Google suspends Trump’s YouTube account, disables comments

Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai gestures during a session at the World Economic Forum annual meeting in…

Bitcoin is a good savings ‘Plan B’ for Black investors, says Isaiah Jackson

Bitcoin pro Isaiah Jackson told CNBC on Tuesday that the cryptocurrency is a key way to…

NFL’s playoff openers see solid ratings, Nickelodeon’s game draws 2 million viewers

Drew Brees #9 of the New Orleans Saints dives in the end zone to score a…

Amazon’s ad business will gain the most share this year, according to analyst survey

Jeff Bezos, CEO, AmazonMark Ralston | AFP | Getty ImagesAmazon will be the leading share gainer…

How to use Signal, the private chatting app Elon Musk told people to try

Facebook's WhatsApp is changing its privacy policy on Feb. 8, when it will begin to share…

Zoom plans $1.5 billion share sale at 10 times its IPO price

Zoom founder Eric Yuan speaks before the Nasdaq opening bell ceremony on April 18, 2019 in…

Signal and Telegram downloads surge after WhatsApp says it will share data with Facebook

studioEAST | Getty ImagesDownloads of privacy-focused messaging apps Signal and Telegram got a boost as users…

Frito-Lay plans three Super Bowl ads to highlight new products and football stars like the Manning brothers

Promo for Frito-Lay Super Bowl commercial.Frito-LayFrito-Lay said it's planning three Super Bowl ads next month, including…

Nasdaq-listed Chinese video platform Bilibili files for Hong Kong listing to raise over $2 billion

The Bilibili booth is pictured during the 2019 Yangtze River Delta International Cultural Industries Expo at…

Facebook, Google, Microsoft pause political contributions after riot

Tech companies including Amazon, Facebook, Google and Microsoft announced Monday they are pausing contributions from their…

Conservative social app Parler drops offline after Amazon withdraws support

A general view of the the Parler app icon displayed on an iPhone on January 9,…

Black users turned social app Clubhouse from drab to fun

Black artist Bomani X has been one of the key innovators of voice-chatting app Clubhouse, and…

Amazon to drop Parler from its web hosting service, citing violent posts

Parler CEO John Matze joins CNBC's "Squawk on the Street" on July 2, 2020.CNBCAmazon has pulled…

Apple removes Parler from App Store in wake of U.S. Capitol riot

Apple CEO Tim CookSpencer Platt | Getty ImagesApple removed Parler, an app popular with Trump supporters,…

Trump tweets from POTUS handle account, says looking ‘at the possibilities of building out our own platform’

U.S. President Donald Trump makes a fist during a rally to contest the certification of the…

Twitter bans Michael Flynn, Sidney Powell and other QAnon accounts

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey testifies remotely via videoconference in this screengrab made from video during a…

Chinese search firm Baidu to create an electric vehicle company as tech giants jump into auto space

The Baidu Inc. logo is displayed on the company's headquarters on July 3, 2019 in Beijing,…

Trump acknowledges election result in first tweet after ban lifted

President Donald Trump shared his first message on Twitter since being locked out of his account…

Michelle Obama calls on Facebook and other social media platforms to ban Trump permanently

U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama speaks during the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.,…

YouTube says it will move more quickly to suspend channels posting videos claiming widespread voter fraud

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki speaks during the opening keynote address at the Google I/O 2017 Conference…

Facebook will block Trump from posting at least for the remainder of his term

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday said the company would block President Donald Trump from posting…

Banking software start-up Mambu raises $135 million at a $2.1 billion valuation

A sign hangs from a branch of Banco Santander in London, U.K., on Wednesday, Feb. 3,…

Roblox raises $520 million ahead of planned direct listing

A rendering of the in-game action from the hit Roblox game "Jailbreak."Source: RobloxRoblox, the kids online…

Twitter pledges to take action on any calls for violence as U.S. Capitol locks down

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey testifies remotely via videoconference in this screengrab made from video during a…

Apple touts record App Store holiday sales as tensions with software companies rise

A customer exits after picking up Apple's new 5G iPhone 12 that went on sale, as…

