Sony announced that they are immediately raising the price of a PlayStation 5 by up to 20% in most markets outside the U.S., including the U.K., China, Australia, Mexico, and Canada. The price increase will take effect in Japan in September.Go deeper →
The Justice Department filed a proposal for redactions and deletions on the affidavit they used to obtain authorization to raid Mar-a-Lago. The redactions will likely hide the names of investigators on the case and other highly classified information from the public if the affidavit is, in fact released.Go deeper →
Joe Pesci will play comedian Pete Davidson's grandfather in an upcoming Peacock comedy about Davidson's life. Edie Falco will play his mother in the half-hour live-action comedy.
Sandeep Pandey, the VP of engineering at Twitter, is leaving for Meta. The departure of Pandey, along with three other senior executives, is yet another blow to Twitter. Twitter has been in the hot seat recently after Elon Musk backed out of a deal to buy the platform and a whistleblower published a report about egregious security deficiencies at the company.
DoorDash has confirmed a data breach that exposed customers' personal information linked to the same hackers who breached Twilio earlier this year. The company did not disclose when it discovered the breach, but it did say that it took time to investigate fully before alerting customers. DoorDash told customers that hackers accessed the names, delivery addresses, and in some cases, partial credit card information before they shut down the hack.
The two Florida residents who stole Ashely Biden's, the daughter of President Biden, diary, which she kept while recovering from addiction, were convicted of stealing and handing the diary to the conservative group Project Veritas. Aimee Harris and Robert Kurlander admitted they gave the diary to Project Veritas with the intent to provide the group with fodder before the 2020 presidential elections.
Former President Donald Trump allegedly spoke with conservative activist Tom Fitton before the raid on Mar-a-Lago. Fitton encouraged Trump to keep classified documents from the National Archives, which resulted in the decision by the Trump team to withhold some documents from NARA in June, triggering the August 8th raid.
In a letter to Senator Mark Warner and Representative Elissa Slotkin, Google's vice president for government affairs and public policy Mark Isakowitz revealed that Google will begin to label whether clinics provide abortions clearly. The new labeling will help women evaluate search results and advertisements in order to get the reproductive care they are seeking.
President Biden's approval rating has been on the rise after a series of legislative wins and a steady decline in gas prices. The latest Gallup poll showed that 44% of Americans approve of the way Biden is handling the presidency. The new poll is his highest approval rating in a year.
Tucker Carlson, Sean Hannity, and Lou Dobbs are expected to be deposed by lawyers representing Dominion voting machines for their claims that the company helped to steal the 2020 presidential election from Trump. The CEO of Fox News, Suzanne Scott, will also face a deposition in the coming weeks.
Michael Showalter will direct Anne Hathaway in the adaptation of the fan-fiction book inspired by Harry Styles, the \"Idea of You,\" for Amazon Prime.
The executive-turned-producer Dan Lin is in talks to take on the role of DC chief from Walter Hamada. Lin has produced hits like The Lego Movie and the live-action Aladdin. If Lin takes the role, he will be tasked with bringing the DC universe into the new multiverse era to compete with Marvel.
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