4 Big Tech CEOs take congressional heat on competition

4 Big Tech CEOs take congressional heat on competition

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fending off accusations of stifling competition, four Big Tech CEOs — Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, Sundar Pichai of Google...

Arizona Leads Multi-state Investigation Into Older iPhones Slowing, Shutting Down

Arizona is leading a multi-U.S. state investigation into whether Apple Inc’s deliberate slowing of older iPhones violated deceptive trade practice laws, documents reviewed by...
Twitter Users Joining Parler as Alternative Social Media as Big Tech Continues Censorship

Twitter Users Joining Parler as Alternative Social Media as Big Tech Continues Censorship

Parler, the social media app that’s billed as a platform for free and open dialogue, said it would continue to counter “technocronyism” following Twitter's...
Twitter Accounts of Elon Musk, Barack Obama, Kanye West, Bill Gates, and Others Hacked in Bitcoin Scam

Twitter Accounts of Elon Musk, Barack Obama, Kanye West, Bill Gates, and Others Hacked...

Bitcoin scammers targeted the Twitter accounts of Elon Musk, Bill Gates, Kanye West, Barack Obama and other famous tech executives, entertainers and politicians on Wednesday in what appears to be a...
Facebook and Instagram Ban Posts Promoting ‘Conversion Therapy’ for Those With Unwanted Same-sex Attraction

Facebook and Instagram Ban Posts Promoting ‘Conversion Therapy’ for Those With Unwanted Same-sex Attraction

A professional psychotherapist who specializes in counseling those with unwanted same-sex attraction has denounced a recent social media ban on posts promoting "conversion therapy." Recently,...
Tesla Cuts Model Y SUV Price as Coronavirus Weighs on Auto Sector

Tesla Cuts Model Y SUV Price as Coronavirus Weighs on Auto Sector

Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) cut the price of its sport utility vehicle Model Y by $3,000, just four months after its launch, as the U.S....
High-Tech Glove Translates Sign Language Into Speech in Real Time

High-Tech Glove Translates Sign Language Into Speech in Real Time

A glove that translates sign language into speech in real time has been developed by scientists -- potentially allowing deaf people to communicate directly...
Canada’s Biggest Banks Join Boycott of Facebook to “Stop Hate for Profit”

Canada’s Biggest Banks Join Boycott of Facebook to “Stop Hate for Profit”

  Canada’s biggest lenders confir med on Friday they had joined a widespread boycott of Facebook Inc (FB.O) begun by U.S. civil rights groups seeking to...
WATCH: Talented 20-Year-Old Filmmaker Uses VFX to Transform Himself Into Spider-Man, a Jedi, and Ben-10 and Earns Praise from Disney’s Bob Iger, Mark Hamill, Josh Gad, and Other Celebrities

WATCH: Talented 20-Year-Old Filmmaker Uses VFX to Transform Himself Into Spider-Man, a Jedi, and...

A 20-year-old college theater major is going viral for an incredible video in which he transforms into his favorite superheroes — all with some...
Thousands of “World of Warcraft” Gamers Gather Inside Virtual Cathedral After Popular Twitch Streamer Byron ‘Reckful’ Bernstein Commits Suicide at 31

Thousands of “World of Warcraft” Gamers Gather Inside Virtual Cathedral After Popular Twitch Streamer...

Byron Bernstein, a prominent Twitch streamer and beloved member of the online gaming community, has reportedly died by suicide on Thursday at age 31. Bernstein,...
Facebook Boycott Grows as Ford Joins Coca-Cola, Starbucks and Other Brands

Facebook Boycott Grows as Ford Joins Coca-Cola, Starbucks and Other Brands

The list of major advertisers pulling out of Facebook continues to grow as the company weathers criticism over its handling of racist, violent and...
Soultime App Launches World’s First Ever Audio Bible Completely Voiced by Artificial Intelligence

Soultime App Launches World’s First Ever Audio Bible Completely Voiced by Artificial Intelligence

The makers of the Christian meditation app Soultime have announced the development and release of the world’s first-ever audio version of the Bible read in...
In Reversal, Facebook To Label Politicians’ Harmful Posts, Hate Speech As Ad Boycott Grows

In Reversal, Facebook To Label Politicians’ Harmful Posts As Ad Boycott Grows

The social network is under pressure from a growing group of its advertisers to do more to curb hate speech and other harmful content. Click...
Amazon Launches ‘Honeycode’ Cloud Service to Help Non-coders Build Apps

Amazon Launches ‘Honeycode’ Cloud Service to Help Non-coders Build Apps

Amazon’s cloud unit on Wednesday announced the introduction of Honeycode, a service that non-coders can use to write applications. The move could help Amazon Web Services...
Google’s New Gigapixel Technology Reveals Detail ‘Like Never Before’ of Leonardo da Vinci’s “The Last Supper”

Google’s New Gigapixel Technology Reveals Detail ‘Like Never Before’ of Leonardo da Vinci’s “The...

Through the use of Gigapixel digital camera technology, people can now get an up-close look at Leonardo Da Vinci's masterpiece "The Last Supper." Millions have...
Black Creators Sue YouTube for Racial Discrimination

Black Creators Sue YouTube for Racial Discrimination

A group of black YouTube creators filed suit against the company this week, alleging that the platform has been systematically removing their content without...
Justice Department Proposes Rolling Back Longstanding Protections for Big Tech Companies Regarding Content Control

Justice Department Proposes Rolling Back Longstanding Protections for Big Tech Companies Regarding Content Control

The U.S. Department of Justice released a report on Wednesday recommending that Congress pass a law rolling back a longstanding legal protection for big...
World’s Richest Women Mackenzie Bezos and Melinda Gates Team Up to Launch  Million Gender Equality Contest Funding Companies That Will Expand Female Influence in the U.S. by 2030

World’s Richest Women Mackenzie Bezos and Melinda Gates Team Up to Launch $30 Million...

Gates and Bezos unveiled the Equality Can't Wait Challenge Tuesday, awarding grants of up to $10 million to each winning organization with the best...