Category: Technology

Artificial intelligence and the antitrust case against Google

Following the launch of investigations last year, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) together with attorney generals from 11 U.S. states filed a lawsuit against...

Tesla posts third-quarter profit, races toward full-year profitability

Tesla on Wednesday announced its third-quarter financial results.  The electric automaker reported earnings of $0.76 per share on top of $8.77 billion in revenue.  Wall...

AOC’s Among Us livestream hints at Twitch’s political power

Just before 9 p.m. on October 20, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez went on Twitch to play the hottest game in America: Among Us. “Hi, everyone! This is...

Furrion eRove battery-powered cooler charges your devices and doesn’t require ice » Gadget Flow

If you love traveling or taking short breaks, the Furrion eRove battery-powered cooler promises to keep food and drinks cool for up to five days—and...

5G built wrong? iPhone 12 battery tests raise questions for mini, Max

When I used to write comprehensive iPhone reviews, the most time-consuming tests were some of the most important: battery evaluations to see how long each...

It’s Google CEO Sundar Pichai’s turn to play monopoly

Hello, and welcome to this Wednesday’s edition of the Insider Tech newsletter, where we break down the biggest news in tech. Did someone forward this...

Google’s Chrome versus everyone else: The best web browsers for privacy

Data privacy laws are still a work in progress, but one major improvement is coming: Global Privacy Control, which — assuming everything works out —...

OSIRIS-REx survived its touchdown on asteroid Bennu—now we wait to see if it got a sample

At 6:12 p.m. US Eastern Time on Tuesday, NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft finished a four-and-a-half hour descent to the surface of asteroid Bennu, 200 million miles...

Best drones you can buy under $500 » Gadget Flow

Are you looking for a drone that doesn’t cost a fortune? It’s entirely possible with the drones we’re highlighting in today’s daily digest. These drones...

Hewlett Packard Enterprise will build a $160 milllion supercomputer in Finland

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) today announced it has been awarded over $160 million to build a supercomputer called LUMI in Finland. LUMI will be funded...

Tesla reports earnings today: What to expect from Musk’s third quarter

Tesla will report its third-quarter earnings on Wednesday afternoon.  Wall Street analysts expect the company to post revenues of $8.26 billion and a profit of...

Redfin chief economist sees the human side of the housing market

How is it possible the housing market is as strong as it is, given that the overall economy is as weak as it is? Confronting...

Snap shares jump 23% as Snapchat user growth and revenue beat estimates

(Reuters) — Shares of Snap rallied 23% on Tuesday after the Snapchat messaging app owner beat user growth and revenue forecasts as more people signed...

FBI says ‘nothing to add’ to Ratcliffe claim on Hunter Biden, Russia

The FBI said in a letter to a top Republican lawmaker Tuesday that it has “nothing to add” to recent comments that President Donald Trump’s...

New help for a health problem women don’t talk about

In 2004, Gloria Ro Kolb ’94 was leading her first startup, Fossa Medical, which developed therapies for kidney stones, when she learned a startling statistic:...

MIT CSAIL’s AI revives dead languages it hasn’t seen before

Researchers at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) claim to have developed a system that can decipher a lost language without needing knowledge...

Parents of 545 migrant children separated by Trump missing: lawyers

ACLU lawyers said in a legal filing that they haven’t been able to find the parents of 545 migrant children separated by the Trump administration...

Research in the time of covid

Maria Zuber got the word on a Friday: Harvard had shut down its research labs. As vice president for research, Zuber consulted with lead researchers...

Play Ball! LA Dodgers sign hyper-converged infrastructure to build a winning off-field game

This article is part of the Technology Insight series, made possible with funding from Intel. As the 2020 Major League Baseball season draws to a...

McRaven says bin Laden conspiracy theory Trump boosted is ‘crazy’

Retired US Navy Adm. William McRaven said the Osama bin Laden conspiracy theory boosted by President Donald Trump was as crazy as denying the moon...

The DOJ antitrust lawsuit against Google, explained

After a 14-month investigation, the United States government filed a landmark lawsuit against Google on Tuesday, arguing that the search giant used unfair practices to...

The DoJ says Google monopolizes search. Here’s how.

The creation and maintenance of such a search index would require an “upfront investment of billions of dollars,” the lawsuit alleges, and hundreds of million...

Apple HomePod update brings Intercom and other new features – TechCrunch

Apple HomePod owners, starting today, will be able to use the newly announced “Intercom” feature to send messages between their HomePod smart speakers. The feature,...

Apple’s MagSafe Charger suggests a confusing future for wireless power

As 2020 nears its long-awaited end, wireless charging technology has become reasonably common, somewhat affordable, and certainly more convenient than fumbling for a traditional power...

US stock climb as investors await stimulus developments, shrug off Google antitrust lawsuit

Getty Images / Bryan R. Smith US stocks closed higher on Tuesday as investors awaited fiscal stimulus developments and shrugged off an antitrust lawsuit...