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Italian government orders TikTok to block accounts for kids after girl’s death

Tech | New York Post

Italy ordered the Chinese-owned TikTok to make sure young children aren’t using its app, after the death of a 10-year-old girl who accidentally killed herself in a “Blackout Challenge.” Kids under 13 aren’t supposed to use TikTok. But the Italian state regulator wants the app to block unverified user accounts until Feb. 15, noting it...

January 23rd 2021, 12:38 pm

Gamers threaten to defect to PlayStation after Xbox Live price hikes

Tech | New York Post

Microsoft said Friday it will jack up the price for its Xbox Live Gold memberships — provoking threats from some gamers to jump ship to rival Playstation. A one-month membership to the Xbox Live, which is necessary to play games like “Call of Duty” online, is increasing from $10 to $11, while a three month...

January 22nd 2021, 6:31 pm

Ex-staffer being sued by Tesla denies he stole massive cache of code days after starting work

Tech | New York Post

Tesla on Friday accused now-fired software engineer Alex Khatilov of stealing a massive cache of code within days of starting his job — but the ex-staffer tells The Post the case is just a misunderstanding.

January 22nd 2021, 5:46 pm

Popular YouTuber’s DIY torture device slammed by women

Tech | New York Post

"Useless Edison" YouTuber Geng Shuai is under fire for recreating the "wooden donkey," historically used to punish, humiliate and injure women.

January 22nd 2021, 5:46 pm

Intel probes reported hack of quarterly earnings report

Tech | New York Post

Intel launched an investigation after a hacker reportedly stole part of its quarterly earnings report, forcing the computer-chip maker to publish its results early. Chief financial officer George Davis told the Financial Times that an infographic from its earnings release was hacked from the company’s PR website. Intel said it is probing reports of the...

January 22nd 2021, 2:59 pm

Google threatens to shut off search engine in Australia over news law

Tech | New York Post

Google on Friday threatened to shut off its search engine in Australia if officials there approve a law requiring it to pay news publishers for their content. The Silicon Valley titan escalated its aggressive fight against the proposal, saying the measure would “break the way Google works” because the company would have to pay to...

January 22nd 2021, 8:40 am

Judge rules that Amazon won’t be forced to host Parler

Tech | New York Post

A federal judge on Thursday declined to force Amazon to bring controversial social network Parler back onto its cloud service. Parler had sued Amazon Web Services last week after the tech titan forced it to go dark — a decision that AWS blamed on the social network’s failure to police the threats of violence the...

January 21st 2021, 4:49 pm

Behind those dancing robots, scientists had to bust a move

Tech | New York Post

WALTHAM, Mass. — The man who designed some of the world’s most advanced dynamic robots was on a daunting mission: programming his creations to dance to the beat with a mix of fluid, explosive and expressive motions that are almost human. The results? Almost a year and half of choreography, simulation, programming and upgrades that...

January 21st 2021, 2:02 pm

There’s a secret message on the new White House website

Tech | New York Post

A Microsoft employee discovered the surprise job listing.

January 21st 2021, 12:17 pm

Twitter locks Chinese embassy’s account over post about Uighur women

Tech | New York Post

Twitter froze the account of China’s US embassy after it posted a tweet about Uighur Muslims that violated the platform’s policy against “dehumanization.” In the Jan. 7 tweet, the embassy claimed that Uighur women in China’s Xinjiang region had been “emancipated” and were “no longer baby-making machines.” The post was an apparent attempt to defend...

January 21st 2021, 11:01 am

Thumb injury forces top ‘Call of Duty’ gamer to retire at 25

Tech | New York Post

A 25-year-old professional video game player has been forced to log off for good due to a thumb injury. Thomas Paparatto — who goes by the online moniker ZooMaa — announced he was stepping back from gaming “for the foreseeable future” in a statement on Twitter Tuesday. “It breaks my heart to step away from...

January 20th 2021, 6:08 pm

Extremists exploit a loophole in social moderation: Podcasts

Tech | New York Post

Major social platforms have been cracking down on the spread of misinformation and conspiracy theories in the leadup to the presidential election and expanded their efforts in the wake of the Jan. 6 Capitol riot. But Apple and Google, among others, have left open a major loophole for this material: Podcasts. Podcasts made available by...

January 20th 2021, 2:37 pm

Chinese scientists develop gene therapy that could delay aging

Tech | New York Post

BEIJING – Scientists in Beijing have developed a new gene therapy which can reverse some of the effects of aging in mice and extend their lifespans, findings which may one day contribute to similar treatment for humans. The method, detailed in a paper in the Science Translational Medicine journal earlier this month, involves inactivating a...

