Finland's Prime Minister Very Sorry for Going Clubbing Until 4am After Covid-19 Exposure
Finnish PM Sanna Marin says that she didn't get a text message advising her to isolate due to a phone mix-up.
DEC 08, 2021 18:12:50 EST | GIZMODO.COM
Japanese billionaire launches to the International Space Station while waiting for SpaceX Moon ride
He still plans to fly around the Moon on SpaceX-s Starship rocket.
DEC 08, 2021 11:25:27 EST | WWW.THEVERGE.COM
Concerned about SpaceX, France to accelerate reusable rocket plans
"It's a real break from French strategy, and clearly inspired by the USA."
DEC 08, 2021 11:23:16 EST | ARSTECHNICA.COM
Guy Who Claims He Invented Bitcoin Loses $100 Million in Court, Calls It a Win
Those tens of billions of dollars in Bitcoin that Craig Wright claims to have sitting around are sure going to come in handy... right?
DEC 08, 2021 09:10:19 EST | GIZMODO.COM
Workers Are Using -Mouse Movers- So They Can Use the Bathroom in Peace
-The tables have turned in favor of the Worker,- said one mouse jiggler company. -They are in power today.-
DEC 08, 2021 09:09:21 EST | WWW.VICE.COM
Roku, Google settle messy battle over YouTube distribution
Roku's deal with Google to distribute YouTube was set to expire this month.
DEC 08, 2021 09:08:13 EST | WWW.AXIOS.COM
Omicron significantly reduces Covid antibody protection in small study of Pfizer vaccine recipients
The Covid omicron variant significantly reduces antibodies generated by Pfizer and BioNTech's vaccine, according to a small preliminary study released Tuesday.
DEC 08, 2021 09:05:34 EST | WWW.CNBC.COM
AWS Outage Takes Down Amazon, Disney+, and Venmo
Amazon claims to know the cause of the problem and is working on a solution.
DEC 07, 2021 15:15:37 EST | GIZMODO.COM
CDC: 60% of U.S. is fully vaccinated
Approximately 71% of the entire population has received at least one dose.
DEC 07, 2021 15:15:07 EST | WWW.AXIOS.COM
Over 200 newspapers now involved in quiet lawsuits vs. Google, Facebook
A small-town effort to take a stand against Big Tech has turned into a national movement.
DEC 07, 2021 15:14:39 EST | WWW.AXIOS.COM
Apple made secret 5-year $275B deal with Chinese government | AppleInsider
Apple's success in China is allegedly down to an agreement with the country's government to help develop its economy, with a report claiming CEO Tim Cook personally lobbied officials to get the best deal for the company.
DEC 07, 2021 11:17:25 EST | APPLEINSIDER.COM
Miami jury rules in favor of Craig Wright, who claimed to invent bitcoin
Australian computer scientist Craig Wright, who claims to be Satoshi Nakamoto, prevails in Miami court case.
DEC 07, 2021 11:15:59 EST | WWW.CNBC.COM
Tech IPOs have been a bad bet in 2021 - all but one are in bear market territory
Of the more than 50 U.S. tech companies to go public this year through an IPO, SPAC or direct listing, only one of them is less than 20% off its high price.
DEC 07, 2021 11:15:32 EST | WWW.CNBC.COM
Leaked TikTok Doc Reveals Its Obvious Secret to an Addictive Feed
An internal document outlines how the play time, comments, and likes, all come together to form your personalized feed.
DEC 07, 2021 08:53:46 EST | GIZMODO.COM
Hacked Cryptocurrency Platform Begs Hacker to Please Return $119 Million
BadgerDAO, which lost about $119 million in a hack last week, is now pleading with the hacker to return the money.
DEC 07, 2021 08:53:04 EST | WWW.VICE.COM
Sports take crypto mainstream
If the crypto industry wants to move further into the mainstream, it needs to reach a broader audience.
DEC 07, 2021 08:52:36 EST | WWW.AXIOS.COM
Elon Musk says 'civilization is going to crumble' if people don't have more children
The tech billionaire said low and rapidly declining birth rates are "one of the biggest risks to civilization."
