Over 50 Million People Will Be Betting $16 Billion On Football’s Super Sunday

February 8, 2023

According to the American Gaming Association an estimated 50.4 million American adults will place a bet of some kind for Super Bowl 57 between the Kansas City Chiefs and Philadelphia Eagles Sunday. A survey conducted by the organization says bettors will wager around $16 billion on the game, more than double bets on last year’s game, won by […]

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Madden Video Game Predicts Eagles Will Win Super Bowl LVII

February 7, 2023

EA Sports’ Super Bowl LVII prediction has the Philadelphia Eagles winning it all! The video game company released its “Madden NFL 23” Super Bowl prediction on Monday with the Philadelphia Eagles beating the Kansas City Chiefs 31-17. Last year, EA Sports had the wrong predicted with a 24-21 Super Bowl LVI win for the Cincinnati Bengals.  Los Angeles Rams flipped […]

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Michelle Obama’s New Podcast Series Sets Premiere In March

February 3, 2023

The Forever 1st Lady Michelle Obama is getting a new podcast. “Michelle Obama: The Light Podcast,” is scheduled to start March 7th on Amazon’s Audible. Michelle Obama’s conversations with celebrities will cover topics in her recently released book “The Light We Carry: Overcoming Uncertain Times. “The Light Podcast” will feature Michelle Obama’s discussions on her recent book […]

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Is Age 13 To Young For Social Media? Surgeon General Says, Yes!

February 1, 2023

How young is too young for social media? According to Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, he believes 13 years old is just too early to join social media platforms. According to Murthy, this may result in adolescents having a “distorted” sense of who they are throughout critical developmental years. “I, personally, based on the data I’ve seen, believe that […]

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Is NYS Feeling The Need To Increase Speed Limit?

January 31, 2023

A new bill proposed by NY Senator Thomas O’Mara would push the speed limit up to at 70 for NYS highways. Currently, state law caps all speed limits at 55 miles per hour for any road, highway, parkway, or bridge. For certain highways — such as interstate highways — the limit steps up to 65 […]

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Spotify Plans To Cut Jobs And Restructure The Organization

January 23, 2023

More layoffs are happening in the tech world. Spotify will be cutting costs through laying off staff. The company is joining Amazon, Microsoft, and Alphabet Inc. (a Google company) in thousands of job cuts. The number of job layoff is not clear according to Reuters.com however there have been reports that say 6% of jobs […]

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37 Million T-Mobile Customers Personal Data Exposed

January 20, 2023

T-Mobile said that an unidentified malicious intruder breached its network in late November and stole data on 37 million customers, including addresses, phone numbers and dates of birth. T-Mobile said in a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that the breach was discovered Jan. 5. It said the data exposed to theft — based […]

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Be Prepared, When You Grab Your Teens Phone

January 18, 2023

Three-fourths of teens say they have watched pornography online and more than half say they were exposed to it by the age of 13, a new survey suggests. The report, “Teens and Pornography,” released by the nonprofit organization Common Sense Media, found the average age reported for first viewing online pornography was 12. But 15% said they had seen online pornography […]

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RIT Hosted a Cyber Security Hacking Tournament

January 16, 2023

RIT held a tournament this past weekend. It wasn’t a sports event, but it did have to do with technology. The Rochester Institute of Technology held a cyber security hacking tournament with some of the top hacking teams. The teams weren’t breaking any laws with the competition, this is what they call ethical hacking. The […]

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Seattle’s Public School District Files Lawsuit Against Social Media, Mental Health Crisis

January 10, 2023

Seattle’s public school district filed a lawsuit against Big Tech companies. The suit claims that the companies were responsible for a worsening mental health crisis among students and directly affected the schools’ ability to carry out their educational mission. The complaint, filed against Alphabet Inc (GOOGL.O), Meta Platforms Inc (META.O), Snap Inc (SNAP.N) and TikTok-owner […]

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