Following Mar-a-Lago raid, lawmakers want information from platforms on threats against law enforcement

The FBI’s search of former President Donald Trump’s residence inspired a flurry of online death threats directed at law enforcement personnel. Now, members of the House Oversight Committee want information … Read More

HBO Max and Discovery+ to combine into one streaming platform in 2023

HBO Max as we know it will soon be no more. At its first earnings call since the two media properties merged earlier this year, Warner Bros. Discovery announced it … Read More

Lucid Motors has drastically reduced its production target, again

Luxury EV startup Lucid Motors changed its yearly production target again, lowering it to an expected output of between 6,000 and 7,000 vehicles, the company announced today. That’s only a … Read More

NYPD must disclose facial recognition procedures deployed against Black Lives Matter protesters

New York police must now comply with a public records request related to its use of facial recognition and other surveillance on protestors. A judge has ordered the New York … Read More

GM previews the 2024 Chevrolet Blazer EV and SS model

GM previewed its 2024 Chevrolet Blazer EV today, adding the two-row mid-size crossover [in a variety of trims, including the SS performance model,] to its growing lineup of all-electric cars. … Read More

NFT marketplace Opensea lets go of 20 percent of its staff

The world’s largest NFT platform, Opensea, is cutting 20 percent of its workforce. The information comes directly from CEO Devin Finzer, who tweeted a screenshot of a Slack message he’d … Read More

FTC says it will pursue companies that exploit location and health data

In the wake of new privacy concerns post-Roe, the FTC has warned companies and data brokers that it would crack down on any misuse of health and location data. The … Read More

Meal kit company sued by customers who claim ‘contaminated’ lentils led to gallbladders removals

Vegan meal kit startup Daily Harvest has been hit with two lawsuits by customers alleging they needed gallbladder removals after eating one of the company’s products, reported CNN. Last month … Read More

FCC cracks down on robocalls originating from small carriers

Starting today, small phone carriers must implement a special caller ID authentication tool that will help identify robocallers, the Federal Communication Commission announced. Known as STIR/SHAKEN, major carriers such as … Read More

Amazon to limit purchases of Plan B and other emergency contraceptive pills

Amazon is limiting sales of Plan B and other emergency contraceptives to three units per customer in the wake of increased demand, the company confirmed to several media outlets. Last … Read More

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