Snowflake CEO says Covid has shown old approach to working at the office is ‘nonsense’

Snowflake CEO Frank Slootman told CNBC on Tuesday he believes the coronavirus pandemic has fundamentally altered…

Apple names former newspaper editor Monica Lozano to the board

People seen outside the Apple store at Marina Bay Sands. In a shape of a giant…

Alibaba founder Jack Ma is lying low for the time being, but he’s not missing

After reports speculating about Alibaba founder Jack Ma's whereabouts, CNBC's David Faber reported Tuesday that the…

Apple’s upcoming iPhone privacy feature exposes Facebook and Snap to most risk compared with their peers, analysts say

Apple CEO Tim Cook delivers a keynote during the European Union's privacy conference at the EU…

Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf is retiring, current president to take over

Steven Mollenkopf, CEO of QualcommMike Blake | ReutersQualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf is retiring and will be…

Nasdaq-listed Chinese video platform Bilibili to raise over $2 billion in Hong Kong listing

The Bilibili booth is pictured during the 2019 Yangtze River Delta International Cultural Industries Expo at…

Haven, the Amazon-Berkshire-JPMorgan venture to disrupt health care, is disbanding after 3 years

Haven, the joint venture formed by three of America's most powerful companies to lower costs and…

Google workers form union amid ongoing feuds with execs

Google employees hold signs during a walkout to protest how the tech giant handled sexual misconduct…

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange cannot be extradited to U.S., judge rules

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange gestures from the window of a prison van as he is driven…

How airlines transport Covid-19 vaccines

Airlines are joining the fight against the coronavirus. The long wait for a vaccine may be over,…

Pompeo says Russia ‘pretty clearly’ behind cyberattack on US

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says Russia was “pretty clearly” behind the grave cyberattack against the…

Hack against US is ‘grave’ threat, cybersecurity agency says

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal authorities expressed increased alarm Thursday about a long-undetected intrusion into U.S. and…

US jobless claims rise to 885,000 amid resurgence of virus

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose again last week to…

Valve’s Steam Data For December Points To A Huge Dip For Linux Gaming Marketshare

Valve just published their Steam Survey numbers for December 2020 and it's a huge letdown for…

Linux 5.11 Gets New Framework To Help Avoid Burning Your Skin On Hot Devices

While the Linux 5.11 merge window has been over for one week where new features are…

OpenMandriva Lx 4.2 RC Released With Linux 5.10, Completed AArch64 Port

OpenMandriva Lx 4.1 was released last February while now we are closing in on the release…

The Linux Kernel Made Terrific Strides In 2020

The Linux kernel in 2020 saw lots of new features added and other functionality improved while…

KDE In 2021 Should See Production-Ready Plasma Wayland, Other Improvements

KDE developer Nate Graham who has made a lot of contributions to KDE in recent years…

Some Linux/Open-Source Letdowns Last For Years

New Year's Eve two years ago I wrote about the open-source / Linux letdowns of 2018.…

Mesa Enjoyed A Record-Setting Year With Intel G3D Default, RADV ACO, Faster Performance

2020 was easily the best year yet for Mesa with this collection of open-source OpenGL/Vulkan drivers…

Panfrost Gallium3D Seeing Some Work Towards Clover OpenCL Support

The Panfrost open-source Gallium3D driver matured into good shape over the course of 2020 with providing…

Happy New Year! A Look Back At The Most Popular Phoronix Content Of 2020

After 219 Linux hardware reviews / benchmark featured articles and 3,206 original news articles on Phoronix…

Linux 5.12 Should See ACPI Platform Profile Support To Alter System Thermal/Power Levels

Thanks to the ongoing upstream improvements being pursued by Lenovo as part of their effort to…

OpenBenchmarking.org Enjoyed A Major Overhaul In 2020, Significant Growth

This month marks ten years since OpenBenchmarking.org initially went online as part of Phoronix Test Suite…

GNOME In 2020 Saw Many Optimizations, GTK 4.0 Released, GNOME 40 In Development

The GNOME desktop environment saw many enhancements in 2020 including a number of significant performance optimizations.…