Just before Apple announced their new M3 chip, the most powerful ever for personal computers, Urban Outfitters was selling out of Apple iPods. Urban Outfitters continues to make full use of the profitable industry of nostalgia. Revamping old tech with a fresh spin, Retrospekt, a design studio specializing in retro technology restoration, has brought the […]
5th Avenue Records has been open in Brooklyn since 1968 and has survived long enough to see a small comeback in the record sales industry. The current owner Ryan Romanski, said COVID lockdowns added greatly to the record industry’s resurgence.
New York City came alive on Sept. 4 with the unmistakable rhythms of the Caribbean. The New York Caribbean Festival—also known as the West Indian American Day Parade—celebrated its 51st year on Labor Day. NTD’s Sean Marshall has more.
New York City Mayor Eric Adams and New York City Department of Buildings Commissioner Jimmy Oddo are planning to take down sheds taking up space around New York City. The plan has been named “Get Sheds Down.”
Companies employ a range of tactics, called “dark patterns,” to make it difficult for you to cancel your subscriptions. But the FTC has sued Amazon because of this issue. Will the FTC’s lawsuit against the tech behemoth impact business practices throughout the entire industry? We talk to Brian Chevalier-Jordan, the CMO of National Business Capital; […]
PFAS are known as forever chemicals. They’ve been linked to cancer, and they’re inside the bodies of 99 percent of Americans. The government has recently taken action to address this, but one health professor says it’s too little too late.
Thousands of people practice yoga in Times Square on the Summer Solstice each year. This longstanding tradition has been organized by a collective known as Mind over Madness Yoga, consistently bringing together thousands of participants for the past two decades.
New York City recently sued Hyundai and Kia, saying their cars are too easy to steal—as almost a thousand were stolen in the city in the first four months of this year alone! So how can you prevent your car from being stolen? And what should you do if it is stolen? NTD’s Sean Marshall […]
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on June 6 sued one of the largest cryptocurrency platforms in the world, sending the company’s stock down. Coinbase, the platform, has been operating its crypto platform without registration, violating federal law, according to the lawsuit. “Coinbase has never registered with the SEC as a broker, national securities […]
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has found what could potentially be around $6.3 billion worth of identity theft. Criminals use your personal information to file fake tax returns and get real refunds. NTD hears from experts some tips on how you can protect yourself.
The EPA has announced ambitious plans to limit carbon emissions from power plants, which may lead these plants to use carbon capture technology. The technology, in turn, would capture the carbon emissions, preventing them from getting into the atmosphere. Carbon capture technology does exist, and it does work. But in the entire world, there is […]
Disney officials said that a second round of layoffs would start on April 24 as the company presses ahead with its objective of trimming around 3 percent of its 220,000-strong global workforce in a bid to cut costs. The latest round of job cuts will affect employees across the United States, where the company employs […]
New Jersey has paused a government incentive for residents who are looking to buy or lease an electric vehicle (EV). The temporary halt on the government rebate is due to the popularity of the program, which is rapidly running out of money as a result. New Jersey’s Board of Public Utilities reported that the Charge […]
Trading and investing platform eToro said on Thursday it has partnered with Elon Musk-led Twitter to let users access real-time prices of cryptocurrencies, stocks, and other assets, and to enable the trading of those instruments. The trading data will be available through Twitter’s Cashtags feature, which was launched in 2012 and allows users to interact […]
Twitter-owner Elon Musk said on Thursday users of the social media platform will be able to offer their followers subscriptions to content, including long-form text and hours-long video. Users offering the subscription, a feature they can access through the “Monetization” tab in settings, will get all the money subscribers pay apart from the charges platforms […]
Twitter CEO Elon Musk criticized BBC reporter James Clayton during an interview after the journalist consistently tried to insist that Twitter was enabling the proliferation of hate speech, but then failed to provide any proof of such content. In the interview on April 11 at Twitter headquarters, Clayton insists that hate speech content has risen on Twitter. […]
Zillow.com says now is a bad time to try to get rich quickly by house flipping—that is, buying a house, fixing it up, and selling it for a profit. But the jury is still out on whether that’s the case or not.
