May 6, 2024

Jack Dorsey Exits Bluesky, Praises ‘Freedom Technology’ X

Mr. Dorsey faced criticism for praising X, with users pointing out the censorship on Twitter when he was in charge. Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey has left the board of open-source social network Bluesky. Bluesky is a social media app that was started by Mr. Dorsey when he was still the CEO of Twitter, now X. […]

May 6, 2024

Apple Confirms It’s Working on Urgent iPhone Alarm Fix

Apple said this week that it is working on a fix to a problem with the iPhone’s alarm system. Apple said that it is working on a fix to a problem with the iPhone’s alarm system after social media users reported that their alarms did not go off or are playing too quietly. Apple confirmed […]

May 5, 2024

‘Billboard Chris’ and X to Appeal Order to Remove Post Criticising Trans Activist

Australia’s internet regulator ordered X to remove a post critical of the WHO appointing a trans-activist to an expert panel. A new front has opened in the ongoing battle between Elon Musk’s X Corp. and Australia’s internet regulator, eSafety Commissioner Julie Inman Grant. The Australian Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) is to rule on whether eSafety […]

May 5, 2024

Effects of Biden Administration’s Dominion Over Big Tech’s Suppression of Free Speech ‘Were Devestating’; House Subcomittee Report

A House subcommittee has issued a May report chronicling the Biden administration’s dominion over Big Tech’s COVID-19 censorship efforts. The Select Subcommittee on the Weaponization of the Federal Government, chaired by Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio), titled the report, “The Censorship-Industrial Complex: How Top Biden White House Officials Coerced Big Tech to Censor Americans, True Information, […]

May 4, 2024

Lindsey Graham Says FBI in Possession of His Phone After Possible Hack

‘I get a message, I think, from Schumer,’ said Mr. Graham. ‘It ain’t from Schumer.’ Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said this week that the FBI has his phone as it may have been hacked. He said on May 1 that he got a call from someone pretending to be Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.). […]

May 3, 2024

Landmark Anti-Trust Case Against Google Coming to a Close

Google has reportedly defended itself by claiming its actions were sound business decisions and that other search engines failed because of inferior quality. The Justice Department’s (DOJ) prosecution of Google in Washington is headed towards an end with closing arguments on May 2–May 3—roughly three years since DOJ brought the indictment and various state governments […]

May 3, 2024

State MP Presents Motion to Stop ‘Relentless’ Banking Branch Closures

Major banks have been steadily closing branches across Australia citing the popularity of online digital services. New South Wales state MP Rachel Merton is calling for a halt to bank and ATM closures as regional customers continue to see local branches disappear. The National Australia Bank (NAB) closed the Lithgow and Oberon bank branches and […]

May 2, 2024

MPs’ WhatsApp Messages Should Be Disclosed, Says Committee

A cross-party group of MPs has been looking into transparency standards, following a lobbying scandal involving former Prime Minister David Cameron. MPs have called for greater transparency in government lobbying and urged for WhatsApp messages to undergo the same scrutiny and disclosure as face-to-face meetings. Members of the Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee (PACAC) […]

May 2, 2024

Westpac Promises Not to Close Anymore Regional Branches Until 2027

Westpac will instead invest more than $150 million in the branch network in the next two years. “Big Four” Australian bank Westpac has pledged not to close any more regional bank branches until at least 2027, and will invest $150 million in its network. The promise is the latest episode in the cashless saga and […]