Google Adds Memory & Energy Saving Modes To Chrome
Google has started to roll out new memory and energy-saving modes to its web browser ‘Chrome’ on desktop.
Amazon To Bring TikTok-Like Feed Of Shoppable Content
Amazon has announced that it will bring a TikTok-like feed of shoppable content named ‘Inspire’ to its application.
Two Women Sue Musk’s Twitter For Gender Bias In Firing Workers
Two female Twitter employees have filed a class-action lawsuit against Elon Musk-run company, accusing the micro-blogging platform of violating federal and state of California laws that ban gender discrimination in the workplace.
US FTC Sues Microsoft To Block Its $69 Billion Activision Blizzard Acquisition
The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has sued tech giant Microsoft for acquiring leading video game developer Activision Blizzard and its blockbuster game ‘Call of Duty’ for $69 billion.
Brains With More Vitamin D Have Better Cognitive Functions, Finds Study
A team of US researchers has completed the first study examining levels of vitamin D in brain tissue, specifically in adults who suffered from varying rates of cognitive decline.
Intel Begins Layoffs, Offers Unpaid Leave To Factory Workers Globally
Intel has begun layoffs and is also offering thousands of manufacturing employees globally three months of unpaid leave as it aims to weather the poor sales amid global macroeconomic conditions.
Scientists Discover World’s Oldest DNA, Breaks Record By 1 Million Years
Scientists have stumbled upon two-million-year-old DNA for the first time — breaking the record of world’s oldest DNA discovery by one million years and opening a ‘game-changing’ new chapter in the history of evolution.
Twitter Shuts ‘Moments’ Feature That Allowed Curated Collection Of Tweets
The microblogging site Twitter has announced to shut down its ‘Moments’ feature that was originally launched in 2015 to allow curated collection of tweets that users could create.
Snapchat’s New AR Feature To Let Creators Make Money
Snap, the parent company of Snapchat, has announced that its upcoming augmented reality (AR) feature will help creators make money.
Two Illinois Men Charged In Fraudulent Payment Processing Scheme
A federal grand jury in Chicago returned an indictment charging two Illinois men with bank fraud in connection with payment processing companies they operated.
High-Ranking Aryan Circle Gang Leader A Member Sentenced On Racketeering-Related Violations
Two members of the Aryan Circle were sentenced this week for crimes they committed as part of their roles in the white supremacy prison gang.
Jury Convicts Former Federal Prison Warden For Sexual Abuse Of Three Female Inmates
A federal jury convicted former prison warden Ray J. Garcia of seven counts involving sexually abusive conduct against three female victims who were serving prison sentences and one count of making false statements to government agents.
Two Individuals Arrested For Pharmacy Health Care Fraud Kickback Schemes
Two New York women were arrested today on criminal charges related to their alleged participation in schemes to pay illegal kickbacks and bribes to Medicare beneficiaries and Medicaid recipients for medically unnecessary prescriptions filled by various pharmacies in New York that resulted in more than $10.5 million in total losses to Medicare and Medicaid.
Apple Advances User Security With Powerful New Data Protections
Apple today introduced three advanced security features focused on protecting against threats to user data in the cloud, representing the next step in its ongoing effort to provide users with even stronger ways to protect their data.
Musk Launches Govt-Focused Satellite Internet Service Called Starshield
Elon Musk-run SpaceX has announced a new government-focused satellite internet service called Starshield with a focus on “national security”.
Musk Briefly Loses World’s Richest Man’s Title To Bernard Arnault
Elon Musk briefly lost his position as the world’s richest man to Bernard Arnault, the chief executive of luxury brand Louis Vuitton’s parent company LVMH on Wednesday.
Why You Should Turn Off Bluetooth Right Now (and How to do it)
Although Bluetooth technology uses advanced encryption protocols, it’s still vulnerable to attack. Device pairing is the first point of weakness for man-in-the-middle attacks.