April 10, 2024

House Committee Advances Spying Legislation Reauthorization

The Rules Committee left the most contentious piece of Section 702, whether or not queries of Americans’ data should require a warrant, to be decided later. The House Rules Committee, in a late night vote, advanced a bill that would reauthorize a controversial spying authority but left a key aspect of the debate to be […]

April 10, 2024

Musk’s Starlink Gradually Gaining Foothold in the Pacific

The broadband satellite provider still isn’t welcome in some countries, but is slowly gaining widespread acceptance. Satellite broadband provider Starlink, owned by Elon Musk, is receiving a mixed reception in the Pacific, though most countries seem willing to permit its operation. It promises to deliver high-speed internet to the remotest regions by using thousands of […]

April 10, 2024

COVID-19 Inquiry Backtracked on Lockdown Mental Health Probe, Say Charities

Charities and health organisations warn that failure to adequately examine the impact of lockdowns on mental health support ‘risks failing’ millions of people. Health care groups and charities have accused the chairwoman of the COVID-19 Inquiry of backtracking over the probe’s examination of how lockdowns affected access to mental health services. Mind, Rethink Mental Health, […]

April 10, 2024

2-time NFL champion Logan Ryan retires after 11 seasons

New England Patriots’ Logan Ryan signals a safety during the team’s NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens in Foxborough, Mass. Monday, Dec. 12, 2016. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson) **FILE** New England Patriots’ Logan Ryan signals … more > By Liam Griffin – The Washington Times – Tuesday, April 9, 2024 Longtime NFL defensive back Logan […]

April 9, 2024

Google Releases New Android Feature to Help Find Lost Devices

The all-new service for Android can now locate a phone or tablet even if the device if offline. Google has released a new update to its Android feature that aims to help people track down their misplaced devices—even if they’re offline. The tech company announced the release on April 8 on its Android Blog, saying […]

April 9, 2024

Toxic ‘Forever Chemicals’ Found in 65 Percent of Popular Bandage Brands

Popular bandage brands may contain PFAS linked to endocrine disruption, thyroid disorders, infertility, and more, according to a new consumer report. Popular BAND-AID and bandage brands may contain per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) called “forever chemicals” linked to endocrine disruption, thyroid disorders, infertility, and other health conditions, according to a recent consumer study. Mamavation, in […]

April 9, 2024

Tesla Settles Fatal ‘Autopilot’ Crash Lawsuit, Details Being Kept Under Wraps

The plaintiffs argued Tesla’s ‘Autopilot’ was defective, while Tesla argued the driver was distracted which ultimately caused the crash. Automotive giant Tesla has opted to settle a lawsuit filed by the family of Apple engineer Walter Huang, who was killed in a 2018 crash while using Tesla’s “Autopilot” software in his car. The case was […]