Internet users across the northeast U.S. reported widespread outages Tuesday. In an emailed statement 90 minutes after the outage was first reported, Verizon said it was working on the problem hurting Fios service “throughout the Northeast corridor” and that some service had already been restored.More
Apple today announced Dan Riccio will transition to a new role focusing on a new project and reporting to CEO Tim Cook, building on more than two decades of innovation, service, and leadership at Apple. John Ternus will now lead Apple’s Hardware Engineering organization as a member of the executive team.
Apple yesterday announced a set of major new projects as part of its $100 million Racial Equity and Justice Initiative (REJI) to help dismantle systemic barriers to opportunity and combat injustices faced by communities of color.
Amazon has removed Parler from its web hosting services on Saturday in a move that could force the site offline if it cannot find a new host by the time the ban goes into effect on Sunday, BuzzFeed and CNN report. The move comes after Google and Apple both suspended the Parler app from the Google Play Store and App Store respectively.
Vice President Pence announced Friday that uniformed members of the US Space Force (USSF) will be called “Guardians” on the first anniversary of the force’s founding. The force said it was a yearlong process to pick a name for its members that involved hundreds of submissions.
On Wednesday, the Federal Trade Commission and 48 state attorneys general launched twin lawsuits against Facebook for alleged antitrust violations. New York Attorney General Letitia James, who leads the coalition of states suing Facebook, released a statement: “Facebook has used its monopoly power to crush smaller rivals and snuff out competition, all at the expense of everyday users.”
On Monday the US Department of Justice (DOJ) charged Russian hackers in the worldwide cyberattack that included the French election and Winter Olympics.
Boeing’s first 777X took off in its maiden flight from Everett Washington today, marking a milestone for the company. Initially postponed by bad weather on Thursday, Jan. 23 and again Friday, Jan. 24., the plane is set to land after a few hours of test flying in Boeing’s Seattle field.
Social media has been a huge determining factor in the outcomes of recent elections, specifically those involving women. For example, during the 2016 election, social media was an important part of each candidate’s campaigns whereas it hadn’t been as prevalent in the past.
Throughout its fictional history the Daily Planet has faced its share of troubled times. Metropolis’ premier newspaper has faced destruction at the hands of numerous villains like Lex Luthor, Doomsday and Intergang. The publication has braved violent worker strikes, the death of Superman and its total destruction during the fall of Metropolis. Yet none of these threats silenced the paper of steel like Twitter has.