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Huey Yee Ong

Hello, from one tech geek to another. Not your beloved TechCrunch writer, but a writer with an avid interest in the fast-paced tech scenes and all the latest tech mojo. I bring with me a unique take towards tech with a honed applied psychology perspective to make tech news digestible. In other words, I deliver tech news that is easy to read.
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Microsoft Ends Its Role as Observer on OpenAI Board

Microsoft announced that it is relinquishing its observer seat on the OpenAI board due to increasing regulatory scrutiny of generative artificial intelligence in Europe and the U.S. This decision follows…

Apple Issues Spyware Attack Warning to iPhone Users in 98 Countries

Apple has issued a new round of threat notifications to iPhone users across 98 countries, warning them of potential mercenary spyware attacks. This is the second such alert campaign from…

CNN Prepares for Digital Future with Job Cuts

CNN is making significant changes as it prepares for a future beyond cable TV. On Wednesday morning, CEO Mark Thompson announced in a memo to staff that the company would…

Tesla Pushes Robotaxi Unveiling to October

Tesla has postponed the highly anticipated unveiling of its “robotaxi” design from August 8 to October, according to Bloomberg News. The delay is attributed to the need for additional time…

Astronauts Confident in Boeing’s Starliner Despite Delays Push Return to August

Astronauts Butch Wilmore and Suni Williams, aboard Boeing’s Starliner capsule, might remain in space until mid-August as engineers work through technical issues delaying their return. The mission, which began on…

Judge Rules Elon Musk Not Liable for $500 Million Severance to Ex-Twitter Employees

A federal judge has ruled that Elon Musk’s company, X Corp., does not owe $500 million in severance to former Twitter employees. This decision came from a lawsuit filed after…

Spotify Rivals YouTube with New Podcast Comment Feature

Spotify has introduced a new interactive feature called podcast comments, allowing listeners to leave comments on any episode page that supports it. This feature aims to foster a sense of…

Bumble Users Can Now Report AI-Generated Profiles to Combat Scams

Bumble has introduced a new feature allowing users to report profiles suspected of using AI-generated photos and videos. This addition aims to curb the growing issue of fake profiles on…

First-Ever FTC Ban Targets NGL App Over Child Safety

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has imposed a landmark ban on the anonymous social messaging app NGL, preventing it from being marketed or offered to users under the age of…

British Boarding School Implements Nokia Phone Policy for New Students

Starting in September, first-year students at Eton College will be restricted to using basic Nokia phones for calls and texts only. This policy marks a change from the typical smartphone…

Urgent Warning to iPhone Users: 1.46 Billion Devices Targeted in Cyberattack

Tech experts have issued an urgent warning to iPhone users after uncovering a new cyberattack targeting Apple IDs. The attack employs SMS phishing techniques, impersonating Apple and luring users into…

Oura Ring Introduces ‘AI Advisor’ Ahead of Samsung Galaxy Ring Launch

Oura has launched its newest feature, the “Oura Advisor,” an AI-powered wellness coach, through its Oura Labs feature preview program in the company’s app. This comes just a day before…

Etsy Changes Product Categories to Emphasize Human Touch and Compete with Amazon, Temu

Etsy is updating its product categories to better highlight human involvement. This change introduces four new classifications: “made by,” “designed by,” “handpicked by,” and “sourced by.” These labels will be…

YouTube Music is Testing AI Feature That Lets Users Create Their Own Radio Station

YouTube Music is introducing a new AI-driven feature that allows users to create personalized radio stations through voice or text commands. Currently in the testing phase, this innovative addition was…

Arianna Huffington Joins Forces with OpenAI for New AI Health Venture

Thrive AI Health, a new venture backed by Arianna Huffington’s Thrive Global and the OpenAI Startup Fund, aims to revolutionize health coaching through AI-powered personalized advice on various aspects of…

Delivery Hero Warns of Potential €400M Antitrust Fine

Delivery Hero, the Berlin-based food delivery giant, has alerted investors about a potential antitrust fine of up to €400 million. This announcement follows previous unannounced inspections by European Union authorities…

Elon Musk Denies Wrongdoing in Twitter Stake Disclosure Delay

Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, is currently seeking to dismiss a lawsuit filed by former Twitter shareholders. The lawsuit alleges that Musk fraudulently delayed disclosing his significant…

Boeing to Plead Guilty in DOJ Probe Over Deadly 737 MAX Crashes, Faces Fine

Boeing has agreed to plead guilty to charges of conspiracy to defraud the U.S. government following two fatal 737 MAX crashes in 2018 and 2019 that resulted in the deaths…

Echo Spot Returns: Amazon’s Improved Smart Alarm Clock Now Available

Amazon has reintroduced its Echo Spot smart alarm clock, reviving the product ahead of the Prime Day shopping event. Priced at $79.99, with a special offer of $44.99 for Prime…

EU Mandates Speed Limiters on New Cars to Boost Road Safety

The European Union has declared that all new cars will be required to have speed limiters starting from July 7, Sunday. This regulation will not affect the UK but will…