Mark Zuckerberg shows early metaverse headsets Mirror Lake, Holocake

The company formerly known as Facebook is going to spend $ 10 billion this year on research and development on virtual reality and augmented reality technologies, including computerized glasses or headsets. On Monday, Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg showed off how much progress the social media company has made toward that goal by revealing many of … Read more

Apple workers in Maryland vote for the company’s first unionized store in US

An employee arranges Apple iPhones as a customer shop at an Apple store. Mike Segar | Reuters Employees at an Apple store in Towson, Maryland voted Saturday to join a union, a significant achievement for organized labor. The Towson store is the first unionized Apple store in the US The vote is a defeat for … Read more

Floods in India, Bangladesh leave millions homeless, 18 dead

National Disaster Response Force NDRF personnel rescue residents from flood affected areas in Guwahati, city of India’s northeastern state of Assam, June 14, 2022. Xinhua News Agency | Getty Images Army troops were called in to rescue thousands of people stranded by massive floods that have ravaged northeastern India and Bangladesh, leaving millions of homes … Read more

SpaceX employees say Elon Musk’s behavior is a ‘distraction and embarrassment’: report

A group of SpaceX employees reportedly wrote a letter to the company’s executives that detailed frustrations over the recent behavior and public statements of the company’s founder and chief executive, Elon Musk. According to the Verge, the publication that first reported on the letter’s existence, employees referred to Musk’s behavior as a “distraction and embarrassment” … Read more

Alibaba Stock Jumps to 2-Month High. Thank Videogames.

Text size Alibaba and other Chinese tech stocks have been beaten down amid regulatory pressures. Greg Baker / AFP via Getty Images Alibaba and other Chinese tech stocks roared higher on Wednesday as a wave of videogame approvals from regulators in China boosted sentiment on the sector. China’s gaming regulator greenlit the publishing licenses for … Read more

Tesla Investors Are Getting Fed Up With Elon Musk’s Twitter Takeover

Text size Musk has said “Tesla is on my mind 24/7.” Win McNamee / Getty Images Tesla shareholders are growing more vocal about their frustrations with Elon Musk’s $ 44 billion bid to take Twitter private. Tesla shares (ticker: TSLA) have lost a quarter of their value since early April when Musk disclosed his stake … Read more