Samsung Gets $6.4B for Texas Chip Plant

Samsung Gets $6.4B for Texas Chip Plant

The Biden administration reached an agreement to provide up to $6.4 billion in direct funding for Samsung Electronics to develop a computer chip manufacturing and research center in Texas.

Two Tribal Nations Sue Social Media Companies Over Affects on Teens

Two Tribal Nations Sue Social Media Companies Over Affects on Teens

Two tribal nations, one each in North Dakota and Wisconsin, are accusing social media companies of contributing to the disproportionately high rates of suicide among Native American youth.

Internet Providers Roll Out Labels for Customers

Internet Providers Roll Out Labels for Customers

The labels will make it easier to know what's on your bill.

Instagram Begins Blurring Nudity in Direct Messages for Teenagers' Accounts

Instagram Begins Blurring Nudity in Direct Messages for Teenagers' Accounts

Instagram said it is enacting new tools to protect young people and deter sexual extortion, including a feature that will automatically blur nudity from images in direct messages.

Internet Service Must Include Labels for Pricing, Performance, FCC Says

Internet Service Must Include Labels for Pricing, Performance, FCC Says

“Broadband labels” for internet packages soon must reveal specifics of pricing, according to  rules adopted this week by Federal Communications Commission.

US Lawmakers Unveil Plan to Protect Citizens Online

US Lawmakers Unveil Plan to Protect Citizens Online

The proposal announced Sunday evening would define privacy as a consumer right and create new rules for companies that collect and use personal information. 

Elon Musk Will Be Investigated For Fake News, Obstruction in Brazil

Elon Musk Will Be Investigated For Fake News, Obstruction in Brazil

A Brazil Supreme Court justice included Elon Musk as a target in an investigation of dissemination of fake news and alleged obstruction.

White House Announces $6.6B to Expand Microchip Manufacturing in U.S.

White House Announces $6.6B to Expand Microchip Manufacturing in U.S.

The Biden administration on Monday pledged to provide up to $6.6 billion so a Taiwan semiconductor firm can expand facilities it is building in Arizona.

Apple Lays Off More Than 600 Workers in California

Apple Lays Off More Than 600 Workers in California

Apple is laying off more than 600 workers, marking the company’s first big wave of post-pandemic job cuts amid a broader wave of tech industry consolidation.

Confused Reactions as Blue Check Status Returns to Some X Profiles

Confused Reactions as Blue Check Status Returns to Some X Profiles

Elon Musk’s X, the platform formerly known as Twitter, has begun restoring complimentary blue checks for some profiles, resulting in questions and confusion among the network's users.

AT&T Says Breach Compromised Customer Info. Are You Affected?

AT&T Says Breach Compromised Customer Info. Are You Affected?

Theft of sensitive information belonging to millions of AT&T customers was discovered.

4 Canadian School Boards Sue Social Media Companies Over Education Disruptions

4 Canadian School Boards Sue Social Media Companies Over Education Disruptions

Four school boards in Ontario, Canada, have opened lawsuits against TikTok, Meta and SnapChat; on claims the social media platforms are disrupting student learning.

White House's New Rules for AI Agencies

White House's New Rules for AI Agencies

U.S. agencies must show their artificial intelligence tools aren't harming people's safety.

TikTok Under Investigation by FTC Over Data Practices

TikTok Under Investigation by FTC Over Data Practices

The investigation is the latest battle in Washington for the social media company.

US and UK Go After Chinese Hackers Accused of State-Backed Campaign

US and UK Go After Chinese Hackers Accused of State-Backed Campaign

Hackers linked to the Chinese government launched a sweeping operation that targeted U.S. officials, journalists, corporations, activists and the U.K.'s election watchdog, authorities said.