Palantir invested $25 million in Faraday Future

Palantir invested $25 million in Faraday Future

[ad_1] Data-mining firm Palantir invested $25 million in Faraday Future shortly before the electric vehicle startup became a publicly traded company in July, according to a previously unreported Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) document filed late last week. In addition, Faraday Future signed a commercial contract to use Palantir’s software, according to one of Palantir’s … Read more

FCC looks to fine conservative activists $5 million for false mail voting robocalls

FCC looks to fine conservative activists $5 million for false mail voting robocalls

[ad_1] The Federal Communications Commission proposed a $5.1 million fine against conservative activists Jacob Wohl and John Burkman and J.M. Burkman & Associates for making 1,141 unlawful robocalls that made false claims about mail voting, the agency said Tuesday. “Did you know that if you vote by mail, your personal information will be part of … Read more

Conservative pranksters face $5 million proposed fine over robocalls

Conservative pranksters face $5 million proposed fine over robocalls

[ad_1] On Tuesday, the Federal Communications Commission proposed an over $5 million fine against conspiracy theorists and conservative activists John Burkman and Jacob Wohl for making hundreds of robocalls spreading 2020 election misinformation. In its proposal, the FCC said that the agency is weighing a $5,134,500 fine against Burkman and Wohl for making over 1,100 … Read more

Check your permissions: default settings in Microsoft tool exposes 38 million user records online

Check your permissions: default settings in Microsoft tool exposes 38 million user records online

[ad_1] Default permissions settings in an app-building tool from Microsoft have been blamed for exposing the data of 38 million people online. Information including names, email addresses, phone numbers, social security numbers, and COVID-19 vaccination appointments was inadvertently made publicly accessible by 47 different companies and government entities using Microsoft’s Power Apps platform. There’s no … Read more

Firefighters could get $600 million boost from Congress. It’s probably not enough.

Firefighters could get $600 million boost from Congress. It's probably not enough.

[ad_1] As large chunks of the Western U.S. burned over the summer, lawmakers in Washington quietly inserted measures into the massive infrastructure package that they hope can be almost as potent as water in fighting them: cash. The $1 trillion infrastructure bill the Senate passed this month included $600 million to raise the pay of … Read more