An anonymous reader quotes a report from The New York Times: The Food and Drug Administration on Monday warned 12 sellers of dietary supplements to stop claiming their products can cure diseases ranging from Alzheimer’s to cancer to diabetes. At the same time, Dr. Scott Gottlieb, the agency’s commissioner, suggested that Congress strengthen the F.D.A.’s […]
Tesla CEO Elon Musk said his fleet of electric vehicles will be getting a “dog mode” to protect pets from overheating. The feature, which will be rolled out next week, will be able to detect when a pet is locked inside the car — and keep the temperature at a safe level. The New Zealand […]
Will Europe follow in the footsteps of the US when choosing whether to do business with Huawei, or forge its own path?
slack_justyb shares a report from Ars Technica: The House Commerce Committee is “reassuming its traditional role of oversight to ensure the agency is acting in the best interest of the public and consistent with its legislative authority,” Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-N.J.) and Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Mike Doyle (D-Penn.) said in […]
Enlarge / Google wants less of this. (credit: Vegansoldier / Flickr) Since Chrome’s very first release, performance has been one of Google’s top priorities. But Google is against a competing force: Web developers. The Web of today is a more-complex, bandwidth-intensive place than it was when Chrome was first released, which means that—although Internet connections […]
Elon Musk says nobody censors his Twitter in the wake of his settlement with the SEC. As part of that deal over the securities fraud charge for his tweets about taking Tesla private, the entrepreneur agreed to step down as chairman and establish "add…
Google hasn’t released consumers from its filter bubble — the package of personalized search results it delivers — despite having promised to do so, according to study results from DuckDuckGo. Most participants saw results unique to them, the researchers found, which could not be explained by changes in location, time, by being logged into Google, […]
They just stopped flying in the darkness.
Enlarge (credit: Nats Sitticus) Using social media is a double-edged sword. On the one hand, it can connect us to many more people than we would otherwise interact with, which is great. But our choices regarding who we interact with (often amplified by a platform’s algorithms) limit many of our social networks in a way […]