This year’s Amazon Prime Day is bound to be full of awesome deals on gaming devices, from consoles to laptops and accessories — especially with Xbox Series X and PS5 coming for the holidays. It’s likely that Amazon and partners …Read More »
Ebay's ex-PR boss reportedly told former CEO Devin Wenig 'we are going to crush' the woman targeted in the bizarre pig fetus and porn harassment allegations
Earlier this week, the Department of Justice charged six former eBay employees in connection with a 2019 cyberstalking campaign against company critics, who were allegedly sent anonymous packages including a bloody pig Halloween mask and a book “on surviving the …Read More »
Silicon Valley tore up the playbook for dealing with Washington DC. Now Facebook, Twitter and Google are bracing for turbulence.
Twitter’s move to label certain tweets from President Trump has triggered a reckoning for social media platforms, which have generally spent the last few years placating politicians. Snapchat followed suit, removing Trump from its Discover page, and Facebook is now …Read More »
Microsoft pitched facial recognition technology to the DEA as recently as 2018, newly-released emails show (MSFT)
Emails released by the ACLU show Microsoft pitched facial recognition tech to the federal Drug Enforcement Administration as recently as 2018. Microsoft President Brad Smith says the company does not sell facial recognition to US police departments, and committed not …Read More »
The global commercial payment market is worth $125 trillion and ready for a shakeup. Mastercard's new solution is setting out to modernize the industry.
Though digital technology has transformed many parts of the business landscape, commercial payments have been slower to adopt automation. There are many benefits to automation, including improving cash flow. Mastercard recently introduced Mastercard Track Business Payment Service, which allows buyers …Read More »
HBO and WarnerMedia just launched a new streaming service — HBO Max. HBO already operates two major streaming services, HBO Go and HBO Now. So, what’s the difference between the three different streaming services? A surprising amount of stuff …Read More »
MORGAN STANLEY: Here are the 12 tech trends that are accelerating due to COVID-19 — and these stocks are most likely to benefit (AMZN, MSFT, AAPL, GOOGL, MS)
Morgan Stanley published a note on Wednesday identifying the 12 tech trends that are accelerating due to COVID-19 and the companies most likely to benefit from it. The trends include a faster adoption of cloud services, wider use of e-commerce …Read More »
Zoom now says it plans to offer end-to-end encryption to all users — free and paid. Zoom’s previous plan to only offer it to paying customers was met with backlash, especially after CEO Eric Yuan said that not giving it …Read More »
Netflix and its CEO, Reed Hastings, are donating money to Black communities and institutions. Hastings and his wife plan to give $120 million in personal donations to universities and colleges dedicated to educating students of color. Netflix is committing to …Read More »
After more than 20 years, Nintendo announced on Wednesday that it’s creating a sequel to the beloved Nintendo 64 classic “Pokémon Snap.” The sequel is simply titled, “New Pokémon Snap,” and the game is coming to Nintendo’s Switch console. The …Read More »