the IRS.
MAR 29, 2023 09:14:43 EDT | WWW.CNBC.COM
500 Top Technologists and Elon Musk Demand Immediate Pause of Advanced AI Systems
Steve Wozniak and Stuart Russell were among the signatories of an open letter warning advanced models pose -profound risks to society and humanity."
MAR 29, 2023 09:05:34 EDT | GIZMODO.COM
Bank of England calls for urgent action on funds that nearly toppled UK financial system | CNN Business
The Bank of England has called for urgent action to address a weak spot in the UK financial system as persistent worries about the global banking sector threaten to unleash fresh market turmoil.
MAR 29, 2023 09:03:16 EDT | WWW.CNN.COM
Corporate greed is jacking prices higher. It could push customers over the edge | CNN Business
Inflation is ravaging shoppers' wallets and the Federal Reserve has responded by instituting a regimen of painful interest rate hikes that could land the economy in a recession. But corporate profits are surging. US profit margins have reached record levels not seen since the immediate aftermath of World War II.
MAR 29, 2023 09:02:10 EDT | WWW.CNN.COM
Trump Doubles Down On Ending Russia-Ukraine War In 24 Hours, Says He Won't Reveal Plan To Prevent World War III Unless He Wins 2024 Election
Former President Donald Trump is one of the leading candidates-in the still-forming 2024 presidential race.
MAR 28, 2023 16:49:18 EDT | WWW.BENZINGA.COM
SVB customers tried to withdraw nearly all the bank-s deposits over two days, Fed's Barr testifies
The run on Silicon Valley Bank's deposits this month went far deeper than was initially known.
MAR 28, 2023 15:17:36 EDT | WWW.CNBC.COM
US has replaced Russia as Europe's top crude oil supplier | CNN Business
The United States is now the biggest supplier of crude oil to the European Union.
MAR 28, 2023 14:15:32 EDT | WWW.CNN.COM
French prosecutors search major banks in Paris in global tax fraud probe | CNN Business
French authorities searched the Paris offices of five banks Tuesday, including Societe Generale, BNP Paribas and HSBC, on suspicion of fiscal fraud. The search was part of a broad European probe into the dodging of tax payments on dividends.
MAR 28, 2023 13:03:59 EDT | WWW.CNN.COM
FTX Founder Sam Bankman-Fried Accused Of Bribing Chinese Officials With $40M In New Indictment
U.S. prosecutors on Tuesday revealed a new indictment against Sam Bankman-Fried, accusing the founder of the now-bankrupt FTX cryptocurrency exchange of conspiring to bribe Chinese government officials with $40 million in payments.
MAR 28, 2023 13:03:00 EDT | WWW.BENZINGA.COM
Apple introduces Apple Pay Later
Apple today introduced Apple Pay Later, which allows users to split purchases into four payments, spread over six weeks with no interest and no fees.
MAR 28, 2023 12:48:21 EDT | WWW.APPLE.COM
Google researchers name new North Korea state-backed hacking group
APT43 engages in espionage against the U.S. and South Korea, as well as criminal crypto hacks.
MAR 28, 2023 12:47:49 EDT | WWW.AXIOS.COM
SBF Cut Off From His Favorite Toys Under New Proposed Bail Conditions
Failed FTX co-founder Sam Bankman-Fried is being restricted from accessing the internet except with a basic laptop with limited functionality.
MAR 28, 2023 11:11:04 EDT | GIZMODO.COM
Catturd2 and Ben Shapiro Reportedly Land on Twitter-s List of 35 VIP Accounts
Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and basketball legend Lebron James also apparently made the cut, meaning Twitter's algorithm boosted their tweets.
MAR 28, 2023 11:10:22 EDT | GIZMODO.COM
Alibaba to split into 6 companies, pursue IPOs in major shakeup
Announcement comes day after founder Jack Ma spotted in China
MAR 28, 2023 11:08:19 EDT | ASIA.NIKKEI.COM
Clearview AI used nearly 1m times by US police, it tells the BBC
Clearview AI has been used by the police nearly a million times in the US, it tells the BBC.
MAR 28, 2023 09:23:37 EDT | WWW.BBC.COM
'We are all Chinese', former Taiwan president says while visiting China
People on both sides of the Taiwan Strait are ethnically Chinese and share the same ancestor, former Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou said on Tuesday at the start of a historic visit to China that Taiwan's ruling party has criticised. Ma, in office from 2008-2016, is the first former or current Taiwanese president to visit China since the defeated Republic of China government fled to Taiwan in 1949 a
MAR 28, 2023 05:34:34 EDT | NEWS.YAHOO.COM
Russia says it test-fired supersonic anti-ship missiles in Sea of Japan at "mock enemy target"
Two Russian strategic bomber planes capable of carrying nuclear weapons last week flew over the Sea of Japan.
