THE GIDDY SPLENDOR OF 'SPIDER-MAN: ACROSS THE SPIDER-VERSE'
Let's get this upfront: \"Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse\" was the best comic-book film of the last decade.
DNA SUCKED INTO AIR FILTERS CAN REVEAL WHAT PLANTS AND ANIMALS ARE NEARBY
DNA is all around us even in the air we breathe. Now scientists have found that air quality monitoring stations - which pull in air to test for pollution - also pick up lots of DNA that can reveal what plants and animals have been in the area.
MONEY STORED IN VENMO AND OTHER PAYMENT APPS COULD BE VULNERABLE, FINANCIAL WATCHDOG WARNS
Customers of Venmo, PayPal and CashApp should not store their money with those apps for the long term because the funds might not be safe during a crisis, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau warned.
BINANCE MISHANDLED FUNDS AND VIOLATED SECURITIES LAWS, ACCORDING TO SEC LAWSUIT
The world's largest cryptocurrency exchange Binance and its founder Changpeng Zhao are accused of misusing investor funds, operating as an unregistered exchange and violating a slew of U.S. securities laws in a lawsuit filed by the SEC.
BLUESKY.CHAMPIONED BY JACK DORSEY, WAS SUPPOSED TO BE TWITTER 2.0. CAN IT SUCCEED?
Bluesky, the internet's hottest members-only spot at the moment, feels a bit like an exclusive club, populated by some Very Online folks, popular Twitter characters, and fed up ex-users of the Elon Musk-owned platform.
APPLE UNVEILS SLEEK, $3,500 'VISION PRO' GOGGLES.WILL THEY BE WHAT VR HAS BEEN LOOKING FOR?
Apple on Monday unveiled a long-rumored headset that will place its users between the virtual and real world, while also testing the technology trendsetter's ability to popularize new-fangled devices after others failed to capture the public's imagination.
THE DAWN OF SPATIAL COMPUTING
BANKS' GROWING RELIANCE ON CHATBOTS TO HANDLE CUSTOMER SERVICE TASKS WORRIES CONSUMER WATCHDOG
Can you trust Erica, or Sandi or Amy to increasingly control parts of your financial life without giving you inaccurate information or sending money to the wrong place?
OPENAI CEO SUGGESTS INTERNATIONAL AGENCY LIKE UN'S NUCLEAR WATCHDOG COULD OVERSEE AI
Artificial intelligence poses an \"existential risk\" to humanity, a key innovator warned during a visit to the United Arab Emirates this week, suggesting an international agency like the International Atomic Energy Agency oversee the ground-breaking technology.
DELAWARE SUPREME COURT UPHOLDS JUDGE'S FINDING THAT TESLA ACQUISITION OF SOLAR CITY WAS FAIR
Delaware's Supreme Court has upheld a judge's decision in favor of Tesla CEO Elon Musk in a lawsuit challenging the electric car maker's $2.4 billion acquisition of a solar panel company founded by two of his cousins.
SEE APPLE'S PIVOTAL PRODUCT ANNOUNCEMENTS THROUGH HISTORY
Apple has a long history of designing products that aren't the first to be introduced in a particular category but still redefine the market.
