Senators Introduce ‘Fans First’ Bill Intended to Reform Live-Event Ticketing System::Senators John Cornyn, Amy Klobuchar and others introduced the 'Fans First' Act to help “address flaws in the current live event ticketing system.'
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Tesla must respect collective bargaining rights, Norway's sovereign wealth fund says::U.S. auto maker Tesla Inc should respect fundamental labour rights, including collective bargaining, Norway's $1.5 trillion sovereign wealth fund, the world's biggest stock market investor, told Reuters on Friday.
Judge Allows Major ‘Right To Repair’ Lawsuit Against John Deere To Move Forward::Last year agricultural equipment giant John Deere found itself on the receiving end of an antitrust lawsuit for its efforts to monopolize tractor repair. The lawsuits noted that the company consistently purchased competing repair centers in...
Scientists Have Reported a Breakthrough In Understanding Whale Language::Researchers have identified new elements of whale vocalizations that they propose are analogous to human speech, including vowels and pitch.
Google admits that a Gemini AI demo video was staged::Google admits that it staged part of a Gemini AI demo video, in which there was actually no voice interaction as implied.
Driverless cars were the future but now the truth is out: they’re on the road to nowhere::The dream of these vehicles ruling the roads remains just that. Focusing on public transport would be much smarter, says transport writer Christian Wolmar
Tesla Cybertruck's stiff structure, sharp design raise safety concerns - experts::The angular design of Tesla's Cybertruck has safety experts concerned that the electric pickup truck's stiff stainless-steel exoskeleton could hurt pedestrians and cyclists.
Amazon's humanoid warehouse robots will eventually cost only $3 per hour to operate. That won't calm workers' fears of being replaced.::The robot's human-like shape is bound to reignite workers' fears of being replaced, but Amazon says they're designed to "work collaboratively."
‘Nudify’ Apps That Use AI to ‘Undress’ Women in Photos Are Soaring in Popularity::It’s part of a worrying trend of non-consensual “deepfake” pornography being developed and distributed because of advances in artificial intelligence.
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak to receive Serbian passport, president says::Serbia's president says Apple Inc. co-founder Steve Wozniak will be getting a Serbian passport
Apple just discreetly launched a raft of new machine learning tools, and they’re free::The Apple MLX machine learning framework has been developed by the tech giant’s ML research division and enables users to build AI using its in-house silicon.
HP misreads room, awkwardly brags about its “less hated” printers | Opinion: HP's printer business practices have infuriated users for years.::Opinion: HP's printer business practices have infuriated users for years.
DoorDash, delivery apps remove tipping prompt at checkout in NYC::DoorDash and Uber Eats have adjusted tipping policies in response to the minimum pay increase for app-based food delivery workers in New York City.
Discord users are cancelling their Nitro after new mobile layout update::undefined
Salesforce Signals the Golden Age of Cushy Tech Jobs Is Over::undefined
The race to 5G is over — now it’s time to pay the bill | Networks spent years telling us that 5G would change everything. But the flashiest use cases are nowhere to be found — and the race to deplo...::AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile’s race to deploy 5G has failed to realize its flashiest outcomes while saddling carriers...
White House threatens to veto anti-EV bill just passed by US House::The bill would prevent the EPA from enforcing tougher new pollution standards.
Meta and Microsoft say they will buy AMD’s new AI chip as an alternative to Nvidia’s::AMD's newest AI chip, the Instinct MI300X, could give big tech buyers leverage over Nvidia, if it works as advertised and is price-competitive.
Meta’s new AI image generator was trained on 1.1 billion Instagram and Facebook photos::undefined
Ex-Tesla employee casts doubt on car safety::A whistleblower believes the self-driving vehicle technology is not safe enough for public roads.
Google launches Gemini, the AI model it hopes will take down GPT-4::Gemini is a new large language model that will work across Google products, including search, ads, and Bard. Google says it matches and even bests OpenAI’s GPT-4 model.
DNA nanobots can exponentially self-replicate: Tiny machines made from strands of DNA can build copies of themselves, leading to exponential replication. Similar devices could one day be used to cr...::Tiny machines made from strands of DNA can build copies of themselves, leading to exponential replication. Similar devices could...
