A new website launched by Cornell Law Professor William Jacobson is tracking Critical Race Theory curriculums and training at universities across the country, offering an interactive map so that parents can see which schools are promoting the theory — an ideology that the site says “objectifies people based on race.”
Big Tech has tightened its stranglehold on conservative ideas by censoring a bestselling book that undermines transgender ideology by showing its lack of scientific grounding.
Students at Chico State in California are demanding that the school either reopen its campus or lower their tuition, as many students have not been allowed to return to their regular, in-person classes.
According to analysts, Elon Musk’s electric car company Tesla has directly tied its share price to the value of Bitcoin following the company’s major investment in the cryptocurrency. One analyst told CNBC: “Musk runs the risk that this side show can overshadow the fundamental EV (electric vehicle) vision in the near term for investors.”
The popular Facebook-owned messaging service WhatsApp will reportedly block users who refuse to accept its updated privacy terms and conditions from using the service.
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates on Tuesday addressed the criticism he has received for speaking out on climate change while also producing a large carbon footprint with the use of flying in private jets.
Students at the University of Washington (UW) are demanding that the school remove a statue of George Washington, claiming that its existence “perpetuates white supremacy.” Washington, the first U.S. president, is the namesake of both the university and the state it is located in.
More people cut the cable-satellite TV cord than ever before in 2020, which is pretty remarkable when you consider how the coronavirus kept everyone at home for most of the year.
The UK may follow the lead of Australia and Canada in forcing Facebook to pay news publishers for their content, officials have suggested.
In an extraordinary backflip, Facebook announced Tuesday it will reverse its block on Australian users sharing news on its site and accept proposed government media bargaining laws that force it to pay for content.
A documentary about U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg and his failed Democrat primary presidential campaign has landed at Amazon Studios.
Notre Dame has told video game giant EA Sports that it will not be allowed to include the university in its NCAA college football video game.
Former President Barack Obama and left-wing rocker Bruce Springsteen teamed up for a new podcast, Renegades: Born in the U.S.A., featuring the two discussing a variety of topics, including “race, fatherhood, marriage, and the state of America.”
UConn Student Body President Mike Hernandez, a hispanic, has been accused of supporting “white supremacy” after vetoing a resolution that called on the university to defund the campus police.
Australia does not plan to alter legislation that would require Facebook and Google to pay news outlets for content, according to a senior lawmaker.
Google-owned video platform YouTube mistakenly suspended the channel of a popular Croatian chess player after his discussion of “black versus white” in terms of chess strategy was flagged by the site’s algorithm as racism. The incident demonstrates that the AI tools the Masters of the Universe rely on to police their platforms are not yet up to the task.
According to a recent market analysis report, tech giant Apple passed Samsung to become the largest smartphone vendor worldwide in the fourth quarter of 2020.
A United Airlines flight from Denver to Honolulu experienced engine failure shortly after takeoff from Denver International Airport Saturday, according to multiple videos of the incident.
Actor Kevin Sorbo was banned from Facebook for posting content that the platform’s “fact checkers” have deemed to be “debunked” information regarding coronavirus vaccines. Sorbo reacted to the ban by saying: “All I can say is that I find it amazing that a place like Facebook has more power than our government, apparently. And the government allows them to do what they’re doing right now, in terms of just canceling people that they don’t agree with.”
After the January 6 Capitol riot, Wikipedia editors distorted the facts of the event and even categorized it as a “coup” despite objections. Editors have also misrepresented the fraud allegations surrounding the 2020 election and supporting evidence in order to discredit them. Several editors have even been banned due to comments criticizing Wikipedia’s bias on each subject.
It took 203 days to travel the 293 million miles through space for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) Perseverance Rover to reach Mars and a few more hours for the craft to successfully land on the planet Thursday.
Tech savvy activists bursting with new ideas can change electioneering just as surely as the GameStop Redditors have changed investing.
Columbia University professor Carl Hart says that he uses heroin regularly as part of his “work-life balance.” The professor added that he first tried heroin six or seven years ago, and that at the time, he was already a tenured professor who was “well over” 40 years old.
Students at Baylor University in Waco, Texas, are demanding the school remove a statue of Judge Robert Emmett Bledsoe Baylor — the namesake and co-founder of the university — from campus.
The Biden administration is working with Facebook, Google, and Twitter to target “COVID misinformation” and overcome “vaccine hesitancy,” according to senior officials in the administration who spoke to Reuters.
Ride-sharing giant Uber has lost its final appeal in a long UK legal battle over whether its drivers are self-employed contractors or legally-recognized workers. The ruling draws an end to a five-year-long legal fight and is a major setback for Uber that could affect all gig workers in the United Kingdom.
In a recent interview, Apple CEO Tim Cook praised China and Apple’s “phenomenal” growth in the communist country in recent years.