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11/28/2022 12:41 PM
Irish regulator fines Meta $275 million for violations of Europe's data privacy law
Meta has been fined roughly $275 million by Ireland's data privacy regulator for failing to prevent hackers from siphoning off personal information from more than 500 million Facebook users in a 2019 data leak.
11/28/2022 12:41 PM
A look back at Elon Musk's chaotic first month at Twitter
Sunday officially marks one month since the world's richest man took the helm at Twitter.
11/28/2022 12:41 PM
Apple has a huge problem with an iPhone factory in China
A violent workers' revolt at the world's largest iPhone factory this week in central China is further scrambling Apple's strained supply and highlighting how the country's stringent zero-Covid policy is hurting global technology firms.
11/28/2022 12:41 PM
Musk says new color-coded verification system at Twitter will roll out in a week
Elon Musk is ready to try his troubled new verification system for Twitter once again. This time, in color.
11/28/2022 12:41 PM
UK bans Chinese surveillance cameras from 'sensitive' sites
Hikvision, a leading Chinese surveillance company, has denied suggestions that it poses a threat to Britain's national security after the UK government banned the use of its camera systems at "sensitive" sites.
11/28/2022 12:41 PM
Elon Musk says he will begin restoring previously banned Twitter accounts next week
Elon Musk said Thursday that he will begin restoring most previously banned accounts on Twitter starting next week, in his most wide-reaching move yet to undo the social media platform's policy of permanently suspending users who repeatedly violated its rules.
11/28/2022 12:41 PM
The US-China chip war is spilling over to Europe
Two European chip deals have run into trouble over their links with China, a sign of concern spreading in the West over potential Chinese control of critical infrastructure.
11/28/2022 12:41 PM
Workers at the world's largest iPhone factory in China clash with police, videos show
Workers at China's largest iPhone assembly factory were seen confronting police, some in riot gear, on Wednesday, according to videos shared over social media.
11/28/2022 12:41 PM
Hive is the latest Twitter alternative to gain steam — and to show how hard it would be to replace Twitter
Elon Musk's rocky takeover of Twitter has already been marked by mass layoffs, resignations and the reinstatement of former president Donald Trump's account, as well as other controversial figures, leaving many users uncertain about the direction of the platform's future.
11/28/2022 12:41 PM
House Republicans say TikTok made misleading claims in briefings on data handling
House Republicans say TikTok may have misled congressional staff in private briefings about the company's handling of US user data, in a new letter to the short-form video app this week.
11/28/2022 12:41 PM
HP says it will lay off up to 6,000 workers over the next couple years
HP Inc. announced on Tuesday that it will lay off thousands of workers over the next three years, becoming the latest tech company to significantly downsize staffing amid a souring economic climate.
11/28/2022 12:41 PM
Elon Musk has upended Twitter's business. Here's how he could fix it
Much of Twitter's ad sales team has been fired or pushed out. Large companies from General Mills to Macy's have paused advertising on the platform, with more potentially following suit after new owner Elon Musk's decision to restore the account of former President Donald Trump and other controversial figures. And any cursory scroll of the platform will likely show you fewer big brand ads.
11/28/2022 12:41 PM
The federal government just took another big swipe at illegal robocalls
The federal government took another big swipe at illegal robocalls on Tuesday, as it moved to block a voice provider from the entire US phone network for the very first time.
11/28/2022 12:41 PM
Twitter Africa employees accuse Elon Musk of discrimination over severance terms
Laid-off employees at Twitter's Africa headquarters are accusing Twitter of "deliberately and recklessly flouting the laws of Ghana" and trying to "silence and intimidate" them after they were fired.
11/28/2022 12:41 PM
Elon Musk says Twitter is 'holding off' restarting paid verification over impersonation concerns
Elon Musk said Monday evening that Twitter is "holding off" the restart of his paid account verification plan over continued concerns of impersonation on the social media platform.
11/28/2022 12:41 PM
Twitter won't restore Alex Jones' account, Elon Musk says
Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones won't be returning to Twitter and will remain banned from the platform, according to its new owner, Elon Musk.
11/28/2022 12:41 PM
As Meta and Twitter slash staff, TikTok plans to keep hiring
While much of Silicon Valley is grappling with hiring freezes and job cuts, at least one social media company is still planning to keep hiring: TikTok.
11/28/2022 12:41 PM
Five days after its successful launch, NASA's Artemis I reached just 80 miles above the moon's surface. Previously the spacecraft also shared impressive views of the Earth.
11/28/2022 12:41 PM
Collapsed FTX owes nearly $3.1 billion to top 50 creditors
Cryptocurrency exchange FTX, which has filed for US bankruptcy court protection, said it owes its 50 biggest creditors nearly $3.1 billion.
11/28/2022 12:41 PM
Is AI art really art? This California gallery says yes
As artificial intelligence becomes increasingly popular for generating images, a question has roiled the art world: Can AI create art?