Nintendo profit zooms as virus has homebodies…

Nintendo Co. saw its April-June profit multiply more than sixfold as people stuck at home over the pandemic turned to playing video games

World's Fastest Supercomputer Joins the Fight…

World's Fastest Supercomputer Joins the Fight Against COVID-19 Japan's Fugaku supercomputer recently surpassed a U.S. IBM machine as the world's fasted computer. Now, it's being used to help tackle the global health crisis. Satoshi Matsuoka, head of Riken Center for Computational Science, commented about the computer's capabilities. Satoshi Matsuoka, via statement Fugaku is already being used to develop a better understanding of how coronavirus can be halted in specific environments such as office spaces. Researchers hope it will help to identify potential treatments for the disease in 2021. Fugaku is able to carry out 2.8 times more calculations per second than the IBM computer known as Summit.

After Video Yanked, Trump Sees Bias at Facebook…

A day after Twitter and Facebook removed a Trump campaign video from their platforms, the president renewed his accusations of bias at social media companies. In an interview with Geraldo Rivera on Rivera's radio show, Trump said that "of course" he was being censored, reports Bloomberg . “They’re doing anybody, on...

US talks tougher on Chinese tech, but offers few…

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday called for a major expansion of the U.S. government’s push against Chinese technology, saying that it wants “untrusted Chinese apps” pulled from the Google and Apple app stores

Twitter Hack Suspect's Hearing ZoomBombed

An online hearing for the teen accused of masterminding last month's massive Twitter hack was delayed Wednesday—by hackers. The Tampa judge briefly suspended the hearing for 17-year-old Graham Clark after "ZoomBombers" posing as CNN and BBC reporters played loud rap music and displayed pornographic images, WFLA reports. After the...

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Adobe Officially Confirms the End of Flash Player

Adobe Officially Confirms the End of Flash Player In 2017, the computer software company announced it would cease to produce updates for the Flash Player. Now, Adobe has confirmed that the flash player will no longer be supported after December 31. Adobe, via statement Adobe gave three years' notice to Apple, Facebook, Google and Microsoft so they could "migrate existing Flash content as needed to new, open standards."

Rackspace Returns to Public Market Raising $704…

Rackspace is returning to the public market as its IPO raised $704 million. Kevin Jones, Rackspace CEO, talks company transformation and new partnerships with former competitors.

Facebook, citing virus misinformation, deletes…

Facebook has deleted a post by President Donald Trump, citing its coronavirus misinformation policy

Instagram Launches 'Uncannily Similar' TikTok…

Instagram has launched its own rival to TikTok—days after President Trump gave TikTok's owners a deadline either sell its US operations to a US firm or have the app shut down. The new feature, Reels, is part of Instagram instead of a standalone app, but it strongly resembles TikTok...

FAA: Boeing pressured safety workers at SC…

The FAA wants to fine Boeing $1.25 million, saying company managers pressured employees who were doing safety-related work for the agency at a South Carolina plant

Weekslong Dispute Ends With Rapper Banned From…

Rapper Talib Kweli has been kicked off Twitter for allegedly harassing a woman over a period of weeks. The Guardian reports that the rapper's dispute with Maya Moody started July 9, when she responded to a tweet containing a list of Black rappers, including Kweli, who are married to Black...

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The Springhill Company Exec Says More Work to be…

Jamal Henderson, the chief content officer at the Springhill Company, tells Cheddar that Hollywood has more work to do when it comes to diversity. The producer, actor, and executive also emphasized the need for artists to bring their best to the table.

NBA releases testing results, no players…

The NBA’s bubble is still working

Google+ Users, You Could Be in the Money

Former Google+ users could be eligible for a settlement due to leaked data, but go ahead and spend it all in one place because it's about $12. Americans who used the social media platform that was active between 2011 and 2019 have begun receiving emails announcing a $7.5 million...

Fiat Chrysler to recall vehicles that may pollute…

About 1 million Fiat Chrysler vehicles with four-cylinder engines in the U.S. may spew too much pollution, and the company is working with government officials on a recall

Trump Gives TikTok Owners Deadline to Sell to US…

The clock is going tick-tock when it comes to TikTok selling its US arm to Microsoft or another American company, President Trump said Monday. The president—who on Friday said he was considering banning the Chinese-owned app for security reasons—said TikTok would be shut down on Sept. 15 unless...

Gaming Grows in Popularity Amid Pandemic as Q2…

With more people staying indoors amid the coronavirus pandemic, the video games industry is seeing a boost in sales. Companies like Activision Blizzard and Take-Two Interactive beat on earnings and revenue

FBI raids California home of YouTube star Jake…

FBI agents including a SWAT team have raided the home of YouTube star Jake Paul

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Singapore Will Issue New Arrivals With Electronic…

Singapore says some visitors and returning residents can now quarantine at their residence instead of in dedicated facilities—but they will be issued with electronic monitoring devices and face up to 6 months in prison if they remove them or tamper with them. Authorities say the devices, which use GPS...

Samsung's new phones test consumer demand for…

Samsung aims to lift sinking smartphone sales with two new models that will test consumers' willingness to buy high-priced gadgets during the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression