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Donald Trump being courted by Twitter alternative Gettr — run by his ex-adviser

Tech | New York Post

Former President Donald Trump hasn’t made any new social media accounts since he was kicked off Twitter and Facebook earlier this year — but that’s not stopping alternative free speech-focused platforms from trying to recruit him.  Jason Miller, a former senior adviser to Trump who is now CEO of a Twitter alternative called Gettr, told The...

September 29th 2021, 7:52 pm

NASA: ‘At least 5 fireballs’ reported over US

Tech | New York Post

The largest amount of eyewitness accounts totaled over 80 associated with an event that occurred at 7:40 p.m. ET over the North Carolina coast.

September 29th 2021, 5:10 pm

YouTube bans all anti-vaccine content, not just COVID-19-related

Tech | New York Post

YouTube is banning several prominent anti-vaxxers from its site and will delete all content that suggests approved vaccines are harmful or don't work, the company said.

September 29th 2021, 5:10 pm

iPhone 13 deliveries delayed by COVID outbreaks in Vietnam: report

Tech | New York Post

The supply chain bottleneck has led to wait times of more than a month for the new iPhone in many countries, according to the outlet. 

September 29th 2021, 11:54 am

Elon Musk slams rocket rival Jeff Bezos: ‘You can’t sue your way to the moon’

Tech | New York Post

The Tesla CEO slammed the Amazon founder on Tuesday over multiple legal fights between the two billionaires’ space ventures. 

September 29th 2021, 11:54 am

Match to sidestep Apple and Google Pay with imminent updates to Korean apps

Tech | New York Post

Apple and Google are about to face their first major test under a law targeting their controversial app-store fees — and the result could be a battle in South Korea with the company that owns Tinder. Match Group — which also owns dating apps like Hinge, OkCupid and PlentyOfFish — is angling to capitalize on...

September 28th 2021, 11:27 pm

No more chores: Amazon introduces household robot

Tech | New York Post

Amazon is rolling out technology to rival "The Jetsons." with Astro, a three-wheeled droid that can run household chores, the e-commerce giant said in its fall product reveal Tuesday.

September 28th 2021, 11:27 pm

Little fluffy clouds may help save Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

Tech | New York Post

Researchers working on the so-called Cloud Brightening project said they use a turbine to spray microscopic sea particles to thicken existing clouds and reduce sunlight on the world's largest coral reef ecosystem located off Australia's northeast coast.

September 28th 2021, 5:38 pm

Australia pushes for data restrictions to break Google’s ad ‘dominance’

Tech | New York Post

A report issued Tuesday by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission focuses on Google’s access to so-called “first party data.”

September 28th 2021, 1:08 pm

‘The Big Delete:’ Inside Facebook’s crackdown in Germany

Tech | New York Post

Facebook took what it called an unprecedented step: the removal of a series of accounts that worked together to spread COVID-19 misinformation and encourage violent responses to COVID restrictions.

September 28th 2021, 1:08 pm

Neo-Nazis are still on Facebook. And they’re making money

Tech | New York Post

BRUSSELS — It’s the premier martial arts group in Europe for right-wing extremists. German authorities have twice banned their signature tournament. But Kampf der Nibelungen, or Battle of the Nibelungs, still thrives on Facebook, where organizers maintain multiple pages, as well as on Instagram and YouTube, which they use to spread their ideology, draw in...

September 27th 2021, 5:39 pm

Texas cops sue Tesla over ‘autopilot’ crash that allegedly injured 5 officers

Tech | New York Post

Tesla was hit with a lawsuit Monday from five Texas cops who say they were injured when a Model X on “autopilot” mode plowed into them during a traffic stop.  The five cops say they were left with “severe injuries and permanent disabilities” and are seeking $20 million in damages. “The officers want to hold...

September 27th 2021, 5:39 pm

Google lashes out at Apple amid struggle with EU

Tech | New York Post

Alphabet unit Google on Monday blasted EU antitrust regulators for ignoring rival Apple as it launched a bid to get Europe's second-highest court to annul a record 4.34-billion euro fine.

September 27th 2021, 1:52 pm

Mars images show Perseverance rover at work

Tech | New York Post

The agency credits its cameras for progress on the mission.

