DeSantis And Trump Fight Over Who Handled The COVID-19 Pandemic Worse

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) and Donald Trump, both declared candidates in the 2024 presidential election, are swatting back and forth at each other over how each handled the COVID-19 pandemic. Though most critics of Trump’s actions during the pandemic have accused him of undermining public health guidance, downplaying the severity of the disease and […]


Twitter Reportedly Lays Off Another 10% Of Employees

Twitter laid off as many as 200 employees over the weekend, including a key figure who helped establish the site’s new system to charge for verification, according to reports. Dozens of employees at the social media giant wrote they found themselves locked out of the company’s email and internal message boards. The cuts ultimately impacted […]

Inside The High-Stakes, AI-Powered Race To Dethrone Google Search

In an unassuming office on a quiet, mostly residential street in Mountain View, California — located eight minutes from Google’s sprawling headquarters — a couple of ex-Googlers and their team of 50 are trying to build a search engine they hope will someday rival their former employer’s. The company, Neeva, was started in 2020 by […]

Arkansas Sues TikTok, Meta Over Privacy, Child Safety Claims

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The state of Arkansas sued TikTok and Facebook parent Meta on Tuesday, claiming the social media companies were misleading consumers about the safety of children on their platforms and protections of users’ private data. The state filed two lawsuits against TikTok and its Chinese parent company ByteDance and a third […]

Could Montana’s Effort To Block TikTok Statewide Work?

Montana’s GOP-controlled House last week voted to ban TikTok statewide starting in January 2024, becoming the first state to take such action against the Chinese-owned app as its future in the U.S. remains uncertain. U.S. House lawmakers from both sides of the aisle grilled TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew last month over the company’s ties […]

Musk Regrets Tweeting After 3 A.M. In Spontaneous, Free-Wheeling BBC Interview

Twitter CEO Elon Musk on Tuesday sat down for a spontaneous interview with the BBC at the social media network’s San Francisco headquarters, speaking about some of his regrets and offering a glimpse into how he envisions the future of the company about six months after he bought it. Musk conceded he can sometimes be […]

TikTok CEO Faces Off With Congress As Potential Nationwide Ban Looms

WASHINGTON (AP) — The CEO of TikTok will make a high-profile appearance Thursday before a U.S. Congressional committee, where he’ll face a grilling on data security and user safety while he makes his own case for why the hugely popular video-sharing app shouldn’t be banned. Shou Zi Chew’s testimony comes at a crucial time for […]

Court Rules Uber, Lyft Can Keep Treating California Drivers As Independent Contractors

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — App-based ride hailing and delivery companies like Uber and Lyft can continue to treat their California drivers as independent contractors, a state appeals court ruled Monday, allowing the tech giants to bypass other state laws requiring worker protections and benefits. The ruling mostly upholds a voter-approved law, called Proposition 22, that […]

Here Are The Countries That Have Bans On TikTok

HONG KONG (AP) — The U.S. and Canada issued orders this week banning the use of TikTok on government-issued mobile devices as privacy and cybersecurity concerns about the video-sharing app grow. TikTok, which is owned by the Chinese company Bytedance, has long maintained that it does not share data with the Chinese government and that […]

Here’s How Cox Internet Customers Can Enhance Their Mobile Experience

If you’re already a Cox Internet customer, you can now become a Cox Mobile customer as well. Cox Mobile offers simple, reliable and affordable data plans designed with your needs in mind. Because Cox Mobile runs on the network with unbeatable 5G reliability, you can enjoy fast 5G on 5G-capable devices and reliable 4G LTE […]

6 Things That Happen When You Combine Your Internet And Mobile Plans

Want to upgrade the connections in your life? Then converge your technology. When you make your world more connected — like by combining internet and mobile services from a provider that offers both such as Cox — life becomes simpler, more efficient and more enjoyable. Here’s how this happens: 1. You find that your services […]

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