White House turns up heat on Big Tech’s Covid ‘disinformation dozen’

[ad_1] This statistic comes from the Nonprofit Center for Countering Digital Hate (CCDH), which identified in a report published in March about a dozen people said they were superinformers of vaccine misinformation. At the time, the CCDH had asked Facebook and Twitter to close all pages managed by these people. Robert F. Kennedy Jr., a … Read more

What we learned this week in the trial of Elizabeth Holmes

[ad_1] That testimony has come from former Theranos lab director Adam Rosendorff, who has been in the stands for four days and will continue his testimony Tuesday. Rosendorff he said in the stands that he “felt pressured to give evidence that he did not trust him” and that he “felt compelled from a moral and … Read more

Tinder, Hinge and other dating apps to give perks to more vaccinated users

[ad_1] The platforms will give British users the option to show their vaccination status, they announced Monday, after partnering with the UK government to encourage younger people to apply for a coronavirus shot. They cited a survey by the British firm YouGov which showed that almost two-thirds of adults preferred to go out with a … Read more

These electric self-driving tractors could make farming much greener

[ad_1] The compact tractor can be programmed to perform tasks such as plowing, harvesting and mowing and can run for up to 10 hours from a five-hour load, according to its manufacturers, Monarch Tractor. Although you do not need a driver, to comply with U.S. regulations you must have a designated remote operator who receives … Read more