September 27th 2021, 12:24 pm

Tesla expands ‘full self-driving’ tests, bucking the feds’ safety concerns

Tech | New York Post

Tesla drivers can now use a “request” button on their vehicle’s screen to apply to join a beta test for the full self-driving feature, Elon Musk confirmed.

September 27th 2021, 12:24 pm

Facebook ‘pauses’ plans on Instagram for kids after child safety backlash

Tech | New York Post

The news comes as Instagram faces increased scrutiny after a damning Wall Street Journal report on teen body image.

September 27th 2021, 12:24 pm

Facebook says Instagram makes teen girls feel better after damning report

Tech | New York Post

The company's rebuttal comes after a damning investigation found that Facebook knew of the platform's toxic impact on young people -- and failed to fix it.

September 27th 2021, 8:23 am

Huawei exec returning to China after nearly three-year detention in Canada: report

Tech | New York Post

The finance chief of Chinese telecom giant Huawei has struck a deal with the US that will allow her return to China after nearly three years, according to reports. 

September 24th 2021, 4:34 pm

Elon Musk predicts global chip shortage will end next year

Tech | New York Post

Tesla CEO Elon Musk said thanks to new semiconductor plants that are planned or under construction, the global chip shortage that has pummeled the car industry should be short term.

September 24th 2021, 4:34 pm

Understand NFTs and cryptocurrency with this affordable training guide

Tech | New York Post

Though this world may seem intimidating, you can get a well-rounded education on the world of NFT and Cryptocurrency from the comfort of your couch with The Complete NFT & Cryptocurrency Wealth Building Masterclass Bundle.

September 24th 2021, 1:32 pm

NTSB seeks video, photos of fiery South Florida Tesla crash

Tech | New York Post

U.S. safety investigators are asking anyone who witnessed a fiery Tesla crash last week near Miami that killed two people to send them video or photos taken at the scene. The National Transportation Safety Board sent three investigators to the Sept. 13 crash in Coral Gables, Florida. The agency says Thursday that it’s specifically looking...

September 23rd 2021, 5:16 pm

Ex-Defense Secretary Mattis testifies in Elizabeth Holmes fraud trial

Tech | New York Post

Former US Secretary of Defense James Mattis testified that Elizabeth Holmes misled him into believing she was on the verge of a breakthrough that he hoped would help save lives of troops.

September 23rd 2021, 5:16 pm

Apple would have to redesign iPhone under proposed EU charger rule

Tech | New York Post

Apple’s current slate of iPhones would be illegal to sell in the European Union under a new proposed rule requiring smartphones and electronics to come with standardized charging ports.

September 23rd 2021, 12:15 pm

Restaurant tech firm Toast valued at over $32B in market debut

Tech | New York Post

Shares of Toast Inc jumped more than 63 percent in their New York Stock Exchange debut on Wednesday, valuing the restaurant software provider at nearly $32.6 billion.

September 22nd 2021, 3:30 pm

Bitcoin down 12 percent this week as stock market wobbles

Tech | New York Post

The notoriously volatile cryptocurrency was changing hands around $42,100 Wednesday morning, down 2.8 percent over the previous 24 hours and a whopping 12 percent since Sunday.

September 22nd 2021, 3:30 pm

NASA splits human spaceflight unit in two, reflecting new orbital economy

Tech | New York Post

The reorganization reflects an evolving relationship between private companies, such as SpaceX, that have increasingly commercialized rocket travel and the federal agency that had exercised a US monopoly over spaceflight for decades.

September 22nd 2021, 3:30 pm

Unique ‘resume bot’ gets marketing pro 30,000 ‘interviews’ in one week

Tech | New York Post

David Vidal's "resume bot" begins when employers click the first prompt and follows up with several automated questions that recruiters can choose from to ask.

September 22nd 2021, 3:30 pm

Apple bars ‘Fortnite’ from App Store, Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney says

Tech | New York Post

Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney said Apple informed the "Fortnite" owner that the game will be blacklisted from the popular App Store for several years until all the court appeals are done.

September 22nd 2021, 3:30 pm

Cambodian students build manned drone to aid community

Tech | New York Post

With eight propellers and using a school chair for the pilot's seat, the drone was developed by students at the National Polytechnic Institute of Cambodia (NPIC) on the outskirts of the capital.

