Flanked by TikTok influencers, Rep. Jamaal Bowman, D-N.Y., used a Wednesday afternoon news conference outside the U.S. Capitol to launch a defense of the popular social media platform, whose ownership by a Chinese company could result in a sweeping and unprecedented ban in the United States.
If Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis defeats former President Donald Trump for the 2024 Republican presidential nomination, he may have a harder time winning the general election than his supporters expect, according to the latest Yahoo News/YouGov poll.
TikTok CEO Shou Chew appeared before Congress on Thursday to defend his company as members of both parties have pushed for a ban or sale of its app.
The author shares how her mother's sentences didn't make much sense but she still could communicate. The diagnosis brought them closer together.
The Trump grand jury will not hear the "hush money" case for the rest of this week. Grand jurors will return Thursday on a different matter.
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán is an authoritarian who has faced criticism for his close ties with Putin.
The Hyundai charging robot is similar to a prototype Tesla showed off in 2015 — but way less creepy. See the tech in action here.
Archer Aviation and United Airlines announced a partnership today to launch a commercial air taxi route in Chicago. The companies plan to launch the flight path between downtown and O’Hare International Airport in 2025.
VNKC LLC took orders, deposits, and even sent out falsified documents in an effort to get people to wire large sums of money for classic and desirable cars.
A spate of heavy rains in California that have interfered with the strawberry harvest is negatively impacting farm workers and may soon hit consumers in the wallet, too.
Ford gave investors and analysts today a peek at how it will reorganize its business units and report financial performance.
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OpenAI announced that it has begun introducing plugins for ChatGPT. These will enable the chatbot to interact with 3rd-party APIs, pull real-time stats and facts for the first time.
Hivemapper, the startup that puts dashcams on ride-hail and delivery vehicles to map the world, is getting a little closer to its goal of toppling the B2B mapping empire that Google has built. With only 2% of the world's roads mapped, Hivemapper is still very much the underdog in this fight. It took Google from 2007 to 2019 to collect 16.1 million kilometers of unique road data.
Most Americans believe the invasion was a mistake, but how much do the errors that led to that decision weigh on leaders today?
Recently the US has seen increased complaints of retail theft and striking increases in security labor costs. During a recent appearance on Yahoo Finance, CEO William Santana Li offered an unprecedented solution: Robot Guards.
This mini chainsaw is "perfect for camping and backyard work" — and it's on sale on Amazon Canada.
At his first Congressional hearing, TikTok CEO Shou Chew tried to downplay TikTok’s ties to China and parent company ByteDance.
Ford will open the order bank for the 2023 Bronco to the public on March 27 for 24 hours. Production constraints keep some popular options off limits.
Martin says he stops eating for the day at 4pm.
The proposals may unintentionally hurt those least prepared for retirement.
Home security is important — this Amazon sale is the perfect time to beef up yours!
You can grab Samsung SSDs and microSDs at a discount right now from Amazon if you're looking for some storage products for your computers, consoles or mobile devices.
ONDC, a non-profit firm set up by India’s commerce ministry in 2021, is opening up its railroads to serve mobility firms, it said at a press conference in Bengaluru today. The firm is kickstarting its mobility journey by on-boarding Namma Yatri, an on-demand auto rickshaw booking app operational in Bengaluru. The open source mobility app, launched recently, was developed by payments startup Juspay and says it serves nearly half-a-million customers and works with 45,000 drivers.
The ban does not currently impact any transgender athletes, though tightened rules could affect Caster Semenya and other athletes.
The Federal Reserve has raised rates aggressively in the last year and projected on Wednesday its work raising rates is likely done. Dealing with the fallout of these moves, however, appears to be a project just getting underway.
Former President Donald Trump's mounting legal troubles got considerably worse this week when a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday that one of Trump's lawyers must appear for questioning before the Washington grand jury investigating the handling of classified documents after Trump left office.
"I'm not entry-level. I'm not even mid-level. I'm a senior designer."
Payments and shopping service Klarna is the latest company to announce its integration with ChatGPT. Here’s how it works: Users install the Klarna plugin from the ChatGPT plugin store and then can ask ChatGPT questions. Users can also ask other questions or for more product recommendations.
In plain English, it means — probably — that the next-generation A3 (now gas) will become electric, and be called the A4; the A4 as we know it becomes the A5, and so on. In January, we reported that Mercedes-Benz was set to drop the EQ product brand for battery-electric cars as soon as the next generation of compact cars, set to be on the market from the end of 2024. It would be the result of a decision by Chief Executive Ola Kaellenius to focus the brand on electric cars only.
The rate on the 30-year fixed rate mortgage slid to 6.42% from 6.60% the week prior, according to Freddie Mac.
As the proceedings against the nurse continue, Yahoo News UK sets out who Letby is and the alleged offences she is on trial for.
This L.A.-based TikToker has captured the city's shocking state after being hit by a major storm. The post This man compares L.A.’s floodings to Disney’s ‘It’s A Small World’ ride: ‘Im dead this ride kills me’ appeared first on In The Know.
If AI is going to work its way out of the chat box and into our living rooms, it will need to understand spaces and objects better. To further that work, the Allen Institute for AI has created a gigantic and diverse database of 3D models of everyday objects, so simulations for AI models can be that much closer to reality. Simulators are basically 3D environments meant to represent real places that a robot or AI might have to navigate or understand.
BBG has some helpful tips on what to do if you realize you may need to change your college major.
Block shares 15% after short seller Hindenburg Research said the digital payment company formally known as Square has "systematically taken advantage of the demographics it claims to be helping."
A new poll for Yahoo UK shows that younger people are more likely to support Harry being invited to the coronation in May.
The son of a famous New York City restaurateur died over the weekend, following a "tragic accident" at Madison Square Garden after a hockey game, officials said.
Reuters/Misha Japaridze/Pool/File PhotoYevgeny Prigozhin is preparing to pull his Wagner Group mercenaries’ attention away from the war in Ukraine, according to a Bloomberg report that cites sources familiar with the matter.His current plan is to focus the private mercenaries’ focus back to countries in Africa, such as Sudan, Mali, and the Central African Republic, where Wagner has deployed forces. On Monday, Wagner posted a recruitment notice offering deployments to African countries would last
A teacher was sucked out of her classroom by the powerful winds of a tornado near downtown Los Angeles on March 22.
A Pennsylvania woman linked to a far-right extremist movement was sentenced on Thursday to three years in prison for storming the U.S. Capitol, where she invaded then-House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office with other rioters. Riley June Williams, 23, of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, was charged but not convicted of helping steal a laptop from Pelosi’s office suite during the riot on Jan. 6, 2021. A federal jury convicted Williams in November of six charges, including a felony count of civil disorder, after a two-week trial.
“American workers are desperate for a break.”
“Workers will have more leisure but at the cost of less efficiency and a lower standard of living.”
“We have more important things to do now than spend our lives making a tiny group of very rich people even richer.”
“Some industries and deeply entrenched work cultures mean the four-day workweek may not be realistic for all employees.”
“While workers have spent the last 50 years steadily producing more and more, real wages have not risen at the same rate.”