January 20th 2021, 1:22 pm

Top antivirus software Malwarebytes extends 40% holiday discount

Tech | New York Post

COVID-19 isn’t the only type of virus we need to be looking out for in 2021 – cyber viruses have become more advanced than ever before. Lucky for us, there are reliable security platforms like Malwarebytes that can help keep our information safe. Malwarebytes is a certified anti-malware software that is compatible with Microsoft Windows,...

January 20th 2021, 1:22 pm

Halted rocket test could stall NASA moon shot

Tech | New York Post

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA is considering a second firing of its moon rocket engines after a critical test came up short over the weekend, a move that could bump the first flight in the Artemis lunar-landing program into next year. The space agency had aimed to launch its new Space Launch System, or SLS,...

January 20th 2021, 12:35 pm

Trump pardons convicted ex-Google engineer Anthony Levandowski

Tech | New York Post

President Trump pardoned a former Google engineer who was convicted of what a federal judge called the “biggest trade secret crime” he had ever seen. Anthony Levandowski was sentenced to 18 months in prison last August for stealing documents from Google’s self-driving car unit, Waymo, before he went to work for ride-hailing giant Uber. Trump...

January 20th 2021, 9:20 am

Huge ‘super puff’ exoplanet could change how we explore the universe

Tech | New York Post

Scientists have confirmed the existence of a massive “super-puff” exoplanet, one that is as large as Jupiter but 10 times lighter and could change how humanity explores the universe. The planet, known as WASP-107b, was first found in 2017, but it wasn’t until recently that astronomers were able to confirm its low density, putting it into the...

January 19th 2021, 2:11 pm

Apple may bring back Touch ID for next year’s iPhone

Tech | New York Post

Apple is reportedly mulling bringing Touch ID back to iPhones. The Silicon Valley giant signed the death warrant for the fingerprint sensor in 2017 as it began phasing out the home button in its flagship handsets, but is now testing a version of Touch ID that will live under the iPhone’s display, Bloomberg reports. Face...

January 19th 2021, 12:41 pm

Twitter exec says company taking crackdown on conspiracy theorists ‘global’

Tech | New York Post

Footage released Monday shows a top Twitter executive discussing the company’s recent crackdown on accounts that push conspiracy theories, calling it a “global” initiative. Vijaya Gadde’s comments to employees were leaked to the right-wing activist group Project Veritas, and a Twitter spokesperson confirmed the video is authentic. “Beyond de-amplification, we are going to — conspiracy...

January 18th 2021, 7:28 pm

Physicist explains why he thinks mysterious interstellar object was aliens

Tech | New York Post

A physicist has weighed in on the mystery surrounding the interstellar object ‘Oumuamua,’ which flew past Earth back in 2017 at an unusually high speed. Harvard professor Avi Loeb remarked during an interview with Salon that it’s possible the fast, cigar-shaped object was an interstellar spacecraft.  “At first, astronomers assumed it must be a comet, because these are...

January 18th 2021, 4:14 pm

Richard Branson’s Virgin Orbit launches first rocket into space

Tech | New York Post

British billionaire Richard Branson's satellite-launching company successfully sent a rocket into space for the first time Sunday, following a failed attempt last year.

January 18th 2021, 1:57 pm

GitHub HR boss resigns over firing of Jewish staffer who warned of Nazis in DC

Tech | New York Post

GitHub’s human resources boss has resigned over the company’s firing of a Jewish employee who warned his colleagues in Washington to watch out for Nazis. The Microsoft-owned platform — which software developers use to share and collaborate on code — said its HR boss took “personal accountability” for the flap and stepped down Saturday after...

January 18th 2021, 12:12 pm

NASA test for ‘most powerful rocket in the world’ has component failure

Tech | New York Post

NASA conducted a hot fire of the core stage of the Space Launch System, but the stage’s four main engines shut down just over 1 minute into a test designed to last 8 minutes. The trial was a vital step for NASA’s long-delayed space launch system. The SLS will play a key role in the agency’s Artemis...

January 18th 2021, 11:27 am

Parler CEO John Matze expects social network to return by end of January

Tech | New York Post

Parler CEO John Matze expects his controversial social network to get back online soon despite Amazon booting the app from its servers.

January 18th 2021, 8:08 am

Parler’s website is back online with message to ‘lovers and haters’

Tech | New York Post

The website for Parler, the conservative-friendly social media platform, was back online on Sunday — with a message for the company’s “lovers and haters.” “Hello world, is this thing on?” Parler CEO John Matze wrote on the website, above a note from the company saying the platform would be restored after challenges were resolved. “Now seems...

January 17th 2021, 8:19 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook defends removing Parler from its App Store

Tech | New York Post

Apple CEO Tim Cook defended removing Parler from his company’s App Store — saying he doesn’t see an “intersection” between the right to freedom of speech and the ability to provoke violence.  Apple and Google booted the conservative-leaning social media site’s app and Amazon –Web Services dropped Parler from its servers — following the violent riots...