September 21st 2021, 10:05 pm

iPhones may soon detect depression, autism and cognitive decline: report

Tech | New York Post

The depression and cognitive decline features would reportedly use extensive personal data collected by sensors on Apple devices like iPhones and Apple Watches.

September 21st 2021, 3:31 pm

Google buys NYC campus for $2.1 B, one of biggest office deals in history

Tech | New York Post

The deal is for a 1.3 million-square-foot waterfront building at Hudson Square in Manhattan that is set to be completed in 2023.

September 21st 2021, 3:31 pm

Scientists in Singapore transform fruit leftovers into antibacterial bandages

Tech | New York Post

The process extracts cellulose powder from the fruit's husks after they are sliced and freeze-dried, then mixes it with glycerol. This mixture becomes soft hydrogel, which is then cut into bandage strips.

September 20th 2021, 3:44 pm

NASA confirms Mars region had thousands of ancient volcanic eruptions

Tech | New York Post

The super eruptions occurred around 4 billion years ago.

September 20th 2021, 3:44 pm

Douyin, Chinese version of TikTok, adds time limit for kids under 14 and bans nighttime use

Tech | New York Post

The Chinese version of TikTok, called Douyin, is limiting kids’ time on the app to 40 minutes per day and banning all overnight use.  Douyin users under the age of 14 with “real name authenticated” accounts will be automatically entered into a new “youth mode,” parent company ByteDance said over the weekend.  Youth mode users...

September 20th 2021, 11:59 am

Bitcoin plunges to lowest price in over a month amid stock market sell-off

Tech | New York Post

The world’s most popular cryptocurrency was trading below $43,800 mid-morning on Monday, down about 7.5 percent over the previous 24 hours.

September 20th 2021, 11:59 am

SpaceX’s civilian crew makes water landing near Cape Canaveral

Tech | New York Post

SpaceX's amateur astronauts safely splashed down in the Atlantic Ocean as Inspiration4 landed off the coast of Florida on Saturday.

September 18th 2021, 8:45 pm

Amazon faces Teamsters union drive at 9 Canadian sites

Tech | New York Post

The Teamsters Union has launched campaigns to organize employees in at least nine Canadian facilities of Amazon, according to Reuters interviews with union officials.

September 17th 2021, 8:41 pm

Study finds as workers age, robots take on more jobs

Tech | New York Post

The research showed age alone accounted for 35 percent of the variation between countries in their adoption of robots, with those having older workers far more likely to adopt the machines.

September 17th 2021, 3:54 pm

Chinese astronauts return after 90 days aboard space station

Tech | New York Post

The three astronauts emerged about 30 minutes later and were seated in reclining chairs just outside the capsule to allow them time to readjust to Earth’s gravity after three months of living in a weightless environment.

September 17th 2021, 3:54 pm

FTC accuses Big Tech of using merger ‘loopholes’ to dodge antitrust scrutiny

Tech | New York Post

Big tech companies have snapped up hundreds of smaller tech firms in recent years — and have improperly used “loopholes” to avoid antitrust scrutiny, according to the Federal Trade Commission. 

September 17th 2021, 3:54 pm

Access thousands of audio books with 50% off this AirPod Pros bundle

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Want to disconnect from all the bad news? The Learn Smart Lifetime Subscription Bundle provides an ideal combo to help you zone out productively.

September 17th 2021, 3:54 pm

Freddie Mercury NFTs go on sale for AIDS charity

Tech | New York Post

LONDON, Sept 16 – Four non-fungible token (NFT) artworks inspired by late Queen frontman Freddie Mercury are being auctioned off for charity to mark what would have been his 75th birthday. Three show the singer while the fourth is a dreamlike depiction of a white grand piano with a crown on its stool, surrounded by...

September 17th 2021, 3:54 pm

France’s President Macron unveils model of new, green high-speed train

Tech | New York Post

French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday unveiled a mock-up of the next generation of greener super high-speed trains, known in France as TGVs.

September 17th 2021, 3:54 pm

JPMorgan to launch digital bank Chase in Britain next week

Tech | New York Post

JPMorgan is set to launch its big assault on British high street banks and online lenders from next week, with the launch of its long-planned digital retail bank Chase.