MAR 28, 2023 05:32:32 EDT | WWW.AXIOS.COM
Twitter Wants to Know Who Leaked Its Source Code on GitHub
Twitter issued a subpoena to GitHub on Friday to reveal the identity of the leaker, who goes by the screen name "FreeSpeechEnthusiast."
MAR 27, 2023 14:18:47 EDT | GIZMODO.COM
Biden executive order bans federal agencies from using commercial spyware
U.S. officials confirmed that commercial spyware was also used to hack into the phones of federal employees working oversees.
MAR 27, 2023 14:17:49 EDT | TECHCRUNCH.COM
Strikes in Germany disrupt flights and trains, 'paralyzing' Europe's biggest economy | CNN Business
Nationwide strikes in Germany - among its worst in decades - are causing huge disruption at the country's airports, on public transport and at its largest port Monday.
MAR 27, 2023 12:02:33 EDT | WWW.CNN.COM
Silicon Valley Bank Rises From Dead With First Citizens Acquisition
First Citizens bank will acquire $72 billion of SVB loans at a discount of $16.5 billion. Another $90 billion of assets will remain receivership of the FDIC.
MAR 27, 2023 12:00:31 EDT | GIZMODO.COM
Israel in chaos as workers hold general strike over Netanyahu's judicial overhaul
Sunday night saw new scenes of unrest, after Netanyahu fired Defense Minister Yoav Gallant, who became the first member of the ruling Likud Party to speak out against the changes.
MAR 27, 2023 08:39:05 EDT | WWW.NBCNEWS.COM
Saudi National Bank Chair Resigns After Credit Suisse Remark
(Bloomberg) -- Most Read from BloombergSaudi National Bank Chair Resigns After Credit Suisse RemarkFirst Citizens Buys Silicon Valley Bank After Run on LenderFirst Citizens Nears Deal to Buy Silicon Valley Bank, Sources SayFlorida Bill Would Make Puberty Even More AwkwardAmmar Al Khudairy, the chairman of Credit Suisse Group AG-s largest shareholder, has resigned just days after his comments helpe
MAR 27, 2023 08:38:09 EDT | FINANCE.YAHOO.COM
Alibaba founder Jack Ma returns to China after a year of uncertainty
Jack Ma-s whereabouts are making headlines again roughly a year after the billionaire founder of Alibaba disappeared from the public eye. Bloomberg reported Monday that Ma had chosen to stay abroad despite China-s efforts to restore confidence in entrepreneurs, citing unnamed sources. Within hours, however, news surfaced that Ma actually visited an Alibaba-funded K-12 school [-]
MAR 27, 2023 08:35:58 EDT | TECHCRUNCH.COM
Amtrak begins to restore service after server issues force cancellations | CNN Business
Amtrak is restoring service after a slew of train cancellations, primarily in the Midwest due to "a rail-industry control system that continues to experience intermittent communications issues," according to Amtrak spokesperson W. Kyle Anderson.
MAR 26, 2023 18:16:15 EDT | WWW.CNN.COM
Putin Reportedly Plotted 'Total Cleansing' Of Ukraine, Says Russia Will Place Nuclear Weapons In Belarus
According to leaked documents, Russian President-Vladimir Putin-plotted a "total cleansing" of Ukraine with house-to-house terror and civilians marching to concentration camps.
MAR 26, 2023 13:22:59 EDT | WWW.BENZINGA.COM
Starbucks Union Organizers Take Aim At Company's New CEO: 'I'd Prefer It If He Stayed Out Of Our Way' - Starbucks (NASDAQ:SBUX)
Although-Starbucks Corporation's-(NASDAQ: SBUX) new CEO-Laxman Narasimhan-recently laid out his plans while at&nbs
MAR 26, 2023 13:22:06 EDT | WWW.BENZINGA.COM
Tesla's Giga Berlin Hits Weekly Production Rate Of 5,000 Vehicles Since Delivering First Vehicles To European Customers, Elon Musk Says 'Big Congratulations' - Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA)
One of Tesla, Inc-s (NYSE: TSLA) newest Gigafactories has achieved a key milestone, drawing praise from none other than the company-s CEO Elon Musk.
MAR 26, 2023 13:21:28 EDT | WWW.BENZINGA.COM
Elon Musk values Twitter at less than half of $44B price tag in offer to employees
Billionaire Twitter CEO Elon Musk offered his employees stock grants that valued the company at $20 billion last week, less than half the $44 billion he bough it for.
MAR 26, 2023 10:03:13 EDT | WWW.FOXBUSINESS.COM
Traders- Flight to Safety Is About the Next Recession, Not Banks
(Bloomberg) -- Fears of tightening financial conditions leading to a recession are driving traders to rethink their risk exposure and seek out safety in the stock market. Most Read from BloombergRussia Seeks 400,000 More Recruits as Latest Ukraine Push StallsDeutsche Bank Drops in Selloff Citi Describes as Irrational-Zoom Towns- Exploded in the Work-From-Home Era. Now New Residents Are Facing Layo
MAR 25, 2023 13:02:20 EDT | FINANCE.YAHOO.COM