Texas Adopts ‘Censorship’ Bill Aimed at Social Media Sites

The governor of Texas signed a bill on Thursday banning social media platforms from eliminating posts due to the fact of the political sights expressed in them, a measure that…

Apple Security Update Closes Spyware Flaw in iPhones, Macs and iWatches

Apple on Monday issued unexpected emergency application updates for a critical vulnerability in its merchandise after safety researchers uncovered a flaw that permits extremely invasive spyware from Israel’s NSO Group…

Smart Glasses Made Google Look Dumb. Now Facebook Is Giving Them a Try.

SAN FRANCISCO — Final Saturday, right after a 3-mile hike via the Presidio, I stood in a throng of vacationers hunting at the Golden Gate Bridge. As the crowd snapped…

Pinterest Accused of Not Paying Female ‘Co-Creator’

SAN FRANCISCO — When Pinterest went general public in 2019, Christine Martinez’s friends sent congratulations. She had labored closely with the founders of the digital pinboard in its earliest days…

F.E.C. Dismisses Claims That Twitter Illegally Blocked Hunter Biden Article

The Federal Election Commission has dismissed Republican accusations that Twitter violated election rules in October by blocking folks from submitting back links to an unsubstantiated New York Publish short article…

Russia Influences Hackers but Stops Short of Directing Them, Report Says

WASHINGTON — Moscow’s intelligence services have affect around Russian criminal ransomware teams and broad perception into their pursuits, but they do not regulate the organizations’ targets, in accordance to a…

A.I. Can Now Write Its Own Computer Code. That’s Good News for Humans.

As soon as Tom Smith acquired his hands on Codex — a new synthetic intelligence technological innovation that writes its own computer system programs — he gave it a occupation…

Google Could Be Violating Labor Laws With Pay for Temp Workers

But very last 12 months, in a corporation electronic mail, a Google manager claimed it appeared that 16 added nations around the world, including Brazil, Canada, Australia and Mexico, had…

Plant-Based ‘Fish’ Is Here (and Lab-Grown Versions Are Coming)

The chef Tsang Chiu King is making ready a refined-but-major change to his menu: He’s replacing the fish in some dishes with a plant-based mostly different. “Its flavor is mild…

Why Use a Dictionary in the Age of Internet Search?

I just cannot keep in mind how outdated I was when I initial realized the words denotation (the definition of a word) and connotation (the suggestion of a term). But…