UAE ANNOUNCES GROUNDBREAKING MISSION TO ASTEROID BELT, SEEKING CLUES TO LIFE'S ORIGINS
The United Arab Emirates unveiled plans to send a spaceship to explore the solar system's main asteroid belt, the latest space project by the oilrich nation after it launched the successful Hope spacecraft to Mars in 2020
US ENDS PROBE INTO TESLA ALLOWING VIDEO GAMES WHILE VEHICLES ARE MOVING. SAYS FEATURE WAS DISABLED
U.S. highway safety regulators have closed an investigation into Tesla allowing video games to be played on center touch screens while vehicles are moving
US SAFETY AGENCY TO REQUIRE AUTOMATIC EMERGENCY BRAKING ON NEW VEHICLES AND SET TOUGHER STANDARDS
The U.S. government's auto safety agency plans to require that all new passenger cars and light trucks include potentially life-saving automatic emergency braking and meet stricter safety standards within three years
TOYOTA TO INVEST $2.1 BILLION MORE IN N.C. BATTERY PLANT, WILL BUILD BIG SUV AT FACTORY IN KENTUCKY
Toyota will invest another $2.1 billion in an electric and hybrid vehicle battery factory that's under construction near Greensboro, North Carolina
Q&A: ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE & CYBERSECURITY IN MILITARY TECH
Josh Lospinoso’s first cybersecurity startup was acquired in 2017 by Raytheon/Forcepoint
THE EASIEST WAY TO GET A $7,500 TAX CREDIT FOR AN ELECTRIC VEHICLE? CONSIDER LEASING
Thanks to a boost from the government, leasing - not buying is becoming the most affordable way to get your hands on an electric vehicle
HYUNDAI & LG ANNOUNCE $4.3 BILLION PLANT IN GEORGIA TO BUILD BATTERIES FOR ELECTRIC VEHICLES
Hyundai Motor Group and LG Energy Solution announced they will build a $4.3 billion electric battery plant as part of Hyundai's new electric vehicle assembly plant in southeast Georgia
Powerful iOS - THE MAGIC BEHIND THE IPHONE SUPREMACY
When Steve Jobs introduced the iPhone in 2007, he revolutionized the phone industry and changed how we interact with technology forever. One of the key elements that made the iPhone a game-changer was its operating system, iOS, now the company's superpower
CHIPMAKER NVIDIA JOINS EXCLUSIVE CLUB OF COMPANIES WITH A $1 TRILLION MARKET CAPITALIZATION
Nvidia has joined the exclusive club of companies with a $1 trillion market capitalization as the chipmaker benefits from the growing use of artificial intelligence
APPLE TO COMMENCE TRADE-INS FOR TRIO OF APPLE SILICON MACS FOLLOWING WWDC 2023 PRESENTATION
It is expected that Apple will begin trade-ins for three fresh Mac models starting June 5, syncing with Apple's WWDC 2023 presentation day
WHAT'S NEW IN ROBOTS? AN AI-POWERED HUMANOID MACHINE THAT WRITES POEMS
Ameca can speak French, Chinese or dozens of other languages, instantly compose a poem or sketch a cat on request. Ask for a smile, and you'll get a clenched grin on her rubbery blue face
REGULATORS TAKE AIM AT AI TO PROTECT CONSUMERS & WORKERS
As concerns grow over increasingly powerful artificial intelligence systems like ChatGPT, the nation's financial watchdog says it's working to ensure that companies follow the law when they're using Al
CHINA TELLS TECH MANUFACTURERS TO STOP USING MICRON CHIPS, STEPPING UP FEUD WITH UNITED STATES
Stepping up a feud with Washington over technology and security, China’s government told users of computer equipment deemed sensitive to stop buying products from the biggest U.S. memory chipmaker, Micron Technology Inc
META FINED RECORD $1.3 BILLION AND ORDERED TO STOP SENDING EUROPEAN USER DATA TO US
The European Union slapped Meta with a record $1.3 billion privacy fine this week and ordered it to stop transferring users’ personal information across the Atlantic by October, the latest salvo in a decadelong case sparked by U.S. cybersnooping fears
READY FOR A DIGITAL EURO? AT 25, EUROPEAN CENTRAL BANK PREPS FOR FUTURE OF MONEY
As it marks its 25th anniversary this week, the European Central Bank is readying a proposed design for a digital version of the euro, responding to pressure from developing technology that could change how money is used over the bank’s next decades
DO NOT CALL: STATES SUE TELECOM COMPANY OVER BILLIONS OF ROBOCALLS
Attorneys general across the U.S. joined in a lawsuit against a telecommunications company accused of making more than 7.5 billion robocalls to people on the national Do Not Call Registry
DISENCHANTMENT UNDER THE SEA IN LIVE-ACTION 'THE LITTLE MERMAID'
It’s not Rob Marshall’s fault that Disney’s latest live-action retread doesn’t really sing
ENERGY DEPT. REJECTS $200M GRANT TO BATTERY MAKER AFTER GOP CRITICISM OVER ALLEGED TIES TO CHINA
The Biden administration has canceled plans to award a $200 million grant to a U.S. battery manufacturer amid criticism from Republican lawmakers over the company’s alleged ties to China
CAR SEATS & BABY FORMULA ARE REGULATED. IS SOCIAL MEDIA NEXT?
The U.S. surgeon general is warning there is not enough evidence to show that social media is safe for children and teens — and is calling on tech companies, parents and caregivers to take “immediate action to protect kids now.”