Discord Bans r/WallStreetBets For Hate Speech Violations

Photo: DAMIEN MEYER / Contributor (Getty Images) After kicking off a historic rally around GameStop stock that has incited the ire of hedge fund tycoons and the SEC, the r/wallstreetbets channel was banned from Discord on Wednesday over apparent hate speech violations. While some on Reddit were quick to speculate that the server had been…

U.S. Navy Documents Discuss Creating a ‘Spacetime Modification Weapon’

A group of protestors march in front of the General Accounting Office (GAO) 29 March to raise awareness about an examination being conducted by the GAO for documents about a weather balloon crash at Roswell, N.M. in 1947.Photo: JOSHUA ROBERTS/AFP (Getty Images) The U.S. Department of Defense spent close to half a million dollars—at least…

Doctors Studied People’s Last Moments of Life to Figure Out When Death Begins

Photo: Alex Wong (Getty Images) New research suggests that doctors are, thankfully, skilled at correctly identifying a person’s time of death—a crucial aspect of ensuring healthy organs for donation. At the same time, the body can sometimes show flitters of cardiac activity even after death has become truly irreversible, according to the study published in…

The redesigned Tesla Model S interior swaps in a steering yoke

Nestled in its latest earnings report, Tesla included images of its upcoming Model S refresh. The renders provide a sneak peek of the vehicle’s interior, showcasing a cockpit that’s more in line with the Model Y and Model 3. Tesla At the front of the car, there’s a larger display and a steering yoke that…

Apple reports $111 billion in quarterly revenue, shattering previous record

Ultimately though, it was devices like the iPhone 12, 12 mini, 12 Pro and 12 Pro Max that did most of the financial heavy lifting. In Apple’s last earnings release of 2020, CEO Tim Cook characterized iPhone sales at the time as “stronger than expected”, but softer revenue numbers that quarter suggested people were holding…

The 10 Best Deals of January 27, 2021

Gif: Juliana Clark Wednesday’s Best Deals | Kinja Deals It’s January 27, and we at Kinja Deals are here to bring you the top 10 deals of the day. Bolster your protection against the new mutated strains of COVID-19 with a 60 pack of KN95 5-Layer Face Masks. Take your digital fantasies to the physical…

The Star Wars Games We Want to See Out of Lucasfilm’s New Era

Screenshot: Lucasfilm Star Wars and strategy games go together like peanut butter and jelly—as previous excellent RTS games like Commander, Battlegrounds, and Empire at War can attest. But what about something that goes even grander than those games and pulls you back out to a truly intergalactic scale, managing the Republic (New, High, Old, or…

US arrests far-right Twitter troll for 2016 election interference

Outside of that ploy, Mackey tried to influence the election in other ways. At one point, he had more than 58,000 followers on Twitter, and the MIT Media Lab found he was more influential than the likes of Stephen Colbert and NBC News when it came to the 2016 election. That same year, Twitter banned…

‘Wolrd’s Most Dangerous Malware’ Botnet Disrupted by Global Police Sting

Image: Screenshot: Youtube/Національна поліція України The criminal operation behind a dangerous, global botnet has been disrupted. On Wednesday morning, international authorities with Europol announced that a global police action, dubbed “Operation Ladybird,” had successfully taken down the infrastructure behind Emotet, the malicious botnet that has been used to execute ransomware attacks all over the world….

BMW tries to get ahead of its supply curve using quantum computing

BMW is starting to embrace quantum computing to optimize its supply chains. The automaker has started testing Honeywell systems to help it determine the best components to buy at the right time without disrupting production. While one supplier might be able to deliver components faster, similar parts might be cheaper from another supplier at the…