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Consumer Reports: We can't recommend Tesla's Model 3

Tesla's entry-level Model 3 is exciting to drive but awkward controls, weak brakes and uncomfortable back seats mean it's not recommended.

UK Parliament lists over 50 questions to ask Zuckerberg in Brussels - CNET

CNET 4 sources

The Facebook CEO has repeatedly snubbed invitations to give evidence in London, but British politicians aren't giving up without a fight.

Netflix says it has signed Barack and Michelle Obama

The streaming service Netflix says Barack and Michelle Obama have signed a multi-year deal to produce films and series

Microsoft pledges to extend EU data rights worldwide

Microsoft says it's committing to giving users worldwide the same data and privacy rights being offered to Europeans under new regulations there

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Apple’s Siri will get a brand new voice and more at WWDC

The Next Web 7 sources

Apple’s Siri today began leaking information about the upcoming WWDC event. According to the virtual assistant, it’s getting a brand new voice and another smart speaker. If you’ve got an iPad or iPhone you can ask it yourself. What’s the…


Adobe to acquire Magento for $1.68B

TechCrunch 9 sources

Adobe announced today that it was acquiring Magento for $1.68 billion. The purchase gives Adobe a missing e-commerce platform piece that works in B2B and B2C contexts and should fit nicely in the company’s Experience Cloud. It should also…

Unusual Asteroid Could Be An Interstellar Guest To Our Solar System

The supposed "interstellar immigrant" is located near Jupiter but has an atypical orbit.


Progressive groups launch 'six-figure' campaign to break up Facebook

UPI.com 10 sources

Multiple left-wing groups launched a movement Monday called Freedom From Facebook, which calls for the federal government to break up the social media giant.


Elon Musk shows off incredible SpaceX human transport pod on Instagram, Twitter

Fox News / Science 89 sources

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk took to social media late Sunday night to show off a look at the company's Crew Dragon ship, which could be used in the future to transport humans in space. Musk posted the picture to both his Instagram and Twitter…

Google sued for 'clandestine tracking' of 4.4m UK iPhone users' browsing data

Collective action seeking up to £3.2bn for claims Google bypassed privacy settings of Apple’s Safari browser


China launches relay satellite for mission to Moon's far side

Fox News / Science 39 sources

China just launched a spacecraft that will help pave the way for a historic mission to the moon's far side later this year.

Mark Zuckerberg will testify in Europe via live stream

Mark Zuckerberg has agreed to have his testimony in the European Parliament live streamed, after facing pressure from senior European officials.


'Permanent' interstellar visitor found

BBC / Science 20 sources

An asteroid from beyond our Solar System has been orbiting near Jupiter for billions of years, scientists say.

Tesla's $35,000 Model 3 still months away from sale

Tesla’s long-promised $35,000 car is still a long way off.


AI to be 'new weapon' in cancer fight

Sky News / Politics 14 sources

Theresa May will unveil plans to use artificial intelligence to help prevent 22,000 cancer deaths a year by 2033.


Alien Asteroids Are Here. Get Used to Them.

An asteroid that cohabits an orbit with Jupiter came from outside the solar system.


What you should know about Europe's new data law

GDPR comes into effect across the European Union on May 25, bringing a huge change to how companies handle data of their customers and users.


U-turn over Facebook chief's EU meeting

BBC / Technology 57 sources

Mark Zuckerberg agrees to allow his session with European politicians to be broadcast on the web.


NASA shipper Orbital ATK launches space station supplies

One of NASA's prime shippers, Orbital ATK, has launched a fresh load of supplies to the International Space Station. The Antares rocket blasted off from Wallops Island, Virginia, before dawn … Click to Continue »


Britain will introduce new laws for social media companies to tackle cyberbullying and online child exploitation

Better regulating social media companies has long been an aim of a government that has struggled to carry out its agenda.

Monday, May 21

Telstra's mobile network went down nationwide again

Telstra experienced nationwide network issues on Monday morning. Customers across the country were voicing their frustrations over the 3G and 4G outages on Twitter.

Billboard Music Awards 2018: The complete winners list

CBS News / Health 212 sources

Music's biggest artists were hoping to bring home the show's coveted Golden Microphone during Sunday night's ceremony in Las Vegas

Sunday, May 20

Santa Fe school had a shooting plan and armed officers - still 10 people died

Stuff.co.nz / World 576 sources

They, like so many others, thought they had taken the steps to avoid this.

Hawaii reports first serious injury from volcano as lava threatens escape routes

CBC.ca 108 sources

A stream of lava threatened to block a key Hawaii highway on Sunday that serves as an escape route for coastal residents, while the first known serious injury was reported from fresh explosive eruptions from the Kilauea volcano.

App for monitoring teens' phones leaked thousands of passwords

CBS News / SciTech 16 sources

"We have taken action to close one of our servers to the public and begun alerting customers that could potentially be impacted," a TeenSafe spokesperson said

Saturday, May 19

Website flaw exposes real-time locations of U.S. cellphones

A website flaw at a California company that gathers real-time data on cellular wireless devices could have allowed anyone to pinpoint the location of any AT&T, Verizon, Sprint or T-Mobile cellphone in the United States to within hundreds…

More details emerge about his LA tunnel project

Elon Musk's big dream to drill tunnels beneath Los Angeles as a way to ease the insane traffic in the city became a bit clearer this week after the Tesla CEO shared his vision for the Boring Company with a group of excited local residents.…

Texas School Shooting: 10 Dead, 10 Hurt, and Many Not Surprised It Happened

“I’ve always kind of felt like eventually it was going to happen here, too,” said one student after the massacre at Santa Fe High School.

Friday, May 18

Trump reportedly pushed USPS to double Amazon’s shipping rates

TechCrunch 42 sources

According to new reporting from The Washington Post, President Trump personally pushed United States Postal Service head Megan Brennan to jack up shipping prices on Amazon and other firms. The story comes from unnamed sources, who suggest…

PayPal buys iZettle for $2.2 bn to compete with Square

PayPal Holdings is buying Swedish small-business platform iZettle for US$2.2 billion to expand in Europe and Latin America and increase its presence in bricks-and-mortar stores.

Elon Musk's Boring Company wants to charge $1 for a 150 mph Loop ride - CNET

CNET 89 sources

Getting from Dodger Stadium to LAX in 10 minutes? Sold.

Texas high school gunman in custody identified: AP

Fox News / U.S. 1194 sources

At least 8 people are dead following a shooting at a Texas high school Friday morning. The suspected shooter that was taken into custody has been identified.

Thursday, May 17

Kilauea Volcano Erupts on Hawaii’s Big Island, but Scientists Say It’s Not the ‘Big One’

The authorities say an “explosive eruption” at Kilauea’s summit has unleashed a hazardous ash plume but that the ash fall was “pretty limited” to the area around a national park.

YouTube to launch new music streaming service

YouTube Music, which will replace Google Play Music, is due to launch on 22 May and will rival Spotify, Apple Music and Tidal

Here's why you may hear "Yanny" – and why it's technically "Laurel"

CBS News / SciTech 256 sources

Twitter data shows 47 percent of people on that site hear "Yanny," and 53 percent hear "Laurel"

Net neutrality clings to life in big win by Senate Democrats - CNET

CNET 216 sources

They came, they fought, they won. But the fight to save the existing net neutrality protections still has a long way to go.