DEC 07, 2021 08:50:09 EST | WWW.CNBC.COM
U.S. announces $400M for global COVID vaccine distribution
The logistics of getting the vaccine in arms has emerged as a major bottleneck globally.
DEC 06, 2021 10:06:42 EST | WWW.AXIOS.COM
A major shift is underway at the Federal Reserve that could see a speedier end to its easy policies
The Fed is likely to decide to double the pace of its taper to $30 billion a month at its December meeting, comments from central bank officials suggest.
DEC 06, 2021 09:54:02 EST | WWW.CNBC.COM
Alibaba undergoes major management reshuffle - TechCrunch
Alibaba is reassigning roles to four of its executives in one of the biggest reshuffles in its recent history, the company announced on Monday morning. Maggie Wu, the e-commerce titan-s former chief financial officer, will step down next April and be replaced by Toby Xu, current deputy CFO. W-
DEC 06, 2021 08:57:04 EST | TECHCRUNCH.COM
CDC director says number of U.S. Omicron cases "likely to rise"
"We know it has many mutations ... and many of those mutations have been associated with more transmissible variants."
DEC 05, 2021 11:13:01 EST | WWW.AXIOS.COM
Crypto Exchange Bitmart Hacked With Losses Estimated at $196M
Bitmart-s CEO has confirmed what the company is calling a -security breach.-
DEC 05, 2021 11:11:55 EST | WWW.COINDESK.COM
Is web3 bullshit?
And is that even the right question?
DEC 05, 2021 11:11:32 EST | MAXREAD.SUBSTACK.COM
Trump social media group raises $1 billion from undisclosed investors
The new funding is part of Trump Media & Technology Group's ongoing efforts to become publicly traded via a blank check company.
DEC 04, 2021 14:24:32 EST | WWW.AXIOS.COM
Amazon is making its own containers and bypassing supply chain chaos with chartered ships and long-haul planes
Amazon is avoiding supply chain chaos by making its own containers, chartering ships and leasing long-haul planes to get goods from China to the U.S. faster
DEC 04, 2021 14:22:07 EST | WWW.CNBC.COM
Bitcoin slumps nearly 20%; El Salvador buys the dip again
Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies fell sharply Saturday, another sign that investors were pulling back from riskier bets after this week-s stock-market...
DEC 04, 2021 13:19:39 EST | WWW.MARKETWATCH.COM
NSO Group's Spyware May Have Been Used to Target U.S. State Department Officials
A Reuters report claims the targeted officials were either based in Uganda or worked on matters related to that country.
DEC 03, 2021 16:29:22 EST | GIZMODO.COM
CEO Feels Terrible About Laying Off 900 Employees Over Video Chat, Does It Anyway
"If you-re on this call, you are part of the unlucky group that is being laid off," mortgage lender Better.com CEO Vishal Garg said.
DEC 03, 2021 16:28:22 EST | WWW.VICE.COM
U.S. Indicts Two Men for Running a $20 Million YouTube Content ID Scam * TorrentFreak
Two men have been indicted by a grand jury for running a massive YouTube Content ID scam that netted the pair more than $20m over four years.
DEC 03, 2021 10:10:07 EST | TORRENTFREAK.COM
The omicron variant is a mystery. Here-s how science will solve it
So far, panic about the new Covid variant has outpaced actual information.
DEC 03, 2021 09:02:12 EST | ARSTECHNICA.COM
Omicron Covid variant detected in 5 U.S. states as scientists investigate heavily mutated strain
At least 9 cases were confirmed on Thursday in Minnesota, Colorado, New York, Hawaii and California.
DEC 03, 2021 08:59:51 EST | WWW.CNBC.COM
Didi shares reverse gains, sinking sharply on plan to delist from the U.S.
Didi's share price sank 10% in U.S. premarket trading, having initially climbed as much as 14% earlier Friday morning.
DEC 03, 2021 08:59:17 EST | WWW.CNBC.COM
Goldman Sachs, Other Wall Street Banks Exploring Bitcoin-Backed Loans: Sources
U.S. banks want to use bitcoin as loan collateral without touching the bitcoin.
