Avast ordered to stop selling browsing data from its browsing privacy apps

Getty Images Avast, a name known for its security research and antivirus apps, has long offered Chrome extensions, mobile apps, and other tools aimed at increasing privacy. Avast’s apps would “block annoying tracking cookies that collect data on your browsing activities,” and prevent web services from “tracking your online activity.” Deep in its privacy policy, […]

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A recession in 2024 would burst the biggest stock bubble since the dot-com craze, sending the market down 40%, veteran strategist says

Yichiro Chino/Getty Images A recession will hit in 2024, according to Paul Dietrich, chief investment strategist of B. Riley. Even a mild recession could spark as much as a 40% stock crash, Dietrich told Business Insider. That’s because the market is looking the most overvalued since the dot-com craze of 2001, he said. A recession

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Wendy Williams Addresses ‘Overwhelming’ Response To Dementia Diagnosis

Wendy Williams has spoken out about her primary progressive aphasia and frontotemporal dementia diagnosis in a statement, after “The Wendy Williams Show” host’s care team disclosed her condition on Thursday.  Williams told People on Friday that she has “immense gratitude” for the love fans have shown her since having gone public with her diagnosis, thanking them

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Are Jaden Smith and His Girlfriend Hanging With Kanye?

It’s been a while since we’ve heard from Jaden Smith, but this week, he clearly wanted to make up for lost time. First, Will and Jada Pinkett Smith’s son finally made things social-media-official with his influencer girlfriend, Sabrina “Sab” Zada. Then, he jetted to Italy, where he attended Diesel’s Fall/Winter Fashion show and posed for

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Earnings from Salesforce, Snowflake, Domino’s

CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Friday guided investors through next week’s market action, advising them to pay attention to earnings reports from companies including Salesforce, Snowflake and Domino’s. “I don’t know if the rosy hue from Nvidia has staying power for next week,” Cramer said. “But there are plenty of good companies here that can carry

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Researchers taught a robot dog to open a door with its leg

Four legged, dog-inspired robots have grown in popularity among scientists and first responders in recent years thanks to their unique ability to quickly and safely maneuver areas hazardous or inaccessible to humans. Some of those robots, like Boston Dynamics’ Spot, can use large claws and other attachments to help them interact with the world around

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Werner Herzog: ‘Barbie’ Is Sheer Hell

Legendary director Werner Herzog was asked by Piers Morgan on the latter’s “Uncensored” talk show to weigh in on the “Barbenheimer” phenomenon, but Herzog was no expert on the matter. The “Grizzly Man” and “Aguirre, the Wrath of God” filmmaker never got around to seeing Christopher Nolan’s atomic bomb epic, and he seemed to be

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Sickle cell disease gene therapies Casgevy Lyfgenia insurance cost issues

The approval of two gene therapies to treat sickle cell disease has given hope to patients who suffer from the debilitating disease, which overwhelmingly affects Black people and people of color. Health officials now face a challenge in finding a way to provide equitable access to the costly treatments. The crippling episodes of pain from

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Spectra7 Stock: A Speculative Microcap, Pick And Shovel, AI Play (TSXV:SEV:CA)

Ultima_Gaina/iStock via Getty Images Background: Spectra7 (OTCQB:SPVNF) is a micro-cap company traded on the OTCQB under the symbol SPVNF and on the TSX, Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol SEV. They are based in San Jose, CA. Spectra7 is a fabless semiconductor company specializing in silicon chips embedded in the connectors of standard copper cables.

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Netflix Scraps Kane Chronicles Films by Percy Jackson’s Rick Riordan

Netflix is no longer adapting Rick Riordan‘s “Kane Chronicles” book series into feature films. Riordan, best known as the author of the “Percy Jackson and the Olympians” books, shared the news while responding to question from a fan on Goodreads. “Right now, Kane Chronicles is in ‘turnaround,’ which means Netflix has decided not to move

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