Trump’s social media regulation push faces key hurdle at the FCC

Trump's social media regulation push faces key hurdle at the FCC

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s effort to regulate social media companies’ content decisions may face an uphill battle from regulators who have previously said they cannot oversee the conduct of internet firms. FILE PHOTO: Facebook, Google and Twitter logos are seen in this combination photo from Reuters files. REUTERS/File Photos/File Photo Federal Communications … Read more

Canada’s Suncor CEO sees electric vehicles disrupting oil demand as much as coronavirus

Canada's Suncor CEO sees electric vehicles disrupting oil demand as much as coronavirus

TORONTO (Reuters) – The shift to electric vehicles and other low-carbon technologies could disrupt crude oil demand on a similar scale to the coronavirus pandemic, Suncor Energy Inc’s (SU.TO) chief executive said on Monday. FILE PHOTO: Suncor Energy facility is seen in Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada August 21, 2019. REUTERS/Candace Elliott/File Photo The comments are … Read more

Premium Bowling will soon strike Oculus Quest

We’ve got table tennis, we just got golf, and now Oculus Quest is getting another sport that makes perfect sense for the platform – bowling. Premium Bowling has appeared in the Coming Soon section of the Oculus Store. Developed by Sadetta, the game lets you hit the lanes in VR. There’s no date for the Quest release just … Read more

Robot helps SK Telecom disinfect, detect gatherings, and check employee temperatures

Robot helps SK Telecom disinfect, detect gatherings, and check employee temperatures

(Reuters) — A self-driving robot equipped with cameras and an LED screen greets visitors at the lobby in the headquarters of South Korea’s largest mobile operator, checking their temperature, dispensing hand sanitiser and disinfecting the floor. “Please take part in social distancing,” the white robot firmly but politely reminds three SK Telecom employees who stand … Read more

Buffett-backed BYD to supply EV batteries to Ford

Buffett-backed BYD to supply EV batteries to Ford

FILE PHOTO: Men clean a BYD electric vehicle (EV) e2 displayed during the media day for Shanghai auto show in Shanghai, China April 17, 2019. REUTERS/Aly Song/File Photo BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese electric vehicle (EV) maker BYD Co Ltd, will supply EV batteries to U.S. automaker Ford Motor Co, a document on the website of … Read more

Reddit and Twitter join the fight against US demands for visa applicants’ online handles

Reddit and Twitter join the fight against US demands for visa applicants’ online handles

Reddit and Twitter have filed supporting evidence in a lawsuit against the US government, which challenges the requirement that nearly all visa applicants submit their social media handles for scrutiny. The companies argue that this requirement will “unquestionably chill a vast quantity of speech” and that it “violates the First Amendment rights to speak anonymously … Read more

astronauts board the International Space Station

astronauts board the International Space Station

The astronauts’ primary mission, called Demo-2, is a final test of the Crew Dragon’s performance before NASA certifies it for ISS crewed transport missions. However, NASA decided to extend their stay so that Cassidy wouldn’t be the lone US astronaut aboard the ISS. “The SpaceX crew, with Chris Cassidy already on-board the International Space Station, … Read more

Pixel Buds users are reporting Bluetooth connection issues

Pixel Buds users are reporting Bluetooth connection issues

Owners of Google’s new Pixel Buds are reporting a variety of connection issues with the true wireless earbuds. 9to5Google reports that issues have been raised on Google’s support forums as well as in a number of Reddit threads, and the problems have been replicated on review devices held by DroidLife, 9to5Google, and our own pair … Read more