Xiaomi, accused of tracking 'private' phone use, defends data practices
A security researcher says the company was tracking behavior and harvesting data from his Redmi Note 8.Continue reading
India's Mandated Contact Tracing App Is An Invasive, Insecure Mess
No matter about contact tracing, itâs been openly embraced by federal authorities around the world, from , to , to, well,, as a way to curb the spread of the current pandemic. And while every country grapples with the long-term privacy implications of downloading this sort ofâ¦Continue reading
Ford Ranger's little brother could be named Maverick
Evidence mounts that Ford has a small pickup truck in the works, and it looks like Maverick might be the name.Continue reading
EPA denies Elon Musk's claims over Tesla Model S range test
Musk says testers left the keys in the car and the door open, which sapped some of its range; now the EPA says that's not the case.Continue reading
Schiff asks Google, Twitter to follow Facebook's example in fighting COVID-19 misinformation
US Rep. Adam Schiff likes that Facebook is directing users to info from the WHO. Twitter and Google should do something similar, he says.Continue reading
The 10 Best Deals of May 1, 2020
Youâve heard of our , but now, in rare form, weâre bringing back a classic (at least for today): our pick of the 10 BEST deals after sifting through ALL the options ourselves. Opinions may vary on what is and isnât classified as a bargain, and thatâs okay. At the end of the day, what matters it thatâ¦Continue reading
Will Ferrell crashes Seattle Seahawks video meeting, pretends to be new player
Don't expect him to be on special teams, but he's already drawing up his own NFL plays.Continue reading
FDA authorizes experimental drug remdesivir for emergency use in COVID-19 patients
Photo by Doug Mills/The New York Times/Pool/Getty Images
The Food and Drug Administration just authorized the of remdesivir, an experimental antiviral drug, to treat COVID-19.
Emergency authorization does not mean that the drug is FDA-approved, a standard that only comes after a detailed review showing that a drug can safely and effectively treat a particular disease. The agency can issue an emergency use authorization (EUA) for unapproved medical products that may help treat a life-threatening disease when no approved alternatives are available, and thatâs what it did here.
We need final data from clinical trials included in an FDA application to determine whether remdesivir is safe and effective in treating or preventing .â Dr. Janet Woodcock (@DrWoodcockFDA)
Elon Musk lied about the EPA’s Tesla Model S test, agency claims
The Environmental Protection Agency denied Tesla CEO Elon Muskâs claim that the agency made a mistake in its test of the Model S sedan, which resulted in a lower range than Musk thought was deserved.
, Musk claimed that the Tesla Model S Long Range should be the first electric vehicle to sport a 400-mile range, and that the EPAâs 391-mile rating was the result of a snafu. Musk said someone had left the keys in the vehicle and the door open overnight, causing the Model S to enter into a âwaiting for driverâ mode that depleted 2 percent of the vehicleâs battery. This resulted in the slightly less than 400-mile range.
Not so, said the EPA. âWe can confirm that EPA tested the vehicle properly, the door was...
The Last of Us Part II, Ghost of Tsushima release dates confirmed by Sony
Naughty Dog's PS4 exclusive was delayed indefinitely earlier this month, but its release only slipped a few weeks to June 19.Continue reading