January 17th 2021, 1:02 pm

Parler CEO John Matze says Big Tech gave 24 hours notice before boot

Tech | New York Post

The CEO of the conservative-friendly social media platform Parler said Big Tech failed to give him a heads up until just before Amazon, Apple and Google pulled the plug on him. Following the Capitol riot on Jan. 6, Google Play and Apple removed access to John Matze’s app and Amazon Web Services booted him from...

January 17th 2021, 1:02 pm

Drones are replacing cowboys to track cattle in new study

Tech | New York Post

A team of researchers at the University of Kentucky are testing the feasibility of using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to help ranchers remotely monitor small herds of cattle over wide swathes of territory, the BBC reported.

January 16th 2021, 1:46 pm

Google may face 4th government lawsuit over its business practices

Tech | New York Post

State attorneys general are planning another lawsuit against Google, this one focused on the search and advertising giant’s Play Store for Android phones, according to two sources familiar with the matter. The lawsuit is expected to be filed in February or March, the sources said, and it would follow complaints about Google’s management of its Play Store even though the company was originally seen as...

January 15th 2021, 6:36 pm

Coronavirus treatment with umbilical cord-derived stem cells shows promise

Tech | New York Post

After a small study suggested stem cells from umbilical cords offered coronavirus patients a safe treatment, boosting survival rates and fast-tracking recovery, outside experts are echoing calls for large, multicenter clinical trials to conclude efficacy. The anti-inflammatory effects from so-called mesenchymal stem cells have sparked interest among some scientists in the search for additional treatments against the...

January 15th 2021, 2:33 pm

Man who lost password to $220M worth of bitcoin says he’s ‘made peace’

Tech | New York Post

A San Francisco man who lost the password to a thumb drive with $220 million worth of bitcoin inside says he has "made peace" with the loss.

January 15th 2021, 12:05 pm

NASA finds an alien planet with 3 suns

Tech | New York Post

NASA has discovered an exoplanet with three stars, one with a bizarre orbit that has left astronomers baffled. The planet, known as KOI-5Ab was discovered in 2009 by NASA’s Kepler space telescope, but it was “abandoned” by scientists because the space telescope had easier candidates to identify. “KOI-5Ab got abandoned because it was complicated and we had thousands...

January 15th 2021, 10:33 am

Bumble scraps political filter as users hunt for Capitol rioters

Tech | New York Post

Amateur sleuths have been using Bumble to hunt down Capitol rioters — but the dating app just took away one of their investigative tools. Bumble temporarily disabled a feature that let users see potential dates with similar political leanings amid reports that it was being used to search for people who participated in the Jan....

January 15th 2021, 9:16 am

Parler urges federal judge to order Amazon to restore its platform

Tech | New York Post

Parler on Thursday urged a US judge to order Amazon to restore the company’s account, saying Amazon had no evidence the social media platform was used to incite last week’s storming of the Capitol. At a hearing in Seattle federal court, Parler’s lawyer David Groesbeck said the company would suffer irreparable harm if forced to close and...

January 14th 2021, 3:37 pm

NASA helps cement plan to return to the moon

Tech | New York Post

Though NASA may have trouble returning to the moon by 2024, the US space agency is doing what it can to eventually explore the lunar surface, announcing a formal partnership with Japan for the lunar Gateway.  NASA and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) formally announced the agreement that will see JAXA contribute to the Gateway, providing technical expertise, devices for...

January 14th 2021, 3:37 pm

‘Walkable chair’ makes standing on the job a lot easier

Tech | New York Post

If you or your employees have a job that requires standing for long periods of time, Japanese startup Archelis may have the device for you. The ‘archelisFX’ – whose name derives from the Japanese for ‘walkable chair’ – is a wearable exoskeleton being showcased at this year’s CES virtual tech and gadget show. It straps...

January 14th 2021, 3:37 pm

NASA Curiosity rover has spent 3,000 days on Mars

Tech | New York Post

NASA’s Curiosity rover just celebrated its 3,000th day on Mars by taking a remarkable picture of the Red Planet. The rover, which landed on the Martian surface on Aug. 6, 2012, took the image of the Gale Crater, including Mount Sharp, the massive mountain located inside the crater. In a statement accompanying the accomplishment, NASA said there were...

January 14th 2021, 3:05 pm

Poshmark more than doubles its value in blockbuster Nasdaq debut

Tech | New York Post

Shares of Poshmark soared more than 130 percent in their stock market debut on Thursday, valuing the online fashion marketplace at $7.15 billion, highlighting investor optimism for online shopping that has surged during the COVID-19 pandemic. Shares opened at $97.50 on the Nasdaq, well above the initial public offering (IPO) price of $42 apiece. The company...

