Why 'Ring Nation' may be the most dystopian show on TV
Anyone watching the first episode of "Ring Nation" this week would have seen short clips of a man finding out his wife was pregnant with triplets, an uninvited iguana showing up at someone's front door and an unsuspecting teenage boy being chased down by a crane in his driveway.
Ocean brawlers: Whale watchers get rare view of orcas and humpbacks fighting in Salish Sea
News/Canada/British Columbia: The Pacific Whale Watching Association says several of its members witnessed an extremely rare confrontation Thursday, when a pod of killer whales squared off with two humpbacks in the Juan de Fuca Strait east of Victoria.
Tesla AI Day: Here's what to expect
Tesla will hold its second annual AI Day in Palo Alto, California, Friday evening. The six-hour event will include updates on Tesla's work in artificial intelligence, "Full Self-Driving," its supercomputer "Dojo" and maybe a humanoid robot, according to invitations posted online by Tesla supporters. The event is expected to be live-streamed.
Elon Musk's texts show how his relationship with Twitter went sideways
Days before publicly announcing his investment in Twitter, Elon Musk texted with Jack Dorsey. The former Twitter CEO suggested he no longer believed in the company he founded, according to new court filings in the legal battle between Musk and Twitter.
Meta is using AI to generate videos from just a few words
Artificial intelligence is getting better and better at generating an image in response to a handful of words, with publicly available AI image generators such as DALL-E 2 and Stable Diffusion. Now, Meta researchers are taking AI a step further: they're using it to concoct videos from a text prompt.
Ex-eBay execs heading to prison for harassing couple behind newsletter
Two former eBay Inc security executives were sentenced to prison on Thursday for carrying out a campaign to harass and intimidate a Massachusetts couple through threats and disturbing home deliveries after their online newsletter drew the ire of the company's then-CEO.
Sandy Hook parent recounts years of harassment after Alex Jones called him a crisis actor
In emotional testimony on Thursday, Robbie Parker, the parent of a Sandy Hook shooting victim, recounted the violent threats and harassment he and his family have suffered in the years since conspiracy theorist Alex Jones called him a crisis actor.
California bars tech companies from complying with other states' abortion-related warrants
California is attempting to stymie abortion prosecutions in other states by making it illegal for Silicon Valley giants and other businesses based in the Golden State to hand over the personal information of abortion-seekers to out-of-state authorities.
Amazon raising hourly pay for warehouse and delivery workers
Amazon on Wednesday said it is raising the average starting pay for its warehouse workers and delivery drivers to more than $19 an hour, up from $18 previously, at a time when union pushes continue to spread across several of its facilities.
Google rolls out tool for users to request excluding search results that contain private information
Google on Wednesday said it has begun rolling out an option for users to request excluding search results featuring their phone numbers and other sensitive personal information, potentially adding an extra layer of protection for private data online.
US defeats Russia in a battle to control the future of the global internet
The United States has soundly defeated Russia in an election to control a United Nations body responsible for shaping global internet development, a contest viewed as geopolitically symbolic amid wider US-Russia tensions and an answer to fears of growing censorship online by authoritarian regimes.