Author: Ian Haworth

Radical DA ‘Has Turned The Streets Of Los Angeles Into A Living Nightmare’: Campaign To Recall Gascón Raises More Than $6 Million

Last week, a political campaign in California celebrated an impactful milestone, as the “Recall DA George Gascón” group announced it had collected over 400,000 signatures as of May 1, raising more than $6 million. In order to get the recall question on the ballot, the campaign must collect 566,857 signatures from registered voters in Los …

New York Times Changes Wordle Answer After Abortion News, Sparks User Confusion

WARNING: SPOILER ALERT FOR MONDAY’S WORDLE… On Monday, The New York Times admitted that it changed the answer of Monday’s Wordle Puzzle from “fetus” to “shine” alluding to the ongoing news cycle surrounding the contentious debate over abortion. The change also confused players, who complained of two possible solutions. The original answer, “fetus,” was flagged …

What Does Elon Musk Buying Twitter Really Mean?

Twitter may cost him $44 billion, but Elon Musk is getting an avalanche of free advice on how to run the social media giant. Musk, who reached a deal Monday with the platform’s board of directors, claims he bought what he called “the digital town square” to ensure that it promotes free speech after years …

‘Blatant Attempt To Misinform’: Rand Paul Fires Back At Critics After Tense Exchange With Antony Blinken

On Tuesday, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) questioned Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Russia’s potential rationale for invading Ukraine. During the exchange, Blinken “firmly disagree[d]” with the “proposition” that Russia’s invasions of other countries were justified if they were part of the former Soviet Union, with Paul asking whether the U.S. “agitating” for Ukraine to …

Apple CEO Tim Cook Slammed For Human Rights Hypocrisy Over China Censorship

Last week, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) commissioner Brendan Carr slammed Apple CEO, Tim Cook, for hypocrisy, after the Big Tech executive gave a speech regarding “Apple’s commitment to running the App Store in a way that promotes human rights.” Carr argued that Cook’s words run counter to the “harsh reality of Apple’s conduct in China.” …

15 Years After Madeleine McCann Disappeared, Official Suspect Named As Deadline Looms

Prosecutors in Portugal have named an official suspect in the years-long investigation of the infamous disappearance of Madeleine McCann, the British three year old who went missing while her family vacationed in Praia da Luz, Portugal, in 2007. In what The Daily Telegraph once described as “the most heavily reported missing-person case in modern history,” …

How Facial Recognition Software Is Changing The War In Ukraine

In the early days of the Russian invasion of its neighbor, Ukraine’s defense ministry announced that it had started using facial recognition technology to identify Russian military members, as well as Ukrainians, who have been killed. The announcement followed a letter to the Ukrainian government from co-founder and CEO of Clearview AI, Hoan Ton-That, “offering …

‘What’s Your Netflix Password?’ Netflix Targets ‘Account Sharing’ As Subscribers Decline

In response to a drastic decline in subscribers, streaming giant Netflix has indicated that friends and families who share their Netflix accounts might soon fall under the microscope. “Our revenue growth has slowed considerably,” the company told shareholders on Tuesday, following the release of disappointing first quarter results. “Our relatively high household penetration — when …

British Court Approves Julian Assange Extradition To U.S., Wikileaks Founder Awaiting Final Decision

The long battle against the extradition of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is approaching its culmination, with a Westminster Magistrates Court sending the case request to the U.K. Home Secretary Priti Patel after his extradition was approved. Patel will now determine whether the United States’ long-standing request to extradite Assange meets various legal requirements, including the …