How Musk’s Twitter takeover plans shook Wall Street and social media

Elon Musk wears many hats as Tesla CEO, SpaceX CEO, and founder of the Boring Company and Neuralink. He’s also a prolific Twitter user. The news that Musk made a $44 billion offer to buy Twitter and potentially become the social media company’s CEO has sent shock waves through Wall Street and social media. “Forty-four … Read more

Boeing docks Starliner capsule to ISS for the first time | Space News

Boeing’s astronaut capsule reaches International Space Station in uncrewed test do-over after several failed attempts. With only a test dummy aboard, Boeing’s astronaut capsule pulled up and parked at the International Space Station (ISS) for the first time, a huge achievement for the company after years of false starts. With Starliner’s arrival late on Friday, … Read more

TikTok Getting In-App Games In The Future, Testing Already Live

photo: SOPA Images / LightRocket (Getty Images) TikTok has already taken over the world. Millions of people (myself included…) spend far too many hours on the popular video-sharing app, watching thousands of bite-sized, often very funny clips created by other users. And now, seemingly in an effort to suck away the few remaining hours of … Read more

How to Help Convince Tech Companies to Make a Smaller Smartphone

photo: Mr. Mikla (Shutterstock) long time ago, smartphones were small. Like, really small. It used to be a given that such a device should fit snugly in the hand, so you could do everything you need to with it using only your thumb. They certainly don’t make ’em like they used to. In 2022, most … Read more

Syphon Filter On New PS Plus Service Will Have Trophies

picture: Sony / Bend Studio / Kotaku Starting next month, Sony is launching its kinda confusing tier-based PlayStation Plus service. For those who pay for the top tier, PS Plus Premium, you’ll get access to some older PS1 games. And, at least in the case of Siphon Filter, you’ll now be able to earn trophies … Read more

Elon Musk denies sexual harassment claims

“I have a challenge to this liar who claims their friend saw me ‘exposed’ — describe just one thing, anything at all (scars, tattoos, …) that isn’t known by the public. She won’t be able to do so, because it never happened,” the Tesla and SpaceX CEO tweeted early Friday morning. The tweet comes after … Read more

Elon Musk visits Brazil’s Bolsonaro to discuss Amazon plans

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Tesla and SpaceX chief executive officer Elon Musk met with Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday to discuss connectivity and other projects in the Amazon rainforest. The meeting, held in a luxurious resort in Sao Paulo state, was organized by Communications Minister Fábio Faria, who has said he is seeking … Read more

Biden: SKorean chip plant a model for deeper ties to Asia

PYEONGTAEK, South Korea (AP) — President Joe Biden opened a trip to Asia on Friday by touring a South Korean computer chip factory that will be the model for another plant in Texas, offering it as a way to deepen ties with the Indo Pacific and fuel technological innovation and foster vibrant democracies. “So much … Read more

The technician who called the 2020 market bottom says a ‘shocking rally’ is in store

It’s been a terrible week in an awful year for the stock market. Walmart WMT, Target TGT, and Tencent HK:700 each reported disappointing results to add fuel to the worries about interest-rate hikes and quantitative tightening. But, Melvin Capital aside, there haven’t been signs of capitulation. Over the last six weeks, equity redemptions have totaled … Read more

Canada to ban Huawei, ZTE 5G equipment, joining Five Eyes allies

“We intend to exclude Huawei and ZTE from our 5G networks,” Industry Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne told reporters in Ottawa. “Providers who already have this equipment installed will be required to cease its use and remove it under the plans we’re announcing today.” Champagne added that companies will be required to remove their 5G gear by … Read more