In a landmark decision today, a U.S. judge ruled against the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in its ongoing case against Ripple Labs, the company behind the XRP cryptocurrency. The ruling is a significant victory for Ripple Labs, which has been battling the SEC's allegations that it conducted an unregistered securities offering worth $1.3 billion.
Midjourney is a popular AI image creation tool, only usable in Discord as of time of writing this article.
Courtney McMillian, the former "head of total rewards" at Twitter, has filed a class-action lawsuit against the company, claiming that it has failed to pay approximately $500 million in severance pay owed to former employees. The allegations shed light on Twitter's handling of the severance plan and the actions of Elon Musk, the owner of the social media giant.
Apple is losing a near $20 billion join venture in India that would have partnered it with Foxconn, a major chip supplier of semiconductor and display components.
In a recent development, Twitter has threatened to take legal action against Meta over its rapidly growing rival app, Threads. The Controversy
The Nothing Ear (2) earbuds are the next generation of ear buds coming after the popular Nothing Ear (1) earbuds. They offer a number of improvements over the previous generation, including active noise cancellation (ANC), a longer battery life, and a more comfortable design.
Meta, the parent company of Facebook, is set to launch its latest app, Threads, in a bid to compete with Twitter. Scheduled to go live on Thursday, the app has already garnered attention and is available for pre-order on the Apple App Store. Threads will be integrated with Instagram, presenting a direct challenge to Twitter's dominance in the social media landscape. This move marks the ongoing rivalry between Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter owner Elon Musk. In this article, we explore the features of Threads and predict its potential for success as a formidable alternative to Twitter.
There have been some new studies on a protein that has shown longevity and memory improvements. This protein is known as longevity factor klotho. Here are 4 advantages to this protein that recent studies have shown.
Twitter users are experiencing ongoing confusion following the introduction of post limits by owner Elon Musk. The billionaire implemented these "temporary measures" to address the extensive data scraping taking place on the platform. Initially, the limits were increased over the weekend after their initial implementation.
Apple Inc. (AAPL) became the first publicly traded company to close a trading day with a $3 trillion market value on Friday, June 30, 2023.
Samsung has released its 49-inch Odyssey OLED G9 monitor that is curved for gaming. Here's the scoop on what makes this great, but there is a catch - it's pricey.
The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has filed a lawsuit against Amazon, alleging that the company employed manipulative website designs to trick customers into signing up for automatically renewing Prime subscriptions while making it challenging to cancel. With over 200 million global subscribers, Amazon Prime offers various benefits, including shipping perks and streaming services. The FTC claims that Amazon's tactics violated consumer protection laws, while Amazon denies the charges, asserting that it provides clear and simple options for customers to manage their Prime memberships.
ChromeOS X is the operating system that powers all of Google's Chrome Book laptops. The good thing about these laptops is that they are generally very inexpensive to buy. They may have more of a limited hardware and functionality, but if all you are doing is software apps, internet usage, and nothing involving high-end graphics or gaming, then a Chrome Book makes a lot of sense.
Mark Zuckerberg and Elon Musk might fight in a cage match. They have been going back and forth on twitter about it.
Final Fantasy XVI is out and it goes by the name, "Victory In the Land of Gods and Monsters." Is this game any good? I remember Final Fantasy VII and it seems to be the best game of the series I've seen so far. Let's take a look at this game and if it's worth playing.
India's tech giants are facing a backlash over their data collection practices. In recent months, there have been a number of reports that these companies are collecting and storing personal data of users without their consent. This has led to concerns about privacy and security, and has prompted calls for regulation of the tech industry.
Google's Pixel Tablet was unveiled in May 2023 with new upgrades and features. It's a new tablet that's designed to be helpful in your hands and at home. The tablet has a large 11-inch display, a powerful Tensor G2 chip, and a variety of features that make it a great choice for entertainment, productivity, and creativity.
The world's largest cryptocurrency exchange, Binance, is currently under investigation by French authorities regarding its anti-money laundering (AML) procedures. This development comes shortly after the company's unsuccessful attempt to obtain a license from the Dutch central bank, resulting in its departure from the Netherlands.
On Tuesday afternoon, Amazon Web Services (AWS) experienced a wide-reaching outage that affected countless major websites. The outage lasted for about two hours and caused significant disruptions for businesses and consumers alike.
Meta, the parent company of Facebook and Instagram, is reportedly planning to create a text-based social network that will compete with Twitter. The new platform, which is code-named "P92," is still in development, but it is expected to launch soon.
A US judge has approved a temporary injunction brought forth by regulatory authorities, halting Microsoft's significant $69bn (£56bn) acquisition of Activision Blizzard. This temporary restraining order, as the court states, is a necessary action to "maintain the status quo while the complaint is pending". Antitrust Concerns Raised by the FTC
If you've seen the latest news, you'll most likely have read about the debt ceiling for the U.S. government. In simple terms, it means the government needs to raise the amount of debt it can have on-hand in order to keep functioning.
Twitter Spaces Overwhelmed: Florida Governor DeSantis' Announcement Strains Platform Amid Systemic Issues
Yesterday, Twitter's live streaming event, which was set to feature Florida Governor Ron DeSantis' presidential bid announcement, was met with unexpected disruption. The platform faced significant technical issues, causing the event to crash as hundreds of thousands of users enthusiastically logged on to hear DeSantis declare his intentions for the White House.
Photoshop is embracing A.I. and introducing elements of its software that use it in order to enhance and add to photos. Adobe must do this in order to adapt to the ever growing list of A.I. software for editing and manipulating photos.
