U.S. tweaks sanctions to aid Iranians evade online surveillance, censorship

The U.S. Treasury Department on Friday issued guidance expanding the range of internet services available to Iranians despite U.S. sanctions on the country, amid protests around Iran following the death of a 22-year-old woman in custody. Officials said the move would help Iranians access tools that can be used to circumvent state surveillance and censorship,… Read More U.S. tweaks sanctions to aid Iranians evade online surveillance, censorship

Tesla recalls nearly 1.1 million vehicles over possible software glitch

Tesla is recalling nearly 1.1 million U.S. vehicles because the window automatic reversal system may not react correctly after detecting an obstruction, increasing the risk of injury. The electric vehicle manufacturer told the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) that it would perform an over-the-air software update of the automatic window reversal system. The recall… Read More Tesla recalls nearly 1.1 million vehicles over possible software glitch

Twitter to depose billionaire Elon Musk on September 26-27

Twitter Inc will question Elon Musk under oath in Delaware next week as part of the litigation in the billionaire’s bid to walk away from his $44 billion deal for the social media company. A Tuesday filing in Delaware’s Court of Chancery said Musk’s deposition is scheduled for September 26-27 and may stretch into September… Read More Twitter to depose billionaire Elon Musk on September 26-27

SpaceX, T-Mobile unveil plans to connect mobile phones to satellites for cell coverage boost

U.S wireless carrier T-Mobile US Inc will use Elon Musk-owned SpaceX’s Starlink satellites to provide mobile users with network access in parts of the United States, the companies announced on Thursday, outlining plans to connect users’ mobile phones directly to satellites in orbit. The new plans, which would exist alongside T-mobile’s existing cellular services, would… Read More SpaceX, T-Mobile unveil plans to connect mobile phones to satellites for cell coverage boost

Former Twitter security chief Peiter ‘Mudge’ Zatko claims company misled regulators on bot accounts

Twitter Inc misled federal regulators about its defenses against hackers and spam accounts, CNN and the Washington Post reported on Tuesday, citing whistleblower disclosures by the social media company’s former security chief Peiter Zatko. In an 84-page complaint, Zatko, a famed hacker more widely known as “Mudge”, alleged Twitter falsely claimed it had a solid… Read More Former Twitter security chief Peiter ‘Mudge’ Zatko claims company misled regulators on bot accounts

German road traffic agency recalls thousands of Tesla vehicles over software glitch

Germany’s road traffic agency said it was recalling Tesla models Y and 3 because of a fault in the automatic emergency call system that affects 59,000 vehicles globally. The KBA watchdog said on its website dated June 29 that a software flaw was causing a breakdown of the eCall, which is designed to automatically contact… Read More German road traffic agency recalls thousands of Tesla vehicles over software glitch

Man files $258billion lawsuit against Elon Musk over alleged Dogecoin pyramid scheme

Elon Musk was sued for $258 billion on Thursday by a Dogecoin investor who accused him of running a pyramid scheme to support the cryptocurrency. In a complaint filed in federal court in Manhattan, plaintiff Keith Johnson accused Musk, electric car company Tesla Inc and space tourism company SpaceX of racketeering for touting Dogecoin and… Read More Man files $258billion lawsuit against Elon Musk over alleged Dogecoin pyramid scheme