Jan. 6 investigators subpoena Twitter, YouTube, Facebook’s parent and other tech giants

Insurrection fallout The select panel is seeking more information related to the spread of misinformation, coordinated efforts to overturn the 2020 election and domestic violent extremism. Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.) speaks with the media after the House...

Music app AmpMe lowers pricing after accused of being an App Store scammer

Around the same time Apple was touting its sizable App Store revenue growth this week, developer and noted App Store critic Kosta Eleftheriou brought to light what appeared to be yet another App Store scammer...

Apple will reportedly unveil an iPhone SE with 5G this spring

Apple might use its now-customary spring event to update its most affordable smartphone. Bloomberg's Mark Gurman claimed in his latest newsletter that Apple is expected to introduce a third-generation iPhone SE this spring through a...

Let’s talk CES gadgets

Long gone are the days when CES actually stood for “Consumer Electronics Show” — the CTA has seen to that in its various small print. I recommend you check out our recent best of CES...

Right-wing social app Parler raises $20M in funding

The conservative social media platform Parler has raised $20 million in funding, according to an SEC filing that was signed and submitted on January 6, the anniversary of last year’s domestic attack on the Capitol....

TikTok tests its own version of the retweet with a new ‘Repost’ button

TikTok is testing its own version of Twitter’s retweet with the addition of a new “Repost” button that allows users to amplify videos on the platform by sharing them with their own followers. The new...

GAF Energy’s easy-install solar shingles aim to outshine Tesla roofs and traditional panels

Putting solar panels on the roof is increasingly realistic for the average homeowner, but they tend to be specialized, aftermarket affairs or else whole-roof replacements. GAF Energy, a division of the roofing giant, claims its...

AIMMO bags $12M Series A to advance data labeling technology

Most artificial intelligence models are trained through supervised learning, meaning that humans must label raw data. Data labeling is a critical part of automating artificial intelligence and machine learning model, but at the same time,...

TikTok rival Triller to go public via merger with SeaChange International

Short video app Triller is set to go public via a reverse merger with video-tech company SeaChange International, the two companies announced on Wednesday. The combined entity will be valued at approximately $5 billion. The...

Here are the winners in tech for 2021

Though this year is by no means one to celebrate, there were still some bright spots in the world of tech. It’s with plenty of loathing that we admit this: NFTs somehow won this year....

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