Google announces that it will not block third-party cookies as planned 

In an unexpected turn of events, Google has scrapped its four-year-old plan to eliminate third-party cookies from its Chrome browser. Instead, Google plans to introduce a new strategy that offers users an... Read more »

How long will it take for services to recover after the Microsoft IT outage? 

Businesses and services worldwide are now gradually recovering from the IT outage that disrupted computer systems for hours this week. Among the hardest hit were businesses, banks, hospitals, and airlines, following the... Read more »

Disney confirms investigation into leaked internal messages 

Disney is currently investigating a potential breach of internal communications by a hacking group that claims to be advocating for artists’ rights. The group, known as Nullbulge, says that it has accessed... Read more »

TikTok says it offered the US government a “kill switch” for the platform in 2022 

TikTok has revealed that it proposed giving the US government the authority to shut down the platform in 2022 in an effort to address lawmakers’ concerns about data protection and national security.... Read more »

Six-day working week to be introduced in Greece for some industries 

In an effort to stimulate economic growth, Greece has implemented a six-day working week for certain sectors. The new law will be effective from early July this year, and it permits employees... Read more »

Car manufacturer Stellantis could stop UK production due to low EV demand 

Stellantis, the parent company of Vauxhall, Citroën, and Peugeot, has issued a warning that it might stop its UK production unless the government takes stronger actions to boost electric vehicle (EV) demand.... Read more »

Two AI start-ups sued by record labels over copyright violations 

The world’s largest record labels are taking legal action against two AI start-ups, Suno and Udio, accusing them of massive copyright infringement.  Companies like Sony Music, Universal Music Group, and Warner Records... Read more »

PrettyLittleThings faces criticism for banning customers who make too many returns 

The popular fashion brand PrettyLittleThing (PLT) is facing backlash from customers whose accounts have been deactivated due to frequent returns.  On Friday, shoppers received emails notifying them that their accounts had been... Read more »

FDA announces a new crackdown on illegal e-cigarettes 

Earlier this week, the FDA and the Justice Department announced their joint plans to address the ongoing issue of illegal e-cigarette sales.  There will be a task force dedicated to addressing this... Read more »

Average rents increase again to the highest level since 2022 

Despite a dip in home prices in some areas, rents continue to climb across the board, keeping the overall cost of housing—whether buying or renting—near record highs.  According to a recent report... Read more »