September 17th 2021, 3:54 pm

Apple, Google block Alexei Navalny’s app in act of ‘political censorship’

Tech | New York Post

Apple and Google stand accused of “political censorship” after the companies removed an app created by imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navanly under pressure from the Kremlin.

September 17th 2021, 3:54 pm

Massachusetts fines MassMutual $4.75 million over ‘Roaring Kitty’ case

Tech | New York Post

A MassMutual investment subsidiary has agreed to pay $4.75 million to resolve allegations by Massachusetts securities regulators including that it failed to supervise its agents, among them the social media persona “Roaring Kitty,” whose online posts helped spark January’s trading frenzy in GameStop shares. Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth William Galvin on Thursday said MML...

September 17th 2021, 6:08 am

China cracking down on crypto mines disguised as research, data centers: report

Tech | New York Post

Authorities in several provinces have conducted more intense inspections of colleges, research labs, data centers and other potential sites that could be hiding crypto mines.

September 16th 2021, 4:23 pm

Tesla opens store on tribal land in New Mexico, dodges state restrictions

Tech | New York Post

Tesla has opened its first store and repair shop on Native American land, dodging car dealership laws that have stymied its expansion plans across the country. 

September 16th 2021, 4:23 pm

One US state stands out in restricting corporate use of biometrics: Illinois

Tech | New York Post

Illinois’ law prohibits private sector companies and institutions from collecting biometric data from unsuspecting citizens in the state or online, no matter where the business is based.

September 16th 2021, 4:23 pm

Thousands protest in El Salvador after bitcoin made official currency

Tech | New York Post

Thousands of protestors took to the streets in El Salvador a week after the Central American nation became the first in the world to adopt Bitcoin as its legal currency alongside the US dollar.

September 16th 2021, 4:23 pm

Tech startup to put surveillance in fast-food kitchens to improve accuracy

Tech | New York Post

Pittsburgh, Pa.-based Agot AI, which has installed its overhead cameras in a number of undisclosed chain restaurants, issues real-time correction alerts to line workers, according to its website.

September 16th 2021, 4:23 pm

Apple hires ex-Cuomo PR chief who helped gov fight sex-harass allegations

Tech | New York Post

Apple has quietly hired Andrew Cuomo’s former communications chief, who helped the disgraced ex-governor fight the allegations of sexual harassment that ultimately led to his downfall, The Post has learned.  Peter Ajemian — who has been working for Apple’s communications team since at least early August — previously served as Cuomo’s PR chief for nearly...

September 15th 2021, 10:25 pm

European privacy regulator probes TikTok over children’s data, China ties

Tech | New York Post

Ireland’s Data Protection Commission said late Tuesday that it is investigating TikTok's processing of children’s data and transfers of user data to China.

September 15th 2021, 3:07 pm

Ex-national security officials funded by big tech claim antitrust laws would hurt US

Tech | New York Post

The former officials argue the measures could undermine the US in its competition with China.

September 15th 2021, 3:07 pm

Be a spreadsheet guru with this Microsoft Excel, Google Sheets master class

Tech | New York Post

The use of spreadsheets to create financial models and track things like expenditure, growth, and depreciation is essential to modern business.

September 15th 2021, 11:39 am

Lab-grown fish fingers? Birds Eye owner explores cell-cultured seafood

Tech | New York Post

The maker of Birds Eye fish fingers has teamed-up with US company BlueNalu to develop seafood products grown from cells in a laboratory rather than harvested from the oceans.

September 15th 2021, 11:39 am

China develops machines that can track data sent abroad by cars

Tech | New York Post

China Automotive Engineering Research Institute Co Ltd (CAERI) said in a statement it has developed a system to analyze the path of data transmission by using a communication-detection device to monitor uploaded data and data gathered from vehicles in a testing environment.

September 15th 2021, 11:39 am

Netanyahu reportedly offered lucrative Oracle board seat by Larry Ellison

Tech | New York Post

Ellison, one of Silicon Valley’s most outspoken supporters of Israel, personally asked the ex-prime minister to join the company’s board, Israeli newspaper Haaretz reported on Tuesday.

September 14th 2021, 8:25 pm

Apple unveils new iPhones with upgraded cameras, new iPads, Apple Watch

Tech | New York Post

The new iPhones, revealed by CEO Tim Cook in a livestream event titled “California dreaming” on Tuesday, will arrive in time for the sales-heavy holiday season and cost the same as their predecessors.

