Category Archives: Technology

Campus Protests Give Russia, China and Iran Fuel to Exploit U.S. Divide

[ad_1] An article on a fake online news outlet that Meta has linked to Russia’s information operations attributed the clashes unfolding on American college campuses to the failures of the Biden administration. A newspaper controlled by the Communist Party of China said the police crackdowns exposed the “double standards and hypocrisy” in the United States […]

Judge Grills U.S. and Google on Antitrust Claims

[ad_1] The judge overseeing a landmark U.S. antitrust challenge to Google tried to poke holes in both sides’ cases during closing arguments Thursday as he weighed a ruling that could reshape the technology industry. Judge Amit P. Mehta was presiding over the first day of closing arguments in the most consequential tech antitrust case since […]

Meet the Men Who Eat Meat

[ad_1] Paul Saladino, a medical doctor and the author of “The Carnivore Code,” has claimed that most plants are “inedible if not toxic to humans.” “Forget the leaves and fibrous tubers, we’re going hunting!” he commands in the book. (Since publishing “The Carnivore Code” in 2020, Mr. Saladino has reintroduced carbohydrates into his diet, with […]

Boeing to launch astronauts into space aboard new capsule – National

[ad_1] After years of delays and stumbles, Boeing is finally poised to launch astronauts to the International Space Station for NASA. It’s the first flight of Boeing’s Starliner capsule with a crew on board, a pair of NASA pilots who will check out the spacecraft during the test drive and a weeklong stay at the […]

Tesla Pullback Puts Onus on Others to Build Electric Vehicle Chargers

[ad_1] Elon Musk, the chief executive of Tesla, blindsided competitors, suppliers and his own employees this week by reversing course on his aggressive push to build electric vehicle chargers in the United States, a major priority of the Biden administration. Mr. Musk’s decision to lay off the 500-member team responsible for installing charging stations, and […]

Why Google Employees Aren’t Reacting to US Antitrust Trial

[ad_1] On Tuesday, Google’s employees gathered for an all-hands meeting named T.G.I.F. These companywide meetings are rarely held on Fridays these days, but the name has stuck. Executives shared highlights from a recent earnings report and cloud-computing conference, and warned workers against taking disruptive actions in the wake of internal protests against a cloud-computing contract […]

Final Arguments in Google Antitrust Trial Conclude, Setting Up Landmark Ruling

[ad_1] A landmark antitrust trial against Google concluded on Friday after a federal judge heard final arguments, setting the stage for a ruling that could fundamentally shift the tech industry’s power. “The importance and significance of this case is not lost on me, not only for Google but for the public,” Judge Amit P. Mehta […]

TikTok’s Boss Goes From Reserved Tech Exec to Met Gala Chair

[ad_1] Although the Met Gala serves as a branding event for Vogue, it has long accepted sponsorships from the tech giants that have threatened the very survival of legacy media publications. Jeff Bezos, the Amazon founder, appeared as the ball’s honorary chair in 2012. Four years later, when Apple was a Met Gala sponsor, its […]

US Antitrust Cases Against Big Tech, Explained

[ad_1] The U.S. government’s landmark antitrust trial against Google’s search business is nearing its conclusion. But the parade of major federal cases challenging Big Tech’s power is just getting going. Under the Trump administration, the Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission started investigating Amazon, Apple, Google and Meta, the parent company of Instagram and […]