CA State Assembly approves a bill letting parents sue social media companies if children become “addicted” to the companies’ products; bill needs a final vote (Adam Beam/Associated Press)

Adam Beam / Associated Press: CA State Assembly approves a bill letting parents sue social media companies if children become “addicted” to the companies’ products; bill needs a final vote  —  SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California could soon hold social… Continue Reading →

The Download: The monkeypox outbreak latest, and the online trail left by mass shooters

This is today’s edition of The Download, our weekday newsletter that provides a daily dose of what’s going on in the world of technology. What you need to know the monkeypox outbreak The news: Monkeypox infections are spreading around the world, with… Continue Reading →

UK-based Modulr, an API payments infrastructure provider that lets businesses “to automate and embed payments”, raises a $108M Series C led by General Atlantic (Omar Faridi/Crowdfund Insider)

Omar Faridi / Crowdfund Insider: UK-based Modulr, an API payments infrastructure provider that lets businesses “to automate and embed payments”, raises a $108M Series C led by General Atlantic  —  Modulr, an embedded payments platform for digital businesses, recently announced… Continue Reading →

Twitter: We are NOT Altering the Terms of the Deal

(Photo: Brett Jordan/Unsplash)The drama surrounding Elon Musk’s attempt to purchase Twitter has now taken on the form of a reality show. First he just wanted shares in the company, then he wanted the whole company. Then the company didn’t want… Continue Reading →

5G private networks enable business everywhere

The world is rapidly moving from human-directed manufacturing using computerized assembly lines to largely automated smart factories that manufacture more efficiently using real-time data. Considered by many to be the fourth industrial revolution, or “Industry 4.0,” this transformation requires a… Continue Reading →

New Video Offers a Better View of Rocket Lab’s Helicopter-Catching Rocket

The days of one-and-done rockets may be coming to an end… unless you’re NASA. After SpaceX seemingly perfected propulsive landings for the Falcon 9, Rocket Lab is developing another means of reusing rocket boosters. Earlier this month, the company succeeded… Continue Reading →

Regulatory filings show Tiger Global has sold its entire stake in Bumble, Airbnb, and Didi, and ~80% of its stake in Robinhood during 2022’s tech stock sell-off (Financial Times)

Financial Times: Regulatory filings show Tiger Global has sold its entire stake in Bumble, Airbnb, and Didi, and ~80% of its stake in Robinhood during 2022’s tech stock sell-off  —  Value of hedge fund’s public shareholdings fell by almost $20bn… Continue Reading →

It will soon be easy for self-driving cars to hide in plain sight. We shouldn’t let them.

Last month, a video went viral that showed a San Francisco police officer, at night, stopping a car that didn’t have its headlights on. Except that this was no ordinary car. As the cop approaches the vehicle, someone off-camera shouts,… Continue Reading →

Sources and a court document: Indian tax officials froze $478M worth of Xiaomi funds in February as part of an investigation into alleged tax evasion (Reuters)

Reuters: Sources and a court document: Indian tax officials froze $478M worth of Xiaomi funds in February as part of an investigation into alleged tax evasion  —  Indian tax officials froze $478 million worth of deposits lying in local bank… Continue Reading →

Crypto Crash: Bad News For Investors, Good News For Gamers

Gamers all over the world have been waiting almost two years for a crypto crash to occur so they could get their hands on a GPU at a reasonable price. Though it seemed like that day might never come as… Continue Reading →

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