Enlarge / Artist’s rendition of the recent arrest of a 17-year-old hacker in the UK. Rockstar Games reader comments 20 with 18 posters participating, including story author Share this story A Thursday night arrest of a 17-year-old in the UK may have led to the capture of one of the biggest video game-related leakers in ..
reader comments 42 with 37 posters participating Share this story After Apple updated its privacy rules in 2021 to easily allow iOS users to opt out of all tracking by third-party apps, so many people opted out that the Electronic Frontier Foundation reported that Meta lost $10 billion in revenue over the next year. Meta’s ..
Enlarge / The US Supreme Court building. Getty Images | Rudy Sulgan reader comments 123 with 73 posters participating Share this story Florida yesterday asked the US Supreme Court to reinstate its social media regulation law that made it illegal for sites like Facebook and Twitter to ban politicians. Florida’s petition said the Supreme Court ..
Getty Images | rolfo reader comments 167 with 93 posters participating Share this story The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) yesterday recommended that all new vehicles be equipped with alcohol detection systems that can stop people from driving when drunk. The NTSB can’t issue such a regulation on its own but urged the National ..
Eugene Mymrin / Getty Images reader comments 70 with 39 posters participating Share this story Burmese influencer Han Nyein Oo rose to prominence in 2020, posting memes and gossip about Burmese celebrities on Facebook to an audience that grew to several hundred thousand people in Myanmar by early 2021. Then, after the country’s military seized ..
reader comments 30 with 25 posters participating Share this story Top US lawmakers are urging the Biden administration to put Chinese semiconductor company Yangtze Memory Technologies Co on a blacklist for allegedly violating export controls by supplying Huawei. Democratic Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer told the Financial Times that he was concerned about a report, ..
reader comments 79 with 53 posters participating Share this story Last December, the United Nations warned of an overlooked but critical “emerging terrorist threat”: extremists radicalizing members of online gaming communities. Despite ample interest in saving gamers from such exploitation, experts say that a lack of research funding on the topic has put the gaming ..
reader comments 60 with 50 posters participating Share this story Apple provides over half the funding for a lobby group that says it represents small app developers, according to a Bloomberg article published today. Apple isn’t a member of what’s called the App Association, but “it plays a dominant behind-the-scenes role shaping the group’s policy ..
Enlarge / Teenager playing fetch with her dog reader comments 96 with 75 posters participating Share this story Three years ago, Valli Fraser-Celin adopted a blonde husky mix puppy, whom she named Husk. Fraser-Celin soon started looking for ways to curb Husk’s “totally wild” behavior, she said, like stealing food from the kitchen counter and ..
reader comments 295 with 155 posters participating Share this story For the past year, Texas has been fighting in court to uphold a controversial law that would ban tech companies from content moderation based on viewpoints. In May, the Supreme Court narrowly blocked the law, but this seemed to do little to settle the matter. ..