Unpaid and unprotected: a volunteer on the 2020 Yang campaign sues for discrimination

A volunteer on Andrew Yang’s 2020 presidential campaign is suing for discrimination and retaliation, alleging that after she spoke up about misogyny in campaign Facebook groups, she was denied opportunities for advancement. Now, Yang’s lawyers are trying to get the case thrown out, arguing that because the volunteer, Erica Lee, was never hired as a […]

Uber’s posh electric car service is coming to more cities

Uber’s premium electric car service is arriving in more US cities, the company said. Uber Comfort Electric, which is more expensive than Uber X but not as posh as Uber Black, is now available in seven additional cities, including Las Vegas, Seattle, Portland, Denver, Austin, Philadelphia, and Baltimore. In May, Uber launched Comfort Electric in […]

Meta is raising Quest 2 headset prices by $100 next month

The Meta Quest 2 (formerly known as the Oculus Quest 2) is about to get $100 more expensive, bringing the price for the 128GB model to $399.99 and the 256GB model to $499.99. According to a post from Meta, the price change for the almost two-year-old headset will take effect “starting in August.” As much […]

Crypto exchange Coinbase is reportedly facing an SEC investigation over securities

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is reportedly facing an investigation from the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) over whether it allowed users to trade unregistered securities, according to a report from Bloomberg. The SEC’s probe hasn’t yet been made public. Sources close to the situation told Bloomberg that the SEC started taking a closer look at […]

This website lets you watch US heatwaves in real time

Summers are nowso brutally hotthat the US government created a new website, heat.gov, to help Americans stay safe during dangerous heat spells. It featuresmaps that show current heat conditions across the country and provides other tools and resources to help people beat the heat. The main goal of the website is to prevent heat-related illness […]

MultiVersus, WB’s free-to-play crossover brawler, launches in open beta

MultiVersus, Warner Bros. Games’ free-to-play fighting game starring characters from many WB universes, launched in open beta in the Americas, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand on Tuesday. The game is available on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X / S, and PC, and it has crossplay and cross-progression across all platforms. Technically, the open […]

Titanium Blockchain CEO pleads guilty to $21 million crypto fundraising scam

Michael Alan Stollery, the CEO of blockchain company Titanium Blockchain Infrastructure Services (TBIS), has pleaded guilty to securities fraud over a $21 million cryptocurrency scam. The California man admitted to falsifying details around the BAR coin, a crowdfunding token that should have — but wasn’t — registered with the US Securities and Exchange Commission. The […]

Faraday Future delays launch of its debut electric vehicle

Faraday Future’s first car is still a far way off in the future, according to recent regulatory filings. The California EV company that has flirted with bankruptcy more times than I can count said this week that it needs more cash in order to launch its debut electric vehicle, the FF91. As such, the company […]

Google Pixel 6A review: midrange parts, Tensor smarts

For a few years running, the Pixel A-series phone was a no-brainer: always the best Android phone in its midrange class. With the Pixel 6A, things are a little different. Google is shifting its priorities for its Pixel phones, and competitors like Samsung have closed the gap. The 6A still has the best performance and […]