Neuralink is reportedly under federal investigation over animal testing

Neuralink is reportedly under federal investigation over animal testing

The US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Inspector General is reportedly investigating Neuralink over potential animal welfare violations related to research testing. According to Reuters, internal documents show that staff members have been raising concerns that the company has been rushing animal testing and causing needless suffering and death.  The news organization said the company has … Read more

The NRLB says Apple interrogated and coerced employees in Atlanta

Apple’s first unionized workers say the company is withholding new benefits

Apple illegally interrogated and made coercive statements to employees during a union drive at one of its retail stores in Atlanta, Georgia, according to a ruling from the National Labor Relations Board reported on by Bloomberg. The company was being investigated as the result of charges filed by the Communications Workers of America, which has … Read more

Apple may shift some iPad production away from China to India

Apple is reportedly looking to buy chips from US and European fabs

After shifting iPhone production away from China, it now looks as if Apple’s got its eye on iPad production. According to CNBC, Apple is discussing producing some of its iPads in India to help diversify its supply chain. Apple’s been trying to diversify its manufacturing for years amid trade wars between China and the US … Read more

Robert Pattinson stars in Parasite director Bong Joon-Ho’s next movie

Robert Pattinson stars in Parasite director Bong Joon-Ho’s next movie

Warner Bros. Pictures confirmed today that Snowpiercer and The Host writer-director Bong Joon-ho is currently shooting his follow-up to his Best Picture-winning 2019 class satire Parasite. The film, a science fiction story called Mickey 17, will star Robert Pattinson in the title role. No summary of the movie’s plot was immediately available, but Warner Bros. … Read more

Real ID enforcement delayed yet again — this time to 2025

Real ID enforcement delayed yet again — this time to 2025

The Department of Homeland Security said Monday it’s again pushing back the enforcement of Real ID requirements for state driver’s licenses and ID cards. The latest delay moves states’ compliance deadline to May 7th, 2025. Passed by Congress in 2005 as a response to the Sept. 11th, 2001 terrorist attacks, the Real ID Act requires … Read more

Microsoft, ZeniMax Media QA workers voting in union election

Microsoft, ZeniMax Media QA workers voting in union election

Workers at Microsoft’s ZeniMax Media are organizing in hopes of unionizing, Communications Workers of America announced Monday. Roughly 300 QA workers are currently voting to decide whether they’ll unionize. The vote is happening outside of the National Labor Relations Board’s purview because of Microsoft’s neutrality agreement signed in June, according to The New York Times. … Read more