January 14th 2021, 3:05 pm

USPS worker learns his fate after stealing PlayStations from mail

Tech | New York Post

A sticky-fingered US Postal Service worker has been sentenced for stealing video-game consoles from the mail. Between February and April of last year,  Zoheb Deura stole “numerous packages” from the Middlebury, Conn., post office where he worked as a supervisor. The items that Deura took included PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch consoles, as well as...

January 14th 2021, 1:47 pm

GameStop shares soar on strong holiday sales, new board members

Tech | New York Post

GameStop’s stock is on a multi-day winning streak. After surging 58 percent to close at $31.45 on Wednesday, shares of the video-game retailer are up by more than 8 percent in early trading on Thursday after the company reported strong holiday sales and added three activist investors to its board. Changes have been coming fast...

January 14th 2021, 11:16 am

Trump wanted to join Parler under the name ‘Person X,’ CEO claims

Tech | New York Post

President Trump considered joining Parler under a pseudonym in the months before the controversial social network went dark, its chief executive claimed in court papers. Trump had thought about moving to the Twitter-like platform — which was popular with his supporters — under the name “Person X” since at least October of last year, according...

January 14th 2021, 11:16 am

NASA mission suggests we might be all alone in the universe

Tech | New York Post

A mission from NASA has discovered there may be a lot fewer galaxies than initially believed, opening up the possibility humanity is alone in the universe. The New Horizons mission, which yielded the first close-up photos of Pluto, provided enough data for scientists to make the determination that it’s likely the number of galaxies is in the hundreds of billions, rather...

January 14th 2021, 11:05 am

Feds request Tesla to recall 158,000 cars over display failure concerns

Tech | New York Post

The feds have asked Tesla to recall about 158,000 cars over concerns that their touch-screen displays could fail after a few years.

January 14th 2021, 9:33 am

Jack Dorsey justifies Trump ban, but says he did not ‘celebrate’ it

Tech | New York Post

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said Wednesday night said he did not “celebrate or feel pride” in his platform’s ban on President Trump’s account — but explained the move was necessary for public safety. “After a clear warning we’d take this action, we made a decision with the best information we had based on threats to...

January 13th 2021, 9:22 pm

Snapchat latest tech firm to ban Trump’s account in wake of Capitol riot

Tech | New York Post

Snapchat is ghosting President Trump. The messaging app banned the president’s account on Wednesday, joining other tech firms who have moved to curb Trump’s posting since a mob of his supporters breached the US Capitol last week. Snapchat said it decided to indefinitely suspend the account “in the interest of public safety, and based on...

January 13th 2021, 8:52 pm

Amazon India launches online academy to coach future engineers

Tech | New York Post

BENGALURU – Amazon.com Inc has launched an online academy to train students for one of India’s most competitive college entrance tests, the e-commerce giant said on Wednesday, as it taps a boom in virtual learning during the COVID-19 pandemic. “Amazon Academy”, available as a website and an Android smartphone app, will offer learning material, live...

January 13th 2021, 4:06 pm

Uber appeals $59M California fine over sexual assault data request

Tech | New York Post

Uber on Wednesday appealed a $59 million fine by a California regulator in a dispute over whether the company should share detailed information on sexual assault and harassment claims reported on its ride-hailing platform. The California Public Utilities Commission fined Uber in December after the company refused to share the information, including full names and contact information,...

January 13th 2021, 4:06 pm

Apple invests millions to back entrepreneurs of color as part of racial justice push

Tech | New York Post

Apple Inc on Wednesday said it was putting $60 million into a fresh round of projects aimed at challenging systemic racism, including its first foray into venture capital funding to back entrepreneurs of color. Apple said it would invest $10 million in a fund with Harlem Capital, a New York-based early-stage venture firm, with the...

January 13th 2021, 4:06 pm

Max Levchin’s Affirm surges in Nasdaq debut

Tech | New York Post

Shares of lending startup Affirm Holdings, founded by PayPal’s co-founder Max Levchin, soared in their debut on Wednesday, giving the company a market capitalization of over $22 billion. Affirm’s shares opened at $90.90 on the Nasdaq, 85.5 percent higher than their upwardly revised initial public offering (IPO) price of $49 apiece. The firm has raised...

January 13th 2021, 4:06 pm

Parler CEO John Matze says calls to silence his app are ‘evil’

Tech | New York Post

Parler CEO John Matze blasted efforts to silence his app as “sick” and “evil” as the controversial social network struggled to get back online. Matze slammed the people who called for a crackdown on the site’s violent content in an interview with Fox News, saying the actions tech companies took against Parler in recent days...

January 13th 2021, 1:21 pm

Dropbox COO to step down as company announces mass layoffs

Tech | New York Post

Dropbox on Wednesday announced the exit of its operations chief and said it will cut 11 percent of its global workforce, or 315 people, as the file hosting service provider shifts business resources in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Shares fell nearly 6 percent to $22.26 after Dropbox said chief operating officer Olivia Nottebohm,...