WhatsApp, the popular messaging app, now lets you edit your messages. This is a big deal for text messaging as most of the time, you cannot edit your message after you send it. If you want to change a message, you have to post another one with an * saying what your typo or mistake was.
DragGAN is an innovative AI solution was created from a team of researchers from Google, MIT, and UPenn, and this rivaled the features of Photoshop. This AI tool promises to revolutionize picture manipulation.
The Google Pixel 7a is a new Android phone that was released this month, May 2023. It has a number of features that make it a compelling alternative to the iPhone, including:
Renowned artificial intelligence (AI) model, ChatGPT, continues its relentless progress, now promising to incorporate a cutting-edge web browsing capability. This highly-anticipated upgrade is just one of many that OpenAI is set to introduce for the popular AI chatbot.
Montana is on course to etch its name in the annals of US digital history as the first state to prohibit the use of the Chinese-owned social media powerhouse, TikTok, on personal devices.
What are the best and most affordable wireless headphones in 2023? Here's our top picks:
The European Commission (EC) has approved Microsoft's proposed acquisition of Activision Blizzard, subject to certain conditions. The deal, which is valued at $68.7 billion, would make Microsoft the third-largest gaming company in the world.
Elon Musk, the controversial billionaire who took over Twitter a little over six months ago, has announced the appointment of a new CEO for the social media company. Linda Yaccarino, the erstwhile head of advertising at NBCUniversal, is set to guide Twitter's business operations amidst ongoing financial struggles. Yaccarino is expected to assume her new role in six weeks.
The latest Zelda game, Tears of the Kingdom, has just released, and the reviews so far have been very positive. Here are the best things about the game. This game is the sequel to the 2017 game, Breath of the Wild.
China's Experimental Fast Reactor (EFR) has successfully achieved criticality, marking a major milestone in the development of nuclear fission power in China. The EFR is a type of nuclear reactor that uses fast neutrons to sustain a chain reaction. Fast neutrons are more efficient than slow neutrons, which means that EFRs can produce more power from the same amount of fuel.
On May 5th, the British defense secretary Ben Wallace told the House of Commons that the UK had broken a long-standing taboo by transferring "a number" of Storm Shadow air-launched cruise missiles to Ukraine.
The metaverse, primarily being created by Facebook, is an attempt to make virtual reality as close to human and real life as possible. The goal, it seems, is to get people to use technology for their daily activities and to, one day, spend most of their time in a virtual world. Is this the future of humanity, or is it a flop?
Century-old writings by the renowned American inventor, Nikola Tesla, seemed to predict the emergence of Artificial Intelligence (AI).
Battery grade lithium is what is created when lithium ore is refined and processed in order to be made into a battery that can charge for transportation, such as an electric vehicle. Battery grade lithium is the most important resource for batteries today. Here's what it is, how it is refined, and why it is so important.
ChatGPT, an AI-powered chatbot, has been making waves since its launch in November 2022. It is powered by OpenAI's highly potent large language model, GPT-4. With its super abilities, ChatGPT has set off an AI race among the biggest tech companies in the world. Even as tech giants scramble to create the most innovative AI technology, developers around the world are exploring new ways to use ChatGPT.
In a video that is hard to believe, a man with two gas cans doused a Model S with the gasoline and lit it on fire while running off. Tesla vehicles are pure electric vehicles and technological wonders for cars. As the Model S burned, the cameras still rolled and sentry mode caught the face of this arsonist.
Google is finally joining the foldable phone market with the Pixel Fold. The device has been rumored for years, and it's finally here. The Pixel Fold is a 7.6-inch foldable phone with a 5.8-inch cover display. It's powered by the Google Tensor G2 processor and has a triple-lens rear camera system. The Pixel Fold also has a number of unique features, including water-resistant design. There is also speculation of a stylus holder.
Many top leaders from tech companies in the U.S. met with President Biden today to discuss artificial intelligence and the dangers involved. President Biden says it has enormous potential but could be dangerous and is hoping that the CEOs can educate the White House and U.S. government on what to do.
Passwords are a pain in the butt. They're hard to remember, easy to forget, and they're often reused across multiple websites and apps. This makes them a prime target for hackers, who can use them to gain unauthorized access to our accounts and data. Often times, someone needs a document just to manage the numerous usernames and passwords they have.
There is a video of what appears to be a drone strike against Russia and the Kremlin with the objective of killing president Putin. This drone strike doesn't appear to be successful, but it does bring up questions of how far someone can go into your country and attack you.
Microsoft is forcing Outlook and Teams to open links in Edge, even if the user's default browser is something else. This change is being made to all users of Microsoft 365, including those who have already installed Edge.
Geoffrey Hinton, the man often called the "Godfather of AI," has quit his job at Google, citing concerns about the potential dangers of artificial intelligence. Many others have shared this concern and have even asked for a 6-month pause on A.I. development so that regulation can catch up.
The CEO of IBM has said that IBM will pause hiring for roles that AI could do. This could replace up to 7,800 jobs, as reported by Bloomberg. This is a frightening scenario for those who are worried about A.I. taking their job.
T-Mobile is continuing its growth and phone dominance in the market by adding 1.3 million new customers in Q1, 2023. The company now has over 100 million customers. Not only that, it acquired Mint Mobile recently, which will bring another large customer base of around 2.5 million customers.
Motorola recently showed off a phone with a screen that can extend or compact, depending on the use you have for it. If you are talking to someone, you can compact the screen. If you have a movie, you can have a horizontal display that automatically extends.
On Wednesday, British regulators announced the blocking of Microsoft's all-cash purchase of video game maker Activision Blizzard, valued at $69 billion. This move thwarts the largest tech deal in history over worries that it would stifle competition in the fast-growing cloud gaming market.