California reveals it is investigating Facebook over privacy practices

Facebook has been under investigation by California officials over its privacy practices for more than a year, the state attorney general Xavier Becerra said on Wednesday, and may now be forced to turn over key documents. In a press conference on Wednesday, Becerra said the attorney general’s office has been investigating since spring 2018 whether … Continue reading California reveals it is investigating Facebook over privacy practices

Fitbit users fear privacy invasion after $2.1bn Google acquisition

Google’s recent acquisition of Fitbit for $2.1bn has left many users worried the tech giant may soon have access to their most intimate health information – from the number of steps they take each day to their breathing patterns, sleep quality or menstrual cycles. Fitbit, founded in San Francisco in 2007, tracks the health data … Continue reading Fitbit users fear privacy invasion after $2.1bn Google acquisition

Dish beats profit estimates on higher pay-TV subscriber addition

Dish Network Corp (DISH.O) posted a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday, as the U.S. satellite TV service provider surprised Wall Street by adding more payTV subscribers.  The company’s pay-TV business added 148,000 subscribers in the second quarter, compared with analysts’ estimates for a loss of 166,000, according to research firm FactSet.  Dish has attempted to … Continue reading Dish beats profit estimates on higher pay-TV subscriber addition

Lakers’ LeBron James calls himself ‘#WashedKing’ on Twitter after third triple-double in a row

To start the 2019-20 NBA season, LeBron James is doing what he does best: producing on the court and proving doubters wrong on Twitter.  James recorded his third consecutive triple-double Tuesday against the Chicago Bulls with 30 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds in the Los Angeles Lakers’ 118-112 victory.  Read or  Listen to this article below.🎧 Hey, … Continue reading Lakers’ LeBron James calls himself ‘#WashedKing’ on Twitter after third triple-double in a row

Indianapolis Motor Speedway sold to businessman Roger Penske

For the fourth time in its 110-year history, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway will be changing owners. Hulman & Company is selling the race track and other assets to Penske Entertainment Corp., owned by businessman Roger Penske. The deal includes the racing circuit, NTT IndyCar Series and Indianapolis Motor Speedway Productions. Parent company Penske Corp., which … Continue reading Indianapolis Motor Speedway sold to businessman Roger Penske

Trump says Ukraine whistleblower ‘must’ testify, blasts offer of written answers

President Trump joined congressional Republicans in publicly rejecting the Ukraine call whistleblower’s offer to respond to written questions from Republican lawmakers, instead insisting that he or she appear in person as part of the impeachment inquiry — a move that would reveal the anonymous official’s identity. The whistleblower’s attorney, Mark Zaid, tweeted over the weekend that his … Continue reading Trump says Ukraine whistleblower ‘must’ testify, blasts offer of written answers