January 13th 2021, 1:21 pm

Intel replacing CEO Bob Swan with tech vet Pat Gelsinger

Tech | New York Post

Bob Swan, who became the company's chief executive in early 2019, will be replaced in mid-February by industry veteran Pat Gelsinger.

January 13th 2021, 1:21 pm

‘Cyberpunk 2077’ developer scrambles to get game back to PlayStation

Tech | New York Post

The company behind “Cyberpunk 2077” is trying to get the glitch-ridden video game back into the PlayStation store — but it’s uncertain when it might return. Sony’s gaming unit yanked the futuristic role-playing game from its digital store last month after players reported a wide range of glitches, such as a vehicle driving through walls and...

January 13th 2021, 10:50 am

Amazon says it repeatedly warned Parler about death threat posts

Tech | New York Post

Amazon’s cloud-computing unit said it repeatedly warned Parler about graphic death threats that users posted on the controversial social network before it was forced offline this week. Amazon Web Services slammed Parler’s failure to police such violent content in a response to a lawsuit the fledgling company brought against the tech titan over its decision...

January 13th 2021, 9:19 am

GM unveils self-driving Cadillac that can fly

Tech | New York Post

General Motors on Tuesday presented a futuristic flying Cadillac — a self-driving vehicle which takes off and lands vertically and carries the passenger above the streets and through the air. A senior GM executive described the concept as “reimagining the future of personal transportation.” The single-passenger Cadillac — technically, a vertical take-off and landing (VTOL)...

January 12th 2021, 6:31 pm

Temporary morgues set up as UK hospitals run out of space

Tech | New York Post

LEATHERHEAD, England – British authorities have had to set up a temporary morgues in some areas after local hospital mortuaries ran out of space due to a surge in deaths caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Britain has reported record levels of deaths and new infections in the last few weeks, fuelled by a new variant...

January 12th 2021, 4:30 pm

NASA discovers 10-billion- year-old planet unlike any other in deep space

Tech | New York Post

A number of planets described as Super-Earths have been discovered in recent memory, but researchers have recently spotted one unlike any other found to date. The planet, known as TOI-561 b, orbits the TOI-561 star system, according to a study published in The Astronomical Journal. It’s approximately 50 percent larger than Earth, but takes half the time to orbit its...

January 12th 2021, 3:00 pm

Volkswagen triples electric car sales ahead of climate rules

Tech | New York Post

FRANKFURT, Germany — Europe’s push into electric cars is gathering speed — despite the pandemic. Automaker Volkswagen tripled sales of battery-only cars in 2020 as its new electric compact ID.3 came on the market ahead of tough new European Union limits on auto emissions. And Germany, long a laggard in adopting electric vehicles, saw more...

January 12th 2021, 1:41 pm

Facebook reportedly warns employees not to wear its branded gear in public

Tech | New York Post

Facebook urged staffers not to sport the company’s brand in public following its crackdown on President Trump and his supporters, a new report says. The social-media giant’s security team issued an internal memo Monday telling staffers to avoid wearing or carrying branded gear out of apparent concern for their safety, according to The Information. “In...

January 12th 2021, 12:11 pm

Strange FM signal discovered coming from one of Jupiter’s moons

Tech | New York Post

NASA recently extended the life of two of its planetary discovery missions, including the Juno mission to Jupiter. Now it’s come to light Juno has discovered an FM signal emanating from one of the gas giant’s moons, Ganymede. The discovery is not an indication of extraterrestrial life, but it is fascinating nonetheless, given it’s the first time it’s been discovered...

January 12th 2021, 11:29 am

Twitter suspends over 70k accounts for sharing QAnon content

Tech | New York Post

Twitter said on Monday night it has permanently suspended over 70,000 accounts that were mainly in operation to share QAnon content. The social media giant said enforcement of the accounts began Friday — one of several safety measures the company has implemented in the wake of the deadly Capitol riot. Of the more than 70,000...

January 11th 2021, 10:03 pm

Facebook to remove all posts using ‘stop the steal’ phrase

Tech | New York Post

Facebook announced Monday that it would remove all content that includes the phrase “stop the steal” leading up at least to the presidential inauguration. The social media giant said it is “treating the next two weeks as a major civic event,” and using precaution following last week’s fatal siege of the US Capitol, it said...

January 11th 2021, 7:16 pm

Science must determine company climate targets, say executives

Tech | New York Post

LONDON – Companies must listen to scientists and align their plans to reach net zero targets with a global pact to fight climate change, executives told a Reuters Next conference on Monday. Under the 2015 Paris Agreement, countries agreed to take steps to limit global warming to well below 2 degrees Celsius, and preferably to...

