Pornhub slams Instagram for allowing Kim Kardashian’s nudes while ‘censoring’ sex workers

Pornhub slams Instagram for allowing Kim Kardashian's nudes while 'censoring' sex workers

Pornhub and a group of sex workers gripe that Instagram tolerates racy pictures from celebrities like Kim Kardashian while unfairly “censoring” the porn industry. The group accused Instagram in a letter on Tuesday of doing “violent and profoundly damaging” harm to the porn industry by selectively enforcing its content moderation rules — though Instagram insists … Read more

Trombone Champ game catches a mighty wind of viral success

Trombone Champ game catches a mighty wind of viral success

Game developers are really tooting their own horn today. The freshly blown out “Trombone Champ” — a humorous take on the successful “Guitar Hero” franchise exclusively using the titular brass — has rapidly become a player’s favorite with many already calling it game of the year, dethroning Wordle for good. Using a Wii villager look-alike … Read more

Biden demands gas stations slash prices at the pump

Biden demands gas stations slash prices at the pump

President Joe Biden lashed out at gas stations on Tuesday for allegedly being tardy in lowering the price of fuel in line with dropping oil prices. During a meeting on Monday with economic aides, Biden lamented that while crude prices fell sharply last month, it has taken a “long time” for the drop in price … Read more

Hurricane Ian forces Disney to close some Florida resorts

Hurricane Ian forces Disney to close some Florida resorts

Disney is closing some of its Florida-based hotels and resorts this week as Hurricane Ian barrels toward the state’s Gulf Coast, the company announced late Monday. The Mouse House said its facilities at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground, Copper Creek Cabins at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge, Treehouse Villas at Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa, … Read more

Bitcoin soars 7 percent to surpass $20K

Bitcoin soars 7 percent to surpass $20K

Bitcoin broke above $20,000 on Tuesday for the first time in about a week, as cryptocurrencies bounced, along with other risk-sensitive assets, in Asian trade. The biggest cryptocurrency by market value, bitcoin, was up more than 5% at $20,286. The second-biggest, ether, rose 4% to a one-week high of $1,389. In the broader market the … Read more

Shakira ordered to stand trial for tax fraud in Spain

Shakira ordered to stand trial for tax fraud in Spain

A Spanish judge has ordered pop star Shakira to stand trial for allegedly failing to pay $13.9 million in taxes on income that she earned between 2012 and 2014. Prosecutors will seek an eight-year prison sentence and a stiff fine if they manage to win a conviction for the “Hips Don’t Lie” singer, who has … Read more