Joe Rogan downplayed the impacts of COVID-19 on young people in a Spotify podcast. Spotify reportedly has no plans to remove the episode.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said during a discussion on Clubhouse, "Apple's changes encourage more businesses to conduct commerce on our platforms."
As of Tuesday morning, at least 16 countries - mostly in Europe - had stopped using the vaccine, citing a heavily disputed link to blood clots.
Unusual arctic weather caused power plants to stop working just as households needed more heat, pushing the state over the edge.
Hosting Parler is "not a matter of SkySilk endorsing the message, but rather, the right of the messenger to deliver it," SkySilk's CEO said.
Jack Dorsey said Tuesday a decentralized social network allows for more conversations and content. Twitter has been working on developing this kind of network since 2019. It’s called Bluesky. Dorsey said decentralization can be a way to address some of the problems facing Section 230. Visit the Business section of […]
Tuesday is the start of Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial, in the wake of the Capitol riot. It’s a historic low for Trump, who couldn’t secure reelection and has been booted from social media. But he is likely to be acquitted, giving him a platform to tighten his grip on […]
John Matze, the former CEO of Parler, told “Axios on HBO” that he didn’t want to work with Trump. He said he was concerned that Trump would have “bullied” employees into doing what he wanted. BuzzFeed News reported that Parler had offered Trump a 40% stake to become his go-to […]
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene privately apologised to her Republican colleagues this week. In public, however, she has boasted that she has nothing to be sorry about. Republicans will have to answer, now or someday, for her ongoing antics. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Rep. Marjorie Taylor […]
Facebook will begin asking users for permission to track their data so it can target them with ads. The move comes as Apple prepares to roll out a privacy update that will force developers to ask users’ permission to track them. Apple and Facebook have been fighting about the upcoming […]
As coronavirus vaccines roll out, immunity passport apps are becoming more prevalent. But new research that analysed 65 existing apps found that 82% had privacy problems. Immunity passport apps also risk entrenching existing inequalities, and may not yield significant health benefits, the research suggested. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more […]
Elon Musk on Thursday promised a large prize for designing effective carbon-capture technology. Musk recently asked for tips on where to donate his wealth, of which he has promised to give half. Carbon capture could play a major role in President Joe Biden’s plans to address climate change. Visit Business […]
Members of President Donald Trump’s cabinet are discussing invoking the 25th Amendment to remove him from office, CBS News, ABC News, and CNN reported. The extraordinary development comes after the president whipped his supporters into a frenzy and a mob of them stormed the US Capitol, inciting violence and forcing […]
Yahoo Finance reported Sunday that Jack Ma, the Chinese billionaire who founded Alibaba and Ant Group, hasn’t been seen publicly in more than two months. CNBC’s David Faber reported Tuesday morning Ma is being “less visible, purposefully,” but that the businessman hasn’t gone missing. Late last year, Chinese regulators launched […]
Dr. Robin Schoenthaler has been a longtime radiation oncologist at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. She and her two sons recently got together for what they hoped was a quick, science-based “as-safe-as-we-can-make-it” Thanksgiving dinner. A couple of days later, one of her sons tested positive for COVID-19. “Was it worth […]
Bloomberg News reporter Christie Smythe got divorced, quit her reporting job, and froze her eggs in pursuit of a romantic relationship with Martin Shkreli, she told Elle. Smythe broke the news that Shkreli was under federal investigation in 2015, before becoming increasingly entranced with him. Her email exchanges with him […]
The Internet Research Agency, a Russian troll farm, used Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Cameo in a coordinated effort to get the suspected spy Maxim Shugaley released from a Libyan prison. Charlie Sheen, Dolph Lundgren, and other actors on Cameo recorded supportive messages, which were shared on the pro-Shugaley Facebook pages […]
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