5 things to know before the stock market opens Friday

Here are the most important news items that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Rocketing to records 2. To the moon As the new space race rolls on, Thursday brought another historic moment to the final frontier. Intuitive Machines became the first company to land on the moon when its IM-1 mission touched … Read more

AT&T cellular outage in United States disrupts vital services

A worker climbs on a cellular communication tower in Oakland, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images A cellular outage early on Thursday hit thousands of AT&T users in the United States, disrupting calls and text messages as well as emergency services in major cities including San Francisco. About 70,000 incidents were reported around 10:00 a.m. … Read more

AI might be reading your Slack, Teams messages using tech from Aware

Insta_photos | Istock | Getty Images Cue the George Orwell reference. Depending on where you work, there’s a significant chance that artificial intelligence is analyzing your messages on Slack, Microsoft Teams, Zoom and other popular apps. Huge U.S. employers such as Walmart, Delta Air Lines, T-Mobile, Chevron and Starbucks, as well as European brands including … Read more

New sports streaming platform: What to know

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (23) during the NBA game between the Los Angeles Clippers and the Los Angeles Lakers on January 07, 2024, at Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles, CA. Jevone Moore | Icon Sportswire | Getty Images The U.S. media world was rushing — panicking? — Wednesday to try to figure out … Read more

SpaceX, T-Mobile send first texts via Starlink satellites

SpaceX founder Elon Musk and T-Mobile CEO Mike Sievert on stage during a T-Mobile and SpaceX joint event on August 25, 2022 in Boca Chica Beach, Texas. Michael Gonzalez | Getty Images SpaceX successfully sent text messages via Starlink satellites using T-Mobile’s network, it announced Wednesday, as Elon Musk’s company aims bring its direct-to-device cell … Read more

Media, telecom companies face rough 2024

The Grinch Source: Universal Studios  It’s human nature for a new year to bring optimism and hope. For executives, investors and employees in the entertainment and telecommunications industries, 2024 is set to disappoint. Maybe that’s too grinchy. Some things will get better. The actors’ and writers’ strikes are over. The 2024 U.S. presidential election should … Read more