Many Californians’ regularly scheduled broadcasts were interrupted Thursday morning with strange emergency messages warning of extraterrestrial invasions and the beginning of Armageddon. The bizarre warnings aired on TVs in the Orange County area, affecting Cox and Spectrum cable users, according to the Orange County…
The European Commission paid €360,000 (about $428,000) for a study on how piracy impacts the sales of copyrighted music, books, video games, and movies. But the EU never shared the report—possibly because it determined that there is no evidence that piracy is a major problem.
Even though Microsoft has moved on from the Xbox 360 controller, the United States military still seems to think it is an ideal tool for operating some of the the latest manifestations of the military-industrial complex.
Thanks to intense public outcry, the Federal Trade Commission has confirmed that it is investigating Equifax’s vast array of screw-ups surrounding the security breach that compromised the personal data of an estimated 143 million Americans.
Depending on how you look at it, Equifax has some new career opportunities that are either dream positions (job security!) or employment hell: The credit reporting agency that recently copped to a historically awful data breach is now hiring fraud monitors and a fraud rules manager. And the date of the initial job…
It seems the debate over the ownership of a monkey selfie has finally ended—a moment we never thought would come.
As America’s most populous state, California is poised to set off a pot boom when recreational marijuana becomes legal there at the beginning of 2018. But even though the field at large is benefiting from automation, cannabis entrepreneurs in the Golden State won’t be able to automate delivery.
Equifax announced on Thursday that hackers had gained access to the personal information of 143 million people, mostly US citizens. According to the credit-reporting agency, the data included social security numbers, birth dates, and addresses. It is likely one of the largest hacks in history.
On Thursday morning, President Donald Trump tweeted a message to immigrants protected by Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), telling them they “have nothing to worry about” because there will be no action until the program expires in six months. Bizarrely, the tweet was reportedly sent at the behest of…
Tech and auto companies developing self-driving cars will have their eyes on Washington this month, as the White House and Congress are working on action that could steer the industry for years.
The Wells Fargo bogus account problem is about 70 percent worse than the bank originally declared in 2016. Last September, federal regulators revealed that Wells Fargo had created about 2 million unauthorized bank and credit card accounts that customers weren’t even aware of. The findings came from a consulting firm…
In the midst of his semi-regularly scheduled bonkers morning tweet rant, in which he deleted and re-posted tweets multiple times, Donald Trump mixed things up by throwing in an undank meme.
Using a very fake Steve Bannon email account, an email prankster has apparently tricked the editor of far-right news site Breitbart.com into providing a bizarre peek into his disturbing id.
Axon (the company formerly known as Taser) claims that their stun guns have only directly killed 24 people, and that those deaths were due to falls or fires related to the strikes, not because of shocks to the body. But a new investigative report by Reuters found 1,005 cases in the United States where a person died…
It was preordained by the fad gods. After cheating death for months, it seems the fidget spinner will finally be sacrificed at the altar of The Phone, its natural foe.
OkCupid has banned white supremacist Chris Cantwell from their dating site after a Vice News documentary about the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, featured him expressing his violently racist views.
Earlier this week, America’s most popular rat-fronted pizza restaurant and entertainment venue announced a plan to phase out some of its animatronic performers, and admirers of Chuck E. Cheese’s iconic leering robots are in mourning.