Jordan Pearson

Tech news

Cryptocurrency Scams Have Plagued Twitter for Years

Wednesday's massive Twitter hack wasn't the first time the platform has grappled with cryptocurrency scams or compromised verified accounts. Far from it.
Kevin Truong
Jordan Pearson
7.17.20
Tech news

Someone Mysteriously Sent Almost $1 Billion in Bitcoin

An unknown person or entity just sent a whole lot of money while hiding in plain sight.
Jordan Pearson
7.1.20
Section 230

Trump’s Executive Order Could Ruin the Internet Over a Twitter Beef

Trump's ongoing tantrum about Twitter fact-checking has led to an executive order that seeks to clarify section 230 of the Communications Decency Act.
Jordan Pearson
Jason Koebler
5.29.20
Tech news

Tulsa, Oklahoma Unveiled a 7-Story-Tall Statue of Elon Musk

The Golden Driller is Oklahoma's state monument and represents an oil worker. Now, it's a 75-foot-tall idol representing Elon Musk.
Jordan Pearson
5.23.20
Coronavirus

A Quarter of the Most Popular Covid-19 YouTube Videos Are Misleading: Study

A new study found that YouTube videos viewed more than 60 million times contained misleading information about coronavirus, raising questions about social media companies' role in stemming misinformation during a crisis.
Jordan Pearson
5.14.20
Tech news

This Software Can Make Kanye West Rap Eminem's 'Lose Yourself'

Humans have taught computers to do some amazing and horrible things, but this might take the cake.
Jordan Pearson
5.1.20
tech-power

Is It Worth It to Buy a Used Tanker and Fill It With Cheap Oil? An Investigation

If you have millions of dollars just laying around, we have got the deal for you!
Jordan Pearson
4.22.20
Social Media

Facebook Will Ban Protests That Defy Government Guidance on Distancing

Anti-lockdown protests are taking place across America, and Facebook has found itself in its latest mess.
Jordan Pearson
4.20.20
Tech news

Conspiracies Are Thriving on Anti-Lockdown Protest Facebook Pages

Misinformation and conspiracies about the deadly virus have found a home on groups and pages planning and promoting anti-lockdown protests on the social network.
Jordan Pearson
4.18.20
Tech news

Researcher Arrested for Allegedly Teaching North Korea About Ethereum

Virgil Griffith has been arrested for allegedly giving a presentation on cryptocurrency in North Korea, where discussion touched on evading sanctions. Griffith maintains his presentation contained basic concepts that could be found online.
Jordan Pearson
12.2.19
Tech news

Twitter Is Banning Political Ads

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey announced that the social network will not accept political ads starting on November 22, and promised more details when the final rules are published in two weeks.
Jordan Pearson
Samantha Cole
10.31.19
Tech news

Your Cat Thinks of You Like a Parent, Study Suggests

A new study finds that cats form attachment styles to their caregivers similar to human babies and dogs.
Jordan Pearson
9.23.19
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