The new Twitter feature that could increase the platform’s popularity 

When Twitter was launched users could include up to 140 characters in each tweet. In 2017, this was increased to 280 following a successful trial among a small group of users.  However,... Read more »

Protecting teens on Instagram: the latest parental controls 

The safety of children using online platforms is a big concern for parents. Many are more anxious than ever due to the risks, like exposure to harmful content and mental health issues. ... Read more »

FDA advisors vote in favor of approving Novavax Covid-19 vaccine 

Members of the FDA’s Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee voted that authorizing Novavax’s Covid-19 vaccine for use in adults would be beneficial.  The advisors were asked on Tuesday to vote... Read more »

President Biden invokes Defense Production Act to expand clean energy manufacturing 

Earlier this week, President Biden announced that he is invoking the Defense Production Act to boost the manufacturing of essential technologies for decarbonization, like solar panels, heat pumps, insulation, electrolyzers, fuel cells,... Read more »

Twitter fined $150 million for misleading users about data sharing

Twitter has agreed to pay a $150 million fine for failing to protect the data of its users. According to federal officials, the company used data to help marketers target ads on... Read more »

Investigation launched into Tesla Autopilot after crash that caused three deaths 

A new investigation has been launched into the safety of Tesla’s Autopilot feature after a crash that killed three people. Safety regulators in the US are also looking at more than 30... Read more »

Study shows that most people don’t recycle their electronic devices 

A new study has suggested that, despite over 50% of people saying sustainability is important when it comes to electronics, most don’t recycle their devices when they replace them.  The US-based study... Read more »

Apple launches an online self-service repair service 

Do you have a broken Apple product that you want to fix yourself? Apple repairs can be expensive. But, depending on the issue with the device, customers will now be able to... Read more »

Cryptocurrency platform launches new rewards credit card 

The cryptocurrency platform Gemini has announced that it plans to roll out a “Gemini Credit Card” that will pay its customers rewards in cryptocurrency.  According to Gemini, the card, which is issued... Read more »

Voracious appetite for digital artwork shows no signs of slowing

To the uninitiated, the idea of paying millions of dollars for digital art might sound like a barely believable concept. Throw non-fungible tokens (NFTs) into the mix and the picture can be... Read more »