Posts Tagged by Technology

This 10-Year-Old Is Creating A Device To Prevent Infants From Dying In Hot Cars

After Bishop Curry heard his neighbor’s 6-month-old infant died from being in an overheated car, he decided to create a life-saving device to prevent incidents like this from reoccurring ― as any responsible 10-year-old would. “It kind of came in my head,” Bishop told HuffPost […]

Registered to Vote? If So, A GOP Firm Probably Exposed Your Personal Data

A Republican data analysis company called Deep Root Analytics left exposed an online database containing the personal information of almost all of America’s 200 million registered voters, the cyber security firm UpGuard has found. The data contained in the breach includes an unsettling amount of […]

Pandora Celebrates And Supports LGBTQ Community With Launch Of ‘Sounds Like Pride’

Pandora, “the world’s most powerful music discovery platform,” is turning up the volume on Pride with a brand new spotlight on queer artists and experiences. The “Sounds Like Pride” campaign includes a special station, exclusive content from emerging LGBTQ+ musicians and Pandora employees, and a […]

Google Launches Effort To Remove Terrorist And Extremist Content From YouTube

(Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s Google will implement more measures to identify and remove terrorist or violent extremist content on its video-sharing platform YouTube, the company said in a blog post on Sunday. Google said it would take a tougher position on videos containing supremacist or […]

Amazon: Everything From A To Z Now Includes Whole Foods

Many were surprised when Amazon recently announced its purchase of Whole Foods for $13.7 billion. Those that love Amazon applauded the move while those that fear, or dislike, Amazon are using it to confirm their prediction of its “big-brother” takeover of the world. Competitors to […]

Someone Trolled A GOP Senator By Signing Him Up To Nickelback Emails

Sen. Ben Sasse (R-Neb.) is not diggin’ this at all. On Friday, he tweeted that someone had signed several of his email accounts up to Nickelback promotional newsletters. “It’s. Not. Funny,” he wrote: To whoever just subscribed my email accts (family, work, obsolete) to multiple […]

Mark Hamill Expertly Mocks The Fake News Of His Own Death

Mark Hamill got the chance to write his own amusing obituary after fake news of his death spread online Friday. The “Star Wars” actor mourned himself after a fake account falsely purporting to be from HuffPost claimed that he’d died: MUCH OF NATION MOURNS-RIP @HamillHimself […]

You Probably Didn’t Hear The White House Announced Games At E3, Too

On Thursday, the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) ― where the video game industry announces their future plans ― wrapped up and now the gaming world has a bunch of new titles to look forward to. But you probably didn’t know that the White House, perhaps […]

Twitter Nails The Funniest Thing About Amazon Purchasing Whole Foods

Amazon is buying Whole Foods for $13.7 billion (including debt), according to a deal announced on Friday. The deal is expected to close in the second half of 2017. Twitter lost its mind over the crazy news and, of course, everyone made the same joke […]

Beleaguered Uber Hit With Lawsuit For Obtaining Rape Victim’s Medical Records

A woman who was raped in India by her Uber driver in 2014 filed suit against the company Thursday, after news emerged last week that a top Uber executive who has since been fired, Eric Alexander, obtained her medical records after the crime, hoping to […]