Elena Lacey, Getty Images reader comments 60 with 46 posters participating Share this story For at least a decade, privacy advocates dreamed of a universal, legally enforceable “do not track” setting. Now, at least in the most populous state in the US, that dream has become a reality. So why isn’t Apple—a company that increasingly ..
Enlarge / Jeff Bezos holds aviation glasses that belonged to Amelia Earhart at a press conference about his flight on Blue Origin’s New Shepard on July 20, 2021, in Van Horn, Texas. Getty Images | Joe Raedle reader comments 151 with 92 posters participating Share this story The US Government Accountability Office (GAO) today rejected ..
Enlarge / A billboard above the El Capitan Entertainment Centre promoting Marvel Studios’ Black Widow on June 22, 2021, in Hollywood, California. Getty Images | AaronP/Bauer-Griffin reader comments 187 with 124 posters participating Share this story Scarlett Johansson sued the Walt Disney Company yesterday, alleging that it breached her contract by releasing Black Widow on ..
Enlarge / President Joe Biden speaks at Mack Truck Lehigh Valley Operations on July 28, 2021, in Macungie, Pennsylvania. reader comments 38 with 29 posters participating Share this story A bipartisan infrastructure deal will provide $65 billion for broadband deployment and require ISPs that receive funding “to offer a low-cost affordable plan,” the White House ..
Getty Images | Charles O’Rear reader comments 84 with 70 posters participating Share this story A former eBay security manager who pleaded guilty for his role in a cyberstalking conspiracy was sentenced to 18 months in prison yesterday. Philip Cooke, former senior manager of security operations for eBay’s Global Security Team, pleaded guilty in October ..
Enlarge / US President Joe Biden, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and Belgian Prime Minister Alexander De Croo attend a plenary session of a NATO summit at the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) headquarters in Brussels, on June 14, 2021. reader comments 116 with 73 posters participating Share this story President Joe Biden has warned ..
Enlarge / Mark Zuckerberg demonstrates an Oculus Rift headset at a 2016 event. David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images reader comments 82 with 67 posters participating Share this story Facebook mastered social media by giving people an easy way to share their offline lives with friends, family, and complete strangers on the Internet. So why ..
Getty Images | LdF reader comments 73 with 57 posters participating Share this story The Federal Communications Commission wants SpaceX to give up a portion of the $885.51 million in broadband funding it was awarded in a reverse auction in December 2020. SpaceX’s Starlink satellite broadband division was one of the biggest winners in the ..
Enlarge / Artist’s impression of low-Earth-orbit satellites like those launched by SpaceX and OneWeb. reader comments 10 with 8 posters participating Share this story A UK government agency is worried that OneWeb, SpaceX’s Starlink, and similar low Earth orbit (LEO) satellite-broadband systems could block each others’ signals. Ofcom, the UK’s communications regulator, proposed new rules ..
reader comments 105 with 63 posters participating Share this story Amazon posted a job opening late last week that suggested the e-commerce giant may be considering accepting cryptocurrencies as a form of payment. The posting sent bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies surging, with bitcoin and ethereum up 12 percent and 9 percent, respectively, over the past ..