Cable lobby to FCC: Please don’t look too closely at the prices we charge::ISPs are scared about the FCC's plan to measure broadband affordability.
Just about every Windows and Linux device vulnerable to new LogoFAIL firmware attack::UEFIs booting Windows and Linux devices can be hacked by malicious logo images.
Apple admits to secretly giving governments push notification data::Apple to update transparency report to break out push notification data requests.
Tesla Whistleblower Says 'Autopilot' System Is Not Safe Enough To Be Used On Public Roads::"It affects all of us because we are essentially experiments in public roads."
America’s Most Exciting High Speed Rail Project Gets $3 Billion Grant From Feds::The Southern California-to-Las Vegas route makes total sense and involves no wishful thinking in order to be a resounding success.
Norwegian union join Sweden and Denmark in strike against Tesla::Fellesforbundet vil sette i gang boikottaksjoner mot Tesla i Sverige hvis arbeidskonflikten ikke ender i tariffavtale innen 20. desember.
Tesla strike in Sweden now involves Denmark, may spread to Norway and Finland — “Just like companies, the trade union movement is global in the fight to protect workers,” says chair of Danish union::Tesla is locked in a titanic struggle with Sweden's largest labor union. The result could have repercussions around the...
Twitch to shut down in Korea over ‘prohibitively expensive’ network fees::Twitch, the popular video streaming service, plans to shut down its business in South Korea on February 27 after finding that operating in one of the Twitch plans to shut down its business in South Korea after network costs became "prohibitively...
Amazon's strict return-to-office policy is pushing more employees into quitting::undefined
PlayStation is erasing 1,318 seasons of Discovery shows from customer libraries | The change comes as Warner Bros. tries to add subscribers to Max, Discovery+ apps.::The change comes as Warner Bros. tries to add subscribers to Max, Discovery+ apps.
PlayStation Users Frustrated After Getting Permanently Suspended Without Warning::Tons of PlayStation accounts have been abruptly suspended.
Carmakers Push Forward With Plans To Make Basic Features Subscription Services, Despite Widespread Backlash::Automakers are increasingly obsessed with turning everything into a subscription service in a bid to boost quarterly returns. We’ve noted how BMW has embraced making heated seats and other features already in your car...
Windows 10 gets three more years of security updates, if you can afford them::Windows 10 gets a version of the program that extended updates for Windows 7.
Your car is probably harvesting your data. Here's how you can wipe it::undefined
Majority of far-right online posts about Ireland originate abroad, research shows::undefined
Beeper reverse-engineered iMessage to bring blue bubble texts to Android users::The push to bring iMessage to Android users today adds a new contender. A startup called Beeper, which had been working on a multi-platform messaging
India reveals that it has returned lunar spacecraft to Earth orbit | India now credibly has the third most advanced deep-space program in the world.::India now credibly has the third most advanced deep-space program in the world.
HP executive boasts that its controversial ink subscription model is "locking" in customers::undefined
Apple isn't happy about India's demand to upgrade older iPhones with USB-C::Apple has urged the Indian IT ministry to make changes to its single charger rules, as adding USB-C to older iPhone models will make it hard for Apple to meet production targets for India's manufacturing and export laws.
Almost 100,000 Google employees are about to get a hard-fought $20::Google has agreed to pay out $27 million in a settlement, but the 96,939 involved workers will only take home around $45 each.
Researcher has developed, at a cost of less than one dollar, a wireless light switch that runs without batteries, can be installed anywhere on a wall and could reduce the cost of wiring a house by ...::A U of A engineering researcher has developed a wireless light switch that could reduce the cost of wiring a house by as much as...
Misinformation expert says she was fired by Harvard under Meta pressure::Joan Donovan says funding was cut off for criticizing Meta when university was receiving $500m from Mark Zuckerberg’s charity
Scientists develop mega-thin solar cells that could be shockingly easy to produce: ‘As rapid as printing a newspaper’::These cells could be laminated onto various kinds of surfaces, such as the sails of a boat to provide power while at sea.
Thieves return Android phone when they realize it's not an iPhone::A man in Washington, D.C. last month was the victim of an armed robbery in which the thieves stole “everything...
Physicists May Have Found a Hard Limit on The Performance of Large Quantum Computers::undefined