TikTok’s future uncertain after CEO testifies in marathon congressional hearing
Lawmakers asked about data privacy, user safety, and TikTok's connections to the Chinese government.
On Mar 23, 2023 by Jacob Seitz
‘Blind eye to horrific harm’: Sen. Blumenthal comes down hard on tech companies’ use of Section 230
'Section 230 actually was designed to promote a safer internet. Plainly it's doing the opposite right now.'
On Mar 8, 2023 by Jacob Seitz
Chris Smalls testifies before Congress about efforts Amazon made to halt union organizing
He said new hires were almost immediately subjected to anti-union propaganda.
On May 5, 2022 by Jacob Seitz
Viral TikTok video shows professor berating hearing-impaired student
The professor has since been placed on administrative leave.
On Feb 20, 2021 by Mikael Thalen
Not everyone is charmed by those videos of babies hearing for the first time
Are they cute videos that celebrate connection—or do they glorify audism?
On Jun 13, 2016 by Lyz Lenz
The tech industry can do better when it comes to the Deaf community
Technology can help the hard of hearing, but it too often misses the mark.
On May 27, 2016 by Morgan Leahy
FBI Director tells Senate he doesn’t understand demand for strong encryption
'We are fighting a war on terror,' said one senator sympathetic to the push for encryption backdoors.
On Jul 8, 2015 by Patrick Howell O'Neill
Senator’s ‘Frozen’ ringtone brings congressional hearing to a halt
Sounds like he's not letting it go.
On Apr 16, 2015 by Miles Klee
Footage surfaces of alleged Suge Knight hit-and-run
The legendary rap mogul is facing murder charges—again.
On Mar 9, 2015 by Miles Klee
After hacking his hearing aids, this man can hear Wi-Fi
What must this be like, we wonder?
On Nov 14, 2014 by Marissa Fessenden
Watch a 7-week-old baby hear for the first time
His first smile says it all.
On Sep 4, 2014 by Michelle Jaworski