Tech News and Reviews

Why Elon Musk may be ‘sleep-deprived’ and in need of

Elon Musk has talked about stepping down from Tesla for a couple of years and his absence from the regularly scheduled conference call to discuss quarterly financial results this week has sparked fresh rumours about a ‘sleep-deprived billionaire CEO taking a much-needed break. During the earnings call with analysts late on Wednesday, Tesla’s chief financial […]

WhatsApp will stop running on these old phones from Apple,

There are most number of LG phones in the list. The names are: LG Lucid 2, Optimus F7, Optimus F5, Optimus L3 II Dual, Optimus F5, Optimus L5, Optimus L5 II, Optimus L5 Dual, Optimus L3 II, Optimus L7, Optimus L7 II Dual, Optimus L7 II, Optimus F6, Enact Optimus L4 II Dual, Optimus F3, […]

A new Facebook whistleblower has come forward with more allegations

A second Facebook whistleblower has come forward with a new set of allegations about how the social media platform does business. First reported by the Washington Post, the person is a former member of Facebook’s integrity team and says the company puts profits before efforts to fight hate speech and misinformation on its platform. In […]

Twitter’s research shows that its algorithm favors conservative views

A post on Twitter’s blog reveals that Twitter’s algorithm promotes right-leaning content more often than left — but the reasons for that remain unclear. The findings drew from an internal study on Twitter’s algorithmic amplification of political content. During the study, Twitter looked at millions of tweets posted between April 1st and August 15th, 2020. […]

US intel warns China could dominate advanced technologies

US officials issued new warnings Friday about China‘s ambitions in artificial intelligence and a range of advanced technologies that could eventually give Beijing a decisive military edge and possible dominance over health care and other essential sectors in America. The warnings include a renewed effort to inform business executives, academics and local and state government […]

Google to pull YouTube from some Roku devices

Google-owned YouTube said its app will no longer be available on streaming content provider Roku devices after December 9 as the two sides remain engaged in an ongoing carriage dispute. In a statement to USA Today, YouTube said its “partnership with Roku for all new devices to access YouTube apps will end in December”. As […]

New Booster Approvals, Data on Kids’ Shots, and More News

More boosters are approved, kids’ shots prove effective, and more countries open up. Here’s what you should know: Want to receive this weekly roundup and other coronavirus news? Sign up here! Headlines The FDA and CDC approve Moderna and J&J boosters Yesterday, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention endorsed boosters for eligible people […]

These Early Black Friday Deals Have a Special Perk

Early holiday shopping is smart, but this year, it might be vital in making sure your gifts arrive on time. But what if you’re trying to save money by waiting until Black Friday? Well, Best Buy is offering an Early Black Friday sale full of discounts on gear WIRED reviewers recommend.  There are quite a […]

The Battle Over Dungeons & Dragons Was the Ultimate Geek

Following the unexpected success of Dungeons & Dragons in the late ’70s, game designers Gary Gygax and Dave Arneson waged a decade-long battle over who should be considered the true creator of D&D. Gaming historian Jon Peterson chronicles that struggle in his new book Game Wizards: The Epic Battle for Dungeons & Dragons. “I managed […]

Home Alone is now a $250 Lego set, and it

Some of the most amazing Lego sets of the past decade have been dreamt up by fans — and this week, the Danish toy brick company revealed its largest Lego Ideas set yet. It’s Kevin McCallister’s iconic house from Home Alone, and it’s a 3,955-piece marvel filled with movie moments, hidden references, and a number […]