September 14th 2021, 3:55 pm

Intuit stock jumps as TurboTax maker buys Mailchimp for $12 billion

Tech | New York Post

Intuit said that the cash-and-stock deal would help it sell additional services to small businesses, many of which already use the company’s TurboTax and QuickBooks software.

September 14th 2021, 10:08 am

Apple issues emergency update to block clickless spyware

Tech | New York Post

Apple issued an emergency software update on Monday after researchers found a flaw in the company’s products that made them vulnerable to powerful “no click” spyware, reports and experts said. The exploit, called FORCEDENTERY, could attack through iMessaging services on iPhones, Mac computers and Apple watches – and may have been in use since February...

September 13th 2021, 5:28 pm

Company aiming to end ‘extinction’ gets $15M boost from Winklevoss twins, Tony Robbins

Tech | New York Post

Extinction could itself become extinct -- at least that's the bold claim a new biosciences and genetics company is making.

September 13th 2021, 3:53 pm

Save 10% off this classic Marshall Stanmore II Bluetooth speaker

Tech | New York Post

Right now, you can get the Marshall Stanmore II Bluetooth Speaker for the reduced price of $314.99 when you use the coupon code MARSHALL10 at checkout, saving you 10% off the original price of $349.

September 13th 2021, 12:38 pm

Uber must classify drivers as employees, not contractors: Dutch court

Tech | New York Post

The news follows a similar decision earlier this year in the UK, in which the nation’s supreme court gave more than 70,000 Uber drivers access to a minimum wage, pension plan and paid vacation.

September 13th 2021, 12:38 pm

Epic Games appeals ruling that will force it to pay Apple millions in damages

Tech | New York Post

The move means that the closely-watched legal battle over the future of apps could drag on for additional months or even years. 

September 13th 2021, 12:38 pm

Apple stock drops as judge rules against app store restrictions

Tech | New York Post

A California judge said Apple must stop restricting developers from directing users away from in-app purchasing, a move that could let developers avoid the company's 30 percent cut.

September 10th 2021, 2:21 pm

UPS plans to buy same-day delivery company Roadie

Tech | New York Post

United Parcel Service on Friday announced plans to buy Roadie, a crowd-sourced, same-day delivery company whose major clients include home improvement chain Home Depot.

September 10th 2021, 2:21 pm

Facebook ripped for ‘sexist job ads’ catering to men

Tech | New York Post

Facebook has allegedly enabled sexist job advertising and discriminating women from certain jobs in favor of males, according to campaign group Global Witness.

September 10th 2021, 4:01 am

Andreessen Horowitz Citizen app offer had ‘too many strings attached’: sources

Tech | New York Post

Controversial neighborhood watch app Citizen rejected an investment offer from Andreessen Horowitz — and it may have been because the venture capital giant wanted too much control over the company, The Post has learned.

September 9th 2021, 5:48 pm

Internet sleuths say they discovered Matt Damon’s ‘secret’ Instagram

Tech | New York Post

The "Jason Bourne" actor may have unwittingly blown the lid on his undercover online identity.

September 9th 2021, 5:48 pm

Amazon to spend $1.2 billion on college tuition, schooling for workers

Tech | New York Post

Amazon will fully fund college tuition for over 750,000 of its frontline employees, the e-commerce giant said on Thursday, stepping up its efforts to attract and retain workers in a tight domestic labor market. It plans to spend about $1.2 billion in the next four years on its US employees, funding full college tuition and...

September 9th 2021, 5:48 pm

Google reportedly pushing anti-racism training, critical race theory on staff

Tech | New York Post

Google is reportedly pushing critical race theory on its employees with antiracism trainings that tell staff Americans as young as three months old are raised to be racist.

September 9th 2021, 8:33 am

Nayib Bukele, IT guy-in-chief: El Salvador’s head tackles bitcoin woe

Tech | New York Post

El Salvador President Nayib Bukele stepped in on Wednesday to closely manage the fraught roll-out of a payments app that underpins the nation’s adoption of bitcoin as legal tender, and called on users to report any problems on his Twitter feed. Adopting language similar to IT departments in offices around the world, Bukele asked users to...

