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This Valentine’s Day, Skip The Lingerie And Donate Underwear To A…

Are you tired of celebrating outdated heteronormative relationship structures?Sick of society valuing romantic love more than platonic and familial? Exhausted from patriarchal norms policing your sexuality? Sounds like you need a new way to celebrate Feb. 14. Instead of buying lingerie that will stick in your crevices and be a pain to take off, buy […]

Technology

India’s Attempts To Censor BBC Documentary Make More People Want To See It

The Indian government’s efforts to block a BBC documentary critical of Prime Minister Narendra Modi appears to have backfired as more students across the country have continued planning screenings of the series. The two-part series titled “India: The Modi Question,” which premiered last week on BBC Two in the U.K., details allegations about Modi’s role […]

Elon Musk Defiantly Defends Himself In Tesla Tweet Trial

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Elon Musk returned to federal court to defend himself against a class-action lawsuit that alleges he misled Tesla shareholders with a tweet about an aborted buyout that the billionaire defiantly insisted Tuesday he could have pulled off, had he wanted. Musk spent roughly three more hours on the stand during his […]

Elon Musk’s Twitter Sued Over Missed Rent Payments In UK, San Francisco HQ

Twitter is facing two separate lawsuits over its failure to meet rent payments in its London office and its San Francisco headquarters, as the social media giant’s financial struggles continue. The Crown Estate, which manages properties in King Charles’ portfolio, is allegedly suing Twitter over unpaid rent in the company’s U.K. headquarters in London at […]

Elon Musk Testifies In 2nd Day Of Tesla Tweet Trial

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Elon Musk returned to federal court Monday in San Francisco to testify in a class action lawsuit filed by Tesla investors alleging he misled them with a tweet. In the tweet, which resulted in a $40 million settlement with securities regulators, Musk claimed he had lined up the financing to take […]

Google Axing 12,000 Jobs, As Tech Industry Layoffs Widen

LONDON (AP) — Google is laying off 12,000 workers, or about 6% of its workforce, becoming the latest tech company to trim staff as the economic boom that the industry rode during the COVID-19 pandemic ebbs. Google CEO Sundar Pichai, who also leads its parent company Alphabet, informed staff Friday at the Silicon Valley giant […]

Microsoft To Lay Off 10,000 Workers Worldwide Amid Economic Slowdown

Microsoft plans to lay off thousands of employees to reduce costs as the global economy slows, the company said Wednesday. The cuts will affect 10,000 people worldwide. In a blog post announcing the layoffs, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella pointed to widespread fears of recession and a downturn in consumer demand, which have led to similar […]

Davos Organizers: Musk Wasn’t Invited Despite What He Says

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The World Economic Forum says billionaire Elon Musk wasn’t on the guest list for the annual meeting of business executives, global leaders and cultural trend-setters in Davos, Switzerland — despite what the Twitter owner claims. Notables from European Union chief Ursula von der Leyen to actor Idris Elba are gathering in […]

New York Enacts Warehouse Worker Protections Targeting Amazon

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul (D) signed a bill into law Wednesday that aims to crack down on stringent warehouse work quotas at companies like Amazon. The law, known as the Warehouse Worker Protection Act, requires distribution centers to disclose work speed data to their employees so they better understand their productivity rate and the […]

Elon Musk’s Company Seeks Permission To Test Brain Implants In People

Tech billionaire Elon Musk said his Neuralink company is seeking permission to test its brain implant in people soon. In a “show and tell” presentation live streamed Wednesday night, Musk said his team is in the process of asking U.S. regulators to allow them to test the device. Advertisement He said he thinks the company […]

COVID-19 Misinformation Is Allowed On Twitter Now, Apparently

Twitter quietly chucked out its COVID-19 misinformation policy last week as the platform’s new overlord, Elon Musk, continues making changes that have so far proven frightening to advertisers. A page aimed at increasing transparency surrounding content moderation decisions on Twitter now features a prominent note: “Effective November 23, 2022, Twitter is no longer enforcing the […]

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