January 11th 2021, 4:44 pm

Big Tech alums flow into Biden administration amid crackdown on Trump allies

Tech | New York Post

Senior employees of tech giants such as Facebook, Google and Twitter are preparing to join President-elect Joe Biden's administration amid a digital crackdown on President Trump's supporters.

January 11th 2021, 4:01 pm

Big Tech stocks plunge as backlash against Silicon Valley grows

Tech | New York Post

Big Tech stocks tumbled Monday amid a growing backlash against Silicon Valley’s crackdown on President Trump and his supporters. Twitter shares plunged as much as 12 percent to $45.17 in the first trading session after it booted Trump from the platform on Friday, saying his account posed a “risk of further incitement of violence” after his supporters...

January 11th 2021, 4:01 pm

Supermassive black hole at center of distant galaxy has gone missing

Tech | New York Post

Experts have been left astonished after a supermassive black hole which was thought to be in the middle of a distant galaxy has gone missing. The bright cluster galaxy A2261-BCG appears to have lost its black hole and some scientists think it could now be floating through space. This would be the first ever example...

January 11th 2021, 3:31 pm

Parler sues Amazon Web Services after being forced offline

Tech | New York Post

The 18-page complaint filed in Seattle federal court claims Amazon Web Services' decision to stop hosting Parler was a politically motivated scheme to protect Twitter — another Amazon client — from competition.

January 11th 2021, 2:44 pm

Payment processor Stripe drops Trump campaign following Capitol riots

Tech | New York Post

Payments processor Stripe has booted President Trump's campaign website from its service, blaming Wednesday's assault on the Capitol for the move.

January 11th 2021, 10:57 am

Twitter stock plunges after banning President Trump

Tech | New York Post

Twitter’s stock price tumbled early Monday as investors appeared to balk at the social network’s decision to ban President Trump from posting. Shares in the San Francisco-based company tumbled 7.5 percent to $47.60 as of 8:07 a.m. in the first premarket trading session after it booted Trump from the platform on Friday, saying his account...

January 11th 2021, 9:12 am

Parler app pulled offline as CEO warns of ‘longer than expected’ outage

Tech | New York Post

Parler went offline early Monday after Amazon booted the controversial social network from its servers — and it might not be back soon. Parler’s official website was inaccessible Monday morning after Amazon Web Services said it would stop supporting the fledgling company’s operations because of the violent content that proliferated on the platform. Apple and...

January 11th 2021, 8:25 am

Parler CEO Mark Matze says tech bans are ‘an assault on everybody’

Tech | New York Post

Parler CEO Mark Matze said Sunday that the "devastating" Big Tech ban of the right-wing app could put the company out of business, calling it "an assault on everybody."

January 10th 2021, 2:49 pm

Apple joins Google in suspending Parler from App Store

Tech | New York Post

Apple is suspending Parler, the social media platform favored by President Trump’s supporters, from its application store. The tech giant said Saturday Parler failed to follow Apple’s guidelines by not removing harmful content from the platform. “Parler has not taken adequate measures to address the proliferation of these threats to people’s safety,” the company said...

January 9th 2021, 10:32 pm

Google Play suspends Parler, Apple threatens to

Tech | New York Post

The app for a favorite social network of President Trump supporters will no longer be sold on Google Play — and Apple is also threatening to pull it, according to reports. Parler, which bills itself as “an unbiased social media focused on real user experiences and engagement,” can’t be sold on Google Play until the...

January 9th 2021, 1:00 am

Pornhub parent slapped with $600M class action lawsuit over child porn

Tech | New York Post

Pornhub parent company MindGeek has been hit with a massive $600 million class action lawsuit accusing it of hosting child-porn videos on the website. The lawsuit, filed in the Superior Court of Québec at the end of December but first reported by the Journal de Montréal on Friday, seeks restitution from the smut site on...

January 8th 2021, 7:59 pm

Hyundai says it’s in talks with Apple amid electric car buzz

Tech | New York Post

Apple’s plans to build a “breakthrough” electric car that could compete with Tesla appear to be heating up. South Korean auto giant Hyndai said it’s having early discussions with the iPhone maker on Friday after a local broadcaster reported that the companies were hatching plans to develop self-driving electric vehicles. “Apple and Hyundai are in...

January 8th 2021, 2:14 pm

Largest canyon in solar system revealed by NASA on Mars

Tech | New York Post

Stunning new images of the largest canyon in our solar system have been taken by a Nasa probe on Mars. The Valles Marineris is a system of huge canyons that spreads for 2,500 miles along the equator of the Red Planet. It’s nearly ten times as long as the Grand Canyon on Earth. It’s also...

