Today: April 20, 2024
Today: April 20, 2024

Technology

Elon Musk's X has a new safety leader, nine months after predecessor left the social media platform

Elon Musk’s X, the platform formerly known as Twitter, has named a new head of safety nine months after the last executive to hold the position departed from the social media company

Solar eclipse playlist: 20 songs to rock out to on your cosmic adventure

The April 8 total solar eclipse is quickly approaching

As international travel grows, so does US use of technology. A look at how it's used at airports

As travel continues to boom following pandemic-related slumps, U.S. Customs and Border Protection is expanding the use of technology to process the ever-growing number of passengers

Scathing federal report rips Microsoft for shoddy security, insincerity in response to Chinese hack

A Biden administration-appointed review board has issued a scathing indictment of Microsoft corporate security and transparency

Browsing in incognito mode doesn't protect you as much as you might think

Google’s widely used Chrome browser has offered a private browsing mode called “Incognito” for nearly a decade

Amazon is removing Just Walk Out technology from its Fresh grocery stores in the US

Amazon is removing Just Walk Out technology from its Amazon Fresh stores as part of an effort to revamp the grocery chain

Wallace Peeples, activist-influencer otherwise known as Wallo267, has memoir out in September

Wallace Peeples has lived many lives — activist, speechmaker, podcaster, social media influencer — since serving 20 years in prison

Tesla 1Q sales fall nearly 9% as competition heats up and demand for electric vehicles slows

Tesla sales fell sharply last quarter as competition increased worldwide, electric vehicle sales growth slowed, and price cuts failed to draw more buyers

Taylor Swift and Travis Kelce earn Webby Award nominations, along with Sydney Sweeney, Ryan Gosling

Taylor Swift and her Super Bowl-winning boyfriend Travis Kelce, along with Sydney Sweeney, Ryan Gosling and Timothee Chalamet, are among the nominees for this year’s Webby Awards, recognizing the best internet content and creators

Google to purge billions of files containing personal data in settlement of Chrome privacy case

Google has agreed to purge billions of records containing personal information collected from more than 136 million people in the U.S. surfing the internet through its Chrome web browser

Trump Media stock falls more than 21% after company discloses $58 million loss for 2023

Less than a week after a flashy stock market debut, Donald Trump’s social media company has disclosed that it lost nearly $58.2 million last year, sending its stock tumbling more than 21%

Attempting to draw youth, Japan's royal family debuts Instagram. But so far, no candid photos shared

Japan’s imperial family has made an Instagram debut with a barrage of posts, hoping to shake off their reclusive image and reach out to younger people on social media

In Taiwan, a group is battling fake news one conversation at a time — with a focus on seniors

A group in Taiwan is focusing on seniors as it tries to combat fake news, one conversation at a time

AT&T says a data breach leaked millions of customers' information online. Were you affected?

The theft of sensitive information belonging to millions of AT&T’s current and former customers has been recently discovered online

Kia recalls over 427,000 Telluride SUVs because they might roll away while parked

Kia is recalling more than 427,000 of its Telluride SUVs due to a defect that may cause the cars to roll away while they’re parked

Gmail revolutionized email 20 years ago. People thought it was Google's April Fool's Day joke

Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin loved pulling pranks, so much so they began rolling outlandish ideas every April Fool’s Day not long after starting their company more than a quarter century ago

Trump posts video with an image of a hog-tied Biden, drawing a rebuke from Democrat's campaign

Presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump is drawing criticism for posting a video on social media Friday that contains the image of a hog-tied President Joe Biden painted on the tailgate of a passing truck

What to stream this week: Sheila E. plays salsa, Andrew Scott gets evil and Colin Farrell detects

This week’s new streaming entertainment releases include albums from hip-hop hitmaker Bryson Tiller and percussion master Sheila E

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Social media users shared a range of false claims this week, many of them related to the collapse of Baltimore's Francis Scott Key Bridge after it was struck by a container ship

U.S. midfielder Korbin Albert apologizes for sharing 'insensitive and hurtful' social media posts

U_S_ women’s national team midfielder Korbin Albert has apologized for having liked and shared social media posts that she described as “offensive, insensitive and hurtful.”

Facebook News tab will soon be unavailable as Meta scales back news and political content

Meta will be sunsetting Facebook News in early April for users in the U.S. and Australia as the platform further deemphasizes news and politics

AT&T marketing chief on March Madness and Caitlin Clark's supernova run

Who do you have winning your college basketball bracket

A timeline of the downfall of Sam Bankman-Fried and the colossal failure of FTX

Sam Bankman-Fried, the former CEO of the cryptocurrency exchange FTX was sentenced to 25 years in prison after being convicted of fraud for stealing at least $10 billion from customers and investors

The Bankman-Fried verdict, explained

Sam Bankman-Fried co-founded the FTX crypto exchange in 2019 and quickly built it into the world’s second most popular place to trade digital currency

4 Canadian school boards sue Snapchat, TikTok and Meta for disrupting students' education

Four of the largest school boards in the Canadian province of Ontario have launched lawsuits against TikTok, Meta and SnapChat alleging the social media platforms are disrupting student learning

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