The worldwide shipment of traditional PCs, including those of Apple, saw a “precipitous drop” in the first quarter of this year because of poor demand and excess inventory, a new report reveals. In the first quarter of 2023, the shipment of traditional PCs dropped by 29 percent, to 56.9 million units, compared with the same […]
Apple on Wednesday revealed its plan to open its first retail store in India. The company has been moving some of its production into the country, and now, is expanding its brick-and-mortar stores there.
ROME—Italy is temporarily blocking the artificial intelligence software ChatGPT in the wake of a data breach as it investigates a possible violation of stringent European Union data protection rules, the government’s privacy watchdog said Friday. The Italian Data Protection Authority said it was taking provisional action “until ChatGPT respects privacy,” including temporarily limiting the company […]
As TikTok faces a possible ban, another ByteDance-owned app was on the rise. The Lemon8 app quietly rose into the top-ten app ranking, albeit briefly. Is it a possible backup plan for ByteDance and American TikTok users?
With a TikTok ban now a possibility, we had the two bots give advice to TikTok influencers and asked ChatGPT4 and Google’s Bard the same question. How should a TikTok influencer deal with it if the U.S. Government decides to move forward with a ban on Tiktok? Here’s the response.
Artificial intelligence continues to cause disruptions with fake images going around on the internet, most recently of Pope Francis. Not long after, Twitter attached a reader-added context warning to the Twitter post that reads, “This is an AI-generated image of Pope Francis. It is not a genuine photo.” Jake Maymar, VP of Innovation in The […]
TEMU, Tiktok, Capcut, and SHEIN dominate the U.S. app stores’ top spots. In the past 30 days, they are the four most-downloaded apps in the U.S. across Apple’s iOS store and the Google Play store, they’re also owned by Chinese companies. Tiktok’s CEO getting grilled in front of congress was a wake-up call both for Chinese […]
The popular AI chatbot Chat-GPT will have access to much more information to learn from because it can now connect to the internet. Before, it only got information from training data that ended in 2021. A waitlist for the function has been made available through OpenAI’s website. Microsoft senior cloud solution architect Arunansu Pattanayak and […]
Activist Hindenburg research has taken a short position in shares of Block Inc. causing a massive reduction in share price. Hindenburg Research disclosed betting-against positions in Block Inc. Block is a global tech company focused on financial services. After finding potential wrongdoing, Hindenburg usually publishes a report explaining the case and bets against the target […]
White collar workers making $80,000 a year are most at risk of having their jobs impacted by artificial intelligence, according to researchers from OpenAI and the University of Pennsylvania. They say Approximately 19 percent of jobs have at least 50 percent of their tasks exposed to GPTs capabilities and jobs that require writing and programming […]
Microsoft had a live event to unveil their integration of artificial intelligence into the Microsoft office ecosystem. Copilot helps out with the 365 workspaces of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Teams, and more, in ways similar to using highly advanced automation like Chat GPT.
The explosive interest in OpenAI’s ChatGPT has tech giants scrambling to capitalize on generative AI in the wider market. On March 14, Google announced that it will begin packing virtually all of its Workspace products with generative AI—an artificial intelligence chatbot that is capable of generating creative output from simple user prompts. According to Google’s […]
Facebook parent Meta has announced that it’s slashing another 10,000 jobs and won’t fill 5,000 open position, as the beleaguered social media giant struggles to cut costs amid profit pressure. Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg broke the bad news to staff in a statement on Tuesday, in which he gave an update on the company’s “Year […]
In new documents and statements, Sony is expressing concerns concerned over the prospect of Microsoft owning the popular “Call of Duty” video game franchise. it’s sent a letter to a UK regulator saying the merger should be stopped. The games have earned over $31 billion in lifetime revenue.
Auto safety regulators have begun investigating Tesla’s Model Y SUVs after a pair of owners reported their steering wheels were not properly secured to the steering column and could come off. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Office of Defects Investigation (ODI) published a report (pdf) on Wednesday revealing the two Model Y SUVs were […]