Disney Plus adds disclaimer about racist movie…

Disney’s new streaming service adds disclaimer to "Dumbo," “Peter Pan” and other classics over racist stereotypes

WeWork loses $1.25 billion in third quarter

WeWork racked up $1.25 billion in losses in the third quarter ahead of its ultimately failed IPO

Social Media Giants Detail Disinformation Plans…

Veterans and their likeness are often implicated in social media disinformation campaigns. Experts say without action, this problem could grow bigger.

Amazon to protest $10B Pentagon contract won by…

Amazon is protesting the Pentagon’s decision to award a huge cloud-computing contract to Microsoft, citing “unmistakable bias” in the decision

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Italy declares state of emergency in Venice after…

Italy has declared a state of emergency in flood-ravaged Venice, seeking to release funds to repair the historic lagoon city after it was damaged by the highest tide in 50 years

EU bank to stop funding fossil fuel projects in 2…

The European Investment Bank says it will stop financing fossil fuel energy projects from the end of 2021 as part of an effort to fight climate change

Disney And Apple TV Plus Are Big Because Others…

The biggest advantage for Disney and Apple TV Plus? Viewers are already familiar with streaming.

Coder Was on Brink of Riches. Then He Was Found Dead

He was a troubled man but a "virtuoso coder," writes Brendan I. Koerner in a profile of the late Jerrold Haas for Wired . The 44-year-old's skeletal remains were found in the woods of Ohio in 2018, seven weeks after he was reported missing. Haas apparently died while sitting on the...

California regulators order inquiry into power…

California regulators have opened a formal investigation into pre-emptive power outages that blacked out large parts of the state in October, drawing strong rebukes from public officials and residents

A Staggering Number of People Signed Up for…

Disney+ says it hit more than 10 million sign-ups on its first day of launch, far exceeding expectations, the AP reports. Disney’s mix of Marvel and Star Wars movies and shows, classic animated films and new series appears to be a hit out of the gate after its launch on...

Facebook Bars Content Claiming To Name…

A spokesperson for Facebook said the site would​ revisit the decision in the future if the whistleblower's situation changes.

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Trump impeachment hearing spurs shadow spin war

The online spin began even before Wednesday’s impeachment hearing got underway

Facebook says it removed 3.2B fake accounts in 6…

Facebook says it has removed 3.2 billion fake accounts from its service from April to September this year, up slightly from 3 billion in the previous six months

Explorers discover WWII submarine that sank in 1944

A team of ocean explorers say a U.S. submarine with 80 sailors aboard when it disappeared in 1944 has been discovered in Japanese waters

Disney Plus hits 10M subscribers in 1 day

Disney Plus says it hit more than 10 million sign-ups on its first day of launch, far exceeding expectations

Google, Israel’s National Library team up to…

The National Library of Israel says it will digitize 120,000 books for the first time as part of a historic collaboration with Google

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Flying this Thanksgiving? Expect record crowds at…

Record crowds at airports anticipated over Thanksgiving holiday period

Privacy, consumer groups seek to block…

Nine privacy, social justice and consumer groups are calling for the U.S. federal government to block Google’s $2.1 billion acquisition of fitness-gadget maker Fitbit, citing antitrust and privacy concerns

Google plans to offer checking accounts

Google plans to add checking accounts from Citigroup and a credit union to its Google Pay digital wallet in 2020, the tech company says