Activision Blizzard Employees Vote to Form a Union

In a first for a large US video game studio, Activision Blizzard employees have voted on unionization.

Judge Strikes Down California Law Requiring Women on Company Boards

Superior Court Judge Maureen Duffy-Lewis has struck down a California law that required companies to appoint up to three women to their boards.

California Lawmaker Wants 4-Day Workweeks

A California lawmaker has introduced a bill to mandate 4-day workweeks in the latest indication of how much the workspace has changed.

GM’s Mary Barra Says Company Could Top Tesla in EV Market

GM CEO Mary Barra is throwing down the gauntlet, claiming her company will top Tesla in the EV market.

TikTok Now the Internet’s Most Popular Site, Edging Out Google

TikTok has taken the top spot as the world’s most popular website, beating out Google and Facebook.

New York to Ban All Sales of New Gasoline Vehicles by 2035

New York is joining California in plans to ban the sale of new gasoline vehicles by 2035.

AG Wants to Strengthen Policies for Obtaining Lawmaker Data

US Attorney General Merrick Garland wants to strengthen policies for obtaining lawmaker data and has vowed swift action regarding recent revelations.

Smartwatches Can Serve As Early Coronavirus Detection

Smartwatches can do much more than count steps, with research showing they can detect coronavirus infections days before diagnosis.

Latest Debt Collector Weapon: Unlimited Texting, Email and Instant Messaging

Individuals in debt should start preparing for a flood of unwanted texts, emails and social media messages from debt collectors.

U.S. Space Force Launches Military Satellite

The newest branch of the U.S. military carried out its first national security launch, sending a military communications satellite into orbit.

Ring Is a Case Study In Bad Privacy Policy

Ring has been in the news for its ongoing struggles with privacy issues. Its latest response, not to mention its approach in general, could serve as a case study of what not to do.

Christina Koch Sets Record For Longest Spaceflight By Woman

Christina Koch checked off another milestone in her NASA career, taking the record for the longest spaceflight by a woman, according to CBS News. The previous record holder, Peggy Whitson, spent 288 consecutive days in space, and still holds the…

Google Faces Government Scrutiny Over “Project Nightingale” and Patient Privacy

On the heels of news that Google has partnered with Ascension to collect data on millions of American patients, CBS News is reporting that government officials are opening an inquiry into the deal. Ascension is the second largest chain of…

Misty Copeland: Only African-American Soloist With The American Ballet Theatre Still Feels She Must Prove Herself

Misty Copeland, the only African-American soloist with the American Ballet Theatre, is busy performing in the holiday perennial, Stravinsky’s The Nutcracker, with the world-renowned dance company in New York City. Despite all of her accomplishments, the dancer says still feels…

CBS Launches New 24-hour Online News Channel

CBS is taking another step into the streaming arena. Today, the network is launching a 24/7 streaming news channel. Broadcast on its website, as well as a handful of its apps and other streaming devices, the new online-only channel is…

Diabetes Management Goes ‘Bionic’ With New Device

Researchers involved in two National Institutes of Health-funded studies have developed a ‘bionic’ pancreas that monitors a patient’s blood sugar levels and makes Type 1 diabetes more manageable. Created by researchers at Boston University and Massachusetts General Hospital, the experimental…

Lara Logan May Be Replaced On 60 Minutes

Lara Logan tarnished her integrity as a journalist and the 60 Minutes brand last year when she ran a piece on the Benghazi attack that was mostly made up of fabrications. She herself didn’t lie, but rather she made the…

Lara Logan’s Return To “60 Minutes” Is Undecided

Lara Logan, who took a leave of absence from 60 Minutes in November following what she called a “mistake”, apparently does not have a definite return-date to CBS News, and spokesman Kevin Tedesco has said they decline to comment on…

Sharyl Attkisson Resigns From CBS News

CBS News’ investigative correspondent Sharyl Attkisson has resigned, and the announcement was made in a tweet. According to a spokesperson for CBS, Attkisson is leaving the network to pursue other endeavors. For months, rumors have been circulating about Attkisson’s differences…

Katie Couric Admits That Her Report On HPV Was Too Anti-Vaccine

Having taken a fair amount of criticism from the media and the science community, Katie Couric says she regrets spending too much time talking about the rare adverse side effects from HPV vaccinations instead of acknowledging the HPV vaccine’s overwhelming…