As Biden meets CEOs to deal with chip scarcity, Intel provides hope

United States President Joe Biden has met with executives from key corporations to debate the worldwide chip scarcity that has hit automakers and spurred Intel Corp to announce that it … Read More

Screen time: Is YouTube Kids inappropriate for kids?

A United States House subcommittee is investigating YouTube Kids, saying the Google-owned video service feeds children inappropriate material in “a wasteland of vapid, consumerist content” so it can serve them … Read More

‘Vaccine nationalism’ will hurt all countries: New WTO chief

New World Trade Organization chief Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala says vaccine nationalism will ‘not pay, because the variants are coming’ [File: Afolabi Sotunde/Reuters] The World Trade Organization’s (WTO) incoming chief has warned … Read More

Rules of engagement when talking to conspiracists

Protesters hold up placards during an anti-lockdown rally in Melbourne on October 23, 2020, amid the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic [William West/AFP] Between anti-vaxxers, COVID-truthers, and QAnon, conspiracy theorists seem to … Read More

TikTok sale to Walmart, Oracle put on ice by Biden team: Report

Oracle, Walmart and others could still be part of a potential deal, the Wall Street Journal reported, but it depends on how the Biden administration pursues the policies against TikTok … Read More

Did a Reddit user have the scoop on Tesla’s bitcoin move?

Bitcoin’s price soared after Tesla said in its annual report Monday that it had decided to move nearly eight percent of its reserves into the cryptocurrency [File: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg] A … Read More