September 9th 2021, 3:45 am

Amazon goes for jugular in FCC spat with Elon Musk over SpaceX internet plans

Tech | New York Post

Amazon told U.S. regulators on Wednesday that Elon Musk does not believe government regulations apply to the billionaire who heads Tesla and SpaceX as the companies spar over rival satellite-based internet plans. In a harshly worded filing with the Federal Communications Commission, Amazon accused Musk of ignoring a variety of government-imposed rules, including several Federal Aviation Administration...

September 9th 2021, 3:45 am

Report: Solar could power 40 percent of US electricity by 2035

Tech | New York Post

The report released Wednesday is not intended as a policy statement or administration goal, officials said. Instead, it is “designed to guide and inspire the next decade of solar innovation by helping us answer questions.

September 9th 2021, 3:45 am

Silicon Valley finds remote work is easier to begin than end

Tech | New York Post

Tech companies have long believed that employees clustered together in a physical space will swap ideas and spawn innovations that probably wouldn’t have happened in isolation.

September 8th 2021, 3:01 pm

Facebook mum on staffer who may have broken law advising Cuomo on sex harass claims

Tech | New York Post

Facebook communications manager Dani Lever was part of Andrew Cuomo's "inner circle" of confidantes who helped plan a response to allegations of sexual misconduct

September 8th 2021, 2:17 pm

Money, mimicry and mind control: Big Tech slams ethics brakes on AI

Tech | New York Post

In September last year, Google's cloud unit looked into using artificial intelligence to help a financial firm decide whom to lend money to.

September 8th 2021, 2:17 pm

Lab-grown mini brains mimic Parkinson’s disease, researchers say

Tech | New York Post

Animal models were otherwise limiting in furthering research efforts, scientists said.

September 8th 2021, 2:17 pm

Facebook reads and shares WhatsApp private messages: report

Tech | New York Post

Facebook’s encrypted messaging service WhatsApp isn’t as private as it claims, according to a new report. The popular chat app, which touts its privacy features, says parent Facebook can’t read messages sent between users. But an extensive report by ProPublica on Tuesday claims that Facebook is paying more than 1,000 contract workers around the world...

September 7th 2021, 6:31 pm

Apple expected to unveil new iPhones at special September event

Tech | New York Post

Apple said on Tuesday it would hold a special event on Sept. 14, which most industry watchers believe will be used to unveil a new line of its flagship iPhones.

September 7th 2021, 6:31 pm

No cashiers, please: Futuristic supermarket opens in Mideast

Tech | New York Post

The experimental shop, called Carrefour City+, is the latest addition to the burgeoning field of retail automation.

September 7th 2021, 6:31 pm

Everything you need to know about Theranos and the Elizabeth Holmes trial

Tech | New York Post

This could get bloody.  Opening statements are set to be delivered Wednesday in the trial of Elizabeth Holmes, the founder of defunct blood testing company Theranos who prosecutors say became the world’s youngest self-made female billionaire by lying to investors about her company’s technology.  The 37-year-old founder is facing two counts of conspiracy to commit...

September 7th 2021, 6:31 pm

Do we need humans for that job? Automation booms after COVID

Tech | New York Post

The pandemic didn’t just threaten Americans’ health when it slammed the US in 2020 -- it may also have posed a long-term threat to many of their jobs.

September 6th 2021, 9:59 pm

Google locks Afghan gov’t email accounts as Taliban seek retribution

Tech | New York Post

Google locked some Afghan government email accounts as part of a temporary move as the Taliban have sought to identify former officials who worked with the recently collapsed US-backed administration.

September 3rd 2021, 10:31 pm

Amazon reportedly releasing its own big-screen TVs with Alexa features

Tech | New York Post

Amazon plans to release a series of big-screen televisions in the US as soon as this October, putting the company in direct competition with companies like Samsung, LG and Sony, according to a new report.  The TVs will come with equipped with Amazon’s Alexa virtual assistant and will range in size from 55 to 75...

September 3rd 2021, 3:45 pm

China looking to take ride-hailing giant Didi under state control amid tech crackdown

Tech | New York Post

China’s government is reportedly looking to take control of ride-hailing giant Didi, the latest development in a broader crackdown that has kept Chinese tech companies and investors on their toes for months. Under plans being considered by China’s government, a subsidiary of Beijing’s city government could take a stake in Didi — the world’s largest...

