Social media bots may have fuelled the GameStop stock frenzy

The GameStop stock frenzy appears to largely have been the product of Reddit users and trading apps like Robinhood, but some of its contributors might not have…

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Robinhood and Reddit CEOs to testify at GameStop hearing

On February 18th, the House Financial Services Committee will hold a virtual hearing to look into how GameStop's shares shot up in value after a bunch of…

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Breaking down Reddit’s battle over GameStop’s stock

I get it, the story of how Redditors banded together to increase the value of GameStop’s stock is confusing. So we tapped business journalist Mike Futter, author…

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GameStop stock market squeeze attracts attention from Congress

The Senate Committee on Banking will hold a hearing “on the current state of the stock market,” after Reddit’s GameStop squeeze ignited a fiery debate that pitted…

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Robinhood hit with class action lawsuit after it restricts GameStop stock

Robinhood can now add a class action lawsuit to its growing list of headaches after it said it would restrict users from trading GameStop and other stocks….

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A Redditor is squeezing entire movies onto a single floppy disk

Sure, you can have an 8K TV displaying incredible visuals and a top-of-the-line sound system pumping out crystal-clear 22.2 channel audio. But why bother when you can…

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FTC demands Amazon, Facebook and others explain their privacy practices

The Federal Trade Commission has ordered nine social media and video streaming companies to provide details about their privacy practices, including how they collect and use personal…

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A Redditor got Stadia to run on an iPhone

Although Apple cracked open the door for game streaming services to run on iPhone and iPad earlier this month, you can’t use Stadia, xCloud or GeForce Now…

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Hackers defaced dozens of Reddit communities with pro-Trump messages

If your favorite Reddit community looked like a political billboard on August 7th, you can blame it on hackers. Both Motherboard and ZDNet report that hackers defaced…

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Reddit and LinkedIn will fix clipboard snooping in their iOS apps

The clipboard privacy feature in iOS 14 is prompting more major developers to tone down their apps’ nosy behavior. To start, Reddit told The Verge in a…

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