Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick Blasts American Airlines: ‘Texans Are Fed Up with Corporations that Don’t Share Our Values’

Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick (R) is “stunned” American Airlines issued a statement opposing an election integrity bill, Senate Bill 7, following passage early Thursday morning, as the CEO admittedly did not read the legislation. “I am stunned that American Airlines would put out a statement saying ‘we are strongly opposed to this bill’ [Senate… Read More Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick Blasts American Airlines: ‘Texans Are Fed Up with Corporations that Don’t Share Our Values’

Pirate Bay: Law Firm Wins Prestigious Industry Award For Dynamic Blocking Injunction

In the summer of 2020, a long-running case filed by several movie companies against Swedish ISP Telia was concluded in favor of the rights holders. The result was Sweden’s first ‘dynamic’ blocking injunction against The Pirate Bay and several other platforms. The law firm responsible for that victory has now been handed a prestigious industry… Read More Pirate Bay: Law Firm Wins Prestigious Industry Award For Dynamic Blocking Injunction

Fusion startup plans reactor with small but powerful superconducting magnets

 startup chasing the dream of plentiful, safe, carbon-free electricity from fusion, the energy source of the Sun, has settled on a site, timetable, and key technology for building its compact reactor. Flush with more than $200 million from investors, including Bill Gates’s Breakthrough Energy, 3-year old Commonwealth Fusion Systems announced today that later this year… Read More Fusion startup plans reactor with small but powerful superconducting magnets

U.S. Navy is Liable for Mass Software Piracy, Appeals Court Rules

The United States Navy is liable for a mass copyright infringement. The Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit sided with the German software company Bitmanagement, which accused the Navy of copying software without permission. Bitmanagement claimed more than $500 million in damages, but the final amount has yet to be determined. The US Government… Read More U.S. Navy is Liable for Mass Software Piracy, Appeals Court Rules

Scientists built a fish-like soft robot that can survive in the Mariana Trench

Inspired by a deep sea snailfish, researchers create a battery-powered robot that can withstand the extreme pressure at Earth’s deepest point. Down in the abyssal depths of our oceans, there are a lot of wild terrors. Bizarre-but-beautiful nightmare fuel exists down there. Some of these magnificent and ghastly creatures have developed an incredible resistance to the bone-crushing… Read More Scientists built a fish-like soft robot that can survive in the Mariana Trench

U.S. is ‘not prepared to defend or compete in the A.I. era,’ says expert group chaired by Eric Schmidt

The U.S. is drastically underprepared for the age of artificial intelligence, according to a group of experts chaired by former Google CEO Eric Schmidt. The National Security Commission on AI warned in a 756-page report on Monday that China could soon replace the U.S. as the world’s “AI superpower” and said there are serious military implications to… Read More U.S. is ‘not prepared to defend or compete in the A.I. era,’ says expert group chaired by Eric Schmidt

Texas isn’t the only state lifting COVID-19 restrictions. Here’s how 11 other states and cities are easing lockdowns, despite the CDC insisting that ‘now is not the time.’

Texas became the largest US state to ease its lockdown restrictions Tuesday. Gov. Greg Abbott issued an executive order that would end all COVID-19 restrictions, including a mask mandate, on March 10. Mississippi, Louisiana, and Michigan also made announcements to ease restrictions. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Texas on Tuesday became… Read More Texas isn’t the only state lifting COVID-19 restrictions. Here’s how 11 other states and cities are easing lockdowns, despite the CDC insisting that ‘now is not the time.’

Elon Musk is creating a city in Texas, it will be called Starbase and it would be ruled by ‘the Doge’

If anyone has the ability to surprise the world with his ambitious projects, it is Elon Musk . The billionaire announced that he is building a new city in Texas to be called Starbase , around the rocket launch site of his company SpaceX . Used to causing a stir by typing just a few words, Musk posted on Twitter that he is “creating the city of Starbase , Texas .”… Read More Elon Musk is creating a city in Texas, it will be called Starbase and it would be ruled by ‘the Doge’

Judge “Disturbed” To Learn Google Tracks ‘Incognito’ Users, Demands Answers

When Google users browse in “Incognito” mode, just how hidden is their activity? The Alphabet Inc. unit says activating the stealth mode in Chrome, or “private browsing” in other browsers, means the company won’t “remember your activity.” But a judge with a history of taking Silicon Valley giants to task about their data collection raised… Read More Judge “Disturbed” To Learn Google Tracks ‘Incognito’ Users, Demands Answers

Why You Should Stop Using Your Android Messages App

There’s a serious issue that impacts hundreds of millions of Android users worldwide—one that should have been flagged by the huge backlash that suddenly hit WhatsApp in January. But it wasn’t, it gets surprisingly little attention, even though it puts you and your private information at risk. Here’s what you need to know. Great news… Read More Why You Should Stop Using Your Android Messages App