Boeing tries to catch up to SpaceX after plenty of drama
Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company, a primary US defense contractor, and a titan of a global aviation duopoly. A few years ago, the idea that it would dominate commercial space was a given, and companies like SpaceX, a relatively young business relying on a strategy of moving fast and breaking things, would take a back seat to the move level-headed and experienced Boeing.
New York files discrimination complaint against Amazon
New York Gov. Kathy Hochul announced a complaint on Wednesday against Amazon, alleging that the e-commerce giant has failed to provide reasonable accommodations to warehouse workers who are pregnant or with disabilities under state human rights law.
Following Buffalo shooting, 4chan shows how some platforms are accountable only to themselves
The mass shooting in Buffalo, New York, has put a spotlight on 4chan, a largely unmoderated site that has been the breeding ground for several tragedies and controversies over the years and appears to have played a role in inspiring Saturday's attack.
Earth's oceans were the hottest, most acidic on record in 2021, UN report finds
News/Science: The world's oceans grew to their warmest and most acidic levels on record last year, the World Meteorological Organization said on Wednesday, as United Nations officials warned that war in Ukraine threatened global climate commitments.
Apple delays plan for Bay Area workers to be in office three days a week
Apple notified corporate employees that it is delaying a requirement for most staffers to be in the office at least three days a week amid an increase in Covid-19 cases in the San Francisco Bay Area, where the company is based.
Pentagon committed to understanding UFO origins, says U.S. intelligence official
News/World: A senior Defence Department intelligence official said on Tuesday the Pentagon is committed to determining the origins of what the government calls "unidentified aerial phenomena" in the first public congressional hearing in more than 50 years on what are commonly known as UFOs.
Social media platforms vowed to rein in extremism. Buffalo puts them to the test
In the wake of Saturday's mass shooting in Buffalo, New York, Big Tech platforms scrambled to stop the spread of a video of the attack filmed by the suspect and a document allegedly also produced by him where he outlines his beliefs.
Tech platforms have struggled to address live shootings. New legislation could make it impossible
Tech platforms have struggled for years to stamp out videos of real-time massacres, such as those depicting the Christchurch shootings of 2019 and now a mass shooting in Buffalo, New York, which police say was a racially motivated hate crime. But a new state law shows how the tech industry could soon be pressured to do less, not more, in how it polices even ultra-violent content.