January 8th 2021, 2:14 pm

SoFi to go public after merger with venture capital investor’s blank-check company

Tech | New York Post

Online lending startup Social Finance Inc. (SoFi) said Thursday it has agreed to go public through a merger with Social Capital Hedosophia Holdings Corp V, a blank-check acquisition company led by venture capital investor Chamath Palihapitiya. The deal values SoFi at around $8.65 billion and is expected to provide up to $2.4 billion in cash proceeds to...

January 7th 2021, 3:23 pm

Instacart hires Goldman Sachs’ Nick Giovanni as new CFO

Tech | New York Post

Instacart said on Thursday it had hired Goldman Sachs banker Nick Giovanni as its new chief financial officer, as the grocery delivery app gears up for a potential initial public offering. Giovanni, who was at Goldman Sachs for more than 20 years and most recently was head of the investment bank’s global technology, media and telecom...

January 7th 2021, 12:51 pm

China slams US order banning transactions with 8 Chinese apps

Tech | New York Post

China’s government on Wednesday accused Washington of misusing national security as an excuse to hurt commercial competitors after President Trump signed an order banning transactions with payment services Alipay and WeChat Pay and six other apps. Tuesday’s order escalated a conflict with Beijing over technology, security and spying accusations that has plunged US-Chinese relations to...

January 6th 2021, 3:51 pm

UnitedHealth to buy Change Healthcare for $8B to boost tech services

Tech | New York Post

Health insurer UnitedHealth Group on Wednesday agreed to buy Change Healthcare for $7.84 billion in an all-cash deal, as it looks to expand its fast-growing healthcare technology business. UnitedHealth will pay $25.75 per Change Healthcare share, a premium of 41.2 percent to Tuesday’s closing price. Shares of Change, which will merge with UnitedHealth unit Optum, were trading near the offer...

January 6th 2021, 3:21 pm

Amazon to spend $2 billion on affordable housing in three regions

Tech | New York Post

Amazon on Wednesday pledged to spend more than $2 billion on affordable housing efforts in three regions where big chunks of its workforce live. The e-commerce colossus said it will use the money to create and preserve more than 20,000 affordable homes in and around its home base of Seattle and its hubs in Arlington,...

January 6th 2021, 2:08 pm

Big tech stocks tumble as Wall Street braces for Democratic Senate

Tech | New York Post

Big tech stocks fell sharply Wednesday as Democratic gains in Georgia stoked fears that the feds could tighten regulations on the industry’s dominant players. Futures contracts linked to the tech-heavy Nasdaq 100 index tumbled about 1.3 percent as of 8:12 a.m. with Democrats poised to flip both the Peach State’s Senate seats — likely giving...

January 6th 2021, 9:35 am

Trump signs order banning transactions with eight Chinese apps

Tech | New York Post

President Trump on Tuesday signed an executive order banning transactions with eight Chinese software applications, including Ant Group’s Alipay, a senior administration official said, escalating tensions with Beijing before President-elect Joe Biden takes office this month. The order, first reported by Reuters, tasks the Commerce Department with defining which transactions will be banned under the...

January 5th 2021, 9:11 pm

Jack Dorsey rails against feds’ proposed cryptocurrency rules

Tech | New York Post

Tech tycoon Jack Dorsey is fighting a federal proposal that would force one of his companies to more carefully track cryptocurrency transactions. The Twitter co-founder slammed the US Financial Crimes Enforcement Network’s proposed rules in a lengthy open letter on behalf of Square, the digital payments giant that he leads as CEO. The regulations would...

January 5th 2021, 2:54 pm

Court in China bans Amazon from using its ‘AWS’ logo

Tech | New York Post

A court in China has reportedly banned Amazon from using its cloud-computing business’ logo there. The Beijing Municipal High People’s Court sided against the e-commerce colossus in a trademark dispute centered on Amazon Web Services, the lucrative segment that hosts websites and provides other tech services, according to The Wall Street Journal. Amazon often refers...

January 5th 2021, 1:25 pm

More than 200 Google workers form a union

Tech | New York Post

More than 200 Google workers have formed a union that aims to press the tech titan to live up to its former motto: “Don’t be evil.” The Alphabet Workers Union, named for Google’s parent company, has so far attracted 226 card-carrying members who are fed up with bosses dismissing their concerns about discrimination, harassment and...

January 4th 2021, 10:55 am

Roku reportedly in talks to buy Quibi’s short-form TV shows

Tech | New York Post

The 10-minute shows Quibi made for your smartphone could come back to life on your TV. Roku is reportedly negotiating a deal to take over the library of short-form streaming content Quibi produced before it collapsed after just six months. The deal would give Roku — which makes a popular device for streaming video through...

January 4th 2021, 9:43 am

iPhone 12 Mini review: Head and shoulders above the rest

Tech | New York Post

Apple released four new iPhone models this fall, but only one is undoubtedly worth upgrading to. Despite being the smallest flagship iPhone since the iPhone 5, the iPhone 12 Mini is a scene-stealing device, and one of the finest handsets Apple has ever produced. It’s a welcome respite to the years of “bigger is better”...

