Rep. Jim Banks (R-IN), Chairman of the Republican Study Committee, has endorsed Blake Masters for U.S. Senate in Arizona.
Senators Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), and Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) are demanding that Facebook explain how and why its Instagram platform promotes posts glorifying eating disorders to teenagers and young girls.
According to a recent report, researchers have discovered that it is possible to train an AI algorithm to guess a 4-digit debit card PIN with 41 perfect accuracy — even if the target is covering the ATM keypad with their hands.
According to a recent report, executives at Microsoft were aware of company founder Bill Gates’ behavior with female employees and warned Gates to stop pestering one woman with flirtatious emails.
Facebook recently announced an update to how it counts users on its platforms. From now on, Facebook will be counting a single user’s Instagram and Facebook accounts as two separate users, boosting advertising numbers.
Makers of apps that allow users to read and listen to the Bible and Quran, including Amazon’s Audible, announced Friday they had removed such apps from China’s Apple Store citing Chinese government “permit requirements.”
Microsoft-owned LinkedIn will create a new app called “InJobs” for the Chinese market, after it became embroiled in controversy by censoring the account of an Axios reporter for a profile containing “prohibited content” in the country.
The Wall Street Journal reports that Facebook executives have been heavily promoting the use of AI moderation to censor “hate speech” on its platform — but internal documents show that Mark Zuckerberg’s AI is significantly less advanced than previously believed.
Social media giant Facebook reportedly plans to create 10,000 new jobs in the EU over the next five years to build its “Metaverse” project.
Facial recognition payment systems have been implemented in British schools under the guise of the Chinese coronavirus pandemic.
In a recent letter to Amazon CEO Andy Jassy, five members of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee allege that the company’s top executives including founder Jeff Bezos misled or possibly lied to Congress about Amazon’s business practices.
Three days after the suspected Islamist-inspired killing of British MP Sir David Amess, Home Secretary Priti Patel has suggested the incident could usher in restrictions on anonymity on social media to combat “cruel comments and attacks” on politicians from anonymous users.
William Shatner fired back at George Takei for calling him an “unfit guinea pig” upon his return from a record-breaking space trip.
Selena Gomez deleted all her social media apps in 2017 and says the decision saved her life.
The French platform for reporting illegal content online says it made nearly 10,000 reports of terrorist material this year, a figure over 200 per cent higher than last year.
Scott Ziegler, the superintendent of Virginia’s embattled Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS), said that the school district has “failed” to provide a safe environment for its students. The superintendent’s comments were in response to local parents outraged over how reports of two sexual assaults were handled inside schools. Following the superintendent’s statement, board member Beth Barts, who previously targeted parents who are against Critical Race Theory in schools, resigned from her position.
AI Voice cloning was recently used in a bank heist in the United Arab Emirates in which $35 million was stolen as cybercriminals continue to expand the tools they use to dupe unsuspecting targets.
South Korean regulators are expected to take issue with Apple in the coming weeks following recently passed laws that state smartphone vendors must allow app developers to use third-party payment processors. Google has told the country it intends to comply with the law, but Apple is courting a fight over its stranglehold over developers.
The woke mutiny at Netflix is escalating, with the streamer reportedly firing an unidentified employee for leaking confidential data on comedian Dave Chappelle to a news organization.
Following weeks of scandals, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg continues to remain relatively quiet while the company’s VP of Global Affairs and Communications, Nick Clegg, continues to downplay the social media giant’s issues as the focus of a media onslaught.
GoFundMe has taken down a $180,000 fundraiser for a Texas nurse seeking to overturn a coronavirus vaccine mandate, claiming it violated their policy against vaccine “misinformation.”
According to a recent report, e-commerce giant Amazon purposefully ranks its own products above other higher-rated competitors on its platform. According to an investigation by the Markup, “We found that knowing only whether a product was an Amazon brand or exclusive could predict in seven out of every 10 cases whether Amazon would place it first in search results.”
A group of cybersecurity researchers recently stated that Apple’s planned iCloud photo scanning tech designed to detect images of child sexual abuse is “invasive, ineffective, and dangerous.”
Facebook-owned Instagram censored evolutionary biologist Colin Wright earlier this week after he posted a study from a major medical journal showing male-to-female transgender people (aka biological men) have a natural advantage over biological women in multiple sports. The Masters of the Universe reportedly consider the post to be “hate speech.”
Students interviewed on the campus of the University of Florida appeared to overwhelmingly support racial diversity quotas in college admissions and hiring for the workplace — but when asked if they support diversity quotas in college football, the students suddenly disagreed. One student pointed out “just let the skill shine, and whoever’s the best player deserves to be on the team.”
In a recent interview, Tesla co-founder and former chief technical officer JB Straubel explained why Apple isn’t building its iPhones in the United States even though he believes they “absolutely” could.
Tech giant Facebook reportedly told staff that it would be restricting access to internal message boards to prevent leaks in the wake of the testimony of far-left “whistleblower” Frances Haugen. This change was promptly leaked.