Sarah Palin takes on the New York Times in newsroom showdown

The trial centers on a 2017 editorial that falsely linked Palin’s ads to a mass shooting. By Neal Freyman | Morning Brew A blockbuster First Amendment trial that pits former Alaska governor and VP nominee Sarah Palin against the US’ most iconic news source, the New York Times, will begin today. The backstory In 2017, following a […]

TikTok stars are out-earning CEOs.

TikTok Stars Like the D’Amelio Sisters and Addison Rae Are Earning More Than Many S&P 500 CEOs by Molly Wright Eat your hearts out, CEOs: TikTok stars like the D’Amelio sisters and Addison Rae are banking more money than many of the S&P 500’s chief executives. A recent Forbes ranking placed sisters Charli and Dixie D’Amelio as […]

How to See Dislikes on YouTube Again

by TIM BROOKES YouTube no longer allows you to see dislikes on videos, which can be important information in determining whether or not a video is trustworthy or accurate. Though it comes with some caveats, you can restore dislikes with a browser extension. Restore YouTube Dislikes With a Browser Extension You can restore dislikes on […]

UK PM Johnson apologises for attending lockdown party

By Reuters LONDON, Jan 12 (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson apologised on Wednesday for attending a “bring your own booze” gathering at his official residence during the first coronavirus lockdown as opponents said he had to resign. Johnson admitted for the first time he had attended the party at Downing Street on May 20, […]

Most Consequential Person: Elon Musk

TIME presents its annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world, from artists and leaders to pioneers, titans and icons Elon Musk SpaceX and Tesla founder, 41 By Richard Branson For a while now, space has been looking boring. News about space was reduced to budget cuts and deorbiting schedules, not research […]

Elon Musk to pay over R175 billion in tax this year

Bloomberg Elon Musk, the world’s richest person and chief executive officer of Tesla Inc., said on Twitter that he’ll pay more than $11 billion (R175 billion) in taxes this year, an amount that could constitute a record payment to the U.S. Internal Revenue Service. The billionaire may face a tax bill of more than $10 […]

Clickbait: Australian news conference interrupted by a Huntsman spider. 

Large spider interrupts Australian official’s news conference By Ben Hooper Dec. 17 (UPI) — A health official in Queensland, Australia, had her COVID-19 news conference interrupted by a large huntsman spider. Queensland Health Minister Yvette D’Ath was conducting an outdoor news conference to discuss the need for businesses to comply with recent vaccination policies when someone point out […]

Log4j Open Source Vulnerability Puts the Entire Internet at Risk

Log4j is probably the nastiest open-source security vulnerability in years, where cybersecurity professionals race to patch systems before attackers can inject malware. by Ankush Das Log4Shell is a Remote Code Execution Class vulnerability denoted as CVE-2021-44228 disclosed as an exploit that affects millions of servers that run Java applications, or particularly the open-source Apache Log4j library. If […]