Pinterest settles gender discrimination lawsuit with former COO for $22.5 million

http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/Techcrunch?d=2mJPEYqXBVI Pinterest today announced it has settled the gender discrimination lawsuit brought forth by former COO Francoise Brougher. In August, Brougher sued Pinterest, alleging gender discrimination, retaliation and wrongful termination.…

Disney World is going to stop photoshopping masks onto people

Becky O’Bryan Today in stories that make you go “Wait, what?”, Disney World is going to stop digitally adding masks to people who don’t have them in their on-ride pictures,…

Facebook Finally Brings Its Collab App to the Public

Collab—the jam-session app that’s also the latest project from Facebook’s experimental New Product Experimentation (NPE) team—is finally out of its beta. Read more… Facebook Finally Brings Its Collab App to…

How to Get a Refund for ‘Cyberpunk 2077’

After 8 years in development and numerous delays, Cyberpunk 2077 finally released last week. One of the most anticipated video game releases in 2020, it sold over 4.72 million copies…

‘Fortnite’ performance mode brings 60 fps gameplay to more PCs

With its modest minimum system requirements, you can play Fortnite on almost any computer made in the last decade, but the experience may not be the best. Fortunately, Epic Games…

North America’s Destructive, Invasive… Earthworms

Earthworms may be good for your garden, but they also have the potential to disrupt forest ecosystems across much of North America. Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff…

FTC kicks off sweeping privacy probe of nine major social media firms

Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson / Ars Technica) The Federal Trade Commission is stepping up its digital privacy work and has asked just about every major social media platform you can…

Creating this photo of sun trails took eight years and a beer can

The lines across the sky show the sun’s path. The speckles in the lines show where clouds obscured the sun. (University of Hertfordshire/) You don’t need a lot of fancy…

Apple’s iOS 12.5 adds COVID-19 exposure notifications for older iPhones

Earlier this year, Apple rolled out iOS 13.7, which added a COVID-19 exposure notification framework. This Exposure Notifications system allowed you to opt in and find out if you’ve been…

No One Knows How Deep Russia’s Hacking Rampage Goes

A supply chain attack against IT company SolarWinds has exposed as many as 18,000 companies to Cozy Bear’s attacks. Author: Lily Hay Newman Continue Reading All Rights Of This Article…

Facebook launches its Collab music app to the public

Facebook Facebook has publicly launched Collab, an experimental music-making app that first launched as an invite-only beta back in May, TechCrunch reports. The app allows users to create short-form music…

OnePlus 9 leak shows off the upcoming 2021 flagship in photos

Images of a prototype device confirm some previously leaked spec. | Photo: PhoneArena The OnePlus 9 likely won’t arrive until spring 2021, but thanks to some photos published by PhoneArena,…

Cyberpunk 2077 Is Best Played in the Cloud

With ray tracing on, Cyberpunk 2077 is hungry. You could call it the new Crysis. Even Nvidia’s RTX 3080 is almost no match for the game when settings are cranked…

What’s on your desk, Jon Porter?

Photo by Jon Porter / The Verge Fitting a lot of tech into a small space Working from home has its advantages, but one of the problems that many people…

SpaceX won “rural” FCC funding in surprising places, like major airports

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | aluxum) The Federal Communications Commission last week awarded $9.2 billion to 180 broadband providers, saying the money will bring Internet access to 5.2 million “unserved”…