Amazon customers report false email confirmations for gift cards

Sheldon Cooper | Lightrocket | Getty Images Amazon customer service representatives this weekend have been handling a wave of inquiries from customers who received suspicious and confusing email confirmations about gift card purchases they had not made. Customers on social media said they were sent three consecutive emails, some Saturday night and others Sunday morning, … Read more

How GlobalFoundries aims to remain world’s third-biggest chip foundry

In its short 14-year history, GlobalFoundries has risen to become the world’s third-largest chip foundry. Based in upstate New York, GlobalFoundries isn’t a household name because it’s manufacturing semiconductors that are designed and sold by other companies. But it’s quietly helping power nearly every connected device.  “Look at every electronic device in your house, and … Read more

Meta has Apple to thank for giving its VR conference added sizzle

Andrew Bosworth, Chief Technology Officer of Facebook, speaks during Meta Connect event at Meta headquarters in Menlo Park, California on September 27, 2023. Josh Edelson | AFP | Getty Images At Meta’s annual Connect conference this week focused on virtual reality and the metaverse, one word was on everyone’s lips: Apple. Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg … Read more

JPMorgan Chase UK shouldn’t ‘deplatform’ crypto industry

Brian Armstrong, chief executive officer of Coinbase Global Inc., speaks during the Messari Mainnet summit in New York, on Thursday, Sept. 21, 2023. Michael Nagle | Bloomberg | Getty Images Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong is unhappy with JPMorgan Chase’s decision to block crypto-related transactions at its U.K. digital banking subsidiary, Chase UK. Chase UK earlier … Read more

A big EV purchase decision that’s not about the car model you buy

Tesla electric car in driveway being charged at a home with an EV charger in residential neighborhood, Moscow, Idaho. Ucg | Universal Images Group | Getty Images As all-electric vehicles become more popular and incentives for renewable energy proliferate, many early EV adopters may be reconsidering their home charging needs. The decision to upgrade from … Read more