DEC 02, 2021 15:58:14 EST | WWW.COINDESK.COM
FTC sues to block Nvidia's $40 billion acquisition of Arm
The deal has faced scrutiny from regulators since it was announced last year, and the U.S. action is the biggest hurdle it has faced yet.
DEC 02, 2021 15:57:31 EST | WWW.CNBC.COM
U.S. faces urgent anti-hacker crisis
Recent hacker attacks are propelling new and more diverse cybersecurity recruitment.
DEC 02, 2021 11:38:22 EST | WWW.AXIOS.COM
Apple shares slip on report of weak iPhone demand heading into holidays
Apple previously warned supply constraints will cause it to miss at least $6 billion in revenue for the holiday quarter.
DEC 02, 2021 11:35:59 EST | WWW.CNBC.COM
Tesla announces all-electric $1,900 Cyberquad for kids
It has 15 miles of range and a 10mph top speed.
DEC 02, 2021 08:43:12 EST | WWW.THEVERGE.COM
Many Severe Covid-19 Survivors Go on to Die Within a Year, Study Finds
Compared to people who tested negative for covid-19, those who survived severe illness were more than twice as likely to die within a year's time.
DEC 02, 2021 08:34:14 EST | GIZMODO.COM
Omicron will likely 'dominate and overwhelm' the world in 3-6 months, doctor says
The new Covid variant omicron will likely "overwhelm the whole world" in the coming months, according to Singapore doctor Leong Hoe Nam.
DEC 02, 2021 08:32:22 EST | WWW.CNBC.COM
Apple loses key autos engineer to electric aviation startup Archer
The move shows that tech start-ups attacking climate issues can attract the most qualified engineers.
DEC 02, 2021 08:31:26 EST | WWW.CNBC.COM
Jack Dorsey's Square changes corporate name to Block
Square is renaming itself Block as it focuses on technologies such as blockchain and expands beyond its original credit card-reader business.
DEC 02, 2021 08:30:58 EST | WWW.CNBC.COM
Moderna loses patent battles and could face lawsuit over COVID vaccine
Moderna now could face patent infringement lawsuits from Arbutus.
DEC 01, 2021 15:09:50 EST | WWW.AXIOS.COM
U.S. confirms nation's first case of omicron Covid variant in California
The patient, who was fully vaccinated, returned from traveling in South Africa to the San Francisco area on Nov. 22 and tested positive for omicron on Nov. 29.
DEC 01, 2021 15:08:03 EST | WWW.CNBC.COM
China banning foreign IPOs would be pretty unsurprising - TechCrunch
China is considering removing the VIE loophole that allowed Chinese companies to list in the United States, closing a method by which local companies could access foreign capital.
DEC 01, 2021 12:23:15 EST | TECHCRUNCH.COM
Meta, AWS expand partnership, aim to enhance PyTorch adoption | ZDNet
The two companies will collaborate to help enterprises use PyTorch on AWS and scale deep learning models.
DEC 01, 2021 12:22:51 EST | WWW.ZDNET.COM
Thousands of AT&T customers in the US infected by new data-stealing malware
Malware exploits 2017 vulnerability in a widely used network edge device.
DEC 01, 2021 09:10:21 EST | ARSTECHNICA.COM
Omicron variant detected in Brazil, Japan, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia and South Korea
Nigeria's case was found in a sample taken in October, weeks before the first known case was reported to the WHO.
DEC 01, 2021 08:36:04 EST | WWW.AXIOS.COM
The birth of a new quantum computing player
Two firms - one in hardware and one in software - merge to form Quantinuum.
NOV 30, 2021 13:10:06 EST | WWW.AXIOS.COM
Fed signals it could yank economic support quicker as inflation sticks around
Fed chair Jerome Powell says the word "transitory" should be retired.
NOV 30, 2021 13:06:23 EST | WWW.AXIOS.COM
Elon Musk says Raptor engine production is a "disaster" that puts SpaceX at risk of bankruptcy
"I will be on the Raptor line all night and through the weekend"
NOV 30, 2021 13:05:23 EST | WWW.THEVERGE.COM