Details of alleged Google-Facebook collusion must be made public, judge orders

A federal judge has ordered that details of the alleged collusion between Google and Facebook in the online advertising space between a squash competition are set to be made public this week. The judge’s ruling, which appeared Friday in court documents, marks a defeat for Google, which last year fought for sweeping reform in an … Read more

Bizarre ‘naked’ Lamborghini sold for $111,111

Talk about basic transportation. A wild custom car inspired by a low-resolution image of a Lamborghini Countach has been auctioned for $111,111. The “low-race car” was designed by renowned architect Rem Koolhaas as a promotional vehicle for his footwear brand United Nude and represents the most basic form of the iconic supercar. The tandem two-seat … Read more

Russian thrusters accidentally reroute the International Space Station

Russian thrusters have accidentally tilted the International Space Station (ISS) for the second time this year. Soyuz MS-18 was supposed to bring a small crew back to Earth early on Sunday morning. During a planned pre-departure test at approximately 5:02 a.m. EDT, the thrusters continued to fire after the end of the test, resulting in … Read more

Wearable ‘erection tracker’ can detect if you’re at risk of diseases for the first time

A ring worn around the penis can help men find out what’s causing their erectile dysfunction, and it can also indicate a deadly disease. It is the first modern wearable “Erection Tracker” that gives clues about a person’s health. Erections – or lack of them – can indicate a number of physical and mental health … Read more

Bill Gates sent flirty emails to a female Microsoft employee: Report

According to a new report, Microsoft executives once ordered Bill Gates to stop sending flirty emails to a female subordinate. The alleged abuse took place a decade before the Microsoft board became aware of the affair between Gates and another female employee, which preceded Gates’ divorce and resignation from the Microsoft board. According to a … Read more

Robot dogs now have sniper rifles

A robotic dog armed with a sniper rifle was unveiled this week in Washington, DC, at the annual meeting of the United States Army Association. The robot, developed by Ghost Robotics, has the SWORD Defense Systems Special Purpose Unmanned Rifle (SPUR). “Latest lethal 6.5 #creedmoor sniper payload from @SWORDINT. Check out latest partner payload @AUSAorg … Read more

Apple expected to unveil new MacBooks, AirPods today

Apple is expected to debut the new products at a live-streamed event on Monday. Rumored announcements at the event — called “Unleashed” and set for 1 a.m. EST — include new Mac computers and upgraded AirPods. According to Wedbush Securities analyst Dan Ives, Apple’s MacBook Pros are expected to include newly upgraded M1X chips, upgraded … Read more

Bitcoin starts above $61K as ETF draws closer

Bitcoin started the week just short of its all-time high, as investors balked at the imminent US debut of exchange-traded funds linked to the cryptocurrency. Bitcoin was trading at around $61,300 on Monday morning, up about 0.5 percent over the past 24 hours and 11.5 percent for the week. This was less than $4,000 from … Read more

Russian team back on Earth after filming in space

A Russian film crew making the first film in space returned to Earth on Sunday after spending nearly two weeks aboard the International Space Station. Russian space agency Roscosmos said the Soyuz MS-18 space capsule carrying 37-year-old actress Yulia Peresild and 38-year-old director Klim Shipenko landed at 7.35 am in a remote area outside western … Read more

Apple worker fired after deleting files on work device

According to reports, an Apple program manager who posted anonymous stories of discrimination faced by colleagues at the tech giant has been canned. Jenke Parish, an Austin-based employee who used to work at Apple Maps, is the leader of #AppleToo, an online group that denounced alleged “racism, sexism, inequality, discrimination, intimidation, repression, coercion, abuse, unfair … Read more