September 3rd 2021, 3:45 pm

Apple delays controversial ‘child safety’ feature after privacy outcry

Tech | New York Post

Apple is delaying a controversial plan to scan users’ photos for child pornography after widespread outcry from privacy and civil liberties advocates.

September 3rd 2021, 1:01 pm

Reddit is hiring bankers and lawyers ahead of planned $15 billion IPO: report

Tech | New York Post

Reddit is looking to hire investment bankers and lawyers as part of its plans to go public early next year at a value of more than $15 billion, Reuters reported Thursday.  Reddit most recently raised money in a private fundraising round in August at a valuation of $10 billion — meaning that an IPO at...

September 2nd 2021, 10:15 pm

This is why you feel ‘queasy’ making eye contact with a robot

Tech | New York Post

Researchers in Italy have shown how a robot's gaze can trick us into thinking we are socially interacting and slow our ability to make decisions.

September 2nd 2021, 3:00 pm

GM, Ford halt some production as computer chip shortage worsens

Tech | New York Post

The global shortage of computer chips is getting worse, forcing automakers to temporarily close factories including those that build popular pickup trucks.

September 2nd 2021, 3:00 pm

China develops prototype miniature helicopter for Mars missions

Tech | New York Post

China developed a prototype miniature helicopter for surveillance work on future Mars missions.

September 2nd 2021, 1:59 pm

WhatsApp fined a record $266 million by Ireland over privacy breaches

Tech | New York Post

Facebook’s WhatsApp was fined a record 225 million euro ($266 million) by the Irish data protection regulator on Thursday after the EU privacy watchdog pressured Ireland to raise the penalty for the company’s privacy breaches. WhatsApp said the fine was “entirely disproportionate” and that it would appeal. Still, the Irish fine is significantly less than the record $886.6...

September 2nd 2021, 1:59 pm

Apple to loosen payment rules for Netflix, Spotify in antitrust concession

Tech | New York Post

Apple said late Wednesday that it would let some apps including Netflix and Spotify link to their own websites for user payments.

September 2nd 2021, 11:00 am

Apple adds driver’s licenses to iPhone wallets, raising privacy concerns

Tech | New York Post

Apple is rolling out a feature in eight states that will let users store digital versions of their driver’s licenses and other state IDs in their iPhone wallets. The Transportation Security Administration plans to accept IDs stored on iPhones at “select airport security checkpoints” in “participating airports,” Apple added without providing specifics. Arizona and Georgia residents...

September 2nd 2021, 1:11 am

NHTSA records ‘auto-pilot’ crash into state trooper as 12th for Tesla

Tech | New York Post

US auto safety regulators said on Wednesday they had identified a 12th crash involving Tesla vehicles that were using advanced driver-assistance systems in incidents involving emergency vehicles. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on Aug. 16 said it had opened a formal safety probe into Tesla driver assistance system Autopilot after 11 crashes. The 12th occurred in Orlando...

September 2nd 2021, 1:11 am

Twitter rolls out ‘super follows’ feature that lets users charge for tweets

Tech | New York Post

Do you like using Twitter — but wish it cost money?  Users can now pay to look at tweets from some larger accounts under a “super follows” feature the company started rolling out on Wednesday.  The feature — which is currently only available to a select group of US and Canada users on Apple devices...

September 2nd 2021, 1:11 am

Google challenges $591M French fine as part of broader antitrust war

Tech | New York Post

Google plans to fight a $591 million fine that was levied by France’s antitrust watchdog earlier this summer over compensating publishers for news content.

September 1st 2021, 1:09 pm

Ark’s Cathie Wood doubles down on Zoom after stock sinks 17 percent

Tech | New York Post

Cathie Wood on Tuesday bought more than $50 million of Zoom stock through two exchange-traded funds she manages at her investment firm Ark Invest, company records show.

September 1st 2021, 1:09 pm

Google delays return to office until 2022 amid coronavirus surge

Tech | New York Post

Employees of the tech giant will not be required to report to the office until at least Jan. 10, CEO Sundar Pichai said in a blog post Tuesday.

August 31st 2021, 6:41 pm
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