Microsoft shareholder pushes company to address sexual harassment after Bill Gates misconduct allegations

In a shareholder resolution published Wednesday, impact investment firm Arjuna Capital called on Microsoft to release an annual transparency report detailing its sexual harassment policies and investigations into alleged incidents…

Facebook is testing AI to get you to stop fighting in its groups

The announcement came in a blog post Wednesday, in which Facebook rolled out a number of new software tools to assist the more than 70 million people who run and…

Texas authorities threaten SpaceX with legal action over beach closures, private security

The discrepancy centers on SpaceX’s activities in South Texas, where the company has taken over large plots of land near Boca Chica Beach in order to build and test massive…

Waymo raises $2.5 billion in latest fundraising round despite challenges

The investment comes about a year after Waymo raised $2.25 billion in its first external fundraising round. Waymo said Wednesday that the new funding came from Alphabet, venture capital firms,…

Windows 11 has leaked. It’s a bunch of BS

But now, six years later, Windows 11 is on its way. We can only assume Microsoft (MSFT) got bored, because what we’ve seen so far of Windows 11 doesn’t feel…

Another hiccup for Uber: Some drivers were being charged for giving rides

“On my 40-minute ride home, I was thinking about how I just lost money driving somebody,” said the driver, Kurt, who asked that his last name be withheld for privacy…

Alibaba co-founder: Jack Ma is doing well and Hong Kong will be ‘fine’

The Alibaba (BABA) co-founder spoke out separately on both topics in an interview with CNBC on Tuesday. He predicted that despite the pandemic, economic slump and geopolitical tension, “Hong Kong…

A new problem for Peloton owners: Hacks

In a report released Wednesday, cybersecurity company McAfee discovered a vulnerability that allows hackers to access Peloton’s bike screen and potentially spy on riders using its microphone and camera. However,…

Amazon wants to make your life easier. Here’s how it’s changing grocery shopping

The company announced Tuesday that will introduce what it calls Just Walk Out technology — which allows customers to pay for their groceries without waiting in line for a cashier…

Europe ramps up pressure on tech giants

The European Union’s top court ruled Tuesday that tech giants regulated by privacy officials primarily in one EU country can still face legal action by privacy officials based in another…

YouTube bans election, alcohol and prescription drug ads from its masthead

The video streaming platform said Monday that it will ban ads related to gambling, alcohol and prescription drugs, as well as political and election ads, from its masthead — the…

Twitter needs India and Nigeria to grow. It’s running into trouble in both

The social media giant has been ensnared in a battle with the Indian government for months over free speech and other issues, and is contending with restrictive new rules pushed…

Spare ticket for spaceflight with Jeff Bezos auctioned for $28 million

The company kicked off the auction last month — before it was revealed that billionaire founder and Amazon mogul Bezos, along with his brother Mark Bezos, would be on board…

The chipmaking factory of the world is battling Covid and the climate crisis

Taiwan — which accounts for more than half of the world’s output of chips — has been grappling for months with its worst drought in more than 50 years, an…

Hackers breach Electronic Arts, stealing game source code and tools

Online forum posts reviewed by CNN Business and vetted by an independent cybersecurity expert show that on June 6, hackers claimed to have obtained 780 gigabytes of data from EA…