TikTok’s deadline comes and goes with no sale and no ban, yet

After months of wrangling, proposals, court rulings and a few extensions, a deadline set by the Trump Administration’s Treasury Department mandated a sale for TikTok by today, December 4th. The day is almost over (on the East Coast, anyway), a…

Activision Blizzard Suing Netflix Over Poached Exec

For those of you who love corporate beef, here’s a whopper: Activision Blizzard is suing Netflix. As reported by Deadline, Netflix poached a top Activision exec, chief financial officer Spencer Neumann, before his contract expired. In response, Activis…

Finally, Big Cats Are Closer to Getting the Protections They Need

Currently, across the U.S., an estimated 20,000 big cats are privately kept as pets or as roadside zoo attractions, with many living in squalor cages and malnourished misery. They are beaten to succumb to performance. And some are even slaughtered or s…

Amazon Asks Its Advertisers to Consider Being a Bit More Invasive

In case you needed yet another reason to shop anywhere but Amazon this holiday season, here’s a good one: The company dropped a whitepaper earlier this week boasting about the stockpile of personal data it collects from every person browsing through it…

The Ravn X is a 55,000-pound drone for launching satellites

This week, a company based out of Alabama called Aevum unveiled the Ravn X, a drone designed to carry and launch satellites into low-orbit. It weighs in at approximately 55,000 pounds when it’s carrying a full payload, making it one of the hea…

How to Set Up NowInStock Alerts to Buy Hard-to-Find Gadgets

Have you tried buying a PlayStation 5 this holiday season? What about an Xbox Series X? A new graphics card, perhaps? If you’ve been so far unsuccessful obtaining anything on your wishlist (or, um, your loved ones’ wishlists), then this pro tip will he…

Let’s Ruin the Moon

The Moon taunts us. It is very far away, which has historically protected it from the human species’ innate desire to desecrate it. Fortunately, NASA announced on Thursday it has now selected the four companies it will contract with to jump-start capit…

Learn AWS, Cisco and CompTIA anytime with these courses

If you want to turn your passion for technology into a stable career, it’s a smart idea to learn the concepts, skills and technologies that will set you up for success in the computer and IT field. Well, that’s precisely what you can do with this bun…

Trump Taps Climate Denier to Pick National Medal of Science Winners

The president took a break from his grifty attempt to blow up democracy under a cloud of flatulence to do more damage in the job he has for another month and a half. The White House announced this week that President Donald Trump was appointing a clima…

Singapore Greenlights World’s First Sales of Lab-Grown Chicken

In what is slated to be a world-first approval, this week Singapore gave the greenlight to Eat Just to begin selling its lab-grown chicken meat in restaurants, with sales to regular consumers slated to follow later. Read more…