January 1st 2021, 8:27 am

How to make and share your Instagram Top 9 posts of 2020

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Here's how to make it happen before we ring in the new year.

December 31st 2020, 6:25 pm

Microsoft reveals SolarWinds hackers were able to access its source code

Tech | New York Post

The hacking group behind the SolarWinds compromise was able to break into Microsoft and access some of the company’s source code, Microsoft said Thursday. In a blog post, the company said its investigation had turned up irregularities with a “small number of internal accounts” and that one of the accounts “had been used to view source code...

December 31st 2020, 2:54 pm

Japan hoping wooden satellites will solve the problem of space junk

Tech | New York Post

Japanese researchers are working on satellite technology that would use wood components to eliminate excess space junk, allowing objects to burn up upon reentry to Earth’s atmosphere, according to a new report. Sumitomo Forestry, a 400-year-old Japanese woodworking company, is partnering with Kyoto University to develop the technology, the BBC reported Tuesday. NASA estimated more than a decade ago that 95% of manmade...

December 31st 2020, 9:51 am

Amazon to acquire Wondery in podcast push

Tech | New York Post

Amazon said Wednesday it would acquire podcast startup Wondery, aiming to beef up non-musical content on its Amazon Music app. Earlier this month, the Wall Street Journal reported that the firms were in deal talks, pegging Wondery at a valuation of more than $300 million. Amazon is relatively a late entrant to the booming podcast space, a key...

December 30th 2020, 7:43 pm

Prosecutors seek 9-year prison term for Samsung chief Lee Jae-yong

Tech | New York Post

South Korean prosecutors on Wednesday requested a nine-year prison term for Samsung’s de facto chief, Lee Jae-yong, during his bribery retrial, where Lee apologized and vowed not to be implicated in similar allegations in an apparent plea for leniency. The case is a key element in an explosive 2016 scandal that triggered months of public...

December 30th 2020, 7:43 pm

America is falling in ‘Love’ with these funky dancing robots

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Needless to say, viewers were impressed by the dance droids' dynamic display, as the clip already has more than 4 million views in less than 24 hours as of Wednesday morning.

December 30th 2020, 9:25 am

Activist investor Dan Loeb urges Intel to explore deal options

Tech | New York Post

Activist hedge fund Third Point is pushing Intel to explore strategic alternatives, including whether it should remain an integrated device manufacturer, according to a letter it sent to the chipmaker’s chairman on Tuesday that was reviewed by Reuters. Third Point CEO Daniel Loeb wrote to Intel chairman Omar Ishrak calling for immediate action to boost...

December 29th 2020, 3:11 pm

Apple Car most likely won’t come before 2028, top analyst says

Tech | New York Post

A prominent Wall Street analyst says investors shouldn’t hold their breath for an Apple car any time soon. Ming-Chi Kuo said in a research note this week that the market is “too bullish” on reports of Apple getting into the automotive game, and called the rumored 2024 rollout extremely ambitious. Indeed, Kuo said that he...

December 29th 2020, 10:56 am

Tesla will reportedly soon add support for Apple, Amazon Music

Tech | New York Post

Tesla, whose high-tech vehicle software already supports Spotify integration, is reportedly working to add both Apple Music and Amazon Music to its roster. Unlike other cars, which mirror the contents of a linked smartphone, the Elon Musk-led electric automaker wants to run the streaming services natively on its cars’ onboard computers, Tesla blog Electrek writes....

December 29th 2020, 8:38 am

Neptune’s mysterious dark spot has reversed course

Tech | New York Post

A massive dark storm on Neptune that was first spotted two years ago has suddenly changed directions, leaving experts without answers. The storm was discovered by the Hubble Space Telescope in 2018, where it was seen on the planet’s Northern Hemisphere. In 2019, it was seen moving toward the planet’s Southern Hemisphere, but in August 2020, it started moving...

December 28th 2020, 3:01 pm

FAA issues new drone rules, moving US closer to aerial package delivery

Tech | New York Post

The Federal Aviation Administration on Monday said it is issuing long-awaited rules to allow for small drones to fly over people and at night, a significant step toward their use for widespread commercial deliveries. The FAA is also requiring remote identification of most drones, which are formally known as unmanned aerial vehicles, to address security...

December 28th 2020, 3:01 pm

Cyberpunk 2077 developer sued for allegedly lying about unfinished game

Tech | New York Post

Polish game-maker CD Projekt was hit with a class action suit alleging that the Warsaw-based company lied about the game’s unfinished state in order to protect its stock price. The suit, filed Thursday in US District Court in Central California by the New York-based Rosen Law Firm, excoriates CD Projekt for its recently-released Cyberpunk 2077....

December 25th 2020, 9:29 am
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